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A complex answer for a simple question about metal artwork

Dear Action Line: Is there a proper orientation to view the metal artwork on the new Holiday Inn on Camino del Rio? Driving by, it looks like some very large and messy animal had a very ...

Action Line takes a peek at peaks and parks

Dear Action Line: What becomes of the scrolls that you sign at the top of 14ers? Say, for instance, that I climbed Longs Peak in 1993 or Handies Peak in 1996. (I think it’s true, give or...

Hurrah for peace-bringing construction zone

Dear Action Line: Is it possible to designate a road as being a permanent construction zone? Since utility work began several weeks ago on Junction Street the traffic has never been calm...

RVers take note: Twin Buttes a ‘little loud’ with highway traffic

Dear Action Line: I’m wondering if the Twin Buttes trail parking lot is the new RV homeless camp? There seem to be more and more RVs camping here. The sign on the north wall says “No cam...

No left-hand turn allowed? Show us a (new) sign!

Dear Action Line: When, if ever, will the no-left-turn sign at north City Market be replaced or repainted, so traffic pulling out of the store parking lot on to Main Avenue does not try ...

Uncovering La Plata County’s election non-conspiracy

Dear Action Line: Question about voting: I recently changed my affiliation while the spouse retained his already unaffiliated status. I inadvertently checked a box where I only get the R...

The crazy tale of how ‘Action Line Ridge’ came to be

Dear Action Line: I rode up to the Animas Overlook on Junction Creek Road the other day. An interpretive sign there shows “Reservoir Ridge.” What the heck? Did the name get changed? I’m ...

Good for the city, or unnecessary bumps along the road?

Dear Action Line: I understand the need for bump-outs for restaurants during COVID. But, why do Durango Rug Co., Outdoorsy and Maria’s Bookshop take up parking places? To make up for rev...

Jumps, thrills, spills coming to north Main?

Dear Action Line: When are they going to open up the jumps on north Main? How clever to design this so a driver can hit the takeoff whether driving north or south. Go for max speed to cl...

Good golly: Dogs gone south, doggone it

Dear Action Line: A recent news item from a neighboring city notes that the Durango Kennel Club is hosting its annual dog show in Farmington. Why not hold the event in the namesake homet...

Someday, nowhere bridges and trails will go somewhere

Dear Action Line: A Three Springs question: What is the plan to connect the bike and walking path to the rest of the miles of paths through Durango? Currently it ends under the Bridges t...

Eye in the sky, on the ground, in a tree ...

Dear Action Line: What’s up with this game camera on Hermosa Creek trail? The camera is located approximately 1.5 miles from the campground and is positioned facing the trail to capture ...