Around Town

The Great High Mountain Bed Race and Green Chile Cook-Off
May 24th, 2017

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Come sign up, sponsor, contribute or be a spectator to the Great High Mountain Bed Race on June 3, in Ruidoso midtown.

The Great High Mountain Bed Race and Green Chile Cook-Off

Get ready – once again – Ruidoso, for …

The Wind Rider Mountain Festival: Family Friendly Fun
May 19th, 2017

mountain festivalThe Wind Rider Mountain Festival: Family Friendly Fun

Legend has it the Creator gave life to the Apache people on Sierra Blanca when White Painted Woman gave birth to two sons, who grew up to be courageous and accomplished warriors. …

Hubbard Museum
May 7th, 2017

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The Hubbard Museum of the American West is a must-see destination in the Ruidoso Downs/Ruidoso area. Photo by Michael Curran.

Hubbard Museum: A Notable Vestige of Our Past

Periodically we should all be reminded from whence we came. It shows …

Smokey Bear Days!
April 27th, 2017

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Funds are being solicited for the erection of a life-size memorial in the Park to honor all brave fallen firefighters. Courtesy Photo.

Smokey Bear Days are here again

The concept of Smokey Bear (not Smokey the Bear) was first realized …

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 …