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Today's News

  • Box cutter attack leads to arrest

    A Las Vegas man is facing charges of armed robbery and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly slashing a second man with a box cutter across the neck this past Friday evening.

    Raul Sanchez, 26, of the 700 block of Dora Celeste, is accused of using the weapon to cut the neck of Richard Estrada, rob him of a wallet, $60 in cash and assorted bank cards.

  • Universities unite, call for restoration

    By Susan Montoya Bryan
    The Associated Press

    ALBUQUERQUE — A council of university presidents from around New Mexico is asking that Gov. Susana Martinez restore about $745 million in funding to the state’s public colleges and universities.

    The council made its plea in a column published Sunday in the Albuquerque Journal.

  • In Brief - News - April 19, 2017

    The Associated Press
    Court stays execution
    VARNER, Ark. — The U.S. Supreme Court spared the life of an Arkansas inmate minutes before his death warrant was set to expire Monday, scuttling efforts to resume the death penalty after nearly 12 years in the state with a plan to carry out four double executions before its supply of a lethal injection drug expires.

  • NMHU Jazz Ensemble in concert on Friday

    By Margaret McKinney
    Highlands University

    The Highlands University Department of Music presents the university’s Jazz Ensemble in concert at 7 p.m. on Friday in the Student Center Theater, 800 National Ave.

    Highlands University music professor Edward Harrington directs the Jazz Ensemble and plays bass and trombone for the ensemble. Music faculty member Kevin Zoernig is the pianist and concert co-director.

  • Weather - April 19, 2017

    Wednesday

    HIGH 79° / LOW 41°
    Sunny, with a high near 79. West wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Wednesday night — mostly clear, with a low around 41.
    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:23 a.m. to 7:38 p.m.

    Thursday

  • Que Pasa - April 19, 2017

    4.18.2017
    TUESDAY
    8 p.m.
    United World College-USA Spring Concert will take place at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18, in the Montezuma Castle Dining Hall. The free program at the international high school in Montezuma also will feature student soloists, Silk Road Ensemble and music improvisation, Latin and string ensembles. Guests should park at the Welcome Center. A shuttle service will be provided to the castle beginning at 7:30 p.m. For more information, call Gwen Albers at 426-3373.

  • Stop sexual assault

    The following editorial was published in the Des Moines (Iowa) Register on April 13.

    All of us have so much to learn about sexual assault on college campuses. Why are complaints rising? How can we prevent the crimes? Just how big is the problem?

  • Editorial Cartoon - April 19, 2017
  • Work of Art: Remember old OLOS bulletins?

    A friend made a habit of collecting and saving Sunday bulletins for Our Lady of Sorrows Sunday church services.

    Considering the number of years represented in these bulletins, it’s safe to say she was a faithful church member. Most of the bulletins that she passed on to me date back to the 1960s, and all contain a historical photo on the cover and list a slew of activities: wedding banns, a bingo prize of $230, baptisms and special events. The pastor at that time was the Rev. James T. Burke.

  • East-West, the sequels

    The battle for Cinder Road took a dramatic turn on Saturday.

    West Las Vegas (11-6-1, 5-2-1) stayed close to St. Mike’s (11-7, 4-1) in the District 2-4A standings, sweeping Robertson 8-4 and 8-2 on the Cardinals’ home field.

    That came after the Redbirds had won at West on April 4.

    Robertson (14-8, 3-5) was to try for payback at Taos on Tuesday while West was at Pojoaque Valley.

    Antonio Bustamante hit 2 for 3 and scored twice to highlight West’s effort in game one Saturday.