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Culturally rooted

Jerene Yazzie was born in Shiprock, and she was raised on the reservation in Sheep Springs. She is of the Navajo tribe and said her first clan is Kinyaa'aanii and she is born for Hashk'aahadzohi. Her...

 

Smart computers still have a way to go

“Siri, why did the chicken cross the road?” “What’s up with humans and their obsession with chickens and woodchucks.” That’s right, that is the smart-alec response I get from the personal...

 

Mix, match prints for fun style

There are some fun styles and accessories to try on this summer. StyleWatch magazine featured some of these looks in the May 2017 issue with straw market bags and much more. Embellished straw market...

 

Designer shows monoprinting with gel press

Information on monoprinting with a gel press, making pin cushions, and protecting children from bullying and self-blame will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m....

 

Senior calendar - April 23

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Sunday: 2 p.m. gospel singing Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class, 10 a.m. jewelry pals, noon pinochle, 1 p.m. line dance, 5 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting, 9 a.m. and noon pinochle 101, 8...

 

School menus - April 23

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — Orange chicken, steamed rice, garden salad, min carrots w/ranch. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Pepperoni pizza, fresh mixed veggies w/ranch, chilled pineapple....

 

There's reason to be skeptical of DOE project

By tabling a vote on whether they will support a U.S. Department of Energy plan to drill a 3-mile-deep borehole on private property to test the feasibility of burying nuclear waste in deep wells, Otero County commissioners joined a growing list of...

 
 By Wendel Sloan    Voices    April 23, 2017

No chance for peace against power

According to The Washington Post, President Trump is asking for a $54 billion increase in military spending in 2018, raising the total to $639 billion — while slashing $54 billion from non-defense p...

 
 By Rob Langrell    Voices    April 23, 2017

Been fun getting to know Ben and 'pet' Joey

AMARILLO — One of the particularly neat things about my job is the chance to talk with people about journalism and the newspaper industry as a whole. The conversations always go in different...

 
 By Kevin Wilson    Voices    April 23, 2017

It's OK to be just OK sometimes

While I waited on my debit card to be approved, my eyes wandered toward the end of checkout area. “Tell us how we’re doing,” the card implored. I read on, intending to find the answer to the only question that matters in these instances: Is the...

 
 By David Stevens    Voices    April 23, 2017

'Man does not understand it all'

FARWELL — Marlowe Churchill has heard his family story many times. But it didn't become real for him until Tuesday. That's when he placed his hands on the gravemarker, followed the letters of the...

 

College presidents worry about funding

As the New Mexico Legislature and Gov. Susana Martinez battle over the state budget, and funding for higher education is currently at zero, there's no doubt uncertainty — and local college...

 

Q&A: Incoming, outgoing officials talk about the job

CLOVIS — The city manager position is in transition, with Larry Fry leaving at the end of the month and Tom Phelps less than a week into his interim appointment in the position. A reception is set...

 

Pages past - April 23

On this date ... 1992: A National Women’s Study survey, financed by the government’s National Institution on Drug Abuse, showed 12.1 million American women had been raped at least once. Almost 62 percent of the assaults occurred when the victims...

 

Events calendar - April 23

Monday • Stitch Addicts — 1:30 p.m. Clovis-Carver Public Library. Open stitch, lesson review. Information: 575-769-7840 Tuesday • Afterschool STEAM — 4:30 p.m. at Portales Public Library for grades K-6. Activity: DIY ecosystem. Information:...

 

Relay for Life's mushball a hit

PORTALES — After a successful inaugural year, teams will once again be able to hit a soft, squishy ball with their friends and family at the Portales Relay for Life. The second annual co-ed mushball tournament will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday with...

 

Saturday area prep baseball linescores

Non-district First game Lubbock Christian 5, Texico 4 Texico 000 310 0 — 4 8 2 Lubbock Christian 000 023 x — 5 6 3 Ben Crist, Cole Rohrbach (5) and Brock Thompson; Gary Bauler, Greg Gerber (5), Chris Acrey (7) and Hunter Bitonello. W — Gerber....

 

Lady Rams erupt past Huskies

ALBUQUERQUE — Hope Christian didn’t score often on Saturday, but when it did it seemed to make the Portales Lady Rams a bit angry. Tied 2-2 after the first inning of their District 4-4A opener, Portales took off the rest of the way and handed...

 

Matadors romp past Lady Cats in district tilts

ALBUQUERQUE — Sandia put a quick end to Clovis High’s two-game softball winning streak on Saturday. The Matadors run-ruled the Lady Wildcats twice, winning the opener 10-0 in five innings and the nightcap 15-0 in four in District 2-6A action....

 

PREP ROUNDUP: Cats cruise to win in Alamo track meet

ALAMOGORDO — Clovis High’s boys appear to be pretty well positioned for the postseason. The Wildcats remained unbeaten against New Mexico schools on Friday, easily winning the Bob Sepulveda invitational with 131 1/2 points to 85 1/2 for Alamo....

 

Angelo State sweeps Hounds on Saturday

PORTALES — Angelo State got run-scoring singles from Jacob Boston and Jay Gonzales in a three-run sixth and the Rams held off Eastern New Mexico University 3-2 on Saturday for a sweep of their Lone...

 

Rams post two wins at NMMI

ROSWELL — With big hitting late, the Portales Rams moved into first place in District 4-4A — and assured themselves at least second place — with 8-3 and 16-2 wins Saturday at New Mexico Military Institute. Portales (17-6, 8-4), which also won F...

 

Cats rally to win nightcap in 10, gain split

ALBUQUERQUE — Sebastian Nunez may not have picked up a win on the mound Saturday, but he helped seal one at the plate for Clovis High’s baseball team. The Wildcats junior went 2-for-5, including a single that scored an insurance run in the 10th... Full story

 

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