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Today's News

  • Luna admitted to league

    By Jesse Gallegos
    Luna Community College

    After years of competing as an independent, both the Luna Community College baseball and softball teams are joining a conference.

    On Tuesday, Luna Community College Athletic Director Ron Gonzales received a call that Western Junior College Athletic Conference presidents and athletic directors had voted LCC as its newest member.

  • Devils stave off elimination, force Game 5

    The Associated Press

    LOS ANGELES — When Adam Henrique decided to face playoff elimination by shaving his beard into a bristly mustache, the New Jersey Devils realized their remarkable rookie isn’t exactly buckling under the pressure of the Stanley Cup finals.

    Martin Brodeur probably has pads older than his teammate, and the NHL’s winningest goalie was acutely aware of the stakes riding on his every save in Game 4.

  • Summer kickoff
  • On to Finals for OKC

    The Associated Press

    OKLAHOMA CITY  — After years of nagging Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks not to take him out of games, Kevin Durant finally got his wish.

    And now, he’s one big step closer to making his basketball dreams come true.

    Durant had 34 points and 14 rebounds while playing all of regulation for the first time all season, and the Thunder claimed a spot in the NBA finals by beating the San Antonio Spurs 107-99 on Wednesday night.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - June 8, 2012

    FRIDAY
    Baseball
    • La Plaza Little League, TBA, Rodriguez Park
    • Las Vegas Little League, 5:30, 7 p.m., Keyes Park
    Softball
    • La Plaza Little League, TBA, Rodriguez Park
    • Las Vegas Little League, TBA, Keyes Park
    Volleyball
    • Co-ed city league championship tournament, 5 p.m., Abe Montoya Recreation Center

  • Go Fish - June 8, 2012

    Editor’s note: This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ.

    CATCHES OF THE WEEK:
    Chama River: June 2, Andrew Coyne of Littleton, Colo., caught a 21-inch brown trout. He was using a nightcrawler.
    Heron Lake: June 2, Micah Faharda, age 9, of Albuquerque caught a 30-inch, 8.5-pound lake trout. She was trolling a silver Panther Martin at 21 feet.

  • Native takes over as executive director

    Julian Barela of Rainsville was recently appointed as executive director of the Mora Valley Community Health Services by its board.

    Barela graduated from Mora High School in 1999.

    In 2003, he graduated from New Mexico Highlands University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a concentration on finance.

    In 2004, he received his master’s degree in business administration at NMHU.

  • Mora Community Calendar and Senior Lunch Menu - June 8, 2012

    Community Calendar

    Saturday
    10 a.m. — Sangre de Cristo Stock Growers meeting
    Sunday
    2:30 p.m. — VFW Ladies Auxiliary meeting, VFW Hall
    5 p.m. — VFW meeting, VFW Hall
    Tuesday
    10 a.m. — Mora County Commissioners meeting, Wagon Mound
    4:30 p.m. — Mora Mutual Water & Sewage Board, office
    6 p.m. — Little League Baseball at the field in Holman, Field #1 Dodgers vs. Rockies, Field #2 Cardinals vs. Braves  

  • Sharing history though pictures

    We just had a fun and educational visit with some interesting folk here at the ranch. I continue to be amazed at how old ranch history just pops up, and this time, the stories were really old.

    Peter Welles called me early in the year to find out what was going on at the ranch, and could he and his wife Anita come for a visit in May … of course I said yes! His family built the third log cabin here when my grandfather started our dude ranch business.

  • Moderate Democrats win

    By Barry Massey
    The Associated Press

    ALBUQUERQUE — Republican Gov. Susana Martinez and her allies flexed their muscle in legislative races by reaching across party lines to help moderate Democrats survive challenges from liberals, but the governor’s favored GOP candidate lost in a Senate contest in eastern New Mexico.