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Today's News

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Nov. 19, 2012

    Monday
    No varsity sporting events scheduled in town

    Tuesday
    No varsity sporting events scheduled in town

    Wednesday
    No varsity sporting events scheduled in town

    Thursday
    No varsity sporting events scheduled in town

    Friday
    Basketball
    • NMHU women at Texas A&M-Kingsville, 11 a.m., Kingsville, Texas
    • Robertson boys at Bernalillo Invite, TBA, Bernalillo

  • Where’s Cindy?

    Their emotions get more and more frayed as each day passes without knowing, their minds stuck in a cruel tug of war between hoping that she’s still alive and the scenario they know deep in their hearts is more likely.

    But they remain strong, fighting each  day to find out what happened to her. And they pray “that she’s not suffering,” says cousin Evelyn Garcia,  “and that she comes home,” adds Deddie Rivera, the missing woman’s aunt. “If she’s dead, let us bury her.”

  • CCHP worker accused of taking money

    The former office manager of a local non-profit has been charged with multiple felonies for allegedly embezzling about $2,300 from the organization during a three week-period.

    The embezzlement scheme at the Citizens Committee for Historic Preservation was quickly discovered by a board member who noticed discrepancies as she was trying to reconcile the organization’s books.

  • Glitches stall sale of Maloof building, Trementina land

    Two pieces of property — land in Trementina and the old Maloof building — that the West Las Vegas School District has been trying to sell are causing headaches for district officials.

    The district had already put out a request for bids for the Trementina property and had even found an interested buyer, but the deal is now up in the air because the parcel owned by the district is smaller than originally thought. The amount of land, survey and value of the property are in limbo.

  • Albuquerque police may soon see officer shortage

    The Associated Press

    ALBUQUERQUE — Proposed changes to state retirement funds may prompt hundreds of Albuquerque police officers to retire and spark an officer shortage in New Mexico’s largest city.

    Albuquerque Police Chief Ray Schultz said the city could lose around 200 officers to retirement in a few months, KOAT-TV reported. Those retirements would reduce the department’s workforce to around 800, Schultz said.

  • U.S. Attorney Gonzales tapped for federal court

    The Associated Press

    ALBUQUERQUE — President Barack Obama has nominated U.S. Attorney Ken Gonzales to a federal district court judgeship in New Mexico.

    Gonzales’ nomination was among seven announced by the White House on Wednesday. If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Gonzales will replace retiring federal Judge Bruce Black of Santa Fe.

    Gonzales was one of five candidates recommended to the president in September by New Mexico’s two U.S. senators.

  • Looking Back - Nov. 16, 2012

    In 1962
    Wednesday, Nov. 14 — “Years Ago,” the successful Broadway comedy by Ruth Gordon, will be presented by Highlands University in the Little Theater Nov. 18-20, Dr. Richard O’Connell, head of the drama division, has announced. Members of the cast are Gary Storey, Leon Lindsay, Cicilia Duran, Nancy Swanson, Priscilla Montoya, Jan Miller, Leon Steward, Fred Maucher, Jerold Paquette, Mike Barron, Paulette Dzladulewicz, Robin Downey and Kathy Brown.
     

  • Looking Ahead - News - Nov. 16, 2012

    A night of star gazing

    Rediscover the night sky with Gloria Begay during Navajo (Diné) Star Stories starting at 6 p.m. this Saturday at the Las Vegas National Wildlife Refuge. It will be a night of star gazing and learning. For more information, contact Kristin Hsueh at 426-3204 or e-mail at khsueh@desertgate.com.
     

  • Weather - Nov. 16, 2012

    Friday
    Sunny, with a high near 53. South wind 5-10 mph, increasing to 15-20 mph in the afternoon. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 32. Southwest wind 10-15 mph.
     
    Saturday
    Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Southwest wind 10-15 mph. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 34.

    Sunday
    Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 34.


    Sunrise ... Sunset
    6:38 a.m. to 4:53 p.m.

  • Jail Log - Nov. 16, 2012

    The following individuals were booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center between Nov. 6 and Nov. 12: