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Why is it wrong for citizens of Mora County to say no to corporations? I think the ordinance [banning oil and gas drilling] is defensible.”


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District intends to dole out money based on student needs, not staffing ratios By Robert Nott The New Mexican

Santa Fe Public Schools may or may not get more money from the state to operate its schools. But it wants to spend what it does get more wisely. The district is planning a new method for allocating funds based on the needs of the students enrolled in each school. The effort is called Fair Student Funding, and the district hopes to try it out in some schools next year, with plans to go districtwide in 2015-16. “We will take our district dollars and distribute them to schools based on numerous factors [related to] student needs,” Superintendent Joel Boyd said. Educators call this approach “weighted student funding.” Instead of allocating money to

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Leaders reach deal to limit Iran’s nuclear capabilities Obama hails agreement as an ‘important first step’ By Deb Riechmann and George Jahn The Associated Press

GENEVA — Iran struck a historic nuclear deal Sunday with the United States and five other world powers, in the most significant development between Washington and Tehran in more than three decades of estrangement between the two nations. The agreement commits Iran to curb its nuclear activities in exchange for limited and gradual sanctions relief. It builds on the momentum of the dialogue opened during September’s annual U.N. gathering, which included a 15-minute phone conversation between President Barack Obama and Iran’s new president, Hassan Rouhani. Obama hailed the deal’s provisions as key to preventing Iran from proliferating. “Simply put, they cut off Iran’s most likely paths to a bomb,” he told reporters. The deal marks a milestone between the

Anti-fracking signs are posted around Mora County. The county recently was sued by oil and gas companies and private landowners after passing an ordinance banning hydraulic fracturing. PHOTOS BY JANE PHILLIPS/THE NEW MEXICAN

World watching as Mora County steps up to defend its anti-drilling ordinance By Staci Matlock The New Mexican

MORA t is a script destined for a Hollywood movie: A rural, lowincome, mostly Hispanic New Mexico county passes a community rights ordinance, bans oil and gas drilling, and is sued by rich, greedy oil and gas barons. “We’re protecting our water,” say two Mora County commissioners


who support the ordinance. “It’s unconstitutional,” cry the Independent Petroleum Producers of New Mexico and a couple of private property owners who are suing over the ordinance. Their lawsuit was filed Nov. 15 in federal District Court. People around the U.S. and the world who are deeply concerned about the influence of big corporations and the potential environmental damage from hydraulic

fracturing methods — used to tap oil and gas supplies — cheer on Mora County. But there’s more to this story — nuances and tensions that are hard to uncover unless you were born and raised in this hard-scrabble, beautiful and resilient Northern New Mexico county. Most Mora County residents oppose oil and gas drilling. But some of them say there were better ways to prevent drilling, strategies

that had a better chance of standing up in court. They believe the ban was an ill-advised move that will have high costs for an already cash-strapped county government and will gain it nothing except attention. Others say the ordinance is an example of an outside Anglo group using a poor, minority county for its own ends.

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Winter storm rages across West, killing 8 4-year-old N.M. girl among dead; more severe weather expected By Susan Montoya Bryan The Associated Press

ALBUQUERQUE — A powerful storm system that has caused hundreds of accidents across the Western U.S. has marched eastward with predictions of widespread snow, freezing

temperatures and gusty winds. The fierce weather has caused at least eight deaths, including one in New Mexico, and prompted advisories Saturday afternoon in New Mexico and Texas. As thick, gray clouds covered the Southwest, forecasters said the storm would sweep across the South and toward the Atlantic Coast next week, causing problems for holiday travelers. Joe Harris, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, said the “Nordic outbreak” will

“produce a mixed bag of wily weather that will end up impacting much of the nation.” In New Mexico, authorities and residents braced for the second hit of a one-two punch — what forecasters in Albuquerque called the “big kahuna.” The storm already had blanketed parts of the state with snow and freezing rain and caused a rollover accident that killed a 4-year-old girl in the eastern part of the state.

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NATION&WORLD Latvian president: Collapse is ‘murder’ Third section of market roof caves in during rescue effort; death toll reaches 54 By Gary Peach The Associated Press

RIGA, Latvia — A massive third section of the roof at a Latvian supermarket where at least 54 people were killed fell Saturday as emergency workers searched rubble nearby for more victims. Though no one was injured, the cave-in revealed just how unstable the building still is two days after the initial collapses. Latvia’s president described the disaster at the Maxima supermarket in Riga, the worst accident in the Baltic country since it regained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, as “murder” and called for a speedy investigation into its cause. Investigators are looking at faulty construction or building work on the roof’s grass- and gravel-covered surface as the potential causes of the first collapse in the crowded supermarket on Thursday. Workers were installing a garden area and children’s playground for an adjacent high-rise residential building. Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman Viktorija Sembele said the third collapse occurred in an area where firefighters were not working, but the service immediately recalled its people from inside to ensure there were no casualties. The service tweeted minutes later that no one was injured. The dramatic cave-in came as rescue workers were finishing their search operation in a particularly dangerous part of the building, Sembele said. The operation has been temporarily stopped. Associated Press video of the scene showed a large portion of the roof crashing in as rescuers worked nearby. A massive boom can be heard as the section hits the ground in a cloud of dust. President Andris Berzins spoke bluntly about the disaster in an interview with Latvian television, though he did not single anyone out as culpable. “This is a case where we need to say clearly it is the murder of an enormous number of defenseless people, and that’s how we

By Nicole Ostrow Bloomberg News

Most people taking free online courses worldwide are among the best-educated and wealthiest of the population, casting doubt on the idea that the classes will benefit the disenfranchised, a survey showed. More than half of those taking massive open online courses, or MOOCs, were men, and the majority were already employed, according to Ezekiel Emanuel, vice provost for Global Initiatives at the University of Pennsylvania and one of the authors of the cor-

Passers-by react outside the collapsed Maxima supermarket in Riga, Latvia, on Saturday. Scores of people have died, including three firefighters, after an enormous section of roof collapsed at the supermarket. MINDAUGAS KULBIS/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

should proceed,” Berzins said in an interview with Latvian television. Berzins called for a speedy investigation to prevent those responsible from covering up a paper trail and “coming off as pure as angels.” Pictures show that a large amount of building materials, including bags of soil for the garden, were left in areas of the roof that Riga city officials say could have been vulnerable to heavy loads. Fifty-four deaths had been confirmed from the structural failure by Saturday afternoon. Police spokesman Dairis Anucins said earlier that there were reports of 10 missing people, and it was not clear if the new death toll included any of them. Laila Rieksta-Riekstina, head of the state’s child welfare department, told Latvia Radio that 16 children lost parents in the accident. Three of them lost both parents. Some 40 people were injured, including 13 firefighters who rushed to the scene, and

respondence piece in Wednesday’s journal Nature. The survey of about 35,000 participants in more than 200 countries is one of the first to look at who is taking the classes. It shows a disparity between actual users and those that MOOC founders have said may benefit from putting college curriculum online, Emanuel said. More efforts are needed, including better access to technology, electricity and basic education, to help the disadvantaged gain access, he said. “If you are privileged, you already have access to computers,” Emanuel said in a telephone interview Wednesday. “The ‘have-nots’ are not going to have access to this. It’s not so easy to shorten that barrier. Maybe over the next 10 to 20 years that will go down but, for the moment,

23 people remained hospitalized as of Saturday afternoon, police said. The government declared three days of mourning starting Saturday. Latvians streamed to the site in a densely populated neighborhood between downtown Riga and the airport to lay flowers and light candles. The Fire and Rescue Service has said only 850 square feet of debris remained to be searched as of late Saturday afternoon, but they said it was a difficult section with rubble piled up to 12 feet high. Rescue workers had stopped the operation early Saturday to consult with engineers before continuing. Police have launched an investigation, which could take several weeks to complete. Riga Mayor Nils Usakovs tweeted Saturday that once the investigation is over, the supermarket’s ruins would be razed and a monument built to the victims. He also suggested that the incomplete residential building might be torn down.

MOOCs are likely to increase disparities in-country.” The authors looked at 34,779 responses from a University of Pennsylvania survey in July of students in 32 course sessions. The classes were offered by Coursera Inc., a venture-capitalbacked, for-profit company started by two Stanford University professors offering more than 500 courses. They found that 83 percent of the students already had a twoyear or four-year college degree, and the majority had education levels exceeding the general population in their country, including both developing and nondeveloping nations. In Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, where there is a rising middle class with increasing education standards and where

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HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — Police on New York’s Long Island say a deli owner and his son are under arrest for scamming a customer out of a $1 million lottery ticket. Nassau County police say a 34-year-old man bought the ticket Thursday, scratched it off and saw that he was a winner. Authorities say he then handed it to 26-year-old Karim Jaghab to collect his winnings. Police say the ticket was worth $1 million, but Jaghab gave the man $1,000 in cash and kept the ticket. The customer went back Friday. Police say Jaghab and his 57-year-old father, Nabil Jaghab, tried to give him $10,000. The Jaghabs were arraigned Saturday on grand larceny charges. According to Newsday, their attorney said it was a simple mistake on a payout on a lottery machine.

BEIRUT — Syrian Reconciliation Minister Ali Haidar’s car came under fire Saturday near the coastal area of Tartous, Syrian activists and state media reported, but he was not in the vehicle at the time of the ambush. Syria’s state television said Haidar’s driver was killed. An eye specialist by training, Haider is the leader of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party, one of the Damascus-based opposition parties tolerated by the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. He was appointed minister in 2012. Haider’s son was killed last year when his car was ambushed by rebels in the central province of Homs. Elsewhere in Syria, extremist rebels from the Islamic Army group and the al-Qaida-linked alNusra Front have taken control of a major oil field in the eastern province of Deir al-Zour, an opposition watchdog said.

Egypt expels Turkish ambassador, downgrades ties CAIRO — Egypt downgraded diplomatic relations with Turkey on Saturday and expelled its ambassador from Cairo, a sharp escalation in tensions between the two countries that mounted after a military coup ousted the country’s Islamist president this summer. In a quick reaction, Turkey reciprocated by declaring the Egyptian ambassador “persona non grata” and downgrading relations with Egypt to the same level. Egypt’s ambassador hadn’t been in the country since August over the turmoil. Saturday’s decisions, which fall short of closing diplomatic missions in the two countries, are a dramatic reversal of the warming relations between the two countries over the past year. Egypt’s interim government vehemently has protested remarks by Turkish leaders criticizing the popularly backed military coup that toppled Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. The decision Saturday followed another critical comment by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday. Speaking to reporters in the Black Sea coastal city of Trabzon, Erdogan appeared unfazed by the diplomatic snub. He said there would be no shift in his position toward Egypt’s new rulers. “I will never have respect for those who come to power through coups,” Erdogan said Saturday.

Surfer killed by shark off coast of Australia PERTH, Australia — A 35-year-old surfer was fatally mauled by a shark Saturday off a notorious stretch of Australia’s west coast, police said. The shark “bounced off the board” of one surfer “before attacking the other male” off a beach near Gracetown, said Western Australia state police Sgt. Norm Giocas. The sleepy community of Gracetown has now been the site of three fatal shark attacks on surfers in the past decade. Surfers also were killed there in 2004 and 2010. The victim, whose identity was not immediately released while police notified relatives, died instantly from massive injuries, Giocas said, adding that beachgoers brought his body ashore. New Mexican wire services


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Sunday, Nov. 24 ‘OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET’: Stephen Adly Guirgis’ comedy about a missing corpse, 2 p.m., Greer Garson Theatre Center, Santa Fe University of Art and Design, 1600 St. Michael’s Drive ‘THE HOBBIT’: Santa Fe Performing Arts’ City Different Players (ages 7 to 12) present J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic for the stage, 2 p.m., Armory for the Arts Theater, 1050 Old Pecos Trail. ANNUAL PRE-THANKSGIVING BOOK SALE: From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the La Farge Branch Library, hard covers $1, paperbacks three for $1, Sunday is bag day (all you can fit for $3). 1730 Llano St. AUTHORS AT COLLECTED WORKS: R. Eric Gustafson discusses Last Guy Waltzing: A Tale of Reinvention, 2 p.m., 202 Galisteo St. AUTHORS AT OP.CIT. BOOKSTORE: Elaine Pinkerton Coleman and Jann Arrington Wolcott present A WWII Adoption Story, a reading and book signing event in support of local youth shelters, 3 p.m., 500 Montezuma Ave. Suite 101, Sanbusco center. CONTEMPORARY CLAY FAIR: Works by 30 New Mexico artists, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 1616 Old Pecos Trail. ‘DEARLY DEPARTED’: Santa Fe Prep presents a comedy by

Lotteries David Bottrell and Jessie Jones, 2 p.m. 1101 Camino de Cruz Blanca. FAIR AT SANTA MARÍA: From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Santa María de la Paz Catholic Community, 11 College Drive; the annual holiday arts and crafts fair will feature more than 75 vendors. Free, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. PHOTOGRAPHER AT RADIOUS BOOKS: Local photographer Janet Russek celebrates the launch of her monograph The Tenuous Stem with an exhibit and signing, 2-4 p.m., 227 E. Palace Ave. PRESCHOOLER’S STORY HOUR: At 10:45 a.m. at Collected Works Bookstore, a storytime for preschoolers, 10:45 a.m., 202 Galisteo St. SANTA FE COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA: Program, Michael Bowen’s Land of Enchantment, guest soloist Dana Winograd performs with Gonzales Community School students and SFCO. 2:30 p.m., New Mexico Museum of Art’s St. Francis Auditorium, 107 W. Palace Ave. SANTA FE POETS 2: From 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Institute of American Indian Arts, a poetry-reading series hosted by Santa Fe Poet Laureate Jon Davis, with local poets, 34:30 p.m. 83 Avan Nu Po Road. SERENATA OF SANTA FE: At 3 p.m. at the Scottish Rite Center, Windstream, music of Beethoven, Thuille and Pou-

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Deadlock on climate ends with meager deal By Karl Ritter The Associated Press

WARSAW, Poland — Avoiding a last-minute breakdown, annual U.N. climate talks limped forward Saturday with a modest set of decisions meant to pave the way for a new pact to fight global warming. More than 190 countries agreed in Warsaw to start preparing “contributions” for the new deal, which is supposed to be adopted in 2015. That term was adopted after China and India objected to the word commitments in a standoff with the U.S. and other developed countries. The fast-growing economies say they are still developing countries and shouldn’t have to take on as strict commitments to cut carbon emissions as industrialized nations. “In the nick of time, negotiators in Warsaw delivered just enough to keep things moving,” said Jennifer Morgan of the World Resources Institute, an environmental think tank. The conference also advanced a program to reduce deforestation and established a “loss and damage” mechanism to help island states and other vulnerable countries under threat from

Negotiators in Warsaw should have used this meeting to take a big and critical step towards global, just action on climate change. That didn’t happen. This has placed the negotiations towards a global agreement in 2015 at risk.”

Samantha Smith, climate activist at the World Wildlife Fund rising seas, extreme weather and other climate impacts. The wording was vague enough to make rich countries feel comfortable that they weren’t going to be held liable for climate catastrophes in the developing world. U.S. and other rich countries also resisted demands to put down firm commitments on how they plan to fulfill a pledge to scale up climate financing to developing countries to $100 billion by 2020. That money is meant to help developing countries transition to cleaner energy sources and adapt to shifts in climate that can affect agriculture,

human health and economies in general. “I think we had a good outcome in the end. It was quite a tough negotiation,” U.S. climate envoy Todd Stern said. The U.N. climate talks were launched two decades ago after scientists warned that humans were warming the planet by pumping carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping gases into the atmosphere, primarily through the burning of fossil fuels. So far, they’ve failed to reduce those emissions. Historically, most emissions have come from the industrialized nations,

but the developing world is catching up fast, driven by rapid growth in major countries including India, Brazil and China — the world’s top carbon polluter. Though China has invested heavily in renewable sources, it’s reluctant to promise emissions cuts internationally because it still gets almost 70 percent of its energy from coal, which produces the highest emissions of all fuels. The talks were paralyzed for hours Saturday until China and India dropped demands for a reference to an article in the 1992 U.N. convention on climate change that says only developed countries are required to make commitments to cut emissions. Western countries want to get rid of that “firewall” in the new climate deal, which countries have agreed should be applicable to all. “In my understanding the firewall exists and it will continue to exist,” Indian Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan said, indicating the issue is far from resolved. The Warsaw conference called on parties to announce their offers to rein in or cut emissions by the first quarter of 2015 if they are “in a position to do

Ariz. debacle spotlights child-welfare agencies By Bob Christie and Brian Skoloff The Associated Press

PHOENIX — A scandal in which 6,000 child-abuse complaints in Arizona were filed away and never investigated illustrated what advocates say is a tragically common problem across the U.S.: Many childprotection agencies have crushing workloads and inadequate oversight. In some cases, those flaws have led to deaths and criminal charges against social workers. “This is a system that years ago was dubbed a poor system for poor people, and very often the resources are not there to do this very difficult and very important work,” said Dr. Howard Dubowitz, a pediatrician who studies child protection policies at the University of Maryland Medical Center. “The notion that this is a system that is nicely equipped to fulfill its mandate is often a dream that some of us are hanging onto.” Arizona officials promised prompt action after it was disclosed Thursday that over the past four years, a team at the state Child Protective Services agency tried to cope with the heavy workload by overlooking thousands of complaints to the statewide child-abuse hotline. Under state law, all reports


generated via the hotline must be investigated. So far, authorities re-examining the cases have identified at least 125 in which children were later alleged to have been abused. No deaths have been connected to the lapses. Clarence Carter, who as director of Arizona’s Department of Economic Security oversees CPS, called the situation “cause for grave alarm,” and Gov. Jan Brewer has ordered an investigation. Child-welfare advocates said the Arizona debacle is not an isolated incident. In North Carolina, a county social worker faces nearly four years in prison after pleading guilty to trying to cover up her agency’s role after a child’s death. Prosecutors said that after the 2011 death of 15-month-old Aubrey Kina-Marie Littlejohn, social worker Candice Lassiter ordered a subordinate to falsify records to make it appear that the Swain County Department of Social Services had done a thorough job investigating allegations that the girl had been abused. An Associated Press investiga-






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tion found that police and social workers were aware of reports that the child was being mistreated but failed to act in time. Florida’s Department of Children and Families has long been plagued by problems blamed on heavy caseloads, high staff turnover, lack of accountability and inadequate funding. Last year, the agency overhauled its own abuse hotline, which receives more than 400,000 calls a year, after problems were discovered with how information was collected and passed on to investigators, often without information about multiple calls on the same cases. Lawmakers there are still grappling with how to fix the agency in light of the recent deaths of nine children monitored by DCF. In May, the Florida agency fired an investigator who authorities say forged documents about substance treatment for a mother months before her baby was left to die in a sweltering car. The agency’s chief abruptly resigned in July. The Michigan Human Services Department came under

so.” But it gave little detail on what kind of information should go into those offers. “Unfortunately, they failed to agree on what process and criteria they would use to evaluate the adequacy and fairness of each other’s proposed actions,” said Alden Meyer of the Union of Concerned Scientists. It also remains unclear what legal form the agreement should take. Environmental activists, many of whom walked out of the talks in protest on Thursday, called the conference a failure for failing to deliver strong commitments to address climate change, and pointed to Typhoon Haiyan’s devastation in the Philippines as a sign of urgency. A single typhoon or hurricane cannot be conclusively linked to climate change but rising sea levels can make storm surges stronger. “Negotiators in Warsaw should have used this meeting to take a big and critical step towards global, just action on climate change. That didn’t happen,” said Samantha Smith, a climate activist at the World Wildlife Fund. “This has placed the negotiations towards a global agreement in 2015 at risk.”

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BIG BATTLE Some worry ordinance, resulting lawsuit will prove detrimental to the community Continued from Page A-1 But there’s no backing down from the fight now.

A history of resistance In 1880, Marino Rivera’s great-grandfather strapped on his pistols, mounted his horse and rode across his land near Rainsville in Mora County. A friend had told him “the company” was fencing, and if he didn’t go quickly, they would fence right though his property. “How sad would it be if I didn’t protect the land now?” asked Rivera, who supports the county’s community rights ordinance that bans oil and gas drilling. Mora County encompasses 1,933 square miles of mountain valleys, treelined hills and grass-covered plains. It is ranch and farm country blessed with clear mountain streams and abundant wildlife. The White Peak area in the northeastern part of the county is a popular elk-hunting spot. The history of the area stretches back to the Jicarilla Apache, who lived there prior to the arrival of Spanish settlers, then French trappers and, finally, Anglo ranchers. In 1835, the Mexican government granted a few dozen families 827,000 acres as the Mora Land Grant. Most of the land was held in common by the families, who shared the water and resources. The valley was booming as travelers thronged the Santa Fe Trail. At one point, the Mora Valley was a major producer of wheat for the area. Mora County was founded in 1860. But by the time Rivera’s great-grandfather stopped the fence, a good portion of the land grant had been taken away from the original grantees through legal shenanigans and outright swindles, according to Paula Garcia, a Mora County commissioner and president of the Mora Land Grant Association. Her family was among the original grantees. Some Hispanic families were able to retain land after a decades-long court battle, she said. “It is still a raw memory, at least in oral history,” Garcia said. “It is not taught in history books. There is a sense that we fought to protect Mora, to keep our connection to the land. Some people in Mora actually revolted, as they did in other parts of New Mexico.” “There is a strong history of resistance in the valley,” she added. That history provided the backdrop for a Pennsylvania attorney to convince some Mora County residents and two county commissioners to approve an ordinance that bans oil and gas extraction. The measure tests a U.S. Supreme Court decision and challenges state and federal powers.

Oil and gas industry sets sights on Mora The county’s estimated 2012 population was 4,700, according to the U.S. census. More than half speak Spanish at home, and more than 86 percent have at least a high school education. “We have 2.5 people per square mile. We qualify as frontier,” according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, said County Commission Chairman John Olivas, a longtime outfitter whose family has lived in the county for generations. “We would have to double our population to be considered rural.” Jobs are hard to come by. The primary employment is local government, the schools, the Mora Valley Health Services and the rural electric cooperative. The county budget is less than $1 million. Oil and gas producers have had their eyes on Mora County since at least the 1950s. A whole slew of leases were signed in 1952 between mostly Hispanic landowners, the Continental Oil and Transportation Co. and F.H. Gower Co.

Apparently, few of the leases were acted on. For almost half a century, there was a lull, according to Mora County clerk filings. Then in 2009 and 2010, KHL Inc. and other companies negotiated dozens of oil and gas lease deals with Mora County property owners. To date, an estimated 100,000 acres have been leased, mostly in the eastern half of the county. Of the 36 private-property oil and gas leases filed with the clerk in 2009 and 2010, 14 were with families who had Hispanic surnames. Their Mora County properties range from a few hundred acres to several thousand. Oil and gas leases for more than 9,000 acres of state trust land in the area near White Peak were approved by former State Land Commissioner Patrick Lyons before the end of his term in 2010. Revenues from oil and gas leases on state trust lands are distributed to local schools and hospitals. Oil and gas proponents argue that drilling would bring much-needed revenue into Mora County. Neighboring Colfax County collected at least half a million dollars last year in taxes on oil and gas operations. But Rivera said the money wouldn’t matter if oil and gas extraction polluted Mora County’s precious water supplies.

Mora County encompasses 1,933 square miles of mountain valleys, tree-lined hills and grass-covered plains. In an effort to protect the valley’s resources, the county passed an ordinance banning hydraulic fracturing, but it was sued over the measure earlier this month. PHOTOS BY JANE PHILLIPS/THE NEW MEXICAN


Same goal, but different approaches Paula Garcia and John Olivas have a lot in common. Both were born and raised in Mora County, and their families have lived there for generations. Both have been active in advocating to protect land and water, not just in Mora County but around the state. Both oppose oil and gas drilling in Mora County. But they differed on how to stop it. They were both elected to the County Commission in 2010. They worked together to unravel a financial nightmare involving the county’s courthouse complex. An audit found more than a dozen problems with the way money from a 2004 bond election had been mishandled by previous county administrations. The complex is still a shell, and all the county offices are housed in dilapidated portables that are freezing in the winter and hot in the summer, Olivas said. The county still needs millions of dollars to complete the project. Plus, the county has had to take over the ambulance service, which loses thousands of dollars a year trying to take care of people in the isolated county. Now, there’s the lawsuit over the oil and gas ordinance. “We’re trying to figure out how to fund our ambulance service. We’re trying to figure out how to finish the county complex,” said Garcia, who also is the executive director of the New Mexico Acequia Association that works with irrigators statewide. “This legal battle makes that work much more difficult.” Garcia said the commissioners and others in the community were working on an oil and gas ordinance back in 2011, reviewing the regulations other communities had put in place. Mora County put a moratorium on oil and gas drilling to buy time. Kathleen Dudley of the organization Drilling Mora County had been working on the issue even before that and hired the New Mexico Environmental Law Center to advise the group on a strong ordinance. Her group also found money to have some of the county’s wells tested to start a base line for water quality in case oil and gas companies began drilling. They had watched Santa Fe County approve one of the most restrictive zoning regulations in the nation at the time to discourage oil and gas drilling. That ordinance didn’t ban drilling, and it has

‘How sad would it be if I didn’t protect the land now?’ says Mora County Planning and Development Manager Marino Rivera, who supports the county’s community rights ordinance that bans oil and gas drilling.

The group Mora Democracy School held a meeting at Mora High School on Thursday about the county’s ordinance banning oil and gas drilling.

yet to be challenged in court. Then Dudley heard about a Pennsylvania attorney, Thomas Linzey, who co-founded the nonprofit Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund shortly after graduating from law school in 1995. He also co-founded Democracy Schools, which offers seminars about how local communities can assert themselves. When he came to Mora to speak, Dudley, Olivas and others thought he made a lot of sense. Suddenly, the talk of preventing oil and gas drilling through a tightly written zoning regulation shifted to something entirely different, some observers say. And it got the county sued.

A test case Linzey and the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund created a model ordinance, later tweaked by dozens of communities across the nation, including Mora. It’s being used to fight against factory farms and hydraulic fracturing. Essentially, the ordinances all say the same thing: People have an inalienable right to self-government, and that right can’t be superseded by corporations. The ordinance challenges U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating to the 1800s that recognize corporations as having many of the same rights as citizens. It also recognizes rights for ecosystems and calls for seceding from any governments (federal, state, county) that attempt to pre-empt or change the ordinance. It’s hard to repeal the ordinance. Instead of a simple majority vote of the County Commission, it requires a unanimous vote of the commission and approval by three-quarters of voters. Garcia said when the community rights ordinance was presented to the commission April 29, it was with the understanding that it was an up-ordown vote. Olivas and Commissioner Alfonso Griego voted in favor of it, making Mora the first county in the nation to approve the ordinance. Garcia was the sole vote against it. She said, “The reason I didn’t support the ordinance in April is that I wasn’t sure the majority of people knew the county was going to be used as a test case — not on an oil and gas fracking ban, but on the question of corporate personhood. I’m not in favor of fracking, but the language of the ordinance gave me pause.” Her vote was misinterpreted as being in favor of fracking, she said, which has been difficult, given that she has long been “deeply connected to the land and water.” Garcia thinks there were better strategies available that could have prevented drilling but reduced the chances of the county getting sued. Olivas, however, points out that a strict zoning regulation, like Santa Fe’s, requires oil and gas companies to jump through a lot of legal hoops — but in the end, they can drill. Unlike Rivera, Olivas believes the county can win this fight. “Why is it wrong for citizens of Mora County to

say no to corporations?” he asked. “I think the ordinance is defensible.” On Nov. 15, the county was sued in federal District Court by the trade group Independent Petroleum Producers of New Mexico, the Mountain States Legal Foundation, landowner Mary L. Vermillion, the JAY Land Ltd. Co., and Yates Ranch Property. The lawsuit claims the Mora County ordinance violates their rights under the First, Fifth and 14th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution. “My feeling is, regardless of how you stand on the oil and gas issue, the idea that the County Commission has the right to nullify constitutional rights is insane. And that’s what this ordinance proposes to do,” said Vermillion, an attorney who owns less than an acre of land in Mora County’s Ojo Feliz.

Divided over tactics Dudley and others are working to get other New Mexico towns and counties to pass a similar community rights ordinance. But some longtime community activists are upset with the group’s tactics and think their efforts are misguided. “Our communities are tired of being used, whether it is by the liberals or the corporations,” said Sofia Martinez, president of the 13-year-old Concerned Citizens of Wagon Mound and Mora County. “What is the difference?” Martinez and her group fought and won two court cases to keep the Northeastern New Mexico Regional Landfill from obtaining a permit to put waste on private land. They’ve protected the community’s water rights all the way to the New Mexico Supreme Court. “I personally attend most of the Mora County Commission meetings, and many of us are appalled at the nontransparency, unethical practices [that] have become common practice” since January, she wrote in an email. “If you know all the other problems in the poorest county in the state, why would you do something that will get you sued?” she asked in an interview. While she credits Dudley with having excellent organizing skills, Martinez thinks the group now is getting used by the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund, to Mora County’s detriment. “CELDF is clear they want this to be challenged all the way to the high court. That is fine. Just don’t use us to do it,” Martinez said. Rivera said those supporting the ordinance knew Mora County would get sued, but he felt it was worth the fight. “The ban is unconstitutional. I think we all knew that going in. CELDF was very upfront about that,” he said. “But we all felt that we were going to get the raw end of the stick anyway. We’re going to get screwed anyway, so let’s at least make a statement.”

Battle lines drawn Garcia said despite her misgivings about the ordinance, she’ll stand with the county now in the fight. “At this point, I will be supportive

We, the undersigned residents of New Mexico, the people of sovereign and tribal Nations, and the communities in which we live, hereby declare the following: Whereas, our communities are under siege from oil and gas, agribusiness, energy, and other corporations; Whereas, our communities are under siege from a structure of law that has bestowed greater rights on those corporations than on the communities in which they operate, and it is that system of law that enables the corporations to do what they do; Whereas, we recognize that such a system— which grants a corporate few the legal authority to override our community majorities— constitutes tyranny and usurpation, we are therefore duty bound to oppose such tyranny and usurpation; Whereas, we recognize that economic and environmental sustainability have been rendered illegal under this system of law, that nature is treated as property and as having no rights, and that this system is not democratic; Whereas, given the control by those corporations over our elected representatives, we have given up hope that either our state government or the federal government will help protect us from these corporations; Whereas, we declare that if democracy means “majority rule” and “consent of the governed,” that a democracy does not exist in our communities or in the State of New Mexico, and that we must now create democracy in our municipalities and within the State; and Whereas, we now call on communities across the State of New Mexico to do the following: u Adopt local laws that recognize community rights for New Mexico residents and municipalities, including legal rights for the natural environment; u Include in those local laws direct challenges to the legal doctrines that currently mandate that corporations have greater rights than residents of our communities; u Join together with other communities across the State to create a statewide movement focused on rewriting the State Constitution to recognize a right to local self-government which eliminates these legal doctrines at the State level, to protect the local laws adopted within our municipalities; and u Join together with other statewide movements to rewrite the federal Constitution to elevate the rights of people and communities above the claimed rights of corporations. Founders Andrew Feldman, Las Vegas; Kathleen Dudley, Ocate; Don Hamilton, Ocate; Miguel Pacheco, Las Vegas; Lee Einer, Las Vegas; Natalie Thomas, Laguna Pueblo; Judith Lawson, Santa Fe

of Mora County’s legal battles that are looming,” Garcia wrote. “The ordinance is going to gain a lot of attention for Mora, but, ultimately, the courts will decide if it can be enforced.” On Tuesday, Garcia voted with the other two Mora County commissioners to retain three law firms to respond to the lawsuit. “I want the best possible outcome for the county,” Garcia said. For Mora County, for better or worse, the world is watching and the fight is on. Contact Staci Matlock at 986-3055 or Follow her on Twitter @stacimatlock.

ON THE WEB u The full text of the Mora County Community Water Protection and Local Self-Government ordinance is available at images/Mora_Co_Rights_Ord.pdf.

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Storm: Warning in effect for much of the state through Monday Continued from Page A-1 “The state’s going to get pounded by a good dose of rain, a little bit of sleet and a lot of snow in the higher elevations. Even the lower elevations Saturday night are going to pick up snow,” said meteorologist Chuck Jones. The system is expected to bring widespread snow through the rest of the weekend, with as much as 3 feet on some mountain peaks and several inches in the lower elevations. High temperatures in some parts will reach only the single digits, and the wind is expected to continue to howl through the valleys and canyons. A winter storm warning will remain in effect for much of the state through Monday. The first wave of wintry weather resulted in some difficult driving conditions along Interstate 25 and other highways in New Mexico on Friday. In Roosevelt County, state police reported the state’s first weather-

related fatality — a girl from Clovis. State Police Sgt. Emmanuel Gutierrez said 4-year-old Esmeralda Trejo died Friday when her family’s car started to slide across U.S. 70. The vehicle traveled across the traffic lanes and overturned on the shoulder. Trejo was not wearing a seat belt and was killed. The driver, front passenger and another child suffered minor injuries. On Saturday, parts of I-25 north of Rowe and I-40 from Clines Corners to the Texas-New Mexico state line were snowpacked and icy. Crews with the state Department of Transportation were busy running snowplows up and down the roadways and spreading cinder to combat the icy conditions. However, no closures were reported. Worsening road conditions also prompted officials at Carlsbad Caverns National Park in the southeastern corner of the state to close early. Officials said they were also delaying Saturday’s opening due to the weather.

Wintry weather has caused slick and difficult driving conditions from California to Texas. SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY (CALIF.) FIRE DEPARTMENT/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

November has been a fairly dry month so far, but forecasters said the next 48 hours will help to turn that around, particularly for the state’s ski areas. Sipapu is already open, but several more ski areas are scheduled to

open for the Thanksgiving weekend, including Ski Santa Fe. Seven other storm-related deaths were reported around the region. Three were reported Saturday in a crash in the Texas Panhandle involving

nearly a dozen vehicles. Several traffic accidents were reported in Texas on Saturday, including one that injured three members of singer Willie Nelson’s band when their bus struck a pillar on Interstate 30 near Sulphur Springs, about 75 miles northeast of Dallas. In California, where the storm system hit first, prompting flooding and water rescues in recent days, three deaths have been linked to the storms since Thursday, as authorities found one body near downed power lines, one man crashed his vehicle into a tree and a woman was killed when a tree fell on a parked car. In Arizona, firefighters recovered the body of a man who was swept away by high waters Friday in the Santa Cruz River in the southern part of the state. In Nevada, snow in high elevations in the rural, eastern part of the state stranded dozens of cars. No fatalities were reported, and authorities got the road open again by Saturday.

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about 3,100 students are English-language learners and 2,075 are special-education students. Gruenler said one challenge will be to ensure that funding for “regular students” does not “fall below what is necessary for their education.” A June 2013 National Education Policy Center review of the weighted student funding formula in California found that some of the larger schools in both Oakland and San Francisco “did not see equity improvements,”and that linking this funding approach to improved academic achievement “is tenuous at best.” Eric Hanushek, a senior fellow of education policy at the Hoover Institute at Stanford University, said by phone Friday that he has mixed feelings about these strategies, although he likes the idea of individual school leaders making decisions about how to dole out money because “they know what they need at their schools.” He said such a formula might result in an additional tutor for ELL students or a new after-school program, but the money won’t allow any flexibility when it comes to hiring good teachers or removing bad teachers. In a best-case scenario, he said, the approach “could, in fact, help put incentives and resources behind the kids who are most in need.” But he warns that the money may be wasted in the classroom if it’s not handled properly.

schools based on staffing ratios — a certain number of teachers for a certain number of students — the district will fund schools according to the characteristics of their students: How many are English-language learners? How many are poor? How many have special needs? The money would follow each student to his or her school. The district hasn’t yet decided what weights will be used. But schools serving populations with greater needs would receive resources to meet those needs, Boyd said. The district has a $130,000 contract with a company to “help figure out the weights, measures, process and implementation of the plan,” he said. Weighted student funding is catching on around the country. Boston, Baltimore and San Francisco, for example, are already using this strategy. In a sense, the district says it is developing it own “mini-SEG funding formula,” a reference to the State Equalization Guarantee. The guarantee, a funding formula that determines how much each district receives from the state, was adopted in New Mexico in the 1970s. The idea was to give each public-school student equal access to programs and services, regardless of location or economic conditions. It was a model at the time, but a 2011 joint study by the Legislative Finance Committee and the Legislative Education Study Committee said it is “too complicated and difficult to administer” and that funds are not always effectively steered toward resources Contact Robert Nott for at-risk students. at 986-3021 or rnott@ The formula assigns unit values to each of the 330,000 students in New Mexico. A high school student, for instance, is given a 1.25 unit value. A bilingual high-school student earns another 0.5 unit value. The formula also takes into consideration such factors as whether the 690-1029 district is growing, and whether it is small or rural. The formula does not account for the district’s Go to cost of living, which puts an for more information CSA, expensive community like Santa NMLS#201470 Fe at a disadvantage when it Mortgage Partners-Santa Fe, 320 Paseo de Peralta Suite E, Santa Fe, NM 87501 comes to employee salaries. Weighted student funding will not increase the money coming to Santa Fe Public Schools, however. For that, the district is considering a suit against the state over the issue of equitable funding. School board President Linda Trujillo said by phone last week that it is likely the board will act on this issue by the end of the calendar year. Meanwhile, a recent study by 6th Annual the National Education Association says New Mexico ranks 25 among states in per-student funding — about $10,200 per student. Santa Fe fares even worse. Under the state funding formula, it receives an average of $6,729 per student, giving it a rank of 82 out of the 89 districts in the state, according to Carl Gruenler, the district’s chief 5K Walk & Run + 1K Kids Fun Run business officer. Gruenler said the district’s Thanksgiving Day own funding formula may not differ too much from the state St. Johnʼs College Soccer Field plan, but it might stimulate a broader discussion on “how the 7:30am: Race Day Registration state funding formula reflected in 9:00am: 5K Walk & Run | 10:00am: 1K Kids Fun Run the SEG can be revised.” Total enrollment in Santa Fe Pre-register at or Bike N Sport Public Schools is around 13,000;



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Clock ticks on future of Gitmo Will airlines back in-flight calls?

cannot continue holding detainees if the fighting in a conflict during which they were captured is United Airlines says that if By Scott Mayerowitz over. A 2004 Supreme Court rulThe Associated Press the FCC changes its rules, “we ing in a Guantánamo case warned will study it along with feedback of an “unraveling” understanding NEW YORK — The Federal from customers and crews.” By Lara Jakes of long-standing laws of war if Communications Commission American Airlines has offered a The Associated Press authorities creep beyond that might be ready to permit cellsimilar approach. So has JetBlue, widely accepted legal boundary. GUANTÁNAMO BAY phone calls in flight. But what which says it would “welcome The AUMF was designed to NAVAL BASE, Cuba — A perabout the airlines? the opportunity to explore” retaliate against those responsistent knock came from inside Old concerns about elecvoice calls but “would prioritize sible for the 2001 attacks. But the heavy, locked cell door. tronics being a danger to making the cabin comfortable it has been stretched to permit A young U.S. Army guard airplane navigation have been lethal U.S. strikes against aland welcoming for all.” strode over and leaned in to debunked. And airlines could Qaida’s many allied affiliates, Confused yet? hear the detainee through a make some extra cash chargincluding extremists and guerWell, to complicate matters shatterproof window. ing passengers to call a loved Detainees behind a mirrored one-way window get ready for rilla groups that have shown even more, the airlines actually “What do you want?” the one from 35,000 feet. But that predawn Islamic prayers in the Camp VI detention facility at little or no interest in attacking don’t need to wait for the FCC. guard asked, not unkindly, in Guantánamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba on Wednesday. extra money might not be American targets. Yes, the government would need one of the many daily moments CHARLES DHARAPAK/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS worth the backlash from fliers The Obama administration to remove the restriction for you in which suspected terrorists who view overly chatty neighhas appeared reluctant to scale to make normal calls in flight. demand to be dealt with as their about $454 million each year; bors as another inconvenience aggressive inmates. back those authorities, which But there are already plenty of lives hang in legal limbo. to go along with smaller seats During a brief observation that comes to about $2.7 million lets it conduct drone strikes on ways to make calls legally over During nearly 12 years of legal and stuffed overhead bins. this past week, several detainees suspected terrorists in North per detainee. airline Wi-Fi networks, while disputes and political battles, the “Common courtesy goes out appeared listless as they shufThe facility shows no signs Africa and the Mideast. United States has put off decidthe window when people step keeping your phone in “airplane fled under dim lights to prepare of shutting down beyond a “Make no mistake, our nation ing the fate of al-Qaida and Taliin that metal tube,” says James mode.” The airlines just choose for morning Islamic prayers. temporary budget freeze on is still threatened by terrorists,” ban militants who were captured Patrick II, a frequent flier from to block such calls. They looked of normal weight the detainees’ library, where Obama said last May in a speech Just as many schools and after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks but Newnan, Ga. “You think the and in regular health, and wore in which he also repeated his well-worn copies of the Quran, workplaces block access to denied quick or full access to the debates and fistfights over beards and prayer caps. One the Hunger Games series and demand that Congress allow tripornography websites, airlines American justice system. reclining the seat back was approached a mirrored one-way als and transfers for most GuanObama’s book, The Audacity of use similar filters to block Now, as Congress considers bad. Wait until guys start slugwindow and stood wordlessly tánamo detainees. access to Skype and other whether to grant trials and trans- Hope, are among the 6,000 titles ging it out over someone talkfor several moments as if he As it stands, the legal authoravailable for reading. Internet calling services. fers to most detainees, time may ing too loud on the phone.” ity to hold detainees at GuanNew housing is being built for knew people were watching be running out on the law that Gogo Inc., which provides Delta Air Lines is the only tánamo will continue until some of the estimated 5,500 U.S. him on the other side of the allows the U.S. to hold them. Internet access on American, major airline to explicitly state unbreakable glass. All the either the president or Congress troops and contractors at the The 2001 law is known as the that voice calls won’t be allowed Alaska Airlines, Delta, United, detainees are men. declares the fight over. Federal Navy base. More than one-third Authorization for the Use of US Airways and Virgin Ameron its flights, even if the FCC The decision to close Guantá- courts are gearing up to conMilitary Force. It allowed the U.S. of them work for the detenica flights, recently announced allows it. Delta says years of sider cases from Guantánamo tion camp. Medical staff openly namo’s detention camp largely military to invade Afghanistan a new service for passengers to feedback from customers show hinges on when the U.S. declares detainees who, eyeing the loomdiscuss how they will care for to pursue, detain and punish send and receive text messages “the overwhelming sentiment” ing end of the war in Afghaniextremists linked to the attacks of aging detainees in coming years. that the global fight against teror make phone calls using is to continue prohibiting calls. rorism has come to an end. stan, will argue the law is no The Republican-led U.S. Sept. 11, 2001. The law has been Other airlines aren’t as firm. Wi-Fi. Legal experts say the military longer valid. House has written legislation used to justify attacks on militants in Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia that requires the Pentagon to give Congress an annual plan and elsewhere. for Guantánamo until the Will it remain valid if U.S. youngest detainee, now in his combat troops withdraw from late 20s, turns 66, meaning the Afghanistan at the end of 2014 detention camp could remain — whether thousands stay as open for nearly 40 more years. trainers or if the U.S. pulls out Early this year, as many as 100 entirely? That’s an open legal detainees began a hunger strike question that, officials and to protest their uncertain fate. experts say, must be resolved Voasis Guantánamo medical officials over the next year. “The jury is still out on when said last week that 13 detainees were so underweight that they the AUMF might expire,” said must be force-fed if they refuse Army Lt. 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Wallace Coffey, chief of the Comanche Nation of Oklahoma, center, holds his tribe’s Congressional Gold Medal, accompanied by other representatives of Native American tribes, during a ceremony Wednesday on Capitol Hill. Twenty-five tribes received the medal in recognition of the dedication and valor of the Code Talkers and their service to the U.S. during World War I and World War II. MANUEL BALCE CENETA/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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he Navajo Code Talkers have become Talkers from tribes throughout the U.S. were stuff of legend — as it should be. recognized for their achievements. Three stoTheir place in American History ries are inscribed into the history of this counis pretty much unprectry — the Choctaws at the Meuseedented for their heroics in building Argonne Offensive in World War I, an unbreakable code that allowed the Comanche at Utah Beach and the United States to ultimately win the Cherokees at the Second Battle World War II. But, whoa Nelly, other of the Somme in World War I — as tribal Code Talkers belong in this being crucial to victory. country’s lore. “This Congressional Medal of Did you know the original Code Honor is long overdue for these Talkers in World War I were gentlemen,” said Richard Charging Choctaw from Oklahoma? In 1917, Eagle, chairman of the Cheyenne Harlan American Indians were not citizens River Veterans Organization recently McKosato of the United States, and to most in an article in Indian Country Today. Commentary Americans, the languages they spoke “Though these service members were considered obsolete. Little did are deceased, their families [were] anyone know that American Indian in Washington, D.C. If it weren’t for languages would help turn the tide and win the Native American code talkers, World War World War I (and World War II). II would have been lost to the Germans and Last week, on Wednesday, the U.S. Congress Japan. We could have lost all of it.” formally awarded the Congressional Gold “By now almost everyone in the United Medal of Honor to the Indian Code Talkers States has heard of the Navajo code talkers of who served the U.S. during World Wars I and World War II,” wrote Gary Robinson (CheroII. Gold medals, with 25 separate designs, were kee/Choctaw), author of The Language of Vicgiven out to the surviving soldiers, their famitory, a book that recounts the incredible story lies and their tribes, all in honor of soldiers of the American Indian code talkers of World who protected this country. War I and World War II. In a ceremony this week in Washington, “Several books have been written on the D.C., at the Capitol’s Emancipation Hall, Code subject, multiple documentary films have been

produced, and Hollywood even made a movie about them (Windtalkers in 2002, starring Adam Beach),” added Robinson. “So much attention has been given to the Navajo code talkers that one might think they were the only code talkers.” A soon-to-be-released book, Memories of War, includes two chapters on the Code Talkers of World War I. “Eighteen brave Choctaws from Oklahoma volunteered for service even though they were not citizens. They were not allowed to speak their Native language, but it was that language that helped to end that war. Sadly, these brave men are gone now, and to this day they have never received the recognition they deserve.” The Navajo Code Talkers were awarded Congressional Gold Medals of Honor in 2000, and Congress passed the Code Talker Recognition Act of 2008 which expressed the nation’s gratitude for “the dedication and valor of Native American code talkers” from 33 tribal nations (none from New Mexico). Wednesday’s ceremony in Washington was the culmination of that law, as more than 250 original Code Talkers from 25 tribes finally received their medals. It was a historic day. Harlan McKosato is Sauk/Ioway and director of NDN Productions.


