A national energy crunch closed much of the electric Christmas displays in Portales but promted the Chamber of Commerce Garden Club to hold a luminaria contest, in which the Floren Thomson family was declared the winner.
By Helena Rodriguez: PNT Staff Writer For a dose of well-lit Christmas spirit, take a drive to Albuquerque for the city’s annual River of Lights or Luminaria Tour. Get tickets for each beforehand, though. The events have become popular holiday sellouts. River of Lights is held nightly through Dec. 30 at the Rio Grande Botanic [...]