Homeless residents move into new camp

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Homeless residents move into new camp

County site is another temporary location to mitigate fire danger
Aftabjit Singh and Patricia Hollenbeck discuss living in La Plata County’s new campground west of Durango near the Van-Dal landfill. Singh said residents of the camp are working to keep the area clean.
Lt. Ed Aber with the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office goes over the rules of the new campsite with Tilisha and Josh on Tuesday as they move into the site near the Van-Dal landfill west of Durango city limits. He reviews two pages of rules with all the campers.
La Plata County Sheriff’s Office has set up a campsite near the Van-Dal landfill west of Durango and below Hogsback mountain. The camp has 40 tent sites and 33 are filled.
Josh gives a bone to his dog, Layla, on Tuesday at his new campsite below Hogsback Mountain and west of Durango city limits.
Travis Therrien sets up his new campsite Tuesday in west of Durango city limits, below Hogsback Mountain.
Homeless campers moved this week to La Plata County’s new temporary campground near the Van-Dal landfill west of Durango city limits.

Homeless residents move into new camp

Aftabjit Singh and Patricia Hollenbeck discuss living in La Plata County’s new campground west of Durango near the Van-Dal landfill. Singh said residents of the camp are working to keep the area clean.
Lt. Ed Aber with the La Plata County Sheriff’s Office goes over the rules of the new campsite with Tilisha and Josh on Tuesday as they move into the site near the Van-Dal landfill west of Durango city limits. He reviews two pages of rules with all the campers.
La Plata County Sheriff’s Office has set up a campsite near the Van-Dal landfill west of Durango and below Hogsback mountain. The camp has 40 tent sites and 33 are filled.
Josh gives a bone to his dog, Layla, on Tuesday at his new campsite below Hogsback Mountain and west of Durango city limits.
Travis Therrien sets up his new campsite Tuesday in west of Durango city limits, below Hogsback Mountain.
Homeless campers moved this week to La Plata County’s new temporary campground near the Van-Dal landfill west of Durango city limits.
Do you think relocating Durango’s homeless population to a temporary camp near Hogsback Mountain will mitigate wildfire danger?
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