Purple Heart award recipients to be honored at Santa Fe ceremony

Purple Heart Award recipients will be honored at a special Purple Heart Recognition Ceremony in Santa Fe. Recipients, their family members, friends, and the...

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.

Memorial Day speaker Galloway: ‘War correspondents are witnesses’

ANGEL FIRE — War correspondents are sometimes lost to history. Perhaps their name becomes nothing more than a forgotten byline on a forgotten news story. Perhaps, like so many of their brethren, they die alongside the soldiers whose stories they came to tell.

History: Dahl helped improve life for enemy POWs

From the May 24, 2001 Sangre de Cristo Chronicle By Jessica Johnson It was 1972 and Lt. Col. John Dahl was stationed at Fort Monroe,...

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.

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.

Gretchen Sammis remembered as a teacher, rancher

Longtime Cimarron resident Gretchen Sammis died Aug. 14, but she left a legacy that will live on for generations to come.

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...

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...

History: The Horseshoe Camp in Eagle Nest

From the 2003 Summer Enchantment published by the Sangre de Cristo Chronicle By Ellen Miller-Goins When Johnny, Kay and Jeff Dahl bought the Horseshoe Camp in...