Governor Susana Martinez Announces Seventh Consecutive Record-Breaking Year for Economic Impact of Tourism More than $6.6 billion in economic impact in 2017 Albuquerque, N.M. – Governor Susana Martinez announced yesterday that in 2017, the tourism indust

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Governor Susana Martinez Announces Seventh Consecutive Record-Breaking Year for Economic Impact of Tourism 

More than $6.6 billion in economic impact in 2017

Albuquerque, N.M. – Governor Susana Martinez announced yesterday that in 2017, the tourism industry generated the largest economic impact in state history for the seventh consecutive year, injecting $6.6 billion into New Mexico’s economy. This represents a 3.2 percent increase over 2016, or $200 million more, and equates to nearly $753,000 spent by visitors to New Mexico every hour last year.

Scenes From Chama Days Parade

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Scenes From Chama Days Parade

Last weekend Chama celebrated Chama Days, with a dance, rodeo and of course the parade. Dozens of entries into the parade lined up early Saturday on 1st Street and began marching at 10 a.m. This year’s Chama Days royalty rode past attendees on floats and horses, along with many other participants. And of course, several candidates for elected office and their supporters also were in the parade.
Read on for several images of this year’s parade…

Governor Announces Dr. Kathleen Ramsay Among 2016 New Mexico True Heroes

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Dr. Kathleen Ramsay honored among 2016 New Mexico True Heroes. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com Governor Announces Dr. Kathleen Ramsay Among 2016 New Mexico True Heroes Submitted by Carol A. Clark  ·       2016 Honorees Devoted to Making Life Better and Safer for Children, Families, Veterans, and Wildlife ALBUQUERQUE – Tuesday, Nov. 29, Gov. Susana Martinez announced […]

Weekend Getaway: Abiquiu

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Weekend Getaway: Abiquiu

By George Morse

Just north of Espanola, the small community of Abiquiu is known throughout the world as the home of the late artist Georgia O’Keefe. Her world famous paintings that feature the stark landscapes of Northern New Mexico have spread the name of Abiquiu across the globe. So much so that Abiquiu and the countryside surrounding it have been referred to as “O’Keefe Country.”

There is much more to Abiquiu and the surrounding landscape. This is an ancient land…

Farmers Market Opens For Business

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The first Española Valley Farmers Market of the 2016 growing season was held June 13 on Railroad Avenue in Espanola. The Farmers Market is held every Monday from now until late October and features local products from throughout the valley. Demonstrations on how to cook with a traditional horno oven will also occur…

New Mexico Magazine Photo Contest Winners

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Amateur photographers from around the world submitted more than 1200 pictures to New Mexico Magazine’s annual photography contest. As usual, the winners and runners-up will be featured in the magazine’s February issue…

Georgia O’Keeffe Landscape Tours At Ghost Ranch

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For the first time since they began in 2006, Georgia O’Keeffe Landscape Tours are scheduled to run at Ghost Ranch through the winter months this season, on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, weather permitting…

Governor Directs NM State Parks To Establish First Miles Of Rio Grande Trail

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Portions of the Rio Grande north of Taos. The Rio Grande Trail may pass through this area eventually. Courtesy image. Governor Directs NM State Parks To Establish First Miles Of Rio Grande Trail Submitted by Carol A. Clark Six New Mexico State Parks to Designate More than 20 Miles for proposed trail ALBUQUERQUE — Tuesday, […]

El Dia De Santiago Y Santa Ana: “A Favorite in Old New Mexico”

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El Dia De Santiago Y Santa Ana: “A Favorite in Old New Mexico” By Robert A. Naranjo CHIMAYO – There was a time that the fiesta celebrating “El Dia de Santiago y Santa Ana” would bring out the best horses in a community, along with contests in horsemanship on El Dia de Santiago, July 25th […]