Today's News

  • Roundup: Vegas sluggers win

    Robertson baseball continued its strong start, winning big at Ruidoso on Tuesday.

    Zach Jordan drove in three runs and was one of three Cardinals to record two hits in a 19-4 game-one triumph.Brandon Lucero and Caleb Marrujo also had two hits.

    RHS scored once in each of the first four innings and twice in the sixth. But the Cardinals blew the game wide open in the top of the seventh, scoring 13 runs.

  • Spring 2018 prep sports schedule

    Friday, March 16

    • Pecos at Santa Fe Indian tournament, TBA, Santa Fe

    • Robertson at Cobre tournament, TBA, Bayard
    • Mora, Pecos at Santa Rosa Lady Lion Invite, Santa Rosa

    • Robertson at Carlsbad Invite, TBA, Carlsbad

    • Mora Middle School, Memorial Middle School, Valley Middle School at ATC/SFIS meet, 3 p.m., Santa Fe

    Saturday, March 17


  • Dozens file for June 5 election

    Thirteen people filed to run for elected offices by filing Tuesday at the San Miguel County Clerk's office — although a couple of the current office holders were not among them. 

    San Miguel Sheriff Gary Gold was not among the office holders who decided to file Tuesday to run in the June 5 election. The longtime Las Vegas Police officer and chief and West Las Vegas Schools board member will serve out the only four-year term he's held in the months ahead and then yield to one of three candidates who filed to run Tuesday.

  • Luna student-athletes rally around coach

    Several important topic areas and anouncements were covered during the Luna Community College Board of Trustees' monthly meeting Tuesday. However, most of the people in attendance were there to address one subject.

  • 2018 State Legislature: What went wrong in Santa Fe?

    State Sen. Pete Campos and Rep. Tomas Salazar spoke before a group of about 25 people, during a breakfast forum that took place at Charlie’s Spic N Span , and was sponsored by the American Association of University Women.

    The two legislators discussed how the legislative session will help the region, from funding higher learning, to salary increases for educators and district attorney staff.

  • Police: Ribera man, drunk, crashed into I-25 median

    A 23-year-old Ribera man was arrested earlier this month after wrecking his vehicle on a median while driving on a frontage road.

    A New Mexico State Police officer reported that on March 4, at about 12:30 a.m., he responded to dispatch call regarding a wreck on the frontage road, near mile marker 337 along I-25, between Romeroville and Tecolote.

  • County Commission considers solid-waste ordinance changes

    One of the many items discussed at length by the San Miguel County Commission at Tuesday’s regular meeting were revisions to a solid-waste ordinance. 

  • Criminals in Albuquerque using stolen cars for other crimes

    ALBUQUERQUE — Authorities say criminals are using stolen cars while committing a host of other crimes ranging from armed robberies to drive-by gang shootings in Albuquerque.

    Police used to view auto theft as a nonviolent crime often connected to the need for money to buy drugs.

    Now, crime rates have skyrocketed across the board.

    The Albuquerque Journal reports the city has seen more than a three-fold increase in auto theft since 2013 along with climbing rates of armed robbery, larceny and burglary.

  • Summer semester registration for Highlands available online

    By Margaret McKinney, N.M. Highlands University

     New Mexico Highlands is offering early online registration for summer semester 2018.

  • Pennsylvania native finds a college home in Las Vegas

    From Lancaster, Pa. to Las Vegas, N.M. From the East Coast to the Southwest. A world of difference, but to Luna Community College nursing student Andre Shenk, Las Vegas is home. Shenk and his wife moved to Las Vegas a little over three years ago. They were looking for something different. And somewhere along the journey, Shenk found Luna.