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Today's News

  • Rangers stay alive in finals

    The Associated Press
    NEW YORK — The champagne the Los Angeles Kings had ready for a coronation stayed in boxes. The New York Rangers suddenly have some life in the Stanley Cup finals.

    Henrik Lundqvist made 40 saves and had the Madison Square Garden crowd chanting his name in the Rangers’ 2-1 victory in Game 4 that kept the Los Angeles Kings from a sweep on Wednesday night.

  • Go Fish - June 13

    Fishing report, June 2
    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. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.

    Charette Lakes: Trout fishing was good using Power Bait. Several people reported catching limits. A few trout were also caught by anglers using spinners.

  • Looking ahead - Sports - June 13, 2014

    Friday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Santa Fe, 6 p.m., Santa Fe
    • Las Vegas Little League games, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, Rodriguez Park

    Saturday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Santa Fe, 6 p.m., Santa Fe

    Sunday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Trinidad, 6 p.m., Trinidad, Colo.

    Monday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Trinidad, 6 p.m., Trinidad, Colo.

  • Mora County Notebook - Chacon man, Estevan Sanchez, honored

    At the annual meeting of the Agua Pura Water Association at Chacon the long time operator and board member, Estevan Sanchez, who has recently retired, was honored by the board and the community members of Chacon. Sanchez went through training and had to upgrade his certificate throughout the years to be able to do the job as operator of the water system. He has worked and kept the water system in good shape for 40 years - a record for anyone who has worked the system.

  • Mora County Calendar and Senior Lunch Menu - June 13, 2014

    COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Tuesday
    6 p.m. — Tee-Ball Cubs vs. Angels, Little League Field, Holman
    6:45 p.m. — Tee-Ball Orioles vs. A’s, Little League Field, Holman
    6 p.m. — Little League Yankees vs. A’s, Field #1, Cubs vs. Rockies, Field # 2, Holman
    Wednesday
    6 p.m. — Sangre de Cristo Stock Growers meeting, Tapetes De Lana
    6:30 p.m. – Rough Riders 4-H Club meeting, Helping Hands Inc.
    Thursday
    6 p.m. — Tee-Ball A’s vs. Cubs, Little League Field, Holman

  • Mora County Calendar and Senior Lunch Menu - June 13, 2014

    COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Tuesday
    6 p.m. — Tee-Ball Cubs vs. Angels, Little League Field, Holman
    6:45 p.m. — Tee-Ball Orioles vs. A’s, Little League Field, Holman
    6 p.m. — Little League Yankees vs. A’s, Field #1, Cubs vs. Rockies, Field # 2, Holman
    Wednesday
    6 p.m. — Sangre de Cristo Stock Growers meeting, Tapetes De Lana
    6:30 p.m. – Rough Riders 4-H Club meeting, Helping Hands Inc.
    Thursday
    6 p.m. — Tee-Ball A’s vs. Cubs, Little League Field, Holman

  • Palabras Pintorescas: Memorial in honor of our beloved Harrington

    The almost last day in May brought a happy and yet somewhat sad event our way. John Harrington, for whom our great Mora tree research center is named, was acknowledged yet again right down our road, at Pendaries.

    None of us who knew Harrington have forgotten him, and often when any of us are out in our woods, our mountains, we stop to salute him and all he did for this large area, and the whole state, for that matter.

  • Dodge out, Martinez in

    When he announced that he had decided to return to Santa Rosa to serve as city administrator there, Las Vegas City Manager Timothy Dodge made it a point to say he would remain in Las Vegas as long as city officials wanted,  to ensure a smooth transition.

    The city has apparently decided not to take him up on his offer.

    Dodge ceased being Las Vegas’s city manager on Monday.

    “He’s gone as of (Monday) at 5 p.m.,” Mayor Alfonso Ortiz said, declining to go into specifics.

  • New Firetruck
  • Alta Vista lays off workers

    In an effort to operate more efficiently, Alta Vista Regional Hospital eliminated nine positions in its business office last month, a hospital spokesperson has confirmed.

    The work that had been done by those individuals is now being handled out of state.

    “Like other hospitals across the country, we are looking at ways we can operate our hospital as efficiently as possible,” Alta Vista spokeswoman Linda Leyba said in an email.