• Ruidoso

    Bringing back memories and more from Global Finals

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – No matter how much work or preparation went into their trip to Global Finals last month, there wasn’t much that could get team Mur Mur Mur Deef Em ready for all that awaited them on the University of Tennessee campus. That’s because it threatened to be all [...]
  • Capitan

    Area students make the trip to D.C.

    Six area students have returned from a prestigious trip to our nation’s capital, learning about our government along the way. Thanks to the Electric Cooperative Youth Tour and sponsored by Otero Electric Cooperative, area high school students Hailey Bigmouth of Mescalero, Haleigh Haven of Cloudcroft, and Dakota Hazen and Kylie [...]
  • Hondo

    A long-dancing tradition in Hondo continues

    Dance is usually a way to carry on traditions, passed down through generations over many years. That’s certainly the case in Hondo, where students have danced traditional Mexican dances every spring for 70 years. May 12 was the latest version of the Hondo Fiesta, in which students from grad school [...]
  • Corona

    Mr. Hindi is dedicated to science

    EDITOR’S NOTE: This story and photo originally ran in the Cardinal Chronicle, a monthly newsletter published by students at Corona High School. It has been minimally edited for style issues. Samuel Hindi has taught at Corona High School for six years. He has taught nine years in public schools and [...]
  • Ruidoso

    Ruidoso represents at Battle of the Books

    LOS LUNAS – For the middle and elementary school students at this year’s regional Battle of the Books competition at Los Lunas High School, April 28, it was more than a tournament celebrating reading and literacy. This was like “Book Con 2018.” “They get to see live authors, it’s not [...]

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A fond farewell to a dream

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In years past, I’ve seen men and women in what I would consider “dream jobs” – coaching big-time college or professional teams, CEOs of major corporations, publishers of major newspapers – leaving and citing their reasons for doing it as “family concerns.” I never really understood those decisions then. In my mind, they had made it! They were successful! In [...]

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Corona

Beloved teacher leaves rich legacy

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story originally ran in the Cardinal Chronicle, a monthly newsletter published by students at Corona High School. It has been minimally edited for style issues. Shirley Jeanene Fuller Gibbs, a beloved teacher […]

Ruidoso

My Colorado trip

EDITOR’S NOTE: Starting in March, I (Todd Fuqua) began teaching an after-school journalism class to students at White Mountain Elementary, with the purpose of showing them the realities of writing and publishing. This story and […]