Category Archives: News & Events

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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Time for Another Fall Photo Contest!

The days are getting shorter and the nights cooler, so that can only mean one thing — another Rio Nuevo fall photo contest. Every Thursday for the next six weeks we’ll announce a new theme, and entries will be due … Continue reading

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What We’re Reading: September

This month we are reading a collection of supernatural tales—two ghosts and a time traveler. American Ghost by Hannah Nordhaus review by Marilyn Noble At La Posada de Santa Fe, a sad ghost haunts one of the upstairs bedrooms. She … Continue reading

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Arizona Farmer + Chef Connection Coming to Tucson

The Arizona Farmer+Chef Connection brings together local food producers prepared to transact at a wholesale level and introduces them to wholesale food buyers at restaurants, hotels, etc. from across the state. Farmer+Chef is the state’s only event of its kind, … Continue reading

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Today’s Travel Tip — Bisbee 4th of July

By Marilyn Noble When I was growing up in Bisbee, 4th of July was my favorite holiday, coming as it did between my mom’s birthday and mine. It meant a whole week of celebrations, but the 4th was special. We … Continue reading

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Review of Hummingbird Plants of the Southwest

The Native Plant Society of New Mexico has reviewed Marcy Scott’s new book, Hummingbird Plants of the Southwest, in their New Mexico’s Voice for Native Plants newsletter.  An excerpt of the review by Renée West follows: you can read the … Continue reading

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Ancient Southwest wins Independent Publisher Book Award

We are very pleased to announce that The Ancient Southwest: A Guide to Archaeological Sites, by Gregory McNamee with photography by Larry Lindahl, has won the 2015 Independent Publisher Bronze Medal for Best Regional Non-Fiction (West-Mountain region)! Our congratulations to the … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Alwin J. “Rusty” Girdner

We recently lost a friend and colleague, Alwin J. “Rusty” Girdner, author of Diné Tah: My Reservation Days 1923–1939. Born in Albuquerque, NM, in 1923, Alwin was nicknamed “Rusty” for his wavy red hair. He grew up on the Navajo … Continue reading

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Like to shoot food and culture? Here’s a contest for you!

by Marilyn Noble Are you a shutterbug who loves delicious and distinct foods? Want to get your image in front of the tens of thousands of people in the Slow Food USA network? Then help celebrate your local food treasures … Continue reading

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Spring Photo Contest Winners!

It was a hard decision, but the editorial team chose Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes by Chuck Hoekma as the grand prize winner in our spring photo contest. His use of light and shadow adds compelling texture to the photo, and … Continue reading

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