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Today's News

  • 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).

  • MMS football finishes unbeaten

    Eight wins.

    No losses.

    One happy team and a bunch of proud parents and other fans.

    After an early hiccup, Memorial Middle School’s football team found its typical form Thursday evening, beating their West Las Vegas Middle School rivals 50-6.

    Several hundred fans turned out at the Herrera Complex to watch the game, which was the season finale for MMS; WLVMS has one game left on its schedule.

  • Series shifts to St. Louis

    The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS — Koji Uehara emerged from the dugout, walked onto the field at Busch Stadium and gazed at the gleaming Gateway Arch.

    The World Series scene shifted Friday. And far from the Green Monster and Fenway Park, the Boston closer and many of his Red Sox teammates were eager to look around.

    “I’ve only been in St. Louis since I got off the bus, so I haven’t got much to say,” outfielder Daniel Nava said. “But I’ve heard a lot about it.