Daily Postcard: Roses bloom Saturday on Grand Canyon Drive in Whie Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com Read More
Courtesy/Angel Fire Resort
ANGEL FIRE — Kids might be heading back to school this week, but Angel Fire Resort is helping summer last just a little bit longer with the annual Balloons Over Angel Fire Weekend event, Mimosas on Main Street, and a slate of outdoor concerts in August, including a well-known Austin-based band, The Staudt Brothers.
BALLOONS OVER ANGEL FIRE
This weekend watch a field of more than 35 hot-air balloons at sunrise as they gracefully float up into the cool morning air of the Moreno Valley. Balloons Over Angel Fire is one of the few high-mountain hot-air balloon events Read More
Courtesy/Pajarito Mountain Ski Area
From Pajarito Mountain Ski Area:
- Season Pass Monthly Payment Plans As Low As $64 A Month Offer Ends Sunday
Purchase a Pajarito Mountain 2022/2023 season pass this Sunday, Aug. 14, and take advantage of five monthly payments for as low as $64 per month!
Monthly rates will increase after Sunday: Anyone thinking about purchasing a pass using the no-interest payment plan, do it today!
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Daily Postcard: Evening begins to fall Friday on Ashley Pond Park. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com Read More
The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) team will begin aerial seeding and mulching treatments on National Forest System (NFS) lands in the south-central portion of the Hermits Peak-Calf Canyon Fire Aug. 14.
Rampart Helicopter Services was awarded the contract and will be working closely with the BAER team to implement the planned seeding and mulching treatments.
The BAER assessment team has identified priority treatment areas within the fire perimeter with moderate to high soil burn severity. Seeding and mulching will help intercept rainfall Read More
Map of the Calf Canyon Fire. Courtesy/SFNF
Fire officials ask all residents and visitors to use caution while driving on roads around the fire area, many roads have been damaged from rain run-off, and obey all traffic warnings.
Firefighters and equipment operations continue to work on removing debris, mud, and rocks off roads while trucks move heavy equipment and culverts in areas where flooding has occurred. Log trucks have started moving logs from Osha Pass to Angel Fire along Forest Road 76 and NM 434. Remain alert and drive cautiously for your safety and those working to clear Read More
By RICHARD NEBEL
Oct. 31, 2021 the PBS weekend news ran a story on climate change from Portland, Maine.
The story was about the increasing water levels in the Gulf of Maine which are now occasionally covering historic piers in Portland. The cause of this phenomenon is believed to be increasing temperatures in the Gulf of Maine due to climate change.
The irony of this is that in the past 30 years the lobster population in the Gulf of Maine has quadrupled, also a result of the increasing water temperatures. In short, Portland lobstermen are directly benefiting from climate change. That Read More
As summer is winding down and fall is just around the corner, Purgatory Resort announces weekend operations beginning Sunday, Aug. 14.
The resort will be open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays, Aug. 20 to Oct. 2, plus Labor Day.
Purgatory offers a range of family-friendly attractions, including the area’s only lift-served mountain bike park, alpine slide and Inferno mountain coaster.
Purgatory will continue to host free live music every weekend and signature events like the Mushroom and Wine Dinner or test your mettle at the Trail Party Enduro Read More
Tour historic site Fort Union National Monument in guided walk at moonlight Saturday, Aug. 13. Courtesy/NPS
WATROUS — Join Fort Union National Monument for a guided walking tour of the historic fort by full moonlight Saturday, Aug. 13.
The haunting remnants of the once great fort are especially evocative in the subdued atmosphere of moonlight. A park ranger will be sharing with the audience the history of the fort and its people as well as astronomical observations about the night sky overhead.
This program will not include the use of telescopes.
Park gates open at 7:30 p.m. for those Read More
Daily Postcard: View of rain cooling off the evening Thursday over White Rock. Photo by Nancy Ann Hibbs Read More