Today's News

  • Challenger makes age an issue in primary race

    By Barry Massey
    The Associated Press

    In bidding for a political comeback in northern New Mexico, former Democratic legislator Bengie Regensberg is delivering a blunt campaign message in the primary election.

    Regensberg has told voters in personal appearances and advertising that Democratic state Rep. Nick Salazar of Ohkay Owingeh is too old for another term in the Legislature.

  • Que Pasa - June 2, 2014

    • The New Mexico Highlands Swimming pool is offering swim lessons for children four and older starting on Monday, June 2. The lessons run Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. for the cost of $30 for eight lessons. Registration is currently taking place. For more information, call Phil at 454-3073.


  • Vote on Tuesday

    Judge races. Two county commission seats. Sheriff and assessor posts. And of course two state representative positions.
    Those are the local elected positions that San Miguel County Democrats will decide or else play a key role in deciding during Tuesday’s Primary Election.

  • Editorial Cartoon - June 2, 2014
  • Just a Thought - Don’t let unhappy people drag you down

    One crab in a bucket without a lid will climb up the side of the bucket and escape. If there are two or more crabs in the bucket, there is no need for a lid.

    You see, a single crab will see the opportunity of escape above and will climb upwards and succeed in reaching the top. You need to put a lid or cover on the top of the bucket to keep the single crab from getting out. If you have two or more crabs in the bucket, you need no lid. None of the crabs will be able to escape.

  • Athlete of the Year - Highlands’ Slack reaps national track and field honor

    By Matthew Lofton
    NMHU Sports Information

    All-American, five checks. National championship, double check. Division II Female Field Athlete of the Year is now a big check.

    New Mexico Highlands University junior Salcia Slack has been named the 2014 NCAA Division II Female Field Athlete of the Year by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, the organization announced this past week.

  • Moving on
  • Making contact
  • Tiger’s back keeping him out of Open

    By Doug Ferguson
    The Associated Press

    DUBLIN, Ohio — Tiger Woods withdrew from the U.S. Open on Wednesday as he recovers from back surgery that has kept him out of golf for nearly three months.

    It will be the second U.S. Open, and sixth major, he has missed because of injury over the last six years.

  • Little League - June 2

    The following are upcoming scheduled Las Vegas Little League games held at Keyes Park on Grand Avenue.

    Monday, June 2: Orioles vs. Reds, 4 p.m.; Red Sox vs. Yankees, 6 p.m.; Mets vs. Cardinals, 8 p.m.
    Wednesday, June 4: Angels vs. Red Sox, 4 p.m.; Yankees vs. Orioles, 6 p.m.; Cardinals vs. Reds, 8 p.m.
    Friday, June 6: Reds vs. Angels, 5:30 p.m.; Orioles vs. Red Sox, 7:30 p.m.

    Monday, June 2: Bats vs. Paw Sox, 6:15 p.m.; Express vs. Owlz, 7:45 p.m.