Durango, CO – The 3rd Annual Durango Blues Train held, May 31st and June 1, 2013 on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad is just under two weeks away. This 'moving' experience features six live Blues and Zydeco acts, while passengers travel aboard the coal-fired, steam-powered locomotive through the spectacular and breathtaking canyons of Colorado's San Juan National Forest.
DURANGO - The Durango Interagency Fire Dispatch Center reports that fire danger is increasing on public lands as southwestern Colorado heads into the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Not only has this spring been relatively dry, but last fall was very dry, which has resulted in low soil moisture and vegetation at lower and middle elevations already drying out.
FireWise of Southwest Colorado is offering a Chipper Rental Rebate Program for residents needing to reduce the slash from wildfire fuels mitigation on private lands in La Plata and Archuleta counties. The program will reimburse residents the lesser of $100/day or 50% of the chipper rental cost or $100/day or 50% of the cost to have a mitigation company provide the chipping services. The program is valid May 1, 2013 through September 30, 2013 or until funds are expended.
DURANGO, Colo. – The La Plata Electric Association, Inc. (LPEA) board of directors will have three new faces when it convenes for its next meeting on May 15, 2013, as Mark Garcia and Jack D. Turner unseated District 1 incumbent Lindon (Lin) Stewart and District 4 incumbent Herb Brodsky, respectively, in the LPEA director elections. Michael Rendon won in District 3 over Richard Alan Yoder, to fill the seat of retiring Harry Goff.
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Join us for a Meltdown warm-up Friday morning at 11, as we welcome 'Bluegrass 101' to the KSUT studios for live music and conversation. Jim Belcher will host Chris Henry (mando), Keith Reed (banjo), Brad Folk (guitar), Mike Bub (bass), and Shad Cobb (fiddle). The Durango Bluegrass Meltdown kicks off Friday at 5 at the Railroad Museum. http://www.durangomeltdown.com/
DURANGO, Co. – Public forums will be held in Durango and Silverton in the coming weeks regarding Required Registration for the Weminuche Wilderness. In 2014, the San Juan and Rio Grande National Forests will begin requiring recreationists to register prior to entering the Wilderness.