Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Our Outdoors: Working with the wind

“It’d be a great day…if it wasn’t for the wind.”

If I had a nickel for every time I heard this, I’d have enough for a season’s worth of bait, but such is spring in the upper Midwest. The jet stream yaws and the days oscillate in turn: gusts from the south, gusts from the north, gusts from the east and then a chance for chilly rain or late season snow. Then it all repeats. Even now...