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Today's News

  • NMHU releases ticket prices

    New Mexico Highlands University’s athletic department has announced ticket prices for sporting events in 2013-14.

    University faculty and staff will get free admission to all athletic events with a valid NMHU ID.  Faculty and staff admission (with a valid ID) will include entrance for one guest as well.  As always NMHU students with a valid ID are also admitted free.

    Ticket prices for the upcoming school year are as follows.

  • Crimson Tide preseason No. 1

    By Ralph D. Russo
    AP College Football Writer
    NEW YORK — Alabama will begin this season the way it ended the last two — No. 1.
    Nick Saban’s two-time defending national champions are top-ranked in The Associated Press preseason college football poll, with the Crimson Tide trying to become the first team to win three straight national titles.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Aug. 19, 2013

    Monday
    No local sporting events scheduled

    Tuesday
    No local sporting events scheduled

    Wednesday
    No local sporting events scheduled

    Thursday
    No local sporting events scheduled

    Friday
    No local sporting events scheduled

    Saturday
    Soccer
    • Robertson girls at Belen, noon, Belen

  • City in violation of drinking water standard

    Las Vegas Optic

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

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

    "These people should seek advice about drinking water from their health care providers," the city announced in a public service announcement issued Friday.

  • Deceased man found in ravine identified

    Las Vegas Optic

    New Mexico State Police announced late Friday that the body found in a ravine off Interstate near mile post 318 on Aug. 1 has been identified.

    Authorities said the body has been positively identified by the Office of the Medical Investigator as Andrew Todd Huff, 33, of Pearland, Texas.

  • New magistrate picked

    Three and a half months after longtime San Miguel County Magistrate Philip Romero retired, the governor has selected an attorney to replace him.

    Gov. Susana Martinez has appointed Edward “Eddy” M. Gallegos to fill the position.

  • Vegas child molester gets 3 years

    The former Las Vegas day care operator who pleaded guilty earlier this year to attempted criminal sexual penetration of a family member was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison.

    Edward Quintana, 73, will have to serve five years on probation after he is released from prison and two years on parole.

    He is also required to register as a sex offender.

  • A warm welcome - MainStreet gets $75,000 award

    Rita Delgado-Lopez got to experience a special highlight during her vacation to Las Vegas from Palm Beach, Fla. Wednesday afternoon.

    Delgado-Lopez was part of the audience as state Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela announced the state department’s $75,000 Capital Outlay Award to MainStreet de Las Vegas to renovate the first floor of the E. Romero Hose and Fire Building on Bridge Street.

  • Presidential search OKd by Luna board

    The Luna Community College Board of Trustees gave the green light Wednesday to move forward with a search for a new president.

    President Pete Campos announced in July that he plans to retire when his current contract expires in a year.

  • Jail Log - Aug. 16, 2013

    The following individuals were booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center between Aug. 5 and Aug. 12:

    Adrian Quintana, 32, battery on household member, criminal damage to property  
    Juan Graica, 32, failure to appear  
    Beverly Gonzales, 32, aggravated battery on a household member  
    Derek Andrade, 34, 3-day commitment, positive for cocaine
    Jose Enriquez, 22, APO arrest order, failure to comply with conditions
    Jude Maes, 39, failure to appear  
    Mark Mountjoy, 34, criminal trespass