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New Mexico Highlands offers class for furloughed workers

LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico Highlands University is offering a free online class on geographic information systems to furloughed federal employees. The eight-week class is scheduled to begin Jan. 16. It’s billed as an introduction to mapping technology that includes global positioning systems,


Provo Canyon Avalanche Blocks Highway 189, Skier Killed In New Mexico

Utah was hit by an avalanche that blocked Highway 189 in Provo Canyon on Thursday. The closures will be between Canyon Glen Part and Vivian Park including the Bridal Veil Falls area and Nunn’s Park. The avalanche blanketed more than 40 yards of roadway.


Free GIS Course For Furloughed Federal Workers

LAS VEGAS, NM ― New Mexico Highlands University is offering a free online geographic information systems class to furloughed federal employees beginning Jan. 16. The eight-week two-credit class is called Introduction to Geospatial Technology.


Demons’ White injures leg in loss to Clovis

The Santa Fe High boys basketball team suffered two more losses Saturday night. While the Clovis Wildcats handed the Demons a 54-53 loss in Rock Staubus Gymnasium, the team suffered a much more serious blow when sophomore forward Fedonta “J.B.” White went down with a leg injury in the opening quarte


St. Michael’s Reynolds gets hurt, plays anyway

Meet Berkeley Reynolds, a junior on the St. Michael’s boys basketball team. He takes the definition of tough and launches it into the stratosphere. First, a little background. Berkeley is what you call a floater; a player who regularly spends time on the junior varsity and varsity rosters but isn’t


Pajarito Mountain Ski Area Closed Until Jan. 9

Pajarito Mountain Ski Area is now closed until Jan. 9. Photo by Vint Miller/LAC. Pajarito Mountain Ski Area has been open the past week and guests have been enjoying the snow from the past storm.


NRG Tournament Wrap-Up: Mora Wins Title after Stunning Lobos

Rangers use 15-0 game-ending run to eclipse Escalante in first round matchup. What a four-day whirlwind it was for Mora High School interim head boys basketball coach Marco Sanchez.


Jury finds New Mexico man guilty of murdering wife

FARMINGTON, N.M. (KRQE) - A San Juan County man has been found guilty of murdering his common-law wife. In February 2017, the San Juan County Sheriff's Office got a 911 call from Johnson Mud.


SFR Picks—Week of Jan. 9

A killer is steadily claiming victims at the Lone Elm Inn. Hotel security chief Dana Hunt is on the case, and she's turning to you for help interrogating the suspects. Could the murderer be Leonora Cooke, a snoopy and combative hotel guest? What about Stacey Owens, the suspiciously nervous employee?


Shutdown pummels Native American healthcare

Regis Pecos spent much of his holiday week on the icy road between Cochiti Pueblo and Albuquerque. Disruptions to service at the Cochiti Health Station, a clinic maintained by the pueblo with funds from the federal Indian Health Service agency, had forced one of his family members to seek care at a


Official: 2 pulled from New Mexico avalanche, search ongoing for others

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — An avalanche buried multiple people near the highest peak of a New Mexico ski resort on Thursday, including two who were pulled from the snow as ski patrol continued their search for others, an emergency management official said.


Mora boys, Pecos girls take titles

Conventional wisdom said teams shouldn’t run with the Pecos Panthers. The Mora Rangers did that in the fourth quarter in the Northern Rio Grande Tournament boys basketball championship game on Saturday night. Facing a Pecos team that beat its first two opponents in the tournament by an average of 67


Storm return to form, blast Capital, 83-69

RIO RANCHO — The real Rio Rancho Cleveland Storm showed up again Saturday. Cleveland coach Sean Jimenez hopes they stick around for a while — like through mid-March. Cleveland ended 2018 with a 10-0 record and a building consensus around the state that it was the team to beat in Class 5A.


Peñasco’s Gonzales leads Lady Panthers to finals showdown against Pecos

JACONA — Carly Gonzales might be one of the best post players in Class 2A, but she is so much more than that to the Peñasco Lady Panthers. She doesn’t just give Peñasco an inside presence on both ends of the court.