Durango athletes making splashes on the international sports scene: Riley Amos winning the U23 World Cup cross-country race; Christopher Blevins making the U.S. Olympics mountain bike team; and Zachary "Bug" Lokken making the U.S. Olympic team for canoe slalom.
The city of Durango adding 245 acres of open space in the Horse Gulch area, preserving parts of the Meadow and Telegraph trails and paving the way for the Durango Mesa plan.
Wolf pups discovered in Colorado for the first time since the 1940s, less than a year after voters approved the reintroduction of wolves into the western part of the state.
Inescapable heat in Southwest Colorado that has people in the region panic-buying air conditioners at Home Depot instead of the old favorite, toilet paper.
"Extremely critical" fire warnings issued on the Western Slope for the first time in 15 years along with a blanket of smoke over the area from nearby fires.
The U.S. hitting an estimated 600,000 COVID-19 deaths, more than any other country, according to a John Hopkins University report.