Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Tuesday morning briefing.
Food and drink
There’s a Tickle Me Pink Wine Dinner 6 p.m. Wednesday at Dakota’s Steak House.
The dinner will feature a specialty four-course menu that includes a wine chosen to compliment each dish.
Tickets are $75 and will benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
Information or to purchase tickets: 395-3535.
The Coats For Kids distribution is 9 a.m. Saturday at Faith Christian Family Church.
Quirky quote of the day
“Television has brought back murder into the home – where it belongs.” — Alfred Hitchcock
Today in history
On this day in 1867, the U.S. formally takes possession of Alaska after purchasing the territory from Russia for $7.2 million, or less than two cents an acre.
Here’s the rest of the story:
Today — Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Tonight — Mostly clear, with a low around 38.