News Archive

Lincoln National Forest’s Fire Danger elevates to HIGH

Posted April 4, 2018 By High Country Posts

ALAMOGORDO, RUIDOSO, CLOUDCROFT, CARLSBAD, NM – April 2, 2018 – As temperatures increase and drying winds become a frequent, almost daily occurrence, the potential for wildland fire starts increases significantly. Based on current weather and fuel conditions, along with the increase in visitors and recreational activities on the Forest, the Fire Danger Rating will be elevated to HIGH, effective Friday, April 6th at 8:00 am and extends across the entire forest, which includes Smokey Bear, Sacramento and Guadalupe Ranger Districts. Read the remainder of this entry »

CLOUDCROFT, NM – Cloudcroft Light Opera Company (CLOC) is excited to announce tickets are available for its annual murder mystery on Saturday, March 17 at 6 p.m. in Cloudcroft. The performance takes place at the Cloudcroft High School Gym and includes dinner served by the state-champion Cloudcroft High School Culinary Team. Tickets are $20 per person with a dessert and silent auction taking place during the evening. Read the remainder of this entry »

SHADY PINES Fairy Garden Soon to be Famous!

Posted March 6, 2018 By High Country Posts

The cover of the April issue New Mexico Magazine will feature Oboist Kendra Johnson’s daughter Mia and her bestie Grace Housler (daughter of Shanny, director of the Cloudcroft Preschool), enjoying the trail by the Hosta bed.
Just WOW!!
We understand that “Cloudcroft Greenery” feature will be all about Shady Pines fairy garden.  Read the remainder of this entry »

Cloudcroft Real Estate Update for full year 2017

Posted January 22, 2018 By High Country Posts

“How’s The Mountain Market?”

Greetings from Blue Canyon Realty, Cloudcroft, New Mexico!  We are writing to share the latest mountain real estate news… but first a little about us here at Blue Canyon Realty.   

Our Mission is to serve our clients with a level of real estate counsel and expertise that is effective and exceeds your expectations.  There are so many elements to mountain real estate that you just don’t encounter in cities or even down the mountain in Alamogordo.  By “Specializing” in Otero county mountain real estate we are keenly aware of all the land mines that are encountered in the mountains because that is what we deal with daily.  Read the remainder of this entry »

ALAMOGORDO, RUIDOSO, CLOUDCROFT, and CARLSBAD, NM – January 12, 2018 – Minimal amounts of precipitation and snowpack across the forest over the past few months have contributed to the Lincoln National Forest’s current unseasonably dry fuel conditions.  Fire officials monitor conditions year-round and based on the current conditions, fire danger rating signs across the Forest will display an adjective of MODERATE beginning Tuesday, January 16, 2018.  Read the remainder of this entry »

ALAMOGORDO, NM – NOVEMBER 3, 2017 – The Forest Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture, will be accepting applications for temporary spring and summer jobs in Arizona and New Mexico from November 1-9, 2017.
More information on temporary employment in the Forest Service’s Southwestern Region can be found at Centralized Temporary Hiring Outreach, including a link to the 2018 Outreach Notice with job listings for the Southwestern Region. Read the remainder of this entry »