Today's News

  • WLVHS, Highlands grad headed for UNM Biomedical Sciences doctoral program

    Rebecca Sena aims to delve into the mysteries of the brain and neuropharmacology during her doctoral studies in biomedical sciences at the University of New Mexico.

    “I have always had a fascination with the brain,” Sena said. “At Highlands, I became intrigued with the fundamental neurobiology of mental health disorders. My long-term goal is to perform research in neuropharmacology and gain insight into drugs that will treat psychiatric disorders.”

  • Qué Pasa, Friday, June 15, 2018

    Thursday, June 21
    Fort Union National Monument’s June “Glimpses of the Past:” series wil be presented by Harriet Frieberger and entitled “Visionary or Villain: A Night of Lucien Maxwell.” This program will be held at 7 p.m. at the CCHP/Santa Fe Trail Interpretive Center, 116 Bridge St., Las Vegas. For information, visit nps.gov/foun or like the Fort Union page on Facebook.

    Friday, June 22

  • Thumbs: Our high country lowdown on the news, June 15, 2018


    Plenty of folks have documented the difficulties and dangers of fighting wildfires. This month, we’ve seen, not far away in Colfax County, and in other parts of New Mexico and in Colorado, the courage and organization needed to save homes and history.

  • Editorial cartoon, Friday, June 15, 2018

    Editorial cartoon, Friday, June 15, 2018.

  • Good dads and reciprocal blessings

    SANTA ROSA — Call me a fortunate son. I had a very good father.

    Despite his busy life, he was fully engaged in mine. He supported me when I was down and swelled with pride when I got up. He was a role model who stood on principles and faith, and he knew how to laugh at life while still caring about everybody who crossed his path.

  • Learn hoops from Vera Jo

    Local basketball players from second graders to seniors in high school will have the chance to learn from one of Las Vegas’ all-time greats when VJ’s Elite Basketball Camp comes to town.

    Vera Jo Bustos is bringing her camp to her hometown for a second straight year Saturday, June 30, and Sunday, July 1, at Robertson’s Mike Marr Gym.

    The camp is open to both boys and girls entering grades two through 12 this coming school year. The cost per camper is $50; sign up through vjselite.com.

  • Topes shut out by Memphis

    For the second straight game, the Albuquerque offense couldn’t find its way onto the scoreboard.

    The Isotopes lost 11-0 to Memphis on Wednesday night in the opening game of a seven-day homestand at Isotopes Park.

    Albuquerque dipped below .500 to 32-33, falling a half game behind El Paso and six and a half behind division-leading Salt Lake. Those teams won Wednesday, both by one-run margins.

  • Go Fish: Friday, June 15

    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.

    Catch of the week
    Monastery Lake: Dominic Landavazo, age 8, of Albuquerque, caught a rainbow trout estimated to be 15 to 16 inches in length June 3. He was using salmon peach PowerBait.

  • Germany looks for rare repeat

    By Ronald Blum, The Associated Press
    MOSCOW — After raising the World Cup eight miles from Copacabana Beach four years ago, Germany hopes to lift the trophy four miles from the Kremlin on July 15 and become the first repeat champion in more than a half-century.

  • North America to host Cup in 2026

    The Associated Press

    MOSCOW — North America will host the 2026 World Cup after FIFA voters overwhelmingly opted Wednesday for the financial and logistical certainty of a United States-led bid over a risky Moroccan proposal for the first 48-team tournament.

    The soccer showpiece will return to the U.S. for the first time since 1994 after gaining 134 votes, while Morocco got 65 at the FIFA Congress in Moscow, where the 2018 tournaments was to start on Thursday.