Today's News

  • Courthouse Capable

    After years of delays, construction work has finally resumed on the new Mora County Complex.

    This month, workers such as Nathan Hutchinson, foreground, and Jack Roper are working on the ground floor, with much work planned as part of the current phase of construction.

  • Luna to offer math success program
  • Unique NMHU program focuses on Central Asia

    By Margaret McKinney, N.M. Highlands University

  • Care for 'raw menudo'?

    Call me picky and fussy. I pity anyone who would ever be in a position to cook for me.

    Yes, my wife, Bonnie, does, but through the years I've trained her. She doesn't like it either, so that's half the battle.

    And what is that "it" that she also doesn't like? Read on.

  • Editorial cartoon, Wednesday, May 9, 2018

     Editorial cartoon, Wednesday, May 9, 2018.

  • Grass guzzlers

    Maintaining her hens, sheep and cattle in the utmost, quality conditions has garnered Carla Gomez certificate labels of approval from A Greener World, a nonprofit organization that supports farmers and ranchers in sustainable farming systems.

    The laying hens won top honors and are now certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World. This means the eggs those hens lay will get that labeling on any Los Vallecitos egg packaging. The sheep also scored at the top, while her beef came in second.

  • Cardinal boys golf places 3rd in state tourney

    Robertson’s return to the state golf tournament – as an entire team – proved fruitful, as the Cardinals placed third behind champion Portales and runner-up Hope Christian.

    The two-day Class 1A-4A tournament concluded on Tuesday afternoon at the par-72 Canyon Club at Four Hills in Albuquerque.

  • Looking Ahead: Sports, May 9-12

    WEDNESDAY (May 9)

    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Reno Aces, 7:35 p.m., Reno, Nev.
    • Little League games TBA, Keyes Park and Rodriguez Park
    • Class 4A state tournament, TBA, Rio Rancho


    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Reno Aces, 7:35 p.m., Reno, Nev.
    • Class 4A state playoff quarterfinals, TBA, Rio Rancho
    • Little League games TBA, Keyes Park and Rodriguez Park

  • Woman's body found; case treated as homicide

    The search for a missing Rio Rancho woman who grew up in Las Vegas has ended in a way some had feared.

    Dawn R. Sandoval, 46, was found deceased Saturday in a remote part of Sandoval County, near Rio Rancho, according to a Monday-afternoon release from the Rio Rancho Police Department.

    Sandoval had been reported missing April 16, with her dissappearance including what the release calls "suspicuious circumstances." Her phone, vehicle and keys were found at her home.

  • Cinco: Robertson girls' tennis extends streak

    ALBUQUERQUE – The energy was unmistakable, and the excitement was palpable as each of Robertson’s girls singles tennis competitors began to close out wins against rivals from St. Michael’s on the Albuquerque Academy complex early Saturday afternoon.

    One by one, the post-match handshakes came, and in each case, the verdict was in favor of the same team.