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  • Weather - April 6, 2015

    Monday
    Sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 39.

    Tuesday
    Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 37.

    Wednesday
    Sunny, with a high near 65. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 34.

    Thursday
    Mostly sunny, with a high near 61.

    Sunrise ... Sunset
    6:41 a.m. to 7:26 p.m.

  • Good Friday
  • New digs for magistrate court

    If you’ve had to go to San Miguel County Magistrate Court to pay a fine or take care of other business in the last five months, chances are you’re aware of the drama that has been playing out there due to problems with the court’s leased Seventh Street building.

    If you haven’t had occasion to visit the court during that period, count your blessings.

  • Bricks & Mortar on Mainstreet - A conversation with the Claytons

    Editor’s note: Bricks & Mortar on MainStreet is a monthly series highlighting Downtown renovation projects from the Railroad Depot to the Plaza Park. This week’s column is by Corine Leger. She interviewed Thomas and Tina Clayton, majority owners of the Rawlins Building.

  • Jurors told of couple’s rocky relationship

    Acquaintances of Dennis Escovedo and Maxine Patsy Trujillo testified on Wednesday about the turbulent relationship the couple appeared to have had as the prosecution continued in its quest to convince jurors that Escovedo murdered his on-again, off-again girlfriend.

    Wendy Capek and her boyfriend, Jerry Tenorio, who live in Las Aguitas, about a quarter of a mile away from Escovedo’s home, testified about a bizarre incident that occurred in the fall of 2010.

  • Easter Preparations - Plenty of Easter fun scheduled this weekend

    There will be plenty of Easter eggs to find this weekend with several hunts scheduled. Including one that will have 6,000 pastel colored plastic eggs filled with candy and prize tokens. The Mora/San Miguel Farm and Livestock Bureau will host their second annual hunt starting at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the San Miguel/Mora County Fairgrounds on Hot Springs Boulevard.

    This year’s fun-filled event will include the hiding of 6,000 eggs with a large quantity of them containing cash and other prizes including bike and gift certificates.

  • Governor weighs in on special session

    By Susan Montoya Bryan
    The Associated Press

    Gov. Susana Martinez said Wednesday that there’s no reason to call a special session to address millions of dollars in public works projects unless Senate Democrats are willing to compromise.

    Martinez’s comments came after Senate Majority Leader Michael Sanchez said he and other Democrats may be willing to support a special session.

  • Looking Back - April 3, 2015

    In 1965

    Thursday, April 1 — Superintendent Ray Leger of the West Las Vegas Schools announced today that the system is planning to establish a night high school for the 1965-66 school year. This program will be for the purpose of providing those people who wish to finish their high school with an opportunity to do so. These are the people who for some reason did not finish high school under the regular program and who are now occupied in some way during the day.

  • Looking ahead - News - April 3, 2015

    Elks Easter Egg Hunt is Sunday

    Elks Easter Egg Hunt is at 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 5, at Robertson High School football field. Free and open to the public.
     

  • Weather - April 3, 2015

    Friday
    Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Northeast wind 10-15 mph, becoming south in the afternoon. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 30. South wind 10-15 mph.

    Saturday
    Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Breezy. A 10 percent chance of showers at night. Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy.

    Sunday
    Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 41. Breezy.

    Sunrise ... Sunset
    6:45 a.m. to 7:24 p.m.