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Rio Rancho to hold Pooch Plunge and pet adoption event

August 19th, 2014 at 10:44 am by under Latest Posts

The annual Pooch Plunge event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, featuring a day of swimming exclusively for dogs before the pool closes for the season.

The cost to take part in the event is $5 for the first dog, $8 for two dogs, $12 for three dogs and $16 for four or more dogs. Payment (cash only) will be accepted the day of the event at Haynes Pool, 2006 Grande Blvd.

In addition, the neighboring Haynes Park will feature an adoption event and donation drive for animal shelters coordinated by Pet Food Gone Wild.

Santa Fe School of Cooking publishes anniversary book

August 19th, 2014 at 8:46 am by under Latest Posts

The Santa Fe School of Cooking, which has taught the pleasures of spicy Southwestern cooking to thousands of people, will mark its 25th anniversary this December with the publication of a spectacular new cookbook, “Celebrating the Foods of New Mexico.”

In its 25 years, The School of Cooking has helped visitors explore the unique cuisine of Santa Fe whilst also emphasizing the importance of local farmers, ingredients and products.

The cookbook features dozens of photographs and illustrations for the School of Cooking’s recipes, past and present such as carne adovada, grilled mushroom and roasted green chile salad.

You can check out the Santa Fe School of Cooking here»

Ribbon cutting planned for Sandia Crest terminal

August 19th, 2014 at 7:06 am by under Latest Posts

There’s a brand new upper terminal building at Sandia Crest, and there’s a ribbon cutting ceremony to launch it Tuesday.

Guests need to gather early so they can catch the 9:30 tram car to ascent to the top for the 10 a.m. ribbon cutting ceremony.

This new upper terminal building is designed to resist all kinds of weather and high winds.

New Mexico United Blood Services need type “O”

August 18th, 2014 at 5:14 pm by under Latest Posts

New Mexico United Blood Services says it’s in dire need of type “O” blood.

They’re encouraging blood donors to help out during the final weeks of August.

Only 6 percent of the population has O negative blood. But patients of all blood types can safely receive it.

If you want to make an appointment to donate blood, go to the website here»

Tommy Lee Jones to screen film at Santa Fe film festival

August 18th, 2014 at 12:43 pm by under Latest Posts

Tommy Lee Jones

SANTA FE (KRQE) – Oscar winner Tommy Lee Jones will screen a western drama he wrote and directed at the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival.

The Santa Fe New Mexican reports Jones will attend a screening of his film “The Homesman” in October.

Jones stars in the movie along with Meryl Streep and Hillary Swank.

It’s about a man and a pioneer woman who escort three insane women from Nebraska to Iowa.

The project was filmed primarily in New Mexico and hits theaters in November.