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2014-01-14 08:26:05

New Mexico ski resort to significantly increase access to advanced terrain with installation of one of the highest lifts in North America TAOS, N.M., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taos Ski Valley today announced that beginning in 2014 - 2015 ski season, visitors will be able to access the mountain's celebrated Kachina Peak via a chairlift for the first time. The Kachina Peak Lift will be installed during the summer of 2014 and will summit at 12,450 feet, making it one of the highest...

2014-01-13 20:21:47

Landmark Case May Set Precedent for Challenging "Assisted Suicide" Laws in Other States ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Mexico Second Judicial District Judge Nan Nash today issued a landmark decision that terminally ill, mentally competent patients have a fundamental right to aid in dying under the substantive due process clause of the New Mexico State Constitution. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140113/DC45788) (Logo:...

2014-01-12 23:01:07

Heartwood Home Health & Hospice is proud to be recognized by HealthInsight for our quality of care. HealthInsight is presenting us with their Quality Award for the year of 2013, which is our second time receiving this award. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) January 12, 2014 Today, HealthInsight, a private, non-profit, community-based organization dedicated to improving health and health care in Nevada, New Mexico, and Utah, presented the 2013 HealthInsight Quality Award to Heartwood Home...

2014-01-07 12:20:09

DALLAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Murex LLC (Murex) and Cetane Energy LLC (Cetane) have completed a unit train expansion project of the existing Cetane crude oil transloading facility in Carlsbad, New Mexico. The completion of the capital improvement project now allows the Cetane facility to load unit trains of up to 120 rail cars of crude oil. Over the past year, Murex and Cetane have added 40,000 barrels of crude oil storage capacity, 12 tanker truck offload stations capable of...

Discovery Helps Explain Binary Systems
2013-12-31 14:59:55

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Astronomers using the Very Large Array (VLA) have made a discovery that helps explain how double-star systems form. Half of all sun-like stars are part of double or multiple-star systems, and scientists have long debated over how these systems form. The latest discovery of previously-unseen binary companions to a pair of young protostars lends strong support for one of these explanations. "The only way to resolve the debate is to...

2013-12-23 23:22:50

New Mexico plastic surgeon, Miguel Gallegos, MD, is introducing Mentor’s “gummy bear” breast implants to breast augmentation patients of Hermosa Plastic Surgery. Albuquerque, New Mexico (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Dr. Miguel Gallegos of Hermosa Plastic Surgery today announced that he will be offering Mentor’s latest generation of cohesive gel breast implants at his plastic surgery practice serving Albuquerque, El Paso, and surrounding New Mexico and Texas communities. MENTOR®...


Latest New Mexico Reference Libraries

Gila National Forest
2013-12-05 14:10:25

The Gila National Forest is a protected national forest in New Mexico in the southwestern United States established in 1905. It covers about 2,710,659 acres of public land, making it the 6th largest National Forest in the continental U.S. The forest also manages the part of Apache National Forest that lies in New Mexico which totals an additional 614,202 acres for a total of 3.3 million acres managed by the Gila National Forest. A portion of the area, the Gila Wilderness and the Blue Range...

Carson National Forest
2013-11-21 14:15:13

Carson National Forest is a national forest in northern New Mexico, United States. It is made up of 1.5 million acres and is administered by the United States Forest Service. The Forest Service’s “mixed use” policy permits it use for recreation, resource extraction, and grazing. The forest was once inhabited by the Ancestral Pueblo people, who left ruins of adobe dwellings and other artifacts at an archaeological site that is now called Pot Creek Cultural Site. Some areas of the...

Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest
2013-11-01 09:56:20

The Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest is a 2.76 million acre United States National Forest which runs along the Mogollon Rim and the White Mountains in east-central Arizona and extending into the U.S. state of New Mexico. Both forests are managed as one unit by USDA Forest Service from the forest headquarters in Springerville, Arizona. It has over 400 species of wildlife. With its high elevation and cool summer breezes, it is a popular weekend destination from the hot desert for Phoenix,...

Cibola National Forest
2013-10-15 09:58:01

Cibola National Forest is a national forest that is located in New Mexico in the United States. The park, which contains 1,633,783 acres, holds grasslands that extend into Oklahoma and Texas and is separated into four ranger districts known as the Mountainair district, the Mt. Taylor district, the Sandia district, and the Magdalena district. This national forest is home to numerous mountains including the Zuni, Magdalene, the Bear, and Sandia Mountains. Elevations within the park vary between...

Carlsbad Caverns National Park
2013-04-17 15:30:34

Carlsbad Caverns National Park is located in southeastern New Mexico in the United States. The park holds 46,766 acres of land, of which 2/3 is a designated wilderness, and is thought to have been discovered by Jim White, who entered the Carlsbad Caverns and named many of the areas within the caverns, including Queens Chamber, New Mexico Room, Green Lake Room, Giant Dome, Witch's Finger, and Bottomless Pit. President Calvin Coolidge established the area as a national monument in 1923, but it...

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