Fire officials’ campaign to discourage people from flying drones over the 416 fire burning north of Durango appears to be working.

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A 47-year-old Telluride resident died Sunday in the Bear Creek area outside the Telluride ski area.

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KSJD's Austin Cope spoke with Durango-based avalanche instructor and backcountry guide Michael Ackerman about how to stay safe in avalanche country, and how this avalanche season compares to others so far.