Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 1:03 pm (Updated: June 12, 2:32 pm)
We’ve been lucky so far. A pair of lightning strikes near our primary water supply set off a couple of wildfires that were quickly and skillfully extinguished. Las Vegas avoided its worst-case scenario.
So far. As some other raging New Mexico wildfires demonstrate, we’re a long way from being in the clear. It’s going to take great care and due diligence to successfully make it through the year.
Troubles stemming from the drought are all around — in the wildfires, wildlife and in simple economic impact.
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