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Routt County in photo: April 24, 2014

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U.S. Forest Service zone fire management officer Sam Duerksen uses a drip torch to start several piles of slash material on fire Thursday morning in the Lynx Pass area. The controlled burn was part of a joint effort with a private landowner to clean up, create and access and to create a firebreak in an area known for wildfires. Duerksen said the cleanup will make fighting fires in the future easier and should make access in and out of the area safer in the case of a wildfire. Photo by John F. Russell

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The controlled burn was part of a joint effort with a private landowner to clean up and create a firebreak in an area known for wildfires. Zone Fire Management Officer Sam Duerksen said the cleanup will make fighting fires in the future easier and should make access in and out of the area safer in the case of a wildfire. Photo by John F. Russell

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Jeremiah Zamora watches a pile of slash material burn Thursday morning along a Forest Service Road that access private property on Lynx Pass.The burn was the end of a two-year project that was a joint effort by the forest service and a private landowner to improve access and remove dead trees that might possibly provide fuel for a wildfire. Photo by John F. Russell

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Don Read, who is a caretaker for private land on Lynx Pass, stands in front of a a pile of trees he contracted to cut on a piece of nearby Forest Service land. He plans to take most of the wood to a private mill and will use the remaining logs for his firewood business. He said his main objective for the project was to protect the home he caretakes and to reduce the amount of fuel in the area before the wildfire season. Photo by John F. Russell

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View of Sleeping Giant and Flat Tops. Submitted by Lyric Shields

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Local doctor and author Stacy Childs talks about his most recent work, which is a medical-themed thriller called "Block 10." The book is currently available for digital download on Amazon.com, www.barnesandnoble.com and www.smashbooks.com. The book will be released in hardback, paperback and audio book this summer. Photo by John F. Russell

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Dave Wattenberg is a former state senator. Craig F. Walker/The Denver Post

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Lynda Davis has been named the new director of dance at Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp. Courtesy photo

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Emily Tarquin has been named the new director of theater at Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp. Courtesy photo

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