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Today's News

  • Salad proves watermelon, feta are better together

    EDITOR’S NOTE: Sara Moulton was executive chef at Gourmet magazine for nearly 25 years, and spent a decade hosting several Food Network shows. She currently stars in public television’s “Sara’s Weeknight Meals” and has written three cookbooks, including “Sara Moulton’s Everyday Family Dinners.”

    By Sara Moulton
    The Associated Press
    Even though fruit and cheese tend to go together like soup and sandwich, the first time I saw watermelon and feta cheese paired up on a menu it struck me as very odd.

  • Mora County Notebook: Remembering ‘Lonesome Dave’

    Gov. David F. Cargo will be greatly missed in our state of New Mexico. He has meant a lot to the people especially those in the small communities.

    His influential and caring concern for the state went far beyond his time as governor. He continued to be involved in the government and the needs of the small communities. In Mora, he was much loved by the people.

    He did so much for them and other small communities while he was governor and continued to show his concern afterwards.

  • Mora Community Calendar and Senior Lunch Menu - July 12, 2013

    COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Saturday
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Second Strategic planning session, Mora School Board Room, lunch and snacks served
    9 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Flea Market, VFW building, sponsored by VFW Auxiliary $10 a space
    9 a.m., 11a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. — Guided tours of  the old First Fort at Fort Union National Monument Celebrating Civil Wars 150th anniversary
    Sunday
    2 p.m. — VFW Auxiliary meeting, VFW building
    5 p.m. — VFW meeting, VFW Building

    SENIOR LUNCH MENU

  • Palabras Pintorescas: The threats of wildland fires

    Isn’t it amazing what a rain shower or two can do for one’s outlook, one’s hope that the monsoons are real? Yes, dull is bright, brown turns to green and layers of dust are now washed off that dry grass our horses and cows had to eat.

  • Campos to retire from Luna

    Amid continued deteriorating relationships with his board, Luna Community College President Pete Campos said on Tuesday that he plans to retire when his current contract expires in one year.

    Campos said he notified Board Chairman Abelino Montoya about his decision Tuesday morning, and an announcement was sent to other board members at about the same time.

  • Poring over Pinocchio lines
  • Worker accused of taking money

    A Wal-Mart employee was arrested and charged late last month with eight counts of misdemeanor embezzlement after he allegedly stole money from the store’s cash registers.

    An arrest warrant affidavit filed in San Miguel County Magistrate Court on June 25 identifies the suspect as 25-year-old Gabriel Montoya, whose  address in court documents is listed as being on the 700 block of Taos Street.

  • Local businessman attacked by pit bull

    The owner of Tito’s Gallery was attacked by a pit bull Monday afternoon, and authorities are now trying to find the dog to place it in quarantine.

    Tito Chavez said he stepped out of his shop at about 4 p.m. Monday to go for a walk. A short while later, he said he encountered a male walking a big brown pit bull.

    “I waved to the guy and said, ‘Hi,’” Chavez said. “When I past him, the dog came around and lunged at me.”

  • New executive officer
  • In Brief - New Mexico News - July 10, 2013

    From The Associated Press