Thursday, October 19, 2017

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Angel Fire Councilor Brinn Colenda resigns

ANGEL FIRE – Mayor Barbara Cottam has announced the resignation of Councilor Brinn Colenda from the Angel Fire Village Council, effective Nov. 7. Councilor...

Jo Mixon named finalist for Ethics in Business Award

ANGEL FIRE — Jo Mixon, President and CEO of the Angel Fire Chamber of Commerce, has been named a finalist in Samaritan Counseling Center’s 19th...

Colfax County Sheriff’s Blotter: Oct. 1–15

ARRESTS: Daniel McGrath was arrested on two Bench Warrants in Raton. Dustin Pettit was arrested for Trespass - Permission Withdrawn and Criminal Damage to...

Questa fires head basketball coach

In a surprise move, Questa Independent Schools fired Tomas Madrid as the head boys basketball coach,  two weeks before the official start of the 2017-18...

Rotary tourney boosts scholarship coffers

Rotary of Angel Fire hosted a golf tournament Saturday (Oct. 14) for scholarships to be awarded to 2018 graduating seniors of Cimarron and Moreno...

Colfax County Sheriff’s Blotter: Sept. 16-30

ARRESTS:  Dustin Pettit was arrested for shoplifting in Eagle Nest. Colfax County Sheriff's Office assisted the Raton Police Department with the arrested of Angela...

State Police arrest Peñasco man for sexual assault of a minor 

On Oct. 1, the Rio Arriba County Sheriff's Department requested that the New Mexico State Police Investigations Bureau take over a criminal investigation involving allegations that...

Tow truck defendant arraigned

A 22-year-old man who rousted Taos residents early the morning of Sept. 11 when he allegedly stole a tow truck and led law enforcement on...

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Visiting the Moreno Valley’s past

A small group of residents and visitors enjoyed a Historic Centennial Ranch Tour courtesy of the Enchanted Circle Gateway Museum in Eagle Nest Saturday (June 18). Participants visited the Swanson and Andreoli ranches to learn...

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...

Nancy Lee Stewart finds inspiration in her surroundings

  Editor's note: The following article by Ellen Miller-Goins first appeared in The Chronicle's 1997 Summer Enchantment magazine. Nancy Lee Stewart passed away April 14, 2017. A link to her obituary appears below. If one’s setting contributes to...

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...

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Cauliflower Cheese Soup

Coconut Cranberry Bars