IN THE PRESS: Texans seek out this mountain-top town to escape the heat

Ruidoso’s full-time population of about 8,500 swells to an area-wide 35,000 in summer months. “We have what we call the ‘Texas barometer,’” says Ken Berry, a veteran waiter at rustic Tina’s Café on Sudderth Drive, Ruidoso’s main artery. "When it hits 100 degrees somewhere in Texas, we need to get ready.” —DALLAS NEWS

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