Washington fans can force team name change WASHINGTON an Snyder remains adamant that he will not change the nickname of his beloved football team. It doesn’t matter to him that at least 28 high schools and 20 colleges have made the switch in recent years. Or that the Redskins call Washington their home and even the president has suggested changing the team name. Snyder cheered for the Redskins as a kid, and now that he’s in control, even National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell cannot sway him from this growing publicrelations storm. The myth that sports owners are true stewards for the game went out the window forever when baseball’s Brooklyn Dodgers and San Francisco Giants left New York for more lucrative markets on the West Coast. “When Walter O’Malley moved his Brooklyn Dodgers to Los Angeles in 1958, it marked the era of disloyal teams and changed the sports world forever,” says economist Andrew


Zimbalist. But at least O’Malley and his cohort, the Giants’ Horace Stoneman, believed they could make even more money in California. One cannot be certain what Snyder’s logic is. Part of it may be he’s a successful stubborn businessman who doesn’t like to be told what to do, even if the commissioner is whispering words of wisdom in his ear. We also know Snyder is a lifelong fan of this particular team. He grew up rooting for the Redskins, and only the Redskins, and that makes a name change on his watch much more problematic. Of course, we’ve always had owners who bordered upon being megalomaniacs. Al Davis, Marge Schott and George Steinbrenner come to mind. But at least they understood that you always needed the common folk coming through the turnstiles. You had to keep them on board. Snyder would be in for a financial windfall if he did change the name to the Americans, Warriors or even the Bravehearts, a nickname that his

neighbor recently filed a patent on. Not only would the owner be seen as a local hero, but think of all the new merchandise he could sell. Yet Snyder refuses to go down that path. He told USA Today that he’d never switch, and then told the newspaper to put his response in capital letters. Through it all, the ones caught in the middle are the fans. Many of them still wear the ’Skins gear and come out in droves for the team. Despite only four playoff appearances since 1993, Washington’s football team remains the top ticket in the Washington area. The attention the Redskins receive eclipses anything basketball’s Wizards or hockey’s Capitals can muster. Until that shifts, at least in part, one wonders if there will be much movement on the nickname front. For when Snyder gazes upon another full house at FedEx Field, where his football plays its home games, he sees thousands wearing Redskins jerseys and jackets, caught up as much in the outcome as he is. That makes it easy to ignore

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common sense and even common decency that no team should be called the Redskins — a name that some regard as a racial slur — in this day and age. So, good luck with Goodell working the back channels, sports journalists refusing to use the moniker in their stories or even the growing protests about the nickname when the Redskins go on the road. Ultimately, the power for change lies with the hometown fans. Imagine if they refused to wear the team logo or a significant number didn’t show up for the next home game? Until the Redskins fans take a stand, perhaps one as steadfast as their owner’s, this name game will remain an embarrassment to the sporting world. Tim Wendel is the author of nine books, most recently Summer of ’68: The Season That Changed Baseball — and America — Forever. He is a writer in residence at Johns Hopkins University. Distributed by MCT Information Services.

epublican Janice Arnold-Jones lost a close Albuquerque City Council race Tuesday. And one of the major reasons for that defeat — the abortion issue — strikes me as ironic. During her years in the Roundhouse, she never really was known as a social conservative. Jones served eight years in the state House of Representatives. And she was highly regarded by the Capitol press corps. She’s smart and accessible. She had a real independent streak. She once voted against her own GOP floor leader for House speaker once. She was one of a handful of Republicans to vote to repeal the death penalty. And, on the government transparency front, she became known for an outright act of rebellion — using her own laptop computer to livestream meetings of committees on which Steve Terrell she served and doing Roundhouse so without seeking Roundup official permission. This helped open the floodgates. Four years later, we all take for granted legislative webcasting and the fact people no longer have to travel to the Capitol to watch their elected officials make laws. But webcasting at the Roundhouse probably wasn’t on the minds of Albuquerque voters last week. What drove up the number of voters in that special election was the abortion ballot question. More than 87,000 voters voted Tuesday, about 20 percent more than came out for that dud of a mayor’s race in Albuquerque last month. Voters, by a 55 percent to 45 percent margin, rejected the proposed abortion law, which would have outlawed all abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. But the margin was much closer in Arnold-Jones’ race, where she lost to Democrat Diane Gibson. Gibson got 52 percent of the vote while Arnold-Jones received 48 percent. The reason this race was even on the ballot was because in the regular October election, none of the three candidates received more than 50 percent of the vote. Arnold-Jones missed that mark by 76 votes. So the fate of that Northeast Heights council seat was put into the hands of an electorate that saw a big influx of voters fired up about the abortion issue. While Gibson was strongly against the abortion ban, Arnold-Jones had embraced it. An Albuquerque Journal report last month quoted Arnold-Jones endorsing the proposed law, saying, “The last thing I want is for Albuquerque to be known as the abortion capital of the world.” I’m not sure why she’d say something like that. There’s never been such a law on the books there, and Albuquerque never has been known as “the abortion capital of the world.” And I truly doubt that anyone seriously will say that of Albuquerque even though the ballot initiative failed miserably. I guess this emotional issue naturally makes people on all sides let loose with hyperbole. Democrats relentlessly attacked Arnold-Jones as an extremist on the abortion issue. State Democratic Party Chairman Sam Bregman repeatedly called her a “Do-Nothing Tea Party Republican.” But just a couple of years ago, when Arnold-Jones was running for Congress, she was attacked from the right by conservative GOP primary opponent Dan Lewis, who blasted her stand on issues, including abortion. Lewis criticized her for reportedly saying that social issues “should take a back seat” to other issues in the campaign. Back in the spring of 2010, when Arnold-Jones was running for governor in the Republican primary, I asked her about her position on abortion. She told me without hesitation that she believes in the sanctity of life “from conception until natural death.” But in answering the question, she also recalled a friend who became pregnant in high school. “She had few choices,” Arnold-Jones said of her friend. “She committed suicide.” Because of that friend and other young women in the same situation, Arnold-Jones told me she couldn’t support a rigid “one-size-fits-all” policy on abortion. It might not have saved Arnold-Jones last week had she refrained from endorsing the “one-size-fits-all” policy that was on the ballot. But it would have been more consistent. Contact Steve Terrell at Read his political blog at




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Solar power gets short shrift


he solar industry in New Mexico received what could be a body blow last week from a shortsighted and divided Public Regulation Commission. Former commissioner Doug Howe said the change essentially will “cut the solar industry in New Mexico in half.” On a 3-2 vote, commissioners changed the state’s renewable energy rule by altering the value of Renewable Energy Certificates issued for electricity produced from solar and other renewable energy resources. Utilities use those certificates to show they are providing the necessary renewable energy required by the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard. Before the vote, a certificate equalled 1 kilowatt-hour of electricity, whether the energy came from solar, wind or any other sort of renewable energy. Now, 1 kilowatt-hour of solar will be equal to two certificates. That basically cuts in half the solar power that utilities need to meet state standards. One kilowatt-hour of electricity from biomass and geothermal will be worth three certificates. By 2020, the state is requiring investor-owned utilities to supply 20 percent of electricity sold to customers from renewable sources by 2020. That portfolio must be varied, too, although giving different weight to the various types of renewables makes it harder to reach the desired diversity. Voting to change the rule were commissioners Pat Lyons, Ben Hall and Theresa Becenti-Hall. Santa Fe’s commissioner, Valerie Espinoza, and Karen Montoya, who represents the Albuquerque area, voted to keep the rule as it is, and both tried to delay the vote. Of course, the rule would not have been up for alteration — it was just adopted last December — had Espinoza not signed an order to consider a rule change. That decision set the whole rule change in motion. After controversy erupted over that order, the PRC decided last May to restart the rule-making process — all before consumers and utilities alike had a chance to test the original rule. This vote is a step backward for New Mexico. With the state falling short in supporting an industry that has only growth ahead of it, cities and counties must step up in the short term. As Santa Fe has shown with solar energy use at fire stations and other city buildings, the right kind of renewable energy saves taxpayers dollars, all while reducing air pollution. With 310 days of sunshine in New Mexico each year, projects in Clovis to Chama and Gallup to Raton could benefit from the sun’s rays, reducing utility costs for taxpayers and pumping needed dollars into one of our state’s essential industries.

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ood news for cyclists — Santa Fe is starting to recycle old bicycles and bike parts. Instead of scrapping old bikes, Santa Fe’s recycling station is diverting the bikes and parts away from the waste stream. Instead, the waste will go to the Chainbreaker Collective so that people can learn how to build their own bikes. Tomás Rivera, executive director of the collective, says his group already has been recycling. For the past nine years, Chainbreaker has distributed nearly 1,500 bikes to people who otherwise could not afford transportation. Because people are using bikes rather than fossil-fuel powered vehicles, Rivera believes 2 million gallons of gas have been conserved. That, in turn, has saved riders some $6 million and prevented almost 30,000 ton of carbon dioxide emissions from entering the atmosphere. Santa Fe has cleaner air because of these bikes. With the city recycling station now taking bikes, the Chainbreaker Collective should be able to put more people on two wheels. People can either take their bikes and parts to the recycling station or directly to Chainbreaker at the collective’s shop, 1515 Fifth St., from noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. The brash collective believes that helping people get around is a social justice matter — Chainbreakers also works on issues such as expanding the “living wage” to Santa Fe County and also worked (successfully) so that the city provides free bus passes to citizens who buy their bikes at a local store. The group also is hosting a Posolada, a holiday open house celebration. Chainbreaker plans to give out 30 bikes at the event, scheduled for Dec. 15. This new partnership is a win-win for Santa Fe, and for people who lack reliable transportation. Let’s keep the old wheels rolling on.

The past 100 years From The Santa Fe New Mexican: Nov. 24, 1963: Moscow — Moscow radio charged Saturday night that rightist elements in America are attempting to cast the blame for President Kennedy’s assassination on the Communists. The radio said: “Serious observers do not believe the police version about the responsibility of leftist elements for the assassination and wait for further results of the investigation. … The police are trying to involve the Communist party of the United States in the assassination of the President.”


A new Manifest Destiny? AmeriCan WASHINGTON n the 1995 movie, Canadian Bacon, the U.S. president (Alan Alda), distressed by low opinion polls, starts a war with Canada on the theory that the public rallies around wartime presidents. Recently, we have seen that this theory isn’t necessarily true, but the movie was funny because (1) comedian John Candy was in it; (2) the idea that America would care enough about Canada to go to war seemed ludicrous. But now there is a new idea floating around that President Barack Obama, fighting plummeting opinion polls, might consider: A new country containing both the United States and Canada. It would be bigger than Thomas Jefferson’s Louisiana Purchase! It would relegate “Obamacare” to yesterday’s news! Of course, the first obstacle to reflect upon is what to do with Toronto’s badboy mayor, Rob Ford, the man with the unfortunate proclivities for crack cocaine and strip clubs while being incredibly inebriated, according to his explanation. But assuming that Canada’s richest city can be put out of its misery by the eventual departure of the bawdy Ford, the idea of merging the two countries is intriguing to many. Diane Francis, a respected journalist and author who lives in Toronto and New York City, has laid out serious arguments for a mutual union in a new book, Merger of the Century: Why Canada and America Should Become One Country. She argues, “A merger will provide mil-


lions of Canadians and Americans with new jobs, exponential resources, enormous capital increases, and protection against conflict with countries including China and Russia, among others.” Presumably good-natured Canadians would keep hot-tempered Americans from starting new wars and possibly help end current ones, such as the 12-year-old war in Afghanistan. Referring to forecasts that China’s economy will be larger than the U.S. economy by 2018, Francis suggests that a U.S.-Canadian merger would make the new country the world’s undisputed economic superpower. In exchange for its huge, untapped natural resources, Canada would get the protection of a larger military. Francis worries that both Canada and the United States are showing signs of decline, which, she says, could be prevented by a merger. She’s concerned that despite sharing geography and values, the U.S. and Canada have a border that has become “more clogged than ever, hurting trade and tourism” because of security controls, terrorist threats, drug smuggling and regulations. The templates for a merger come from the reunification of East and West Germany and the European Union, which offers economic and security advantages while letting disparate cultures survive. Since the War of 1812 ended, Canadians and Americans have been friends. They mostly sound alike, except for some words such as “about,” believe in democracy, don’t think of each other as “foreign-

ers” and take pride in each other’s movie stars. Their political parties are similar, although Canada has managed not to have a tea party. One challenge is that Americans almost never think of Canada, while Canadians spend too much time thinking of, and being slightly resentful of, the United States. Another problem is Americans’ affection for guns, which many Canadians find appalling, and America’s rejection of national health care, of which Canadians are very proud. If the two countries merged into the U.S.-Canada Alliance, the new leader would be expected to approve the controversial northern leg of TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline down through the Midwest instead of waffling over it as President Obama is doing now, worried about climate change versus more oil. On the other hand, Quebec separatists would still be unhappy. As for what the name of the new country would be, why, isn’t it obvious? AmeriCan. The new flag would have maple leaves instead of stars. Canadians already have bought second homes in Florida. Millions of Americans who went ape over Baby George and generally are possessed of royal envy, would get a queen by proxy. Hollywood, at least, is salivating at the possibilities. Ann McFeatters has covered the White House and national politics since 1986. Readers may send her email at Distributed by MCT Information Services.


Dealing with military assaults still contentious WASHINGTON he defense reauthorization bill is drawing more interest than usual, because this year it comes with a catfight — or so the press and the male cats in the Senate would have it. The debate over amendments that would change how military sexual assaults are handled pits two allies on the Senate Armed Services Committee, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., against each other. At issue is how to improve the abominably low rate of reporting and prosecution of sexual assaults in the military. The Pentagon found that last year out of an estimated 26,000 sexual assaults, 3,300 were reported and 302 prosecuted. In June, Army Secretary John McHugh testified that “we have failed” to deal properly with would-be victims of sexual assault. At the same hearing, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey, said, “If a perpetrator shows up at a court martial with a rack of ribbons and has four deployments and a Purple Heart, there is certainly the risk that we might be a little too forgiving of that particular crime.” The defense reauthorization bill contains a lot of improvements to an awful situation, but Gillibrand and McCaskill have offered competing solutions to a central problem. The proposals have divided the two powerhouses on the committee, so much so that the president is staying out of the fray, despite a plea from Gillibrand to show some leadership. Gillibrand’s amendment has the advantage of simplicity. She would remove the reporting and prosecution from the chain of command entirely, and transfer it to a kind of super-judge advocate general that is independent of the command. Testimony of victims has shown that the commanders have blown it: Just listen to those


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who have been ignored, retaliated against, had verdicts overturned and been otherwise abused twice — first by the assault itself and then by friendly fire. Commanders, who often aren’t unbiased, have absolute authority to accept or reject a recommendation to prosecute. There’s no appeal. What’s more, a commander can overturn a guilty verdict without so much as a written explanation of why he’s doing so. McCaskill, a former prosecutor, agrees with Gillibrand on the nature of the problem but has proposed a more nuanced solution. McCaskill would put in place civilian review at the highest level — the secretary of the Navy, for example — over a decision NOT to prosecute. Now, commanders have final authority. If the JAG and a commander agree to prosecute, there’s no review needed. The matter simply goes to court martial. McCaskill would also eliminate the pernicious “good soldier defense,” which mitigates punishment for those who otherwise carry out their duties at a high level — something like granting parole to convicts who perform well in the prison laundry. McCaskill also would create the recourse to remove commanders from the process altogether if automatic review doesn’t work. What McCaskill doesn’t want is to create an entity that bypasses commanders entirely because she believes they should have some skin in the game. The atmosphere won’t change if commanders, who oversee every other element of life in the military, don’t buy in to a process with vast new safeguards. A decision to deepsix a complaint could no longer happen. In a huge get for Gillibrand, Majority Leader Harry Reid announced his backing for her version yesterday. That brought to 50 the number of publicly declared supporters, not enough to carry the day as the measure will probably

need 60 votes to pass. Among the 50 is an unlikely vote, Senator Ted Cruz of Texas. But there also is one unusual holdout, Reid’s ally, Senator Carl Levin, the chairman of the Armed Services Committee. McCaskill is in a lonely spot: Her usual buddies are united on the other side and she has just two Republicans, Sens. Kelly Ayotte and Debra Fischer, standing with her. I almost had a Green Room conversion last week as I listened to her explaining her rationale for going her own way. McCaskill and Gillibrand are at pains not to question each other’s motives. It’s not because they are being “nice,” or belong to the gentler, kinder sex, but because they look at the men and see their ways don’t work. It took a couple of the women working behind the scenes to get the government opened last month. Whatever happens with the dueling amendments, the seven women on the committee have already pushed huge reforms to the underlying bill that are no longer up for debate: stripping commanders of their ability to overturn jury convictions, providing an independent counsel to each victim, and requiring a dishonorable discharge or dismissal for anyone who is convicted of sexual assault. The bill also criminalizes retaliation against victims who have reported a sexual assault, creates a civilian review of cases that aren’t prosecuted and eliminates the statute of limitations in these cases. Reporting, given the abysmal record of treatment, has been a terrible problem. The victims are afraid that their complaint will go nowhere, that they’ll be exposed and that there will be retaliation. But in the first three quarters of this year, reports are up 46 percent. That’s a real-world improvement, no matter whose amendment wins. Margaret Carlson is a Bloomberg View columnist.




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he story (“D.H. Lawrence Ranch could reopen amid efforts in Taos,” Nov. 16) that D.H. Lawrence’s Ranch north of Taos might be reopened to the public for educational tours is a welcome sign. The University of New Mexico, to which the ranch was bequeathed by Lawrence’s widow, might rethink the management of this iconic, early 20th-century site where a vital, challenging writer experienced deep spiritual revitalization in the landscape and cultures of Northern New Mexico. I first visited the Lawrence Ranch in 1973, when studying Lawrence’s work with James Cowan, founder and director of the D.H. Lawrence Review at the University of Arkansas. I drove to New Mexico during spring break that year. I still recall the inspiration I felt as a young man visiting a site where a giant of early 20th-century culture lived and worked. When peering into the small, rustic cabin where Lawrence wrote some of his later works, I thought about how he gave all to his writing, accumulating little material wealth, living simply so he could pursue his dream of speaking out for the human spirit in a time of increased industrialization and suppression of individuality. While his novels, poems, paintings and literary criticism will always hold the central value of his life, to be able to walk the same ground, see the same forested lands and look into his small cabin allows the power of his writing to sink into body and soul, and connects one to that champion of what is human against the forces that would turn all life into a salable commodity. We need touchstones to remarkable spirits like Lawrence’s that celebrate human lives lived intensely. Lawrence’s Ranch, if handled properly by UNM and interested citizens around the globe, can make a comeback, can once again refresh and revitalize the world-weary with its story, and in the process contribute to the revitalization of the local economy. If there is any doubt as to the attraction power of a Lawrence historic site, one only need consult the University of Nottingham’s D.H. Lawrence Heritage Center and Birthplace Museum, so popular that tours must be booked well in advance. Perhaps it’s time for UNM to consider entering into a joint management agreement with, for example, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Taos-based Friends of D.H. Lawrence and the National Park Service. Additionally, the scholarly D.H. Lawrence Society of North America has recently expressed interest in contributing to a long-range preservation and interpretation planning process for the ranch. The timing for assisting UNM in fulfilling its obligation seems just right, since one of Northern New Mexico’s own, Dr. Estevan Rael-Galvez, former state historian and chairman of the New Mexico Cultural Properties Committee, is now senior vice president of historic sites at the National Trust for Historic Preservation. I urge UNM to think boldly about the power of Lawrence’s legacy in New Mexico, and to reach out to potential allies with the specialized knowledge and experience required to manage and promote this valuable historic site. Much needs to be done to honor Lawrence’s legacy in New Mexico and to preserve the ranch’s key buildings and landscape views from deterioration. This could be New Mexico’s last chance to do so.

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he New Mexican’s Nov. 13 editorial, “Focus on reading, not just retention,” was on target and merits further discussion with additional consideration of our unique New Mexico context. The current administration’s relentless focus on bringing Jeb Bush’s failed Florida reforms to New Mexico is questionable at best. As Lew Wallace once wrote, “All calculations, based on experience elsewhere, fail in New Mexico.” Seventy-one percent of New Mexico public school students are linguistically and/or culturally diverse. The English learner and Hispanic student populations are the fastest-growing sub-groups of students in U.S. schools, and as a minority-majority state, New Mexico looks today what much of the country is projected to look like in the near future. Therefore, New Mexico has to get it right when it comes to educating these students. We have supportive legislation such as our Hispanic Education Act and Bilingual Multicultural Education Act, both of which call on the Public Education Department to build upon our students’ linguistic and cultural assets. An educational approach that builds on our state’s diverse assets has the potential to position New Mexico as a leader in minority student education. Unfortunately, the Martinez administration, under the leadership of Education Secretary-designate Hanna Skandera, continues to take not only a deficit approach but a punitive one as well toward our state’s diverse students. The research is clear. Mandatory retention does not work. It punishes students for a system that failed to meet their needs in the first place and has an inequitably detrimental impact on students of color. Recent publications by the RAND Corp. as well as the American Association of School Psychologists make these negative effects resoundingly clear: u Retained students are more likely to be male, minority, live in poor households and come from single-parent families. u Some studies showed brief academic improvement in the years immediately following retention, but those gains were “short-lived and tend[ed] to fade over time.” u There is a negative relationship between retention and subsequent academic achievement for all demographic groups. u Retained students are much more likely to drop out of school, less likely to attend

college, and have lower overall earnings than their nonretained peers. u Grade retention is Edward Tabet-Cubero a very costly intervention. A quick analysis of New Mexico Standards Based Assessment data shows that mandatory retention is sure to impact minority students at unequal rates, with only 11 percent of Anglo students scoring at the lowest level of proficiency on the Reading NMSBA, compared with 25 percent to 35 percent of Hispanic, African American, American Indian and English Language Learner students scoring at this level. The governor’s proposal would only perpetuate the achievement gap for these underserved students, and with higher numbers of minority students being retained, it would result in de-facto segregation. One only need to look as far as Chicago Public Schools, where a mandatory retention policy’s impact on students of color drew a federal Department of Justice investigation, or to North Carolina, where the state completely did away with the policy because it did not have “the intended effect.” Forcing struggling readers to repeat a year of the same instruction that didn’t work for them in the first place seems like a poor use of our limited education dollars. An alternative to punishing 8-year-old children for the “failure” of the state education system would be to invest the funds in early childhood education, provide additional training and support for teachers to improve their practice, teach students to read in a linguistic and cultural context they can relate to, engage parents in their children’s literacy development, and provide early culturally and linguistically appropriate interventions. It’s time the governor and the secretary-designate stop politicizing the education of our youth by acquiescing to outside influences and begin engaging local experts and educators with experience in New Mexico to identify solutions that work for our unique context. Edward Tabet-Cubero, a duallanguage expert, is with the Coalition for the Majority and lives in Santa Fe. The group advocates for the rights of all children in eduation.

The research is clear. Mandatory retention does not work. MY VIEW: DAWN FOY

Secondary school reform won’t meet goals T he Santa Fe School District is proposing changes under a secondary school reform package. I encourage anyone with an interest in public education to learn about the proposed reforms and express your concerns to Superintendent Joel Boyd and the Santa Fe school board. A copy of the reform package is available at: The goal of expanding options, preparing students for careers and college, and increasing high school graduation rates is commendable. During meetings on secondary reform the following concerns were expressed by students, parents and teachers. The concerns have never been addressed by the district. These are areas in the reform which do not move the district toward its goals. Creation of a separate International Baccalaureate (IB) School u Secondary school reform package states, “We have inequity across our city in our options” (page 20). An International Baccalaureate school of only 300 students would increase the inequity across our city.

The district is planning to spend $400,000 over five years to establish the IB school. This is a per student cost of $1,300. The budget calls for $570,000 spent on reform for comprehensive high schools with approximately 2,600 students. This is a per student cost of $219. Where is the equity in spending $1,300 per student for 300 students and only $219 per student for “all the rest”? u Where is the support for an IB school? The district’s second survey shows IB ranked as the 11th choice out of 12 when asked the question “preference for these themes for small secondary schools or career academies.” The district’s data show the breakdown on respondents’ preference as follows: 1. College prep 7.3 (level of support); 2. computers and technology 7.1; 3. math and science 6.7; 4. medical service 6.6; 5. English and social studies 6.3; 6. dual language 6.2; 7. finance and business 6.1; 8. visual arts 6.0; 9. law and justice 6.0; 10. public service 5.9; 11. International Baccalaureate 5.8; and 12. Montessori 5.3. (Source: www.sfps. info/DocumentCenter/View/7283) u How would an IB school improve

graduation rates? An IB would attract high achieving students, but the secondary reform document states, “High Achieving students expressed that the current programs are working for them” (page 13). Career pathways: The requirements would be for all students in the comprehensive high schools to select a career pathway from one of seven choices. u A majority of 14-year-old freshmen do not know what career or area of study they want to pursue. High school should be an opportunity to explore the wide subjects available in our comprehensive high schools. Narrowing does not meet the goal of secondary school reform to, “Expand access to more academic options for students across the community” (page 19). u Seven pathways are not sufficient to encompass the multitude of career and college options available to students as they graduate from high school. A better option is to allow the students to continue to explore the many options available at our comprehensive high schools.

Neither the IB nor career pathways meet the goals of secondary school reform to: u “Increase Equity in Programming and Expand Access to More Academic Options for Students across the Community;” or u “Leverage Existing Resources and Expand Current Effective Practices in the District.” Instead of creating an IB and requiring students to select a career pathway, let’s focus on: u Creating support systems for at-risk students with intervention pathways; u Expanding and increasing resources for Advanced Placeme and AVID programs; u Increasing teacher training; u Increasing counseling resources to assist students with supporting career selection and preparation, meeting graduation requirements including credit recovery, exploring college options and providing behavioral support. Dawn Foy is a Santa Fe resident who believes education is important for our children and country.



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ecently, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service endorsed a voluntary conservation plan for the lesser prairie chicken drafted by the states of Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas, where the increasingly rare grouse is found. The plan’s stated goal is to preclude the need for listing the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species and to maintain state authority for lesser prairie chicken management. While Audubon New Mexico has recognized the effort undertaken to produce this plan and commented on it during its development, we were surprised that the federal agency charged with objectively evaluating all scientific information and public comment received for the proposed listing of the lesser prairie chicken would endorse this plan so quickly without evaluating its provisions and the likelihood of success. On the surface, the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies’ plan, which calls for financial incentives for landowners who manage their property to benefit the lesser prairie chicken and also provides a framework to mitigate the impacts of development activity such as oil and gas drilling, sounds like a win-win for all parties involved. But what has not been evaluated is how effective this plan actually will be in increasing lesser prairie chicken populations, and that is where Audubon’s concern lies. Contrary to what has been reported, Audubon is not advocating for federal listing of this species. We are, however, raising a cautionary flag and calling for the Range-wide Conservation Plan to be implemented immediately and evaluated carefully for effectiveness. Given its emphasis on voluntary measures, some of which have been implemented for years with no quantifiable effects on lesser prairie chicken populations, and on a mitigation plan that is unproven and has yet to be implemented, Audubon believes that the plan should be evaluated on its results for lesser prairie chicken populations, not on its intent. Our concerns have been further heightened by the results of the 2013 Range-wide Aerial Survey for the lesser prairie chicken, which showed a 50 percent decline in population numbers. When federal regulators first proposed listing the bird under the Endangered Species Act in 2012, there were fewer than 35,000 birds, while this year’s survey estimated only 17,616 individuals across the bird’s range. These results underscore the perilous status of the lesser prairie chicken and should be a warning to the Fish and Wildlife Service that good intentions are not sufficient to bring about recovery of the species. Audubon has actively advocated for lesser prairie chicken recovery in New Mexico for almost 25 years, and we have seen many plans fail for lack of consistent implementation. While drought has widely been cited for the decline of

ou remember the bumper stickers about George W. Bush — he lied about the weapons of mass destruction. Now we have a president who we know knew three years ago that millions could lose the health insurance they chose to buy. The president reassured us in a speech to the American Medical Association, June 15, 2009, “That means that no matter how we reform health care, we will keep this promise to the American people: If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor, period. If you like your health care plan, you’ll be able to keep your health care plan, period. No one will take it away, no matter what.” We were also told that our insurance costs would go down by an average of $2,500 per year per family. The Associated Press just recently reported on Mr. and Mrs. Dean Griffin, ages 64, whose insurance policy cost has gone from $770 per month with a $2,500 deductible to $1,275 per month and a $12,700 deductible. Not only did they lose the insurance that they liked, they have to change doctors who have treated them as patients for over a decade and the monthly insurance cost went up by 65 percent. The good news for this couple is that the wife has maternity coverage that they don’t want

the species, the larger threat to survival of the species is loss of habitat from energy development and conversion to agriculture. The prairie utilized by the lesser prairie chicken in New Mexico also supports other declining grassland species such as the ferruginous hawk, longbilled curlew, burrowing owl, loggerhead shrike, Sprague’s pipit, chestnut-collared longspur and grasshopper sparrow. Having lost more than 97 percent of our native grasslands in the U.S., conserving the remaining habitat and the grassland birds it supports must be a high priority. At Audubon, we are interested in establishing effective, proactive management actions, long-term habitat protections and funding mechanisms that will bolster lesser prairie chicken populations throughout their range. Audubon is committed to remaining engaged in the conservation of this species and to working with the Fish and Wildlife Service and all partners towards a successful outcome for the lesser prairie chicken. Carol Beidleman is the director of bird conservation, Audubon New Mexico. Beidleman has worked in bird conservation for the past 17 years.

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but have to pay for now. Why would our president say things to us that he knew were false, wrong and just not correct? My take is that if we knew the truth, this law would have never been passed. “Obamacare” has been touted to be a boom to the economy. In our office, we pay for part of the health insurance premium, and the employee pays for anything over that amount. In the past, employees were allowed to choose what they wanted in their health insurance and now they don’t have that option. What they are now also finding out is that their monthly premium cost has gone up as well as their deductible out-ofpocket costs. The monthly total increase that the employees are paying is more than $2,000. That amount of money will not be spent in the economy on

restaurants, cars, clothing, vacations etc. It will go to the insurance companies. I know we have a history of presidents lying to us. In recent years, we had George H.W. Bush and “no new taxes,” to President Bill Clinton, “I didn’t have sexual relations with the woman,” and I previously mentioned George W. Bush, “There are weapons of mass destruc-

tion in Iraq,” and finally our present president, “If you like your present health insurance you can keep it, period. If you like your present doctor you can keep him, period.” Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. He lies. David G. Zlotnick is a CPA in Santa Fe.

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hile much has been made of the government’s current penchant for secrecy, few have noticed that this atmosphere now shrouds government history as well. Working on a biography of a noted Washington journalist, I placed a routine Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request in 2011 for her FBI file. The timing of my application seemed propitious. Two years earlier, President Barack Obama had signed an executive order to speed declassification of materials and had issued an encouraging FOIA memorandum. “All agencies should adopt a presumpJames tion in favor McGrath of disclosure,” Morris he wrote, “in order to renew their commitment to the principles embodied in FOIA, and to usher in a new era of open government.” In fact, the FBI promptly mailed me the requested file. When I opened it, however, I found the material so extensively redacted that it looked as if the photocopier had spewed mostly blank pages. I immediately appealed to have the file, now decades old, unredacted. I cited the president’s memorandum and noted that the subject of my book, Ethel L. Payne, was an African American. I presumed this administration might be more sympathetic to exposing past FBI transgressions against blacks. Payne, of course, was only one of many African Americans who were targets of FBI investigators in the past. Among its many domestic surveillance activities, the FBI ran the Ghetto Informant Program, an operation that recruited informants and researched what was sold in, according to FBI parlance, “Afro-American-type bookstores.” The bureau even targeted black lawmakers such as Ron Dellums, a U.S. congressman from California and a friend of Payne’s. The FBI opened a file on Payne in 1973 on the basis of information its New York field office obtained, alleging subversive behavior on her part. Agents were able to determine only that she worked for the Chicago Defender, then one of the most prominent black newspapers; was a past president of the Capital Press Club, “composed of approximately 100 black news representatives”; and was scheduled to appear at a National Urban League convention — hardly the activities of a subversive. It will not be long before the government will include all of its historical past among its secrecy prerogatives. Even though it is likely that

the hidden material in the file is benign, the FBI continues to stonewall my request to reveal those portions of the file that have been blanked out. Those sections would be key in understanding not only Payne as the subject of government investigation, but also how the FBI made its determination as to who would be the subject of its surveillance. This is the stuff that matters. For how can we tell the story of our government’s activities, right or wrong, when the manner by which it conducted its business is kept from us decades later? “Dollars to doughnuts they have redacted all of that because it would make them look terrible,” Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., a senior member of the Armed Services Committee, told a reporter when hearing about this case. “And that is no reason to redact anything. I can’t imagine anything in this woman’s file would be of a nature that would have any impact on current issues that the Department of Justice faces.” Redacted document from the FBI file of Ethel Payne, obtained through a Freedom of Information request by the author. The Department of Justice’s Department Review Committee took two years to hear my appeal. Finally, this fall, it informed me it was upholding the FBI’s decision to keep most of the file secret. If I am dissatisfied with the decision, the chairman of the committee assured me, I may file a lawsuit as indicated in the letter sent to me two years ago. I am not alone in coming up against this wall of secrecy. In the late 1990s, a historian published an in-house history of CIA operations in the 1950s and ’60s while he worked for the agency. In 2009, when he heard that someone had submitted an FOIA request for his study, he did so as well. When it came, he told historians at a recent gathering, 90 percent of the report’s pages were redacted. Obviously, my publisher and I would be thrilled if the FBI changed its mind regarding my appeal. But my own work is less important here. Rather than wage currency to pastries — to use McCaskill’s colloquialism — my woes reflect a larger trend. The paranoia that drives the government to fear any disclosure is creating a culture of secrecy so extensive that even my routine request ends up in a docket of appeals and, perhaps, a courtroom. It will not be long before the government will include all of its historical past among its secrecy prerogatives. James McGrath Morris, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author who lives in Tesuque, wrote this for Al Jazeera America.

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unger is very real in New Mexico. Nearly 31 percent of our children are experiencing hunger and about the same percentage are living in poverty. New Mexico is the worst state for overall child well-being. Moreover, 21 percent of our seniors are food insecure. These glaring statistics reflect very real human faces that call us to work together to find very real solutions to the unacceptable high rates of hunger and poverty among our neighbors across New Mexico. Many in the private and nonprofit sectors as well as in faith communities are working hard to address hunger through food banks, meal programs, food pantries and other direct service programs. Among the public initiatives that are working to address hunger are the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Women, Infants and Children and school meal and senior meal programs. And yet, with all of these private and public efforts, New Mexico still has alarming numbers of people who regularly don’t have access to enough food. The private and nonprofit sectors along with faith communities will continue their

work to help families to meet their food needs, but their work alone cannot solve this problem. While public programs and policies are now part of the solution, there is more that public policymakers can do. The SNAP program must be protected from cuts. More funding can be made available to enable food banks to bring more food to our communities. We need effective economic development that increases the number of good-paying jobs throughout the state. Increasing the state minimum wage and stronger enforcement of our wage theft law would help workers earn enough to sustain their families. New Mexico’s families living in poverty need access to quality child care assistance so that children are safe while their parents are working. Fairness in tax policy is essential. These are some public policies that are needed to address hunger and poverty. All of us and our institutions must work together to make sure that all of us have enough to eat. Ruth Hoffman is the director Lutheran Advocacy Ministry-NM, which has advocated for nearly 30 years at the state level on issues impacting the lives of people living in poverty.

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THANKSGIVING SERVICE Please join us in expressing gratitude for all blessings, on Thursday, November 28th at 10:00 a.m. “O give thanks unto the Lord, for he is good” Ps 107:1 is the theme of our Thanksgiving Service. There will be short readings from the Bible and Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy followed by singing and expression of thanks for God’s goodness in our lives. FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST SCIENTIST, Santa Fe, 323 East Cordova Road. For more information please contact us at: 982-1342 or christiansciencesantafe@gmail. com

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Support helps woman keep home, put food on table By Uriel J. Garcia The New Mexican


dith Guzman, who had a job cleaning restrooms at an office building, had to call in sick one morning about a year ago. She went to the hospital, where a doctor recommended she stay home from work for three days until she got over the virus that was making her nauseous. When she did, her boss let her go. Guzman, 43, already had been struggling to pay her rent and was worried about how she was going to feed her five children. She has anemia and was

just healing from a hernia in her stomach at the time of the viral illness. She became depressed. “I needed the job to put my kids ahead,” she said. Guzman thought she and her family were going to lose their home. But The New Mexican’s Empty

Stocking Fund stepped in to help her out. Two checks totaling $1,430 allowed Guzman to pay rent and utilities on her mobile home. “When I got the help, I was so happy, and I thanked God,” she said. “I was even able to sleep well that night because I didn’t have to worry about where my children were going to sleep.” Guzman said she tried to find another job. She asked friends and acquaintances for leads, but eventually someone told her to apply to the

Adith Guzman of Española, shown with her daughters Mia Milagros Pacheco Guzman, 6, left, and Laura Pacheco Guzman, 4, says aid from the Empty Stocking Fund last year helped her feed her five children after she was fired from a job because she was too ill to work. LUIS SÁNCHEZ SATURNO THE NEW MEXICAN

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Four Santa Fe dogs vie for spot on stage in upcoming ‘Annie’ production

Film features N.M. tribes’ symbol of sovereignty Award-winning documentary looks at treasured Lincoln canes By Uriel J. Garcia The New Mexican

Makai Colvin, 12, who is portraying Annie in an upcoming Santa Fe Musical Theatre Works production, sings with Stanford on Saturday during dog auditions for the show. PHOTOS BY LUIS SÁNCHEZ SATURNO/THE NEW MEXICAN

Wagging for the role By Chris Quintana The New Mexican


he dogs pranced on a studio floor normally reserved for ballerinas, stopping only occasionally to sniff one another or bark. They were auditioning for a key part in Santa Fe Musical Theatre Works’ Christmas show. And while the musical theater company, formerly C-A-M-P Studios, usually works only with human talent, Eileen Rogosin, the owner, needed a dog for the group’s staging of the upcoming musical Annie. The musical’s story, written by Thomas Meehan of Hairspray and The Producers fame, follows Annie, an orphan, as she searches for her parents. Along her travels, she meets a mutt fleeing from a dog catcher, and that incident leads to the now-famous song “Tomorrow.” Annie befriends the furry creature and names him Sandy, and they spend the rest of the show together. The original Sandy cast in the Broadway musical, which opened

Makai hangs out with the dog Stanford and his owner, Buddy Hayes, during dog auditions for the show on Saturday.

in 1977, was a beige terrier mix. According to a report in the New York Times, animal trainer William Berloni found the mutt a day before he was slated for euthanasia at the Connecticut Humane Society in 1976. The 2012 revival of the musical featured another rescue dog that was days away from euthanasia, The Associated

In brief Rio Arriba deputies arrest 12 in drug raid at home ESPAÑOLA — A drug bust by Rio Arriba County sheriff’s deputies has netted a significant amount of black tar heroin, prescription medication and cash. Deputies say they took 12 people into custody Friday during a raid of what was described as a regular meeting of drug traffickers at a home north of Española. The deputies served a search warrant at a home shared by brother and sister, Armando and Amanda Madrid. Sheriff Tommy Rodella

Press reported. But a variety of breeds are capable of playing Sandy, Rogosin said. She was more concerned about the dog’s ability to come, sit and stay on command, along with its focus. After all, if the dog gets distracted in a roomful of strangers, it’s not going to do a whole better on stage.

said the family has been suspected of running drugs for decades. The Madrids and four others have been charged with drug trafficking. Another woman was charged with drug possession and child abuse because she had her two children with her at the time of the raid. Authorities say they had been planning the raid for about three weeks.

