Lincoln County War talk in Green Valley coming up

Lincoln County War talk in Green Valley coming up

By SoAzNewsX Noted Wyatt Earp and Old West historian Scott Dyke will present a talk on what happened to cause the Lincoln County War in New Mexico as part of his Wild West Series of history talks. Billy the Kid was one of participants in that dispute that arose between two factions over the control of dry […]

Methane emissions fall 50 percent in New Mexico

Methane emissions fall 50 percent in New Mexico

By Christopher Talgo / Heartland Institute New Mexico’s Department of Energy, Minerals, and Natural Resources (DEMNR) announced methane emissions from oil and natural gas production decreased by 50 percent year over year from 2016 to 2017, despite sustained high levels of oil and gas production in the state. DEMNR Secretary Ken McQueen credited advances in […]

New Mexico Gov. Martinez revives right-to-work push

New Mexico Gov. Martinez revives right-to-work push

By Tony Korvo / Heartland Institute New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez (R) is attempting, for the second time, to bring right-to-work (RTW) reform to her state. In 2015, the measure passed the Republican-led state House of Representatives, but it was later rejected, due in part to strong union opposition, by the Democrat-led state Senate. Paul […]

‘Real cowboy’ received lifetime achievement award

‘Real cowboy’ received lifetime achievement award

By Staci Matlock / The New Mexican New Mexico author Max Evans has won many Western literary awards. On Saturday, he was honored with a different kind of award, a belt buckle for lifetime achievement from the New Mexico Horse Council. “Most of my so-called literature involves the horse in some way. Without horses, I […]

Back to Lincoln, County NM and the Billy The Kid photo discovery

Back to Lincoln, County NM and the Billy The Kid photo discovery

By Frank Abell / Southern Arizona News-Examiner On the occasion of the 2015 Cowboy Symposium I found myself back in Lincoln County, New Mexico. Little did I know that our trip would coincide with the emergence of a hotly debated piece of new found evidence of old west lore. 3 days in the Ruidoso Racing […]