.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's News

  • Mil Gracias

    The family of Lala D. Baca would like to offer our gratitude and appreciation to the following during this difficult time:

  • Where on Earth was the Coronado expedition going?

    The National Park Service and Fort Union National Monument announces its monthly “Glimpses of the Past” presentation. The program will be held at the Citizens Committee for Historic Preservation/Santa Fe Trail Interpretive Center, 116 Bridge St., in Las Vegas, Thursday Nov. 20 at 7 p.m.

  • Mil Gracias

    The Mike “Mateo” Sena Elementry annual Fall Fest held Oct. 24 was a huge success.

  • Highlands visiting professor program

    Well-known artist Eddie Dominguez is working with fine art students on the Highlands University campus as part of the new Nina Tesla Ballen Visiting Professor Gift Program. The program includes events for the public.

    David Lobdell, Fine Art Department professor and program coordinator, said Dominguez is the first to visit the Highlands campus as part of the new visiting professor program. The program will allow Highlands to host visiting professors from different academic disciplines.

  • Unfinished Business at the El Fidel Hotel

    The bent, tortured wail  of an electric guitar slices through the smoke and the noise like a razor. A singer shouts  out from the heart, his voice full of hurt and gravel, singing of lost love and hard luck. He cries out and his guitar cries back.

    It could only be the blues.

    This Sunday, Nov. 16, local blues and rock band Unfinished Business with bring this soulful music to the El Fidel Hotel. The band will perform from 2 to 4:30 p.m. There is a $6 cover charge, and rooms are available for those who wish to stay for the night.

  • Yoga, there for the tasting

    Sun salutations, yoga for fitness, yoga flow: what’s it all about?

    The ancient practice of yoga came to America about 40  years ago from India but now is “mainstream” in America according to Henrietta Griego, a certified and registered yoga teacher. It offers people these basic benefits: balance, strength, flexibility along with focusing attention and calming the mind.

  • What is it?

    Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence on it.

    Levi Strauss jeans were originally made from it.

    Spaniards first brought it to the Americas and cultivated it in Chile. Wide-spread cultivation of it in the USA occurred during WWII.

    What is it?

    It is Cannabis sativa … better known as industrial hemp.

    The cultivation and use of hemp in goes back at least 10,000 years. Today more than 30 nations produce industrial hemp including the major players: Canada, China, Ukraine and other European Union nations.

  • Raptors educate featherless bipeds

    “Those who can’t do, teach.”

    That might be the slogan of the injured birds, unable to live in the wild, who will be teaching program participants about raptors and their habits this weekend at the Las Vegas National Wildlife Refuge.  

    Presentations will be held at the Refuge at noon and 1:30 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 9. volunteers from the Santa Fe Raptor Center will bring predatory birds which have been injured too severely to be returned to the wild.  

  • Veterans of our wars

    Today is Veterans Day, when we honor those who served in the U.S. Armed Forces. To those who served honorably and, thankfully, returned home in good health, we wish to express our sincere gratitude for your service. But for those who sacrificed more than that, by serving and losing something in one of this nation’s many conflicts, we want to say a bit more.

  • Viles Foundation making a difference

    Talk about one individual or a single entity making a difference in a person’s life: The Viles Foundation Inc. (VFI) is that entity. It has certainly made a tremendous difference in the lives of 800-plus college bound students.

    Recently, the VFI celebrated its 50-year anniversary. Tribute was paid to this organization’s half century of service at a luncheon sponsored by the Viles Foundation Inc. Board of Directors, Bank of America-U.S. Trust and the New Mexico Highlands University.