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Archive for August 3rd, 2013

  • NM museum lands major gift of contemporary art

    August 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    TAOS, N.M. (AP) — Art studios are everywhere — hidden in backyards, at the end of narrow dirt driveways and tucked behind the adobe storefronts that line the historic main street. This northern New Mexico mountain town has long been known for attracting...

  • Albuquerque loses ballooning world record

    August 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque no longer holds the world record for launching the most hot air balloons within an hour. However, there was little concern among officials with the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. The fiesta’s executive...

  • Former NMSU president remembered for support

    August 3, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Former New Mexico State University President Gerald Thomas is being remembered for his steadfast support of the university and for his work to create several scholarships. University officials announced this week that Thomas had died...

  • Obama administration overrules Apple import ban

    August 3, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this May 27, 2011, file photo, a salesperson at a mobile phone shop displays an Apple iPhone 4 to a customer in New Delhi. U.S. President Obama’s trade representative on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, vetoed a ban on imports of the iPhone 4 and...

  • Driver injures 12 at LA beach boardwalk, flees

    August 3, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this image take from a security camera, pedestrians scatter as a car drives through a packed afternoon crowd along the Venice Beach boardwalk in Los Angeles, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013. At least a dozen people were injured, two of them critically, according to...

  • Machen-Harry

    Harry Alfred Machen Jr.

    August 3, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services are scheduled for Harry Alfred Machen Jr., of Roswell, NM, at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 16, 2013, at Peachtree Village, 1301 W. Country Club Road. Harry passed away on August 1, 2013, at age 95. Harry was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on...

  • Dying 2-year-old is Pa. couple’s best man

    August 3, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Newlywed Christine Stevenson kisses the hand of her son, Logan Stevenson, 2, after marrying Sean Stevenson in a wedding ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013 in Jeannette, Pa. Logan stood with his grandmother, Debbie Stevenson, during a 12-minute ceremony...

  • Steven Ben Archuleta

    August 3, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are pending at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory for Steven Ben Archuleta Sr., 64, of Roswell. He passed away Friday, Aug. 2, 2013 at UMC Hospital in Lubbock, Texas. [/auth...

  • Longtime NBC news correspondent John Palmer dies

    August 3, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 12, 2012 file photo, John Palmer attends the “Today” show 60th anniversary celebration at the Edison Ballroom in New York. Palmer, a veteran reporter for NBC News over a span of 40 years, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013 at...

  • Jonathon Quinton Barnhill

    August 3, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are pending at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory for Jonathon Quinton Barnhill, 19, of Phoenix, Ariz. He passed away Friday, Aug. 2, 2013 in Phoenix, Ariz. [/auth...