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Prairie chicken festival set

Although the sign-up deadline for the fifth annual High Plains Prairie Chicken Festival is April 1, early registration is urged because space is limited for the Milnesand event from April 7-9, according to a release from the state’s Department of Game and Fish.
Cost is $80, which includes all field trips, five meals and a commemorative poster, the release said. For information call lesser prairie chicken Biologist Dawn Davis at 762-5127 or visit www.wildlife.state.nm.us/recreation/prairie_ckn/index.htm

Drug help available

The drug rehabilitation and education program Narconon Arrowhead offers free assessments, addiction counseling and nationwide referrals, according to a release from the organization.
They can be reached at (800) 468-6933 or online at: