Monday, December 18, 2017


Colfax County Sheriff’s Blotter: Oct. 16 – Nov. 30, 2017

ARRESTS: Jeffry Rivera was arrested for Harassment, Trespassing (after lawful custodian asked him to leave), and Resisting, Evading, or Obstructing in Raton. Jerimiah L....

Eagle Nest father pleads guilty in infant death case

Monday (Nov. 27) Mariano Araica-Avalos of Eagle Nest pleaded "No Contest" to one count of Abandonment of a Child Resulting in Death, a second-degree...

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...





Lloyd and Olive Bolander:  An indelible part of New Mexico’s skiing history

New Mexico Ski Hall of Fame – 2004 —By Ellen Miller-Goins; reprinted from the Sangre de Cristo Chronicle’s 2008/2009 Winter Enchantment magazine. Editor’s note: Lloyd blander died Jan. 20, 2014. His Taos News obituary can be...

George Woerndle on growing up, living and thriving in Red River

RED RIVER —  Town Councilor George Woerndle was destined to use his hands to spur economic in Red River. As a child his father Toni Woerndle had him water 200 trees with a five gallon bucket and mow grass at the Alpine Lodge.

Historic Chase Ranch: A living classroom… then and now

Editor's note: The following is a reprint of an article by Gabriel Weinstein in the Sangre de Cristo Chronicle's Spring 2014 Land & Home magazine. The late Gretchen Sammis’ favorite classroom was the Chase Ranch near Cimarron....

In Memoriam: John Burt lived life ‘big’

ANGEL FIRE – John “Johnny Friendly” Burt loved his wife Katrina White. He loved his dog Chamonix. He loved his family. He loved music. He loved skiing. He loved mountain biking. He loved golfing. He loved Angel Fire. He loved the Moreno Valley and the Enchanted Circle. He loved... life.




Coconut Cranberry Bars

Vegetarian Green Chili Stew