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Today's News

  • Traditional challah taste in a fast-bake format

    EDITOR’S NOTE: Alison Ladman is a recipe developer for the AP. Follow her on Twitter at https://twitter.com/CrustAndCrumbCo

    By Alison Ladman
    The Associated Press
    Most people know challah — a Jewish egg bread — as a braided loaf. But truth is, it can take on a variety of shapes. And at Rosh Hashana it often is formed into a spiral, which is meant to symbolize the circle and continuity of the Jewish new year.

  • Baked apple that is healthy, fast and festive

    By Alison Ladman
    The Associated Press
    Like many Jewish holidays, Rosh Hashana — the Jewish new year — is rich with delicious, symbolic foods. Rounds of challah bread, for example, signify continuity, while apples and honey represent wishes for a sweet year to come. Of course, just as important is spending time with loved ones.
    So we created a dish to satisfy both the traditional food customs and the desire to spend time with family. Baked stuffed apples have the both the honey and the apples for the sweetness, yet take little effort to make.

  • Same-sex marriage - Local clerk to issue licenses

    San Miguel County Clerk Melanie Y. Rivera is joining the ranks of clerks in Doña Ana, Santa Fe and Bernalillo counties in issuing marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples.

    She said she made the decision after consulting with County Attorney Jesus Lopez and the county clerk’s affiliate in New Mexico.  Rivera, a Democrat, said she had wanted to issue the license for a long time but waited because of the murky legal issues involved.

  • Pecos Rodeo
  • Bean Days, Millfest this weekend

    As summer slowly comes to a close, there are two events that wrap up the season on a yearly basis,  the Cleveland Millfest and Wagon Mound Bean Days. Both events take place in Mora County and are expected to be wholesome family fun.

    The Millfest is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at the Cleveland Roller Mill located in Cleveland, just north of Mora along State Highway 518. More than 50 artists are expected to participate in the festival.

  • Highlands offering oil and gas degrees

    By Margaret McKinney
    Highlands University

    New Mexico Highlands University is offering the first oil and gas management bachelor’s degree program in the state at its Farmington Center, beginning this semester.

    The university’s School of Business, Media and Technology is offering the new BBA degree as well as an MBA with a concentration in oil and gas management.

  • Looking Back - Aug. 28, 2013

    In 1963
    Tuesday, Aug. 27 — When school opens in West Las Vegas on Sept. 3, a new superintendent of schools will greet the students. Ray Leger, who was named superintendent by the board of education, took over the position on July 1 and went right to work on plans to upgrade the school. Leger has teaching and administrative experience in El Rito, Springer, Bernalillo and Grants. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Highlands University.

  • Looking Ahead - News - Aug. 28, 2013

    Story Time at Carnegie

    Story Time at Carnegie Library is at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 28, in the children’s area of the public library. This week’s book is “Slither Slide, What’s Outside?” by Nora Hilb and Simon and Sheryl Shapiro. Story Time is free and open to the public.
     

  • Weather - Aug. 28, 2013

    Wednesday
    Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5-10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10 percent. Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 55. South wind 5-10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

    Thursday

  • FYI - Aug. 28, 2013

    The state police Bomb Team conducted an emergency detonation of deteriorating dynamite found at the Mora/San Miguel Electric Cooperative lot on Monday. The detonation occurred around 2 p.m. Monday at the lot located on Williams Drive.

    According to state police, the badly deteriorated dynamite was located during a routine ground cleaning and maintenance of the cooperative’s lot. The dynamite was found in a manhole located in the cooperative’s lot.