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App improves control of prosthetics Amputee can program grip of bionic hands By Kathy Matheson
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PHILADELPHIA — Doubleamputee Jason Koger used to fly hundreds of miles to visit a clinician when he wanted to adjust the grips on his bionic hands.
Now, he’s got an app. Koger came to Philadelphia this week to demonstrate the i-limb ultra revolution, a prosthetic developed by the British firm Touch Bionics. Using a stylus and an iPhone, Koger can choose any of 24 grip patterns that best suit his needs. It’s the latest evolution in equipment for Koger, a 34-year-old married father of three from Owensboro, Ky., who lost his hands in an all-ter-
rain vehicle accident in 2008. “Five years ago, I couldn’t pull my pants up by myself,” said Koger. “Today, I go hunting and do some of the things that I probably never imagined I could have done five years ago.” The technology indicates how rapidly the field of prosthetics is changing, benefiting patients from injured military members to victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. Practi-
tioners say increased government research in the wake of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan is driving some of the advances. In Koger’s case, he was shocked by a downed power line. He went into a coma and had no idea until he woke up three days later that doctors had amputated both his limbs at midforearm.
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Surviving on a trickle With low flows in Rio Grande, farmers leave little for river runners
Double amputee Jason Koger, 34, demonstrates his i-limb ultra revolution hands Thursday in Philadelphia. MATT ROURKE/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
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Eliana Gladstein and her father, Mitch, of New Jersey take a rafting trip down the Rio Grande on Friday with Elisha McArthur of Kokopelli Rafting Adventures. They started at Quartzite, near Pilar, and floated for about three hours, traveling five miles to the Rio Arriba County line. The low flows on Rio Grande will impact the season’s rafting businesses. CLYDE MUELLER/THE NEW MEXICAN
By J.R. Logan The Taos News
hen the Rio Grande entered the San Luis Valley in Colorado on Tuesday, it was running at a swift 1,820 cubic feet per second. But when it hit the state line and crossed into New Mexico, it was at just 55 cfs. For rafting guides in Taos County, the gaunt river flow through the Rio Grande Gorge hits their businesses hard. “It’s damaged our ability to sell a product to tourists and create an economic boost to Taos County,” says Cisco Guevara, owner of Los Ríos River Runners. In recent weeks, Guevara has been especially outspoken about what he sees as an unfair agreement over sharing water that he believes hurts New Mexico — especially
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Taos County. This time of year, the headwaters of the Rio Grande start to swell with runoff from the San Juan Mountains above Del Norte, Colo. But once the river hits the San Luis Valley, farmers this year are pulling 94 percent of the water to irrigate thirsty crops like alfalfa, which is selling at record prices. What’s left when the river crosses into New Mexico is a trickle compared to the flow 100 miles upstream. The 1938 Rio Grande Compact dictates how water from the river is shared among Colorado, New Mexico and Texas. But in drought years, Colorado’s annual obligation to New Mexico drops. Craig Cotten is with the Colorado Division of Water Resources. His agency is charged
Kokopelli Rafting Adventures owner John Seiner, 38, wishes the measly 265 cubic feet per second of water trickling between the banks of the Rio Grande in the popular Race Course below Pilar were about five times that amount. “I’d love to have 1,500 cfs or more,” he said. But after more than a decade running white water in Northern New Mexico, he said, he and other outfitters have learned to adapt to being in the water sports business in times of drought. “We’re no strangers to low-water conditions,” he said. “We see that every year at the end of the year. You just have to go for it and take all the conditions and make the best of it.”
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Campfires, smoking, open burning and fireworks will be banned on all state and unincorporated private lands beginning Wednesday due to extreme fire conditions, according to the New Mexico State Forestry Division. The state ban in all 33 counties doesn’t apply to federal, tribal or municipal lands. Counties also often impose their own fire restrictions. Santa Fe County approved an ordinance Tuesday declaring hazardous fire conditions and banning open burning, smoking and campfires in the county for the next 90 days. Fire Chief David Sperling told the County Commission in a memo that the measure was made necessary by “persistent and severe drought compounded by abnormally warm temperatures and frequent erratic spring winds.” Santa Fe National Forest spokesman Bruce Hill said Friday that forest officials have not yet imposed any restrictions due to the current fire danger, but “we’ll be discussing it Monday.” State Forester Tony Delfin said Friday that “high fire danger exists across much of New Mexico, and new fire starts are becoming difficult to control. I’m urging all state residents affected to follow the restriction guidelines to protect lives and property in their communities.” The state’s restrictions will remain
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Western drought met with prayers and revived faith By Susan Montoya Bryan
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BERNALILLO — Along the irrigation canal that cuts through this centuries-old New Mexico town, a small group of churchgoers gathers to recite the rosary before tossing rose petals into the water. Remnants of a tradition that stretches back to the days of Spanish explorers, the humble offerings are aimed at blessing this year’s meager irrigation season and
easing a relentless drought that continues to march across New Mexico and much of the western half of the U.S. From the heart of New Mexico to West Texas and Oklahoma, the pressures of drought have resulted in a resurgence of faith — from Christian preachers and Catholic priests encouraging prayer processions to American Indian tribes using their closely guarded traditions in an effort to coax Mother
Nature to deliver some much needed rain. On Sunday, congregations across Eastern New Mexico and West Texas are planning a day of prayer for moisture and rain. “We’re worried, but we’re maintaining our traditional ways and cultural ways. Together we pray, and individually we pray,” said Peter Pino, administrator of Zia Pueblo. “We haven’t lost hope in
Nick McGovernor, left, and Orlando Lucero hold a statue of San Ysidro, patron saint of farmers, after a prayer procession in Bernalillo. SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN ASSOCIATED PRESS
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530 bodies recovered; building collapse a huge blow to $20M industry
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CAMARILLO, Calif. — It seemed that each time wind-driven embers sparked new blazes or a wall of fire leaped a Southern California hillside and came charging toward hundreds of homes, an army of firefighters was right there to either douse or direct the flames away from humanity. As a result, the fire that broke out Thursday quickly moved through the Camarillo Springs area without destroying a single home. Firefighters were hoping for the same success on Friday, as the fire raged out of control miles away near the coast. Fifteen structures in the area 50 miles northwest of Los Angeles sustained some damage, and other homes in a wooded area were being threatened Friday by the blaze that had roared across 43 square miles. Some 900 firefighters using engines, aircraft, bulldozers and other equipment had it just 20 percent contained. Since daybreak, the fire has nearly tripled in size. “That’s the way this fire has behaved, it has been a very fast-moving, feisty fire,” said Ventura County Fire Department spokesman Bill Nash. Overnight, Nash said firefighters plan to stockpile resources along a road that lies between the fire and Malibu, protecting homes on the fire’s eastern front. Of the thousands of homes threatened by flames, 15 have been damaged. The good fortune of the Camarillo Springs area wasn’t the result of luck or clairvoyance by firefighters. It came after years of planning and knowing that sooner or later just such a conflagration was going to strike. “When developers want to go into an area that is wildland, it’s
Bomb suspect died from shots, trauma
BOSTON — A suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings died from gunshot wounds and blunt trauma to his head and torso, a funeral director said Friday. Worcester funeral home owner Peter Stefan has 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s body and read details from his death certificate. The certificate cites Tsarnaev’s “gunshot wounds of torso and extremities” and lists the time of his death as 1:35 a.m. April 19, four days after the deadly bombing, Stefan said. Tsarnaev died after a gunfight with authorities who had launched a massive manhunt for him and his brother, ethnic Chechens from Russia who came to the United States
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A firefighter keeps watch Friday as blaze burns along a hillside in Point Mugu, Calif. Crews battling the wildfire, which broke out Thursday, got a break as gusty winds turned into breezes. RINGO H.W. CHIU/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
going to present a unique fire problem,” county fire spokesman Tom Kruschke said. “And you have to be prepared for that.” Camarillo Springs was well prepared. Its homes were built with sprinkler systems and fireproof exteriors from the roofs to the foundations. Residents are required to clear brush and other combustible materials to within 100 feet of the dwellings, and developers had to make sure the cul-de-sacs that fill the area’s canyons were built wide enough to accommodate the emergency vehicles seen on TV racing in to battle the flames. “All of our rooftops are concrete tile and all of the exteriors are stucco,” said Neal Blaney, a board member of The Springs Homeowners Association and a 15-year resident. “There’s no wood, so there’s almost no place for a flying ember to land and ignite something.” When the blaze broke out, Blaney said, volunteer emergency officers in the neighborhood gave the first alert to residents. As a result, when the flames got close, residents were ready
to get out of the way of firefighters. Residents in the area are also particularly vigilant about clearing brush from the hillsides next to their yards, Kruschke said. Normally, firefighters remind people in such areas to do that every June, but in Camarillo Springs people do it every few months. The work paid off this week. The type of blaze that hit the area usually doesn’t strike Southern California wildland until September or October, after the summer has dried out hillside vegetation. But the state has seen a severe drought during the past year, with the water content of California’s snowpack only 17 percent of normal. That created late-summer conditions by May, and when hot Santa Ana winds and high temperatures arrived this week, the spring flames that firefighters routinely knock down once or twice a year quickly roared up a hillside — out of control. “It’s just the beginning of May and we already have a 10,000-plus acre fire that’s burning intensely,” Kruschke said. “That doesn’t bode well for the rest of the season.”
about a decade ago. Police have said he ran out of ammunition before his younger brother dragged his body under a vehicle while fleeing.
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Court OKs status for Aircraft reaches both lesbian parents hypersonic speeds IOWA CITY, Iowa — An Iowa agency’s refusal to list both spouses in a lesbian marriage as parents on their children’s birth certificates is a violation of their constitutional rights and must stop, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday. The court, which made history by legalizing gay marriage in 2009, ordered the Iowa Department of Public Health to start listing the names of both female spouses on the birth certificates of their children. The ruling was backed by all six justices who participated. Iowa had been the only state in the nation that allowed marriage or civil unions for same-sex couples, but refused to list both spouses on birth
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DHAKA, Bangladesh — In the aftermath of a building collapse that killed more than 530 people, Bangladesh’s garment manufacturers may face a choice of reform or perish. Home to five factories that supplied clothing to retailers in Europe and the United States, the shoddily constructed building’s collapse has put a focus on the high human price paid when Bangladeshi government ineptitude, Western consumer apathy and global retailing’s drive for the lowest cost of production intersect. Officials said Saturday that more than 530 bodies have been pulled from the wreckage of the eight-story Rana Plaza building that collapsed nine days ago, sparking desperate rescue efforts, a national outpouring of grief. The tragedy followed the deaths of 112 people five months ago in a blaze that swept through the Tazreen Fashions garment factory in Dhaka and the death of seven in a January blaze. With three disasters in quick succession, the reputation of Bangladesh’s $20 billion garment industry, already notorious for its low wages and dismal safety record, has plummeted. International clothing brands and retailers that said they could ensure worker safety in developing countries through self-regulation such as factory inspections have also suffered a blow to their credibility. Now, Bangladesh’s garment manufacturers fear that a backlash has been set in motion that threatens fortunes and livelihoods in a business that employs more than 3 million people and accounts for about 80 percent of the impoverished country’s exports. “It’s a crucial time for us,” said Atiqul Islam, president of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association. “We are doing our best to improve the safety measures in the factories. We expect our buyers to bear with us and help us to overcome the current crisis. It’s not the time to turn away from us. That will hurt the industry and many of the workers will lose jobs.” The most potent warning so far has come from the European Union, which said it could restrict Bangladesh’s access to the crucial EU market if it fails to immediately take steps to ensure that basic labor standards are enforced. Bangladesh is a member of Europe’s “Everything But Arms” program for the world’s poorest nations that exempts it from quotas and tariffs on all exports to the 27-nation EU except armaments. The EU is Bangladesh’s single biggest market with exports of 8 billion euros in 2011, the bulk of which was garments shipped for European retailers. “The sheer scale of this disaster and the alleged criminality around the building’s construction is finally becoming clear to the world,” EU
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foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and trade commissioner Karel De Gucht said in an April 30 statement. They said they want any EU action to “incentivize” responsible management of the garment industry in Bangladesh. The United States is reviewing Bangladesh’s preferential trade status, a lengthy process that gained urgency after the killing last year of a Bangladeshi labor rights organizer who had campaigned for years to improve factory safety. Garments are not included in the American trade preferences for Bangladesh, but loss of its special market access would further taint its reputation in the U.S., its second largest export market. As a U.S. decision nears, the building collapse gives additional momentum to members of Congress who wrote to Bangladeshi Prime Minister Shiekh Hasina to protest a climate of fear created by the killing of Aminul Islam, the labor organizer, and lobbied thenU.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk to speed up a review of Bangladesh’s trade access following the Tazreen fire. Signs of dissension are also emerging among clothing brands and retailers who as a group have usually sought to distance themselves from industry disasters. The Bangladeshi garment association met earlier this week with representatives of 40 garment buyers including H&M, JC Penny, Gap, Nike, Li & Fung and Tesco. It said the companies have doubts about whether the industry can meet their production deadlines because of the disasters and political turmoil. The retailers themselves are criticized by labor groups for allegedly shoveling blame and making token efforts to ensure worker safety. A report by the AFL-CIO umbrella group of American unions published a day before the building collapse says retailers’ intermittent factory inspections and corporate social responsibility reports have failed, and hold “eerie parallels” with the financial selfregulation that helped precipitate the global financial crisis. The Bangladesh government, however, may be the least willing of all to accept any responsibility. “I am not worried,” Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith said Friday. “These are individual cases of … accidents. It happens everywhere.”
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the defeat of a U.S. Senate bill that would have expanded background checks for gun sales. Porter’s remarks came in a short speech to about 300 people at a grassBy JimVertuno and Juan A. Lozano roots organizing meeting and set the The Associated Press tone for a “Stand and Fight”-themed HOUSTON — The National Rifle convention that is part gun trade show, Association kicked off its annual conpolitical rally and strategy meeting. vention Friday with a warning to its “This is not a battle about gun members they are engaged in a “culrights,” Porter said, calling it “a culture ture war” that stretches beyond gun war.” rights, further ramping up emotions “[You] here in this room are the surrounding the gun control debate. fighters for freedom. We are the proNRA First Vice President James Por- tectors,” said Porter, whose father was ter, a Birmingham, Ala., attorney who NRA president from 1959-1960. will assume the organization’s presiThat theme carried throughout the dency Monday, issued a full-throated day and reached a crescendo in a challenge to President Barack Obama 3 ½-hour political rally punctuated by in the wake of a major victory regardfiery speeches from state and national ing gun control and called on members conservative leaders. to dig in for a long fight. Obama, who has pushed for gun More than 70,000 NRA members control measures, was a target for critiare expected to attend the three-day cism the entire day. NRA Executive convention amid the backdrop of the Director Chris Cox bragged about the national debate over gun control and organization’s political victory.
Exhibitors began setting up in preparation for the National Rifle Association annual meeting on Wednesday in Houston. The 2013 NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits began on Friday. JOHNNY HANSON/HOUSTON CHRONICLE
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Solid job gains in April help ease fears about U.S. economy Stock market soars with rise in hiring
the Labor Department issued the April jobs report Friday. The Dow Jones industrial average closed up 142 points, or nearly 1 percent, to a record a record By Christopher S. Rugaber 14,973. It briefly broke 15,000 for The Associated Press the first time. WASHINGTON — The U.S. “Businesses haven’t lost coneconomy showed last month fidence yet,” said Sung Won why it remains the envy of Sohn, an economist at the Marindustrialized nations: In the tin Smith School of Business face of tax increases and federal at California State University. spending cuts, employers added “Consumers are feeling better. a solid 165,000 jobs in April — The decent employment gains and far more in February and will add to the optimism and March than anyone thought. help lift future spending.” The hiring in April drove The Labor Department down the unemployment rate revised upward its estimate of to a four-year low of 7.5 percent job gains in February and March and sent a reassuring sign that by a combined 114,000. It raised the U.S. job market is improvits estimate for February job ing. gains from 268,000 to 332,000 The economy is benefiting and for March from 88,000 to from a resurgent housing mar138,000. ket, rising consumer confidence One cautionary note in the and the Federal Reserve’s stimu- employment report: Most of the lus actions, which have helped biggest job gains were in lowerlower borrowing costs and lift paying fields, such as hotels and the stock market. restaurants. The stock market soared after By contrast, construction Now Servicing All Makes and Models 2 years or 24,000 mile warranty on Parts & Labor.
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John Seiner, left, owner of Kokopelli Rafting Adventures, and employee Josh Lee set up a kayak Friday at their new store location, 802 Early St. Their hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week. They lead tours down the Rio Grande, Rio Chama, Arkansas River and Colorado River. They had a grand opening Friday evening. JANE PHILLIPS/THE NEW MEXICAN
Outfitter: Company shifts trip locales Continued from Page A-1 Seiner said Kokopelli adapts in a number of ways. It runs smaller, lighter boats that are easier to navigate in low water and offers inflatable kayak trips, which allow thrill-seekers who navigate their own small crafts to milk every drop of adrenaline out of rapids that might seem tame from the safety of a guided raft. “Low water is a great time to learn kayaking,” Seiner said, adding that the water is warmer, it’s less intimidating and it’s a great time to work on technique. The company also shifts locales, running more trips on the Rio Chama — which often swells in drought years when water kept in reserve at El Vado Lake is released — and offering stand-up paddle boarding adventures on flat stretches of the river or local lakes. Seiner said he also shifts his staff — 10 full-time guides, several part-time guides and three office workers — back
and forth between Santa Fe and his other location in Salida, Colo., where he offers tours on the Arkansas River. Other outfitters and “private” boaters also go north in low-water years, Seiner said, heading to Pagosa Springs, Colo., to run the Piedra River or Durango to run the Animas River. Seiner — who bought Kokopelli in 2004 — recently moved his headquarters from the southwest side of the intersection of Cerrillos Road and St. Francis Drive to a new location a few hundred yards east on Early Street. On Friday, he held a grand opening party and boat swap to celebrate the addition of a retail component to his business. The store will sell inflatable kayaks, play boats, paddle boards, oars, camping equipment specific to river runners, splash gear, helmets, personal flotation devices, apparel and more. “The guide service is pri-
marily for tourists,” he said. “Now we’re expanding to serve local people who are getting into the sport. There are a lot of boaters here, five or six Grand [Canyon] guides, San Juan boaters, Rio Chama boaters, hordes of private boaters. People want a place to pick up raft glue, etc.” Seiner admitted he is “a little nervous” to be taking on a new endeavor in what it appears will be a low-water year. But he said he has cooperative agreements with vendors that lessen some of the risk, and he’s hoping the fact that some of the items he’ll be selling are currently only available through mail order will be in his favor. And hope springs eternal in the heart of a high desert river runner. Despite predictions that water levels in the Rio Grande are expected to be about half what they are in a normal year, Seiner is still optimistic that conditions could change. For one thing, he said, it’s
cold enough that there could still be untapped snowpack in the high mountains that will melt and swell tributaries that feed the Rio Grande. “We may still get more out of Red River, the Rio Pueblo or Costilla Creek,” he said. And there’s always the unpredictability of mother nature to rely upon. Spring snows in Northern New Mexico are not unheard of. “We want a huge dump in Wolf Creek,” Seiner said. “Negative media and drought talk” aside, Seiner said, tourists who come to New Mexico to go rafting usually have fun regardless of the water levels. “They go outside and have a great time,” he said. “Something about being on the river just makes people happy. I don’t know if it’s the moving water or the sunshine or what.” Contact Phaedra Haywood at 986-3068 or phaywood@ sfnewmexican.com.
Trickle: Businesses target alternate clients Continued from Page A-1 with calculating how much water can be diverted from the Rio Grande before it leaves the state. According to Cotten, the flows on the Rio Grande are expected to be about 50 percent of normal this year. Under the compact, he says, Colorado is only required to deliver 21 percent of the water in the Rio Grande to New Mexico in 2013. Because their obligation to New Mexico is tallied over the whole year, Cotten says, Coloradans normally let 100 percent of the river flow to New Mexico in winter when it’s not needed to irrigate (and few people are rafting). But come spring, farmers pump like crazy to ensure a good crop yield. The trouble for outfitters like Guevara is that the major irrigation coincides with the start of his rafting season. While river levels are expected to rise somewhat as the weather warms (streamflow gauges spiked earlier this week when temperatures rose), guides don’t expect this to be anything close to a banner year on the Rio Grande. From the state line flow of 55 cfs Monday, the Rio Grande jumped to 238 cfs just beyond the river’s confluence with the Rio Pueblo, thanks to tributary streams and springs. That flow rate is still just a third of the median for this time of year. Guevara says it’s enough water for a relatively mild float through lower rafting sections like the Race Course below Pilar, where raft trips are already happening. But he says avid white-water enthusiasts prefer to run the Taos Box section of the river, which covers a particularly remote and thrilling section of the recently designated Rio Grande del Norte National Monument.
Eliana Gladstein and her father, Mitch, of New Jersey take a rafting trip down the Rio Grande on Friday with Elisha McArthur of Kokopelli Rafting Adventures. While river levels are expected to rise somewhat as the weather warms (streamflow gauges spiked earlier this week when temperatures rose), guides don’t expect this to be anything close to a banner year on the Rio Grande. CLYDE MUELLER/THE NEW MEXICAN
“At high water, when The Box comes up, it’s like the jungle drums start going,” says Billy Blackstock, with Far Flung Adventures. “Everybody calls and everybody’s busy.” Unfortunately for the guides, the river flow needs to be at least five times as high as it was Tuesday before The Box is even close to runable, Guevara says, and it may only hit that mark for a couple weeks this year at the peak of runoff. That’s a short window to market to people who might be excited to visit one of the highlights of the brandnew national monument. Instead, river flow right now is perfect for a casual float with families and kids, Guevara says. “We have a product to sell, but it’s limited when you can’t do the world famous Taos Box.” Steve Miller, from New Wave Rafting, says not running The Box can cut his business by as much as half, meaning he hires fewer people and can accommodate fewer guests. “It puts a real dent in the business,” Miller says.
Like Guevara, Miller says the recent monument designation could lead to some changes in how water is allocated. The presidential proclamation establishing the monument specifically says it does not affect existing water agreements, but Miller says the federal government may have increased interest in ensuring decent river flow through the gorge. Still, it’s unclear how much clout a handful of rafting companies will have when it comes to persuading Colorado farmers to give up valuable irrigation water. As Miller put it, those farmers “measure their water by the teaspoon,” and aren’t likely to give anything up. While there are some local efforts to alter delicate water pacts, no one expects things to change soon, meaning low stream flows will continue to be the status quo during drought. Embudo river guide Billy Miller, who owns Big River Raft Trips, says he’s expecting the stream flow to stay low throughout his season, and he even bought new rafts to
handle shallower water. Billy Miller says surviving as a business means attracting the right group. “The people who know about white water — the 33-year-old adrenaline junkie — that guy doesn’t go rafting this year, but his family does.” While reservations in a dry year tend to be down, Billy Miller expects to pick up plenty of walk-in clients who decide to go rafting as a part of a trip to the area. Aside from his business, Billy Miller worries about the health of the river during times of low stream flow. He’s concerned about the health of riparian areas on the riverbank that rely on water to allow flora and fauna to survive in an otherwise arid environment. If the ecological health of the greenbelt along the river is endangered, it could be another blow to the river and the guides trying to capitalize on National Monument status to bring new visitors to Taos. “It affects everything,” Billy Miller says. “If there’s no water, there’s no tourists. If there’s no tourists, there’s no money.”
WASHINGTON — Israel launched an airstrike into Syria, apparently targeting a suspected weapons site, U.S. officials said Friday night. The strike occurred overnight Thursday into Friday, the officials told The Associated Press. It did not appear that a chemical weapons site was targeted, they said, and one official said the strike appeared to have hit a warehouse. The U.S. officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the matter publicly. Israel has targeted weapons in the past that it believes are being delivered to the Lebanonbased militant group Hezbollah. Earlier this week, Hezbollah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah said his group would assist Syrian President Bashar Assad if needed in the effort to put down a 2-year-old uprising. Israeli Embassy spokesman Aaron Sagui would not comment Friday night specifically on the report of an Israeli strike into Syria. “What we can say is that Israel is determined to prevent the transfer of chemical weapons or other game-changing weaponry by the Syrian regime to terrorists, specially to Hezbollah in Lebanon,” Sagui said in an email to the AP. In 2007, Israeli jets bombed a suspected nuclear reactor site along the Euphrates River in northeastern Syria, an attack that embarrassed and jolted the Assad regime and led to a buildup of the Syrian air defense system. Russia provided the hardware for the defense systems upgrade and continues to be a reliable sup-
plier of military equipment to the Assad regime. The airstrike, first reported by CNN, came hours before President Barack Obama told reporters at a news conference in Costa Rica on Friday that he didn’t foresee a scenario in which the U.S. would send troops to Syria. More than 70,000 peoples have died and hundreds of thousands have fled the country as the Assad regime has battled rebels. The Israeli strike also follows days of renewed concerns that Syria might be using chemical weapons against opposition forces. Obama has characterized evidence of the use of chemical weapons as a “gamechanger” that would have “enormous consequences.” While the U.S. has been providing nonlethal aide to opposition forces in Syria, even stepping up that form of support in recent days, the Obama administration has resisted calls from some American lawmakers to arm the rebels or to work to establish a no-fly zone to aid the insurgency. On Thursday, however, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the administration is rethinking its opposition to providing arms to the rebels. He said it was one of several options as the U.S. consults with allies about steps to be taken to drive Assad from power. Officials in the administration who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss strategy said earlier this week that arming the opposition forces was seen as more likely than any other military option. Obama followed Hagel’s comments by saying options will continue to be evaluated, though he did not cite providing arms specifically.
Prayers: Leaders urge practical acts Continued from Page A-1 the spiritual world, that they’ll be able to provide us resources throughout the year. “We’re not giving up. That’s pretty much all we can do at this point,” Pino said. In its wake, the drought has left farmland idle, herds of cattle have been decimated, the threat of wildfire has intensified and cities are thinking twice about the sustainability of their water supplies. In New Mexico, the renewed interest in the divine and the tension with Mother Nature stems from nearly three years of hot, dry weather. There is no place in the country right now that has it worse than New Mexico. The latest federal drought map shows conditions are extreme or worse across nearly 82 percent of the state. There are spots that have fallen behind in rainfall by as much as 24 inches, causing rivers to run dry and reservoirs to dip to record low levels. In neighboring Texas and Oklahoma, the story is no different. The faithful gathered Wednesday night in Oklahoma City to recite a collection of Christian, Muslim and Jewish prayers for the year’s first worship service dedicated to rain. The Catholic bishop in Lubbock is planning a special Mass at a local farm in two weeks so that farmers can have their seeds and soil blessed. The archbishop of New Mexico’s largest diocese has turned to the Internet and social media to urge parishioners to pray. The prayer is simple: “Look to our dry hills and fields, dear God, and bless them with the living blessing of soft rain. Then the land will rejoice and rivers will sing your praises, and the hearts of all will be made glad. Amen.” In Bernalillo, the parishioners from Our Lady of Sorrows church recited the rosary as they walked a few blocks from the church to the irrigation canal on a recent Friday evening. At the front of the procession, two men carried an effigy of San Isidro, the patron
saint of farmers. “I think people need to pray for rain,” said Orlando Lucero, a schoolteacher and county commissioner who organized the procession. “We used to do it in every community and in every parish. It was a beautiful tradition that disappeared. Now I’m hoping that we can get other parishes involved.” In Clovis, hospital administrator and active church member Hoyt Skabelund hopes thousands join Sunday’s prayer day. “I don’t know that moisture comes because we pray,” he said. “You’re going to have ebbs and flows and not all rainfall is because someone prayed and not all droughts are because someone didn’t pray. But I do believe that prayers are answered and faith in God and a higher power unlocks the powers of heaven.” After all, praying can’t hurt, he said. The simple act of digging a new post hole in Eastern New Mexico tells the story of how dry it is. Moist dirt used to turn up several inches below the surface. Now, Skabelund said, someone can dig several feet and not run into any moisture. In dry times, it’s natural for farmers and others who depend on the land to turn to God, said Laura Lincoln, executive director of the Texas Conference of Churches. Still, she and others said praying doesn’t take away the responsibility of people to do what they can to ease the effects of drought. Church leaders are urging their parishioners to conserve water and use better land-management practices like rotating crops. “We have to play our part,” said the Rev. William Tabbernee, head of the Oklahoma Conference of Churches. “Prayer puts us in touch with God, but it also helps us to focus on the fact that it is a partnership that we’re involved in. We need to cooperate with God and all of humanity to be responsible stewards of the gifts God has given us through nature.”
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Double amputee Jason Koger, 34, of Owensboro, Ky., demonstrates his i-limb ultra revolution hands decorated with images of his children Thursday in Philadelphia. Koger, a husband and father of three who lost his limbs in an accident, can now activate with an iPhone app 24 different grip patterns for his new hands. MATT ROURKE/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
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Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in West Orange, N.J. “The changes are happening rather rapidly now and I think it’s because of our wars overseas,” said Reda. “The government is trying to put more money into research and development.” The i-limb ultra revolution costs about $100,000, though some insurance plans might cover it. Koger, who received his free in exchange for testing and providing feedback, met Friday in Philadelphia with other amputees interested in the new technology. Mark Dowling, 50, of Newark, Del., lost his arm to cancer several months ago. He said he cried while watching Koger demonstrate how the hand worked. “I’m very touched with his story,” Dowling said.
