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Today's News

  • Luna eyes booster club

    By Jesse Gallegos
    Luna Community College

    The Luna Community College Athletic Department is looking to start a booster club. The goal is to raise funds and raise positive awareness to the athletic department and the college.

  • HU’s Brink honored by league

    By Matthew Lofton
    NMHU Sports Information

    New Mexico Highlands senior softball pitcher Jessica Brink was named the RMAC Pitcher of the Week.

    The selection was announced Tuesday after a vote by the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference’s sports information directors

    “I am thrilled she was named RMAC pitcher of the week. Jessica pitched great in game one and came in game two to secure the win for us. She had seven strikeouts and kept us in the game all day,” head coach Karin Gadberry said.

  • Go Fish - March 27

    This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and New Mexico Department of Game & Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.

    Catch of the Week
    Conchas Lake: March 17, Luke Nguyen, age 3, helped his family catch 15 crappie. It was his first time fishing and he was using minnows.

  • Looking ahead - Sports - March 27, 2015

    Friday
    Baseball
    • LCC vs. El Paso (DH), noon, Rodriguez Park
    • NMHU vs. Colorado School of Mines, 3 p.m., Brandt Park
    • Robertson at Portales tournament, TBA, Portales
    • West Las Vegas at Pecos tournament, TBA, Pecos
    Cheer and dance
    • State spirit competitions, Albuquerque
    Softball
    • LCC at El Paso (DH), 1 p.m., El Paso, Texas
    • Robertson at Kristin Griego tourney, TBA, Rio Rancho

    Saturday
    Baseball

  • Romero agrees to sanctions

    Nearly two years after retiring from his position as a San Miguel County magistrate judge, Philip Romero has agreed to never again serve as a judge after running afoul of the state’s Judicial Standards Commission.

  • Fiesta de la Hispanidad returns - Concert is scholarship fundraiser

    By Margaret McKinney
    Highlands University

    The 21st Annual New Mexico Highlands University Fiesta de la Hispanidad brings music and dance center stage to Ilfeld Auditorium at 6 p.m. Friday.

    “Over the past 21 years, fiesta has earned its place in the community as a beloved and valued celebration of Hispanic culture,” said Sara Harris, emcee. “I can’t say enough about how much I admire the talent and heart of the performers. And it’s gratifying to see the strong, ongoing community support for this popular event.”

  • IRS fakes are calling Vegas residents

    The ominous voice on the other end of the line sounds legitimate.

    “The Internal Revenue Service is filing a lawsuit against you,” the man says in a phone message left Monday for one Las Vegas couple. The caller urges the couple to call back immediately to resolve the situation.

    Frank and Barbara Casey knew right away that it was a scam, but they worry about others in the community who might fall for it and provide their confidential information to the caller.

  • Wet New Mexico spring is likely

    The Associated Press
    SANTA FE — A warming trend in the Pacific Ocean indicates New Mexico could be in for a wet spring, meteorologists said Saturday.

    National Weather Service officials said they observed a rare set of temperature conditions along the West Coast earlier this month that point to signs of rain for central and northern New Mexico.

  • New board members
  • Looking Back - March 25, 2015

    In 1965
    Wednesday, March 24 — Tom Nitcznski, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Nitcznski and junior at Robertson High School, has won an all-expenses paid trip to the United National Headquarters next June and July, by placing among the top winners in state competition in the United Nations Pilgrimage for Youth Essay Contest. The annual competition is sponsored annually by the Odd Fellows and Rebekkah Lodges of the nation. Nitcznski will leave for New York City in mid June for the three-weeks’ trip.