Students at Fort Lewis College are focusing on the region’s transition away from using fossil fuels.
Sarah Flower is a reporter for KSUT public radio in Ignacio, Colorado. She's reported on health, housing, and the environment in the Four Corners Region.
Recent Stories by Sarah Flower
A Durango Firm Makes Energy-Efficient Building Materials from Timber Felled During Fire Mitigation
Fire mitigation efforts like forest thinning are becoming more important, but the wood often ends up in a landfill or otherwise wasted.
Durango’s Fort Lewis College Confronts Housing Crunch for Students, Faculty and Staff
The school is turning to civic partners and its own land for solutions.
Durango Looks to Buy a Hotel and Convert it into Affordable and Transitional Housing
Access to affordable housing is a growing challenge in most Western towns. Durango is hoping to ease its housing crunch by purchasing a hotel and converting it into apartment units.