Today's News

  • New Mexico Painters Exhibition Opens

    The Fifth Invitational New Mexico Painters Exhibition at Highlands University on Sept. 9.

    The exhibition continues through Sept. 28 in the Kennedy Alumni Hall, 905 University Ave. It is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    The exhibition will travel to the Santa Fe County Administration Building at 102 Grant Ave., with an opening reception Oct. 14 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

    The Santa Fe exhibition continues through Nov. 8.

  • Senior Lunch Menu — Sept. 17 to Sept. 21, 2018

    The breakfast and lunch menu for the Las Vegas/Pecos Senior Centers,
    with 2 percent milk served with all meals.
    Here are the menus for the week of Sept. 17-21.

    Breakfast: Scrambled egg, cheese, one slice of bacon, and half a tortilla.
    Lunch: Meatloaf, au gratin potatoes, Italian blend vegetables, and an orange.

    Breakfast: Bagel, cheese, and cereal.
    Lunch: Beef tips over egg noodles, steamed cauliflower, green beans, a dinner roll, and fruit cocktail.

  • Noticias, Sunday, Septermber 16, 2018
    • San Miguel County Magistrate Court hours: Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The office will be open from 8 a.m. to noon on Fridays.


    • A Friday bridge group plays at the Las Vegas Senior Center at 1 p.m.  New players are welcome. For information call Bill Neis, 454-4118, or email eumo@stonefieldsheep.com.


  • Qué Pasa, Sunday, September 16, 2018

    Friday, Sept. 14
    El Rialto will host a Benefit dance for Cindy Higgins Serna featuring Cuarenta y Cinco and Electric Highway. Doors open at 7 p.m., tickets are $10 per person in advance or $15 at the door. For more information or tickets, call Bernadette at 505-587-9134.

  • Colorado’s weed celebration won’t be duplicated

    It would be great if New Mexico, or any other state, could experience the same windfall and sense of progressive righteousness that seem to have befallen Colorado in the wake of the state’s legalization of recreational marijuana. However, it isn’t going to happen the same way.

  • It depends on what you are looking for

    “We’re lost, but we are making good time.” We have all been there before. The other extreme is “Stop and smell the roses.” Which category do you fall into the most, racing through life or stopping to enjoy the beauty along the way?

    How often do you miss something in this life because you are running five steps ahead of yourself? I know I do. I wrote this column to myself, but you can read it along with me if you would like to.

  • Countdown to Castañeda Under the Stars

    I hope you are as eager as I am for our exciting weekend at the Castañeda Hotel on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 22 and 23, for a Hard Hat Tour from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. A Harvey Girl will show you the latest improvements at the hotel, and you’ll meet Fred Harvey (aka Bob Mishler). Tickets at $10 may be purchased onsite or online: castanedaunderthestars.com. Some tours will sell out, so I recommend online reservations.

  • Editorial cartoon, Sunday, September 16, 2018
  • Looking Ahead: Sports, September 16-19

    Women’s Soccer

    • NMHU vs. Colorado-Colorado Springs, 1 p.m., Sanchez Family Stadium


    • Robertson (B) vs. West Las Vegas, 5 p.m., Cardinal Stadium.


    • West Las Vegas girls vs. Socorro, 4 p.m., Herrera Complex.


  • Mora fracking film screened in Santa Fe

    Mora County’s attempts to ban fracking are detailed in a new documentary titled “Drilling Mora County,” which was screened Wednesday evening at the Jean Cocteau Cinema in Santa Fe.

    The nearly hour-long film was written and directed by filmmaker David Luis Leal Cortez, a graduate of the College of Santa Fe. The film explores Mora County commissioners’ 2013 attempt to ban fracking.