Today's News

  • Friends: Crash was avoidable

    Adam Armijo and his mom, Christina, were so close that one of their neighbors often worried about what would happen to Adam if his mother were to die.

    “Now it’s opposite,” said Charlotte Chavez, who lives on Dora Celeste just two doors down from the Armijos’ mobile home. “What’s going to happen to her now?”

    Chavez said Christina is having trouble accepting that her son his dead.

    Despite being told he was killed, Christina insists that he is coming for her, Chavez said.

  • Dodge mulls city charter options

    City Manager Timothy Dodge said he plans to make the decision by next week’s City Council meeting on whether to move forward with the lawsuit on whether the new charter is valid.

  • Faithful to workouts
  • Tickets on sale for Highlands Gala

    By Margaret McKinney
    Highlands University

    New Mexico Highlands University will host a President’s Gala, “Dollars for Scholars,” April 21 as a scholarship fundraiser that will also celebrate President Jim Fries’ five-year anniversary with the university.

    The Gala will start at 6 p.m. in the university’s Wilson Complex.

    Highlights of the evening include a roast and toast of President Fries, a dinner and dance, a silent auction and a raffle.

  • House panel OKs state budget

    By Barry Massey
    The Associated Press

    SANTA FE — A more than $5 billion state budget proposal is back on track in the House and the spending blueprint leaves nearly $42 million available for possible tax cuts advocated by Republican Gov. Susana Martinez and legislators.

    The budget was unanimously approved Monday by the House Appropriations and Finance Committee and sent to the 70-member House for debate and a vote, which likely will happen later this week.

  • Looking Back - News - Feb. 8, 2012

    In 1935

    The (Federal Emergency Relief Administration) Gallinas river work project has been halted temporarily by local authorities due to lack of funds in the budget. Nathan Jaffa, San Miguel County FERA head, said that unless word to the contrary is received today, all other work projects will have to be closed at the end of work today. It is not known why funds have not been received from the Santa Fe office to cover expenses, Mr. Jaffa said.

  • Looking Ahead - News - Feb. 8, 2012

    Story Time at Carnegie

     Story Time at Carnegie Library is at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., today, Feb. 8, in the children’s area of the public library. This week’s book is “A String of Heart”s by Laura Malone Elliott. The theme for the month is “Leap Year Laughter.” Free and open to the public.

  • Weather - Feb. 8, 2012

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. West wind around 10 mph. Mostly cloudy at night, with a low around 23. West wind around 5 mph, becoming north.

    A slight chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. North wind around 5 mph, becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 10 percent. A 10 percent chance of snow showers at night. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.


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