Raton centenarian Laura MacDougall recalls 100 years of area history

Editor's note: This is a reprint of a story by Ellen Miller-Goins from the July 15, 1999 Sangre de Cristo Chronicle. Laura MacDougall died Feb....

Native American veterans exhibit debuts Aug. 4

The role of Native American Code Talkers during World War II is well-known but Native Veterans have served in every branch of the U.S....

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...

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...

Military Winterfest pushes early registration

Angel Fire’s 4th Annual Military Winterfest, a celebration for veterans, all military and family members, has ramped up their early online registration efforts for...

Community support helps Korean War veteran thrive

By Gabriel Weinstein, Staff Writer Enrique “Henry” Cruz loves to chat. Cruz honed his conversational skills in the Marine Corps from 1953-1955. He reported to...

Angel Fire hiking visionaries trek to lower ground

Herb Kalen plans to move to Florida with his wife Kathy at the end of September for health reasons, but there’s something the 30-year resident of Angel Fire had to do first.

Chavez remembered as humble veteran and proud father

CIMARRON—If you spoke with Bernardino “Nino” Chavez you would not guess the longtime Cimarron resident had earned a Bronze Star, Purple Heart and participated in the D-Day Invasion on June 6, 1944.

Sadie Renfro’s rearview mirror sees back 92 years

The dirt roads went on and on. Sadie Brown didn’t care for them. During school years, she had to lodge with town families far from her own on the remote Brown Ranch in Long Canyon, 30 miles northeast of Folsom, New Mexico.

WWII veteran Sewell saw action — in a post office

RED RIVER — Dan Sewell, who recently celebrated his 89th birthday on May 12, is proud to be a veteran but admitted with a laugh, “I had the least exciting military career imaginable.”