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Today's News

  • Jail Log - Feb. 3, 2012

    The following individuals were booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center by area law enforcement between Jan. 24 and Jan. 31:

  • Representing West
  • Students set to participate in MESA regional competition

    Several hundred high school and middle school students from the surrounding area were scheduled to compete in New Mexico MESA's Regional Design Competition today, Feb. 4.

    Students from Anton Chico, Mora, Pecos, Peñasco, Santa Rosa, Springer and Las Vegas were to compete in various categories that all relate to natural disasters.

    The categories include an on-site bridge challenge, prepared design with survival boats for middle school students, and high school students were asked to compete in prepared design for a self-powered transport vehicles.

  • Que Pasa - Feb. 3, 2012

    TODAY HOY
    • The Tecolote Land Grant Board of Trustees regular meeting will be held at 9:15 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4, at the Tecolote Community Center. Fore more information, call Joe I. Herrera at 575-427-1141.

    SATURDAY SÁBADO

  • Thumbs - Our high country lowdown on the news

    THUMBS UP! CARS BACK ON THE LOT. It’s good to see the old Enchantment car lot at Seventh and Mountain View being used again.

    Lithia has opened up a late-model used car sales operation at that location, as well as a full service department, with hopes it can establish a new-car dealership there within the year. Here’s hoping for great success.

  • Editorial Cartoons - Feb. 3, 2012
  • Lawmaker's Perspective: Time to be cautious

    New Mexico’s economy is improving, a little, and the result is that the state budget is growing, a little, for the first time in years. But this is not the time to go on a big spending spree.

  • Nuestra Historia - New Mexico trembled as territorial titans clashed

    Early territorial New Mexico saw the beginning of a collision which continues to this day, between a centuries-old social and cultural order, and the new American way. It would explode in an epic struggle between two priests, starting with the first elections for New Mexico’s territorial delegate to Congress.

  • In Brief - New Mexico News - Feb. 3, 2012

    From The Associated Press

    Ex-director’s Jeep found
    ALBUQUERQUE — Sheriff’s deputies in northwest Arizona found a Jeep belonging to a woman who once ran the Farmington, N.M., tourism department and is suspected of embezzling thousands of dollars.

    KOB-TV reports the Mohave County, Ariz., Sheriff’s Office found a woman’s body nearby, but they do not know if it is Debbie Dusenbery.

    A relative reported Dusenbery missing last weekend.

  • License dispute on hold

    By Barry Massey
    Associated Press

    SANTA FE — A fight over whether to stop illegal immigrants from getting driver’s licenses in New Mexico is on hold temporarily while Democrats make a last-ditch effort to reach a compromise with Republican Gov. Susana Martinez who wants to scrap the license policy.

    The House Judiciary Committee decided not to take a final vote on the issue late Wednesday night after spending more than four hours debating the politically charged issue.