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Today's News

  • Teen shares love of languages

    By Lillian Schrock
    Casper Star-Tribune

    CASPER, Wyo.  — Danny Villalobos walks into a small square classroom lined with windows on one side.
    Through them, he can see a group of teenage girls, lounging on couches and laughing. He shifts his gaze to a group of five children seated before him. They’re sprawled out in padded chairs around an oak table.

    “Hi, kids!” he says.

    The kids, ranging in ages 6 to 13, stand and bow.

  • Beijing students cheer Zuckerberg

    By Didi Tang
    The Associated Press

    BEIJING — China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. The young billionaire delighted an audience of students at a prestigious Beijing university this week with a 30-minute chat in his recently learned Mandarin Chinese.

  • Thumbs Our high country lowdown on the news - Oct. 24, 2014

    THUMBS UP! A HEARTFELT THANK YOU

  • Editorial cartoon - Oct. 24, 2014
  • Editorial Roundup - Oct. 24, 2014

    Compiled by The Associated Press

    The Journal Record  on bias (Oct. 20):
    Earlier this month, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to take up several cases about same-sex marriage. The justices let stand rulings that say states have no basis to deny marriage to gay couples.
    Anyone who has followed the debate could predict what opponents would say in response. Mary Fallin’s statement was typical:

  • Lady Dons end Pojo streak

    No opponent has been a thorn in the side of the West Las Vegas volleyball program quite like Pojoaque Valley has.
    Seemingly every time the Lady Dons have assembled a potent lineup with legitimate state title aspirations and potential, the district rival Elkettes have held the trump card.

    Pojoaque has been just plain tough for everyone to handle, winning a string of district championships and multiple state titles — including the last five in a row, dating to 2009.  

  • Vegas Bowl Jr. - WLVMS prevails; MMS football finishes another strong season

    Led by an inspired defensive effort, West Las Vegas Middle School staged an 18-0 upset of Memorial Middle School on Wednesday evening at Cardinal Stadium.

    The WLV side, coached by Shawn Tapia, led by 12-0 at halftime after enduring a turnover-laced opening from both squads. The first touchdown run came early in the second quarter, and the next put an exclamation mark on the first half.

  • ‘Beastie Girls’ cruise in Portales

    Caitlin Diefendorf torched the Ram defense for four goals in Robertson’s 8-1 rout of Portales on the road Tuesday.

    Morgan Diefendorf and Amber Yara scored two goals apiece for RHS.

    Going into Thursday’s much-anticipated rematch with their chief district rival, Taos, the “Beasties” were 15-3 overall and unbeaten in district play at 5-0.

  • New-look Cowgirls
  • Youth Football - Oct. 24

    The following are Las Vegas Young American Football League games scheduled this weekend.

    JUNIOR DIVISION
    Cowboys vs. Lions, 9 a.m. Sunday, Cardinal Stadium

    SENIOR DIVISION
    Panthers vs. Rams, 10:30 a.m., Sunday, Cardinal Stadium