Beer folks

Mark Simmers, left; Chris Thorpe, center; and Travis Hicks compete in the Beer Stein Hoist during Durango Oktoberfest on Saturday on Main Avenue. The event, which is a fundraiser for the Regional Housing Alliance of La Plata County, continues today. Enlarge photo

STEVE LEWIS/Durango Herald

Mark Simmers, left; Chris Thorpe, center; and Travis Hicks compete in the Beer Stein Hoist during Durango Oktoberfest on Saturday on Main Avenue. The event, which is a fundraiser for the Regional Housing Alliance of La Plata County, continues today.

Marie and Felix Skarpa, center, from Dayton, Texas, enjoy The Alpiners during Durango Oktoberfest on Saturday on Main Avenue. At right are Fred Hutt and Christl Riedman. Enlarge photo

STEVE LEWIS/Durango Herald

Marie and Felix Skarpa, center, from Dayton, Texas, enjoy The Alpiners during Durango Oktoberfest on Saturday on Main Avenue. At right are Fred Hutt and Christl Riedman.

C. Douglas “Scotty” Scott performs with The Alpiners during Durango Oktoberfest on Saturday on Main Avenue. Enlarge photo

STEVE LEWIS/Durango Herald

C. Douglas “Scotty” Scott performs with The Alpiners during Durango Oktoberfest on Saturday on Main Avenue.

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