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LOCAL NEWS County assessor seeks N.M. auditor job Martinez to run for statewide position for another term By Steve Terrell The New Mexican
Santa Fe County Assessor Domingo Martinez, a former state auditor, says he will run again for the statewide position. The 60-year-old Democrat, who is finishing his second term as county assessor, served two four-year terms as state auditor beginning in 1999. Current State Auditor Hector Balderas, who has announced he will run for the Democratic nomination as state attorney general in 2014, couldn’t seek re-election as auditor due to term limits. Martinez has the distinction of being the first public official to find evidence suggesting corruption on the part of former state Treasurer Robert Vigil, who ended up serving time in a federal prison. During his first term as auditor, Martinez
ordered an audit of Vigil’s years as state auditor in the 1990s. That audit uncovered possible violations of state laws, including the filtering of money to a former assistant through an accounting company and money going to a nonprofit Domingo group headed by Vigil’s wife. Martinez State police forwarded the investigation to the FBI, with the state police chief saying Martinez’s audit showed “strong patterns of public corruption” during Vigil’s tenure. But no charges were filed. Vigil, who went on to be elected state treasurer in 2002 despite the publicity surrounding Martinez’s audit report, dismissed the audit was the result of a “vendetta” by Martinez. But before Vigil’s first term in office was over, he was indicted on federal corruption charges — unrelated to the findings in Martinez’s report — and eventually served time in prison.
As county assessor, Martinez sometimes has butted heads with the Santa Fe County Commission over funding for his office, though those differences seem to have been smoothed over. When he first took office in 2007, Martinez said he found thousands of properties in the county that weren’t assessed at correct values. His office has re-examined about 29,000 parcels in the past five years. This year, the county brought in an outside firm to help complete the process. Martinez is a Santa Fe native who got a degree in accounting from the College of Santa Fe and a master’s in public administration from The University of New Mexico. In addition to his elected positions, Martinez has worked as a staffer in the State Auditor’s Office and in the state Tax and Revenue Department. Contact Steve Terrell at sterrell@ sfnewmexican.com. Read his political blog at roundhouseroundup.com.
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By Chris Quintana The New Mexican
aster has come and gone for most Christians, but not for members of St. Elias the Prophet Greek Orthodox Church. They will celebrate Easter this Sunday at their church, 46 Calle Electra, on the edge of the Eldorado subdivision. The Greek Orthodox Holy Week began with Palm Sunday on April 28. A series of four services, called the “bridegroom services,” started Sunday night and finished Wednesday. Christ is called the bridegroom in the Greek Orthodox tradition because he gave his life for the people of God, as a husband does for his family. Those services were followed by the Good Friday procession May 3. Followers decorated a wooden structure known as the kouvouklion, which symbolizes Christ’s tomb, with flowers and pictures of loved ones and carried it around the church, mourning Jesus as well as deceased friends and family. The tradition of decorating the tomb with pictures originated on the Greek island of Karpathos, said the Rev. Dimitri Pappas of St. Elias the Prophet. “It’s a lost tradition in America.” On the Saturday night before Easter, Orthodox people attend a late-night service. At midnight, Pappas will announce the resurrection, and the congregation will break their Lenten fast with a small feast and then return home in preparation for Easter services. After Sunday services, the parishioners will feast on lamb and eat red Easter eggs. Members of the Greek Orthodox Church paint Easter eggs, like many other Christians, but usually their eggs are colored a deep scarlet to represent Christ’s blood. Before they eat their eggs, they tap them against their neighbors’ eggs. The person whose egg survives the custom uncracked is believed to get all the luck in the coming year. The separate Easter observance of the Eastern church is a mystery to many Christians. Easter is supposed to fall on the first Sunday following the
The Rev. Dimitri Pappas, right, of St. Elias the Prophet Greek Orthodox Church, is joined Friday by his congregation in decorating the church’s kouvouklion with flowers in preparation for the Greek Orthodox Easter celebration. PHOTOS BY LUIS SÁNCHEZ SATURNO/THE NEW MEXICAN
The Rev. Dimitri Pappas says the church’s Easter celebration, which begins at noon Sunday, will be open to the public.
first full moon on or after the vernal, or spring, equinox. Both the Eastern (Greek) Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church agree on this. The problem is that the two churches follow different calendars — and the Orthodox Church observes the paschal full moon on a date based on a complex historical table, not the actual lunar cycle. The Eastern and Western branches of the church have
operated as separate entities since the Great Schism in A.D. 1054. When Pope Gregory XIII adopted the Gregorian calendar in 1582, to correct discrepancies between the calendar year and a solar year, the Eastern Orthodox Church remained on the old Julian calendar. That calendar now lags 13 days behind the Gregorian calendar. While Western churches observe the spring equinox on
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Highlights for Children magazine is reporting that it published a story ending by a local girl in the “You finished the story!” section in the June 2013 issue. Megan Menetrey is 11 and a fifthgrade student at Little Earth School. The daughter of Walter and Karen Menetrey, she reportedly likes draw-
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The road construction project that has created a bottleneck for traffic on the north side of downtown Santa Fe for nearly two months enters a new phase next week.
March 21, the Eastern Orthodox Church observes it 13 days later, or April 3 on the Gregorian calendar. And because the moon was full on March 27 this year, putting Easter on March 31 for most Christian churches, Orthodox churches couldn’t hold Easter celebrations until after the next full moon, which fell on April 25 on the Gregorian calendar. However, the Orthodox churches marked the paschal full moon on April 18 on their Julian calendar — which was actually 13 days later on the Gregorian calendar, or May 1. Some years, the Easter celebrations match up, as they will in 2014 and 2017, said the Rev. Dimitri Pappas of St. Elias the Prophet. But this year, a lateMarch full moon meant an early Easter for Western churches and later celebration for the Eastern Church — a difference of more than a month. Pappas said the Easter celebration at St. Elias the Prophet Greek Orthodox Church, which starts at noon Sunday, will be open to the public. “We’re open to everybody,” Pappas said. “That’s the beauty of Orthodoxy.”
Beginning Monday, Bishops Lodge Road will be reopened for traffic from Paseo de Peralta north to Artist Road, and Washington Avenue will be closed to traffic from Paseo de Peralta south to Federal Place. Also, east-west traffic on Paseo de Peralta will be switched from the south side of Paseo de Peralta to the north side. Pedestrians will continue to have access to Washington Avenue. Motorists will be able to access businesses, the U.S. Post Office and federal agencies on Federal Place via Washington or Lincoln avenues from Marcy Street. The $1.9 million joint federal, state and
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Bank workers earn $10M in stock plan after merger First National Bank of Santa Fe and Strategic Growth Bancorp join forces By Bruce Krasnow The New Mexican
A merger between First National Bank of Santa Fe and Strategic Growth Bancorp was finalized Friday, and the bank named Michelle Coons as its new president. As part of the transaction, some 200 employees who have held First National Bank of Santa Fe stock under an Employee Stock Ownership Plan will be paid more than $10 million, said Kenneth McCormick, who oversees the New Mexico banking business for Strategic Growth Bancorp. The employee stock plan comprised 10 percent of First National’s ownership and gave many longtime workers an incentive for staying. “The plan was established to Michelle Coons nurture and recognize employees,” said Greg Ellena, the bank’s chief executive officer. McCormick said the payouts have been funded, and employees will receive a check in coming days. Chartered in 1870, First National is the oldest bank in the Southwest and has some 20,000 depositors, said Laura Altomare, vice president for marketing. She said Friday was Ken Customer Appreciation Day, and McCormick she saw one depositor whose has had an account since 1937. “We have customers for decades and decades, and then their children and grandchildren,” she said. Ellena said the regional banking consortium will be a boost to employees, who now have more options for advancement, and customers, who gain access to more branches, services and the latest technology. “With an already strong financial standing, we are now poised to effectively compete with the largest national banks, while retaining our community roots and local sensitivity,” Ellena said. One of the local connections who returns is Coons. The University of New Mexico graduate was president of Wells Fargo Bank-Santa Fe from 1983 to 2006, and then a commercial banking manager at Bank of the West. At Wells Fargo, she oversaw the growth of assets from $40 to $400. She also chaired the United Way campaign in Santa Fe County, served on the St. Vincent Hospital Foundation board and was president of the Association of Commerce and Industry, a business trade group in Albuquerque. She still serves on the UNM Foundation board. At Bank of the Rio Grande last year, Coons used her lending expertise to put the financing package together for renovation of La Fonda on the Plaza. She said Friday that she is looking forward to renewing friendships throughout the Santa Fe business community. “Banks have money to lend, and we want every good deal out there,” she said. Strategic Growth Bancorp was founded in 2009 by William Sanders, a real-estate investor with ties to Chicago and El Paso. His firm acquired Bank of the Rio Grande in Las Cruces with three branches and $82 million in deposits in 2011, and raised $200 million from private investors for other bank acquisitions in the Southwest. An investment banker who headed LaSalle Partners from 1968 to 1989, Sanders made his fortune in Chicago and then came to Santa Fe and launched Security Capital Group in 1991, a real-estate investment company. That was sold in 2002 to GE Capital — a deal estimated at $5.4 billion. Sanders still owns ranch land in the Lamy area. His son, Pablo Sanders, co-founder and managing director of operations for Strategic Growth, is a 1995 graduate of Santa Fe Preparatory School. Pablo Sanders has an MBA from Harvard, according to the El Paso Times, which published a profile on the firm in April 2012. Pablo Sanders told the Times that Strategic Growth Bancorp wants to provide loans and financial services through community banks that can keep their local names and decision-making autonomy. The El PasoLas Cruces region and New Mexico are growth corridors — especially for Hispanics. “If you look at the demographics and growth, this is where you want to be building a business,” he told the newspaper. With the addition of First National Bank of Santa Fe, Strategic Growth now has assets of $2 billion and 31 branches stretching from El Paso to Longmont, Colo. McCormick said the company will likely take a breather as it works to integrate the First National Bank of Santa Fe, which also has a branch in Denver. “This bank is the cornerstone of our North-South strategy,” McCormick said.
city project was scheduled for completion by the fall. But Jared Rodriguez, project supervisor for the state Department of Transportation, said Friday that the work is ahead of schedule and should be finished in about two months.
USS Santa Fe crew announces visit Ten members of the crew of the 52nd Los Angeles-class, fast-attack, nuclear-powered submarine, the USS Santa Fe, will be visiting the city and surrounding areas later this month, from May 22-28. Money for the visit is
being raised by the Navy League New Mexico Council, P.O. Box, 91554, Albuquerque, N.M. 97199. They will be in the capital city to honor the original USS Santa Fe, a Cleveland-class light cruiser that was the first ship in the U.S. Navy to be named for the city when it was launched June 10, 1942. The ship was decommissioned in 1946, and the original bell and wheel that attached to the steering rudder, the production sign from the New York Shipbuilding Co., of Camden, N.J., and the ship’s compass are on display at the Marcy Street entrance to City Hall. The New Mexican
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Cannons shot to fame in N.M.
hen Juan de Oñate settled New Mexico in 1598, he brought to the Rio Grande as part of his armaments two brass culverins that were gifts of the king. These were small artillery pieces, without carriages, which were transported on muleback. The Pueblo Indians were quite astonished by the noise and power of these guns. To impress them, the Spaniards put on several firing demonstrations, but using only powder and no cannonballs. After Acoma Pueblo rebelled, the Spanish soldiers in 1599 attacked the village high on its mesa top. The culverins were hauled to the summit by rope and did terrible duty in bringing the pueblo to its knees. A cannon during the Civil War. COURTESY PHOTO We don’t hear much about artillery during the remainder of the colonial period. There were cannons at the presidios, or royal garrisons, in Santa Fe Plaza was being used as the American Santa Fe and El Paso. But they seldom saw action armory. Inside the building, surplus artillery was since the Indians avoided attacking the larger stacked, almost to the ceiling. Spanish towns. At the very top, capping the pyramid, was the Then, in 1841, a single, small cannon spiteful little gun from Massachusetts, gained a bit of fame and made its way the “Lone Star of Texas,” or so reported into the history books. It was a brass the quartermaster. sixpounder; that is, it could throw a That’s the last mention of the famous 6-pound shot. The gun had been cast gun occurring in the records. What at a foundry in Springfield, Mass., and happened to it after that date is anywas decorated with a solitary star on its one’s guess. barrel. During the Civil War, Union and The piece had been ordered by the Confederate forces engaged one patriotic ladies of the new Republic of another in heavy artillery duels, notaMarc Texas, who had taken up a collection ble at the battles of Valverde, Glorieta Simmons and then presented the cannon to their and Peralta. Cannonballs are still found government. Trail Dust to this day. When President M.B. Lamar sent a When the rebel troops evacuated large expedition from Austin to Santa New Mexico in April 1862, they buried Fe in 1841 to open trade, the Springfield gun six of their cannons near the Albuquerque plaza was taken along to provide protection from the to keep them from falling into federal hands. Comanches. Maj. Trevanion Teel carried out the burial in the New Mexico Gov. Manuel Armijo chose to middle of the night. regard the Texans as invaders, and he seized the In 1889, long after the war ended, Teel was entire expedition. The little Lone Star cannon living in El Paso. That summer, he traveled to became a prize of war. Albuquerque and pointed out the spot where the It was still part of Armijo’s arsenal in 1846, cannons were hidden. when the governor rolled his battery of artillery With much fanfare and attention by the press, eastward of Santa Fe 15 miles to Cañoncito. There a digging crew removed several feet of earth, and he prepared to defend the province from Gen. the historic cannons were raised from their grave S.W. Kearny’s invading American army, which at and put on public view. At once, Union and Conthe outbreak of the Mexican War had received federate veterans organizations began quarreling orders to conquer New Mexico. over ownership of the relics. At the last minute, however, Gov. Armijo disBut the city of Albuquerque ultimately gained banded his force and fled south to El Paso and title to them. Three of the guns were afterward Chihuahua. given to the Historical Society of Colorado, and The Americans marching unopposed through Albuquerque put the remainder on display. Cañoncito found the Lone Star cannon abanIn 1930, one more Civil War cannon was found, doned by the side of the road. Taking possession, on the Rio Salado north of Socorro. Markings they became its third set of owners. indicated it was cast at Boston in 1853. For some months, the gun remained in Santa This gun, too, had been abandoned by fleeFe, where it was fired in ceremony at each review ing Confederates. Its whereabouts today are of the troops. unknown. But in early 1848, it accompanied Col. Sterling Price’s army that marched down the Rio Grande Now in semi-retirement, author Marc Simmons and into Chihuahua. At the Battle of Santa Cruz wrote a weekly history column for more than de Rosales (the last engagement of the Mexican 35 years. The New Mexican on Saturdays is War), it saw action as part of Lt. John Lore’s batpublishing reprints selected from among the tery. more than 1,800 columns he produced during his In 1851, the old Spanish military chapel on the career.
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fund the waterline extension will be covered by a grant from the State Water Trust Board. Santa Fe County will fund the balance of the project via a cash match and in-kind donations.
Santa Fe County will begin collecting data on surface water and groundwater in the area of the La Cienega/ La Cieneguilla Spring and the lower Santa Fe watershed with the assistance of the State Water Trust Board. The purpose of the project is to enhance understanding of the interaction between surface water and groundwater in that area. About $121,500 of the total project cost of $148,500 will come from a grant from the Water Trust Board. Santa Fe County will pay for the balance of the project via cash and inkind donations.
New tax law to take effect
County to begin water monitoring
Extension set for waterlines About 25 homes on La Lomita, Camino Loma and Cielo de Oeste at the end of Paseo C. de Baca in La Cienega will have the option of connecting to the Santa Fe County water system within the next year due to a planned extension of county waterlines in that area. About $322,000 of the expected $393,000 needed to
Recently enacted legislative changes to the property tax code require that all property taxes, fees, penalties and interest due on a property must be paid in full before the property can be divided or combined with other property. The new law means property owners may have to pay this year’s property taxes before they are due if the property is divided or combined. For more information about the new legislation, contact Santa Fe County Deputy Assessor Gary Perez at 986-6332 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sheriff’s cadets receive pay hikes Starting pay for Santa Fe County cadet officers will increase from $15.60 per hour to $17.50 per hour under the terms of a new wage agreement between Santa Fe County management and the Santa Fe County Deputy Sheriff’s Association, a subsidiary of the New Mexico Coalition of Public
Safety Officers. The average starting salary for law-enforcement cadets in surrounding jurisdictions, including the city of Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Rio Rancho and Bernalillo County is $17.78 per hour, according to county staff.
Library board members sought Santa Fe County is seeking two residents who live outside city limits to serve on the Santa Fe Public Library Board. The seven-member board — which meets monthly — advises city and county policymakers on issues pertaining to library services. The board is comprised of five city residents and two county residents. The two county representatives will be appointed by Mayor David Coss on the recommendation of the Santa Fe County Commission and the approval of the majority of the Santa Fe City Council. People interested in being appointed must submit a letter of interest and resume to Tina Salazar at email@example.com or 986-6310 no later than 5 p.m. May 10. The New Mexican
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THE NEW MEXICAN Saturday, May 4, 2013
These houses of worship invite you to join them
An Anglican Holy Communion service is celebrated every Sunday morning at 11 a.m. by St. Thomas the Apostle Anglican Church. Services are held in the chapel located on the 3rd floor at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center, 455 St. Michaels Drive, Santa Fe. Members of all faiths and traditions are welcome to attend. For information, contact Rev. Lanum, 505-603-0369.
Sunday Service 10:30; Men’s Prayer Ministry: Monday-Thursday Morning Prayer 6 a.m. Women’s Ministry: Monthly on 4th Saturday, 9 to 11 a.m. Missions: Palomas, Mexico, monthly, second weekend. Youth: Amped 6 p.m. Fridays; Consumed Tuesday’s at 6:30 p.m. Singles (30+) meet monthly, 1st and 3rd Tuesday at 6 p.m. Mid-week Study (Freedom Class): Wednesdays at 6;30 p.m. Homeless Ministry: monthly, 3rd Saturday. Mid-week Prayer: Wednesday’s, 9:30 a.m. Info: 505-9822080, thelightatmissionviejo.org
St. Thomas The Apostle Anglican Church
First Baptist Church of Santa Fe
First Baptist Church of Santa Fe, 1605 Old Pecos Trail. Come join us this Sunday! 9:15 a.m. – Bible Study for all ages; 10:30 a.m. – Worship Service (interpreted for deaf); 5:00 p.m. – AWANA for children 3 yrs. – 12th grade. Wednesday – 6:15 p.m. – Bible Study/Prayer Meeting led by Pastor Lee Herring; Adult Choir Rehearsal; 6:30 p.m. – “Ignite” for Youth. Childcare available for all services. For more information, please call the church office at 983-9141, 8:30 – 4:00, Monday - Friday, or visit our website www.fbcsantafe.com.
The Church of Antioch at Santa Fe
We are a Community of Faith in the Catholic Tradition (non-Roman), offering the Sacraments within a context of personal freedom, loving acceptance, service and mysticism. All are welcome to join us in God’s house to receive the Body of Christ every Sunday at 8:45 a.m. in the Loretto Chapel, 207 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM. Pastor, Most Rev. Daniel Dangaran, D.Min. (505-983-9003). Associate Pastor, Rev. Mother Carol Calvert. Pastor Emeritus, Most Rev. Richard Gundrey. Come home to God, who has always loved and respected you. All are welcome!
Step-by-Step Bible Group
Do these questions sound familiar? Why do you go to the priest to have your sins forgiven? You are invited to join us and bring ALL your questions. We will share with you directly from the bible. Come and learn about your faith and your parents’ and your grandparents’ faith given directly from Jesus Christ (Thursdays in Santa Fe) from 6:30 p.m - 8:30 p.m. at St. Anne’s Church School Building – 511 Alicia St. More information, Call Sixto Martinez: 4700913 or Paul Martinez: 470-4971 or find us online www.stepbystepbg.net
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DISCIPLeS OF CHrIST First Christian Church of Santa Fe
First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Santa Fe, 645 Webber Street, worships at 10:30 on Sunday mornings. We are an open and affirming congregation with communion open to all who wish to partake. Viento de Gracia (Disciples of Christ) meets in the same building with services in Spanish on Sundays 5 p.m. and Thursdays at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Located two blocks south of the state capital building. We support global hunger relief through Week of Compassion, Christian Ministry through the Disciples of Christ, and local hunger relief through Food for Santa Fe. We can be found on the web at www. santafedisciples.org
Immanuel Lutheran Church (LCMS) 209 East Barcelona Road, Santa Fe, NM 87505. Sunday Schedule: • 9:30 AM Divine Service •
10A Bisbee Court. A family friendly congregation opening it’s doors to children with Autism and Asbergers. Sundays: 9:45 Choir Practice, 10:30 Eucharist. Mondays: Bible Study at 7 Narbona Pass at 6:45 pm. Tuesdays: Prayer Shawl Ministry at 10 am We have a sensory breakroom for children with ASD and autism friendly Sunday School. We look forward to welcoming you to the family. www.holyfamilysantafe.org or call (505)4240095
Church of the Holy Faith
We welcome all people into an ever-deepening relationship with Jesus Christ our Lord. Sundays: 7:30 Spoken Eucharist; 8:30 and 11 Choral Eucharist. Adult Forum 9:5010:35. Tuesdays at 6 p.m., Taizé Eucharist with prayers for healing; Wednesdays and Thursdays, Eucharist at 12:10 p.m. Evening Prayer weekdays, 4:30 p.m. Children’s Chapel for 3 ½ - 11 years Sunday at 8:30 and Tuesday afternoons at 4:00-5:15 seasonally. HF Youth Group meets for pizza and study on first and third Sundays at 12:30. Mid Singles Lunch and activities Second Sunday of each Month. Call 982 4447. A nursery is available Sundays from 8:30-12:30, and Tuesday for Taizé. Downtown at 311 E. Palace Avenue, (505)982-4447. www. holyfaithchurchsf.org
St. Bede’s episcopal Church
St. Bede’s is a Christ-centered servant community rooted in Holy Scripture, tradition We are a spiritual community, living and and reason as practiced by the Episcopal growing through love, creativity and service. Church. We accept and embrace all children Active in Santa Fe for 55 years. Conveniently of God and welcome traditional and nonlocated 505 Camino de los Marquez, near traditional households. Holy Eucharist on Trader Joe’s. All are welcome. Sunday Services: Sunday April 28, at 8:00 and 10:30 am in Meditation at 9 am, Inspirational Music at English and 7:00 p.m. in Spanish. At the 10, and Joyful Celebration at 10:15 am when 9:15 Forum on April 28 Dr. Juan Oliver Live Video Streaming on website starts. will continue his popular forum on “The Special Music: Jerry Faires, Singer-Songwriter. Meaning of Sacramental Symbols.” For more Message: “Can I Create a New Me?” by Rev. information visit www.stbedesantafe.org or call Dr. Bernardo Monserrat. Information on 982-1133. The Episcopal Church welcomes workshops, classes, concerts, rentals, past you. La Iglesia Episcopal les da la bienvenida. lectures videos available at www.santafecsl. org - www.facebook.com/SantaFeCSL - 505-9835022.
Saint elias The Prophet Greek Orthodox Church
Holy Week Schedule: May 4, Holy Saturday morning, 10 a.m. Vesperal Divine Luturgy, study for adults. Continue to celebrate with us Holy Saturday Evening Orthros, 11 pm with Midnight Divine Liturgy and Anastatsi Meal the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Immanuel Church is located just west to the New Mexico after the Divine Liturgy to break the fast. May 5 (Pascha) Agape Service NOON. with a Pascal Children’s Museum which is at the corner of celebration after the service. Come celebrate Old Pecos Trail and East Barcelona Road. 983Greek Traditional Easter, May 7th at Greek 7568 www.ilc-sfnm.org Night Plaza Cafe Southside, 5-9 pm. Partial profits to be donated to Project Hope of Greece. Mark your calendar for Annual Greek Festival, St. John’s united Methodist at the Santa Fe Convention Center, June 21s & 22nd. Enjoy Tradition Greek food, dancing, Find a warm and welcoming faith community wine & beer. 46 Calle Electra, Eldorado, 466at St. John’s. Worship celebration and music 0015. at 8:30 and 11:00 am every Sunday morning. 10:45 AM Sunday School for kids and Bible
Reflection from Pastor Greg Kennedy. Music is diverse and always interesting, including adult and children’s choir, instrumental ensembles, traditional and gospel music.
Christ Church Santa Fe (PCA)
Our Presbyterian church is at Don Gaspar Fellowship time with coffee and conversation and Cordova Road. Our focus is on the at 9:30 am. Sunday classes for all ages at 10 historical truths of Jesus Christ, His Love and am. Sunday evening at 5:30 pm features God Redemptive Grace... and our contemporary response. Sunday services are 9:00 and Squad for grades 1-6 and UMYF for grades 10:45 am (childcare provided). Children and 7-12. Nursery care available for Sunday Youth Ministry activities also available. Call mornings. Find us on the web at www. us at (505)982-8817 or visit our website at sfstjohnsumc.org, on Facebook, and by christchurchsantafe.org for more information. phone 982-5397.
Holy Family episcopal
First Presbyterian Church
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For people of all beliefs, a community meditation will be held at 10:00 a.m. on May 11 at La Tienda in Eldorado (one will not be held at Santa Fe Soul this month, but they will resume there on June 2).The 30-minute meditations include singing HU, a universal word that opens the heart, followed by a silent contemplation period. On April 13 at 10:30 at Zia Financial in La Tienda, there will be an open discussion on “Love -- The Passkey to Heaven.” For information call 1-800-876-6704, and for an uplifting video about the HU song, see www. miraclesinyourlife.org.
We welcome guest preacher the Rev. Andrew Black for the MorningSong Service at 8:30 and the Second Service at 11:00 a.m. During the Enrichment Hour (9:45-10:45 a.m.) Rev. Jim Brown will report on his trip to the West Bank last October during which he took part in an Olive Picking Project sponsored by the YM/ YWCA in Jerusalem. Childcare available all morning. Morning Prayer Wednesdays at 7:00 a.m. Back Pew Gallery open Thursdays 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Fridays 6:00-7:00 p.m. and Sunday mornings. TGIF Concerts every Friday at 5:30 p.m. Located downtown at 208 Grant Ave. More information www.fpcsantafe.org or 982-8544.
