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Record Snow Pack

539% of normal.  That is just plain crazy. But this week, the snow pack totals for the entire state of Colorado were 539% of normal.  If that sounds like a lot, just take a trip to the San Juan Mountains near Durango.  It’s over 700% of normal there. Yes, we…

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Smokey’s Big Birthday

“Don’t forget your farewell party is tonight.  We’ve got big plans.” “Can’t wait.  It will be fun to have one more last hurrah.” So I met with my friends and colleague from the Truckee Ranger District, where I’d spent the last six months working.  Firefighters, foresters, trail workers, all gathered…

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Dog Parks

When I first moved to Nederland, I met a woman in our neighborhood who worked at the library.  She recounted a funny conversation she’d had that day with an out of town visitor. “These people from Texas stopped in the library today.  They asked me where the local dog park…

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