LeDeane Studio: For the love of Tucumcari

LeDeane Studio: For the love of Tucumcari

James Crocker has a deep love for Tucumcari, and is a wealth of great stories.LeDeane Studio has been a leading business in Tucumcari for decades; the founders, Leo Rorabaugh and Clara Deane made a clever play on their names when they came up with ‘LeDeane,’ and the studio they founded has been...

LeDeane Studio: For the love of Tucumcari

LeDeane Studio: For the love of Tucumcari

James Crocker has a deep love for Tucumcari, and is a wealth of great stories.LeDeane Studio has been a leading business in Tucumcari for decades; the founders, Leo Rorabaugh and Clara Deane made a clever play on their names when they came up with ‘LeDeane,’ and the studio they founded has been...

Pattern Energy Completes Construction of Largest Single-Phase Renewable Energy Project in U.S. History

Albuquerque, NM, January 6, 2022 – Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Energy) announced it has completed construction and begun commercial operation of its suite of Western Spirit Wind power projects. Western Spirit Wind is comprised of four wind power facilities totaling more than 1,050 megawatts (MW) located in Guadalupe, Lincoln, and Torrance Counties in central New Mexico.

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Angel Ministries: From Tragedy to Hope

Angel Ministries: From Tragedy to Hope

Serving those in need in Portales, New Mexico.  His mother was devastated. She lost her son to tragedy, and she mourned. She also made a vow:  “Never again will a mother go through this. Never again will a mother lose their child to addiction.” This story starts with a tragedy. Robert E. Savitz...

Angel Ministries: From Tragedy to Hope

Angel Ministries: From Tragedy to Hope

Serving those in need in Portales, New Mexico.  His mother was devastated. She lost her son to tragedy, and she mourned. She also made a vow:  “Never again will a mother go through this. Never again will a mother lose their child to addiction.” This story starts with a tragedy. Robert E. Savitz...

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Welcome to KQAY/KTNM Radio Tucumcari

Welcome to KQAY/KTNM Radio Tucumcari

I mention the history of Tucumcari because, when you stop in town, it is everywhere- and if you turn on the radio while you’re there, you’ll hear the voices of Russell B and Karen A on KTNM AM and KQAY FM, respectively, both part of KQAY Radio.

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Pattern Energy and RETA Announce Energization of Western Spirit Transmission Line in New Mexico

Pattern Energy and RETA Announce Energization of Western Spirit Transmission Line in New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM, December 6, 2021 – Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Energy) and the New Mexico Renewable Energy Transmission Authority (RETA) announced today the Western Spirit Transmission line has been energized and is fully operational. The 155-mile 345 kV transmission line, developed jointly by Pattern Energy and RETA, will collect up to 800 megawatts (MW) of wind power from central New Mexico and connect it to the electric grid managed by Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM) near Albuquerque. PNM will acquire and operate the transmission line shortly after commissioning is fully completed.

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The Pink Bus

The Pink Bus

Curious, I walked over to take a look and ran into Sarah Love, the founder of The Pink Bus, a 503c(3) non profit dedicated to helping people with food insecurity and other necessities.

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ABQ Art Walk

ABQ Art Walk

On the first Friday of every month, The Albuquerque Artwalk puts on, “ABQ Art Walk,” a walking event in downtown Albuquerque featuring independent artists, entrepreneurs, artisans as well as brick and mortar businesses.

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ABQ Springtime Beer Patio

ABQ Springtime Beer Patio

I was explaining to the bartender, Amanda, that I was new to Sidetrack as she stared at me like I should know what I wanted. She replied, “I didn’t realize I was going to have to hold your hand. Wait here, new guy.”

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Year of The Dog

Year of The Dog

I was outside in the sun at “Year of the Dog,” a small hot dog restaurant in Raton, New Mexico. I was driving back to Albuquerque from Denver and I was hungry.

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City Hiking in ABQ

City Hiking in ABQ

Luckily for me, Albuquerque is blessed with stunning natural beauty everywhere. I looked up Rio Grande Valley State Park- specifically the Pueblo Montaño picnic area and trailhead.

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Title Wave Books, Revised

Title Wave Books, Revised

Leslie and Liberty teach their kids at home. “This bookstore is the only place in Albuquerque to get homeschooling books and materials,” Liberty told me, “and now we’ve been the owners for five years.”

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Friday Night Reads

Friday Night Reads

Being a man who seems to know Albuquerque inside and out, Ryan wanted to find a way to help promote independent authors in New Mexico, and thus launched, “Friday Night Reads.”

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ABQ MOM

ABQ MOM

ABQ MOM is the desire to bring Moms together and provide parenting perspectives, written by parents living here in Albuquerque.

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Homewise

Homewise

“Homeowners impact neighborhoods, and neighborhoods impact homeownership,” is not only a philosophical idea, it is one of the guiding principles of Homewise in New Mexico…

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Breakfast for One

Breakfast for One

As I’ve watched social media, I noticed a trend: friends of mine that never, or almost never, cooked their own food were using the time at home to experiment in the kitchen.

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New in New Mexico

New in New Mexico

My name is Edward Domain, and I am brand new in town. I’m originally from the Midwest, and was excited to move to Albuquerque as part of the Pattern New Mexico team. I certainly moved here in interesting times.

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