SFPS plans to close three days for Thanksgiving Santa Fe Public Schools facilities will close from Wednesday through Friday for Thanksgiving break. Classes will then resume on Monday, Dec. 2. In addition, the Santa Fe Community Col-

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Saturday’s would-be canine stars varied from the petite Peanut, a Shitzu and terrier mix owned by Monica Moses and Rick James, to the massive Alibi, a black Briard owned by Warren Wheaton. And while all the dogs meet the cute and fluffy standards set by the original Sandy, some didn’t want to stay put while the young star in the title role, 12-yearold Makai Colvin, sang strings of “Tomorrow.” In fact, the massive Alibi, who was easily twice the size of Makai, bolted to play with members of the audience the first chance he got, and Sukie, a medium-sized mixed breed, fled Makai’s arms to return to owner Rebecca Cook. Meanwhile, Peanut trotted, tail wagging, to Makai when called and later offered the girl a kiss. Moses said she thought her dog had a good chance because Peanut used to be a shelter dog, just like the original Sandy. Three of the four dogs at the audition had come from shelters. Perhaps the standout at the

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lege will close its campus on Thursday — Thanksgiving — and Friday. Most other local schools also will close for at least part of the week.

Rail Runner holiday schedule announced The New Mexico Rail Runner Express will operate on a Saturday schedule for Friday, Nov. 29, the day after Thanksgiving. Neither the Rail Runner nor the Rio Metro Bus system will be operating on Thanksgiving Day, and Rio Metro will not be operating on Friday. The train schedule can be found at Staff and wire reports

In 1863, in the middle of the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln presented New Mexico’s 19 pueblos with silver-headed canes as a symbol of the federal government’s recognition of their sovereignty. He was following a tradition going back to the Spanish and Mexican governments, which also had presented canes to the pueblo leaders. The Lincoln cane, given to the tribes when New Mexico was a U.S. territory, had the president’s name engraved on the head, along with the name of the pueblo. The canes are still used, especially on Jan. 6, when new pueblo leaders take office. Some pueblo governors describe them as a “living spirit.” The canes are the subject of an award-winning film by Silver Bullet Productions, a Santa Febased nonprofit that produces educational videos. Canes of Power won a Rocky Mountain Emmy Award for best cultural documentary last month. “We are very aware that the Emmy is not about

Please see SYMBOL, Page C-6 Pojoaque Pueblo Gov. George Rivera holds ceremonial canes, including one from President Lincoln, while dancers perform the Eagle Dance on Jan. 6. NEW MEXICAN FILE PHOTO

Senior skiers change slopes’ demographics By Karen Schwartz The Associated Press

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. — If you’ve walked into a ski lodge the past few years, likely as not you’ve seen tables filled with gray-haired skiers wearing sweaters so old they’re back in style. That’s because the number of skiers on the far side of 50 — some on the very far side — has been creeping up each year, according to the National Ski Areas Association. Credit advances in artificial hips and knees that make it possible for skiers to continue enjoying the sport; shaped skis, along with better snowmaking and grooming that make skiing easier; and high-speed lifts and luxury touches like ski valets that make it more pleasant. “There are no excuses,” said 93-year-old Klaus Obermeyer, the Aspen-based skiwear designer. Despite breaking his leg in a wipeout two years ago, Obermeyer still skis each day. Sure, younger people still make up the majority on the slopes — the average skier is 38.5 years old — but, “The person who skis the most in a given year is 65 and older,” said Michael Berry, president of the NSAA, based in suburban Denver. Bragging rights go to those age 68 and older, who averaged 9.5 days skiing last season. Boomers — those age 49 to 67 this year — also

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THE NEW MEXICAN Sunday, November 24, 2013

DANNETTE SHAW Dannette Shaw, age 53, passed away to a better world, Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at home in Santa Fe, NM from complications arising from ALS. She was preceded in death by her parents Kathryn Buckner Shaw and James Shaw and nephew Jason Shaw. Danne is survived by her husband of 23 years,Dan Keyes; they were married in Kansas City, MO. She is also survived by her brother Brad Shaw, sister Lynnette Shaw, niece Chandra and four grand nephews. Dannette graduated from Billings West High in 1978 and was awarded two bachelor degrees from Minnesota State University-Moorhead in 1985. She had a long and varied career as a chemist which included environmental chemistry, water quality, animal pharmaceuticals, and for the last seven years, as a Forensic Scientist in the Drug Analysis Section for the NM-DPS Northern Forensic Laboratory (the last years as supervisor). Dannette was a loving wife, sister, daughter, coworker, and friend. Danne was always caring about others even while she needed the care. She touched all who came in contact with her, leaving them better off for knowing her. Danne cherished and enjoyed the outdoors-running, gardening, hiking, backpacking, and fly-fishing. Some of Danne’s favorite areas to hike were in Montana-Glacier NP, the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, and the Crazy Mountains-and in New Mexico-Santa Fe Area (Dale Ball South, Santa Fe NF, Pecos Wilderness), Chaco Canyon NHP and White Sands NM. Danne went trout fishing in southern Missouri with the same group of friends for over 25 years. She is a member of Grace Community Church in Santa Fe, NM and is now at peace with our Lord in a far better place. She will be missed, until we join her in the next world with our Lord God. There will be a memorial service on Tuesday, December 3rd at 3PM at Grace Community Church, 2247 Camino Carlos Rey, Santa Fe NM. A reception will follow at a later date, Dannette will be buried in Billings, MT. Memorial contributions may be made to the following: Grace Community Church in Santa Fe, The Nature Conservancy (Arlington, VA), or Presbyterian Medical Services Foundation in Santa Fe Designate: Santa Fe Hospice Program.

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FUNERAL SERVICES AND MEMORIALS MARY ELIZABETH CARLSON QUICK JONES Mary Elizabeth Carlson Quick Jones, 92, of Santa Fe, NM, passed away on November 5, 2013 of natural causes. In accordance with her wishes, Mary was interred at Santa Fe Memorial Gardens next to her first husband Lyman Wayne Quick, while her family sang her favorite songs, shared memories and poems and cried a river. Mary was born in Kansas City, KS on September 23, 1921. She graduated from Wyandotte High School in May of 1939. In May of 1941, she graduated from Kansas City Junior College. She then studied at Trinity Lutheran Hospital School of Nursing in Kansas City, MO and in November 1945 became a licensed registered nurse. She married Lyman Wayne Quick on November 24, 1946 in Colorado Springs, CO. They moved to Santa Fe the summer of 1950 with their son Michael. Lyman went to work as a pharmacist at Zook’s Pharmacy and Mary worked as a nurse at St. Vincent’s Hospital. In Santa Fe the family grew with daughter Jennifer, born in 1954 and son Lance in 1960. They were happily married until Lyman’s untimely passing in 1968. Mary then began working as a school nurse for Pecos Independent Schools and later for Santa Fe Public Schools. She married Byron B. Jones July 28,1973. In 1983 she retired from school nursing. She enjoyed traveling, fishing and playing the piano. She was a fiendish Scrabble player and genuinely loved to visit with family and friends. During retirement, Mary and Byron spent every winter at the beach on the Sea of Cortez in Puerto Penasco, Mexico. In her later years, Mary moved to Rio Rancho, NM, near her daughter, Jennifer. She stayed busy, making over 200 blankets for the Linus Project. Mary is survived by her husband, Byron Jones; her children, Michael Quick, Jennifer Secrest and Lance Quick; grandchildren, Carlson Quick, Rhiana Quick, Elizabeth Secrest, Nathan Secrest, Sophia Secrest, Eliza Quick, Oliver Quick and Tanya Quick; two great grandchildren, Liara Quick and Tyler Secrest and extended family. In lieu of flowers or memorial donations please share your memories and photos of Mary on her Facebook memorial page. Search for Mary Quick-Jones in Facebook or enter this link (, click "like" and then you can upload, post or comment. To view information or leave a condolence please visit Daniels Family Funeral Services 4310 Sara Road SE Rio Rancho, NM 87124 505-892-9920

HAL E. FIELDING Hal E. Fielding, a local fine-art abstract painter, 85, passed away peacefully at his home the night of November 5, 2013. Hal was born in Provo, Utah in 1928. He received a Bachelor of Science from Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Mathematics from the College of Santa Fe in 1985.Hal began his art career when he moved to Santa Fe in 1954. He experimented with various art forms and media through the years while supporting a family as a medical technologist and, later, as a principal in a computer software corporation, writing and marketing programs for businesses. He began painting full time in 1991.Hal received instruction in pastel painting in the manner of impressionism, painting landscapes, churches and church interiors. Recognizing the abstractness in his paintings, which fascinated him, his work evolved into non-objective abstract paintings, using mainly acrylics on canvas.Hal also traveled to Europe for intensive art training, including Renaissance and Ancient Roman on-site drawing and art study in Rome, Florence and Venice, and abstract art study in Paris, France, in private and workshop settings.Hal has shown in various galleries in Santa Fe and summer outdoor art shows with the Santa Fe Society of Artists and the Santa Fe Artists League. He has also shown in galleries in Palm Desert, CA; Phoenix, AZ; Taos, NM; Grapevine, TX; Cincinnati, OH; Pittsburgh, PA; Burlington, VT; and Chichester, England, and is currently showing in The William&Joseph Gallery, Canyon Road, Santa Fe, NM. Hal is survived by Suzanne, his wife of 59 years, son Hal David, and sister Kathryne Fielding Hart. He was preceded in death by his son, Robert Alan, his parents Franklin (Frank) Downs Fielding and Lydia Alice, and his brothers Ashton Hammond, David, Keith, and Glen Howard. A memorial service will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Santa Fe, 107 West Barcelona Road, Santa Fe, NM, on Saturday December 7, 2013 at 10:00 AM.

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The first born to Paul R. Saiz and Frances C. Saiz and the first to go. Not by choice, but it was his time to go. He left behind his father and mother; sister, Amelia Saiz and niece Lucia Griego; brother, Simon-Peter Saiz, wife, Christy Saiz and nephew Silas Saiz; brother, Carlos Saiz, grandmother Altagracia Aguilar, numerous loving uncles, aunts, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Pablo Aguilar; Geraldo and Pomposa Saiz. A rosary will be recited Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 6 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. The Funeral Mass will be Monday, November 25, 2012 at 9 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Burial will immediately follow the Mass in Villanueva Cemetery.

68, of Santa Fe, passed away Wednesday, November 20, 2013. He was born in Santa Fe to Juanita C. Martinez and Manuel Martinez whom have preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death his son, Marcus A. Martinez, brothers, Marvin and Alvin Martinez. He is survived by his daughter, Melisa J. Martinez of Santa Fe, sister, Melva June Benta of Rio Rancho, brother, Calvin Martinez of Santa Fe, nieces, Cara Benta of Rio Rancho and Michaela Martinez of Albuquerque as well as other nieces, nephews, and relatives. A visitation will be held Monday November 25, 2013 from 5 - 7 p.m. at Rivera Family Funeral Chapel. A service will be held on Tuesday November 26, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Rivera Family Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Rosario Cemetery. A reception will be held at Tiny’s Restaurant.

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Clara Herrera Oliver, Loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed peacefully on November 20, 2013 at her home in Los Cerrillos, NM Clara was preceded in death by daughters Dolores Guilez, Clare Ginger Rench and grandson Eli Rench. She is survived by her husband Nordaine David Oliver II, sons Nordaine David Oliver III, Paul Henry Oliver, sister Irene Kowatch, brother Henry Herrera ; 10 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held starting at 6:00 pm on Monday, November 25th at St. Joseph’s Parish in Los Cerrillos followed by a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00am Tuesday, November 26th at Saint Joseph’s . Burial will follow at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 12:45 pm. Serving as pallbearers will be: Mario Guilez, Paul Robert Oliver, Joseph David Oliver, Michael Paul Guilez, Ray Herrera and Cean Gareth Rench. A reception will follow at the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Santa Fe. Memorial Contributions in Mrs. Oliver’s honor may be directed to the St. Joseph’s Parish in Cerrillos, P.O. Box 98, Cerrillos, NM 87101.

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CRESENCIANA ROMERO BACHICHA Passed away on November 20, 2013. She was born and raised in Cordova New Mexico. She attended Allison James grade school in Santa Fe and Menaul School in Albuquerque, after graduation she met her loving husband of sixty four years, John David Bachicha. They were blessed with a beautiful family, which she raised with loving care. She retired from state government and enjoyed gatherings with her children and grandchildren. She is preceeded in death by her son David Charles Bachicha, her grandsons David Angelo Bachicha and George A. Bachicha. Her Mother and Father Emma and Cresenciano Romero, and brother Eugenio, all of Cordova, NM. She is survived by her loving Husband John David Bachicha, daughter Elizabeth Bachicha, sons-George Bachicha (Teri), Robert Bachicha (Roxanne), Eugene Bachicha (Alicia). Her thirteen loving grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren. Serving as Pallbearers will be grandsons: Michael, Robert Orlando, Brian, Louis, Estevan and Andre. Honorary Pallbearers will be Venus and Dominic, Georgia, Emma, Santi, Christie, Diego and Loren. A Visitation will be held at McGee Chapel at Berardinelli Family Funeral Home on Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 5 p.m. with a Rosary to follow at 6 p.m. A Mass will be celebrated at St. Francis Basilica on Monday, November 25, 2013 at 10 a.m. with internment to follow at 1:30 p.m. at the Santa Fe National Cemetery.

BILLY GALLEGOS Loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, brother, and friend unexpectedly passed on November 17, 2013. Born November 9, 1948 in Espanola New Mexico, and raised in Vallecitos, New Mexico he is survived by Elizabeth Gallegos, wife of 30 years, sons Christian, Steven, Jason, daughter Myra, five grandchildren, a great grandchild; sisters Mary Francis (Carlos), Lorraine (Sam), Charlene (Gary), Sally (Skip), brothers Walter (Yvonne), Benny (Linda), Mike (Amanda), mother in-law Mary Trujillo, sisters in-law Patty, Marcella, brothers in-law George, Roland (Cora), Charles (Thresa), Reuben (Adaela), Mike and many loving nieces, nephews, neighbors and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents Crestino and Manuelita Gallegos, brothers Eli Gallegos, and Joe Max Gallegos, father in-law Percy Trujillo, and nieces Sylvia Gallegos, and Joyce Santistevan. Proud Teamster, retired truck driver, Billy was an inspiring hard working provider. Raised on the ranch, he was a true outdoorsman that loved gardening, fishing, and watching things grow. Creative and inquisitive, he played guitar, was an avid painter, antique collector, and enjoyed cooking, reading, and following current events. Mostly he enjoyed visiting and talking with family and friends. Kindhearted, generous, fun spirited, humorous, full of life, and an animal lover, he loved to laugh and was always quick with a joke and a smile. Mostly Billy loved the lord and is now in paradise. Services will be held on November 26th, 10 AM, at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 417 Agua Fria St., Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501. There will be a reception to follow at the church.

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Washington celebrates ‘legal weed’ anniversary Seattle OKs massive outdoor pot party By Bob Young The Seattle Times

SEATTLE — On the first anniversary of legal weed in Washington state, the city of Seattle will permit a big pot party on the site of Seattle Center’s old Fun Forest amusement park. Pot activist Ben Livingston has

the contract to prove it, a city document that says “Licensee is permitted to host a private outdoor marijuana smoking area.” Livingston forked over $1,900, which he got from a local law firm, to use part of the 74-acre Seattle Center for about eight hours on Dec. 6, the anniversary of the day Washington’s recreational pot law took effect. It’s a free, adults-only event, open to the public, at which Livingston

plans to have light music, light catering and outdoor pot smoking by up to 500 people behind a double fence, or smoking “moat,” as the permit says. But it wasn’t easy to accomplish. Livingston said Seattle Center officials initially rejected the idea because marijuana remains federally illegal. It took three months, he said, of arguing and pressing his case before city officials came around. “No matter how often you might

have smoked weed at Folklife or Bumbershoot, you were civilly disobedient,” Livingston said. “This is the first time ever on-site cannabis consumption is permitted at Seattle Center.” John Schochet, deputy chief of staff to City Attorney Pete Holmes, said Livingston’s permit should not be considered a blueprint for future pot parties. The Seattle Center contract notes that an outdoor marijuana smoking

area at Seattle Center is a trial program subject to periodic review. He emphasized that granting Livingston’s permit was a policy decision, not something the city was legally required to allow. “There’s nothing that says you have to allow marijuana smoking,” he said. Livingston’s party will start at 3 p.m. and run until 11 p.m. There will be an indoor area for partygoers as well as the outdoor smoking area, he said.

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Construction crews work earlier this month on the second phase of the Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort. The project, along with other plans along Interstate 40 east of Flagstaff, Ariz., could transform the region, officials say. TAYLOR MAHONEYARIZONA DAILY SUN

Tribe turns to Arizona county for casino project’s expansion Ambitious plans offer ‘new frontier’ for Flagstaff By Eric Betz Arizona Daily Sun

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The last cows are gone and a strangely oversized new road now meets the edge of the Drye family’s former pastures. Where the pavement ends, the piñons begin. The desolate shrublands reach across the horizon to the west until the San Francisco Peaks rise as the only landmark on the plateau. But not for long. Less than six months after celebrating their casino’s grand opening 25 miles east of Flagstaff, the Navajo Nation is doubling down on Twin Arrows. The tribe recently submitted development plans to Coconino County that include a gas station, outlet mall, big box retailers, housing development, restaurants, RV park and an entertainment complex complete with a theater, mini golf, arcade, bowling alley and laser tag. The plans also call

for 128 units of townhomes and condos plus another 32 lots for houses. The 70-acre complex is called The Outlook at Glittering Mountain. And because it’s not tribal trust land, the county will have to give final approval. The residences and some of the retail are designed to service the casino’s 600 current employees, but the Navajo Nation also hopes to draw more tourists, interstate travelers and local residents. Tribal officials say some of the construction funds have already been secured. The first phase of building is expected to be complete by next year, with $30 million to $50 million worth of construction on the entertainment pavilion and some retail. The final size of the entertainment complex will depend on the results of a feasibility study. If the full project is approved by the county, it could take eight to 10 years to complete. The shopping center complex will either drill its own wells or tap into the casino’s well water supply. For tribal developers, the project is a chance to deliver desperately needed jobs and

revenue to the reservation. And they’re not the only ones looking to build. Last November, the Hopis bought a massive piece of land from the Drye family on the other side of Interstate 40. It’s not yet clear what their intentions are for the property. And down the road near Meteor Crater, an international consortium of scientists is considering building a $130 million array of telescopes. County officials say the Interstate 40 corridor east of Flagstaff is brimming with opportunities. The building isn’t likely to come overnight, but in the coming years Coconino County officials will begin to create development plans for the first time in that area. “This is really like a new frontier out here and we’ve got to get it right,” said Coconino County District 4 Supervisor Mandy Metzger. “I’m very optimistic.” Metzger’s sprawling district has no incorporated areas other than a sliver of east Flagstaff. She sees the potential for jobs, housing and services as a positive for the county.

u Romeo Martinez-Melgar, 40, was arrested on charges of drug trafficking in the 3200 block of Siringo Road at noon Thursday. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials then placed a hold on the man. The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the following reports: u A red Chevrolet Blazer was reported missing at Agua Fría Park and Caja del Oro Grant Road sometime Thursday. u A computer worth $900 was reported missing at the Santa Fe Community College, 6401 S. Richards Ave., sometime Friday.

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Police notes The Santa Fe Police Department is investigating the following reports: u A loss-prevention officer at Wal-Mart, 3251 Cerrillos Road, reported a case of embezzlement that occurred between Oct. 31 and Friday. u A woman reported that someone stole two file cabinets containing her personal information sometime between Sept. 22 and Nov. 21. u Someone stole a bag from a car parked in the 100 block of Practilliano Drive between 9 and 11 a.m. Friday. u A stereo and a mobile wireless hotspot device were stolen from a car parked in the 3300 block of Cerrillos Road between midnight Thursday and 1 p.m. Friday. u About $6,500 worth of jewelry was reported missing Friday from a home in the 4000 block of Milagro Oro. u A man reported that someone stole his car while it was warming up in the 2800 block of Cerrillos Road at 7:22 a.m. Saturday.

DWI arrest u Lucia Vanderwalk, 53, 708 Agua Fría St., was arrested on charges of aggravated DWI, careless driving and lack of insurance in the 900 block of Acequia Madre at 7:23 p.m. Friday.

u The Santa Fe Police Department listed the following locations for mobile speed-enforcement vehicles: SUV No. 1 at Old Santa Fe Trail between Sun Mountain and Zia roads; SUV No. 2 at Old Taos Highway at Murales Road; SUV No. 3 at Don Gaspar Avenue between Cordova Road and Paseo de Peralta.

Norma J. C De Baca passed away peacefully at home with

her family by her side on Nov. 22, 2013. Services are pending under the direction of the


Mrs. Talea Scheffler, 87, died peacefully at her home on Monday, November 4, 2013, after a lengthy illness. She is survived by Gisela Brons, her brother Edzard’s widow, her nephews Edzard Brons and Sicco Brons, their families and other numerous relatives throughout Germany. Talea was born on June 27, 1926, in Ihlpohl/Bremen Germany. She spent her childhood and youth at her father’s tree nursery and studied to become a Professional Housekeeper. After the terrible World War II and the early death of her mother, she took care of and supported her father for many years until she moved to the United States in 1961 where she took a position as Housekeeper to a family in San Francisco. On April 15, 1962, she married Ernst Christoph Scheffler in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Her husband was a professional landscape architect from Berlin and continued his work in Denver. Together they travelled to and worked in many U.S. National Parks, which included Yellowstone. In 1973, Talea and Christoph retired to Santa Fe, built their new house and spent many wonderful years in their beloved southwest landscape deeply admiring the culture and native inhabitants of New Mexico. Mrs. Scheffler was cremated and a memorial service with family and friends will be held at a later date in Emden Germany. In memory of Talea Scheffler, if you would like to make a donation in her name to Kitchen Angels, 122 Siler Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico or a charity of your choice.

62, of Santa Fe passed away November 18, 2013. He was born in Santa Fe, NM to Katherine Dryden and Rayford Wardlaw Alley who have preceded him in death. He is survived by his sons: Shaylor Alley, James Alley, Niko Alley, John Alley, daughter, Kaitlin Alley, sisters: Corin Alley-Nelson, Marianne Klickstein, grandchildren: Madeleine Alley, Walker Alley, Cruz Alley, Soren Alley, nephews and niece: Matthew, Elizabeth, Matthew, Van, William. Memorial Contributions can be sent to Rivera Family Funeral Home 417 E. Rodeo Rd Santa Fe, NM 87505. They will be distributed by the family to local charities. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, November 24, 2013 at Rivera Family Funeral Home 417 E. Rodeo Rd at 11 a.m.

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Can’t believe that a year has gone by since you’ve been gone, It’s gotten harder and harder as time goes on. Oh how we miss your smile, your strength and your beautiful face, It’s just not the same without you; it’s a much emptier place. But your beauty, love and strength continues to surround us all and that give us comfort because we know that you won’t ever let us fall. You take care now our dear Vivian, continue to keep us strong until we’re together again! We love you and miss you always!


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Don Davis Cross, 87, died Friday November 15, 2013 in Simpsonville, South Carolina. He was born July 30, 1926 to the late Spencer and Agatha Cross. He is survived by his wife Angeline Cross, a son David Cross, a daughter Dallas Killion, three step-sons, Christopher Stanhope, Xen Stanhope and Sheldon Stanhope, and a sister, Dixie Sutherland. The family will announce plans for a memorial service. There will be a memorial service held in the Spring of 2014 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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Passed away November 20, 2013 at home in Ribera, NM surrounded by family. She was a member of San Miguel de Vado Catholic Church where she participated in many activities including Eucharistic Minister, Mayordomo, and choir. Vicky volunteered at Rancho de Las Golondrinas for many years demonstrating weaving, including preparation of vegetabledyed homespun wool and colcha stitching techniques. She was preceded in death by her parents, David and Gertrudes Salazar; husband, Joe Mascarenas; and brother, Armando Salazar. Survivors include son, Joseph and wife, Ginger Mascarenas; daughter, Trudi and husband, Eli Sandoval; 4 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchildren; sisters: Alice Sikkink and Rose Herrera; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and their extended families and many friends. There will be a Rosary at 10 a.m. at San Miguel del Vado Parish on November 25, 2013, followed by Mass. Interment at Santa Fe National Cemetery at 3 p.m.


John J. Zawadzki, 79, of Ocala, FL passed away on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at the Legacy House in Ocala. John was born in Jersey City, NJ on November 14, 1934 and was son to the late Charles and Lottie Zawadzki. He served in the U.S. Army. He was that of a retail salesman before retiring in 1994. He moved to Ocala from Sante Fe, NM in 2003. He was also preceded in death by his twin brother Charles and sister Phyllis. John is survived by his partner Don Cassidy of Ocala, sister Marcella Stiefel of NY; many loving nieces and nephews and his four legged friends Charlie and Daisy. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Marion County, P.O. Box 4860, Ocala, FL 34478. Visitation will be held on Monday, Nov. 25th from 4:00PM to 6:00PM in the TimberRidge Chapel of Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 9695 SW 110th St., Ocala. The mass will be held on Tuesday, Nov 26th at 8:30AM at Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Hwy 200, Ocala. Burial will follow at the Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell. Condolences may be made to

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Fund: Applications accepted now Role: Winning dog to be named Continued from Page C-1 Empty Stocking Fund for help until she could land a new position. She was hesitant to apply at first, she said, because she wanted a job more than a handout. “It was a little embarrassing, but it’s better to have food for the kids,” she said. “I just had to lose the feeling of embarrassment.” Poor health has made it difficult for Guzman to hold onto jobs. Because of her anemia, doctors have told her that she can’t work as hard as she wants to work, Guzman said. Before she got the job cleaning restrooms, she was working at a local Target warehouse. One day while she was working there, co-workers told her she looked very pale and urged to her go home and rest. But she continued working until one woman said she was going to call an ambulance. “I told her not to call, because I needed to work,” Guzman recalled. But an ambulance came and took her to the hospital, where a doctor told her she shouldn’t work so many hours. She went to work the next day, anyway, but when she got there, a manager said he was dismissing her. When she asked why, she said, he told her it was because she had abandoned her job. Guzman had a similar situation while she worked at a local tortilla factory. While she was packing tortillas, she felt a sharp pain in her stomach. After work one day, she went to a doctor, who told her she had a hernia.

She asked for time off and was laid off for not showing up for work, she said. “I put in a lot of [job] applications around, but I just wouldn’t get a call back,” she said. Each time she lost a job, she would fall behind in rent and have to spend the little money she had saved, in combination with food stamps, to buy food for her children, Guzman said. Eventually, she was getting eviction warnings. “Even if it was just rice, beans and tortillas, I always made sure that my kids had that to eat, at least,” Guzman said. Guzman eventually moved to Española, where she found a more affordable house. She said she will always be thankful to the Empty Stocking Fund for its help last year. “The struggles I’ve been through, I don’t take them to heart because I know there’s always a solution,” she said. uuu

The Empty Stocking Fund is a project of The Santa Fe New Mexican. The Santa Fe Community Foundation, the First National Bank of Santa Fe, The Salvation Army and Presbyterian Medical Services donate services to jointly administer the Empty Stocking Fund. Watch for daily stories featuring requests for assistance from local residents in The Santa Fe New Mexican.

To donate Make your tax-deductible donation online at or mail a check to:

The New Mexican’s Empty Stocking Fund c/o The Santa Fe Community Foundation, P.O. Box 1827, Santa Fe, NM 87504-1827 If you can provide a needed service such as roofing, car repairs or home repairs, contact Roberta at Presbyterian Medical Services, 983-8968. If you can contribute food, clothing, toys, housewares or furniture in good condition, or other items or services, please contact The Salvation Army, 988-8054

To apply Complete your application for assistance online at www. empty_stocking. Applicants who do not have access to a computer can complete an application online at several public libraries and businesses free of charge. Santa Fe Public Library: u Main Library, 145 Washington Ave. u La Farge Branch Library, 1730 Llano St. u Southside Branch Library, 6599 Jaguar Drive New Mexico Work Force Connection: 301 W. DeVargas St. Hopewell Center: 1800 Espinacitas St. Presbyterian Medical Services: 1409 Second St. All applications must be received by 5 p.m. Dec. 13 to be considered by the Empty Stocking Fund Committee. The Empty Stocking Fund will consider every applicant who meets the eligibility criteria, without regard to race, creed, place or country of origin, age, disability, ethnicity, color, gender identity, marital status or sexual orientation. Applicants must provide a Social Security number, or their request will not be funded.

Continued from Page C-1 audition was a yellow lab, Stanford, a service dog owned by Buddy Hayes. The lab, from Canine Companions, came when called and even put both of his front paws on Makai’s arm when prompted, and he hardly seemed distracted by the audience’s “ooohs” and “awws.” Hayes said her friends suggested she bring Stanford because he always behaves. Rogosin didn’t announce casting for Sandy on Saturday, but she said she would let the dog owners know within a week or so which she had chosen. The musical Annie will be presented by Musical Theatre Works from Dec. 20 to Dec. 22 and Dec. 27-29 at the Greer Garson Theatre Center. The Broadway musical Annie was based on the Harold Gray comic strip, Little Orphan Annie. In 1982, Hollywood adapted the musical for a film starring Albert Finney, Carol Burnett


IF YOU GO What: Santa Fe Musical Theatre Works’ production of Annie Where: Greer Garson Theatre Center on the campus of the Santa Fe University of Art and Design, 1600 St. Michael’s Drive When: 7 p.m. Dec. 20, Dec. 1, Dec. 27 and Dec. 28; 2 p.m. Dec. 22 and Dec. 29 Tickets: Adults, $16; students, $11 More info: Call 946-0488 or visit www.

and Aileen Quinn. Eileen Rogosin and her husband, Roy Rogosin, previously produced a local all-children production of Les Misérables, the musical adaption of Victor Hugo’s novel of the same name about the French Revolution.

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Skiers: New gear helps seniors Continued from Page C-1 skied more than the national average of five times per year, according to an NSAA survey released in August. “You don’t want to sit in your rocking chair and look at the view,” said 70-year-old Billy Kidd, who won a silver in the slalom at the 1964 Olympics. “You want to remember your days of youth and you love that feeling of adrenaline and dealing with the variables of skiing.” Clearly, others old enough to remember Kidd in his heyday feel the same way. Those ages 45-54 made up 20 percent of skiers last winter, up from 14 percent in the 1997-98 season; the 55-64 age group made up 12 percent, up from nearly 5 percent, and those 65 and older rose to 5.5 percent from 2.5 percent, according to the NSAA study. Kidd, who skis nearly daily in his role as an ambassador for the Steamboat Ski Resort, said one thing that has changed as he’s gotten older is his gear. Indeed, Kidd is a walking billboard for the latest innovations. His skis and poles are lightweight carbon fiber. His Osbe helmet does away with goggles and replaces them with a built-in visor that provides better peripheral vision. Certainly, there are challenges as skiers age, not the least of which is finding friends who are also still skiing. Clubs like the 70+ Ski Club, based in North Kingstown, R.I., with more than 4,000 members, and the Over the Hill Gang International based in Colorado Springs with 3,000 members, offer camaraderie, discounted tickets and ski trips near and far. Even those who retire to Florida still pursue their passion. The Florida Ski Council has 17 clubs in the state and at least one trip going every week of the ski season. These dedicated watchers of the discounts for skiers agree that the perks seniors used to get from ski resorts have been reduced as their numbers increase.

Enter your “uniquely New Mexican” holiday photos for a chance to be featured in The New Mexican and the 2014 edition of Winterlife magazine. Klaus Obermeyer, 93, makes his way up a mountain in Aspen, Colo. The National Ski Areas Association says the number of seniors on the slopes has been creeping up each year while other age groups hold steady or decline. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Several resorts have raised the eligibility age for discounted lift tickets, or they’ve limited deals to weekdays. “To be fair to the ski areas, it’s a business for them as well,” said Doug Lofland, 56, one of the owners of the Over The Hill Gang International. So what suggestions do experts have to help the rest of us ski into our Golden Years? u Stay in shape. u Try to choose slopes with less traffic so you can safely ski a little slower. u Think about afternoon sun and shadows. A west-facing slope will have better definition. u Walking in ski boots can be more challenging than skiing, so companies have developed lightweight shoes, like Pakems, that you can carry with during the day for a quick change. u Consider taking a gondola or chair lift down the mountain if weather sets in or you’re tired. u Consciously chose your danger level. “The repercussions of making a mistake are too great,” Kidd said. u And finally, enjoy, like the 89-year-old who sent the 70+ Ski Club a photo of herself skiing with her great grandchildren. “There are not many sports four generations can do together like that,” said club president 42-year-old Richard Lambert.

Fired lottery chief gets year’s salary ALBUQUERQUE — The fired director of the New Mexico Lottery will be getting one year’s pay and six months of health care coverage as part of a deal reached with the Lottery Board. The board voted during a closed meeting last week to immediately terminate Tom Romero’s contract. No explanation was given for his firing, and he has declined to discuss it. State lottery officials on Friday released new details about

Romero’s severance package. Under his contract, it could have amounted to $265,000, but Romero signed off on agreement for one year’s salary — $165,000 — plus health care coverage valued at about $5,700. State Rep. Bill Rehm, an Albuquerque Republican, told KOBTV the package amounts to a golden parachute that is being financed with taxpayer money. The Associated Press

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Embattled owner vows to keep abortion clinic open By Emily Wagster Pettus The Associated Press

JACKSON, Miss. — Abortion clinic owner Diane Derzis has stared down protesters, laughed off those who call her “baby killer” and smiled through clenched teeth while bantering with people who want to close her centers in the South. She has been an abortion rights advocate for decades and owned clinics since 1996, but Derzis is facing some of the biggest political and legal pressure she has ever seen. She spars with pastors and politicians alike, and her latest fight is to keep open her Mississippi clinic, the last one remaining in the state. “If they think they’re going to make me feel badly about what I do — not gonna happen,” said Derzis, a 59-year-old Virginia native who has lived in Alabama for decades.

Diane Derzis, owner of Jackson Women’s Health Organization, walks past abortion opponents protesting outside Mississippi’s only abortion clinic in Jackson, Miss., in July. ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO

Derzis is in a legal battle over a 2012 state law that requires the Mississippi clinic’s physicians to have admitting privileges at a local hospital. The fight is similar to one playing out in Texas, where a third of the state’s abortion clinics have closed since a law there was enacted earlier this year. The U.S. Supreme Court said this past week the Texas law can remain in effect

while a lawsuit is heard. The laws are the latest in a series of state-level restrictions across country. Supporters say they are designed to protect women’s health, while opponents say they chip away at the right to abortion established 40 years ago by the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision. Earlier this month, outside Derzis’ clinic in Mississippi’s

capital city, police officers tried to keep a couple dozen protesters and clinic supporters apart. Derzis stood on the sidewalk as the Rev. Philip “Flip” Benham, one of her most vocal critics, asked her if she’d repent and said he would pray for her. “I just love prayers. I’m the glad recipient of prayers,” Derzis said, looking past Benham. In addition to the facility in Jackson, Derzis owns a clinic in Columbus, Ga., and one in Richmond, Va. She owned and operated a Birmingham, Ala., clinic when it was bombed by Eric Rudolph in 1998. It was rebuilt, and she still owns the building. Derzis agreed to close the clinic in 2012 after the state Health Department found numerous health violations, including allowing unlicensed workers to administer medications. A physician then ran a clinic in the building, but a judge closed it in August because the facility wasn’t licensed for abortions. Benham, who heads up Operation Save American, a North

Science textbook controversy heats up in Texas still buy the textbook. The board opted to kick the lingering questions to a panel of three experts to AUSTIN, Texas — The State Board of decide if they are indeed errors. The book Education’s ideological struggle with the will be approved contingent upon the teaching of evolution in Texas classrooms experts’ findings. That determination is due has resurfaced as the board prepared to in a month. give final approval to new science textMore than 400 other textbooks and books. online instructional materials were A high school biology textbook written approved by the board Friday for science, by megapublisher Pearson Education hit a math and technology applications. snag late Thursday night because of a series Before Thursday night, the science textof purported errors in how the book covers book process had been rather uneventful, evolution and related issues. particularly compared with the firestorm Whether those errors were real, however, ignited by the board in 2009. is in dispute by the publisher and other scienAt the time, the State Board of Education tists. made national headlines over some mem“These are not actually errors,” said Josh bers’ controversial positions on the teaching Rosenau of the National Center for Sciof evolution and conviction to “stand up to ence Education, adding that all of the issues experts.” raised by the board-appointed reviewer The adoption of those science standards were talking points used by critics of evolu- was seen by many as an opportunity for tion. Texas conservatives to put their stamp on Even though the review of the textbook what children would be taught all over the found that it covered all of the state stancountry. dards, the book still could be rejected if the It hasn’t quite turned out that way. board deems that the concerns raised are facScientists and advocates say the new tual errors. School districts, however, could textbooks and online instructional materiBy Kate Alexander

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U.S. arrests son of cartel leader SAN DIEGO — The son of one of the world’s most-wanted drug lords was arrested at an Arizona border crossing to face drugtrafficking charges in the United States, authorities said Friday. Serafin Zambada, 23, was arrested Wednesday afternoon while crossing the border from Mexico in Nogales, Ariz., accompanied by his wife in a pedestrian lane, said Kelly Thornton, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in San Diego. The wife was detained and released, Thornton said. Zambada’s father is Ismael “El Mayo” Zambada, who survived decades of turf wars and rose to the top of Mexico’s underworld through savvy deal-brokering. Ismael Zambada is considered the strategist of Mexico’s Sinaloa cartel, more involved in daily operations than his better-known boss, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. Serafin Zambada, a U.S. citizen, was scheduled to appear before a federal judge in Tucson, Ariz., on Monday to determine if he is eligible for bail. Prosecutors plan to ask that he be sent to San Diego to face federal charges of conspiracy to import methamphetamine and cocaine, and criminal forfeiture. The younger Zambada’s attorney, Saji Vettiyil, said his client would fight the charges. “My client is looking forward to the day when he can clear his name in a court of law. He has absolute faith in the legal system,” Vettiyil said. Serafin Zambada, also called “Sera,” is not known in Mexico for involvement in the drug trade. His indictment filed under seal in San Diego on Sept. 27 offers little detail, saying only that he conspired to bring at least 500 grams of methamphetamine and 5 kilograms of cocaine to the U.S. He was born in San Diego, said Thornton, who confirmed that he is Ismael Zambada’s son. Amy Roderick, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, also confirmed the identity. The Associated Press

als, which are based on those standards, reflect accepted scientific principles and don’t include creationism or intelligent design. Pearson, whose current textbook is used by more than half of Texas’ biology students, challenged 19 of the 20 errors alleged by a board-appointed reviewer. To address one of the criticisms, the publisher added a sentence to explain that much remained to be learned about evolution yet “every scientific test to date has supported Darwin’s basic ideas.” Among the purported errors was a contention that the textbook “seriously misrepresents the balance between gradualism and sudden appearance in the fossil record.” “The criticism is without merit,” Pearson wrote in a response. “Detailed studies show clearly that abundant examples of stasis, gradual change and rapid change can all be found within the fossil record. … Our text has accurately presented both models for the mode and tempo of evolutionary change, and no changes are necessary.” That position was reinforced by Ron Wetherington, an evolutionary anthropologist at Southern Methodist University.




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Carolina-based anti-abortion group, said Derzis is “a mess.” He considered the judge’s action in Alabama as an answer to his prayers. “Finally, finally, finally, they closed that pit,” he said. “It’s a filthy, disgusting abortion mill.” Benham’s group identifies Mississippi as one of its five “states of refuge” — places with limited access to abortion, and where they hope the procedure will become completely unavailable. The group says the others are Arkansas, North and South Dakota and Wyoming. Just as protesters say they are following God’s will by praying outside clinics and trying to talk women out of abortions, Derzis says she, too, is led by divine guidance to provide women a safe place to terminate pregnancies. “I feel like God wants me to do this job,” said Derzis, who has a raspy smoker’s voice and a penchant for brightly painted fingernails and chunky jewelry. She started working as an abortion clinic counselor shortly after the first clinic opened in Alabama in the 1970s. Derzis talks openly about the

abortion she had when she was 20, newly married and in college. She said didn’t want children, and knew immediately she wanted to end the pregnancy. Derzis said her mother told her she’d regret it, but she hasn’t. “I thank God every day I had that abortion,” said Derzis, who later divorced and doesn’t have children. “It was not a great experience, but you know what? I had a safe abortion. And that’s what counts.” Derzis has been under increasing pressure since Mississippi’s Republican governor, Phil Bryant, signed the admitting privileges law. Bryant has declared he wants abortions to end in Mississippi. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, Derzis’ clinic, is staffed by out-of-state OBGYNs who travel to Mississippi several times a month. Derzis said efforts to get admitting privileges for them have been rebuffed, either because hospitals are run by religious groups that oppose abortion or because hospitals simply won’t grant them to out-of-state physicians.


