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Mora County

  • An adventure to the South Pole

    Lorraine Hurtado, a Chacon resident, spent a season in Antarctica. She went on  the advice of her nephew Andres Martinez, son of Phil and her sister Mary Ann. Andres has worked at the South Pole for 12 years. He is an engineer. He helped build the facility.
    Lorraine wanted to get out and have a new adventure away from her home and familiar surroundings for a while. She had lost her husband of 52 years and needed a change.

  • Cowgirl apparel and calendars

    I was the happy recipient of some fabulous calendars this year. The Muench Colorado photography calendar brought back so many memories of our visits to this picturesque state. Viva Colorado, as they say, and I could take the same spectacular mountain snow scenes right here from my yard as I write this.

  • Mora County Notebook: Mora Eagles have successful season

    The Mora Eagles YAFL team had a very successful season. The team members are in either third or fourth grade. In all the games they had seven wins and a sole defeat came from  a much larger Santa Fe team.  

    The dedicated team earned its championship at the 2011 YAFL Las Vegas League.

    They have played four different teams in the league and made a good showing as seen in the statistics.

  • Mora Community Calendar and Lunch Menu - Jan. 6, 2012

    Community Calendar

    Friday
    5:30 p.m. — Mora Rangerettes basketball vs. McCurdy, home, varsity
    Saturday
    3 p.m. — Mora Rangerettes basketball vs. Dulce, home, junior varsity and varsity
    TBA – End of NRG tournament
    Sunday
    2:30 p.m.— VFW Auxiliary meeting, location TBA
    5 p.m. — VFW meeting, VFW Hall
    Monday

  • Palabras Pintorescas: Celebrating the Centennial and mom’s birthday

    It is time to celebrate and in a big way. Our beloved New Mexico is 100 years old toady. There will be many celebrations, all over the state, for the entire year. 2012 is a very big year in our history.

  • Mora County Notebook: Girl Scout troop continues to grow

    Girl Scout Troop #10338 was organized by Lillian Mestas more than a year ago with just a few members has grown to 17 members. The girls are ages five through 11.The troop meet every week. But each section meets every other week also. They have three small groups including Daisies, Brownies and Juniors.

  • Mora Community Calendar and Lunch Menu - Dec. 30, 2011

    Community Calendar

    Saturday
    8 p.m. — Doors open and at 9 p.m. New Years Eve Dance begins, VFW Hall, music by Agua Negra Band, refreshments, $10 a person
    Tuesday
    10 a.m. — Mora County Commission meeting, Mora School Board Room
    Wednesday
    TBA — Mora Rangers basketball at NRG tournament, Pojoaque, varsity, continues until Jan. 7
    4 p.m. — Mora Middle School Rangers basketball vs. Peñasco, home

  • Palabras Pintorescas: The people and events of this past year

    The end of yet another wonderful year causes me to both look back and look forward. Yes, Thanksgiving is past, but I have to many things and events to be thankful for.

  • Mora County Notebook: Fire department donates food baskets

    The members of the LeDoux Volunteer Fire Department and residents of Le Doux, Monte Aplanado and El Carmen communities worked together to collect more than $300 and prepared eight Christmas baskets for the community members who are needy. Russell’s Discount Foods also donated money toward the food baskets.

  • Palabras Pintorescas: Hitting its 70th year on the air

    Oh! Wow! Our own radio station, KFUN will be 70 years old Christmas Day. Happy Birthday wished for all of us who faithfully listen in this large broadcast area. I’m seven years older than KFUN but neither of us think we are old yet.