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Paddlers enjoy a scenic stretch of the Rio Grande along the Bosque north of Albuquerque. (Courtesy of Quiet Waters Paddling)

Water play

When it comes to wild water rides, the Rio Grande near Taos is the place to be.

Carved wood, paint and fiber cats by Felipe Benito Archuleta, top row, and a smaller bobcat by Ron Archuleta Rodriguez are in the exhibit "Wooden Menagerie: Made in New Mexico" at the Museum of International Folk Art. (Courtesy of the Museum of International Folk Art)

On exhibit

With a number of new exhibits at Albuquerque and Santa Fe museums, the world seems to have come closer, within easy reach of residents and visitors.

White Mountain Apache Crown Dancers from north central Arizona perform outside the Pit on Saturday. (Roberto E. Rosales/Albuquerque Journal)

Native pride

Gathering of Nations draws hundreds of tribes

The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility is adding full automated meter reading devices to Albuquerque Homes. (Marla Brose/Albuquerque Journal)

Invasion of the water pods

New meters have tiny antennas and allow users to monitor their water usage

Southwest Airlines has been the dominant carrier at the Albuquerque International Sunport for decades. (Dean Hanson/Albuquerque Journal)

ABQ Sunport braces for impact

Officials expect a “significant” blow next year when Southwest – which represents about 60 percent of Sunport traffic – will be free to bypass New Mexico when heading to bigger population centers in the Western U.S.

More than 400,000 visitors enjoyed last year's State Fair and officials are anticipating a 10 percent increase this year. (Pat Vasquez-Cunningham/Journal)

State Fair: Diamond time

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the New Mexico State Fair, and as visitors pass through Ting …