Collecting Shed Antlers Illegal at Bandelier and Valles Caldera

Los Alamos, NM – One of the signs of spring in the Jemez Mountains is deer and elk shedding their antlers. People like to collect these “sheds”, which is fine on private land or areas administered by the Bureau of Land Management or the US Forest Service. However, it is illegal within Valles Caldera National Preserve, Bandelier National Monument, and … Read More

New family run bistro opens across the street from Intel


It’s 9 a.m. at the newly opened Lily and Liam Bistro at 1751 NM 528 across the street from Intel, as a steady stream of customers wait to be seated. A fine mist of aroma from the kitchen fills the dining area just before co-owners and married couple James and Megan Garrigan prepare to sit down and discuss their inspiration … Read More

Staying sharp 10 years running

PLACITAS — Blades Bistro owners Kevin and Anja (pronounced Anya) Bladergroen agree that their restaurant has been the unofficial hub of Placitas for the last 10 years. “If a new person moves to town, they will usually be greeted by the community here,” Anja said. “This is exactly what we wanted for our restaurant when we envisioned opening here all … Read More