Press release: Rep. Luj

Washington, DC – Rep. Ben Ray Luj

Editorial: U.S. majority wants Bush policies out

A USA Today-Gallup poll released last week reveals that nearly two-thirds of Americans believe the Bush administration’s violations of civil rights — from torture at Guantanamo to wiretapping U.S. citizens without warrants — was extreme enough to merit investigation. Some 38 percent want a full criminal investigation, while about a fourth will settle for review […]

Stimulus Support Edges Higher, Now 59%

PRINCETON, NJ — Public support for an $800 billion economic stimulus package has increased to 59% in a USA Today/Gallup poll conducted Tuesday night, up from 52% in Gallup polling a week ago, as well as in late January.

Aug. 5, 2008 Business Digest

State committee to discuss economic development today The state Economic and Rural Development Committee will meet today in Gallup, according to a press release from the State House of Representatives. Topics of discussion during the three-day session include tourism, transportation and consumer protection in the context of payday lending and home mortgages. Today’s meeting is […]

Class 5A & 3A girls capsules

Today’s semifinal At The Pit, Albuquerque Class 5A What: No. 2 Clovis (21-5) vs. No. 6 Gallup (19-8) When: 1:15 p.m. Coaches: Clovis, Miles Watters; Gallup, John Lomansey How they got here: Clovis def. Manzano 54-32, def. Las Cruces High 53-42; Gallup def. Eldorado 54-48, def. Alamogordo 35-25. Of note: The teams are meeting at […]

Prep basketball

Staff and wire reports State tournament Class 5A State tournament Round of 16 Class 1A Cimarron 69, Clovis Christian 34 Cliff 48, Gallup Catholic 41 Des Moines 46, Grady 43 Fort Sumner 58, Temple Baptist 29 Hagerman 75, Carrizozo 47 Magdalena 52, Animas 40 Tatum 55, Hondo 41 Class 2A Capitan 39, Bosque 24 Clayton […]

NM state tournament brackets

CNJ staff Class 5A Boys First round Saturday No. 16 Albuquerque High at No. 1 Rio Rancho, 7 p.m. No. 9 Highland at No. 8 Sandia, 7 p.m. No. 12 Mayfield at No. 5 Clovis, 7 p.m. No. 13 Alamogordo at No. 4 La Cueva, 7 p.m. No. 14 Valley at No. 3 Manzano, 7 […]

Clovis seeded fourth in delayed 5A pairings

CNJ staff Clovis is seeded fourth and will receive a first-round bye in the Class 5A playoff pairings released today by the New Mexico Activities Association. Defending state champion and unbeaten Mayfield (10-0) earned the top seed in the 12-team playoffs that were delayed a week by a lawsuit filed by the parents of Las […]

CHS CROSS COUNTRY: Lady Cats’ Schenck ninth at state meet

CNJ staff RIO RANCHO — Try as they might, Clovis High’s girls couldn’t make up for the loss of their top runner on Saturday. With sophomore Caitlin Waters still recovering from walking pneumonia and limited to the role of spectator, the Lady Wildcats finished eighth with 199 points in Class 5A state competition hosted by […]

Gallup brings end to Lady Cats’ run

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Clovis High senior Aimee Hilburn picks up instructions from coach Miles Watters during a timeout in Thursday’s Class 5A girls state semifinal game against Gallup at The Pit in Albuquerque. (CNJ staff photo: Rick White) By Rick White: CNJ managing editor ALBUQUERQUE — Clovis’ girls ran into a mountain-size roadblock in their bid to repeat […]

Lady Cats face Gallup in 5A semifinals

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Clovis High senior Brittany Blackmon goes up for a shot in traffic during the Lady Wildcats’ 55-38 win over La Cueva in Tuesday’s Class 5A state quarterfinal matchup at The Pit. (CNJ staff photo: Jesse Wolfersberger) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ sports writer ALBUQUERQUE — Gallup coach John Lemasney said he is eager to get a […]

Portales gains berth in finals

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Gallup senior Cherelle Rosales attempts to drive around Portales senior Ashleah Richards during the fourth quarter of Thursday’s Plateau Holiday Classic semifinal game. (CNJ staff photo: Andrew Chavez) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer The Portales Lady Rams have knocked off one Class 5A giant, and now another one awaits. Senior post Morgan Hill scored […]

Lady Cats at full strength for tournament

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Clovis’ Tori Quintana drives past Moriarty’s Brandi Valencia during the first half of their game earlier this month at Rock Staubus Gymnasium. (CNJ file photo) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer The Clovis Lady Wildcats, only a desperation heave from being unbeaten, figure to become even more formidable heading into this week’s third annual Plateau […]

Howard, Jim W.

Jim Wayne Howard of Big Spring, Texas, died Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2005, in Big Spring. He was born in 1919 in Strong City, Okla., to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Howard. He specialized in heavy equipment and later owned his own garage and machine shop, where he rebuilt engines in Gallup. He served in the Army […]

Lady Cats place eighth at 5A meet

CNJ staff GALLUP — Clovis High’s girls didn’t fare quite as well as they’d hoped in Saturday’s Class 5A state cross country meet, but coach Brian Stacy wasn’t that upset. The Lady Wildcats finished eighth out of 15 teams with 204 points. Host Gallup won the meet with 52 points, followed by Eldorado at 67. […]

Lady Cats have high hopes for state meet

By Dave Wagner: CNJ staff writer After finishing in the lower half of the girls team standings the past few seasons in Class 5A state cross country competition, Clovis High coach Brian Stacy has high hopes for the Lady Wildcats in today’s 11 a.m. state competition at Gallup. “I think we can get between second […]

Hale , Frederick

Frederick Hale Services: Have been held. Frederick Hale, 78, of Portales, died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2005, at home. He was born on Sept. 5, 1926, in Gettysberg, Pa., to Herbert A. and Fredericka Stalb Hale. He married Lorena McFarland on May 12, 1946, in Farmington. He was the office manager for El Paseo Natural Gas […]

Wolverines roll past Dora into state semifinals

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Texico’s Logan Brown slides under the tag from Dora third baseman Tyler Wilhoit during Monday’s Class 1A state quarterfinal game against Dora at St. Pius High School in Albuquerque. (CNJ staff: Eric Kluth) By Eric Butler ALBUQUERQUE — In just its fourth year of baseball, Texico has established itself as an early favorite in the […]

Jones, Monte

Monte Jones Services:Have been held. Monte Jones, 73, formerly of Clovis, died Thursday, April 21, 2005. He was born on Aug. 24, 1931, to Agrie and Elva Jones. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He earned a bachelor’s, master’s and an education specialist degree from Eastern New Mexico University. He did […]

Hawkins, William

William A. Hawkins Services: Have been held. Mr. William A. “Willie” Hawkins, 84, of Portales, died Thursday, March 17, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born on July 29, 1920, in Ardmore, Okla., to Eula Pearl and George Washington Hawkins. He attended college in Portales. After about a year he went […]