It was a rocky start for Angel Fire’s ski area 50 years ago

Taos Ski Valley founder Ernie Blake's advice? Raise the mountain 1,000 feet! This side of the Moreno Valley had a sleepy history until 1966. Aside...

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...

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...

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.”

It’s official: Memorial part of state Veterans Services

Governor Susana Martinez joined state and local leaders to kick off the Fourth of July holiday with veterans in a ceremony transferring Vietnam Veterans...

Area Veterans served with pride

By Michael Ritterhouse and Gabriel Weinstein Tuesday (Nov. 11), our country will come together to honor our nation’s veterans. Here in Northern New Mexico, every...

The Bowsers… Hard work, gunfights & romance

Editor's note: The following article by Ellen Miller-Goins is a reprint of a story that appeared in the Sangre de Cristo Chronicle's 1999 Summer Enchantment...

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.

In memoriam: Red River fishing icon Don Buchanan

RED RIVER — Don Buchanan and his wife Loveta were lured to Red River in August 1970 where Don had been a regular visitor since 1932.  They purchased Starr Bar-B-Que from Wanda Barnes in 1971 and had a child. By 1974 the Buchanans had purchased the Starr Trading Post from Barnes and were on their way to developing a devoted customer base. In 1977 Don Buchanan decided to close the barbeque and expand the store.  

Vietnam War veterans invited to 50th Anniversary ceremony in Albuquerque

Veterans who served during the Vietnam War era will be honored at a special 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War Commemoration Ceremony in Albuquerque...