Today's News

  • Thumbs: Our high country lowdown on the news, October 12

    Thumbs down to the American president for worsening trade relations with the Far East, especially China. No one suggested the balance was fair, but the executive-branch tariff system isn’t doing anything — and what is the stated goal of the tariffs, anyway?

  • Editorial cartoon, Friday, October 11
  • Color Run for Life

    The Color Run for Life 5k run / 1-mile walk was held Saturday, Oct. 6 in Las Vegas. To begin the Color Run, contestants tossed colored powder into the air.

  • Go Fish: Friday, Oct. 12

    This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and New Mexico Department of Game & Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.

    Catches of the week
    Bluewater Lake: Alicia Greenwood of Artesia caught and released a 33-inch tiger muskie Sept. 30. She was using a red crank bait.

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, October 11-13


    • Robertson vs. Raton, 7 p.m., Cardinal Stadium


    • NMHU women vs. Colorado Mesa, 7 p.m., Sanchez Family Stadium


    • NMHU at Metro State, 7 p.m., Denver
    • Memorial Middle School, Pecos Middle School at Española tourney, TBA, Española

    Cross Country

  • Highlands celebrates homecoming, 125 yrs.

    New Mexico Highlands University is set to celebrate its homecoming next week, along with its 125th anniversary.

    With a theme of “Celebrating 125 Years – Highlands Strong,” the nine-day event will begin today and run through Sunday, Oct. 21.

    The Homecoming Parade will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Fifth Street and Friedman Ave., ending at the Las Vegas Plaza.

  • New Mexico’s home visiting puzzle

    By John R. Roby , Searchlight New Mexico

    Despite strong evidence that home visiting promotes healthy families and children, state officials have diverted millions of dollars from the program in order to fund child care assistance, according to documents obtained by Searchlight New Mexico.

  • Netflix to bring new production hub to NM

    By Susan Montoya Bryan,The Associated Press

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Netflix has chosen New Mexico as the site of a new U.S. production hub and is in final negotiations to buy an existing multimillion-dollar studio complex on the edge of the state's largest city, government and corporate leaders announced Monday.

  • Luna student excited about education, future

    By Jesse Gallegos, Luna Community College

    Travis Baca wants to open up his own auto collision shop one day. Luna Community College is playing a big part in making his dream a reality.

  • Qué Pasa, Wednesday, October 10, 2018

    Wednesday, Oct. 10
    Theology on Tap presents “What is Spiritual Warfare?” at 6:30 p.m. in the Plaza Hotel Ballroom. This is the first of three lectures given by noted spiritual leaders and religious academics. These monthly events are open to the public. For more information, please call the Our Lady of Sorrows office at 505-454-1469.

    Thursday, Oct. 11