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Winning the race
Winning the race
On the front lines of the slow-and-steady effort to save the desert tortoise
By Missy Votel
05/21/2020
The great re-awakening
The great re-awakening
Polis to consider ski areas, restaurants May 25
By Missy Votel
05/14/2020
The best defense
The best defense
Boost your immune system now to fend off coronavirus later (hint: less beer, more veggies)
By Jim Forleo, D.C., P.C.
05/14/2020
Yes! The Farmers Market is opening
Yes! The Farmers Market is opening
(And no – you probably shouldn't hang out there all day or touch everything)
By Missy Votel
05/07/2020
Mercy opens up COVID  testing
Mercy opens up COVID testing
Testing available for community at-large with doctor referral
04/29/2020
Getting the yellow light
Getting the yellow light
San Juan Basin announces phased approach to re-opening starting May 8
By Missy Votel
04/28/2020
Earth Day reimagined
Earth Day reimagined
City's annual Earth Day celebrations move to the virtual realm
By Missy Votel
04/16/2020
Less than 1% of Telluride tests positive
Less than 1% of Telluride tests positive
Company postpones second round of testing indefinitely due to delays, lack of supplies
By Allison Sherry Colorado Public Radio News
04/09/2020
Almost famous
Almost famous
Nominations being sought for Durango's 'Mount Rushmore' of athletes
By Missy Votel
04/10/2020
A fab lab
A fab lab
Durango's MakerLab mobilizes to create much-needed medical supplies
By Missy Votel
03/26/2020
A new era of e-campaigning
A new era of e-campaigning
Colorado candidates prepare for online campaigns, plead with state for flexibility
By Andrew Kenney, Colorado Public Radio News
03/17/2020
The yocal
The yocal
How to navigate social distancing like a local
By Jennaye Derge
03/18/2020
Life in the slow lane
Life in the slow lane
Four Corners Slow Money group helps five more farms stay rooted in the Southwest
By Tracy Chamberlin
03/05/2020
'It was a crisis for our community'
'It was a crisis for our community'
How one nonprofit is working to lower health care costs in Summit County
By Natalia V. Navarro, Colorado Public Radio News
03/12/2020
Health kick
Health kick
Polis releases next key step for Colorado public insurance option
By John Daley & Claire Cleveland, Colorado Public Radio
02/27/2020
Rolling out a plan
Rolling out a plan
City ready to reveal new e-bike ideas to community
By Tracy Chamberlin
02/27/2020
Reining in short-term rentals
Reining in short-term rentals
New bill would allow counties to set rules for vacation rentals
By Bente Birkeland, Colorado Public Radio
02/20/2020
Standing tall
Standing tall
After 75 years, Durango's VFW finds new ways to meet its old mission
By Ken Wright
02/20/2020
Suffragette city
Suffragette city
Locals celebrate century of women's right to vote
By Tracy Chamberlin
02/13/2020
Don't call it a comeback, yet
Don't call it a comeback, yet
Wildlife groups say humpback chub population is up but still endangered
By Hayley Sanchez, Colorado Public Radio
02/06/2020