Day in the Life

Deep freeze
Deep freeze

As the sun crosses our sky at a softened angle, dipping ever so gently toward the Tropic of Capricorn, autumn will soon be a fleeting memory.

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Lost souls
Lost souls

Along a dusty side street in the Old Barrio near downtown Tucson, colorful, quaint buildings frame the crumbling remains of a 150-year-old adobe wall known as El Tiradito.

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Boo!
Boo!

“Hello? Who’s there?? What’s that noise?” Is that the spirit world gently rap-rap-rapping on your window?

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High Rollers
High Rollers

More than 800 high school mountain bike racers from around the state, as well as a few from Wyoming and New Mexico, gathered atop Durango Mesa (formerly Ewing Mesa) last weekend for the Colorado High School Cycling League’s championships.

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Tales from the Crypt
Tales from the Crypt

The Grand Canyon is grand for many reasons: stratigraphy, whitewater, the South Kaibab Trail, the Little Colorado and solitude, just to name a few. But one of the least-known treasures found in the grandest of canyons is the abundance of mummified mammals dating back to the Ice Age.

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Tripping Out on the Hallucinogen Wall
Tripping Out on the Hallucinogen Wall

The year was 1980. Disco had run its course, John Lennon left us with a hole in our hearts, and Mount St. Helens blew her top. And a few scrappy western-slope climbers made the Montrose Daily News.

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The dry season
The dry season

Both austere and gentle, the desert is a place of contrast.

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In Deep
In Deep

Hidden on the shoulder of a Utah mountain, a freezing, wet, abyss is attracting a small group of explorers dedicated to plotting a course through uncharted terrain found deep within.

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Stay golden
Stay golden

With the summer of 2018 vanished in a literal cloud of smoke, it’s time to embrace the present and hurry on out to your local aspen grove before it’s too late! This year’s truly exceptional supply of color won’t be lasting much longer.

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On the Rocks
On the Rocks

Does the incredibly fast-paced world of outdoor sports make you anxious? Is your bike too nice to ride? Perhaps the abundance of trail-panache has made you self-conscious.

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Gone to Press
Gone to Press

As crisp mornings give way to shorter days, harvest season has begun. In Montezuma County, this year’s apple crop has been remarkable.

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Let the good times roll
Let the good times roll

It’s that time of year again. Turn up the Steppenwolf, cinch the do-rag and juice the throttle, ’cause the open road is calling

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Spored Silly
Spored Silly

With more than 70,000 identified species representing the kingdom of fungi, these cryptic organisms are anything but boring (as punned in the headline).

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Wilderness therapy
Wilderness therapy

When the work week gets you down, why not head into the back yard for some wilderness therapy?

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Looking Back
Looking Back

What better way to connect with our past than visiting an old cemetery?

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Ranch Dressing
Ranch Dressing

In this high-gear town of ours, it’s a breath of fresh air (or, in this case a breath of fresh livestock) to kick back at the La Plata County Fairgrounds and revel in Durango’s heritage.

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Painting the Town
Painting the Town

Nothing says summer in the high country quite like a sea of indian paintbrush.

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Just another roadside attraction
Just another roadside attraction

There is no shortage of charming roadside attractions that grace the scenic highways and byways surrounding this fair town of ours.

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When the smoke clears
When the smoke clears

Doesn’t anybody work in this town?

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Four years in the life
Four years in the life

Alas, it is time to say goodbye. It’s been a great four years here at the Telegraph. Here’s a look back at some smiles, some tears and a lot of shenanigans. Thanks Durango, it’s been fun.

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