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A view of the Inn of the Mountain Gods overlooking Lake Mescalero. (Courtesy of the Inn of The Mountain Gods)

Zipline fun: Find thrills in the mountains at Mescalero

Spring into adventure at Inn of the Mountain Gods with a panoramic mountain view via two new zipline rides that will glide you over Lake Mescalero or dart you over tree tops and terrain.

“Harvey Girls” Dee Clark, left, and Martha Johnsen. (Eddie Moore/Albuquerque Journal)

Las Vegas Harvey Girls part of the ‘renaissance’

LAS VEGAS, N.M. – Who knew the famous Harvey Girls, those “respectable young women” in black uniforms and white-starched pinafores who served the tourists eating at Harvey House restaurants along the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway throughout the West during the first half of the last century, were spawned in Raton, New Mexico?

Trail watch volunteer Charlie Wood at the trail head of Pino trail in the Elena Gallegos Picnic Area.  Friday, Feb. 13, 2015.(Jim Thompson/Albuquerque Journal.)

Charlie Wood; Trail Friend

Charlie Wood pauses from scraping dirt and glances at a female hiker who wears a water bottle on eac …

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