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At a training exercise recently near Carson, Taos Search and Rescue went through a rigorous day-long training, which included a high angle rescue, an ELT search and a K-9 ground search. The skilled … more
An expansion plan for Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort in Vadito percolated in Bruce Bolander's mind back in 1990. Decades later, that vision by Bolander, … more
A bit north of the New Mexico state line, a land of wide valleys, rolling hills and rocky cliffs is home to the historic Cumbres and Toltec Railroad. The railroad still runs, taking passengers … more
Carson National Forest is hosting a two-part workshop on rock climbing in the national forest. The first workshop is Monday, (Aug. 27) at the Cisneros Youth and Family Center in Questa and will focus … more
The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is recruiting trainees to become conservation officers.Starting pay for trainees is $17.03 an hour, the agency said in a … more
About two weeks ago my wife and I met Wilderness Ranger Atieno Ouma on the Santa Barbara Trail in the Pecos Wilderness. She is a cheery, young woman with whom we had a friendly chat. We … more
LOS ALAMOS -- The sweet sounds of songbirds are sliding toward silence following a massive piñon tree die-off on a local, high-altitude shelf of land. more
Enjoy phenomenal star watching and deep sky viewing at the amateur astronomy night in the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve from 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, (Sept. 8). It's a short … more
Hiking to the top of Wheeler Peak (elevation 13,167') is epic. It's New Mexico's highest peak and overlooks the vast Wheeler Peak Wilderness Area. The hike usually encompasses the full Wheeler Peak … more
I always enjoy writing about the annual Perseid (PURR-see-ID) meteor shower. It’s one of the most reliable and relatively prolific meteor showers of them all. more
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