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.  

George Woerndle on growing up, living and thriving in Red River

RED RIVER —  Town Councilor George Woerndle was destined to use his hands to spur economic in Red River. As a child his father Toni Woerndle had him water 200 trees with a five gallon bucket and mow grass at the Alpine Lodge.

Charley, the Taos Plaza peddler

Charley Burlingame created a Taos tourist emporium using moxie and a sense of humor Editor's note:  The following is a reprint of an article that appeared...

History of the Mountain Country: T.D. Neal, Eagle Nest’s Founding Father

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