Thursday, November 23, 2017

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Angel Fire Police Blotter: Nov. 6-12

11/06/2017 07:18:00          17-000632    Residential Alarm Angel Fire Police Responded to a report of an alarm. Residence was checked and found to be secure. Location: 170 EL...

Village recognizes local heroes

Paid and volunteer firefighters and emergency medical staff perform heroically all year-'round but Angel Fire Fire Chief John Murtagh wanted to recognize the "extraordinary"...

Bill Humbert appointed to Angel Fire Village Council

Angel Fire Village Council members took no time at all to unanimously appoint William "Bill" Humbert, Mayor Barbara Cottam's choice to fill Brinn Colenda's...

‘Pick Your Poison’ race scores big with competitors

The Questa High School Drama Club and the Questa Economic Development Fund teamed up to create the first foot race at the Rio Grande...

Questa miners get federal assistance, but is it three years too late?

In the summer of 2014, Molycorp, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chevron, gathered its employees together and announced the the molybdenum mine would close, leaving...

Vietnam Veterans Memorial celebrates Veterans Day Saturday

Veterans Day will be celebrated at a special 11a.m. ceremony Saturday (Nov. 11) presented by the New Mexico Department of Veterans Services (DVS) at...

Angel Fire Police Blotter: Oct. 30-Nov. 6, 2017

10/31/2017 22:26:26    17-000622           Noise Complaint Loud party reported at Angel Skye Apartments. Made contact with occupants who were told to keep noise levels down. No...

Angel Fire group hosting ‘Politics & the Pulpit’ panel discussion

Wheeler Peak Progressives (WPP) is hosting “Politics & the Pulpit" featuring four local pastors 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 11) at FNB New...

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Las Vegas – As Wicked as Dodge City

  "Without exception there was no town which harbored a more disreputable gang of desperadoes, and outlaws than did Las Vegas." - Ralph Emerson Twitchell, historian Located on the edge of the eastern plains of New Mexico, at the foot of the Sangre...

Cornelia Sisneros was everyone’s ‘favorite Grannie’

ANGEL FIRE — You can call her Cornelia or Nellie, but everyone around Cimarron and the Moreno Valley knows her as Grannie,” said Rachel Ricklefs of Cimarron. Cornelia Sisneros of Springer grew incredible gardens, made delicious food and brought success to many local restaurants through her kind and clever management. “Everything she would plant thrived,” said daughter Ernestine (Penny) Coppedge. This statement applied to everything that grew in her life.

It was a rocky start for Angel Fire’s ski area 50 years ago

Taos Ski Valley founder Ernie Blake's advice? Raise the mountain 1,000 feet! This side of the Moreno Valley had a sleepy history until 1966. Aside from a brief gold mining boom in the 1870s and...

Yes, they trudged through deep snow to the old Moreno Valley School

Editor's note: This is a re-print of an article by Ellen Miller-Goins that appeared in the March 4, 1999, Sangre de Cristo Chronicle. Although it is written in the present tense, many of those...

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