Special ops forces will remain essential, official says

By Karen Parrish: American Forces Press Service BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — The nation’s special operations forces are experiencing heady but somewhat perilous times, said the Pentagon official tasked with overseeing them. “The skills and capabilities of America’s elite special operators have never been more recognized by the nation — sometimes, frankly, more than I like,” Michael […]

Tips on essential oils featured

Information on how to transform your life, suggestions on how to achieve your dreams and ways to use essential oils will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Author and professional speaker Peter Fogel will talk about reinventing yourself and relate stories and strategies of people over 40 […]

Welt cording featured on show

Information on making and using continuous bias strips for welt cording and using essential oils for perfumery will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Pam Damour of The Decorating Diva will show how to make continuous bias strips, turn them into perfect welt cords and then apply […]

Great Lake Airlines essential air service contract renewed

Freedom New mexico The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Friday that it has renewed Essential Air Service contracts with Great Lakes Airlines for Clovis, according to a release from U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman. Great Lakes will provide two round trips per day and each weekend to Albuquerque from Clovis, with a federal subsidy rate of […]

Delayed reporting Tuesday for Cannon personnel

By 27th SOW Public Affairs Due to deteriorating weather conditions, there is a two-hour delayed reporting time for all non-mission essential personnel who work at Cannon. The Child Development Center, Pecos Trail Dining Facility and base fitness center will open at their regularly scheduled hours. All mission-essential personnel will report to work at normal times. […]

Food at the speed of life: Patience essential ingredient in kitchen

A 1910 Roosevelt County Herald mentions the Portales Woman’s Club eating “grape whip and cake.” Editor David Stevens found the article and suggested a column. I’d never heard of grape whip. I found two recipes online and chose one from a 1964 Ottawa Citizen newspaper. To start, I heated grape juice too much — due […]

Delayed reporting for non-essential Cannon personnel

27th SOW Public Affairs Late reporting of 9 a.m. for non-essential personnel Thursday. Mission essential personnel will report as normal.

No reporting for non-mission essential personnel

27th SOW Public Affairs There will be no reporting for non-mission essential personnel at Cannon AFB Thursday due to inclement weather.

TRICARE screenings essential to health

By Shari Lopatin: TriWest Healthcare Alliance While January is a great time to plan for your health in 2010, you’ll never find a wrong time to get vital screening tests. Whether you’re a man or a woman, age 25 or 65, make sure to talk with your doctor about the screening tests listed below. These […]

Cannon: Delayed reporting for non-essential personnel

27th SOW Public Affairs Due to weather conditions, non-essential personnel are to report to work at 9 a.m. on Friday.For additional information, contact your supervisor.

Teachers also educate about the real world

By Clyde Davis: CNJ columnist About this time of year it seems appropriate, and perhaps essential, to focus on lessons learned from educators. A new crop of graduates at varying levels will soon move to the next step, whether that step is first grade or the so-called “real world.” In truth, good teachers remind students […]

Essential Records: A smooth sail

By Sandra Taylor-Sawyer: Guest columnist In the wake of April 15, it is common to analyze ones recordkeeping methods in order to ensure a smoother process for the next tax time. Not only is good recordkeeping essential in avoiding over or under payment of taxes; good records allow more efficient operation of a business, thereby […]

Protecting U.S. jobs has costly ramifications

Freedom New Mexico Government has a few things it is charged with doing for the people. One of those essential duties is defense of the nation and its interests abroad. To do that, especially on the scale we’ve done since World War II, requires massive amounts of equipment: from computers and rifles to bombers and […]

Fight for flight

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A Great Lakes plane arrives at the Clovis Municipal Airport from Albuquerque. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ Staff Writer A Hawaiian-based airline that wants to win a federal subsidy to provide air service in New Mexico is on a campaign blitz. Pacific Wings Airlines challenges government officials in a radio commercial […]

Business feature: City could get new air service carrier

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Mesa airlines offers 18 roundtrips a week from Clovis to Albuquerque. (CNJ file photo) By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer Air service at the Clovis Municipal Airport may change hands soon if the city’s endorsement of a new carrier is upheld at the federal level. The civl aviation board voted Nov. 1 to endorse Great […]

It’s OK to pay for education; vote yes for bond

Freedom Newspapers James A. Garfield, the 20th U.S. president, summarized our feelings about education: It is next in importance to freedom and justice, he said. Without education, neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained. We seldom endorse tax hikes, but we hope New Mexico voters will OK, on Nov. 2, the semiannual General Obligation […]