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Today's News

  • Lady Don soccer
  • RHS girls, WLV boys top 3 in Los Lunas

    Junior Anabella Miller and eighth grader Makayla Quintana both burst into the top 10 individually, leading Robertson to a runner-up team finish — behind only Class 5A Valencia — in this past Saturday’s Los Lunas cross country meet.

    Meanwhile, West Las Vegas placed five varsity boys’ runners in the top 50 and grabbed third place as a team, also in Los Lunas. Only Hope Christian and Grants finished with better team scores than the Dons.

  • D-backs name new manager

    The Associated Press

    PHOENIX — Chip Hale spent 10 seasons in the Arizona Diamondbacks’ organization, the final three as the major league third base coach. He also played at the University of Arizona and still lives in Tucson.

    If ever there was a perfect fit for Hale’s first job as a big league manager, it was with the Diamondbacks, who gave him a two-year contract Monday to replace Kirk Gibson.

    “This is the perfect job for me and my family, and that is important for me to be here,” Hale said.

  • Looking ahead - Sports - Oct. 15, 2014

    Wednesday
    Football
    • West Las Vegas Middle School vs. Pojoaque, 4 p.m., Herrera Complex
    Volleyball
    • Memorial Middle School vs. Raton, 4 p.m., MMS

    Thursday
    Football
    • Memorial Middle School at Raton, 4 p.m., Raton
    Soccer
    • Robertson boys at Pojoaque Valley, 3 p.m., Jacona
    • Robertson girls vs. Pojoaque Valley, 3 p.m., RHS Field
    Volleyball
    • West Las Vegas (A,B,C) vs. Robertson, Dig Pink night, 4 p.m., Gillie Lopez Gym

    Friday

  • HU faculty blast president

    Faculty at New Mexico Highlands University took President Jim Fries to task on Friday, publicly accusing him  and his administration of making unilateral decisions without meaningful input from them.

    Maureen Romine, president of the Faculty Senate, presented a letter to administrators and regents outlining the faculty concerns and asking that faculty be included in decisions at the university.

  • RHS Homecoming
  • U. S. health worker tests positive for Ebola

    By Nomaan Merchant
    The Associated Press

    DALLAS — A Texas health care worker has tested positive for Ebola even though she wore full protective gear while caring for a hospitalized patient who later died from the virus, health officials said Sunday. If the preliminary diagnosis is confirmed, it would be the first known case of the disease being contracted or transmitted in the U.S.

  • Alta Vista sued over data breach

    Alta Vista Regional Hospital and its parent company, Tennessee-based Community Health Systems, Inc. are being sued over a cyberattack in which hackers took information on more than 4 million patients from its computer network earlier this year.

    Briana Brito, a San Miguel County woman, filed the lawsuit in state District Court in Las Vegas in late September. She and her attorneys are seeking class action status. Judge Gerald Baca is presiding over the case.

  • Highlands, NHCC sign deal

    The Associated Press

    The National Hispanic Cultural Center and New Mexico Highlands University have signed an agreement to strengthen research ties.

    The five-year agreement reached Friday calls for the two institutes to share resources and develop courses focusing on Hispanic culture.

    Under the agreement, the Las Vegas university will create a plan to encourage its professors to use the Albuquerque center’s genealogy program and the center will bring some of its exhibits to the college.

  • Looking Back - Oct. 13, 2014

    In 1964
    Friday, Oct. 9, 1964 — Dr. Thomas C. Donnelly, president of Highlands University, was one of several New Mexico university presidents to protest a recommendation of the Board of Educational Finance to raise out-of-state tuition beginning September 1965. The increase for non-residents would be from $500 a year to $580. Donnelly maintained the BEF acted without input from universities and that the out-of-state increase would discourage many from applying here.