Today's News

  • Cards get defensive

    Bolstering the defense with a formation change has thus far produced dividends for the Robertson boys’ soccer team.

    The Cardinals won their first two games since coach Bryan Trujillo made the switch to a 4-3-3, adding a midfielder to the mix. They locked down Pojoaque Valley 4-0 on Tuesday, then shut out Questa 6-0 on Thursday, both at RHS Field.

    The Cards (4-6-2 overall) were to visit Bernalillo on Saturday.

  • Go Fish - Oct. 2, 2016

    Editor’s note: This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers.

    Catch of the week
    Mora River: Nick Lucero of Albuquerque caught a 21-inch rainbow trout Sept. 17. He was using salmon eggs.

    Fishing report, Sept. 27

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Oct. 2, 2016

    • NMHU women vs. Colorado Christian, 1 p.m., Perkins Stadium
    • Las Vegas Youth Soccer League games, 2 p.m., United World College, Montezuma

    • Robertson JV vs. Española, 4 p.m., Cardinal Stadium
    • Robertson boys JV and girls JV at St. Michael’s, 4:30 p.m., Santa Fe
    • West Las Vegas girls JV at Taos, 4 p.m., Taos
    • Pecos (A,B) vs. Santa Fe Prep, 5 p.m., Sanchez Gym

  • Palabras Pinturescas: This area has real seasons and unpredictable weather

    What a strange beginning, start to our fall season this is. There are no brilliant fall colors showing in our mountains yet.

    We are waiting for the first golden leaves to show up and none of us have any idea what will come next, as in what kind of a winter is ahead of us.

  • Mora Senior Lunch Menu — Oct. 2, 2016

    The lunch menu for the Mora /Wagon Mound Senior Centers, with coffee and milk served daily.

    Orange chicken, pasta salad, green bean almondine, broccoli, and potluck roll with margarine

    Chalupa, onions, green chile, salsa, Spanish rice, green beans, and Devil’s Food cake

    Pork loin, black-eyed peas, cooked cabbage, cornbread and margarine, and peach cobbler

    Mexican meatloaf, salsa corn, pinto beans with green chile, buttered spinach, and oatmeal cookie

  • Showing appreciation
  • Dear Teacher - Oct. 2, 2016

    By Marge Eberts and Peggy Gisler
    Question: In thinking of applying to a college, where can my daughter find schools that have the best food and dorms? — Searching
    Answer: Your daughter is in luck. She will find the answer to her questions in the Princeton Review’s Annual College Rankings of the Best 380 Colleges 2016 Edition — a survey of students. The 62 “top 20” rankings are also available on the Princeton Review’s website. And a new list will be available this month. Here are the rankings for best food:

  • Robbery suspect apprehended

    A 29-year-old Las Vegas man has been arrested and charged with three felonies for robbing the Allsup’s on Seventh and Dalbey on Monday night, according to court documents.

    Nicholas Leyba, who resides on the 700 block of Dalbey Drive — allegedly brandished a knife and threatened to slash a cashier’s throat with the knife if she didn’t give him the money, according to the arrest warrant affidavit filed earlier this week in San Miguel County Magistrate Court.

  • Meadow City Music Fest - Young musician to perform

    Numerous musicians will hit stages across the Plaza area this weekend for the Meadow City Music Festival. But for one musician, the festival’s stage is where he feels at home.

    Andres Garcia, whose stage name is Ondres, has been gracing the festival’s stage since he was 10.

  • Senate Dems to focus on budget, not crime bills

    By Morgan Lee
    The Associated Press

    SANTA FE — The Democratic majority floor leader of the New Mexico Senate says allied lawmakers are focused on resolving the state’s budget crisis and that criminal justice initiatives backed by the state’s Republican governor can wait.

    Sen. Michael Sanchez of Belen said Thursday that Senate Democrats are hoping to close tax loopholes to increase state revenues and avoid significant cuts to government programs and services during a special legislative session.