Today's News

  • Editorial Cartoon - Oct. 14, 2016
  • Dispatch New Mexico - NM’s election not going to pot

    Thanks, Albuquerque Journal, for providing the best snapshot to date of New Mexicans’ political leanings this election cycle. Not everything they asked likely voters about is on this year’s general election ballots, but they certainly play into the equation.

  • Highlands teams top 3 in Stampede

    NMHU Sports Information

    Collins Kurui captured his third consecutive individual championship over the weekend with a win in the Buffalo Stampede hosted by West Texas A&M in Canyon, Texas.

    Kurui (25:21) led a 1-2-3 sweep for the New Mexico Highlands men, who earned a second-place team finish behind Eastern New Mexico.

  • Right on track - Redbirds unbeaten going into homecoming tilt

    On Wednesday night, Robertson head football coach Leroy Gonzalez shared video — shot during a recent practice — of Connor Houdek booting a 55-yard field goal, splitting the uprights right down the middle.

    Maybe if the Cardinals opt for such long-range kicks instead of touchdowns Friday night, their homecoming game with Santa Fe Indian will take the full scheduled 48 minutes.


  • Lady Cards down Pojo in three

    Refusing to give up even one set, the No. 4 Robertson volleyball team scored an important sweep of No. 3 Pojoaque Valley (11-5, 3-1) on Tuesday night at Mike Marr Gym.

    Game scores were 27-25, 25-23, 25-16, in a duel of top-five squads.

    Brandelyn Fulgenzi (10 kills), Alianza Darley (8), Jazmyne Jenkins (7) and Rachele Portillo (3) were active on the attack for the Lady Cardinals, who improved to 10-5 overall and 3-0 in District 2-4A.

  • Outlaws win two on road

    Devaughn Kensey scored three touchdowns to lead the 7-8 Las Vegas Outlaws youth football team to a 19-0 win over the Santa Fe Broncos this past weekend.

    The 7-8 team improved to 4-2 in the Northern New Mexico Children’s Football League standings.

    C.J. Perea accounted for four TDs in leading the 9-10 Outlaws past the Estancia Bears, 25-0.

    Perea connected with Zeke Villegas and Josh Martinez through the air for one touchdown each and ran for two more. Villegas added an extra point.

    The 9-10 Outlaws are 7-0.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Oct. 14, 2016

    • Robertson vs. Santa Fe Indian (homecoming), 7 p.m., Cardinal Stadium
    • West Las Vegas vs. Bernalillo, 7 p.m., Herrera Complex
    • NMHU vs. Metro State, 7 p.m., Wilson Complex
    • Pecos (A,B) at Desert Academy, 4 p.m., Santa Fe
    • West Las Vegas Middle School, Valley at Mountain View tournament, TBA, Rio Rancho

    Cross country
    • Robertson, West Las Vegas, Mora, Pecos at Rio Rancho, TBA, Rio Rancho

  • Man guilty of failing to register

    A 10-man, two-woman jury took roughly an hour last week to weigh the evidence and convict a Las Vegas man of failing to register as a sex offender, a fourth-degree felony.

    Christopher Gurule, 39, of the 2400 block of Calle Contenta was found guilty on Tuesday. District Judge Abigail Aragon, who presided over the one-day trial, agreed to a request from the prosecution to postpone sentencing until a later date.

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  • Psychiatric patients struggle after discharge

    The Associated Press

    An investigation has found that some patients discharged from New Mexico’s state mental hospital in Las Vegas live in poor conditions, including going hungry, while staying in boarding homes.

    The Albuquerque Journal found that the state mental hospital, formally known as the Behavioral Health Institute, discharges about 200 patients each year into Las Vegas and surrounding San Miguel County in northern New Mexico and that many don’t have anywhere to go.