A controversial proposal to swap forest service land in southwestern Colorado shows no signs of letting up. On Tuesday the U.S. Forest Service briefed La Plata county officials on the latest developments with the project. The public will get a chance to comment on the proposal at a hearing in early September and a large crowd is expected. Bente Birkeland reports from Durango.

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