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  • Editorial Cartoon - Dec. 30, 2016
  • Dispatch New Mexico - It was a year for high-tech, political disruptions

    Well here we are, at the end of another year, this one about as upending as they come. Disrupters were everywhere.

    On the national political stage, Donald Trump may have been the biggest disrupter of them all, but so was Bernie Sanders. It was a year for political insurrections, and we’ll see in 2017 what direction they take us.

  • Emphatic opening - Cards, Dons dominate start of Stu

    West Las Vegas and Robertson will stay in prime time this Stu Clark Tournament, thank you very much.

    Both local boys’ hoops teams earned lopsided wins Wednesday to begin the 63rd edition of the tourney at the Wilson Complex.

    The Cardinals never trailed in routing Cobre 68-36 in the first evening game. Then, the Dons used a 21-9 surge in the opening period to take control en route to a 87-51 romp against Bernalillo in the nightcap of day one.

  • Mora, Pecos prevail to tip off Tri-Cities tourney

    Playing on their home court for the Tri-Cities Tournament, Pecos dominated every quarter to win handily over Maxwell, 84-50, on Wednesday at Sanchez Gym.

    Carlos Cordova scored a game-high 21 points and Panther teammate Mario Archuleta had 19 as Pecos won its seventh consecutive game.

    Joshua DeHerrera added 11 for the Panthers (7-1), who were to play East-Mountain-McCurdy in the semifinals.

    Kolten Riggs had 14 and Aaron Salazar 13 for Maxwell, which lost for the first time in nine games.

  • National semis on Saturday

    By Ralph D. Russo
    The Associated Press

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Dec. 30, 2016

    FRIDAY
    Basketball
    • NMHU women and men vs. South Dakota Mines and Technology, 1 and 3 p.m., Wilson Complex
    • Stu Clark Tournament: seventh-place game TBA, 9:30 a.m.; fifth-place game TBA, 11 a.m.; third-place game TBA, 6 p.m.; championship game TBA, 7:30 p.m.; all games at Wilson Complex
    • Robertson girls at Texico Citizens Bank tourney, TBA, Texico
    • Tri-Cities tourney: seventh-place game TBA, noon; fifth-place game TBA, 2 p.m.; third-place game TBA, 4 p.m; championship game TBA, 6 p.m.; Sanchez Gym

  • Stu Clark Day One: Cards, Dons stay in prime time

    West Las Vegas and Robertson will stay in prime time this Stu Clark Tournament, thank you very much.
    Both local boys’ hoops teams earned lopsided wins Wednesday to begin the 63rd edition of the tourney at the Wilson Complex.
    The Cardinals never trailed in routing Cobre 68-36 in the first evening game. Then, the Dons used a 21-9 surge in the opening period to take control en route to a 87-51 romp against Bernalillo in the nightcap of day one.
    Robertson 68, Cobre 36

  • Mora project dealt another blow

    Editor's note: This story was edited to correct an error in the second paragraph.

    Just seven weeks after Mora County voters rejected a nearly $1.8 million general obligation bond that would have provided construction money  for the Mora County Complex, the project has suffered another serious blow.

  • Advocates for Children
  • No charges yet in drive-by

    Investigators with the Las Vegas Police Department are waiting on ballistics tests before moving forward on charges in the drive-by shooting that occurred on the 1100 block of Tecolote Street last week, Chief Juan Montaño said.

    But a search warrant affidavit filed in state District Court in Las Vegas identifies two suspects and sheds light on the incident.

    The affidavit identifies the victim in the case as Juan Coffman.