Today's News

  • Looking Back-9-23-15

    Monday, Sept. 20, 1965 — The freshman class at Highlands University this fall is the largest in the history of the institution, according to James H. Elliott, registrar and director of admissions. Tentative and incomplete admission figures show that during the first week of registration, there are 628 freshmen on campus, an increase of 28 percent over the 1964 class. Other classes also show substantial gains: sophomores are up 18.6 percent; juniors, 23 percent; seniors 7 percent. Over 1,450 students are registered, compared to 1,322 in 1964.

  • Monarch madness
  • Noticias 9-23-15

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    n Casa de Samaritan Homeless Shelter at 716 Grand Ave. is operating every night, providing meals, laundry and hot showers from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The shelter is open for overnight stays Nov. 1 to March 31. The Thrift Store, at Seventh and Legion, offers vouchers for clothing. Samaritan House offers a food pantry distribution every second and fifth Wednesday. Applications for rental services for those who may qualify are available call 454-1390.

  • Que Pasa 9-23-15

    10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
    Carnegie Library Story Time takes place in the children’s area of library. This week’s book is “Wangari’s Trees of Peace” by Jeanette Winter. All programs are free and open to the public.

    1:30 p.m.

  • Absentee officials

    Imagine a job where you’re paid top dollar, and you continue to receive your paychecks regardless of whether you show up for work.
    New Mexico elected officials don’t have to imagine it because that’s exactly the kind of jobs they have. It’s particularly troubling because elected officials tend to be among the highest paid individuals in our state.

  • A bumper-to-bumper crop

    “Well, the traffic was bumper to bumper on the way to Santa Fe.” “There was practically a traffic jam with so many people parked by the side of the road, they almost needed a traffic cop.”

  • Victory for Panthers, Cowboys

    Sweeping the top four individual placings and landing all five varsity scorers in the top six, Pecos’ boys cruised to a commanding victory in their own Ron Valdez Cross Country Invitational this past Saturday.

  • Cards rock No. 2 St. Mike’s

    By Dave Kavanaugh
    Las Vegas Optic
    A 65-yard scamper by Robertson sophomore quarterback Arjay Ortiz in the closing minutes of regulation gave the Cardinals all the insurance needed in a 25-20 upset of St. Mike’s on Saturday in Santa Fe.
    It was the first loss of the season for the Horsemen (3-1), who entered the weekend ranked as high as No. 2 in Class 4A football. RHS improved to 2-2 and collected its second win in as many weeks.

  • HU upsets Skyhawks

    Salina Lucero has given the New Mexico Highlands women’s soccer team little bursts of energy in each of the Cowgirls’ four matches this fall.
    On Sunday, that energetic play delivered a game-winning goal with just seconds left in the first half of a 1-0 upset of Fort Lewis College.

  • Split for Cowgirls

    Highlands volleyball (3-5, 1-1) split its weekend home matches as the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference schedule got under way, taking a 3-2 win over Western State on Friday, then falling 3-1 against Colorado State-Pueblo on Saturday.
    Western State was zeroing in on a sweep Friday night after 25-16 and 25-21 wins in the first two sets. But the Cowgirls rallied to win three straight, 25-20, 25-22, 15-13.
    Andrea Nuñez led with 15 kills; Shayli Schultz had 20 assists and five blocks.