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Today's News

  • Go Fish - Oct. 28, 2011

    FISHING REPORT, OCT. 26
    This fishing report, provided by the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers, anglers, guides and local businesses. Conditions may vary as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.

    COYOTE CREEK: The flow is .63 cfs. No report.

  • Gearing up
  • More lengthy talks in NBA tiff

    The Associated Press

    NEW YORK  — NBA owners and players were engaged in another marathon session Wednesday, meeting for more than 12 hours in talks aimed at ending the lockout.

    The two sides got back to the table with a small group meeting less than a week after three intense days of mediation didn't produce a new labor deal. Wednesday’s negotiations marked the second-longest bargaining session since the lockout began July 1.

  • Looking Ahead - Oct. 28, 2011

    FRIDAY
    Cross country
    • District 2-3A championship meet, 4 p.m., Gene Torres Golf Course
    • District 4-2A championship meet, time TBA, Santa Fe
    Football
    • Robertson vs. Taos, 7 p.m., Cardinal Stadium
    • West Las Vegas vs. Raton (homecoming), 7 p.m., Perkins Stadium
    • Mora vs. Española, site and time TBA
    Soccer
    • NMHU women at Colorado State-Pueblo, 7 p.m., Pueblo, Colo.
    Volleyball

  • FYI - Sports - Oct. 28, 2011

    Shuttle service for Friday’s Robertson-Taos football game will be offered due to closure of the Cardinal Stadium north-side parking lot. Parking will be available at Memorial Middle School, Los Niños and Sierra Vista. Shuttles to the stadium will run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. every 10 minutes, with return service beginning midway through the fourth quarter.

  • Green and gold pride
  • NMHU’s Kravitz wins award

    By Margaret McKinney
    Highlands University

    New Mexico Highlands University School of Education professor Merryl Kravitz was awarded a Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning award she will use to present a workshop in Oaxaca, Mexico, about preserving indigenous language.  

    Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest and largest all-discipline honor society.

    Kravitz, whose Ph.D. is in sociolinguistics, is an expert in Spanish bilingual education, educational linguistics, and secondary education.  

  • Gurule awarded $15,000 scholarship

    Submitted to the Optic

    Las Vegas’ Franscheka Sevyllyn Gurule, University of New Mexico School of Medicine Class of 2014, has been awarded a $15,000 La Tierra Sagrada Society Dean’s Endowed Scholarship for her work in promoting education and activism in minority students. She is a 2005 graduate of West Las Vegas High School.

  • Mora County Notebook: Youth entertain the seniors of Mora County

    The seniors were happily surprised to have a group of young people come to the center on Friday and give them a free dance. The music was furnished by the Jovenes de Amistad.

    The group is made up of 13-year-old Ferdinand (JR) Valencia, his 11-year- old brother Julius A. Valencia They are the sons of Ferdinand and Alfreda Valencia.

    Another member of the band is a friend 13- year-old Emmerick Martinez — the son of Rachel Roybal -Martinez and Eugenio (Geno) Martinez and the grandson of Mary Lou Roybal and Orlando Roybal and Eugenio and Gloria Martinez.

  • Mora Community Calendar and Lunch Menu - Oct. 28, 2011

    Community Calendar

    Friday
    9 a.m. — Mora cross-country district meet, location to be announced
    5:30 p.m. — Mora Rangerette volleyball at Peñasco, junior varsity and varsity
    Saturday
    9 a.m. — Mora cross-country district meet, location to be announced
    7 p.m. — Ranger football vs. Española, home (NMHU), varsity
    Sunday