Neighbors with hoses help douse Hidden Lake fire

A group of neighbors with garden hoses may have kept a roughly half-acre wildfire in the Hidden Lake neighborhood south of Angel Fire from becoming much bigger Wednesday (June 20) afternoon.

Voters will decide whether to downsize Cimarron council

CIMARRON — During a special meeting Nov. 26, the Cimarron Village Council approved a ballot question that will let voters decide whether to eliminate two of the six councilor seats on the municipality’s governing body.

Village revisiting wildfire protection fees for inaccessible lots

During its July 28 meeting, the Angel Fire Village Council deferred voting on revising the Wildfire Protection Fee billing rate and method for all inaccessible lots owned by Angel Fire Resort and few others.

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for support during difficult time

On behalf of the family of Robert R. Mendez we would like to thank Pastor Mark of the Baptist Church for his beautiful services, the ER staff at MCMC, Dr. Carauana, Dr. Lisa Wentling and the staff at Family Practice, Nurse Vivian Lark, and Ted from Rocky Mountain physical Therapy. Also thank you to all our family and friends for their donations, food, and thoughts and prayers. Thank you all so much for your support during this difficult time.

Hearing delayed in Cimarron arson case

CIMARRON — A court hearing for the 16-year-old boy suspected of setting fire to the Canyon Inn in Cimarron did not happen Friday (Feb. 7) as scheduled.

Runway extension dedicated at Raton Municipal Airport

RATON — A virtually windless, cloudy morning made flying conditions as good as they can be during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the runway No. 220 extension project at Raton Municipal Airport Dec. 18.

Crash survivor speaks to high school students

ANGEL FIRE — Unable to speak except through a touch pad lap-top computer connected to his wheelchair, Sean Carter is the epitome of courage and inspiration.

Eagle Nest: Lagoon improvements complete; Village officials now look to other water projects

The Eagle Nest lagoon project is all but complete, aside from seeding the surrounding area with native grasses.

Red River Conference Center adjusts schedule

RED RIVER — In an effort to get more use out of the Red River Conference Center, there will now be designated times for specific activities at the venue.

A great time ahead at Mardi Gras in the Mountains in Red River

RED RIVER — Six days of fun, food, contests and beads are ahead in Red River from Thursday (Feb. 12) through Fat Tuesday (Feb. 17). With 48 scheduled events, and many unscheduled events, there’s plenty to do for the dedicated Mardi Gras fans, both young and young at heart.