Latest Otero County, New Mexico Stories

2008-07-26 12:00:48

By Michelle Scharmack, Alamogordo Daily News, N.M. Jul. 26--What started as a vision by a small group of teachers and parents dedicated to Christian education is now becoming a reality: Imago Dei Academy. Latin for "image of God," Imago Dei Academy is a newly formed school in Alamogordo that provides a classical Christian education for students in kindergarten through eighth grade. Founders Adair Paul, Dee Ann Cason and Cathy Grace were concerned about education in schools and, about a...

2008-07-24 15:00:00

By Jack King Journal Staff Writer SANTA FE -- Four proposals for developing renewable energy in New Mexico were announced Wednesday, but none of them contained specifics. Gov. Bill Richardson, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Bill Anderson and officials of Albuquerque, Alamogordo and Clovis signed non-binding memoranda of understanding to jointly pursue development of renewable energy projects. Albuquerque is home to Kirtland Air Force Base, while Holloman Air Force Base is near...

2008-07-21 15:01:02

By Elva K. Osterreich, Alamogordo Daily News, N.M. Jul. 20--Fresh, spacious and white through and through, the new Ben Archer Health Center welcomes visitors into the facility with comfortable chairs and a fish tank video set on the wall. After officially opening for service in March, the new building hosted an open house Friday to show off services including primary medical care, primary dental care, pharmaceutical services and more. With close to 30 staff members, the facility...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

National Solar Observatory -- The National Solar Observatory (NSO) has its primary headquarters in Tucson. NSO telescopes on Kitt Peak include the McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope Facility containing the world's three largest solar telescopes (1.6-meter main and two 0.9-meter auxiliaries), along with the Vacuum Telescope and the Razdow small solar patrol telescope. The National Solar Observatory also operates telescopes at Sacramento Peak, New Mexico, that include the Vacuum Tower...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.