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Assistant coach Draven Saiz gets the celebratory ice bath following RC’s State Championship win last Monday in Albuquerque.  RC beat the Ruidoso All-Stars 18-3 in five innings to advance to the Southwest Regionals.

LITTLE LEAGUE: Roosevelt County 12-13s head to Colorado

By Matthew Asher Staff writer masher@pntonline.com With three-straight wins, the Roosevelt County Intermediate All-Stars punched their ticket to the Southwest Regional Little League Tournament with a spot in the Little League World Series going to the winner. Regionals will be held in Grand Junction, Colorado, starting on June 22 with a guaranteed two games.  In […]

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Sloan: Many surprises at Enchanted Circle

With some Texans and my foster dog, Chance, I recently visited New Mexico’s Enchanted Circle of Taos, Questa, Red River, Eagle Nest and Angel Fire. At the Taos Pueblo, where multi-storied adobe buildings date back 1,000 years, an angry yellowjacket attacked my Cowboys shirt. On Taos’ hilly streets, we ran across a violence-awareness craft fair […]

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Gessing: Johnson more ‘fiscally conservative’

Is former New Mexico governor and Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson a fiscal conservative? He did veto upward of 700 bills during his two terms as governor, which began in 1995 and 1999 — more than any governor in the nation at the time. But a National Review columnist, James Spiller, argued that Johnson is […]

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Faith and Lifestyles

Community matters to entrepreneur

Sharesse Sawyer Warfel was raised in Clovis most of her young life. She and her two younger siblings were raised by their father, Donald Sawyer. In 2003, she graduated from Clovis High School, then in 2006 graduated from Clovis Community College with an associate degree in cosmetology. She immediately started her own business thereafter and […]

Terry: ‘Naked’ and ‘nekkid’ difference is what you’re up to

According to the late, great, Southern humor columnist Lewis Grizzard, “There’s a big difference between the words ‘naked’ and ‘nekkid.’ “‘Naked’ means you don ‘t have any clothes on and ‘nekkid’ means you don’t have any clothes on — and you’re up to something.” If you see a guy pitching a game of baseball without […]

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