Westminster Presbyterian (PCuSA)
A Multi-Cultural Community of Faith. NOTE: THIS SUNDAY WORSHIP BEGINS AT 9:30 am. Now in our 21st year as an eclectic spiritual Sunday, May 5, 2013: “Discover Life, Again: community. Our invocation: “We join together The Way of Love and Unity”, Rev. Chester to celebrate the splendor of God’s love–cherTopple, preaching, Scripture: John 13:3135 & John 17:20-26. ALL ARE WELCOME ishing all life, honoring all paths, rejoicing TO ATTEND. Following worship will be a in the sacred dance of All That Is. Living in Congregational meeting and the final Visioning the power of all-embracing love, we affirm session. Westminster is located on the NE our community and acknowledge the divine corner of St Francis and W. Manhattan. Rev. nature of our humanity.” The speaker for Chester Topple, Pastor; Rev. Richard Avery, Sunday, May 5 is Nicole White, “Natural Ways Music Director; Rev. Dr. Georgia Ortiz, Parish of Health, Healing and Joy.” Special music Associate; Helen Newton, Office Manager. by Kathleen Hill, Terra Pressler, Patti Blair. Office Hours 9-1, Tuesday, Wednesday, 10:30 am, NEA-NM bldg., 2007 Botulph Rd., Thursday and Friday. (505-983-8939 or enter around back. To subscribe to our weekly email@example.com)
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Sunday: May 5: “High School Senior Sunday: Signs of New Life and Hope” 8:30 and 11:00 which features music, meditation, fellowship, Worship Services led by Rev. Brandon Johnson fun and illuminating topics. Rev. Brendalyn’s and HS Seniors Allie Norris, E.J. Bolleter, Christ Lutheran Church message, “Personal Powerlessness” will Delaney Covelli, and Tayyabah Rehman and (eLCA) support you in stopping the struggle and Youth Musician Sophia Mulholland and Christ Lutheran Church is... a Reconcilingexperiencing serenity. Early birds will like Steinway Artist Jacquelyn Helin. At 11:00 in-Christ Congregation of the Evangelical our 9am Sunday Quest Class on Unity’s Sanctuary Choir, directed by Karen Marrolli. Lutheran Church in America - open and Global and classical sacred music. “Jesus’ interpretation of Bible Metaphysics: Hebrew affirming and welcoming of all persons Blessings” for Children’s Ministry and Young regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation Scriptures. Also, check out our Wednesday Adventurers during 11:00 service. 9:45 Forum: or identity. Our mission statement is found Metaphysics I, Fundamental Priniciples of “Faith and Creativity” with Writer Lib O’Brien. in the words that end every Service: Let us Spiritual Law, 10 am- Noon. Call 505-989-4433. (Children’s Music and Games at same time.) go in peace and serve the Lord! 8:00 spoken unitysantafe.org Unity Santa Fe 1212 Unity Thurs: United Artists, 1:00 pm. Love God. Eucharist, 10:00 sung Eucharist. Please Way North side of 599 Bypass @ Camino de Love Neighbor. Love Creation. United Church. join us for coffee and conversation after each service. 1701 Arroyo Chamiso. 505-983-9461, los Montoyas. (2.4 miles from 84/285, 8.4 1804 Arroyo Chamiso (corner of St. Michael’s Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: www. miles from Airport Rd.) ALL are honored and Drive). 988-3295. unitedchurchofsantafe.org. welcome. clcsantafe.com Facebook, too! us tomorrow Sunday for our 10:30 am service,
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You can dance by yourself. You can laugh by yourself. You can dream by yourself. But together....we become something else! Come join us and live large! Tuesdays from 12p-1p join us for a DreamWeaving Fitness Class. Have fun, challenge yourself and get in great shape! www.everyday.csl.org for a calendar of events. Welcome home! Sunday Celebration Service 10 am; Sunday Meditation 9:30 am. We are located at 1380 Vegas Verdes right behind Bumblebees on Cerrillos
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Health Science Environment
SANTA FE SURGEONS HELP DELIVER BADLY NEEDED CARE IN AFRICA
Staff at the hospital in Debre Markos, Ethiopia, in surgery. Last year, Shapiro spent three months of his first year of retirement volunteering in the hospital. PHOTOS COURTESY DR. RAY SHAPIRO
‘We need more people out there’ By RoGeR SnodGRaSS FoR The new Mexican
Ray Shapiro had his first experience as a surgeon in the developing world 40 years ago during a five-month sojourn in Mitú, a remote border outpost on the Rio Vaupes in southeastern Colombia. “I did a couple of surgeries there with a bucket of water out of the river and laundry detergent,” he said in a recent interview. “One was an appendectomy; the other was an incarcerated hernia. Both patients did pretty well.” Last year, Shapiro spent three months of his first year of retirement volunteering in a district hospital in Debre Markos, Ethiopia. Before he heads out again, possibly to a trauma center in Mongolia later this year, he attended a conference at the University of Utah on bringing affordable surgery and anesthesia to the Third World. What he has learned so far is that despite promising advances in global health, there is still an enormous unmet need. “Two billion people don’t have access to a surgeon, so people die of appendicitis or a bowel obstruction, because no one is there,” he said. “We need more people out there.” A third-generation doctor whose parents traveled a lot, Shapiro got a taste for far-flung destinations at an early age and nurtured that interest with dozens of trips across the globe during his career. So it was not surprising that when he retired after 32 years at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center in Santa Fe, he began to think about spending a part of his free time working out of the country. It happens that Santa Fe has some prominent advisers in this field. One is Stephen Joseph, formerly New York City commissioner of health, dean of the University of Minnesota School of Public Health and, later, undersecretary of defense, who began his career as a pediatric clinician and a bush physician and continues to work as an independent consultant, planning, evaluating and advising on international health projects. Among many other responsibilities, he is a member of the board of directors of both the African Medical Research and Education Foundation (AMREF) and AMREF-USA. A friend of his, Thomas Rees, also a Santa Fe resident, was one of the three young reconstructive surgeons who founded the Flying Doctors Service of East Africa in Nairobi in 1957, which became the outreach arm of AMREF, now the largest health organization in Africa. Joseph said he met Rees while having a knee-replacement procedure in the hospital. Both men were patients of the same doctor and both published books the same week. Joseph credits Rees with recommending him for the board of AMREF. Board meetings would take him to Africa from time to time, and he would add on some extra work through the foundation, usually out in a district hospital. “It’s a tough job,” Joseph said, “and you find wonderful people who deserve the best health they can get.” Shapiro in turn credits Joseph for connecting him to AMREF by putting him in touch with the surgical outreach director in Nairobi. “He was an Ethiopian and was kind of scouting around for something for me to do.” According to the CIA World Factbook for 2012, Ethiopia ranks as one of poorest countries in the world. During his time in Debre
Markos, a city of about 70,000 people located some four hours northwest of the capital Addis Ababa, Shapiro worked with the only surgeon, one of the 10 doctors at the hospital serving an area population of 3.5 million, mostly subsistence farmers. “He took care of pretty much what came through the door — prostatectomies [prostate gland removal] and cleft palates, abdominal surgery, fractures, dead bone removal,” Shapiro said. “Most people walked for several days to get there, and the ones who survived the trip to the hospital did pretty well.” Shapiro found himself in a place where he was able to develop wonderful relationships, but also one in which the medical environment and treatment options were severely affected by the pervasive poverty. “We had at least two people who came to visit the hospital while I was there who nearly passed out on the tour, and I had to take them outside and give them some fresh air,” Shapiro said. “These were medical people from the states that just couldn’t handle the pain, the suffering, the filth, the smell.” This visit took place during the rainy season, when it rained every day. “People don’t have shoes. They don’t have shelter. They have a blanket and a stick,” he said. In 1980, the director-general of the World Health Organization at the time, Halfdan Mahler, warned a World Congress of International Surgeons in Mexico City that the shortage of surgical resources was “the most serious manifestation of social inequity in health care.” More recently, writing in the World Journal of Surgery in 2008, Paul Farmer, a Harvard medical anthropologist and apostle of the world’s poor, called surgery the “neglected stepchild of global public health.” The argument has sharpened in recent years with additional evidence about the disparity between the global burden of disease represented by surgical categories like congenital malformation and trauma com-
pared to the higher priorities that have been afforded for fighting the “more popular” and perhaps more politically profitable health problem of communicable diseases. More radical critics also have called attention, for example, to the amount of money spent in end-of-life surgery in the first world, compared to money in the category for world health resources known as emergency and essential surgical care, which many feel can be cost effective. Shapiro said his primary concern these days is trying to make people aware that affordable surgery is possible on the global level. He illustrated the point with another anecdote from Ethiopia, having to do with a woman, identified by a colleague, who lived in a village in the north. “This woman was a beggar on the street and a leper,” he said. “She’d lost both her legs to leprosy below the knee, plus several fingers, and she had a big tumor growing out of a stump on one leg.” The woman was two days away from Debre Markos by public transportation. Shapiro told his colleague if they could find a way to get her to the hospital, he could certainly remove the tumor. The colleague gave some money to the woman’s grandson, who borrowed a wheelchair and accompanied her on the bus, and she spent a few nights in a bed donated by the Mother Theresa Orphanage before Shapiro could get her into the hospital for the surgery, keeping her there for four days afterward. “I paid for her hospitalization, the operation, medication and son’s food, and their transportation back home,” Shapiro said. “It cost me a hundred dollars for all of that. Here, I don’t know how many thousands it would cost.” “You can do it more inexpensively. You don’t have to have all the fancy stuff to make an impact on people’s lives,” Shapiro said.
The hospital in Debre Markos, Ethiopia, where 10 doctors — including one surgeon — serve an area population of 3.5 million, mostly subsistence farmers.
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Question: My kids just want to play videos games and watch TV all day. Do you have any tips for getting them outside to appreciate nature more? — Sue Levinson, Bowie, Md. Answer: Getting kids away from computer and TV screens and outside into the fresh air is an increasing challenge for parents everywhere. Researchers have found that U.S. children today spend about half as much time outdoors as their counterparts did 20 years ago. The Kaiser Family Foundation reports that kids aged 8 to 18 spend on average more than 71/2 hours a day — or more than 53 hours per week — engaging with so-called entertainment media. Meanwhile, the Children & Nature Network, a nonprofit founded by writers and educators concerned about “nature deficit disorder,” finds that in a typical week, only 6 percent of American kids aged 9 to 13 play outside on their own. Richard Louv, a founding board member of the Children & Nature Network and author of the book Last Child in the Woods, said kids who stay inside too much can suffer from “nature deficit disorder,” which can contribute to a range of behavioral problems, including attention disorders, depression and declining creativity as well as physical problems like obesity. Louv blames parental paranoia about potential dangers lurking outdoors and restricted access to natural areas, combined with the lure of video games, websites and TV. Of course, one of the keys to getting kids to appreciate nature is for parents to lead by example by getting off the couch and into the outdoors themselves. Since kids love being with their parents, why not take the fun outside? For those kids who need a little extra prodding beyond following a parent’s good example, the National Wildlife Federation, a leading national nonprofit dedicated to preserving and appreciating wildlife, offers suggestions and other resources through its “Be Out There” campaign. One tip is to pack an “explorer’s kit” — complete with a magnifying glass, binoculars, containers for collecting, field guides, a notebook, bug repellent and Band-Aids — into a backpack and leave it by the door to facilitate spontaneous outdoor adventures. Another idea is to set aside one hour each day as “green hour,” during which kids go outside exploring, discovering and learning about the natural world. The National Wildlife Federation’s online Activity Finder helps parents discover fun outdoor activities segmented by age. Examples include going on a conifer quest and making a board displaying the different types of evergreen trees in the neighborhood, turning an old soda bottle into a terrarium and building a wildlife brush shelter. Another great source of inspiration is the Children & Nature Network, which, during the month of April, encourages people of all ages to spend more time outdoors at various family friendly events as part of its nationwide “Let’s Get Outside” initiative. Visitors to the Children & Nature Network website (www.children andnature.org) can scroll through dozens of events within driving distance of most Americans — and anyone can register an appropriate event there as well. Researchers have found that children who play outside more are in better shape, more creative, less aggressive and show better concentration than their couch-potato counterparts — and that the most direct route to environmental awareness for adults is participating in wild nature activities as kids. So do yourself and your kid(s) a favor, and take a hike! Send questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Food-service inspections For the period ending April 30. To file a complaint, call the state Environment Department at 827-1840. THORNBURG COMPANIES CAFE, 2300 N. Ridgetop Road. No violations. LA POSADA DE SANTA FE, 330 E. Palace Ave. Cited for moderate-risk violations for stained and discolored cutting boards. STATS LLC, 135 W. Palace Ave. Cited for moderaterisk violation for stained cutting boards, leaking pipes under hand sink. Cited for low-risk violations for burned-out light bulb in women’s restroom, rusted floors under sink and dishwasher. SANTA FE METRO LITTLE LEAGUE, 1121 Alto St. Cited for moderate-risk violation for lack of chlorine test strips. Cited for low-risk violation for storing cases of soda on floor (corrected). TAOS COW ICE CREAM, 1404 MacClovia St. Cited for lack of air gap on ware-wash sink, lack of hand sink in processing area. CAPITAL HIGH SCHOOL, 4851 Paseo del Sur. Cited for high-risk violation for mop sink hose line below floor level (corrected). Cited for low-risk violation for inadequate lighting in walk-in freezer. NEW MEXICO SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF, 1060 Cerrillos Road. No violations. OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE, 2574 Camino Entrada. Previous violations corrected. SANTA FE HIGH SCHOOL, 2100 Yucca St. No response to previous inspection of Dec. 5, 2012. Response was due Dec. 12. RAMIREZ THOMAS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, 2300 Calle Po Ae Pi. Cited for low-risk violations for storing paper dishes on floor, peeling walls. KAI SUSHI, 720 St. Michael’s Drive. Previous violations corrected. SWEENEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, 521 Airport Road. Cited for moderate-risk violation for discolored dish racks. Cited for low-risk violations for discolored ceiling tiles, unused refrigeration equipment in need of removal, dust on ventilation ducts, missing ceiling tiles. MCDONALD’S, 4001 Calle Lucia. Cited for moderaterisk violations for food accumulation on three-compartment sink, hand sink inconvenient for proper use. Cited for low-risk violation for ice scoop left in ice bin.
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UNM law school appoints dean
ALBUQUERQUE — The University of New Mexico law school has a new dean. The school announced the appointment of David Herring on Friday. Herring replaces Kevin Washburn, who was appointed last year as the assistant secretary of Indian Affairs with the U.S. Department of Interior. Herring is a law professor at the University of Pittsburgh, where he served as dean of the law school from 1998 to 2005. He also founded and served as the first director of the school’s clinical legal education program.
Crackdown on seat belts set New Mexico is teaming up with other states as part an effort to get drivers along historic Route 66 to wear their seat belts. The crackdown begins Friday and will last 24 hours. The effort started in 2010 with a handful of law-enforcement agencies in central Oklahoma. It has now expanded to include highway patrol troopers, state police officers and other agencies in eight states along the famed “Mother Road.” New Mexico State Police Chief Robert Shilling says seat belts are the best way for drivers and passengers to protect themselves. Federal statistics show motorists are 75 percent less likely to be killed in rollover crashes if they are buckled up.
Oil, gas and wind producers have been developing habitat conservation plans in hopes that the grouse is not listed.
S.F. forest offers firewood permits Santa Fe National Forest offices are selling permits to cut dead and downed trees for firewood for personal use. Forest officials say the permits went on sale earlier this week and cost $20 for five cords of wood. Information on firewood areas is available at the forest headquarters in Santa Fe at 505438-5300, or at ranger stations in Coyote, Cuba, Las Vegas, Española, Jemez Springs and Pecos. The Santa Fe National Forest covers about 1.6 million acres in north-central New Mexico. It’s one of five national forests in the state.
Dad to stand trial in infant’s death ALBUQUERQUE — A trial has been set for an Albuquerque man accused of shooting his infant daughter in the head after claiming his daughter’s mother had been seeing another man. Christopher Rains is scheduled to face trial beginning May 20 in Albuquerque District Court. Police say Rains, who was 22 years old at the time, pointed a pistol at the 9-month-old baby’s head and pulled the trigger following an argument with then 18-year-old Ashley Trujillo in 2009. Authorities say Rains then allegedly asked Trujillo whether her seeing another man was worth it.
Family’s death Agency revises chicken proposal reports released ALBUQUERQUE — Environmentalists criticized federal wildlife officials for their plan to revamp proposed protections for a prairie grouse found in several Western states. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Friday that it will reopen the comment period on the proposal to list the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species. At issue is a special rule that would take effect if the grouse is listed. It would give landowners in New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma and other states more flexibility by allowing prairie chickens to be killed as part of certain activities. The agency says the rule would foster conservation, but the Center for Biological Diversity says the measure would allow habitat-destroying activities to continue and limit protections for the bird.
ALBUQUERQUE — The New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator has released autopsy reports for the five family members killed in their rural home outside Albuquerque in January. KOAT-TV reports 2-year-old Angelina Griego was shot once in the back, chest and forehead according to the reports. The report says Griego’s brothers, 5-year-old Jael and 9-year-old Zephaniah, were both shot once in head, while their mother, Sara, was shot twice in the face while she slept. Police say Greg Griego, a spiritual leader known for his work with firefighters, was shot once in the back and chest and twice in his head. His son, Nehemiah Griego, was indicted in February on murder and child abuse charges in the case. The Associated Press
Police notes The Santa Fe Police Department is investigating the following reports: u A woman said someone stole two iPads worth $675 each from her luggage at the Santa Fe Municipal Airport sometime Monday. u A Santa Fe man said someone entered his residence in the 1300 block of San Juan Drive — perhaps via the pet door — and stole two 12-gauge shotguns sometime between April 13 and Thursday. u On Thursday, a woman accused a man of keeping her in his car following a dispute by pulling her hair. u Someone reported to police that a woman had used fraudulent prescription information to attempt to obtain Percocet pills at Walgreens, 3298 Cerrillos Road, around 9:30 p.m. Monday. u A Santa Fe man said someone stole his Pioneer car stereo and speaker box worth about $550 from his green Lincoln Navigator as it was parked in the 4500 block of Paseo del Sol around 9 p.m. Thursday. The victim saw two male suspects in their mid-20s fleeing the scene of the crime. u Police arrested Michelle
Carruthers’ lobbyist past draws concern Former New Mexico governor in running for NMSU presidency The Associated Press
LAS CRUCES — Four Las Cruces state lawmakers say they have “serious reservations” about former Republican Gov. Garrey Carruthers, who’s up for the New Mexico State University presidency. Democratic Reps. Phillip Archuleta, Nate Cote, Bill
McCamley and Jeff Steinborn issued a statement Thursday following an Albuquerque Journal report about Carruthers’ work in the 1990s for a tobaccobacked group. The Journal reported Carruthers was chairman of The Advancement of Sound Science Coalition, which was formed by a public relations group working for tobacco giant Philip Morris. Steinborn also suggested Carruthers “isn’t convinced of climate change.” Carruthers didn’t take a position on the issue
Juryconvictshomebuilder of looting Navajo funds
$500,000 in federal prison following his conviction Thursday on two counts of conversion of money and funds from a tribal organization, U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden said. LAS VEGAS, Nev. — A federal jury in Las “The Navajo Nation counted on the Vegas, Nev., found a Nevada-based homemonies stolen by the defendant to provide builder guilty of siphoning federal money housing for its members,” Bogden said in a designated for building affordable homes statement. “This defendant stole from the on Navajo Nation tribal land in Arizona, tribe and from the American people, and New Mexico and Utah, to pay for gambling, used the monies to finance an extravagant furs, jewelry and thoroughbred racehorse lifestyle.” training. The federal public defender who repreWilliam Aubrey, 69, of Mesquite, Nev., sented Aubrey didn’t immediately respond could face up to 10 years in federal prison and Friday to messages about whether he plans
DWI arrest u Kevin Gomez, 46, 6B Camino Felix, was arrested on a charge of DWI after county deputies responded to his vehicle crash along County Road 85 on Thursday.
Speed SUVs u The Santa Fe Police Department listed the following locations for mobile speedenforcement vehicles: SUV No. 1 at Bishops Lodge Road and Valley Drive; SUV No. 2 at Old Taos Highway and Murales Road; SUV No. 3 at Don Diego Avenue between Cerrillos Road and Linda Vista Road.
Sun-News the board doesn’t plan to begin negotiations until after they hold a public vote on the chosen candidate, likely Monday afternoon. Four people other than Carruthers are being considered for the job. They are former Texas Tech University president Guy Bailey, former University of Nevada, Las Vegas President David Ashley, former Texas A&M University President Elsa Murano and University of Colorado Denver Dean Daniel Howard.
to appeal. The jury heard about two weeks of testimony and deliberated more than two days before acquitting a co-defendant, Chester Carl, of conspiracy and bribery charges. Carl’s attorney, Todd Leventhal, said his client, the former chief executive of the Navajo Housing Authority, hopes to get his job back. The Navajo Housing Authority received and administered federal Housing and Urban Development grants that Bogden said averaged about $90 million a year. The Associated Press
Funeral services and memorials GEORGE RIVERA SEPTEMBER 9, 1927 ~ APRIL 28, 2013 Age 85, beloved brother, uncle, father and grandfather, was called by Our Lord to his heavenly home on April 28, 2013. Born in Santa Fe on September 9, 1927, his dedication to an active, healthy lifestyle makes his untimely passing difficult for family and friends sharing in this loss. George will be welcomed into Eternal Life by his sons Christopher and Peter Rivera; mother, Sarita and father, Abelino Rivera; brothers, Belarmino, Clemente and Willie Rivera; sister, Dolores Rivera; along with many other family members and close friends. Surviving family members include daughters Diane and Lita (Erwin); six grandchildren, Kimberly Gonzales, Noberto (Breanna), Alma (Luis), Santiago, Ramon (Bernadette), Victoria (Sebastian) and five great-grandchildren. Surviving; brothers are Arsenio (Rosemary), Sotero, and Delfinio (Jean) and; sisters are Rafaelita Griego, Antonia (Frank) Gallegos and Cecilia Rivera as well as numerous cherished nieces and nephews. George was raised in the village of Agua Fria and spent most of his life in Santa Fe, where he was a professional land surveyor and a well-respected member of the community. He volunteered his time to many civic committees and organizations for both the City and County of Santa Fe. He also donated his time and valuable skills as a volunteer on the building committees of two Catholic parishes, Santa Maria de la Paz in Santa Fe and Incarnation in Rio Rancho, where he had lived the latter years of his life. Prior to, and after, owning his land surveying business he had been employed by Scanlon & Associates and the New Mexico Highway Department. He retired from the Highway Department in 1993. He proudly served in the United States Army from 1945 to 1947, during which time he began his training in the field of surveying, while stationed in the Admiralty Islands in the South Pacific. A visitation will be held Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 5:00 pm at FRENCH Rio Rancho, 1950 Pine Rd., followed by a Rosary at 6:00 pm. The Funeral Mass will be Monday, May 6, 2013 at 11 am at St. Anne’s Parish, 511 Alicia St in Santa Fe with interment at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 12:45 pm. Please visit our online guestbook for George at www.FrenchFunerals.com FRENCH - Rio Rancho 1950 Pine Rd NE Rio Rancho, NM 87144 (505)338-2000
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Ortega of Santa Fe and charged her with stealing $618 worth of jewelry from Kohl’s, 4401 Cerrillos Road, around 7 p.m. Thursday. The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the following report: u A woman who works at Mr. G’s Tow Yard, 7600 Baca Lane, reported that Thursday, someone who came in to recycle aluminum cans stole her cellphone worth $600 from the front counter.
when asked last Monday. NMSU Board of Regents Chairman Mike Cheney said he wishes the legislators had commented earlier in the process. The regents were set to negotiate with a presidential candidate over the weekend but backed off those plans after an open government group complained. The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government warned that doing so would violate the state’s open meeting laws. Cheney told the Las Cruces
APRIL 8, 1932 ~ APRIL 30, 2013 Jimmy passed away peacefully early Tuesday morning. His final days were spent surrounded by family. Jimmy was born in Canton, China on April 8, 1932 and with the help of family and friends immigrated to the United States in June 1959. Wide-eyed with the promise of an opportunity for a better life, Jimmy became a respected business man and successful restaurateur owning the Long Fong Café and then the On Lok Yuen Restaurant. Jimmy inspired and encouraged his family to ensure that each succeeding generation was afforded better opportunities than the last. Jimmy touched many lives and will long be remembered as a humble and generous man. Jimmy is preceded in death by his daughter, Carol Ann; and sister, Gee Fee Fong, and is survived by his wife of 62 years, Genevieve; sister, Gee Fee Yiu; sons: Dennis and his ex-daughter-inlaw Christina and their son Travis; David and his wife Corrine and their son Dominick; Donald and his wife Bonni; Joseph and grandson Kevin. Jimmy will be buried after a private memorial service and please consider making a donation to PMS Hospice Center. A reception will be held on Monday, May 6 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Pueblo Ballroom, Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder.
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
FEBRUARY 12, 1948 ~ MAY 04,2012
Beloved husband of Sarah, father of Alea, Tali, Petra, Tobias, and Esther Theona and brother of Stephen. His selfless legacy survives in his children and in Outside In and Santa Fe Bandstand and we miss him deeply.
RIVERA FAMILY MORTUARIES SANTA FE ~ ESPAÑOLA ~ TAOS
FEBRUARY 11, 1944 ~ MAY 12, 2012
A one year anniversary Mass will be held on Sunday May 5th at 7:30 a.m. at St. Annes Church. WE MISS YOU "PAT" JOE AND MARCELLA MONTOYA
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Syrian cancer poisons Middle East
mid the carnage in Boston and the celebrations for the new king of the Netherlands, the tragedy in Syria continues to unfold and intensify. No end is in sight. Last week, there were reliable reports that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons against its own people, a “red line” that once crossed, President Barack Obama has said, would bring about a major review, if not change, in U.S. policy Bill Stewart toward Syria and the war. This week, Understanding Secretary of Defense Your World Chuck Hagel said that a review is now underway, with “all options on the table.” The Syrian war is like a major cancer in the Middle East, and as it continues to metastasize, it threatens to destabilize the entire region, including Israel. This is primarily because all the combatants represent different ethnic, religious and national interests. Iran is involved, as is its Lebanese proxy, Hezbollah. The diversity and uncertainty of the rebel opposition is the main reason why the U.S. and Europe have found it so difficult to supply weapons to the opposition. Some of those weapons undoubtedly would fall into the hands of al-Qaida-related groups. But that may be about to change, as indicated by Hagel’s comments this week. The war has been going on since March 2011, when Syrian security forces in Deraa, in southern Syria, opened fire on demonstrators protesting the arrest and torture of teenagers who had painted revolutionary slogans on a school wall. As a result, even more demonstrators took to the streets. The unrest triggered nationwide protests demanding that President Bashar al Assad resign. The government, in turn, sent tanks into the streets of Deraa at the end of March 2011, a disproportionate reaction that triggered even more protests, and the fight was on to bring down the regime that has ruled Syria since 1970. Tens of thousands of people have been killed, and more than 1 million refugees have fled into neighboring Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan. In desperation, some have fled to Iraq. According to the U.N., about 2 million more people have been internally displaced, while about 4 million are now in need of humanitarian aid. In short, Syria is now a major crisis internally and externally. What to do? The Obama administration is in a partic-
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Start saving I second the comments of Maureen McCarthy (“Restaurants should work to save water,” April 28) about wasteful
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If the U.S. were to play a major role in assisting the rebels, what would happen if it all went wrong after the fall of the al Assad regime? ularly delicate position because it is clear that the American public does not want to see an intervention that would mean U.S. troops on the ground. Having ended the war in Iraq and on the way to ending our involvement in Afghanistan, there simply is no appetite for another Middle East misadventure. Moreover, Syria gets in the way of allowing the U.S. to “pivot towards Asia,” one of the president’s prime foreign policy objectives, as Europe fades in military importance and China emerges as the dominant power in a region well on its way to becoming the world’s leading economic conglomerate. Getting involved in Syria in a major way stands in the way of those plans. On the other hand, not getting involved in Syria may send a message to China and others that the USA has lost its appetite for foreign policy leadership. It’s an interesting and fraught dilemma for the president, and no doubt accounts
for his great caution in approaching the Syrian crisis. The British and the French are much more eager to supply the Syrian rebels with lethal arms, and no doubt that effort is underway via Turkey. But a replay of the Libyan scenario, in which the British and the French took the lead militarily, giving rise to the expression “leading from behind,” is unlikely. Even in Libya, the French and the British could not have been successful without substantial behind-the-scenes military and logistical support from the U.S. A Syrian scenario would be much bigger, and the U.S. probably could not lead from behind but only from the front. That almost certainly would mean American casualties, which would be deeply unpopular at home. Turkey might be able to lead, but that possibility is not at all certain. Then Obama has to consider that, if the U.S. were to play a major role in assisting the rebels, what would happen if it all went wrong after the fall of the al Assad regime, a distinct possibility, and the rebel forces were unable to form a government? In effect, the U.S. would now “own” the situation in Syria, and once again, we would be in another Middle East quagmire. Syria may be the historic standard bearer of Arab nationalism, but it has never been an easy place. In the past two years, it has only worsened. Bill Stewart, a former U.S. Foreign Service officer and Time magazine correspondent, lives in Santa Fe.
Take time to celebrate city’s tourism
Robert M. McKinney Owner, 1949-2001 Inez Russell Gomez Editorial Page Editor
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
ational Tourism Week is celebrated in communities across the country this year from May 4 to 12. For Santa Fe, this week provides the opportunity to reflect on how much tourism means from an economic standpoint. We are thrilled that our diverse community continues to attract travelers seeking authentic experiences. Whether it is art, culture, food or history — Santa Fe is “New Mexico True.” The tourism industry represents more than $620 million in economic output in Santa Fe. It is one of Santa Fe’s largest industries and employers. More than 7,400 Santa Fe jobs depend on tourism. We encourage Santa Feans to attend the Celebrate Santa Fe Tourism Expo at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center on May 9. It will be a terrific way to learn about all that Santa Fe has to offer. The next time a tourist stops you to ask you what they should see and where to eat — give them a great answer, but first thank them for visiting.
water practices in Santa Fe. I have found a serious wasteful practice within the city, and, unfortunately, it’s not just in Santa Fe. In the scores of hotels and rooms in Santa Fe, the shower is the most wasteful. Many of the newer shower systems have one control, and it is basically designed to control the temperature. The volume of flow cannot be adjusted by the user, and in most cases, the flow rate is excessively high. In a city that takes pride in the low water use of its residents, there should be more attention given the use by the general public. When a restaurant patron is aware they will be served a glass of water only if they ask for it, that may help raise their level of consciousness of limited water resources. That outlook may carry over to other activities they are engaged in. Richard Angelos
Hail to the chief Regarding your recent report that a majority of Santa Fe police officers are unhappy with Chief Ray Rael (“Majority of S.F. officers doubt chief’s leadership,” April 25) due to new staffing schedules: I believe that he is doing an excellent job. During his brief tenure, in spite of financial constraints, he has significantly reduced local burglaries, and we all feel
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more secure. He has also been front and center in gun safety, supporting universal background checks, distributing trigger locks and sponsoring gun buybacks. He has earned our support and deepest thanks. Karla Friedlich
Specific action As I understand the federal law, anyone can buy guns without a background check from a gun show or the Internet. The guns can include military style assault weapons with 30-shot magazines of cop-killing bullets. The Constitution’s Second Amendment allows this in the context of a well regulated militia. It seems to me that the status is far from well regulated and that a suit could be brought against the federal government on that basis. Very few individuals have the means to mount such a suit, but I believe that Michael Bloomberg, mayor of New York City, has both the means and the motivation. Consider this an open letter to him urging this action. I am donating to Demand Action to help in a small way, and I urge others to join me. I believe now is the time for you, mayor, to take this specific step! Bill Maxon
t his news conference Tuesday, President Barack Obama made a powerful plea for ending the humanitarian and diplomatic disaster created by the continued detention of more than 160 prisoners at Guantánamo Bay, more than 100 of whom are engaged in a hunger strike that necessitated the dispatch of an emergency medical team. The problem is that Obama has contributed to the crisis by acquiescing in congressional obstruction of his promise to close the facility. We hope he is serious when he says he will now “re-engage with Congress that this is not in the best interest of the American people.” “The idea that we would still maintain forever a group of individuals who have not been tried, that is contrary to who we are,” Obama said. “It is contrary to our interests and needs to stop.” The president repeated his familiar observation that the existence of Guantánamo is a “recruitment tool” for extremists. Those are eloquent words, but if they are to be translated into action, Obama will need to alter his own behavior. It has been more than four years since the newly inaugurated president issued an executive order promising “promptly to close detention facilities at Guantánamo.” Yet the prison remains open (though its population has dwindled from a high of nearly 800 inmates in 2005). Of those remaining, about half have been cleared for release but continue to be detained because of congressional opposition to their repatriation to Yemen and other countries whose authorities might not be able to prevent them from engaging in terrorism. Congress also has used its authority to prevent Obama from transferring detainees to the U.S. mainland, a factor in the decision to try Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and other alleged 9/11 conspirators before a military commission rather than in civilian courts. But Congress isn’t entirely to blame. The Supreme Court, which in 2008 ruled that detainees at Guantánamo had a constitutional right to challenge their confinement by seeking writs of habeas corpus, stood by while a federal appeals court eviscerated that landmark ruling. For his part, Obama has refused to expend political capital on closing Guantánamo. Rather than veto the defense authorization bills that have limited his ability to transfer inmates, he has signed them while raising questions about whether they intruded on his constitutional authority. Before Obama’s news conference, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., had urged the administration to renew its efforts to transfer from Guantánamo the 86 inmates cleared for release three years ago by an interagency task force. Obama should do so, ideally with congressional cooperation but unilaterally if necessary. Guantánamo is a stain on this nation’s reputation, not because of where it is located but because the men held captive there are languishing in a legal limbo that would be just as hopeless if they were transplanted to American soil. Notwithstanding Obama’s comments about the un-American nature of indefinite detention, more than 40 inmates are being held without the prospect of even a military trial. As he “re-engages” with Congress, Obama should also reconsider his own decision to deny those detainees their day in court.
