.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • State Champion
  • No. 1 Indiana upset again

    By Dave Campbell
    AP Sports Writer

    MINNEAPOLIS — Retaining that No. 1 national ranking has been elusive throughout this wild season in college basketball, and Indiana was the latest to lose at the top — again.
    Most important and maybe more challenging for the Hoosiers, however, is holding on to first place in the tough-as-ever Big Ten.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - March 1, 2013

    Friday
    Baseball
    • LCC at El Paso CC (DH), noon, El Paso, Texas
    • NMHU vs. Adams State, 2 p.m., Brandt Park
    Basketball
    • District 2-3A girls’ championship: West Las Vegas at Taos, 7 p.m., Taos
    • District 2-2A girls’ championship TBA at Mora, Montoya Gym
    Tennis
    • Robertson at Valley (scrimmage), TBA, Albuquerque

    Saturday
    Baseball
    • LCC at El Paso CC (DH), noon, El Paso, Texas
    • NMHU vs. Adams State (DH), 11 a.m., Brandt Park

  • No break for child molester

    The former day-care owner who pleaded guilty to molesting two children who attended his facility was sentenced Monday to three years of probation.

    In imposing her sentence, Judge Abigail Aragon rejected requests from both defendant Edward Quintana and defense attorney Gerald Baca for a deferred sentence, which would have left the door open to the charges being removed from his record once he successfully completed his probation.

  • ‘Almost like coming home’ - Hospital CEO has ties to area

    Alta Vista Regional Hospital’s new chief executive officer is no stranger to hospitals, having led one in Denver that employed about 1,200 people.

    But bigger doesn’t always mean better, says Kathleen Cahill, explaining that patients can get lost in the shuffle at large hospitals.

  • Three hurt in suspected DWI crash

    A wrong-way driver caused a head-on collision Monday evening, leaving three people injured.

    Las Vegas police say the crash, which occurred near where New Mexico Avenue turns into Church Street, was caused by a repeat drunk driver.

    Las Vegas police arrested and charged 46-year-old Petrolino Urioste, of the 1100 block of Chavez Street with felony DWI, fourth offense, three counts of causing great bodily injury, reckless driving and having an open container.

  • White House: Cuts would hurt NM

    The Associated Press

    ALBUQUERQUE — The White House has released a list of impacts on New Mexico to automatic budget cuts that are set to take hold this week.

    The White House compiled the numbers from federal agencies and its own budget office. The numbers reflect the impact of the cuts this year. Unless Congress acts by Friday, $85 billion in cuts are set to take effect from March-September.

  • Looking Back - Feb. 27, 2013

    In 1963

  • Looking Ahead - News - Feb. 27, 2013

    AAUW book sale is Friday and Saturday
    Check out the huge selection of books at the AAUW annual used book sale this Friday and Saturday. The book sale is held in the NMHU Student Center lobby from noon to 6 p.m. on Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. Funds raised go to support scholarships for NMHU women.

  • Weather - Feb. 27, 2013

    Wednesday
    Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. Northwest wind 5-15 mph, becoming south in the afternoon. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 14. West wind 5-10 mph, becoming light and variable.

    Thursday
    Mostly sunny, with a high near 41. Northeast wind 5-15 mph. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 18.

    Friday
    Sunny, with a high near 42. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 21.

    Saturday
    Sunny, with a high near 51.

    Sunrise ... Sunset
    6:33 a.m. to 5:55 p.m.