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Holiday Superblitz Begins This Weekend

Posted November 16, 2013 By High Country Posts

NMDOTSanta Fe – Buckle up, watch your speed and don’t drink and drive.

The State of New Mexico’s Holiday Superblitz gets underway Friday, November 15.  During this time, law enforcement agencies from across the state, including local, state and tribal, will be out in force conducting sobriety checkpoints, saturation patrols, seatbelt enforcement, speeding enforcement and looking for other traffic safety violations.  Read the remainder of this entry »

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Sign replacement project on U.S. 82

Posted October 14, 2013 By High Country Posts

NMDOTCloudcroft – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) began replacing traffic signs on U.S. 82 and N.M. 244 in Otero County, to ensure safety and that the signs meet federal standards.

The project began late September and is to be completed by mid-March 2014. Motorists will encounter short lane closures in areas without shoulders and should see no significant delays. Read the remainder of this entry »

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Expect Roadblocks Statewide During Hunting Seasons

Posted August 28, 2012 By High Country Posts

SANTA FE — The Department of Game and Fish will conduct roadblocks throughout the state during the upcoming hunting seasons to collect harvest data and to apprehend wildlife law violators.

Conservation officers also will check for compliance with provisions of the Off Highway Motor Vehicle Act, the Aquatic Invasive Species Control Act, and drivers of vehicles hauling wood products will be asked to produce documentation as required by the Forestry Conservation Act. Read the remainder of this entry »

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Celebrate the Fourth of July with New Mexico State Parks

Posted June 28, 2012 By High Country Posts

Fireworks Displays Over Lake Waters

 SANTA FE, NM – The New Mexico State Parks Division invites visitors to public fireworks displays at nearby parks instead of lighting their own due to the extreme fire danger. Public fireworks displays will be held over lake waters at Elephant Butte Lake State Park, Eagle Nest Lake State Park, Sumner Lake State Park and Ute Lake State Park. 34 of the 35 New Mexico state parks are open and many parks have activities scheduled over the Fourth of July holiday weekend. Read the remainder of this entry »

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New Mexico’s Followers Light Up Pinterest

Posted June 6, 2012 By High Country Posts

The New Mexico Tourism buy nexium capsules online Department’s Pinterest Pinboard ranked fifth in April among the most-followed tourism accounts (destination management accounts) on Pinterest.

For the uninitiated, Pinterest is a virtual Internet-based “pinboard,” which allows its members to organize and share their visual interests. People use pinboards to plan their weddings, decorate their homes, organize their favorite recipes, plan their vacations, and, yes, share their love for New Mexico. Read the remainder of this entry »

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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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