The past 100 years From The Santa Fe New Mexican: May 4, 1913: News of the Morley-Nusbaum expedition to Cozumel Island, off Yucatan, is awaited by Mrs. Sylvanus G. Morley, wife of the Harvard archaeologist who has returned to her residence here, opposite the Scottish Rite Cathedral. Reports concerning the inhabitants of Cozumel Island indicate the hostile Indians are not on the island but are now on the east coast of Yucatan and go to the island for their religious “services.” Messrs. Morley and Nusbaum are expected to arrive in New York tomorrow, but it is possible they have been delayed for several days or even weeks. May 4, 1988: Santa Fe school board member Michael Gross said Monday that he will ask the board to reconsider its decision not to dispense contraceptives at school-based health clinics scheduled to open this fall. Gross said he originally thought the success of the proposed clinics did not depend on the availability of birth control. However, after gauging the success of an Española clinic that dispenses contraceptives, Gross said he is convinced the Santa Fe clinics will not be effective without including a program of birth control. “We’re talking about life-threatening illnesses like AIDS along with unwanted pregnancies,” Gross said of his proposal. “It’s controversial now, but in a year or so it will be well accepted.”
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A siskin visits a birdbath. Having a birdbath in your yard helps the birds during the drought. COURTESY PHOTO
FOR THE BIRDS
Birds can suffer in drought, too By Anne Schmauss
For The New Mexican
ften, when I pass a dried-up creek or wash, I wonder where birds are getting the water that they so desperately need every day. The drought is predicted to go on for a while, with many experts talking about a more permanent climate shift. Santa Fe-area writer William deBuys wrote the 2011 book A Great Aridness about climate change and the American Southwest. It’s a must-read for anyone interested in the subject. I worry about how people will survive long term, how farmers will make it, how wild animals and livestock will get by and how the birds will find enough water and food. It can all feel a little overwhelming sometimes. In researching this column, I was not surprised to find that water for drinking is vital for birds’ survival. In fact, a bird must daily replenish body water lost to respiration, evaporation and defecation. What I hadn’t thought about much was the effect a drought has on insect populations and how important insects are to a bird’s survival. Less water means fewer insects. Fewer insects mean less food for many birds that depend on bugs as a steady food source. Insects need water to breed, so they don’t breed as much under drought conditions. Less water also means fewer grasses, flowers, berries and other vegetation that birds eat. During nesting season, which is right now, birds should be able to count on an overabundant supply of insects to feed their young. When food for nestlings is scarce, birds have fewer offspring.
The problem is overwhelming and seems almost impossible for one person to impact. We can, of course, lobby for environmentally sustainable ways of producing energy in hopes of reversing humancaused climate change. If enough of us focus on this issue, we can make a difference. In a personal way, we can help the birds in our own backyards. Carrol Henderson, the director of the Department of Natural Resources in Minnesota, told me that if you add a birdbath to your backyard, you can double the variety of birds that you attract — and if you make that water move, you can double it again. So, with that in mind, I’m a big believer in having multiple birdbaths. Whether you use a simple plastic dish or two on the ground, or an expensive granite birdbath, your birds won’t care. Just make sure that the water is shallow — no more than 2 inches deep — and that the bath is easy for birds to enter. Sometimes a rock in the middle of the bath becomes a favorite bird perching area. You can add an electric or solar bubbler to your bath to lure more birds. The sight and sound of moving water is a real bird magnet. Just think what happens when sprinklers come on — birds come out of nowhere to enjoy the bath and the drink and the bugs that the water draws. Anne Schmauss is the co-owner of Wild Birds Unlimited in Santa Fe, and she loves to hear your bird stories. She and her sisters wrote For the Birds: A Month by Month Guide to Attracting Birds to Your Backyard.
Harper Lee sues over copyright NEW YORK — Harper Lee, who wrote the Pulitzer Prizewinning novel To Kill a Mockingbird, filed a lawsuit Friday to re-secure the copyright to it. The lawsuit filed in federal court in Manhattan alleges the son-in-law, Samuel Pinkus, failed to properly protect the copyright of the book. The 87-year-old author alleges Pinkus took advantage
Sheen supports sons’ removal from ex-’s care
PepsiCo cuts ties with Lil Wayne over crude lyrics
LOS ANGELES — Charlie Sheen supports a decision by child protective services to remove his twin sons from the custody of his ex-wife and have them live temporarily with another of his exes, actress Denise Richards, his spokesman said Friday. Larry Solters wrote in a statement that Sheen will participate in court proceedings related to ex-wife Brooke Mueller’s custody of their 4-year-old sons. Mueller and Sheen were married in 2008 and divorced in 2011. “He knows Max and Bob are safe and in a stable, loving environment with Denise and the boys’ sisters,” Solters wrote. “Charlie will fully cooperate and fully participate in all proceedings.” Celebrity website RadarOnline.com reported Friday that the twins were removed from Mueller’s custody by the Department of Children and Family Services. Mueller has struggled with addiction for years, but it remains unclear what prompted officials to remove her sons from her care. Sheen and Richards have two daughters from their marriage, which ended in 2006.
NEW YORK — PepsiCo is bowing to public pressure for the second time in a week and cutting ties to Lil Wayne over the rapper’s crude reference to civil rights martyr Emmett Till in a song. Lil Wayne had a deal to promote the company’s Mountain Dew soda. PepsiCo also pulled an online ad for the neon-colored soda that was criticized for portraying racial stereotypes and making light of violence toward women. That ad was developed by rapper Tyler, the Creator.
Witherspoon pleads no contest, gets fined
ATLANTA — Reese Witherspoon pleaded no contest to a disorderly conduct charge and paid a $100 fine after berating a state trooper in Atlanta while her husband was given a sobriety test, an embarrassing exchange caught on a dashboard camera Municipal Court of Atlanta Deputy Solicitor Ronda Graham said that Witherspoon entered the plea and paid the fine. The Associated Press
2 p.m. on NBC 139th Kentucky Derby Held for the 139th time at Churchill Downs, pictured, in Louisville, the first leg of Thoroughbred racing’s coveted Triple Crown is run at 1¼ miles and has a field of up to 20 of the sport’s top 3-year-olds. No horse has won the Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes since Affirmed ran the gauntlet in 1978. I’ll Have Another, who won last year’s Derby and Preakness, saw his Triple Crown chances dashed when tendonitis forced him out of the Belmont. 7 p.m. on NBC Smash An unexpected event creates a bond between Bombshell and Hit List in the new episode “The
of her to get her to assign the book’s copyright to him. Lee, who lives in Monroeville, Ala., has taken legal action to get the copyright reassigned, but alleges Pinkus still received commissions. To Kill a Mockingbird won the Pulitzer for fiction and is widely assigned in schools. The film version won three Academy Awards. The Associated Press
Phenomenon.” Anjelica Huston, Megan Hilty, Katharine McPhee, Debra Messing, Christian Borle and Jeremy Jordan star. 7 p.m. on ABC Bet on Your Baby A little girl named Evie busts a move — make that lots of moves — in the “Every Little Step” challenge, with money for her college fund riding on exactly how many. Other wagers involve spinning around and choosing a snack, and one family gets to break some piggy banks in a “Smash for Cash” game. Melissa Peterman hosts this new episode. 7 p.m. on CBS Person of Interest With a new person of interest (Ken Leung) awaiting help, Reese (Jim Caviezel) calls on Carter and Fusco (Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Chapman) to help him track down Finch (Michel Emerson), who’s been kidnapped by his nemesis, Root (Amy Acker). Jay O. Sanders also stars in “The Contingency.” 8 p.m. TLC Twisted & Listed In the Seattle real estate market, there’s only one person willing to list anything: Theresa Michaels. She dominates the market because she tackles problem properties that no other agent will touch. She loves the challenge of the quirky, the outrageous and the downright disastrous, and in the end, she always finds inventive ways to get an offer. If it’s twisted, she’ll list it.
SATURDAY, MAY 4, 2013 THE NEW MEXICAN
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Historic run: Rosie Napravnik aims to be ﬁrst female to win Kentucky Derby. Page B-2
Good showing at District 4AA meet Academy for Technology and the Classics earns a runner-up finish By James Barron
The New Mexican
Squaring things up Kyle Okposo’s first career playoff goal helps the Islanders knock off Pittsburgh in Game 2. Page B-2
Van Slyke gets back up to bat
Tim Host talked about beating Santa Fe Preparatory on the track Friday afternoon. That’s big talk for a track and field program that didn’t exist last spring. Host, the head coach at Academy for Technology and the Classics, isn’t afraid to think big, and neither are his athletes. A group of 54 runners and
throwers dot a roster, most of whom were at the District 4AA Championships at Santa Fe High, where none existed a season ago, as no coach was hired to take over the program. “I know our principal, Mrs. [Susan] Lumley, told us, ‘I know it’s a shame this year that we don’t have a track coach,’ ” said Lucy Hutchison, a senior sprinter. “ ‘But I swear to you I will get one for you next year,’ and she did.” Enter Host, who also heads country and the athletic department at ATC. He has a championship pedigree, having guided Navajo Pine’s boys and girls cross country programs to state titles. While he didn’t harbor any illusions to the task
handed to him at ATC, he never let that get in the way of the competitive fire he wants to instill in his program. “The hope is to beat Prep [Friday], there’s no doubt about that,” Host said. “We’re not in this to finish second. Nobody I ever coach is going to be in it to finish second. They are the Goliath, no doubt about it.” The district’s Goliaths walked away with the boys and girls championships, but ATC left the track with a runner-up trophy on the girls side after scoring 103 points to Prep’s 184.
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PREP TENNIS DISTRICT 2AAAA TOURNAMENT
otivation can be found in strange places. In Scott Van Slyke’s case, it was born in rejection. Behold the power of having others turn their backs. Lucky for Van Slyke, the son of former major league All-Star outfielder Andy Van Slyke, he’s got his second chance with the same club that essentially gave up on him. Typically a starting outfielder for the Albuquerque Isotopes, he is playing with a sense of tunnel-visioned focus not present in his game this time last year. He’s 20 pounds lighter, having committed himself to a more disciplined diet and offseason conditioning program. The loss of Will Webber weight has made him faster and Commentary more confident. None of it would have been possible had he not gone through the proverbial ringer after last season when he was dropped from the parent Los Angeles Dodgers’ 40-man roster and then fell unclaimed through waivers. “That sends a clear message to the player when every team out there decides to take a pass when your name pops up on the [waiver] wire,” said Lorenzo Bundy, Isotopes manager. “You can take it one of two ways. Obviously Scotty used it in a productive way. A way to make himself better.” Van Slyke re-upped with the Dodgers in December, albeit for a much cheaper pay rate. Players on the MLB 40-man are paid a prorated salary based on the major league minimum and can be promoted to the big leagues at any time. Players not on the 40-man can hit .350 and drive in 100 runs but they’ll remain in the minors until their contracts are purchased by the parent team and their names are added to the coveted big league roster. Van Slyke earned his spot with the Dodgers by batting .348 with DoubleA Chattanooga in 2011, then hitting .327 with 18 home runs and 67 runs batted in his Triple-A debut with the Isotopes last season. He got his first taste of the big leagues on May 9 of last year, rapping an RBI single in his first at bat. After that, though, it was a healthy dose of humble pie. He hit only .167 in 27 games in Los Angeles. Bundy said it’s one thing to ride the yo-yo back and forth from the majors to the minors, but another thing altogether when a player is dropped from the 40-man roster. “You can look at it as though they might not want you, or you don’t fit into their plans,” he said. “Scotty, he got focus when he was dropped. He dedicated himself to getting back up there. He’s still the same person, but he’s not the same player.” All Van Slyke has done is add serious pop to the middle of the Isotopes’ lineup. Through the first month of the season he is among the top four in six major categories. He’s first in home runs (eight), slugging (.747) and total bases (.74, second in batting average (.404), third in on-base percentage (.479) and fourth in RBI (26). It’s reason enough, Bundy said, for fans to stick in Van Slyke’s corner. “I’ve seen it before,” he said. “Players can come back better when they find motivation. Good for us Scotty found his.”
Los Alamos junior Nikita Belooussov serves during a District 2AAAA Tournament doubles match against Española Valley on Friday afternoon at Capital High School. Belooussov and Dalton Smith, not pictured, earned a 5-7, 6-4, 6-1 win. LUIS SÁNCHEZ SATURNO/THE NEW MEXICAN
earning spot at state Lady Sundevils and Hilltoppers advance out of semifinal round By Zack Ponce
The New Mexican
here was no thunderous applause, no roar from a crowd of thousands from the grandstand. There was only clapping from a sparse audience. For the competitors, it didn’t matter because Friday morning signaled the beginning of the District 2AAAA boys and girls tennis tournaments at the Capital High School courts. By late afternoon, two team tickets had been
punched for the 2013 state tennis tournament, while many individual singles and doubles spots will be determined Saturday morning. The Española Valley Lady Sundevils and Los Alamos Hilltoppers were victorious in their team semifinals matches, guaranteeing both at worst a No. 2 finish in the district and the right to one final match on Albuquerque’s Jerry Kline tennis courts next week. Española defeated the Santa Fe High girls 5-1 to clinch the Lady Sundevils’ first appearance in the Class AAAA state tournament in program history. The feat looked as if it would remain elusive, though, when Santa Fe High’s No. 1 singles player Greta Miller easily defeated Sophie Valenzuela 6-1, 6-0 to give the Demonettes an early one-point advantage.
The momentum quickly shifted as Española had consecutive wins from the Nos. 2, 5 and 6 spots to capture a 3-1 advantage. Junior Arielle Martinez jumped off the court in jubilation when she clinched the fifth and final team point for the Lady Sundevils after a two-hour victory in the No. 3 match against Sangye Phuntsog. “It feels amazing,” Martinez said. “It feels really great to be a part of it. All of my teammates are amazing, so hopefully we’ll do OK [at state].” Martinez took the first set in a tiebreaker, 7-6 (4), but lost traction when Phuntsog won 6-4 in the second. “After I lost the second set my teammates came
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NBA PLAYOFFS ROUNDUP
Anthony-led New York closes out Boston The Associated Press
Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony, who scored 21 points, shoots over Celtics small forward Jeff Green during the second quarter in Game 6 on Friday night in Boston. CHARLES KRUPA/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
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BOSTON — Carmelo Anthony scored 21 points, and New York held on after blowing most of a 26-point lead to beat the Celtics Knicks 88 88-80 in Game 6 on Friday night and Celtics 80 advance in the postseason for the first time since 2000. Forward Iman Shumpert scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half, when the Celtics cut a 75-49 deficit to four points. But Anthony made a jumper to give New York an 81-75 lead and then sank a 3-pointer, then J.R. Smith converted a three-point play to restore the double-digit lead the Knicks had nursed most of the game. Forward Jeff Green scored 21 points for the Celtics, who were hoping to
become the first NBA team to advance in the playoffs after losing the first three games. The Knicks had not won a playoff series since Patrick Ewing and Latrell Sprewell (and current backup center Marcus Camby) helped them reach the 2000 Eastern Conference finals. They will open the second round Sunday at home against Indiana. Paul Pierce scored 14 points on 4-for18 shooting, making one of nine 3-point attempts. Forward Kevin Garnett had 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Celtics, who now face another offseason of talk whether to break up the aging core that won the franchise’s record 17th NBA
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EAsTERN CoNfERENCE Miami 4, Milwaukee 0 New york 4, Boston 2 friday’s Game New York 88, Boston 80 x-sunday’s Game Boston at New York, 1 or 1:30 p.m. Indiana 4, Atlanta 2 friday’s Game Indiana 81, Atlanta 73 x-sunday’s Game Atlanta at Indiana, TBA Chicago 3, Brooklyn 3 saturday’s Game Chicago at Brooklyn, 6 p.m. WEsTERN CoNfERENCE oklahoma City 4, Houston 2 friday’s Game Oklahoma City 103, Houston 94 x-sunday’s Game Houston at Oklahoma City, 1 or 1:30 p.m. san Antonio 4, l.A. lakers 0 Golden state 4, Denver 2 Previous Results Memphis 4, l.A. Clippers 2 friday’s Game Memphis 118, L.A. Clippers 105 x-sunday’s Game Memphis at L.A. Clippers, TBA
friday’s Games Montreal 3, Ottawa 1, Series tied 1-1 N.Y. Islanders 4, Pittsburgh 3, Series tied 1-1 Chicago 5, Minnesota 2, Chicago leads series 2-0 San Jose 3, Vancouver 2, OT, San Jose leads series 2-0 Thursday’s Games Ottawa 4, Montreal 2 Washington 3, N.Y. Rangers 1 St. Louis 2, Los Angeles 1 Detroit 5, Anaheim 4, OT saturday’s Games N.Y. Rangers at Washington, 10:30 a.m., Washington leads series 1-0 Toronto at Boston, 5 p.m., Boston leads series 1-0 Anaheim at Detroit, 5:30 p.m., Series tied 1-1 St. Louis at Los Angeles, 8 p.m., St. Louis leads series 2-0 sunday’s Games Pittsburgh at N.Y. Islanders Noon Montreal at Ottawa, 5 p.m. Vancouver at San Jose, 8 p.m. Chicago at Minnesota, 1 p.m. Monday’s Games Washington at N.Y. Rangers, 5:30 p.m. Boston at Toronto, 5 p.m. Anaheim at Detroit, 6 p.m. St. Louis at Los Angeles, 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 7 Montreal at Ottawa, 5 p.m. Pittsburgh at N.Y. Islanders, 5 p.m. Chicago at Minnesota, 7:30 p.m. Vancouver at San Jose, 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 8 Boston at Toronto, 5 p.m. Washington at N.Y. Rangers, 5:30 p.m. Detroit at Anaheim, 8 p.m. x-Los Angeles at St. Louis, TBD Thursday, May 9 x-N.Y. Islanders at Pittsburgh, 5 p.m. x-Ottawa at Montreal, 5 p.m. x-San Jose at Vancouver, 8 p.m. x-Minnesota at Chicago, TBD friday, May 10 x-Toronto at Boston, 5 p.m. x-N.Y. Rangers at Washington, 5:30 p.m. x-St. Louis at Los Angeles, TBD x-Anaheim at Detroit, TBD saturday, May 11 Anaheim at Detroit, 5:30 p.m. St. Louis at Los Angeles, 8 p.m. x-Pittsburgh at N.Y. Islanders, TBD x-Montreal at Ottawa, TBD x-Chicago at Minnesota, TBD x-Vancouver at San Jose, TBD sunday, May 12 x-Detroit at Anaheim, TBD x-Minnesota at Chicago, TBD x-Boston at Toronto, TBD x-Ottawa at Montreal, TBD x-N.Y. Islanders at Pittsburgh, TBD x-Washington at N.Y. Rangers, TBD Monday, May 13 x-N.Y. Rangers at Washington, TBD x-Toronto at Boston, TBD x-San Jose at Vancouver, TBD x-Los Angeles at St. Louis, TBD Best-of-7; x-if necessary
After friday qualifying; race saturday At Talladega superspeedway Talladega, Ala. lap length: 2.66 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (60) Travis Pastrana, Ford, 176.5. 2. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 176.162. 3. (6) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 176.071. 4. (34) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 175.877. 5. (31) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 175.868. 6. (12) Sam Hornish Jr., Ford, 175.771. 7. (11) Elliott Sadler, Toyota, 175.732. 8. (2) Brian Scott, Chevrolet, 175.587. 9. (1) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 175.52. 10. (54) Joey Coulter, Toyota, 175.33. 11. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 175.324. 12. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 175.269. 13. (10) Jeff Green, Toyota, 175.218. 14. (99) Alex Bowman, Toyota, 175.208. 15. (43) Reed Sorenson, Ford, 175.202. 16. (30) Nelson Piquet Jr., Chevrolet, 175.192. 17. (33) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 175.112. 18. (77) Parker Kligerman, Toyota, 174.971. 19. (32) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 174.923. 20. (7) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 174.904. 21. (20) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 174.77. 22. (4) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 174.382. 23. (14) Eric McClure, Toyota, 174.363. 24. (19) Mike Bliss, Toyota, 174.16. 25. (70) Johanna Long, Chevrolet, 174.119. 26. (85) Bobby Gerhart, Chevrolet, 173.998. 27. (79) Jeffrey Earnhardt, Ford, 173.859. 28. (74) Mike Harmon, Dodge, 173.821. 29. (55) Jamie Dick, Chevrolet, 173.676. 30. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 173.573. 31. (24) Jason White, Toyota, 173.387. 32. (44) Hal Martin, Toyota, 173.036. 33. (23) Robert Richardson Jr., Chevrolet, 172.855. 34. (00) Blake Koch, Toyota, 172.762. 35. (89) Morgan Shepherd, Chevrolet, 172.367. 36. (52) Donnie Neuenberger, Chevrolet, 171.964. 37. (51) Jeremy Clements, Chevrolet, 171.927. 38. (01) Mike Wallace, Chevrolet, 171.594. 39. (40) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, Owner Points. 40. (92) Tim Andrews, Ford, 171.764. failed to Qualify 41. (15) Stanton Barrett, Ford, 170.561. 42. (25) John Wes Townley, Toyota.
friday At Estadio Nacional oeiras, Portugal Purse: Men, $609,300 (WT250); Women, $220,000 (Intl.) surface: Clay-outdoor singles Men Quarterfinals Stanislas Wawrinka (2), Switzerland, def. Gastao Elias, Portugal, 6-4, 6-4. Pablo Carreno-Busta, Spain, def. Fabio Fognini (4), Italy, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4. David Ferrer (1), Spain, def. Victor Hanescu, Romania, 6-4, 7-6 (2). Andreas Seppi (3), Italy, def. Tommy Robredo (8), Spain, 6-4, 6-3. Women semifinals Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (3), Russia, def. Romina Oprandi, Switzerland, 0-6, 6-3, 6-1. Carla Suarez Navarro (4), Spain, def. Kaia Kanepi, Estonia, 6-4, 6-1. semifinals Santiago Gonzalez, Mexico, and Scott Lipsky (3), United States, def. David Marrero, Spain, and Marcelo Melo (2), Brazil, 6-3, 1-6, 11-9. Women semifinals Chan Hao-ching, Taiwan, and Kristina Mladenovic (2), France, def. Alla Kudryavtseva, Russia, and Anastasia Rodionova, Australia, 6-3, 6-4.
friday At Quail Hollow Club Charlotte, N.C. Purse: $6.7 million yardage: 7,492; Par 72 second Round Phil Mickelson Scott Gardiner Nick Watney George McNeill Rory McIlroy Lee Westwood Rod Pampling Jason Kokrak Derek Ernst Lucas Glover David Lynn Robert Garrigus D.A. Points Kevin Streelman Russell Henley Zach Johnson Brian Harman
CLEVELAND INDIANS — Claimed OF Ezequiel Carrera off waivers from the Philadelphia. Optioned RHP Trevor Bauer to Columbus (IL).
NBA PlAyoffs first Round
EAsTERN CoNfERENCE Indiana vs. New york sunday, May 5 Indiana at New York, 1:30 p.m. Miami vs. Brooklyn or Chicago Monday, May 6 Brooklyn or Chicago at Miami, 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 8 Brooklyn or Chicago at Miami, 5 p.m. WEsTERN CoNfERENCE Memphis vs. oklahoma City sunday, May 5 Memphis at Oklahoma City, 11 a.m. san Antonio vs. Golden state Monday, May 6 Golden State at San Antonio, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 8 Golden State at San Antonio, 7:30 p.m. Best-of-7; x-if necessary
NBA PlAyoffs leaders
Through May 2 scoring Durant, OKC Anthony, NYK Harden, HOU James, MIA Curry, GOL Lopez, Bro Parker, SAN Paul, LAC George, IND Lawson, DEN Randolph, MEM Pierce, BOS Green, BOS Williams, Bro Jack, GOL Gasol, MEM Felton, NYK Iguodala, DEN Robinson, CHI Smith, ATL Duncan, SAN Boozer, CHI Horford, ATL Howard, LAL Parsons, HOU Allen, MIA Johnson, Bro Conley, MEM West, IND Barnes, GOL Thompson, GOL Ellis, MIL Hibbert, IND Hill, IND
G 5 5 5 4 6 6 4 5 5 6 5 5 5 6 6 5 5 6 6 5 4 6 5 4 5 4 6 5 5 6 6 4 5 5
fG 53 54 38 37 51 49 35 38 31 48 42 35 33 37 40 31 40 38 44 34 30 48 35 26 34 21 41 25 30 32 37 24 24 24
fT 53 38 45 21 21 36 18 27 39 28 18 21 27 33 29 32 6 18 9 15 10 9 15 16 6 11 7 28 17 12 2 6 23 14
Pts 168 154 132 98 146 135 89 109 108 128 102 101 101 120 113 94 92 108 107 88 70 105 85 68 84 66 98 81 77 89 88 57 71 70
Avg 33.6 30.8 26.4 24.5 24.3 22.5 22.3 21.8 21.6 21.3 20.4 20.2 20.2 20.0 18.8 18.8 18.4 18.0 17.8 17.6 17.5 17.5 17.0 17.0 16.8 16.5 16.3 16.2 15.4 14.8 14.7 14.3 14.2 14.0
NHl PlAyoffs first Round
NHl PlAyoffs leaders
Through May 2 scoring GP David Krejci, BOS 1 Damien Brunner, DET 2 Pascal Dupuis, PIT 1 Johan Franzen, DET 2 Alexander Steen, STL 2 Dan Boyle, SJ 1 Logan Couture, SJ 1 Erik Karlsson, OTT 1 Marc Methot, OTT 1 Wade Redden, BOS 1 Jakob Silfverberg, OTT1
G 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
NAsCAR NATIoNWIDE Aaron’s 312 lineup
MEllo yEllo NHRA southern Nationals Qualifying
friday At Atlanta Dragway Commerce, Ga. Qualifying continues saturday for sunday’s final eliminations Pro stock 1. Rickie Jones, Chevy Camaro, 6.596, 210.11; 2. Rodger Brogdon, Camaro, 6.619, 209.10; 3. Chris McGaha, Dodge Avenger, 6.635, 209.07; 4. Larry Morgan, Ford Mustang, 6.641, 208.97; 5. Kurt Johnson, Pontiac GXP, 6.660, 206.89; 6. JR Carr, Mustang, 7.646, 127.01; 7. Warren Johnson, GXP, 7.927, 170.60; 8. Steve Kent, GXP, 16.497, 43.25. Note: Rain postponed the rest of Friday’s qualifying.
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1905 — Belmont Park in New York opens for its first thoroughbred race meet. 1935 — Omaha, ridden by Willis Saunders, wins the Kentucky Derby by 11/2 lengths over Roman Soldier. Omaha goes on to win the Triple Crown. 1940 — Gallahadion, a 35-1 long shot ridden by Carroll Bierman, wins the Kentucky Derby by 11/2 lengths over favorite Bimelech.
ATP-WTA TouR Portugal open
ATP WoRlD TouR BMW open
friday At MTTC Iphitos Munich Purse: $609,300 (WT250) surface: Clay-outdoor singles Quarterfinals Daniel Brands, Germany, def. Janko Tipsarevic (1), Serbia, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4. Tommy Haas (3), Germany, def. Florian Mayer (6), Germany, 6-4, 6-1. Philipp Kohlschreiber (4), Germany, def. Viktor Troicki, Serbia, 6-3, 7-6 (3). Ivan Dodig, Croatia, def. Alexandr Dolgopolov (5), Ukraine, 6-4, 6-4.
