Rhoda (Limburg) Blake rejected high society for adventure

Editor's note: Taos Ski Valley's co-founder Rhoda Blake died Nov. 3, 2015. See here for her obituary. The following article originally appeared in the...

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...

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.

Yes, they trudged through deep snow to the old Moreno Valley School

Editor's note: This is a re-print of an article by Ellen Miller-Goins that appeared in the March 4, 1999, Sangre de Cristo Chronicle. Although...

Drew Judycki:  Leaving a lasting legacy for skiers and boarders

New Mexico Ski Hall of Fame - 2008 Is it a fact of life that the childhood dream we once held so dear must give way...

John and Judy Miller: Blazing paths for New Mexico skiing

New Mexico Ski Hall of Fame - 2008 The sun was setting as we finished our end-of-the-day trail “sweep” — more an excuse to get...

Chronicle highlights, 1984 – 2006, Guy and Marcia Wood

Blame it on a summer 1983 family vacation in gorgeous Northern New Mexico and a bit of serendipity.

Martha Lassetter gave so much to Angel Fire’s future

It’s doubtful any of the family, friends and admirers who gathered on a crisp fall day Friday, Oct. 8, at United Church of Angel Fire to remember Martha Lassetter needed to be reminded what a great woman she was but, odds are, everyone in the room was grateful. Grateful to have known Martha. Grateful to have the opportunity to learn more about this remarkable woman.

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...

Cornelia Sisneros was everyone’s ‘favorite Grannie’

ANGEL FIRE — You can call her Cornelia or Nellie, but everyone around Cimarron and the Moreno Valley knows her as Grannie,” said Rachel Ricklefs of Cimarron. Cornelia Sisneros of Springer grew incredible gardens, made delicious food and brought success to many local restaurants through her kind and clever management. “Everything she would plant thrived,” said daughter Ernestine (Penny) Coppedge. This statement applied to everything that grew in her life.