Local News

  • Lawsuit: AG staffer bullied nonprofit

    By Russell Contreras
    The Associated Press

    An inexperienced New Mexico attorney general staffer bullied nonprofit employees and harassed a female worker on social media while using the name “Mr. Smooth,” according to a new lawsuit.

  • Jail Log - June 26, 2015

    The following individuals were booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center between June 12 and June 19:
    Antonio Urioste, 30, seven-day commitment
    Genoveva Paiz, 40,  probation violation: absconding
    Angel Gutierrez, 32, unlawful taking of a motor vehicle: bench warrant, SM Magistrate
    Kamal Davis, 31, battery on household member, failure to appear, bench warrant, SM District/SM Magistrate
    Antonio Larrañaga, 31, eight-day commitment

  • Looking Back - June 26, 2015

    In 1965

    Monday, June 28 — A contract for Army aerial delivery equipment has been awarded to the Jayval Company of Las Vegas by the U.S. Army Aviation Material Command, St. Louis, Mo. Amounting in dollar value to $215,259, the contract provides for the production and delivery of personnel parachute canopies. The purchase marks the second recent procurement of parachute canopies by the Army agency.

  • Looking ahead - News - June 26, 2015

    Barbecue fundraiser set for Saturday

    Heart of David Worship Center, located at 333 Peggy Lane in Las Vegas, will hold a barbecue fundraiser at 11 a.m. every Saturday. Cost is $10 a plate.  Funds are to asssist youth and to purchase needed equipment. Volunteers will prepare different entrees each week. For more information, call Pastor James Vaughn at 505-360-6418.

  • Weather - June 26, 2015

    Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. North wind 10-15 mph, becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. Showers and thunderstorms likely at night. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northeast wind 10-15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent.

  • In Brief - News - June 26, 2015

    The Associated Press

  • Court: Laborers eligible for workers’ comp benefits

    The Associated Press

  • No foul play in chef’s drowning

    The Associated Press
    TAOS — A former White House chef for Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush drowned in a New Mexico mountain stream, and his death was ruled an accident, authorities said Tuesday.
    The determination followed several days of mystery about the death of Walter Scheib, who vanished during a solo hike in the mountains of northern New Mexico and was found dead Sunday night after a weeklong search. There was no sign of foul play, State Police Sgt. Elizabeth Armijo said. Scheib recently moved from Florida to Taos. He was 61.

  • Spaceport America opens visitor center

    The Associated Press

  • Mom, baby rescued 4 days after plane crash

    By Libardo Cardona
    The Associated Press