Hikers back on trails as NM forests ease restrictions

43 Views   NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Monsoon rains have given New Mexico much needed moisture, and that has allowed fire restrictions to ease up across New Mexico’s National Forests. With forests and trails opening up, hikers are excited to be able to hit the trails again.

Durango working to reduce wildfire threats

52 Views   DURANGO, Colo. (KRQE) – The city of Durango is taking steps to reduce fire threats. The city has partnered with the Bureau of Land Management, Colorado Forest Service, and others to clear away brush from its open spaces.

Officials: Rain falls over area affected by Black fire

36 Views   On Saturday, officials reported that the Black fire was over 324,900 acres and 58 percent contained. According to Saturday’s update, rainfall amounts varied in the area affected by the fire. New Mexico Highway 152 has reopened at milepost 40 in Kingston and milepost 15 in San Lorenzo.