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Today's News

  • Cowgirls’ Monarrez all-tourney in Vegas

    NMHU Sports Information

    Sophomore Dekota Monarrez continues to add to her accolades from her stellar start to the 2014 campaign. On Friday, Monarrez was named First Team All-Tournament at the 2014 Desert Stinger.

    The annual tournament, hosted by Montana State-Billings the weekend of Feb. 7-9 in Las Vegas, Nev., was contested among 32 teams. Nine position players and two starting pitchers received First Team accolades.

  • HU track gets early RMAC preview

    NMHU Sports Information

    In the final meet before the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships in two weeks, the New Mexico Highlands track and field team had an NCAA provisional qualifier and two personal bests at the unscored Adams State NCAA Qualifier Saturday.

    “It was a good meet,” head coach Bob DeVries stated. “We saw a lot of conference opponents and have some familiarity with the RMAC venue, so we learned some things to help us prepare for conference in two weeks.”

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Feb. 19, 2014

    Wednesday
    Basketball
    • Robertson girls (A,B,C) at Taos, 4 p.m., Taos
    • West Las Vegas girls (A,B,C) at Pojoaque Valley, 4 p.m., Jacona
    • West Las Vegas Middle School boys at Los Alamos, 4 p.m., Los Alamos
    Softball
    • LCC at Otero (DH), La Junta, Colo.
    • NMHU vs. Oklahoma Panhandle State (DH), noon, Cowgirl Field

    Thursday
    Basketball
    • Robertson boys (A,B,C) vs. Taos, 4 p.m., Mike Marr Gym
    • West Las Vegas boys (A,B,C) at Pojoaque Valley, 4 p.m., Jacona

  • Regent appointee drops suit

    The man appointed to the New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents has dropped his lawsuit against the university.

    Carl Foster, through his attorney, filed an unopposed motion to dismiss the case last Thursday, and federal Judge James A. Parker granted the motion that same day.

  • Early voting
  • Commission keeps Lopez as attorney

    The San Miguel County Commission voted unanimously last week to continue with Jesus Lopez as the county attorney.
    After going behind closed doors to discuss thee matter last Tuesday, commissioners returned to public session and voted.

    The contract is for up to four years, renewable annually, though the commission has the right to terminate it at will at any time. Lopez will be paid $97,500 a year, the same amount he has been paid for the last four years.

  • Legislature enters final stretch

    By Barry Massey
    The Associated Press

    SANTA FE — The Legislature is running out of time in its 30-day session as the top issues remain unresolved, including a $6 billion budget to finance public schools and government services starting in July.

  • House plan would reduce scholarship

    By Barry Massey
    The Associated Press

    SANTA FE — The House approved a proposal Friday to shore up a lottery-financed scholarship program by trimming the financial aid awards for college students to less than the full cost of tuition.

    The program faces a shortfall because lottery revenue isn’t keeping pace with rising scholarship costs. If nothing is done during this legislative session, it will be left to the Higher Education Department to cut scholarship awards to keep the program solvent.

  • Looking Back - Feb. 17, 2014

    In 1964

  • Looking Ahead - News - Feb. 17, 2014

    Watershed Alliance
    Hermits Peak Watershed Alliance will host Bill Zeedyk, who has designed and implemented restoration projects in various states. He will share techniques and ideas on maintaining and improving rural unpaved roads to reduce erosion and increase water-catchment and drainage. 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19 at Leveo Sanchez Lecture Hall, G-35.