Today's News

  • Jail Log, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017

    The following individuals were booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center between Dec. 21 and Dec. 27:

    Lonny Escovedo, Bench Warrant Arrest, Mora Magistrate Court.

    Dominic Montoya, Aggravated Driving Under The Influence, Adult Probation / San Miguel Magistrate Court.

    Felix Romo, Felony Warrant Arrest, San Miguel District Court.

    Isidro Anthony Pacheco, Bench Warrant Arrest,  San Miguel Magistrate Court.

  • What’s in a name?

    I’ve been called a number of things in my life. Some of the names, at least, have even been respectable.
    Many old timers still call me Mannie. In my childhood, I must have been given that moniker by one of my parents. It stuck, and now, when someone (probably an alumnus of Immaculate Conception School in Las Vegas) calls me that, I generally recognize that person as a former classmate.

  • Editorial cartoon, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2017

    Editorial cartoon, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2017.

  • Four inmates hosptialized after Detention Center ‘disturbance’

    Four inmates were taken to a hospital after a "disturbance" Monday afternoon at the San Miguel County Detention Center, according to a news release from the county.

    The injuries, which were not described in detail in the release, happened as the result of an assault against a sergeant on the detention center staff that escalated into a larger situation at about 5:30 p.m. Monday, involving multiple housing areas within the jail. The sergeant was investigating a theft within the jail when he was assaulted.

  • Georgia, Alabama prevail in semis

    By Ralph D. Russo
    The Associated Press

    S-E-C! S-E-C!

    Alabama and Georgia won their College Football Playoff semifinals on Monday and will meet in the national championship next week in Atlanta, the home of the Southeastern Conference title game.

  • Spartan conditions: Bernalillo's inside-outside punch too much for RHS

    Inside and out, Bernalillo emerged as the class of the 64th annual Stu Clark Tournament, held this past weekend at Highlands’ Wilson Complex.

    Luis Villegas swished three of his four 3-point baskets in the opening quarter while the combination of 6-7 Solomon Fragua and 6-4 Mariano Lobato provided a matchup nightmare in the Spartans’ 71-63 win over Robertson in Saturday night’s championship game.

  • Prep roundup: Panthers down Lions in state final rematch

    Four Panthers reached double figures in Pecos’ 62-52 triumph over host Santa Rosa to win this past weekend’s Tri-Cities Tournament.

    It was a rematch of this past March’s Class 3A state final, also won by Pecos.

    Pecos (9-2), got 15 points from Mario Archuleta, 13 from Anthony Armijo, and 11 apiece from Carlos Cordova and Omar Dominguez. The Lions were led by Stephen Sanchez (18) and Cody Schnattsneider (11).

    Mora’s boys passed a good test from McCurdy, pulling out a 74-71 win in the third-place game.

  • Highlands' men win third straight road game

    New Mexico Highlands’ Nmmadi Okoro piled up 25 points and 13 rebounds as the Cowboys beat South Dakota School of Mines and Technology 75-67 on Saturday in Rapid City, S.D.

    The Cowboys have won three straight games and four of their last five — all on the road.

    Okoro shot 12 for 18 in collecting the double-double. Jacob Holland (18 points, four assists) and Mike Nwabuzor (20 points, including an 8-of-11 showing at the foul line) delivered out of the Highlands backcourt.

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, Jan. 3-6

    WEDNESDAY (Jan. 3)

    • Mora Middle School boys vs. West Las Vegas, 4 p.m., Mora
    • Triangular meet: Robertson vs. Trinidad vs. West Las Vegas, 3:30 p.m., McFarland Hall


    • Robertson girls at Sandia Prep tourney, TBA, Albuquerque
    • West Las Vegas girls (A,B) vs. Clayton, 4 p.m., Lopez Gym
    • Mora and Pecos boys and girls at Northern Rio Grande Tournament, TBA, Jacona

  • Steve Pearce says governor's job is not all on the fourth floor

     Steve Pearce says “fixing” Santa Fe is about bridging divides.