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Saturday, March 1

SANTA FE FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Railyard Plaza and the Farmers Market Pavilion, 1607 Paseo de Peralta. ‘JEKYLL & HYDE’: St. John’s College presents musical, directed by artist in residence Roy the Rogosin; 7:30 p.m. at the Great Hall, on the St. John’s College Peterson Student Center, Cruz Blanca; no charge; campus, 1160 Camino de call 984-6000. ‘GREASE’: Santa Fe Preparatory School presents the musical at 7:30 p.m. in the campus auditorium; $10 at the door; 1101 Camino de Cruz Blanca; 982-1829. call DRAMA CLUB: Join this play theater games from improvisation group and 11 a.m. to noon at the Santa Fe Children’s Museum, 1050 Old Pecos Trail; call 989-8359.

Sunday, March 2

RAILYARD ARTISAN MARKET: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Railyard Plaza and the Farmers Market Pavilion, 1607 Paseo de Peralta. JAMBO KIDS FOUNDATION BENEFIT: A dance party with live music to benefit the Jambo Kids Clinic tiative; noon to 3 p.m. Iniat Jambo Imports,

two doors down from Jambo Café, the door; call 474-5252. 2010 Cerrillos Road; $20 at ‘GREASE’: Santa Fe Preparatory School presents the musical at 2 p.m. in the campus auditorium; $10 at the door; 1101 Camino de Cruz Blanca; call 982-1829. JEWELRY MAKING CLUB: Try different jewelry techniques and take home your own treasures 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the from Santa Fe Children’s Museum, 1050 Old Pecos Trail; bring old jewelry to recycle something new; 1050 into Old Pecos Trail; call 989-8359. JAPANESE FOLK KITE MAKING: Hands-on kite making activity from 2 to 4 p.m. in conjunction the exhibit Kite Crazy with in New Mexico residents Japan; free admission to on Sundays, kids 16 and always free; Museum under of Camino Lejo, 476-1200. International Folk Art, 706 CELEBRATE CREATIVITY: Opening reception for exhibit of artwork from an El Dorado Community students from 5 to 7 School p.m., on view through April 4; Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Grant Avenue, 946-1000. Education Annex, 123

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Tuesday, March 4

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME: Stories, rhymes, songs, crafts and more for 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.; Oliver children ages 2 to 5 from La Farge Branch Library, 1730 Llano Street; call 955-4860. BOOKS AND BABIES: Children ages 6 months 2 years can come and enjoy books, songs and to games from 10:30 to finger 11 a.m.; ington Avenue; call 955-6783.Main Library, 145 Wash-

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NATURE PLAYTIMES: Toddlers, preschoolers their caregivers are invited and to th Pajarito Environmental Education Center in Los Alamos to explore natural world from 10 the to tures a craft, story, and 11 a.m.. Each Playtime feaoutside activity; no charge; 3540 Orange St.; call 662-0460.

different kinds 4. How many there? More of parrots are . than __________

“It’s another thing on __________ the to-do list, and it seems less important than making sure they Lily Cherry, 8, cleans did ent her bathroom this intellig homework or get to soccertheir Kingwood, Texas. Cherry s aremonth as her mother, Andrea, hasParrot passed on her childhood supervises at their tice,” said Kennedy-Moo pracbelieving it gives them 6. home in practice of doing chores re, a sense of family co-author of Smart Parentinga to her own children, animals. responsibility. PAT SULLIVAN/THE for ASSOCIATED PRESS Smart Kids (Jossey-Bass, children chores.” 2011). bution to the family, and Miriam Arond, director Not Look firstthrough lady Michelle it’s imporof the Obama, to ask kids for at least for: tant because it teaches Good Housekeeping Research who the newspa talkedper them about about her daughthehas mum effort. “You don’t minitaking careimitate human Institute, notes a change ters having tothat of the family, want to set make their own family is over the canthey s and it up 3 words first, Parrot last two decades, with 7. White are Housee beds. responsible mem- guestwhere the kid is the honored parrots parents describ and the parents are the bers .of the family,” said feeling “tremendous pressure” now And not Andrea Cherry serCherry. “I’m vants,” to s that add of King-speech she said. proud of them.” enrich their children, wood,number Texas, who hiring tutors has passed on The best way to start is number before they fall behind, While Cherry feels that her childhood up to thepractice just for a of doing kids when they are young,to enlist a requires more of her kids she leg up. And with many choresof toinches her own children. As parents 2½, so it becomes a regularabout most parents in her area, than th Macaw working and kids busy toddlers, with their Hyacin part they began legsAndrea after with the game Cameron, short lives, Arond says. A toddlerof to be family time is more, of sock can grow s have a San Diego mother of sorting, and now, at ages 8. Parrot can clean up toys and girls ages 2 and 8 who 8 and 6, haveletters Yet kids should still be that to “extensort socks; works graduated occaexpected the make it fun with songs toes. sionally, five to pitch in, experts say. believes that she asks sive” daily chores. parrots or by makwhatLily less Through makes ing it a game. By elementary than most. Her third-grader, chores, children gain a bed and spell to say her prepares breakfast Siobfeeling of were taught for kids can hang up wet towels school, han, has been competence as they learn herself dancing since and they and little Rome brother. She ancient skills that s learn in her can dust. They can load 2, aspires to be a ballerina age cleans bathroom will .carry the dishinto parrot Some adulthood, and they or own sinksIdentify with cleanpeople not a washer by 8 or 9. Teens can a dance studio, and dances nces in the ing wipes, Reading: benefit by making do their tidies Skills: the floors with a to play with a contribution th Macaws areevery 10 differe own laundry. least Math: Calculate Hyacin after school Swiffer and to their words. and they like — weekends family. “It’s very important sums. is learning . Find at digitto vacuum. s. too, Whether kids’ household during performance one and two Aiden feeds to counter a sense of intelligent birds,or mimic, human speech ned specie season. The labor the dog and delivers threate entitlement,” should be rewarded is family copy, is always pressed for time, toilet paper to the bathrooms. says Arond. Parrots are highly a disputed point, with one camp Both driving back and on when they help with laundry and believing forth to school “It’s important emotionally can get attenti the dishes. that kids should get an and dance class. For Cherry, 38, who works allowance because it gives children above. full the two pictures “We try to throw in aArts: Use nouns, as payment for chores, and another time, having the kids s in objects. that they can do something, sense help makes and difference saying the work is for Link: Language few [chores]shere similarities it possible for her and. Then Standard the andcorrectly. they’re part of the family, that there, mainly her and verbs puzzle her husSkill: Observe of the family and should good the that we’re words in adjectives room, whatever band to have enough we can squeeze all in this together,” she Find the time to take without financial done says. “Emoin this week’s in,” says Cameron, 33. word the kids tionally, parents don’t to socceractiviti each “I’d rather let es.and practices realizelook Either way, experts say that itfor games. her do what she loves andimportant, Equally stories is very strengthening for giving and KidIt Scoop a child. looks at as her future careerwhat she kids a pass on chores is a disservice. them with the same idea it fills helps them feel secure, of fam“A child who is spoiled, they have take it away from her and than ily responsibility that it’s a role, they feel rooted. Cherry was to work against them whengoing Sometimes stay home and clean the make her raised with. parents feel apologetic they’re house.” adults,” Arond says. Employers about giving No matter how busy a can’t afford to hire divas, Kennedy-Moore advises family is, she said. parents Skills: Life places.


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CHILDREN’S STORY HOUR: Readings from picture books for children up to age 5; 10:45 to 11:30 at Collected Works Bookstore, a.m. 202 Galisteo St.; no charge, call 988-4226. PRESCHOOL STORY TIME: crafts and more for children Stories, rhymes, songs, ages 2 to 5 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Southside Branch Library, 6599 Jaguar Drive; call 955-4863. BOOKS AND BABIES: Children ages 6 months 2 years can come and enjoy books, songs and to games from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Oliver La finger Farge Branch Library, 1730 Llano Street; call 955-4863. FAMILY STORY TIME: Children’s librarian Walter Cook will select fun stories and hands-on activities for families from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Oliver Farge Branch Library, La 1730 Llano Street; call 9554860. WEE WEDNESDAY: Enjoy bilingual preschool songs and games from stories, 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Fe Children’s Museum, Santa 1050 Old Pecos Trail; call 989-8359.

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CHILDREN’S STORY HOUR: Readings from picture books for children up to age 5; 10:45 to 11:30 at Collected Works Bookstore, a.m. 202 Galisteo St.; no charge, call 988-4226. BOOKS AND BABIES: Children ages 6 months 2 years can come and enjoy books, songs and to games from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Southside finger Library, 6599 Jaguar Branch Drive; call 955-4863. BACKYARD ASTRONOMY: live presentation followed Monthly series includes a by outdoor viewing of night sky; 7 p.m. at the the Santa Fe Community Planetarium, 6401 Richards College Ave.; $5 at the door; 428-1744. call TRY IT THURSDAYS: Children 16 and under are free on Thursdays after 4 p.m. Museum, 1050 Old Pecos at the Santa Fe Children’s Trail; TEEN BOOK CLUB: Monthly call 989-8359. group for ages 13 to 18 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Southside Branch

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new attention to the nation’s long struggle to find places to dispose of tons of Cold War-era waste. The above-ground radiation release that exposed the workers during a night shift two weeks ago shut down the facility as

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Board says glitches in federal website led to low numbers By Patrick Malone The New Mexican

ALBUQUERQUE — Frustrated by flagging enrollment in the state’s online insurance marketplace and the problems that have suppressed it, the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange board on Friday held informal discussions about extending the open enrollment period set to close in a month. “We’re trying to enroll as many people as possible, and we had glitches in the federal system,” said the board’s chairman, Dr. J.R. Damron of Santa Fe. “It’s been pretty dysfunctional on the federal side for getting people signed up.” The deadline to meet the requirement for

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State calls for more medical pot growers

ABOVE: City Clerk Yolanda Vigil walks Juan I. Gonzales of Santa Fe to the voting booth while people wait in line to vote early Friday at City Hall. RIGHT: Gonzales fills in his ballot while voting early. Friday was the final day for early voting for the March 4 municipal election.

By Phaedra Haywood

The New Mexican


The state Health Department announced Friday it plans to license more nonprofit producers to grow marijuana for the 10,600 patients enrolled in its Medical Cannabis Program, and it also will increase the number of plants licensed producers can grow. The change follows years of complaints from patients and would-be producers that the state’s 23 licensed growers were not producing enough cannabis to meet demand. It also comes on the heels of the Health Department’s own survey, released last fall, that indicated only about 20 percent of the demand for medical marijuana is being met. The agency proposes to add 12 more non-

COMIng SundAy u For a look at the mayoral and City Council candidates’ final campaign push and a list of polling places for the upcoming election, check out Sunday’s edition of The New Mexican.

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Primaries offer test of voter ID laws By Thomas Beaumont

elections in November, when voters decide competitive races for governor and control of Congress. WASHINGTON — In elections that The primaries will be closely begin next week, voters in 10 states watched by both sides of the voter ID will be required to present photo idendebate, which intensified in 2011, the tification before casting ballots — the year after Republicans swept to power first major test of voter ID laws after in dozens of statehouses. years of legal challenges arguing that For months, election workers have the measures are designed to suppress been preparing new voting procevoting. dures, while party activists and politiThe first election is March 4 in cal groups seek ID cards for voters Texas, followed by nine other primaries running through early September who do not have them. that will set the ballot for the midterm The debut of the new laws in a The Associated Press


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Obituaries Virginia Bertha Brown, Pecos, Feb. 23 Hermione D. Lynch ‘Hermie,’ Feb. 24 Robert ‘Bob’ Gregg, 71, Feb. 27 Christine Sandoval (Christy), 75, Feb. 25 PAge A-9

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Group: New evidence in capital arson case AUSTIN, Texas — The Innocence Project argued Friday that newly discovered documents undermine the credibility of a key witness against a Texas man executed for the deaths of his three children based in part on arson evidence that has since been deemed faulty. The New York-based nonprofit said it has discovered a handwritten note that suggests a prosecutor gave a lesser charge to jailhouse informant Johnny Webb, who testified that Cameron Todd Willingham told Webb he killed his daughters in 1991. That would contradict claims made at trial by Webb and prosecutor John Jackson that Webb did not receive consideration for his testimony.

4 shot after fight over tax refund DETROIT — A man involved in a dispute over a tax refund check opened fire at a Detroit tax preparation business on Friday afternoon, wounding four employees. Police say the alleged gunman was arrested while running from the scene, and a woman involved in the dispute turned herself in later in the day. The shooting happened at Tax City Tax Service on the city’s east side. Deputy Police Chief Rodney Johnson said the woman became upset when her tax refund wasn’t ready Friday. Johnson said the man with her pulled a gun and started shooting. The security guard was wounded, as were three other employees. One victim was in critical condition, while the other three were listed in serious condition. The Associated Press

Cheap beer is focus for MillerCoors, AB InBev By Duane D. Stanford Bloomberg News

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., center, tours the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Richland, Wash., on Feb. 19. Documents show that there are 'significant construction flaws' in some newer, double-walled storage tanks at the nuclear waste complex. In a letter to Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on Friday, Wyden called for better management of Hanford by the Department of Energy. ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO

Flaws found in Hanford tanks

Documents reveal defects in newer units By Nicholas K. Geranios The Associated Press

SPOKANE, Wash. here are “significant construction flaws” in some newer, double-walled storage tanks at Washington state’s Hanford nuclear waste complex, which could lead to additional leaks, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press. Those tanks hold some of the worst radioactive waste at the nation’s most contaminated nuclear site. One of the 28 giant underground tanks was found to be leaking in 2012. But subsequent surveys of other double-walled tanks performed for the U.S. Department of Energy by one of its Hanford contractors found at least six shared defects with the leaking tank that could lead to future leaks, the documents said. Thirteen additional tanks also might be compromised, according to the documents. Questions about the storage tanks jeopardize efforts to clean up radioactive waste at the southeastern Washington site. Those efforts already cost taxpayers about $2 billion a year. “It is time for the Department [of Energy] to stop hiding the ball and pretending that the situation at Hanford is being effectively managed,” Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., wrote Friday in a letter to Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz. Energy Department officials in Richland said the agency continues to make thorough inspections of the tanks, and has increased the frequency of those inspections. “They used to be reviewed every five to seven years,” said Tom


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Fletcher, the Energy Department’s assistant manager for tank farms. “Now we are moving to a threeyear time frame.” The department is in the process of inspecting the final eight doublewalled tanks at Hanford that have not been analyzed since the leak was detected in late 2012, Fletcher said Friday. No new leaks have been found, he said. “If there are changes or improvements we need to make in the program, based on what we learn, to make sure we capture the risks that exist on the tank farms, we will make them,” Fletcher said. He added the Energy Department continues to examine the benefits of building new storage tanks at Hanford. Tom Carpenter of the citizen watchdog group Hanford Challenge said he wasn’t surprised that more of the double-walled tanks are in danger of leaking. “These tanks have an engineered design life, and we are reaching the end,” Carpenter said. “It’s bad planning that they don’t have new tanks up and running.” While new tanks are expensive, cleaning up a leak is more expensive, he added. “The price for cleaning up the environment once this stuff gets out there is incalculable.” Hanford contains some 53 million gallons of high-level radioactive wastes from the production of plutonium for nuclear weapons. They are stored in 177 underground storage tanks, many of which date back to World War II and are single-walled models that have leaked. The 28 double-walled tanks were built from the 1960s to the 1980s. Current plans call for transferring wastes from leaking singlewalled tanks to the newer and bigger double-walled tanks, where

the waste will be stored while a $13 billion plant for treating the waste is constructed. But the treatment plant is plagued with design problems and construction has stalled. The situation did not appear dire until the news in October 2012 that the oldest of the double-walled tanks, called AY-102, had leaked, becoming the first of those 28 tanks to do so. At the time, the Energy Department blamed construction problems with this particular tank for the leak and said it “seems unlikely” that the other doublewalled tanks would leak. However, Wyden said engineering reviews of six other doublewalled tanks “found significant construction flaws similar to those at the leaking tank.” Those six tanks contain about 5 million gallons of radioactive wastes, wrote Wyden, who until recently was chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. For instance, one tank was found to have bulging “in the primary and secondary bottoms,” according to the documents obtained through Wyden’s office. The tank also had a high number of welds that were rejected by inspectors and done again during its construction. Additionally, a review of 13 other double-walled tanks found they were in better shape than the leaker. “But construction issues identified for these tanks, such as weld rejection rates, are cause for concern” and raise “uncertainty of long-term tank integrity,” Wyden wrote. That means that 20 of the 28 double-walled tanks at Hanford raise some level of concern. Wyden said the Energy Department should take a new look at proposals by the governors of Washington and Oregon to build new storage tanks at Hanford.

ATLANTA — Joe Six-Pack is getting some love again. MillerCoors and Anheuser-Busch InBev, after years of focusing on craft ales, ciders and imports, are paying more attention to the working man’s drink of choice: cheap beer. The two brewers, which account for threequarters of the U.S. beer industry, will boost marketing this year for economy brands such as Keystone Light and Busch Light. During the televised Nascar race on Sunday, MillerCoors will begin airing the first national advertising for Keystone Light since 2011. A similar campaign for Miller High Life, which calls itself the “champagne of beers,” starts in April. AB InBev will expand its marketing for Busch to year-round and has introduced a fuller flavored version called Busch Signature Copper Lager. “Regular guys like to drink beer, there’s no doubt about it,” MillerCoors Chief Marketing Officer Andy England said in an interview. “We’ve struggled with those brands a little bit.” As persistent unemployment after the recession left blue-collar workers with less money for beer, brewers shifted resources to higher-margin brands such as MillerCoors’s Blue Moon and Leuven, Belgium-based AB InBev’s Bud Light Lime. As the economy rebounds, companies are racing to win with a crowd that is among the most loyal and thirsty of beer drinkers. AB InBev recently reached its highest market share ever for the segment after a two-year turnaround, said Edison Yu, the company’s vice president for value brands. A new marketing campaign for Busch will celebrate “everyday” heroes, he said in an e-mailed statement. Economy beers sell for about $15 a case, compared with $20 a case for premium offerings such as Bud Light and Coors Light, according to IRI, a Chicago-based researcher. Super-premium brands like Michelob Ultra sell for about $25 a case. U.S. beer consumption will be little changed this year after sales volume declined in four of the past five years, according to a report Wednesday by Moody’s Investors Service Inc. The drops were spurred by high unemployment, a move to more flavorful cocktails by baby boomers and young drinkers alike, and higher prices for value beers to help profit margins, the firm said. Cheap-beer loyalists aren’t the only customers MillerCoors wants to reach. Craft-beer drinkers also frequently purchase economy brands to supplement their favorite brands, according to Nielsen.

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Fighters return from Syria radicalized BISARIYEH, Lebanon — The once-tranquil, religiously mixed village of Bisariyeh is seething: Two of its young men who fought alongside the rebels in Syria recently returned home radicalized and staged suicide bombings in Lebanon. The phenomenon is being watched anxiously across the Mideast, particularly in Saudi Arabia, where authorities are moving decisively to prevent citizens from going off to fight in Syria. The developments illustrate how the Syrian war is sending dangerous ripples across a highly combustible region and sparking fears that jihadis will come home with dangerous ideas and turn their weapons against their own countries. In Lebanon, the social fabric of towns and villages across the country is being torn by conflicting loyalties and a wave of bombings carried out by Sunni extremists in retaliation for the Iranian-backed Shiite group Hezbollah’s military support of Syrian President Bashar Assad.


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Saturday, March 1 ART SHOW: From 2 to 4 p.m.. the Interfaith Community Shelter will hold an open house art show at 2801 Cerrillos Road. Original artwork and prints will be available, and all proceeds from the sale will go directly to the artists. For more information, call 795-7494. WIC CLIINIC: From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Santa Fe Public Health Office, 605 Letrado St., the New Mexico Department of Health, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children will hold a clinic. The WIC program meets the needs of working families, pregnant women, breastfeeding women and infants and children who qualify by income, nutritional risk and live in the county. For more information, visit The Department of Health will accept appointments for this clinic. To schedule an appointment, call 476-2602. DAVID HOPTMAN: MIXED-MEDIA PHOTOGRAPHY AND PRINTMAKING: From 3 to 5 p.m. at the Main Branch Library, 145 Washington Ave., an illustrated talk by the local photographer. Free and open to the public. LENNY TISCHLER: At 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church

Lotteries of Santa Fe, 208 Grant Ave., the local composer/musician debuts his jazz suite Freedom Work: Folk Forms and Variations in commemoration of Black History Month. OPERA BREAKFAST LECTURE: At 8:30 a.m. at Collected Works Bookstore, 202 Gailisteo St., the series of pre-opera lectures in conjunction with The Met at the Lensic season continues with a discussion of Borodin’s Prince Igor by Mary Kime, 8:30 a.m., 202 Galisteo St. THE MET LIVE AT THE LENSIC: The series continues with Prince Igor, Dmitri Tcherniakov’s production of Borodin’s Russian epic, 10 a.m., 211 W. San Francisco St.

NIGHTLIFE Saturday, March 1 CAFÉ CAFÉ: ContemporaryLatin guitarist Ramón Bermudez, 6 p.m., 500 Sandoval St. DUEL BREWING: Rumelia, contemporary Balkan folk music, 7-10 p.m., 1228 Parkway Drive. EL FAROL: Controlled Burn, classic rock and country covers, 9 p.m., 808 Canyon Road. HOTEL SANTA FE: Guitarist/ flutist Ronald Roybal, 7-9 p.m., 1501 Paseo de Peralta. LA FIESTA LOUNGE AT LA FONDA: C.S. Rockshow, with Don Curry, Pete Springer, and

Ron Crowder, 8 p.m., 100 E. San Francisco St. LA POSADA DE SANTA FE RESORT AND SPA: Pat Malone Jazz Trio, featuring vocalist Whitney Carroll Malone, 6-9 p.m., 330 E. Palace Ave. MINE SHAFT TAVERN: Broomdust Caravan, juke-joint honky-tonk and biker-bar rock, 7 p.m., 2846 N.M. 14. PRANZO ITALIAN GRILL: David Geist and Julie Trujillo, piano and vocals, 6-9 p.m., 540 Montezuma Ave. SANTA FE PRO MUSICA ORCHESTRA: At 6 p.m. at St. Francis Auditorium, 107 W. Palace Ave., the orchestra will featuring mezzosoprano Deborah Domanski, music of Debussy, Mahler, and Shostakovich. SECOND STREET BREWERY: Alt-Americana band Boris & The Saltlicks, 6-9 p.m., 1814 Second St. SECOND STREET BREWERY AT THE RAILYARD: Paw Cole & The Clinkers, old-timey tunes, 7-10 p.m., 1607 Paseo de Peralta. SWEETWATER HARVEST KITCHEN: Hawaiian slack-key guitarist John Serkin, 6 p.m., 1512 Pacheco St., Building B. TINY’S: Showcase karaoke with Nanci and Cyndi, 8:30 p.m., 1005 St. Francis Drive, Suite 117. VANESSIE: Pianist/vocalist

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Ukrainian cities reflect nation’s deep divisions Contrasts recall the past as well as present chaos By Alison Smale

The New York Times

DONETSK, Ukraine — The silverhaired mayor of this raw mining city in eastern Ukraine had just delivered a pep talk to about 100 uniformed police officers, beseeching them to ensure law and order in these turbulent times of revolution, when a bearded man in dark glasses took the microphone. “If we want peace,” the man proclaimed, “we have to get ready for war!” The mayor, Alexander Lukyanchenko, 67, shot back: “And tell me, just who are you planning to fight?” The exchange between the thirdterm mayor, dapper in a fine dark blue suit, and the rugged speaker, who identified himself as “commander” of a previously unknown group, the East-

ern Front, exposed the jangled nerves in this city of 1 million and the tough task facing leaders who know they must keep workers’ pay, pensions and supplies flowing even as they feel their hold on power waning. Hundreds of miles to the west, the mayor of Lviv, Andriy Sadovy, has the same worries as Lukyanchenko. But of the two cities’ mayors, Sadovy, 45, a political independent elected twice since 2006, seems to hold the better cards. He apparently has had no trouble in uniting those police officers who are still on the job with civilian volunteers to form a force of about 2,000 people who patrol the streets at night and handle traffic. And Sadovy made time to mourn at least one of the 13 protesters from the Lviv region who were killed in Kiev. Sadovy acted swiftly to proclaim Russian-language days in Lviv after the Ukrainian Parliament passed a widely criticized law that stripped Russian of its official status, infuriating Russian

INsIDe u Columnist Bill Stewart takes a closer look at the deepening crisis in Ukraine. OpINIONs, A-13

Unidentified gunmen wearing camouflage uniforms block the road to the military airport at the Black Sea port of Sevastopol in Crimea on Friday. IVAN SEKRETAREV/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

speakers in Ukraine. He is proud of his city’s cooperation with European bodies, and like many residents looks to now-gleaming Krakow, in nearby Poland, as the model for Lviv. When Sadovy and his fellow west-

Obama warns Russia about Crimea By Dalton Bennet and Karl Ritter The Associated Press

SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine — Armed men described as Russian troops took control of key airports in Crimea on Friday and Russian transport planes flew into the strategic region, Ukrainian officials said, an ominous sign of the Kremlin’s iron hand in Ukraine. President Barack Obama bluntly warned Moscow “there will be costs” if it intervenes militarily. The sudden arrival of men in military uniforms patrolling key strategic facilities prompted Ukraine to accuse Russia of a “military invasion and occupation” — a claim that brought an alarming new dimension to the crisis. In a hastily arranged statement delivered from the White House, Obama called on Russia

to respect the independence and territory of Ukraine and not try to take advantage of its neighbor, which is undergoing political upheaval. “Any violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity would be deeply destabilizing,” Obama said. “Just days after the world came to Russia for the Olympic Games, that would invite the condemnation of nations around the world,” Obama said. “The United States will stand with the international community in affirming that there will be costs for any military intervention in Ukraine.” Earlier Friday, Ukraine’s fugitive president resurfaced in Russia to deliver a defiant condemnation of what he called a “bandit coup.” Appearing for the first time since fleeing Ukraine last week, Viktor Yanukovych struck a tone both of bluster and cau-

tion — vowing to “keep fighting for the future of Ukraine,” while ruling out seeking Russian military help. “Any military action in this situation is unacceptable,” Yanukovych told reporters in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don, near the border with Ukraine. Then, seeking to make a firm point, he tried — and failed — to break a pen. At the United Nations, the Ukrainian ambassador, Yuriy Sergeyev, said that 10 Russian transport aircraft and 11 attack helicopters had arrived in Crimea illegally, and that Russian troops had taken control of two airports in Crimea. He described the gunmen posted outside the two airports as Russian armed forces as well as “unspecified” units. “Some of them identified themselves as Russians,” Sergeyev said.

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ern Ukrainians learned in November that their now fugitive president, Viktor Yanukovych, had spurned an association agreement with the European Union, they exploded in revolt. By late January, they had declared Lviv independent of central authority — “Free City of a Free People,” as the slogan reads on the huge Ukrainian flag now hanging on the ancient Town Hall. With Yanukovych’s flight from Ukraine last weekend, the revolt succeeded in disposing of the man most people — even here in his hometown, Donetsk — denounce as murderous and extremely corrupt. But Yanukovych’s departure has left a power vacuum, with quarreling leaders in Kiev taking power on a tidal wave of hurriedly passed laws and an economy

reportedly edging closer to bankruptcy. The contrast in the two cities lies not just in the present, but also in their pasts. Lviv — Lvov in Russian, Lemberg in German — pitched for centuries between Polish, Hapsburg, Czarist, Nazi and Soviet rule before the Soviet Union collapsed and Ukraine, a country of 46 million, became independent in 1991. The Soviet Union was, in effect, an interlude, with the last nationalist fighters quashed only in the 1950s. Donetsk, by contrast, was founded only in 1869, just an hour’s drive from Russia. It was set up under the czars and reputedly populated with thousands of prisoners released from Siberia to dig coal shafts here. Its architecture is profoundly Soviet; a huge Lenin statue is now a rallying point for fuming residents, mostly elderly men, who vent about “fascists” from western Ukraine. Streets still bear names like “50 Years of the USSR,” which would count as a relic even in Moscow.




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Leak: Salt deposits settle around, entomb nuclear waste containers Continued from Page A-1 authorities investigate the cause and attempt to determine the health effects on the employees. The mishap also has raised questions about a cornerstone of the Department of Energy’s $5 billiona-year program for cleaning up waste scattered across the country from decades of nuclear bomb making. With operations at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant on hold, so are all shipments, including the last of nearly 4,000 barrels of toxic waste that Los Alamos National Laboratory has been ordered to remove from its campus by the end of June. Other waste from labs in Idaho, Illinois and South Carolina is also without a home while operations are halted. The dilemma about what to do with the nuclear waste is highly politicized. The government spent an estimated $15 billion on a proposed nuclear waste dump at Nevada’s Yucca Mountain that has not been completed. The Yucca site is fiercely opposed by Nevada lawmakers, including Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. By contrast, New Mexico’s congressional delegation has largely supported the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, which has been accepting waste since 1999 and employs about 650 people. The site is limited by law to plutonium waste from making weapons, but experts say salt beds at the site may be suitable for radioactive waste from commercial reactors. In an example of the dilemma that communities nationwide face over

A member of the community speaks of the radiation leak during a meeting Monday in Carlsbad. Sen. Tom Udall says he will ask the Environmental Protection Agency to send air monitors to southeastern New Mexico following a radiation release from the federal government’s underground nuclear waste dump in Carlsbad. JERI CLAUSING/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

nuclear waste, documents obtained Friday by The Associated Press found that there are “significant construction flaws” in some storage tanks at Washington state’s Hanford nuclear waste complex. Taxpayers spend about $2 billion a year to clean up radioactive waste at the site. Many scientists consider the unique geology of the New Mexico location to be ideal for disposing of tainted materials like tools, gloves, glasses and protective suits. Over decades, with

pressure from the ground above, the salt deposits settle around the containers and entomb them. Edwin Lyman, a nuclear expert at the watchdog group Union of Concerned Scientists, said the accident could curb enthusiasm on Capitol Hill for the underground site. “I think from a political standpoint, this is going to put a damper on some of the more ambitious expansion plans,” he said. “The narrative is that facility is super safe. Now that they’ve

had a serious incident, that’s no longer valid.” Officials said they don’t yet know what doses of radioactive material the workers absorbed, and that it’s too soon to speculate on what the health effects might be. Tests showed traces of the element americium. Once in the body, americium tends to concentrate in the bone, liver and muscles. It can stay in the body for decades and continue to expose surrounding tissues to radiation, increasing a person’s chance of developing cancer. On Feb. 5, the mine was shut and six workers were sent to the hospital for treatment of smoke inhalation after a truck hauling salt caught fire. Nine days later, a radiation alert activated in the area where newly arrived waste was being stored. Preliminary tests show 13 workers suffered some radiation exposure, and monitors as far as half a mile away have since detected elevated levels of plutonium and americium in the air. Ground and water samples are being analyzed. Officials said they’re confident the incidents are unrelated. And while they emphasize that the levels detected off-site are no more harmful than a dental X-ray, they have not been able to go underground and have not directly answered questions about how contaminated the tunnels might be. Don Hancock, director of the Nuclear Waste Safety program at the Southwest Research and Information Center, said the contamination levels will depend on the workers’ proximity

Health: 17K completed enrollment but didn’t buy Continued from Page A-1 having health insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act is April 1, and those without insurance who want coverage by then must enroll by March 15. Anyone who misses the deadline will face tax penalties — as well as months of waiting until the next open enrollment period begins in the fall. Through the end of January, New Mexico residents had bought 11,620 individual insurance plans through the federal online marketplace, according to Mike Nuñez, interim chief executive officer of the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange. Nuñez blamed the sluggish start of the federal exchange’s Web portal,, for slowing New Mexico’s enrollment progress and forcing the state exchange to lower its enrollment expectations for 2014 to about 50,000 from the 83,000 originally forecast. The New Mexico exchange is relying on the federal site for individual enrollment until that portion of the state exchange comes online Oct. 1. Nuñez said an additional 17,000 potential customers had completed every step in the enrollment process except buying a policy, which led the board to discuss what’s keeping them at the doorstep without crossing the threshold.

The board lamented that the clunky rollout of “Obamacare” has made it difficult for consumers to follow through with the requirements of the new law. But Friday’s meeting also spotlighted snags that consumers have encountered with insurance companies and the state’s coordination of information with the federal government. Board member Dr. Deane Waldman of Albuquerque said insurance companies participating in the exchange have not made it easy for consumers to search whether the plan they’re buying includes their preferred doctors. “They can’t find out,” he said, “and what they find out is often erroneous.” That has led to complaints from consumers who “feel duped” after they’ve bought a policy and their doctor isn’t included in the network of providers, he added. “The consumers will only buy products that they want and need, and if the health exchange does not offer that, we’re not going to sell it,” Waldman said. Representatives of the health exchange’s round-the-clock call center in Alamogordo said they’ve encountered plenty of consumer frustration as well. The call center was designed to shepherd consumers’ questions to someone who can answer them with authority — most often someone with the federal government. But over and over, consumer calls

handed off to the federal government are looped back to Alamogordo because the people manning the federal phone lines are confused by New Mexico’s hybrid exchange — with group plans managed by the state and individual plans still temporarily under federal auspices. “We get identified as a state-based exchange, and calls continue to get returned to us even though the Federal Facilitated Marketplace is taking care of our individual [plans],” Nuñez said, “so this misunderstanding continues to occur.” More frustrating is the ongoing confusion in New Mexico and nationally over Medicaid eligibility, which has left untold numbers of consumers in limbo. Nuñez and Sidonie Squire, New Mexico’s Cabinet secretary for the Human Services Department, acknowledged an endless loop that frustrates would-be enrollees: Often they are informed by the exchange that they qualify for Medicaid and must follow that process for coverage, only to be told later by Human Services that they don’t qualify. They are then referred back to the exchange. “At present, there’s people working on it, but no solution, to my knowledge,” Nuñez said. Squire blamed the federal government. In light of the enrollment roadblocks reported by consumers, Damron took

the board’s temperature Friday about the possibility of leaving enrollment through the New Mexico exchange open throughout 2014. He got a warm response. Board member Aaron Ezekiel, director of Affordable Care Act implementation at the state’s Office of the Superintendent of Insurance, said keeping enrollment open for the first two years that the new law is in effect would be beneficial to the goal of enrolling as many people as possible. “We are absolutely going to fight for every single day of open enrollment we can get,” he said. Ezekiel said he believes the state could win a jurisdictional fight with the federal government over the terms of the open enrollment period, but legal questions abound. It could require clearance by the federal government, the state health exchange board and New Mexico’s superintendent of insurance. “If we don’t have the numbers we need yet, and if we’ve lost a few months because of the dysfunctional federal exchange,” Ezekiel said, “I feel like they owe us two months at the minimum.” Contact Patrick Malone at 986-3017 or Follow him on Twitter @pmalonenm.

ID: Up to 600,00 ballots in Texas could be questioned drive more than 200 miles to get a card, provided they have board in Fairfax County, Va., a the proper documentation, Washington, D.C., suburb. such as a birth certificate. Supporters of the measures, Still, state GOP Chairman mostly Republican conservaSteve Munisteri said few tives, contend the ID checks problems popped up with protect against fraudulent vot- the law during last year’s ing and thus helps build trust election, a low-turnout affair in government. Critics see that included constitutional them as a way of discouraging changes but only drew about the kind of voters who lack 10 percent of the electorate. picture IDs and might be more “The law has already been likely to support Democrats. tested and performed quite The U.S. Supreme Court well. I see no reason for conruled in 2008 that states can cern,” Munisteri said. require voters to produce The 10 percent were devout photo IDs at the polls without voters, well aware of the new violating their constitutional requirements, said Dana rights. And last year, the high DeBeauvoir, election commiscourt threw out a key part of sioner in Travis County, which the landmark Voting Rights includes Austin. Act, a decision that allowed “This was not a population voter ID laws to take effect that needs extra support,” she in states where voting procesaid. “Where we’re going to dures had been under strict see the problem is in Novemfederal oversight for nearly ber.” 50 years. The Brennan Center for In Texas, as many as Justice at New York University 600,000 voters could be preis suing Texas and states with vented from having their balsimilar laws, but it’s not clear lots counted because of the state’s newly enacted photo ID whether the lawsuits will be law, according to officials with decided by November. “We have shown already Battleground Texas, a Demothat these laws correlate with cratic-leaning group aimed at places that had demographic helping register new voters. changes that currently favor One third of Texas’ 254 Democrats,” said Wendy counties do not have Department of Public Safety stations Weiser, director of the Brennan Institute’s Democracy that can provide the cards. That means voters without program. “When you look at proper identification have to these things together, what’s

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going on is discrimination.” Georgia and Indiana adopted some of the first voter ID laws. This year, in addition to the Texas law, new or stricter photo-identification voting laws take effect in Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Tennessee and Virginia. Pennsylvania and Wisconsin have approved similar action, but those measures are on hold because of court challenges. In Mississippi, black lawmakers have asked Attorney General Eric Holder to block their state’s law. When Arkansas held a special legislative election in January, dozens of mail-in absentee votes were thrown out after voters failed to include a copy of their photo ID with their ballot. The Arkansas law, passed over Democratic Gov. Mike Beebe’s veto, did not address absentee voting, and the GOP-controlled Legislature is not expected to take it up during the 2014 session. The law allows voters without photo ID to cast a provisional ballot, but the ballot will not be counted unless they show identification by the Monday after the election. “This is in no way an effort to suppress any valid vote,” said GOP state Rep. Andy Mayberry, who supported the

Voters stand in line to have an election official check their photo identification at an early voting polling site Wednesday in Austin, Texas. ERIC GAY/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

law. “It’s a measure to help secure the credibility of our elections.” Arkansas voters will have two important races to decide this year. Sen. Mark Pryor, a Democrat, is expected to face an aggressive challenge from Republican Rep. Tom Cotton. A competitive contest for governor is also unfolding, with Republican former Rep. Asa Hutchinson likely to run against Democrat Mike Ross. The higher-than-normal turnout expected for the midterm election will only compound the problems that emerged during the January election, according to Craighead County Election

Commission Chairman Scott McDaniel, a Democrat. “I foresee a great number, an unacceptable number of absentee voters to be disenfranchised because of this whole deal, and I don’t like it,” McDaniel said. Virginia could be particularly confusing. Majority Republicans enacted a law requiring proof of identification, but no photo, in 2012. Last year, they amended the law to require photo ID to vote but set the effective date for the new law as July 1. Virginia’s primary is June 10, when voters will not be required to present a photo. But in November, they will.

to the material. “If you’re standing by a 55-gallon drum of plutonium and americium, not much problem. But when you get even a small portion of what’s in that drum in the air and you breathe it in, then you do have a problem,” he said. Government officials, politicians, the contractors that run the mine and local officials all say it is too soon to speculate on what the short- or long-term impacts of the shutdown might be, or where else the toxic waste would go. “A lot of people are just jumping up and down and wanting us to shut down,” said Farok Sharif, president of the Nuclear Waste Partnership that runs the site. “But that’s not the case here. We’ve designed this facility to look at these types of accidents, and we’ve planned on making sure that we continue to protect our employees and we protect the environment. And our system worked as designed.” Per Peterson, a professor of nuclear engineering at the University of California who served on a presidential panel on nuclear waste, said that from what he has read, the radiation exposure suffered by the plant workers was small enough not to be a major health risk. But he said the nation has a responsibility to clean up contaminated material from the historical U.S. program to make nuclear weapons. “It would almost be a national tragedy if we were to derail cleanup of the legacy nuclear weapons complex because of this accident,” he said.

Growers: Number of qualifying conditions now at 19 Continued from Page A-1 profit producers and increase the number of plants each is allowed to grow from a total of 150 — including plants and seedlings — to 150 mature plants, plus up to 300 seedlings. “We take the needs of medical cannabis patients very seriously,” department Secretary Retta Ward said in a written statement Friday. “We now have a plan to meet current and future patient needs.” The statement also said Ward has accepted the Medical Cannabis Advisory Board’s recommendation to add Parkinson’s disease and Huntington’s disease to the list of conditions that qualify patients to use medical marijuana, bringing the total number of qualifying conditions to 19. The proposed changes won’t take effect until after a public hearing occurs “sometime this spring,” said the statement, issued late Friday. The department will begin accepting applications from potential producers after the hearing. It has been several years since the agency has accepted new applications from producers. Health Department spokesman Kenny Vigil said Friday he couldn’t be more specific about the date of the hearing, but he said the time and place of the hearing and written details of the proposed changes to the Medical Cannabis Program will be made public 30 days before the hearing. Department lawyers are scheduled to appear in District Court next Friday to address motions in a lawsuit filed against the agency in January by a man who has been trying to obtain a license to become a nonprofit cannabis producer for the program since 2009. In his complaint, Mark Springer asks the court to “compel the Secretary of the New Mexico Department of Health to ensure a reasonably sufficient cannabis supply for the demand of qualified patients to treat their debilitating conditions.” A handful of other would-be producers joined in another lawsuit against the department that alleges, among other things, that the application process for becoming a producer is so vague and arbitrary it deprives applicants of their due process rights. That case, filed in 2011, continues to work its way through the court. Contact Phaedra Haywood at 986-3068 or phaywood@


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Documents show Clintons’ health care concerns National Archives releases 4,000 pages from ex-president’s administration

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WASHINGTON — Bill Clinton’s aides revealed concern early in his presidency about the health care overhaul effort led by his wife, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and later about what they saw as a need to soften her image, according to documents released Friday. Mrs. Clinton now is a potential 2016 presidential contender. The National Archives released about 4,000 pages of previously confidential documents involving the former president’s administration, providing a glimpse into the ultimately unsuccessful struggles of his health care task force, led by the first lady, and other Clinton priorities such as the U.S. economy and a major trade agreement. Hillary Clinton’s potential White House campaign has increased interest in Clinton Presidential Library documents from her husband’s administration during the 1990s and her own decades in public service. A former secretary of state and New York senator, Mrs. Clinton is the leading Democratic contender to succeed President Barack Obama, though she has not said whether she will run. Friday’s documents included memos related to the former president’s ill-fated health care reform proposal in 1993 and 1994, a plan that failed to win support in Congress and turned into a rallying cry for Repub-

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Then-first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, holding a copy of the Clinton health care plan, kicks off a three-state sales campaign during a visit to Baltimore on Oct. 28, 1993. ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTOS

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it said, “going to their home districts for the August break are petrified about having difficult health care reform issues/questions thrown at them.” Administration officials also wanted to distance Hillary Clinton from a staff meeting on the touchy subject of making health care cost projections appear reasonable. Top aides wrote an April 1993 memo saying pessimistic cost-savings projections from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office were

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to Vice President Joe Biden. A White House and congressional meeting meant to “align budget assumptions with CBO” would be “all staff,” the memo said, so “we do not believe it appropriate that Mrs. Clinton attend.” The documents also include detailed media strategy memos written as aides tried to soften Mrs. Clinton’s image. Her press secretary, Lisa Caputo, encouraged the Clintons to capitalize on their 20th wedding anniversary as “a wonderful opportunity for Hillary” and also suggested she spend more time doing White House events celebrating first ladies of the past. Placing Clinton in a historical context “may help to round out

her image and make what she is doing seem less extreme or different in the eyes of the media,” Caputo wrote in a lengthy August 1995 memo about courting better press coverage as the president looked toward reelection. It noted the first lady had an “aversion to the national Washington media.” Caputo also proposed the “wild idea” of having Clinton do a guest appearance on a popular sitcom of the day, Home Improvement. As for Clinton himself, by the end of his presidency he showed frustration with his proposed farewell speech to the nation. He told aides that he didn’t think the drafts included enough of his administration’s accomplishments. “Doesn’t anybody care about me?” he asked aides during his final days in office.



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Texas AG, friend face off over gay marriage GOP gubernatorial candidate Abbott vows to defend against suit filed by college buddy By Paul J. Weber

The Associated Press

WACO, Texas — When Greg Abbott was paralyzed by a fallen tree in 1984, Mark Phariss flew 500 miles to his friend’s bedside. They were law school pals who swapped stories over dinner, job leads and airport rides, and they still exchange Christmas cards today. Their friendship is now at an extraordinary junction: Phariss, who is gay, filed the Texas lawsuit that a federal judge used this week to strike down the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, which Abbott, Texas’ attorney general, has vowed to defend all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. Both chalk it up as a remarkable coincidence. Abbott, a Republican who is running for Texas governor, said Friday he still considers Phariss a friend, even though they’ve lost touch in the past decade.

Phariss, who never told Abbott he was gay, echoed the sentiment — even as Abbott works to uphold what Phariss considers to be discrimination. “If I was only friends with the people I agreed with, particularly in Texas, I wouldn’t have many friends,” Phariss said. Texas joined Oklahoma and Utah as the latest deeply conservative states that want to take its newly quashed gay marriage bans to the Supreme Court. A federal judge in San Antonio ruled Wednesday that Texas had no “rational” reason to deny same-sex couples the right to marry, but declined to enforce his decision pending Abbott’s appeal. Whatever the outcome, the history between Abbott and Phariss adds an intriguing backdrop to one of the most divisive social issues in the U.S. Abbott made clear at a campaign stop Friday he doesn’t approve of Phariss’ quest to wed

Texas GOP gubernatorial candidate and Attorney General Greg Abbott is introduced to supporters Friday at a Waco, Texas, restaurant. Abbott has vowed to defend the state’s ban on samesex marriages despite a ruling on a lawsuit filed by a gay friend. ROD AYDELOTTE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

his longtime partner. He also expressed no sympathy at the thought of refusing his old friend the right to marry his partner of 16 years, Victor Holmes, an Air Force veteran. “When the constitution is upheld, we’re all winners,” Abbott said. Abbott said he only realized Phariss was gay when his name appeared on the suit, and said Phariss’ sexuality doesn’t change

his opinion of him. “It shows that on some of the hot-button issues of the day, we can have a civil discourse without harsh rhetoric,” Abbott said. Phariss and Abbott first met at Vanderbilt Law School. Phariss described two southerners — Phariss is from Oklahoma — and ideological opposites drawn together by their enjoyment of discussing politics.

After leaving Vanderbilt, Abbott was crushed by a falling tree in Houston while out jogging. He was permanently paralyzed from the waist down, and upon hearing the news, Phariss flew to the hospital and spent two days with Abbott. He bought books to help him pass the time and kept Abbott’s wife and mother company. A year later, Phariss said Abbott helped line up a job offer for him. In the 1990s, when Abbott entered politics and was elected a state judge and later a Texas Supreme Court justice, he flew to San Antonio for a campaign stop. Phariss picked him up at the airport and drove him to meetings and a fundraiser. Phariss, now 54 and an attorney near Dallas, said he was not openly gay at Vanderbilt. He dated girls and didn’t ask out men, and didn’t publicly reveal he was gay until his mid30s. Phariss said that while he and Abbott never discussed gay rights, he never detected hatred from his friend — who

Regional airlines face pilot shortage

Mt.Gox demise spurs Bitcoin review

Report links lousy pay to industry’s problems of filling entry-level jobs

Experts unsure if $400 million stolen or just mishandled

By Joan Lowy

The Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The nation’s regional airlines are having trouble hiring enough pilots, the government says, suggesting one reason might be that they simply don’t pay enough. A pool of qualified pilots is available, but it’s unclear whether they are willing to work for low entry-level wages, the Government Accountability Office said in a report released Friday. One key economic indicator supports the emergence of a shortage, something regional airlines have complained of and point to as a reason for limiting service to some small communities. But two other indicators suggest the opposite is true, GAO said. Also, two studies reviewed by the GAO “point to the large number of qualified pilots that exist, but may be working abroad, in the military or in another occupation, as evidence that there is adequate supply,” the report said. The U.S. airline industry will need to hire 1,900 to 4,500 new pilots annually over the next 10 years due to an expected surge in retirements of pilots reaching age 65 and increased demand for air travel, the report said. Eleven out of 12 regional airlines failed to meet their hiring targets for entry-level pilots last year, the report said. However, no major airlines were experiencing problems finding pilots. Regional carriers account for about half of all domestic airline flights. One big concern is that communities served only by regional airlines will see their service reduce or eliminated. Five regional airlines told GAO they are already limiting service because of a pilot shortage. Major airlines generally pay significantly higher salaries than regional carriers and frequently hire pilots from regionals. The average starting salary for first officers, also called co-pilots, at regional airlines is $22,400 a year, according to the Air Line Pilots Association. Earlier this month, Wyomingbased Great Lakes Airlines ended service in a handful of small towns, citing a dearth of qualified pilots. The pilots association says Great Lakes pays newly hired first officers $16,500 a year. There are currently 66,000 pilots working for U.S. airlines, but there are 109,465 currently active pilots with a first-class medical certificate who are licensed to fly airline passengers, the report said. An additional 100,000-plus pilots with commercial licenses might at some point choose to pursue an airline career, the report said

is now one of Texas’ most conservative political leaders. “I don’t perceive from him any animus toward gay people,” Phariss said. “I do remember, either in law school or after, [talking] about someone we thought might have been gay — we just kind of speculated whether a certain person might be gay. He didn’t seem to have an issue with that.” Along with other same-sex couples, Phariss and Holmes sued the state after being denied a wedding license on their anniversary last August. Phariss said the last time he and Abbott spoke was in Austin around 2004, shortly after Abbott became attorney general. He said Abbott won’t get his vote for governor this fall because of his politics, but neither will Democrat Wendy Davis, Phariss said, because he doesn’t like the idea of voting against his friend. Phariss compared his continued embrace of Abbott to family members, including his twin sister, who don’t support him but whom he still loves.

By Craig Timberg

The Washington Post

A pedestrian blocks the heavy winds Friday with her umbrella in Los Angeles. The first wave of a powerful Pacific storm spread rain and snow early Friday through much of California, where communities endangered by a wildfire just weeks ago now faced the threat of mud and debris flows. DAMIAN DOVARGANES/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

California gets drenched, but drought far from over Power failures, threats of mudslides and flash floods follow deluge

Motorists on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, Calif., are warned of dangerous driving conditions and possible rockslides during Friday’s storm.

By Adam Nagourney and Ian Lovett The New York Times

LOS ANGELES — It’s not quite a month of Sundays — or even a perfect game pitched in the seventh game of a World Series — but something rather extraordinary happened across California on Friday. It rained. Sheets of rain swept across this state pocked with depleted reservoirs, fallow fields and brown hills, providing at the very least a respite from what meteorologists have described as the worst drought Southern California has endured in more than 100 years. The Friday storm, which was expected to stretch into the weekend, followed a shorter storm Wednesday, a back-to-back sousing that forecasters said would produce as much as 10 inches of rain in some parts of the state and heavy snow in the Sierra Nevada. More rain fell in Los Angeles over the course of 12 hours on Friday — 1.53 inches — than had fallen over the last eight months, according to the National Weather Service. The onslaught brought cheers from farmers fearing economic catastrophe, rural communities whose water supplies are projected to run dry within the two months and people across the state dealing with conservation restrictions imposed by state and local governments. But as California headed into the third year of an historically bad drought, officials said the rain, as welcome as it was, would not rescue the state from its plight. “This won’t take us out of the drought, but it definitely helps,” said Kathy Hoxsie of the National


Weather Service. Tim Quinn, executive director of the Association of California Water Agencies, said the state’s water supply was just 44 percent of average, adding that he thought it highly improbable that the state would reach its normal water supplies before the end of the rainy season in April. “If the drought created an empty gallon jug for us, this storm created a cup and half of water,” he said. “We would need 20 of those.” Because the ground is so dry in the region, it is also less able to absorb water. Flash flood warnings were issued in Los Angeles County, and roads were closed as waters rose. Power was reported out in regions across the state because of fallen trees. Mandatory evacuations were ordered for more than 1,000 homes in Glendora and Azusa, east of Los Angeles, where a wildfire scorched the hillside in January, leaving the communities vulnerable to mudslides because the vegetation that helps hold the earth in place had been burned. At least 57 flights were canceled at San Francisco International Airport. Road flooding was reported in San Francisco and Los Angeles, and the authorities were closing roads — some of which had turned into

muddy rivers — across the region. But the rains did not stop Gov. Jerry Brown from going to the offices of the Alameda registrar of voters in Oakland, to officially file his candidacy for a fourth term. Many roads that would typically be crawling with traffic on a Friday afternoon were relatively empty. In Hollywood, where roads are closed in anticipation of the Academy Awards on Sunday, huge plastic awnings were raised over the halfblock long red carpet laid on Hollywood Boulevard that actors will walk down on the way to the ceremonies. As of Friday afternoon, 2.7 inches of rain had fallen on Los Angeles over the course of 48 hours, and most of that fell in the course of 12 hours. Between July 1 and Wednesday, the area had seen just 1.43 inches of rainfall. The authorities were expecting the rain to continue and intensify, and warned of mudslides, closed roads and additional power failures and fallen trees. In the most threatened area, Glendora, the authorities confronted residents who ignored the first word in the phrase “mandatory evacuations.” Officials pleaded with people to leave, warning that they would be unable to save them if mud started racing down the barren hills.

A leading Bitcoin exchange completed its weeks-long collapse Friday with a public apology and a bankruptcy filing, fueling calls for regulators to rein in the innovative virtual currency worth billions of dollars. The rise and fall of the marketplace, called Mt.Gox, has played out as something of a morality tale for those skeptical that a currency created on computers and untethered from regulatory structures or the full faith and credit of an issuing nation can be made secure enough for routine transactions. Yet as the debate raged over Bitcoin’s fate, there was growing consensus that virtual currencies — if not this particular one — would soon become irreplaceable features of the world’s financial system by satisfying a widespread demand for hightech, low-cost ways to transfer money beyond the reach of most forms of government tracking. Losses at Mt.Gox have been put at more than $400 million, and experts say it’s not clear whether that money was stolen by criminals or somehow mishandled by the operators of the exchange. Company officials have blamed a glitch in the transaction software that, they say, allowed hackers to siphon away money undetected. “What’s fascinating and disturbing about the bankruptcy is the size of the loss,” said Mark Williams, a former Federal Reserve official who teaches finance at Boston University. “There’s no legal recourse. There’s no financial system. ... In essence, if a criminal gets the coin, the criminal owns the coin.” The bankruptcy of Mt.Gox, one of the first major Bitcoin exchanges, surprised few by the time it arrived on Friday at a court in Tokyo, where the company was based. It had a history of trouble and had stopped functioning normally several weeks ago. Many Bitcoin enthusiasts said its demise will lead to a more-durable system for trading the virtual currency. Demands for regulation are the biggest threat to Bitcoin, say supporters. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., went even further, calling for a ban on Bitcoin this week as news spread of Mt.Gox’s troubles.

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Feds find little snow, bit of grass Forest Service apologizes after marijuana, booze sting sends ‘unintended message’ By Andrew Oxford

The Taos News

Federal officials took a conciliatory tone after a Forest Service operation Feb. 22 at

Taos Ski Valley prompted complaints from visitors and local businesses. Four Forest Service agents accompanied by a drug-sniffing dog had conducted an hourslong patrol of the ski area’s parking lot and surrounding roads. The operation was planned after complaints of an altercation near the base area several weeks prior, Special Agent in Charge Robin L. Poague told The Taos News.

“We were addressing recreational use of alcohol and drugs,” he said. But Poague conceded “the ‘tone’ of this activity was not appropriate. I apologize for the unintended message which may have been received by members of the public,” he said. A dog had sniffed around vehicles parked

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Railyard theater coming soon

From left, Richard Czoski, executive director of the Santa Fe Railyard Community Corp., Steven Robinson, president of the corporation, Bill Banowsky, principal owner of Violet Crown Cinema, and Santa Fe Mayor David Coss take part in Friday’s groundbreaking event for the Violet Crown cinemas at the Railyard. Construction should be complete in 12 months. CLYDE MUELLER/THE NEW MEXICAN

City breaks ground at Santa Fe Railyard for Violet Crown cinema


f all goes well, by early next year an 11-screen movie theater complex will replace the giant hole that has been a feature of the Santa Fe Railyard for years. On Friday, local officials and the planned cinema’s Austin-based owner took part in a groundbreaking ceremony for the Violet Crown. Mayor David Coss, City Councilor Rebecca Wurzburger, City Councilor and mayoral candidate Patti Bushee and former mayor Larry Delgado were among those who took part in the ceremony. The owner of the Violet Bill Crown chain of cinemas, Banowsky Bill Banowsky, said his goal is to make the Santa Fe theater the best in the world — “the first of its type anywhere.” The theater, which also will include a small cafe and restaurant that will serve wine and beer, will seat about 600 people. It will face competition from entrenched theaters such as the Regal Cinema at the DeVargas Center on the city’s north side as well as the 14-screen Regal Theater on the south side.

In brief

Driver of company van indicted, accused in crash A Santa Fe grand jury has indicted a man accused of causing an accident last April that sent four people to the hospital with injuries. Gabriel Lomayestewa, 34, of Santo Domingo Pueblo was reportedly driving a plumbing company van owned by his then employer around 6:30 a.m. on a Friday when he failed to stop for a red light at the intersection of Airport Road and Paseo del Sol West. Police say he rear-ended another vehicle that had stopped, causing a chain-reaction crash that involved three vehicles besides his own. Lomayestewa attempted to flee the scene, a police spokeswoman said at the time, but was arrested about a half-hour later. He was indicted Thursday on three counts of great bodily injury by vehicle and one count each of failing to render aid and failure to give notice of an accident. He’s scheduled to be arraigned in front of


Gov. hopeful Rael drops effort to keep rival off ballot District judge rules in favor of Morales’ petition signatures By Milan Simonich The New Mexican

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Lawrence Rael conceded defeat Friday in his lawsuit aimed at keeping a rival off the primary election ballot. Rael’s legal team lost most of its challenges to candidate Howie Morales’ nominating petitions during the morning session of a hearing in state District Court in Santa Fe. Rael dropped the case at lunchtime, a couple of hours before District Judge Sarah Singleton was to resume the hearing. Kyle Armstrong, a spokesman for Rael, said Morales’ petitions contained numerous flawed signatures, Lawrence but the challenge would not have Rael succeeded under the judge’s interpretation of what was permissible. Singleton, guided by a state Supreme Court decision from 2008, allowed to stand certain signatures that Rael’s lawyers said violated the letter of campaign law. For instance, one woman who signed Morales’ petition listed a post office box instead of a street address, but Singleton rejected Rael’s attempt Howie to invalidate it. The woman who Morales signed was a registered Democrat whose identity and hometown could be verified through the secretary of state’s voter database, and that was good enough under the Supreme Court ruling, Singleton said. Morales, a state senator from Silver City, said he had expected to prevail. He did not attend the hearing, but his campaign manager was in court to help make the case for the validity of his petitions. “Just as I said all along, we were confident in the work our volunteers did,” Morales said in a telephone interview. “It’s a shame that the Rael campaign went this route.” To qualify for the primary ballot, a Democratic gubernatorial candidate needs 2,186 signatures. Morales filed 2,904, but Rael hired workers to pore over the signatures and then mounted a legal challenge to many of them. Rael’s wife, Kim Sanchez Rael, said she supervised a paid staff of six and two volunteers who looked for flaws in Morales’ petitions. Rael’s camp initially said 1,199 of the signatures were “questionable” and at least 887 were not valid under state law. But by the time the court hearing began Friday, Rael’s lawyers had retreated from many of their claims. They withdrew their challenge to 110 of the 887 signatures they first flagged as “invalid.” This meant Morales’ side had to salvage only 59 of the other challenged signatures for him to make the ballot. A painstaking review of individual signatures followed, and lawyers for each campaign argued over

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An illustration of the 11-screen movie theater planned for the Railyard. Bill Banowsky, the principal owner of Violet Crown Cinema, envisions a ‘higher experience for the cinema patron.’ COURTESY IMAGE

The complex also will be situated not far from the Jean Cocteau Cinema, which recently opened a full-service bar as part of its amenities. Richard Czoski, executive director of the

Santa Fe Railyard Community Corp., said construction of the new theater might take between eight and 12 months.

District Judge T. Glenn Ellington on March 10.

County during March and April.

The New Mexican

State police operation New Mexico teen, 15, cites 41 in I-25 crackdown to be tried as adult New Mexico State Police conducted a traffic-enforcement operation on Interstate 25 early Friday morning in which officers issued 41 tickets, mostly for speeding. Sgt. Dayman Brown said the action took place between 7 and 9 a.m. Friday on I-25 near the La Cienega exit south of Santa Fe. Brown said seven officers participated in the operation, and while the majority of the violations were speeding-related, some drivers were cited for lacking proof of insurance. Brown said state officers between 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Friday also conducted an enforcement operation, in which they checked for driver’s licenses and proof of insurance at a roadblock on a stretch of N.M. 50 between Glorieta and Pecos, southeast of Santa Fe. Brown said officers issued 20 citations during that effort. A news release stated that state police plan to operate multiple DWI checkpoints at unspecified locations throughout Santa Fe

LOS LUNAS — A 15-year-old New Mexico boy accused of killing his 12-year-old friend will be tried as an adult. District Attorney Lemuel Martinez announced Friday that the teen will be tried as adult on charges of first-degree murder and tampering with evidence. An arrest warrant affidavit says the 15-yearold suspect hit Alex Madrid of Albuquerque on the left side of his head, then placed him under a mattress in a rural field outside of Los Lunas. Madrid was found dead last week. Under New Mexico law, the state can charge minors as adults only if they are at least 14. The AP typically doesn’t identify juveniles charged in crimes. Martinez says the judge also will have an option of sentencing the suspect as a youthful offender. That means the judge wouldn’t have to impose a maximum sentence as for an adult.

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Wet, gusty weekend in store for N.M. By Susan Montoya Bryan

The Associated Press

ALBUQUERQUE — After marching through one of the driest winters the state has seen in more than a century, Mother Nature is providing drought-stricken New Mexico with some snow and rain. National Weather Service forecasters say the state should brace for abundant moisture and gusty winds through the weekend. The state’s northern mountains also are expected to receive much-needed snow that will fuel rivers’ water supplies later in the year. “We’re looking at a really big system coming in from California that will weaken a bit but will still bring some snow and rain,” meteorologist David Craft said. The northern mountains could see as much as 18 inches of snow, and the central mountains might also get snowfall, he said. Winds of up to 55 mph are expected to move into Eastern and Western New Mexico by Saturday, and snow is expected in the high mountains Saturday night through Sunday. Other areas around Central and Western New Mexico are expected to see some rainfall. Because of the winter weather, Western New Mexico University’s softball games against Adams State and Fort Lewis have been moved Sunday and Monday in Durango, Colo., where heavy snow is also expected. The National Resource Conservation Service said in February that the snowmelt runoff from the mountains is expected to be “less than average” to “significantly less than average,” because the region has not had the needed snow and is still suffering from a persistent drought. Runoff forecasts range from about 70 percent of average near the border with Colorado to around 30 percent on the Rio Grande entering Elephant Butte Reservoir, and the Jemez and Mimbres rivers, the agency said. Some the mountains where this weekend’s snow is expected to hit have received only 50 percent of the average snow this season, Craft said.




THE NEW MEXICAN Saturday, March 1, 2014

Grant County came close to seceding The word secession is usually example of energy and enterassociated with the Civil War prise.” and the attempt by Mining was the Southern states to mainstay of Silver secede from the City’s economy. Union. But in 1867, But lumbering was New Mexico experiimportant, too. And enced a small secesthe first woodworksion movement of ing mill in the terits own, one having ritory was opened nothing to do with there. Also, local the great war. merchants did a This episode was Marc Simmons thriving business led by the people supplying a vast area Trail Dust of Silver City and of Western New Grant County, who Mexico, eastern finally got fed up with crooked Arizona and northern Mexico. Santa Fe politics. In the cenSilver City was on the way up. tennial year of the American That is, it was going up, pronation, they voted to break away vided it could get around dirty from New Mexico and join the politics in the capital. neighboring Territory of AriThe trouble lay with the notozona. It was a bold move taken rious Santa Fe Ring, a clique in desperation. of Anglo Republicans who Grant County had been creincluded the governor, many ated in 1868 by lopping off the legislators, judges and lawyers. western part of huge Doña Ana They controlled the politics, by County. Silver City, after its manipulating the majority Hisfounding in 1870, became the panic vote, for personal profit. county seat. Within a few years In the 1871-72 session, the it was rated the most prosperous Republicans in the Legislaboom town anywhere in the ter- ture fell to squabbling among ritory. A Las Cruces newspaper themselves. That allowed the called it “a go-ahead place, an minority Democrats to gain

temporary control. Alarmed, Republican Gov. Marsh Giddings brought armed federal troops into the Capitol building to intimidate the Democrats and keep power in the hands of the Ring. Speaker Diego Archuleta denounced the governor as a tyrant “who seeks to overawe us and force us to obey his despotic will by the presence of U.S. bayonets. Before we submit, the Mexican people had better be placed upon reservations as the Indians now are.” Grant County, of course, opposed the rascally governor. As a result, he saw that two legislative bills important to it were killed. One would have given Silver City a charter, allowing it to incorporate. The other would have permitted Grant County to establish a public school system. Resentment caused by this action ran deep and lingered. It finally peaked in 1876, when Grant County announced it would seek to cut its political ties with New Mexico and join Arizona. The people declared they were tired of being held in a state of vassalage by Santa Fe

and its Ring. By uniting with Arizona, Grant County citizens saw advantages. Not only would they be rid of Santa Fe, where they were under-represented and without influence, they would be much closer in miles to Arizona’s capital at Tucson. Also, Arizona was a mining state that could understand their special problems. Then there was the matter of the Chiricahua Apaches who were still on the warpath. Arizona, suffering the same trouble, could be counted upon to be more attentive in developing mutual defense. Urged on by local newspapers, residents went to the polls and overwhelmingly voted for Grant County’s “Declaration of Independence.” The fact that the national centennial was in progress and much patriotic fervor was in the air probably contributed to the outcome of the election. Arizona seemed delighted. A newspaper in Yuma proclaimed: “For our part we would welcome them with open arms.” Arizona Gov. Anson P.K. Safford

warmly approved and steered through his legislature a memorial asking Congress to allow his annexation of New Mexico’s Grant County. At first, the Santa Fe Ring and the leaders of Northern New Mexico treated the secessionist movement as a joke. But after the governor of Arizona had acted, and the measure was sent to Washington, the laughing died. Indeed, there was s flurry of panic. New Mexico could not afford to lose its richest county. Congress settled the issue when it allowed the annexation bill to die in committee. But the Santa Fe politicians had received a good scare. Soon after, the Legislature passed measures that let Silver City incorporate and establish its school system. Although she had lost the war, Grant County won prestige and a strong new voice. Thereafter, the Santa Fe Ring treated Silver City with kid gloves, and no more talk was heard of secession. Now in semi-retirement, author Marc Simmons wrote a weekly history column for more than 35 years.

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House minority leader to retire

HOBBS — The New Mexico House Republican minority leader has announced he will not seek re-election. The Hobbs News-Sun reports that Donald Bratton told the Republican Party of Lea County on Thursday he has decided the step down after 22 years. Bratton says he plans to finish out his term, which expires at the end of the year.

Border Patrol agent arrested LAS CRUCES — A Border Patrol agent in Las Cruces is accused of threatening his family with a gun, shoving his wife and shooting the family dog. Las Cruces police arrested Carmelo Diaz Jr. late Wednesday on suspicion of aggravated assault against a family member, battery against a household member and extreme animal cruelty. The Associated Press

Rael: Three others Grass: Five violation notices for pot issued seek Dem nomination Continued from Page A-7

up soon afterward. He told Morales’ campaign he was witheach one that was challenged. drawing his lawsuit. Singleton ruled more often than In addition to Morales and not for Morales, saying the intent Rael, three other candidates of the Supreme Court decision on are seeking the Democratic nominating petitions was reason- nomination for governor. They ableness, not nitpicking. are businessman Alan Webber, Rael’s lawyers challenged state Sen. Linda Lopez and state one signature because they said Attorney General Gary King. the person named did not live All of them will be competing in Truth or Consequences. But in the March 8 pre-primary conSingleton said the entry for the vention for delegate support to signer’s town actually said “SC” solidify a place on the ballot. At for Silver City, not TC for Truth or least two of the candidates are Consequences. The person was unlikely to meet the threshold indeed a registered Democrat liv- of 20 percent of the delegates. ing in Silver City, so Rael lost the The presumptive Republican battle to disqualify that signature. nominee is incumbent Gov. Rael, of Los Ranchos, gave Susana Martinez.

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in public areas and had alerted officers to narcotics, Poague said. Agents either immediately spoke with the driver of a vehicle suspected of having drugs or waited until the driver returned. But Poague said the dog was not used to sniff people. During the operation, officers issued five violation notices for possession of marijuana, three for expired vehicle registrations, two for speeding, one for illegal possession of prescription drugs, one for a driver who did not have motor vehicle insurance and one for passing in a nopassing zone. The agents also issued two written warnings for cracked windshields, one for speeding and one for an expired vehicle registration. Three verbal warnings also were issued for cracked windshields and one for a vio-

lation of seat belt laws. Poague did not specify the quantity of drugs seized during the operation. The agents briefly walked around the ski area but did not issue any citations there, he said. But some visitors said the presence of federal law enforcement officers searching for marijuana was incongruous with Taos Ski Valley’s family atmosphere. “It just seemed a little over the top to me,” said Mo Kaluga, a longtime season passholder who had taken to the slopes Saturday with family. He said he was baffled by the suggestion that crime had become an issue at the ski area. “I haven’t seen any problems,” Kaluga told The Taos News. “I’ve never had my car ripped off. Nobody’s ever tried to sell me drugs. If something happened, they should let people know about it.” The presence of federal law enforcement also concerned Taos Ski Valley

employees. In an internal email obtained by The Taos News, managers encouraged staff to recount their interactions with the officers. Taos Ski Valley executives declined to comment for this story. Forest Service law enforcement will communicate more closely with local officials in the future, Poague said. Poague said the agency acted entirely within its jurisdiction, as Taos Ski Valley is part of the Carson National Forest, but Forest Service law enforcement officials will work more closely with local officials in the future. He added that the use of a dog to sniff for drugs near vehicles parked in public areas is constitutional. “I’ve yet to hear any allegations that we overstepped our bounds or violated anyone’s constitutional rights,” he said. The Taos News is a sister paper of The Santa Fe New Mexican.

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Tierra Blanca youth ranch targeted in third lawsuit Complaint names CYFD as defendant By Phaedra Haywood The New Mexican

Another lawsuit has been filed against a Southern New Mexico youth program that has been the subject of allegations of abuse over the past year. The complaint for damages filed Thursday in state District Court in Santa Fe against the Tierra Blanca Ranch High County Youth Program by James and Cheryl Morgan, grandparents of a former program participant, is the third lawsuit lodged against the program and its owners since December. Similar to

the other two cases pending against the program and its owners, husband and wife Scott and Colette Chandler, the complaint alleges the grandson was physically and emotionally abused and forced to work without compensation. The complaint also names the state Children, Youth and Families Department as a defendant, claiming the agency failed to take corrective action against the ranch. The department has said it doesn’t have authority to oversee Tierra Blanca’s program because the business is categorized as a “wilderness” program. Legislation that would have addressed that issue was proposed during the recent legislative session but did not pass.

Scott Chandler has said the ranch does not subject program participants to any treatment that is illegal or not sanctioned by parents. He filed suit against CYFD himself last year, claiming the agency violated search-and-seizure laws when it came to the ranch to investigate the death of a young man who died in a motor vehicle accident at the ranch last fall. Tierra Blanca and CYFD agreed to a settlement in that case Feb. 21, with the ranch agreeing to increased oversight of the program by CYFD for the next year while the parties work toward finding a way to address the jurisdictional issue that allows the ranch to operate outside CYFD authority.

New Homeland Security chief reviewing border use of force By Alicia A. Caldwell

The Associated Press

WASHINGTON — New Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is reviewing the department’s use-of-force policies, a Homeland Security official said Friday. The official said Johnson has been reviewing the rules about when border agents can use their guns since he took office in December. Customs and Border Protection, which oversees the Border Patrol, has been criticized by civil rights groups and others for allowing border agents to use deadly force against people blamed for throwing rocks at them. Border Patrol Chief Michael Fisher said last year that a report by the Police Executive Research Forum, a group that led a government-commissioned review, recommended

a ban on deadly force against rock throwers and assailants in vehicles. CBP rejected the recommendations, Jeh Johnson which Fisher described to The Associated Press as “very restrictive.” Now, agents can use deadly force if they have a reasonable belief that their lives or the lives of others are in danger. The Los Angeles Times reported Thursday that it obtained a copy of the report, which it described as critical of the Border Patrol’s “lack of diligence” in investigating agents who fired their guns. The newspaper said the report also concluded “that some border agents stood in

front of moving vehicles as a pretext to open fire and that agents could have moved away from rock throwers instead of shooting at them.” The 21-page review of incidents from January 2010 to October 2012 raised questions about cases in which agents fired across the border fence into Mexico and said “too many” cases don’t meet the threshold for use of deadly force, the person said. Rep. Zoe Lofgren, a California Democrat, said she read the report and found it “very disturbing.” “It makes clear that there needs to be very serious reform efforts at the agency,” she said. “You don’t use lethal force against nonlethal force.” The Homeland Security official said Johnson’s review was not prompted by any additional incidents or new details.

Funds to help veterans with PTSD Human Services Department to set aside $400,000 in its ANGEL FIRE — The National Behavioral Health Services DiviVeterans Wellness and Healing sion budget for the Angel Fire Center in Angel Fire plans to organization. The Legislature help about 90 New Mexico vet- approved a version of the buderans with the nearly $350,000 get that includes $350,000 for it secured during the legislative the Angel Fire group, though the session that ended last week. state could take 5 percent of that The center hosts sevenfor administrative costs. day retreats in Angel Fire for “I haven’t talked to Human veterans suffering from postServices yet, but if it’s not recurtraumatic stress disorder. Each ring, I think there’s hope that the veteran attends with a spouse, governor would continue to do partner or caregiver, and the it year after year,” Howe said. organization offers Native The organization has worked American healing methods, with 200-plus couples from equine therapy, massage, yoga, more than a dozen states since acupuncture, as well as couple 2009, and hundreds more peoand group counseling. ple remain on a waiting list. Attendees do not pay to parMost of the couples who ticipate in the retreats, which have completed the program cost about $3,700 per couple. attended one of the 11 retreats The center’s president, Chuck the group hosted in 2011 using Howe, said he asked the state $350,000 in federal economic The Sangre de Cristo Chronicle

stimulus money. In the past two years, the organization was able to work with only 17 couples during two retreats because of dwindling funds. With the money from this year’s legislative session, Howe said, the organization will work with about 90 couples during six retreats that will be held between July 1 of this year and June 30, 2015. Since the money will come from the state, Howe said, the organization will probably have to spend it on retreats for veterans from New Mexico. Howe said he plans to visit cities in Texas and Oklahoma during the next two years in hopes of raising funds to host retreats in other states. The Sangre de Cristo Chronicle is a sister paper of The Santa Fe New Mexican.

Police notes The Santa Fe Police Department is investigating the following reports: u A woman reported Thursday that someone stole her money orders at the Paseo del Sol apartment complex, 4551 Paseo del Sol, between Feb. 3 and 6, and later altered and cashed them. u A wallet and a leather jacket were stolen from a home in the 1000 block of Hickox Street between 1:30 and 2:21 p.m. Thursday. u A thief took a laptop computer and about $1,800 in cash from a home in the 900 block of Old Santa Fe Trail between 12:30 and 4:20 p.m. Wednesday. u Burglars took a 50-inch TV and assorted jewelry from a home in the 2000 block of Agua Fría Street between

9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Thursday. u Police arrested Jeffery Chacon, 37, 16 Farmers Pond Road, on a charge of driving with a revoked license after he was stopped at Jaguar Drive and Paseo Del Sol West at about 7:40 p.m. Wednesday. u James Tapia, 52, of Santa Fe was arrested on charges of burglary and shoplifting from La Montañita Co-Op, 913 W. Alameda St., at 3:30 p.m. Thursday. u Police on Thursday responded to a report of criminal sexual contact of a minor in the 1300 block of Luana Street. u A woman reported that she left her purse at Burger King, 100 N. St. Francis Drive, at about 4:40 p.m., but when she returned it was gone. u Someone stole a vehicle from the 2300 block of Camino

Capitan on Feb. 21. u An officer responded to an alleged child abuse case at Capital High School, 4851 Paseo del Sol, on Tuesday. u Someone entered a home in the 300 block of W. Zia Road between 8:15 a.m. and 3:40 p.m. Wednesday and stole two tablet computers. The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the following reports: u A man reported that while he was driving along Frost Road near Edgewood someone stopped him and brandished a handgun late Thursday night. A deputy could not locate a suspect in the area. u A woman reported Thursday that she bought two puppies via the Internet but the seller never delivered the dogs.

Saturday, March 1, 2014 THE NEW MEXICAN

VIRGINIA BERTHA BROWN Virginia Bertha Brown was born on February 1, 1921 in Pecos, NM to Mother Quirina & Father Isabel Valencia. Virginia passed away on February 23, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, George R. Brown, brother, Fidel Valencia (Secundina), sisters: Florence Gonzales (Pablito), Alice Garcia (Hipolito), Helen Valencia, beloved nieces, Mildred Maria Valencia & Frances Valencia. Virginia is survived by her only child Mary Louise Valencia who will miss her and her dad, George forever. Others surviving members of the extended family include beloved nephew, Bobby Valencia and daughters, Yolanda & Jennifer, the children of her only brother Fidel Valencia & family, Patricia & Louie Baca & family, Ramon A. (Al) Gonzales (Gloria) and family, Paul A. (Tony) Gonzales & family & daughters of Mildred Maria Valencia, Laura (Ron) & Maria (Eric) & deceased but not forgotten Carl Vigil. There is also a very special friend who has been a member of her family for many years whom Virginia loved, Ms. Darleen Scharff whom she always addresses as "Scharffie" & whom Darleen addressed as "Ma." Virginia also had many friends when she resided at the Senior Housing facility on Alta Vista Street where she resided after the death of her husband, George. After a serious fall & head injury, Virginia resided in Oregon with her daughter until her journey to heaven. Thank you to all in Pecos & Santa Fe who contributed to Virginia’s joy & happiness during her life, God bless each & everyone. A very special thanks to family members, relatives & friends for their help & prayers during this very difficult time. If we have forgotten to mention any family members, relatives or friends, we implore your sincere forgiveness for this is an extremely difficult time for us. Grief above all pain in this world is the worst pain of all. We cry not for those who are now in heaven, but for ourselves that we must go on living without our loved ones. A permanent void in our lives. A very special thanks to nephew Bobby & daughters for securing a place for Virginia to live immediately after her husband’s death. A very special thanks to Patricia & Louis Baca for caring for my Mother after her fall & serious injury. And a special thanks to Rosina Tapia for all the tortillas and biscochitos she made for my beloved Mom & for my beloved Tia Nena. You are all loved and appreciated. A Rosary will be held on Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 7p.m. at Rivera Family Funeral Home Chapel with Juan Valencia officiating. A Rosary will be held on Monday, March 3, 2014 at 7 p.m. at Rivera Family Funeral Home Chapel. A Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 10 a.m. at Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi with Interment following at 11:15 a.m. at The Santa Fe National Cemetery. Pallbearers: Yolanda Valencia, Ron Vialpando, Eric Finley, Louis Baca, Ron Oberem, Eddie Rimbert. Honorary Pallbearers: Ramon "Al" Gonzales & Paul "Tony" Gonzales. There will be no formal gathering after services. Rivera Family Funerals and Cremations, 417 East Rodeo Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87505, Phone: (505) 9897032, Fax: (505) 820-0435 HERMIONE D. LYNCH "HERMIE" Passed away peacefully February 24, 2014 after hospitalization for the flu. Hermie was born March 18, 1917 in Evanston, IL to Gus & Gene Petersen, life-long Salvation Army officers & traveled with them to assignments in the western U. S. and Hawaii & as an SA cadet until enlisting in the WAC in 1943. She worked in soup kitchens during the depression & played the cornet and French horn in the SA & WAC bands. In 1947 she married in Inglewood, CA & raised 2 children, later relocating to NM in 1979 after retiring from civil service. In the 1980s she worked in Santa Fe as a live-in housekeeper & for the Salvation Army. She cherished the beauty of NM & felt privileged to live here. Hermie lived her Christian faith & dearly loved her family & friends especially her church family who provided fellowship & support to her in both good & hard times. We will dearly miss her and her beautiful blue eyes, and her spirit will always be with us. She was preceded in death by her parents & sisters, Conda Petersen & Peggy Morton. She is survived by her son, Paul Lynch of Castaic, CA, her daughter, Christina Lynch of Santa Fe, her grandson, Eugene Lynch of Berkeley, CA, her ex-husband, Billy Lynch of Calimesa, CA, and her nieces Patricia Mertz & Penny Willn, of CA and their many children & grandchildren. A Funeral Service will be held Monday March 3, 2014, 11:30 AM at the Rodeo Road Baptist Church, 3405 Vereda Baja, Santa Fe. Interment will follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery at 1:30 PM. The family requests contributions to the Rodeo Road Baptist Church or to The Salvation Army in lieu of flowers.

Rivera Family Mortuaries Santa Fe ~ Española ~ Taos Rivera Family Funeral Home Santa Fe (505)989-7032 Cecilia Hanrahan, Santa Fe February 24, 2014 Carmen Gerber, 80, Santa Fe, February 23, 2014 Virginia Brown, formerly of Santa Fe, February 23, 2014 Christopher Varela, Pecos February 22, 2014 Wayne Gibson, Santa Fe February 22, 2014 Evelyn Ashworth, Santa Fe February 21, 2014 Elisa Sanchez, 82, Santa Fe February 21, 2014 Rivera Family Funeral Home Taos (575)758-3841 Romolo Blea, age 74, February 25, 2014 Anselma Sandoval, February 20, 2014 James Gutierrez, age 47, February 22, 2014 Matthew Harrison, MD., age 52, February 21, 2014 Carl Bradley Sr., age 65, February 20, 2014 William Abbink, February 19, 2014 Rivera Family Funeral Home Espanola (505)753-2288 Joyce B. Houle, February 24, 2014 Yolanda K. Trujillo Aguirre, February 21, 2014 Martin Flores, February 19, 2014 CHRISTINE SANDOVAL (CHRISTY) 75, loving mother and grandmother passed away on February 25, 2014. She was born on September 9, 1938 to Jose F. and Adela Quintana, and was raised by her father and stepmother Katherine Quintana who preceded her in death. She is survived by her children Joanne CdeBaca Rio Rancho, NM, Samuel J Martinez, Midland, Texas and Lisa A Sandoval, Santa Fe, NM, grandchildren Gina CdeBaca and Michael CdeBaca, (Amber) Albuquerque, NM, Ashley Tapia, Santa Fe, NM. Six great grandchildren Giovanna and Francesca CdeBaca, Albuquerque, NM, Jonathon Lujan, Albuquerque, NM, Marcus, Exavier and D ’Angelo CdeBaca, Albuquerque, NM. Rosary will be recited on Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 5 p.m. at Berardinelli’s, Mass will be on Monday, March 3, 2014 at 11 a.m. at St Anne’s. Burial will follow at 1 p.m. at Rosario Cemetery.

Berardinelli Family Funeral Service. 1399 Luisa Street Santa Fe, NM 87505. (505)984-8600. Please sign our guestbook for the family at: ROBERT "BOB" GREGG 71, blacksmith and magician, died of lung cancer on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at his home in La Mesilla, with his loving wife at his side. He leaves behind his wife, Catherine Aguilar; two daughters, Jennifer Dennis and husband Brian, Angela Ortiz and husband John; granddaughters, Miranda and Beatrice; grandsons, Cole, Jacob, and Adam; his brother, Tosh Gregg and wife Annie; three nieces, and a large extended family and many friends. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Ruth Gregg. Bob grew up in Palo Alto, California where he started a lifelong interest in magic and performed magic acts for parties throughout his teenage years. Bob attended San Francisco State University and then he moved to New Mexico in the mid 1960’s to go back to the land. He studied blacksmithing at Turley’s Forge in Santa Fe and spent 40 years creating items of simplicity and beauty. He loved gardening, bird watching and camping. Nothing made him happier than teaching and nurturing children especially his beloved grandchildren. A celebration of his life will be held at the family home on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 2 p.m. Please call Angela at 505-6607724 or Jennifer at 505-330-4997 for directions and information. The family of Robert Gregg has entrusted their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Española Valley. 505-747-7477 -

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THE NEW MEXICAN Saturday, March 1, 2014

Keep the Faith Places of Faith & Service times in Santa Fe ANGLICAN

St. Thomas The Apostle Anglican Church An Anglican Holy Communion service is celebrated every Sunday morning at 11 a.m. by St.Thomas the Apostle Anglican Church. Services are held in the chapel located on the 3rd floor at Christus St.Vincent Regional Medical Center, 455 St. Michaels Drive, Santa Fe. Members of all faiths and traditions are welcome to attend. For information, contact Rev. Lanum, 505-603-0369.

Everyday Center For Spiritual Living Everyday CSL is a spiritual community committed to empowering people to live joy-filled lives. Our Sunday service celebrations speak to living our lives to the fullest with rockin’ upbeat music to open our hearts. Come join our community as we grow together into our best lives.The Oscars are at ECSL! Walk the red carpet Sunday, March 2nd at 4:30pm and enjoy an evening of extravaganza, paparazzi and “celebrity” sightings (that’s YOU!). Join us for this FUNdraiser! $20 at the door.Visit us at www.everydaycsl. org for a calendar of events. We are located at 2544 Camino Edward Ortiz, Suite B, Santa Fe across from UPS.


First Baptist Church of Santa Fe First Baptist Church of Santa Fe, 1605 Old Pecos Trail. Come join us this Sunday! 9:15 a.m. – Bible Study for all ages; 10:30 a.m. – Worship Service (interpreted for deaf). Wednesday – 6:15 p.m. – Bible Study/Prayer Meeting led by Pastor Lee H erring; Adult Choir Rehearsal; 6:30 p.m. – “Ignite” for Youth. Childcare available for all services. For more information, please call the church office at 983-9141, 8:30 – 4:00, Monday - Friday, or visit our website

Rodeo Road Baptist Church Sunday March 2nd Message – “It is All About Attitude – The Workplace” continuing our message series - How to be a Christian in an Unchristian World - A Contemporary look at the Letter to the Church at Colossae at 10:45am. 3405 Vereda Baja (One block south of Rodeo Road on Richards) Visit us on the web at Call (505) 473-9467. Like us on Facebook!


Prajna Zendo Meditation, Koan study, private interviews with two qualified Zen teachers. Retreats, classes, book study, dharma talks and more. Prajna Zendo is committed to its members and all beginners and practitioners who walk through its doors. Based on the lineage of Hakuyu Taizen Maezumi Roshi. Upcoming seven-day retreat: April 27- May 4. Sunday service, zazen and dharma talk starting 9:00am.Tuesday evening zazen at 7pm.Tuesday through Sunday morning zazen at 6am. Call 660-3045 for more information. 5 Camino Potrillo, Lamy, 15 minutes from Santa Fe just off of Hwy 285 next door to Eldorado.

Thubten Norbu Ling Buddhist Center

Thubten Norbu Ling provides education and practice in Tibetan Buddhism following the tradition of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and in accord with the lineage teachings of Lama Thubten Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche. Classes are offered to all levels of western students seeking a path to personal clarity and wellbeing, and are generally held on Sunday morning and on Wednesday and Thursday evenings. Practices and meditations are offered on Tuesday evenings, and on weekend mornings. Our resident teachers are Geshe Thubten Sherab and Don Handrick. 1807 Second Street, #35. For more information visit our website


The Church of Antioch at Santa Fe Father Doug speaks on:“Choosing Blessings” Sunday at 8:45 a.m. in the Loretto Chapel, 207 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM. Pastor, Most Rev. Daniel Dangaran, D. Min,Assoc. Pastor Rev. Mother Carol Calvert, Resident Priests Mother Jenni and Father Doug Walker invite you to come home to God, who has always loved you! (505) 983-9003 We are a community of Faith in the Catholic Tradition (non-Roman) offering the Sacraments within a context of personal freedom, loving acceptance, service and mysticism.All are welcome.

Step-By-Step Bible Group Experience the true teachings of the Catholic Church. Giving your youth a starting chance away from the TV and video games. Bring them to a place where they can explore the bible at their own pace. Let them get to know God in a fun and unique atmosphere just a couple feet away. We invite you to join us for Bible Study Every Thursday 6-8pm at St.Anne’s 511 Alicia Street. Everyone is invited.There is a different subject every week. For More information Call Paul 470-4971 or Sixto 470-0913 www.stepbystepbg. net


Santa Fe Center For Spiritual Living We are a spiritual community, living and growing through love, creativity and service.Active in Santa Fe for 55 years. Conveniently located 505 Camino de los Marquez, near Trader Joe’s.All are welcome. Sunday Services: Meditation at 9 am, Inspirational Music and Joyful Celebration at 10:00 am when Live Video Streaming starts at Special Music: Lori Sunshine, singer-songwriter. Message:“The Creative Process” by Rev. Dr. Bernardo Monserrat. Information on workshops, classes, concerts, rentals, past lectures videos at - 505-983-5022.


The Light at Mission Viejo Sunday Service 10:30; Men’s Prayer Ministry: Monday- Thursday Morning Prayer 6 a.m.; Women’s Ministry: Monthly on 4th Saturday, 9- 11 a.m.; Missions: Palomas, Mexico, monthly, second weekend;Youth:Amped- 6 p.m. Fridays; Consumed- Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.; Singles (30+) meet monthly, 1st & 3rd Tuesday at 6 p.m.; Mid-week Spanish Service, Wednesday at 6 p.m.; Homeless Ministry, monthly 3rd Saturday; Mid-Week Prayer: Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. Information: 505-982-2080.


First Church of Christ Scientist, Santa Fe Our church is designed to support the practice of Christian healing. Services consist of readings from the King James Bible and Science and Health, with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy. Sunday service/Sunday School/Child care at 10:00 a.m.”Christ Jesus” is the Bible Lesson for March 2nd. Wednesday meetings at 12:10 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Readings are on a timely topic followed by sharing healings attesting to the practical presence of God in our life. The noon meeting is informal. Bring your lunch and friends. Please join us! 323 East Cordova Road.


Congregation Beit Tikva Located at 2230 Old Pecos Trail, our synagogue follows Traditional Reform Judaism led by Rabbi Martin Levy and Cantor Michael Linder. Shabbat services are on Friday evenings at 7:30

First Christian Church of Santa Fe First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) of Santa Fe, 645 Webber Street, worships at 10:30 on Sunday mornings.We are an open and affirming congregation with communion open to all who wish to partake.Viento de Gracia (Disciples of Christ) meets in the same building with services in Spanish on Sundays 5 p.m. and Thursdays at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Located two blocks south of the state capital building.We support global hunger relief through Week of Compassion, Christian Ministry through the Disciples of Christ, and local hunger relief through Food for Santa Fe. We can be found on the web at


Church of the Holy Faith Episcopal

cal world. Join us this week for Stardust Wednesday, 6-6:50pm service to welcome Lent.All are welcome and honored. Our beautiful sanctuary, classrooms and outdoor facilities are perfect

tion, and all other Adult Education classes and details of our trip,

for weddings, workshops and retreats. Call 505-989-4433 for

“2014 Israel Spring Adventure,” please call 505.820.2991 or visit

information. Unity Santa Fe 1212 Unity Way


(North side of 599 bypass at Camino de los Montoyas (2.4 miles


Temple Beth Shalom

from 84/285, 8.4 miles from Airport Road).


Temple Beth Shalom is a handicap accessible, welcoming Reform Jewish Congregation with a great religious school and preschool ( Friday services begin at 6:30pm. Saturday mornings, enjoy bagels, lox, and Torah study at 9:15. Stay for morning services at 10:30. Pray and study with Aaron Wolf at the Monday morning minyan, 8:00-9:00am in the Upper Sanctuary. Music, music! Sing with Aaron Wolf, Sunday,

Holy Trinity Orthodox Church We invite you to experience the mystery and beauty of the Eastern Orthodox Christian Church! Our Services include Great Vespers every Saturday at 5:30pm, Matins on Sunday

March 2, 4-5pm in the Upper Sanctuary, or enjoy four classes

at 8:15am, and the main Sunday service, the Divine Liturgy, at

about Jewish Music of the 19th & 20th Centuries with Jay

9:30am. Following Liturgy we have a meal and all are invited.

Williams, starting Tuesday March 4, 7-8:30pm. Or both! 205 E.

Weekly Classes: Our Thoughts Determine our Lives, Wednesdays

Barcelona Road, 982-1376,

at 11am, and an Inquirer’s Class each Saturday afternoon at


Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church

4pm. Currently, we are studying the meaning of Great Lent, which begins in March. Classes are led by Fr. John Bethancourt. 231 E Cordova Road 983-5826



Noon and 7pm, Mondays Book Club am, Class 7pm, Tuesdays Prayer Shawl Knitters-Crochetters-Beaders 6:30, Wednesdays Out-To-Lunch-Bunch 11:45 at Sunrise Family Restaurant, Thurs-

Christ Church Santa Fe (PCA)

days Feed the Hungry am, Choir Practice 5:45pm, Fridays Men’s

Our Presbyterian church is at Don Gaspar and Cordova Road.

Luncheon, Sundays Services 8 & 10 am followed by coffee and 505-983-9461 ALL are welcome, no exceptions.

Immanuel Lutheran Church (LCMS) Immanuel Lutheran Church (LCMS) 209 East Barcelona Road, Santa Fe, NM 87505 Sunday service (Date) schedule: Divine

Our focus is on the historical truths of Jesus Christ, His Love and Redemptive Grace... and our contemporary response. Sunday services are 9:00 and 10:45 am (childcare provided). Children and Youth Ministry activities also available. Call us at (505)9828817 or visit our website at for m ore information.

Transfiguration of Jesus is an important bridge between the

First Presbyterian Church (PCUSA)

Epiphany and Lenten Seasons. Come celebrate with us on Trans-

Re-Connecting with the love God has for us and we have for

Service: 9:30AM Sunday School/Bible Study: 10:40AM The

figuration Sunday and learn about the “Glory of Jesus Christ”. NOTE: Ash Wednesday begins the Season of Lent on March 05. Join us for a special AW Vespers, 7:15PM. Immanuel Church is just west of the New Mexico Children’s Museum which is at the corner of Old Pecos Trail and East Barcelona Road. 983-7568

each other this Transfiguration Sunday. MorningSong Service at 8:30 and Worship Service at 11:00 a.m. celebrated by the Rev. Dr. Harry Eberts III. Service of Holy Communion. Childcare available. Classes and fellowship for all ages between services. Morning Prayer Wednesdays at 7:00 a.m.TGIF Concerts every Friday at 5:30 p.m. More information at or by


St. John’s United Methodist Sunday, March 2: Find a warm and welcoming church home at

calling 982-8544. Located downtown at 208 Grant Ave.

Westminster Presbyterian (PCUSA)

St. John’s. We have two worship celebrations on Sunday morning

Westminster Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) A Multi-cultural Faith

at 8:30 and 11am in the Gathering Room. Pastor Greg Kennedy

Community St. Francis Dr. at West Manhattan 11 AM on March 2,

preaches at both services. Sunday Classes for all ages at 9:45 - 10:45am. Children’s message and nursery at both services. Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper on March 4 in Fellowship Hall from 5-6:30pm.Ash Wednesday Service with Ballet Emmanuel and Imposition of Ashes on March 5 in the Gathering Room at

Lent at Holy Faith:You are invited to begin your Lenten Observance at the Church of the Holy Faith, 311 East Palace Avenue.Ash Wednesday, March 5: Holy Eucharist and Imposition of Ashes at 7:00 a.m., 12:00 noon, and 6:00 p.m. (with choir). Nursery available at 6:00 p.m. Free Parking. Lenten Study begins Wednesday, March 12 (five weeks). SOUP AND SALVATION: The Reverend Kenneth J.G. Semon will lead a study of the Old Testament Lessons from the Great Vigil of Easter. Stations of the Cross: 5:00 p.m., Soup Supper at 5:45 p.m., Study at 6:30-8:00 p.m. Nursery available.The Church of the Holy Faith, celebrating 150 years of Episcopal Worship in Santa Fe, welcomes all people to an ever deepening relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ. Sunday Eucharists: 7:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m. (with Children’s Chapel),11:00 a.m.Adult Forum at 9:50 a.m. Sunday Nursery 8:15-12:15 p.m.Tuesdays:Taize Eucharist with Prayers for Healing at 6:00 p.m. (Nursery 5:30-7:00 p.m.).Wednesday and Thursday: Holy Eucharist at 12:10 p.m. in the Chapel. Monday -Friday: Evening Prayer at 4:30 p.m. in the Chapel.Youth Group meets at 12:30 for Bible Study and Pizza on the first and third Sundays. Children Adventures on Tuesday Afternoons seasonally. Call 982 4447.

The Celebration

St. Bede’s Episcopal Church

The Celebration of Santa Fe, a Sunday Service Different! Now in

St. Bede’s is a Christ-centered servant community rooted in Holy Scripture, tradition and reason as practiced by the Episcopal Church, located at 1601 S. St. Francis Drive. Holy Eucharist on Sunday March 2, 2014, at 8:00 and 10:30 a.m. (7:00 p.m. in Spanish). The forum, at 9:15 a.m., will feature the Rev. Douglas Bleyle discussing:“the Church and Native Americans. Reconciling Past, Present and Future.” Visit or call 982-1133 for more information. St. Bede’s welcomes traditional and nontraditional families.The Episcopal Church welcomes you. La Iglesia Episcopal les da la bienvenida.

meditation, and Rev. Brendalyn’s message,“You Are More Than” which will support you in being a spiritual being living in a physi-

pm.Torah Study on the Book of Exodus is on Saturday mornings

Holy Family Episcopal Church 10A Bisbee Court, A family oriented church with a special mission to ASD Spectrum Children. Sundays: 10:30 Eucharist with Choir Practice starting at 9:45,Tuesdays: 10am Prayer Shawl Ministry (come to learn or come to create) Thursdays: 12:15pm Noonday Prayer or Eucharist A sensory break room is available during all services. Please contact us at (505) 424-0095 or email us at

Are you looking for an inclusive spiritual (not religious) commUnity? Please join us this Sunday at 10:30am for music,

at 9:15 am. For more information on Kabbalah, Hebrew instruc-

conversation with Pastor Kate Schlechter 1701 Arroyo Chamiso



6:30pm. St. John’s is on the web at, on Facebook, and by phone 982-5397.


Transfiguration of the Lord Sunday “Blind, With Eyes Wide Open” Rev. Dean Lewis, preacher Scripture: Exodus 24: 12-18 & Matthew 17: 1-8 Social Hour following Worship.ALL ARE WELCOME! Thursday at 5:30 PM – Taizé Services PEACE, JOY & BLESSINGS UNTOLD for singles and married; seekers and doubters; slackers and workaholics; can’t sing, black and proud; no habla ingles; tourists; bleeding hearts… AND YOU! Contact us at 505-9838939 (Tues-Fri, 9-1) or



For people of all beliefs, a community HU chant will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Sunday, March 2, at Santa Fe Soul. The twentythe heart, followed by a silent contemplation period. Eckankar,

The United Church of Santa Fe

Religion of the Light and Sound of God offers ways to explore

God’s Counting on You! Mardi Gras Celebrations for all ages at

minute chant includes singing HU, a universal word that opens

one’s unique relationship with the Divine through personal inner and outer experience. For information visit (Santa Fe Spiritual Experiences Group), or call 800-876-6704. For an uplifting video on the HU song, see

our 22nd year as an eclectic spiritual community. Our Invocation: “We join together to celebrate the splendor of God’s love, cherishing all life, honoring all paths, rejoicing in the sacred dance of All That Is. Living in the power of all-embracing love, we affirm our community and acknowledge the divine nature of our humanity.” The speaker for Sunday, March 2 is Laura Van Dilla,“Angels Beckon: Living with Pain,Trauma and Illness.” Special music by

8:30 am and 11:00 with the Andy Kingston Jazz Trio, offering New Orleans Jazz,African American Spirituals and Gospel and a new song by the legendary Pete Seeger. Rev.Talitha Arnold offers the story of Jesus’“Great Feast” where everyone was welcome and everyone shared. Sanctuary and Children’s Choirs at 11:00, directed by Karen Marrolli, D.M.A.Adult Forum (9:45):“What’s This ‘Ash Wednesday’ and ‘Lent’Thing?”Also at 9:45 Youth Confirmation; Children’s Games and Music. Childcare all morning. Midweek Ash Wednesday Services with Pianist Jacquelyn Helin, D.M.A. at 12:00 Noon and 7:00 pm. Next Saturday “Planting the Resurrection” Lenten Retreat, 8:30-12:00 pm.All welcome! “Love God, love neighbor, and love creation.” 1804 Arroyo Chamiso (at

harpist Roark Barron. Sundays, 10:30am, NEA-NM bldg., 2007

St. Michael’s Drive). . Facebook,

Botulph Rd., Ph. 699-0023


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Candidates take interest in water conservation efforts


A hospital study

n the My View contribution (“Ask local candidates about water issues”) published Feb. 23, it was stated that no city candidates had replied to our offer to provide them with a copy of the city of Santa Fe’s Water Conservation Committee slide presentation, “Water Conservation in Santa Fe.” The published version was submitted for the previous Sunday. I had submitted corrections to The New Mexican and deleted that statement because I had received several requests. Unfortunately, the dated version was published. I think it is only fair to acknowledge the following five city candidates who did request the presentation: Patti Bushee, Marie Campos, Javier Gonzales, Carmichael Dominguez and Signe Lindell. The Water Conservation Committee thanks them for their interest.

conclusion that Javier Gonzales “came out” as a gay man solely for the purpose of political gain Many, if not all, of the participants of this week’s Santa Fe and skewers Javier accordingly. I respectfully but adamantly City Council meeting left satisfied. The meeting began with disagree. pomp and circumstance to celHaving “come out” myself ebrate the mayor’s tenureship. 35 years ago, the lesson I have With passage of the hospital learned is that coming out is a study group resolution, which personal journey that should originated with City Councilor happen when the individual is Patti Bushee, health outcomes ready to do so. for our residents and commuI am sad to see Mr. DePippo nity hospital should become far put Mr. Gonzales into the posisuperior. tion of “Damned if he does We all took a bold step for(come out before running ward. for mayor) and damned if he Discussions are to begin soon doesn’t (waits until after the among representatives from all election).” Either way, Javier facets of our community. I think is put into a situation where I speak for my group at the either decision can be highly hospital; nurses, ancillary staff, criticized. dietary, CT, lab, rehab and ICU, Coming out is less controverpharmacy and, yes, the hospisial these days ... but coming out talists and many more — we before running for mayor does look forward! We look forward have risks. Coming out ahead to creating better health care of time removes the opportuand hospital systems for Santa nity for opponents to accuse a Fe and the region. What a gift candidate of deceit and hiding, to Santa Fe and the region our which would subsequently call mayor and city councilors have integrity and honesty into quesbestowed. Thank you. tion. Sharon Argenbright, MSN RN Coming out before running VP District 1199 CSV for mayor also removes any possibility of whispered innuendos and opens the door to discussing substantive issues important to the citizens of Santa Fe such as the economy, In the Sunday (My View, jobs, education and more. “Coming out — leaders vs. Chuck Higgins politicians,” Feb. 23) by Rich Santa Fe DePippo, the writer leaps to the

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Santa Fe

Wake up, city In the citywide referendum election, you voted overwhelmingly to allocate some of your tax money for community funded elections … a clear expression of your desire to conduct our elections on a level playing field without big money. Now we see that big money still attempts to smother the will of our community. Special interests are blatantly resisting our declaration. Who among us believes these big spenders do not expect gifts in return for their generosity? Their intent is to cancel the vote for fairness that we have taken. We must reject them and their candidate, or big money will be ever-present in future elections.

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ing storm events. Twenty years ago, the U.S. Last week, I learned of an Army Corps of Engineers anonymous website attacking came to Santa Fe dangling big my character. Subsequently, I bucks and a plan to channel the found that one of my opponents Santa Fe River into a concrete for City Council District 2 was drainage ditch. It was Patti behind this negative, secret who encouraged the mayor attack. His accusations are to appoint a special river task inflammatory, inaccurate and force and to invite environdesperate. I have worked hard mental consultants to inform in this campaign and earned city officials about alternative public financing, received the possibilities. The result was the endorsement of the Sierra Club Santa Fe River Master Corridor and hundreds of voters by meet- Plan of 1995, which informs our ing them one on one. By setting approach to the river today. up anonymous attack websites, The recovering river we see the opponent does a disservice today would not have been posto us all. sible without Patti’s initial and Joseph Maestas continuing support. Santa Fe Anita Sanders former co-chairwoman, Santa Fe River Task Force

Selfless candidate

At the time of her death, Mother Teresa had pinned to her wall a page known as the Paradoxical Commandments. The second of these nine is “If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Do good anyway.” Perhaps she is no saint, but I am dismayed that so many good people in Santa Fe are accusing Patti Bushee of being self-serving. In 30 years of knowing her, I have never witnessed Patti promoting her own interests above those of the community in either public process or social discourse. To the contrary, she has proven to me her ability as a leader to listen carefully, digest enormous amounts of information and find commonality amongst the often disparate interests of stakeholders in complex negotiations. The term “self-serving” is classic propaganda that relies on repetition to create facts for those not privileged by the truth. Eric Gent

Santa Fe

spirit, Joe has welcomed me and offered the opportunity to work in this community in a new way. I have been proud to campaign

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Santa Fe

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Family affair This is an open thank-you note to my friend, Joe Arellano, candidate for City Council, District 2. We met six years ago, shortly after I moved here from upstate New York. He recently invited me to join his campaign. Joining Joe’s campaign has meant joining his family. Together, we’ve all walked the district, knocking on some doors where no campaigners have been seen for decades. Joe isn’t a career politician. He’s a successful local businessman and part of an old Santa Fe family. At Cerrillos Road and St. Francis Drive, there’s a sign that reads, “Welcome. We are building an inclusive community.” In that

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Ukrainian roulette? Crisis deepens


dangerous game is being played out in Ukraine, the secondbiggest country in Europe. A revolution of sorts has toppled the proRussian government of former President Viktor Yanukovych, Bill Stewart which in turn has Understanding brought Your World on Russian military “exercises” involving some 150,000 troops, some near the Ukrainian frontier, while Russian jet fighters have begun to patrol the Ukrainian-Russian border. This, in turn, has caused U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to warn Russian President Vladimir Putin not to view the current situation as part of some East-West clash from the days of the Cold War. “Any kind of military intervention would be a grave mistake,” Kerry said. The situation has been made worse in recent days with clashes between Russians in the Crimea, who make up some 58 percent of the population, and Muslim Tatars, who make up about 12 percent of the country. Ethnic Ukrainians make up about 24 percent. ProRussia elements in Simferopol, the capital of Crimea, seized control of the parliament building to enforce their demands that Crimea reject the new government in Kiev and perhaps revert to being part of Russia itself. Pro-Russian crowds have been confronted by pro-Kiev Tatars in an ugly standoff that Kiev fears could lead to armed conflict. Russia has been the dominant power in Crimea for most of the past 200 years, since it annexed the region in 1783. Moscow transferred the region to Ukraine, then part of the Soviet Union, in 1954, by order of Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev, himself a Ukrainian. Russian Ukrainians


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have long since regarded the transfer as a historic error. The Muslim Crimean Tatars, however, point out that they were once the majority in Crimea and were deported in large numbers by Soviet leader Joseph Stalin in 1944 for alleged collaboration with Nazi invaders in World War II. The Tatars regard Crimea as home and everybody else as foreigners. In other words, everybody hates everybody else. To complicate matters further, Crimea is home base for the Russian Black Sea Fleet, a formidable force that could be turned against Ukraine in the event of armed conflict. The fleet operates under a Ukrainian-Russian treaty that has long irritated Ukrainian governments. In the meantime, a new “government of national unity” has been formed in Kiev, made up in part of civic activists who had manned the barricades for months until Yanukovych fled. Arseniy Yatsenyuk, a 40-yearold former economy minister and leader of the Fatherland party, has become prime minister. But Dymtro Bulatov, the leader of a group of car owners who led protest convoys, was suggested as minister for youth and sports. Olha Bohomolets, a doctor who helped run the medical center in the Maidan,

the protest square, could become the deputy prime minister for humanitarian affairs. She said, “I want to promise you that if, in this government, I see corrupt schemes, I’ll come onto the Maidan and coordinate the medical center again.” Going from the barricades to the corridors of power must be exhilarating. But then come the hard choices of governing, something the civic activists will have to learn how to make. One decision concerns fundamental economic reform, essential if Ukraine is to receive anywhere near the $35 billion it needs to pay its debts and revive the economy. The treasury is empty, says the new government, with billions of dollars missing. The new government, in fact, is an interim government. Fresh elections for parliament and the presidency will be held in May. But the entire “political class” in Ukraine has come under fire as a result of years of corruption by all the parties and is regarded with deep skepticism by the Ukrainians. This explains why civic activists at the barricades are so popular. And, in part, it helps to explain why even former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko, released from prison as a result of the revolution and in clear

need of medical attention, was welcomed to the Maidan but without any great enthusiasm. She may be something of a national icon, but she, too, is tainted. In the meantime, it seems that Yanukovych has found refuge in Russia, and is scheduled to make a speech insisting he is still the lawful president of the Ukraine. It is interesting that the Russians are giving him a public forum. Clearly, they still regard him as the legitimate president. But at what point does perceived national interest collide with political reality? That is what makes the current situation so delicate and dangerous. Historically, the Russians have always preferred the sledgehammer to the scalpel. Hence, there are Russian jet fighters along the Ukrainian frontier and the sudden movement of 150,000 troops near the border. They say military intervention is out of the question. But that is today. What about tomorrow? This is by no means over. Bill Stewart writes about current affairs from Santa Fe. He is a former U.S. Foreign Service officers and worked as a correspondent for Time magazine.


Keep chain stores out of downtown


just visited Santa Fe last weekend for the second time. I’m from Washington, D.C., and my husband and I are considering moving to Santa Fe. During my visit, I was surprised to discover that J.Crew is open not far from the Plaza. One of the things that makes Santa Fe so unique is its ability to preserve an identity, and during my first trip, I happily noticed a different style of dress than one finds on the East Coast. Not only that, most of the stores had a unique approach that you don’t see anywhere else. J.Crew and other trendy chain brand stores like it should not be there. I think if Santa Fe allows these stores so near to the Plaza (they should be in a mall), it will lose its well-known identity. Pilar Vergara

Washington, D.C.

Uncovering theft In April 2009, Mayor Joe Maestas hired me, Andrew Perkins, CPA, as chief financial officer for the city of Española. After arriving, as I organized my fiscal office, I noticed malfeasance, to say the least. I found that the finance staff had been embezzling from the city to the tune of many thousands of dollars. If it were not for the mayor hiring me, the embezzlement and collusion of finance staff could

have gone on indefinitely. Joe Maestas, now a City Council candidate in Santa Fe, should be lauded for his foresight and due diligence, not ridiculed by an opponent. His election to the Santa Fe City Council should be a certainty, as Joe Maestas is a leader with a positive and progressive background. Andrew Perkins

Santa Fe

Citizens saved Atalaya Contrary to the assertion by Royal Drews (“Letter to the editor, Early adapter,” Feb. 26) Javier Gonzales did not “save Atalaya Mountain and the ridge tops from development.” In fact, Atalaya and surrounding ridge tops were “saved” by hundreds of citizen volunteers from across the greater Santa Fe community. These citizens dedicated themselves to the protection of our mountains by working tirelessly to educate our elected officials about the critical need to understand the impacts of fire, erosion, loss of wildlife, habitat, open space and views as logical consequences of the proposed suburban development of our wildland interface. During this process, which included numerous public hearings, County Commissioner Javier Gonzales was passive, at best. It is a fact that the protective Mountain Ordinance suc-


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ceeded despite him, not because of him. Lee Lewin Miguel Chavez

Santa Fe

Yes on strong mayor Santa Fe faces complex and interrelated challenges for our citizens and businesses. The world has changed, and Santa Fe’s charter must be changed so that City Hall will be more accountable to voters and better able to serve all the citizens and all parts of Santa Fe. On Jan. 1, Santa Fe annexed 4,100 acres of land and added about 14,000 residents in a new part of town that lacks many city services. This presents the city with a complex challenge that requires full-time, accountable leadership. Many local Santa Fe businesses are frustrated because there is no strategic direction and accountability that a full-time mayor elected by all the voters of Santa Fe would offer. Under the current charter, leadership is divided and often in conflict. This must be fixed. I fully support Charter Amendment 9 because a full-time mayor will give Santa Fe better leadership and make the mayor accountable to all the people of Santa Fe. Roy B. Martinez

president, Rising Stars of the Southwest member, Santa Fe Hispanic Chamber of Commerce


here’s hardly an ingredient in that candy bar you just unwrapped that the government didn’t have a strong, distorting hand in producing — the peanuts, the sugar, the milk, to name a few. U.S. sugar companies, for example, benefit from a series of overlapping trade protections that the last “reform” farm bill left untouched. If you’re drinking a soda while reading this editorial, you’re probably consuming large amounts of highfructose corn syrup. Corn farmers are unfairly coddled, too. This supposed economic policy, with its roots in a time when large numbers of impoverished farmers were perpetually one bad harvest away from ruin, is now socialized agriculture that largely benefits wealthy agribusinesses at the expense of taxpayers and consumers. Getting rid of these supports is the right thing to do economically. But what about public health? The distress, diminished quality of life and premature deaths associated with obesity, diabetes and other related ailments demand a government response. Eliminating the subsidies for corn would raise the price of corn syrup, which might help. Eliminating the sugar program, though, would lower the price of that ready substitute for corn syrup. Obviously, the government shouldn’t stop there. An effective anti-obesity policy would include taxes on certain bad-for-you foods, which would tend to discourage unhealthy habits without objectionable restrictions on consumer choice. This is preferable to current sugar policy, which nudges prices up but channels the difference to companies that haven’t earned it, in part because the federal Treasury would benefit from the tax revenue. Some public health advocates favor new taxes on products such as sugary drinks, which account for a large chunk of Americans’ consumption of refined sugars. Several states and cities are considering the idea. But a recent working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research highlights that going after just one class — sugary drinks — might encourage people to replace those drinks with candy bars rather than cut back on refined sugars altogether. The researchers from Cornell and Stanford found that applying a 20 percent tax to soda would reduce calorie consumption by about 4 percent, the equivalent of about 16 cans a month, and decrease people’s satisfaction with their diet by about 2.5 percent. But they also found that a general tax applied to refined sugars at the ingredient stage would reduce calorie consumption by nearly 19 percent, with the same hit in satisfaction and with sizable effects on salt and fat intake. In other words, people will eat more apples when all products with refined sugars are more expensive.

