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Today's News

  • Just a Thought: The best advice you have ever been given

    By Rick Kraft

    What is the best advice you have ever been given? Is this a hard question to answer with the single biggest piece of advice you have ever been given or are there several pieces of advice that come to your mind that you think are equally valuable?

    Do you take advice well? Or put another way, do you receive other’s wisdom openly?

  • Editorial Roundup - Sept. 18, 2016

    Compiled by The Associated Press
    The Dallas Morning News on the public having a right to medical records of presidential candidates (Sept. 12):
    The nation is about to elect one of its oldest presidents. On inauguration day, Donald Trump would be 70, the oldest president ever elected. Hillary Clinton would be 69, the second-oldest president, right behind Ronald Reagan.

  • Home sweet home

    Attitude is everything when it comes to building a winning program, and first-year Robertson head volleyball coach Stacy Fulgenzi likes what she sees in her young team.

    “They all have such great attitudes,” she said. “It’s so important ... There’s times we’ve already practiced two hours, and they want to stay longer. They all want to get better.”

  • Rapinoe takes knee

    The Associated Press

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Megan Rapinoe knelt during the national anthem before a U.S. women’s national team match against Thailand on Thursday night.

    Rapinoe first knelt during the anthem Sept. 4 before a game with her National Women’s Soccer League team, the Seattle Reign. She said she wanted to express solidarity with San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who is not standing during the anthem to bring attention to racial inequality.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Sept. 18, 2016

    SUNDAY
    Soccer
    • NMHU women at Fort Lewis, noon, Durango, Colo.
    • Las Vegas Youth Soccer League games, 1:30 p.m., United World College, Montezuma

    MONDAY
    Football
    • Robertson JV vs. West Las Vegas, 4 p.m., Cardinal Stadium
    Soccer
    • Robertson JV girls vs. West Las Vegas, 3 p.m., RHS Field
    Volleyball
    • Memorial Middle School vs. Mora, 4 p.m., MMS gym
    • Valley Middle School at Peñasco, 4 p.m., Peñasco

    TUESDAY
    Soccer

  • Celebrating partnerships
  • Dear Teacher - Sept. 18, 2016

    By Marge Eberts
    and Peggy Gisler
    Question: What basic safety rules should I teach or review with my young children before school starts? — Safety First

    Answer: Parents definitely need to be concerned about their children’s safety. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children’s campaign “Be Here for Children” offers the following solid tips to keep children safe.

  • Ranch open for tours once again
  • Mora Senior Lunch Menu — Sept. 18, 2016

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

    MONDAY
    Baked chicken, wild rice, carrot raisin salad, biscuit and margarine, and mandarin oranges

    TUESDAY
    Pork roast, mashed potatoes with gravy, asparagus, bread and margarine, and applesauce

    WEDNESDAY
    Beef fajita, pinto beans with green chile, salsa, flour tortilla, oatmeal cookie, and peaches

    THURSDAY
    Lasagna, green beans, potluck roll and margarine, and spice cake

  • Palabras Pinturescas: Franklin Jones knew state’s finances better than anyone

    I’ve always been a political news junkie of sorts, mostly because I have been exposed to our New Mexico politics in quite a different way here at our isolated mountain guest ranch. I often watch “New Mexico in Focus” on Chanel 5 Friday night. This is a good way to learn more about what goes on in Santa Fe and beyond.