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…

NMDOT Prepares For El Santuario De Chimayo Walk

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The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) will begin sweeping operations on US 84/285 from mile marker 186 (Jct. US 84 & NM 106/NM399) in La Mesilla to mile marker 177 in Pojoaque.

The sweeping operations kicks off NMDOT maintenance crews schedules for cleaning activities and preparation for the annual El Santuario de Chimayo Walk.

Movement Of Large Military Aircraft To Occur On New Mexico Roads

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​The movement of this large, oversized load consisting of a military aircraft will move through the state this weekend and ending on Monday. Courtesy/NMDOT Movement Of Large Military Aircraft To Occur On New Mexico Roads Submitted by Carol A. Clark  NMDOT News: SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) has announced that the […]

What You Need To Know About Real ID In New Mexico

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Right now, no one needs to adjust travel plans, rush out to get a new driver’s license or a passport for domestic air travel. And when you do, we will make sure you have plenty of notice. If traveling by air, residents from any state are still able to use a driver’s license, or any of the various other forms of identification accepted by the Transportation Security Administration (Passport or passport card, global entry cards, U.S. military IDs, airline- or airport-issued IDs, federally recognized, and tribal-issued photo IDs. See the full list on the TSA website.)

Pilgrimage To The Pope

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A journey of a lifetime is what many of the travelers called it. This past week 30 local residents from the Valley area traveled to Philadelphia to participate in the Catholic Churches’ 2015 World Meeting of Families, and Pope Francis’s visit to the United States.

17 Adventures During Balloon Fiesta Beginning Saturday Oct. 3

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The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta begins Saturday. CourtesyNMT 17 Adventures During Balloon Fiesta Beginning Saturday Oct. 3 Submitted by Carol A. Clark The New Mexico Tourism Department has created a list of 17 things for visitors to do during Balloon Fiesta week, encouraging an extended stay for the hundreds of thousands of visitors that travel […]

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, […]

New Mexico’s Green Chile Cheeseburger Trail Front-runner In USA Today Contest

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New Mexico’s Green Chile Cheeseburger Trail Front-runner In USA Today Contest New Mexico is known as the epicenter for green chile and its most beloved culinary treasure, the green chile cheeseburger. USA Today announced the 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards, and the New Mexico True Green Chile Cheeseburger Trail is a front-runner. The New Mexico […]