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Rose, a new film made in Truth or Consequences

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

“Being Rose” was filmed in Truth or Consequences and the surrounding county. It stars Cybill Shepherd, Pam Grier, and James Brolin.

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Sierra County Advocate 1907

A Glimpse into History: The Sierra County Advocate, 1907

We enjoyed seeing a few pages from the Sierra County Advocate’s April 19, 1907 issue. That’s more than 110 years ago!

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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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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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Stegomastodon Fossil: A Major Discovery at Elephant Butte Lake

Whether you’re highly adventurous or a newbie, chances are good you’ve done it at Elephant Butte Lake State Park – by “it” we mean you’ve gotten your vehicle stuck in the sand and had to dig yourself out, or get someone to help you dig out. It’s almost a rite of passage for newcomers to […]

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Vince Gilligan

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

According to Vince, “It’s a charming little town where you go to take the waters.”

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Frank Winston Carriage House

The Frank Winston Carriage House in Winston

If you’re in Winston, check out the old carriage house. We are pretty sure you’ve never seen anything quite like it.

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green chile cheeseburger from the Elephant Butte Hamburger boat

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

It’s true. There really is a restaurant floating around out on the lake during summer months.

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Turtleback Mountain overlooks Truth or Consequences New Mexico

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

Check out these cool formations in the local landscape: Turtle Mountain, Elephant Butte, and the Sleeping Indian.

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A Tweet Here, A Flickr There

It’s a great story. But it wasn’t really a hospital.

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Hot Springs New Mexico

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

Truth or Consequences, the town named after a game show, was called Hot Springs until 1950. Piping hot mineral water is still available at 10 downtown spas.

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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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