Friday, January 19, 2018


State Police respond to fatal helicopter crash in Raton

Wednesday (Jan. 17) at around 6 p.m., the Raton Police Department (RPD) dispatch contacted New Mexico State Police regarding a downed helicopter. RPD received a...

Public meeting will discuss plan for controlled pile burn near Eagle Nest

The Department of Game and Fish will conduct a public meeting Monday (Jan. 22) in Eagle Nest to discuss a controlled pile burn in...

Next project for Kit Carson? Small cells, better cell coverage

Frustrated with uneven cell service in Northern New Mexico? Kit Carson Electric Cooperative officials are working to find a solution: small cells. In a presentation...

Angel Fire Police Blotter: Jan. 1-7, 2018

01/01/2018 16:49:00    18-000001           Parking Problem Angel Fire Police Department responded to vehicles illegally parked in a fire lane. The owners of two illegally parked vehicles...

Colfax County Sheriff’s Blotter: Dec. 1-31, 2017

ARRESTS: William Drinkwater was arrested for two Bench Warrants in Angel Fire. Bryan J. Coca was arrested on a Bench Warrant in Cimarron. Andrew...

Angel Fire Chamber executive earns international designation

Jo Mixon, President and CEO, of the Angel Fire Chamber of Commerce, has graduated from the Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program...

Who filed for the March 2018 municipal elections?

Cimarron Mayor Leo Martinez and Eagle Nest Municipal Judge Ronald L. Holder are the only candidates to face no opposition in the upcoming March...

Lake offers little polar for the plunge

Twelve intrepid swimmers braved frigid waters for the return of the New Year's Day Polar Bear Plunge at Eagle Nest Lake State Park. Another...





Red River’s Grindstaff shares colorful history

RED RIVER — Sunday (June 29), the day before she left to return to Chelsea, Michigan, longtime Red River resident Maxine Grindstaff, 93, finally consented to participate in a “Living Legends” interview with Eddie and Barbara Dry and Judy Miller.

Local cowboy legend Johnnie Mutz rides his last

RED RIVER — Local cowboy legend Johnnie Mutz passed away on Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 54 days shy of his 99th birthday.

Brandenburg women entertain Red River crowd

RED RIVER – Life in Red River was different back when the Brandenburg sisters were growing-up, especially before Red River and Powder Puff ski areas came in. The girls would play outside year round...

Chavez remembered as humble veteran and proud father

CIMARRON—If you spoke with Bernardino “Nino” Chavez you would not guess the longtime Cimarron resident had earned a Bronze Star, Purple Heart and participated in the D-Day Invasion on June 6, 1944.