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Today's News

  • Editorial cartoon, Friday, August 17, 2018
  • Affeldt acquires historic establishment in Lamy

    Historic Plaza Hotel and Hotel Castañeda restoration entrepreneur Allan Affeldt has added a Lamy restaurant and bar to the growing list of properties he is renovating and restoring.

    Affeldt acquired the historic Legal Tender restaurant and saloon building in Lamy from the Lamy Railroad & History Museum.

    The acquisition was completed July 13 and closed with no cash changing hands. Instead, the Lamy museum board transferred the Legal Tender to a nonprofit Affeldt created in Winslow, Ariz., where he owns the La Posada Hotel.

  • 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin dies at 76

    By Mesfin Fekadu and Hillel Italie, The Associated Press

    DETROIT — Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from pancreatic cancer.

  • People’s Faire set to entertain for the 40th year

    This year marks the 40th year for the Las Vegas People’s Faire, a daylong celebration of arts, crafts and entertainment. This year’s People’s Faire is set to take place on Saturday, Aug. 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Carnegie Park.

    “We will have over 60 arts and crafts booths, as well as hot food vendors,” said People’s Faire organizer Susie Tsyitee. “The arts and crafts will be everything from handmade jewelry, to art, to weavings, to embroidery. A little bit of everything is included.”

  • New AD at West

    New West Las Vegas athletic director Valerie Villa-Lopez wanted to be where the action is.

    A longtime math teacher for the school district, Villa-Lopez said she has to regularly try to get her students pumped up about math, and it’s admittedly a hard sell at times. But when it comes to WLV sporting events, the enthusiasm is always there for both participating student-athletes and spectators.

  • Sweet homecoming: After a year on road, Cowgirls glad to be in LV

    Talk about a homecoming.

    When the New Mexico Highlands women’s soccer team hosts Trinidad State for a preseason scrimmage at 1 p.m. Saturday, it’ll be the first home game it plays on campus since Oct. 23, 2016.

  • Cowgirl soccer picked 12th in RMAC

    The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference released its preseason coaches poll and awards Wednesday, and New Mexico Highlands was voted to finish 12th in the 14-team conference.

    The Cowgirls are coming off a 3-11-2 campaign in 2017, including 3-8-1 in RMAC play. NMHU returns 12 players off of last season’s roster, including goalkeeper Briana Ruelas, second-leading scorer Breanna Fatten (four goals) and five seniors (Larissa Romero, Alondra Gilda-Ceballos, Tania Salcedo, Anna Medina and Alyssa Palmer).

  • Holliday road: Former NL MVP goes 4 for 4; Topes top Tacoma

    With a turn at designated hitter, Matt Holliday found his groove, hitting 4 for 4, and Albuquerque got off a three-game slide Wednesday by beating Tacoma 7-2 at Isotopes Park.

    Holliday, a former National League MVP, has hit .326 in 11 games with the Isotopes.

    The team is in the middle of a seven-game homestand and hosts Sacramento through Sunday, when the Isotopes become the alter-ego Mariachis de New Mexico for the fourth and final time this season.

  • Go Fish: Friday, Aug. 17

    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

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, Aug. 17-21

    FRIDAY (Aug. 17)
    Baseball

    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Sacramento River Cats, 6:35 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque

    SATURDAY
    Baseball

    • Albuquerque Isotopes vs. Sacramento River Cats, 6:35 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque
    Soccer
    • NMHU women vs. Trinidad State Junior College (exhibition), 1 p.m., Sanchez Family Stadium

    SUNDAY
    Baseball