Archive for July, 2012

Sacramento Ranger District Keeps Slash Pit Open Through September

Posted July 31, 2012 By High Country Posts

Cloudcroft, N.M. (July 31, 2012) Sacramento Ranger District on the Lincoln National Forest will continue to allow access to the slash pit as a convenience to local property owners through September 8, 2012.

The slash pit is scheduled to be open to the public August 18 & 25, and September 1 & 8, 2012, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., conditions permitting. Once the slash pit is full, it will be closed to the public until the fuels can be burned and fully extinguished. As always, public safety is the top priority. Read the remainder of this entry »

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Governor Kicks Off Tax-Free Weekend

Posted July 31, 2012 By High Country Posts

GRT Exemption Makes it Easier for Families and Teachers to Purchase Back-to-School Supplies

ALBUQUERQUE – Governor Susana Martinez visited the Coronado Mall to announce the state’s eighth annual back-to-school tax holiday that will help New Mexico families and teachers save money on supplies as they prepare for the upcoming school year. From 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August 3 until midnight on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012, retailers will not collect gross receipts taxes on numerous items, such as school supplies, clothing and shoes, and computers and computer equipment. Read the remainder of this entry »

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The Sacramento District Review – August 2012

Posted July 27, 2012 By High Country Posts

In this Month’s Issue:
Wildland Firefighting: Detection and Attack
Wildland Firefighting Resources: Crews and Engines
Join us for Smokey Bear’s 68th Birthday Party!!!
Evening Lecture Series
The Ranger’s Report
Slash Pit Schedule
The Sacramento District Review is a monthly newsletter prepared by the Sacramento Ranger District of the Lincoln National Forest. Read the remainder of this entry »

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Follow Me to the Senior Center The Invisible Man

Posted July 26, 2012 By Mountain Seniors

By Carl and Jo Ann Hauser
A few months ago Jo Ann and I were working on the retaining wall in our complex. We were removing the large rocks that were about to fall into the road. Jo Ann had moved our truck to work on the next section, so I found myself standing on top of a seven-foot wall with no way down. She walked back toward me, and said, “I’ll catch you, Honey.” Now Jo Ann is kind of petite, and I outweigh her by fifteen or twenty pounds, but I thought . . . why not? You know how Lucy was always pulling the football away just as Charlie Brown was going to kick it? (That’s right, I’m still limping!) Read the remainder of this entry »

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Cloudcroft Real Estate Update for 1st half 2012

Posted July 18, 2012 By High Country Posts

“How’s The Mountain Market?”
by Randy Everett

Greetings from the Everett Team at Blue Canyon Realty, Cloudcroft, New Mexico!  We are writing to share the latest mountain real estate news… but first some Everett Team news.

We are extremely thankful & proud to announce that Thomas Mack has joined The Everett Team as a Buyer Specialist.  A huge asset to our team, he brings a wealth of real estate experience and has lived in these mountains for many years.  Thomas has a deep love for and knowledge of the Sacramento Mountains and he just loves to share this with folks wanting to experience mountain living. Read the remainder of this entry »

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NM Rails-to-Trails July 21st Workday

Posted July 16, 2012 By High Country Posts

New Mexico Rails-to-Trails Association will conduct its regular workday on Saturday, July 21.  We will meet up at the Switchback Rail Trail Trailhead on Bailey Canyon Rd (just 2 miles west of Cloudcroft off Hiway 82) at 9:00 a.m. to perform Spring clean-up/routine maintenance of the Switchback Rail Trail. This will include brush trimming, tread work, and culvert cleaning; work until Noon. Read the remainder of this entry »

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