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A Special Meeting of the Town of Carrizozo Board of Trustees is to be held on Monday, July 22nd, at 9 AM, City Hall Conference Room, Carrizozo, New Mexico.



All area photographers are invited to submit photos to the annual Corona Photo Contest sponsored by Friends of the Village of Corona Public Library as part of Corona Days Celebration. You may submit in one or more categories.


• Flora and Fauna

People and Ranch Life

• Structures

• Landscapes/Scenic Vistas


Grand Prize - $25 cash prize

1st place in each category - $10 cash prize




All photos must be taken in the Corona area (Within 50 miles of Corona).

Submit an unframed 8 X 10 print on photo paper to Village Hall.

Write the photographer’s name and selected category clearly on the BACK of each photo.

Place all photos by the same photographer in one envelope with photographer’s name, address, and categories written clearly on the OUTSIDE of the envelope.

You must also send a digital jpg copy to; remember to include your name and category in the email.

DEADLINE: Submit photos to Corona Village Hall by 10:00AM, Friday July 26, 2019. Entries received after 10 AM will NOT be accepted.

Friends of the Village of Corona Public Library reserve exclusive print rights for all winning photos. Winners will be announced at 4 PM Friday July 26. Winning photos will be featured in the 2020 Corona Community Calendar. Photos will be on display in the Council Chambers at Corona Village Hall after judging. Please enter the Council Chambers through the Village of Corona Public Library.


Astrology at Star Boots Coffee Carrizozo

Tuesdays at 10 AM

Bring two copies of your Chart on the first day. 

Free Charts are available on line. 

Contact Laura at for links and more info.


Everyone is welcome as we explore through the planets. 

Open minds and open hearts.

Hope to see you Tuesday

Laura Cuplin



The Tularosa Basin Gallery of Photography [PHOTOZOZO] located in the Arts District of Carrizozo on Historic 12th Street is looking for an individual that would like to become part of our Sales Team. The Gallery is the largest Photo Gallery in the entire State and is a fun and exciting place to work. All the Photography has been taken in New Mexico.


Hours are 10 AM to 5 PM daily and the Gallery is air conditioned in the summer and heated in the winter.


As a Commissioned Sales Person, you would earn money on everything you sold.  We currently have 5 members of our sales team and are looking for a 6th. We have a great TEAM and are looking to add to it.


Criteria for selected Sales People are:

You should like selling and interacting with potential Customers.   Our Customers are always wonderful people who love photography themselves and are amazed by the size of our Gallery and the quality of photography it contains.

You should like Photography --- maybe, but not necessarily, even be a Photographer yourself.


You should be willing to commit to at least one day per week.  At this time that would preferably be Wednesdays or Thursdays, but we are willing to listen to your timing needs.


If this sounds interesting, please call Warren Malkerson at 612-963-1499 or email



cid:part1.09C3DA63.D6249234@ruidosotoday.comThe best kept secret in the Southwest -- The COMMUNITY BUSINESS DIRECTORY is a junk free directory of our local businesses in Lincoln County and Cloudcroft, New Mexico.  We DO NOT sell advertising or information.  If your business is not currently in our community phone book, simply email the name of your business, address and contact information you wish to be posted along with a brief description of your business or service.


Your business will appear in our community phone book within 24 hoursPlease e-mail additions, deletions or corrections to:

FRIDAYS in Carrizozo


MVD/Driver’s License renewal can be done in Corona, Ruidoso and Alamogordo by DnA Title Services in Carrizozo, but not Carrizozo’s.  They can only do vehicle related transactions like registration renewals and/or replacements, temporary tags, Title transfers, and vin inspections. They also provide Notary Services at their office at 6470 Hwy 380 inside Ortiz Motors.  Phone: (575) 921-4009    Hours: Monday – Friday 9 am to 1 pm. 

NM MVD regulations for renewing or getting a new license and the items required as proof of your identity are attached.


10 am - 2 pm – The Chamber of Commerce Visitors' Center at the Caboose is open on Fridays from 10-2 pm.  Volunteers are sought for Saturdays noon till 2 pm and any other days one is able and interested in volunteering.  Please call Gwendolyn Watson at 575-648-4422 if you are able to help in this way.  And check out the caboose!  It’s real!

10 am - 2 pmThe Carrizozo Heritage Museum exhibits include mining, a chuck wagon, railroading including a working railroad setup, an old bar, horse and branding exhibits, and domestic life as well as a Gift Shop!   Check it out!

