Friday morning briefing: Insects, hot cars and habitat stamps

Good morning and welcome to Freedom New Mexico’s Friday morning briefing.

Portales past: Aug. 23, 1945

Aug. 23, 1945: Sugar had 38 stamps in the ration book. Four were to become valid on Sept. 1.

Good deals don’t always cost you

Back in the olden days grocery stores used to pass out trading stamps. S&H Green Stamps were the most famous, but I remember Gold Bond stamps, too. I can’t recollect for sure, but I think they gave out one stamp for every 10 cents we spent. Probably my fellow “elder” readers will remember. Wednesday was […]

County residents not taking help

By Tony Parra Help is out there for people in need of income support. Many people are just not aware of it or are too shy to ask for it, according to Pamela Hyde, Secretary of the Human Services Department for New Mexico. “It’s important to us to make everyone aware of the problem,” Hyde […]