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Village needs to meet its deadlines

The Village of Angel Fire is late in getting a copy of its preliminary annual budget to the New Mexico Department of Finance and Administration.

Coming together trumps headlines

This week national headlines came home to our small, close-knit communities here in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Red River teen Caleb Williams’ death provokes many emotions, but perhaps the most poignant is collective grief.

Thumbs Up: Red River Community House promotes service and selflessness

Instead of walking their dogs on the trails, hiking or mountain biking, Red River Community House staff and volunteers, locals and guests were busy. They got out their work gloves and shovels and went to work restoring the Red River Nature Trail. Their project will ensure that future generations of residents and visitors can enjoy one of the town’s treasures.

Area fires remind us to be firewise

Fire season is here. Wildfires are breaking out all around the area — the most recent a massive blaze

Editorial: District needs to get in compliance

The Cimarron Municipal Schools Board of Education and administration need to make sure the district is in compliance when reporting data to the state.

Administrator’s silence speaks volumes

It’s unfortunate for our readers when a top government official declines to talk to the press. Larry Leahy, the village’s administrator, has been quiet these past few months and the citizens of Angel Fire deserve to hear more from him.

Schools need to coordinate schedules

Moreno Valley High School officials and Cimarron Municipal School Superintendent James Gallegos need to get together and decide when our children will be attending school.

Editorial: Thank you for caring for our veterans

A banner hanging at an area supermarket reminding us to pray for local troops who were fighting in the Iraq War served as a stunning reminder: If all politics is local, so is war.

Editorial: Credit where credit is due

Following the March 28 Angel Fire Village Council Meeting the public, mayor, councilors and village employees may have been OK with the article that...

Racetrack developer never really got out of the gate

When the New Mexico Gaming Control Board revoked La Mesa Racetrack and Casino developer Michael Moldenhauer’s gaming license last week it really came as no surprise.