The past 100 years From The Santa Fe New Mexican: March 1, 1964: The unsatisfactory conditions in the city jail, truancy at the public schools and the lack of money to properly operate the District Attorney’s Office were among the items listed in the final report of the Santa Fe County grand jury, which was discharged Friday afternoon following eight days of investigations. One of the Denver rainmakers was back in town Friday and flatly told state officials and a U.S. Weather Bureau meteorologist he could produce 4 inches of rain per month in any area of the Southwest. He said his new and patented process of seeding the atmosphere had never failed to produce rain when and where he said it would. Not only that, but the recent heavy snowstorm in New Mexico was the result of his having seeded the atmosphere to produce moisture for the San Luis Valley in Colorado. His charges for a Weather Engineering seeding job would run about $3,000 monthly for a 15-section ranch, and the firm would not take on

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The following water statistics of February 27 are the most recent supplied by the City Water Division (in millions of gallons). Total water produced from: Canyon Water Treatment Plant: 1.402 Buckman Water Treatment Plant: 5.130 City Wells: 0.000 Buckman Wells: 0.000 Total water produced by water system: 6.532 Amount delivered to Las Campanas: Golf course: 0.000, domestic: 0.055 Santa Fe Canyon reservoir storage: 63.0 percent of capacity; daily inflow 0.97 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

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NEW YORK — Liam Neeson says he’s “a little bit pissed off” at Mayor Bill de Blasio for wanting to shut down the horse-drawn carriage industry in New York City. The actor made the comment during a Wednesday appearance on The Daily Show. The actor complained to host John Stewart that critics have put out false information about how the horses are treated.

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6 p.m. on NBC NHL Hockey Chicago Bears Jonathan Toews and the Blackhawks face off against Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins. This is the first meeting of these teams this season. 7 p.m. on ABC Movie: The Social Network One of the best-reviewed movies of 2010, director David Fincher and screenwriter Aaron

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Sorkin’s superb drama recalls the roots of Facebook through the personal experiences that prompted then-college student Mark Zuckerberg (Jesse Eisenberg, in an excellent, complex performance) to develop what morphed into the wildly popular website. Its growing pains were considerable, though. Andrew Garfield and Justin Timberlake also star. 9 p.m. on HBO Movie: A Good Day to Die Hard It’s round five for Bruce Willis as renegade New York cop John McClane in this no-frills 2013 action tale, which has the ever-rugged hero “Yippee-ki-ay”-ing through Russia ... and destroying a good chunk of it along the way. He goes there to help his estranged son (Jai Courtney) out of trouble, only to find his offspring is secretly a CIA agent who’s neckdeep in government intrigue. Mary Elizabeth Winstead briefly returns as McClane’s daughter. 9:30 p.m. on ABC The Goldbergs Murray (Jeff Garlin) invites a bored Pops (George Segal) to come to work with him, but the older man’s critical comments have him regretting that decision. Dana Caldwell (Natalie Alyn Lind) comes over to study with Adam (Sean Giambrone) and gets some questionable advice from Barry and Erica (Troy Gentile, Hayley Orrantia) in the new episode “You’re Under Foot.” Wendi McLendon-Covey also stars.


NYC official: Hoffman died of toxic mix of drugs NEW YORK — Officials say actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died from a toxic mix of heroin and other drugs. A spokeswoman for the New York City medical examiner said Friday that Hoffman died from a mix of heroin, cocaine, amphetamines and benzodiazepines, which are psychoactive drugs such as Librium. The death was ruled an accident. Law enforcement officials have said Hoffman was found Feb. 2 with a needle in his arm. The 46-year-old star of Capote said last year that he had sought treatment for a heroin problem after 23 years of sobriety.


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ABOVE: Chiwetel Ejiofor in a scene from 12 Years A Slave. BELOW: Jared Leto in a scene from Dallas Buyers Club. This year’s best picture race at the 86th Academy Awards has shaped up to be one of the most unpredictable in years. The program will air at 6:30 p.m. Sunday on ABC.

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Oscar horse race is a photo finish By Jake Coyle

The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES any of the winners who will take home an Oscar on Sunday have long been forecast, their triumph made seemingly selfevident after months of anticipation. That is, except for one little category: best picture. Even in a particularly lengthy awards season (the Academy Awards were pushed back slightly for the Olympics), and despite the tireless analysis of an everswelling Oscar blogosphere, no one really knows which film is going to take the night’s biggest award. This Oscars, more than any in years, will go down to the wire. Of the nine best picture nominees, the front-runners are widely considered to be Alfonso Cuaron’s 3-D spectacle Gravity, Steve McQueen’s historical odyssey 12 Years a Slave and David O. Russell’s corruption comedy American Hustle. The industry guild awards, usually the most predictive honors, have only muddied the waters. Actors, the largest branch of the Academy of Motion Pictures, have been most enthusiastic for Hustle. The Screen Actors Guild awarded it their top honor. Just as Russell’s Silver Linings Playbook did last year, American Hustle managed the very rare feat of landing nominations in all four acting categories (for Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper). Cuaron and Gravity won at the Directors Guild. The Producers Guild couldn’t even decide: 12 Years a Slave and Gravity tied for its top prize. 12 Years a Slave also won best picture at the Golden Globes and at Britain’s BAFTA Awards. Is history any guide? Last year, the academy was also faced with a choice between an historical epic centered on slavery (Lincoln) and a 1970s caper (Argo) and it went for Ben Affleck’s more ebullient option. American Hustle shares a lot with Argo, including its wardrobe. But this year, the weight of


12 Years a Slave is suspected to be impossible to deny. The “Gurus o’ Gold” poll of Oscar onlookers by film blog Movie City News has nine of 15 analysts predicting McQueen’s drama. The others chose Gravity, which all agree will clean up in technical categories like visual effects and cinematography. Awards for either film (both of which premiered in September at the Telluride Film Festival within days of each other) could mean Oscar history. If the Mexican filmmaker Cuaron takes best director, as he’s expected to, he’ll be the first Latino winner in the category. Similarly, were the British McQueen to win best director, he’d be the first black filmmaker to win. And if 12 Years a Slave wins best picture, it will be the first time a film directed by a black filmmaker wins the academy’s top honor. Such landmarks of diversity would be welcome for the academy, whose approximately 6,000 members are overwhelmingly older white men. A 2012 study by The Los Angeles Times found that Oscar voters are almost 94 percent white and 77 percent male. African Americans, the Times found, make up about 2 percent of the academy, and Latinos are less than 2 percent. Voters (who keep membership for life) have a median age of 62. The academy is trying to change that and has recently opened up its ranks to hundreds of new members. Sunday’s ceremony will be the first for new president, Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the academy’s first black president. Whichever film wins will crown not just a razor-thin race (Harvey Weinstein has called it “the most competitive season I’ve ever seen”), but a particularly strong bestpicture field. Also nominated is Spike Jonze’s futuristic romance Her, Alexander Payne’s black-and-white road trip Nebraska, Martin Scorsese’s financial meltdown The Wolf of Wall Street, the Texas AIDS drama Dallas Buyers Club and the family history investigation Philomena. It’s only fitting that a movie year so full of drama should end as a nail-biter.


Bruce Dern as Woody Grant, left, and Will Forte as David Grant in Nebraska. The movie is nominated for an Oscar for best motion picture of the year, along with Dern for performance by an actor in a leading role.


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Demonettes take crown

Lozada-Cabbage leads late push past Española Valley in District 2AAAA tourney championship

Aggies punished for instigating, participating in postgame melee

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By Anne M. Patterson

The Associated Press

A wild postgame brawl following a contentious game between Utah Valley and New Mexico State highlighted the risks when fans and players collide. The Western Athletic Conference suspended New Mexico State junior guard K.C. RossMiller for two games K.C. and senior forward Ross-Miller Renaldo Dixon for one for violating the league’s sportsmanship policy following its review of the melee Thursday night in Orem, Utah. Ross-Miller hurled the ball at Utah Valley’s Holton Hunsaker Renaldo seconds after the Dixon Wolverines’ 66-61 victory over the Aggies. The ball hit Hunsaker — the son of Utah Valley coach Dick Hunsaker — in the leg. Some of the fans who stormed the court following the victory got caught up in the chaos and punches were thrown.

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Bairstow is key part of Lobos’ success By Glen Rosales

The Associated Press

ALBUQUERQUE — Four years ago, it was difficult for the New Mexico coaching staff to really envision how Cameron Bairstow would evolve as a player. “When he first came over he was 6-9, 205 and he could barely dunk,” said Lobos coach Craig Neal. “We thought he could be good, but not like this, though.” Before this season, Bairstow had never scored 20 points in a game. Now the senior forward is averaging that much for No. 25 New Mexico, reaching 20 or more 16 times. He’s dazzled opposing coaches and players with an array of moves that simply were not in his repertoire before and is considered one of the leading candidates for Mountain West player of the year.

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From left, Santa Fe’s Sabrina Lozada-Cabbage and Española Valley’s Alexis Lovato reach for the ball during tipoff at the start of Friday’s game in Santa Fe. View more photos from the game at ks6rvgc. LUIS SÁNCHEZ SATURNO/THE NEW MEXICAN

abrina Lozada-Cabbage was nearly invisible for about three quarters, but then she showed up at just the right time. After scoring only five points in the first three quarters against the Española Valley Lady Sundevils on Friday in the District 2AAAA Tournament Championship in Toby Roybal Memorial Gymnasium, the Santa Fe High center scored 16 points in the fourth quarter and overtime to help lift the Demonettes to a 51-48 win. The Demonettes (26-2 overall) trailed for most of the game and had a 6:54 scoring slump in the second quarter. By halftime, they were down 24-16. A big part of the Santa Fe High offense runs through Lozada-Cabbage, and head coach Elmer Chavez gave her an earful to try to get her going. “I kind of chewed on her a little bit on the bench and I told her, ‘You need to get it done inside,’ ” Chavez said. Lozada-Cabbage didn’t get going until she hit two free throws with 5:52 left in the game to cut the Española (21-7) lead to 31-30. About a minute later, she put a shot off the glass to give the Demonettes a 32-31 lead, their first since the opening basket of the game. The two teams traded blows and Española held a 39-37 lead in the final minute. When the Demonettes needed a basket to tie the game, they looked no further than Lozada-Cabbage. The 6-foot-2 junior put another shot off the backboard and tied the game at 39 with :29 left, and that score would remain intact until the regulation buzzer. The two teams tied twice in the overtime period, but then LozadaCabbage converted an old-fashioned three-point play with :28 left to give the Demonettes a 49-46 advantage. Down 51-48 with just :07 left, Española’s Kaitlyn Romero heaved a long 3-pointer in an attempt to play another overtime period. The shot ricocheted off the back of the rim and the Demonettes became the 2AAAA regular season and tournament champions. Lozada-Cabbage was a big part of that final push by the Demonettes, but Chavez wasn’t only one that gave her a verbal lashing. Throughout the game, her teammates were urging her to make big plays in the post, and those

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Blue Griffins capture District 2AA title in OT

Mora gives Prep a game to remember before teams split into different classes next year By James Barron

The New Mexican

The Santa Fe Preparatory Blue Griffins needed a challenge. The Mora Rangers wanted some well-earned respect — and a district title to boot. And two long-standing boys basketball district members stamped a decade of partnership with a farewell that only seemed fitting. The current iteration of District 2AA said goodbye with a championship to be remembered, as

Prep held on for a 77-72 overtime win against the Rangers to complete a sweep of the regular-season and 2AA tournament championship. The action was so intense and spine-tingling that Blue Griffins senior forward Will Lenfestey took a moment in the middle of the drama to let Mora head coach James Branch know just how he felt at the moment. “This is a fun game — that’s what I told coach Branch,” Lenfestey said. “I was like, ‘Man, we’re having a good time.’ I don’t know how many [3-pointers] they hit, but they just kept going.” The answer was 11, but it was the 11th one that appeared to be the dagger to the Blue Griffins (23-4), winners of their previous 16 games. When Jeremiah Olivas nailed a 22-footer with :04.9 on the clock in regulation, Mora (13-16) tied the score at 70. For a Prep team that hadn’t experienced a close

game since losing 61-51 to Santa Fe High in the Capital City Invitational in December, it was the ultimate test of their mental toughness. “I guess the guys know now what it means to play a team three times in one season,” said Dennis Casados, Prep head coach. “Tonight was the proof in the pudding. We needed to come out and play, and we did.” D.J. Casados, coach Casados’ senior grandson, scored on a drive to open the extra-period scoring, and sophomore Francis Castillo y Mulert hit a 16-footer and a pair of free throws to extend the Prep margin to 76-72 with 20.3 seconds left. Prep’s experience trumped Mora’s perimeter prowess and full-court intensity that kept the undersized Rangers hot on the Blue Griffins’ heels.

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Restrict fans’ freedom to stop court storming

S New Mexico’s Cameron Bairstow, right, blocks a shot by Utah State’s Jarred Shaw during the second half of Tuesday’s game in The Pit. CRAIG FRITZ/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

uspensions and strong reaction from administrators and media mainstays made up the bulk of the fallout from Thursday night’s ugly postgame brawl following New Mexico State’s overtime loss at Utah Valley in men’s college basketball. Blame him. Blame them. Blame those guys over there. For shame, all of you. Well, now that we’ve settled who gets the stink eye, let’s figure out how to fix this. If there’s one thing everyone seems to agree on, it’s that court storming must be stopped. Enough with the tired theatrics of

fans rushing the court to celebrate a win that, in the end, really doesn’t mean a whole lot. It didn’t guarantee a national championship, it didn’t Will Webber secure a longCommentary awaited conference crown and it certainly didn’t mean free scholarships for everyone in the house. The smart answer is simple: Hit the

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players and fans where it hurts most, and that’s in a restriction of freedom. Fans can deal with higher ticket prices, so upping the bottom line on up-front seats won’t work. Idiots have money, too. In fact, the more money is paid, the bigger the excuse to come off the rails. Choking off access to the court by lining the bottom row with ushers and a uniformed security detail sends a message that the court is there to be observed, not stormed. Doing so would come at an obvious risk of getting tackled, tazed or given the walk of shame in plastic hand-ties.

Fines, trespassing charges and criminal intent charges must be levied to cultivate a culture that illustrates misbehavior will not be tolerated. Try getting anywhere near the court at The Pit. If there’s not a security guard there to impede your progress, there is a cherry-blazered usher. Of course, all of this is too late to help NMSU’s cause. Gone from the Aggies bench are K.C. Ross-Miller and Renaldo Dixon for playing central roles in the fracas that lit up social media like a wildfire on Friday

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Southwest W L Pct GB San Antonio 42 16 .724 — Houston 39 19 .672 3 Dallas 36 24 .600 7 Memphis 32 25 .561 91/2 New Orleans 23 35 .397 19 Northwest W L Pct GB Oklahoma City 44 15 .746 — Portland 40 18 .690 31/2 Minnesota 28 29 .491 15 Denver 25 32 .439 18 Utah 21 37 .362 221/2 Pacific W L Pct GB L.A. Clippers 40 20 .667 — Golden State 36 23 .610 31/2 Phoenix 34 24 .586 5 Sacramento 20 38 .345 19 L.A. Lakers 20 39 .339 191/2 Friday’s Games Cleveland 99, Utah 79 Oklahoma City 113, Memphis 107 Golden State 126, New York 103 Chicago 100, Dallas 91 San Antonio 92, Charlotte 82 L.A. Lakers 126, Sacramento 122 Phoenix 116, New Orleans 104 Thursday’s Games Indiana 101, Milwaukee 96 Washington 134, Toronto 129, 3OT Miami 108, New York 82 Brooklyn 112, Denver 89 Saturday’s Games Washington at Philadelphia, 5:30 p.m. Orlando at Miami, 5:30 p.m. Detroit at Houston, 6 p.m. Indiana at Boston, 6 p.m. Brooklyn at Milwaukee, 6:30 p.m. Cleveland at Memphis, 7 p.m. Denver at Portland, 8 p.m. Minnesota at Sacramento, 8 p.m. New Orleans at L.A. Clippers, 8:30 p.m. Sunday’s Games New York at Chicago, 11 a.m. Golden State at Toronto, 2 p.m. Philadelphia at Orlando, 4 p.m. Utah at Indiana, 4 p.m. Charlotte at Oklahoma City, 5 p.m. Dallas at San Antonio, 5 p.m. Atlanta at Phoenix, 6 p.m.

Cavaliers 99, Jazz 79

UTAH (79) Jefferson 4-9 1-2 13, Williams 2-10 0-0 5, Favors 3-9 2-3 8, Burke 2-9 0-0 4, Hayward 6-13 2-3 18, Evans 0-0 0-0 0, Garrett 2-7 0-0 6, Burks 3-11 4-6 11, Kanter 4-7 0-0 8, Rush 1-4 0-0 3, Gobert 0-0 0-0 0, Lucas III 1-1 0-0 3. Totals 28-80 9-14 79. CLEVELAND (99) Deng 8-12 0-2 16, Thompson 9-13 0-0 18, Hawes 6-12 0-0 13, Jack 2-9 1-2 5, Irving 7-16 6-6 21, Dellavedova 4-11 0-0 9, Zeller 5-12 0-0 10, Gee 2-2 2-2 7, Karasev 0-0 0-0 0, Onuaku 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 43-88 9-12 99. Utah 27 14 19 19—79 Cleveland 20 19 30 30—99 3-Point Goals—Utah 14-29 (Jefferson 4-7, Hayward 4-7, Garrett 2-4, Lucas III 1-1, Rush 1-2, Burks 1-2, Williams 1-3, Burke 0-3), Cleveland 4-15 (Gee 1-1, Hawes 1-2, Irving 1-3, Dellavedova 1-5, Jack 0-4). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Utah 41 (Hayward 7), Cleveland 64 (Hawes 16). Assists— Utah 20 (Hayward 7), Cleveland 28 (Irving 12). Total Fouls—Utah 15, Cleveland 12. Technicals—Hawes. A—18,601 (20,562).

Warriors 126, Knicks 106

GOLDEN STATE (126) Iguodala 2-8 3-5 7, Lee 4-6 2-2 10, Bogut 3-3 0-1 6, Thompson 9-17 2-3 25, Curry 9-19 4-4 27, O’Neal 6-8 3-5 15, Barnes 3-7 2-2 9, Blake 3-6 1-1 9, Crawford 0-5 1-1 1, Green 2-6 0-0 5, Speights 3-7 6-7 12. Totals 44-92 24-31 126. NEW YORK (103) Anthony 7-26 8-8 23, Smith 7-19 0-0 17, Chandler 2-10 2-3 6, Prigioni 2-3 0-0 5, Felton 3-6 1-2 8, Hardaway Jr. 6-11 6-6 22, Tyler 3-6 0-0 6, Clark 2-5 4-4 8, Murry 4-7 0-0 8, Brown 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 36-95 21-23 103. Golden State 38 35 26 27—126 New York 27 25 28 23—103 3-Point Goals—Golden State 14-35 (Thompson 5-10, Curry 5-11, Blake 2-4, Green 1-1, Barnes 1-3, Iguodala 0-2, Crawford 0-4), New York 10-25 (Hardaway Jr. 4-7, Smith 3-7, Prigioni 1-1, Felton 1-2, Anthony 1-6, Clark 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds— Golden State 59 (Curry 11), New York 57 (Anthony 16). Assists— Golden State 25 (Curry 11), New York 14 (Felton, Chandler 3). Total Fouls—Golden State 21, New York 24. Technicals—Speights, Chandler 2, Smith. Ejected— Chandler. A—19,812 (19,763).

Thunder 113, Grizzlies 107

MEMPHIS (107) Prince 5-9 0-0 12, Randolph 5-14 3-4 13, Gasol 7-10 3-5 17, Conley 1-10 3-3 6, Lee 3-7 2-2 10, Calathes 2-6 0-0 4, Allen 3-3 0-0 6, Koufos 4-4 1-2 9, Johnson 4-8 2-2 11, Miller 7-9 1-2 19. Totals 41-80 15-20 107. OKLAHOMA CITY (113) Durant 12-24 10-10 37, Ibaka 7-11 2-2 16, Adams 1-3 5-7 7, Westbrook 7-12 6-7 21, Sefolosha 1-1 0-0 2, Jackson 5-12 2-2 14, Lamb 1-5 0-0 3, Thabeet 1-2 0-2 2, Collison 0-2 0-0 0, Fisher 2-4 2-2 8, Jones 1-1 0-0 3. Totals 38-77 27-32 113. Memphis 22 20 29 36—107 Oklahoma City 29 28 30 26—113 3-Point Goals—Memphis 10-16 (Miller 4-5, Prince 2-2, Lee 2-3, Johnson 1-2, Conley 1-3, Calathes 0-1), Oklahoma City 10-22 (Durant 3-8, Fisher 2-3, Jackson 2-4, Jones 1-1, Westbrook 1-2, Lamb 1-3, Collison 0-1). Fouled Out— None. Rebounds—Memphis 43 (Randolph 10), Oklahoma City 45 (Ibaka 9). Assists—Memphis 30 (Conley 9), Oklahoma City 18 (Westbrook 6). Total Fouls—Memphis 22, Oklahoma City 18. Technicals—Durant, Fisher, Oklahoma City defensive three second. A—18,203 (18,203).

Spurs 92, Bobcats 82

CHARLOTTE (82) Kidd-Gilchrist 0-2 0-0 0, McRoberts 2-6 0-0 4, Jefferson 10-21 0-0 20, Walker 3-15 4-4 11, Henderson 6-15 0-1 12, Zeller 3-8 4-4 10, Neal 6-13 2-2 15, Biyombo 0-3 0-0 0, Tolliver 2-5 3-3 8, Ridnour 1-2 0-1 2. Totals 33-90 13-15 82.

SAN ANTONIO (92) Leonard 4-9 2-2 12, Duncan 6-12 5-5 17, Splitter 1-4 0-0 2, Joseph 0-1 2-2 2, Green 2-7 4-4 10, Belinelli 6-10 0-0 14, Mills 6-10 1-1 14, Ginobili 6-13 1-1 15, Diaw 2-5 0-0 4, Ayres 0-1 0-0 0, Baynes 1-1 0-0 2, Bonner 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 34-73 15-15 92. Charlotte 25 20 20 17—82 San Antonio 14 27 25 26—92 3-Point Goals—Charlotte 3-17 (Walker 1-2, Neal 1-3, Tolliver 1-4, Ridnour 0-1, Henderson 0-3, McRoberts 0-4), San Antonio 9-20 (Belinelli 2-3, Green 2-4, Leonard 2-4, Ginobili 2-6, Mills 1-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds— Charlotte 50 (Zeller, Kidd-Gilchrist 8), San Antonio 48 (Duncan 16). Assists—Charlotte 23 (McRoberts 10), San Antonio 26 (Diaw 7). Total Fouls—Charlotte 18, San Antonio 15. Technicals—San Antonio defensive three second. A—18,581 (18,797).

Bulls 100, Mavericks 91

CHICAGO (100) Dunleavy 5-10 2-2 16, Boozer 4-9 1-2 9, Noah 4-8 2-3 10, Hinrich 7-8 1-2 17, Butler 6-13 6-11 19, Gibson 7-15 6-7 20, Augustin 3-7 1-1 9, Snell 0-1 0-0 0, Mohammed 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 36-71 19-28 100. DALLAS (91) Marion 5-5 0-0 11, Nowitzki 7-18 0-0 15, Dalembert 2-4 2-2 6, Calderon 5-12 0-0 13, Ellis 7-19 4-8 20, Carter 5-14 1-2 15, Harris 0-3 2-2 2, Blair 2-4 3-3 7, Ellington 1-4 0-0 2, Wright 0-2 0-0 0, Crowder 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 34-85 12-17 91. Chicago 20 31 22 27 —100 Dallas 32 22 22 15 —91 3-Point Goals—Chicago 9-19 (Dunleavy 4-7, Hinrich 2-2, Augustin 2-6, Butler 1-4), Dallas 11-31 (Carter 4-8, Calderon 3-7, Ellis 2-6, Marion 1-1, Nowitzki 1-5, Harris 0-1, Ellington 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds— Chicago 58 (Gibson 15), Dallas 42 (Dalembert 10). Assists—Chicago 19 (Noah, Dunleavy 4), Dallas 17 (Ellis 5). Total Fouls—Chicago 19, Dallas 20. A—20,398 (19,200).

Lakers 126, Kings 122

SACRAMENTO (122) Gay 11-22 9-9 32, Williams 10-20 6-10 26, Thompson 8-12 1-2 17, Thomas 1016 4-5 26, McLemore 0-4 0-0 0, Evans 3-7 2-4 8, McCallum 3-7 0-0 7, Acy 1-3 0-0 2, O.Johnson 1-2 1-2 4. Totals 47-93 23-32 122. L.A. LAKERS (126) Bazemore 5-11 0-0 12, W.Johnson 5-10 0-0 12, Gasol 10-17 2-4 22, Marshall 0-2 0-0 0, Meeks 8-8 3-4 22, Brooks 9-13 2-3 23, Farmar 9-14 4-5 30, Hill 0-1 0-0 0, Kaman 0-2 0-0 0, Kelly 2-2 0-0 5, Sacre 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 48-80 11-16 126. Sacramento 31 34 34 23—122 L.A. Lakers 27 27 41 31—126 3-Point Goals—Sacramento 5-15 (Thomas 2-2, McCallum 1-1, O.Johnson 1-2, Gay 1-4, Williams 0-2, McLemore 0-4), L.A. Lakers 19-27 (Farmar 8-10, Brooks 3-3, Meeks 3-3, Bazemore 2-4, W.Johnson 2-4, Kelly 1-1, Marshall 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Sacramento 53 (Williams 12), L.A. Lakers 39 (W.Johnson 12). Assists—Sacramento 29 (Thomas 8), L.A. Lakers 35 (Marshall 10). Total Fouls—Sacramento 16, L.A. Lakers 25. Technicals—Sacramento defensive three second, L.A. Lakers defensive three second. A—18,997 (18,997).

NBA Leaders

Through Feb. 27 Scoring G Durant, OKC 57 Anthony, NYK 55 James, MIA 53 Love, MIN 54 Harden, HOU 50 Griffin, LAC 60 Aldridge, POR 53 Curry, GOL 55 DeRozan, TOR 56 George, IND 57 Cousins, SAC 49 Nowitzki, DAL 57 Irving, CLE 56 Lillard, POR 58 Jefferson, CHA 48 Thomas, SAC 57 Davis, NOR 49 Dragic, PHX 53 Gay, SAC 51 Wall, WAS 58

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NCAA Men’s Top 25

PTS 1797 1554 1430 1435 1227 1457 1267 1311 1272 1287 1093 1232 1197 1232 983 1164 992 1072 1026 1161

AVG 31.5 28.3 27.0 26.6 24.5 24.3 23.9 23.8 22.7 22.6 22.3 21.6 21.4 21.2 20.5 20.4 20.2 20.2 20.1 20.0

Friday’s Games No games scheduled. Saturday’s Games No. 1 Florida vs. LSU, 4 p.m. No. 2 Wichita State vs. Missouri State, 4 p.m. No. 4 Syracuse at No. 12 Virginia, 4 p.m. No. 5 Kansas at Okla State, 9 p.m. No. 7 Louisville at No. 21 Memphis, 2 p.m. No. 9 Creighton at Xavier, 5 p.m. No. 10 Saint Louis at VCU, 6 p.m. No. 11 Cincinnati vs. UConn at the XL Center, Hartford, Conn., 12 p.m. No. 13 San Diego State at Fresno State, 10:05 p.m. No. 15 Iowa State at Kansas State, 7 p.m. No. 16 Michigan vs. Minnesota, 6 p.m. No. 17 Kentucky at South Carolina, 6 p.m. No. 18 Michigan State vs. Illinois, 2 p.m. No. 20 Iowa vs. Purdue, 8:15 p.m. No. 23 SMU vs. UCF, 4 p.m. No. 24 Texas at Oklahoma, 4 p.m.

Men’s Division I Scores

Friday’s Games East Brown 76, Penn 67 Columbia 84, Dartmouth 72 Harvard 72, Cornell 47 Princeton 57, Yale 46 Providence 74, Seton Hall 69 Fairfield 78, Marist 74 Manhattan 80, Iona 77, OT Monmouth (NJ) 75, Niagara 50 Canisius 79, Rider 66 South High Point 56, Campbell 53 SC-Upstate 79, ETSU 73 Far West Washington 72, Washington St. 49

Women’s Top 25

Friday’s Result Oregon 98, No. 20 Arizona St. 90 Thursday’s Results No. 2 Notre Dame 100, No. 14 N.C. 75 No. 4 South Carolina 67, Georgia 56 No. 5 Stanford 83, Washington 60 No. 7 Duke 71, Wake Forest 56 No. 9 Maryland 92, Boston College 66 No. 10 Tennessee 72, LSU 67 MissState 66, No. 12 Kentucky 65 No. 13 N.C. State 79, Pittsburgh 68 No. 16 Nebraska 72, Illinois 65 No. 17 Texas A&M 77, Arkansas 54 No. 18 California 75, Wash. State 68 (OT) No. 21 Michigan St. 75, Northwestern 44 No. 22 Gonzaga 75, Saint Mary’s 65 No. 25 Iowa 65, Ohio State 61

Saturday’s Games No. 1 UConn vs. No. 24 Rutgers, 4 p.m. No. 3 Louisville at Cincinnati, 2 p.m. No. 5 Stanford vs. Washington State, 10:30 p.m. No. 8 Penn State vs. Michigan, 3:30 p.m. No. 15 Oklahoma State vs. Kansas State, 3 p.m. No. 18 California vs. Washington, 8:30 p.m. No. 22 Gonzaga vs. Pacific, 5 p.m. No. 23 Middle Tennessee vs. UAB, 4 p.m.

