Today's News

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - May 2, 2014

    • Las Vegas Little League games, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, Rodriguez Park
    • LCC vs. New Mexico Military (DH), noon, Rodriguez Park
    • NMHU vs. Metro State (DH), noon, Brandt Park
    • District 2-3A tournament, 9 a.m., Taos
    Track and field
    • NMHU women at Don Kirby Tailwind Open, Albuquerque
    • Robertson, West Las Vegas at Socorro, 3 p.m., Socorro

  • Romero: City crew at fault

    City Attorney Dave Romero says a city crew was at fault for his April 10 accident because workers left a manhole in the middle of the street open and unattended and did nothing to warn motorists about the hazard.

  • Three-day run for play - ‘Sad Room’ to debut here Friday

    Another original play by area and native playwright will hit the stage in a few days. Patricia Crespin’s “The Sad Room” will be shown as part of Wize Latina Productions starting with a show at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at Sala de Madrid on the campus of New Mexico Highlands University.

    Two other shows will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, all at Sala de Madrid.

    Ticket’s for “The Sad Room” are $10 general admission, $8 seniors and $5 for students.

  • LV hosting history conference

    History buffs from around the state will be in Las Vegas from Thursday through Saturday for the 2014 New Mexico History Conference.

    “Some of them are historians. Some are wannabe historians. Some are just people who are interested in some of the history in different parts of the state,” said Rudy Laumbach, president of the local Citizens Committee for Historic Preservation, which is helping to coordinate the conference.

    “It gives us an opportunity to showcase what we have in Las Vegas,” he said.

  • Ex-state education official indicted

    The Associated Press

    A former New Mexico Public Education Department official has been indicted in what federal authorities call a bribery scheme involving two Illinois education-company executives.

    An indictment filed last week in U.S. District Court in northern Illinois alleges Arturo Martinez took bribes from 58-year-old Jowhar Soultanali and his son, 34-year-old Kabir Kassam, as part of a $33 million fraud racket.

  • Looking Back - April 30, 2014

    In 1964

  • Looking Ahead - News - April 30, 2014

    Meet and greet new hospital CEO
    A Welcome Reception for Chris Wolf, CEO of Alta Vista Regional Hospital, will be held from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 30 at the Alta Vista Hospital Dining Room.

  • Weather - April 30, 2014

    Isolated showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Northeast wind 5-10 mph, becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 10 percent. A 30 percent chance of snow showers at night. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southeast wind 5-10 mph, becoming northeast in the evening.

    A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 54. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 32.


  • FYI - April 30

    The New Mexico State Police will conduct multiple DWI checkpoints in San Miguel and Mora Counties during May. State Police will also conduct multiple DWI Saturation Patrols, random Driver’s License and Registration Checkpoints as well as speed enforcement and occupant restraint enforcement projects throughout the month.

  • Company to develop wind farm

    The Associated Press

    A Texas firm has won a bid to build a wind farm in northeastern New Mexico.

    State Land Commissioner Ray Powell announced Monday that Triangle Gallegos of Hereford, Texas, will be developing the project on 19,000 acres of State Trust Land and 31,000 acres of private land 35 miles west of Clayton in Union County.

    The lease on trust land will generate about $47 million in revenue for state schools.