Homestead: Swanson Ranch

Editor's note: The following is a reprint of an article by Kevin Duke that first appeared in the Sangre de Cristo Chronicle's Spring 2011...

Tour historic ranch… while you can!

Tick tock, tick tock, tick tock.... The approximately 4,000-acre Robert Mutz Ranch, located in and around the forming mining boomtown Elizabethtown in the Moreno Valley,...

In memoriam: Red River ski pioneer Ilse Woerndle

A survivor of World War II, devoted wife and mother, founder of Sitzmark Sporting Goods and symbol of Red River who skied into her 70s and 80s, Ilse Spemann Woerndle died May 1 at the age of 92.

Village names trail for the late Frank Young

It's official: the Solar Trail in Angel Fire is now the Frank Young Trail. During its Oct. 20 meeting, the Angel Fire Village Council...

Andy LeBus ‘lived life to the fullest’ in Angel Fire

ANGEL FIRE — Talk to any longtime resident of the Moreno Valley about Andy LeBus and you will hear dozens of words praising the man for his cheerful disposition, his giving nature, his work ethic. Talk long enough and everyone — every single one — will say his daughters mattered most to the man. Sara and Emily are Andy’s most treasured legacy.

Lessons from the past

Audrey Alpers, Joe Gherardini, Lester Lewis and Fedelina Trujillo Editor's note: This story first appeared in the Sangre de Cristo Chronicle's 1997 Summer Enchantment magazine. Audrey...

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...

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...

Grant Gray’s life at ‘the end of the railway’

Editor's Note: The following first appeared in the Sangre de Cristo Chronicle's 1998 Summer Enchantment. Grant Gray died Nov. 4, 2015. See his obituary here. By...

In memoriam: Wally Dobbs

When Wally Dobbs died July 21, 2015, at the age of 70, he left behind legion of friends, fans and followers – all whose lives will be less rich without Wally.