Today's Features

  • 6.25.2016
    10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • When I walked into Joseph Baca’s office at KFUN last March, I was struck by a piece of furniture standing quietly in the corner of the office. It was a squat blond console that I later learned housed a turntable. On the front was the original RCA logo. On a bold red background, the three capital letters were elegantly connected with a bolt of lightning streaming down from the elongated “A.”

  • The lunch menu for the Mora /Wagon Mound Senior Centers, with coffee and milk served daily.

    Beef steak ranchero, pinto beans with green chile, salad and dressing, and strawberry shortcake

    Posole, spinach salad, pinto beans, flour tortilla, and strawberries with peaches

    Navajo taco, fry bread, pinto beans, peas and carrots, and orange

    Lemon baked chicken, rice, spinach salad, whole wheat dinner roll, applesauce, yogurt and peaches

  • Sunday

    HIGH 93° / LOW 53°

    Sunny, with a high near 93. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Sunday night — mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    5:45 a.m. to 8:19 p.m.



    HIGH 95° / LOW 53°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Monday night — partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    5:45 a.m. to 8:20 p.m.


  • The lunch menu for the Las Vegas/Pecos Senior Centers, with 2 percent milk served with all meals.

    Beef and cheese enchilada with red chile, pinto beans, Spanish rice, and
    vanilla pudding

    Baked fish squares, tartar sauce, green beans, potato wedges, and fruit pie with topping

    Chicken wrap, celery sticks, pasta salad, and sugar-free brownie

    Lasagna, garden salad, mixed vegetables, French bread, and fruit cobbler

  • 6.19.2016

    1:30 p.m.

  • Submitted to the Optic

    There are exciting activities planned at Pecos National Historical Park for the summer, many as part of celebrating the National Park Service Centennial. Here is what’s coming up:

  • •Highlands Alumni Affairs office asks you to nominate an individual in one of the following categories to be honored at this year’s Homecoming Celebration: Distinguished Alum, Distinguished Young Alum, Distinguished Retired Faculty, Forever Cowboy Student Award, and Spirit Award. Follow the link nmhualumni.org/homecoming to read more and to fill out the simple online form. Any questions, call Juli Salman at 426-2155.

  • Sex is always a topic that gets attention, but lately it’s been getting attention in some disturbing ways.

    Transgender rights, sexual assaults on college campuses, and internet pornography have all been in the news lately — and while they’re unrelated in the way in which they’ve made news, they all have one thing in common: sex.