Thompson Ridge Fire
The "Thompson Ridge Fire" is 10 miles northeast of Jemez Springs started May 31, 2013 and has reached 24,903 acres and is 90% contained. The burn area is mostly on Santa Fe National Forest and Valles Caldera land and fire crews are making good progress in controlling this wildfire.
Communities in and around the Santa Fe National Forest remain open and accessible including Jemez Springs, Jemez Pueblo, Santa Clara Pueblo, Los Alamos and Bandelier National Monument. Hiking and other recreational opportunities are available in the area.
Thompson Ridge Fire Info: (505) 428-7733
Jemez Springs USFS Ranger Station: (575) 829-3535
July 4th Celebrations
Official parade at 10:00 am
This year's parade has two themes: George Washington and the War of Independence and the Geology of the Jemez Mountains including volcano, dinosaurs, river, etc. George Washington and patriotic themes will be viewed for 1st prize. 2nd and 3rd prizes will be viewed on both themes. $5.00 entry fee paid with application to the Village Office before July 1st. Elliot Higgins, Parade Master.