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  • Recipes - Nov. 15


    1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
    2/3 cup (5 fl.-oz. can) Evaporated Milk
    2 tablespoons butter or margarine
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    2 cups miniature marshmallows
    1 1/2 cups (9 oz.) Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
    1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract

    1.    Line 8-inch-square baking pan with foil.
    2.     Combine sugar, evaporated milk, butter

  • Rangerettes roll on to state semifinals

    Mora volleyball is in the state final four.

    The Rangerettes defeated Mountainair three games to one Friday morning in the quarterfinals at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho. As with their first-round match against Jal on Thursday evening, they won the first set, lost the second, then won twice to finish the match.

    Mora will play Melrose at 4:45 p.m. also at the Star Center. In the other semifinal, Fort Sumner-House plays Logan. Winners play each other in the Class 2A championship 9 a.m. Saturday.

  • Thieves targeting community

    Las Vegas police are issuing a warning to local businesses and residents after three individuals were robbed in recent weeks. Two of those robberies involved businesses preparing to make bank deposits.

    Police say no one was injured in the robberies.

  • Commission adopts pet ordinance

    The San Miguel County Commission voted unanimously on Tuesday to adopt a new pet ordinance that San Miguel County Sheriff Gary Gold says will finally give his office the tools it needs to address animal control issues in the county.

    The commission adopted the proposed ordinance without any changes, despite requests from several county residents that it be tweaked. County Manager Les Montoya said it will become effective in December, 30 days after the vote.

  • Honoring their sacrifice
  • NM gets D- in state integrity investigation

    By Gwyneth Doland
    Center for Public Integrity

    In 2010 Dianna Duran ran for secretary of state as a reform candidate who would clean things up in the wake of scandals that had plagued the office’s two previous occupants.

  • Company lays off 67 workers

    The Associated Press

    FARMINGTON — An oilfield service company in the Four Corners region has laid off 67 workers, citing low oil and gas prices.

    Baker Hughes Pressure Pumping district manager Robert “Kevin” Jones told the Daily Times of Farmington that the company announced the layoffs on Tuesday.

  • Archbishop: ‘Spotlight’ to bring up ‘horrific’ past

    By Russell Contreras
    The Associated Press

    The upcoming release a movie detailing the Boston Globe’s 2002 investigation into the church’s cover-up of clergy abuse may bring up “horrific memories” for New Mexico victims of sex abuse, Santa Fe Archbishop John Wester said.

    In a recent letter to Archdiocese of Santa Fe priests and parishioners last week, Wester said that the movie “Spotlight” is a chance for the faithful to pray for abuse victims.

  • Jail Log Nov. 13, 2015

    The following individuals were booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center between Nov. 5 and Nov. 9:

    David Rivas, 31, three-day commitment
    Patrick Gonzales, 26, sobriety court violation
    Jenny Montaño, 30, driving on suspended revoked license, no insurance
    Rico Martinez, 26, theft of a credit card and burglary of a motor vehicle, possession of a controlled substance, bench warrant, SM District /SM Magistrate
    Carlos Ortega, 35, 12- day commitment
    Robert Sanchez, 28, seven-day commitment

  • Hospitals see lower costs since insurance expansion

    The Associated Press

    SANTA FE  — Hospitals in New Mexico are reporting lower costs for providing care to patients without insurance since the state expanded Medicaid under President Barack Obama’s health care law.

    That a report by the Legislative Finance Committee shows more patients are covered with some type of private insurance or government-issued Medicaid coverage, lowering the cost of indigent care for hospitals across the state, the Santa Fe New Mexican reports.