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CALL TO ORDER ROLL CALL APPROVAL OF AGENDA APPROVAL OF MINUTES: November 26, 2013 FINDINGS OF FACT & CONCLUSIONS OF LAW Case #H-12-028 309 ½ Sanchez Street Case #H-12-100 603 Garcia Street Case #H-13-095 321, 325, 329 W. San Francisco St. Case #H-13-101A 862 Don Cubero Avenue Case #H-13-064A 127 Quintana Street Case #H-13-101B 862 Don Cubero Avenue Case #H-13-064B 127 Quintana Street Case #H-102A 447 Cerrillos Road Case #H-13-099A 511 East Palace Avenue Case #H-102B 447 Cerrillos Road Case #H-13-099B 511 East Palace Avenue Case #H-13-103 125 W. Coronado Road F. COMMUNICATIONS G. BUSINESS FROM THE FLOOR H. ACTION ITEMS 1. Case #H-11-105B. 237 & 239 E. de Vargas Street. Downtown & Eastside Historic District. El Castillo Retirement Residence, Duty & Germanas agent for El Castillo Retirement Residence, Architects, owners, proposes to amend a previousapproval to remodel a contributing property including the installation of publicly-visible rooftop mechanical equipment that will be painted to match the stucco color, remove openings and shutters in front yardwall, and construct a 144 sq. ft. trash enclosure with stuccoed walls and brown painted steel gates. (David Rasch). 2. Case #H-13-076A. DeFouri Street Bridge. Downtown & Eastside Historic District. Richard Roto, agent for City of Santa Fe, Public Works Department, requests an historic status review for a non-statused bridge. (John Murphey). 3. Case #H-13-076B. Defouri Street Bridge. Downtown & Eastside Historic District. Richard Roto, agent for City of Santa Fe, Public Works Department, proposes to replace this non-statused bridge. (John Murphey). 4. Case #H-13-082B. 304 Camino Cerrito. Downtown & Eastside Historic District. Cody North, agent for 1020 CNYN LLC owners, requests a historic status review for a non-statused yardwall and proposes a project to construct a 64 sq. ft. portal and a 196 sq. ft. attached carport, restore an existing portal, replace windows, and construct interior yardwalls at this contributing residence. (John Murphey) 5. Case #H-13-016B. 461 Acequia Madre. Downtown & Eastside Historic District. Gayla Bechtol, agent, for Daniel Greenberg/Susan Steinhauser, owners, proposes to construct a 720 sq. ft. addition between two contributing residential structures, remove a wall/fence between the two structures, and replace a coyote fence with an 8’ high stuccoed yardwall. An exception is requested to place an addition at less than 10’ back from a primary elevation (Section 14-5.2(D)(2)(d)). (David Rasch). 6. Case #H-13-066. 537 Hillside Avenue. Downtown & Eastside Historic District. RM Sandrin, agent for Erica Potter, owner, proposes to remove and reconstruct a historic garage at this contributing residence. An exception is requested to remove historic material (Section 14-5.2 (D)(1)(a)). (John Murphey). 7. Case #H-13-104. 302 Camino Cerrito. Downtown & Eastside Historic District. Cody North, agent for 1020 CNYN LLC, owner, proposes to construct an approximately 1,751 sq. ft. 16’0” high, the maximum allowable streetscape height, and a 606 sq. ft. 15’0” guesthouse, and erect yardwalls on this undeveloped lot. An exception is requested to build a pitch roof (Section 14-5.2 (D)(9)(d)). (John Murphey). 8. Case #H-13-105. 354 Hillside Avenue. Downtown & Eastside Historic District. Jenkins Gavin Design & Development, agent for Nancy Mammel Revocable Trust, owner, request to demolish a non-contributing structure. (John Murphey). 9. Case #H-13-106. 552 Agua Fria Street. Westside-Guadalupe Historic District. Trey Jordan, agent for Susan Jordan, Soba Holdings, LLC, owners, proposes to replace the roof not in-kind on a significant commercial structure. An exception is requested to Section 14-5.2 (D)(6)). (David Rasch). 10. Case #H-13-107. 103 E. Water Street, Suite A. Downtown & Eastside Historic District. Architectural Alliance Inc., agent for Bob Spitz, owner, proposes to enclose a portal with an extension at this non-contributing commercial building. An exception is requested to exceed more 40% combined door and window area and create an opening less than 3’ from a corner on a publicly visible façade (Section 14-5.2 (E)(2)(b)); to create a wall on a publicly visible façade that is less than 80% of an adobe-like surface (Section 14-5.2 (E)(2)(d); and to build a temporary structure (Section 14-6.4 (E)). (John Murphey). I. MATTERS FROM THE BOARD J. ADJOURNMENT Cases on this agenda may be postponed to a later date by the Historic Districts Review Board at the noticed meeting. Please contact the Historic Preservation Division at 955-6605 for more information regarding cases on this agenda. Persons with disabilities in need of accommodation or an interpreter for the hearing impaired should contact the City Clerk’s office at 955-6520 at least five (5) working days prior to the hearing date. Persons who wish to attend the


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U.S. Navy seaman Dylan Ruffer and his fiancée, Madison Meinhardt, both from Chester, Calif., talk to news reporters after getting married in front of the arrivals escalators at the Reno-Tahoe International Airport in Reno, Nev. Ruffer married his high school sweetheart just moments after returning from an 11-month deployment off the coast of war-torn Syria. ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTO COURTESY HEIDI JARED

Symbol: Leaders received canes Continued from Page C-1 [Silver Bullet Productions], but about the importance of the story and quality of what was said,” said Pamela Pierce, a producer of the film and CEO of Silver Bullet Productions. Lincoln’s gesture is considered somewhat surprising, given that his grandfather was killed by an American Indian in 1786. And during his administration, Navajos were forced out of their homes in Eastern Arizona and Western New Mexico to an internment camp in an area called Bosque Redondo in the Pecos River Valley. But historians believe Michael Steck, who had been appointed superintendent for Indian affairs for the New Mexico territory, proposed the idea to Lincoln, who approved. Steck ordered the custom-made canes from a Philadelphia company and paid $5.50 each for them. Steck then presented each pueblo’s tribal leader with the cane. David Aubrey, director of the film, said in order to get approval from tribal leaders to tell the stories of their canes, pueblo members wanted to make sure the producers were going to accurately describe what the canes mean to them. “The canes as they see them really represent their sovereignty,” Aubrey said. “That’s the kind of respect they wish to be known for … therefore, they’re very valuable to the pueblos.” Contact Uriel J. Garcia at 986-3062 or ugarcia@ Follow him on Twitter at @ujohnnyg.

McCarthy NM is seeking qualified subcontractors to bid the Earthwork, Utilities, Concrete, & Structural Steel for the Santa Fe Community College Higher Education Center Project. All other trades will be procured at a later date. McCarthy, NM is the Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) for this project. Here are the important facts about the project: 1. Bid Date & Time: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 2:00 PM MDT. • Via Fax: (505) 214-5699 • Via email: • Via hand delivery: 1717 Louisiana Blvd. NE, Suite 204, Albuquerque, NM 87110 2. Bid Documents (Plans, Specifications, Bid Form, and Front-Ends): Please download from our ftp site below: 3. Project Scope: A new 2 story, 34,000 sf new classroom building for Santa Fe Community College. 4. Pre-bid Meetings: on Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 2:00 PM MDT at the project s site. 5. Pre-bid RFI Deadline: 10 days prior to bid date. Submit your questions to Subcontractor Qualification Requirements 1. Bid Form and Front End Documents: All bidders are required to use the bid form to submit their bid and comply with the Front End Documents. 2. Minimum Wage: All bidders must comply with the New Mexico State minimum wage rates (Part of Project Manual). 3. Bid Bond: Bid Bonds are required for any proposals of $125,000 or greater (except for material supply only bid the limit is $500,000). 4. Insurance: Reference insurance requirements as listed in the Front End Documents for work category specific insurance requirements. 5. All proposers must have current NM License at time of bid. 6. All proposers must have current NM Department of Labor Work Force Solution number. 7. All proposers are required to submit prequalification information by the bid time. If you are not prequalified with McCarthy NM please utilize the following link to provide the required information: https://prequalification.mccarthy. com. Please do not leave any boxes blank or your application will not be processed. Any information you do not wish to provide, please enter $0 or NA in the boxes. If you have any questions while filling out the McCarthy prequalification please e-mail Kristin Kerr at kkerr@ McCarthy NM reserves the right to disqualify any proposal based on any of the following factors: financial standing, prior experience, safety rating (EMR), prior performance, schedule adherence, key team member credentials, bid proposal form completeness, prequalification status or any other factor deemed material by McCarthy, NM.


Wedding wish comes true at airport sengers and others looked on. “Seeing her for the first time, it was amazing,” Ruffer told reporters. LAS VEGAS, Nev. — A U.S. Navy A reception followed in the bagsailor told his high school sweetgage claim area. heart he wanted to marry her the “We were expecting a little wedmoment he laid eyes on her after ding in the corner,” Meinhardt said. an 11-month deployment off the “This is definitely more than we coast of war-torn Syria. Seaman Apprentice Dylan Ruffer could have ever asked for.” The couple, who met at Chester got his wish Tuesday shortly after High School in Northern California, stepping off a plane at Reno-Tahoe initially planned to marry in OctoInternational Airport. ber but had to postpone the wedRuffer and Madison Meinhardt, both 19, tied the knot just after mid- ding when Ruffer’s deployment was extended, according to KOLO-TV. night under a tulle-covered arch The bride inquired about the in front of the arrivals escalators. possibility of an airport wedding More than 200 invited guests, pasBy Michelle Rindels The Associated Press

about three weeks ago, and businesses and community members quickly rallied around the plan. The Peppermill casino offered a spa package so the bride could prepare, while the Eldorado casino donated a honeymoon suite and limousine. The airport catering service prepared food for the reception, which was held in a fully decorated section of the baggage claim area and featured a DJ. “A lot of people were absolutely stunned to see a wedding in the terminal,” airport spokesman Brian Kulpin said. “It’s not something you see in the airport every day.”

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Kicking itat

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Varble at age 9 in one of many costumes made by her mother.

Eldorado resident, 91, recalls 1940s stage glamour as an NYC Rockette


By Dennis J. Carroll For The New Mexican


t 91, Viola Varble, a Radio City Music Hall Rockette of the mid-1940s, is still kickin’ — just maybe not as high. The Eldorado resident, at 5-foot-3, may be the shortest ever of those high-kicking, leggy legends of dance. Because of Varble’s diminutive stature, Rockettes founder Russell Markert put her at one end of his 36-member dancing line. “Because of the way they lined us up, with the tallest girls in the middle and the way the stage was built, the idea was we would all look the same height,” Varble said. “It was an optical illusion.” Back in the day, “every dancer wanted to be a Rockette,” said Varble, who moved to Santa Fe from St. Louis in 2009 to live with a daughter and son-in-law. “I was at the right place at the right time.” Life for Varble began very far from the New York stage in so many ways. She grew up on a farm near the industrial community of Circleville, Ohio, (originally designed in a circle centered around a courthouse) about 30 miles from Columbus and eons away in lifestyle and culture from her future among the footlights of New York City. “It was just breathtaking when I saw the big city and all the skyscrapers,” said Varble, who was a cheerleader at her 250-student Pickaway County School and an occasional bowler at the local lanes. “But I got in the groove.” Varble recalls how her mother would drive her, from the age of 5, to dance lessons in Columbus several times a week and and “watched every one of my performances.” Her mother also made many of Varble’s early costumes. After Varble’s high school graduation, on a trip to New York, Varble’s dance instructor teacher fanagled an audition for the 17-year-old for a dance troupe at the Shubert Theater. “They liked what I did, and they hired me. We were all totally shocked by that.” After a summer tour of performing with the troupe at state fairs on the Eastern Seabord, Varble returned to Ohio, but it wasn’t long before she was called back to New York to audition for another dance group. As a result, she was among the first USO entertainers to travel the


This Thanksgiving, two Santa Fe high school students are giving thanks for a historic program that has funded the creation of parks and protection of public lands throughout New Mexico for nearly 50 years. Maddy Boyd, a senior at Santa Fe Preparatory School, and Naomi Cantor, a senior at Desert Academy, wrote and performed a song that calls attention to how the Land and Water Conservation Fund has benefited New Mexico and thanks New Mexico’s two U.S. senators, Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich, for their efforts to protect the state’s public lands and community parks. The song was written to the tune of “Ain’t No Sunshine” by Bill Withers. In February 2013, Udall and Heinrich proposed bipartisan legislation that would fully and permanently fund the LWCF. Created by Congress in 1964, the fund provides money to federal, state and local governments to purchase land, water and wetlands and enhance community recreation for the benefit of all Americans. It is fully funded by oil and gas royalties from offshore drilling. The video was created as part of a project of New Energy Economy, where both students are interns. Several sites in New Mexico already have benefited from the fund, including Petroglyph National Monument, the Rio Grande Wild and Scenic River, City of Rocks State Park and Valles Caldera National Preserve. uuu Philip Apodaca, a 2010 graduate of Santa Fe High who wanted to be a helicopter pilot since he was 3 years old, has recently been contracted to join the U.S. Army branch of aviation. He has been a member of Army ROTC at The University of New Mexico for four years and is serving as the UNM battalion commander. He will graduate from UNM in May 2014 as a Distinguished Military Scholar and will be commissioned as a 2nd lieutenant. His pilot training will take place at Fort Rucker, Ala.

Philip Apodaca


From Nov. 7 to Nov. 10, Casey Campbell of Santa Fe joined more than 550 of the top collegiate agriculture students in Kansas City, Mo., to engage in career preparation training at the Agriculture Future of America Leaders Conference. For four days, Campbell, who studies agricultural education at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, participated in training provided agriculture and education professionals. DuPont Pioneer is one of the organizations that partners with AFA for the Leaders Conference. AFA is a catalyst in the preparation of the next generation of agriculture leaders. uuu Viola Varble of Eldorado was a member of the Rockettes and performed at Radio City Music Hall in New York City from 1942 to 1946. Varble was the ‘end girl,’ pictured on the far right in a publicity photo taken of the Rockettes in 1944. CLYDE MUELLER/THE NEW MEXICAN

country, performing at military bases during World War II. The audition call from the Rockettes came soon afterward. “Unexpectedly, the Music Hall lost an end girl,” and they needed somebody right away,” Varble said. She said Markert was “very particular about the girls he hired,” and that besides being able to perform the tap numbers and the high kicks with grace and artistry, he also insisted on “high character.” Life as a Rockette from 1942 to 1946 was exciting, but at times exhausting,

Varble, far right, performs on the roof of Radio City Music Hall. COURTESY PHOTO

she said. The day began with rehearsals at 6 a.m. followed by four shows — five shows during the Christmas and Easter holidays. In addition, the Rockettes also performed often for charity events at Madison Square Garden and other venues around the city. The Rockettes of that era worked seven days a week for three weeks followed by a week off. “Back then, they had a movie and then our stage show, which usually lasted an hour,” Varble said. She lived at the now-legendary Rehearsal Club on 53rd Street, just a few blocks from Radio City Music Hall. It was a temporary home for actresses and female dancers, singers and other entertainers hoping to land a career in the Big Apple. “It was like a girls’ dormitory,” Varble said, with strict rules and “certainly no hanky-panky.” She said that besides the long weeks, the toughest parts of being a Rockette were “the scoldings we got if we got out of the line or made some kind of mistake,” but that and the daunting work schedule were far overshadowed by the “thrill of dancing on that stage.” “It was a wonderful organization that really took care of us.” If you would like someone to be featured in this column, tell us about them at

Fernando Solano of Santa Fe has completed the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s Congressional Internship Program. A senior at The University of New Mexico majoring in political science and Spanish, Solano was placed in the office of Rep. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona for 12 weeks this fall, where he learned firsthand about the nation’s legislative process and issues pending before Congress. With the support of Wal-Mart, the Ford Foundation, UPS and Southwest Airlines, the institute’s fall internship program provided opportunities to 24 college undergraduates. For their community service portion, the interns worked with high school students from the Latino Student Fund, a Washington, D.C., nonprofit that aims to improve graduation rates in the Hispanic community.

Weddings & engagements Bisagna/Smith Joseph Bisagna and Veronica O’Halloran of Santa Fe announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Maryrose F. Bisagna, to A.J. Smith, son of David and Myrna Smith of Pampa, Texas. Maryrose, 24, was raised in Santa Fe and is a graduate of St. Michael’s High School. She earned a mechanical engineering degree from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Ariz. Maryrose works in clinical research for W.L. Gore & Associates. A.J., 29, grew up in Pampa, Texas, and is a graduate of Pampa High School. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Abilene Christian University and a master’s degree from the University of Texas at Dallas. He is continuing his graduate studies at Northern Arizona University, while working in content development for New Texas Investments, FLP. The couple met in Flagstaff, Ariz., and now live there, where they enjoy numerous outdoor activities. Their wedding is set for Aug. 9, 2014, in Santa Fe.

Drive-Ins and Dives. This time, Fieri Horn and is a six-time winner of the was at Back Street Bistro for part of Spur Award from the Western Writa Thanksgiving special titled “All ers of America, certainly does that. Kinds of Gobble Gobble” that aired Learn more about Boggs and his Monday. writing:// Owner David Jacoby shared his uuu Johnny D. Boggs recipes for deep-dish pumpkin pie and a smoked turkey soup. Santa Fe could be the setting for Breaking Bad has taken a page from Bob Jacoby’s recipes are available for the fourth season of FX’s creepy Newhart. Last weekend, a video leaked of the you to try via the Food Network’s page right drama American Horror Story. The show, Albuquerque-based show’s “alternate endnow: starring Jessica Lange and Sarah Paulson, ing” that revealed the entire series was just a changes its setting and storyline after every dream. uuu season, which is why it’s constantly in the runThe video shows Bryan Cranston’s characning for the Best Miniseries Emmy instead of Local author Johnny D. Boggs recently ter Hal in the Fox show Malcolm in the Middle, Best Drama. received the Rounders Award at the Goverwaking up next to his wife, Jane Kaczmarek, nor’s Residence. reprising her role as Lois, and telling her all With changing themes, settings and timeabout this crazy dream in which he was a drug The award was created by Secretary of Agri- lines, American Horror Story has developed a kingpin who made bombs and killed culture Frank DuBois and fellow New following hungry to know what’s next on the people. show. The current season, airing on WednesMexico author Max Evans in 1990. days is subtitled Coven and follows a group He mentions an old guy who The award takes its name from one of Guy Fieri of witches in present-day New Orleans, with never spoke and a little guy who Evans’ books. great guest appearances by Kathy Bates and uses “the B-word” a lot. The Rounders Award was created Angela Bassett. to recognize those who live, promote uuu Now, with the show renewed for a fourth or articulate the Western way of life. season, creator Ryan Murphy told EntertainBoggs, who’s due to release a new Guy Fieri made another stop ment Weekly that the show would either take book about the battle of Little Big in Santa Fe for his show Diners,

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El Mitotero got a tip that Jennifer Aniston is looking for a ranch house in Taos. Apparently, the star of the New Mexico-filmed We’re The Millers has fallen in love with our state. Dean Johnson, owner of the Taos shop Smoke Signals, posted this Facebook status: “So my most favorite female actress in the world hired a Jennifer Aniston real estate agent to look for a ranch here in Taos to escape the hustle and bustle, looking forward to meeting Jennifer Aniston!!” Send your celebrity sightings to elmitote@ Follow the daily El Mitote blog at blogs/neighbors.



THE NEW MEXICAN Sunday, November 24, 2013


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Horoscope HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013: This year you learn to skip over any stones on your life path and not make a big deal out of anything. Be aware of this mood and what it brings out in others. If you are single, be careful when you date. You could meet someone and have a difficult time getting rid of this person should your feelings change. If you are attached, enjoy your sweetie for his or her wild imagination and fortitude. Leo endures and is loyal. The stars show the kind of day you’ll have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult

a result, you could disappoint someone. You need to take care of yourself first. A friend might misinterpret something you’ve said. Tonight: Order in. This Week: Flights of fancy fill your mind. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) HHHH You are full of fun and energy. You’ll want to get going or do something right away. Take a walk, if you can, before joining others. Check in with a parent, older relative or friend. This person could be quite confused and need to talk. Tonight: Join friends for dinner. This Week: You are ready for a week off.

ARIES (March 21-April 19) HHHH You could take off without thinking and leave a partner or friend way behind. You might even forget to let this person know what you are up to, which could make him or her rather upset. Tonight: Spontaneity works. This Week: By Wednesday, you have Thanksgiving Fever.

CANCER (June 21-July 22) HHH Try not to get upset about expenses. You have done your best up till now, with maybe a few moments of lapsed discipline. Note if you suddenly find yourself jealous of a friend or loved one. Ask yourself why you are reacting. Tonight: Indulge in a hot bubble bath. This Week: Make calls before Wednesday. Thanksgiving calls.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20) HHH Once you’re at home, you’ll feel comfortable and might not want to head out the door. As

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) HHHH Even if you hit an obstacle or two, make the most of the moment. Your Sunday routine

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might be tossed to the wind because of others, yet you will handle what happens well. The cup is half-full for you right now. Tonight: Find a reason to celebrate with loved ones. This Week: Consider getting an early start buying holiday gifts on Monday. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) HHH You’ll see the benefits of taking a lazy day or two; however, others might not be as content with your decision as you are. Phone calls and emails will remind you of the outside world. Ignore activity if you want to play it low-key. Tonight: Get a head start on tomorrow. This Week: Use Monday and Tuesday to the max. People will tend to say “yes” to you. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) HHHH You might want to hook up with a friend. An unforeseen obstacle, possibly involving your finances, could force you to reschedule. Be careful when explaining this to the other party, as otherwise he or she might take it personally. Tonight: Wherever you are, a party begins. This Week: You might feel off-kilter until late Wednesday. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) HHH Your mood could deflate others’ happy chatter. In fact, you might be hearing dead silence. It is no wonder why people often distance themselves when you are like this. Know that any attempt to lighten the mood might not work right now. Tonight: Stay close to home.

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This Week: Friends play a big role in the first three days of the week. SAGITTARIUS(Nov.22-Dec.21) HHHH Make phone calls to family and friends, especially those you rarely see. You’ll feel even more upbeat by the time you have finished your conversations. People care about you and they love hearing from you. Tonight: Consider visiting with a special friend for the holidays. This Week: Indulge in Thanksgiving fun from Wednesday night on. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) HHHH A loved one could come forward with news to share. You might need to invite this person along to join you with friends, or you might opt to cancel those plans. You could feel stuck. Follow your instincts. Is it unusual for this person to be so open? Tonight: Go with the moment. This Week: Accept responsibilities that drop on you late Wednesday. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) HHHH Touch base with family; you’ll want to connect with them more often. You need to develop the habit of making them more a part of your life. You might want to indulge a loved one but worry about whether you can please him or her. Tonight: Where the action is. This Week: You are not into anything but people and Thanksgiving. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) HHH You are in the throes of fall. Your enjoyment is nearly childlike. It will seem as though it’s the first time you have had this experience. By sharing your joy in something you have witnessed many times, you will help others be more in the moment. Tonight: Just be yourself. This Week: Others want to run the show this week. Make it OK.

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few years ago at a Japanese restaurant, I asked the sushi chef why I’d never seen a woman doing that job. He nodded solemnly and explained that, regrettably, it is impossible. Women cannot be sushi chefs because they have higher body temperatures than men, so when handling raw fish, women cook it a little. He was completely serious. I thought of this the other day when I read an article about why women are not permitted to drive in Saudi Arabia. An influential Saudi cleric grimly explained that it was because if women get into accidents, they might damage their ovaries, resulting in deformed Gene Saudi children, which is bad for the Weingarten whole country. Because it is safer in the The Washington back seat, simple patriotism dictates that Post only men drive. See how the use of illogic and selectively marshaled facts can be a powerful tool for explaining away simple bigotry and make us all feel better about inequities in society? It’s a tool that should be in wider use. The French, for example, made a serious mistake by trying to justify with complex sociopolitical arguments their culturally insensitive ban on head scarves in public schools; they should have simply pointed out that they were helping Muslim girls avoid the needless tragedy of “hat hair.” Similarly: u It’s OK that American women still earn only four-fifths of what men earn in the workplace, because the disparity keeps them angry and aggressive. This gives them a needed competitive tool, counterbalancing their natural tendency toward consensus-building and other docile, passive attitudes that inhibit corporate advancement. u It’s OK that some people are too poor to have health insurance, because that gives them a stronger incentive to take better care of themselves instead of subsisting on pork rinds and Twinkies, as such people are wont to do. u It’s OK better for society that gay people are not allowed to get married. Their extraordinary, disproportionate contributions in creative, passionate fields such as choreography, fashion design and entertainment would be diminished if they were forced, like the rest of us, into the passion-deadening yoke of matrimony. u It’s OK that the richest 1 percent of Americans own 40 percent of the wealth, because they already know how to handle it. If all their money were suddenly redistributed, most of us would just blow it on hookers, Cadillacs and Pabst. u Racism is OK, because without it, an entire genre of jokes would be lost, depleting mankind’s fragile humor reserve, an all-important tool in maintaining our precarious hold on sanity in an existentially terrifying world. Now I know what you are thinking. You are still stuck on the first paragraph, wondering whether women really are warmer than men. It bothered me, too, so I did a little research. It turns out that women’s core body temperature, on the average, actually is a fraction of a degree higher than men’s. But, interestingly, on the average, due to gender-related differences in peripheral circulation, women’s hands are a fraction of a degree colder than men’s. I think I am going to go back to that sushi restaurant and ask my fish guy why, in light of this new data, men are permitted to be sushi chefs.

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College football: Chelf’s career day leads OSU past Baylor 49-17. Page D-4


Fresno St. rolls past Lobos

Left in the cold

UNM’s offense struggles without Gautsche, Carrier By Josh Dubow The Associated Press

FRESNO, Calif. — Derek Carr threw for 527 yards and a schoolrecord seven touchdowns in his final regular-season home game to help No. 15 Fresno State clinch a spot in the Mountain West title game with a 69-28 victory over Fresno St. 69 New Mexico on UNM 28 Saturday. Davante Adams had nine catches for 246 yards and four scores, and Josh Harper added 10 for 161 and three TDs as the Bulldogs (10-0, 7-0) gained a schoolrecord 820 yards and clinched first place in the West Division. They will likely host the conference championship game on Dec. 7 as long as they remain ahead of the Mountain Division winner in the BCS standings. The Lobos (3-8, 1-6) lost their 15th straight game against a ranked opponent as they struggled on offense without injured quarterback Cole Gautsche and running back Kasey Carrier and had no defensive answer to stop Carr and the Bulldogs’ bevy of playmakers. Fresno State scored touchdowns on five of its first six possessions to turn senior day into a daylong celebration that started with a ceremony for the departing players and ended with a division championship as the Bulldogs opened 10-0 for the first time since 1989.

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Detroit Lions’ Nick Pietrosante, left, and Wayne Walker stand during ceremonies honoring slain President John F. Kennedy before a Nov. 24, 1963, game. AP FILE PHOTO

Daniel Ortega of St. Michael’s is brought down by Robertson’s Kenneth Yara and J.R. Gonzalez during the first quarter of Saturday’s game at Christian Brothers Athletic Complex. For more photos of the game, go to PHOTOS BY LUIS SÁNCHEZ SATURNO/THE NEW MEXICAN

Cardinals advance to AAA semifinals after major upset By Will Webber The New Mexican


oll on, Redemption Tour. On a mission to potentially avenge four of its five losses during the regular season, the Las Vegas Robertson football team pulled the biggest upset the state playoffs have seen in years with a stunning 22-13 win over previously undefeated St. Michael’s on a snowy Saturday afternoon at the Christian Brothers Athletic Complex. The ninth-seeded Cardinals (7-5) advance into next week’s Class AAA semifinals to face District 2AAA rival Taos (10-1).

The fifth-seeded Tigers won a postgame coin toss to determine home field advantage, meaning Robertson will visit Taos next Saturday at 1 p.m. Not even that could wipe the smile off Cardinals head coach Leroy Gonzalez’s face. As he gathered his players for an emotional postgame celebration, he was asked about how his team managed to take down mighty St. Michael’s (10-1). “That,” he began, “is how you punch somebody in the mouth!” Robertson held the potent Horsemen offense to just 197 total yards, including a pedestrian 129 in the rushing department. The Cardinals controlled

the game at the line of scrimmage, continuously shoving St. Michael’s off the ball while running backs Dominic Lucero (171 yards) and James Gonzales (123) sliced and diced their way through a Horsemen defense that had served as the backbone of the state’s top team for each of the last three seasons. “Heart and hard work,” Lucero said. “It’s determination. These guys got after us pretty good the first time and we knew, as a team, we were better than that. We showed we’re better than that.” In fact, they showed they were much better than perhaps anyone

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NFL plays as a nation mourns By Tim Dahlberg The Associated Press


mericans grieved in front of their television sets on a brutally grim Sunday afternoon 50 years ago as a horse-drawn caisson took the body of President John F. Kennedy from the White House to lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda. In Dallas, a nightclub operator named Jack Ruby further stunned the nation that day by shooting Lee Harvey Oswald to death in blackand-white images broadcast across the country. And in seven U.S. cities, men put on their shoulder pads, strapped on their helmets and took the field to play games that suddenly didn’t seem so fun anymore. As unimaginable as it might seem today — and did seem to many even then — the NFL played on despite the assassination of a president just two days earlier. “Everyone has a different way of paying respects,” Commissioner Pete Rozelle said that day at Yankee Stadium. “I went to church today, and I imagine many of the people at the game here did, too. I cannot feel that playing the game was disrespectful, nor can I feel that I have made a mistake.” Rozelle was wrong on both counts, something he would later admit when he called his decision to play

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St. Mike’s ends season, streak By James Barron The New Mexican

The tears were supposed to flow two weeks from now, not Saturday. The St. Michael’s Horsemen had a legacy to preserve. All Las Vegas Robertson had was vengeance in its heart. So when Joey Fernandez stood in front of his sullen, devastated group after the Cardinals landed a hay-maker of an upset with a 22-13 win in the Class AAA quarterfinals at Christian Brothers Athletic Complex, he talked in hushed tones as he tried to hold back tears. On a snowy, bitterly cold Saturday afternoon, the top-seeded Horsemen said goodbye to the 2013 season. And to a 23-game winning streak. And the chance to repeat as state champions. The loss more than stung. Armando Blea dropped his helmet to the ground after the team broke up its final huddle of the season. Sean Catanach cried as he was being consoled by the Horsemen faithful. Luke Sanchez, who missed the last 5 minutes of the game after getting his bell rung on a run, answered questions in hushed tones. “This will linger all the way ‘til next season,” said the senior. “I hope the juniors and the sophomores have that chip on their shoulder for next year.” All Fernandez could do was wax poetic about the premature end of the season — and hope the loss plants a seed for the 2014 edition that spouts into similar success. “It’s always got to end and you can’t always stay on top,” Fernandez said. “It’s good to be on top, but sometimes it’s better to cruise under the radar, lose a few games

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Robertson’s James Gonzales III jumps over a swarm of St. Michael’s defenders during the second quarter Saturday. Robertson won after falling to the Horsemen earlier in the season.


Bulls’ Rose needs knee surgery, out indefinitely By Andrew Seligman The Associated Press

CHICAGO — Chicago Bulls superstar Derrick Rose is out indefinitely because of torn cartilage in his right knee that will require surgery, the team said Saturday. The former MVP has a medial meniscus tear, and there’s no immediate timetable for his return. Rose had an MRI in Los Angeles on Saturday after he was injured a night earlier at Portland. He won’t be with the team for its remaining four games on its six-game trip. The three-time All-Star sat out last season recovering from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.

Now, it’s his other knee that’s injured. “It’s sad, knowing how hard he worked to get back,” said All-Star guard Chris Paul of the Clippers, who will host the Bulls on Sunday. Rose’s injury occurred in the third quarter against the Trail Blazers. He lost his footing while trying to change direction to get back on defense when Nicolas Batum stole a pass from Joakim Noah and started the other way. Rose limped across the court and couldn’t put any weight on his knee. After the Blazers scored, he came out of the game during a timeout. It didn’t appear there was any contact on the play. Rose was unable to return and was on crutches afterward.

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“I feel bad for him,” said Clippers All-Star Blake Griffin, who tore his meniscus in college at Oklahoma and was playing a few days later. “The good news is it’s not nearly as bad as what he went through

“That helps that locker room because they know there’s a return date,” said Clippers coach Doc Rivers, who is close friends with Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau. “With ACLs, there’s no return date.” The Bulls (6-5) were even eyeing a championship run for the first time Derrick Rose since the Michael Jordan-Scottie Pippen era. [before].” Now, there’s a big cloud hanging Even though the injury isn’t as seri- over the franchise. And once again, it ous as a torn ACL, losing Rose for centers on Rose. any chunk of time is obviously a huge The latest injury rekindled memoblow for a team expecting to challenge ries of the 2012 playoff opener against LeBron James and the Miami Heat for Philadelphia, when he crumpled to supremacy in the Eastern Conference the court near the end of the game with its franchise player back. with a torn ACL in his left knee.




THE NEW MEXICAN Sunday, November 24, 2013

HOCKEY HOCKEY NHL Eastern Conference Atlantic GP W Boston 23 15 Toronto 23 14 Tampa Bay 23 14 Montreal 24 13 Detroit 24 10 Ottawa 23 9 Florida 24 6 Buffalo 24 5 Metro GP W Pittsburgh 24 15 Washington 24 12 N.Y. Rangers23 12 New Jersey 23 9 Philadelphia22 10 Carolina 23 8 Columbus 23 8 N.Y. Islanders24 8

L OL Pts GFGA 6 2 32 64 43 8 1 29 66 54 8 1 29 67 61 9 2 28 64 51 7 7 27 60 69 10 4 22 67 73 13 5 17 53 80 18 1 11 43 76 L OL Pts GFGA 9 0 30 69 54 10 2 26 72 68 11 0 24 48 54 9 5 23 49 55 10 2 22 49 53 10 5 21 45 66 12 3 19 56 71 13 3 19 68 82

Western Conference Central GP W L OL Pts GFGA Chicago 24 16 4 4 36 87 70 St. Louis 22 16 3 3 35 79 50 Colorado 22 17 5 0 34 69 45 Minnesota 24 15 5 4 34 64 55 Dallas 22 11 9 2 24 61 65 Nashville 23 11 10 2 24 52 67 Winnipeg 25 10 11 4 24 66 75 Pacific GP W L OL Pts GFGA Anaheim 26 17 6 3 37 80 65 San Jose 23 15 3 5 35 79 52 Los Angeles 24 15 6 3 33 64 51 Phoenix 23 14 5 4 32 78 74 Vancouver 25 12 9 4 28 65 65 Calgary 23 8 11 4 20 64 84 Edmonton 24 7 15 2 16 64 84 Note: Two points are awarded for a win; one point for an overtime or shootout loss. Friday’s Games Calgary 4, Florida 3, SO Pittsburgh 4, N.Y. Islanders 3 Montreal 3, Washington 2 Vancouver 6, Columbus 2 Anaheim 1, Tampa Bay 0, OT Saturday’s Games Minnesota 3, Winnipeg 2, SO Toronto 2, Washington 1, SO Boston 3, Carolina 2, OT Montreal 3, Pittsburgh 2 Ottawa 4, Detroit 2 Philadelphia 5, N.Y. Islanders 2 N.Y. Rangers 2, Nashville 0 Anaheim 4, Phoenix 2 St. Louis 6, Dallas 1 Chicago 2, Vancouver 1 Colorado 1, Los Angeles 0, OT San Jose 2, New Jersey 1 Sunday’s Games Detroit at Buffalo, 3 p.m. Ottawa at Carolina, 3 p.m.

Bruins 3, Hurricanes 2, OT Carolina 1 0 1 0—2 Boston 1 1 0 1—3 First Period—1, Carolina, Sekera 5 (Skinner, E.Staal), 5:53 (pp). 2, Boston, Chara 4 (Lucic, Krug), 14:49 (pp). Penalties—Soderberg, Bos (hooking), 4:47; Malhotra, Car, double minor (high-sticking), 12:03. Second Period—3, Boston, Smith 4 (Soderberg, Bartkowski), 13:31. Penalties—Sekera, Car (delay of game), 4:09. Third Period—4, Carolina, Dwyer 2, 11:10 (sh). Penalties—Lindholm, Car (slashing), 7:08; Carolina bench, served by Ruutu (too many men), 10:24; Hamilton, Bos (interference), 12:25. Overtime—5, Boston, Krejci 4 (Iginla, J.Boychuk), 1:28. Penalties—None. Shots on Goal—Carolina 6-4-14-0—24. Boston 14-12-11-1—38. Power-play opportunities—Carolina 1 of 2; Boston 1 of 5. Goalies—Carolina, Ward 2-3-4 (38 shots-35 saves). Boston, C.Johnson 3-1-0 (24-22). A—17,565 (17,565). T—2:30. Referees—Marc Joannette, Mike Leggo. Linesmen—Anthony Sericolo, Mark Shewchyk.

Flyers 5, Islanders 2 N.Y. Islanders 0 1 1—2 Philadelphia 0 3 2—5 First Period—None. Penalties—Hickey, NYI (interference), 10:00. Second Period—1, Philadelphia, Read 7 (Couturier, Downie), :46. 2, Philadelphia, Simmonds 4 (Lecavalier, Gustafsson), 1:45. 3, Philadelphia, Giroux 3 (Simmonds, Voracek), 3:48 (pp). 4, N.Y. Islanders, Tavares 10 (Vanek, Donovan), 14:04. Penalties—Vanek, NYI (hooking), 3:17; MacDonald, NYI (unsportsmanlike conduct), 3:48; Gustafsson, Phi (interference), 10:22. Third Period—5, N.Y. Islanders, Boulton 1 (Cizikas), 2:39. 6, Philadelphia, B.Schenn 7 (Voracek, Giroux), 12:21. 7, Philadelphia, Read 8, 19:11 (en). Penalties—Mason, Phi, served by Simmonds (delay of game), 13:59; Giroux, Phi (face-off violation), 16:21. Shots on Goal—N.Y. Islanders 10-1315—38. Philadelphia 10-12-8—30. Power-play opportunities—N.Y. Islanders 0 of 3; Philadelphia 1 of 3. Goalies—N.Y. Islanders, Poulin 3-8-0 (16 shots-13 saves), Nilsson (3:48 second, 13-12). Philadelphia, Mason 7-7-2 (38-36). A—19,829 (19,541). T—2:28. Referees—Don Van Massenhoven, Kevin Pollock. Linesmen—Brian Murphy, Pierre Racicot.

Wild 3, Jets 2, SO Minnesota 0 0 2 0—3 Winnipeg 0 1 1 0—2 Minnesota won shootout 2-1 First Period—None. Penalties—Setoguchi, Wpg (tripping), :24; Brodin, Min (delay of game), 8:15. Second Period—1, Winnipeg, Frolik 6 (Halischuk), 13:07. Penalties—Ladd, Wpg (holding), 15:43. Third Period—2, Minnesota, Niederreiter 5 (Scandella, Parise), 3:21. 3, Winnipeg, Halischuk 2 (Frolik, Scheifele), 5:35. 4, Minnesota, Parise 11 (Koivu, Suter), 15:05 (sh). Penalties— Scandella, Min (hooking), 14:02. Overtime—None. Penalties—None. Shootout—Minnesota 2 (Parise NG, Koivu G, Pominville NG, Coyle G), Winnipeg 1 (Wheeler NG, Ladd NG, Little G, Setoguchi NG). Shots on Goal—Minnesota 4-17-131—35. Winnipeg 14-11-10-4—39. Power-play opportunities—Minnesota 0 of 2; Winnipeg 0 of 2. Goalies—Minnesota, Backstrom 2-1-2 (39 shots-37 saves). Winnipeg, Pavelec 8-9-3 (35-33). A—15,004 (15,004). T—2:37. Referees—Mike Hasenfratz, Dan O’Rourke. Linesmen—Darren Gibbs, Don Henderson.

SOCCER SOCCER MLS Playoffs CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP Eastern Conference Leg 2 — Saturday, Nov. 23 Sporting KC 2, Houston 1, Sporting KC advanced on 2-1 aggregate

Western Conference Leg 2 — Sunday, Nov. 24 Real Salt Lake at Portland, 9 p.m.



NFL American Conference East New England N.Y. Jets Miami Buffalo South Indianapolis Tennessee Houston Jacksonville North Cincinnati Pittsburgh Baltimore Cleveland West Denver Kansas City Oakland San Diego

W 7 5 5 4 W 7 4 2 1 W 7 4 4 4 W 9 9 4 4

L 3 5 5 7 L 3 6 8 9 L 4 6 6 6 L 1 1 6 6

T 0 0 0 0 T 0 0 0 0 T 0 0 0 0 T 0 0 0 0

Pct .700 .500 .500 .364 Pct .700 .400 .200 .100 Pct .636 .400 .400 .400 Pct .900 .900 .400 .400

PF PA 254 199 183 268 213 225 236 273 PF PA 252 220 227 226 193 276 129 318 PF PA 275 206 216 245 208 212 192 238 PF PA 398 255 232 138 194 246 228 222

National Conference East W L T Pct PF PA Philadelphia 6 5 0 .545 276 260 Dallas 5 5 0 .500 274 258 N.Y. Giants 4 6 0 .400 192 256 Washington 3 7 0 .300 246 311 South W L T Pct PF PA New Orleans 9 2 0 .818 305 196 Carolina 7 3 0 .700 238 135 Tampa Bay 2 8 0 .200 187 237 Atlanta 2 9 0 .182 227 309 North W L T Pct PF PA Detroit 6 4 0 .600 265 253 Chicago 6 4 0 .600 282 267 Green Bay 5 5 0 .500 258 239 Minnesota 2 8 0 .200 240 320 West W L T Pct PF PA Seattle 10 1 0 .909 306 179 San Francisco 6 4 0 .600 247 178 Arizona 6 4 0 .600 214 212 St. Louis 4 6 0 .400 224 234 Thursday’s Game New Orleans 17, Atlanta 13 Sunday’s Games Minnesota at Green Bay, 11 a.m. Jacksonville at Houston, 11 a.m. San Diego at Kansas City, 11 a.m. Chicago at St. Louis, 11 a.m. Pittsburgh at Cleveland, 11 a.m. Tampa Bay at Detroit, 11 a.m. N.Y. Jets at Baltimore, 11 a.m. Carolina at Miami, 11 a.m. Tennessee at Oakland, 2:05 p.m. Indianapolis at Arizona, 2:05 p.m. Dallas at N.Y. Giants, 2:25 p.m. Denver at New England, 6:30 p.m. Open: Buffalo, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, Seattle Monday’s Game San Francisco at Washington, 8:40 p.m.