Women’s Division I Scores

Friday’s Games East Dartmouth 82, Columbia 75 Harvard 70, Cornell 66 Marist 83, Monmouth (NJ) 52 Princeton 85, Yale 63 Siena 61, St. Peter’s 52 Penn 70, Brown 54 Canisius 52, Fairfield 45, OT Niagara 68, Rider 60 South Chattanooga 69, Elon 55 Furman 69, Davidson 62 Samford 68, UNC-Greensboro 57 Wofford 73, Georgia Southern 49 Midwest Indiana St. 66, Loyola of Chicago 45 Far West Colorado 62, UCLA 42 Hawaii 82, Long Beach St. 71 Oregon 98, Arizona St. 90 Oregon St. 78, Arizona 48


MLB Spring Training

AL W L Pct Toronto 3 0 1.000 Seattle 2 0 1.000 Baltimore 1 0 1.000 Houston 1 0 1.000 Los Angeles 1 0 1.000 Minnesota 1 0 1.000 Cleveland 2 1 .667 Oakland 2 1 .667 Detroit 2 2 .500 Kansas City 1 1 .500 Texas 1 1 .500 New York 1 2 .333 Boston 0 1 .000 Chicago 0 1 .000 Tampa Bay 0 1 .000 NL W L Pct Colorado 1 0 1.000 Miami 1 0 1.000 Washington 1 0 1.000 Los Angeles 2 1 .667 Pittsburgh 2 1 .667 Arizona 2 2 .500 Milwaukee 1 1 .500 Cincinnati 1 2 .333 Philadelphia 1 2 .333 San Francisco 1 2 .333 St. Louis 0 1 .000 New York 0 1 .000 Chicago 0 2 .000 San Diego 0 2 .000 Atlanta 0 3 .000 Note: Split-squad games count in the standings; games against non-major league teams do not. Friday’s Games Toronto 4, Pittsburgh 2 Minnesota 8, Boston 2 N.Y. Yankees 7, Detroit (ss) 4 Philadelphia 10, Detroit (ss) 6 Baltimore 4, Tampa Bay 2 Miami 5, St. Louis 4 Washington 5, N.Y. Mets 4 San Francisco (ss) 4, Milwaukee 3 Cleveland 4, Cincinnati 0 Oakland 7, San Francisco (ss) 6 Kansas City 11, Texas 1 L.A. Dodgers 5, Chicago White Sox 0 Seattle 12, San Diego 1 L.A. Angels 15, Chicago Cubs 3 Colorado 11, Arizona 0 Houston 7, Atlanta 5 Saturday’s Games Atlanta vs. Washington at Viera, Fla., 11:05 a.m. Toronto vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, Fla., 11:05 a.m. St. Louis vs. Miami (ss) at Jupiter, Fla., 11:05 a.m. Philadelphia vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, Fla., 11:05 a.m. Boston vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, Fla., 11:05 a.m. Houston vs. Detroit at Lakeland, Fla., 11:05 a.m. Tampa Bay vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, Fla., 11:05 a.m. Miami (ss) vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, Fla., 11:10 a.m. Texas vs. Oakland at Phoenix, 1:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers vs. Milwaukee at Phoenix, 1:05 p.m. L.A. Angels vs. Seattle at Peoria, Ariz., 1:05 p.m. Colorado vs. Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 1:05 p.m. Cleveland vs. Chicago White Sox at Glendale, Ariz., 1:05 p.m. San Francisco vs. Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., 1:05 p.m. San Diego vs. Kansas City at Surprise, Ariz., 1:05 p.m. Milwaukee vs. Arizona at Scottsdale, Ariz., 1:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs vs. Arizona at Scottsdale, Ariz., 7:10 p.m.


LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS — Signed F Danny Granger.

FOOTBALL National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Released LB Jasper Brinkley. Fired strength and conditioning coach John Lott. BALTIMORE RAVENS — Agreed to terms with TE Dennis Pitta on a fiveyear contract. CAROLINA PANTHERS — Placed the franchise tag on DE Greg Hardy. Resigned K Graham Gano to a four-year contract. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Released S Steve Gregory. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Placed the franchise tag on WR Jimmy Graham. NEW YORK JETS — Placed the franchise tag on K Nick Folk. PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Agreed to terms with WR Jeremy Maclin on a one-year contract. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Released DE Red Bryant and WR Sidney Rice.

HOCKEY National Hockey League

BUFFALO SABRES — Traded G Ryan Miller and C Steve Ott to St. Louis for G Jaroslav Halak, F Chris Stewart, F William Carrier, a 2015 first-round pick and a 2016 third-round pick.

ATP WORLD TOUR Dubai Duty Free Championship

Friday At Dubai Tennis Stadium Dubai, United Arab Emirates Purse: $2.36 million (WT500) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Semifinals Tomas Berdych (3), Czech Republic, def. Philipp Kohlschreiber (7), Germany, 7-5, 7-5. Roger Federer (4), Switzerland, def. Novak Djokovic (1), Serbia, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2.

Brasil Open

Friday At Ginasio do Ibirapuera. Sao Paulo. Purse: $539,730 (WT250). Surface: Clay-Outdoor Quarterfinals Paolo Lorenzi, Italy, def. Juan Monaco (4), Argentina, 7-6 (6), 6-7 (4), 6-4. Federico Delbonis, Argentina, def. Albert Montanes, Spain, 6-4, 6-3. Tommy Haas (1), Germany, def. Horacio Zeballos, Argentina, 6-3, 5-7, 6-2. Thomaz Bellucci, Brazil, def. Martin Klizan, Slovakia, 6-3, 6-3.

ATP-WTA TOUR Abierto Mexicano TELCEL

Friday At The Fairmont Acapulco Princess Acapulco, Mexico Men’s Semifinals Kevin Anderson (5), South Africa, def. Alexandr Dolgopolov, Ukraine, 6-1, 5-7, 6-4. Women’s Semifinals Dominika Cibulkova (1), Slovakia, def. Zhang Shuai (8), China, 4-2 retired.

WTA TOUR Brasil Tennis Cup

Friday At Federacao Catarinense de Tenis Florianopolis, Brazil Purse: $235,000 (Intl.) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Semifinals Garbine Muguruza (2), Spain, def. Yaroslava Shvedova, Kazakhstan, 6-2, 6-3. Klara Zakopalova (3), Czech Republic, def. Carla Suarez Navarro (1), Spain, 6-3, 3-6, 6-2.

ATP Upcoming Schedule

H-hard, C-clay, G-grass March 6-16 BNP Paribas Open, Indian Wells, Calif., HO March 19-30 Sony Open, Key Biscayne, Fla., HO April 4-6 Davis Cup quarterfinals April 7-13 U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championships, Houston, CO April 7-13 Grand Prix Hassan II, Casablanca, Morocco, CO April 13-20 Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, Monaco, CO April 21-27 Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain, CO April 21-27 BRD Nastase Tiriac Trophy, Bucharest, Romania, CO April 28-May 4 Portugal Open, Oeiras, CO April 28-May 4 BMW Open, Munich, CO


NASCAR SPRINT CUP The Profit on CNBC 500 Lineup

After Friday qualifying; race Sunday At Phoenix International Raceway Avondale, Ariz. Lap length: 1 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (2) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 139.384. 2. (22) Joey Logano, Ford, 139.265. 3. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 138.969. 4. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 138.35. 5. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 138.344. 6. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 138.339. 7. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 138.318. 8. (42) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 138.318. 9. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 138.281. 10. (41) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 138.047. 11. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 137.889. 12. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 137.315. 13. (4) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 137.815. 14. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 137.81. 15. (31) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 137.794. 16. (55) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 137.788. 17. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 137.741. 18. (13) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 137.588. 19. (20) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 137.546. 20. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 137.483. 21. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 137.473. 22. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 137.347. 23. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 137.216. 24. (3) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 137.2. 25. (47) A J Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 137.179. 26. (95) Michael McDowell, Ford, 137.065. 27. (78) Martin Truex Jr., Chevrolet, 136.903. 28. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 136.867. 29. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 136.794. 30. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 136.789. 31. (26) Cole Whitt, Toyota, 136.726. 32. (33) Brian Scott, Chevrolet, 136.721. 33. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 136.545. 34. (83) Ryan Truex, Toyota, 135.875. 35. (23) Alex Bowman, Toyota, 135.614. 36. (30) Parker Kligerman, Toyota, 135.384. 37. (35) Blake Koch, Ford, Owner Points. 38. (66) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, Owner Points. 39. (36) Reed Sorenson, Chevrolet, Owner Points. 40. (32) Travis Kvapil, Ford, Owner Points. 41. (7) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, Owner Points. 42. (87) Morgan Shepherd, Toyota, Owner Points. 43. (51) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, Owner Points. Failed to Qualify 44. (98) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, 135.287. 45. (40) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 135.115. 46. (77) Dave Blaney, Ford, 134.238.

HOCKEY HOCKEY NHL Eastern Conference

Atlantic Boston Montreal Tampa Bay Toronto Detroit Ottawa Florida Buffalo Metro Pittsburgh N.Y. Rangers Philadelphia Washington Columbus New Jersey Carolina N.Y. Islanders

GP W 58 37 61 33 59 33 61 32 60 28 60 26 59 22 60 18 GP W 59 40 60 33 60 30 60 28 59 29 60 25 59 26 61 23

L OLPts GF 16 5 79 180 21 7 73 155 21 5 71 170 22 7 71 182 20 12 68 159 23 11 63 170 30 7 51 143 34 8 44 122 L OLPts GF 15 4 84 191 24 3 69 157 24 6 66 165 23 9 65 176 25 5 63 172 22 13 63 140 24 9 61 147 30 8 54 169

Western Conference

GOLF GOLF GA 130 149 148 187 165 197 188 180 GA 144 147 174 179 166 148 165 204

Central GP W L OLPts GF GA St. Louis 59 39 14 6 84 196 137 Chicago 61 35 12 14 84 208 165 Colorado 60 38 17 5 81 182 161 Minnesota 61 33 21 7 73 150 148 Dallas 59 28 21 10 66 168 165 Winnipeg 61 29 26 6 64 171 177 Nashville 60 26 24 10 62 149 182 Pacific GP W L OLPts GF GA Anaheim 61 42 14 5 89 197 147 San Jose 61 38 17 6 82 184 149 Los Angeles 61 33 22 6 72 147 132 Vancouver 62 28 24 10 66 148 162 Phoenix 60 27 22 11 65 167 176 Calgary 59 22 30 7 51 137 181 Edmonton 61 20 34 7 47 153 202 Note: Two points are awarded for a win; one point for an overtime or shootout loss. Friday’s Games Buffalo 4, San Jose 2 Colorado 4, Phoenix 2 Minnesota at Vancouver St. Louis at Anaheim Saturday’s Games Washington at Boston, 11 a.m. New Jersey at N.Y. Islanders, 11 a.m. N.Y. Rangers at Philadelphia, 11 a.m. Florida at Columbus, 12 p.m. Winnipeg at Nashville, 1 p.m. Tampa Bay at Dallas, 1 p.m. Carolina at Los Angeles, 2 p.m. Toronto at Montreal, 5 p.m. Pittsburgh vs. Chicago at Chicago, IL, 6 p.m. Calgary at Edmonton, 8 p.m.

Sabres 4, Sharks 2

San Jose 0 1 1—2 Buffalo 1 0 3—4 First Period—1, Buffalo, Hodgson 15 (Myers, Ehrhoff), 10:59 (pp). Penalties—Kennedy, SJ (holding), 9:20; Foligno, Buf (tripping), 15:36. Second Period—2, San Jose, Sheppard 2 (Vlasic, Boyle), 9:38. Penalties— Sulzer, Buf (tripping), 15:39. Third Period—3, Buffalo, Flynn 6 (Girgensons), 4:33. 4, Buffalo, Moulson 17 (Myers, Weber), 7:39. 5, San Jose, Marleau 24 (Thornton, Boyle), 18:45. 6, Buffalo, Myers 8 (D’Agostini), 19:39 (en). Penalties—Desjardins, SJ (kneeing), 8:21. Shots on Goal—San Jose 13-18-7—38. Buffalo 8-5-7—20. Power-play opportunities—San Jose 0 of 2; Buffalo 1 of 2. Goalies—San Jose, Niemi 29-13-6 (19 shots-16 saves). Buffalo, Enroth 3-12-5 (38-36). A—19,070 (19,070). T—2:25.

Avalanche 4, Coyotes 2

Phoenix 1 0 1—2 Colorado 1 0 3—4 First Period—1, Phoenix, Doan 16 (Boedker, Ekman-Larsson), 12:47 (pp). 2, Colorado, Parenteau 12 (Duchene, O’Reilly), 15:38 (pp). Penalties—Parenteau, Col (crosschecking), 11:10; Ribeiro, Pho (hooking), 14:57. Second Period—None. Penalties— Schlemko, Pho (interference), 4:25; Ribeiro, Pho (unsportsmanlike conduct), 14:22; McGinn, Col (hooking), 15:07; Ribeiro, Pho, misconduct, 16:10. Third Period—3, Colorado, Guenin 1 (Landeskog, Stastny), :48. 4, Colorado, Stastny 18 (Landeskog, MacKinnon), 6:12. 5, Phoenix, Doan 17 (Yandle, Ekman-Larsson), 13:58 (pp). 6, Colorado, Landeskog 19 (MacKinnon, Barrie), 16:49 (pp). Penalties—Parenteau, Col (slashing), 8:52; Sarich, Col (tripping), 12:42; Schlemko, Pho (holding), 15:42; MacKinnon, Col (boarding), 17:00. Shots on Goal—Phoenix 13-10-19—42. Colorado 10-10-13—33. Power-play opportunities—Phoenix 2 of 5; Colorado 2 of 4. Goalies—Phoenix, Greiss 7-5-1 (33 shots-29 saves). Colorado, Varlamov 29-11-5 (42-40). A—17,649 (18,007). T—2:27.

Wild 2, Canucks 1, SO

Minnesota 1 0 0 0—2 Vancouver 1 0 0 0—1 Minnesota won shootout 1-0 First Period—1, Vancouver, Kesler 21 (Higgins), 5:19 (sh). 2, Minnesota, Parise 20 (Pominville, Granlund), 14:12 (pp). Penalties—D.Sedin, Van (hooking), 4:43; Hansen, Van (boarding), 12:27. Second Period—None. Penalties— Kesler, Van (hooking), 15:12. Third Period—None. Penalties—Spurgeon, Min (cross-checking), 4:11. Overtime—None. Penalties—Parise, Min (boarding), 1:27. Shootout—Minnesota 1 (Parise NG, Coyle NG, Pominville NG, Granlund NG, Niederreiter NG, Heatley NG, Fontaine G), Vancouver 0 (Kassian NG, Burrows NG, Higgins NG, Schroeder NG, Diaz NG, Kesler NG, Booth NG). Shots on Goal—Minnesota 13-6-31—23. Vancouver 10-11-9-1—31. Power-play opportunities—Minnesota 1 of 3; Vancouver 0 of 2. Goalies—Minnesota, Kuemper 10-3-2 (31 shots-30 saves). Vancouver, Lack 9-8-4 (23-22). A—18,910 (18,910). T—2:39. Referees—Ghislain Hebert, Brad Meier. Linesmen—Steve Miller, Mark Wheler.

Ducks 1, Blues 0

St. Louis 0 0 0—0 Anaheim 1 0 0—1 First Period—1, Anaheim, Cogliano 18 (Koivu, Fowler), 3:39. Penalties— Backes, StL, major (fighting), 11:40; Perry, Ana, minor-major (roughing, fighting), 11:40; Berglund, StL (unsportsmanlike conduct), 11:47; Reaves, StL (roughing), 15:31. Second Period—None. Penalties— Shattenkirk, StL (tripping), 8:41; Beleskey, Ana (boarding), 11:07. Third Period—None. Penalties— Fistric, Ana (cross-checking), 2:37; Lapierre, StL (diving), 8:54; Fistric, Ana (cross-checking), 8:54. Shots on Goal—St. Louis 6-8-4—18. Anaheim 4-11-4—19. Power-play opportunities—St. Louis 0 of 3; Anaheim 0 of 3. Goalies—St. Louis, Elliott 15-5-2 (19 shots-18 saves). Anaheim, Hiller 269-4 (18-18). A—17,369 (17,174). T—2:21.

PGA TOUR Honda Classic

Friday At PGA National Resort and Spa, The Champion Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Purse: $6 million Yardage: 7,140; Par 70 Second Round Rory McIlroy 63-66—129 Brendon de Jonge 66-64—130 Russell Henley 64-68—132 Lee Westwood 68-65—133 Russell Knox 70-63—133 Jamie Donaldson 65-69—134 Ryan Palmer 68-66—134 William McGirt 65-69—134 Daniel Summerhays 70-65—135 Chris Stroud 69-66—135 Boo Weekley 68-67—135 John Senden 72-63—135 Thomas Bjorn 69-66—135 Luke Donald 67-68—135 Derek Ernst 66-69—135 Will MacKenzie 67-68—135 Brendan Steele 69-66—135 Jason Kokrak 70-66—136 Jhonattan Vegas 70-66—136 Mark Wilson 67-69—136 Chris Kirk 69-67—136 Rory Sabbatini 65-71—136 David Lingmerth 69-68—137 Adam Scott 68-69—137 Stewart Cink 69-68—137 Graeme McDowell 70-67—137 George McNeill 70-67—137 David Hearn 67-70—137 Billy Hurley III 70-67—137 Jamie Lovemark 69-68—137 Ben Crane 69-68—137 Zach Johnson 67-70—137 Keegan Bradley 69-68—137 Ted Potter, Jr. 71-66—137 Seung-Yul Noh 69-68—137 Troy Merritt 68-69—137 Brice Garnett 66-71—137 Nicholas Thompson 68-70—138 Josh Teater 70-68—138 Erik Compton 70-68—138 Tyrone Van Aswegen 67-71—138 Rickie Fowler 69-69—138 Trevor Immelman 69-69—138 Cameron Tringale 69-69—138 Matteo Manassero 67-71—138 Derek Fathauer 67-71—138 Andres Romero 70-68—138 Patrick Reed 71-67—138 Stuart Appleby 69-69—138 Freddie Jacobson 69-69—138 Hudson Swafford 67-71—138 Heath Slocum 71-68—139 D.A. Points 70-69—139 Ken Duke 68-71—139 Y.E. Yang 71-68—139 Mark Calcavecchia 69-70—139 Matt Every 66-73—139 Chesson Hadley 73-66—139 Brooks Koepka 71-68—139 Camilo Villegas 71-68—139 Martin Flores 69-70—139 Carl Pettersson 72-67—139 Brian Harman 67-72—139 James Driscoll 68-71—139 Tim Wilkinson 70-69—139 Charlie Wi 69-71—140 Gonzalo Fdez-Castano 71-69—140 Scott Brown 71-69—140 Nick Watney 71-69—140 Charles Howell III 72-68—140 Davis Love III 69-71—140 Justin Hicks 70-70—140 Paul Casey 72-68—140 Brian Stuard 72-68—140 Vijay Singh 69-71—140 Sergio Garcia 72-68—140 Tiger Woods 71-69—140 Luke Guthrie 67-73—140 69-71—140 Jeff Overton Failed to make the cut Angel Cabrera 69-72—141 Phil Mickelson 70-71—141 Matt Jones 73-68—141 Ricky Barnes 70-71—141 Jason Allred 75-66—141 Morgan Hoffmann 71-70—141 Harrison Frazar 70-71—141 Scott Langley 70-71—141 Spencer Levin 71-71—142 Chad Collins 72-70—142 Mike Weir 72-70—142 Robert Allenby 70-72—142 Sean O’Hair 72-70—142 Jason Millard 71-71—142 Mark Silvers 75-67—142 Bo Van Pelt 73-69—142 Jason Bohn 70-72—142 Thorbjorn Olesen 70-72—142 Martin Kaymer 72-70—142 Tim Clark 72-70—142 Tommy Gainey 66-76—142 Lucas Glover 69-73—142 Greg Chalmers 72-70—142 Brendon Todd 71-71—142 Padraig Harrington 68-74—142 Stephen Gallacher 72-71—143 John Peterson 75-68—143 Jeff Maggert 71-72—143 Kenny Perry 69-74—143

LPGA TOUR HSBC Women’s Champions

Friday At Sentosa Golf Club (Serapong Course) Singapore Purse: $1.4 million Yardage: 6,611; Par: 72 Second Round a-amateur Karrie Webb 66-69—135 Angela Stanford 68-69—137 Teresa Lu 68-70—138 Anna Nordqvist 73-67—140 Morgan Pressel 71-69—140 Danielle Kang 70-70—140 Paula Creamer 67-73—140 Caroline Hedwall 67-73—140 Nicole Castrale 73-68—141 Na Yeon Choi 71-70—141 Suzann Pettersen 71-70—141 Azahara Munoz 69-72—141 Ha Na Jang 73-69—142 Lydia Ko 73-69—142 Brittany Lincicome 71-71—142 So Yeon Ryu 71-71—142 Lexi Thompson 71-71—142 Inbee Park 70-72—142 Hee Kyung Seo 76-67—143 Moriya Jutanugarn 71-72—143 Amy Yang 70-73—143 Jiyai Shin 74-70—144 Chella Choi 73-71—144 Yani Tseng 73-71—144 Alison Walshe 73-71—144


Friday At Copperleaf Golf and Country Estate (The Els Club) Centurion, South Africa Purse: $2.06 million Yardage: 7,964; Par: 72 Second Round Ross Fisher, Eng 66-65—131 Morten Orum Madsen, Den67-65—132 Simon Dyson, Eng 65-68—133 Carlos del Moral, Esp 68-65—133 Darren Fichardt, SAf 66-68—134 Trevor Fisher Jr, SAf 65-69—134 Jake Roos, SAf 69-65—134 Michael Hoey, NIr 69-65—134 Gaganjeet Bhullar, Ind 70-65—135 Edoardo Molinari, Ita 70-65—135 Chris Wood, Eng 67-68—135 Danie van Tonder, SAf 66-70—136 Hennie Otto, SAf 71-65—136


Keselowski to start on pole in Phoenix

By John Marshall

The Associated Press

AVONDALE, Ariz. — Brad Keselowski has earned the pole at Phoenix International Raceway after making it through NASCAR’s new knockout-style qualifying Friday. Keselowski had a fast lap of 139.384 mph, turning the mile oval in 25.828 seconds to earn a spot on the front row next to Joey Logano for Sunday’s 312mile race. Jamie McMurray qualified third, defending Sprint Cup champion was fourth and Daytona 500 champion Dale

Earnhardt Jr. will start fifth next to Greg Biffle. NASCAR made numerous changes for this season, including Brad Keselowski a tweaked qualifying process in an effort to liven up what had become a monotonous part of race weekend. Instead of going out one at a time, the entire field gets a 25-minute session to post their fastest lap, with the top 12 moving on to a 10-minute second

round. On bigger tracks, the qualifying will have three sessions, with the field cut to 24 then 12. NASCAR got a glimpse of the new system at Daytona last week, but it didn’t last long; the Nationwide series was able to get in one round before rain washed out the rest of the qualifying and for the Truck Series. The Daytona 500 didn’t use the new qualifying process, so Phoenix was the inaugural goround. No one knew quite what to expect and there was a bit of concern about drivers intentionally blocking each

other to prevent fast lap times, something NASCAR officials planned to keep an eye on. Instead, the action on the track was sparse for long stretches, with some drivers racing out to get qualifying laps in right away while several others waited several minutes to get their first lap in. Logano and Keselowski were at the front of the pack along pit road — by random drawing — and raced to get out in front on the track so they’d have a clear path. Logano put up the fastest time early and Keselowski was right behind him in second.


Ramsey leads Waldorf in regular season finale The New Mexican

Settle it on the court instead of in the board room. That’s the thinking of Rob Clifford, Santa Fe Waldorf’s boys basketball head coach. When it comes to landing a spot in the upcoming Class B State Tournament, the Wolves would rather make sure things are guaranteed by winning a district tournament title rather than subjecting themselves to the at-large bid process for accomplishing anything less. “You never know when it comes to that stuff if 16 wins will get you in,” Clifford said. “I’d rather just have it taken care of so’s not to worry about any of it.” Thanks to Sean Ramsey, Waldorf took a huge step in doing just that Friday night. The 6-foot-2 sophomore poured in a school-record 37 points to go along with 15 rebounds as the Wolves demolished Albuquerque Graceway Christian, 71-36, in the regular season finale for both teams. Augie Ciofalo had 18 points and five steals while Abel

Knouse added 10 points and 12 rebounds for Waldorf, which has now won six straight games and 13 of its last 16. At 16-10 overall and 7-1 in District 5B, Waldorf has secured at least a tie for the district’s top spot. Evangel Christian can force a one-game playoff on Monday if it can beat Walatowa Charter on Saturday night. “Even if we don’t get the automatic [bid], I would hope doing what we’ve done against Class B schools [11-2 so far] would stand for something,” Clifford said. “We’re playing our best basketball right now. That’s got to mean something.”

Lady Bobcats became the sixth Class A school to win at least 20 games thus far. They secured an automatic bid to state with the win. The eight district tournament winners all make it to the postseason, while the remaining eight teams in the 16-team field must receive at-large bids. The top eight seeds get home court advantage in next weekend’s opening round. “The problem is we’ve been In things pretty much all year,” said McCurdy head coach Flavio Martinez. “I’d really like to see us get an 8-seed or better. Going south for the first round; those games down there are tough.”



GIRLS 4A MCCURdY 64, ESCALANTE 29 In Española, the Lady Bobcats got 15 points from Alannah Sanchez and 13 from Carla Santos in routing the visiting Lady Lobos in the district tournament championship game in Memorial Gymnasium. McCurdy (20-7) never trailed, using a 24-4 run in the first quarter hold up as five players finished in double figures. The

N.M. HIGHLANdS 5, AdAMS STATE 2 In Alamosa, Colo., the Cowboys opened their Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference schedule with a win as starting pitcher Blake Harrison (1-1) worked into the eighth inning in his second career start. The right-handed junior from Galt, Calif., allowed six hits, two earned runs, one walk and struck out five. He escaped a

pair of jams but lasted long enough to impress NMHU head coach Steve Jones. “The one issue with him has been his control, and him only walking one guy was a really good sign,” Jones said. “We kind of had him as a bullpen guy to start the year, but now I think he’s in that top two or three for the starting rotation.” Highlands (4-7 overall, 1-0 RMAC) never trailed. The Cowboys broke a 1-all tie in the top of the third inning when catcher Morgan McCasland launched a two-run home run, his third of the season, to make it a 3-1 lead. NMHU would add two more runs in the seventh as Braulio Hernandez worked the final 11/3 innings for a four-out save, his first of the season. McCasland went 3-for-4 with a double and a pair of RBI. Rightfielder Colby Wilmer was 2-for-4 with two RBI and a run scored. Shortstop Jonathan Stavinoha added a pair of hits and a stolen base. Weather permitting, the teams will play a doubleheader on Saturday starting at noon, then wrap up the four-game set Sunday with the series finale.

Crown: Española kept Santa Fe out of sync Continued from Page B-1 words finally produced action in the closing minutes of regulation. “It didn’t really click until the fourth quarter and overtime that I needed to play big inside,” Lozada-Cabbage said. “I knew we needed that push, so I was glad to be able to help our team get back into it and win the game.” It was Española’s plan from the start of the game to shut down Lozada-Cabbage, and that worked for at least the first three quarters. “Their strengths are inside, and we were trying to force them outside,” Española head coach Ray Romero said. “We

chose to take away their inside game, and it worked for a half.” That strategy not only worked on Lozada-Cabbage, but it also kept the rest of the Demonettes out of sync. Santa Fe High did not score more than 10 points in each of the first two quarters, and a slow start was something Chavez saw as a possibility after beating Española in a regular season tiebreaker Monday in Los Alamos. “I was worried about that,” Chavez said. “We blew them out Monday, so we thought it was going to be easy. We struggled for about half the game, and in the second half we came out with a purpose.” Now that the Demonettes captured both district titles, he feels they are the

best team in the state — and that it should be reflected when the Class AAAA State Tournament pairings are released on Sunday. “If they don’t pick us as No. 1, they’re crazy,” Chavez said. So now that the Demonettes are the undisputed 2AAAA champions, the possible No. 1 seed in the state tournament and winners of a school record 26 games — how is Chavez going to reward his team? “I don’t want them to peak too early, so on [Saturday] we’re going to have them come in for about an hour and a half and do a lot of running,” Chavez said. Well, at least they aren’t invisible to anyone else in AAAA.

2AA: Rangers stayed on Blue Griffins’ heels Continued from Page B-1 But that kind of ferocity on the court has defined the members of 2AA (Mora, Prep, Pecos, Peñasco and Monte del Sol) since its current makeup in 2010 — as well as the six years Mora, Prep, Pecos and Monte del Sol were district foes in 4AA before that. Next year, the ever-evolving world of classification and alignment will separate the gang. Mora and Peñasco will remain in Class AA, while Prep, Pecos and Monte del Sol will make the move to AAA in August. Friday’s game turned into the sincerest form of flattery — an imitation of the physical and emotional battles that have

defined the district. “Ever since my seventh-grade year, I’ve always been looking forward to this,” said Prep junior forward Ian Andersson. “They are the biggest games of the year.” The Rangers, with no player taller than 5-foot-11 Emmerick Martinez, gave no quarter to a Prep team that had blown through 2AA foes in the regular season by an average margin of 24 points. Only Mora came close to a single-digit game, losing 66-53 at home on Feb. 15. It was exactly what the Blue Griffins needed to prepare themselves for what lies ahead in the AA state tournament. “At state, it’s not going to be

like that,” said Castillo y Mulert. “Maybe the first round, but after that, teams get good and it’s a competition. And so, it was good that we had a game like this, because it toughened us up.” Every time Prep threatened to pull away, the Rangers simply refused to go away. When D.J. Casados opened the third quarter with a layup on a baseline drive, the Blue Griffins led 36-26, but Mora answered with 3-pointers by Casimiro Fresquez and Travis Romero. Fresquez scored on a drive to make it 36-34. Prep slowly built the margin back up to 51-41 late in the third on Wyeth Carpenter’s baseline jumper with 1:35 left, but Mora

went on 16-6 march to tie it at 57 on Miguel Olivas’ three-point play on a driving layup at 3:29 of the fourth quarter. Prep built the lead back up to 68-64 when D.J. Casados hit the first of two free throws with :22.3 left, but Romero hit a 3 to make it 68-67 at :13.7. Diego Perea hit a pair of free throws with :11.1 to make it 70-67, which set the stage for Jeremiah Olivas. “When he made that, I thought we were going to win,” Branch said. “I thought we had a shot right there.” But on a night that proved to be bittersweet, everybody got what it needed — and it might have been the greatest gift 2AA ever received.

Webber: Onus for change falls on schools Continued from Page B-1 morning. We can sit and point fingers all day at the Aggies and their remarkable lack of self-control. Ross-Miller acted childishly by chucking the ball at an opponent and then acting

as if nothing happened. Dixon, figuratively speaking, hit below the belt with his haymaker of a sucker punch. Even a handful of others, like Daniel Mullings, demonstrated a grotesque lack of control by running into trouble rather than away from it. While we’re at it, we also

can sit and rip San Diego State players Dwayne Polee and Skylar Spencer for losing their cool during a postgame incident in The Pit a week ago. Neither reacted appropriately when at least one idiotic Lobo fan threw a drink on them and others cast down explicative-laden insults.

While fans should be held accountable, the onus for change falls on the schools themselves. It takes better security, better facility management, better game operations. If you give the impression that fans can take control, the situation will never improve.

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Today on TV Schedule subject to change and/or blackouts. All times local. AUTO RACING 9 a.m. on FS1 — NASCAR Sprint Cup: practice for The Profit on CNBC 500 in Avondale, Ariz. 1:45 p.m. on ABC — NASCAR Nationwide Series: Blue Jeans Go Green 200 in Avondale, Ariz. BOXING 7:45 p.m. on HBO — Champion Orlando Salido (40-12-2) vs. Vasyl Lomachenko (1-0-0), for WBO featherweight title; super middleweights Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (47-1-1) vs. Bryan Vera (23-70) in San Antonio GOLF 11 a.m. on TGC — PGA Tour: The Honda Classic, third round, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. 1 p.m. on NBC — PGA Tour: The Honda Classic, third round, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. 8:30 p.m. on TGC — LPGA: HSBC Women’s Champions, final round, in Singapore 3:30 a.m. on TGC — European PGA Tour: Tshwane Open, final round, in Centurion, South Africa GYMNASTICS 11 a.m. on NBC — American Cup, at Greensboro, N.C. MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 9 a.m. on ESPNU — UMass at Dayton 10 a.m. on ESPN — Cincinnati at UConn 10 a.m. on ESPN2 — Vanderbilt at Tennessee 10 a.m. on ESPNEWS — USF at Rutgers 11 a.m. on ESPNU — N. Iowa at Indiana St. Noon on CBS — Louisville at Memphis Noon on ESPN — TMissouri St. at Wichita St. Noon on ESPN2 — Pittsburgh at Notre Dame 1 p.m. on ESPNU — Auburn at Alabama 1 p.m. on NBCSN — Saint Joseph’s at St. Bonaventure 2 p.m. on CBS — LSU at Florida 2 p.m. on ESPN — Syracuse at Virginia 2 p.m. on ESPN2 — Illinois at Michigan State 2 p.m. on ESPNEWS — UCF at SMU 3 p.m. on ESPNU — Northwestern at Nebraska 3 p.m. on FS1 — Creighton at Xavier 3 p.m. on NBCSN — La Salle at Fordham 4 p.m. on ESPN — Kentucky at South Carolina 4 p.m. on ESPN2 — Saint Louis at VCU 5 p.m. on ESPNU — Iowa St. at Kansas St. 6 p.m. on ESPN2 — UC Santa Barbara at UC Davis 7 p.m. on ESPN — Kansas at Oklahoma St. 7 p.m. on ESPNU — Houston at Temple 8 p.m. on ESPN2 — Gonzaga at Saint Mary’s (Cal) 9 p.m. on ESPNU — Cal Poly at UC Irvine 11 p.m. on ESPNU — CIAA Tournament: championship, teams TBD, in Charlotte, N.C. (delayed tape) MEN’S COLLEGE HOCKEY 5 p.m. on NBCSN — Penn St. at Minnesota MOTORSPORTS 5:30 p.m. on FS1 — AMA Supercross in Indianapolis NHL HOCKEY 6 p.m. on NBC — Pittsburgh vs. Chicago at Soldier Field SOCCER 7:55 a.m. on NBCSN — Premier League: Chelsea at Fulham 10:25 a.m. om NBCSN — Premier League: Liverpool at Southampton WOMEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL 10 a.m. on FSN — UTEP at Rice 11 a.m. on FS1 — DePaul at St. John’s 1 p.m. on FS1 — Creighton at Marquette 6 p.m. on FSN — Iowa St. at Kansas

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PREP SCHEDULE A list of this week’s varsity high school sporting events for all Northern New Mexico teams. For additions or changes, email us at

Today Boys basketball — District 2AAAA Tournament, championship: Capital at Española Valley, 7 p.m. District 2AAA Tournament, championship: Taos at West Las Vegas, 7 p.m. District 5AAA Tournament, championship: St. Michael’s at Albuquerque Hope Christian, 7 p.m. District 7AA Tournament, championship: Mesa Vista/Cuba winner at Dulce, 6 p.m. District 1A Tournament, championship: Cimarron/Questa winner at Springer, 6 p.m. District 4A Tournament, championship: Tierra Encantada/McCurdy winner at Escalante, 6 p.m. Girls basketball — District 2AA Tournament, championship: Santa Fe Preparatory at Mora, 6 p.m.


Boys basketball Atrisco Heritage 75, West Mesa 69 Kirtland Central 65, Farmington 44 Santa Fe Prep 77, Mora 72, OT Tohatchi 39, Crownpoint 35

Girls basketball Albuquerque High 65, Rio Grande 50 Cliff 65, Animas 26 Cuba 71, Mesa Vista 50 Eunice 74, Loving 49

Hope Christian 50, Sandia Prep 47 Los Lunas 57, Gallup 52 Magdalena 58, Jemez Valley 39 Melrose 47, Logan 46 Roswell 54, Artesia 50 Sandia 53, La Cueva 21 Santa Fe 51, Española Valley 48 Shiprock 70, Thoreau 21 St. Pius 47, Del Norte 41 Texico 46, Clayton 32 Tularosa 45, Hatch Valley 25 West Las Vegas 63, Robertson 49


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McCann homers off Scherzer, Yankees top Tigers

By Noah Trister

The Associated Press

LAKELAND, Fla. — Max Scherzer allowed a secondinning homer by Yankees newcomer Brian Yankees 7 McCann, but the Tigers 4 Detroit right-hander was otherwise sharp in his first start of the spring Friday, yielding only that one hit in the Tigers’ 7-4 loss to the New York Yankees. Scherzer, the American League’s Cy Young Award winner, struck out two without a walk. “Anything can happen in your first time out,” Scherzer said. “You can come out here and walk the house, or you can come in and be dominant. You just never know.” Three of New York’s top free agent signings from the offseason — McCann, Carlos Beltran and Jacoby Ellsbury — made the trip to Lakeland to face


Ex-safety Sharper surrenders in rape case The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES — Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper surrendered to Los Angeles police after being named in a warrant involving a rape case in New Orleans. Sharper, 38, also is under investigation in sexual assault cases in FlorDarren ida, Nevada Sharper and Arizona and has pleaded not guilty to rape charges in Los Angeles. Sharper’s surrender Thursday night had been arranged in advance, LAPD Officer Bruce Borihan said. He was being held at the downtown Metropolitan Detention Center. In a bail motion filed in the California case, Los Angeles County Investigator John Maccharella described a pattern in which the former football star met women at clubs or parties and lured them to a hotel room, where they were allegedly drugged and raped. Lawyers for Sharper, who played in the NFL from 1997 to 2010 primarily with the Green Bay Packers, have said they would prove that any sexual contact Sharper engaged in was welcomed. The motion says the incidents happened in the past five months, with two occurring within a day in Los Angeles and Las Vegas, Nev. Maccharella said he was told a woman went to a New Orleans bar with Sharper, consumed an alcoholic beverage provided by him and blacked out. She awoke the next morning while being sexually assaulted, the bail motion stated, noting that an exam later showed Sharper’s DNA was present. Another man facing rape charges in the New Orleans case turned himself in to police there on Friday. Erik Nunez, 26, was booked on two counts of aggravated rape stemming from alleged assaults last September in New Orleans, police said. Police issued warrants on Thursday for Sharper and Nunez. They face charges in the alleged rape of two women at the same location Sept. 23, police spokeswoman Remi Braden said. Sharper’s New Orleans-based attorney, Nandi Campbell, and attorney Leonard B. Levine, who represents Sharper in the California case, did not return telephone calls seeking comment. If convicted in the California case, Sharper could face more than 30 years in state prison. If convicted of aggravated rape in Louisiana, both Sharper and Nunez could face life imprisonment.

The Tigers’ Torii Hunter slides toward home as Yankees catcher Brian McCann, left, waits to make the tag in front of umpire Andy Fletcher during the third inning of Friday’s exhibition game in Lakeland, Fla. GENE J. PUSKAR/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Detroit’s split squad. McCann’s drive to right leading off the second was the only hit by that trio. “I don’t know if I’ve ever hit a home run this early in camp,” said McCann, who left the

Atlanta Braves for an $85 million, five-year deal with New York. “I don’t know if it’s a good sign or a bad sign.” Gary Sanchez, Jose Pirela and Yangervis Solarte also homered for the Yankees.

Starting time: Adam Warren is one of a few candidates in the mix to become New York’s No. 5 starter. The righthander allowed a double and two walks in the first inning, but baserunning mistakes by Detroit prevented any scoring. Warren allowed another double in the second but again kept the Tigers off the board. “A little jumpy the first inning,” Warren said. “I’m not pleased with the walks, but I know that’s not normal for me.” Baserunning blues: The Tigers expect to be faster on the basepaths this season after trading Prince Fielder for Ian Kinsler and signing fleet-footed outfielder Rajai Davis. Detroit spent much of Friday’s game running into outs, but manager Brad Ausmus wasn’t upset with his team’s aggressiveness. “We want them to take chances now,” Ausmus said. “You hope that creates kind of an overall mentality of baserun-

ning as a team.” Davis doubled in the first, then was picked off second. Miguel Cabrera was thrown out to end that inning in bizarre fashion when he tried to go from first to third on a walk, hoping to catch the Yankees off guard. “Miggy saw the third baseman over — the third baseman was playing over toward the shortstop hole,” Ausmus said. “Miggy’s not just trotting to second. He’s going to second and he’s aware of where people are. He’s into the game.” Torii Hunter was cut down at the plate when he tried to score from second on Cabrera’s single in the third, and in the sixth, Steven Moya was thrown out trying to stretch a single to a double. Trainer’s room: Tigers: Ace Justin Verlander said he’s still “on track” after throwing about 50 pitches Friday. Verlander had surgery in January following a groin injury but hopes to be ready for the start of the season.

Yankees: Outfielder Alfonso Soriano worked out for the fourth straight day after being sidelined by flu-like symptoms, and said he still feels a little dizzy at times. Soriano hopes to play soon in his first spring training game. New York’s Michael Pineda, another candidate for the last spot in the rotation, will pitch Sunday in a simulated game. He missed the last two years after right shoulder surgery. Family matter: While Verlander works his way back from his operation, his younger brother Ben was playing left field for the Tigers. Ben Verlander was one of 13 minor leaguers who joined the team’s split squad for the game. He went hitless in two at-bats. “To be able to come out here and play with these guys, to this point is one of the best experiences of my life,” Ben Verlander said. “To say there weren’t nerves would be a lie. There were a lot of nerves.”


McIlroy soars; Woods nearly misses cut

By Doug Ferguson

The Associated Press

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Golf is starting to feel easy again for Rory McIlroy, who bounced back from a sloppy start Friday in the Honda Classic for a 4-under 66 that gave him his first 36-hole lead on the PGA Tour in 18 months. Tiger Woods is making it look hard. McIlroy recovered from two early bogeys by running off six birdies in a 10-hole stretch. He looked solid from tee-to-green, hit putts with growing confidence and wound up with a oneshot lead over Brendon de Jonge. “I knew that with the way I’m playing and the confidence in my ability, I would be able to get those shots back,” McIlroy said. “I didn’t panic. I didn’t try to do anything different. Just tried to keep playing the way I was.” He was at 11-under 129. Woods felt fortunate to still be playing. He was over the cut line after scrambling for a bogey on the 11th hole and wound up with a 69 to make the cut on the number. Woods hit only two greens over his last nine holes. His lone birdie on the back nine was a chip-in on the 13th after he missed the green with a wedge. “It was a grind, there’s no doubt about it,” Woods said. “I didn’t hit it very good. Just one of those days where I fought out a number, which was good.” Because 79 players made the cut, there will be another cut to top 70 and ties on Saturday. Woods missed the 54-hole cut the last time he played on the PGA Tour at Torrey Pines. And at least he’s still playing the weekend. That wasn’t the case for Phil Mickelson. Playing the Honda Classic for the first time in 12 years, he had a 71 to miss the cut. So did Henrik Stenson, the No. 3 player in the world, with rounds of 73-76. McIlroy knew the feeling a year ago, when he took a steep fall from No. 1 in the world while changing equipment and trying to live up to high expectations, leading to his snap decision to walk off the course after 26 holes last year at the Honda Classic. A growing gallery in warm sunshine at PGA National saw a familiar game — the McIlroy who won the Honda Classic two years ago. Swinging freely and putting beautifully, McIlroy hit his stride on his back nine with four birdies in five holes, including the par-5 third when he

Rory McIlroy watches his shot on the 12th hole Friday during the second round of the Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. WILFREDO LEE/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

smashed a drive some 35 yards past Adam Scott and had only a 6-iron into the green on the 539-yard hole. De Jonge, who has never won on the PGA Tour, played early in the afternoon when the wind picked up and put eight birdies on his card in a 64. He was tied for the lead when he missed the green with a wedge on No. 9 and made bogey. Even so, he’ll be in the last group Saturday with McIlroy. “I think I might have got a little bit of switch in the wind,” de Jonge said. Russell Henley had a 68 and was three shots behind. Russell Knox of Scotland had the low round Friday at 63 and was four shots back along with Lee Westwood (65). But the focus is clearly on McIlroy, who each week looks to be getting better. “This year is obviously a lot different,” McIlroy said. “Got off to a good start. I’m confident. I’m playing well.

This is the second straight tournament I’ve opened with a 63, so if I can keep building on these good starts, then hopefully I can start converting.” After a 63 in Dubai, he said he was pressing too much in the final round and wound up in a tie for ninth. Friday was another step in the right direction, despite two errant tee shots on the 11th and 12th holes that led to bogeys. His round changed with a tee shot into 6 feet on the 16th hole for a birdie, and then a 12-foot birdie on the 18th to wrap up his front nine and earn back the two shots he had dropped. After a 45-foot birdie attempt on the second hole rimmed all the way around and out of the cup, Boy Wonder took off. He two-putted the par-5 third. He hit a wedge into 4 feet on the next hole. He rolled in a 30-foot birdie putt down the hill at the par-5 fifth. Then, after a tough par save on the

sixth, he sank another 30-foot birdie putt that McIlroy made look routine. The gallery is kept 100 yards from the green, so the only applause came from a few marshals. It sounded like a tap-in for par. McIlroy reacted that way, too. “Watching Rory play is amazing when he’s swinging like this,” Scott said after his own great recovery. The Masters champ put shots in the water on the 16th and 17th holes, both times making double bogey, and it looked as though his return to golf after a six-week break would be a short one. But the Australian ran off four birdies on the front nine for a 70. It will take a lot more to catch McIlroy, who has taken only 49 putts through two rounds. “That’s probably the lowest putting total after 36 I’ve probably had, maybe in my career,” he said. “So it’s obviously going in the right direction.”


Belfort gives up title shot after Nevada bans TRT

By Greg Beacham

The Associated Press

Vitor Belfort dropped out of his upcoming UFC middleweight title shot on Thursday a few hours after the Nevada Athletic Commission banned testosterone replacement therapy. Belfort was scheduled to fight 185-pound champion Chris Weidman at UFC 173 on May 24. His title shot was given to Lyoto Machida by UFC President Dana White. UFC 173 is the next major card in Las Vegas, the UFC’s hometown. The influential Nevada commission voted unanimously on Thursday to stop granting therapeutic use exemptions for TRT, closing a widely criticized loophole that allowed mixed martial arts fighters to

compete on steroids. “As other jurisdictions may follow suit, I am going to drop my TRT program and compete in MMA without it,” Belfort said in a statement Vitor Belfort provided to Fox, the UFC’s broadcast partner. “Given the time constraints involved between now and my proposed next bout in May, I have determined not to apply for a license to fight in Nevada at this time.” The 36-year-old Belfort has been open about his use of synthetic testosterone in recent years. His sanctioned steroid use has coincided with a career

resurgence for the former UFC light heavyweight champion, who won three consecutive bouts by early-round knockout in 2013 while fighting in his native Brazil. Belfort claimed he needed TRT because of low testosterone, an argument which generated wide criticism because he failed a drug test for elevated testosterone in 2006 following a bout in Las Vegas for the Pride promotion against Dan Henderson, another acknowledged TRT user. Use of performance-enhancing drugs can lower the user’s natural testosterone levels. Belfort hadn’t fought in Nevada since February 2011, before his announced TRT use began. He had intended to apply for an exemption to use syn-

thetic testosterone before UFC 173. White and the UFC have been increasingly critical of TRT use in recent months, with White telling The Associated Press in January he supported the elimination of therapeutic use exemptions for testosterone. White hailed the Nevada commission’s ruling Thursday. “We believe our athletes should compete based on their natural abilities and on an even playing field,” White said. “We also intend to honor this ruling in international markets where, due to a lack of governing bodies, the UFC oversees regulatory efforts for our live events. We encourage all athletic commissions to adopt this ruling.”


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Curry lifts Warriors past Knicks The Associated Press

NEW YORK — Stephen Curry had 27 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists in three quarters, Klay Thompson Warriors 126 added 25 points, and Knicks 103 the Golden State Warriors sent the frustrated Knicks to a fifth straight loss. Returning to the site of his sensational performance of a year ago, when he scored a careerhigh 54 points on 11-of-13 shooting from 3-point range, Curry showed off his entire skill set. The NBA’s assists leader made five 3-pointers, as did backcourt mate Thompson. The 6-foot-3 All-Star also grabbed nine defensive rebounds in his fourth career tripledouble and third this season. Carmelo Anthony had 23 points and 16 rebounds for the Knicks, blown out for the second straight night in a season that’s starting to feel hopeless. CAVALIERS 99, JAZZ 79 In Cleveland, Kyrie Irving recorded his first career tripledouble with 21 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds to lead Cleveland over Utah. The All-Star Game MVP was two rebounds shy of the mark going into the fourth quarter. He grabbed his ninth rebound early in the period and pulled down his 10th with 4:12 to go to become the first Cleveland player with a triple double since LeBron James on March 16, 2010, at Detroit. THUNDER 13, GRIZZLIES 107 In Oklahoma City, Kevin Durant scored 30 of his 37 points in the second half to help Oklahoma City beat Memphis and snap a three-game skid. Russell Westbrook had 21 points and six assists in

Musher Michelle Phillips of Canada makes the final push for the finish line in last year’s Iditarod outside Nome, Alaska. After concerns about unusually warm weather subsided, the 42nd running of the race across Alaska will start as usual this weekend in Anchorage. ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE PHOTO

Iditarod race kicks off this weekend

The Warriors’ Stephen Curry drives past the Knicks’ Tyson Chandler during the second half of Friday’s game in New York. FRANK FRANKLIN II/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

28 minutes, Serge Ibaka had 16 points and nine rebounds, and Reggie Jackson added 14 points for the Thunder. SPURS 92, BOBCATS 82 In San Antonio, Texas, Tim Duncan had 17 points and 16 rebounds, and San Antonio overcame a sluggish start to beat Charlotte. Al Jefferson scored 20 points, and former Spurs guard Gary Neal added 15 for Charlotte. Gerald Henderson had 12 and Kemba Walker 11. SUNS 116, PELICANS 104 In Phoenix, Goran Dragic

scored 40 points, his second career high in three games, and the Phoenix Suns pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the New Orleans Pelicans, snapping a three-game losing streak. BULLS 100, MAVERICKS 91 In Dallas, Taj Gibson had 20 points and 15 rebounds, Mike Dunleavy hit a go-ahead 3-pointer, and Chicago overtook Dallas in the fourth quarter to win for the eighth time in nine games. The Mavericks led by 16 in the first half and had erased a six-point Chicago edge when

Dunleavy put the Bulls back in front and started a 10-0 run with a 3-pointer for an 87-85 lead. Monta Ellis scored 20 to the lead the Mavericks, who were trying to match their season high with a fifth straight win. Dirk Nowitzki had 15. LAKERS 126, KINGS 122 In Los Angeles, Jordan Farmar scored a career-high 30 points off the bench, making eight of 10 shots from 3-point range, and the Lakers capitalized on the absence of suspended Sacramento star DeMarcus Cousins to beat the Kings.

Bairstow: Coach Neal sees NBA potential Bairstow will frequently keep media members waiting after Bairstow credits his experigames while he gets in his reps ence in his native Australia last in the weight room. offseason with giving him a “He’s worked harder than boost heading into this season. anybody else,” said New Mexico Bairstow starred for Australia in center Alex Kirk. “Flat out, the World University Games in Russia then turned in a very solid he’s worked harder than anybody in the country. Every coach performance with the national is going to say, ‘Hey, this kid is team in a three-game series the hardest worker in the counagainst New Zealand. try.’ But they’re lying. Cameron “I was overseas, practicing Bairstow is the hardest worker twice a week in camps, and and he’s proving it right now.” then you go from the camps to In his time at New Mexico playing against men in highly (22-5, 13-1 Mountain West), he’s competitive environments,” he said. “I think that I learned a lot. added nearly 50 pounds of muscle — he’s now listed at 250 — At the same time, I did fairly well and I kind of improved my and has turned himself into a potential NBA player, Neal said. confidence a bit.” “I was in the league for a long Known as a tireless worker,

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“It can be really anything, and I think that’s one of the neat things about the race is that you ANCHORAGE, Alaska — need to be prepared for anyThe Iditarod Trail Sled Dog thing,” Seavey said. Race across Alaska kicks off Concerns about the trail were this weekend as usual, after in areas south of the Alaska warm winter weather nearly Range and in the mountains prompted officials to move the themselves, race marshal Mark start hundreds of miles north to Nordman said. But snow and Fairbanks for the first time in a especially colder temperatures decade. after a long January thaw have Temperatures have dropped, alleviated worries there and in improving trail conditions and areas such as the Yentna River. allowing the 42nd running of “That’s pretty much healed the world’s most famous sled itself,” Nordman said of the trail dog race to start as normal in on the river. Willow, about 50 miles north of Crews of up to 15 people have Anchorage. The 1,000-mile race been working on the trail daily spans two mountain ranges, for the past month and a half, dangerous wilderness and the he said. They cut back brush, wind-whipped Bering Sea coast. smoothed out moguls and The ceremonial start, with a created crossings over small festival-type atmosphere, begins streams by felling trees and pilSaturday morning in downtown ing snow on them. Anchorage. Mushers will take The goal is to be the first a leisurely 11-mile jaunt on sled dog trails within the state’s larg- musher to reach the finish line on Front Street, just off the Berest city, with fans lining streets ing Sea, in the old Gold Rush and urban trails to cheer on town of Nome on Alaska’s westtheir favorites. ern coast. The winner receives On Sunday, the race turns $50,000 and a new pickup. serious as mushers drive their Seavey became the race’s olddogs to Willow for the official est musher last year at age 53. restart. Sixty-nine racers are “It’s a new year, and I don’t expected. know if what happened last Besides crossing mountains, year makes much difference to participants will mush on the what’s going to happen this year, mighty Yukon River and make the last push for Nome on dan- except I have a more recent winning team to work with, and gerous sea ice as they travel up most of those guys are returnthe Bering Sea shore. The winner is expected in about 10 days. ing,” Seavey said. He said he’s taken his dogs to Defending champion Mitch Seavey said the changing condi- various parts of Alaska to give them experience in running in tions are nothing new, noting different conditions. Seavey, measurable rain fell on mushwho also won the race in 2004, ers last year. Another year, rachopes that training “helps us ers saw a 100-degree temperawith a more diverse foundation ture swing, from minus 50 to when race time comes.” 50 degrees above zero. By Mark Thiessen

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time and I did a lot of the drafts,” he said. “I think he could get drafted and I think there’s place for him to play in the league. But we’ll just have to wait and see. He’s improved as much as any college player as I’ve seen in a long, long time and I’ve been around a lot of them.” Playing professionally is a dream, but one Bairstow said he didn’t really entertain until this past summer. “It kind of gave me a better mindset about it all and a bit more positivity about moving forward in the basketball world,” he said. “I wasn’t really sure what I was going to do post-college and how it all was going to go. But I think after

that I kind of realized that I can really do this and I can make a career out of it.” For now, however, Bairstow said he has his sights set on more immediate goals, like helping the Lobos sweep the conference and conference tournament titles for a third straight year and leading the program into the NCAA tournament. “I’m looking forward to the challenges again and trying to do what we haven’t done in the past,” he said. “And we’re in the hunt this year so we’ll see how that finishes out. But then there’s what we haven’t done in March the last two years and to try to get some success there. That would be fun.”

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from what could have been an even uglier situation.” New Mexico State guard Before the WAC weighed in on DK Eldridge was in the middle additional penalties, New Mexico of the scrum before he was State coach Marvin Menzies susdragged away by Aggies coaches pended Ross-Miller indefinitely as order was restored. With the pending the WAC’s decision. The victory, the Wolverines claimed junior starter averages 8.3 points, the top spot in the conference 2.2 rebounds and 3.5 assists. standings — their first year in “No matter what provoked the WAC. K.C. what he did was inexcusWhile the brawl was touched able and hence the suspension. off by Ross-Miller’s actions, it It is an honor and a privilege to sparked renewed debate about wear an Aggie uniform and a player and fan interactions, and responsibility comes with that the dangers posed when fans privilege,” Menzies said in a rush the court. It was one of statement Friday. several incidents involving fans The game between the WAC New Mexico State’s Daniel Mullings, center left, was involved and players or coaches in recent in a brawl involving players and fans who came onto the co-leaders at the UCCU center months. court after NMSU guard K.C. Ross-Miller hurled the ball at was attended by a season-high Utah Valley’s Holton Hunsaker on Thursday, seconds after the 4,954 fans. Oklahoma State All-America Wolverines’ 66-61 overtime victory. GRANT HINDSLEY/THE DAILY HERALD guard Marcus Smart charged Ross-Miller issued a statement into the stands at Texas Tech apologizing for his actions. on Feb. 8 and shoved a fan who “I have way more respect for The WAC issued its suspensequent infractions. called him a “piece of crap.” Reggie Minton, deputy execu- sions Friday after reviewing the the university, my teammates Smart was suspended for three and coaches to retaliate in such brawl. tive director of the National games and the fan later apolo“There obviously is no place in a terrible way,” he said. “I know Association of Basketball gized. the Western Athletic Conference better to let my opponents and Coaches, said his organization Also in February, Oregon emotions get the best of me and I or intercollegiate athletics as a has discussed the issue in the coach Dana Altman expressed past and it will be taken up again whole for the unfortunate events regret doing what I did, not only concerns about safety after two that took place at the conclusion because it was stupid and selfat meetings in April. of his staffers said an Arizona of Thursday night’s game,” WAC ish, but because of the situation “The main concern is for the State student spit at them at that I have created for my team, Commissioner Jeff Hurd said. safety of the visiting players and halftime of a game in Tempe, coaches and the university. Hurd also said in a statement coaching staff. Rushing the court Ariz. Ducks guard Jason Calliste almost always comes after a key The Wolverines issued a brief that there would be further had a verbal confrontation with victory or upset by the home statement via Twitter: “The incireview of the safety issues at least one student late in the dent following Thursday’s game involved, and he has additional team and there are people rushfirst half. games management information was an unfortunate and sour ing the court who may or may The NCAA does not have endnote to an otherwise brilliant not understand what sportsman- from Utah Valley. national rules regarding fans performance by both teams.” Hurd praised the coaches for ship is about,” Minton said. rushing the court because conThe team referred all further both teams. “We need to explore ways to ference offices oversee regular “The situation could have been inquiries to the WAC. eliminate the risk to the players, season rules in basketball, Utah Valley (17-10, 11-3) is atop much worse if it had not been coaches and staff on the court,” including discipline. the WAC standings going into for outstanding effort of both he added. “Every school should The SEC does ban the pracSaturday’s home game against the New Mexico State and Utah have a plan in place for end-oftice, imposing a $5,000 fine on Texas Pan-American. New game situations and make sure Valley coaching staffs,” Hurd the school for the first offense, there is sufficient security and said. “They were instrumental in Mexico State (21-9, 10-4) visits and as much as $50,000 for sub- staff available to take control.” separating their student-athletes Bakersfield on Saturday.



