Secretary of Education Dr. Veronica C. Garc

New Mexico Secretary of Education Dr. Veronica C. Garc

Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter voice support for New Mexico legislative action to outlaw death penalty

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, hailed

Over $28 millin in New Mexico energy and water projects included in budget bill

U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-N.M., today announced that over $28 million

Udall projects promote Native American health, education and culture

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-N.M., today announced that legislation moving through Congress contains almost $5.8 million in funding initiatives to help New Mexico’s Native American communities.

Over $1.1 million of Udall projects for health and education in New Mexico included in FY09 budget bil

U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-N.M., today announced that an omnibus appropriations bill currently moving through Congress contains more than $1.1 million for New Mexico-specific health care and education projects. Udall worked to ensure that the projects were included in the bill when he served on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, […]

Bingaman talks to New Mexico radio reporters

U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman answered question on a variety of topics today during his weekly radio press conference with New Mexico radio reporters.

New Film and Media Curriculum Developed for High School

New Mexico high school students will soon have the opportunity to enroll in film and media courses and receive two-semester certificates of completion in hopes of working in the state’s film industry, the Public Education Department (PED) announced today at a news conference at Film and Media Day at the Legislature. Over the past six […]

Udall: Projects in bill would spur economic development

U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-N.M., today announced legislative projects included in the FY09 Omnibus Appropriations Bill to spur economic development in New Mexico. The projects, which then-Rep. Udall requested for the state through the Appropriations process, include Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Small Business Development: Transportation: North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD) Bus Facility […]

Bingaman reacts to President Obama’s address

U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today said he looks forward to working with President Barack Obama to meet the challenges our nation faces.

Rep. Luj

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ben Ray Luj

Rep. Lujan’s Statement on the President’s Address to the Joint Session of Congress

Couple spins wool the old-fashioned way

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Freedom New Mexico: Tony Bullocks Lloyd Maness of Corona demonstrates how to spin wool on a castle-type spinning wheel Tuesday at the New Mexico Ag Expo in Portales. Maness has been spinning wool for a year and a half. By Argen Duncan: Freedom New Mexico A $1,500 men’s three-piece wool suits contains $15 worth of […]

Local reaction to president’s speech mixed

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer In the hours following President Barack Obama’s first address to Congress, local opinions ranged from optimism in the face of tough times to wondering how the president plans to keep all of his promises. Portales resident Sandra Robinson shed tears during Obama’s hour-long address. “I thought it was so […]

Zias extend win streak to six with sweep

CNJ staff HOBBS — Junior Kristen Cruickshank had two hits in each game and pitched a five-inning shutout in the nightcap as Eastern New Mexico University’s softball team rolled past University of the Southwest 7-3 and 9-0 Tuesday. The sweep extended the Zias’ winning streak to six games and gives them nine victories in their […]

Hounds, Zias end frustrating seasons

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Junior Equs Darby leads the Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team with a 10.2 scoring average while shooting 56 percent from the field. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — As they prepare to wind down painful seasons tonight, both Eastern New Mexico University basketball teams can point […]

Apology owed to Sooner fans, coach

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ columnist Some rambling thoughts while wondering if somehow “Star Wars” and “The Wire” could be combined: • First things first: I was wrong. In my column last week, I criticized Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops for attending the Duke-North Carolina basketball game when his home school was ranked higher and playing […]

Mullen, military coalition at odds over bonus

By Tom Philpott: CNJ columnist Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs, will not join a chorus of critics who oppose the $30,000 bonus offer made to careerists in their 15th year of service if they agree to accept a less generous retirement plan. Mullen, in our interview two weeks ago, suggested the Redux […]

Canada trade deal needs to be protected

Freedom New Mexico President Obama’s visit to Canada was notable for the ever-so-slight undercurrents of uneasiness between two countries that have enjoyed generally amicable relations over the sometimes touchy issue of trade. Obama made foolish comments during the presidential campaign (in the heart of a Rust Belt filled with people and union leaders eager to […]

Feb. 25 police blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 11 a.m. Feb. 10 an officer responded to the hospital in the 2000 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard for a battery report. A man told the officer that two days before he was jumped while walking home. The man […]