Today's News

  • Students of the month - Nov. 13, 2016
  • Program helps students succeed

    By Jim Swenson
    Telegraph Herald

    DUBUQUE, Iowa — The stocky, bearded carpenter casually picked up an oversized block of wood and slowly swung it around toward five high school students.

    “If you can’t read a tape measure — I hate to say it — but you’re worthless to me,” said 57-year-old Ron Fritz, pointing at the model of a tape measure.

  • Dear Teacher - Nov. 13, 2016

    By Marge Eberts
    and Peggy Gisler

    Question: Our elementary school’s parent-teacher conferences will be scheduled soon. How can I make the most of them? What should I learn? — Wondering

    Answer: The single most important thing about a parent-teacher conference is establishing rapport with the teacher, which will allow you to work together to help your child receive the best possible education. You want to leave the conference as a partner of the teacher, not an adversary. Be warm and friendly, and avoid criticism and arguments.

  • County complex bond fails
  • Mora Senior Lunch Menu — Nov. 13, 2016

    The lunch menu for the Mora/Wagon Mound Senior Centers, with coffee and milk served daily.

    King Ranch chicken, salsa corn, Spanish rice, lettuce, tomatoes, peppers, cottage cheese, and pears

    Brunswick stew, garden salad with dressing, squash, crackers, and pineapple upside-down cake

    Turkey dinner, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, strawberries, and pumpkin nut bread

  • Palabras Pinturescas: Annual time changes don’t faze milk cows

    This old ranch and our animals have survived yet another “move the clocks back an  hour” event. There are some stray cats who have moved into our hay barn and yes, I feel them every morning (along with the daily lecture about the necessity to catch those pesky gophers who try to change our fields one mound at a time). A neighbor asked me if I liked daylight saving time and I had to be  honest. My inner clock runs on the same time, month after month, year after year.

  • RMAC fall honor roll includes 17 from NMHU

    Seventeen student-athletes from New Mexico Highlands University have been honored with selection to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Academic Honor Roll for fall 2016.

    The RMAC announced the list this past month.

    In order to qualify for academic all-conference recognition, the student-athletes had to maintain a minimum 3.2 grade point average with at least one academic year at NMHU and be a contributor for their team.

    By sport:

  • Drill team heading to nationals
  • Go Fish - Nov. 11, 2016

    Editor’s note: This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers.

    Catches of the week
    Eagle Nest Lake: Matt Gary caught a 20-inch, 4-pound, rainbow trout Nov. 6. He was using a homemade dough bait.

    Fishing report, Nov. 9
    Cimarron River: Stream flow below Eagle Nest on Monday was 26 cfs. We had no reports from anglers this week.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Nov. 13, 2016

    • NMHU at Northern Colorado Old Chicago Open, 9 a.m., Greeley, Colo.

    • Memorial Middle School girls vs. Española, 4 p.m., MMS gym
    • West Las Vegas Middle School boys vs. Bernalillo, 4 p.m., WLVMS gym
    • West Las Vegas Middle School girls at Los Alamos, 4 p.m., Los Alamos
    • Valley Middle School boys vs. El Dorado, 4 p.m., Valley gym