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.

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.

Red River’s Sigi Klein reflects on a lifetime of skiing contributions

Longtime Ski Instructor inducted into New Mexico Ski Hall of Fame By Ellen Miller-Goins Sigi Klein has shared skiing at Red River Ski & Summer Area...

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...

Lloyd and Olive Bolander:  An indelible part of New Mexico’s skiing history

New Mexico Ski Hall of Fame – 2004 —By Ellen Miller-Goins; reprinted from the Sangre de Cristo Chronicle’s 2008/2009 Winter Enchantment magazine. Editor’s note: Lloyd blander...

In Memoriam: John Burt lived life ‘big’

ANGEL FIRE – John “Johnny Friendly” Burt loved his wife Katrina White. He loved his dog Chamonix. He loved his family. He loved music. He loved skiing. He loved mountain biking. He loved golfing. He loved Angel Fire. He loved the Moreno Valley and the Enchanted Circle. He loved... life.

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...