Today's News

  • In Brief - News - Oct. 16, 2016

    The Associated Press

  • Cartel spawned opioid crisis

    Editor’s note: The following editorial is from the Butler Eagle of Pennsylvania and was first published on Oct. 10.

    When confronted with a deadly force that could threaten your existence, it’s crucial to know as much as you can about the force before you respond. You can’t outrun a bear, for example, but shouting and pepper spray are likely to scare it away. Running from a bear could get you killed.

  • Editorial Roundup - Oct. 16, 2016

    Compiled by The Associated Press

    The Lima (Ohio) News on organ donations (Oct. 6):
    Giving the gift of hope and life through an organ transplant is both precious and powerful...
    Providing someone a second chance at life is a noble gift that most of us support, including nearly all organized religions. Yet, far too few people have actually joined a registry or discussed the topic of donation with their families.
    That’s a tragedy in itself as it has led to a tremendous shortage of organs and tissues.

  • Just a Thought: Beginning another trip around the sun

    By Rick Kraft

    Endings have a way of becoming beginnings and beginnings a way of becoming endings. With a birthday this week I ended one trip around the sun and began another. This will be my 59th trip.

    My wife says that aging is like a roll of toilet paper. The closer you get to the end, the quicker the roll goes. I am not sure if I agree with her, but I would agree that the urgency of life increases as the years spin by.

  • Students of the month - Oct. 16, 2016
  • Palabras Pinturescas: In pre-TV era, election returns arrived on HU campus via radio

    One’s five senses would have to be numb to miss the fact that there is an election coming right up. Every candidate for any position in government, whether national, state or local, thinks he/she is the perfect person for the job, the position that is up for election. Most winners will be elated and almost all losers will be sad and angry.

  • Mora Senior Lunch Menu — Oct. 16, 2016

    The lunch menu for the Mora /Wagon Mound Senior Centers, with coffee and milk served daily.

    Lasagna, mixed vegetables, garden salad, French bread, and plum cobbler

    Fidelos con carne, salad with dressing, mixed vegetables, flour tortilla, orange-pineapple mix

    Glazed ham, buttered mashed potatoes, green beans, wheat roll and margarine, sugar cookie

    Beef enchilada, salad with dressing, pinto beans, Spanish rice, salsa, jalapeño and orange

  • Respect - Cowboys picked fourth in RMAC hoops poll; new Cowgirls coach promises climb

    NMHU Sports Information

    The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference men’s basketball coaches announced their preseason rankings and preseason All-RMAC team. New Mexico Highlands’ Cowboys team is picked to finish fourth out of 15 teams in this upcoming 2016-17 season.

    “I’ve never been too concerned with the impact of preseason polls because there are so many unknowns going into a new season,” said NMHU head coach Craig Snow.

  • Go Fish - Oct. 16, 2016

    Editor’s note: This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers.

    Catches of the week
    Monastery Lake: Luther Harris and Corey Rogers of Albuquerque caught and released a good number of trout including a 26-inch rainbow and a 22-inch rainbow Oct. 10. They were using Berkley power worms.

    Pecos River: Luther Harris of Albuquerque caught and released a 27-inch rainbow trout Oct. 4. He was using a gummy bear.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Oct. 16, 2016

    • NMHU women at Colorado State-Pueblo, 2:30 p.m., Pueblo, Colo.
    • Las Vegas Youth Soccer League games, 2 p.m., United World College, Montezuma

    • Robertson boys JV vs. Santa Fe Waldorf, 5 p.m., RHS Field
    • West Las Vegas girls JV vs. Hope Christian, 4 p.m., Herrera Complex
    • West Las Vegas Middle School at Taos, 4 p.m., Taos

    • West Las Vegas JV at St. Michael’s, 4 p.m., Santa Fe