Today's News

  • Post-election, what’s this strange relationship we’re in?

    By Leanne Italie
    The Associated Press

    NEW YORK — The election is over, so what about all those frayed relationships among loved ones?

    Mothers and sons, sisters and brothers, friends unfriended — it’s been tough for some on opposing sides who must now figure out the way forward. They wonder what their ties will feel like a month from now. A year. What about the holidays?

    Leigh Anne O’Connor in Manhattan already has her answer, and her heart broke.

  • Nepotism at Luna shameful

    The long-awaited audit of Luna Community College is finally complete, and, as expected, the picture it paints of the college’s president and its board of trustees isn’t very flattering.

    Indeed, it’s downright shameful.

    We wish we could say we are surprised by the findings of nepotism, cronyism and favoritism detailed in the audit report, which was prepared by the state Higher Education Department, but the reality is that everybody knew what was happening at Luna.

  • Editorial Cartoon - Nov. 13, 2016
  • Another Perspective: Highlands remains affordable

    By Sam Minner

    The College Board recently released its list of most affordable institutions by region. Once again, Highlands University is the most affordable four-year university in New Mexico and the third most affordable four-year institution in the entire Southwest.

  • Just a Thought: Presidential wisdom through the years

    By Rick Kraft

    A few years ago, my wife and I had the opportunity to spend a week in Washington D.C. We enjoyed our visit to the nation’s capitol. While there we visited monuments, museums, the National Zoo, the White House, our Capitol building, Ford Theater, and nearby Gettysburg.

    At a gift shop in a Smithsonian museum, I bought a book entitled “I Wish I Knew That, U.S. Presidents.” The book had a couple of pages on each of our 44 Presidents.

  • Editorial Roundup - Nov. 13, 2016

    Compiled by The Associated Press

    The Dallas Morning News on why Donald Trump should be a statesman (Nov. 9):
    Congratulations, Mr. Trump. You’re hired.

    The presidency is the biggest job America has to offer, and come Jan. 20, it’s yours. We wish you every success. All of us who live in this great nation depend on strong leadership from you now.

  • Looking Back - Nov. 13, 2016

    Friday, Nov. 11, 1966 — Completing training as psychiatric aides at the  Mexico State Hospital were Mary Jean Madrid, Beatrice Barela, Andrew Sandoval, Rose Coca, Juanita Archuleta, Carmen Martinez, Mrs. Josephine Vander Meer, Margarito Salazar, Anna Gutierrez, Ruben Martinez, Ida McLean, Danny Salazar and George Wallace.

  • Weather - Nov. 13, 2016


    HIGH 62° / LOW 34°
    Sunny, with a high near 62. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
    6:35 a.m. to 4:55 p.m.


    HIGH 65° / LOW 38°
    Sunny, with a high near 65. Monday night —mostly clear, with a low around 38.
    6:36 a.m. to 4:54 p.m.


  • Scholarship winners meet donors
  • Que Pasa - Nov. 13, 2016

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