Category Archives: News & Events

Travel Tip: Paria Canyon

By Mike Koopsen Hiking through some of the Paria Canyon (straddling the UT/AZ border) while crossing the Paria River multiple times, expect cold water, lots of slippery mud, and possibly quicksand. If you are unfortunate enough to get stuck the … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Jake Page, Prolific Author and Editor

Rio Nuevo Publishers regrets the recent passing of Jake Page, an editor and author of more than fifty books, friend, and colleague to many in the book business for half a century. Born in Boston in 1936, James Keena “Jake” … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas from all of us at Rio Nuevo!

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In Memoriam: Drum Hadley

We recently lost a friend and colleague, Drum Hadley, author of Voice of the Borderlands. Born into the Anheuser-Busch family, Drummond Hadley came to the Southwest to study poetry at the University of Arizona. He lived and worked for more … Continue reading

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The Big Announcement!

Many thanks to everyone who entered our fall photo contest. As always, you showed us what it means to appreciate the beauty of the Western U.S. We’re always impressed by the creativity and quality of your photos, both from the pros … Continue reading

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Our Final Weekly Winner Is…

Congratulations to Dawn Santiago, our final weekly winner in the fall photo contest. It was another hard decision this week — there were so many creative and well-executed interpretations of brown, gray, and black. We liked Dawn’s owl because his … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Heather

Last week our theme was red, and we had several great entries. We liked Heather Dunn’s Tubac Cafe because it combines both a brilliant pop of red and a distinctly Southwestern feel with the adobe walls.  The hummingbird feeder in the … Continue reading

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And the Week Four Winner Is…

Congratulations to Sarah Dolliver, our week four winner. The theme was rust, and this image gives us the feeling of the old days in the West with the mottled and rusty hood of a land shark. The hood ornament is … Continue reading

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Halloween Fun in the Old Pueblo

Halloween can be fun for all ages, and this weekend there are plenty of reasons to don your favorite costume and get out and about. Whether it’s food and music, a slice of history, games for the kids, or a … Continue reading

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Photo Contest Week One — Green

Autumn is one of the most colorful times of year in the American West, whether it’s the mountain passes bathed in yellow and gold, a big pile of multi-colored pumpkins at the farmers market, or a batch of green chiles … Continue reading

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