Today's News

  • In Brief May 13, 2016

    The Associated Press

    Feds arrest six in Shiprock

    Authorities say a crackdown on narcotics trafficking in northwestern New Mexico has led to arrests of multiple people charged in federal indictments.

    The U.S. Attorney’s Office for New Mexico says the multi-agency investigation was launched in response to an increase in methamphetamine trafficking in the Shiprock area of the Navajo Nation.

  • Inmate escapes from clinic

    The Associated Press

    LAS CRUCES — Authorities in southern New Mexico searched Thursday for a jail inmate who escaped from a medical clinic after he was accused of kidnapping a driver at gunpoint in Texas and twice leading police on car chases.

  • Jail Log May 13, 2016

    The following individuals were booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center between May 3 and May 10:
    Danielle Abeyta, 29, failure to pay fines.
    Amber Baca, 22, probation violation: new charges.
    Kenneth Trujillo, 53, failure to pay fines, bench warrant, Mora
    Julius Valverde, 27, failure to appear, bench warrant, Bernalillo
    Isaac Maestas, 40, probation violation: positive UA.
    Jessica Delgado, 37, failure to appear, bench warrant, SM Magistrate
    Pierre Lovato, 38, failure to appear, bench warrant SM Magistrate

  • Editorial Cartoon: May 13, 2016
  • Thumbs May 13, 2016


  • Another Perspective: Working together, we can solve NM’s health care crisis

    New Mexico’s health care crisis demands our attention. Now.

    No person should suffer even one day of serious illness or injury because that person cannot find or afford to pay for good health care, yet that is exactly what happens each day in New Mexico.

  • Looking Back May 13, 2016

    Friday, May 13, 1966 — The school and convent at Our Lady of Sorrows parish, on New Mexico Avenue, were blessed and dedicated by the Rt. Rev. James Peter Davis, archbishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Santa Fe Thursday. Conrad Hilton, hotel man and philanthropist, gave $100,000 in an outright donation and another $100,000 spread over a 15-year period.

  • Weather May 13, 2016


    HIGH 83° / LOW 45°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
    Friday might — a 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    5:57 a.m. to 7:58 p.m.




  • Luna to offer placement exam workshops
  • Luna to offer placement exam workshops

    Luna Community College

    Luna Community College will offer Compass Placement exam workshops for math and English from Monday, May 16 to Thursday, May 19 at the Las Vegas campus. 

    Many students who are planning on attending LCC or New Mexico Highlands University have to take the Compass Placement exams to determine what math or English classes they will be required to take when they start college.