Category: New Mexico News

Annual Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally Coming Soon

It’s still summertime in Ruidoso, but it’s never too early to start planning for fall events. The Annual Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally is a major fall event in New Mexico that is fast approaching. The event is running from September 13 to September 17, and if you have never been before, you’re in for a… Read more »

Take a Dip in Grindstone Lake

If you love hitting the water in summer months and you’re visiting Ruidoso this summer, you’re in luck. Swimming is now allowed at Grindstone Lake Reservoir in Ruidoso, under an amended list of ordinance rules approved by the city council this week. An article from Ruidoso News explained that the new ordinance comes just after… Read more »

New Mexico Invests in Infrastructure

Big news was heard around the railroad industry when it was announced that train giant Union Pacific would indeed be approving its $3.1 billion capital program, set to be utilized in 2017. The capital program is a large sum that will go towards the improvement of infrastructures in 17 states, including New Mexico. About $435… Read more »

NM State Legislature Wants to Expand Broadband Access

New Mexico might be well-known as a great place to hike, play golf and go trout fishing, but in terms of broadband access, the Land of Enchantment has lagged behind many other states in the country. This is due in large part to New Mexico’s unique geographic conditions; it’s not easy getting reliable broadband to… Read more »

New Mexico May Soon Have Its Own State Cheeseburger

The cheeseburger has been a staple of American cuisine for as long as anyone can remember, but here in New Mexico we’ve managed to put our own spicy spin on the iconic sandwich that has become popular throughout the Southwest. The origin of the green chile cheeseburger is a subject of some debate, but there’s… Read more »

There’s a Whole Lot of Wind Energy Coming to New Mexico

Just a few years ago, renewable energies like wind and solar were so expensive that many people thought they might never gain widespread acceptance in America. Now, thanks to significant technological improvements and generous federal subsidies, renewable energy is becoming even more affordable than fossil fuels. According to the Albuquerque Journal, the price of wind… Read more »

Ruidoso is New Mexico’s Destination of the Year

Here at Innsbrook Condos, we’ve always known that Ruidoso is a pretty special place. The town we call home might be small, but it’s got a big heart that welcomes visitors from all over the country every year. That’s why the New Mexico Hospitality Association recently named Ruidoso 2016’s Destination of the Year. The announcement was… Read more »

Ruidoso Public Schools Receive Their Best State Ranking Yet

Every year, New Mexico’s Public Education Department releases a comprehensive ranking of all 89 school districts in the state based on various metrics of achievement. The Ruidoso school district struggled with its rankings in the past—receiving an overall grade of a ‘D’ just three years ago—but 2016’s rankings show Ruidoso’s schools have made remarkable strides… Read more »

Voters Approve Plan for New Lincoln County Medical Center

It’s official—there’s a new hospital coming to Ruidoso. On November 8, Lincoln County residents overwhelmingly voted in favor of a ballot measure that will allocate $25 million toward the development of the new Lincoln County Medical Center (LCMC) in Ruidoso. The new hospital will replace an aging LCMC facility which was built way back in… Read more »

Another Record-Breaking Year for New Mexico Tourism

If you haven’t visited New Mexico recently, you might be one of the few people in the country who hasn’t! According to Ruidoso News, Susana Martinez, governor of The Land of Enchantment, has announced a sixth straight year in tourism gains. Just a few weeks ago, Governor Martinez announced that the tourism industry in the… Read more »