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Today's News

  • Looking Ahead

    Comedian to perform Friday

    Stand-up comedian Gary Owen will perform at 7 p.m. Friday at New Mexico Highlands University’s Ilfeld Auditorium. Tickets are $5 for general admission. Admission is free for Highlands University  students with ID. Faculty and staff tickets are $2. The Highlands Office of Campus Life is sponsoring the event.

  • Weather

    Wednesday
    Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. North wind 5-10 mph, becoming southwest 15-20 mph. Mostly cloudy at night, with a low around 35. West wind 15-20 mph.

    Thursday
    Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Windy, with a west wind 20-25 mph, increasing to 30-35 mph. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph. Mostly clear and windy at night, with a low around 27.

    Friday
    Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 30.

  • FYI - News

    Area residents insured by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico should prepare for sticker shock. State Insurance Superintendent John Franchini has approved a double-digit rate increase for the insurance company last week. The rate increase will average 21 percent and affects an estimated 40,000 people, according to The Associated Press.

  • Que Pasa - April 13, 2011

    TODAY HOY
    • Story Time, 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 13 in the children’s area of Carnegie Public Library. All programs are free and open to the public. This week’s theme is “Create your Own Story at Your Library,” the book is “The Queen of France” by Tim Wadham and the craft is a my story mobile.

  • Reading Celebration
  • Time to step up, conserve

    We’ve been here before. Now it’s time to step up and show what we can do.        

  • Editorial Cartoon - April 13, 2011
  • Work of Art: Linguistic tyranny

    Growing up on Railroad Avenue, the place we called “Tough Street,” presented manifold problems. Having left that barrio about 50 years ago, I still retain many quite lucid memories of that place.

  • Roadrunners complete sweep

    Outhitting their hosts 16-8, Metro State’s Roadrunners dealt New Mexico Highlands a 7-1 defeat Sunday to wrap up a four-game sweep of their Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference baseball series.

    Metro won 2-1 on Friday, then swept Saturday’s doubleheader 18-8 and 11-8.

    The Roadrunners improved to 20-8 and 16-7 in the RMAC, as Highlands fell to 15-17 and 9-14, respectively.

  • State track list growing

    A list of area athletes who have qualified for May’s state track and field competitions to date: