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Today's News

  • Looking Back - Oct. 25, 2013

    In 1963

    Friday, Oct. 25 — A long-time planned and hoped-for Goodwill Store will be opened in the near future by the Help For The Needs Club, Mrs. Vicente Armijo announced today. The Goodwill Store will be located on Lincoln between Wertz Sporting Goods Store and the Optic. The establishment will be open Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Monday from 1 to 4 p.m., accepting donations of clothing, bedding, household goods of all sorts, furniture and toys.

  • Looking Ahead - News - Oct. 25, 2013

    Dia de Los Muertos celebration

     Second Annual Dia de Los Muertos celebration at the city of Las Vegas Museum, starting 11 a.m. this Saturday at the museum. Martha Johnson will explore the character of La Catrina. Activities will include skeleton-themed projects and crafts. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Kristin Hsueh at 426-3204.

  • Weather - Oct. 25, 2013

    Friday
    Scattered showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 61. Southeast wind 5-10 mph, becoming south 10-15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Scattered showers at night. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. South wind 5-10 mph, becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

    Saturday
    A 10 percent chance of showers before noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Northwest wind 5-15 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 32.

  • Dia de los Muertos
  • Que Pasa - Oct. 25, 2013

    TODAY HOY
    • Los Niños Elementary Annual Halloween Carnival, 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25 at the Abe Montoya Recreation Center. Food, games, picture taking, cake walks and lots of fun.

  • How JFK changed TV, in life and death

    By Frazier Moore
    AP Television Writer

    NEW YORK — It’s a measure of how long ago President John F. Kennedy died that, at the time, television was described as a young medium. With the shooting in Dallas, TV grew up.

  • Mora County Notebook: Mora represented well at Mud Bog finals

    At the annual Northern New Mexico State Finals Mud Bog Race Championship on Oct. 12 in Española, several residents and natives of Mora placed in several categories according to their vehicle classification.
     In super modified Don Atkins was state champion and Isaac Alcon came in second in the statewide contest. Competing in the same category was Nicholas Casados also from Mora.
    In the modified category was Greg Martinez, a Mora native, who won the state championship. Also racing his vehicle was Steven Padilla.

  • Mora Community Calendar and Senior Lunch Menu - Oct. 25, 2013

    COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Saturday
    8 am. — Mora crosscountry, Santa Rosa
    1 p.m. — Mora Rangerette volleyball vs. Santa Fe Prep, home, junior varsity and varsity
    Monday
    5:30 p.m. — Mora Rangerette volleyball vs. Peñasco, home, junior varsity and varsity
    Wednesday
    11 a.m. — ECHO food distribution, Helping Hands Inc.
    5:30 p.m. — Mora Rangerette volleyball vs. Pecos, away, junior varsity and varsity

    SENIOR LUNCH MENU

  • Palabras Pintorescas: That evil bug called Tuberculosis

    I suspect quite a few of my readers have no idea what the white plague is, was. Yes, that is why so many sanatoriums where built in our western states. Tuberculosis was running rampant in the first two thirds of the last century, around this big world we live in.

  • Thumbs Our high country lowdown on the news - Oct. 25, 2013

    THUMBS DOWN! TOXIC ALGAE
    It took about two months, but state Game and Fish biologists have pinpointed what they believe killed more than 100 elk north of Las Vegas in August. The culprit: water from a trough containing toxins created by blue-green algae or cyanobacteria. It’s unfortunate that these elk died, but it’s good to know they weren’t intentionally poisoned.

    THUMBS UP! A FITTING BIRTHDAY PARTY