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Gregory R.C. Hasman

Branded with History

ON THE SOUTH AND WEST DOORS of the 1892 Eddy County Courthouse, in Carlsbad, 211 cattle brands recognize ranches across southeast New Mexico and other parts of the U.S. Southwest. “They’re definitely…

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Hatch Is for Chile Lovers

OUTSIDE THE PEPPER POT RESTAURANT, Hatch resident Rodrigo Varela is chatting with friends and family when a fire engine’s siren interrupts them. As the vehicle turns onto West Hall Street, Varela…

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Howdy from Las Vegas

TWENTY-FIVE SECONDS INTO THE OPENING of Red Dawn, the camera pans across the peaceful streets of Las Vegas, New Mexico, before lingering on a mural of a cowgirl sitting on a fence next to the greeting…

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The Medallion Trees Mystery

IF YOU KNOW WHERE TO LOOK, there’s history sprinkled along the trails of the Sandía Mountains. Dollar-coin-size medallions, tacked to the trunks of trees, mark an ecological timeline that roughly ties…

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