NCAA AP TOP 25 Saturday’s Results No. 1 Alabama 49, Chattanooga 0 No. 2 Florida State 80, Idaho 14 No. 11 Oklahoma State 49, No. 3 Baylor 17 No. 4 Ohio State 42, Indiana 14 Arizona 42, No. 5 Oregon 16 No. 7 Clemson 52, The Citadel 6 No. 8 Missouri 24, No. 24 Mississippi 10 No. 18 LSU 34, No. 9 Texas A&M 10 No. 10 Stanford 63, California 13 No. 12 South Carolina 70, Coastal Carolina 10 No. 13 Michigan State 30, Northwestern 6 No. 19 Arizona State 38, No. 14 UCLA 33 No. 15 Fresno State 69, New Mexico 28 No. 16 Wisconsin 20, Minnesota 7 No. 21 Louisville 24, Memphis 17 No. 22 Oklahoma 41, Kansas State 31 No. 23 Southern Cal 47, Colorado 29 No. 25 Duke 28, Wake Forest 21

NCAA DIVISION I SCORES Far West Arizona 42, Oregon 16 Arizona St. 38, UCLA 33 Cal Poly 42, N. Colorado 14 Carroll (Mont.) 38, Georgetown (Ky.) 28 E. Washington 42, Portland St. 41 Fresno St. 69, New Mexico 28 Linfield 42, Pacific Lutheran 21 Montana 28, Montana St. 14 N. Arizona 20, S. Utah 10 Southern Cal 47, Colorado 29 Stanford 63, California 13 UC Davis 34, Sacramento St. 7 Utah St. 13, Colorado St. 0 Washington St. 49, Utah 37 Weber St. 32, Idaho St. 7 Wyoming 59, Hawaii 56, OT East Brown 48, Columbia 7 Bryant 29, CCSU 16 Cornell 42, Penn 41 Dartmouth 28, Princeton 24 Duquesne 33, Monmouth (NJ) 23 Fordham 56, Colgate 19 Georgetown 28, Holy Cross 21 Harvard 34, Yale 7 Hobart 34, Gallaudet 7 Ithaca 20, Framingham St. 17 Lafayette 50, Lehigh 28 Nebraska 23, Penn St. 20, OT New Hampshire 24, Maine 3 Pittsburgh 17, Syracuse 16 Rowan 24, Endicott 0 St. Francis (Pa.) 23, Robert Morris 3 Stony Brook 24, Albany (NY) 3 Towson 28, James Madison 17 UConn 28, Temple 21 Villanova 35, Delaware 34 Wesley 29, Johns Hopkins 24 West Chester 38, American International 7 South Alabama 49, Chattanooga 0 Appalachian St. 48, W. Carolina 27 Bethune-Cookman 29, Florida A&M 10 Boston College 29, Maryland 26 Bucknell 35, VMI 23 Campbell 47, Davidson 14 Carson-Newman 37, Newberry 27 Charlotte 61, Morehead St. 17 Clemson 52, The Citadel 6 Cumberlands 56, St. Ambrose 28 Duke 28, Wake Forest 21 E. Illinois 70, UT-Martin 22 East Carolina 42, NC State 28 FAU 55, New Mexico St. 10 Florida St. 80, Idaho 14 Furman 27, Wofford 14 Gardner-Webb 20, Presbyterian 13 Georgia 59, Kentucky 17 Georgia Southern 26, Florida 20 Georgia Tech 66, Alabama A&M 7 Hampden-Sydney 42, Maryville (Tenn.) 34 Howard 42, Hampton 39, 2OT Jacksonville St. 42, SE Missouri 34 LSU 34, Texas A&M 10 Liberty 56, Charleston Southern 14 Louisville 24, Memphis 17 Marshall 48, FIU 10 Mercer 41, Stetson 14 Miami 45, Virginia 26 Middle Tennessee 42, Southern Miss. 21 Missouri 24, Mississippi 10 Morgan St. 31, Delaware St. 26 Murray St. 34, E. Kentucky 27, OT NC A&T 28, NC Central 0 North Alabama 30, Tuskegee 27 North Carolina 80, Old Dominion 20 Northwestern St. 40, Stephen F. Austin 27 Richmond 31, William & Mary 20 SC State 17, Norfolk St. 3

SMU 16, South Florida 6 Samford 33, Elon 32 South Alabama 36, Louisiana-Monroe 14 South Carolina 70, Coastal Carolina 10 Tennessee Tech 34, Austin Peay 0 Tulane 45, UTEP 3 Tulsa 24, Louisiana Tech 14 Vanderbilt 14, Tennessee 10 Winston-Salem 27, Slippery Rock 20 Southwest Arkansas St. 35, Georgia St. 33 Cent. Arkansas 49, Sam Houston St. 31 Cincinnati 24, Houston 17 Mary Hardin-Baylor 35, Redlands 7 McNeese St. 42, Lamar 38 Mississippi St. 24, Arkansas 17, OT Oklahoma St. 49, Baylor 17 Prairie View 43, Ark.-Pine Bluff 23 St. Cloud St. 40, Henderson St. 35 UTSA 21, North Texas 13 W. Kentucky 38, Texas St. 7 Midwest Baker 10, Sterling 7 Bethel (Minn.) 70, St. Scholastica 13 Bowling Green 58, E. Michigan 7 Cent. Michigan 37, UMass 0 Franklin 17, Washington (Mo.) 10 Grand Valley St. 40, Saginaw Valley St. 7 Grand View 38, Ottawa, Kan. 13 Illinois 20, Purdue 16 Iowa 24, Michigan 21 Iowa St. 34, Kansas 0 Michigan St. 30, Northwestern 6 Minn. Duluth 55, Emporia St. 13 Missouri Valley 38, Northwestern (Iowa) 13 Morningside 40, Rocky Mountain 21 Mount Union 34, Washington & Jefferson 20 N. Dakota St. 42, South Dakota 0 N. Iowa 28, W. Illinois 13 North Central (Ill.) 63, Albion 7 Notre Dame 23, BYU 13 Ohio St. 42, Indiana 14 Oklahoma 41, Kansas St. 31 S. Dakota St. 42, Youngstown St. 13 S. Illinois 31, Indiana St. 9 St. Francis (Ind.) 20, Faulkner 13 St. John Fisher 25, John Carroll 16 Tabor 14, Benedictine (Kan.) 13 Wartburg 41, Illinois Wesleyan 7 West Texas A&M 27, Indianapolis 14 Wis.-Platteville 54, Concordia (Wis.) 20 Wis.-Whitewater 31, St. Norbert 7 Wisconsin 20, Minnesota 7 Wittenberg 58, Lebanon Valley 17

GOLF GOLF ISPS Handa World Cup of Golf Saturday At Royal Melbourne Golf Club (Composite Course) Melbourne, Australia Purse: $7 million (Individual); $1 million (Team) Yardage: 7,024; Par: 71 Third Round Team Australia 143-138-134—415 United States 137-137-142—416 Japan 143-138-141—422 Denmark 137-140-147—424 Canada 141-144-141—426 Brazil 144-143-141—428 Germany 144-145-139—428 Ireland 147-143-138—428 Portugal 140-142-146—428 Thailand 143-142-143—428 England 144-143-143—430 France 145-140-145—430 Scotland 141-143-146—430 Finland 142-147-144—433 South Africa 147-141-145—433 South Korea 141-148-144—433 Spain 148-144-141—433 Italy 151-141-142—434 Philippines 144-143-147—434 Netherlands 150-147-139—436 Chile 149-144-145—438 Sweden 148-143-147—438 New Zealand 154-144-141—439 Argentina 149-146-146—441 China 152-145-148—445 India 154-147-149—450 Individual Jason Day, Aus 68-70-66—204 Thomas Bjorn, Den 66-68-71—205 Matt Kuchar, USA 71-68-68—207 Francesco Molinari, Ita 75-67-66—208 Kevin Streelman, USA 66-69-74—209 Graeme McDowell, Irl 72-71-67—210 Hideto Tanihara, Jpn 72-67-71—210 Adam Scott, Aus 75-68-68—211 K. Aphibarnrat, Tha 71-70-70—211 Stuart Manley, Wal 67-72-72—211 Ricardo Santos, Por 69-69-73—211 Bernd Wiesberger, Aut 71-72-69—212 Ryo Ishikawa, Jpn 71-71-70—212 David Hearn, Can 70-71-71—212 K.J. Choi, Kor 67-74-71—212 Oscar Fraustro, Mexico 74-67-71—212 M.A. Jimenez, Esp 73-69-71—213 Danny Willett, Eng 69-73-71—213 Gregory Bourdy, Fra 72-69-72—213 Martin Laird, Sco 67-72-74—213 Marcel Siem, Ger 71-74-69—214 Maximilian Kieffer, Ger 73-71-70—214

LPGA CME Group Titleholders Saturday At Ritz Carlton Golf Resort (Tiburon Golf Club) Naples, Fla. Purse: $2 million Yardage: 6,540; Par: 72 Third Round Natalie Gulbis 70-70-65—205 Pornanong Phatlum 70-68-67—205 Gerina Piller 71-67-67—205 Stacy Lewis 71-73-63—207 Shanshan Feng 66-74-67—207 Lexi Thompson 66-74-67—207 Sandra Gal 64-69-74—207 Michelle Wie 72-70-66—208 Azahara Munoz 72-68-69—209 Inbee Park 68-72-69—209 Cristie Kerr 69-69-71—209 Sun Young Yoo 68-68-73—209 So Yeon Ryu 70-71-69—210 Amy Yang 73-68-69—210 Jennifer Johnson 71-69-70—210 Mika Miyazato 70-73-68—211 Sandra Changkija 67-74-70—211 Meena Lee 69-72-70—211 Hee Young Park 69-70-72—211 Angela Stanford 74-69-69—212 Karrie Webb 70-73-69—212 Chella Choi 71-70-71—212 Ayako Uehara 69-72-71—212 Morgan Pressel 71-68-74—213 Cindy LaCrosse 69-76-69—214 Jane Park 68-77-69—214 Brittany Lang 68-76-70—214 Lydia Ko 71-71-72—214 Anna Nordqvist 66-73-75—214 Jessica Korda 74-72-69—215 Ilhee Lee 69-77-69—215 Na Yeon Choi 71-74-70—215 Suzann Pettersen 72-72-71—215 Mo Martin 69-72-74—215 I.K. Kim 72-74-70—216 Jenny Shin 73-72-71—216 Moriya Jutanugarn 70-72-74—216 Rebecca Lee-Bentham 65-76-75—216 Pernilla Lindberg 72-75-71—218 Karine Icher 69-74-75—218 Catriona Matthew 70-73-75—218 Lizette Salas 71-72-75—218 Hee-Won Han 75-73-71—219 Carlota Ciganda 72-75-72—219 Dewi Claire Schreefel 68-81-71—220



NBA Eastern Conference Atlantic Toronto Philadelphia Boston New York Brooklyn Southeast Miami Atlanta Charlotte Washington Orlando Central Indiana Chicago Detroit Cleveland Milwaukee

W 6 6 5 3 3 W 10 8 7 5 4 W 12 6 4 4 2

L 7 9 10 9 9 L 3 6 7 8 8 L 1 5 8 10 10

Pct .462 .400 .333 .250 .250 Pct .769 .571 .500 .385 .333 Pct .923 .545 .333 .286 .167

GB — 1 2 2½ 2½ GB — 2½ 3½ 5 5½ GB — 5 7½ 8½ 9½

Western Conference Southwest W L Pct GB San Antonio 12 1 .923 — Dallas 9 5 .643 3½ Houston 9 5 .643 3½ Memphis 7 6 .538 5 New Orleans 6 6 .500 5½ Northwest W L Pct GB Portland 12 2 .857 — Oklahoma City 8 3 .727 2½ Minnesota 8 7 .533 4½ Denver 6 6 .500 5 Utah 1 13 .071 11 Pacific W L Pct GB L.A. Clippers 9 5 .643 — Golden State 8 6 .571 1 Phoenix 6 6 .500 2 L.A. Lakers 6 7 .462 2½ Sacramento 4 8 .333 4 Saturday’s Games L.A. Clippers 103, Sacramento 102 Indiana 106, Philadelphia 98 Washington 98, New York 89 Miami 101, Orlando 99 Boston 94, Atlanta 87 Houston 112, Minnesota 101 Charlotte 96, Milwaukee 72 San Antonio 126, Cleveland 96 Denver 102, Dallas 100 Portland 113, Golden State 101 Sunday’s Games Detroit at Brooklyn, 12 p.m. Chicago at L.A. Clippers, 1:30 p.m. Phoenix at Orlando, 4 p.m. Utah at Oklahoma City, 5 p.m. Sacramento at L.A. Lakers, 7:30 p.m.

Nuggets 102, Mavericks 100 DALLAS (100) Marion 2-8 2-2 6, Nowitzki 9-22 9-9 27, Dalembert 0-0 3-4 3, Calderon 5-10 0-0 11, Ellis 8-14 7-8 25, Carter 6-13 0-0 16, Blair 4-12 0-0 8, Crowder 0-3 0-0 0, Larkin 0-3 2-2 2, Ellington 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 35-87 23-25 100. DENVER (102) Chandler 4-15 1-2 10, Faried 7-7 4-6 18, Hickson 3-8 0-0 6, Lawson 5-10 8-14 20, Foye 5-13 2-2 17, Arthur 4-6 2-2 10, Hamilton 1-5 0-0 3, Mozgov 1-2 4-4 6, Robinson 4-7 0-0 10, A.Miller 0-2 0-0 0, Fournier 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 35-79 21-30 102. Dallas 22 31 27 20—100 Denver 35 30 21 16—102 3-Point Goals—Dallas 7-21 (Carter 4-5, Ellis 2-3, Calderon 1-4, Larkin 0-1, Nowitzki 0-2, Marion 0-3, Crowder 0-3), Denver 11-32 (Foye 5-12, Robinson 2-3, Lawson 2-3, Hamilton 1-3, Chandler 1-9, Fournier 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Dallas 50 (Blair 10), Denver 57 (Faried 14). Assists—Dallas 17 (Calderon 5), Denver 24 (Lawson 9). Total Fouls—Dallas 19, Denver 18. Technicals—Dallas Coach Carlisle 2. Ejected—Dallas Coach Carlisle. A—17,841 (19,155).

Spurs 126, Cavaliers 96 CLEVELAND (96) Gee 0-0 0-0 0, Thompson 1-8 3-4 5, Bynum 8-15 0-0 16, Irving 7-17 1-2 15, Dellavedova 6-8 1-2 14, Jack 0-3 0-0 0, Waiters 4-9 2-2 11, Varejao 4-5 1-2 9, Clark 1-4 0-0 3, Zeller 2-2 0-0 4, Karasev 2-6 4-4 8, Bennett 4-5 0-2 9, Felix 0-1 2-2 2. Totals 39-83 14-20 96. SAN ANTONIO (126) Leonard 3-4 2-2 9, Duncan 4-6 1-2 9, Splitter 4-5 2-3 10, Parker 5-9 2-2 12, Green 6-10 0-0 17, Ginobili 3-5 1-1 8, Bonner 3-5 0-0 8, Mills 5-8 2-2 15, Ayres 3-6 0-0 6, Belinelli 3-9 2-3 10, Baynes 2-4 2-2 6, Joseph 2-5 4-5 8, De Colo 3-4 0-1 8. Totals 46-80 18-23 126. Cleveland 21 11 35 29—96 San Antonio 30 35 31 30—126 3-Point Goals—Cleveland 4-13 (Waiters 1-1, Dellavedova 1-2, Bennett 1-2, Clark 1-3, Felix 0-1, Irving 0-1, Karasev 0-3), San Antonio 16-24 (Green 5-7, Mills 3-6, Belinelli 2-2, Bonner 2-3, De Colo 2-3, Leonard 1-1, Ginobili 1-1, Parker 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Cleveland 44 (Thompson 9), San Antonio 45 (Duncan 6). Assists—Cleveland 19 (Jack 5), San Antonio 30 (Parker 7). Total Fouls—Cleveland 21, San Antonio 17. Technicals—Cleveland defensive three second. A—18,581 (18,797).

Bobcats 96, Bucks 72 CHARLOTTE (96) Kidd-Gilchrist 3-7 1-2 7, McRoberts 5-7 0-0 12, Jefferson 8-15 3-5 19, Walker 5-10 0-1 11, Henderson 7-12 2-5 17, Adrien 2-4 0-2 4, Taylor 3-9 2-4 9, Zeller 0-3 2-2 2, Sessions 4-8 5-6 13, Biyombo 0-0 0-0 0, Pargo 1-2 0-0 2, Tolliver 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 38-77 15-27 96. MILWAUKEE (72) Butler 2-8 0-0 5, Ilyasova 3-6 1-2 7, Pachulia 0-2 0-0 0, Ridnour 1-5 0-0 2, Mayo 2-7 0-0 4, Henson 3-9 4-4 10, Knight 1-8 0-0 3, Middleton 8-13 2-3 20, Neal 4-11 0-0 9, Udoh 2-5 0-0 4, Antetokounmpo 3-7 0-0 6, Wolters 0-2 0-0 0, Raduljica 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 30-85 7-9 72. Charlotte 25 21 28 22—96 Milwaukee 21 18 12 21—72 3-Point Goals—Charlotte 5-14 (McRoberts 2-4, Henderson 1-2, Walker 1-3, Taylor 1-4, Sessions 0-1), Milwaukee 5-18 (Middleton 2-2, Neal 1-3, Butler 1-4, Knight 1-4, Mayo 0-1, Ridnour 0-2, Ilyasova 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Charlotte 65 (Adrien 10), Milwaukee 43 (Henson 9). Assists—Charlotte 18 (Sessions 6), Milwaukee 21 (Knight 7). Total Fouls—Charlotte 13, Milwaukee 21. Technicals—Milwaukee defensive three second 2. A—14,871 (18,717).

Rockets 112, T-wolves 101 MINNESOTA (101) C.Brewer 8-14 5-7 22, Love 11-22 3-3 27, Pekovic 6-13 2-4 14, Rubio 3-9 0-0 7, Martin 7-19 2-2 19, Barea 1-10 0-0 3, Cunningham 1-3 0-0 2, Hummel 0-2 0-0 0, Williams 0-2 0-0 0, Shved 3-6 1-1 7, Dieng 0-0 0-0 0, Price 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 40-100 13-17 101. HOUSTON (112) Parsons 6-14 1-2 14, Jones 7-10 2-2 18, Howard 5-9 1-2 11, Beverley 6-12 0-0 17, Lin 5-11 7-8 19, Garcia 0-1 0-0 0, Casspi 2-8 0-0 5, Asik 0-0 2-2 2, Brooks 10-14 0-0 26, Motiejunas 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 41-79 13-16 112.

Minnesota 18 24 32 27—101 Houston 25 30 27 30—112 3-Point Goals—Minnesota 8-26 (Martin 3-6, Love 2-5, Rubio 1-2, C.Brewer 1-4, Barea 1-5, Hummel 0-1, Williams 0-1, Shved 0-2), Houston 17-31 (Brooks 6-7, Beverley 5-8, Jones 2-3, Lin 2-5, Casspi 1-4, Parsons 1-4). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds— Minnesota 46 (Love 15), Houston 59 (Howard 13). Assists—Minnesota 17 (Rubio 8), Houston 26 (Lin, Brooks 5). Total Fouls—Minnesota 13, Houston 16. A—18,196 (18,023).

Heat 101, Magic 99 ORLANDO (99) Afflalo 7-17 2-2 18, Harkless 2-8 0-2 5, Vucevic 5-9 1-2 11, Nelson 4-10 2-2 12, Oladipo 4-8 8-9 17, Moore 5-5 0-0 14, Nicholson 0-3 2-4 2, Davis 7-13 6-8 20, S.Jones 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 34-73 21-29 99. MIAMI (101) James 7-13 5-7 22, Battier 0-2 0-0 0, Bosh 6-13 3-3 15, Chalmers 3-7 1-2 8, Wade 9-16 9-10 27, Allen 1-5 2-2 5, Lewis 2-6 0-0 4, Beasley 4-4 1-2 9, Cole 2-8 0-0 5, Andersen 3-4 0-0 6. Totals 37-78 21-26 101. Orlando 20 35 22 22—99 Miami 16 23 32 30—101 3-Point Goals—Orlando 10-23 (Moore 4-4, Afflalo 2-6, Nelson 2-6, Harkless 1-3, Oladipo 1-3, Nicholson 0-1), Miami 6-25 (James 3-6, Allen 1-3, Chalmers 1-5, Cole 1-5, Bosh 0-1, Battier 0-2, Lewis 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Orlando 47 (Vucevic 9), Miami 46 (James 9). Assists—Orlando 19 (Nelson 6), Miami 19 (James 7). Total Fouls—Orlando 23, Miami 19. Technicals—Oladipo, Vucevic, Orlando defensive three second. A—19,647 (19,600).

Celtics 94, Hawks 87 BOSTON (94) Green 4-10 7-8 16, Bass 5-11 7-7 17, Sullinger 6-12 2-4 15, Crawford 3-9 6-8 12, Bradley 6-13 0-2 12, Humphries 1-3 0-0 2, Wallace 2-4 0-0 5, Pressey 0-0 0-0 0, Lee 2-4 0-0 4, Faverani 4-6 2-2 11. Totals 33-72 24-31 94. ATLANTA (87) Carroll 2-6 1-2 5, Millsap 6-12 0-0 12, Horford 9-19 0-0 18, Teague 3-15 7-8 13, Korver 4-8 0-0 9, Martin 2-5 0-0 5, Scott 4-6 0-0 10, Antic 1-8 0-0 2, Williams 2-7 2-2 6, Mack 3-7 0-0 7. Totals 36-93 10-12 87. Boston 25 24 15 30—94 Atlanta 24 29 21 13—87 3-Point Goals—Boston 4-16 (Faverani 1-1, Wallace 1-2, Sullinger 1-3, Green 1-4, Bradley 0-1, Crawford 0-5), Atlanta 5-20 (Scott 2-3, Martin 1-2, Mack 1-2, Korver 1-2, Antic 0-3, Carroll 0-4, Teague 0-4). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Boston 60 (Sullinger 9), Atlanta 45 (Horford 7). Assists— Boston 18 (Crawford 10), Atlanta 23 (Teague 10). Total Fouls—Boston 14, Atlanta 26. Technicals—Atlanta defensive three second. Flagrant Fouls—Sullinger. A—15,189 (18,729).

Pacers 106, 76ers 98 PHILADELPHIA (98) Anderson 4-18 4-4 13, Orton 3-11 4-5 10, Allen 1-4 2-2 4, Carter-Williams 1121 6-11 29, Turner 8-26 5-7 21, Davies 1-2 0-0 2, Williams 2-7 0-0 5, Brown 2-6 0-0 4, Thompson 3-7 3-3 10. Totals 35-102 24-32 98. INDIANA (106) George 6-13 5-7 19, West 6-11 5-5 17, Hibbert 7-12 13-16 27, G.Hill 4-10 2-2 11, Stephenson 8-11 2-3 18, S.Hill 0-1 1-1 1, Scola 0-4 3-4 3, Watson 2-5 0-0 4, Johnson 1-6 0-0 3, Copeland 1-3 0-0 3. Totals 35-76 31-38 106. Philadelphia 22 30 14 32—98 Indiana 25 31 21 29—106 3-Point Goals—Philadelphia 4-25 (Thompson 1-2, Williams 1-4, Carter-Williams 1-5, Anderson 1-10, Turner 0-4), Indiana 5-18 (George 2-4, Copeland 1-3, Johnson 1-3, G.Hill 1-4, Stephenson 0-1, S.Hill 0-1, Watson 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds— Philadelphia 65 (Turner 11), Indiana 58 (Hibbert 13). Assists—Philadelphia 11 (Carter-Williams 3), Indiana 20 (West 6). Total Fouls—Philadelphia 27, Indiana 21. Technicals—Turner. A—18,165 (18,165).

Wizards 98, Knicks 89 NEW YORK (89) Anthony 9-19 3-4 23, Martin 2-5 0-1 4, Bargnani 5-14 0-0 11, Udrih 1-7 0-0 2, Shumpert 2-4 1-2 6, Prigioni 2-4 0-0 6, J.Smith 6-14 0-4 15, Stoudemire 5-5 2-4 12, Hardaway Jr. 2-3 0-0 5, World Peace 2-7 0-0 5, Murry 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 36-82 6-15 89. WASHINGTON (98) Webster 6-11 2-2 19, Nene 4-10 0-2 8, Gortat 7-11 2-4 16, Wall 10-18 10-11 31, Beal 7-19 3-3 18, Vesely 1-2 0-0 2, Temple 2-3 0-0 4, Maynor 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 37-76 17-22 98. New York 27 25 17 20—89 Washington 26 23 27 22—98 3-Point Goals—New York 11-29 (J.Smith 3-7, Prigioni 2-4, Anthony 2-6, Hardaway Jr. 1-1, World Peace 1-2, Shumpert 1-2, Bargnani 1-4, Udrih 0-3), Washington 7-19 (Webster 5-10, Wall 1-2, Beal 1-7). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—New York 48 (Anthony 12), Washington 51 (Gortat 17). Assists—New York 24 (Udrih, Bargnani 5), Washington 23 (Wall 7). Total Fouls—New York 24, Washington 18. Technicals—New York delay of game. A—18,089 (20,308).

Clippers 103, Kings 102 SACRAMENTO (102) Mbah a Moute 2-4 2-2 6, Thompson 3-6 0-0 6, Cousins 10-22 3-6 23, Vasquez 1-3 0-0 2, McLemore 2-7 0-0 5, Patterson 8-16 5-7 21, Thomas 5-12 11-13 22, Salmons 2-6 0-0 5, Fredette 0-1 2-2 2, Hayes 1-2 0-0 2, Outlaw 3-9 0-0 8, Ndiaye 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 37-88 23-30 102. L.A. CLIPPERS (103) Dudley 4-7 0-2 11, Griffin 3-10 9-13 16, Jordan 6-6 5-14 17, Paul 7-13 5-8 22, Redick 5-11 4-5 15, Bullock 1-4 0-0 3, Crawford 2-9 3-3 8, Collison 3-6 0-0 7, Hollins 2-2 0-0 4, Mullens 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 33-68 26-45 103. Sacramento 13 35 21 33—102 L.A. Clippers 29 28 18 28—103 3-Point Goals—Sacramento 5-17 (Outlaw 2-5, Salmons 1-2, McLemore 1-2, Thomas 1-3, Fredette 0-1, Vasquez 0-2, Patterson 0-2), L.A. Clippers 11-25 (Paul 3-4, Dudley 3-5, Collison 1-1, Griffin 1-2, Redick 1-3, Bullock 1-4, Crawford 1-6). Fouled Out—Mbah a Moute. Rebounds—Sacramento 58 (Cousins 19), L.A. Clippers 54 (Jordan 12). Assists—Sacramento 26 (Cousins 7), L.A. Clippers 22 (Paul 9). Total Fouls—Sacramento 33, L.A. Clippers 26. Technicals—Cousins, Griffin. Flagrant Fouls—Outlaw. Ejected— Outlaw. A—19,060 (19,060).

NCAA MEN’S TOP 25 Saturday’s Games No. 1 Michigan State 87, Oklahoma 76 No. 3 Louisville 71, Fairfield 57 No. 11 Memphis 98, Nicholls State 59 No. 12 Wisconsin 76, Oral Roberts 67 No. 23 Creighton 82, Tulsa 72 No. 24 North Carolina 82, Richmond 72

MEN’S DIVISION I SCORES Southwest Abilene Christian 78, N. New Mexico 56 New Mexico St. 77, UTEP 68 Princeton 70, Rice 56 UTSA 87, Texas A&M-CC 76 Far West Boston U. 74, UC Irvine 68 CS Bakersfield 71, Idaho St. 69 Columbia 65, Idaho 60 E. Washington 102, LIU Brooklyn 70 Grand Canyon 78, Lamar 69 N. Arizona 83, San Diego Christian 59 North Texas 77, Portland 72, 2OT Pacific 86, Fresno St. 77 Pepperdine 58, Utah Valley 53 Portland St. 77, SIU-Edwardsville 74 San Jose St. 81, Cal St.-Fullerton 59 UC Davis 64, Loyola of Chicago 61, OT UC Riverside 74, S. Utah 59 Utah 71, Savannah St. 57 Utah St. 87, Mississippi St. 68 East Bucknell 77, Albany (NY) 64 Castleton St. 77, Worcester Tech 65 Colgate 81, St. Francis (Pa.) 64 Dominican (NY) 67, Nyack 63 Iona 89, George Mason 73 Mount St. Mary’s 68, American U. 64 NJIT 91, Lafayette 88, OT NYU 83, Mass. College 62 Navy 73, UMBC 58 Radford 69, Binghamton 63 Rhode Island 79, Mass.-Lowell 68 Rider 89, CCSU 73 Sacred Heart 85, Fordham 73 St. Joseph’s (LI) 87, Wheelock 76 St. Peter’s 67, Fairleigh Dickinson 63 Utica 85, D’Youville 76 W. New England 73, Clark U. 60 Washington (Md.) 104, Muhlenberg 99, OT West Virginia 88, Presbyterian 55 Widener 89, Hamilton 83, OT William & Mary 72, Rutgers 62 South Asbury 81, Va. Lynchburg 64 Auburn 75, Murray St. 67 Barton 81, St. Augustine’s 64 Bellarmine 74, Christian Brothers 57 Berry 88, Emory & Henry 86 Bethel (Tenn.) 66, Brewton-Parker 62 Boise St. 100, New Orleans 80 Bryan 72, Maryville (Tenn.) 70 Catawba 94, Mars Hill 69 Coastal Georgia 74, Spring Hill 69 Coll. of Charleston 89, Furman 55 ETSU 66, Stephen F. Austin 58 Florida Gulf Coast 79, Ave Maria 56 Jacksonville 76, Florida A&M 72 King (Tenn.) 83, Trevecca Nazarene 67 Lenoir-Rhyne 74, Anderson (SC) 73 Lincoln Memorial 61, Queens (NC) 56 Livingstone 76, Erskine 72 Marshall 96, UNC Wilmington 78 Martin Methodist 77, Southern Wesleyan 60 Memphis 98, Nicholls St. 59 Mercer 81, Yale 54 Milligan 66, Point (Ga.) 61 Milwaukee 70, Tennessee Tech 63 N. Kentucky 91, Tulane 86, OT Oglethorpe 90, Toccoa Falls 53 Old Dominion 86, Georgia Southern 69 SC State 88, Voorhees 74 South Alabama 74, Wright St. 70 Southern Miss. 67, Houston Baptist 62 St. Catharine 83, Bluefield 74 Thomas More 105, Transylvania 97 Union (Ky.) 70, Truett McConnell 53 Union (Tenn.) 82, William Woods 62 Virginia 75, Liberty 53 W. Kentucky 67, Samford 64 Wingate 98, Tusculum 86 Winthrop 96, Va. Intermont 62 Young Harris 78, Shorter 72 Midwest Aquinas 63, Michigan-Dearborn 60 Augustana (SD) 71, Dakota St. 65 Austin Peay 78, Montana St. 72 Bemidji St. 103, St. Scholastica 56 Butler 59, Ball St. 58 Calvin 97, Grace Bible 81 Cent. Michigan 90, CS Northridge 76 Cleveland St. 87, Robert Morris 74 Concordia (Ill.) 76, Bethany Lutheran 72 Concordia (Wis.) 79, Wis. Lutheran 75 Cornerstone 99, Marygrove 52 Creighton 82, Tulsa 72 Culver-Stockton 59, HannibalLaGrange 53 Drake 88, Nebraska-Omaha 80 E. Illinois 89, Roosevelt 67 E. Michigan 74, Texas-Arlington 69 Elmhurst 96, Lawrence 81 Evansville 91, Anderson (Ind.) 68 Grand Valley St. 61, Kentucky Wesleyan 58 Green Bay 92, Minn. Duluth 57 Kent St. 102, Niagara 97 Lourdes 59, Davenport 55 Madonna 85, Concordia (Mich.) 61 McPherson 80, Baker 79 Minn.-Morris 68, Gustavus 64 Missouri 72, Gardner-Webb 63 Northwestern Ohio 66, Siena Heights 58 Northwood (Mich.) 91, Concordia (St.P.) 84 Ohio 85, Heidelberg 57 SC-Upstate 72, W. Carolina 58 Saint Louis 74, Bowling Green 47 Sioux Falls 78, Waldorf 67 St. Cloud St. 83, Wis.-Stout 59 St. Mary’s (Minn.) 86, Crown (Minn.) 81, OT St. Thomas (Minn.) 75, Wis.-River Falls 69 Stony Brook 67, FAU 61 Toledo 80, Detroit 78 Valparaiso 81, James Madison 49 Wilmington (Ohio) 65, Miami (Ohio) 63 Winona St. 94, Ferris St. 74 Wis.-Stevens Pt. 82, Hope 62 Wisconsin 76, Oral Roberts 67 Tournament Carthage Classic Championship Dubuque 93, Carthage 89, OT Third Place Benedictine (Ill.) 91, Alma 70 Coaches vs. Cancer Classic Third Place Seton Hall 68, Virginia Tech 67 Hall of Fame Tip-off-Naismith First Round Louisville 71, Fairfield 57 North Carolina 82, Richmond 72 Belmont 81, Holy Cross 70 Hofstra 81, Hartford 78 Maui Invitational-Conway First Round Coastal Carolina 70, St. Francis (NY) 59 Louisiana-Lafayette 84, Oakland 75 USVI Paradise Jam First Round Loyola Marymount 76, Marist 70 Vanderbilt 75, Morgan St. 66 Exhibition Northland 76, Crossroads 57

NCAA WOMEN’S TOP 25 Saturday’s Results No. 1 UConn 100, Monmouth 46 (N.J.) No. 5 Notre Dame 76, Penn 54 No. 6 Stanford 63, Texas 54 No. 8 Maryland 90, Towson 53 No. 9 Baylor 92, UTSA 62 No. 15 LSU 81, Louisiana Tech 69 No. 16 Colorado 85, New Mexico 53 No. 19 South Carolina 88, San Diego State 54 No. 21 Michigan State 81, Rice 68


Sunday, November 24, 2013 THE NEW MEXICAN



Monte del Sol stomps Lady Wildcats The New Mexican

Alicia Roybal did more than just get a double-double in the season opener, she made her way into the Monte del Sol record book. The senior guard broke the Lady Dragon single-game scoring record with 36 points to go with 13 rebounds in a 57-26 win over Desert Academy at the New Mexico School for the Deaf on Saturday afternoon. She was also 12-for-15 from the free-throw line. “She was just all over the place,” Monte del Sol head coach Ralph Casaus said. The Lady Dragons (1-1) had

a 29-16 lead at the half before scoring 17 points in the third quarter to really get ahead of the Lady Wildcats (0-1). “We kept the pressure on them in the second half,” Casaus said. “The press really did them in.” SANTA FE PREPARATORY 61, TIERRA ENCANTADA (JV) 12 Four players scored in double figures for the Lady Blue Griffins as they rolled over the Tierra Encantada junior varsity squad in their season opener. Desiray Anderson led with 16 points while Alexis Mundt added 14. The Lady Blue Griffins (1-0) held a 32-6 halftime lead before seeing more of the same in the second half.

Prep will travel to Questa on Tuesday where they will face a Lady Wildcat team that beat them by three points last year. It will also be the first test for the Lady Blue Griffins. “We’ve struggled under pressure,” Prep head coach Anika Amon said. “That’s something we need to work on.” BOYS BASKETBALL MONTE DEL SOL 65, DESERT ACADEMY 45 The difference between the first half and the second was simple for the Dragons — they played with effort. Even with a sluggish first half, Monte del Sol led 35-31, but head coach Nick Rivera felt

his team needed to step up its intensity on both ends of the court. “The first half was back and forth, but we weren’t pushing the ball that much,” Rivera said. “We weren’t getting that extra shot. It was one shot and that was it. they were being lazy, and after I talked to them during halftime, they woke up and were fine.” Desert Academy scored just nine points in the third quarter as the Dragons (2-0) upped the margin to 52-41. Antonio Tapia had 23 points to lead Monte del Sol, while Omar Ndiaye added 21. Ryan Vanderham chipped in with 13 points, and Peter Bartlett had four blocks.

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Robertson’s Estevan Varela, center, tries to tackle Daniel Ortega of St. Michael’s during the second quarter of Saturday’s game. LUIS SÁNCHEZ SATURNO/THE NEW MEXICAN

Cold: Teams had 255 total yards in penalties Leyba (concussion) and Luke Sanchez (concussion). Big hits and players slow outside the Cards’ locker room thought. to get up became a theme throughout the Robertson was humiliated 50-0 by the game. Horsemen just two months ago and had “They came out and they played physibeen outscored 104-2 by St. Michael’s in cal,” said St. Michael’s head coach Joey their previous two encounters. Fernandez. “They set the tone early, and As game time approached on Saturday, that’s what we wanted to do, but I guess parents and volunteers scraped more they beat us to it.” than an inch of snow off the field for what The Cardinals answered that first many expected to be another blowout. Horsemen touchdown by marching The early returns were promising as a 61 yards for the tying score on their very Robertson punt was followed by a 97-yard next possession. It ended on a fourthtouchdown drive by St. Michael’s to break and-8 touchdown pass from Nathan Lesthe scoreless tie. perance to J.R. Gonzalez from 13 yards out. Daniel Ortega burst through the CardiThey took a 15-7 lead on their next drive nals defense for a 16-yard scoring run to when Gonzales scored on a 16-yard run make it 7-0 midway through the first quar- early in the second quarter. ter. It came on the heels of four unsportsBy then, the officials gathered both manlike conduct penalties between the teams near midfield to warn them about teams in the first six minutes. the mounting personal fouls. It didn’t The teams combined for 119 yards in do much to stop it. An interception by penalties in the first quarter alone and the Cardinals’ Joe Armijo was nullified had 26 flags for 255 yards by game’s end. when he was called for pass interference, That included more than a dozen 15-yard a 15-yard infraction accompanied by an personal fouls ranging from helmet-tounsportsmanlike conduct flag when helmet hits to players jawing back and another Robertson player protested the forth. call. Along the way the Horsemen lost three The Horsemen eventually drove to the key players to injury; receiver Armando Cardinals’ 1 but were stopped on fourth down when Ortega was dropped just shy Blea (ankle), running back Nathanyal-

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of the goal line on a run up the middle. “I could make excuses about how we were missing this guy or that guy last time we played on this field,” Leroy Gonzalez said. “Truth is, they kicked our butt. But that was last time.” St. Michael’s opened the second half with an impressive 61-yard, six-play touchdown drive capped by Ortega’s 6-yard run, one that established a new school record for TDs (31) in a single season by one player. The ensuing 2-point conversion attempt failed, and two possessions later the Cardinals struck again on a 1-yard Lesperance sneak on the first play of the fourth quarter. Neither team scored again, giving rise to perhaps the biggest upset the AAA playoffs have seen since No. 8 Albuquerque Academy stunned No. 1 Lovington in the quarterfinals of the 2007 season — a year in which St. Michael’s beat Robertson in the state championship game. “I guess you can say we’re a team of destiny,” James Gonzales said. “But like coach said, we can redeem four of the losses we’ve had so far in the playoffs. We got the first two. Now we can get Taos and maybe [Ruidoso]. Maybe it is destiny.”

Ends: St. Mike’s blanked Cards in September quarterback Keith Dominguez conceded that game had a linduring the season and do what gering effect. Robertson did to us today.” He called an audible on the But that wasn’t the case. point-after kick following the St. Michael’s was 10-0 and last touchdown that turned looked like the clear-cut favor- into a 2-point conversion, endite in the AAA field. That ing the game with the 50-point looked even more certain mercy rule. when its quarterfinal opponent “Robertson obviously took was No. 9 Robertson, which it to heart, with the way we lost 50-0 on Sept. 21. But even ended the game last time,”

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Albuquerque Academy Quad Invitational Results from the Albuquerque Academy Quad Invitaional swimming and diving meet held Wednesday at the Albuquerque Academy Natatorium. Race distances are in yards. Boys Team scores — 1. Albuquerque Academy, 180; 2. St. Michael’s, 86; 3. Desert Academy, 12; Santa Fe High, 8. 200 medley relay — 1. Albuquerque Academy B (Raine Min, Whit Vinson, Scott Theiler, Henry Berry), 1 minute, 50.04 seconds; 2. St. Michael’s A (Justin Milner, Matt Smallwood, William Lakatos, Alec Kerr), 1:53.34; 3. Albuquerque Academy A (Ryu Hsu, Andrew Chu, Roy Procell, Jordan Buttner), 1:55.52; 4. Desert Academy A (Cameron Mathis, Alex Kellam, Luke Shankin, Theo Herve), 2:21.86. 200 freestyle — 1. Anthony Kim, Albuquerque Academy, 1:43.41; 2. Jason Hou, Albuquerque Academy, 1:48.49; 3. Sean Jahner, Albuquerque Academy, 2:03.65; 4. William Lakatos, St. Michael’s, 2:07.34; 5. Andrew Nelson, Albuquerque Academy, 2:22.47; 6. Eric Dunn, St. Michael’s, 2:40.61. 200 individual medley — 1. Jordan Lee, Albuquerque Academy, 2:11.65; 2. Ian Conley, Albuquerque Academy, 2:15.96; 3. Nic Runnels, Albuquerque Academy, 2:19.53; 4. Justin Milner, St. Michael’s, 2:23.84; 5. Che Olavarria-Gallegos, Albuquerque Academy, 2:25.66. 50 freestyle — 1. Matt Smallwood, St. Michael’s, 24.02; 2. Jordan Buttner, Albuquerque Academy, 25.22; 3. Calvin Stewart, Albu-

Dominguez said. “They came out and punched us in the mouth right away.” That, the Cardinals did almost literally. Robertson senior Javier Trujillo was called for an unsportsmanlike conduct infraction on the second play of the game. Then Dominic Lucero pick one up for a helmet-to-helmet hit to Horsemen running back Dan-

querque Academy, 25.65; 3. David Fricke, Albuquerque Academy, 25.65; 5. Brad Moffett, St. Michael’s, 26.20; 6. Collin Bulman, St. Michael’s, 28.34. 1-meter diving — 1. Tristen Gress, St. Michael’s, 158.33; 2. Hewitt Farr, Santa Fe High, 115.05; 3. Liam Rogers, Albuquerque Academy, 111.30. 100 butterfly — 1. Christian Cho, Albuquerque Academy, 57.95; 2. Scott, Theiler, Albuquerque Academy, 57.98; 3. Roy Procell, Albuquerque Academy, 1:01.57; 4. Calvin Stewart, Albuquerque Academy, 1:05.34; 5. William Lakatos, St. Michael’s, 1:06.10; 6. Brad Moffett, St. Michael’s, 1:12.62. 100 freestyle — 1. David Hatley, Albuquerque Academy, 57.50; 2. Alec Kerr, St. Michael’s, 58.26; 3. Luke Shankin, Desert Academy, 58.65; 4. Henry Berry, Albuquerque Academy, 1:00.99; 5. Collin Bulman, St. Michael’s, 1:02.48; 6. Alex Kellam, Desert Academy, 1:02.59. 500 freestyle — 1. Nic Runnels, Albuquerque Academy, 5:23.42; 2. Sean Jahner, Albuquerque Academy, 5:31.45. 200 freestyle relay — 1. St. Michael’s A (Collin Bulman, Eric Dunn, Chris Legits, Brad Moffett), 1:51.75; 2. Albuquerque Academy B (Lucas Ridgeway, Trevor Kann, Thomas Sun, Eric Wells), 1:53.46; 3. Desert Academy A (Alex Kellam, Cameron Mathis, Theo Herve, Luke Shankin), 2:07.16; 4. Santa Fe High A (Asher Strauch, Eric Walker, Aiden Winter, Hewitt Farr), 2:18.05. 100 backstroke — 1. Raine Min, Albuquerque Academy, 57.56; 2. Ian Conley, Albuquerque Academy, 59.81; 3. Ryu Hsu, Albuquerque Academy, 1:02.03; 4. Justin Milner, St. Michael’s, 1:02.89; 5. Andrew Nelson, Albuquerque Academy, 1:13.97; 6. Eric Dunn, St. Michael’s, 1:18.37.

iel Ortega. The message was simple: the Cardinals were not afraid of St. Michael’s “They kicked our butts last time,” Robertson head coach Leroy Gonzalez said. “But it’s about who’s hot right now, and we’re playing good football right now.” Good enough to bring the Horsemen to their knees.

