April 2020

Continental Divide Trail Coalition to host virtual Trail Days celebration

To celebrate the Continental Divide Trail, the communities along its length, and the spirit of community among those who enjoy the 3,100-mile trail, the Continental Divide Trail Coalition (CDTC) will host a virtual Trail Days celebration …
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March 2020

FARM & RANCH

Cowboy Days

Culture, skill, and entertainment are the focus of the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum’s 21st-annual Cowboy Days celebration. The fun is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 7 …
THE STARRY DOME

Canis Major, the Big Dog

Look for the brightest star in March’s evening sky and you will have found the constellation of Canis Major, the Big Dog. Located just east of Orion, the Hunter, Canis Major’s bright star …
VIEW FROM THE CUBE

‘Earth-shaking Roar’

A decade before the Soviet Union sent Sputnik into space, White Sands Proving Ground in New Mexico launched the first Aerobee rocket, a platform that would eventually carry animals. Lifting off with …
TUMBLEWEEDS

A Journey, A Life

My name is Agustín Beltran Gutierrez. In the February issue of “Desert Exposure” I saw an article that talked about a man named Francisco Beltran, who is my older brother. Like …
ARTS EXPOSURE

About Memory and Desire

As artist in residence for Western New Mexico University, João Galera has come to New Mexico from Brazil to create an art project of significant proportions. “The idea is to work with …