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Today's News

  • Rural U.S. loses population for first time

    By Hannah Dreier and Hope Yen
    Associated Press

    WASHINGTON — Rural America is losing population for the first time ever, largely because of waning interest among baby boomers in moving to far-flung locations for retirement and recreation, according to new census estimates.

    Long weighed down by dwindling populations in farming and coal communities and the movement of young people to cities, rural counties are being hit by sputtering growth in retirement and recreation areas, once residential hot spots for baby boomers.

  • Looking Back - June 14, 2013

    In 1963

  • Looking Ahead - News - June 14, 2013

    Sunrise Kiwanis Outdoor Show is Saturday

    Third annual Sunrise Kiwanis Outdoor Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Abe Montoya Recreation Center. The event will feature games, prizes, food, music, contests and educational displays. Free and open to the public.

  • Weather - June 14, 2013

    Friday
    Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 5-15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms at night. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind 10-15 mph.

    Saturday
    A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 5-10 mph. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 58.

  • In Brief - New Mexico News - June 14, 2013

    The Associated Press

    Suit filed in fatal police shooting

    GLORIETA — The father of a man shot and killed by a New Mexico State Police officer has filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit.
    KRQE-TV reports that the federal lawsuit was recently filed by Daniel T. Pauly, the father of Samuel Pauly.

  • Program puts inmates to work

    By Dan Boyd
    The Albuquerque Journal
    SANTA FE —  Don’t be alarmed at the sight of orange jumpsuits outside the state Capitol. It’s just your tax dollars at work.
    For roughly a month, a New Mexico agency has been paying “low-risk” inmates from the Penitentiary of New Mexico, south of Santa Fe, a dollar an hour to move furniture, paint, help with landscaping and do other tasks at state government buildings around the capital city.

  • Exhibit features NMHU’s eclectic fine art collection

    By Margaret McKinney
    Highlands University

    The New Mexico Highlands University Ray Drew Gallery presents an exhibit of the university’s eclectic fine art collection through Aug. 12.

    The Ray Drew Gallery is in the university’s Donnelly Library, 802 National Ave. The gallery is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to  5 p.m., and on Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m.

  • Que Pasa - June 14, 2013

    TODAY HOY
    • Ride to Pride’s Raising of the flag for Flag Day, 11 a.m. on Friday, June 14 at 47 Alameda Road. There will be refreshments, and it is open to the public. The Ride to Pride’s veteran program flag designed by Dereck Martinez of Rociada will raise along with the U.S. and New Mexico flag. Zoe Martinez, a fifth-grade student from Señora Valencia’s class at Don Cecilio Elementary took second in the flag design contest.

    SATURDAY SÁBADO

  • Thumbs Our high country lowdown on the news - June 14, 2013

    THUMBS UP! LONGMIRE NIGHT A HUGE SUCCESS

  • Editorial Cartoon - June 14, 2013