100 breaststroke — 1. Matt Smallwood, St. Michael’s, 1:05.93; 2. Jordan Lee, Albuquerque Academy, 1:07.85; 3. Whit Vinson, Albuquerque Academy, 1:10.15; 4. Jason Green, Albuquerque Academy, 1:11.30; 5. Andrew Chu, Albuquerque Academy, 1:12.90; 6. Alec Kerr, St. Michael’s, 1:16.93. 400 freestyle relay — 1. St. Michael’s A (William Lakatos, Alec Kerr, Justin Milner, Matt Smallwood), 3:50.22; 2. Albuquerque Academy A (David Fricke, Thor Larson, Matt Coriz, Tony Borek), 4:08.71; 3. Albuquerque Academy B (Valentin Herrera, Lucas Ridgeway, Trevor Kann, Thomas Sun), 4:23.71; 4. Santa Fe High A (Aiden Winter, Eric Walker, Asher Strauch, Hewitt Farr), 5:21.83. Girls Team scores — 1. Albuquerque Academy, 227; 2. St. Michael’s 43; 3. Santa Fe High, 34; 4. Desert Academy, 5. 200 medley relay — 1. Albuquerque Academy A (Marisa Philips, Sewit Yohannes, Sabrina Schum, Lily Gates), 2 minutes, 4 seconds; 2. St. Michael’s A (Andie Potter, Meghan Metzger, Ramona Park, Marisa Trujillo), 2:19.11; 3. Albuquerque Academy B (Alma Olavarria-Gallegos, Stephanie Yang, Shaelyn Carmody, Susie Carty) 2:22.26; 4. Santa Fe High B, 2:32.66; 5. Desert Academy A (Darcy Bohlin, Lexi Glinsky, Brigid Backer, Mikaela McCray), 2:33.54; 6. St. Michael’s B (Amanda Martinez, Christina Morrison, Nina Wickert, Kat Romero), 2:41.09. 200 freestyle — 1. Sara Vianco, Albuquerque Academy, 2:04.78; 2. Key McFarland, Albuquerque Academy, 2:05.37; 3. Rachel McCormick, Albuquerque Academy, 2:15.36; 4. Shannon Fonseca, Albuquerque Academy, 2:18.93; 5. Eliana Bell, Santa Fe High, 2:24.76; 6. Jacque Hay, St. Michael’s, 2:52. 200 individual medley — 1. Julia Emerson, Albuquerque Acad-

SOCCER 6:25 a.m. on NBCSN — Premier League, Tottenham at Manchester City 8:55 a.m. on NBCSN — Premier League, Manchester United at Cardiff 7 p.m. on ESPN — MLS, playoffs, conference championships, leg 2, Real Salt Lake at Portland WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 2 p.m. on FS1 — Duke at Marquette

PREP FOOTBALL SCORES Hatch Valley 49, Laguna-Acoma 24 Santa Rose 54, Navajo Prep 0

Quarterfinal Class 5A Las Cruces 56, Sandia 8 Class 3A Robertson 22, St. Michael’s 13 Class 2A Dexter 14, Cobre 6

Championship Class 5A Hagerman 35, Capitan 6 Eight Man Gateway Christian 72, Foothill 55

MIDDLE SCHOOL WRESTLING SCORES Capitol club wrestling results from the Taos Middle School Tournament on Saturday. Capitol 27, Española 6


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will play in a BCS game. The Lobos offered little Carr then threw a pair of resistance in that quest. Carr 59-yard scores in the third found Adams on a deep pass quarter to give him 100 career on the Bulldogs fourth play TD passes. The first came on a from scrimmage. Adams beat deep strike to Adams that trav- Jadon Boatright for the ball and eled about 60 yards in the air, spun out of a potential tackle while the second was a shorter for a 57-yard score. pass that Josh Harper ran in for Carr even excelled on the a score. That made Carr the rare possessions that Fresno 18th player in FBS history with State didn’t score. His pooch at least 100 career touchdown punt out of the shotgun formapasses and 10,000 yards passing. tion in the first quarter was Carr didn’t stop there, condowned at the 1. That set up necting once more with each Fresno State with a short field Adams and Harper in the third on its next possession, and quarter to break the school sin- Quezada scored on a 33-yard gle-game mark for TD passes run on the first play. held by his brother, David, and The Bulldogs even capitalBill Yancy. He left to a loud ized on some trick plays with ovation in the closing seconds Isaiah Burse running 26 yards of the third quarter. on a “fumble rooskie” for The win kept Fresno State in the fourth touchdown to the the running for a possible BCS delight of the sellout crowd. berth if the Bulldogs can beat The Lobos have struggled all San Jose State next week and season on defense but were the then win the conference title nation’s No. 2 rushing team and game. Fresno State is currently averaged 39 points per game 15th in the BCS standings, within the past three weeks behind one spot of fellow undeafeted a triple-option attack led by team Northern Illinois and Gautshe and Carrier. three places against AAC leader The two have combined for Central Florida. If the Bulldogs 1,899 yards rushing and remain in the top 16 and ahead 17 TDs but are out for the season with concussions. of both of those schools they

emy, 2:29.16; 2. Rosa Sun, Albuquerque Academy, 2:34; 3. Samantha Montoya, Albuquerque Academy, 2:41.44; 4. Lila Sommers, Albuquerque Academy, 2:50.30; 5. Brigid Backer, Desert Academy, 2:52.61; 6. Meghan Metzger, St. Michael’s, 2:53.17. 50 freestyle — 1. Shaelyn Carmody, Albuquerque Academy, 26.71; 2. Izzy Collins, Albuquerque Academy, 27.15; 3. Marisa Phillips, Albuquerque Academy, 27.25; 4. Alexis Nelson, Albuquerque Academy; 5. Ansley DeDominico, Santa Fe High, 28.36; 6. Taylor Eoff, Santa Fe High, 30.06. 1-meter diving — 1. Juliet Velhagen, Albuquerque Academy, 185.40; 2. Lillie Guo, Albuquerque Academy, 161.24; 3. Miranda Martinez, Albuquerque Academy, 159.16; 4. Alexis Gallegos, St. Michael’s, 126.60; 5. Julia Baca, Albuquerque Academy, 123.39; 6. Sierra Branch, St. Michael’s, 86.40. 100 butterfly — 1. Shaelyn Carmody, Albuquerque Academy, 1:07.44; 2. Sabrina Schum, Albuquerque Academy, 1:09.19; 3. Rosa Sun, Albuquerque Academy, 1:10.96; 4. Ansley DeDominico, Santa Fe High, 1:12.75; 5. Samantha Montoya, Albuquerque Academy, 1:13.27; 6. Christina Morrison, St. Michael’s, 1:25.78. 100 freestyle — 1. Sara Vianco, Albuquerque Academy, 55.85; 2. Sewit Yohannes, Albuquerque Academy, 59.93; 3. Rebecca Moffat, Albuquerque Academy, 59.95; 4. Lily Gates, Albuquerque Academy, 1:03.43; 5. Eliana Bell, Santa Fe High, 1:04.12; 6. Andie Potter, St. Michael’s, 1:04.36. 500 freestyle — 1. Key McFarland, Albuquerque Academy, 5:36.22; 2. Julia Emerson, Albuquerque Academy, 5:42.60; 3. Alina Castillo, Santa Fe High, 7:03.46; 4. Kat Romero, St. Michael’s, 7:54.03. 200 freestyle relay — 1. Albuquerque Academy B (Lily Gates,

Megan Armijo, Rachel McCormick, Grace Kienzie), 1:58.58; 2. Santa Fe High A (Taylor Eoff, Eliana Bell, Ansley DeDominico, Alina Castillo), 2:00.22; 3. St. Michael’s A (Marisa Trujillo, Haley Marcus, Morgan Milner, Meghan Metzger), 2:08.59; 4. Desert Academy A (Brigid Backer, Maggie Gerber, Lexi Glinsky, Darcy Bohlin), 2:12.71; 5. Santa Fe High B (Elizabeth Harbour, Myalee Vigil, Megan Varnum, Noel Prandoni), 2:14.93; 6. Albuquerque Academy A (Rebecca Restrepo, Samantha King, Corinne Hibbett, Rachel Buffett), 2:22.04. 100 backstroke — 1. Marisa Phillips, Albuquerque Academy, 1:07.84; 2. Sabrina Schum, Albuquerque Academy, 1:08.44; 3. Alma Olavarria-Gallegos, Albuquerque Academy, 1:09.21; 4. Andie Potter, St. Michael’s, 1:14.76; 5. Ramona Park, St. Michael’s, 1:19.39; 6. Brigid Backer, Desert Academy, 1:22.21. 100 breaststroke — 1. Sewitt Yohannes, Albuquerque Academy, 1:15.45; 2. Izzy Collins, Albuquerque Academy, 1:16.37; 3. Alexis Nelson, Albuquerque Academy, 1:22.44; 4. Meghan Metzger, St. Michael’s, 1:26.03; 5. Stephanie Yang, Albuquerque Academy, 1:26.14; 6. Tara Varnum, Santa Fe High, 1:32.23. 400 freestyle relay — 1. Albuquerque Academy B (Rebecca Moffat, Lila Sommers, Shannon Fonseca, Maria Vianco), 4:24.86; 2. Santa Fe High A (Alina Castillo, Taylor Eoff, Eliana Bell, Ansley DeDominico), 4:29.89; 3. Albuquerque Academy A (Samantha King, Grace Kienzie, Rebecca Restrepo, Megan Armijo), 4:59.26; 4. St. Michael’s A (Ramona Park, Haley Marcus, Kat Romero, Andie Potter), 5:06.84; 5. Santa Fe High B (Noel Prandoni, Megan Varnum, Tara Varnum, Elizabeth Harbour), 5:07.57; 6. St. Michael’s B (Jaque Hay, Elizabeth Blake, Christina Morrison, Joella Sanchez), 5:35.26.



THE NEW MEXICAN Sunday, November 24, 2013



No. 3 Louisville flies past Fairfield

Oklahoma St. hands Baylor 1st loss

The Associated Press

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Chris Jones scored 15 points to lead No. 3 Louisville to a 71-57 victory Louisville 71 over FairFairfield 57 field on Saturday in the Hall of Fame Tipoff Tournament. Montrezl Harrell added 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Cardinals (5-0), who extended their winning streak to 21 games, including last season’s run to the NCAA championship. Maurice Barrow paced Fairfield (1-4) with 14 points and Marcus Gilbert scored 11. Louisville will take on No. 24 North Carolina in Sunday’s championship game. The Tar Heels beat Richmond, 82-72 in Saturday’s first semifinal. The Stags stayed with the Cardinals for much of the first half and led 11-9 early on. But Louisville went on a 28-12 run to close the half and led by as many as 21 after the break. NO. 11 MEMPHIS 98, NICHOLLS STATE 59 In Memphis, Tenn., Austin Nichols scored 20 points, and Joe Jackson had 18 to power Memphis to the win. Nichols, a freshman forward, connected on 9 of 15 shots to help Memphis (2-1) rebound from a 101-80 loss to No. 7 Oklahoma State on Tuesday. Jackson went 14 of 15 from the free-throw line. Michael Dixon Jr. added 16 points for the Tigers, while Nick King had 12 points. Jeremy Smith had 16 points for Nicholls State (0-4), which closed out a four-game road trip to open its season. Nicholls State had 18 turnovers and shot 36 percent from the field. NO. 12 WISCONSIN 76, ORAL ROBERTS 67 In Madison, Wis., Frank Kaminsky scored 21 points to lead five Wisconsin players in double figures. Josh Gasser added 15 points for Wisconsin (6-0), and Ben Brust finished with 12. Traevon Jackson scored 11, and Sam Dekker had 10.

Shawn Glover led Oral Roberts (2-3) with 24 points. Bobby Word had 14 points and D.J. Jackson finished with 11. Oral Roberts trailed the entire game, but pulled within four points twice in the final minutes, including 66-62 after Glover converted a three-point play. But the Golden Eagles could not get over the hump as Wisconsin shot 8 of 8 from the foul line the rest of the way, including four from Jackson. NO. 23 CREIGHTON 82, TULSA 72 In Omaha, Neb., Doug McDermott scored 21 of his 33 points in the second half, and Austin Chatman had a career-high 19 for Creighton. McDermott recorded his 16th career 30-point game. He also became the first Creighton player since Cyril Baptiste in 1969-70 to open a season with four straight 20-point games. The Bluejays (4-0), playing as a Top 25 team for the first time this season, opened the second half on a 13-4 run to increase its 42-41 halftime lead to 55-45. McDermott had eight points during the spurt, closing the surge with two straight 3-pointers. Rashad Smith had 21 points, Pat Swilling added 18 and James Woodard 11 for Tulsa (0-4). Shaquille Harrison, who was averaging a team-high 19.5 points, was held to seven. NO. 24 NORTH CAROLINA 82, RICHMOND 72 In Uncasville, Conn., Marcus Paige scored 26 points, Brice Johnson had 24, and North Carolina bounced back from its first loss of the season. The Tar Heels (3-1) were up 66-62 with just under 4 minutes to play when Richmond’s Terry Allen picked up his fourth foul. Johnson made a putback that started the run that gave the Tar Heels control of the game. A Paige 3-pointer made it 71-62 and North Carolina held on down the stretch. Cedrick Lindsay scored 29 points for Richmond. Kendall Anthony added 13. Johnson added 12 rebounds for the sophomore’s first career doubledouble.

Prosecutor: Decision in Winston sex assault case unlikely this week By Gary Fineout The Associated Press

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — State Attorney Willie Meggs said Saturday it is unlikely that a final decision will be made before Thanksgiving on whether to charge Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston in a sexual assault case. Meggs’s comments came just a day after the family of the alleged victim sent out a statement disputing the victim consented to sex with Winston as had been suggested by his attorney earlier this week. “To be clear, the victim did not consent. This was a rape,” the family said in the statement, released late Friday. Earlier last week, Timothy Jansen, an attorney representing Winston, suggested that the player and the alleged victim may have had consensual sex. Jansen made his comments after results from a DNA report showed Winston’s DNA was found in the underwear of the accuser. Jansen said he was “not surprised” that the DNA was found and that he “anticipated” it would be discovered. The family in its statement added that the “consent defense is too little too late and is clearly reactive damage control by Jansen after learning the DNA matched his client.” Prosecutors have the DNA report and have also interviewed the victim. Meggs on Friday said that

prosecutors need to do four or five things to wrap up their investigation. But a day later the veteran prosecutor said that “not everything has fallen into place.” “I very seriously doubt that we will be finished by Thanksgiving,” Meggs said. “We still haven’t gotten everything we need to get.” The alleged sexual assault was first reported to police in December. The family said earlier this week that the victim did not know the identity of her attacker until early January, when she identified him as Winston. The family has been sharply critical of the way Tallahassee police have handled the case. The family says they pushed to have a DNA sample taken from Winston only to be told by a police detective that it would alert Winston and make the case public. The statement released Friday called it “significant” that the DNA matches Winston and questioned why Jansen did not previously assert that the sex was consensual. Tallahassee police have defended their handling of the case. The interim chief said this week that the case was placed on inactive status back in February after police were told the alleged victim did not wish to prosecute the case. Patricia Carroll, an attorney representing the accuser, has denied that the woman wanted to drop the investigation.

The Associated Press

STILLWATER, Okla. — Clint Chelf put Oklahoma State well within reach of a Big 12 Conference championship, dooming Baylor’s national title aspirations in the process. Chelf passed for a Okla. St. 49 career-high 370 yards Baylor 17 and accounted for four touchdowns as No. 11 Oklahoma State took down another national-championship hopeful, easily defeating No. 3 Baylor 49-17 on Saturday night. The loss for the Bears leaves Alabama, Florida State and Ohio State as the lone remaining unbeatens near the top of the BCS standings — and they’ll certainly line up in that order when the new numbers come out Sunday. Oklahoma State has now won 10 or more games in three of the last four seasons, and can win the Big 12 by beating rival Oklahoma at home in two weeks. Chelf, who lost the starting job earlier this season for the Cowboys (10-1, 7-1 Big 12 Conference), threw for three touchdown passes and ran for a score — continuing his mastery of the stunned Bears in front of a record crowd of 60,218 in Boone Pickens Stadium. The senior also had a 48-yard reception and finished with 438 yards of total offense. He was 19-of-25 passing. Tracy Moore added five catches for 126 yards for Oklahoma State. Bryce Petty was 28-of-48 passing for 359 yards for Baylor (9-1, 6-1), which had its 13-game winning streak snapped and hasn’t won in Stillwater since 1939. The Bears entered Saturday averaging a national-best 61.2 points and 684.8 yards per game. They had no answers for a Cowboys’ defense that held the high-powered attack in check most of the way. Oklahoma State forced three Baylor fumbles and also stopped the Bears on two key fourth-down attempts in the second half — both which led to Cowboys’ touchdowns. Baylor finished with 453 yards of total offense, and Antwan Goodley had 10 catches for 118 yards receiving. The Cowboys, led by Chelf, finished with 594 yards of total offense. After falling behind 35-3, Baylor appeared on the verge of cutting the lead to 35-17 early in the fourth quarter. However, Petty fumbled deep in Oklahoma State territory and Tyler Patmon returned it 78 yards for a touchdown to put the Cowboys up 42-10. The score put the exclamation point on a thoroughly one-sided performance. Chelf lost the starting job earlier this year to sophomore J.W. Walsh, slowly working his way back to the role of top option for the Cowboys. The senior accounted for four touchdowns in last week’s win over Texas, but he was at his absolute best on Saturday night — capping the stunning performance with a 33-yard touchdown pass to Jhajuan Seales. Baylor appeared on its way to the early lead when Petty broke free on a third-andtwo on the Bears’ second possession — with no defenders in his path to the end zone. However, the quarterback — who entered the game leading the Big 12 in total offense — tripped short of the end zone and fell down at the Oklahoma State 1-yard line. Two plays later, Shock Linwood fumbled when he tried to stretch out for the touchdown — with James Castleman knocking the ball loose and recovering the ball for the Cowboys. NO. 10 STANFORD 63, CALIFORNIA 13 Stanford is back on top of the Pac-12 North after Arizona did to Oregon what Southern California did to the Cardinal last week. Though this upset was far more surprising and emphatic. The fifth-ranked Ducks had their national championship hopes smashed by Arizona, 42-16 on Saturday as No. 10 Stanford was routing California. The results give Stanford the Pac-12 North title for a second straight season. Oregon (9-2) might be able to get an atlarge BCS bid if it can close out with a victory against Oregon State, but it’s looking like a bit of a long shot now. Oregon lost for the second time in three games. In the last three weeks the Ducks have lost to Stanford to give the Cardinal control of the division, then regained control when Stanford fell to USC, and now have given it away again. NO. 1 ALABAMA 49, CHATTANOOGA 0 TUSCALOOSA, Ala., AJ McCarron passed for two touchdowns and became No. 1 Alabama’s winningest quarterback. McCarron completed 13 of 16 passes for 171 yards before leaving one drive into the second half of his final game at BryantDenny Stadium for the Crimson Tide (11-0). He improved to 36-2 as a starter, breaking a tie with Jay Barker for the school mark. McCarron and Alabama got an easy tuneup for the Iron Bowl against No. 6 Auburn to determine the Southeastern Conference Western Division champion. The Tide produced its third shutout of the year and blocked a field goal against the FCS Mocs (8-4). NO. 2 FLORIDA STATE 80, IDAHO 14 In Tallahassee, Fla., Jameis Winston threw for 225 yards and four touchdowns as No. 2 Florida State broke a school record for points in a game. Florida State (11-0) broke the school record of 77 points scored in 1995 to remain unbeaten. The Seminoles continue to focus on foot-

Baylor receiver Levi Norwood misses a pass in front of Oklahoma State safety Lyndell Johnson during the second quarter of Saturday’s game in Stillwater, Okla. SUE OGROCKI/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

ball while the ongoing sexual assault investigation of Winston casts a shadow over the program. State attorney Willie Meggs said Saturday it is unlikely that a final decision will be made before Thanksgiving on whether to charge the quarterback. Florida State is now two wins from a likely berth in the BCS championship game. NO. 4 OHIO STATE 42, INDIANA 14 In Columbus, Ohio, Braxton Miller ran for 144 yards and two touchdowns and passed for two more Saturday to lead No. 4 Ohio State to a 42-14 victory over Indiana, extending the Buckeyes’ school-record win streak to 23 in a row. The snowy victory clinched a division title for the Buckeyes (11-0, 7-0), locking up a spot opposite Michigan State in the Big Ten championship game on Dec. 7. Carlos Hyde became the first running back to go more than 1,000 yards rushing in Urban Meyer’s 12 years as a head coach. He ran for 117 yards and two scores. Ohio State’s defense throttled the Hoosiers (4-7, 2-5), who came in averaging 39 points a game. ARIZONA 42, NO. 5 OREGON 16 In Tucson, Ariz., Ka’Deem Carey ran for 206 yards and four touchdowns while becoming Arizona’s all-time leading rusher. Coming off a disappointing home loss to Washington State, Arizona (7-4, 4-4 Pac-12) didn’t back off the throttle of its up-tempo offense against the fast-paced Ducks. With Carey bursting through the line to punish defenders and B.J. Denker dinking and dashing with a variety of fakes, the Wildcats jumped out to a quick 14-0 lead and kept going for their first win over a top-five team since knocking off No. 1 Washington 1992. Oregon (9-2, 6-2) gave the Wildcats plenty of help with three turnovers and turning it over twice more on downs to end its national title hopes and, possibly, its four-year run of BCS bowls. NO. 7 CLEMSON 52, THE CITADEL 6 In Clemson, S.C., Tajh Boyd threw for five touchdowns and 288 yards in the final home game of his career. The game was more of a celebration than a contest for the Tigers (10-1), who now have not lost in 28 games against Football Championship Subdivision opponents. Clemson didn’t score on its first possession, but made it to the end zone the next five times it touched the ball. Boyd had touchdown passes of 8, 9, 19, 24 and 30 yards. He ended the game with 102 passing TDs in his career and tied the Tigers record of five passing TDs in a game for the sixth time. Three times Boyd has thrown for five scores in the first half. Clemson outgained The Citadel (5-7) 558 yards to 172 yards. NO. 8 MISSOURI 24, NO. 24 MISSISSIPPI 10 In Oxford, Miss., Henry Josey rushed for two touchdowns, Marcus Murphy added another, and No. 8 Missouri rolled. The Tigers (10-1, 6-1 Southeastern Conference) is now one victory away from clinching the SEC East title. The Tigers host Texas A&M next weekend. Missouri jumped out to a 17-3 lead by halftime and led by a comfortable margin for most of the second half. James Franklin completed 12 of 19 passes for 142 yards and an interception in his first start since a shoulder injury caused him to miss four games. Josey rushed for 95 yards. NO. 18 LSU 34, NO. NO. 9 TEXAS A&M 10 In Baton Rouge, La., Terrance Magee rushed for a career-high 149 yards, and LSU’s defense pulled the plug on Johnny Manziel and Texas A&M’s video-game offense. Zach Mettenberger completed 11-of-20 passes for 193 yards and two touchdowns on a cold, wet and windy afternoon. Jarvis Landry highlighted his four-catch, 87-yard performances with touchdowns of 40 and 10 yards. LSU (8-3, 4-3 Southeastern Conference) piled up 324 yards on the ground and outgained Texas A&M (8-3, 4-3) in total yards, 517-299. NO. 12 SOUTH CAROLINA 70, COASTAL CAROLINA 10 In Columbia, S.C., Connor Shaw passed for a touchdown and ran for a score in less than a quarter of work as South Carolina scored the most points in Steve Spurrier’s nine seasons as coach. The Gamecocks (9-2) scored on their first six possessions and surpassed their output

from a 69-24 win over Troy in 2010. And it came with South Carolina resting several starters for rival Clemson next Saturday night, including defensive linemen Jadeveon Clowney and Kelcy Quarles and the Southeastern Conference’s leading rusher in Mike Davis. The Gamecocks won their record 17th straight game at home and Shaw improved to 25-5 as a starter, moving past Todd Ellis’ wins mark NO. 13 MICHIGAN STATE 30, NORTHWESTERN 6 In Evanston, Ill., Connor Cook threw for a career-high 293 yards, Jeremy Langford ran for 150, and Michigan State clinched a spot in the Big Ten title game. Cook threw for two touchdowns. Langford ran for two scores, and the Spartans (10-1, 7-0) reached the conference title game for the second time in three years. Langford ran 20 yards untouched for the game’s first touchdown in the second quarter. He sealed it with a 37-yard scoring run in the fourth after Kurtis Drummond picked off a short pass by Trevor Siemian, sending Michigan State to its seventh straight win and Northwestern (4-7, 0-7) to its seventh loss in a row. NO. 19 ARIZONA STATE 38, NO. 14 UCLA 33 In Pasadena, Calif., Taylor Kelly passed for 225 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 99 yards and another score, and Arizona State hung on in the fourth quarter to clinch its first Pac-12 South title. Marion Grice had 95 yards rushing and 72 yards receiving for the surging Sun Devils (9-2, 7-1 Pac-12), who will face Stanford in the league title game in two weeks. If Arizona State beats Arizona in the Territorial Cup game next week, the Sun Devils will host the Cardinal. NO. 16 WISCONSIN 20, MINNESOTA 7 In Minneapolis, James White rushed for 125 yards and a touchdown, and No. 16 Wisconsin beat Minnesota for the 10th straight time. Jared Abbrederis had seven catches for 67 yards and a touchdown, and Chris Borland recovered two fumbles and forced one to tie the NCAA record for career fumbles caused. After the game, the Badgers (9-2, 6-1 Big Ten) hoisted Paul Bunyan’s Axe and used it to chop the Gophers goal post when the time ran out. Aaron Hill returned an interception for a touchdown and David Cobb rushed for 68 yards for the Golden Gophers (8-3, 4-3). But Philip Nelson completed just 7 of 23 passes for 83 yards and the Gophers turned the ball over three times to snap a four-game winning streak. NO. 21 LOUISVILLE 24, MEMPHIS 17 In Louisville, Ky., Teddy Bridgewater threw for 220 yards and a touchdown in what could be his final home game for Louisville. The Cardinals used a 17-point surge over the second and third quarters to provide a cushion. Louisville (10-1, 6-1 American Athletic Conference) seemed in control leading 24-3 before quarterback Paxton Lynch rallied Memphis (3-7, 1-5) with a 4-yard run early in the fourth quarter and a 6-yard TD pass to Jesse Milleson with 6:07 remaining. NO. 22 OKLAHOMA 41, KANSAS STATE 31 In Manhattan, Kan., Brennan Clay ran for a career-high 200 yards and two touchdowns, and Sooners coach Bob Stoops moved past Barry Switzer for the most wins in school history. It was the 157th victory at Oklahoma for Stoops, and it came against his former mentor. Stoops was a defensive assistant under Kansas State coach Bill Snyder from 1989-95. Freshman Trevor Knight, filling in for the injured Blake Bell, threw for 171 yards and accounted for two TDs for the Sooners (9-2, 6-2 Big 12). He made do without running back Damien Williams and wide receiver Lacoltan Bester, who were reportedly suspended earlier in the week. NO. 25 DUKE 28, WAKE FOREST 21 In Winston-Salem, N.C., Anthony Boone threw three touchdown passes, and No. 25 Duke held on for its seventh straight win. Brandon Connette rushed 3 yards for the go-ahead score late in the third quarter, and Boone was 24 of 29 for 256 yards. The Blue Devils (9-2, 5-2 ACC) fell behind 14-0 before rallying to match the school record for victories and remain in control of the Coastal Division.


Sunday, November 24, 2013 THE NEW MEXICAN



Pacers beat short-handed 76ers, win 3rd straight The Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS — Roy Hibbert had 27 points and 13 rebounds, Paul George added 19 points, and Indiana beat Philadelphia. Michael Carter-Williams scored 29 points and Evan Turner had 21 points and 11 rebounds for the shorthanded 76ers. Spencer Hawes, the team’s second-leading scorer, didn’t dress because of a sore left knee and Tony Wroten (back) and Thaddeus Young (personal) didn’t travel with the team, leaving the Sixers with just nine players in uniform. Lance Stephenson added 18 points and David West had 17 points and 11 rebounds in Indiana’s third straight win, while George Hill finished with 11 points. The Pacers (12-1) are 7-0 at home. HEAT 101, MAGIC 99 In Miami, LeBron James’ jumper with 15.1 seconds left put Miami ahead for good, and the Heat rallied from 16 points down in the second half to beat the Orlando Magic. Dwyane Wade scored 27 points in his return to the lineup after missing two games to rest his knees, James added

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22 and Chris Bosh had 15 for the Heat, who have won six straight. KINGS 103, CLIPPERS 102 In Los Angeles, Chris Paul scored 22 points, hitting a goahead free throw with 2.5 seconds left, to help the Clippers beat the Sacramento Kings after Los Angeles blew a 20-point lead in the first half. DeAndre Jordan had 17 points and 12 rebounds, and Blake Griffin finished with 16 points and 10 boards for the Clippers, who have won 11 of their last 13 against the Kings. J.J. Redick added 15 points. ROCKETS 112, TIMBERWOLVES 101 In Houston, Aaron Brooks scored a season-high 26 points to pick up the slack for the injured James Harden, and Houston beat Minnesota. The Rockets led throughout, and Omri Casspi, Jeremy Lin and Brooks made consecutive 3-pointers in a 9-0 run to start the fourth quarter and extend the lead to 91-74. CELTICS 94, HAWKS 87 In Atlanta, Brandon Bass had 17 points, seven rebounds and two key blocks and Boston surged past Atlanta. Jeff Green had 16 points and Jared Sullinger scored 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds as

the Celtics snapped a six-game losing streak. Al Horford led the Hawks with 18 points and seven rebounds, and Jeff Teague had 13 points and 10 assists. Atlanta had won four of five games before losing for just the second time this season at home. WIZARDS 98, KNICKS 89 In Washington, the Knicks took their poor play at home with them on the road, allowed Washington’s John Wall to score 31 points and dropped into a last-place tie in the Atlantic Division with a loss to the Wizards. Wall registered at least 30 points in consecutive games for the first time in his NBA career, after scoring 37 in a loss to Toronto on Friday. The No. 1 overall pick in the 2010 draft also had seven assists and a soaring block on Iman Shumpert’s layup attempt in the closing seconds. SPURS 126, CAVALIERS 96 In San Antonio, Danny Green had 17 points, and the San Antonio Spurs had a season-high 16 3-pointers, rolling past the Cleveland Cavaliers for their 10th straight victory. Patty Mills had 15 points, Tony Parker added 12 points and Tiago Splitter and Marco Belinelli each had 10 points for San

By John Boell Newsday

JETS (5-5) at RAVENS (4-6)

JAGUARS (1-9) at TEXANS (2-8)

Line: Ravens by 3½ Time: 11 a.m. Bottom line: It hasn’t taken too long for the anti-Geno Smith talk to start picking up, has it? The whispers for backup Matt Simms are starting to get louder. I couldn’t believe the Jets got blown out in Buffalo. But even Gang Green’s defense has its limits when it is constantly put in bad positions by inopportune turnovers. I’m not sure this is a great spot for the Jets, but if their pattern of win, loss, win continues, they are on course for a win. I just want a cover. The Jets have covered four straight games after a loss. The main reason I’ll pick Rex & Co. is his old team, which has won or lost five of their last seven by three or fewer points. Translation: They don’t win big and usually play close games. I’ll take the points. THE PICK: JETS

Line: Texans by 10 Time: 11 a.m. Bottom line: I might have to call Newsday’s media writer Neil Best to find out how many people actually watch this game. Then, I can request that they all have their NFL viewing memberships revoked. How is a 2-8 team favored by 10 points? THE PICK: JAGUARS

BUCCANEERS (2-8) at LIONS (6-4) Line: Lions by 9 Time: 11 a.m. Bottom line: After last week’s loss, which included a botched fake field-goal attempt, Lions coach Jim Schwartz made like the Lion in the Wizard of Oz: “Don’t say I’m scared because we ain’t,” he said. “When I say we, I mean me.” Scared, no. A bit misguided, yep. I’m not afraid to take the Bucs, who have won two straight and covered three in a row. THE PICK: BUCS

BEARS (6-4) at RAMS (4-6) Line: Rams by 1 Time: 11 a.m. Bottom line: Quick: Name the No. 3 offense in points per game behind Denver and New Orleans? I was surprised it was the Bears. The Rams are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 home games. THE PICK: BEARS

VIKINGS (2-8) at PACKERS (5-5) Line: Packers by 4½ Time: 11 a.m. Bottom line: Aaron Rodgers held his usual midweek news conference and told the reporters in attendance: “I just missed you guys a lot.” I imagine the Packers feel the same way about their injured starting QB as the Pack is mired in a three-game skid. The Pack finds a way to get it done. THE PICK: PACKERS

CHARGERS (4-6) at CHIEFS (9-1) Line: Chiefs by 4½ Time: 11 a.m. Bottom line: How will the Chiefs respond after their first loss? San Diego, which has lost three straight, is going to find out. KC, which has something to prove, will get back on track. THE PICK: CHIEFS

PANTHERS (7-3) at DOLPHINS (5-5) Line: Panthers by 4½ Time: 11 a.m. Bottom line: I’m not sure there’s a team I’d want to face less than the Panthers, who boast a tough no-name defense and a wellrounded offense. They’ve won and covered six straight. No letdown here. Miami is just trying to keep things together amid the chaos. THE PICK: PANTHERS

STEELERS (4-6) at BROWNS (4-6)

COLTS (7-3) at CARDINALS (6-4) Line: Cardinals by 2½ Time: 2:05 p.m. Bottom line: I’d love to be on the sidelines before this game and listen to the banter between Cardinals coach Bruce Arians and his former Colts players. Remember, Arians was Indy’s offensive coordinator and took over as interim head coach last season when Chuck Pagano battled leukemia. Arizona is 4-7 ATS in its last 11 home games, while Indy is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 as an underdog. THE PICK: COLTS

TITANS (4-6) at RAIDERS (4-6) Line: Titans by 1 Time: 2:05 p.m. Bottom line: Could there by a QB controversy in Oakland? Penn State product Matt McGloin threw three touchdowns and no interceptions in his debut last week as the Raiders scored a season-high 28 points in a win over the Texans. The Titans are 4-0 ATS on the road this season. Worth a shot. THE PICK: TITANS

COWBOYS (5-5) at GIANTS (4-6) Line: Giants by 2½ Time: 2:25 p.m. Bottom line: Lowdown? The winner here still has a good shot at winning the NFC East, which is the only way a team in this once-proud division makes the playoffs. Looking at the Giants’ last four games, and I know they were probably owed a few breaks. But, boy, have they been fortunate with four straight covers and victories — all against teams with below-average quarterbacks. They won’t be so lucky against Tony Romo, perhaps the most vilified player in the NFL the past few years. There’s no middle ground with Poor Tony. He’s either loved or hated. I think the Cowboys are the most talented team in the division. They’re also 5-2 against the spread (ATS) in their last seven NFC games. THE PICK: COWBOYS

BRONCOS (9-1) at PATRIOTS (7-3) Line: Broncos by 2½ Time: 6:30 p.m. Bottom line: This is a game I’ll tape and keep on my DVR for historic purposes. When Peyton Manning (470 TDs) and Tom Brady (348 TDs) meet, this game will have starting QBs with the most combined TD passes (818) in NFL history. Brady is 9-4 all-time vs. Manning, who is 2-9 overall — including playoffs — in New England. THE PICK: PATRIOTS MONDAY NIGHT

49ERS (6-4) at REDSKINS (3-7) Line: 49ers by 5½ Time: 6:40 p.m. Bottom line: The Redskins probably had their playoff hopes dashed in Philly. The Niners have lost two straight and need to rebound quickly with the playoffs nearing. This line scares me because everyone seems to love the 49ers. Tread softly. THE PICK: 49ERS

Line: Browns by 1½ Time: 11 a.m. Bottom line: Two of the six AFC teams with a 4-6 record. The Jets and Miami are 5-5. All eight are battling for the sixth and final playoff spot. The Steelers are 1-5 ATS in their last BYE WEEK: Buffalo, Cincinnati, Philadelsix road games, but they looked great last week. Call it a hunch. THE PICK: STEELERS phia, Seattle

Antonio (12-1), which tied the best start in franchise history. The Spurs never trailed while scoring a season high in points. BOBCATS 96, BUCKS 72 In Milwaukee, Al Jefferson scored 19 points, Gerald Henderson added 17 and the Charlotte Bobcats handed the Milwaukee Bucks their eighth straight loss. Jefferson, in his second game back from an ankle injury, added seven rebounds for Charlotte, which has won two of three. Khris Middleton (20 points) led the Bucks, who shot just 35 percent. Milwaukee’s losing streak is its longest since closing out the 2007-8 season with eight consecutive losses. NUGGETS 102, MAVERICKS 100 In Denver, Randy Foye made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:11 left, and the Denver Nuggets hung on to beat the Dallas Mavericks. Ty Lawson scored 20 points to lead the Nuggets, who won their fifth straight at home while ending Dallas’ four-game winning streak. Kenneth Faried had 18 points and 14 rebounds, and Foye finished 17 points. Dirk Nowitzki had 27 points but missed a shot at the end that would have sent the game into overtime.

Indiana Pacers forward Paul George, left, steals the ball from Philadelphia 76ers forward Evan Turner during the second half of Saturday’s game. AJ MAST/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Cowboys look for share of NFC East lead vs. Giants By Tom Canavan

at MetLife Stadium, it would have a two-game lead over New York and the head-to-head tiebreaker EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — with five to go. Playing a meaningful NFC East The Giants’ chances of winning game in the second half of the seathe division would be slim if they son is nothing new for the Dallas lose, and seven losses might not Cowboys and New York Giants. be good enough to make the playIt happens annually. Two years offs as a wild card. ago, the teams met on the final While a loss would not elimiweekend of the season for the nate the Giants from postseason division title. The Giants won, and contention, defensive end Justin it fueled a Super Bowl charge. Tuck says the team understands The difference this year is the the situation. game is before Thanksgiving. It “Instead of us digging ourselves has the potential to get the Cowout of a hole there, if we lose this boys (5-5) back into a tie for first football game, it’s more like them place with idle Philadelphia, and throwing dirt on it,” Tuck said. to end the Giants’ bid to get back “Mathematically is would not put into contention after losing their us out of it, but we are looking at first six games. Make no mistake, this is a must it as a must win.” The Cowboys come off a muchwin for the Giants (4-6), who are trying to become only the second needed bye week. They were NFL team to lose the first six and crushed by New Orleans 49-17 win the next five. Tennessee did it before the bye when the Saints had an NFL-record 40 first downs. in 2009 en route to an 8-8 record. “I think in the NFL you’ve got The Cowboys returned two of to be able to put the last game six takeaways for touchdowns in behind you, win or lose, no matter the season opener, a 36-31 win. If Dallas sweeps the series Sunday what happens, and go get the next The Associated Press

one, and that’s our approach,” said Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, who has 21 touchdowns and six interceptions. One thing the Cowboys won’t have to worry about is their coach. Owner Jerry Jones said Jason Garrett will return next season. “I’m disappointed we don’t have a better record, but he has got us in position to win the division and got a team here I firmly believe has the ability to be one of the better-playing teams at the end,” Jones said. Dallas will face a somewhat new-look Giants, especially on defense. The unit has given up two touchdowns in the current winning streak, the first on a 5-yard drive by Oakland after it forced a fumble on the opening kickoff. While the Giants haven’t had a breakout game on offense, they are playing better. Eli Manning has had two interceptions in the winning streak after throwing 15 in the first six games. The line has stabilized, and the return of Andre Brown from a broken leg two weeks ago has the running game in gear.

Mourns: Rozelle regretted choice Continued from Page D-1 the games the worst mistake he made in 29 years as commissioner. But play them they did, from stadiums in the East to the Los Angeles Coliseum even as the rival American Football League canceled its slate of games and most colleges had canceled theirs the day before. Rozelle would later say he made his decision the afternoon of the assassination based partly on advice from Pierre Salinger, the White House press secretary, who told him Kennedy would have wanted the games played. The decision was made a bit easier by the fact teams in Dallas and Washington were both playing on the road that weekend and the NBA and NHL went on with their limited schedules. But even within the league there were deep divisions on the propriety of playing before Kennedy had even been laid to rest. The Redskins offered to forgo their $75,000 guarantee so they wouldn’t have to take the train to Philadelphia, and Eagles President Frank McNamee was so unhappy about his team playing that he went to a memorial for the president at Independence Hall rather than the game. “Simply and flatly the game is being played by order of the commissioner,” McNamee said tersely. If there were any great performances that day, they went widely unnoticed. The games were not televised because CBS was devoting its airwaves fulltime to coverage of the assassination, and sports writers of the day were as much in mourning as everyone else. “Big men were playing a boy’s sport at the wrong time,” sports columnist Arthur Daley wrote in The New York Times. Some players — particularly those on the Los Angeles Rams — had no desire to play. They took the field because they had to, because the commissioner had declared the games would go on. Others almost seemed to welcome the respite from the dreariness of the day. “It was hard to think football before the game,” St. Louis quarterback Charlie Johnson said that day. “Then it passed.”