10 am to 3 pmCarrizozo Community Public Library and Archive  

406 Central Avenue Carrizozo   Fri & Sat 10 am - 3 pm 

12-1 pm   MoMAZoZo Today:  Train spotting: guess the time of the train within MoMAZoZo hour and win a prize.  You are welcome to bring glass and aluminum every Friday from 12-1 pm to the 13th Street entrance of MoMAZoZo (behind the Lyric Complexu).  The glass and aluminum are for art materials, and smashing bottles is utilitarian and fun! We are separating the glass colors. 

1:30 pm  Yoga with Ginger at the Lutz Building 2nd floor

$5 (upstairs of the Photography Gallery) at the corner of 12th and Court St in Zozo   


SATURDAYS in Carrizozo


THE THIRD SATURDAYfrom 8 am till noon – The McBride Solid Waste Transfer Station and Tire & Metal Recycling Center, 1705 E Avenue.  All solid waste, tires, scrap metal and yard waste is welcome (but no construction waste).  The next free drop off is TOMORROW, Saturday, July 20th .

10 am - 2 pmThe Carrizozo Heritage Museum is OPEN Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.  Exhibits include mining, a chuck wagon, railroading, domestic life, horse paraphernalia, brands, a video about the Museum, and a Gift Shop!  

10 am - 12 noon -- The Chamber of Commerce Visitors' Center at the Caboose is open on Saturdays. Volunteers are desired for any other days one is able and interested.  Please call Gwendolyn Watson at 575-648-4422 if you would like to help.

10 am – 3 pm -- Carrizozo Community Public Library and Archive  

406 Central Avenue Carrizozo, NM   Fri and Sat 10 am - 3 pm

10 AM to around 3 PM -- Every third Saturday at Fort Stanton is living history Garrison Day where several soldiers and officers/NCO wives are in period clothing from around 1858. Garrison Day is from 10:00 am, when we raise the Colors, to about 3:00 pm, which is Retreat, and the Colors are lowered (during the Colors ceremonies, we ask that visitors stand to attention, hands over their hearts.  Any Veterans present may render the hand salute).  During the day, there are uniformed soldiers of Co. K, 8th Regiment, U.S. Infantry, circa 1858, on the grounds and in the barracks.  There is a small womens' contingent that usually meets in the Commanding Officers Quarters all day, working on various mid-19th Century womens' projects, and wearing period day dresses and more formal hoop dresses.  If visitors and residents are interested in joining our Garrison, we're more than happy to have them, and will help them get outfitted and develop their authentic living history impression




The White Oaks Farmers' Market is open for the season from 0930 till 1230 each  Saturday at the White Oaks Community Church.  The market will include local farm produce, crafts, a yard sale, rock sale/gold panning, and home baked goods. Free coffee and snacks will be available.  Vendors are welcome – there is no charge for vending space.


H.O.M.E. ("House of Memories Echoes") historic house furnished with turn-of-the-century items replicating family home life in the gold mining heydays.  Copies of old photographs and information about White Oaks from circa 1887-1930 adorn the walls.  A tool shed museum is located in the back and contains various mining and ranching tools as well as equipment of the day.  This self-guided museum is open daily from dawn to dusk year 'round, closing only in the presence of snow and ice.  Susan Gerke, Curator, 575-648-2995.  [a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) public charity]




Not Too Shabby Shop -- A GREAT resale shop that supports the library with funds from sales and is run by volunteers.  Donations are welcome Thursdays 10 - 5:30; Fridays 10 - 4; Saturdays 10 – 4.

Genealogy Help -- Like to unearth your family roots? Research family lineage for free with library volunteer Kris Shearer. By appointment only. Call 575-354-0677.

Capitan Library Book Club -- The book club meets the first Thursday of the month at 10 am.  For more information, contact the library 575-354-3035

Writer's Group -- Join other writers in a monthly workshop on the second Monday of every month at 9:45 am at the library

The Quilters -- Beginners and those wanting to learn new, different quilting techniques meet every Tuesday at the conference table in the library.

The Knitters -- Beginners and those wanting to learn new, different knitting techniques meet every Wednesday at the conference table in the library. Join Kathy Causey for an hour of knitting community.

Fridays at 4:30 there are Yoga Classes

Capitan Public Library Board Meeting is the second Tuesday

at 9 am at the library.  We’d love to have you join us!


For more information call Capitan Public Library at 575-354-3035.  The library is located at 101 E. 2nd Street, Capitan, NM.  Library hours:  Tuesday - Thursday: 10 AM - 6:00 PM; Friday & Saturday: 10 AM - 2 PM; Sunday & Monday: closed. Visit us online at:  OR or on Facebook at Friends of the Capitan Library.  The Not 2 Shabby Shop is located at 217 Lincoln Ave. (practically next door to the library). N2SS hours: Thursdays 10 AM - 6 PM; Fridays 10 AM - 4 PM; Saturdays  10 AM - 2 PM.


