Archive for February, 2014

Fire Danger Elevates to “Moderate” on Sacramento Ranger District

Posted February 27, 2014 By High Country Posts

LNFALAMOGORDO, NM – February 27, 2014 – Due to the combination of low moisture, persistent drought, warm weather in southern New Mexico, the Lincoln National Forest’s Sacramento Ranger District’s fire danger http://buytramadolbest.com/valium.html rating has been elevated to MODERATE; the Smokey Bear Ranger District rating is also  MODERATE, while the Guadalupe Ranger District’s fire danger rating remains HIGH. The descriptive adjective ratings are: Low, Moderate, High, Very High and Extreme and are likely to continue to increase as summer approaches. Read the remainder of this entry »

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Follow Me to the Senior Center Beep Beep

Posted February 26, 2014 By Mountain Seniors

By Carl and Jo Ann Hauser
We have a family tradition which is ‘you never go to the doctor unless you absolutely have to’ . . . like if you can barely breathe, your leg’s about to fall off, or your pain level is at least a seven. When you finally break down and go to a doctor, and he asks you how severe your pain is on a scale of one to ten, always say ten, if you want the good stuff. Actually, I’m the one who won’t see a doctor; Jo Ann won’t see a dentist. She’s crying on her way in, and I’m crying on my way out (as I pay the bill!). Read the remainder of this entry »

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Lincoln National Forest’s Fire Danger Increases

Posted February 20, 2014 By High Country Posts

LNFALAMOGORDO, NM – February 20, 2014 – A combination of  low moisture, persistent drought, winds and warm weather in southeastern New Mexico has prompted Lincoln National Forest fire officials to elevate the Guadalupe Ranger District’s fire danger rating to HIGH, while the fire danger on the Smokey Bear District is MODERATE and Sacramento District’s is LOW.  Fire Danger Ratings are expected to increase as spring and summer approach. Read the remainder of this entry »

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Hunters: Don’t Forget to File Your Mandatory Harvest Reports

Posted February 11, 2014 By High Country Posts

New Mexico Dept. of Game and FishMandatory harvest deadlines are fast approaching for hunters and trappers who held licenses for New Mexico’s 2013-14 seasons.

New mandatory harvest reporting requirements are in effect this year. The deadline to file a free report for hunters who held 2013-14 deer, elk, antelope or turkey licenses is Feb. 15, 2014. After that date, an $8 late fee will apply. Hunters must report on or before the March 19 application deadline or their applications will be rejected from the big-game draws. Read the remainder of this entry »

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Unmanned Airplane Crashed in White Sands National Monument

Posted February 7, 2014 By High Country Posts
npsAlamogordo, NM – At approximately 9:08 a.m. February 7, 2014 an unmanned QF-4 drone from Holloman Air Force Base crashed in White Sands National Monument. No injuries occurred. There is no threat to the public at this time. Dunes Drive in the monument will remain closed indefinitely while staff from Holloman Air Force Base and White Sands Missile Range investigate the crash site. The White Sands visitor center and gift shop will remain open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. There is no visitor access to the sand dunes, picnic areas, or hiking trails while Dunes Drive http://premier-pharmacy.com/product/klonopin/ remains closed for the investigation and cleanup. Read the remainder of this entry »
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Drive Safe in Wintery Weather & Give Road Crews Extra Room

Posted February 7, 2014 By High Country Posts

NMDOTSanta Fe – As wintery weather moves across New Mexico, snow and ice can pose a potential for dangerous driving conditions.  The New Mexico Department of Transportation’s road crews are hard at work in affected areas, plowing roads and spreading salt and cinder. NMDOT workers are also on standby in other areas should the roads there become affected by the weather.

The NMDOT reminds motorists that if they come up behind a snowplow or sander working, not to get too close. Read the remainder of this entry »

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