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Today's Features

  • SATURDAY SÁBADO
    • The Board of Trustees of the Tecolote Land Grant will hold its monthly meeting at 9:15 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5 at the Tecolote Community Center.

    UPCOMING & ONGOING

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  • The elected officials of Mora County took the oath of office on Friday Dec.  28 at the Mora Senior Citizens’ Center.

    Probate Judge Edward Aragon presided over the ceremony and swore in the newly elected officials. The senior citizens, family members and county officials were present to witness the officials as they were sworn in. A white Bible was used for the swearing in.

    Those who were sworn in were Joanne Padilla–Salas as County Clerk, Florence Romero as County Treasurer and Alfonzo Griego as County Commissioner.

  • The lunch menu for the Mora /Wagon Mound Senior Centers with coffee and milk served daily.

    Monday — Pork posole, salad with dressing, mustard greens, garlic bread and pumpkin spice cookie
    Tuesday — Beef fajita, pinto beans with green chili, salsa, flour tortilla, oatmeal cookie, and peaches
    Wednesday — Baked chicken, wild rice, carrot-raisin salad, biscuit with margarine, and mandarin oranges
    Thursday — Pepperoni pizza, bean salad, pasta salad
    cantaloupe, and oatmeal cookie

  • Don’t look now, but ... there is a second chapter in the story / column I wrote about fruitcakes. Yes, I know some family members might call me the original fruitcake  because I write about such nonsensical things, but what do they know!

    The day the fruitcake column was published,  my neighbors just down the road near Sapello appeared at my door with a real, packed-in-that-tin fruitcake, made by the monks at Holy Cross Abbey in Berryville, Va., no less.

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  • TODAY HOY
    • Story Time at Carnegie Library, 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 2, in the children’s area of the public library. Free and open to the public.

    UPCOMING & ONGOING
    • The Board of Trustees of the Tecolote Land Grant will hold its monthly meeting at 9:15 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5 at the Tecolote Community Center.

  • TODAY HOY
    • The San Miguel County Safe-Ride-Home Service will be extending its hours of operation during the holiday season. Additional days of operation started Monday through Saturday, Dec. 31 from 8 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Service will still operate Friday and Saturday nights from 8 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Services are provided from any liquor establishment to your home in the Las Vegas area. Call 429-0336 for a ride.

    TUESDAY MARTES
    • Annual Polar Bear Plunge, noon on Tuesday, Jan. 1 at Storrie Lake State Park.

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  • Christmas is sharing time in Mora. Many people showed the reason for the season, sharing their talents, and their material with others.

    Pauline Laumbach’s BPA gave 156 color books to children in grades kindergarten through third. The music department gave a free Christmas concert. The Mora Mountain Mamas sang Christmas carols at the Mora Senior Center.