Carrizozo Fresh eggs   $3 a dozen – 575-430-0060


RESTAURANTS within the local area --


Kit Craft the little wagon across from the Park on Central – is open from Monday through Thursday, 10 till 2 (or as long as food lasts) and serves really great burgers….


Nogal Mercantile -- 10 to 2 Friday and 10 to 3 Saturday and Sunday as you drive through Nogal.  We have the best burgers in town, both meat and vegetarian, plus hot dogs, cole slaw, potato salad and popcorn with a neat store for sitting warm and cozy in cold weather as well as having a variety of interesting goods to check out and purchase if they ‘should’ be yours J.


Raylee’sAcross the street from ZZQ BBQTasty American and Mexican food for breakfast and lunch Sundays 9 am – 3 pm; Mondays thru Thursdays 7 am to 3 pm; Fridays 7 am to 7 pm; closed Saturdays.


ROSEY’S  is now open -- call 575-648-3008 or drop by where the old coffee shop on Central used to be.  Hours are Wed & Thurs 11-3, Fri & Sat 11-7, and Sun 11-3.  Basic menu includes Pizzas (6 varieties), Calzone, Sandwiches, Salads, Soups, Extra toppings, beverages and dessert -- Haagen-Dazs Vanilla with toppings


ZZQ BBQ -- After a year of being open 7 days a week, we have decided that we can best serve our most loyal customers by being open Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 6 pm.  We feature delicious smoked brisket, pork, chicken, sausage, and ham in sandwiches, burritos, or by the pound with cole slaw and potato salad for the sides.  We also do custom smoking for your special events, and you can place a custom order for ribs or other items for the weekend.  Just call us at 972-345-5681.  Thank you for making ZZQ successful.  We appreciate you!     Dan and Jennifer


Soul of the West Bootique at 407 Central Avenue in Carrizozo is open 10 to 5 Tuesdays through Saturdays.  Have Gwendolyn help you find the right pair of boots for you!  And then take a look at the other neat items available.  Sale items are frequently going on as well as interesting items you’ll find as you peruse the Store.   (575) 648-3243.  AND NOW you can get fresh made coffee and munchies since Star Boots Coffee is serving 8:30 till 5….


ISLE OF SKY NURSERY in White Oaks has a large selection of native and locally adapted fruits, berries, hardy perennials and herbs.  I specialize in dwarf heirloom apple trees and have close to 100 varieties. 


I specialize in dwarf heirloom apple trees and other hardy heirloom fruit varieties.  There is over an acre of demonstration garden where all of my mother plants are growing in a natural environment.  Come check out these beautiful gardens for ideas and inspiration. 


Isle of Sky Nursery in White Oaks is the only nursery in New Mexico to offer the new, state-of-the-art, organic fertilizers containing Sigma Biosphere.  Come check out my selection of fertilizers for targeted feeding of all classes of plants.  Remember:  if you don’t feed your plants, they cannot feed you.


I have many varieties of flowers, herbs, and vegetable seeds available, all of which have been grown in the Nursery.  It’s time to plant seeds for a continuous harvest till winter.  Also available is my exclusive native New Mexico corn seed.  It’s great for fresh eating and grinding into corn flour for baking.  Also, these beautiful colored ears are very decorative for the holidays. 

Come see the Isle of Sky Nursery gardens

for great plants and ideas.

Open from 9 to 5 Thursday, Friday and Saturday


Follow the signs through White Oaks

to 174 White Oaks Canyon Road.

Check out


White Oaks No Scum Updates –

The Brown Store is open by appointment and when the flags are flying

call Karen at 575-648-3294 or email her at

Webpage is


Wednesday evening movies start at 6.

Thursday evening happy hour and games start at 4.


WEEKENDS  The Bar is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at noon;

Friday and Saturday closing is 2 am, and Sunday closing is at 6 pm.  It’s best to

call about 11:30 as I usually don’t serve new customers at or after that time. 


We love hosting weddings, receptions, birthdays, and school and family reunions. We have an Airbnb White Oaks retreat, and a small off grid cabin. We also have dry camping.  RV hookups are limited but available for $25.   


10 am - 5 pm open 7 days now for summer.  Well

marked purple signs about 3 miles out of White Oaks on Jicarilla Road will get you there easily.   Go check out Ivy’s works while you’re in the neighborhood! 




Smile  a While