Tag: corrales

  • Letter to the Editor: Trickle Down Balloons

    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 editor@corralescomment.com 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 […]

  • NM Wine Industry Gets Boost From Vineyard Restoration Fund

    NM Wine Industry Gets Boost From Vineyard Restoration Fund

    Whether you’re looking for a glass of dry, red Cabernet to pair with a steak, or a glass of crisp Pinot Grigio to complement a cheese platter, rest assured you’ll be able to find a bottle of wine made from grapes grown right here in New Mexico. The history of New Mexico wine dates back to the […]

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    Meredith catches up with Jeff on his retirement adventure to Columbia and checks in on the creepy Corrales Nextdoor thread (!)

  • Local Treasure: Yolanda Howren Jones

    Local Treasure: Yolanda Howren Jones

    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, […]

  • Co-creator of ABQ Peace and Justice Center Turns 100

    Co-creator of ABQ Peace and Justice Center Turns 100

    On June 24, Dorie Bunting turned a remarkable 100 years old. Over the years, Bunting had become a leading voice for the progressive movement in New Mexico and helped establish the Albuquerque Peace and Justice Center.  In high school, Bunting stayed with a family in Berlin under Nazi rule. “In terms of my feelings about […]

  • Rio Rancho’s treated sewage to support Bosque wetlands restoration

    Rio Rancho’s treated sewage to support Bosque wetlands restoration

    Even if the current monsoon season produces less rain than desired and little stormwater through the Harvey Jones Flood Control Channel, the wetland plantings at channel’s mouth in the Bosque Preserve are assured of irrigation. About five million gallons of treated sewage from Rio Rancho which had been poured directly into the river every day are […]

  • Village approves additional cannabis shop as statewide sales boom

    Village approves additional cannabis shop as statewide sales boom

    A second Corrales business has been  approved to sell recreational marijuana. Fawn Dolan, owner of Corrales Hemporium at Corrales Road and East Ella, learned June 15 that her site development plan related to recreational cannabis sales from the Village had been unanimously approved by Planning and Zoning. Dolan plans to install a small display case […]


    [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Despite restrictions on businesses here during the past eight months, Corrales’ gross receipts tax revenues are holding steady compared to last year. Declines in holiday shopping are expected to ravage the bottom lines for retailers here as elsewhere this month and last, but so far sales tax revenues have stayed relatively strong, according […]


    [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] As of Monday, April 20, four cases of the coronavirus COVID-19 had been recorded in Corrales. That information was available through the N.M. Department of Health’s website for the first time on Friday, April 17. Continual reporting of cases by zipcode can be found at the department’s website: http://www.cv.nmhealth.org.  On that homepage, find the […]


    [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Corrales Lake won’t be open for waterskiing or swimming later this year, but mosquito-feeding might be. The long-envisioned stormwater detention pond along Sagebrush Drive is now substantially complete. The enormous basin excavated in what has been the north half of the Village’s Salce Park is the terminus for extensive drainage improvements to cure disastrous […]

  • 2020- APRIL 11 ISSUE: Special Announcement: Mayor’s Coronavirus Message

    [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Slider_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Headline_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] The Mayor’s Message on Covid-19 There’s definitely a change in the way we are talking about coronavirus. Yes, it is here in New Mexico, but we are not going to panic. We are going to do what we can to protect ourselves and each other. Our goal […]

  • Special Announcement: Growers’ Market Schedule

    [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Slider_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] insert url insert url insert url insert url insert url [siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Headline_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Growers’ Market Preview The Corrales Growers’ Market still expects to be welcoming you to its final Winter Market on April 6, from 11a.m. to 1 p.m. It will start the regular weekly Sunday season on April 26, from 9 a.m. to […]