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Weekly planner for Oct. 30-Nov. 3

Information and agendas about local meetings: City of Durango: www.durangogov.org or call 375-5000. La Plata County: www.co.laplata.co.us or call 382-6210. Town of Bayfield...

Eldora ski patrollers are the latest to join a growing effort to unionize the resort industry

The number of unionized workers in the resort industry has nearly doubled as patrollers, lift mechanics organize in 10 Western communities where the cost of living is skyrocketing

The spirit of Manitou Springs is alive with the Emma Crawford Coffin Races

In late October, coffins on wheels take over the main drag of Manitou Springs. Impersonators of Emma Crawford, a Manitou resident in the late 1800s whose remains famously slid down Red Mount...

The Blotter, Oct. 26-27

Durango Police Department Friday 6:48 a.m. A man was reportedly yelling in the 800 block of East Third Street near the Horse Gulch Trailhead. Police made an arrest. Thursday 8:56 a.m...

These youths have some ideas on how to make their lives easier. Colorado lawmakers are considering their bills

Youths would be able to non-legally change their names at school under a proposed bill that is starting its journey through the Colorado State Capitol. Two other draft bills – one to study g...

The Blotter, Oct. 25

Durango Police Department Wednesday 8:23 a.m. A two car T-bone crash near the intersection of Three Springs Boulevard and U.S. Highway 160 East resulted in an injury. 9:11 a.m. A par...

Colorado’s latest tool to fight forest fires: Mushrooms

Infusing slash and wood chips on vast forest floors with mycelium could dampen fuel and improve soil quality, enthusiastic researchers say.

Colorado Springs man pleads guilty to felony assault charge stemming from Jan. 6 riot at U.S. Capitol

A Colorado Springs man has pleaded guilty to assaulting, resisting, or impeding law enforcement officers during the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. The felony charge against 49-y...

The Blotter, Oct. 24-25

Durango Police Department Wednesday 12:12 a.m. A man who allegedly tried to steal a bottle at The Garage Billiards and Music Hall, 121 W. Eighth St., was arrested for trespassing. Tuesda...

Colorado GOP requires presidential candidates pay up to $40,000 to appear on the state’s 2024 primary ballot

Democratic and Republican parties in other states also force presidential candidates to pony up to appear on their primary ballots, but it doesn’t seem to have been imposed in Colorado in at least a decade

The Blotter, Oct. 23-24

Durango Police Department Tuesday 12:43 a.m. A person in the 100 block of West Eighth Street was arrested on suspicion of violating a restraining order. Monday 12:13 p.m. A person w...

The unlikely affiliation between universal pre-K and nicotine taxes is a story of politics and tobacco money

At the Isabella Bird Community School in Denver, under a bluebird sky, preschoolers rumble around a playground as dad John Opp arrives to pick up his 4-year-old daughter, Giuliana. She’s bee...