Lawmakers examine why more don’t run for office

By David Arkin Voters expecting to find plenty of choices for House and Senate seats on the upcoming June 1 primary and Nov. 2 general election may be in for a surprise — their choices are severely limited. People just aren’t running for elected office this year. There will be 29 House and 18 Senate […]

Authorities shut down Portales race track

By Mike Linn PORTALES — A family residing about five miles east of Portales has been hosting horse races twice a month, contending it wants to keep Mexican tradition alive and boredom at bay. But local law enforcement officials say tradition can only go as far as American law permits — and to that end […]