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2009-05-21 14:41:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- An enchanting new, fully-furnished contemporary Pueblo-style home awaits the winner of the 2010 HGTV Dream Home which will be given away early next year. The 14th annual HGTV Dream Home will be located in Sandia Park along the Turquoise Trail between Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico. Information about the eagerly anticipated location of the home will be available at Dream Home central on HGTV.com beginning May 21, 2009. The custom-designed...

2008-09-25 15:00:00

By Juan-Carlos Rodriguez Journal Staff Writer Urban farming, a hot topic in the city these days, is being celebrated at the Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center on Saturday. Kent Swanson with the Open Space Division said the city wants to highlight its interest in maintaining agriculture in the Rio Grande valley. "The Open Space Division manages roughly 366 acres of farmlands that since 1977 have been purchased by the city to keep in agriculture," Swanson said. "The Open Space Division...

2008-07-31 15:00:35

By Laura Nesbitt Mountain View Telegraph Protecting both children and the forest from fire are just two of the goals of a thinning project begun in the East Mountains on July 1. The Sandia Mountain Natural History Center is a 128-acre environmental education center covered with pion and juniper, and located in the Sandia Mountains off N.M. 14. T he t h i nn i ng project, administered by New Mexico State Forestry and using funds from the U.S. Forest Service, will treat approximately 90...

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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...

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Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.