• Editorial cartoon, Wednesday, October 3
  • Thumbs: Our high country lowdown on the news, August 24, 2018

    The City of Las Vegas is dragging out the end of its federal housing misery by delaying the inevitable.

  • Mora Senior Lunch Menu — July 8, 2016

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

    Pork asada, buttered new potatoes, hominy, flour tortilla, and strawberry shortcake

    Chicken fried chicken, coleslaw, green beans, mashed sweet potato, roll with margarine, apple, and chocolate chip cookie

    Lasagna, honey glazed carrots, wheat garlic bread, orange, and oatmeal cookie

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

  • Que Pasa April 20, 2016


    7 p.m.
    Fundraiser for Samaritan House “ActYourAge!” written and performed by Beth Urech, will take place at Kennedy Lounge on the Highlands campus. Refreshments by SugarBomb Bakeshoppe and Borracho’s Craft Booze and Brews. Tickets are $12 general admission and $8 for students and may be purchased at Semilla, Travelers Cafe, Samaritan House and at the door.


    5 to 7 p.m.

  • Conductor Hogwood dies at 73

    By David McHugh
    The Associated Press

    Conductor Christopher Hogwood, who pioneered the performance of music by 18th-Century composers such as Bach and Handel on historically authentic instruments, died Wednesday. He was 73.

    The conductor’s website said he died at home in Cambridge, England following an illness lasting several months. His death was confirmed by the Academy of Ancient Music, the orchestra he founded in 1973 and with which he had many of his greatest successes.

  • Work of Art: Like playing Charades

    PRAGUE, The Czech Republic — Remember the TV show “Stump the Stars”? It was a pantomime contest featuring celebrities like Morey Amsterdam, Lucie Arnaz, Ed Begley, Carol Burnet, Sebastian Cabot and Hans Conreid.
    In a half hour’s time, the contestants were to provide clues, without speaking, that would identify a movie, novel, geographic location, etc.

  • David Quinton Archuleta

    David  Quinton Archuleta, 39, a lifetime resident of Watrous, died on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012.

    He was born Dec. 14, 1972, in El Paso, Texas to P. David Archuleta and Laura Sisneros Archuleta.

    He was preceded in death by his sister: Laureen Archuleta; father-in-law: Joe F. Montoya; cousin: Angela Archuleta.

    He is survived by his wife, Maria M. Archuleta of Watrous; daughters, Rita, Elena, and Laura Archuleta; parents, P. David Archuleta and Laura of Watrous.   

  • Butch Barrett

    Butch Barrett, 54, a resident of Las Vegas died on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012.

    He was preceded in death by his mother, Loretta Rose Barrett.

    He is survived by his wife, Ruby of Las Vegas; his father, Dub Barrett of Mount Ida, Ark.; and two sisters: Margo Hill of Midland, Texas, and Karen Montanez of Highlands Ranch, Colo.

    A memorial service was held Saturday morning at Gonzales Funerals and Cremations, 2315 Hot Springs Blvd.

    Arrangements were under the direction of Billy G. Rogers at Gonzales Funerals & Cremations, 425-9319.

  • Marie Castillo

    Marie Castillo, 62, a resident of Las Vegas,  died on Friday following an unexpected illness.

    Arrangements are pending and will be announced later by  Gonzales Funerals & Cremations, 2315 Hot Springs Blvd., 425-9319.

  • Leopoldo Charlie Ortiz


    Leopoldo Charlie Ortiz’s remains are being laid to rest on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, in San Jose, N.M.

    Prayers at the church at 11:30 a.m. Graveside service will be at noon. He was survived by children, Antonette (Lester) Salazar, Carlos Gutierrez, and Crystal Ortiz; sister and brother, Rosie (Leroy) Vigil, Benny (MaryJane) Ortiz, one special nephew, Craig Vigil along with many grandchildren, nieces and nephews.