Christmas Towns in New Mexico

Christmas Towns in New Mexico

Thanksgiving has come and gone, which means that Christmas is quickly approaching. Fortunately, there’s still time to get the whole family into the Christmas spirit. Check out these Christmas towns in New Mexico that take the holiday season to a whole new level!   Albuquerque It should come as no surprise to anyone that’s ever been there that Albuquerque takes the top spot on our list. Also known as the Duke City, Albuquerque is home to a River of Lights in the ABQ Biopark. The Old Town Plaza features decorations upon decorations, and visitors can take a ride on Christmas Eve in the luminaria trolley tour. To top it all

New Mexico’s Clean Energy Proposal Moves Ahead

New Mexico’s Clean Energy Proposal Moves Ahead

Early last month, New Mexico regulators voted to start discussions about New Mexico’s clean energy proposal. This new proposal would help shield utility customers from the costs associated with environmental regulations. The workshops, which were held in Santa Fe in mid-October, allowed the public to share their opinions on the new proposal, which would call for utilities to reduce their carbon dioxide emissions by 4 percent by 2040. Across the state, utilities are already making progress on this goal. The Public Service Co. of New Mexico, the state’s largest electric utility, is making plans to close part of its coal plant in northwest New Mexico, opting to invest in new

Do You Know the History of Gallup?

Do You Know the History of Gallup?

Gallup, New Mexico is home to more than 21,000 residents and sits along historic US Route 66. Originally founded in 1881, the city’s history is unique and interesting. Without further ado, here’s a closer look at the history of Gallup. Gallup was founded as a railhead for the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad. The city’s name stems from a paymaster with the name David Gallup. The city is located near a Navajo reservation, earning it the nickname “Heart of Indian Country.” The city is located on rough terrain and near Monument Valley, two factors that made it a favorite filming spot of Western movies. Thanks to its proximity to prime filming

Bigfoot in New Mexico

Bigfoot in New Mexico

Bigfoot, also known as Sasquatch, has been a legend across the United States for a long time and seems to have a cult following. That’s what it appears to be, anyway, considering there’s a bill on the table making it illegal for state-funded colleges to fund hunts for mythical creatures. With government officials speaking out about previous expeditions, we thought now would be a good time to take a look some of the evidence of Bigfoot in New Mexico. Sightings of Bigfoot in New Mexico aren’t exactly uncommon, and while many blatantly deny the creature’s existence, there’s likely a basis for the legend. One of the most recent sightings came