Issues of concern to people who live in the west: property rights, water rights, endangered species, livestock grazing, energy production, wilderness and western agriculture. Plus a few items on western history, western literature and the sport of rodeo... Frank DuBois served as the NM Secretary of Agriculture from 1988 to 2003. DuBois is a former legislative assistant to a U.S. Senator, a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Interior, and is the founder of the DuBois Rodeo Scholarship.
Monday, July 02, 2018
Spring Fire In Southern Colorado Nears 57,000 Acres
The Spring Fire has burned 56,820 acres and is 5% contained. A second Type 2 Incident Management Team arrived yesterday and is expected to oversee efforts north of Highway 160, while the current Rocky Mountain Incident Team Black focuses on efforts south of the highway. Mandatory evacuations remain in place, as well as pre-evacuation notives. Highway 160 remains closed, as does Colorado Highway 12 between La Veta and Cuchara Pass.
Costilla County officials will be holding a notification meeting today at 6:00 for Forbes Park landowners, and a Disaster Assistance Center will open at Centennial School in San Luis. More information is here...MORE