R&B Festival response Dear Editor: Re Mr. Fahnestock’s letter (July 30) regarding the Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival: There were several inaccurate accusations about our festival, and I write to clear them up. • It is false to say the promoters didn’t cancel because of their greed. The festival is a registered nonprofit event. All […]
The U.S. Forest Service will not do any prescribed burns this week because of the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, so that no smoke will intrude on holiday events. Because of recent rains, prescribed burns in the valley were limited during the week, the Forest Service said.