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Ruidoso Downs Race Track presumably sold
April 24th, 2017

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Few things are more exciting than the start of the venerated All American Futurity now with a total purse of $3 million. Photo by Michael Curran.

Ruidoso Downs Race Track presumably sold

Monday morning it was announced by Ruidoso Downs …

A 12-Hour Adventure in the Wild West Bicycle Race
April 14th, 2017

Wild West Bicycle Race

Photo by Mark Stambaugh: The 12 Hours of the Wild West Bicycle Race presents challenges for the competitors and a scenic vista.

A 12-Hour Adventure in the Wild West Bicycle Race

The scenic mountain village of Ruidoso has a multiple …

Smokey Bear Hotshots: Fire Sentinels Standing Duty
April 10th, 2017

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The monstrous Little Bear Fire of 2012 destroyed nearly 35,399 acres. Our Ruidoso Hotshots engaged it and were part of the Herculean efforts to contain it.

Smokey Bear Hotshots: Fire Sentinels Standing Duty

Their policies, objectives, and standards are well-defined …

Rodrigo Alegria
March 28th, 2017

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Alegria recently performed his one-man show, Motion and Emotion in the Creation, for a delighted and attentive audience.

Rodrigo Alegria: Poetry in Motion with Emotion

Upon an initial meeting with Rodrigo Alegria, this poet, writer, actor, artist, builder, a torrent …

Mountain Living Home and Garden Show
March 13th, 2017

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Are you looking to decorate or redecorate a bathroom? The March 18-19 Mountain Living Home and Garden Show might be the answer.

Mountain Living Home and Garden Show

Let’s suppose you’re interested in the newest, most unique and natural merchandise …

Ski Apache Big Mountain Vertical Challenge
February 28th, 2017

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Snowboarders and skiers alike are to compete in the Ski Apache Big Mountain Vertical Challenge on March 4.

Ski Apache Big Mountain Vertical Challenge

The period between late February and early March is witness to celebrations in the Americas …

Craft Beers Popular in Lincoln County
February 20th, 2017

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General Manager Keith Weber of the Rio Grande Grill and Tap Room shows a few examples of the many New Mexico craft beers on hand.

Craft Beers Popular in Lincoln County

Craft breweries and microbreweries have grown exponentially over the …

Vines in the Pines
February 6th, 2017

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New Mexico wineries produce some superior wines.
Courtesy Ruidoso Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Vines in the Pines Headlines Valentine’s

So here you are, thinking of somewhere to take your “main squeeze” for Valentine’s Day that will impress her and be …

The Hidden Tap
January 27th, 2017

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Locals have helped make the Hidden Tap in Midtown – below Lucy’s at the corner of Sudderth and Eagle Drives – one of the hottest nightspots in town. (Photo by Todd Fuqua)

Hidden Tap: A hidden gem in Midtown.

Less …

Ski Apache Winter Sporting Events
January 10th, 2017

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The spectacular winter resort serves as a great venue for The Ski Apache Star Races and Terrain Park Competitions on Jan. 14th. Photo by John Soden

Prominent Ski Apache Winter Sporting Events Focus of Attention

Two eagerly anticipated winter sporting …