Today's News

  • ‘Topes tripped by 51s to begin 8-game stand

    In Wednesday night’s series opener, the Las Vegas 51s did all their damage over two innings, and the Albuquerque Isotopes’ late-game rally fell just short in a 7-6 defeat.

    Albuquerque (64-48 as of Wednesday night) held on to its narrow lead in the Pacific Coast League American Southern Division. Oklahoma City (62-48) was just a game back, with New Orleans (61-51) and Round Rock (50-62) trailing.

  • Go Fish - August 3, 2012

    JULY 31
    Charette Lakes: Fishing was slow to fair using Power Bait for trout. We had no reports on other species.  
    Cimarron River: Trout fishing was good using brassies, Cimarron specials, red copper John Barrs, tricos, small gold Panther Martins, salmon eggs and worms. Water flow below Eagle Nest Lake as of Monday was 36 cfs. Fishing at the Gravel Pit lakes was fair to good using salmon eggs.

  • Jail Log - August 3, 2012

    The following individuals were booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center July 24-30:

  • In Brief - New Mexico News - August 3, 2012

    The Associated Press

  • Slaughterhouse gets support

    By Jeri Clausing
    The Associated Press

    ALBUQUERQUE — A group of horse owners and clubs is urging the governor to support a proposed horse slaughterhouse in Roswell, saying the closing of domestic facilities five years ago has caused “needless suffering under the cruelest of conditions.”

    The New Mexico Horse Council, which represents more than 200 horse owners and 30 horse clubs, sent the governor a letter, saying an informal survey of its members showed 94 percent favor humane slaughter.

  • Mora County Notebook - Two camps held during the same week

    Two special summer camps were held during the week of July 15 to July 22.

    They were the  Mora Valley Baptist Church Vacation Bible School and the Presbyterians Loma Verde Junior Camp.

    The Mora Valley Baptist Church held their yearly Vacation Bible School. The bible school was a huge success under the leadership of Pastor Evodio Rios and the volunteers of the local church members and the youth of Whiteface Baptist Church in Whiteface, Texas.

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  • Mora Community Calendar and Senior Lunch Menu - August 3, 2012

    Senior Lunch Menu

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

    Monday, August 6 — Pork posole, salad with dressing, mustard greens, garlic bread, and pumpkin spice cookie
    Tuesday, August 7 — Beef fajitas, pinto beans with green chili, salsa, flour tortilla, oatmeal cookies, and peaches
    Wednesday, August 8 — Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes with gravy, turnip greens with margarine, wheat roll with margarine, and jello with fruit

  • Palabras Pintorescas - The troubles with sleeping comfortably

    Some very unusual and strange cries in the middle of the night recently kept me awake for a while, and got me to thinking. We take so much for granted in our lives, don’t we? As we sleep comfortably and well, we rarely think about how and what we sleep on. The cries I heard were that of a baby elk searching for its mother, incidentally. It took me a while to figure that one out!

  • Poll shows Obama ahead in swing states

    By Brent Kallestad
    The Associated Press

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — President Barack Obama was favored by at least 50 percent of likely voters in the key battleground states of Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania, a poll released Wednesday shows.