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Balloons participating in the 2013 America's Challenge get ready to launch. (Adolphe Pierre-Louis/Albuquerque Journal)

Step on the gas

The differences between gas and hot-air balloons go much deeper than looks.

You might catch some visiting cranes at the Rio Grande Nature Center. (Albuquerque Journal Photo File)

Top spots for families

The fun for kids doesn’t have to end when the hot-air balloons leave the field.

Announcer Glen Moyer is marking his 25th year with the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. He shares the announcer's booth with Tom Rutherford. (Courtesy of Glen Moyer)

Master of balloon talk celebrates 25 years

Sitting high above the action and telling the fans what’s happening on the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta field suits Glen Moyer just fine.

Celebrating wilderness

New Mexico is going wild this fall as it becomes the nation’s hot spot for celebrations of the 50th …

Take a hike on the wild side

“Wilderness is an anchor to windward. Knowing it is there, we can also know that we are still a rich …

An exterior look at the 2,108-square-foot , Tuscan-style Portella Bellisimo home in Bernalillo. (Adolphe Pierre-Louis/Albuquerque Journal)

Melding Old World and modern

Couple’s retirement plans swerve in a new direction, resulting in the creation of a 13-home upscale community in Bernalillo

Matt and Shayla Hill – both active military – and son Luke took advantage of the Homes for Heroes discount program when they moved to the Albuquerque area from New Jersey and bought a home last month.

A financial hand up

Thousands of New Mexico homebuyers, sellers eligible for national discount program

Ziplines like this one in Angel Fire are being added at two other ski resorts this summer.

Altitude adjustment

The fun at New Mexico’s ski areas doesn’t stop when the snow melts. Hiking and mountain biking have been popular… more »

Acequia Jardin, a North Valley infill community, features compact, green-built northern New Mexico-style homes with multicolored stucco. (Adolphe Pierre-Louis/Albuquerque Journal)

A strong sense of community

Acequia Jardin residents share amenities, life in the small, North Valley infill project