NoRTH AMERICA Major league soccer
East W l T Pts Gf GA Montreal 5 1 1 16 9 5 New York 4 4 2 14 15 13 Houston 4 2 2 14 12 9 Kansas City 4 3 2 14 10 8 Columbus 3 2 3 12 12 7 Philadelphia 3 3 2 11 10 12 New England 2 3 3 9 4 6 Toronto 1 3 4 7 10 12 Chicago 2 5 1 7 6 14 D.C. United 1 6 1 4 4 13 West W l T Pts Gf GA Dallas 6 1 2 20 15 9 Portland 3 1 5 14 14 11 Los Angeles 4 1 2 14 12 4 Chivas USA 3 3 2 11 12 11 Salt Lake 3 4 2 11 7 9 San Jose 2 3 4 10 8 11 Vancouver 2 3 3 9 9 11 Colorado 2 4 3 9 7 9 Seattle 1 3 2 5 3 5 Note: Three points for win and one for a tie. Thursday’s Game Portland 0, New England 0, tie saturday’s Games Montreal at San Jose, 2 p.m. New York at Columbus, 2 p.m. Seattle at Philadelphia, 2 p.m. Toronto at Colorado, 7 p.m. Vancouver at Salt Lake, 7 p.m. sunday’s Games Chivas USA at Kansas City, 3 p.m. Houston at Los Angeles, 9 p.m.
PGA TouR Wells fargo Championship
BAsEBAll American league
68-67—135 70-67—137 67-70—137 69-68—137 67-71—138 70-68—138 69-69—138 68-70—138 67-71—138 68-71—139 71-68—139 67-72—139 71-69—140 68-72—140 69-71—140 68-72—140 70-70—140
lPGA TouR Kingsmill Championship
friday At Kingsmill Resort, River Course Williamsburg, Va. Purse: $1.3 million yardage: 6,379; Par: 71 second Round Ariya Jutanugarn 64-71—135 Stacy Lewis 68-68—136 Angela Stanford 68-68—136 Sandra Gal 68-69—137 Suzann Pettersen 68-69—137 Cristie Kerr 66-71—137 Shanshan Feng 69-69—138 Juli Inkster 69-69—138 Ilhee Lee 69-69—138 Katie Burnett 68-70—138 Ai Miyazato 68-70—138
CHAMPIoNs TouR Insperity Championship
friday At The Woodlands CC The Woodlands, Texas Purse: $1.8 million yardage: 7,002; Par 72 (36-36) first Round Mike Goodes 35-34—69 Gene Sauers 32-38—70 Brian Henninger 37-34—71 Mark Brooks 35-36—71 Hal Sutton 38-33—71 Michael Allen 35-36—71 Mark Bucek 36-35—71
EuRoPEAN/oNEAsIA TouR Volvo China open
friday At Binhai lake Golf Club Tianjin, China Purse: $3.24 million yardage: 7,667; Par: 72 second Round Mikko Ilonen, Fin Brett Rumford, Aus Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Tha Robert-Jan Derksen, Ned Pablo Larrazabal, Esp Lee Slattery, Eng Matthew Griffin, Aus Graeme Storm, Eng
69-63—132 68-67—135 68-67—135 66-70—136 71-66—137 69-68—137 70-68—138 70-68—138
WEB.CoM TouR stadion Classic
friday At university of Georgia GC Athens, Ga. Purse: $600,000 yardage: 7,253; Par 71 (35-36) second Round Russell Knox 69-66—135 Michael Putnam 67-68—135 Daniel Chopra 68-68—136 Matt Bettencourt 69-67—136 Tim Wilkinson 67-69—136
NEW YORK METS — Selected the contract of OF Andrew Brown from Las Vegas (PCL). Optioned OF Collin Cowgill to Las Vegas. PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Selected the contract of RHP Jose Contreras from Indianapolis (IL). Optioned RHP Jared Hughes to Indianapolis. Placed INF Neil Walker on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 27. Recalled INF Jordy Mercer from Indianapolis. SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Activated LHP Jeremy Affeldt from the 15-day DL. Recalled INF Francisco Peguero from Fresno (PCL). Optioned C Hector Sanchez to Fresno. ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Assigned RHP Mitchell Boggs to Memphis (PCL). Purchased the contract of RHP Carlos Martinez from Springfield (Texas). WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Activated 3B Ryan Zimmerman from the 15-day DL. Optioned 3B Anthony Rendon to Harrisburg (EL).
AMARILLO SOX — Signed RHP Ryan Mitchell. Acquired RHP Derrick Dingeman from San Angelo for future considerations. FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS — Signed RHP MacKenzie King. LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Signed RHP Pete Parise. SIOUX FALLS CANARIES — Released RHP Tom Hietoff. ST. PAUL SAINTS — Signed RHP Billy Spottiswood and C Benji Johnson. WICHITA WINGNUTS — Signed OF Damon Sublett.
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DALLAS MAVERICKS — Announced the retirement of assistant basketball coach Jim O’Brien. MILWAUKEE BUCKS — Named Jamie Morningstar vice president of ticket sales and service and Theodore Loehrke senior vice president and chief revenue officer. MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES — Named Flip Saunders president of basketball operations.
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BALTIMORE RAVENS — Named Steve Spagnuolo senior defensive assistant coach. Signed CB Marc Anthony, C Ryan Jensen, FB Kyle Juszczyk, DE Kapron Lewis-Moore, QR Aaron Mellette, G-OT Rick Wagner, G Jeff Braun, CB Jose Cheeseborough, LB Brandon Copeland, OT Jordan Devey, TE Matt Furstenburg, OT Rogers Gaines, WR Omarius Hines, RB Ray Holley, TE Murphy Holloway, DE Will Pericak, WR Gerrard Sheppard, QB Nathan Stanley, S Brynden Trawick and OT J.J. Unga. DETROIT LIONS — Signed TE Joseph Fauria, C Skyler Allen, DT Michael Brooks, OT Austin Holtz, RB Steven Miller, OT LaAdrian Waddle, QB Alex Carder, LB Alex Elkins, LB Jon Morgan, S Martavius Neloms and WR Cody Wilson. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed P Ryan Allen, FB Ben Bartholomew, DL Dewayne Cherrington, S Kanorris Davis, OL Elvis Fisher, TE Brandon Ford, DL Cory Grissom, RB Quentin Hines, CB Brandon Jones, OL Josh Kline, OL Chris McDonald, WR TJ Moe, CB Stephon Morris, LB Ian Sluss, OL Matt Stankiewitch, TE Zach Sudfeld, WR Kenbrell Thompkins, DL Joe Vellano and LS Mike Zupancic.
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NHL — Suspended Ottawa D Eric Gryba two games for an illegal check to the head of Montreal F Lars Eller during a May 2 game.
Napravnik aims to be first female Derby winner The Associated Press
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Rosie Napravnik isn’t worried about history. She is, however, working on her chemistry — with a horse named Mylute in the Kentucky Derby. Two years after achieving the best finish by a female jockey in the Derby, she will try to become the first woman to win it. Napravnik’s pursuit of the milestone comes a year after she became the first female rider to win the Kentucky Oaks, the second-biggest race on Churchill Downs’ marquee weekend. Mylute is a 15-1 shot to win the Derby on Saturday, but his last win came in December with Napravnik aboard. That performance offered a
glimpse into her ability to get the most out of a horse, something she has shown in being the leading rider at four tracks. Napravnik is confident Mylute will give her a strong ride Rosie “Mylute will defiNapravnik nitely come from off the pace because that’s his style,” Napravnik said. “That’s not a bad style to have when the race is a mile and a quarter. It’s very long, so if you can have a horse that can stay relaxed in the first part, that’s definitely to your advantage.” For her part, Napravnik has been more relaxed preparing for her second Derby appearance. That hasn’t
been easy considering the barrage of questions about her attempt to do what six women, including herself, have failed to do in 138 previous Derbys. Napravnik is well aware of the tectonic impact her victory could have. But, for now, the 25-year-old rider is simply embracing the attention her presence has brought to the sport. Having gone through the Derby experience in 2011 while guiding Pants On Fire to a ninth-place finish, Napravnik feels more like a veteran the second time around. “It’s nice to have the experience of when I was here two years ago,” she said. “It’s a little less overwhelming and I know what to expect. I’ve been able to handle it better. “A lot has happened in my career
since I was here two years ago. I think I’ve been more recognized, it’s very flattering and everybody has been very positive. Winning the Kentucky Oaks last year was probably the greatest moment of my career.” Which might change after Saturday’s mount at the Derby. “We’re lucky to have her,” said trainer Tom Amoss said. “It may be a bit surprising that she was available for the Kentucky Derby with what I thought about her being very much in demand. But their loss is our gain.” Napravnik is all smiles when it comes to Mylute. She’s been pleased with his runs and is ready for Saturday. “He feels great, he’s acting great and I’m very confident heading into the Derby,” she said. “Hopefully, we can make history.”
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Okposo’s goal helps Islanders even series with Pittsburgh The Associated Press
PITTSBURGH — Kyle Okposo’s first career playoff goal with 7 minutes, 37 seconds remaining Islanders 4 lifted New York to a Penguins 3 4-3 victory over the Penguins on Friday night, evening their playoffs series at one game each. Matt Moulson, Colin McDonald and Matt Martin also scored for the Islanders, who spoiled Sidney Crosby’s comeback from a broken jaw by rallying from an early twogoal deficit. Crosby scored twice in the
game’s first eight minutes as the Penguins raced to a quick 3-1 lead. But they couldn’t hold it as the Islanders bounced back from a lifeless performance in Game 1. Evgeni Nabokov overcame a sluggish start to stop 30 shots as the Islanders won their first playoff game in more than six years. Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury made 38 saves for Pittsburgh, which allowed the speedy Islanders to effectively counterpunch all night. Game 3 is Sunday in New York.
CANADIENS 3, SENATORS 1 In Montreal, Ryan White started a three-goal second period and goalie Carey Price was back in top form with 29 saves as the Canadiens evened their playoff series. The best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinal is tied 1-1 heading into Game 3 on Sunday in Ottawa. Brendan Gallagher and Michael Ryder also scored for Montreal. Milan Michalek scored for Ottawa, which was let down by a power play that went 0-for-4. There was anticipation of rough play after Eric Gryba’s hit
that saw Montreal’s Lars Eller carried off the Bell Centre ice on a stretcher with a concussion and some missing teeth in Ottawa’s 4-2 win in the series opener on Thursday night. Eller spent the night in hospital and was released Friday morning. Gryba drew a two-game suspension from the NHL and sat out Game 2.
a strong start and impressive finish to open a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Bryan Bickell added an empty-net score for Chicago. Game 3 is Sunday in Minnesota. Devin Setoguchi and Marco Scandella scored for the Wild, who are making their first postseason appearance in five years.
BLACkhAwkS 5, wILD 2 In Chicago, Patrick Sharp and Michael Frolik had two goals apiece, and the Blackhawks beat Minnesota in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series. Patrick Kane added two assists as Chicago put together
ShARkS 3, CANuCkS 2 (OT) In Vancouver, British Columbia, Raffi Torres scored at 5:31 of overtime to give San Jose the victory over the Canucks in Game 2 of their playoff series. The Sharks took a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series, which
shifts to San Jose for games Sunday and Tuesday. San Jose was 17-2-5 at home this season. Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau, whose goal in the final minute of the third period forced overtime, also scored for San Jose. The Canucks took their sixth consecutive loss in a home playoff game. Now, they might not get another one after winning their fifth consecutive Northwest Division title. Ryan Kesler scored two thirdperiod goals for Vancouver, helping the Canucks overcome a 1-0 deficit that stood since the first period.
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Demonettes sweep Lady Jaguars SCOREBOARD The New Mexican
Here we go again. Santa Fe High’s softball team survived its life on the playoff bubble last season by landing a No. 15 seed in the Class AAAA State Tournament. This year, same thing. Maybe. The Demonettes wrapped up their regular season with a doubleheader sweep at Capital on Friday, winning by scores of 16-0 and 20-0 in five innings. They are 14-12 overall and 6-6 — good for third place — in District 2AAAA. “It’s a lot like last year,” said Sig Rivera, Santa Fe High head coach. “What hurts us now is our strength of schedule. I think we have enough to get in, but I don’t know.” The Demonettes are ranked 17th in the latest AAAA power poll. Only 16 teams go to state. Alex Russell did her part. The freshman pitched two complete games, shutting down the Lady Jaguars on three hits and four strikeouts in the opener and two hits with another four Ks in the nightcap. She also went 3-for-5 with a pair of RBIs in the second game. Jackie Martinez was 8-for-8 on the day
with two home runs and three RBI in the opener and two doubles and a grand slam with seven RBI in Game 2. Xeala Porras was 4-for-4 in Game 1. She had two home runs and four RBIs. her sister, K.K., was 2-for-5 with a home run and double in Game 2.
St. Michael’S 16, aBq. Sandia PreParatory 4 St. Michael’S 19, aBq. Sandia PreParatory 3 In Albuquerque, the visiting Lady Horsemen nailed down second place in District 5AAA with a convincing sweep of the Lady Sundevils. St. Michael’s finished the regular season 16-10 overall and 5-4 in the district, second only to Albuquerque Hope Christian. “I would be quite surprised if we don’t get a top-eight seed,” said Rosanne Noedel, Lady Horsemen head coach. Allie Berhost was 2-for-2 with a home run, double and four runs scored in the opener, then was the winning pitcher in Game 2 after striking out eight in seven complete innings. The Lady Horsemen had a big day from Erin Torrez. She was a combined 6-for-7 with a home run, double, eight runs scored and four RBIs in the doubleheader.
Briona Vigil had five hits in the two games, including a home run and five RBIs in Game 1.
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St. Michael’S 9, aBq. Sandia PreParatory 3 St. Michael’S 9, aBq. Sandia PreParatory 3 In Albuquerque, Marc Brandt and Marcus Sandoval picked up wins on the mound as the visiting Horsemen won both games by identical scores. In truth, Game 2 saw them build a 13-3 lead in the seventh inning but it was halted due to darkness. By rule, the score reverts to the most recently completed full inning. St. Michael’s (19-7, 5-4) finishes third in 5AAA behind Hope Christian and Sandia Prep. Brandt pitched into the seventh inning in Game 1, allowing two earned runs and striking out six. He also had a home run and finished 3-for-5. Zach Bobchak was 2-for-4 with an RBI. A six-run second inning erased an early 2-1 Prep lead. The Horsemen never trailed in the nightcap. Sandoval went six innings and was 2-for-4 with two RBIs. Carlos Acosta was 4-for-5 with two RBIs.
State: Boys, girls singles semis begin play Continued from Page B-1 to encourage me, saying ‘We won ours, we won ours, you can do it,’ ” she said. Knowing the difference between playing another match and resting until the fall energized Martinez to a 6-0 victory in the decisive third set. Across the court from where Martinez was celebrating, Forrest White nonchalantly walked off the court, having no clue that he had just sealed yet another appearance for the Los Alamos boys in the state tournament. “It feels good you know, I’m just glad I could help out the team,” White said, who knocked off Española’s Jeremiah Maestas 6-2, 6-1 from the No. 6 singles position. The Hilltoppers swept the Española boys 5-0, but it wasn’t quick, nor easy. Los Alamos’ Nikita Belooussov and Dalton Smith were locked in a battle with Adrian Martinez and Josh Martinez, not related, at the No. 1 doubles spot. Nearly two hours and 15 minutes later, the Hilltoppers duo was victorious 5-7, 6-4, 6-1. “It’s a mental game more than anything else, once you understand that you can take the reigns and propel yourself forward,” Smith said. “We’re relieved for sure.” There were a few other surprises in Day 1 of the 2AAAA individual tournament played in the morning. Most of the the top four seeds in the singles and doubles draws for boys and girls advanced to the semifinals, including in the girls doubles where the top-seeded tandem of Gillian Hsieh-Ratliff and Made-
The district meet netted ATC a few qualifiers for next week’s Class AA State Championships in Albuquerque. Hutchison finished second in the 100 meters, giving her a spot in that event since the top two individual finishers and the winning relay teams at districts advance to state. Joining her will be eighth-grader Fiona Lamb in the 3,200 (second) and freshman Maya Griswold in the 100 hurdles (second). Junior Jordan Grow is the lone boys representative, but he will throw in three events — the javelin, discus and shot put. Grow is among the group that competed in track as an underclassman when Steve Rogers guided the program. The year off was disappointing, but Grow rebounded quickly and in his first meet of the season, setting school records in a couple of events. The opportunity to compete for ATC again — and at state — is not lost on Grow. “In one year, we’ve had I think over
title in 2008 and returned to the finals two years later. PacerS 81, haWKS 73 In Atlanta, George Hill and David West each scored 21 points, and Indiana withstood a furious Hawks comeback in the fourth quarter, closing out the openinground playoff series in Game 6. The home team had won every game until the Hawks returned to Philips Arena and set a franchise record with just nine points in the second on 1 of 15 shooting. The defense broke down in the third, allowing Hill and West to combine for
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Española Valley senior Josh Martinez returns a serve during a District 2AAAA doubles match against Los Alamos on Friday at Capital High School. Martinez and Adrian Martinez, not pictured, lost 5-7, 6-4, 6-1. LUIS SáNCHEZ SATURNO/THE NEW MEXICAN
line Margevicius from Los Alamos cruised a semifinal meeting against teammates Laura Whicker and Hannah Cunningham, having only dropped one game total in their first two matches. Boys singles was the only draw where an upset could be found. Española’s Josh Martinez knocked off No. 3 Chase Rochester of Los Alamos in straight sets 6-4, 6-3. Santa Fe High’s No. 4-seeded Sonam Phuntsog retired early in the second set
of his quarterfinal against Los Alamos’ George Margevicius because of pain in his right hand that “hurt every time I gripped the racket.” Day 2 of the district tournament kicks off at 8:30 a.m., beginning with the semifinals of boys and girls singles. The team district champions will also be crowned later in the day as the Española girls play top-seeded Los Alamos, while the Los Alamos boys face No. 1 Santa Fe High.
HIGH SCHOOL SCHEDULE This week’s varsity schedule for Northern New Mexico high schools. For additions or changes, please call 986-3045.
today Baseball — Peñasco at Santa Fe Preparatory, 3 p.m. Mora at Monte del Sol (Fort Marcy), 10 a.m. Pojoaque Valley at West Las Vegas (DH), 11 a.m./1 p.m. Española Valley at Bernalillo (DH), 11 a.m./1 p.m. Taos at Las Vegas Robertson (DH), 9/11 a.m. Questa at Taos JV (DH), 11 a.m./1 p.m. Pecos at Estancia, noon Softball — Santa Fe Indian School at Navajo Preparatory (DH), noon/2 p.m. Pojoaque Valley at West Las Vegas (DH), 11 a.m./1 p.m. Española Valley at Bernalillo (DH), 3/5 p.m. East Mountain at Pecos (DH), 3/5 p.m. Taos at Las Vegas Robertson (DH), 9/11 a.m. Tennis — Capital, Los Alamos, Española Valley at District 2AAAA Tournament at Santa Fe High, TBA
DISTRICT 2A MEET RESULTS State qualifiers from the District 2A Championships, held on Thursday at Santa Fe High School. Race distances are in meters. Top two finishers and winning relay team in each event advance to the Class A Championships, unless otherwise noted.
DISTRICT 2A MEET RESULTS
State qualifiers from the District 2A Championships, held on Thursday at Santa Fe High School. Race distances are in meters. Top two finishers and winning relay team in each event advance to the Class A Championships, unless otherwise noted.
Team scores — 1. Escalante, 235; 2. McCurdy, 109; 3. New Mexico School for the Deaf, 84; 4. Santa Fe Waldorf, 66; 5. Desert Academy, 63; 6. Jemez Valley, 56; 7. Coronado, 17; 8. Victory Christian, 2. 100 — 1. Adam Gurule, Escalante, 11.33 seconds; 2. Clinton Clubb, Jemez Valley, 11.42. 200 — 1. Immanuel Neubauer, NMSD, 23.47 (based on time); 2. Reynaldo Atencio, Escalante, 23.86. 400 — 1. Neubauer, NMSD, 51.71 (time); 2. Clubb, Jemez Valley, 53.12. 800 — 1. Abel Knouse, Santa Fe Waldorf, 2:13.38; 2. Jayson Bustos, McCurdy, 2:18.53. 1,600 — 1. Knouse, Santa Fe Waldorf, 5:20.77; 2. Ben Voter, Desert Academy, 5:21.77. 3,200 — 1. Jeremy Hartse, Desert Academy, 11:38.71; 2. Ben Velasquez, Coronado, 11:42.80. 110 Hurdles — 1. Lukas Madrid, Escalante, 17.22 (time); 2. Lucas Cordova, Escalante, 20.37. 300 Hurdles — 1. William Hurd, Escalante, 46.57; 2. Dominic Cordova, Escalante, 49.47. Discus — 1. Jesse Gasca, McCurdy, 102 feet, 9 inches; 2. Ivan Davila, Santa Fe Waldorf, 94-0. Triple Jump — 1. Madrid, Escalante, 37-13/4; 2. Kendrick Skeets, NMSD, 33-111/2 High Jump — 1. Madrid, Escalante, 5-7; 2. Gurule, Escalante, 5-7. Pole Vault — 1. Knouse, Santa Fe Waldorf, 8-0. Medley Relay — 1. McCurdy, 4:09.18; 2. Escalante, 4:13.88. Javelin — 1. Rosendo Avalos, Escalante, 119-10; 2. Madrid, Escalante, 119-9. 400 Relay — 1. Escalante, 46.05 (time); 2. McCurdy, 46.33. 800 Relay — 1. Escalante, 1:37.66 (time); 2. NMSD, 1:45.43. 1,600 Relay — 1. Escalante, 3:59.72. Long Jump — 1. Madrid, Escalante, 17-113/4; 2. Fernando Silva, NMSD, 17-3. Shot Put — 1. Gasca, McCurdy, 36-9; 2. Bandon Gonzales, Escalante, 35-11.
Girls Team scores — 1. Jemez Valley, 201; 2. Desert Academy, 166; 3. Santa Fe Waldorf, 80; 4. McCurdy 65; 5. Victory Christian, 49; 6. (tie) Coronado, Escalante, 18; 8. New Mexico School for the Deaf, 5. 100 — 1. Isabel Pearson-Kramer, Desert Academy, 13.43; 2. Jordan Bustos, McCurdy, 13.82. 200 — 1. Pearson-Kramer, 28.33; Miah Martinez, McCurdy, 29.19. 400 — 1. Zoe Castro, Desert Academy, 1:05.47; 2. Aylin Sheehan, Waldorf, 1:11.26. 800 — 1. Taylor Bacon, Desert Acaemy, 2:33.47; 2. Sophia Richard, Waldorf, 2:40.84. 1,600 — 1. Eliza Donaque, Desert Academy, 6:00.00 (time); 2. Valene Madalena, Jemez Valley, 6:04.94; 3. Janice Chacon, Coronado,
100 medals won by our team [at various meets],” Grow said. “Being able to go and
6:11.15 . 3,200 — 1. Madalena, 12:55.85; Chacon, 13:20.05. 100 hurdles — 1. Sheehan, 18.23; 2. Heather Stacy, Jemez Valley, 18.82. 300 hurdles — 1. Sage Mijares, Jemez Valley, 54.33; 2. Gaby Chastenet, Waldorf, 55.95. 400 relay — 1. Desert Academy, 54.76 800 relay — 1. Jemez Valley, 2:00.56. 1,600 relay — 1. Jemez Valley, 4:48.44. Discus — 1. Jazmine Chosa, Jemez Valley, 109-3; 2. Richard, 83-10 1/2. Triple jump — 1. Sheehan, Waldorf, 27-10. Medley relay — 1. Desert Academy, 4:44.20. Javelin — 1. Alauteria Patino, Jemez Valley, 97-2; 2. Alannah Sanchez, McCurdy, 94-11.
represent a small school at such a big event, it’s a relief and extremely satisfying.”
closes: Pacers beat Hawks to wrap up series Continued from Page B-1
aUto racinG 10 a.m. on SPEED — NASCAR Sprint Cup: Pole qualifying for Aaron’s 499 in Talladega, Ala. 1 p.m. on ESPN — NASCAR Nationwide Series: Aaron’s 312 in Talladega, Ala. 4 p.m. on ESPN2 — NHRA: Qualifying for Southern Nationals in Commerce, Ga. (taped) 11 p.m. on NBCSN — IndyCar: Qualifying for Sao Paulo Indy 300 (taped)
Men’S colleGe lacroSSe 2 p.m. on FSN — ECAC: Championship in Geneva, N.Y.
Meet: Hutchison takes second in 100 meters Continued from Page B-1
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22 points, and the Pacers built a 65-50 lead going to the fourth. The Hawks showed some heart, slicing it to 76-73 on Al Horford’s dunk with 2:13 remaining. But the comeback fizzled there, and the Pacers advanced to face New York. Forward Roy Hibbert added 17 points and 11 rebounds. Lance Stephenson also had 11 rebounds. thUnder 104, rocKetS 93 In Houston, Kevin Durant scored 27 points and Kevin Martin added 25 to lead Oklahoma City to the second round of the playoffs for the third straight season. The Rockets were looking to become just
the fourth team in NBA history to force a Game 7 after trailing 3-0. James Harden, who the team said had strep throat on Thursday, led Houston with 26 points. GrizzlieS 118, cliPPerS 105 In Memphis, Tenn., Mike Conley and Zach Randolph scored 23 points each, and the Grizzlies beat Los Angeles to take the first-round series 4-2 and advance to their second Western Conference semifinals in three seasons. Reserve Matt Barnes scored a career playoff-best 30 points for Los Angeles. Chris Paul had 28 points before being ejected with 2:29 left.
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Reds get boost in tandem The Associated Press
CHICAGO — Jay Bruce had two RBIs and scored a run, Shin-Soo Choo drove in a run and scored Reds 6 twice, and Cincinnati Cubs 5 held off the Cubs 6-5 on Friday. The Cubs scored three runs in the ninth against Reds closer Aroldis Chapman before reliever J.J. Hoover came on and struck out Darwin Barney with the bases loaded to pick up his first save. Nate Schierholtz drew a twoout bases-loaded walk and Welington Castillo followed with a two-run single to pull the Cubs within one. After pinch-hitter Cody Ransom drew a walk to load the bases again, Hoover replaced Chapman. PHILLIES 4, MARLINS 1 In Philadelphia, Jonathan Pettibone pitched neatly into the seventh, Ryan Howard, Chase Utley and Domonic Brown hit solo homers, and the Phillies beat Miami. Pettibone (2-0) allowed one run and five hits in 6⅓ innings in his third start filling in for injured lefty John Lannan. Donovan Solano hit a solo homer for the Marlins, who’ve lost three in a row after winning three straight. Ricky Nolasco (2-3) gave up four runs and eight hits in six innings. PIRATES 3, NATIONALS 1 In Pittsburgh, A.J. Burnett allowed one run and struck out nine in seven shutout innings, and call-up Jordy Mercer hit a tiebreaker home run to lead the Pirates past Washington. Burnett (3-2) gave up five hits and one walk in winning his third straight after going 0-2 in his first three starts. He also raised his NL-leading strikeout total to 57. Mercer’s two-run home run off Ross Detwiler (1-3) in the fifth inning put the Pirates ahead for good 3-1. METS 7, BRAVES 5 (10 INNINGS) In Atlanta, David Wright hit the tying home run in the ninth inning off closer Craig Kimbrel, and New York scored twice in the 10th to rally for the win. The Mets, who have won two in a row after dropping six straight, scored four of their first five runs on homers before taking a two-run lead off Jordan Walden (1-1) in the 10th. Pinch-hitter Jordany Valdespin drew a two-out walk from Walden and stole second base when closer Bobby Parnell (2-0) squared around to bunt while taking a strike on the first pitch he saw. New York manager Terry Collins brought in pinch-hitter Mike Baxter, whom Walden hit with a pitch, and Tejada followed with an RBI single that scored Valdespin from second. CARDINALS 6, BREWERS 1 In Milwaukee, Matt Holliday and Carlos Beltran homered and Shelby Miller pitched six strong innings to help St. Louis beat the Brewers. Miller (4-2) gave up seven hits and a walk in six innings while striking out five. He was scoreless through the first five innings before allowing a sacrifice fly by Jonathan Lucroy. Carlos Martinez, Seth Maness and Fernando Salas held the Brewers without a run over the final three innings. Martinez and Maness made their MLB debuts. INTERLEAGUE RAYS 7, ROCKIES 4 (10 INNINGS) In Denver, Evan Longoria hit a tiebreaking single in the 10th inning and Kelly Johnson later added a two-run homer, helping Tampa Bay win. Desmond Jennings also had a two-run homer for the Rays, who improved to 3-4 on their road trip after having a game in Kansas City snowed out. Ben Zobrist led off the 10th with a double to left off reliever Matt Belisle (1-2), setting the stage for Longoria. Johnson provided some insurance by lining his fourth homer of the season just over the wall in right-center. Kyle Farnsworth (1-0) earned the win by pitching a perfect ninth and Fernando Rodney picked up his fourth save in five chances, striking out Eric Young Jr. with two on to end the game.
