Today's News

  • Looking Back May 13, 2016

    Friday, May 13, 1966 — The school and convent at Our Lady of Sorrows parish, on New Mexico Avenue, were blessed and dedicated by the Rt. Rev. James Peter Davis, archbishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Santa Fe Thursday. Conrad Hilton, hotel man and philanthropist, gave $100,000 in an outright donation and another $100,000 spread over a 15-year period.

  • Weather May 13, 2016


    HIGH 83° / LOW 45°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 5 to 15 mph.
    Friday might — a 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    5:57 a.m. to 7:58 p.m.




  • Luna to offer placement exam workshops
  • Luna to offer placement exam workshops

    Luna Community College

    Luna Community College will offer Compass Placement exam workshops for math and English from Monday, May 16 to Thursday, May 19 at the Las Vegas campus. 

    Many students who are planning on attending LCC or New Mexico Highlands University have to take the Compass Placement exams to determine what math or English classes they will be required to take when they start college. 

  • Que Pasa May 13, 2016


    1 to 2 p.m.

  • Noticias May 13, 2016

    •Highlands Alumni Affairs office asks you to nominate an individual in one of the following categories to be honored at this year’s Homecoming Celebration: Distinguished Alum, Distinguished Young Alum, Distinguished Retired Faculty, Forever Cowboy Student Award, and Spirit Award. Follow the link nmhualumni.org/homecoming to read more and to fill out the simple online form. Any questions, call Juli Salman at 426-2155.

  • Robertson boys’ golf seventh at stat

    Las Vegas Optic

    Robertson senior Robert Gallegos finished 16th individually and helped the Cardinals to a seventh place team result in the Class 1A-4A state golf tournament this week at Nancy Lopez Golf Course at Spring River in Roswell.

    Gallegos was up on the leaderboard after shooting a 78 for Monday’s first round. But he dropped back into the pack a bit after his 85 on Tuesday. He finished with a gross score of 163.

  • Lady Cards a win away

    As of press time, the Robertson softball team is one win away from the Class 4A state championship game.

    A No. 1 seed in the bracket, the Lady Cardinals (26-3) earned a spot in the semifinals with two double-digit wins Wednesday at the Rio Rancho Softball Complex.

    First came a 13-3 win over No. 8 seed Kirtland Central. Ashlea Lujan hit two home runs to help lead the Lady Cardinals to a mercy-rule victory.

    Then Robertson downed No. 5 seed Cobre 11-1 later in the afternoon, getting a home run from Savannah Sanchez.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - May 13, 2016

    •Albuquerque Isotopes at Salt Lake Bees, 6:35 p.m., Salt Lake City, Utah
    •Class 4A state tournament semifinal: Robertson-Taos winner vs. Sandia Prep-Silver winner, 3 p.m., Rio Rancho High
    •Class 3A state tournament championship game: Pecos-Tularosa winner vs. Texico-Estancia winner, noon, Isotopes Park, Albuquerque
    •Las Vegas Little League games, Keys Park
    •La Plaza Little League games, Rodriguez Park
    •La Plaza and Las Vegas Little League games, TBA

  • Bees sting from mound

    Las Vegas Optic

    Albuquerque beat Albuquerque on Wednesday afternoon.

    Al Albuquerque, the closing pitcher for the Salt Lake Bees, gave up one run in the ninth but otherwise stuffed an Isotopes rally to preserve a 4-2 win for the host Bees.