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Today's News

  • Travel ban undercuts our collective goals

    By Dr. Victoria J. Mora

    As I read the news that the Supreme Court of the United States Monday allowed the third version of President Trump’s ban on travelers from six majority Muslim countries, North Korea, and Venezuela to stand while legal challenges continue, it occurred to me how easy it is to become complacent. 

  • Editorial cartoon, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017

     Editorial cartoon, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017.

  • Union Elementary September 2017 Students of the Month

    Here are the Union Elementary School Students of the Month for September 2017.

    They are Tony Apodaca, Audrina Montoya, Damian Avila, Aubriana Ortiz and Unique Gomez.

    Students of the month for October and November will be published, as space allows, once submitted.

  • Valley Elementary/Middle, November Students of the Month

    Here are Valley Elementary/Middle School’s November 2017 Students of the Month

    They are first-grader Mykle Sena, second-grader Andrez Romero, third-grader Jewel Linker, fourth-grader Alicia Gutierrez, fifth-grader Santiago Encinias, sixth-grader Charlotte Gallegoseighth-grader Viviana Rivera and seventh-grader Elijah Gonzales.

  • Palabras Pintorescas: A glass of water is part of snow cycle

    What a surprise this November has been weatherwise, here in our hieqghmountains. 

  • Stu Clark scheduled Dec. 28-30

    The Stu Clark Tournament still has plenty of love for the Duke City.

    Counting Bernalillo, half of the field of teams in this year’s version of the annual holiday boys’ basketball shindig are from the Albuquerque area.

    The three-day tournament — one of the biggest annual fixtures on the Meadow City calendar in terms of sports or special events in general — is set for Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 28-30, at the Wilson Complex.

  • NMHU's Erskine: One to watch

    New Mexico Highlands University senior Osheen Erskine has been named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Preseason Athlete of the Year in a vote of conference coaches released last week.

  • Mixed results in hoops tourneys

    Outgunning Capital’s Lady Jaguars in every period, the Robertson girls’ basketball team rolled to a 73-38 win to open play in the Capital City Invite on Thursday in Santa Fe.

    The Lady Cardinals (4-0) led 37-16 at the half. They were to play Portales in the semifinals Friday afternoon. The Bobby Rodriguez Capital City Invite was to run through Saturday at Toby Roybal Gymnasium on the Santa Fe High campus.

  • Girls' YABL coming up

    Now it’s the girls’ turn.

    The City of Las Vegas Recreation Department is inviting local girls in grades three through seven to participate in the Young American Basketball League.

    The season will run from January through March, with each team scheduled to play 10 games. There will be two divisions — one for third and fourth grades, one for fifth, sixth and seventh grades. Teams of up to 10 players will be formed for each division.

    The registration fee is $40 per player and includes team jersey.

  • Elks Hoop Shoot contest Sunday

    Sunday is the day for area youngsters to test their free-throw shooting ability for a chance to compete at regional and national levels.

    The Elks National Hoop Shoot, a free-throw shooting contest, will take place at noon Sunday at the Abe Montoya Recreation Center. Registration starts at 11 a.m.

    The contest is open to children who will be age 8 to 13 (as of April 1, 2008).

    For more information, those interested may call event director Robert Duran, 505-718-9087.