Briefs: Angel Fire and Red River


Planned power outage in Angel Fire: Kit Carson Electric Cooperative has a planned power outage for the Angel Fire area today (Oct. 5) from 3:30-5:30 a.m. This will allow the crews to perform preventive maintenance on all substations within the Angel Fire area in preparation for the winter months. For more information, call Kit Carson Electric Cooperative at (575) 758-2258 or (800) 688-6780.

October village meetings: Angel Fire's planning and zoning committee meets today (Oct. 5), 5-7 p.m. The next Angel Fire Village Council meeting is Tuesday (Oct. 10), 5-7 p.m., at Village Hall.

Oktoberfest in Red River: The annual Oktoberfest at Brandenburg Park Friday through Sunday (Oct. 6-8) includes microbreweries - with people voting for the best brews - food and craft vendors, German polka music and activities for kids. There will also be contests, like Ms. and Mr. Oktoberfest, stein holding, chicken dance, yodeling and brat eating. The admission fee is $5. Commemorative taster mugs or steins are available for purchase in the park. Gates are open from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sunday.