East W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 20 9 .690 — — 7-3 L-1 11-5 9-4 New York 17 11 .607 21/2 — 7-3 L-1 11-6 6-5 Baltimore 17 13 .567 31/2 1/2 5-5 L-1 7-5 10-8 Tampa Bay 13 15 .464 61/2 31/2 5-5 W-1 8-4 5-11 Toronto 10 20 .333 101/2 71/2 2-8 L-3 6-11 4-9 Central W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Detroit 17 11 .607 — — 8-2 W-2 10-4 7-7 Kansas City 15 10 .600 1/2 — 7-3 W-2 8-4 7-6 Cleveland 13 13 .500 3 21/2 7-3 W-5 5-6 8-7 Minnesota 12 13 .480 31/2 3 4-6 L-1 7-6 5-7 Chicago 12 15 .444 41/2 4 5-5 W-2 7-7 5-8 West W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Texas 18 11 .621 — — 5-5 W-1 9-4 9-7 Oakland 17 13 .567 11/2 1/2 5-5 W-1 9-8 8-5 Seattle 14 17 .452 5 4 6-4 W-2 9-8 5-9 Los Angeles 11 18 .379 7 6 3-7 W-1 7-7 4-11 Houston 8 22 .267 101/2 91/2 2-8 L-4 4-10 4-12 Thursday’s Games Friday’s Games Boston 3, Toronto 1 Cleveland 7, Minnesota 6, 10 innings Chicago White Sox 3, Texas 1 Oakland 2, N.Y. Yankees 0 Detroit 7, Houston 3, 14 innings Seattle 4, Toronto 0 Baltimore 5, L.A. Angels 1 Texas 7, Boston 0 Tampa Bay at Kansas City, ppd., rain Detroit 4, Houston 3 L.A. Angels 4, Baltimore 0 Chicago White Sox at Kansas City, ppd., rain Saturday’s Games Minnesota (Correia 3-1) at Cleveland (Kazmir 0-1), 11:05 a.m. Oakland (Colon 3-0) at N.Y. Yankees (P.Hughes 0-2), 11:05 a.m. Seattle (Iwakuma 2-1) at Toronto (Dickey 2-4), 11:07 a.m. Baltimore (F.Garcia 0-0) at L.A. Angels (Hanson 2-1), 2:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Axelrod 0-1) at Kansas City (Guthrie 3-0), 5:10 p.m. Detroit (Scherzer 3-0) at Houston (Harrell 3-2), 5:10 p.m. Boston (Lackey 1-1) at Texas (Ogando 2-2), 6:05 p.m.
East W L Pct Atlanta 17 12 .586 Washington 15 15 .500 Philadelphia 14 16 .467 New York 12 15 .444 Miami 8 22 .267 Central W L Pct St. Louis 18 11 .621 Pittsburgh 17 12 .586 Cincinnati 16 14 .533 Milwaukee 14 14 .500 Chicago 11 18 .379 West W L Pct Colorado 17 12 .586 San Francisco 16 12 .571 Arizona 15 14 .517 Los Angeles 13 14 .481 San Diego 12 17 .414 Friday’s Games Cincinnati 6, Chicago Cubs 5 Philadelphia 4, Miami 1 Pittsburgh 3, Washington 1 N.Y. Mets 7, Atlanta 5, 10 innings St. Louis 6, Milwaukee 1 Tampa Bay 7, Colorado 4, 10 innings San Diego 7, Arizona 6 L.A. Dodgers at San Francisco
GB — 21/2 31/2 4 91/2 GB — 1 21/2 31/2 7 GB — 1/2 2 3 5
WCGB L10 Str Home 8-5 — 3-7 L-3 2 5-5 L-1 9-7 3 5-5 W-2 8-8 31/2 3-7 W-2 7-8 9 4-6 L-3 5-11 WCGB L10 Str Home — 7-3 W-4 7-5 — 7-3 W-2 9-4 1 4-6 W-1 12-4 2 4-6 L-3 9-8 51/2 5-5 L-2 5-8 WCGB L10 Str Home — 4-6 L-1 9-4 — 5-5 W-3 8-4 11/2 5-5 L-4 8-8 21/2 6-4 L-1 7-8 41/2 7-3 W-2 6-7 Thursday’s Games San Diego 4, Chicago Cubs 2 Philadelphia 7, Miami 2 Washington 3, Atlanta 1 St. Louis 6, Milwaukee 5
Away 9-7 6-8 6-8 5-7 3-11 Away 11-6 8-8 4-10 5-6 6-10 Away 8-8 8-8 7-6 6-6 6-10
Saturday’s Games Cincinnati (Cingrani 2-0) at Chicago Cubs (Samardzija 1-4), 11:05 a.m. St. Louis (Wainwright 4-2) at Milwaukee (Gallardo 3-1), 2:05 p.m. Washington (Strasburg 1-4) at Pittsburgh (Locke 3-1), 2:05 p.m. Miami (Fernandez 0-2) at Philadelphia (Hamels 1-3), 5:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Niese 2-2) at Atlanta (Teheran 1-0), 5:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Price 1-2) at Colorado (Garland 2-2), 6:10 p.m. Arizona (Corbin 3-0) at San Diego (Richard 0-3), 6:40 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Magill 0-0) at San Francisco (Vogelsong 1-2), 7:05 p.m. ToDAY’S PiTCHiNG CoMPAriSoN
MLB PiTCHiNG CoMPAriSoN American League Oakland New York
Pitchers Colon (R) Hughes (R)
Correia (R) Kazmir (L)
No Record No Record
Iwakuma (R) Dickey (R)
1-0 9.0 5.00 No Record
Baltimore Los Angeles
Garcia (R) Hanson (R)
Chicago Kansas City
Axelrod (R) Guthrie (R)
1-0 2.0 1-0 29.2
Scherzer (R) Harrell (R)
No Record No Record
Lackey (R) Ogando (R)
No Record 1-0 4.0 0.00
ErA 3.38 4.67
Team rEC 5-0 2-3
2012 vs. opp. W-L iP ErA 0-1 12.2 7.11 0-1 7.2 2.35
National League 2013 W-L 2-0 1-4
ErA 1.50 3.35
Team rEC 2-1 2-4
2012 vs. opp. W-L iP ErA No Record 1-1 12.2 3.55
1-2 21.2 2.08 0-2 11.2 12.34
1-0 6.0 1.50 No Record
No Record 2-3 35.0 3.09
3-1 27.0 2.00 No Record
0-2 13.2 3-0 29.1
Pitchers Cingrani (L) Smardzija (R)
St. Louis Milwaukee
Wainwrght (R) Gallardo (R)
Strasburg (R) Locke (L)
Fernandez (R) Hamels (L)
New York Atlanta
Niese (L) Teheran (R)
Arizona San Diego
Corbin (L) Richard (L)
Los Angeles San Fran
Magill (R) Vogelsong (R)
No Record 2-1 25.1 0.71
Los Angeles San Fran
Lilly (L) Vogelsong (R)
1-0 6.0 2-1 25.1
ErA 5.21 4.65
Team rEC 1-5 3-2
interleague Tampa Bay Colorado
Pitchers Price (L) Garland (R)
2013 W-L 1-2 2-2
h 2 1 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
bi 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
ab r h bi DeJess cf 4 0 1 0 Sappelt ph1 1 1 0 SCastro ss4 1 1 0 Rizzo 1b 5 1 3 0 ASorin lf 5 1 2 1 Schrhlt rf 4 0 2 1 Hairstn ph0 0 0 1 Castillo c 4 0 1 2 TrWood pr0 0 0 0 Valuen 3b 4 0 3 0 Barney 2b5 0 0 0 Villanv p 2 0 0 0 Borbon ph1 0 0 0 DNavrr ph1 1 1 0 Totals 35 6 9 6 Totals 40 5 15 5 Cincinnati 110 002 110—6 Chicago 000 002 003—5 E—Castillo (4). DP—Cincinnati 2, Chicago 1. LOB—Cincinnati 10, Chicago 12. 2B—Choo (9), Frazier (6), Bruce (8), Paul (2), Mesoraco (4), Rizzo (7), A.Soriano (6). SB—Schierholtz (4). iP H r Er BB So Cincinnati Leake W,2-1 5 2-3 9 2 2 0 3 LeCure H,2 2-3 1 0 0 1 0 Marshall H,3 2-3 1 0 0 0 1 Broxton 1 0 0 0 0 0 Chapman 2-3 4 3 3 2 1 Hoover S,1-1 1-3 0 0 0 0 1 Chicago Villanueva L,1-2 5 2-3 7 4 4 2 4 Bowden 1 1-3 0 1 1 3 0 Loe 1 2 1 1 1 0 Gregg 1 0 0 0 1 1 HBP—by Broxton (Castillo), by Bowden (Votto). T—3:29. A—32,579 (41,019).
r 2 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mariners 4, Blue Jays 0
Toronto ab r h bi ab r h bi MSndrs cf 3 1 0 0 Lawrie 3b 4 0 0 0 Seager 3b 4 1 3 2 MeCarr lf 4 0 1 0 KMorls dh 3 1 0 0 Bautist rf 3 0 1 0 Morse rf 4 0 1 0 Encrnc 1b4 0 0 0 Bay lf 3 1 1 1 Arencii c 3 0 0 0 Smoak 1b 3 0 1 0 Lind dh 3 0 1 0 Ackley 2b 4 0 2 1 Rasms cf 3 0 1 0 JMontr c 4 0 0 0 MIzturs 2b3 0 0 0 Ryan ss 4 0 0 0 Kawsk ss 3 0 1 0 Totals 32 4 8 4 Totals 30 0 5 0 Seattle 000 301 000—4 Toronto 000 000 000—0 E—Ryan (3). DP—Seattle 3, Toronto 2. LOB—Seattle 5, Toronto 4. 2B—Lind (4). HR—Seager (4), Bay (3). SB—Kawasaki (3). CS—Seager (3). iP H r Er BB So Seattle F.Hernandez W,4-2 8 5 0 0 0 7 Wilhelmsen 1 0 0 0 1 1 Toronto Romero L,0-1 4 3 3 3 3 4 Loup 2 4 1 1 0 2 E.Rogers 1 0 0 0 0 1 Oliver 1 1 0 0 0 0 Janssen 1 0 0 0 0 0 HBP—by Romero (K.Morales). WP—Romero. T—2:17. A—23,779 (49,282).
Pirates 3, Nationals 1
2013 W-L 3-0 0-2
Cincinnati ab Choo cf 4 Cozart ss 5 Votto 1b 3 Frazier 3b 4 Bruce rf 5 Paul lf 3 DRbnsn lf 0 Mesorc c 5 CIzturs 2b 2 Leake p 3 Marshll p 0 Hannhn ph 1 Chpmn p 0
BoxSCorES reds 6, Cubs 5
2012 vs. opp. W-L iP ErA No Record No Record
Washington ab Span cf 4 Matths p 0 Dsmnd ss 4 Harper lf 4 Zmrmn 3b 4 LaRoch 1b 3 TMoore rf 4 Espinos 2b 4 KSuzuk c 3 Detwilr p 2 Tracy ph 1 Berndn cf 0
Pittsburgh ab r h bi SMarte lf 4 1 2 0 Mercer 2b4 1 1 2 McCtch cf4 1 3 1 GSnchz 1b4 0 2 0 RMartn c 2 0 0 0 Inge rf 2 0 0 0 Snider rf 2 0 1 0 PAlvrz 3b 4 0 0 0 Barmes ss3 0 0 0 GJones ph1 0 0 0 AJBrnt p 3 0 0 0 Melncn p 0 0 0 0 JMcDnl ss0 0 0 0 Totals 33 1 7 1 Totals 33 3 9 3 Washington 000 100 000—1 Pittsburgh 100 020 00x—3 E—P.Alvarez (5). LOB—Washington 6, Pittsburgh 8. 2B—G.Sanchez (4). HR—Mercer (1), McCutchen (4). SB—S.Marte 2 (9). iP H r Er BB So Washington Detwiler L,1-3 5 6 3 3 2 5 Stammen 2 1 0 0 0 2 Mattheus 1 2 0 0 0 0 Pittsburgh A.J.Burnett W,3-2 7 5 1 1 1 9 Melancon H,11 1 1 0 0 0 2 Grilli S,12-12 1 1 0 0 0 3 Detwiler pitched to 1 batter in the 6th. Balk—Stammen. T—2:45. A—26,404 (38,362).
r 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
h 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0
bi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Phillies 4, Marlins 1
Philadelphia ab r h bi Rollins ss 4 0 1 0 Utley 2b 4 1 1 1 MYong 3b 4 0 0 0 Hward 1b 3 1 2 1 DYong rf 3 0 1 0 MAdms p 0 0 0 0 L.Nix ph 1 0 0 0 Papeln p 0 0 0 0 DBrwn lf 3 1 1 1 Ruiz c 3 1 1 0 Revere cf 3 0 1 1 Pettion p 1 0 0 0 Bastrd p 0 0 0 0 Mybry rf 1 0 0 0 Totals 33 1 6 1 Totals 30 4 8 4 Miami 000 100 000—1 Philadelphia 021 100 00x—4 E—D.Solano (6). DP—Miami 2. LOB— Miami 8, Philadelphia 4. 2B—Ozuna (2), Howard (9), D.Young (1). HR—D.Solano (1), Utley (6), Howard (5), D.Brown (5). SB— Pierre (10), Ruiz (1).
ab Pierre lf 3 Diaz ph-lf 1 DSolan 2b 4 Polanc 3b 4 Dobbs 1b 3 Ruggin cf 4 Ozuna rf 4 Brantly c 3 Hchvrr ss 3 Nolasco p 2 Kearns ph 1 Webb p 0 Coghln ph 1
r 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
h 1 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
bi 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
iP H r Miami Nolasco L,2-3 6 8 4 Webb 2 0 0 Philadelphia Pettibone W,2-0 6 1-3 5 1 Bastardo H,4 2-3 0 0 Mi.Adams H,3 1 1 0 Papelbon S,5-5 1 0 0 T—2:41. A—36,292 (43,651).
Er BB So 4 0
1 0 0 0
0 2 1 0
3 2 1 1
Athletics 2, Yankees 0
New York ab r h bi ab r h bi Rosales ss 5 1 2 1 Gardnr cf 4 0 2 0 S.Smith lf 5 0 0 0 Cano 2b 4 0 1 0 Lowrie 2b 5 0 3 0 V.Wells lf 4 0 0 0 Cespds cf 3 1 0 0 Hafner dh 4 0 0 0 Dnldsn 3b 4 0 1 0 ISuzuki rf 4 0 1 0 DNorrs c 3 0 1 1 Nunez ss 4 0 0 0 Reddck rf 3 0 0 0 Overay 1b3 0 0 0 Freimn 1b 3 0 3 0 J.Nix 3b 3 0 2 0 Moss 1b 1 0 0 0 CStwrt c 0 0 0 0 Montz dh 3 0 0 0 Boesch ph1 0 0 0 Jaso ph-dh1 0 0 0 AuRmn c 0 0 0 0 Totals 36 2 10 2 Totals 31 0 6 0 oakland 100 001 000—2 New York 000 000 000—0 DP—Oakland 1. LOB—Oakland 11, New York 6. 2B—Cano (9), J.Nix (1). HR— Rosales (1). S—C.Stewart. iP H r Er BB So oakland Griffin W,3-2 7 6 0 0 1 4 Doolittle H,4 1 2-3 0 0 0 0 1 Balfour S,4-4 1-3 0 0 0 0 1 New York Sabathia L,4-3 6 8 2 2 2 6 Warren 3 2 0 0 2 4 Griffin pitched to 1 batter in the 8th. WP—Sabathia. T—2:56. A—38,090 (50,291).
New York 210 000 011 2—7 001 020 110 0—5 Atlanta DP—New York 3. LOB—New York 2, Atlanta 7. 2B—R.Tejada (8), B.Upton (4), R.Pena (3). HR—D.Wright (4), Buck (10), Duda (6), Byrd (2), Gattis (7). SB—Valdespin (4). CS—J.Francisco (1). S—Minor, Pastornicky, R.Johnson. SF—J.Upton. iP H r Er BB So New York Marcum 4 1-3 6 3 3 3 4 Hawkins 1 2-3 1 0 0 0 2 Atchison 1 0 1 1 2 0 Rice 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Lyon 1 3 1 1 0 0 Parnell W,2-0 2-3 0 0 0 1 0 Familia S,1-1 1 0 0 0 0 1 Atlanta Minor 7 3 3 3 0 4 O’Flaherty BS,1-1 1 1 1 1 0 1 Kimbrel BS,2-11 1 1 1 1 0 3 Walden L,1-1 2-3 1 2 2 1 0 Avilan 0 1 0 0 0 0 Gearrin 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Avilan pitched to 1 batter in the 10th. HBP—by Walden (Baxter). WP—Atchison. T—3:29. A—30,871 (49,586).
Cardinals 6, Brewers 1
Milwaukee ab r h bi ab r h bi MCrpnt 2b 4 1 1 0 Aoki rf 4 0 2 0 Beltran rf 5 1 1 1 Segura ss 4 0 0 0 Hollidy lf 4 3 3 2 Braun lf 4 1 2 0 Craig 1b 5 0 3 0 ArRmr 3b 3 0 2 0 YMolin c 5 1 2 0 AGnzl 1b 1 0 0 0 Freese 3b 5 0 2 0 Weeks 2b 3 0 0 0 Jay cf 3 0 2 2 Lucroy c 3 0 0 1 Kozma ss 4 0 1 0 CGomz cf 4 0 1 0 SMiller p 3 0 0 0 Btncr 3b 3 0 1 0 CMrtnz p 0 0 0 0 Lohse p 1 0 0 0 indians 7, Twins 6, 10 innings Wggntn ph 1 0 0 0 Lalli ph 1 0 0 0 Minnesota Cleveland Salas p 0 0 0 0 LSchfr ph 1 0 0 0 ab r h bi ab r h bi Totals 39 6 15 5 Totals 32 1 8 1 Dozier 2b 4 1 3 0 Brantly lf 4 1 1 0 St. Louis 002 020 200—6 Mauer c 5 0 1 0 Kipnis 2b 5 0 2 4 000 001 000—1 Mornea 1b 3 1 1 1 ACarer ss 4 0 0 0 Milwaukee Doumit dh 5 1 1 1 MrRynl 1b4 1 1 2 E—Y.Betancourt (3). DP—St. Louis 2, MilParmel rf 4 2 1 2 CSantn c 5 0 1 0 waukee 1. LOB—St. Louis 9, Milwaukee 6. Plouffe 3b 5 1 2 1 Raburn rf 5 0 0 0 2B—M.Carpenter (11), Y.Molina (8), Freese EEscor ss 0 0 0 0 Aviles 3b 4 2 3 0 (3), Jay (4). HR—Beltran (8), Holliday (4). Arcia lf 5 0 2 1 YGoms c 2 2 1 0 SB—C.Gomez (7). SF—Lucroy. iP H r Er BB So Hicks cf 3 0 0 0 Giambi ph1 0 0 0 Flormn ss 4 0 0 0 C.Perez p 0 0 0 0 St. Louis WRmrz cf 1 0 0 0 Carrer ph 0 0 0 0 S.Miller W,4-2 6 7 1 1 1 5 Stubbs cf 5 1 4 1 Ca.Martinez 1 1 0 0 0 0 Totals 39 6 11 6 Totals 39 7 13 7 Maness 1 0 0 0 0 0 Minnesota 110 001 300 0—6 Salas 1 0 0 0 0 0 Cleveland 002 021 010 1—7 Milwaukee One out when winning run scored. Lohse L,1-3 5 11 4 4 1 3 DP—Cleveland 1. LOB—Minnesota 9, Kintzler 2 3 2 2 2 1 Cleveland 10. 2B—Arcia (2), Aviles (2), Mic.Gonzalez 1 0 0 0 0 1 Stubbs 3 (6). 3B—Kipnis (1). HR—Parmelee 1 1 0 0 0 1 (3), Plouffe (3), Mar.Reynolds (9). SB—Dozier Axford WP—Axford. PB—Lucroy. (2). CS—Aviles (1). S—Dozier, Carrera. T—3:00. A—40,068 (41,900). SF—Morneau.
rays 7, rockies 4, 10 innings
Tampa Bay Colorado ab r h bi ab r h bi Jnnngs cf 4 1 1 2 Fowler cf 1 0 1 0 RRorts 2b 4 1 1 1 EYong cf 3 0 0 0 JoPerlt p 0 0 0 0 Pachec 1b5 1 0 0 McGee p 0 0 0 0 CGnzlz lf 5 0 1 0 BGoms p 0 0 0 0 Cuddyr rf 4 1 1 2 Scott ph 1 0 0 0 WRosr c 5 1 1 0 Frnswr p 0 0 0 0 Arenad 3b5 0 3 1 Rodney p 0 0 0 0 Rtledg 2b 5 1 2 1 Zbrist rf-2b4 1 2 1 JHerrr ss 4 0 1 0 Longori 3b 4 1 1 1 Francis p 1 0 0 0 SRdrgz rf 3 0 0 0 Ottavin p 1 0 0 0 Joyce ph-rf2 0 1 0 WLopez p 0 0 0 0 KJhnsn lf 4 1 1 2 Tlwtzk ph 0 0 0 0 Fuld lf 0 0 0 0 Chatwd pr0 0 0 0 YEscor ss 5 0 1 0 Brothrs p 0 0 0 0 Loaton c 5 2 3 0 Belisle p 0 0 0 0 MMoor p 2 0 0 0 Brignc ph 1 0 1 0 Loney ph-1b 3 0 0 0 Totals 41 7 11 7 Totals 40 4 11 4 Tampa Bay 002 020 000 3—7 Colorado 210 010 000 0—4 LOB—Tampa Bay 8, Colorado 12. 2B—R. Roberts (3), Zobrist 2 (8), Lobaton (2), W.Rosario (4), Arenado 2 (2). HR—Jennings (4), K.Johnson (4), Cuddyer (6), Rutledge (4). S—Fowler. iP H r Er BB So Tampa Bay M.Moore 5 7 4 4 4 3 J.Wright 1 0 0 0 0 1 Jo.Peralta 1 0 0 0 0 2 McGee 2-3 2 0 0 1 2 B.Gomes 1-3 0 0 0 0 1 Farnsworth W,1-0 1 0 0 0 0 1 Rodney S,4-5 1 2 0 0 0 2 Colorado Francis 5 5 4 4 1 3 Ottavino 2 1 0 0 0 2 W.Lopez 1 1 0 0 1 0 Brothers 1 0 0 0 1 1 Belisle L,1-2 1 4 3 3 0 0 HBP—by Francis (K.Johnson). Umpires—Home, Paul Emmel; First, Clint Fagan; Second, Bruce Dreckman; Third, Gary Darling. T—3:35. A—30,255 (50,398).
Padres 7, Diamondbacks 6
San Diego ab r h bi Denorfi rf 4 2 2 1 EvCarr ss 4 0 2 2 Headly 3b4 0 1 1 Guzmn lf 4 2 1 0 Grgrsn p 0 0 0 0 Quentn ph1 0 0 0 Brach p 0 0 0 0 Street p 0 0 0 0 Blanks lf 3 0 1 1 Alonso 1b 4 1 2 2 Gyorko 2b4 1 3 0 Hundly c 4 0 0 0 Marqus p 2 0 1 0 Amarst ph1 0 0 0 Thayer p 0 0 0 0 Venale cf 1 1 1 0 Tigers 4, Astros 3 Totals 32 6 7 6 Totals 36 7 14 7 iP H r Er BB So Arizona 010 200 003—6 Minnesota Detroit Houston 020 020 12x—7 P.Hernandez 5 1-3 8 5 5 4 2 ab r h bi ab r h bi San Diego DP—San Diego 2. LOB—Arizona 5, San 2-3 1 0 0 0 1 Dirks lf Duensing 5 0 1 0 Grsmn lf 3 0 1 1 Roenicke H,3 1 0 0 0 0 2 AJcksn cf 0 0 0 0 Altuve 2b 5 0 3 1 Diego 9. 2B—Er.Chavez (3), Headley (5), Burton BS,1-1 1 2 1 1 1 0 TrHntr rf 4 0 0 0 JCastro dh5 0 0 0 Guzman (3), Gyorko 2 (9). 3B—Ev.Cabrera Fien L,1-2 1 1-3 2 1 1 0 2 MiCarr 3b 4 1 1 0 C.Pena 1b4 0 1 0 (3). HR—G.Parra (2), M.Montero (2), Alonso (4). SB—Goldschmidt (3), Guzman (1), VenCleveland Fielder 1b 1 0 0 0 Corprn c 4 0 0 0 able (4). S—Ev.Cabrera. Masterson 6 2-3 8 5 5 2 5 VMrtnz dh 4 0 1 1 Carter lf 3 0 1 0 iP H r Er BB So Allen BS,1-1 1 1-3 2 1 1 0 1 D.Kelly cf-lf3 2 0 0 BBarns cf 1 0 0 0 Arizona R.Hill 1 0 0 0 0 2 JhPerlt ss 3 0 1 1 Dmngz 3b4 1 2 0 Miley L,2-1 5 9 4 4 3 4 C.Perez W,1-0 1 1 0 0 1 1 Avila c 4 1 1 2 Ankiel rf 3 1 1 0 Mat.Reynolds 1 0 0 0 0 1 Allen pitched to 1 batter in the 9th. 1 1-3 3 2 2 0 2 HBP—by Masterson (Parmelee). WP—Mas- Infante 2b 4 0 1 0 MGnzlz ss4 1 0 1 Collmenter Totals 32 4 6 4 Totals 36 3 9 3 Ziegler 2-3 2 1 1 0 1 terson. PB—Y.Gomes. Balk—P.Hernandez. Detroit 010 100 002—4 San Diego Umpires—Home, Laz Diaz; First, Tim TimHouston 000 000 300—3 Marquis W,3-2 6 4 3 3 5 5 mons; Second, Mike Winters; Third, Mark E—Infante (3). DP—Detroit 1, Houston 1. Thayer H,5 1 0 0 0 0 0 Wegner. 1 1 0 0 0 2 T—3:26. A—20,200 (42,241). LOB—Detroit 6, Houston 9. 2B—Mi.Cabrera Gregerson H,7 0 1 2 2 1 0 (8), Dominguez (7). HR—Avila (4). SB—Dirks Brach Street S,7-7 1 1 1 1 0 0 (3), D.Kelly (1). rangers 7, red Sox 0 Boston Texas iP H r Er BB So Brach pitched to 2 batters in the 9th. Umpires—Home, Mike DiMuro; First, Dan ab r h bi ab r h bi Detroit Ellsury cf 4 0 2 0 Kinsler 2b5 1 3 1 Fister 6 9 3 2 1 4 Bellino; Second, Ted Barrett; Third, Alfonso Victorn rf 4 0 1 0 Andrus ss 5 1 2 1 Smyly W,2-0 2 0 0 0 0 1 Marquez. T—2:57. A—31,223 (42,524). Pedroia 2b 4 0 0 0 Brkmn dh 4 1 0 0 Valverde S,3-3 1 0 0 0 1 1 AL Leaders D.Ortiz dh 4 0 1 0 Beltre 3b 5 1 4 3 Houston Through May 2 Napoli 1b 4 0 0 0 N.Cruz rf 4 0 2 1 B.Norris 7 5 2 2 3 7 BATTING — CSantana, Cleveland, .395; JGoms lf 2 0 1 0 Przyns c 5 0 1 0 Ambriz H,5 2-3 0 0 0 0 1 MiCabrera, Detroit, .373; TorHunter, Detroit, Mdlrks 3b 3 0 0 0 JeBakr lf 2 1 1 0 Blackley H,3 1-3 0 0 0 1 0 .355; CDavis, Baltimore, .337; McLouth, Sltlmch c 3 0 0 0 DvMrp lf 3 0 0 0 Veras L,0-2 BS,2-4 1 1 2 2 1 0 Baltimore, .333; AJones, Baltimore, .331; Ciriaco ss 3 0 1 0 Morlnd 1b4 2 3 0 Fister pitched to 5 batters in the 7th. Kinsler, Texas, .330. Gentry cf 2 0 1 1 HBP—by Fister (Grossman). 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Hernandez stifles Blue Jays; homers lift Seattle The Associated Press
TORONTO — Felix Hernandez pitched eight shutout innings to win his third straight start, Kyle Seager and Jason Bay homered, Mariners 4 and Seattle blanked the Blue Jays 4-0 on Blue Jays 0 Friday night. Seager had three hits as the Mariners won for the sixth time in eight games. Hernandez (4-2) allowed five hits, walked none and struck out seven, improving to 3-0 with a 0.60 ERA in his past four starts. He’s 95-24 in his career when he receives two or more runs of support. Tom Wilhelmsen pitched the ninth for the Mariners, who had lost seven of their previous eight road games. The struggling Blue Jays lost for the seventh time in eight games. ATHLETICS 2, YANKEES 0 In New York, A.J. Griffin pitched sixhit ball into the eighth inning and Adam Rosales homered on CC Sabathia’s first pitch, leading Oakland to the win. Derek Norris hit an RBI single in the sixth inning to help Oakland open its 10-game road trip with its fourth win in five games.
PCL: Isotopes open series with big victory Three runs in the seventh inning and six more in the eighth helped Albuquerque open a four-game series against New Orleans with an 11-8 win on Friday at Isotopes Park. Tony Gwynn Jr. paced Albuquerque’s 13-hit night by going 3-for-5 with a pair of RBIs. Trailing 4-2 entering the bottom of the seventh, the Isotopes tied the game on consecutive wild pitches by Zephyrs
Griffin (3-2), coming off two losses in which he allowed 11 earned runs and 13 hits in 11 innings, was smooth on the mound, too. He struck out four, walked one and was removed for Sean Doolittle after Gardner’s bunt single to start the eighth. INDIANS 7, TWINS 6 (10 INNINGS) In Cleveland, Drew Stubbs’ RBI double with one out in the 10th inning lifted the Indians to their fifth straight victory. Stubbs, who had four hits, drove a
reliever Dan Jennings, then plated the go-ahead run moments later when Tim Federowicz came home on an infield error. Albuquerque (16-12) opened an 11-4 lead in the eighth, then held on to beat New Orleans (12-14). The teams meet again at 7:05 p.m. Saturday. The New Mexican
1-0 pitch from Casey Fien off the wall in left-center to give Cleveland its first five-game winning streak since winning seven in a row from April 26-May 3, 2011. Mike Aviles started the rally with a leadoff single off Fien (1-2). Chris Perez (1-0) pitched a scoreless 10th for Cleveland. TIGERS 4, ASTROS 3 In Houston, Alex Avila hit a two-run home run in the ninth inning, lifting Detroit over the Astros.
After Houston closer Jose Veras (0-2) walked Don Kelly to open the inning, Avila hit a 3-1 pitch to deep center field and help the Tigers get their second straight win. Jose Altuve’s RBI single in the seventh inning capped a three-run rally and gave the Astros a 3-2 lead. Houston, which has the worst record in the American League, lost its fourth in a row and eighth in the last nine. Tigers left-hander Drew Smyly (2-0) pitched two scoreless innings for the win, and Jose Valverde finished the ninth against his former team for his third save in three chances. RANGERS 7, RED SOX 0 In Arlington, Texas, Adrian Beltre had a three-run double among his four hits, Derek Holland pitched eight scoreless innings for his fifth consecutive victory over Boston. While Holland (2-2) had a seasonhigh nine strikeouts and held Boston to six singles, the Rangers had a seasonhigh 18 hits. Starter Felix Doubront (3-1) allowed a career-worst 12 hits in 3⅔ innings. Holland is 5-1 with a 2.41 ERA in his six career starts against the Red Sox. The lone loss came as a rookie at Fenway in June 2009, his third career start.
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Mickelson taking greens to Wells Fargo bank
only 50 putts in two rounds. And the most CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Phil Mickstaggering statistic of elson has figured out the secret to the all? He hasn’t missed greens at Quail Hollow. from inside 10 feet. Or maybe he’s just had a lot of good Nick Watney played bounces for two days. with Mickelson and Mickelson opened with a pair of looks efficient, going 15-foot birdie putts, dropped in a bogey-free on the Phil 40-foot putt at the turn and made back- Mickelson back nine. He had a to-back birdies late in his round Friday. 70 and was at 7-under He finished with a 5-under 67 for a 137, along with George McNeill (68) two-shot lead going into the weekend and Scott Gardiner (67). at the Wells Fargo Championship. Rory McIlroy struggled with the Quail Hollow, renowned for pristine speed of the greens — he felt they conditions, had everything go wrong were much faster than Thursday — with spring and wound up with putting but rallied on the front nine with three surfaces that are choppy with brown birdies for a 71. patches where the grass has died. Lee Westwood twice hit into the water on the par-5 seventh and still Despite that, Mickelson has taken The Associated Press
escaped with a bogey by making a 25-foot putt. He had a 68. They were in a group at 6-under 138 that included Rod Pampling, the ninth alternate.
that reached 22 mph. Sandra Gal, 2007 winner Suzann Pettersen and two-time winner Cristie Kerr were two shots back.
LPGA TOUR In Williamsburg, Va., teenager Ariya Jutanugarn followed her opening 7-under 64 with an even-par 71 in windy conditions to hold onto the Kingsmill Championship lead. The 17-year-old Jutanugarn bounced back from three early bogeys with three birdies to finish at 7 under, a shot ahead of second-ranked Stacy Lewis and Angela Stanford on the windswept River Course. Lewis and Stanford both had their second consecutive 68s, the best rounds of the day. They played in the morning and experienced wind gusts
CHAMPIONS TOUR In The Woodlands, Texas, Mike Goodes shot a 3-under 69 in wind that gusted to 30 mph to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Insperity Championship. Only seven players in the 81-man field broke par on an unseasonably cold and blustery day. A gust blew down one scoreboard at The Woodlands Country Club. Gene Sauers had the lead at 4 under par going into the par 4 17th, but hit a 9-iron into the water for a double bogey and finished at 70. Brian Henninger, Mark Brooks, Hal
Sutton, Michael Allen and Mark Bucek were two strokes back at 71. EUROPEAN TOUR In Tianjin, China, the youngest player to compete on the European Tour missed the cut at the China Open, while Mikko Ilonen tied the course record with a 63 to take a three-stroke lead. Twelve-year-old Ye Wocheng missed the cut at 14 over after a pair of 79s. Ilonen birdied four of his last five holes to finish at 12 under. ASIAN TOUR In Jakarta, Indonesia, Thongchai Jaidee shot a 7-under 65 at Royale Jakarta to take a two-stroke lead in the Indonesian Masters at 10 under. Scott Barr was second after a 68. Ernie Els was 6 under after a 70 in the Asian Tour event.
Undefeated Mayweather, Guerrero square off in title fight
for assaulting the mother of LAS VEGAS, Nev. — He his children, claims to be more mature now, an experience chastened by a stint in jail and he said helped eager to be just as much a busihim grow up. nessman as a fighter. Sometimes, Indeed, Floyd Mayweather though, he just Jr. acted almost statesmanlike can’t help himearlier this week when Robert Floyd Guerrero’s father began scream- Mayweather self. The old Mayweather ing that he was a woman beater surfaces, complete with the badwho would finally get beaten boy persona that has made him himself Saturday night. the biggest draw in boxing. “The fighters are the ones It could be that Mayweather who fight, not the fathers,” Mayas the promoter is trying to give weather said calmly. a fight that still hasn’t sold out If it’s an act, it’s a good one. some much needed buzz. Armed with a new six-fight More likely, though, is that television deal with Showhe’s looking for a bit of a mental time that should keep him the edge for a bout that, despite the world’s highest paid athlete, odds, could be very competitive. Mayweather has for the most He called Guerrero a hypopart taken the high road while crite for promoting himself as a promoting his fight against devout Christian, and then getRobert Guerrero as must-see TV for anyone who has an extra ting arrested on gun charges. He mocked him for bringing up his $69.95 for the pay-per-view. jail sentence when he might be Mayweather weighed in at facing one himself. 146 pounds Friday. Guerrero And a few days before the checked in at the limit of 147. The two meet in a scheduled fight he even accused Guerrero of trying to win fans by using 12-round welterweight title match at the MGM Grand hotel his wife’s leukemia — which she overcame — as a way to get in what will be Mayweather’s sympathy. first fight in a year. It’s also his first ring appear“I’m glad she was able to ance since serving a jail term beat leukemia, which is a great The Associated Press
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Great neighborhood. All utilities included. Walk to Plaza. Private patio. Clean. Off-street parking. Nonsmoking. no pets. Prefer quiet tenant. 505-685-4704 813 CAMINO DE MONTE REY , 1 Bedroom, Full Kitchen and 1 Bath, Small Backyard. $755 with gas and water paid. 2700 GALISTEO, 1 Bedroom, Full Kitchen and 1 Bath, Living room, Fireplace, $735 with water paid. 813 CAMINO DE MONTE REY, Live-in Studio, Full Bath & Kitchen. Tile Throughout. Small Backyard. $680 with gas and water paid. 1425 PASEO DE PERALTA, 1 Bedroom, Full Bath & Kitchen, Tile Throughout. $735 all utilities paid. Free Laundry. No Pets in all apartments! 505-471-4405
APARTMENTS FURNISHED CLEAN PRIVATE 1 BEDROOM, $700. 2 BEDROOM, $750. Walled yards, kiva fireplace. Safe, quiet. Utilities paid. Sorry, No pets. 505-471-0839
SUMMER ON THE PLAZA 1 BEDROOM HARDWOOD CARPETED FLOORS. $800 MONTHLY, NO PETS, NON-SMOKING. CONVIENIENT LIVING 2 BLOCKS FROM THE PLAZA. SECURITY PATROLLED. 6+ MONTH LEASE. PARKING AVAILABLE. 505-988-1815 Holli Henderson
CENTRALLY LOCATED 3 bedroom, 2 bath, fenced in backyard with deck, washer/dryer hook up’s, 1 car garage. $1,150 plus utilities. CHARMING 2 bedroom, 1 bath home close to Hospital, parks and high school. Central location allows quick access anywhere in town. $575 plus utilities. COUNTRY LIVING. LARGE, 2 BEDROOM TOWNHOUSE. 20 minutes to Santa Fe or Los Alamos. Safe, quiet, affordable, luxury. (505)470-4269, (505)455-2948. COUNTRY LIVING. LARGE, 2 BEDROOM TOWNHOUSE. 20 minutes to Santa Fe or Los Alamos. Safe, quiet, affordable, luxury. (505)470-4269, (505)455-2948.
CHARMING SANTA FE S T Y L E HOME, FURNISHED. Private, Rural. 5 minutes to Plaza. 1 bedroom. Available monthly 6/1-10/1. $1200 monthly. 505-216-8372. EAST SIDE one bedroom. 2 kiva fireplaces, private patio, and skylights. 3 or 6 month lease. $1450 monthly. 800-272-5678
HOUSES PART FURNISHED HUMMINGBIRD HEAVEN! 25 minutes from Harry’s Roadhouse. SPOTLESS! 2 baths, terraces, granite, radiant. Private Acre. Non-smoking. No pets. $1400. 505-310-1829
HOUSES UNFURNISHED $1900 MONTHLY. 2,600 sqft. 4 bedroom, 2 living rooms, large sun room, 2 car garage, enclosed patio, new appliances, quiet neighborhood. Pets ok. Non-smokers preferred. 505-977-2781 or email email@example.com 2 BEDROOM ADOBE CASITA, Washer/ dryer, fenced-in. Close to Plaza, park. $800 & $300 cleaning damage. 505-204-0830, 505-988-3458. Available 5/15/13.
3 BEDROOM 2 BATH 2 car garage, washer and dryer. $1000.
1 & 2 bedroom homes in country 20 miles north of Santa Fe. Year lease minimum. No pets; no inside smoking. 505-753-4271.
3 BEDROOM 2 bath home in gated Vista Primera (Airport and 599). Spacious master bedroom double sinks. $1300 monthly. Call Brad 690-5190.
4 BEDROOM, 5 BATHS, 2 OFFICES, FAMILY, DINING, MEDIA ROOMS, TWO STORY 4800 square feet, SUNNY KITCHEN This gorgeous unfurnished home in Nambe with tall trees, mountain views, the tranquility of the country, yet is 20 minutes to Santa Fe and Los Alamos. The house has large windows, portals, four bedrooms, five bathrooms, two offices, living, dining, family/ TV rooms, a large, modern kitchen. Two fireplaces, wood stove, outdoor gas barbecue, two car garage, alarm. Extremely energy efficient with clean deep well water. Large grass backyard, treehouse, garden beds, fruit trees, chicken coop. Grounds maintained by caretaker. Perfect for a family with children. Dogs and most pets welcome. Available immediately one or more years. $2900 monthly. 972-385-1646 www.santafecountryhome.com
NOW’S THE TIME TO BUY Looking to own your own home? Homewise can help you buy a home in Santa Fe. Homewise is with you every step of the way, helping you improve your credit, finding the right home, and securing affordable fixed-rate mortgage. Your mortgage payment could be lower than your rent. Low interest financing with no mortgage insurance for qualified buyers. Down payment assistance may also be available.
Call today to find out how. Carmen Flores 505-699-4252 Homewise, Inc. 505-983-9473 www.homewise.org POJOAQUE: 3500 square foot, 4 bedroom, 3 bath, garage, front and back yards. Extras. Must see! $1,500 monthly plus utilities, and security deposit. Non-smoking, no pets. Lease. 505-455-3158
SUNNY WITH BEAUTIFUL VIEWS, great for Artists! 2500 SQ ft. $1800 monthly includes utilities, you pay propane. Newly renovated East Side Adobe home. Country setting, huge yard, 4 miles from plaza. 2 bedroom, 1 and 1/4 bath. 2 car garage, or storage-workshop. Fireplace and wood stove. 1 year lease. References. Dog ok. 505-690-7279
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ACEQUIA MADRE. EXCLUSIVE EASTSIDE. 2000 square foot, 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, kiva, Vigas. Living, dining. Washer, dryer. Off-street parking. Non-smoking. No pets. $1500. 505-982-3907
GREAT LOCATION! OFFICE SPACE
Ideal for Holistic Practicioners. 765 square feet, 3 offices, reception area. Quiet, lots of parking. 505-989-7266 LOVELY PROFESSIONAL OFFICE $425 monthly. Near Railyard area. Utilities, internet, parking, bath, kitchen, beautiful shared space, cleaning included. 505-988-5960
ROOMMATE WANTED $450 INCLUDES UTILITIES. Shared bath. 3 miles north of Plaza. No dogs. Deposit. Month-to-month. 400 square feet. Available 5/2. 505-470-5877
$500 plus half utilities. New, 5 year old house, nicely furnished, kitchen access and house share!
Furnished or Unfurnished Bedroom with Private Bath Washer & Dryer. Safe, quiet, nice neighborhood. Close to Community College. Lease preferred, but not mandatory. Available now! 505-238-5711
ROOMS 1 BEDROOM PRIVATE BATH $450 monthly. Share house with two male adults. Cat okay. Fenced yard. $200 refundable security. 505 660-3170
UNFURNISHED ROOM TO RENT NICE HOME, NICE NEIGHBORHOOD, NEAR ST. JOHN’S CURRENTLY TWO PROFESSIONAL WOMEN AND TWO SWEET DOGS LIVE HERE. SHARED BATHROOM WITH SHOWER AND SMALL BATHROOM FOR YOU SHARED COMMON LIVING SPACES AS MUCH PRIVACY OR COMMUNAL LIVING AS YOU CHOOSE $500 PLUS PORTION OF UTILITIES
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4 BEDROOM, 3 bath, 3 car garage, near plaza. 2 decks, landscaped, custom amenities throughout. Spectacular views. $3800 monthly. 505-920-4024
GREAT DESTINY SPACE WATER STREET OFFICE SPACE/ GALLERY SPACE. $1600 MONTHLY. 505-988-1815 Holli Henderson
ROOM FOR RENT NEWLY REMODELED ADOBE HOME ON 4 ACRES
2 BEDROOM 2 BATH 1 car garage, laundry hook ups, tile floors. $900. 20 minutes south of Santa Fe 505-359-4778 or 505-980-2400
CORNER OFFICE SUITE. Gated, parking, 2 offices, reception, supply room, separate kitchen, 2 blocks from new Courthouse. Call 505-6708895
ST. MICHAEL’S DRIVE OUTSTANDING SPACE FOR RETAIL OR OFFICE. 505-992-6123, OR 505-690-4498
L o v e l y 1 or 2 bedroom apartments with fireplace, laundry facility on site, centrally located in Santa Fe. FITS YOUR BUDGET! $625.00 - $699.00 monthly. Chamisa Management Corp. (505)988-5299 STUDIO APARTMENT for rent. All utilities paid. ABSOLUTLEY NO PETS! $600 a month. (505)920-2648
High visibility, great parking, centrally located. 1,283 to 12,125 square feet. Negotiable rent. www.thomasprop.com (505)983-3217
EASTSIDE WALK TO CANYON ROAD! Furnished, short-term vacation home. Walled 1/2 acre, mountain views, fireplace, 2 bedroom, washer, dryer. Private. Pets okay. Large yard. 970-626-5936
OFFICES BRIGHT SPACIOUS room for a health professional (bodyworker preferred). Beautiful common area shared with two other health practitioners. $600. 505-670-6891
NORTH SIDE CONDO 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath, Kiva fireplace, covered patio, washer/dryer, tile counters. $995 plus utilities.
2/1 RANCHO SIRINGO RD. Fireplace, fenced yard, separte dining room, laundry room on-site. $699 monthly plus utilities & deposit. Chamisa Managment Corp. 505-988-5299.
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1 of 5, 5 acre lots behind St. Johns College. Hidden Valley, Gated Road $25k per acre, Terms. 505-231-8302
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HOUSE, GUEST, 4 BEDROOM, 3 BATH. REMODELED. 3352 SF, ON ACEQUIA. PRIVATE WELL, 1/3 ACRE. IRRIGATED LANDSCAPING, GARAGE. $597,500. 505-577-6300
Tesuque Trailer Village 505-989-9133
MANUFACTURED HOMES 2 BEDROOM, all utilities paid. $150 cleaning deposit. Located on East Frontage Road. $725 monthly. 505316-4359
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STORAGE SPACE A-Poco Self Storage 2235 Henry Lynch Rd Santa Fe, NM 87507 505-471-1122 4x5 $45.00 5x7 $50.00 4x12 $55.00 6x12 $65.00 8x10 $65.00 10x10 $75.00 9x12 $80.00 12x12 $95.00 12x24 $195.00
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2ND STREET. High ceilings, 2000 square feet. Track lighting. Roll-up doors uncover large glass windows, storage room, small backyard. Easy parking. $1700 monthly + utilities + $1700 security deposit (negotiable). Available now! 505-490-1737
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FOUND FOUND CAR & HOUSE KEYS, intersection of Lujan & Rosina Street, 5/2. Call to identify. 505-670-3777.
LOST DIAMOND cross lost at Albertsons at Zia and St. Francis. Great sentimental value. Reward! 505-795-8643 LOST EARRINGS. Large turquoise stone and small lapis stone with gold french wires. Whole foods Cerrillos Road, Bumble Bee’s downtown. REWARD! (505)438-6299
is searching for a cheerful, energetic, self-starter to fill a part time weekend receptionist vacancy at our Washington Avenue office. Responsibilities include answering and directing incoming calls; distributing mail and faxes; greeting and directing clients, vendors and visitors; maintaining office supplies; maintaining a professional and clean work environment; scheduling appointments and showings; and assisting with other administrative duties as needed. The work hours are Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Related experience along with excellent PC and communication skills are required. All qualified candidates must apply on line and include their salary requirements at http://www.realogy.com/careers, search for job IRC36426. EOE TOWN CLERK-PART TIME TOWN OF COCHITI LAKE Maintain official records, conduct elections, prepare agendas & minutes. Proficiency in Excel desired. $14 hr. (505)465-2421
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CONSTRUCTION HIGH END residential General Contractor seeking FULL-TIME JOB SUPERINTEN DENT. Must have at least 10 years construction experience. Please send resume and references to 302 Catron St., Santa Fe, NM 87501
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Homewise, a non-profit affordable housing organization, seeks a Director of Mortgage Lending for our Santa Fe office. This position has overall responsibility for implementing our lending strategy including mortgage lending in other states. Candidate must have demonstrated proficiency in strategic, organizational, and operational leadership and be able to identify issues and lead change in all three areas. Applicant must be able to expand and deepen our partnerships with third-party originators and ensure organizational self-sufficiency. Must have ability to align and manage complex work activities into a seamless, efficient process that effectively leverages our resources and personnel to provide stellar value to our customers, while maintaining a productive and satisfying work environment. A college degree and minimum of 5 years in mortgage loan leadership is required. Competitive compensation package. EOE. Send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
DRIVERS BUS DRIVER with CDL Wanted. Benefits. $12.89/hr. - $18.06/hr. Apply at www.ncrtd.org or at NCRTD, 1327 Riverside Dr., Española, NM 87532
EDUCATION ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS TEACHER
for private all-girls middle school. Preferred candidate experienced, licensed, passionate about teaching critical thinking, exchange of ideas, excellence in oral & written communication, analytical reading & literature. Email resume to: email@example.com. No phone calls please.
HOMEWISE, A non-profit housing organization whose mission is to help working New Mexican families become successful homeowners, seeks a Mortgage Loan Processor to work in the Santa Fe office. This position requires gathering and analysis of a variety of loan documents in support of the loan approval decision; verifying application data meets established standards in accordance with the secondary market. Candidate must be highly organized with strict attention to detail and be able to communicate effectively with team members. Prior mortgage loan processing experience is required and a college degree is preferred. Competitive compensation package. EOE. Send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seeking caring and compassionate caregivers experienced in personal care willing to work in the Santa Fe and Los Alamos area. Please call 505-988-8851 to inquire. FUN AND fast paced dental office looking for a schedule coordinator with a minimum 3 years experience scheduling appointments. Full time available. Fax resumes to 505-995-6202
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Responsible for loading material, and cleaning, of production equipment. Collecting and stacking down of press, bindery, and inserted papers, Keeps all production equipment supplied with the correct materials to keep machine running at maximum efficiency. Must be able to communicate well with co workers and stand for prolonged periods with repetitive bending and lifting of 20 pounds and the ability to occasionally lift up to 75 pounds. This is an entry level position with opportunities to advance to full time employment with benefits as well as advancing to other positions in the production department. Shifts will vary based on availability, but will most likely be evening/night positions. SUBMIT APPLICATION TO: TIM CRAMER 1 New Mexican Plaza No Phone Calls please. Successful completion of a drug test and physical will be required prior to employment offer.
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PART TIME LORETTO CHAPEL PART-TIME Seasonal worker. Apply in person. No Phone Calls. See Ben or Mary for Interview. 211 Old Santa Fe Trail PART TIME development and marketing professional for the Santa Fe Girls’ School, a non profit private school for girls grades 6 - 8. Looking for someone who has interest and experience in BOTH development and marketing. Minimum 5 years experience in development. Event management experience a plus. 20 hours a week. Send resume to email@example.com. No calls please.
EASEL: PORTABLE WOOD fold-down carry with handle. $75. 505-989-4114 SOFT PASTELS, Rembrandt, New! 45 count. Value $119; sell $85. 505-9894114 SOFT PASTELS, Rembrandt, New! 60 count. Value $159; sell $90. 505-9894114
11 FIGURINES, Occupied Japan. Some marked, some not. $100. 505-466-6205 ANTIQUE ICE CREAM Stool & Chair (needs bottom), $50. (505)466-6205 ANTIQUE ICE CREAM (505)466-6205
Concrete wire mesh, 4 x 4 squares, roll, $85. 505-662-6396
ART DECO, nude. Very old. 4” tall. Ivory color- black base. $85. 505-4666205
CHARLIE’S ANTIQUES 811 CERRILLOS TUESDAY- SUNDAY 11-5:30. WORLD COLLECTIBLES of art, jewelry, pottery, military and more! We buy. (505)470-0804 CHILD’S MILITARY iron figures. 24 pieces plus repairable ones. All for $90. 505-989-4114
MBT SHOES. Perfect Great Shape! Size 8.5 womens, 8.5 mens. $25 each. 505-474-9020
COMPUTERS DELL LAPTOP. Full size with case and charger. $100. Call Joey 505-819-8622
COCA-COLA CHANGE tray, 1973. New. (Elaine Coca-Cola). $15. (505)466-6205
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CARVING STONE for sale. MARBLE, ONYX, LIMESTONE, and ALABASTER Some tools available as well. Cash or credit card. Call 505-455-3898
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Must be able to communicate effectively in English. Apply in person at 250 East Alameda. Monday - Friday 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m. No Phone calls please
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TV book SANTA FE Apartments is currently accepting applications for a Temporary Maintenance Position. Apply in person at 255 Camino Alire. Santa Fe Apartments is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
TREE CLIMBER / TRIMMER
CDL A Plus Coates Tree Service, 505-983-6233
WANTED Maintenance person for established commercial real estate company. Experienced in HVAC, electrical, plumbing and miscellaneous repairs. Health insurance, Cellular phone. 40 hours per week, on call every other weekend. Background check will be performed. Email resume to: ntorrez@ swassetmanagement.com or Fax to: (505) 982-6123, Attention Nick
COKE TRAY Elaine Coca-Cola change tray. Original. $65. 505-466-6205 E. JOY Morris Carousel Horse in prancing pose and restored to original paint. No repairs to animal. Tail is horse hair but not original horse hair. $3,000. Call 505-982-8255.
ENAMEL PITCHER & Bowl, white. $45. (505)466-6205
WINDOWS 7 Computer 2 DVD Burners 6 USB 225 gig HD 1.5 gig Ram, $99. 505-216-6208
GOING OUT OF BUSINESS SALE. AUDREY PATON ANTIQUES 401 12th Street in Carrizozo, NM. [Directly behind Wells Fargo Bank] Carrizozo is 2½ hours south of Santa Fe at Hwy 380 & Hwy 54 intersection Over $300,000 of Furniture and Furnishings for sale Sale Prices… UP TO 60 % OFF Listed Prices! Open Wednesdays - Saturdays 10 AM to 5 PM 575-648-2762 or by Appointment 575-648-1172 HAND-PAINTED JAPAN, cotton-ball holder. Top removable. Approximately 100 years old. $75. 505-4666205 OLD LARGE CEDAR Chest. shape. $100 OBO. 505-310-0264
TEAC DOUBLE Cassette Deck W-450r Analog fans will love this Deck, $40. 505-216-6208
STAFFORD SMIRE Chamber Pot. Blue. $50. (505)466-6205
APPLIANCES DRYER KENMORE 220 volts, white, $100. 505-662-6396 SAMSUNG WASHER, Energy Star, front load, white, like new. $275. GE dryer, high capacity, $75. Call 505988-1226 STACKABLE Kenmore electric washer dryer. $100. 505-662-6396
AUTHENTIC WROUGHT Iron Outdoor Chase Lounge, $75 with cushion. 505-690-6041
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Santa Fe Preparatory School is seeking a highly qualified high school science teacher eager to inspire students and join a dynamic, collaborative faculty. Applicants should have experience with interdisciplinary science curriculum and have demonstrated proficiency in physics and/or chemistry. Beginning August, 2013. Submit cover letter and resume to Lenora Portillo, Santa Fe Preparatory School, 1101 Camino de la Cruz Blanca, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505. email@example.com. EOE
RETAIL SALES person wanted in Southwest Jewelery and Art. Apply at Sleeping Beauty Jewelers, 204 W. San Francisco Street. RETAIL SALES POSITION. High end furniture and art. Experience. References. Weekend availability. Please send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org .
SALESPERSON For our Outdoor Courtyard featuring Mexican crafts. Apply at The Rainbow Man, 107 East Palace. 505-982-8706
TRADES HIRING EXPERIENCED service plumber and HVAC Tech. Needs EPA certifiaction. Clean driving record. Drug test required. (505)424-9191
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EL PARASOL Currently seeking Prep Cooks and Line Cooks. Please Apply at 1833 C errillos R oad.
Pay based on experience. Good communication skills a must! No nights/ evening work. Apply in person: Express Alterations, 1091 St. Francis; or call 505-204-3466 between 10 and 5.
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BEGINNER’S PIANO LESSONS, Ages 6 and up. $25 per hour. From fundamentals to fun! 505-983-4684
Will clean houses and offices. Good references. Reasonable prices. Call Silvia Membreno (505)316-2402
COTTONWOOD LANDSCAPING - Full Landscaping Designs, Rock, Trees, Boulders, Brick, Flagstone. FREE ESTIMATES, 15% OFF ALL SUMMER LONG! 505-907-2600, 505-990-0955.
I CLEAN yards, gravel work, dig trenches. I also move furniture, haul trash. Call George, 505-316-1599.
CLEANING A+ Cleaning Home, Office. House and Pet sitting. Child and Elderly Care. References available, $15 per hour. Julia, 505-204-1677.
WE PROVIDE : Dr. Visits, assistance with meds, personal attention, cooking and light housekeeping. Thoughtful companionship, 24/7. Licensed and Bonded. Great references upon request. Maria Olivas (505)316-3714
CHIMNEY SWEEPING CASEY’S TOP HAT Celebrating 35 years solving Santa Fe’s unique chimeny problems. Save $15 during the month of May with this ad. Call Casey’s today! 505-989-5775
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RML FLOORING Re-finishing of wood floors. New wood, tile, brick and flagstone flooring installation. Licensed, Bonded. Senior Discount 15%. 505-412-0013
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Housecleaning, garage cleaning, hauling trash. Also, Cutting Trees, Flagstone Patios, Driveways, Fencing, Yard Work. Greg & Nina, 920-0493
AC JACK, LLC SERVICES. All your home and yard needs. Flowerbeds, trees, & irrigation maintenance available. Email: email@example.com 505-474-6197, 505-913-9272.
REPAIRS, MAINTENANCE, PRO-PANEL ROOFS, PAINTING, FENCING, YARDWORK. MINOR PLUMBING & ELECTRICAL. 25 years experience. Consulting. Licensed. References. Free estimates. (505)470-5877
TRINO’S AFFORDABLE Construction all phases of construction, and home repairs. Licensed. 505-920-7583
JUAN’S LANDSCAPING Coyote fences, Yard cleaning, Pruning, Tree cutting, Painting (inside, outside), Flagstone & Gravel. References. Free Estimates. 505-231-9112 TRASH HAULING, Landscape clean up, tree cutting, anywhere in the city and surrounding areas. Call Gilbert, 505-983-8391, 505-316-2693. FREE ESTIMATES!
MOVERS Aardvark DISCOUNT M O VERS serving our customers with oldfashioned respect and care since 1976. John, 505-473-4881.
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Windows and carpet. Own equipment. $18 an hour. Silvia, 505-920-4138. Handyman, FREE estimates, Bernie, 505-316-6449.
ARTIFICIAL TURF. High quality, remnants at a fraction of the cost. Ideal for large or small areas. Call, 505-471-8931 for more information.
