Life on the range minding the cattle was a lonely profession, and a dangerous one. Cowboy poetry grew out of those experiences, and Durango celebrates the folk tradition for the 30th year this year.
Durango Police Officer Forrest Kinney enjoys weight-lifting, rafting, traveling and the beauty of the San Juan Mountains. But he became a police officer because he likes helping people.
Durango resident Kim Ebner helps save lives in her position as acquatic supervisor at the Durango Rec Center, and she does the same as a volunteer firefighter for the Durango Fire & Rescue Authority.