Today's News

  • Looking Ahead - News - April 22, 2013

    Story Time at Carnegie

    Story Time at Carnegie Library is at 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., on Wednesdays in the children’s area of the pubic library. This week’s book is “There Was a Tree” by Rachel Isadora. Free and open to the public.

  • Weather - April 22, 2013

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Windy, with a west wind 10-20 mph, increasing to 20-30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Mostly cloudy at night, with a low around 30. A slight chance of rain showers before midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers. West wind 15-20 mph, becoming east 10-15 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 10 percent.


  • Que Pasa - April 22, 2013

    • Film screening of Girl Rising, 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23 at Ilfeld Auditorium. Donation of $1. An innovative documentary at the heart of the campaign to educate girls and change the world.

    • Story Time at Carnegie Library, 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24 in the children’s area of the public library. This week’s book is “There Was a Tree” by Rachel Isadora. Free and open to the public.

  • Reason takes a back seat

    After the U.S. Senate defeated several measures to expand gun control on Wednesday, Lori Haas and Patricia Maisch, who were sitting in the Senate gallery, shouted “Shame on you.”

    We echo that sentiment.

    Haas’ daughter was shot at Virginia Tech and Patricia Maisch survived the mass shooting in Arizona, according to the New York Times.

  • Editorial Cartoon - April 22, 2013
  • Another Perspective - Time to tackle state’s challenges

    The social, economic and environmental challenges facing New Mexico are daunting, and while we made progress during the recently concluded legislative session to overcome them, it is imperative that all of us — policymakers and “ordinary” New Mexicans alike — redouble our efforts this summer and fall to turn New Mexico around.

  • Slam city - Tafoya hits three home runs in one game for RHS

    How do you top two home runs in a single game?

    By crushing a third homer for a walk-off grand slam to bring an early end to a 12-0 shutout.

    Robertson senior Ryan Tafoya did just that on Saturday, helping the Cardinals (16-6, 8-0) sweep Pojoaque Valley at Whorton Field.

  • Highlands takes two vs. Grizzlies

    After two vastly different looking baseball games, New Mexico Highlands and host Adams State had a split on Saturday in Alamosa, Colo.

    A two-run homer by Adams State’s Drew Wells boosted the Grizzlies to a 3-2 squeaker in game one.

    Wells’ shot came in the top of the sixth, wiping away a 2-1 Cowboy lead, and Highlands was unable to answer in the top of the seventh. Tanner Wiemers (3-3) took the win after successfully denying NMHU.

  • Little League - April 22, 2013

    Las Vegas Little League’s upcoming games are as follows. All LVLL games are played at Keyes Park.

    Monday games: Reds vs. Angels, 5:30 p.m.; Mariners vs. Cardinals, 7:30 p.m.
    Wednesday games: Cardinals vs. Reds, 5:30 p.m.; Red Sox vs. Yankees, 7:30 p.m.

    Monday games: Rivercats vs. Bats, 6:15 p.m.; Thunder vs. Red Wings, 7:45 p.m.
    Tuesday games: Bats vs. Sandgnats, 6:15 p.m.; Threshers vs. Red Wings, 7:45 p.m.

  • LCC player signs with Oklahoma Baptist

    Today Ridge Hoopii-Haslam is going to school and hitting home runs for Luna Community College. Soon he will be doing the same at Oklahoma Baptist University.

    Hoopii-Haslam, a sports performance major, signed a national letter of intent to play baseball for Oklahoma Baptist next season. More importantly, OBU is considered one of the best in the entire nation by The Princeton Review.