“I think everybody felt something,” Chicago Bears tight end Mike Ditka said. “Not having known the man, however, I think he would have not wanted it postponed. So we go out on the field — and it’s business to us — and after the first kickoff all you think about is the Steelers.” The fans might have been seeking an escape themselves. Despite worries that stadiums could be half empty, games in New York, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia were all sellouts. And while about 150 tickets were sent back for refunds in Pittsburgh, another 300 were sold the day before the game. At the stadiums, flags were at half-staff and there was a moment of silence before the game. Fans were asked to join in singing the national anthem, and many had transistor radios tuned in to the latest developments in Dallas and Washington. The NFL was hardly the sports behemoth it is today. It had just 14 teams — the Detroit Lions were sold that week for $6 million — and lagged behind baseball and college football in popularity. The league had just weathered a gambling scandal, it faced competition from the upstart yet still decidedly inferior AFL and the first Super Bowl was still four years away. Still, the decision to play was shocking to many, made even more so when the shooting of Oswald was captured on TV just minutes before the East Coast games were scheduled to kick off. So much had happened in the previous 48 hours that it seemed incomprehensible that playing football games would somehow restore some normalcy to a shattered nation. That they played football that Sunday was a blunder Rozelle would come to regret. It was also one the NFL would take pains to avoid after the 9/11 attacks, when the entire season was pushed back a week while workers dug through the rubble of the World Trade Center. Sports can be a healer, but it can’t heal everything. Certainly not a nation traumatized by the killing of a president who always seemed so full of life. On that painful Sunday a half century ago, nothing could.


THE NEW MEXICAN Sunday, November 24, 2013

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A street performer entertains crowds at the pier in St. Petersburg, Fla. The pier, built in 1971, closed on May 31. COURTESY TERRY HAMMONDS

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Almanac Santa Fe Airport through 6 p.m. Saturday Santa Fe Airport Temperatures High/low ......................................... 32°/27° Normal high/low ............................ 51°/24° Record high ............................... 64° in 1954 Record low .................................. 5° in 1931 Santa Fe Airport Precipitation 24 hours through 6 p.m. yest. ............ 0.08” Month/year to date ................ 2.12”/12.04” Normal month/year to date ... 0.53”/12.58” Santa Fe Farmers Market 24 hours through 6 p.m. yest. ............ Trace Month/year to date ................ 1.85”/11.65”



Farmington 39/26



Santa Fe 31/20 Pecos 29/19


Albuquerque 34/27



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Clayton 30/22

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Las Vegas 26/21 40


The following water statistics of November 21 are the most recent supplied by the City Water Division (in millions of gallons). Total water produced from: Canyon Water Treatment Plant: 1.421 Buckman Water Treatment Plant: 2.650 City Wells: 0.000 Buckman Wells: 1.053 Total water produced by water system: 5.124 Amount delivered to Las Campanas: Golf course: 0.000, domestic: 0.070 Santa Fe Canyon reservoir storage: 67.5 percent of capacity; daily inflow 3.17 million gallons. A partial list of the City of Santa Fe’s Comprehensive Water Conservation Requirements currently in effect: • Irrigation water leaving the intended area is not permitted. Wasting water is not allowed. • Using water to clean hard surfaces with a hose or power washer is prohibited. • Hoses used in manual car washing MUST be equipped with a positive shut-off nozzle. • Swimming pools and spas must be covered when not in use. For a complete list of requirements call: 955-4225

Clovis 26/21

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Roswell 34/21

Ruidoso 30/24


Truth or Consequences 39/27




Hobbs 34/27


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Newsmakers ‘Catching Fire’ on pace for a box office record

DeGeneres has global ‘goal’ for Oscar gig

LOS ANGELES — The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is a scorching hit at the box office. Lionsgate has released early numbers on what’s expected to be one of the biggest November openings ever. Catching Fire has grossed $70.5 million domestically and $64 million internationally, bringing its total to $135 million, the studio reported Saturday. Numbers were from Friday’s opening day but includes some scattered preview shows on Thursday night. The sequel gained $25.3 million from Thursday screenings. Catching Fire is expected to bump two-week champ Thor: The Dark World out of the No. 1 slot. Totals for Catching Fire are expected to reach $150 million domestically over the weekend, though some reports estimated a $170 million opener.

LOS ANGELES — Ellen DeGeneres has high aspirations for her second time around hosting the Oscars. “It reached the world,” the talk show host said of her wellreceived 2007 Oscarcast. Ellen “And I’m DeGeneres trying to get world peace. So, that’s my goal.” DeGeneres may have been exaggerating, but there���s no overstating her enthusiasm for the upcoming March 2 gig. “I know a lot of those people,” she said of the Oscar audience. “They’re on my show a lot. I love the whole business.”

From left, Josh Hutcherson as Peeta Mellark, Elizabeth Banks as Effie Trinket and Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in a scene from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. LIONSGATE

“This is a testament to the power of the books, the way the first film resonated across the world with audiences and Jennifer Lawrence’s continued success and popularity, particularly in this role,” said box-office analyst Paul Dergarabedian of Rentrak of the Catching Fire success. “And the movie has gotten great reviews, which means it

will get great word of mouth.” The impressive opening of Catching Fire is expected to mark the eighth-highest domestic opening to date. The Hunger Games, with $67.3 million its opening night in 2012, holds the title of the sixthhighest opening weekend with $152.5 million. The Avengers sits at No. 1 with $207.4 million.

NYC stores trim windows as gifts to city tourists By Samantha Critchell The Associated Press

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NEW YORK — Forget window shopping, some of Manhattan’s biggest and most storied retailers say their elaborate seasonal window displays are a gift to passers-by. Reimagining every major holiday covered in a slick coating of ice, recreating cozy Christmas-morning scenes and paying homage to a local legend can be a yearlong labor of love. “Every store has their own style,” says David Hoey, senior director of visual presentation at Bergdorf Goodman. “We try to pick a theme that will lend itself for us to go to town. We all do.” At his corner of 57th Street and Fifth Avenue, arguably one of the most famous shopping intersections in the world, Hoey isn’t just celebrating Christmas, he’s paying homage to 12 holidays, including Valentine’s Day, Independence Day and Halloween. One of his favorite windows is the April Fool’s Day display that depicts a lovely outdoor springtime scene — assembled upside down. Kitty-corner from Bergdorf is Tiffany & Co. and its scenes that aim to capture the New York holiday of your best dreams and memories. “We are telling a story of the lives that go on here and the interactions that happen on Christmas Day and on that morning in New York City,” says Richard Moore, vice president of creative visual merchandising. He does add a little product to the scenes — it is a store, after all — but the holiday windows aren’t as much about pushing sales. “It’s about holiday spirit and celebrated tradition. The windows are for all ages, all different cultures. We just want you to stop and look and engage in our windows.” Hoey eagerly visits the windows of the other big stores. It’s a treat and a tradition, he says. “Window dressers and the people who do window displays is a very small community. We look at everyone’s windows. We are just as excited to see the other windows as everyone else is.” Moore soaks up the season, too. “There’s no better time to think about [the] next holiday than this holiday.” Here’s what window watchers can see now through the end of December, all located in midtown: Barneys New York: Barneys’ holiday collaboration with Jay Z, whose full name is Shawn Corey Carter, certainly has created the most headlines, but not for the windows or the BNY SCC collection items they feature. The focus has been on

Bergdorf Goodman’s holiday window display in New York. MARK LENNIHAN/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

the partnership in the midst of customers’ accusations of racial profiling while they were buying expensive items. The windows, though, are trained on high tech with interactive installations that feature light shows and a virtual sleigh ride with Santa and Mrs. Claus, fresh off Madison Avenue makeovers. Bergdorf Goodman: The “Holidays on Ice” theme exists in a “sort-of time warp,” Hoey says. There are details from the 17th through 21st centuries — and all coated with a little glimmer and shimmer. Bloomingdale’s: A trip around the block seems a trip around the world, with oversized packages celebrating shopping around the world, including France, Italy and China — and New York. Henri Bendel: A celebration of the work of the late illustrator Al Hirschfeld, the windows peek into an imaginary dinner party — at a tony town house, of course — filled with the celebrities who so often were his subjects. The guest list includes Sarah Jessica Parker, Liza Minnelli, Marilyn Monroe and Audrey Hepburn. Lord & Taylor: There’s also a party going on here. It’s part of the celebration of the traditional trappings of the season: shopping for gifts, taking tea and kissing goodnight. Macy’s: A little boy journeys through an enchanted forest, meeting all sorts of extraordinary characters along the way, and comes away with belief in faith and some magical dreams. Saks Fifth Avenue: Snow falls from the sky in a 3-D light show. Or, could someone — or something — be shaking the snow from the rooftop? Follow the story of Yeti, an underappreciated snowmaker in Siberia. (Saks’ display won’t be unveiled until Monday.) Tiffany & Co.: A miniature sleigh filled with boxes in Tiffany Blue visits an enchanting neighborhood on a snowy night.

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The smaller, still luxurious Las Melodias By Roger and Melissa Carson For The New Mexican



These columns appear regularly in Home, inside The New Mexican every first Sunday of the month and at www.santafenew

t was on a cold winter morning that luxury developer Lyle Anderson was out walking with Zannie Garcia on her Santa Fe Ranch just north of town. Stopping for a moment to take in the beauty of the land, they heard the sound of bells off in the distance. Asked where the sound came from, she answered that they were the bells of the St. Francis Cathedral and only during the cold stillness of winter could you hear them at her ranch some 15 miles away. Anderson was so moved by the experience that he decided to purchase a 5,000-acre parcel of her ranch and call this new development Las Campanas, The Bells.

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Fast-forward some 20 years, and Las Campanas is a mature luxury community that has weathered its ups and downs

and is poised for the future. For most people, the very words Las Campanas bring to mind million-dollar homes and resort-style living. What many people don’t realize is that Las Campanas offers a variety of lifestyles and not all the homes are of the large, million-dollar variety. Enter Michael Sivage, a second-generation homebuilder and developer most recognized for his family business, SivageThomas. The family business was a tremendous success, building and selling more than a billion dollars worth of homes in the Southwest. Astute to the economic changes in the wind, he sold the company to Pulte homes in 2003, and Michael Sivage looked to San Antonio, Texas, where his new company,

Michael Sivage Homes and Communities, grew to be one of the largest in that market. He returned to his beloved New Mexico to set up a base of operations in Albuquerque. Adrian Calderon, president of Sivage Luxury Homes, was tasked with creating housing for the Santa Fe market, specifically the Los Santeros neighborhood of Las Campanas. Anderson originally platted the Los Santeros neighborhood to include smaller lot sizes for homes that were 2,500 square feet or less. Calderon laid out the master plan for what is now Las Melodias de Las Campanas. That’s “the melodies of the bells, and Calderon crafted musically inspired street names such as Camino de Colores and Avenida Malaguena and homes with names like Baritono, Con-

tralto and even Soprano. Las Melodias sits on the premium north tip of Los Santeros and offers luxury homes with golf course and mountain views. Michael Sivage presents a variety of single-level or twostory homes with prices ranging from $400,000 to $700,000. Improved building codes over the last few years means that new homes are far more efficient and better constructed than they were even five years ago. Second-home and vacation-home buyers are looking for newer and smaller homes than a decade ago, so it appears that Mr. Sivage is right on track, again. You don’t need to play golf to live in Las Melodias; the quality of life is not dependant on being a club member. If you want the resort amenities, Las

Campanas club memberships are available and so far about half of the homeowners in Las Melodias have joined. With or without a membership, the natural setting, the security and the quality of the homes make this an exciting community to live in. For those who must live right on the golf course, there are still some golf course lots available, so now is the time to ring your own bells and enjoy this luxurious lifestyle. Roger and Melissa Carson are Realtors at Keller Williams Santa Fe. Call them at 699-3112, email twicethesellingpower@, or follow them on Twitter @CarsonandCarson and at carsonandcarson.



home By Heather Van Luchene and Steffany Hollingsworth For The New Mexican


ne of winter’s pleasures is a wood-burning fire. The divine aroma of piñon emanating from chimneys immediately brings memories. In cooler climates, fireplaces were historically the heart of a home, providing needed heat and often utilized for cooking. In Santa Fe, they usually play both a functional and decorative role.

A moss green surround of honed Indian sandstone artistically frames this contemporary gas fireplace. COURTESY ROBERT RECK

as subtle as a narrow plastered ledge that does not impede its curved lines. However, for more traditional rectilinear fireplaces, a mantle visually breaks up the form and provides a good spot for artwork and objets d’art. Mantle materials range from chunky reclaimed wood to a flagstone-covered ledge atop a plastered surface, steel, or a large piece of limestone or rough-hewn granite. The chimney, or the vertical portion extending from the mantle to the ceiling, becomes a blank canvas for a painting, sculptural piece or grouping of accessories. We are partial to threedimensional objects that provide wonderful shadow play when properly lighted, and a less serious alternative to a piece of art centered within the space. A small, lighted, recessed nicho with the perfect object placed inside can be a powerful statement. Adding texture or a contrast color to the fireplace body (or surface) immediately strength-

ens it as a focal point, defines its shape and adds visual interest. Favorite finishes include American Clay plaster in a variety of textures and colors; Bioshield clay paint with its subtle texture and green properties; Venetian plaster to create a waxed, shimmering work of art; stone veneer for strength and texture; or tile surrounding the opening or cladding the entire structure. It is important, and sometimes required by building code, to have a properly fitted and designed screen to protect people or furnishings from flying embers, which also creates an opportunity for “artwork.” Screens can be adorned with symbols, organic forms or decorative textures by our many venerable blacksmiths, adding the hand-forged quality we love. Larger openings require mounted frames with operable doors with glass or screen material, while smaller fireplaces might be better suited to freestanding screens for a maximum

view of the fire. If created to work with the overall design, fireplace tools can become integral to the design, mounted to the side or above the opening. Consider what tools you really use, as often only a poker and tongs are necessary. Wood storage is perpetually another fireplace question, often incorporated as a rectangular opening in the wall or, more traditionally, under the hearth. Otherwise, a large lined basket or a wooden, copper or steel vessel is a good solution. The fireplace serves many needs in the home, so embrace the call to give it the attention it deserves with the right design elements. Heather Van Luchene, ASID, and Steffany Hollingsworth, ASID, are partners in HVL Interiors, LLC, an interior design firm offering professional residential and hospitality design services. Both are New Mexico-licensed interior designers. They can be reached at 983-3601 or info@hvlinteriors. com.


During initial space or furniture planning, fireplaces are identified as a room’s focal point because people gravitate toward them for heat and ambiance, and they visually stand proud, demanding our attention. Fireplaces come in a variety of forms to suit every home’s style. In our region, we see everything from clean, rectilinear shapes to curvilinear, historic kivas often in adobe homes. As a focal point of the space, how do you make this form shine while incorporating it into the rest of the home’s design? The main elements of a fireplace (from bottom up) to examine are hearth, opening, mantle and chimney. Each of these parts needs to be considered, whether in new construction or a remodel, for how they relate to each other and contribute to the greater whole. Hearths are the floors of fireplaces and can literally be on the floor or raised, sometimes extending out to a banco (bench) for seating. Bancos welcome people to casually perch and receive warmth, and aesthetically they provide visual weight to a larger fireplace as well as a raised area to display an art piece. Often capped with stone, hearths may be simply plastered or covered in tile or concrete slab. Openings may be softer, frameless with plaster edges and perhaps hand-painted, while some spaces call for structure with a surround in steel, tile or stone. Moving up the fireplace, the mantle takes on a variety of forms. For smaller kivas, seen in bedroom or kitchen corners, they are often 505.988.8088

14 NORTH VISTA ESTRELLA $359,000 13 REDONDO ROAD $375,000 Country living only 15 miles to town. Well maintained Oasis in Pecos. So much history running through the home with views, landscaped grounds. #201303350 canyon. Huge shade trees, large portal. #201303356 RICKY ALLEN 505.470.8233 ANN BRUNSON & ED SCHROEDER 505.690.7885

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32 HONDO TRAIL $749,000 A spectacular hilltop position with gated private driveway to a beautiful adobe hacienda. #201301950 SUSAN KLINE & LYNDEN GALLOWAY 505.501.0101

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Historic Eastside Estate - One of Santa Fe's oldest historic estates built in the 1700s, this home is completely restored and upgraded to modern standards. It features glorious outdoor spaces and a traditional Placita enclosed courtyard, plus a clay tennis court and a well with an acre foot of water for landscaping. 6 br, 7 ba, 10,180 sq.ft., 4-car garage, 1.74 acres.

464 Arroyo Tenorio - This is possibly the finest available compound on Santa Fe's near eastside. The gated and walled gardens provide the ideal setting on a quiet lane. Classic design and superior construction will bring years of enjoyment. This home is truly special, discrete and private for the most discerning. 4 br, 4 ba, 3,456 sq.ft., 1-car garage, 0.24 acre.

523 E. Alameda - This home is a rare in-town find, close to the Plaza. An elegantly-restored historic New Mexico Territorial home, it offers graceful, beautifully-landscaped grounds with a Bocce court and a fabulous guesthouse. It is convenient and only one block from the galleries on Canyon Road, and just three blocks to Santa Fe's historic Plaza. 5 br, 4 ba, 2,356 sq.ft., 0.36 acre.

820 Vista Cañada Lane - Cañada Anca - Enjoy this fine classic Santa Fe home, with decks that overlook Santa Fe and half of New Mexico. In a quiet and peaceful setting, there are great outdoor living spaces with a covered patio and spacious decks and garden. The spare lot offers possibilities, too. Located just five minutes from the Plaza. 3 br, 3 ba, 2,710 sq.ft., 2-car garage, 1.6 acres.

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1304 Old Pecos Trail - Mature trees and landscaping on over one acre surround this enchanting compound, tucked away behind walls in Santa Fe's historic eastside. Elegant old world charm graces both the main residence and the separate guest casita. This property features six beautiful fireplaces, rich wood floors, French doors and windows, beams, and plaster walls. 4 br, 5 ba, 4,500 sq.ft., 1.01 acres.

322 Magdalena Unit 4 - This adobe home has quintessential Santa Fe charm, just three blocks from the Plaza in the Magdalena Compound. Features include a large rooftop deck, brick floors and two patios, one with a water feature. 2 br, 3 ba, 2,025 sq.ft. Directions: Paseo de Peralta to Magdalena, turn right at wooden St. Francis (2nd right). Park at guest parking on the left. Unit is up the right-hand driveway.

1105 Camino San Acacio - Just one block from famous Canyon Road, this beautifully-renovated and hand-crafted Santa Fe style home offers a spacious floor plan with plastered interior walls, flagstone floors, vigas, pine plank ceilings and two kiva fireplaces. This historic eastside residence features a large living room with a corner fireplace. 3 br, 3 ba, 1,839 sq.ft., 0.14 acre.

447-1/2 Camino Monte Vista A - Charm personified is this adobe pied-à-terre, convenient to all the amenities of Santa Fe's downtown. Original parts may date to the 1930s, and there is lots of authentic style, including vigas, two kiva fireplaces (one in the master), hardwood and brick floors, and plaster walls. Remodeled in 2012, there is an office, studio or second bedroom option. 1 br, 2 ba, 957 sq.ft.

Bonnie Beutel 505.820.2224

Matthew Sargent 505.490.1718

Matthew Sargent 505.490.1718 Richard Schoegler 505.577.5112

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1100 Old Taos Highway - This lovely view-filled home has heart and soul! There are vigas, latillas, nichos, kiva fireplaces and old world charm, all newly redesigned and remodeled. The chef's kitchen has top-of-the-line appliances, and there are new baths and lush landscaping! 4 br, 3 ba, 3,600 sq.ft., 1.34 acres. Directions: Paseo de Peralta to Old Taos Highway, all the way to end on right side of the street.

32 Encantado Road - This gorgeous two-story home is truly elegant. There are three fireplaces, walled courtyards and brick floors, plus a fabulous kitchen, a separate den, and an office or sitting room. There are lots of closets and a workshop. Nestled into the landscape, this property has an arroyo on one side affording it excellent privacy. 3 br, 3 ba, 2,755 sq.ft., 2-car garage, 2.06 acres.

7 Dovela Place – This light and bright home offers a variety of living spaces, and is privately-sited on a 121-acre greenbelt. The chef's kitchen with stainless steel appliances opens to formal dining. There are new Pella windows plus a private well. 4 br, 2 ba, 3,118 sq.ft., 2-car garage, 1.65 acres. Directions: Avenida Vista Grande to right on Dovela, to left on Dovela Place to #7 on the left.

108 Jimenez - A Santa Fe classic behind adobe walls, with fantastic renovations and restoration, this eastside home features thick adobe walls, two private patios, saltillo tile and flagstone floors with warm patina. Other features include three kiva fireplaces, seven skylights, vigas, new windows in 2011, new wall gas heaters in 2011 and off-street parking. 2 br, 2 ba, 1,300 sq.ft.

Deborah Bodelson & Cary Spier 505.690.2856

Gary Wallace 505.577.0599

James Congdon 505.490.2800

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186 A Arroyo Hondo Road - Although older, this home has an updated kitchen and baths in the main part of the residence. There are bamboo floors in the great room, built-in shelves for art work and a pellet stove set into a fireplace. The kitchen has quartz counter tops, stainless appliances and a separate pantry. All of this, and it has views and storage, too. 3 br, 3 ba, 3,122 sq.ft., 0.33 acre.

23 S. Chamisa Drive - Cimarron Subdivision - This shining, newly-remodeled northern New Mexico home has an office/ den, formal dining room, and a lovely kitchen and baths. The incredible landscaping includes a fabulous rock waterfall, a beautiful lawn, flagstoned patios and view decks. This home offers paved access to amenities, and is a delight to see! 4 br, 3 ba, 2,347 sq.ft., 2-car garage, 2.7 acres.

La Pradera Model Home at 30 Camino Sabanero - The home has refrigerated air, granite countertops, solid wood core doors, and a large master suite. It features a fireplace, carpet/tile flooring, and high ceilings. The front area is landscaped with drip irrigation. Three different builders to choose from. Directions: Richards to Dinosaur Trail to La Pradera, then on to Camino Sabanero.

3224 Calle Nueva Vista - Choose your own plan from different one- or two-story plans, with sizes from 1,494 to 1,943 sq.ft. Vistas Bonitas... Santa Fe living at unbelievable prices! Refrigerated air is standard in the list price on all models! 3 br, 3 ba, 1,827 sq.ft., 2-car garage, 0.12 acre. Directions: Cerrillos, west on Airport, right at 2nd light to Zepol, left to Vistas Bonitas.

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521 CAMINO DON MIGUEL $1,195,000 Classic Santa Fe style in the heart of the Eastside. Peaceful, private spaces and 3,803 sq ft on .24 acres. Five bedrooms, study and romantic gardens everywhere make this paradise a rare Santa Fe find.

10 DAYFLOWER DRIVE $849,000 Featuring breath taking Sangre de Cristo mountain views this 3,576 sq ft single-level custom home by the award-winning design/build team of Tierra Concepts offers quality and charm for those desiring a casual lifestyle.

2166 PASEO IGLESIAS $819,000 Custom Trey Jordan home in wooded setting with far reaching views. Home and gardens were designed with a Zen aesthetic, including a view deck, plus a covered outdoor dining area, and a peaceful garden and water feature.

NEIL LYON 505.954.5505 #201105652

PAUL MCDONALD 505.984.5111 #201105636

JOHNNIE GILLESPIE & MARION SKUBI 505.660.8722 #201300205

JIM DEVILLE 505.984.5126 #201305164

8 CAMINO SERPIENTE $725,000 Beautiful 3,000 sq ft, single level home on 2.5 acres with a great design, an open living area, a chef’s kitchen, two master suites plus a guest room and office, high-end finishes, views and patio.

920 OLD SANTA FE TRAIL $699,000 Great location.Territorial-style home set on a generous lot right across from the Amelia White park with big views to the Sangre de Cristo Mountain range from this in-town property. Beautifully proportioned bedrooms.

365 1/2 GARCIA STREET #2 $695,000 Steps from Downtown Subscription, down a quiet lane on Garcia Street this 2BR, 2BA Territorial-style home should not be missed. The open floor plan features a renovated kitchen complete with granite counters.

1 CERRO GORDO, #B $695,000 Newly built in 2007 by international award-winning architect Michael Mahaffey, this 2BR 2BA condo has a great location and divine finishes. Brick floors and glassy hard-troweled plaster; pickled high beamed ceilings and woodwork.

BONNIE SORENSON & DAVID SORENSON 505.954.0736 #201301002

ABIGAIL DAVIDSON 505.954.5520 #201304047

RAY RUSH & TIM VAN CAMP 505.984.5117 #201305448

ASHLEY MARGETSON 505.984.5186 #201300636


22 NORTH VUELTA HERRADURA $1,995,000 Breathtaking views of the Sangre de Cristo and Jemez Mountain ranges from this fabulous residence on 11+ acres. Four bedroom main house, 2BR guesthouse, studio/office, and horse facilities.



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7 OWL CREEK $550,000 Endless mountain views from this 2-story home with a casita. Bordering the National Forest, this double adobe home has stone, granite, and Saltillo tile floors, diamond plaster finishes, and high ceilings. Fireplaces in the LR, study, and casita.

423 WEST SAN FRANCISCO STREET, #2 $499,000 This is the real deal. Blocks from the Plaza is a wonderful double adobe dating from the 1800s and currently being used as a 2BR, 2BA condo, but also is zoned for commercial use, and was a restaurant in the 1980s.

1923 OTOWI $389,500 Contemporary-style home in close-in Casa Alegre with travertine tile floors, radiant heat, an oversized, 2-car garage with extra storage space, insulated casement windows and a hot-water circulation pump.

PENELOPE VASQUEZ 505.954.5551 #201304909

DARLENE STREIT 505.920.8001 #201204615

KATHERINE BLAGDEN 505.955.7980 #201303293

SUSAN SHIELDS 505.954.5510 #201302244

4129 BIG SKY $389,000 One of the finest homes in Nava Ade. Professionally landscaped oversized lot, 4 BR 2 1/2BA home features custom-travertine floors, granite countertops, great kitchen, AC and 2 wood burning fireplaces

320 ARTIST ROAD, #1 $379,900 Fort Marcy at its finest. This 3BR, 2 1/2BA condominium is minutes to Santa Fe’s historic Plaza and downtown museums, restaurants and shopping. This end unit offers Sangre de Cristo Mountain views.

320 ARTIST ROAD, #88 $327,000 Spacious 2BR unit with 2 1/2BA, and a perfect location overlooking a gazebo and greenbelt. Located 1/2 mile to Santa Fe’s historic Plaza. Perfect for year-round living or a rental unit while you are absent.

1202 VITALIA STREET $309,000 Tucked away among the towering trees, but in town. This home that exemplifies Santa Fe living with warm designer paint colors, a very spacious cook’s kitchen, wood and tile floors, updated bathrooms, and a bonus room.

JODY SPEHAR & MICHAEL NICOLA 505.699.3007#201304519

VALERIE VON GUTTENBERG & LOIS SURY 505.470.5891 #201200935

RON LANDO-BROWN 505.795.6174 #201303488

CHARLES WEBER 505.954.0734 #201303670


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61 HERRADA ROAD $299,000 Charming house in Eldorado with many wonderful details. Open kitchen, dining and living area, family room/studio, 3BR, and 2BA. Vigas, clay-painted walls, tile and wood floors, newer windows, one-year-old roof and new stucco.

2714 GALISTEO COURT, B $234,000 Delightful and tastefully updated 2BR, 2BA condo with a modern palette of color. The floor plan flows with ease and a nice separation of public spaces from retreat areas, create an overall feeling of an open plan.

DEBORAH DAY 505.954.5501 #201305246

MICHAELENE SARGENT 505.954.5514 #201305647

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230 CAMINO DE LA SIERRA $569,000 Fabulous mountain and city lights views from this close-in Valle Del Sol townhouse with 3BR, 2BA, and an attached 2-car garage. Utterly charming and private, and within walking distance from downtown.

721 PINON DRIVE $450,000 Classic Territorial-style home, walking distance to the Plaza with charm and views. Home is on 1/2 acre, offers 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, A/C, a one-car garage and almost 1,500 sq ft of living space. EMILY GARCIA & LOIS SURY 505.699.6644 #201305332

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41 Violet Circle Family compound in Las Campanas with incredible

209 Delgado An EASTSIDE PARCEL between Canyon Rd.

views. Antique beams and doors, brick floors, private portales and outdoor kitchen. Grand Sala for entertaining. Three bedrooms in main residence. Three-car garage. Detached, duplex-able guest house with 1-car garage. $1,795,000 MLS# 201305736

and the Plaza! Month to month rentals. Zoned Residential

TARA EARLEY (505) 660-1734 • Sotheby’s International Realty • (505) 982-6207 417 East Palace Avenue, Santa Fe, NM


1391 Vista Colorado Custom 3B/2 1/2B home in La Mariposa. Beautifully landscaped courtyard leads into the single level home with flexible open floorplan. East-facing portal with kiva extending the length of the home. Remodeled kitchen, master with renovated bathroom, new windows, bonus room for office or studio located off the heated 3-car garage, new stucco and more!!! $790,000 MLS# 201305260

JENNIFER TOMES (505) 690-6477 • Dougherty Real Estate Co., LLC • (505) 989-7741 433 W. San Francisco, Santa Fe, NM

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Compound, 8 units per acre. Land to build more homes. Condos? Subdivide? $1,350,000 MLS# 201205306

K AREN/PATRICK 670-2909/670-4640 Karen Walker Real Estate • (505) 982-0118 205 Delgado St., Santa Fe, New Mexico



209 W. Alicante Champagne Apple House! One of the only homes in Santa Fe with two genuine Champagne Apple Trees. Open and sunny floor plan ideal for entertaining. Updated kitchen, custom tinwork cabinets. Roof warranty; no HOA. 4 br, 3 ba, 3745 sq.ft., 2-car garage 0.5 acre. Directions: Galisteo or Don Gaspar to West Alicante. Alicante is one block north of San Mateo. $599,000 MLS# 201305705

LISA SMITH & AMBER HASKELL (505) 570-5770 • Santa Fe Properties • (505) 982-4466 1000 Paseo de Peralta • Santa Fe, NM



147 Gonzales Road #9 Pueblo style custom home w/3 bedroom suites + large studio w/private entrances, 3015+/- sq. ft., 6 1/2 fireplaces, 2-car garage & breathtaking Jemez views! A multitude of outdoor spaces that are professionally landscaped w/fountains, including an exceptional gated courtyard at entry, perfect for entertaining! High end finishes throughout & close proximity to the plaza & Canyon Road. $845,000 MLS# 201305087

TANYA L CLOKEY (505) 670-5154 • Coldwell Banker Trails West • (505) 988-7285 2000 Old Pecos Trail, Santa Fe, NM


2705 Ventoso High end finishes throughout this custom built home, only 5 minutes from the hospital. Drop dead Sangre views, walled courtyards front & back. New roof, stucco, & carpet. High ceilings, tall windows, light & bright throughout, granite countertops, vigas with T&G, nichos, diamond plaster, open floor plan, 0.25 acre lot, quiet cul-de-sac street, master bedroom separation from other bedrooms. $499,000 MLS# 201304592

CHUCK CASTLEBERRY (505) 204-2984 • Logic Real Estate • (505) 820-7000 228 S. St Francis Dr A-1, Santa Fe, NM


121 Rito Guicu This home offers privacy and panoramic views.

10 Avenida Hermosa Shangri-La in La Cienega - 2.25 acres of

557 Onate Place Terrific blend of old and new. Original house is

Built in 2008, it offers quality upgrades including knotty alder solid wood

trees, pond and serenity. This charming 2,700 sq ft, 3BR, 2BA home boasts beams, Satillo tile and plaster walls. Beautiful living space inside and out. Superb kitchen, fun game room and a lovely patio are some of the special features. $375,000 MLS# 201204917

2BR, 1BA with wood floors, fireplace, 9 ft ceilings, and loads of charm.

doors and cabinetry throughout, tongue and groove ceilings, vigas, and an oversized 2-car garage. $417,000 MLS# 201305215

RICKY ALLEN (505) 470-8233 • Sotheby’s International Realty • (505) 982-6207 417 East Palace Avenue, Santa Fe, NM


Architect designed addition has 1BR, high ceiling with lots of light and 3/4 bath. $315,000 MLS# 201305297

CHARLES WEBER (505) 670-9377 • Sotheby’s International Realty • (505) 988-2533 326 Grant Avenue, Santa Fe, NM

CHARLES WEBER (505) 670-9377 • Sotheby’s International Realty • (505) 988-2533 326 Grant Avenue, Santa Fe, NM



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4407 Mesa Bonita Built in 2007, this 4BR, 2BA home is 1,275 sq ft, colorful, solid and ready for new owners. Southside location is convenient to so many things. The landscaped backyard is ready for the BBQ. Open welcoming floorplan. $187,500 MLS# 201302476

CHARLES WEBER (505) 670-9377 • Sotheby’s International Realty • (505) 988-2533 326 Grant Avenue, Santa Fe, NM

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OWNER FINANCING - 10%-15% down. Fantastic larger townhome, three bedrooms, three baths, near Ragel Park and Geneva Chavez Center. Gourmet kitchen with hardwood floors. Larger lot with enclosed flagstone patios, fireplaces, bancos, exposed adobe walls. New carpet. MUST SEE! Only $273,000. Call 505204-1900.


(3) 2.5 Acre Lots, Senda Artemisia, Old Galisteo Road, Close to town. Easy building sites. Views, utilities, shared well. Owner financing. No Mobile homes. $119,700- $129,700 each. Greg. 505-690-8503, Equity Real Estate.


Peaceful, sublime acreage. Panoramic views. Pedernal, O’Keeffe country. Spiritual Retreat. Near Abiquiu lake, 62 acres. Just $199,000. JEFFERSON WELCH, 505577-7001

FOR SALE OR LEASE- Great opportunity! 3 building Showroom, warehouse, office space. 7,000 to 27,480 SqFt. All or part. Fantastic locationPacheco & San Mateo. Qualified HubZone, Zoned I-2. Contact David Oberstein: 505-986-0700


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TOP OF M O U N T A I N S , stunning views. 45 minutes from Socorro. Gently lived in 2005 customized Karsten on 40 acres. 3 bedroom, 2 bath. E X CELLENT WELL. Breezeway with attached 2 car garage. Land line, high speed DSL. $159,500. Private Paradise. Move-in ready. Contact D.S. 505-859-8545.



COMMERCIAL PROPERTY FOR SALE: PROFITABLE PET BUSINESS & REAL ESTATE OPPORTUNITY . Serious inquiries only. $2,175,000 Dakin Business Group 505-466-4744

Mixed Use Land +/- 15.2 acres. STARTING BID $325,000. 35th Court at Northern Blvd, Rio Rancho, NM and Warehouse building +/-24,524 square feet on +/-2,157 acres. STARTING BID $200,000. 850 S. Hill Rd, Bernalillo, NM.

December 14, 2013. BROKER’S WELCOME Call 310.887.6225 KENNEDY WILSON; Auctioneer Walt Adams, Broker WWW.KWREOAUCTION.COM


SE CORNER OF U.S. HIGHWAY 84/285 AND LA PUEBLA ROAD (CR 88) ARROYO SECO, NM Asking Price: $150,850.00 PLEASE SUBMIT PROPOSALS WITHIN 30 DAYS OF THIS AD. For more information and Bid Instructions contact Angie Lujan at (505)490-1476 or


Private estate. Walled yard, kiva fireplace. Safe, quiet. Utilities paid. Sorry, No Pets. 505-471-0839 FULLY FURNISHED STUDIO, $750. Utilities paid, charming, clean, fireplace, wood floors. 5 minute walk to Railyard. Sorry, No Pets. 505471-0839 REMODELED ADOBE DUPLEX near railyard. Fireplace, skylights, oak floor, yard. $795 month-to-month. $600 deposit. 505-982-1513, 505-6705579.


Chamisa Management Corp. 988-5299 813 CAMINO DE MONTE REY: 2 available: Live-in Studio, $680 & 1 Bedroom. $750. Full kitchen, bath. Gas,water paid. 1425 PASEO D E P E R A L T A , 1 bedroom, full kitchen, bath. Tile throughout. Free laundry. $735 all utilities paid. NO PETS! 505471-4405

CAMINO CAPITAN, one bedroom, one bath in quiet fourplex, fireplace, off street parking. $650 Western Equities 505-982-420.


1 BEDROOM, 1 BATH RUFINA LANE, Laundry facility on site, fire place, balcony, patio, near Walmart. $625 monthly. 2 BEDROOM, 1 BATH RUFINA LAN E, laundry hookups, fireplace, single story complex. $699 month. 2 BEDROOM, 1 BATH RANCHO SIRINGO ROAD , fenced yard, fireplace, laundry facility on-site. $725 month. One Month Free Rent, No Application Fees.

BEATUIFUL ZIA Vista Condo. $870 monthly. 2 bedroom 1 bath. Great amenities. Pool, workout facility, hot-tub, gated. 505-670-0339. Lease, deposit.

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CHARMING 1 BEDROOM Compound. Private Patio. Lots of light. Carport, Laundry facilities. No pets. Nonsmoking. $600 monthly, $600 deposit. (505)474-2827


Within walking distance to Plaza, $700 monthly. Water, sewage trash pick up paid. No pets. Non-smoker. Lease. 505-690-1077 or 505-988-1397.

COME IN TODAY FOR A TOUR OF your new home for the holidays! We are spreading the cheer with our amazing move-in and rent specials. The new management team at Las Palomas ApartmentHopewell Street is ready to show you the changes we’ve made both inside and out. Simply call, 888-4828216! Se habla español.


RIO RANCHO ENCHANTED HILLS, SPECTACULAR VIEW, 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, minutes from I-25, RailRunner. See online ad photos, description $265,000. 505-771-2396

WALK TO PLAZA $1275, 2 BEDROOM UTILITIES INCLUDED. Fi r e p l a c e , private patio. Sunny, Quiet. Offstreet parking. Non-smoking. No pets. 505-685-4704

Large one bedroom including loft two bath $1350. One bedroom one b a t h $900. Modern kitchens and appliances, New carpet and paint. 505-603-0052.

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Have a product or service to offer? Call our small business experts to learn how we can help grow your business! CLEANING Clean Houses in and out. Windows, carpets. Own equipment. $18 an hour. Sylvia 505-920-4138. Handyman, Landscaping, FREE estimates, BNS. 505-316-6449.

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YOUR HEALTH MATTERS. We use natural products. 20 years exper ence, Residential & offices. Reliable. Excellent references. Licensed & Bonded. Eva, 505-919-9230. Elena. 505-946-7655

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HANDYMAN I CLEAN yards, gravel work, dig trenches. I also move furniture, haul trash. Call George, 505-316-1599.

REPAIRS, MAINTENANCE, PROPANEL ROOFS, PAINTING, FENCING, YARDWORK. MINOR PLUMBING & ELECTRICAL. 25 years experience. Consulting. Licensed. References. Free estimates. (505)470-5877

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Full Landscaping Design, All types of stonework 15% discount, Trees pruning winterizing. Free Estimates!




Housecleaning, garage cleaning, hauling trash. Cutting Trees, Flagstone Patios, Driveways, Fencing, Yard Work, Stucco, Tile.. Greg, Nina, 920-0493.

ANDY ORTIZ PAINTING TRINO’S AFFORDABLE Construction all phases of construction, and home repairs. Licensed. 505-9207583

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40 YEARS EXPERIENCE. Professional Plastering Specialist: Interior & Exterior. Also Re-Stuccos. Patching a specialty. Call Felix, 505-920-3853.

Sell your car in a hurry! Place an ad in the Classifieds 986-3000 ROOFING ALL-IN-ONE. Roof Maintenance. Complete Landscaping. Yard Cleaning & Maintenance. Gravel Driveway. Roof Leaking Repair, Complete Roofing Repairs. New & Old Roofs. Painting. Torch Down, Stucco. Reasonable Prices! References Available. Free Estimates. 505-603-3182.

ALL TYPES . Metal, Shingles, Composite torch down, Hot Mop, Stucco, Plaster. Free Estimates! Call Ismael Lopez at 505-670-0760.

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11:00AM-1:00PM - 1391 Vista Colorado - Custom 3B/2 1/2B in La Mariposa on 2+ acres. Single level home with flexible open living spaces, remodeled kitchen, renovated master bath, new windows & more. Beautifully maintained. 3-car garage! $790,000. MLS 201305260. (599 to Camino La Tierra. Camino La Tierra to Fin del Sendero (1st right after Wildflower). Right onto Vista Serena. Left at t-intersection at Vista Colorado. Look for Dougherty Real Estate Co. signs!) Jennifer Tomes - Broker Associate 505-690-6477 Dougherty Real Estate Co., LLC.

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1:00PM-3:00PM - 1100 Old Taos Highway - Vigas, latillas, nichos, kiva fireplaces, old world charm all newly redesigned and remodeled. Chef’s kitchen, top of the line appliances, new baths, views & lush landscaping on 1.3 acres downtown! $898,000. MLS 201303608. (4 br, 3 ba, Paseo de Peralta to Old Taos Hwy, all the way to end on right side of the street.) Cary Spier 505-690-2856 Santa Fe Properties.

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1:00PM-4:00PM - 721 Pinon Drive - Classic Territorial home, walking distance to the plaza with charm and views! Home is on half an acre, offers 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, A/C, a 1 car garage and almost 1500 square feet of living space. $450,000. MLS 201305332. (Paseo de Peralta to Griffin, Right on Rio Grande, Right on Pinon, left on Vera and back to Pinon. House is to top of hill.) Lois Sury 505-470-4672 Sotheby’s International Realty.

2:00PM-4:00PM - 423 W San Francisco Street #2 Blocks from the Plaza is a wonderful double adobe dating from the 1800s and currently being used as a 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo, but also is zoned for commercial use, and was a restaurant in the 1980s. $499,000. MLS 201303286. (W. San Francisco St. just West of Guadalupe on the right before Zona Rosa.) Katherine Blagden 505490-2400 Sotheby’s International Realty.

1:00PM-3:00PM - 688 La Viveza Court - New Price of $714,900! Exquisitely remodeled Estancia Primera home. This very special home delivers on privacy & charm, delighting with good taste and comfort, and backing up to a tree-covered arroyo. $714,900. MLS 201305134. (3 br, 3 ba, Hyde Park Road to entrance of Estancia Primera, turn left on La Viveza. House on the right.) Val Brier 505690-0553 Santa Fe Properties.


