A fond farewell to a dream

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 […]


Project finally bears fruit

RUIDOSO – For four years, volunteers and school officials have worked to serve at-risk youth in Ruidoso and Lincoln County. That work came to fruition in February with the opening of the High Mountain Youth […]


More than just a tournament

ALBUQUERQUE – High school basketball tournaments are usually frenetic affairs – weekends filled with games and, hopefully, good competition. There’s one tournament in Albuquerque every Christmas break which adds to the overall madness, yet it’s […]


Toss No Mas a success

A group of pre-teen and early-teen girls at Ruidoso Middle School were able to give back to the community, Oct. 15, during the Toss No Mas Fall Cleanup around town. The RMS cheerleaders were among […]


Local talent in ballet

Performing music isn’t the only thing Ruidoso and Capitan students are known for. Every Christmas season, many of them dance as well. Performed in part by the Dali’ Ballet Company, the Spencer Theatre hosts the […]