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Today's News

  • 1,900 youth elk hunting licenses go on sale today

    Submitted to the Optic

    More than 1,900 youth, antlerless elk licenses will go on sale through the Department of Game and Fish Online License System at 10 a.m. today (Wednesday).

    The sale is designed to encourage youth hunting and includes almost 1,500 licenses for hunters using any legal weapon, and 450 licenses for hunters using a muzzleloader or bow.

  • Que Pasa - July 8, 2015

    THURSDAY
    JUEVES
    • El Creston Mutual Domestic Water Consumers Association board meeting will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 9 at 49 Mirasol Road in Ojitos Frios Ranches Subdivision. Open to the public.

    SATURDAY
    SÁBADO
    • The Tecolote Land Grant Board of Trustees meeting has been rescheduled to 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 11 at the Tecolote Community Center in Tecolote.  

  • What were they thinking?

    Like many employees at Luna Community College, we are becoming more and more concerned with how the Luna Board of Trustees is choosing to run the college.

  • Editorial cartoon - July 8, 2015
  • Work of Art: Fiction is ‘made-up’ stuff

    I  find it irksome for people to define something only on the basis of what it’s not. Sound confusing? Let me explain.

    I remember way back in fourth or fifth grade at Immaculate Conception School when Sister Mary Espantosa ran us through the reading curriculum by telling us that books were generally divided into two classes: fiction and non-fiction.

  • U.S. women win 3rd World Cup

    Lloyd hat trick leads Americans to 5-2 rout of Japan, first title since ‘99

    By Tim Booth
    AP Sports Writer

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Megan Rapinoe strolled around taking selfies, occasionally sipping bubbly with her teammates and trying to balance the Women’s World Cup championship trophy on her head.

    A day after the United States claimed its third Women’s World Cup title, the party was still going on in Vancouver on Monday.

  • U.S. women win 3rd World Cup

    Lloyd hat trick leads Americans to 5-2 rout of Japan, first title since ‘99

    By Tim Booth
    AP Sports Writer

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Megan Rapinoe strolled around taking selfies, occasionally sipping bubbly with her teammates and trying to balance the Women’s World Cup championship trophy on her head.

    A day after the United States claimed its third Women’s World Cup title, the party was still going on in Vancouver on Monday.

  • Fiesta Run
  • NMHU volleyball to host camps

    NMHU Sports Information

    New Mexico Highlands volleyball, under the direction of fourth-year head coach Bryan Crawford, has announced individual volleyball camps for August.

    The All Skills Camp will be Aug. 3-4 and will have three different sessions. The first session will be from 9:30-11 a.m. for grades 3-6. Grades 6-8 will participate from 1-3 p.m., and kids in grade 8-12 will participate from 9-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-4 p.m.

  • Vegas’ Mathew Baca in Top Gun camp

    For Mathew Baca of Las Vegas, summer is not time for rest and relaxation.

    The Robertson junior-to-be was one of the premier running backs recognized in the recent regional Football University camp in Denver. Based on his performance there, he was invited to take part in the Football University Top Gun Showcase July 16-18 in Dublin, Ohio.

    “This is the best collection of high school football talent in one place at one time,” said Erik Richards, national recruiting coordinator for All American Games, which stages Football University and the showcase.