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Today's News

  • Work of Art — Two eyebrows way up

    It’s about a subtle facial expression, sometimes barely perceptible, but we all know it’s there. And it’s potent.
    I’m referring to the raised-eyebrow syndrome that seems to have afflicted the Trujillo household. I’ll explain through the following narration:

  • Cowgirl spikers 12th in RMAC poll

    New Mexico Highlands University’s volleyball team is picked to finish tied for 12th out of 14 schools in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference this fall, according to a preseason coaches’ poll conducted by the league and released Monday afternoon.

    The Cowgirls are entering their second season under head coach Bryan Crawford. In 2012, they had a solid start but struggled in RMAC play, finishing 6-23 overall and 2-17 in the league — last in the RMAC West Division.

  • Isotopes’ August swoon continues

    Albuquerque Isotopes

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Bobby Doran allowed one earned run through seven innings and the Oklahoma City RedHawks extended their franchise-record winning streak at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark to 16 games on Monday night, scoring six runs in the first inning en route to a 6-2 victory over the Albuquerque Isotopes.

  • City league tourneys under way

    A 12-0 record in the regular season has the Hackers again regular-season champs in the Las Vegas city softball league, men’s division.

    It’s a familiar position for the team, which looks to extend its run of division titles beginning tonight (Wednesday) with an opening-round playoff game against either the Vegas Boyz or the Bombers, depending on who won an eight-nine game late Monday.

  • Gold’s ring
  • Last chance to sign up
  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Aug. 21, 2013

    Wednesday
    Softball
    • Las Vegas city league championship tournaments, men’s and women’s division brackets, beginning at 6 p.m., city softball complex

    Thursday
    Softball
    • Las Vegas city league championship tournaments, men’s and women’s division brackets, beginning at 6 p.m., city softball complex

    Friday
    No local sporting events scheduled

    Saturday
    Soccer
    • Robertson girls at Belen, noon, Belen

    Sunday

  • East to delay accreditation

    Las Vegas City Schools had been preparing for a district-wide accreditation for more than a year, but on Thursday the district’s leader announced that she is pulling the plug on that effort for now.

    Superintendent Sheryl McNellis-Martinez told the board she doesn’t believe the district is prepared to undergo the accreditation process this fall.

  • Artistic spray painting
  • City water in violation of standards

    The city of Las Vegas announced Friday that it is in violation of drinking water standards, although a top water official said the water remains safe to drink and doesn’t need to be boiled.

    “There’s no risk right now,” said Don Cole, the city’s water systems manager.

    Still, the city is advising that anyone with a severely compromised immune system, infants and the elderly could be at increased risk.