Today's News

  • Highlands celebrates homecoming, 125 yrs.

    New Mexico Highlands University is set to celebrate its homecoming next week, along with its 125th anniversary.

    With a theme of “Celebrating 125 Years – Highlands Strong,” the nine-day event will begin today and run through Sunday, Oct. 21.

    The Homecoming Parade will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Fifth Street and Friedman Ave., ending at the Las Vegas Plaza.

  • New Mexico’s home visiting puzzle

    By John R. Roby , Searchlight New Mexico

    Despite strong evidence that home visiting promotes healthy families and children, state officials have diverted millions of dollars from the program in order to fund child care assistance, according to documents obtained by Searchlight New Mexico.

  • Netflix to bring new production hub to NM

    By Susan Montoya Bryan,The Associated Press

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Netflix has chosen New Mexico as the site of a new U.S. production hub and is in final negotiations to buy an existing multimillion-dollar studio complex on the edge of the state's largest city, government and corporate leaders announced Monday.

  • Luna student excited about education, future

    By Jesse Gallegos, Luna Community College

    Travis Baca wants to open up his own auto collision shop one day. Luna Community College is playing a big part in making his dream a reality.

  • Qué Pasa, Wednesday, October 10, 2018

    Wednesday, Oct. 10
    Theology on Tap presents “What is Spiritual Warfare?” at 6:30 p.m. in the Plaza Hotel Ballroom. This is the first of three lectures given by noted spiritual leaders and religious academics. These monthly events are open to the public. For more information, please call the Our Lady of Sorrows office at 505-454-1469.

    Thursday, Oct. 11

  • Noticias, Wednesday, October 10, 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.
  • ‘Stay out of my dreams’

    I had an interesting conversation with Diana, a former student in my journalism classes at Highlands University.

    She was scheduled to be my wife around that time, but before Bonnie (my real wife) reads this, let me explain that the nuptials Diana and I were scheduled to exchange were part of the plot to “Exit the Body,” by Fred Carmichael,

    The two-act comedy never materialized — because certain members of the full cast chose parties over rehearsals.

  • Editorial cartoon, Wednesday, October 10
  • Cardinals, Dons roll to decisive wins

    The Cardinals won big on Friday night, outscpring Santa Fe Indian School 55-0 at Cardinal Stadium. The Dons also picked up a 60-21 win on Friday on the road in Raton.

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, October 9-11


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


    • Pecos (A,B) vs. Santa Rosa, 4 p.m., Sanchez Gym
    • Mora Middle School at Peñasco, 4 p.m., Peñasco
    • Wagon Mound at Roy-Mosquero, 5 p.m., TBA


    • Memorial Middle School at Pojoaque, 4 p.m., Jacona