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Today's News

  • We must care for the elderly

    Community newspapers get to know about the elderly in all sorts of ways.

    We hear stories about a favorite grandparent. We have older people come into the office and relating a revealing story. We run obituaries about those who’ve recently passed away after living a long life.

    We learn a great deal about the caring people in someone’s life when we see how those persons were living at the end of their time on earth. Frankly, the impressions are discouraging.

  • Please come on out to see ‘Cabaret’

    By Beth Urech

    "When is your next concert?” is the question Ronald Maltais is asked frequently as he strolls up Bridge Street or around the Plaza.

    That’s not surprising because Ron has brought many interesting music and dance events to Las Vegas recently.

    So what’s the answer? Let’s begin with a fundraiser for Ron’s Meadow City Academy of Music.

  • Las Vegas responds to the refugee crisis

    By Bob Pearson

    On Jan. 17, The Las Vegas City Council, to its great credit, unanimously passed Resolution 18-04, supporting the resettlement of refugees in New Mexico and in the U.S. This culminated 11 months of work by two groups: Amnesty International Group 463 and the Mission & Peacemaking Committee of the Presbyterian Church.

  • There is a right way to apologize

    The classic 1970s movie “Love Story” featured a popular line, “Love means never having to say you’re sorry.” This concept may have worked for the big screen, but it is totally wrong and does not work in real life. To use “love” as an excuse not to apologize would ultimately result in the breakdown of a relationship or a falling out of “love.”

  • Editorial cartoon, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018

    Editorial cartoon, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018.

  • Super Mario: Pecos senior surpasses 2,000 career points

    Over the course of his career with the Panthers, Pecos senior Mario Archuleta has made some shots to remember.

    There was the time he was a freshman and threw up a prayer from half-court as the third quarter came to an end, and the basketball found its target.

    Then last March, he put up a triumphant 3-pointer in The Pit, the rumble of the crowd providing musical accompaniment, as Pecos beat Santa Rosa for the Class 3A state championship.

  • Miracle on ice, Part 2: U.S. women surprise Canada

    By Teresa M. Walker
    The Associated Press

    GANGNEUNG, South Korea  — Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson skated slowly back and forth toward the net, showing forehand, then leaning quickly to the left to fake a backhand that pulled Canadian goalie Shannon Szabados out of the crease.

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, Feb. 25-March 1

    SUNDAY (Feb.  25)
    Baseball

    • NMHU vs. Colorado-Colorado Springs, noon, Brandt Park
    Basketball
    • State tournament selection and seeding announcements, 7 p.m.
    Softball
    • Luna vs. Trinidad State (DH), noon, WLV field
    • NMHU at Colorado Christian (DH), 11 a.m., Lakewood, Colo.

    MONDAY
    Baseball

    • Luna vs. Dodge City (DH), noon, Brandt Park
    Basketball

  • Courting the Shifts

    The judge, who received inspiration from her grandfather, Luis E. Armijo, reflected on her career as she shifts into retirement. Chief Judge Christina Armijo said she chose to retire from active into seniority status “because I enjoy the work I do very much.”

    “It’s a personal choice I made and I look forward to providing public service with a slightly reduced case load,” she said.

  • Winners, losers at the 2018 state legislative session

    By Andrew Oxford and Steve Terrell, the Santa Fe New Mexican

    Winners

    College students: The New Mexico Lottery’s staff and various legislators wanted to rewrite state law to eliminate the requirement that 30 percent of gross revenue from the lottery go for college scholarships.