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Mother’s Day Rio Grande Whitewater Festival 2014

The Mother’s Day Rio Grande Whitewater Festival was founded in the 1950’s by Los Alamos paddle boater Jim “Stretch” Fretwell.  After competing at Colorado’s FiBark on the Arkansas River for many years, Stretch started a whitewater race closer to home … Continue reading

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Rio Grande Bighorn Sheep

In 2007 crews with the state Department of Game and Fish, the U.S. Forest Service and Taos Pueblo used drop nets baited with salt blocks to capture 25 sheep in the Pecos Wilderness. The animals were examined, given shots, outfitted … Continue reading

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