Archive for February 5th, 2011

  • Reading proficiency bill passes 1st House committee

    February 5, 2011 • Local News, NewsComments Off

    A bill introduced by a local lawmaker that would stop third-graders from being promoted to the fourth grade if they are not reading proficient cleared its first House committee, Thursday. House Bill 100, introduced by Rep. Nora Espinoza, R-Roswell, and...

  • Drip, drip, drip

    February 5, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Icicles slowly thaw under clear blue skies Friday morning, several days after a winter storm brought snow and single- digit temperatures to the area. Temperatures are expected to rise through the weekend. (Mark Wilson Photo) [/auth...

  • Science classroom bill draws fire

    February 5, 2011 • Local NewsComments Off

    Science education supporters are up in arms over a bill pending in the state Legislature, which shields New Mexico teachers from being fired for teaching the strengths and weaknesses of evolution, climate change, human cloning or other “controversial...

  • 02/05/11

    February 5, 2011 • CartoonsComments Off