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The adorable “lesser Goldfinches,” a name with which I take issue, are eatingevery Nyjer seed I can afford and more….as the temperature plummets. In thepast, I seem to recall their leaving for a few…

Anderson Parcel Could Be Good Move for Growers’ Market

Although the Village has been in negotiations for years to buy the three-acre Gonzales tract next to the bank, a different, lesser-known two-acre parcel next to the post office may be acquired as early…


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Los Ranchos News

Bury Me Please

Begone Electric Wires, with Enough Money


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Arts Center Proposal Brought before Village Council

The ACE (Arts, Community, Education) Center Committee presented a proposal for a visual arts and performing arts center to the Village Council on Sept. 27. The Committee is eyeing the Jones property behind the library. If greenlit by the Village and funded by various sources including grants, the center is estimated to cost between $6-8…

Local Treasure: Yolanda Howren Jones

Her Paintings Imagine New Mexico Icons

Her process is deeply personal yet easy for any creative person to understand. “It’s all about how a window looks, sometimes a lace curtain, a line or a color,” said Yolanda Howgren Jones, recently selected a Local Treasure by the Albuquerque Art Business Association on the recommendation of Michael Lakoff of Ricochet Gallery. “Or shadows,…

A preview of upcoming Albuquerque, Santa Fe theatre season

From Lockerbie to London, Aim To Be Entertained

Theater-going Corraleños have much to make them applaud–their proximity to both Albuquerque and Santa Fe and to their local Adobe Theater on 4th St. NW. Opening at the Adobe on September 2 is The Women of Lockerbie by Deborah Brevoort and directed by Pete Parkin. It is the moving true story of the aftermath of the crash…

Neuro Choir announces first rehearsal

Group aims to ‘positively impact’ Corrales citizens with brain disorders

In partnership with the UNM Neuro Choir, The Corrales Neuro Choir is a singing group for those who possess a brain injury or neurological change due to a stroke, dementia, Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders; along with their caregivers. Practice started Aug. 16 and rehearsals will continue every other Tuesday from 10am to 11:15am…


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The Thirsty Gardener

Stephanie Hainsfurther

From The Horse’s Mouth


From the Horse’s Mouth: Old Traditions, New Directions

Will horses return as a necessity for going to the post office and store?

By Steve Komadina This is a column that talks about horses and the Corrales connection. Itwas started as an initiative of Corrales Horse and Mule People(CHAMP) to help horse and non-horse owners to think about living in ahorse-oriented community. What will the New Year bring for our Corrales horse heritage? Ourpopulation as a world and…


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Meredith Hughes


“The tumult and the shouting dies…” Right? We are post-election, post-WorldSeries and sniffing around food-ish notions for this month’s major event.But first, I did indeed enjoy my early vote on Halloween. No line, a row ofsmiling poll workers, banter with the guy at table no. 7, a swift filling of the ballot,fully masked, cheers and…


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The Corrales Chronicles

Corrales Historical Society

Corrales Chronicles: Treasures Lost and Reclaimed

Part of the “I didn’t know that!” Series

by Mary Davis, Corrales Historical Society Did you know that in 1959 this is what the north end of Corrales looked like? The aerial photo of his house was taken by photographer Dick Kent. The house, which he built in the early 1950s, sits all by itself in the white patch of ground just east…


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Donald Schmidt, Corrales

Donald Schmidt, a Corrales resident, died July 28, 2022. Born in Evans, Colo., Don came to New Mexico with his parents, Leo and Caroline Schmidt, at age 14 in 1964. After high school, he served in the United States Navy for four years. He lived in Corrales with his wife, Brenda, and sons, Evan and…

Ron Bloch, 77

A retiree to Corrales since 2015, Ron Bloch died unexpectedly on December 28. He was 77. The Missouri native joined the  Peace Corps in its early days after graduating from St. Louis University in 1966. While serving in that capacity in Venezuela, he was drafted into the Army during the war in Vietnam. Stationed to South…

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