Today's News

  • Mora County Notebook - A successful health fair and banquet

    The Mora Health Fair was held last Thursday in the Mora High School gym. There were many tables set up to let the public be aware of the many areas of health care that are available to them. Each table had an abundance of literature and “goodies” that included pens, pencils, key chains, bags, note pads and even fly swatters and more. They had their logo or theme on them as part of marketing their health care services.

    There were a couple of areas set up so that the people could get their vital signs taken. Advice was given where it was needed.

  • Mora Community Calendar and Senior Lunch Menu - May 4, 2012

    Community Calendar

    8:30 a.m. to Noon — Dia de la Cultura, Martinez Gym
    9 a.m. — Mora Track team at State Track meet, UNM, Albuquerque
    9 a.m. — State Track meet continues, UNM, Albuquerque
    5:30 p.m. — Mora Valley Community Health Services board meeting, MVCHS-Administration building
    10 a.m. — Mora County Commissioners meeting, Mora School Board Room

  • Palabras Pintorescas - Neighbors’ Olympic quality dressage horse

    Probably one of the most exciting events in a girl’s life is the day she gets her own horse. I’ve been there and done that, more than once. The lessons learned by both horse and rider will last a lifetime, and now a recent story in the Albuquerque Journal brought back another set of horse memories for me.

  • 2 injured in Friday crash

    State police say alcohol was involved in a Friday morning crash that left the alleged drunk driver with a fractured left arm and other injuries and the driver he wrecked into with severe head trauma.

  • Officers vote no-confidence in HU chief

    The officers of the New Mexico Highlands University police and security department have carried through on their threat, voting no-confidence in Chief Donato Sena last week.

    Eight people were eligible to vote, and six of them voted no-confidence while the two others didn’t vote. The officers are also in the process of forming a union.

  • Park Beautification
  • Local BPA students rank nationally

    Several Valley Middle School students recently returned from a whirlwind trip to Chicago where each of them placed top 10 in the nation in their respective Business Professionals of America competition.

    The group, along with students from West Las Vegas middle and high schools, returned from the national competition on Sunday.

  • City gets $600K for Peterson Dam

    The state Water Trust Board has awarded the city of Las Vegas $600,000 in funding for planning, engineering and permiting for Peterson Dam upgrades.

    “It’s a major deal,” said city Utilities Director Ken Garcia, who briefed the City Council on the funding on Monday. He said the city was informed of the award last week.

  • Looking Back - News - May 2, 2012

    In 1912

    Saturday, May 4 — If when Gov. William C. McDonald, in Las Vegas this a.m. on Train No. 5, had any doubt as to whether the business and professional leaders of the Meadow City were in favor of staging the Johnson-Flynn match July 4, the enthusiasm over the prospect of the coming bout manifested on all sides today and especially in a gathering of citizens who met at the Castañeda Hotel, certainly drove the feeling of doubt out of their mind.

  • Looking Ahead - News - May 2, 2012

    Mural dedication is Saturday

    A dedication of the People’s History of El Norte Mural will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday at Mural Park, Seventh Street and Douglas. There will be mariachis, ballet folklorico dancers, Aztec dancers, youth musicians, speakers, food vendors and salsa dancers. For more information, call 454-6771.