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  • State Notes 11-30-11

    Aggies fall short at home against Wildcats

    The New Mexico State University men’s basketball team’s upset bid fell short Tuesday night against the Arizona Wildcats.
    NMSU forward Wendell McKines had a career night for the Aggies, but it wouldn’t be enough as the Aggies fell to the Wildcats, 83-76 Tuesday at the Pan Am Center in Las Cruces.
    Early in the contest, NMSU went up by eight points, but Arizona would come back to take a 44-40 lead at the half. NMSU would tie up the contest less than a minute into the second half and led briefly at 53-51, but Arizona (5-2) countered with a 21-9 run over nearly eight minutes to go up 72-62.

  • Ski Report 11-30-11

    Angel Fire

    16-inch base of variable conditions. No new snow reported. Scheduled to open Dec. 15.

    Enchanted Forest

    12-inch base of packed powder. No new snow reported. 60 percent of trails open.

    Pajarito

    Will open when conditions permit.

    Red River

    20-24 inch base of packed powder and machine-groomed snow. No new snow reported. Will reopen Friday.

    Sandia Peak

    3-inch base. Opening scheduled for Dec. 17.

    Sipapu

    16-20 inch base of packed powder and machine-groomed snow. No new snow reported. Will reopen Saturday.

    Ski Apache

  • Don't vote for disaster

    The failure of the Congressional Super Committee to reach a “deal” on cutting the future national budget deficit proves one thing — no one should vote Republican in the upcoming federal elections.
    Yes, there are some fine people running as Republicans, but this admonition has nothing to do with individuals and everything to do with survival for everyone who is not part of the super rich who are consistently favored by the actions of elected Republicans.
    Recent PBS reports on economic inequality in America, and how the Great Recession happened as detailed in the book AFTERSHOCK by Robert B. Reich, document some startling facts.

  • Family looking for answers months after killings

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The family of a couple found dead inside their El Rancho home last summer are looking for answers and hoping that law enforcement will soon make an arrest in the case.

    Cherie Ortiz-Rios says her family is struggling with the loss of her parents.

    Lloyd and Dixie Ortiz, and their 21-year-old son Steven, were found dead on Father's Day. State Police initially thought the Ortiz's had been shot, but the medical examiner later determined they had been beaten with a pickax.

    A State Police spokesman said Tuesday they were appealing to the public for help in solving the killings.

  • Santa Fe ski area to open Saturday

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Ski Santa Fe opens its season this weekend.

    Ski Santa Fe says it will open it's Midland, Easy Street and Pine Flats Beginners Area on 18" of natural and man-made snow on Saturday. The Super Chief Quad Chairlift, Easy Street Beginner Chairlift and Pine Flats Conveyor Lift will be open. The Chipmunk Corner Children's Center and lift will also be open.

    All the ski area's ski school, rental and dining facilities will be open and lift tickets will be reduced due to the limited opening. Adult full day rates are $48. Half day tickets are $38.


     

  • VIDEO: Freeze! Frosty the Snowman Arrested

    Who says "Frosty the Snowman" has to be jolly? A man in a "Frosty the Snowman" costume was arrested Saturday during the annual Christmas parade in Maryland.

  • Court to hear appeal of nuke lab suit

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal appeals court has agreed to consider a watchdog group's lawsuit to halt construction of a new $6 billion plutonium lab at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

    The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver Tuesday agreed to consider the merits of the appeal by the Los Alamos Study Group. The group filed a lawsuit last year to halt development of the so-called Chemistry and Metallurgy Research Replacement nuclear facility. The group alleged the Department of Energy and the National Nuclear Security Administration violated federal law by failing to do a new environmental impact statement after changing the design for project to address seismic and other safety concerns

  • Water main break shuts off water to Aquatic Center, Canyon Village Apartments

    Due to a water main break at Central and Rose, crews with the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities shut water off to the Aquatic Center and Canyon Village Apartments at approximately 3:30 p.m. to make necessary repairs.

  • Be There 11-29-11

    Wednesday

    Christmas Holiday Thrift Shop Sale from  8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. at United Church Graves Hall and Thrift Shop, 2525 Canyon Road. Christmas trees, lights, decorations, wreaths, clothing, cards, toys, etc. All proceeds go to missions

     

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