Durango, CO– On the heels of the Tour de France and the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, the 2012 USA Pro Challenge takes center stage from August 20 - 26, 2012. Durango, Colorado is the overall start of “America’s Race” that features 16 of the world’s best professional cycling teams, including Cadel Evans and Levi Leipheimer. Beginning August 16, Durango will celebrate the Overall Start with events, festivals and activities for cyclists, families and visitors.Durango2012.comhas a complete listing of the local events.
Santana's 36th album is dedicated to Native American Indians and features 13 mostly original songs he has been saving for a special release. Only one song, the Latin-flavored "Eres La Luz," features vocals (singers Andy Vargas and Tony Lindsay). The remaining instrumental tracks showcase Santana's virtuoso guitar playing in a beautifully arranged and carefully paced album.
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Durango - Firefighters and aircraft have been working several new fire starts in southwest Colorado Wednesday afternoon; seven in La Plata County and one each in Archuleta and Montezuma Counties. Three of the fires in La Plata County were located along the County Road 240 corridor:
North:located on the Taylor Ranch property in Durango Hills, approximately .2 acre
Cutoff: located on BLM land SE of Helen’s Store and west of Enchanted Forest Estates, approximately .25 acre
Durango - Late-day rainfall on Monday decreased fire activity across much of the Air Park Fire area. Firefighters came off the fire beginning around 6:00 PM due to the rain. Growth was very moderate yesterday and the fire is now 5% contained. The fire has burned 499 acres; 405 acres of S. Ute land and 94 acres of Bureau of Reclamation land.
As of 7:00 PM Sunday night the Air Park Fire was measured at 514 acres. The fire burned through the night but did not make any significant runs. A very small amount of precipitation fell over the fire last night. The fire has been backing down the ridge towards Basin Creek. There is no containment on the fire.
DURANGO-The Airpark Fire, reported at noon today south of Durango, has grown to an estimated 500 acres. The fire has crossed over the ridge to the west and is headed towards Lake Nighthorse. Two heavy helicopters and 2 heavy air tankers are ordered and en route.