Articles for the ‘News’ Category

Construction of wind farm is halted

The construction of the El Cabo Wind Farm in southern Torrance County is likely to miss the December 2015 deadline to receive the wind energy tax credits after delays with transmission companies caused the project to come to a standstill, said Mark Stacy, director of Iberdrola Renewables.

Gypsy artist puts road behind her

It's easy to see why Pamela Armas Schetter identifies with the life of a gypsy. For more than 40 years, she has spent a good part of her time traveling from one art show to another as part of her business, Treasures of the Gypsy.

A pitch for winter recreation

The New Mexico Outdoors Coalition would like winter in the Sandia Mountains to be about more people playing in the snow. The group — a network of public, private and nonprofit organizations and individuals interested in conservation and outdoor recreation — has been working on a plan in cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service to provide and encourage winter recreation in the Sandias.

Coming Up

<b>Harvest Fest at church in Stanley</b>

Milestones

<b>Moriarty insurance agent recognized</b>

News Briefs

<b>Veterinarian dies in ultralight crash</b>

Estancia reworks principal positions

Both Glenda Noblitt and Denise Smythe said they used to run themselves ragged with the demands of serving as elementary- and middle-school principals respectively, but this year they have divided the task and each serve a specific function within Estancia Elementary School.

Flower of cheer

Moriarty has its beans and Estancia like to shoot pumpkins out of cannons.

Deal provides $1M for airport improvements

The Moriarty City Council unanimously approved at its regular meeting last Wednesday an agreement with the state and Google that will provide nearly $1 million to the city to make infrastructure improvements at the city's airport.

Four-legged fun

Pets come in all sizes and shapes, and whether they listen to us or not, we still love them.

Residents propose a community well

McIntosh resident Henry Van Es is a fixture at the Torrance County Commission meetings, regularly participating in the open forum of public requests on everything from the Estancia Valley Solid Waste Authority to political candidates. On Aug. 13, he presented an agenda item requesting funding to address water deficiencies in McIntosh.