New exhibit peels back layers of O’Keeffe

SANTA FE, N.M. – Beneath layers of paint, wrapped in bundles of brushes, hidden in sketch books and packed away among boxes of paints and pencils are clues that shed light on how Georgia O’Keeffe...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Deaths nothing new for sales crews

  Deathsnothing new for sales crews  RelatedStory: Sellingdoor-to-door illegal in city June15, 2003 By Lewis McCool Herald Technology Editor The approximate location ofthe Sept. 20,...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

‘Converging Streams’

SANTA FE – For centuries, New Mexico has been home to a distinctive tradition of painting Catholic saints in simple portraits rather than adhering to the elaborate styles of European art.Some...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Gallup officials hope to turn downtown into a hub

GALLUP, N.M. – Glance down Coal or Aztec avenues to the east or west, and you’ll see a view that’s a lot different than what it was decades ago. The El Morro Theatre sits a short distance from...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Mud, sweat and faith

RANCHOS DE TAOS, N.M. – In the center of this northern New Mexico village stands a sun-baked adobe church made famous by the paintings of Georgia O’Keeffe and the photographs of Ansel Adams and...

DATE: July 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Mesa Verde offers new tours

Mesa Verde’s backcountry is normally closed to the public, but this summer the park is offering three different daily ranger-led hikes to Mug House, Spring House and a special Wetherill Mesa...

DATE: July 24, 2010 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Thrift store volunteer gets view into community's core

Every small town has a gathering spot where all the locals gripe about the ruts in the road, find out who has the dog-at-large in the police blotter, and comment on who married or divorced over the...

DATE: June 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

On high Pueblitos tell story of allegiances, divides

LARGO CANYON, N.M. -In northwestern New Mexico in a 36-square-mile area, small stone structures, rarely larger than four to six rooms, perch on boulders, rock outcroppings and mesa edges.Named...

DATE: June 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Night surprises include ash, belts and scum

Two of our neighbors have provided some surprises recently.Earlier this month, scientists from the European Space Agency released a high-resolution photo of a deposit of volcanic ash on Mars. The...

DATE: May 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Unearthed dinosaur to carry on name of professor

OGDEN, Utah - For a guy who isn't crazy about dinosaurs, Jeffrey Eaton can't escape one with the 24 horns on its head.The rhino-sized fellow is, of all things, Eaton's namesake.He's Diabloceratops...

DATE: May 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Students take a virtual voyage

BOUNTIFUL, Utah - They saw vast expanses of hoodoos sculpted by rain and ice.They learned that iron oxide causes rocks at Bryce Canyon National Park to turn red, orange and yellow.They heard the...

DATE: May 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Farewell Toast

GREELEY - To save the fledgling African-American farming town of Dearfield, founder Oliver Toussaint “O.T." Jackson turned tobootlegging. So it's only fitting that people trying to revive Dearfield...

DATE: May 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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