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Today's News

  • Jail Log - March 5, 2017

    The following individuals were booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center between April 26 and May 3:
    Leroy Valdez, 32, bench warrant: DWI, no driver’s license, San Miguel County Magistrate Court
    Andre Trujillo, 24, possession of burglary tools, San Miguel County Magistrate Court
    Amber Romero, 32, conspiracy, possession with intent to distribute heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia, San Miguel County Magistrate Court, Sandoval County

  • Weather - May 5, 2017

    Friday

    HIGH 82° / LOW 45°
    Sunny, with a high near 82. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Friday night —
    mostly clear, with a low around 45.
    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:05 a.m. to 7:51 p.m.

    Saturday

    HIGH 83° / LOW 46°
    A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:04 a.m. to 7:52 p.m.

  • NMHU students showcase Seabury Fellowship projects

    By Margaret McKinney
    Highlands University

    Three Highlands University media arts students each received $2,500 fellowships to develop independent multimedia projects, thanks to the Seabury Foundation and a full match from the Highlands Foundation.

    Patricia Chavez, Mackenzie Gruenig, and Andrew LaPointe received the 2016 – 17 Seabury Fellowships, showcasing their projects on April 27 at an awards presentation.

    Media arts professor David Sanchez Burr is the adviser for the Seabury fellows for the second year.

  • Que Pasa - May 5, 2017

    5.6.2017
    SATURDAY

    8 a.m.
    The Tri-County Farmers’ Market is returning to the Immaculate Conception parking lot on Sixth and University on Saturday, May 6. The market opens at 8 a.m. The selection includes: salad greens, kale, chard, quelites, radishes, chives, leeks, onions, snow peas, piñon, registered Irish Dexter dairy, eggs, bread, USDA inspected beef and pork, pain rub, lotion, soap, hand made rugs. Plant starts are now available - tomatoes, chile plants broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, lettuce, strawberries, and more.

  • Noticias - May 5, 2017

    Submit your calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
    _______________
    • Substance Abuse Groups meetings take place 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 713 Railroad Ave. Las Vegas. For more information, call 425-2687.

  • Thumbs: Our high country lowdown on the news - May 5, 2017

    THUMBS DOWN! HIGHLANDS TUITION GOING UP

  • Editorial Cartoon - May 5, 2017
  • Dispatch New Mexico - Borehole drilling hits grassroots opposition

    There’s an issue rising to the surface in New Mexico, over some boreholes the Department of Energy wants to drill. A lot of people in some very rural areas are saying no.

  • State baseball this weekend

    A state runner-up in Class 3A baseball last May, Pecos (12-9) saw its bid for a return trip to Isotopes Park come to an end Wednesday.

    No. 9 Tularosa defeated the No. 8 Panthers 17-3, earning the unenviable right to play No. 1 Texico on May 10 at Cleveland High in Rio Rancho. The defending champ Wolverines ousted No. 16 seed Loving 16-0 in another first-round game.

  • Natalia to run for NMHU

    Natalia Marrujo is keeping the Mora-to-NMHU pipeline alive.

    And kicking.

    The Mora senior, who won a state cross country championship this past November, has signed a national letter of intent to continue her athletic career with New Mexico Highlands University.

    Marrujo plans to compete in both cross country and track and field for the Cowgirls and head coach Bob DeVries, who oversees both programs.

    Before she stocks up on purple gear, however, Marrujo has unfinished business wearing Rangerette green.