DURANGO, COLO (KRQE) - The Vallecito Fire burning east of Durango continues to grow.
So far the blaze has destroyed about 1,000 acres and is 25 percent contained.
The fire has been burning since mid-October.
Fire officials say the heavy dead and dried up brush is fueling the fire which is leading to smoke filled skies in the area.
The fire is believed to have been started by lightning.
Should a terminally ill person have the right to choose to die? That’s the crux of a case that begins Wednesday in a courtroom in Albuquerque.
While Bernalillo County leaders continue to look for a way out of a risky investment plan that’s already cost taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars, the Treasurer’s Office insists it has an exit strategy well in hand.
A woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling nearly $9,000 that was supposed to be going to kids.
Rising temperatures in the years to come are expected to leave New Mexico with even less water.
There is relief for a Roswell family. The ashes of their mother stolen last week have been found.
A Clovis man has been sentenced to life in prison plus 100 years for a 2012 crime spree involving 14 victims.