Today's News

  • Editorial cartoon, Friday, July 12

    Editorial cartoon, Friday, July 12

  • The season that never stops

    Since taking over the West Las Vegas Lady Dons cheerleading program five years ago, Isabel Cavazos has led the Lady Dons to four state titles and one second-place finish.

    They won state her first year as coach in the 2014-15 season.

    “Unbelievable,” she said of the very first state title. “I just came in to help the kids and make sure they got some coaching to bring our school back our program. That first year, I just said, ‘let’s, win top three.’ We took state and we were in shock.”

  • Go Fish: Friday, July 12

    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
    Conchas Lake: Brody Garcia, age 5, of Albuquerque caught an 18-inch carp using a worm on the 4th of July.

    Fishing report, July 9

  • Vegas man dies in rollover crash on I-25

    A Las Vegas man died last week after the SUV he was riding in crashed on Interstate 25 near Wagon Mound.

    Larry Charles Romero, 56, of Las Vegas died from his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident by the Office of the Medical Investigator.

    The accident took place July 1. The vehicle, a 2000 GMC Yukon, was driven by an unidentified 51-year-old Las Vegas man while Romero sat in the passenger seat. While traveling north, the driver swerved to try to avoid an elk in the road.

  • Speaker says crash site material unknown alloy

    By Lisa Dunlap, Roswell Daily Record

    ROSWELL — An aerospace alloy not known to have been produced on Earth was found at the site of the famous 1947 “Roswell Incident,” according to a local geologist.

  • Groups appeal ruling over Santa Fe forest thinning plans

    The Associated Press

    ALBUQUERQUE — Environmentalists went back to court Monday in hopes of putting the brakes on plans to thin thousands of forested acres in the mountains bordering Santa Fe.

    Wild Watershed and others filed their appeal with the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver, arguing that a district court judge erred when allowing Santa Fe National Forest to move ahead with its plans for Pacheco Canyon and areas near Hyde Memorial State Park.

  • Mexican president gets little backlash for migrant crackdown

    The Associated Press

    MEXICO CITY — Mexican police, soldiers and National Guard are raiding hotels, buses and trains to round up migrants, creating scenes of weeping Central American mothers piled into police vans along with their children and overflowing detention centers with deplorable conditions.

  • US nuclear museum, nonprofit team up for preservation

    The Associated Press

    ALBUQUERQUE— The National Museum of Nuclear Science and History and the Atomic Heritage Foundation are teaming up.

    Officials say their new partnership will ensure that the foundation’s collection of oral histories and other materials about the top-secret Manhattan Project will remain available to the public.

    The nonprofit foundation is closing its Washington, D.C., office. Officials say it’s been hard to sustain a fully staffed office as supporters have dwindled over the years.

  • Venegas solidifies career path to social work policy

    By Margaret McKinney, N.M. Highlands University

    Diana Venegas, the new student body president at New Mexico Highlands University, solidified her career path to develop social work policy during a new Legislative Fellowship program the university sponsored.

  • Qué Pasa, Wednesday, Juy 10, 2019

    Wednesday, July 10
    the New Mexico Museum Of Space History from Alamogordo will be at the Carnegie Library Park to do a presentation for the Summer Reading Program. The presentation will be “The Amazing Adventures of Apollo” from 10 a.m to noon with lunch being served to the children.

    Thursday-Saturday, July 11-13