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W-42 2:00PM-4:00PM - 606 E Palace Ave - Casa Palacio : Casual, elegant living. Impeccably restored c. 1905 Victorian treasure w/beautiful natural light, hardwood floors, rock & brick construction. In the heart of Santa Fe’s historic eastside $895,000. MLS 201200798. (4 br, 2 ba, Historic Plaza to East Palace. Call Efrain Prieto of The Efrain Prieto Group at 505.470.6909.) The Efrain Prieto Group 505-470-6909 Santa Fe Properties.


VV-27 1:00PM-3:00PM - 5 Bajada Place - Graceful home with open concept living, tall ceilings with vigas, gas kiva fireplace and an additional den. Completely tiled throughout, radiant, evap. 1778 sf, 2 car garage, walled courtyard & views $305,000. MLS 201305256. (Richards Avenue to Windmill Ridge in Rancho Viejo. Take Richards to Bajada Place) Melissa Pippin Carson 505-6993112 Carson & Carson at Keller Williams.

GG-28 1:00PM-4:00PM - 1106 Camino Consuelo - Rebuilt in 2006. Everything new except two mature trees in the backyard. 3 bed/2 bath light-filled gem. 1725 SF. One level. Wide halls and doorways. Family room. Eat in kitchen w/fireplace. Garage. $315,000. MLS 201305286. (From Cerrillos, east on Camino Consuelo at Blakes Lotaburger. From Siringo, NW on Camino Consuelo between Cam Carlos Rey and Richards.) Charlotte & Bill Whitfield 505-690-9831 Keller Williams Realty.

HH-35 1:00PM-3:00PM - 1873 Candela, Santa Fe, NM Charming, Santa Fe Style home in quiet neighborhood. Super convenient location. Don’t miss. Come and enjoy some refreshment!. $280,000. MLS 201305252. (St Francis south. Right on W. Zia. First right on Candelero. First left on Candela) Lise Knouse 505-501-3385 Keller Williams Realty.

KK-31 1:00PM-4:00PM - 2959 Viaje Pavo Real - Light townhouse with high vigas ceiling. Great kitchen with new appliances and countertops! Pantry. Walled and gated courtyard, great back patio for entertaining! Minutes to shopping, schools & Plaza $255,000. MLS 201305749. (Rodeo Road to South on Yucca to West into Via Caballero and West on Via Caballero del Norte to South on Viaje Pavo Real) Rose Lopez-Brown, CRS, Sres, Rsps, Ahwd 505-490-0615 Keller Williams.

LL-33 1:00PM-3:30PM - 2935 Viaje Pavo Real - Move-in Ready! In sought after Via Cab, behind adobe walls this 3 bed/2.5 ba includes new windows, stainless steel appliances, fp, great landscaping, fenced yard, 2 car ga + more. Shows Like New! $293,000. MLS 201305421. (Rodeo Rd, S on Yucca, take 1 st rt into Via Cab, turn rt onto Via Cab De Norte, left onto Viaje Pavo Real, property on left.) Carol Hawkins 505-660-6008 Coldwell Banker Trails West Realty,ltd 988-7285x337.

MM-30 1:00PM-3:00PM - 2816 Pintado Circle - Single-story three-bedroom, two-bathroom home with a two-car garage and a large deck off the back of the home. Private cul-de-sac setting. $215,000. MLS 201305488. (Camino Carlos Rey to right on Governor Miles, left on Nizhoni and left on Pintado Circle. Home is on the right.) Susan Loomis 505-470-2001 Santa Fe Properties.

MM-31 12:00PM-3:00PM - 3176 Viale Tresana - Marvelous Roger Hunter European-villa inspired design in the last allowed gated community in Santa Fe city limits! Meticulously cared for and impeccably designed Tuscanstyle, two-story home. 3bd/3ba $474,000. MLS 201305512. (Camino Carlos Rey south to Governor Miles Rd. turn left onto Gov Miles - Villas di Toscana neighborhood is on right. Turn right onto Viale Tresana - stay right and home is on the left.) Laura Kasa 505-467-9658 Keller Williams.

OO-13 12:00PM-4:30PM - 7213 Rio del Luna - Move-in ready! New Rincon del Sol development. Stop by to find out how Homewise can help you buy a new or resale home in Santa Fe. We are with you on your path to homeownership. Plans starting at $214,900. (Located near the Santa Fe Country Club. From Airport Road, turn on Paseo del Sol WEST, then turn right at Plaza Central. Turn left on Contenta Ridge to the model home.) Augusta Candelaria 505-603-5337 Homewise, Inc. 12:00PM-4:30PM - 7364 Avenida El Nido - Brand-new home in Las Palomas development of Tierra Contenta. Stop in to find out how Homewise can help you buy the perfect resale or new home for you. New home plans starting at $212,900. (From Airport Road, turn onto Paseo del Sol WEST. Turn right on Jaguar Road to the dead end, then turn right on Avenida El Nido. Model homes are on the right on Avenida El Nido.) Aaron Fowler 505-795-1114 Homewise, Inc.




Y-39 1:00PM-4:00PM - 315 Sena Street - South Capital 1930’s Territorial style home can be found behind quintessential wood gates that welcome you into a private courtyard and shaded portal. Detached Guest House. Remodeled. $574,000. MLS 201304931. (Galisteo to Sena or Gomez to SenaOwner is NMRB) Craig Huitfeldt 505660-1108 Bell Tower Properties, Llc.

Y-40 1:00PM-3:00PM - 209 W. Alicante - One of the only homes in Santa Fe with two genuine Champagne Apple Trees. Wonderful open & sunny floor plan ideal for entertaining. Updated kitchen has custom tinwork cabinets. Roof warranty. No HOA. $599,000. MLS 201305705. (4 br, 3 ba, Take Galisteo or Don Gaspar to West Alicante. Alicante is one block north of San Mateo.) Lisa Smith 505-570-5770 Santa Fe Properties.

Z-43 1:00PM-4:00PM - 521 Camino Don Miguel - Classic Santa Fe Style in the heart of the Eastside. Peaceful, private spaces and 3,803 sq.ft. on .24 acres. 5 bedrooms, study and romantic gardens everywhere make this paradise a rare Santa Fe find. $1,195,000. MLS 201105636. (Acequia Madre to Camino Don Miguel) Paul McDonald 505-780-1008 Sotheby’s International Realty.

CC-48 1:00PM-3:00PM - 2300 Wilderness Heights - Unique adobe masterpiece. Panoramic views of the city & Jemez Mtns. House has 3BR/4BA w/ elegant rooms, chef’s kitchen, luxurious master suite plus a guest wing and a separate 1BR/1Ba guesthouse. $1,699,000. MLS 201205469. (Camino Cruz Blanca to Wilderness Gate; left at Atalaya Hill Rd to Wilderness Heights. Hard left to end of road.) Will Bussey 505-6994008 Keller Williams.


1:00PM-3:00PM - 2323 Old Arroyo Chamiso Road Exquisite northern New Mexico pitched-roof home with views of two mountain ranges and city lights. Close to restaurants, schools, shopping and the hospital. Easy access to I-25. $1,100,000. MLS 201303862. (3 br, 3 ba, Old Pecos Trail, right on West Zia, left on Old Arroyo Chamiso Road.) Sharon Macdonald 505-660-5155 Santa Fe Properties.


E-62 2:00PM-4:30PM - 7 Dovela Place - Light & bright home offering a variety of living spaces, privately sited on a 121-acre greenbelt. Chef’s kitchen w/stainless steel appliances opens to formal dining. New Pella windows & private well $474,000. MLS 201305481. (4 br, 2 ba, Avenida Vista Grande to right on Dovela to left on Dovela Place to #7 which is on the left (SF Props sign)) James Congdon 505-490-2800 Santa Fe Properties.

I-59 1:00PM-2:30PM - 8 Domingo Court - Delightful rammed earth energy efficient custom design w/Santa Fe character & charm. Located on a greenbelt bordered left, this home has only a few steps from entry to living areas, kitchen & sunroom $390,000. MLS 201302826. (3 br, 2 ba, Avenida Vista Grande, left onto Avenida de Compadres, right onto Balsa Road. Right onto Domingo Road, right onto Domingo Court.) Sue Garfitt 505-5772007 Santa Fe Properties.

M-59 12:00PM-2:00PM - 61 Herrada Road - Charming house in Eldorado w/ many wonderful details. Open kitchen, dining & living area, family room/studio, 3BR, and 2BA. Vigas, clay painted walls, tile & wood floors, newer windows, 1-yr-old roof. $299,000. MLS 201305246. Deborah Day 505-699-0290 Sotheby’s International Realty.


1:00PM-4:00PM - 2127 Plazuela Vista - 1765 sf 2 bed 2 bath w study. Single level, a/c, beams, granite, a must see in a must see subdivision. Landscaped front and back, all stainless appliances, washer and dryer. Location Location Location. $549,000. (Where St. Michaels Drive Meets Old Pecos Trail. Follow Signs. Open daily Mon-Fri 1-5 Sun 1-4.) Phillip Meek 505-577-4588 Chapman Realty.

K-70 1:00PM-2:30PM - 27 Juego Road - Solar adobe with infloor natural gas radiant heat. Vigas & beam ceilings throughout. Living, family, kitchen/dining rooms. Walled entry courtyard. New appliances, refinished brick floors, foam roof. $409,000. MLS 201303448. (3 br, 2 ba, Avenida Vista Grande, south on Ave. Torreon, east on Juego.) Fred Raznick 505-577-0143 Santa Fe Properties.

2:00PM-4:00PM - 2861 Pueblo Jacona - Lovely 3 bedroom, 3 full-bath two-story home in Pueblos del Sol. Open floor plan. Full bath & 1 bedroom on main level. Master with gas fireplace that also faces bathroom. 2 viewing decks. 2069SF. $315,000. MLS 201305728. (From Camino Carlos Rey, right on Cliff Palace to Pueblo Jacona.) Barbara Blackwell 505-690-9831 Keller Williams.


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CONTEMPORARY MASTERPIECE 1244 VALLECITA DRIVE Located a mile to downtown, with Sandia mountain views through walls of glass, this sensational 4,000+ sq ft three-bedroom home including a studio/guesthouse is a contemporary masterpiece by noted architect John Klee. Dramatic elements merge stunning aesthetic with thoughtful design. Living and family rooms open to the sleek, marvelous kitchen. The master bedroom is a calm oasis, with superb closets and an office/exercise area. Featured are barrel-vaulted ceilings, ash floors, and lovely entertaining terraces. MLS# 201305140

Offered at $1,175,000 Shane Cronenweth 505.577.2000 Sotheby’S InternatIonal realty • 505.988.2533

AN EXCEPTIONAL VALUE COMPOUND IN GALISTEO 6 MARCELLINA LANE Private and endearing best describe this rare offering! The 1,680 sq.ft. Main house dates back to the 1800’s and has been lovingly cared for, and the home features a renovated kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a Viking range/oven. There is an over-sized owner’s suite with a large all-season enclosed porch leading into the courtyard and large portal. Amenities include tile baths and Mexican style plaster wall finishes. A large kiva fireplace anchors the space with French door access into the courtyard gardens and a wonderful portal for sitting a spell! The 668 sq.ft. casita is the perfect expansion of space for the property, offering, guest quarters, a studio or hacienda-style living. One of the largest and oldest cotton wood trees sits in the center of the walled compound, fruit trees and green grass make this an oasis, but that’s not all! The north side of the property offers a small barn and fenced corral area! 3 br, 3 ba, 2,368 sq.ft., 0.52 acre. MLS #201302115

Offered At $419,000 AMBER HASKELL 505.470.0923 · AHASKELL@AOL.COM



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NICE & CLEAN. Spacious living room, bedroom, walk-in closet. Full kitchen, bathroom. $695 plus deposit. Water paid. No pets. References. 505-9821141, 505-466-3568.

LOVELY 2 story, 2 bedroom, 1-1/2 bath, kiva fireplace, laundry room, 2 car garage, bamboo floors, balcony, walking trails. Quiet compound. 505757-2133.

ONE BEDROOM EFFICIEN CY apartment for rent with Washer & Dryer, 10 minutes from plaza, available immediately. $700 monthly, including utilities. $350 cleaning deposit. No Pets, Non-smoking. Contact phone number: 505-204-4777 (please leave voice message).

PRIVATE COMPOUND 2 bedroom, 1 bath. Damage, credit report required. $750. Lease required. Call Mares Realty, 505-988-5585.

Available Now! 1,2 & 3 Bedroom Apts. $620-1bdrms $680-2bdrms $720-3bdrms Includes: Washer/Dryer and Gas Stove $0 Security Deposit (OAC ) 15 minute application process


505-471-8325 CONDOSTOWNHOMES 1 BEDROOM, very centrally located, ground floor, laundry room, owner pays most utilities. Available now. $775 monthly. Call, 505-660-0421. 2 BEDROOM, 1 1/2 Bath, 2 Car Garage. Washer, Dryer, Dishwasher, Kiva Fireplace, Private Courtyard, Skylights. Sunset, Mountain Views. Walk to Plaza. Small Pets. $1,450 monthly. 505-660-4585. 2 BEDROOM 1.5 bath, central location, carport, fenced backyard, washer, dryer, refrigerator. $900 monthly plus utilities. Pets negotiable. Call, 505-690-2771.

DOS SANTOS, one bedroom, one bath, upper level, upgraded, reserve parking. $800 Western Equities, 505-982-4201

RANCHO SANTOS, 2 bedroom, 2 bath, pretty unit, 2nd story, 1 car garage. $1000. Western Equities, 505-982-4201.

GUESTHOUSES EASTSIDE, WALK TO CANYON ROAD! Furnished, short-term vacation home. Walled .5 acre, mountain views, fireplace, 2 bedroom, washer, dryer. Private. Pets okay. Large yard. 970-626-5936

GUEST HOUSE: 1 bedroom, fully furnished. Centrally located in Pojoaque. Utilities included. Nonsmoking, no pets. References required. $550 monthly, first. last. 505455-7822

HOUSES UNFURNISHED $1095 MONTHLY. BRIGHT, ATTRACTIVE, FULLY REMODELED HOME , Southside. 3 bedroom, 2 bath. Pets considered. Non-smoking. First, last, damage. Dave, 505-660-7057.

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3 BEDROOM, 2.5 bath, big living room, large kitchen, dining room near mall off airport $1100 plus utilities. 505471-0074


4 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage; approximately 3200 sq.ft. enclosed yard, private cul-de-sac, mountain views. Beautiful house in Rancho Viejo. $1,800 + deposit + utilities.

Call Quinn, 505-690-7861.




S kylights, overhead doors, 2500 square feet, $975. 4100 square feet, 3 phase electric, $1175. La Mesilla. No dogs. 505-753-5906

3 BEDROOM 2 bath adobe. 1,900 sq.ft. 3 car carport, enclosed yard, pets ok. $1,300 monthly. Includes utilities. $1,300 deposit. Available 12/1/13. 505-470-5877.

Have an empty house or apartment you need to rent? Read the WANT TO RENT column for prospective tenants. 3 BEDROOM 2 BATH. Tile flooring, fireplace, all appliances. Front courtyard. Enclosed backyard. 2 car garage. Super clean. Convenient location. $1300. 505-660-2629 3 bedroom, 3/4 bath. Single car garage, quiet street, wood floors, washer, dryer, new fridge. $1000 monthly. Non-smokers. Cats okay. 505-699-6468

LOT FOR RENT 505-992-1205





This live & work studio offers high ceilings, kitchenette, bathroom with shower, 2 separate entrances, ground, corner unit with lots of natural lighting. $1000 plus utilities

3 bedroom, 1 bath, wood & tile floors, enclosed backyard, additional storage on property $1100 plus utilities SUNNY HOME Tucked Away on Westside. Cozy 2 bedroom, enclosed patio, washer, dryer. Lovely Neighborhood, DishTV. $975 plus utilities. 505-989-3654.


Furnished. AC. No pets, nonsmoking. 6 month lease minimum. $6500 monthly plus utilities. $14500 deposit. 203-481-5271

$600. 2 SMALL BEDROOMS. V e r y clean, quiet, safe. Off Agua Fria. Has gas heating. Pay only electric. No pets. 505-473-0278


situated on 5 acres, boasts majestic mountain views, 6200 sqft of living space, 8 bedrooms, 7 baths, 2 car garage. $3500 plus utilities. Call for personal showing TESUQUE, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath on horse property. Tile floors, no dogs, horses possible. $800 monthly plus electric. 505-983-8042


Great location and parking! $500 monthly includes utilities, cleaning, taxes and amenities. Move in incentives!

Please call (505)983-9646. SENA PLAZA Office Space Available

Call Southwest Asset Management, 505-988-5792.


MANUFACTURED HOMES 2 BEDROOM Mobile Home in LAMY, NM. Fenced yard, fruit trees. $600 monthly, $500 Deposit; 505-466-1126, 505-629-5638 , 505-310-0597


. Excellent signage & parking. 109 St. Francis Drive, Unit #2. $650 monthly plus utilities. 505-988-1129, 505-6901122.

Beautiful Office Space for Rent! Lots of light! Downtown! Off street parking! 500 sq.ft.! Bamboo Floors! Utilities plus Wifi included!!! $700 Per Month!! Availiable Now! Call 505-9866164 or email

DOWNTOWN OFFICES Best location, on-site parking. For info, Call Pam 505-986-0700 X 10

OFFICES FOR LEASE. Great location on Luisa Street. Multiple room offices, Remodel to suit. All utilities included. For Information contact: Pam 505-986-0700 X10

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PRIVATE BEDROOM, BATH, LARGE TOWNHOUSE OFF SAWMILL. Nicely furnished. Near grocery store. Good closet space. $600 utilities included. 505-660-9376

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WAREHOUSES 2000 SQUARE foot space with high ceilings & 2 overhead doors. Office, bath. Great for auto repair. $1600 monthly. 505-660-9523

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Santa Fe Public Schools We are looking for Teachers for the following positions: Adaptive P.E. Gifted (Full and Part Time) Visually Impaired SPED (Full and Part Time)


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Family Therapist: • • •

Will provide individual and family therapy, group, psychotherapy, substance abuse counseling, mental health/sub stance abuse evaluation, case management, etc. Masters in counseling, psychology or social work. Must be licensed in the State of NM as an LMSWM, LISW, LPCC, LMHC or Ph.D.

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Oversee male adults in a residential treatment center Will work directly with clients to ensure their safety, therapeutic goals, and interventions determined by the clinical staff A minimum of 3 years related supervisory experience with a HS diploma or equivalent


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Monitor compliance of offenders of domestic violence with court ordered conditions of release and sentencing. Prepare pre-sentencing reports Prepare for revocation hearings Administer UA’s and BAC’c BA in criminology or relater field. May accept a minimum of 5 years of field probation/criminal just in Tribal Law Must have knowledge of Tribal customs and practices.

BUTTERFLY HEALING CENTER (TAOS) The BHC is a 25 bed facility that delivers residential treatment services for adolescents. This is a male/female center for chemical dependence, dysfunctional family behaviors, cross-cultural problems and a full range of addiction. Opening in January 2014

Family Therapist: (Immediate Openings) • • •

Will provide individual and family therapy, group, psychotherapy, substance abuse counseling, mental health/substance abuse evaluations, case management, etc. Masters in counseling, psychology or social work Must be licensed in the State of NM as an LMSWM, LISW, LPCC, LMHC or Ph.D.

Adolescent Therapist: (Immediate Openings) • • •

Will provide individual and family therapy, group, psychotherapy, substance abuse counseling, mental health/substance abuse evaluations, case management, etc. Masters in counseling, psychology or social work Must be licensed in the State of NM as a LMSWM, LISW, LPCC, LMHC or Ph.D.

Counselor, LADAC: (Immediate Openings)

Santa Fe Community College invites you to apply for the position(s) noted below:

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Provide substance abuse counseling, mental health/substance abuse evaluations, case management, etc. Must be licensed in the State of NM as a LADAC

Behavioral Health Tech Supervisor: (Immediate Opening) • •

Full Time Assistant Professor & Program Head of Photography To apply, go to and follow the instructions for submitting an on-line application. For further information or assistance, call (505) 428-1228. Santa Fe Community College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and encourages applications from women and members of minority groups.

Oversee the male/female BHT direct care staff Will work directly with the adults and children to ensure their safety, therapeutic goals, and interventions determined by the Clinical staff. Minimum of 3 years related supervisory experience with a HS diploma or equivalent

Future Positions: • • • • • •

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Receptionist Intake Coordinator (6) Behavioral Health Techs (1) Cooks (1) Prep Cooks

GENEROUS BENEFIT PACKAGE; ALL EMPLOYEE MEDICAL PREMIUMS PAID, EMPLOYER MATCH 401k, PTO, AND MUCH MORE! Employment with ENIPC requires a valid NM State driver’s license and must be insurable under ENIPC’s auto insurance. All required certificates and licensures must be valid and current prior to employment. Positions close when filled, unless otherwise noted. Send resume to: or 505-747-1599 (fax) 505-747-1593 phone ENIPC Ensures Indian Preference ENIPC, Inc. is a Drug Free workplace. Drug testing and criminal background check completed prior to employment.

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Closing date December 6, 2013 @ 4:00 pm EXPERIENCED BILINGUAL tax preparer wanted. Must have prior experience and be willing to work Saturdays. Directax 505-473-4700. EXPERIENCED BILINGUAL tax preparer wanted. Must have prior experience and be willing to work Saturdays. Directax 505-473-4700.


The New Mexico Administrative Office of the Courts AOC Human Resources Administrator position in Santa Fe, NM. Hiring Salary $44,175.04 - $55,219.84 Annually, DOE. Please visit the Job Opportunity website at: for more information. Equal Opportunity Employer.


THE NEW MEXICO ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS IS RECRUITING FOR A STOREKEEPER (TERM) position in Santa Fe, NM. Hiring Salary $12.324 - $15.405, DOE. Please visit the Job Opportunities area of our web page at for more information. Equal Opportunity Employer.

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for international real estate company providing sales marketing to the world’s finest resort real estate. Must be a flexible, highly organized, self-motivated, forward thinking professional. Must have excellent computer skills, letter writing, phone presence and followup skills. Experience in real estate is desired but not required. S e n d resume to

Full-Time Customer Service, Sales Representative The Santa Fe New Mexican is seeking a motivated candidate to join the Circulation Department team and offer great customer service to the readers of our daily print and online newspaper. Selected candidate will possess the ability to sell subscriptions and assist customers, mostly over the phone. Candidate will be dealing with questions and problems regarding subscriptions and online access, and perform tasks and functions to ensure that The New Mexican is distributed daily. This candidate will also read The New Mexican to promote its value to customers, among other duties as assigned. Candidate must be able to: sit at a desk for up to six consecutive hours answering busy telephones; lift up to 50 pounds, have hearing and vision within normal ranges and manual dexterity to operate a computer keyboard. Hours for this position are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 6 a.m. to 12 noon. This position is located at our southside location off the frontage road by I25. Pay rate is $11 per hour plus commission for subscription sales. Selected candidate will be eligible to participate in our insurance and 401k plans after waiting period. Apply in person or send application & resume to: Geri Budenholzer, Human Resources Manager, The Santa Fe New Mexican, 202 East Marcy St. Santa Fe, NM 87501 Or e-mail gbudenholzer@sfnew mexican. com. Application deadline: Monday December 2, 2013 at 12:00 p.m.

TEACHER I Summers off position working 40 hours week with Head Start (children ages 3 to 5). Year round positions working part-time with Early Head Start (children ages birth to 3). Excellent benefits. Apply online at Click on Jobs@PMS. Toll-free hotline 1-866-661-5491 EOE/ M/ F/ D/ V/ AA. Follow us on Facebook.

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Excellent Employment Opportunity Trust Department Manager - Santa Fe Office

Responsible for managing all staff and functions of the trust department, developing new trust business and all phases of trust account management by performing the following duties: Establish overall direction of the Trust Department by setting objectives and defining the means for their attainment. Maintain business and social contacts in the Bank’s marketing area for the purpose of developing and retaining new trust business. Oversee the administrative, investment and operations functions of the department. In the absence of a Portfolio Manager buy and sell securities for individual trust accounts, investment advisory agencies, pensions and profit sharing funds in accordance with policies established by the Trust Committees. Qualifications and Education: Degree in law, business, accounting or finance at a minimum. Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) certificate given preference. Seven to ten years of experience in personal trust administration with increasingly responsible management positions and progressive record of promotion. Solid knowledge of trust, tax and estate law. Ability to interact and collaborate with attorneys, CPAs, financial planners and other wealth management professionals regarding client accounts. Identify sales and referral opportunities from clients, centers of influence and bank staff in order to exceed team sales goals. Good knowledge of trust and securities operational functions, systems, procedures, products and services. Good knowledge and understanding of legal, regulatory and accounting principles which directly affect Wealth Management, Investment Management & and Trust Compliance. Century Bank offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Please online at We are an EEO/AA employer.


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Must be a NM licensed Psychiatrist, Psychologist or Psychologist Associate. 2 years’ experience with SED children and families preferred. Bilingual English, Spanish highly preferred. Enjoy competitive pay and great benefits.

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HOSPITALITY EL MESON Hiring Part-time night Bartender. Please apply in person 213 Washington Avenue between 2 and 5 p.m., call 505-983-6756.


FAMILY SERVICES ASSISTANT Full-time position working with Head Start & Early Head Start programs. Excellent benefits. Apply on line at Click on Jobs@PMS. Toll-free hotline 1-866-661-5491. EOE /M /F /D /V /AA Follow us on Facebook.

CENTER SUPERVISOR II Full-time, year-round position with Head Start program (children ages 3-5).


ORAL SURGERY based practice seeking to fill the position of an experienced DENTAL ASSISTANT with active NM Board of Dental Healthcare radiology certification and current BLS certification. Qualifications include, but not limited to: team oriented individual, motivated, proactive self-starter, high level computer skills, ability to follow directions and focus with attention to details, exceptional communication skills, positive attitude and highly dependable. Submit resume to: Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Center of Santa Fe, Att: Cheryl, 1645 Galisteo Street, Santa Fe, NM 87505, Fax: 505-984-0694.

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OUTPATIENT TEAM Community Health Worker: Promotora to provide support services for medically & socially high risk patients within multidisciplinary team. Require bilingual English & Spanish and 2 years’ experience in health care or local social services. Counselor/ Social Worker: Licensed medical social worker or counselor/ case manager for patients with complex medical, social and psychological needs. Prefer experience with vulnerable & underserved populations. Bilingual English & Spanish required. RN/ LPN: Nursing support and direct patient care in office-based and home care settings. Require licensed in NM, 2 years’ experience in health care setting, leadership roles and bilingual English & Spanish Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant: Serve as team leader of multidisciplinary team providing comprehensive primary care and psychosocial support for medically or socially high-risk patients. Provide office-based clinical care and home visits. Bilingual English & Spanish preferred. All positions require drivers’ license.



Send resume to La Familia Medical Center, Human Resources Dept., PO Box 5395, Santa Fe, NM 87502, fax to 505-982-8440, or email to:

P C M is hiring PCAs, Caregivers (FT & PT Hours), LPNs, RNs, for inhome care in the Santa FE, NM area. PCA, Caregiver $11 hourly, LPN $25 hourly, RN $32 hourly.

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PECOS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT IS IN NEED OF: School Nurse (District-wide) Requirements: Be able to obtain NMPED Nursing Licensure. Terms: Full-time position. Salary: As per District Salary Schedule. Start Date: Position begins January 6, 2014 Contact: Fred Trujillo, Superintendent at (505)757-4700 or


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MANAGEMENT MANAGER FOR day-to-day operations of non-profit homeowner’s associations. HOA management experience or related background desired (real estate, property management, escrow, title experience). Background, drug screens apply. Submit cover letter, resume, salary requirements to with subject "Manager-SF".


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ADVERTISING SALES POSITION Do you enjoy helping people make good decisions? Are you outgoing? Do you like learning new things? Have you a background in sales? The New Mexican is looking for energetic outgoing people to offer print/online advertising solutions to local businesses. It’s fun and interesting work, and it is rewarding to help a small business succeed. Local business owners have many options. Advertising can be confusing and lots of it doesn’t produce a return on investment. But ads in The New Mexican, both in print and on our website, get astounding results. Join the winning team, and represent The New Mexican daily paper, Pasatiempo, our magazines and our award-winning website, and help local advertisers make the right choice! The New Mexican recognizes effort, rewards achievement and encourages team contributions. It’s a fun and friendly workplace, in a great downtown location, with free parking and fabulous benefits. If you have ambition and the desire to succeed with the local media-leader in print and online, we have exciting opportunities for you.

Clinical Supervisor: Full-time Clinical Supervisor position for program providing Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health. Oversees all aspects of program and staff needs, provides reflective supervision and interfaces with management team. LPCC or LISW with infant and early childhood clinical experience. IMH III or IV endorsement and bilingual preferred. Send resume to: Las Cumbres Community Services, HR Dept., 404 Hunter St., Española, NM 87532. Fax (505) 747-0421 or email jobs@


Two part-time positions: RN with coding experience. RN for direct patient care. Prefer bilingual Spanish & English. Send resume to La Familia Medical Center by email to:

Required Skills – Motivated self-starter. Flexible and creative with an ability to grow sales, find new revenue opportunities, create productive, long-term customer relationships. Professional appearance and strong interpersonal skills will serve you in this position. Ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Education Requirements – College Degree or a HS Diploma and two years of consultative sales experience. Proof of valid driver’s license, auto insurance and have reliable transportation. Main Objective : Meet and exceed sales goals, visiting every client within assigned territory. Plan each day, week and month by preparing sales presentations and providing information to your clients about all newspaper publications and online opportunities. Be in the office by 8am, and out in your sales territory daily by 9:30 am. Maximize time in the field and visit with your clients all day until 4pm. EEOC Apply with cover letter and resume to: Tamara M. Hand, Advertising Director The Santa Fe New Mexican 202 East Marcy St., Santa Fe, NM 87501 or e-mail NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE. Application deadline: Friday, December 6, 2013.



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But winning the trust of our team members is the real honor. The Albuquerque Journal named Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico as one of its Top Workplaces for 2013 – and the first among large companies. Take this opportunity to join a world-class organization that has earned its share of recognition. We have the following openings available.

Behavioral Health Care Coordinators/RNs DIRECTOR OF AMUBLATORY SURGICAL SERVICES Administrative Office-Albuquerque

Eye Associates of New Mexico is the largest ophthalmology and optometry practice in the Southwest. Responsible for the management of two eye surgery centers (Albuquerque and Santa Fe). Successful candidate will be able to demonstrate proven experience with physician relations, staff development, regulatory compliance and patient experience management. O.R. nursing supervisory experience highly desirable. To learn more about these positions and our organization, see the expanded information on Please send resume and cover letter stating the specific POSITION and LOCATION for which you are applying to: Eye Associates of New Mexico, 8801 Horizon Blvd. NE #360, Albuquerque, NM 87113 Attn: Human Resources; fax to (800) 548-5213 or email to No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-FreeWorkplace.

Responsible for ensuring accurate and timely clinical review of behavioral health cases for medical necessity including assisting members on the telephone, reviewing medical records, reviewing cases which involve contract interpretation of behavioral health diagnoses, and utilizing knowledge of medical necessity criteria for all levels of behavioral health care from outpatient office visits to acute inpatient visits. Master’s-level Behavioral Health Professional OR Registered Nurse (RN) with current state of NM clinical license in good standing required. Must also possess three years clinical experience in psychiatric setting or own behavioral health practice. Utilization review and/or case management review experience is preferred. Ability and willingness to travel within assigned areas of responsibility and meet with members for face-to-face coordination is essential.

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FOUND LONG HAIRED Black Cat, hanging out on Santa Clara Drive. A little grey on chest and neck, fluffy tail, very friendly. Found 3 weeks ago. 505-4710508.

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Money-motivated? Goal-driven? Help Grow a Thriving Print and Digital Sales Territory at the National Award-Winning Taos News. Work and play in New Mexico’s original arts colony. Nestled against the Southern Rockies, enjoy year-round sunshine and world-class skiing, rafting and hiking. All while selling ads for the Best Weekly in the Nation as awarded by the National Newspaper Association (07, 08, 10, 11, 12) and Local Media Association (12, 13). Requirem ents: *Sales experience, *Commitment to helping local business thrive o Positive, goal-oriented demeanor o Ability to multi-task; The Pay Out: *Commission based income growth *Takeover of an existing, healthy group of accounts and projects o Rewarding relationships with local businesses o Full-time position with full benefits, 401K, medicaldental, vacation, holiday pay and spa membership Chris Wood Advertising Director The Taos News. 226 Albright St, Taos, NM 87571. P: 575-758-2241; F: 575-758-9647.

NMPRC Pipeline Safety Bureau, Santa Fe, NM Closing Date: 11/29/13 11:59 PM Inspectors will be responsible for conducting natural gas and hazardous liquid pipeline facility inspections consistent with federal and state pipeline safety regulations. For details and to apply:

AirPort Extreme 802.11n (5th Generation) sold "as is" in excellent condition. $70. Please call, 505-470-4371 after 6 p.m.

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1880’s Stagecoach $175. 505-995-0341

ANTIQUE DRESSER $450, bunk bed with desk and chair $250, brand new crib $350. Only Serious Buyers. 505469-2328

ELABORATE WOOL PERSIAN TRIBAL RUG. 5’3"x13’10". $999 OBO. 808-3463635

LGI Homes is actively hiring Sales Managers and Sales Representatives in the Albuquerque area. No Real Estate license or experience required! Since 2003, LGI Homes has become one of the fastest growing homebuilders in the Unites States, was recognized by Builder Magazine as the only builder to increase closings in 2006, 2007 and 2008, and became a publicly-traded company in November 2013.


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Needed for a fast paced real estate sales office. This position supports a team of licensed Realtors by overseeing the sales offices, and following up with inquiries and answering questions about the company’s services to help homeowners. The successful applicant must be socially focused, with a "how can I help you?" attitude. Lots of attention spent on building and maintaining relationships, especially where helping, not pressuring, others fosters the relationship. This employee must possess excellent communication skills and attention to detail. College preferred. Bilingual preferred. Must be able to work flexible hours which includes weekends. Competitive compensation package. EOE. Send resume and cover letter to


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RETAIL POSITION Uniform & equipment store serving police, fire, medical, and industrial needs full-time employee for sales counter, shipping, ordering, invoicing. Experienced have first priority. Please apply at store. Neves Uniforms, 2538 Suite 200, Camino Entrada, 505-474-3828.


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Eye Associates of New Mexico is the largest ophthalmology and optometry practice in the Southwest. We currently have the above-listed positions open at our Santa Fe Clinic and Optical Shop. Some positions require travel between our Northern New Mexico locations, please check the listing. To learn more about these positions and our organization, see the expanded information on Please send resume and cover letter stating the specific POSITION and LOCATION for which you are applying to: Eye Associates of New Mexico, 8801 Horizon Blvd. NE #360, Albuquerque, NM 87113 Attn: Human Resources; fax to (800) 548-5213 or email to No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-FreeWorkplace.

Eye Associates of New Mexico is the largest ophthalmology and optometry practice in the Southwest. We currently have the above-listed position open at our Santa Fe Surgery Center. These are Casual/prn positions. To learn more about these positions and our organization, see the expanded information on Please send resume and cover letter stating the specific POSITION and LOCATION for which you are applying to: Eye Associates of New Mexico, 8801 Horizon Blvd. NE #360, Albuquerque, NM 87113 Attn: Human Resources; fax to (800) 548-5213 or email to No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-FreeWorkplace.




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2006 Honda Element EX-P 4WD. Another low-mileage Lexus trade! Only 55k, 4WD, sunroof, super nice. $14,471. Call 505-216-3800.

2007 MERCEDES C280 4matic. Only 65k miles!, All wheel drive, loaded, recent trade, clean CarFax, must see $15,471. Call 505-2163800.

2012 Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium. 25,321 miles, AM/FM stereo with CD player, Bluetooth hands-free. $23,771. Call 505-216-3800.

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PRICE REDUCED!! MUST SELL! American Country Collection Knotty Pine Armoire. 8’HX48"W , Perfect Condition. Asking $3,900, paid $11,000. 505-470-4231

MISCELLANEOUS FSBO: CEMETERY PLOT Santa Fe Memorial Gardens. Double-depth plot, 2 vaults, 1 companion marker. $4,000 OBO ($5,800 value). 505-473-2905, 505501-2335.

Sammi, a rat terrier mix, is an older gentleman waiting for his new family. Fall in love with him and other animals at the Santa Fe Animal Shelter, 100 Caja del Rio Road. Bring in a pet-related donation and we’ll waive the adoption fee on adult dogs and cats. Our Mobile Adoption team is out in the community making matches. Our schedule: 2-6 p.m., Friday, Nov. 22, PetSmart Santa Fe Noon-5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 23, PetSmart Santa Fe



GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPPIES. $300. Only serious calls. 8 weeks old. 505753-6987, call after 5 p.m.

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INFRARED HEATER $75, Jack LaLanne Power Juicer new $50. 505-466-3209


SOMEONE to bring Christmas Trees to Portales, NM to sale. Lot, lights and advertising, furnished free of charge. Call Mark 575-760-5275.

ITALIAN WATER DOGS. 4 MONTH OLD PUPPIES, CRATE TRAINED. 25-35 lbs, non-shedding. Free training and daycare. $2,000. Excellent family or active retiree pet. Call Robin, 505-6606666.


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1995 CROWN VICTORIA. 119,000 miles. White. Second owner. Like new condition, mechanically sound. Great car! No regrets! $3,000. 505690-9235

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2008 Land Rover LR2 HSE SUV. Bluetooth and Sirius Radio, tires are in excellent condition. 52,704 miles. Very clean interior. No accidents! Well maintained. $17,995. Call 505-474-0888. 1921 MASON and Hamlin, Model A, 5.8" Concert Baby Grand, wonderful condition. $22,500. Appraised at $30k. 505-984-9849.


Local Owner, Carfax, Garaged, Non-Smoker, 77,768 Original Miles, service RecordS, Custom Wheels, Books, X-Keys, Navigation, Soooo Beautiful! $12,250.

TICKETS TWO TICKETS to the Santa Fe Orchestra, November 24, Row 5, Center, $70. Gerry, 505-471-0947.

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CALL 986-3000 2006 Acura TL. Another lowmileage Lexus trade! 63k miles, navigation, 2 DVDs, leather, moonroof, clean CarFax. $15,871. Call 505-216-3800.

AMERICAN ESKIMO miniature. 6 weeks, 3 males $600, 1 female $650 Firm. Cash only. Call for appointment, no texting. 505-459-9331 STANDARD POODLE Puppies, AKC, POTTY TRAINED, houseraised, gorgeous intelligent babies! Champion lines, 9 weeks old. $800 Delivery available. (432)477-2210, TRI-COLOR FEMALE Basset hound, Area of Governor Miles Road. Taken to Santa Fe Animal Humane Society Shelter. FREE TO good home. Male, neutered White with brown Tabby cat. Well behaved, indoor. 505-629-9215.

GARAGE SALE SOUTH INDOOR SALE: Saturday & Sunday 83, 2506 Rancho Siringo Drive off Siringo & Yucca. Collectibles, pottery, furniture, Christmas items, and much more.

EARLY STREET ANTIQUES and MORE. 3 YEAR ANNIVERSARY SALE! 20% OFF STOREWIDE. This Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Corner of Early St. & Cerrillos Rd. 11:00 am to 5:30 pm. 505-428-0082.

2006 LEXUS GS 300 AWD. Just in time for winter, AWD sports sedan, recent trade, absolutely pristine, Lexus for less $17,891. Call 505216-3800. 2012 Honda Odyssey EX-L. Another 1-owner trade! Loaded with leather and navigation, like new condition, clean CarFax. $29,911. Call 505-216-3800.

2005 VOLVO XC90. SUV, V-8. Black. AWD. Low mileage, 34,490. Loaded: GPS, Sunroof, Leather Seats, 7passenger. Like new. $15,000. 505881-2711

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2010 Toyota RAV 4 Sport

Excellent condition with only 41k miles. This one owner, nonsmoker 4 cylinder Sport Package is ready for winter with all wheel drive. Priced to sell quickly $19,877. 505-954-1054


Another One Owner, Local, Carfax, Service Records, Garaged, Non-Smoker, Navigation, Rear Entertainment, Third Row Seat, Leather, Loaded. Pristine $28,300.

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2006 Toyota Prius III. Only 45k miles! Hybrid, back-up camera, great fuel economy, immacualte, clean CarFax. $12,871. Call 505-2163800.

2005 Volkswagen Toureg V6 AWD. Amazing only 45k miles!, loaded, leather, moonroof, clean CarFax. $15,171. Call 505-216-3800.


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Spotless, no accidents, 38k miles, family truck.Satellite radio, bedliner, alloys, running boards, full power. Below Blue Book. Was $29,995. REDUCED TO $25,995. 505954-1054.


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Another One Owner, Local, 36,974 Miles, Every Service Record, Carfax,Garage,Non-Smoker, Manuals, X-Keys, Loaded, Convertible Fully Automated, Press Button Convertible Or Hardtop. Soooooo Beautiful, Pristine. $18,450.

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WE PAY TOP DOLLAR FOR YOUR VEHICLE! 2008 TOYOTA Sienna LE. Just 59k miles, another 1-owner Lexus trade-in! clean CarFax, immaculate condition $15,941. Call 505-2163800.


Another One Owner, Local, 85, 126 Miles, Every Service Record, Carfax, Garaged, Non-Smoker, XKeys, Manuals, Third Row Seat, New Tires, Pristine. $13,950

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Another One Owner, Local, 74,000 Miles, Every Service Record, Carfax, Garaged, Non-Smoker, New Tires, Pristine. $13,250



986-3000 2010 Chevy Equinox AWD LT V 6 . 28,748 miles, Pioneer Audio, Leather, Backup Camera, and much more. One owner. No accidents! $20,995. Call 505-474-0888.

2009 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL AWD Turbo. Navigation, panoramic roof, NICE, clean CarFax. $16,271. Call 505-216-3800.



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2007 Toyota Camry Hybrid. Another 1-owner Lexus trade-in! Super clean, recently serviced, clean CarFax $13,781. Call 505-216-3800.

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2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser 4x4. Only 50k miles, clean CarFax, new tires, just serviced, immaculate! $24,331. Call 505-216-3800.

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2009 TOYOTA Corolla LE. Only 53k miles! Another 1 owner clean CarFax trade-in! Super nice, fully serviced $12,961. Call 505-216-3800.


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