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Some dude is claiming he found Forrest Fenn’s treasure

In what hopefully proves to be the final twist in the tale of the Forrest Fenn treasure, after months of anonymity, a Michigan man is claiming that he was the finder of the hidden chest.

A grandson of recently deceased Forrest Fenn has confirmed that Jack Stuef, a Michigan medical school student, discovered the treasure...

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Neither here nor there: Monoliths appearing and disappearing all over the planet is freaking people out

While the mysterious monolith dropped in the middle of the Utah desert is now gone, it lives on in the imaginations of bored people everywhere.

Confused? So is everybody else.

In November, a strange silver monolith was found in the Utah desert. No one knew where it came from or how it got there. The structure was...

Mysterious drones and buried treasure

If you haven’t noticed, 2020 has been a weird year: it’s been stressfully contentious, horribly unlucky, and has brought out both the best and worst in people. If you haven’t noticed any of these things, we highly recommend that you crawl back under the rock from whence you came. Trust us. Ignorance is bliss.

If you are...

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Please, if you are able, donate to Durango’s local Good Food Collective, www.goodfoodcollective.org or the Manna Soup Kitchen, www.mannasoupkitchen.org; your local food pantry; or nationally to Feeding America, www.feedingamerica.org.

I started this year lamenting the unreal expectations directed at bodies in my column...

We have big news! DGO Mag is going monthly!

As I was trying to think of the words to say in this column, the only thing that came to mind were the lyrics to that old song Turn! Turn! Turn! by The Byrds:

To everything (turn, turn, turn)

There is a season (turn, turn, turn)

And a time to every purpose, under heaven

A time to be born, a time to...

Ask a couple of potheads: Traveling with weed, THC overdoses, and recommendations for joint pain

Hello out there! This is Blaze and Puf, your two friendly neighborhood potheads. Last issue we kicked off a new feature in this here magazine called, well, “Ask a couple of potheads,” and this is round two of your question and answer series. We...

Get Outta Town: Go dig up half billion-year-old fossils in Utah

Life was simpler in the past — specifically, about 507 million years ago. Life on dry land was practically non-existent, and the oceans were full of prehistoric bugs, the most famous of which were probably trilobites.

The ancient, aquatic creepy crawlies had bodies split up into three sections and spent their lives...

Darkness and disease

While many residents of the Four Corners revel in the winter season, it’s not rainbows and sugar plums for everyone. As the prospect of playing in the snow and celebrating holidays brings joy to some, the increased hours of darkness and cold instill dread in others.

Somewhere around 10 million Americans suffer from...

Ask a couple of potheads

Hello out there! This is Blaze and Puf, your two friendly neighborhood potheads. We’ve decided to try out a new feature in this here magazine called, well, “Ask a couple of potheads.” We’re doing this because we keep getting more and more texts and emails asking us things you guys think...

Patagonia and CO farmers starting hemp farm in San Luis Valley

As Patagonia is the outdoor hipster of clothing labels, is it any surprise that they’re going to start growing hemp in Colorado for their materials?

Patagonia is partnering with the State of Colorado to start growing hemp in the San Luis Valley, according to Westword. The partnership is a result of Governor Jared...

Parler’s social media platform, created by Denver grads, gives hate a new home

You’ve probably heard of Parler, the social media platform that describes itself as a place where users can “Speak freely and express yourself openly, without fear of being “deplatformed” for your views.” That ambiguous statement could also be read as follows: Discriminate freely and express your hate openly, without fear of...

West Mesa Murders: Theories differ on the identity of the West Mesa Bone Collector, or if he even exists

Content warning: This article includes descriptions of murder and sexual assault.On Feb. 2, 2009, Christine Ross was walking her dog Ruca in a suburban housing development on Albuquerque’s West Mesa when they found a bone. Realizing it was a human femur, Ross contacted the police. As they...

Civil War statue at CO state capitol to be switched out for sculpture honoring Native Americans

One of the more memorable events of Colorado’s Black Lives Matter movement was the toppling of the state capitol’s statue of a Civil War soldier honoring Union soldiers. Now, Colorado officials are replacing the fallen statue with one of a Native American woman.

The new sculpture will memorialize the Sand Creek Massacre...

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