Today's News

  • Gearing up for a parade
  • Vendors sought for Winter Fest
  • Looking Back - Nov. 22, 2015

    Wednesday, Nov. 17, 1965 — Dedication ceremonies for Melody Hall, the recently completed women’s dormitory on the Highlands University campus, will take place Sunday, according to Dr. Thomas C. Donnelly, president of Highlands. The dormitory is named after Gordon E. Melody, state senator from San Miguel County. Melody Hall houses 100 girls and has dining facilities for 200 students. The building and its facilities cost approximately $675,000 and was constructed by W.R. Bauske and Co. of Clovis.

  • Weather - Nov. 22, 2015


    HIGH 53° / LOW 24°

    Sunny, with a high near 53. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the morning.

    6:43 a.m. to 4:50 p.m.



    HIGH 58° / LOW 30°

    Sunny, with a high near 58. Monday night is expected to be partly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    6:44 a.m. to 4:50 p.m.



  • Que Pasa - Nov. 22, 2015


    9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts is under way and the deadline is Sunday. Drop-off at Calvary Chapel Las Vegas (located behind Super Save) is the relay center for dropping off your shoebox gifts for children all over the world. This is a project for families, groups, or individuals who want to donate items or money that pays for the shipping costs. Call Linda Alaniz for more information at 505-617-0546.

    9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Photo exhibit tells stories of life as a Navajo

    By Margaret McKinney
    Highlands University

    Highlands University presents the photography exhibition “Crossing Between Worlds: Life, Land, and the Culture of Canyon de Chelly.”

    The exhibition of Charles Winters’ photographs continues through Dec. 11 in the Kennedy Alumni Hall, 905 University Ave., with an artist and curator reception from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday.

  • Cowboys vs. Cowboys: Cowboys win!

    Wyoming used first-half runs of 14-0 and 11-0 to build a cozy 50-30 halftime spread, then held on over the final 20 minutes in an 83-67 men’s basketball win over New Mexico Highlands on Thursday night in Laramie.

    Thursday’s game, a standoff between two Cowboy teams, was the third NCAA Division I opponent of the season for Highlands (1-2).

    NMHU has also played exhibition games at Grand Canyon in Phoenix and at Nevada-Las Vegas. This one counted for both sides.

  • MMS football goes undefeated

    For the second time in three seasons, the Memorial Middle School football team finished 7-0 under head coach Richard Martinez and his staff.

    Martinez, who’s best known for his work while head coach of Robertson wrestling, has also been instrumental in maintaining a pipeline of football talent for the high school.

    Memorial’s young gridders went 7-0 in 2013 before going 5-2 last fall with a loss by forfeit early on. This fall, the young Cardinals won most games decisively, including a 38-8 verdict over St. Michael’s.

  • RMAC honors 8 Cowboys

    Las Vegas Optic

    Kirt Terry-Springs, who emerged as New Mexico Highlands’ leading wide receiver, was the lone Cowboy to earn All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference first-team honors this fall.

    Terry-Springs, a senior from White Center, Wash., caught 48 passes for 741 yards with five touchdowns to lead the Cowboys, who finished 2-9.

  • This week’s games-NFL Special Nov. 22, 2015

    •Tennessee at Jacksonville, late

    •Oakland at Detroit, 11 a.m.
    •Indianapolis at Atlanta, 11 a.m.
    •N.Y. Jets at Houston, 11 a.m.
    •Tampa Bay at Philadelphia, 11 a.m.
    •Denver at Chicago, 11 a.m.
    •St. Louis at Baltimore, 11 a.m.
    •Dallas at Miami, 11 a.m.
    •Washington at Carolina, 11 a.m.
    •Kansas City at San Diego, 2:05 p.m.
    •Green Bay at Minnesota, 2:25 p.m.
    •San Francisco at Seattle, 2:25 p.m.