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Fire restrictions in place for portion of county, tribal lands Forest Service, CDOT urge caution

In what has become a tradition most years at this time, fire restrictions are now in effect for private lands in portions of unincorporated Archuleta County. The full version of…

Pagosa Ranger District monitors forest fire south of Treasure Falls

According to San Juan National Forest Public Affairs Specialist Ann Bond, Pagosa Ranger District crews are currently monitoring a fire caused by a lightning strike that was reported at 5:25…

Preparing for the 2017 wildfire season

By Vincent Plymell Special to The SUN In April, Colorado’s Division of Fire Prevention and Control issued its 2017 wildfire outlook for the state. Models currently indicate that the state…

Lightning starts fire on Chris Mountain

A wildland fire that was started on Thursday, June 8, in the area of Chris Mountain has been contained, with the total area of the fire resting at 5.7 acres.…

Severe weather alert issued for Archuleta County

Severe weather alert issued for Archuleta County

The U.S. National Weather Service has issued a  Red Flag warning for today from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. for wind and low relative humidity at elevations below 8,500 feet.…

Chris Mountain fire mop up operations will begin tomorrow

San Juan National Forest Service Public Affairs Specialist Ann Bond reported this evening that there has been no new growth at the Chris Mountain fire. The fire is fully contained…

Chris Mountain fire remains at 5.7 acres, contained

San Juan National Forest Service Public Affairs Specialist Ann Bond reported this morning that the Chris Mountain remains at 5.7 acres. The cause of the fire was a lightning strike.…

San Juan Hot Shots monitor Chris Mountain Fire

San Juan Hot Shots monitor Chris Mountain Fire

A 20-member crew of San Juan Hot Shots out of Durango are monitoring a 5.7-acre fire on Chris Mountain tonight, according to Archuleta County Sheriff’s Office Director of Emergency Operations…

Movie night planned for National Community Wildfire Preparedness Day

By Pam Wilson Special to The SUN Several communities across the region will have activities going on May 6 in support of National Community Wildfire Preparedness Day. The full version…

Let’s talk about our community and wildfire: Movie and panel discussion set

By Aaron Kimple Special to The SUN Wildfire season is here. Is Pagosa Springs prepared? The full version of this story is available in the print edition and e-edition of…