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  • Weather - Oct. 28, 2013

    Monday
    Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Windy, with a southwest wind 10-20 mph, increasing to 20-30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 43. Southwest wind 15-20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Tuesday
    Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15-20 mph, increasing to 20-25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. A slight chance of rain and snow showers at night. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Chance of precipitation is 10 percent.

  • FYI - Oct. 28, 2013

    The Santa Fe National Flores is planning several prescribed burns, including one in the Pecos Ranger District four miles west of Pecos. That prescribed burn, dubbed La Cueva, is scheduled to begin Tuesday. Forest officials hope to burn 136 acres. Possible smoke impacts in La Cueva, Glorieta, Canada De Los Alamos, La Joya, Apache Canyon, Pecos/Upper Pecos Canyon and Rowe.

  • Book examines cattle mutilations

    By Leigh Black Irvin
    The Daily Times

    FARMINGTON — For decades, strange lights in the night sky and mysterious cattle mutilations have sparked rumors of a secret underground alien base near the small town of Dulce, which is tribal headquarters of the Jicarilla Apache Nation.

  • In Brief - New Mexico News - Oct. 28, 2013

    Missing man’s body found

    CHAMA — Search and rescue teams have found the body of a man who had been missing for more than a week after becoming separated from his wife in the mountains of northern New Mexico.
    New Mexico State Police confirm 55-year-old Neda Labjevardi was found Friday. Searchers say Labjevardi was about two and a half miles from his vehicle.

  • Reports possible soon on some mental health fraud

    By Barry Massey
    The Associated Press

    SANTA FE — Attorney General Gary King said Thursday his office may soon finish investigations into fraud allegations against some behavioral health providers shut off from Medicaid payments by Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration.

  • Que Pasa - Oct. 28, 2013

    TUESDAY MARTES

  • Lessons to be learned

    Two teachers were murdered by students within a day of one another last week, once again bringing the issue of school violence to the forefront of the national conversation.

    In Sparks, Nev., a 12-year-old boy took a handgun to his middle school last Monday morning, shot two boys and then fatally shot math teacher Michael Landsberry. The boy then turned the gun on himself, committing suicide.

  • Editorial Cartoons - Oct. 28, 2013
  • Cowboys 4th in RMAC meet

    Henrique Chavez finished 16th individually in Saturday’s Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships hosted by Western New Mexico University in Silver City.

    Chavez earned third-team All-RMAC honors to pace New Mexico Highlands’ men’s team, his time of 25:13 the fourth fastest by someone not wearing either a Western State or Adams State jersey.

    Head coach Bob DeVries’ Cowboys finished fourth in the men’s team standings, garnering 146 team points to edge fifth-place Metro State (150).

  • Weekend Roundup - Near miss for Highlands

    For the fourth week in a row, the New Mexico Highlands University football team — assuming the moniker “Cardiac Cowboys” once more — dropped a game it had a shot to win in the closing minutes.

    This time, somehow, on the road against one of the premier schools of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, the sting of defeat wasn’t as pronounced.

    Chadron State (6-2 overall, 5-1 RMAC) led nearly all game but had to score a late touchdown to pull ahead of the hard-luck Cowboys (2-6, 1-5).