Articles by Terry West

Thursday, April 28th Weather

A Red Flag Fire Warning is in effect due to low relative humidity and winds that could gust up to 30 mph at times.




Do Your Part to Prevent Wildfires

With wildfires erupting all over the state, conditions continue to be concerning for wildfires following a very dry winter and recent high winds.


FIBArk 2022 Announced

Mark your calendars! The 74th annual FIBArk Festival returns June 16th through the 19th!


Seven Peaks Festival 2022 Lineup

The Seven Peaks Festival is back for Labor Day Weekend, September 2nd through the 4th, in Villa Grove, in the San Luis Valley (just 40 minutes south of their previous home).







Do ‘No Burn Days’ Mean Long-Term Fire Restrictions?

Over the past several days the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office has issued no burn orders for unincorporated Chaffee County and in doing so it has created some confusion as to whether there are long term fire restrictions in place. The simple answer is NO.