Archive for April, 2012

Follow Me to the Senior Center – Super Bonnie

Posted April 30, 2012 By Mountain Seniors

by Carl and Jo Ann Hauser
Everybody knows who man’s best friend is. Although I know some of you are cat lovers, but really most cats only pay attention to you if they have an itch that needs scratching or if it’s time for dinner. (Kind of like your husbands, Ladies) We had a cat named Duke when I was growing up; he was a twenty-pound grey tiger that ruled the neighborhood. Somehow my sister managed to stuff that proud macho-cat into a baby carriage, put a bonnet on its head, and play dolls. This would last for about five minutes, then he would get that deranged wild- cat look on his face, and what would happen next made wrestle-mania look tame! However, they would both be back at it a few days later. Read the remainder of this entry »

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Oliver Lee Memorial State Park Celebrates

Posted April 30, 2012 By High Country Posts

Heritage Preservation Days, May 12 and 13
ALAMOGORDO, NM – Oliver Lee Memorial State Park is celebrating its annual Heritage Preservation Days next month on May 12 and 13. Come and enjoy an oasis of cottonwoods and ash trees in the Chihuahuan Desert and experience the beauty and history of Dog Canyon and the Tularosa Basin. Get a glimpse into late 19th Century ranch life in the Tularosa Basin. Read the remainder of this entry »

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The Sacramento District Review – May 2012

Posted April 29, 2012 By High Country Posts

In this Month’s Issue:
New Changes to Your Favorite Recreation Sites
Dry Forest Conditions
Evening Lecture Series
Camping 101- Outdoor Ethics for the Woods
The Ranger’s Report
The Sacramento District Review is a monthly newsletter prepared by the Sacramento Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest.
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New Mexico Centennial “Cattle Drive of the Century”

Posted April 26, 2012 By High Country Posts

100 Longhorn Cattle to Cover 45 Miles in Four Days; Public Invited to Participate;
Free Festival in Carlsbad Concludes the Cattle Drive

SANTA FE, N.M. (April 26, 2012 ) – As New Mexico celebrates 100 years of statehood, many celebrations are being held throughout the state. On May 9-12, 2012, Lea County and Eddy County, in the southeast corner of New Mexico, have partnered to organize the “Cattle Drive of the Century.” Working cowboys will drive 100 head of longhorn cattle 45 miles from the Pitchfork Cattle Company ranch headquarters in Lea County starting at 8a.m. on May 9 and will end their journey at the Eddy County Sheriff’s Posse Arena in Carlsbad about 11 a.m. on May 12. The cattle, branded with a special “Centennial Brand” designed by high school students in Jal, N.M., will be auctioned off on May 12. The public is invited to participate in the ride three ways. Read the remainder of this entry »

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NM Rails-to-Trails May 19th Workday

Posted April 24, 2012 By High Country Posts

Next regular New Mexico Rails-to-Trails Assoc. workday is scheduled for Saturday, May 19, 2012, from 9:00 a.m. until Noon.  Meet at the Lower Trailhead for Grand View Trail on Fresnal Canyon Rd.  Bring your own drinking water, sun protection and sturdy footwear.  All tools will be furnished. Read the remainder of this entry »

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New Mexico Fishing Report

Posted April 24, 2012 By High Country Posts

Updated April 24, 2012 This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Read the remainder of this entry »

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