Editorials from the Mayoral desk of Melissa Youssef.

Mayor Columns

  • Animas River Trail a glorious work in progress

    What a wonderful time of year to be in Durango!

    City council has worked hard throughout June and made significant progress on a number of important projects. I’m very optimistic that our efforts will pay off in ways that make Durango an ever better place to live and work for all of us.

    Summer months bring endless…

  • New Council and fresh restart for city

    Spring has arrived in Durango and change is in the air.

    Mother Nature delivered both negatives and positives this past year, with a devastating drought and a wildfire that raged for months on end, followed by flooding and mud slides. Thankfully, winter brought abundant moisture and a snowpack that will go a long way toward refilling…