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Letter to the Editor: Trickle Down Balloons

Submitted by By Scott Kominiak, Corrales resident and balloonist If you’d like to submit a Letter to the Editor, please email Dear Editor-On behalf of the Albuquerque area ballooning community, I want to say thanks for the good press. Unfortunately, on a national level, we only seem to make the news when unfortunate incidents…

Commentary: Why I bought The Corrales Comment

This piece is offered by the author as commentary. It does not necessarily imply endorsement by The Comment.  Have an opinion? Share it: If you are lucky enough to live in the Village of Corrales you know that the mailman’s visit every other Saturday brings something special. That’s when the latest edition of the…

Happy trails to Jeff Radford

By Mick Harper My first brush with the Corrales Comment came in the winter of 1981-82. I’d moved here in the summer of ’81, was loving my newly adopted home village, especially all the eccentrics and other characters. One Saturday morning as I approached the front door of the Corrales post office… “Sir, want to…

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