27th SOW Social Media: Dependents crucial part of conversation

Editor's note: This feature is third in a series of social media related stories. Recent advances in social media have completely altered communication for today's military families. Networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter enable them to share, connect and be part of events in real time. From base status updates to command messages, obtaining […]

Diamond notes: What we do today affects us tomorrow

U.S. Air Force graphic by 2nd Lt. Stephanie Strine Diamond Notes is a monthly column from the 27th Special Operations Wing’s first sergeants. The first sergeant is the senior enlisted member of a unit and reports directly to the commander as the chief adviser concerning the enlisted force. He or she is responsible for morale, […]

Event listings: Jan. 29

All times Mountain

Diamond notes: What we do today affects us tomorrow

Diamond Notes is a monthly column from the 27th Special Operations Wing's first sergeants. The first sergeant is the senior enlisted member of a unit and reports directly to the commander as the chief adviser concerning the enlisted force. He or she is responsible for morale, welfare and conduct of all enlisted members in the […]

Event listings: Jan. 29

All times Mountain Today WinterBrew and Comfort Food Festival 4 p.m. Santa Fe Farmers Market Pavilion, Santa Fe Information: www.SantaFe.com Saturday A night of old school rhythm and blues, rock 'n roll and funk 7 p.m. Santa Fe Farmers Market Pavilion, Santa Fe Information: www.SantaFe.com Open Mic Night 6 p.m. Latte Lounge in Mark's Restaurant […]

Movie schedule: Feb. 3 — Feb. 5

Friday

Movie schedule: Feb. 3 – Feb. 5

Friday 7 p.m. — We Bought the Zoo, PG Saturday 4 p.m. — Alvin and the Chipmunks Chipwrecked, G 7 p.m. — We Bought the Zoo, PG Sunday 4 p.m. — Alvin and the Chipmunks Chipwrecked, G 7 p.m. — We Bought the Zoo, PG Admission is $.99 Information: 784-3331

Chamber of Commerce honors members’ efforts in community

Numerous Portales businesses were represented at the annual Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce Thursday night at the Yam Theatre. Chamber Director Karl Terry said tickets were sold out for the event. Businessman and chamber of commerce member Don Thomas, left, and Chamber Director Karl Terry ask audience members New Mexico history trivia questions Thursday night […]

What's Happening: Feb. 3 — Feb. 9

Friday Pre-Deployment Briefings 11 a.m. Airman and Family Readiness Center

What's Happening: Feb. 3 – Feb. 9

Friday Pre-Deployment Briefings 11 a.m. Airman and Family Readiness Center Friday Social Hour 4:27 p.m. Landing Zone First Friday Mardi Gras Celebration 5 p.m. Landing Zone Mixed Scotch Doubles Tournament 6 p.m. Cannon Lanes Saturday Two Best Balls of Three 9 a.m. Whispering Winds Commando Night 6 p.m. Cannon Lanes Sunday Trap and Skeet Noon […]

Sweet Home New Mexico: Stop, listen to the music

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The 21st century is a fast-paced place. Our entire existence is geared toward getting things done as quickly as possible. High-speed Internet, fast food, drive-thru dry cleaning, and express lanes at the grocery store are a few ways businesses are trying to cater to and keep up with our hurried culture. Red lights, the DMV […]

Sweet Home New Mexico: Stop, listen to the music

The 21st century is a fast-paced place. Our entire existence is geared toward getting things done as quickly as possible. High-speed Internet, fast food, drive-thru dry cleaning, and express lanes at the grocery store are a few ways businesses are trying to cater to and keep up with our hurried culture. Red lights, the DMV […]

My turn: Classic films comforting

I revisited some “old school” movies last weekend by watching 1930s and 1990s classics. I watched “10 Things I Hate About You,” which is a great 1990s film if you want to laugh. Much like another one of my favorite 1990s teenage films, “Can’t Hardly Wait,” it over-exaggerates and pokes fun at teenage clich

My turn: Classic films comforting

I revisited some "old school" movies last weekend by watching 1930s and 1990s classics. I watched "10 Things I Hate About You," which is a great 1990s film if you want to laugh. Much like another one of my favorite 1990s teenage films, "Can't Hardly Wait," it over-exaggerates and pokes fun at teenage clichés. The […]

Legislators seek public’s input on legislative issues

Kevin Wilson It’s a long road from eastern New Mexico to Santa Fe, and it’s a tough process once a citizen gets to the New Mexico Legislature. A quartet of local legislators have tried, to noted success, to make the process a two-way street of communication by simply asking, “Tell us what you think.” The […]

Friday morning briefing: Certified, all about trains and the day the music died

Good morning a welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Friday briefing. Certified Curry County’s Chief Deputy Clerk Beni Dampier has earned her certificate as a New Mexico Certified Public Supervisor. Dampier says the program is a lengthy series of classes and study to help her be a better public servant as well as improve her […]

Legislators seek public’s input on legislative issues

It's a long road from eastern New Mexico to Santa Fe, and it's a tough process once a citizen gets to the New Mexico Legislature. A quartet of local legislators have tried, to noted success, to make the process a two-way street of communication by simply asking, "Tell us what you think." The newspaper advertisement, […]

Dog delivers lesson of patience

Joan Clayton “Not another dog!” “But he’s such a nice dog,” my husband said, patting this creature defensively. “This dog is not going to be a house dog,” and I meant it. Chalk up one for me for the only case I won. Emmitt named him “Bear.” He looks like one and acts like one, […]

Dog delivers lesson of patience

"Not another dog!" "But he's such a nice dog," my husband said, patting this creature defensively. "This dog is not going to be a house dog," and I meant it. Chalk up one for me for the only case I won. Emmitt named him "Bear." He looks like one and acts like one, I thought. […]

Chinese banquet organizers anticipate record turnout

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Alisa Boswell Eastern New Mexico University will have the largest turnout it has ever seen for its annual Chinese banquet, according to event coordinator and graduate student Kaiwen Xu. Xu said the event, presented by ENMU’s international Chinese students, usually draws in a little less than 200 people but this year, there will be well […]