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Today's News

  • FYI - News

    Level III fire restrictions remain in place in San Miguel County. Under the restrictions, campfires, white gas stoves, open fires, controlled burning, charcoal grills and fireworks are prohibited. All Terrain vehicles without spark arresters and motorcycles and vehicles with catalytic converters are restricted to maintained roadways.

  • 80th birthday
  • Que Pasa - August 15, 2011

    TODAY HOY
    • Robertson High School Summer Crawl, student council officers, members and teachers will be available to assist freshman and new students at RHS from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. Meet at the RHS Amphitheater located on the center of the campus. For more information, call Charlene Jiron, RHAS, Secretary, at 454-5770 ext. 212.

    UPCOMING & ONGOING
    EL PORVENIR

  • Being good won’t matter

    Sometimes good people do bad things. Line up all the Driving While Intoxicated offenders you can find and most of them will probably support that statement. Good people who used bad judgment, or who developed an addiction, a disease called alcoholism, that made them a danger to themselves and society.

  • Editorial Cartoon - August 15, 2011
  • Publisher's Note: Bits and pieces

    First, a disclosure: My daughter was in this year’s Over the Edge IV put on by the Nat Gold Players. Plus, a couple of days after the last Edge performance, she attended a meeting to organize a youth subgroup of the Nat Gold Players, which they cleverly named Clearly Confused Productions. They are hoping to put on their first production sometime around Halloween.

  • Grant All-America Scholar Athlete

    From NMHU and Las Vegas Optic reports

    New Mexico Highlands University’s first ever national champion in women’s track and field, Jillisa Grant, has added yet another accolade to her shelf — this time for her work in the classroom.

    Grant has been named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s NCAA Division II Field Scholar Athlete of the Year for 2010-11. She joins New Haven University’s Shannon Gagne as USTFCCCA’s Track & Field Scholar Athletes of the Year.

  • Upset shakes up women’s standings

    That’s why they play the game.

    One of the biggest Las Vegas-area sports upsets of the year occurred this past Thursday night at the city softball complex, where the previously winless Lady Warriors stunned the division-leading Budweiser-Dick’s-Night Owl crew.

    The surprise outcome came as action in the Las Vegas Adult Softball League hits the home stretch of the season. Postseason tournaments for both women’s and men’s divisions are scheduled next week.

  • Jeter’s gear now in Hall

    The Associated Press

    NEW YORK — Derek Jeter donated to the Hall of Fame the batting helmet and batting gloves that he wore when he homered for his 3,000th hit.

    Jeter made the presentation during a brief ceremony honoring him for becoming the 28th player and first in pinstripes to reach the milestone before the Yankees played the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday.

  • Braves retire No. 6

    The Associated Press

    ATLANTA — There were 6s everywhere at Turner Field as the Braves honored Bobby Cox on Friday night.

    Cox’s No. 6 was cut into the outfield grass, painted on the bases and in front of the dugouts and, finally, unveiled on the stadium’s facade with eight others that have been retired by the team.

    Cox, who retired as manager last year, is the first to have his number retired by the Braves primarily for his work as manager. He led the team to 15 playoff appearances and the 1995 World Series championship.