Ute Park Fire Update: Highway 64 is open

According to this morning's update from the Ute Park Fire incident website, US 64 is open from Eagle Nest to Cimarron — from  mile marker...

UPDATE: Ute Park residents allowed to return home

After one week and one day of a mandatory evacuation, Ute Park residents were allowed to return home today, according to this morning's update....

Baca tops Colfax County races

The race for Colfax County Assessor was the only race in the June 5 primary as Kristi Graham narrowly edged out Suzanne Valdez 757...

UPDATE: Ute Park Fire at 36,800 acres, 30% contained

The Ute Park Wildfire grew slightly today but so did the firefighter's containment efforts, according to this morning's update from Bea Day, Incident Commander...

Fishing Report for Tuesday, June 5

Catches of the week: Abiquiu Lake: Carol Bevel of Tijeras caught a 29-inch, 13-pound, 2-ounce, channel catfish June 2. She was using a bluegill...

Fire restrictions, closures increasing statewide

As drought continues to increase fire danger statewide, the Kid's Pond at the Seven Springs Fish Hatchery in the Jemez Mountains will be closed at dusk...

Wildlife warning: Drought impacts predators

Before the Ute Park Wildfire exploded in Cimarron Canyon, Jordan Mitchell, Cimarron District Officer with the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, was at...

Cimarron residents allowed to go home

Colfax County and The Village of Cimarron announced citizens of Cimarron and the immediate surrounding area are cleared to re-enter their homes today (Monday,...

Air quality monitoring for potential impacts to areas of Northern New Mexico

With the Ute Park Fire burning in Colfax County, the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) and New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) are monitoring...

Today’s weather offers good news and bad news

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WOLUKRzH_CY&feature=youtu.be Today's weather could bring both good news and bad news to firefighters on the front line of the Ute Park Park on Hughway 64...