Archive for January, 2014

Follow Me to the Senior Center – Conspiracy Theory

Posted January 29, 2014 By Mountain Seniors

By Carl and Jo Ann Hauser
When I say there is a conspiracy afoot, you might want to consider the source. I’m not always that bright. For example every other week I serve as a greeter for my church. Standing at the same back door, I hand out the church bulletin. I couldn’t figure out how people I had never met or barely knew were calling me by name as they came into church. Then I remembered the name tag I had dangling from my neck. One Sunday morning I was a little bored and started looking around. I discovered someone had placed air freshener in my corner, right above my head. Seriously people, I take a bath almost every day ~ honest. Read the remainder of this entry »

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What You Burn Matters: Minimize the Risk

Posted January 24, 2014 By High Country Posts

Health Department warns of dangers of burning damp wood and trash to stay warm 

NM Department of Health(Santa Fe) – During the winter, many New Mexicans use their wood‐burning stoves to stay warm.

 During the wintertime, residential wood smoke is the main source of fine particle pollution causing poor air quality inside the home. Burning the right wood, the right way, in the right wood‐burning appliance can reduce harmful air pollution. Read the remainder of this entry »

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Pronghorn Relocated to Southern NM

Posted January 23, 2014 By High Country Posts

New Mexico Dept. of Game and FishCIMARRON, NM – New Mexico has larger pronghorn herds in southern New Mexico and will soon have larger flocks of Gould’s turkeys in the Peloncillo and Animas-San Luis Mountains thanks to the successes of a recent pronghorn trap operation near Cimarron, NM.

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish biologists, conservation officers and staff captured over 200 pronghorn from irrigated croplands on a ranch in northern New Mexico. Read the remainder of this entry »

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Cloudcroft Real Estate Update for full year 2013

Posted January 22, 2014 By High Country Posts

“How’s The Mountain Market?”

BlueCanyonGreetings from the Everett Team at Blue Canyon Realty, Cloudcroft, New Mexico!  We are writing to share the latest mountain real estate news… but first a little about our beautiful mountain area.

We were blessed with a good snow right before Christmas which allowed Ski Cloudcroft to open bringing in lots of folks looking for some snow play.  There’s also a couple of new exciting shops open in the Village plus a local radio station.  Next time you are here check out the Noisy Water Winery and the new Burro Street Bakery. Read the remainder of this entry »

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Community Meetings on Special School Bond Election

Posted January 22, 2014 By High Country Posts

Meeting(s):  Saturday January 25, 2014

*Mayhill at 8:00am in the Fellowship Hall at Mayhill Baptist Church
*Timberon at 11:00am at the Lodge Community Center
*Cloudcroft at 3:00pm in the high school Commons Area

All projects identified are categorized as:  Safety and security, ADA compliance, is generic nexium available physical facility, curriculum, and conservation. Read the remainder of this entry »

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Lincoln National Forest – Prescribed Fire Update

Posted January 10, 2014 By High Country Posts

LNFPrescribed burning operations are underway in January and possibly through the month of February on the Sacramento Ranger District.  Projects include:

-Cox Canyon, 162 acres of slash piles, located about 3 miles southeast of Cloudcroft

-Spud Forks Piles, 1200 acres of slash piles, located about 10 miles east of Cloudcroft near County Road C7 (Dry Canyon)

-Ridge Pile unit, 1100 acres of slash piles, located 6 miles southwest of Cloudcroft (along NM Highway 6563 in the Benson Ridge area). Read the remainder of this entry »

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