Today's News

  • Highlands has a few league standouts this fall

    With roughly a month left for most teams on the fall sports calendar, it’s a good time to check in on how New Mexico Highlands’ teams and individual athletes are faring within the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference.

  • This week’s games-NFL Special 10-11-15

    •Indianapolis at Houston

    •Chicago at Kansas City, 11 a.m.
    •Seattle at Cincinnati, 11 a.m.
    •Washington at Atlanta, 11 a.m.
    •Jacksonville at Tampa Bay, 11 a.m.
    •New Orleans at Philadelphia, 11 a.m.
    •Cleveland at Baltimore, 11 a.m.
    •St. Louis at Green Bay, 11 a.m.
    •Buffalo at Tennessee, 11 a.m.
    •Arizona at Detroit, 2:05 p.m.
    •New England at Dallas, 2:25 p.m.

  • Looking ahead - Sports - October 11th, 2015

    •Las Vegas YAFL games
    •NMHU women at Colorado State-Pueblo, TBA, Pueblo, Colo.
    •Las Vegas Youth Soccer League matches

    •West Las Vegas JV vs. St. Michael’s, 4 p.m., Herrera Complex
    •West Las Vegas girls JV at Hope Christian, 4 p.m., Albuquerque
    •Memorial Middle School at Raton, 4 p.m., Raton


  • Alirez to stand trial in Hubble case

    A magistrate judge has determined that there is enough evidence against Alex Alirez to send his case to District Court for trial in the matter of Hubble, an emaciated dog whose plight galvanized animal lovers around the country.

  • Raton native receives Nobel Prize

    The Associated Press

    SANTA FE — It was in a small blue collar town in northern New Mexico that Paul Modrich started down a path that would eventually earn him one of the world’s most renowned awards.

  • LV man charged with felony assault

    A Las Vegas man is accused of menacing at least one relative with a tire iron during an argument on Tuesday morning.

    Michael Gallegos, 28, of the 400 block of Ethel Drive, faces charges of aggravated assault against a household member — a fourth-degree felony — and misdemeanor criminal damage to property in connection with the incident near his home.

    According to a statement of probable cause filed by Las Vegas Police officer David Trujillo, police were summoned to a reported fight in the street this past Tuesday morning.

  • Local barber has role in ‘Sicario’

    A cancelled hair cut appointment has opened doors for a local barber. More than a decade ago, Lupe Garcia was doing maintenance to a set of clippers in his former Plaza barber shop when he caught the eyes of a casting director.

    Since then, he has been in several films, most recently landing a speaking role in “Sicario.”

    In the feature film “Sicario” he portrays a Mexican immigrant familiar with the underground tunnels between the U.S. and Mexico.

  • Jail Log 10-9-15

    The following individuals were booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center between Sept. 25 and Oct. 5:

    Dennis Barela, 53, four-day commitment
    Mark Ludi, 40, probation violation: admitted to drinking alcohol
    Lorenzo Gallegos, 53, failure to appear, bench warrant, Rio Arriba
    Anthony Armijo, 18, battery on household member, bench warrant, SM Mag.
    Dominic Baca, 24, criminal damage to property of household member

  • LVPD honors its Employee of Year

    Though he is a relative newcomer to the force, officer Dillon Encinias has developed into one of the Las Vegas Police Department’s hardest working and most visible individuals.

    Encinias on Tuesday was recognized as the LVPD Employee of the Year.

    LVPD Chief Juan Montaño said the honor is based on a review of departmental statistics like the numbers of service calls, incident responses and citations issued between September 2014 and September 2015.

  • McCarthy withdraws candidacy for speaker

    By Erica Werner
    AP Congressional Correspondent

    WASHINGTON — With no warning, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy withdrew Thursday from the contest for speaker of the U.S. House, shocking fellow Republicans just before voting was to begin and plunging Congress into chaos.