Today's News

  • We had us a time, didn’t we?

    We’re proud of how the Cowboys’ Reunion Centennial events came out — the fabulous and dignified all-horse parade, the historical exhibit at the Ray Drew Gallery, the spectacular ranch rodeo, the panel of legendary ranchers and cowboys that closed out the Celebration.
    All were events where memories were recalled, to be sure, but all were events where memories were made, as well.

  • Living a world of broken promises

    Broken promises. They happen. They are unfortunate. They are a reality. They change lives. For some, they are too much of a way of life.
    Broken promises. There are industries that exist or even thrive because of these. Many professionals make a living off of broken promises. They are occupations that deal with people’s broken state of mind: psychologists, counselors, pastors, lawyers and the list goes on...

  • Ethics tipping point in New Mexico

    Last week the New York Times, the Miami Herald, the Washington Post and the Kansas City Star all carried stories about New Mexico’s latest public corruption scandal — the charges against its chief ethics officer, Secretary of State Dianna Duran. Broadcasters, too, have been busy on the national front. And Duran’s hearing in court this week and the start of House impeachment proceedings will produce even more stories.

  • Community Calendar

    5:30 p.m.
    Mora  High School volleyball teams will face off with the Lady Cardinals of Robertson High School. Both the junior varsity and varsity will be competing. Games take place at Robertson High School.

    4 p.m.
    Mora Middle School volleyball team will face off with Memorial Middle School for this home game.

    5:30 p.m.
    Mora High School volleyball teams will take on Santa Fe Prep. Both the junior varsity and varsity will be competing. Games take place at Robertson High School.

  • Living room featured in magazine

    Surprise of surprises! I have a real, live orchid, blooming in my living room. It has lived here for over a year, and I was about to give up on it when the beautiful white blooms opened up. There may be hope for my green (?) thumb yet....
    And what a treat it is to learn that my long-time friend, Elmo Baca, will open a movie theatre on Bridge Street here. He hopes to have the Indigo Theatre open by Thanksgiving, no less.

  • Que Pasa - Sept. 20, 2015

    5 p.m.

  • Dear Teacher - Sept. 20

    By Marge Eberts and Peggy Gisler

    Question: The new school year has started. In the past, I have always been involved in my children’s education by communicating with their teachers, attending parent-teacher meetings, being a room mother, going to school events, visiting their classrooms and so on. Is there anything else parents should do to be involved in their children’s education? — Wondering

  • Six Robertson High School cheerleaders make national team

    Estevan Varela, Aaron Campbell, Cheyenne Osage, Rhyanne Martinez, Arianna Garcia and Madeleine Morse were recently selected to join with 650 high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the U.S. to represent Varsity Spirit in the 29th annual London-New Year’s Day Parade. 

  • HU geology prof part of Arctic Circle research on Snowball Earth

    By Margaret McKinney
    Highlands University
    The Earth was not covered from pole to pole with ice 650 million years ago as was previously thought, according to new research by a Highlands University geology professor.
    Michael Petronis worked with an international team of scientists investigating the Snowball Earth hypothesis in Svalbard in the Norwegian High Arctic approximately 65 miles from the North Pole. The hypothesis describes a frozen Earth, with glacial ice covering the entire planet in the ancient geological past.

  • Duncan: Apply for financial aid

    By Dylan Lovan
    The Associated Press
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan’s message for students thinking about college is simple: You can do it, and the federal government can help pay for it.