PASO DEL N O RTE. Home, Offices: Load & Unload. Honest, Friendly & Reliable. Weekends, 505-3165380. WE GET RESULTS! CALL 986-3000
PAINTING ANDY ORTIZ PAINTING Professional with 30 years experience. License, insured, bonded. Please call for more information 505-670-9867, 505-473-2119.
PLASTERING STUCCO, DRYWALL & REPAIRS Faux Plaster, paint to match, synthetic systems. Locally owned. Bonded, Insured, Licensed. 505-316-3702
STORAGE A VALLY U STOR IT Now renting 10x10, 10x20, Outdoor RV Spaces. Uhaul Trucks, Boxes, Movers. In Pojoaque. Call 505-455-2815.
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2967 PLAZA Blanca Saturday, May 4th 8:00a.m. - 3:00p.m. MORE THAN A GARAGE SALE! Santa Fe Architect & Designer. BIG Ticket Antique Furniture to unbelievable bargains. Jewelry, Antiques, Books, Clothes, Collectables, House Wares, Paintings, Posters and so much more.
FURNITURE DINING ROOM TABLE, drop-in leaf with pad. $100. 505-473-5480
KODAK MINI Video Camera Small and convenient uses Micro SD card which is nice! $25. 505-216-6208
SPORTS EQUIPMENT FITNESS BENCH NEW! Incline/flat, knee roll. GREAT FOR ABS! $50. 505474-9020 STAIRMASTER FREE CLIMBER4400 PT. Like new. You pick up. $200, 505-4740327
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LOVELY BLOND table with 4 comfortable chairs. $300. 505-471-4713 LOVE SEAT, off white leather. $75. Margie, 505-986-9260
SONY SPEAKERS, Model SS-82600U. Black. $40. Great condition. Call 505231-9133.
Serena A 4 - year-old American Staffordshire terrier mix, absolutely loves playing with tennis balls! She is very affectionate and loving, and enjoys a good belly rub. While she plays hard during tennis time, she knows the importance of proper rest so is pretty mellow in between games.
Come meet the great Serena and other wonderful animals at the
100 Caja del Rio Road, sfhumanesociety.org, 983-4309 ext. 610
»ﬁnance« HORSES 2-person Nordic brand “D’Amour” Hot Tub. Unique, acrylic heart shape, 200 Gal. easy to maintain w/ ozone package, automatic filter, 26 jets + turbo massager. Energy efficient, 120V or 220V. Dimensions 84" x72" x 34" mahogany exterior with lapis interior. Package includes cover and matching steps. Like new, consistently serviced & cleaned. PRICED TO SELL - $1200.00 OBO AVAILABLE FOR VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT 505-699-4405
LAWN & GARDEN POTTING BENCH. Hand made with storage shelf. $15 505-231-9133 SELF PROPELLED lawn mower $125. 505-982-9941
ALL VILLAGE FLEA MARKET GARAGE SALE 14 Stops, 29 vendors! Maps available in park church. 9-1 this Saturday. SR41 & CR42 in Galisteo
HUGE MULTI-FAMILY, 4 Toro Lane (Corner Rabbit Road) 8:00a.m. - 1:00p.m. Saturday and Sunday Gates open at 8:00a.m. No Early’s. Come Shop in a 6 car garage. Full with: Native American collectable, art, jewelry, bolo ties, clothing (including Chico’s) Old LP Records, old sheet music, old classical music, furniture, stereo’s and TV’s. TOO MANY ITEMS TO LIST. St Francis drive to end, Left on Rabbit Road, 1.2 miles to Toro Lane. MAY 4TH ONLY, 3 FAMILY GARAGE SALE. 8-2 pm. 2926 PUEBLO PINTADO. Desks, futon, dresser, Mac, clothes, lots of miscellaneous.
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PETS SUPPLIES 1 Shitzu female. 7 weeks old. 1st shots given. White, brown and black. $450. Parents on site. (505)780-0096
Blue Heeler Puppies for Sale 6 weeks old. Working dogs 4 females 4 males. For serious inquiries please call Jeff 505-901-1976 DOBERMAN PINSCHERS, Purebred. Black and Tan. 9 weeks, tails docked, first shots. $300. 575-581-4600
BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY A SODA & SNACK VENDING ROUTE. $4500 Minimum Investment. Big Income Locations. Guaranteed Cash Flow, (800)367-6709 ext 751. FOR SALE Lamp repair restoration and assembly Business established 20 years. With clientele, convenient location with parking, will train. 505-988-1788.
LARGE UMBRELLA, faded green, but good. Wooden structure. $15, 505989-4845
Coyote and Wood Fencing Outdoor Landscaping, Painting, Flagstone, Tree Removal, Hauling Trash and Yard Work. Call, 505-570-9054. PROFESSIONAL, HONEST, REASONABLE Excavating, Paving, Landscaping, Demolition and Concrete work. Licensed, Bonded, Insured References. 505-470-1031
PLASTERING 40 YEARS EXPERIENCE. Professional Plastering Specialist: Interior & Exterior. Also Re-Stuccos. Patching a specialty. Call Felix, 505-920-3853.
4 FONDA PLACE 8:30-2 PM, SATURDAY GREAT SALE! Quality lady’s & men’s clothing & accessories, household items, tools, display stands! GARAGE SALE FRIDAY MAY 3RD AND MAY 4TH 8 A.M. TO 2 P.M. Washer, dryer refrigerator, microwave, dining room table with 6 chairs, 2 piece hutch with lights, king size bed, TV cabinet, battery powered scooter, lots of miscellaneous. 15 Gaviota. Vista Grande 4.8 miles to the end, left on Casa del Oro, 1 mile to Gaviota.
FIVE FRIENDS GARAGE SALE! SATURDAY, 8-2 307 CALLE LOMA NORTE Off Old Taos Hwy Designer clothes, furniture, books, household items, jewelry. Park on street.
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BALDWIN UPRIGHT piano. Good condition. $850. Call 474-5210
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GONZALES COMMUNITY SCHOOL FLOWER & RUMMAGE SALE Saturday, May 4th 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. 851 West Alameda
Costanza is a short-legged, fat little guy who loves to smile for the camera. For more information call the Espanola Valley Humane Society at 505-753-8662 or visit their website at www.evalleyshelter.org
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TRUMPET Besson London 600 Sensible. Starter Trumpet with case and extras, $95. 505-216-6208
YARDSALE FUNDRAISER FOR A LOCAL COLLECTIVE OF WOMEN DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKERS Saturday May 4th, 2013 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. 810 E. Zia Rd., Santa Fe Doc Chicks Collective will be holding a sale to raise money to purchase much needed video and audio equipment which they’ll use to further their amazing slate of local documentary projects. Notable items include a 16’ aboveground swimming pool, a multifunction exercise machine, a small refrigerator, a king size feather bed, an inversion table, a high quality pastel landscape, gardening tools, childrens toys, a Canon printer, and upscale womens and mens clothing and household items.
Tents, camping gear, motorcycle gear, to the bathroom sink and everything in between. We have it all! 1722 Camino De Vuelta. Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. NM SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF Community Garage Sale Saturday, 8:00- 2:00. NMSD Campus, 1060 Cerrillos. Wide Variety, Cash only, please! ROCKIN’ SALE Saturday, 8:00a.m. 2:00p.m. 303 Pinos Verdes. Follow signs, top of Old Taos Highway. Golf, Ski, Camping stuff, computer, vintage Amp & Speakers, books, household & Free box.
POMERANIAN TEACUP & TOY SIZES. Registered. First shots. Quality double-coats. Chocolate, cream, black, exotic silver merle & chocolate merle. 505-901-2094
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BEAUTIFUL BLACK on Black SS 396 138 code 1967 Chevelle. Completely redone with a fresh big block 454 with less than 5000 miles. 4 Speed , new bumpers but have old ones that come with the car. can be seen at Mustang ED’s on Lopez Ln. $31,000 Calls Only 505-310-0381
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1978 CHEVY, 4 door 3/4 ton Truck TOO MUCH to list! This is a complete restored custom truck, with a racing cam and only 2000 miles on engine, loaded with chrome and extras, 23,000.00 in reciepts not including labor, trophy winner, with first place, best of show, engine, class, sound system and more. I can send photos. Call for details make offer. 505-4693355 $23000
HUGE PARKING LOT SALE New Life Family Fellowship 1612 Pacheco Street May 11th from 7:00 a.m. until 3 p.m. Clothes, Construction Tools, Kitchen Appliances, Arts/Crafts & Much, Much, MORE! Also sell your own stuff!! Rent a space for $20 & suggested donation 10% of profits. Call 982-8950 to reserve your spot Fundraiser for Panama Mission Trip
1984 MERCEDES 300D. All service records, runs well, looks great! Owned since 1986. $3900 OBO. 505-820-2958
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1320 MORELIA, OFF ALTA VISTA, Saturday, 8:00a.m. - 4:00p.m. Furniture, Nambe Ware, Records, Jewelry, Dishes, Clothes, Miscelanious. Also, ’86 Ford F150, 4 x 4 Pickup.
707 Dunlap Street, 87501 (Off of Agua Fria) 7am to Noon Saturday 05-04-13 Teacher office supplies, PSP, lots of odds and ends.
Very Large Collection of Folk Art, Mexican Pottery, Sculpture, Wall Art, Original Jewelry, High End Decorator Furnishings, Mexican Furniture, Painted Victorian Furniture, Herter Bro. Chairs,Iron Patio Furniture This is a Huge Sale! Do not miss it.
14 TANO POINT LANE, Saturday, 9:00a.m. - 6:00p.m. and Sunday, 9:00a.m. - 11:00a.m. Scooters, furniture, Seasonal items, much more. 505-310-4741
RADIO, REFERENCE 240R by Quadraflex. Tape Player: Reference 412D, Record Player: 620T Quadraflex plays Records. Speakers: 16wide, 29" high: Reference 310L by CBS Audio Products T-53720. Sony HIFI Stereo Video Cassette Recorder, CD Player, TV TrinitronAll for $100. 505-989-7629
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18 VALENCIA Loop MOVING SALE SATURDAY MAY 4 9am to 2pm Garden tools & decor, lamps, cowboy music cds & cassettes, hardware, camping, kitchen, indoor decor, large format books, southwester art, lots lots of odds & ends
MOVING SALE Household items, collectibles, vintage clothes, furniture, piano, albums, sports equipment, and much more. 1010 CAMINO REDONDO SATURDAY, 9-2
Natasha is a 3-legged wunderkit! She is very affectionate and loves to be held.
LIQUIDATION SALE of Gordon Micunis and Jay Kobrin Some of Santa Fe’s Most Eclectic and Spirited Collectors. 916 Old Santa Fe Trail
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FREE STANDING water distiller. Good condition. $75. 505-982-6438
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SEEKING DONATIONS FOR ORTIZ COMMUNITY YARD SALE! To donate call Noel (505)501-3671. YARD SALE ON SATURDAY, 5/4 4164 SOUTH MEADOWS.
MALE TIGER striped cat. Neutered, has shots, indoor, outdoor. FREE! 505-930-1120
DUMP TRAILER Long Bed with Heavy Duty Rear End with a 2" Hitch. $450 obo. ALUMINUM CAMPER Shell Short Bed. 72"w x 83" L with key, $225. Poultry Air Incubator with egg turner, like new. used once, $100. 505-507-4350
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MULTI-FAMILY YARD SALE at Renate’s Restaurant, Highway 50 Glorieta. Saturday, May 4, 9:00a.m. - 3:00p.m. & Sunday, May 5, 10:00a.m. - 3:00p.m.
2 CAGUA ROAD AT AVENIDA ELDORADO HUGE GARAGE SALE!!! Art, Collectables, LOTS of Kitchenware, Pots and Pans, Tabletop, Decor, Clothing, Books, Linens, Floral, Furniture, Elfa Shelving, Hardware and Tools, Christmas Stuff... SATURDAY ONLY, MAY 4, 9AM to 4PM.
16 YEAR old Purebred Arabian Bay gelding, beautiful horse, sweet gentle disposition. Western pleasure, trail riding, parade experience, well trained, very smooth to ride. Grandson to Muscat, Aladdinn, Khemosabi. $2,500 obo. 505-681-1578
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GARAGE SALE SOUTH 128 & 130 LA PLACITA CIRCLE Double garage sale. Books, CDs, kitchenware, clothes, tools, outdoorgear, toys, coffeetable +much more +free stuff! Saturday 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
SHOP NOW! FOLK ART FLEA MARKET! Saturday May 4, 10 a.m. - 4 pm Museum of International Folk Art. Proceeds benefit educational programs & exhibits.
DON’T MISS THE FIFTH ANNUAL FAMOUS PACHECO PARK "GARAGE SALE": Incredible stuff and mindblowing deals from all Pacheco Park stores including Form + Function, Santa Fe By Design, Santa Fe Modern, Victoria Price, Design Connection, Four, plus many estates incl. designer furniture (contemporary and Santa Fe style), paintings, photography, jewelry, rugs, tubs, sinks, office chairs, lighting, fabric, tabletop, decor accessories, Native American items, books, household items. Saturday May 4th 9AM 2PM. ABSOLUTELY NO EARLYBIRDS!!! Pacheco Park Design Center at 1512 Pacheco Street in Santa Fe
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2008 SATURN VUE-XR AWD SUV One-Owner,Clean Carfax, Records, New Tires, Leather, Heated Seats, On-Star ,Most Options, Pristine $13,995 WE PAY TOP DOLLAR FOR YOUR VEHICLE!
Lexus IS 250. Graphite with grey interior and navigation. Luxury and sporty. Must drive! 21k miles, certified with great interest rates. $28,641. STK#1252P. Call Danielle (505)9468039
1 9 99 NISSAN Sentra with a new clutch. Very clean reliable car. Really good gas milage, clean inside and outside. Clean title, the engine is completly clean, no leaking oil, no check engine light. $3200 O.B.O. Call or txt 505-469-7295
1997 XG6 Jaguar. $3000. V6, 4.0 engine, all power seats and windows , leather, good paint. 125k miles. Salvage title. Trade? For more info call 505-501-9584.
2007 Cadillac Escalade. Black exterior with black interior. Chrome 22" tires, rear dvd, navigation. Luxury and style! Low miles $31,761. STK#1734A. Call Danielle (505)9468039
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Sell your car in a hurry! Place an ad in the Classiﬁeds 986-3000 1962 THUNDERBIRD 390. 93,800 original miles. Insured by American Bankers for $39,000. Asking $17,000 OBO. Very clean and all original! (505)6999100
1988 PORSCHE CARRERA TARGA 911 Standard, Clean Carfax, Local Owner, Garaged, 61,548 Original miles, Every Service Record, Pristine $32,000 WE PAY TOP DOLLAR FOR YOUR VEHICLE!
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1993 CHEVY 3/4 ton, 4x4, extended cab, air, power, cruise, 5 speed, power door locks & windows, removable gooseneck hitch, great tires, clean body, interior, and windows, nice tuned exhaust. $3500 505-469-3355
2002 CHEVY Avalanche. 116,000 miles, black leather interior, 24" rims, new single din multimidia DVD receiver, new window tint, has no oil leaks. Runs like new! NOT 4x4. For more info: Call txt 505-261-9565 if no answer txt or call 505-316-0168 Asking $8500. Might consider trades. Serious buyers only please.
2003 LEXUS ES-300 SEDAN FWD One Owner, Clean Carfax ,Records, Manuals 60,484 Miles, Non-Smoker, Garaged, New Tires, Loaded Pristine $13,995 WE PAY TOP DOLLAR FOR YOUR VEHICLE! VIEW VEHICLE www.santafeautoshowcase.com Paul 505-983-4945
2001 JEEP Charokee Sport. 6 Cylinder, automatic, 147,000 Miles. $4995 Call Manny at 505-570-1952 1997 CHEVY V8 4x4 $2900 AUTO MATIC NEW motor, new stereo, new radiator, white tool box in good shape. Runs well. Clean clear title. 505-501-5473
DOMESTIC CHEVY COBALT Coupe 2006, 5-spd manual, 108,000 miles $5500 call 505920-7492 or Auto Angel on Cerrillos
2006 SCION tc. Blue exterior, manual transmission. 86k miles. STK#13822B. $9,750. Call Danielle (505)946-8039
1974 CHEVY HEAVY HALF-TON. Great work truck, $1,200. Max, 505699-2311.
2008 Ford Explorer 4x4. Black with two- tone grey interior. Only 55k miles. Sporty and power everything! $17,751. STK#1582B Call Danielle (505)946-8039
1986 SUZUKI samurai 78,000 driven miles, new tires, timing belt and carborator. Very good condition. $5,000. 505-660-0639
2011 Mercedes-Benz E350 4Matic Wagon. 33k miles. Black-on-Black with special order black stained wood interior. Panoramic roof, Navigation, satellite radio, back-up camera. Factory warranty, clean Carfax, one owner.. $44995.00 TOP DOLLAR paid for trade-ins Mercedes-Benz of Santa Fe Open Monday - Saturday 9-6 505-913-2900
1982 Chrysler Cordoba 318 4BBL rear power amplifier, mag wheels, all power, excellent maintenance records, second owner, $3,400 or best offer. firstname.lastname@example.org 505-471-3911
2003 JEEP LIBERTY SPORT, 4X4, V6, 4DR, PW, PD, AC, AUTOMATIC, CRUISE, CLEAN 1 OWNER VEHICLE. $7250. Call (505)310-9853 or (505)6999905
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2004 VOLVO XC 90 T6. 4X4. 68,200 miles Excellent condition. Safe reliable transportation. $11,750 505-9204524
FOR A GOOD HONEST DEAL, PLEASE COME SEE YOUR HOMETOWN FORD, LINCOLN DEALER. NEW AND USED INVENTORY! STEVE BACA 505-316-2970
Yellow 2002 Jeep Wrangler XXL. Only 54,000 miles, 6 cyl 4.0, five speed, 4x4, A/C & heat. Outstanding condition & runs GREAT! 4 inch lift, Mud Tires. Call (505)819-9835 $9000.00
2005 SUBARU Legacy Outback XT. 94K miles, new subaru motor, turbo, etc. (2000 miles). AWD, automatic, black, cream interior, leather, tint, moon roof, loaded. $9,900. 505-6609477
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2011 MERCEDES-BENZ GL450 4 Matic. V8, 7-passenger Luxury. Navigation, Satellite Radio, back-up camera, Surround Sound, Power Liftgate, Memory Seats, more! One owner, under 5k miles, factory warranty. $52995. TOP DOLLAR paid for trade-ins Mercedes-Benz of Santa Fe Open Monday - Saturday 9-6 505-913-2900
2012 MONTE Carlo, 39 foot travel trailer. 2 slides, all options. Must sell this week! $25,300. Call, 830-534-1357.
2010 TOYOTA RAV-4 LIMITED 4X4 One-Owner, 38,000 Miles, Records, Carfax, Manuals, X-Keys, NonSmoker,Garaged,New Tires, Remaining Warranty, Loaded $23,495 WE PAY TOP DOLLAR FOR YOUR VEHICLE! VIEW VEHICLE www.santafeautoshowcase.com Paul 505-983-4945
2010 MERCEDES-BENZ C300 4MATIC LUXURY SEDAN. Luxurious black-on-black C300, AWD. Special alloy wheels, unique grill, walnut wood trim, memory seats, garage door opener, heated seats, moonroof and more. 36k miles. $25,995. Top dollar paid for trade-ins.
MOTORCYCLES 1998 FERRARI F355 GTB F1, 13,000 miles, all books, tools, records, maint. up to date, mint condition, $65,000, email@example.com.
1998 FIREBIRD Transam. MUST SEE to believe, flawless condition, fast, chip, LS1 eng., Auto, T-TOP, New TIRES!, garaged, fantastic condition! $12,000. 505-469-3355
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2006 TOYOTA AVALON LIMITED FWD, Carfax, Records, One Owner, Non Smoker, Garaged, New Tires, Loaded $13,995 WE PAY TOP DOLLAR FOR YOUR VEHICLE! VIEW VEHICLE www.santafeautoshowcase.com Paul 505-983-4945
1999 HONDA Civic. Low miles, clean , 2nd owner. New cd player with MP3 hook up. Very reliable. Tinted windows. $4000 obo. Good trades considerded. Call 505-603-1356 2002 FORD FOCUS. $1200 4 cylinder, needs fuel pump. 18" rims. Salvage title for more info call 505-501-9584
2005 KIA SPECTRA 5. Original owner. 120k miles. Good mechanics- needs cosmetics. $4,000 OBO. Priced under book value. 361-446-8114 1996 NISSAN PATHFINDER XE SERIES, 4X4. $2,250. Max, 505-699-2311.
2003 MERCEDES BENZ E320. Loaded power windows, power locks, heated seats, 6 disc changer, power seats, automatic, v6, and much more. Very good condition, luxury and reliable. Just serviced and new tires. 141,000 miles. $8000 obo Please call for more info (505)720-1344
2004 NISSAN ALTIMA 3.5 - V6, 96 K miles, Runs GREAT, Heated Leather Seats, Sunroof, New Battery, has some body dings, one Adult owner, 28 MPG, $7000.00 OBO CALL 505-6902604
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2012 Dodge Ram 1500 5.7 Hemi. Chrome wheels, bed liner, white with grey interior, club cab. Style and power! 28k miles. $27,991. STK#1255P Call Danielle (505)946-8039
2011 FORD FUSION SEL. 9k miles. Metallic Silver exterior, stone leather interior. Loaded. Garaged. Like new condition. All service records. $20,000 OBO. 505-920-3516
2001 HARLEY Davidson Wide Glide. Purple, black, and chrome with about $5000 in accessories. Immaculate, garage kept. 23,640 miles. 1 owner. Dealer maintained. $8,950. Call (505)983-7984. Serious inquiries only! 2000 HARLEY-DAVIDSON SPORTSTER 883. Black & Chrome only 18,000 miles. Always garaged. Asking $3700 obo. Excellent condition!! Call 505757-3084
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2000 FORD Taurus. Great car , nice on gas, runs good. Asking $2200 OBO. Cash Only! Please call (505)316-3931. Serious inquiries only please.
IZUZU RODEO 2004, V6, 4x2, Automatic Transmition, 92,000 miles, Great condition, New Tires, Serviced, $6,500 negotiable. 505-204-2312
1995 Ford Mustang Gt V8. Runs great, has after market rear lights, nice stereo. High miles but runs great! Good heater & AC, nice tires and rims. New paint job only 2 months old. Must drive! Interior needs seat covers and a little cleaning but fast car! call to see 505-930-1193 $4000
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2002 CHEVY Trail Blazer $5500. Automatic, 170,000 miles, very clean , V6 motor vortec 4200, CD, A/C, power windows. Runs pretty good. Very nice! 505-501-5473
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2001 VOLVO S40 1.9 Turbo. Only 46k miles! 4 cyl, Automatic, Power locks, Power windows, tilt steering, air conditioning. The interior and upholstery is very clean. This car runs like new , no joke! And it’s good on gas. Does have a salvage title. $4800. If interested please call (505)316-0890
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Horoscope The stars show the kind of day you’ll have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult
HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, May 4, 2013: This year you carry many ideas to fruition. Others love how you manifest your desires. You will gain financially in the next few months. Count on Pisces — he or she is a good friend. ARIES (March 21-April 19) HHHH You derive your power and energy from your understanding of the material world and the universal laws of life. Tonight: A quiet dinner at home. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) HHHH You know what you want, so charge into your day and get just that. Your smiling manner draws many people toward you. Tonight: Out late. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) HHHH If you would like to head in a different direction, do. Others might admire your courage, but they don’t realize the strength of your intuition. Tonight: On center stage. CANCER (June 21-July 22) HHHH Reach out to someone at a distance, or perhaps someone who practically speaks a different language with his or her far-out ideas. Tonight: Somewhere you can relax. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) HHH A loved one might decide that it’s time to eliminate the gap between the two of you. You won’t say “no,” but you could be hesitant to say “yes.” Tonight: Go with what feels right. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) HHHHH You are full of life and energy. Today you’ll bypass those who are not in a similar mood, as you might need to let off some steam and be more playful. Tonight: Where people are.
Super Quiz Take this Super Quiz to a Ph.D. Score 1 point for each correct answer on the Freshman Level, 2 points on the Graduate Level and 3 points on the Ph.D. Level.
Subject: GEOGRAPHY (e.g., Which country consists of 10 provinces and three territories? Answer: Canada.) FRESHMAN LEVEL 1. Which country’s airline is named Aer Lingus? Answer________ 2. In which country is the world’s highest waterfall? Answer________ 3. Which countries occupy the island of Hispaniola? Answer________ 4. It was previously known as Ceylon. Answer________ 5. The characters that make up this country’s name mean “sun origin.” Answer________ GRADUATE LEVEL 6. Which Asian country is associated with the Gulf of Tonkin incident? Answer________ 7. Name the top two countries based on area. Answer________
8. The two main islands of this country are separated by the Cook Strait. Answer________ 9. Which continent is considered a desert? Answer________ 10. Which country is closest in area to the United States? Answer________ PH.D. LEVEL 11. Name four of the five major countries of Europe that were neutral during World War II. Answer________ 12. What is the largest wholly European country? Answer________ 13. Which country is separated by the South China Sea into two similarly sized regions? Answer________ 14. Which countries of South America are landlocked? Answer________ 15. It is considered to be the only country in Africa to have never eradicated polio. Answer________
1. Republic of Ireland. 2. Venezuela. 3. Dominican Republic and Haiti. 4. Sri Lanka. 5. Japan. 6. Vietnam. 7. Russia and Canada. 8. New Zealand. 9. Antarctica. 10. China. 11. Sweden, Ireland, Switzerland, Portugal, Spain. 12. Ukraine. 13. Malaysia. 14. Paraguay and Bolivia. 15. Nigeria.
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LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) HHH Understand that if you really want to let go and enjoy the moment, you might to run an errand or two. Tonight: Let your inner child emerge.
‘Needy’ father puts a strain on his son Dear Annie: I am a 57-year-old man with no siblings, and my mother is deceased. My 82-year-old father is physically healthy, but he’s in the early stages of dementia. He has a few hobbies to keep him busy, but for some reason, he has become obsessed with me. Dad has become rather “needy.” Sometimes he calls me three or four times a day, even when I am at work. He insists that I go to his house every day, even if there is no particular reason. I know Dad is probably lonely, but still. He doesn’t have a lot of friends due to his attitude and sharp tongue. He has become demanding, insisting I do things immediately rather than when I have time. He also has grown very mean-mouthed and pouts if he doesn’t get his way. This is getting to me and putting a strain on my family. What do you suggest? — Crazy in Kansas Dear Kansas: We think Dad is frightened. He knows he is slipping and finds reassurance in your constant presence. Dementia also can affect his personality. Call and visit him when you can. When you don’t have time to run errands, calmly and repeatedly say that you will get to them on the weekend (or whenever), and follow through. Ignore the rants. We also suggest you go with him to his next doctor’s appointment and discuss your concerns. And please contact the Alzheimer’s Association (alz.org) for information on resources and assistance, because this is likely to get more difficult for you over the next several years. Dear Annie: I am married to a wonderful woman who is generous and helpful. We are both retired, in good health and live comfortably. We are currently babysitting two of our grandchildren five days a week, nine months out of the year. We love our
SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) HHHH Your creativity comes forward, and it allows you to add some fun to your plans. A child or loved one delights in your company. Tonight: The fun continues. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) HHH You typically are very adventuresome, which is why others might be making remarks about your contentment to be home right now. Tonight: You do not need to go far. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) HHHHH You instinctively know that it is time to catch up on others’ news, as well as any past emails, calls and projects. Do not make this a big deal. Tonight: Hang out with friends. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) HHHH Holding back might be nearly impossible. Whichever indulgence you choose to get into will help you release some pressure. Tonight: Meet an older relative for dinner. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) HHHH Honor what is happening within a group of friends. Together you could go off and come up with a fun idea involving a gettogether. Tonight: Whatever knocks your socks off. Jacqueline Bigar
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Today in history Today is Saturday, May 4, the 124th day of 2013. There are 241 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in history: On May 4, 1776, Rhode Island declared its freedom from England, two months before the Declaration of Independence was adopted.
grandchildren, but I feel this is too much. The problem is, when I talk to my wife about doing less so we could take the winter off and spend it in a warmer climate, she refuses. I want to enjoy my retirement. Winters here are depressing and limit our physical activities. I don’t feel it would be right for me to travel by myself or spend time in a warmer and more enjoyable place while she stays home and babysits. How can I get her to realize that the years slip by, and that if we don’t enjoy ourselves now, it may be too late when the grandkids no longer need us to babysit? — Richard in New England Dear Richard: It’s possible your idea of a wonderful retirement is not the same as your wife’s. She may enjoy being around her grandchildren and want to be close to them (and of assistance to your children) as long as she is capable of doing so. Since you have three months “off,” begin by planning some special trips during that time. When winter comes, use your weekends or school vacations to get away. You might even take the grandchildren on longer trips if they are old enough and you can afford it. If you approach this in the spirit of compromise, perhaps your wife will listen and even offer some suggestions of her own. Dear Annie: This is in reply to the widow in Florida who complained that she is unable to make new friends. I suggest she find a local animal shelter where she can volunteer her time. Most shelters welcome volunteers, especially during the week. Whether or not she makes new human friends, the animals she works with will appreciate the time she spends with them and will display a love and loyalty she will treasure forever. — Steve
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