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Hounds ready for season

By David Norton Sports editor dnorton@pntonline.com PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University men’s soccer team is ready for its upcoming season, using their new place in the Heartland Conference and a revamped roster under second-year coach Paul Tate as a recipe for winning. Finishing their 2015 season with a 6-8-2 record, the Greyhounds could […]

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Martinez right to want budget negotiations

When you’re $700 million in the red, something’s got to give. Will it be pay cuts or fewer jobs for public employees? Less money for education, possibly meaning fewer teachers and larger class sizes? What about sidelining road improvements and senior centers? Or slashing social programs? How about cuts to economic development and business recruitment? […]

McDonald: State’s future not in fossil fuels

Susana Martinez must hate having to call the Legislature into session. The Republican governor doesn’t have much of a record of success there, largely because of an obstinate Senate and its Democratic majority. But thanks to an inability or unwillingness to resolve matters in the last regular session, Martinez must now call her second special […]

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Faith and Lifestyles

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Regina Griego pauses for a photo with her husband, Gerald Griego.

Our People: Working with students ‘rewarding’

Regina Griego was born and raised in Clovis. She teaches Sunday school class for 3-5-year-old kids at Clovis New Life Church. She is the secretary for the Wildcat football booster club, which she has been involved with for 3 years. Between work, teaching Sunday school and booster club, Griego describes it all as a whirlwind […]

Terry: Jim Thorpe real 1912 gold winner

Watching the televised Olympic hype over the last week and a half, one has to marvel at the money that flows around the games. Many of us grew up knowing the Olympic Games were reserved for amateurs and professionals weren’t allowed. That slowly changed over my lifetime culminating in the 1992 “Dream Team” from the […]

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