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Today's News

  • Hawks hoist 3rd Cup in 6 years

    The Associated Press

  • Robbers reach double digits

    Neil Madsen and Steven Taft connected on home runs and accounted for four of the Las Vegas Train Robbers’ seven runs in Sunday’s 7-5 win at division-leading Trinidad.
    It was the team’s 10th win of the year.
    But the visitors dropped the series finale 15-2 on Monday night in Trinidad.
    The Train Robbers (10-15 going into Tuesday’s home contest with the Triggers) host Santa Fe Wednesday at Rodriguez Park; first pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m.
    On Sunday, Tyler Shannon and Jordan Caillouet both notched three hits to pace the Robbers.

  • Robbers reach double digits

    Neil Madsen and Steven Taft connected on home runs and accounted for four of the Las Vegas Train Robbers’ seven runs in Sunday’s 7-5 win at division-leading Trinidad.
    It was the team’s 10th win of the year.
    But the visitors dropped the series finale 15-2 on Monday night in Trinidad.
    The Train Robbers (10-15 going into Tuesday’s home contest with the Triggers) host Santa Fe Wednesday at Rodriguez Park; first pitch is scheduled for 6 p.m.
    On Sunday, Tyler Shannon and Jordan Caillouet both notched three hits to pace the Robbers.

  • NMHU track to host summer camps

    Want a chance to train with the 2015 South Central Region Head Coach and Assistant Coach of the Year?
    Thanks to a series of planned camps for all ages, there will be numerous opportunities to learn from New Mexico Highlands head track and field coach Bob DeVries, and his assistant coach Patrick Johnson, at the Highlands track this summer.

  • FYI - Sports - June 17
  • Looking ahead-Sports-June 17, 2015

    Wednesday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, evenings, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, evenings, Rodriguez Park
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers vs. Santa Fe Fuego, 6 p.m., Rodriguez Park
    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. El Paso Chihuahuas, 7:05 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque
    Thursday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Little League games, evenings, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, evenings, Rodriguez Park• Las Vegas Train Robbers at Santa Fe Fuego, 6 p.m., Santa Fe

  • Council may ban e-cigarettes

    The Las Vegas City Council is being asked to consider a change to its ordinance on smoking to make it clear that e-cigarettes — like regular cigarettes and cigars — cannot be used in any city building, facility, vehicle or at a public meeting held by the city.

    The issue came to the forefront in May when the Las Vegas Fire Department had to be called to the city police department because an employee’s e-cigarette started on fire. The unidentified employee had been working the night shift.

  • All polished up
  • HU alumna tapped for award

    By Margaret McKinney
    Highlands University

    The New Mexico Association for Bilingual Education tapped Highlands University alumna Barbara Perea Casey for the Matías L. Chacón award for her contribution to advancing bilingual education at the state level.

    Perea Casey’s career as a bilingual educator, superintendent, and state legislator spans 40 years. She was also a longtime adjunct professor in the Highlands School of Education before retiring. She is a Highlands Foundation Board member.

  • Mora to take up drilling issue again

    The Associated Press

    A northeastern New Mexico county that unsuccessfully tried to ban oil and gas drilling may consider imposing a moratorium while it drafts a new proposal to impose strict limitations.

    Mora County was sued over its 2013 ban of hydraulic fracturing and all other oil and gas drilling, resulting in a federal judge’s overturning it in January.