Paragliders had used Smelter Mountain as a launch site for more than 30 years before the Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife placed a general ban on flying aircraft in state wildlife areas.
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.
The real-estate market remains steady for now as deals in the pipeline continue to close. Dan Korman with Alpenglow Properties says it’s too soon to tell how the pandemic will affect the future market.