Today's News

  • Concerns arise at RHS over anonymous reporting app

    Las Vegas City Schools will soon introduce a smartphone application designed to make it easier for students to report inappropriate or dangerous activities happening on campus.

    The app, called STOPit, was designed by a New Jersey-based software company as a way to allow students to anonymously report things like drug use, bullying, inappropriate student-teacher relationships, or even a planned school shooting.

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  • Editorial cartoon, Friday, September 14, 2018
  • 2nd district a battleground for U.S. House takeover

    Presidential midterm elections are typically viewed as a referendum on how Americans view their president midway through their first or second term in office. Midterms have often reconfigured the balance of power in our nation’s capital.

    Remember the first midterm election, in 1994, under Bill Clinton’s reign of presidential power?

    Democrats lost a net 54 seats in the House and eight Senate seats, giving Republicans the majority in both chambers and forcing Clinton to move more toward the center for the remainder of his two terms in office.

  • Thumbs: Our high country lowdown on the news, September 14, 2018

    Jumping into mud puddles sounds like more fun to some of us than having to deal with one of eastern New Mexico’s toughest football teams. But that was the task required of our local squads last Friday, as the rain poured down.

  • Gold in 'Gordo

    Players from Meadow City Soccer Club recently took gold at an open 3v3 soccer tournament in Alamogordo.

    Team “Ninjas” won the U12 Boys division by defeating teams from Alamogordo, Las Cruces and El Paso.

    This was the second tournament gold for the club after winning the state’s largest 3-on-3 tournament in Roswell this summer.

    The team includes Theo Williamson, Alexis Pacheco, Aaron Doss, Connie Brainerd and Christian Larranaga.

    The coaches are Shannon and Ron Doss.

  • Starting 3-0?

    By Clayton Jones, NMHU Sports Information

    The New Mexico Highlands football team looks to keep the momentum of its 2-0 start rolling as the Cowboys head to St. George, Utah to take on Dixie State 6 p.m. Saturday at Trailblazer Stadium.

    The Cowboys, whose 55 points per game is tops in NCAA Division II, is going for its first 3-0 start since 2011 when that NMHU team started the season 4-0.

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, September 14-17

    Cross country

    • NMHU at Texas Tech, TBA, Lubbock, Texas


    • Robertson vs. Ruidoso, 7 p.m., Cardinal Stadium


    • NMHU women at Metro State, 7 p.m., Denver
    • West Las Vegas girls at Academy for Technology and the Classics, 3 p.m., Santa Fe


  • Go Fish: Friday, Sept. 14

    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.

  • County, EDC still at odds over $30,000 appropriation

    One brief exchange during the public input segment of Tuesday’s San Miguel County Commission meeting highlighted an ongoing conflict with another organization.