The Pipeline Fire located on Fishers Peak near Trinidad is 100% contained. The blaze was started by lightening and burned 100 acres. Smoke may still be visible from the interior of the perimeter, but officials say firefighters have suppressed all heat, fire, and smoke that had the potential to escape the perimeter. The Type III Incident Management Team transitioned command back to the local fire district this morning.

Trinidad Lake in Trinidad State Park, which had been closed to boating to allow aircraft to refill with water to help in the firefighting efforts, has now reopened to all activities. The State Park remains under a Stage I fire ban, initiated through Las Animas County.

 

Comments are closed.

News

AP
May 22, 2015 | NPR · The checkpoint at al-Tanf, known as al-Waleed in Iraq, has been seized, according to a British-based monitoring group that says ISIS fighters now control half of Syria.
 

Courtesy of Kelly Services
May 22, 2015 | NPR · Josephine Brewington, from Indiana, is the 2015 Substitute Teacher of the Year.
 

Hanna Barczyk for NPR
May 22, 2015 | NPR · A study in an Indian slum tried promising a reward: Improve your attendance, and you’ll get a small treat. But for third-graders, sometimes these incentive schemes can do more harm than good.
 

Arts & Life

TED
May 22, 2015 | NPR · Cambridge researcher Aubrey de Grey argues that aging is merely a disease — and a curable one at that.
 

Courtesy TEDxTC
May 22, 2015 | NPR · To find the path to long life and health, Dan Buettner studies the world’s “Blue Zones,” communities whose elders live longer than anyone else on the planet.
 

NPR
May 22, 2015 | NPR · NPR’s go-to books guru has sent host Steve Inskeep a stack of books — titles she thinks deserve more attention than they’ve been getting. Here are her fiction picks, to kick off your summer reading.
 

Music

NPR
May 22, 2015 | NPR · Watch two master musicians combine the sounds of harp and guitar into a singular, evocative instrument in music influenced by Africa and Asia.
 

Lizzie Chen for NPR
May 22, 2015 | NPR · If you couldn’t make it to one of Alt.Latino‘s favorite Latin music festivals, don’t sweat it: Here’s music from the show tha we recorded live.
 

Janette Beckman
May 22, 2015 | NPR · This week’s Drum Fill Friday guest quizmasters are from the internationally acclaimed ensemble Sō Percussion. Hear the fill and match it to the piece.
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab