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live music at the TorC Brewery, July 2017

Detour: Live Music Ahead

Sierra County’s music scene is livening up, thanks in large part to the opening of a new brewery in downtown Truth or Consequences!

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Kayak rental

Get Outdoors and Onto the Water!

Memorial Day Weekend is nearly here! The weather is hotter’n blazes in southern New Mexico, but fortunately, there is a lot of cool refreshing water (2 lakes, the Rio Grande) just waiting for you to enjoy it!

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Merican Slang July 4 Dam Site Elephant Butte

Celebrate Independence Day in Sierra County!

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2017 Truth or Consequences Fiesta

Truth or Consequences Fiesta: May 5-7

2017 FIESTA begins with 2 events on Friday night followed by too-many-to-count on Saturday plus quite a few on Sunday! Who’s ready for funnel cake? Round up the family and get in on the fun!

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Kayak Fishing Tournament

Kayak Fishing Tournament May 19-21

This catch-photo-release tournament is open to any non-motorized watercraft—canoe, kayak, rowboat, etc. Prize categories include largest & smallest largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, walleye.

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map of Hot Spring Spas in Truth or Consequences

Truth or Consequences Hot Springs Festival: May 12-14

Truth or Consequences’ Hot Springs Festival, May 12-14, 2017, is a jam-packed celebration of healthy lifestyles, alternative medicine and sustainable living.

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bottles of wine at Black Range Vineyards in Hillsboro

Local Wineries & Wine Tasting

Three wineries in Sierra County – Shattuck Vineyards in Caballo, Black Range Vineyards in Hillsboro, & Point Blanc Winery in Truth or Consequences – sell local wine and offer wine tastings.

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Christmas dinner 2016

Make Reservations for Christmas Dinner in Truth or Consequences!

Two restaurants in Truth or Consequences will be open to serve you on Christmas Day, December 25, 2016. Reservations are recommended at both, so don’t delay!

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Rose, a new film made in Truth or Consequences

Film in Sierra County: Rod McCall‘s “Rose”

Judging by the trailer, “Rose” – filmed in Truth or Consequences and the surrounding county – is going to be great! Stars Cybill Shepherd, Pam Grier, James Brolin, Cindy Pickett, Julio Cedillo, Erik Fellows, and Amy Davidson.

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Elephant Butte Luminaria Beachwalk

December Events in Sierra County

Holy moly, look at all these events! From festive annual occurrences like the Luminaria Beachwalk to new Ecotouristy offerings, Sierra County will keep you hopping in December.

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Traditional Thanksgiving dinner

2016 Thanksgiving Weekend in Sierra County

Spend the holiday here! Restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner in Truth or Consequences include Sierra Grande Lodge, cafe BellaLuca, Johnny B’s, & Denny’s.

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AKC Dog Show in Truth or Consequences

4-Day AKC Dog Show October 13-16
in Truth or Consequences

Are you a cynophilist? (That’s a fancy word for dog enthusiast.) If so, then you won’t want to miss the AKC Dog Show happening in Truth or Consequences in mid-October!

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massage and craniosacral treatments

Hit the Spaaah – for Massage, Ashi-Thai, Tarot, ManiPedi, Craniosacral, and Much More

Pamper yourself at one of Sierra County’s Spa Facilities! From Truth or Consequences to Kingston, you’ll find a variety of treatments: massage of all kinds including Ashi-Thai, plus craniosacral, wraps, mani-pedis, tarot, astrology, and (of course!) hot springs.

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Elephant Butte Dam during construction

Elephant Butte Dam Centennial Celebration
October 7-22, 2016

When Elephant Butte Dam was completed in 1916, it was an engineering wonder, the largest facility of its kind in the world.

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local artist retreats

Artist Residencies and Retreats

Sierra County has several options for artists looking for residencies and retreats.

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WhiteKnight2 replica at Spaceport America

Spaceport America to Host Free Open House

Spaceport America will host a FREE open house on October 1, 2016. The event is open to the first 800 cars to register.

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tortoise at Turner Ranch

Video: Armendaris & Ladder Ranch Tours

Ted Turner Enterprises’ ecotours in Sierra County take guests to areas of unspoiled beauty. This video offers a preview.

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Elephant Butte Lake 4th of July fireworks

Saturday, July 2 – Fireworks Show at the Lake!

2016 Fireworks are set for July 2, with a rain date of July 3. State Park fees are waived after 6pm.

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Truth or Consequences Centennial 2016

Truth or Consequences Centennial Celebration

A lively schedule of events is planned for a Centennial Celebration to be held June 10-12.

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Truth or Consequences 2016 Fiesta

2016 Truth or Consequences Fiesta

The 2016 Truth or Consequences Fiesta features familiar activities like the Parade, Junk Boat Race and Kids Fishing Derby, plus a brand new event: the Film Fiesta.

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elephant butte lake levels rising

Elephant Butte Restaurant News Spring 2016

Hungry at the Lake? Burgers & Buns will be open for the season starting Easter Sunday. Damsite Restaurant opens May 1.

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Chloride Bank Cafe

Country Dining in Sierra County

Sierra County has some charming restaurants that are off the beaten path. Enjoy a scenic drive to these dining spots in Hillsboro, Chloride and Arrey.

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enter our Photo Contest

Submit Your Best Photos, You Could Win $100!

Enter your photo or video in the contest. No limit to number of entries; winning images will be used for advertisement purposes. Give it a shot, you might win $100.

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Elephant Butte's Luminaria Beachwalk

‘Tis the Season for Lights & Luminarias

Old-Fashioned Christmas & Elephant Butte’s Luminaria Beachwalk are two festive events happening the 2nd weekend in December.

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stephenkingticket

November 19, 1983: “Stephen King Day” in T or C

Stephen King in Truth or Consequences? Yes, that happened, on November 19, 1983.

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Grapevine Bistro, Truth or Consequences

Healthy Eats, Morning Coffee, Hearty Fare

T or C restaurants dish up traditional and/or healthy fare along with home town atmosphere.

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leaked photo of the interior of Brazen Fox

Truth or Consequences Downtown News

Black Cat’s Back, Truth Bicycle & Board Opens, and the Brazen Fox makes it official.

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water aerobics at the City Pool

Winter in August, Kids Swimming Lessons at the City Pool

TorC’s City Pool switched to winter hours when school started. Lap, therapeutic and open swims are held daily. Pool cover goes on in October. Open year-round!

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Elephant Butte Balloon Regatta

Elephant Butte Balloon Regatta 2015

The Elephant Butte Balloon Regatta is August 22 & 23. It coincides with Elephant Days (It’s A Luau!) and a Carnival. Ascensions start early in the morning and evening balloon glows are planned.

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Elephant Butte Lake stocked with black bass

Fishstock II

Elephant Butte Lake State Park, Fish & Game, and a team of volunteers introduced approximately 40,000 fish into the waters of the reservoir on August 13 2015.

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The Genesis sculpture outside Spaceport America

Touring Spaceport America

The Spaceport America tour lasts approximately 4 hours, and includes a look at the Gateway to Space, the Spaceport Operation Center, the runway, and history & information on the area.

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Lee Belle Johnson Building

Downtown Visitor Centers – Spaceport America & Geronimo Trail National Scenic Byway

Downtown Truth or Consequences has two new Visitor Centers located in the heart of the hot springs district. The Spaceport America Visitor Center and the Geronimo Trail VIsitor Center opened to the public on June 26.

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July 4 at Elephant Butte Lake

BIG 4th of July 2015 Weekend in Elephant Butte New Mexico!

Fourth of July 2015 at Elephant Butte Lake will include a Sand Castle Building Contest, RV & Boat Show, and the big Fireworks Show.

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Lee Belle Johnson Center

Spaceport America Visitor Center in the Historic LBJ

The City of Truth or Consequences, with enthusiastic support from the New Mexico Historic Preservation Office, is currently overseeing revisions to the Lee Belle Johnson Center, which is set to open in late June as an interim Spaceport America Visitor Center.

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“Find Your New Mexico True Park” Encourages Residents to Explore!

“Find Your New Mexico True Park” is a contest that encourages residents to visit New Mexico’s state parks, historic sites, and national parks and monuments, then upload a video of their visits for a chance to win prizes.

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BMX rider flying high

Topless Pool & New BMX Bike Track in T or C

The City Pool uncovers in the hot springs district while a BMX bike track debuts on south Broadway.

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fishing at Elephant Butte Lake

Volunteers Needed to Move Fish!

A fish-stocking effort in early May added about 20,000 young fish to the waters of Elephant Butte Lake.

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Fiesta Parade - Truth or Consequences Fiesta

2015 FIESTA! The Curious Townie on The Morning Brew with Friends

“Curious Townie” Steven Westman loves all of NM, and has a great appreciation for Truth or Consequences. Here, he promotes Fiesta on The Morning Brew.

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Damsite Restaurant in Elephant Butte

Sierra County Restaurant News April 2015

NOW OPEN: Stone Age Cafe, Los Fidencios, Dam Site, and General Store Cafe: restaurant news for Truth or Consequences, Elephant Butte, and Hillsboro.

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soaking in the hot springs of Truth or Consequences NM

Truth or Consequences: New Mexico True

A new commercial for Truth or Consequences, its downtown, and ten wonderful hot spring spas.

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Bedroxx Bowling Center in Truth or Consequences

Bowling is Back in T or C!

The Bedroxx Bowling Alley has reopened – leagues are forming in April, lessons and pro shop available now.

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Elephant Butte's Taste of St. Patty's event

Events at Elephant Butte Lake – March 2015

Elephant Butte Lake is the site of events happening on the first two weekends in March.

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Geronimo Springs Museum entrance Truth or Consequences New Mexico

Museums & Organizations Preserve the History of Sierra County New Mexico

Two historical societies, some fabulous museums (Geronimo! Pioneer Store!) and the Kingston Spit and Whittle Club keep history alive in Sierra County.

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first day hike across Elephant Butte Dam

Healthy New Year! Move into 2015 with a Walk, Run, Yoga Retreat or Healing Workshop

Sierra County rings in 2015 with Health: First Day Hikes, a Full Moon Run and 2 wellness workshops.

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Seasons Greetings from Elephant Butte Lake in Sierra County New Mexico

Happy Holidays! Restaurant Hours & News (Including a 4-Course Christmas Dinner)

Christmas & Holiday Haps, Restaurant-wise

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Sierra Grande Lodge

Truth or Consequences Hot Springs News: Sprucing Up, Adding On, Branching Out

Hot news in the old hot springs district!

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Hay-Yo-Kay sign

Hay-Yo-Kay-No-Mo! Enter La Paloma Too

La Paloma Too, formerly Hay-Yo-Kay, opens for soaks on November 28.

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Thanksgiving Turkey

Thanksgiving Eats in Sierra County 2014

These Sierra County restaurants – two in Truth or Consequences and one in Elephant Butte – will serve Thanksgiving dinner on November 27.

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Energy Artist Marcia McCoy’s Photos Featured During Art Hop

Marcia McCoy’s photos of Truth or Consequences plus 2 books related to the imagery will be featured at the November Art Hop in downtown T or C.

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Four Shillings Short

Four Shillings Short – Celebrating the Celtic New Year

Four Shillings Short will celebrate the Celtic New Year – a precursor to modern-day Halloween – on October 26 in T or C.

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post office with Boris Deutsch mural, downtown Truth or Consequences New Mexico

2014 State Architectural Tour of Truth or Consequences and Elephant Butte

On October 25 2014, an Architectural Tour of Truth or Consequences and Elephant Butte will be held for members of the New Mexico Architectural Foundation.

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sound healing bowls

Sound Healing + Healing Waters = A Unique Opportunity

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to soak in the wonderful hot springs of Truth or Consequences while basking in healing music performed live by “Sees The Day.”

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Elephant Butte Lake RV Resort

New in Elephant Butte! An Indoor Pool & Recreation Facility plus Meeting & Banquet Space at the Elephant Butte Lake RV Resort

Elephant Butte Lake RV Resort has opened a beautiful new recreation facility that features an indoor swimming pool as well as banquet and meeting capability.

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T or C to Host 16th New Mexico Archaeology Fair October 4th

“Travel Through Time” at the 16th New Mexico Architectural Fair at Ralph Edwards Park in Truth or Consequences on October 4 from 10am-4pm.

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Elephant Days 2014

Elephant Days “Carnivale” September 12-13-14

Parade (theme: Carnivale), car show, food vendors, Elephant Butte Ballon Regatta. And – there’s a carnival this year!

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Elephant Butte Balloon Regatta

It’s Still Summer at Elephant Butte Lake State Park!

We may be well into September, but it’s still summer in Sierra County – and there’s plenty of water and fresh air for fishing, boating, floating and flying.

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New Mexico True TV in T or C

New Mexico True TV Visits T-or-C and Chloride

Truth or Consequences New Mexico and the nearby historic mining town of Chloride receive the New Mexico True Television treatment.

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specials from Latitude 33 and cafe BellaLuca

“As The Downtown Turns” – Changes in T or C’s Hot Springs & Commercial District

Openings, closings, and change of hours for Downtown T or C’s business district. The August First Edition.

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Virgin Galactic Third Powered Flight January 2014

Virgin Galactic’s Third Powered Flight – Video!

Video of Virgin Galactic’s & SpaceShipTwo’s Third Powered Flight, which happened on January 14, 2014.

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Float the Rio Grande at night

Float Down the Rio Grande Under a Full Moon

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2014 fireworks at Elephant Butte Lake

Fourth of July Weekend = Fireworks and Fun on the Water

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the Pine Knot - no more

End of an Era: Pine Knot Closed (Plus Other Changes)

A few changes in Truth or Consequences & Elephant Butte – some of them temporary / related to summer, others (Pine Knot closed) evidently permanent.

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Stegomastodon Fossil: A Major Discovery at Elephant Butte Lake

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Patriotic Flip Flops for Flag Day at Elephant Bute

June 14 Weekend: Celebrate Flag Day at Elephant Butte Lake

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Dr. Love's Hot Springs Wellness Clinic

Mineral-Rich Geothermal Waters Beget a Long History of Healers in Truth or Consequences @Hot Springs New Mexico

On Truth or Consequences’ hot springs, holistic healing, and how those two things have complemented one another for…ever.

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stuck in sand at Elephant Butte Lake

Stuck In the Sand at Elephant Butte Lake – What To Do?

So many of us have been there. At the lake, where there’s all that lovely sandy beach. And you can drive on it! Or can you? Truth is, it is all too easy to get your vehicle stuck.

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Reuters News Agency visits Spaceport America

Reuters on Truth or Consequences and Spaceport America

Wowz, some beautiful photos and fabulous news coverage came out of this Reuters trip to Sierra County and Spaceport America.

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Wes Naman's 505 Faces

505 Faces Coming to the 575

Steven Westman, Wes Naman and Joy Godfrey jumped in an RV and hit the 575 during the month of May to photograph any and all willing New Mexicans.

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community concert - hot time in hot springs new mexico

Events for the Last Weekend in April 2014

Spotlighting a few events happening in Sierra County during the last week in April.

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Le Chat Lunatique

Events This Weekend!

If you love having many events to choose from then you’ll be happy in Sierra County this weekend – peruse Arts & Crafts, slap on sunscreen for a Raft-up, or hear live music from Albuquerque’s best-loved Jazz Band.

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quilting supply vendors at the quilt show

February 21-22, 2014 Quilt Show at Ralph Edwards Civic Auditorium

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Singer Ana Egge will perform in Hillsboro

The Haunting Melodies of Ana Egge This Saturday in Hillsboro

The Hillsboro Concert Series brings talent to the picturesque village’s Community Center. This Saturday, January 19 2014, listen to the haunting melodies of Ana Egge and hit the wine bar after!

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First Day Hike on Elephant Butte Dam - January 1, 2014

First Day Hike at Luchini Trail and Elephant Butte Dam

New Years Day hikes at Elephant Butte Lake – one at Luchini Nature Trail, the other on the historic Elephant Butte Dam which has been closed to traffic since September 11, 2001.

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Sunday Mixed-Level Yoga

Year-End Activities, Continuing into 2014, at Studio de la Luz

Two weekly activities at Studio del la Luz in Truth or Consequences offer opportunities to increase your connectivity — with others and with yourself.

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Brian Haas & Dave Wayne in concert

December 21 Musical Performance in Honor of Eve Elting and a Steinway “O”

Dr. Eve Elting generously donated a piano to the Lee Belle Johnson center a few years ago. On December 21, a free performance by Brian Haas & Dave Wayne celebrates Dr. Eve and her gift.

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Monticello Store

Feeling Festive? Head to the Monticello Holiday Store!

If you’ve never shopped at the Monticello Holiday Store, you have no idea the unique gifts you’re missing out on. Everything is locally made.

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Santa Bathing

Santa is Coming to T or C’s Old-Fashioned Christmas

Santa will be checking his list while soaking in temperatures of up to 110 degrees at some of T or C’s hot spring spas during Old-Fashioned Christmas!

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crafts, bazaars, bake sales

Crafts, Bazaars, Markets & Bake Sales November 22-24

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La Paloma - by Mickey Losey

Yoga Retreat in T or C: January 2014 at La Paloma Hot Springs & Spa

Consider this retreat you are thinking of getting into Yoga in 2014, or if you are already practicing but want to enjoy an immersive yoga weekend with hot springs on the side.

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Wendy Tremayne signing a copy of her book, Good Life Lab

Homemaking as Revolution? Yes, in Sierra County, New Mexico!

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book on hot springs new mexico

This Weekend in Truth or Consequences

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the Darlands sell more than balsamic vinegar

Organic Balsamic Vinegar, Made Right Here in Sierra County!

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Space Race

Space Race!

Virgin Galactic is partnering with NBC to create a new TV program called “Space Race!” The winner will have an opportunity to become an astronaut by flying to space on board SpaceShipTwo.

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elephant butte lake levels rising

Yes! Lake Levels Rose in September 2013

Elephant Butte Lake levels went up 5 feet in September, and Caballo Lake’s up 10 feet, according to the Bureau of Reclamation. We think that’s a low figure judging by a cliff kids were jumping off on September 1.

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21 mineral baths

21 Days – A Hot Springs Experiment (Afterward)

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Elephant Days 2013 – Complete Schedule

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boats on Elephant Butte Lake

Labor Day Sunday at Winding Roads Park

Labor Day Weekend at the lake, old geezer style. No racing motors (except from afar), just a quiet park, wildlife and great views – the perfect staycationette.

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Black Range artist David Farrell

“Common Ground” Explored by Hillsboro and Kingston Artists over Labor Day

Labor Day Weekend 2013, join artists and residents of Hillsboro and Kingston New Mexico as they celebrate Common Ground in the wake of the Silver Fire.

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middle Percha Creek flooding near Kingston

Middle Percha Creek Flooding on August 4 (Filmed in Kingston NM)

In the aftermath of the Silver Fire, there was concern that Hillsboro could flood. Turns out there was a flood but it didn’t get as far as Hillsboro. This video footage was submitted by Catherine Wanek of the Black Range Lodge.

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tour Spaceport America

Tours of Spaceport America Attract Geeks, Space Freaks, and Fun-Seekers

Spaceport America tours are gaining in popularity. Take advantage of this opportunity to see the Spaceport up close and personal before the official Visitor Center opens!

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A charred tree west of Kingston New Mexico

Kingston and Hillsboro – Open for Business Post-Silver Fire

The 2013 Silver Fire burned hundreds of thousand Silver s of acres in the Gila and Aldo Wilderness areas, leading to the evacuation of the town of Kingston. Subsequent flood warnings and reseeding of burned areas resulted in road closures, but as of August 9, all roads are officially open, allowing Hillsboro and Kingston’s hotels, restaurants and shops to get back to business-as-usual.

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Vince Gilligan

Breaking Bad Creator Vince Gilligan on Soaking in T or C’s Hot Springs

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Latitude 33 Stir-Fried Rice

Sierra County Restaurant News Summer 2013

Truth or Consequences restaurant news, plus The Bank Cafe opens in Chloride, Black Range Vineyards sets up shop in Hillsboro, and more!

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Broadway in Truth or Consequences

Take Me Back To Truth or Consequences: A Song About T or C

We just love a song about Truth or Consequences, how about you?

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river floating

River Float Report + Fireworks This Weekend

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video: Elephant Butte Water Activities

Lots to Do at Elephant Butte Lake

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water skiing on Caballo Lake, 2013

Water Skiing on Caballo Lake June 2013

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Percha Bank Museum and Gallery in Kingston NM

Percha Bank Museum & Gallery Open for Summer 2013

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Frank Winston Carriage House

The Frank Winston Carriage House in Winston

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Two Egrets at Elephant Butte Lake

May 11 – International Migratory Bird Day!

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green chile cheeseburger from the Elephant Butte Hamburger boat

Burgers-N-Buns: Elephant Butte Lake’s Hamburger Boat

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Public Baths at Riverbend Hot Springs

21 Days – Riverbend Hot Springs, Soak #21

Winding up the “21 day soaking regimen” at Riverbend Hot Springs’ public pools – 5 temperatures to choose from with gorgeous river views, not bad!

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ladies baths at Charles Motel and Spa, Truth or Consequences

21 Days – Charles Motel & Spa, Soak #20

Learning the hard way that soaking should never be though of as an endurance contest.

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La Paloma private bath

21 Days – La Paloma Hot Springs, Soak #19

Pre-Fiesta escape to peace and quiet at La Paloma Hot Springs & Spa.

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21 Days – Sierra Grande Lodge, Soak #18

Sierra Grande Lodge’s Spirit Bath is big, beautiful, and is filled by a mineral waterfall. Also – jets!

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Hot H20

21 Days – Hay-Yo-Kay Hot Springs, Soak #17

Visit to the indoor baths at Hay-Yo-Kay – and yes, you WILL sleep better after bathing in the hot springs of Truth or Consequences!

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ladies baths at Charles Motel and Spa, Truth or Consequences

21 Days – Charles Spa, Soak #16

Schedule time before or after your bath at the Charles Motel & Spa to check out the gift shop.

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Pelican Spa, Truth or Consequences

21 Days – Pelican Spa, Soak #15

The bad news: Pelican Spa’s baths are for Lodging Guests only. The good news – Pelican Spa has more than 25 lodging rooms!

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Blackstone Hotsprings' Wet Room

21 Days – Blackstone Hotsprings Wet Room, Soak #14

A trip to Blackstone’s extremely popular Wet Room – mineral bath + steam room!

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Rio Pool at Riverbend

21 Days – Riverbend Hot Springs, Lucky Soak #13

The Rio bath, one of Riverbend Hot Springs’ beautiful private pools (with a view of the Rio Grande!).

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Fire Water Lodge

21 Days – Fire Water Lodge, Soak #12

Sunny, warm and breezy: a perfect day to try out Fire Water Lodge’s outdoor bath.

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Artesian Mineral Baths

21 Days – Artesian Mineral Baths, Soak #11

Soaking it up at the uber-authentic Artesian Mineral Baths.

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Indian Springs, Truth or Consequences NM

21 Days – Indian Springs, Soak #10

Indian Springs’ large bath provides much-needed recovery from terrorists. #dramaqueen

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Charles rooftop mineral water bath

21 Days – Charles Motel & Spa, Soak #9

A mini vacation on the roof of the Charles Motel & Spa.

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Hay-Yo-Kay sign

21 Days – Hay-Yo-Kay Hot Springs, Soak #8

The Long House at Hay-Yo-Kay, plus a lot of information about Truth or Consequences hot springs, not to be confused with mineral baths.

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21 Days – Blackstone Hotsprings, Soak #7

Blackstone HIstoric baths – best kept secret of the budget-friendly half-hour soak in T or C?

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La Paloma - by Mickey Losey

21 Days – La Paloma Hot Springs, Soak #6

Hanging out (literally) in one of La Paloma Hot Springs’ private artesian baths.

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Sierra Grande Lodge, Truth or Consequences

21 Days – Sierra Grande Lodge, Soak #5

A luxurious soak in the beautiful Mineral Bath at the Sierra Grande Lodge and Spa.

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21 Days – Indian Springs, Soak #4

Day 4 takes me to Indian Springs small bath – a first for me! It’s a perfect soaker for a party of one.

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bath at Fire Water Lodge

21 Days – Fire Water Lodge, Soak #3

Fire Water’s baths are normally for Fire Water Lodgers only, but I’m given a free pass as part of the “21 soaks” project.

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21 Days – Charles Motel & Spa, Soak #2

The Charles was built in the 1930s and while it has been updated, the pink-tiled baths in the ladies’ hot spring bathing area retain their historic feel.

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Blackstone Spa

21 Days – Blackstone Hotsprings Historic Bath, Soak #1

Day One of the 21 day soaking adventure begins at Blackstone Hotsprings’ Historic Bath #2.

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Isabelle Court assisting a visitor at the Geronimo Trail Scenic Byway Visitor Center

Geronimo Trail Visitor Center Employee Isabelle Court – Inexhaustible!

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map of Hot Spring Spas in Truth or Consequences

21 Days: Exploring the Health Benefits of T or C’s Geothermal Baths, One Hot Springs Spa at a Time

The website for one of our local hot spring spas says this: “Local legend has it that taking the waters 3 times a day for 21 days in a row will cure anything that ails you.” That’s a cool legend, right? But…is it true?

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Las Palomas Plaza - public Hot Springs in Truth or Consequences NM

BANA – Recognizing Hot Springs Health Benefits

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Isabelle Court, an asset to the Geronimo Trail Visitor Center

Isabelle Court – Welcoming Guests to the Geronimo Trail Visitor Center

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Turtleback Mountain overlooks Truth or Consequences New Mexico

“Can You See It?” Turtleback Mountain, Elephant Butte, and the Sleeping Indian

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A Tweet Here, A Flickr There

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2012 centennial license plate

Happy Belated Birthday New Mexico

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Veterans Day Car Show, November

Veterans Day Car Show and Run For The Wall

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New Mexico Old Time Fiddlers State Championship

Old Time Fiddlers State Championship – New Mexico 2012

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12 Chairs Fundraiser - Datura Chair by Nolan Winkler

“County Seats” – a Fundraising Event

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paraglider in training

Paragliding at Elephant Butte Lake

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campfires allowed 100' from the water at Elephant Butte & Caballo Lakes

Elephant Butte Lake – Campfires Allowed!

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Hot Springs New Mexico

Truth or Consequences – What’s With That Crazy Name?

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Sierra Grande Lodge outdoor bath

Blast from the Past: Gina Kelley On Summertime Soaking

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vintage brochure on Hot Springs New Mexico

Vintage Brochure – Hot Springs New Mexico, City of Health

Excerpt from the narrative: “The early Spanish settlers built a stockade here and called this place ‘Los Ojos Calientes de Las Palomas (Hot springs of the Doves).”

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