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Scenes From 2018 CROP Hunger Walk & Turkey Trot

on November 19, 2018 - 11:12am

Participants in the annual Turkey Trot cross the finish line Sunday afternoon wearing the 2018 Trot t-shirts. Spokesperson Ted Williams estimates this is about the 35th annual Trot run in some sort over the years. Sunday’s event drew 178 participants. Photo by John McHale/

More participants finish the event. Photo by John McHale/

Penny Jurado and Jeanette Rondesu display their plumage after the event. Photo by John McHale/

Stan Kosiewicz announced the winners of the turkey and pumpkin pie drawings.

Toppers Knocked Out Of State Tournament

on November 19, 2018 - 7:46am

As the Toppers volleyball team prepares to take to the court Thursday evening for their game against the Hope Christian Huskies in the State Volleyball Tournament played in the Santa Anna Star Center, they had only one thing on their minds ... to beat the Huskies. The Toppers entered the tournament with a 7-1 record in district and 13-9 over all and as the number 5 seed for the tournament, which is a very good record. Their first games were in pool play to establish seeding for the tournament.

Game & Fish Hosts Listening Session On Trapping Rule

on November 19, 2018 - 6:00am
NMGF News:
ALBUQUERQUE The Director of the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish will hold a listening session to hear public comments on proposed changes to the furbearer rule.
Proposed changes include mandatory trapper education, increasing set-back requirements, allowance for closure of areas to trapping, signage and further clarifying the definition of a trail.
The listening session is 6:30-8:30 p.m., Nov. 27 at the department’s Northwest Regional Office at 7816 Alamos Road NW in Albuquerque.
Comments may be provided by mail: New Mexico Department of Game and Fish,

Bandelier National Monument Open For Thanksgiving

on November 17, 2018 - 8:18am
Tyuonyi - Main Loop Trail. Courtesy/NPS
Many locations throughout the area will be closed Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 22, but Bandelier National Monument will be open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with Visitor Center hours.
Every year, many visitors, some with guests for the holiday, come to the park in the morning while their holiday feast is cooking or in the afternoon to walk it off! Frijoles Canyon is a popular place when temperatures are mild and the sun is shining.

Enchanted Forest Opens Early For Skiing

on November 16, 2018 - 5:19pm

Courtesy/Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski & Snowshoe Area

Helena Mieras skiing Monday on the March Hare Trail. Courtesy/Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski & Snowshoe Area

SKI News:

Red River – Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski & Snowshoe Area is open for business.

“This is the best early-season skiing we’ve had in years,” Enchanted Forest’s General Manager Mike Ritterhouse asid. “We are 100-percent open with trail depths of 4 to 10 inches after the recent storm that gave us 22 inches Nov. 11-12. Conditions range from early season with potential obstacles to excellent!”

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Taos Ranked In Top Trending Ski Destinations In U.S.

on November 16, 2018 - 4:37pm
TAOS News:
TAOS The Town of Taos has announce that it is the top trending ski destination in the U.S. according to a recent report from travel search and booking engine KAYAK.
The list ranked U.S. and Canadian destinations based on year-over-year increase in searches.
Taos’ 27 percent increase in searches landed it the top U.S. spot and the #3 spot in all of North America, behind Banff and Quebec City, Canada. Other U.S. destinations on the list included Big Sky, Montana, Stowe, Virginia, Jay, Vermont and Breckenridge, Colorado.

Try Hockey Free At Los Alamos Ice Rink Saturday

on November 16, 2018 - 7:57am