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Today's News

  • Editorial Roundup - Feb. 19, 2017

    Compiled by The Associated Press

    The Boston Herald on President Trump’s foreign policy “theatrics” (Feb. 15):

    The unanticipated floor show at Mar-a-Lago this weekend — captured by a Bostonian and club member who posted it all on his Facebook page — raises questions about the president’s seriousness on issues demanding a certain level of security.

  • Who ‘dun’ it? Mora theater company, that’s who

    “Murder on the Petulant Express” was brilliant. Oh true, some New York theater snob would probably have sniffed, but this isn’t New York, and we are thankfully lacking in a preponderance of snobs in this area. The fledgling thespians of Mora Area Community Theater put together an outstanding dinner/mystery, performed at the Mora Valley Baptist Church last Friday evening. If this event is any indication, the company of Mora players has a bright future.

  • Mora Senior Lunch Menu — Feb. 19, 2017

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

    MONDAY
    Closed for Presidents Day

    TUESDAY
    Hamburger steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, biscuit and margarine, fruit salad, and cottage cheese

    WEDNESDAY
    Oven friend chicken, braised onions, green beans and potatoes, carrot raisin salad, whole wheat bread, and mandarin oranges

    THURSDAY
    Pork roast, mashed potatoes and gravy, asparagus, bread with margarine, and applesauce

  • Palabras Pinturescas: Farmers, ranchers worry about lack of snow this winter

    What is going on, weather-wise? We should be showing snow this morning, as I write this. The temperature is 55 degrees and wind gusts have topped 50 miles per hour. This translates into all available soil moisture being sucked out of the ground. Those of us who are farmers and wildland firefighters are now very worried, rightfully so.

  • Students of the month - Feb. 19, 2017
  • Dear Teacher - Feb. 19, 2017

    By Marge Eberts and Peggy Gisler

    Question: My elementary school child has to do a science fair project. I have been looking online for guidance along with project ideas. What are some of the best of the many websites that will help me? ­— Confused

  • Teacher writes original musical

    By Kristin Magnusson
    The Sheridan Press

    DAYTON, Wyo. — Tongue River High School band and vocal instructor Jason McArthur, his wife Joy and his assistant Rosy Henderson have written a musical called “The Great Tie Flume” that includes six original songs and reprises.

  • College Sports Schedule - Spring 2017

    Saturday, Feb. 18
    SOFTBALL
    • Luna Community College at Trinidad State Junior College (DH), noon, Trinidad, Colo.
    • NMHU vs. Oklahoma Panhandle State (DH), noon, Cowgirl Field

    Sunday, Feb. 19
    BASEBALL
    • Luna Community College at Lamar Community College (DH), noon, Lamar, Colo.
    SOFTBALL
    • Luna Community College at Lamar Junior College (DH), noon, Lamar, Colo.
    • NMHU vs. Oklahoma Panhandle State (DH), 11 a.m., Cowgirl Field

    Tuesday, Feb. 21
    BASEBALL

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Feb. 19, 2017

    SUNDAY
    Baseball
    • LCC at Lamar Community College (DH), 1 p.m., Lamar, Colo.
    Softball
    • LCC at Lamar Junior College (DH), noon, Lamar, Colo.
    • NMHU vs. Oklahoma Panhandle State (DH), 11 a.m., Cowgirl Field

    MONDAY  
    Basketball
    • District tournaments begin, TBA

    TUESDAY
    Baseball
    • LCC at Trinidad State Junior College, TBA, Trinidad, Colo.
    Basketball
    • District tournaments, TBA

    WEDNESDAY
    Baseball

  • West unveils school reorg plan

    Financial issues on the state level are hitting school districts across New Mexico.

    With the state yanking money back from districts, West Las Vegas school officials are scrambling to figure out a plan to ensure the money is spent effectively. Late last week, West Superintendent Christopher Gutierrez advised the board of his plans of reorganizing the district’s elementary school sites.