Thumbin' It

  • The return of Frontier Airlines to the Durango/La Plata airport, with flights to Denver and Las Vegas scheduled to start June 4
  • Concrete steps in addressing the homeless and affordable housing situation in Durango with construction of Espero Apartments, which will provide 40 one-bedroom units for disabled, low-income or unhoused community members
  • Another win for affordable housing with residents of the Riverview Mobile Home Park banding together to buy the property from its corporate owners, helping to secure their housing futures
  • Another blow for COVID vaccination efforts, with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine halted pending further review of a possible link to a rare blood clotting disorder
  • A new study that found one in three COVID survivors was diagnosed with a brain or psychiatric disorder within six months, suggesting the pandemic could lead to a wave of mental and neurological problems
  • Continued police brutality against unarmed Black men, with the shooting death of Duante Wright in Minnesota and the pepper-spraying of uniformed Army Lt. Caron Nozario in Virginia