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Find the Matching Parrots The tiny, green hanging parrots of Southeast Asia roost upside down at night like bats. Skill: Observe similarities and differences in objects.

The a-MAZE-ing Hyacinth Macaw

To find out how many inches long the Hyacinth Macaw w can grow to be from head to tail, add up the numbers along the correct path.

Skills: Math. Find the sum of whole numbers.

1. Tiny, green parrots of Southeast Asia like to roost hanging _______ ______. or hundreds of years, parrots large and small have been kept as pets. Perhaps they were first captured for food or for their colorful feathers, but when it was discovered they could “talk,” they became pets rather than dinner. There are more than 350 kinds of parrots. Some are only 3 inches long, while others

grow to be more than 3 feet long. All parrots have short legs with two toes that point forward and two toes that point backward. This arrangement of toes makes it possible for parrots to grasp the fruits and nuts they like to eat. It also helps them to climb and even hang upside down.

Skills: Life Science: Recognize that different animals have different features that help them thrive in different places.

2. How many inches long can the blue Hyacinth Macaw grow to be? __________ In ancient Rome, parrots were kept in silver cages and taught to say the above phrase. Unscramble the letters to find out the phrase. ANSWER: Hail Emperor!

The largest parrot is the blue Hyacinth Macaw. It lives in the tropical forests of South America. Scientists believe that there are now less than 5,000 of these beautiful birds left in the wild.

Go on a treasure hunt hu on today’s Kid Scoop page with a family member. Can you find the answer to all of these questions?

Look through the newspaper for:

Why do parrots copy people?

Parrots are highly intelligent birds, and they like to play with people. Some parrots learn they can get attention when they copy, or mimic, human speech. Find at least 10 differences in the two pictures above. Skill: Observe similarities and differences in objects.

3 words that describe parrots numbers that add up to the number of inches a Hyacinth Macaw can grow to be the letters that spell what parrots were taught to say in ancient Rome

3. On which continent does the blue Hyacinth Macaw live? ________ ________ 4. How many different kinds of parrots are there? More than __________. 5. Parrots were first captured for their colorful ___________. 6. Parrots are intelligent animals. 7. Parrots can imitate human speech. 8. Parrots have short legs with five toes.

Skills: Reading: Identify

words. Math: Calculate one and two digit sums.

Find the words in the puzzle. Then look for each word in this week’s Kid Scoop stories and activities.

9. Hyacinth Macaws are not a threatened species. Standards Link: Language Arts: Use nouns, adjectives and verbs correctly.

This week’s word:


The adjective tropical relates to an area close to the equator that is hot and humid. Tropical rainforests have year-round warmth. Standards Link: Reading comprehension.

Standards Link: Letter sequencing. Recognized identical words. Skim and scan reading. Recall spelling patterns.

Try to use the word tropical in a sentence today when talking with your friends and family members.

Word Mimics

Some words mean the same or almost the same thing, such as mimic and copy. Look through the newspaper for words that mean the same or almost the same thing. ANSWER:Because it was the chicken’s day off.

Standards Link: Reading: Vocabulary Development, recognize common synonyms.

Imagine you can interview a parrot about life in the wild vs. life in captivity. What would they tell you?

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Finding a pond for the ‘odd duck’ ally doing — actually, a common tendency in Question: My 5-year-old is the youngest of today’s parent culture. From my ironically nonmy three children. Her older boy/girl twin sibpsychological perspective, the problem is not lings clearly outshine her athletically. They’re that because she can’t keep up with already very skilled at wakeboardher older siblings your daughter has ing and snow skiing, for example. I “just decided to give up”; the problem think my youngest has decided that is that she’s often rude and disrespectbecause she doesn’t measure up to ful. She completely tunes out people her siblings, she will simply give who are talking to her, for example. up. All she wants to do is hang out with me. (I’m not athletic either, but You think you need to “help” her. I everyone in the family except this think you need to discipline her. Howone child is physically active.) Furever unwittingly and with good intenthermore, she is disrespectful to anytions, you’re making excuses for and John one who tries to interest her in trying Rosemond therefore enabling her misbehavior. something new. She ignores the Her rehabilitation begins with treatLiving With person, acting as if they weren’t even ing people with respect. I recommend Children there. When I suggest activities, she that you put her on my celebrated becomes whiny and makes everyone “Three Strikes You’re Out!” program. miserable. I don’t know where to begin to start She receives a strike whenever she is disrewith helping her, but something has to change spectful or whines. When she is disrespectbefore we all go crazy! ful toward others or whines disruptively, she Answer: You’re obviously “psychologizing” receives a strike. Each of the first two strikes of your daughter’s behavior and responding more the day results in 15 minutes of time out. The to your interpretation than to what she is actuthird strike of the day results in her spending

the remainder of the day in her room and going to bed immediately after supper. The second phase of her rehabilitation involves a change in your behavior. Stop “suggesting” activities to her. Find something you would like to do with her, and tell her, declaratively, “This is what I’ve decided you and I are doing today.” If she objects, tell her she has no choice in the matter. The activities in question should not involve her siblings and should not be things they already excel at. That will prevent unfavorable comparisons. I’m talking about mother-daughter things. Start slow. Take walks through parks or on nature trails, for example. Graduate from there to leisurely bike rides. The key is finding activities she can enjoy without having to compete. By the way, there’s an “odd duck” child in nearly every family. The challenge, always, is helping the child find a pond she feels comfortable swimming in. Family psychologist John Rosemond answers parents’ questions on his website at www.

Should busy, stressed-out kids have to do housework? Experts say yes

Making time for chores By Lisa A. Flam

The Associated Press


t’s the dirty work of home life: dusting the shelves, mopping the floors and doing the laundry, load after load. Yet asking kids to help has gotten harder for some parents, caught up in the blur of today’s competitive, timepressed, child-focused world. “Parents feel very conflicted about getting their kids involved in housework,” says child psychologist Eileen Kennedy-Moore, who sees a wide range of what kids are asked to do and how strongly the completion of chores is enforced. Parents feel resentful if their kids don’t help, she says, yet many worry about adding housework to their children’s burden, already so heavy with school, sports and other activities that many don’t get enough sleep. “It’s another thing on the to-do list, and it seems less important than making sure they did their homework or get to soccer practice,” said Kennedy-Moore, a co-author of Smart Parenting for Smart Kids (Jossey-Bass, 2011). Miriam Arond, director of the Good Housekeeping Research Institute, notes a change over the last two decades, with parents now feeling “tremendous pressure” to enrich their children, hiring tutors before they fall behind, just for a leg up. And with many parents working and kids busy after school, family time is more precious. Yet kids should still be expected to pitch in, experts say. Through chores, children gain a feeling of competence as they learn skills that will carry into adulthood, and they benefit by making a contribution to their family. “It’s very important to counter a sense of entitlement,” says Arond. “It’s important emotionally because it gives children the sense that they can do something, that they’re part of the family, that we’re all in this together,” she says. “Emotionally, parents don’t realize that it is very strengthening for a child. It helps them feel secure, they have a role, they feel rooted. Sometimes parents feel apologetic about giving


Family calendar Saturday, March 1 SANTA FE FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Railyard Plaza and the Farmers Market Pavilion, 1607 Paseo de Peralta. ‘JEKYLL & HYDE’: St. John’s College presents the musical, directed by artist in residence Roy Rogosin; 7:30 p.m. at the Great Hall, Peterson Student Center, on the St. John’s College campus, 1160 Camino de Cruz Blanca; no charge; call 984-6000. ‘GREASE’: Santa Fe Preparatory School presents the musical at 7:30 p.m. in the campus auditorium; $10 at the door; 1101 Camino de Cruz Blanca; call 982-1829. DRAMA CLUB: Join this improvisation group and play theater games from 11 a.m. to noon at the Santa Fe Children’s Museum, 1050 Old Pecos Trail; call 989-8359.

Sunday, March 2 RAILYARD ARTISAN MARKET: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Railyard Plaza and the Farmers Market Pavilion, 1607 Paseo de Peralta. JAMBO KIDS FOUNDATION BENEFIT: A dance party with live music to benefit the Jambo Kids Clinic Initiative; noon to 3 p.m. at Jambo Imports, two doors down from Jambo Café, 2010 Cerrillos Road; $20 at the door; call 474-5252. ‘GREASE’: Santa Fe Preparatory School presents the musical at 2 p.m. in the campus auditorium; $10 at the door; 1101 Camino de Cruz Blanca; call 982-1829. JEWELRY MAKING CLUB: Try different jewelry techniques and take home your own treasures from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the Santa Fe Children’s Museum, 1050 Old Pecos Trail; bring old jewelry to recycle into something new; 1050 Old Pecos Trail; call 989-8359. JAPANESE FOLK KITE MAKING: Hands-on kite making activity from 2 to 4 p.m. in conjunction with the exhibit Kite Crazy in Japan; free admission to New Mexico residents on Sundays, kids 16 and under always free; Museum of International Folk Art, 706 Camino Lejo, 476-1200. CELEBRATE CREATIVITY: Opening reception for an exhibit of artwork from El Dorado Community School students from 5 to 7 p.m., on view through April 4; Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Education Annex, 123 Grant Avenue, 946-1000.

Monday, March 3 NATURE PLAYTIMES: Toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to th Pajarito Environmental Education Center in Los Alamos to explore the natural world from 10 to 11 a.m.. Each Playtime features a craft, story, and outside activity; no charge; 3540 Orange St.; call 662-0460.

Tuesday, March 4 PRESCHOOL STORY TIME: Stories, rhymes, songs, crafts and more for children ages 2 to 5 from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.; Oliver La Farge Branch Library, 1730 Llano Street; call 955-4860. BOOKS AND BABIES: Children ages 6 months to 2 years can come and enjoy books, songs and finger games from 10:30 to 11 a.m.; Main Library, 145 Washington Avenue; call 955-6783.

Wednesday, March 5

Lily Cherry, 8, cleans her bathroom this month as her mother, Andrea, supervises at their home in Kingwood, Texas. Cherry has passed on her childhood practice of doing chores to her own children, believing it gives them a sense of family responsibility. PAT SULLIVAN/THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

children chores.” Not first lady Michelle Obama, who has talked about her daughters having to make their own White House beds. And not Andrea Cherry of Kingwood, Texas, who has passed on her childhood practice of doing chores to her own children. As toddlers, they began with the game of sock sorting, and now, at ages 8 and 6, have graduated to “extensive” daily chores. Lily makes her bed and prepares breakfast for herself and her little brother. She cleans bathroom sinks with cleaning wipes, tidies the floors with a Swiffer and is learning to vacuum. Aiden feeds the dog and delivers toilet paper to the bathrooms. Both help with laundry and the dishes. For Cherry, 38, who works full time, having the kids help makes it possible for her and her husband to have enough time to take the kids to soccer practices and games. Equally important, it fills them with the same idea of family responsibility that Cherry was raised with. “They make a substantial contri-

bution to the family, and it’s important because it teaches them about taking care of the family, family is first, and they are responsible members of the family,” said Cherry. “I’m proud of them.” While Cherry feels that she requires more of her kids than most parents in her area, Andrea Cameron, a San Diego mother of girls ages 2 and 8 who works occasionally, believes that she asks less than most. Her third-grader, Siobhan, has been dancing since age 2, aspires to be a ballerina or own a dance studio, and dances every day after school — weekends too, during performance season. The family is always pressed for time, driving back and forth to school and dance class. “We try to throw in a few [chores] here and there, mainly her room, whatever we can squeeze in,” says Cameron, 33. “I’d rather let her do what she loves and what she looks at as her future career than take it away from her and make her stay home and clean the house.” No matter how busy a family is, Kennedy-Moore advises parents

to ask kids for at least the minimum effort. “You don’t want to set it up where the kid is the honored guest and the parents are the servants,” she said. The best way to start is to enlist kids when they are young, about 2½, so it becomes a regular part of their lives, Arond says. A toddler can clean up toys and sort socks; make it fun with songs or by making it a game. By elementary school, kids can hang up wet towels and can dust. They can load the dishwasher by 8 or 9. Teens can do their own laundry. Whether kids’ household labor should be rewarded is a disputed point, with one camp believing that kids should get an allowance as payment for chores, and another saying the work is for the good of the family and should be done without financial reward. Either way, experts say giving kids a pass on chores is a disservice. “A child who is spoiled, it’s going to work against them when they’re adults,” Arond says. Employers can’t afford to hire divas, she said. “Don’t raise divas at home.”

CHILDREN’S STORY HOUR: Readings from picture books for children up to age 5; 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. at Collected Works Bookstore, 202 Galisteo St.; no charge, call 988-4226. PRESCHOOL STORY TIME: Stories, rhymes, songs, crafts and more for children ages 2 to 5 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Southside Branch Library, 6599 Jaguar Drive; call 955-4863. BOOKS AND BABIES: Children ages 6 months to 2 years can come and enjoy books, songs and finger games from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Oliver La Farge Branch Library, 1730 Llano Street; call 955-4863. FAMILY STORY TIME: Children’s librarian Walter Cook will select fun stories and hands-on activities for families from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Oliver La Farge Branch Library, 1730 Llano Street; call 9554860. WEE WEDNESDAY: Enjoy bilingual preschool stories, songs and games from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Santa Fe Children’s Museum, 1050 Old Pecos Trail; call 989-8359.

Thursday, March 6 CHILDREN’S STORY HOUR: Readings from picture books for children up to age 5; 10:45 to 11:30 a.m. at Collected Works Bookstore, 202 Galisteo St.; no charge, call 988-4226. BOOKS AND BABIES: Children ages 6 months to 2 years can come and enjoy books, songs and finger games from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Southside Branch Library, 6599 Jaguar Drive; call 955-4863. BACKYARD ASTRONOMY: Monthly series includes a live presentation followed by outdoor viewing of the night sky; 7 p.m. at the Santa Fe Community College Planetarium, 6401 Richards Ave.; $5 at the door; call 428-1744. TRY IT THURSDAYS: Children 16 and under are free on Thursdays after 4 p.m. at the Santa Fe Children’s Museum, 1050 Old Pecos Trail; call 989-8359. TEEN BOOK CLUB: Monthly group for ages 13 to 18 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Southside Branch Library, 6599 Jaguar Drive; call 955-2829.

Friday, March 7


Tough class? That’s a good thing By Jay Mathews

The Washington Post


y wife surfs the Internet more than I do and delights in sharing her discoveries. “You’ll like this comment,” she said last week. A reader wrote that the rising number of students failing Advanced Placement tests “could be a response to Jay Mathews’ ridiculous Challenge Index.” It was nice to be noticed, and the reader had a point. I have been rating high schools since 1998 with an index that measures the portion of students taking AP, International Baccalaureate and Advanced International Certificate of Education courses and tests, not how well the students perform on them. The reader was commenting on a thoughtful post by education blogger Natalie Wexler expressing concern about “putting students in a class they’re not prepared for,” such as AP. Many people wonder why schools do that. Doesn’t that discourage the students? Isn’t it a waste of their time to try to learn something so far

above their level? Those are legitimate worries. But after 31 years watching and interviewing hundreds of AP and IB teachers who welcome everyone into their classes, I am convinced that schools that challenge average or even below-average students that way have the right idea. What critics of that approach don’t understand are nuances in what motivates teenagers and what happens when courses lack the incorruptible exams provided by AP, IB and AICE. I invented the Challenge Index, the core of the America’s Most Challenging High Schools list on washington, to dramatize the success of schools like Garfield High School in East Los Angeles. Most education experts, people as wise and experienced as Wexler, assumed Garfield students were not ready for the heavy homework and long exams in AP. Yet in 1987, two teachers at that school, Jaime Escalante and Ben Jimenez,

produced 26 percent of all the Mexican American students in the country who passed an AP Calculus test with a score of 3 or higher. How did Garfield succeed when other schools with ill-prepared students did not? When the film Stand and Deliver was made about Escalante, the popular explanation was that he had a unique genius that other teachers could not replicate. Few noticed that Jimenez, no different from thousands of other good teachers, got the same results doing what Escalante did, giving kids more encouragement and time to learn. If you visit schools that do that today, you will discover that the students who struggle in AP classes are not discouraged by the difficulty of the material when they are taught by encouraging teachers. AP to them is like going one-on-one against LeBron James. They don’t score much, but they improve and are proud to have a tough challenge.

YOUTH ART EXHIBIT: The Community Gallery opens Art is CORE: 3rd Annual ArtWorks WORKS, an exhibit featuring work produced by public elementary school students in Santa Fe. Art is CORE will feature figure drawings and landscapes inspired by works by Francisco Goya and Georgia O’Keeffe. A familyfriendly artists’ reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at the gallery inside the Santa Fe Community Convention Center, 201 W. Marcy St.; the show runs through April 23. FIRST FRIDAY FORTS: On the first Friday of every month, kids who like building forts (and their parents) are invited to build and play from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Pajarito Environmental Education Center in Los Alamos; no charge; 3540 Orange St.; call 662-0460. GARDEN SPROUTS: Stories and hands-on activities for children ages 3 to 5 with a caregiver from 10 to 11 a.m., sponsored by the Santa Fe Botanical Gardens and Railyard Stewards. Meet in the Railyard Community Room. $5 suggested donation; free to members. Santa Fe Railyard Park, 740 Cerrillos Road, 316-3596. STORY TIME: Weekly stories and activities for children, from 11 to 11:45 a.m. at the Vista Grande Public Library, 14 Avenida Torreon, 466-7323. FRIDAY AFTERNOON ART: Art program for families with supplies provided, from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Main Library, 145 Washington Avenue, 955-6783. PRESCHOOL STORY TIME: Stories, rhymes and crafts for children ages 2 to 5 from 11 to 11:30 a.m. at the Main Library, 145 Washington Avenue, 955-6783.


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16 x 80 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, (NEW) 2014 Model, Ready to move into. Interest Rates as low as 4.5%!!! #26 Rancho Zia M.H.P. $56,062 + Tax Call Tim for appointment, 505-699-2955. 2000 (18 x80) Palm Harbor 4 bedroom 2 bath, appliances. Located on private land in Santa Fe. Must be moved. 505-293-1610. So$29,900. can you with a classified ad WE GET RESULTS! CALL 986-3000

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FARMS & RANCHES 146.17 AC. 1 hour from Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Electricity, views of Sangre De Cristo Mountains and Glorieta Mesa. $675 per acre, 20 year owner financing. Toll Free 1-877-797-2624 .



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DEPENDABLE & RESPONSIBLE. Will clean your home and office with TLC. Excellent references. Nancy, 505-986-1338. HOUSE CLEANING BY BLANCA AND LAURA. General house cleaning. 5 years experience. Please call 505-204-0915 or 505-920-2417.



Office & Home cleaning. Janitorial, Handyman. (Home Repairs, Garden, Irrigation, Windows) Licensed, bonded, insured. References available, 505-795-9062.

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Housecleaning, garage cleaning, hauling trash. Cutting Trees, Flagstone Patios, Driveways, Fencing, Yard Work, Stucco, Tile.. Greg, Nina, 920-0493. I CLEAN yards, gravel work, dig trenches. I also move furniture, haul trash. Call George, 505-316-1599.

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

Free Introductory Session Fabio Macchioni 505-982-3214

YOUR HEALTH MATTERS. We use natural products. 20 Years Experience, Residential & Offices. Reliable. Excellent references. Licensed & Bonded. Eva, 505-919-9230. Elena. 505-946-7655

CONSTRUCTION Genbuild Corporation Additions, Remodels, New Construction, Foundations, Garages, Roofing, and Block Walls. Licensed, Bonded, Insured. 505-401-1088

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


CLEANING Clean Houses in and out. Windows, carpets. $18 an hour. Sylvia 505-9204138. Handyman, Landscaping, Roofing. FREE estimates, BNS. 505-3166449.



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ARTIFICIAL TURF. High quality, remnants at a fraction of the cost. Ideal for large or small areas. Call, 505-471-8931 for more information.

All phases of landscapes. "I DO IT ALL!" 505-995-0318 or 505-3 1 0 0 0 4 5 . Santa Fe, Los Alamos, White Rock.

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

LANDSCAPING JUAN’S LANDSCAPING Coyote fences, Yard cleaning, Pruning, Tree cutting, Painting (inside, outside), Flagstone & Gravel. References. Free Estimates. 505-231-9112.


BE READY, PLAN NOW *Drought solutions *Irrigation: New installs and rennovations *Design and installations

Full Landscaping Design, All types of stonework, Coyote Fencing, Irrigation, sodding. 15% discount, Free Estimates! 505-629-2871 or 505204-4510.

FIREWOOD Dry Pinon & Cedar

NEED SOME STORAGE? Stars & Stripes Storage is having a special March move-in deal just for you! Call 505-473-2222.


Professional with 30 years experience. License, insured, bonded Please call for more information, 505670-9867, 505-473-2119. HOMECRAFT PAINTING SMALL JOBS OK & DRYWALL REPAIRS. LICENSED. JIM, 505-350-7887.

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


Seasonal planting. Lawn care. Weed Removal. Dump runs. Painting (interior, exterior). Honest & Dependable. Free estimates. References.

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2 BEDROOM 1 bath. Fenced yard, Fireplace, washer, dryer, vigas. $995 monthly. Available for showing Monday through Wednesday. 505-6901803.


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LOST BLACK & tan Australian Shepard in Nambe area on February 16, 2014. Answers to Nala. Call 505-5776301. REWARD OFFERED FOR RETURN.

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2 bedrooms and 1 bath, granite counter tops, washer, dryer, kiva fireplace, vigas, tile, carpet flooring, conveniently located. $850 plus utilities.


1425 PASEO DE PERALTA, 1 bedroom, full kitchen, bath. Tile throughout. Free laundry. $735 utilities paid. 813 CAMINO de Monte Rey, Live-in studio, full kitchen and bath, tile throughout. $680 with gas, water paid. No Pets! 505-471-4405

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

2 BEDROOM, 1 bath $950, includes utilities. Month to month, $950 deposit. Southside. Cats ok. Washer, dryer, 1 car garage. 505-470-5877.

2 bedroom, 1 bath, fire place, wood floors Saltillo tile, carpet, washer. $850.00 plus utilities.

2 BEDROOM house with carportunfurnished. STUDIO WITH FURNITURE ready to move in. NO pets! All utilities paid on both units. Call 505920-2648. Move in ready.

BEAUTIFUL ADOBE Casita, fully furnished, Pojoaque. 1 bedroom, 2 bath. No smoking, No pets. $675 monthly, $300 deposit. Call 505-455-3902.

Chamisa Management Corp. 988-5299

2 bedroom 1 bath , Rufina Lane. Fenced yard, washer dryer hook ups. Near Walmart. $745 monthly. No application fees. CLASSY STUDIO. Quiet, 575 sq.ft., large closet, storage, washer & dryer, freezer, kiva fireplace, patio, garden. No pets or smoking. $800. 505474-0979. DARLING 1 bedroom. Yard, parking, central location, no pets. $750. Nancy Gilorteanu Realtor, 505-983-9302. DOWNTOWN RAILYARD Charming Casita 1.5 bedroom, office, laundry. Spacious flagstone great room, fireplace. Walled courtyard. $975. Pet welcome. 505-898-4168. INCREDIBLE SANGRE VIEWS! $935. ZIA VISTAS LARGEST 2 BEDROOM, 2 BATHROOM, large walk-in closets. Fireplace. Exceptional layout. Gated. Much more. 505-316-0986. LAS AMERICAS Townhome. 2 bedroom, 1 bath. Fireplace, yard, washer, dryer hookups, no pets. $775, plus utilities, security deposit. 505-6903989, 505-988-7658.

COMMERCIAL SPACE 1,900 sq.ft. Warehouse, 600 sq.ft Office Space, reception area, two offices, kitchen, security, fenced yard, On-site parking. $1,500 plus utilities. 505-982-2511.

805 EARLY STREET. 2700 SQ.FT. ARCHITECTURALLY DESIGNED SPACE, high ceilings, open floor plan along with conventional space. Property can be divided into two spaces. Good for hair salon, art or yoga studio, retail, or office. Call Phillip, 505-9847343 Owner NMREB.

A-Poco Self Storage 2235 Henry Lynch Rd Santa Fe, NM 87507 505-471-1122 12X24 FOR ONLY $195.00. CALL TO RESERVE YOURS TODAY!!!


Brick floors, large vigas, fire places, ample parking 300, 800, or 2100 sq. ft. $12 per sq. ft. per month.

CONDOSTOWNHOMES 1 bedroom, 1 bath Los Arroyos. small Pet ok. Washer, Dryer. $975, water, gas included. 505-603-1111, 505-9840011, NO SMOKING.

2 BEDROOM, 2 BATH CONDO, Zia Vista. Washer, dryer, dishwasher, microwave, air, fireplace. Ground floor. $925 monthly + utilities. $900 deposit. non-smoking. no pets. 505-9544378 2ND FLOOR, 2 bedroom, 1 bath. CLEAN frplace pool sauna hot tub gym balcony gated. Available March 3. 1 year lease, pet negotiable. (505)690-6754 EAST BERGER STREET. 2 bedroom 1 bath. Walled yard, fireplace, basement, washer & dryer, private. $1,250. 505-989-9391. Available March 1st.

GUESTHOUSES 1 BEDROOM, 1 bath Casita. Full kitchen, vigas, skylights. Parking on property. Very Clean. $500 Deposit, $875 monthly. 505-424-3235. 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. FULLY FURNISHED. Large patio. Gated. All utilities & TV free. Full bath, kitchen. Laundry available. Walk to Plaza. Must see. Queen feather bed, professionally decorated. Dogs okay. $1000. 501-410-2181


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CASITA- EASTSIDE. AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY! 1 BEDROOM. Quiet area. Washer, dryer. Non-smoking, No pets. $700 monthly, plus deposit. 505490-3248, leave message.

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MONTE AZUL LOOP, 3 Bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage. Looks and feels brand new: new carpet, paint, new appliances. Washer dryer hookups, fireplace, covered patio, large back yard. $1295 monthly.

LOST OR Stolen Large German Shepard, black in color, disappeared near the National Guard off Ceramic Court. Reward! 505-660-4517, 505-4731415.


Changing Futures, One Person At A Time Become a Plasma Donor Today Please help us help those coping with rare, chronic, genetic diseases. New donors can receive $100.00 this week! Ask about our Specialty Programs! Must be 18 years or older, have valid ID along with proof of SS#, and local residency. Walk-ins Welcome! New donors will receive a $10.00 Bonus on their second donation with this ad.

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Experienced and serious inquiries only. Submit resume in person to 27712 W. Frontage Road, Santa Fe. No phone calls please.

Home Purchase Advisor

Homewise, Inc. seeks a Home Purchase Advisor to prepare potential homeowners to make informed decisions in purchasing a home. This individual must possess the ability to work in fast paced environment; be goal oriented; must demonstrate leadership based on ability to inspire, motivate and engage commitment from others; listen to understand others viewpoints. Applicant must also have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Solid understanding of financial coaching and a customer service orientation required. High school diploma required, college degree preferred. Experience in mortgage lending helpful. Bilingual required. Competitive compensation package. EOE. Send resume and cover letter to

ELDORADO New, Large 3 bedroom, 3 bath, Highend contemporary home: Super Energy efficient, hilltop views, 12.5 acres, paved access. 505-660-5603


NEWLY REMODELED 2 BEDROOM, 2 BATH. $950 sunny, hardwood floors, woodstove, fenced, pet ok. Lone Butte area, LP gas, $950 plus utilities, deposit. Call Steve, 505-470-3238.


3 BEDROOM 1 BATH DUPLEX . Large yard, front & back. $1,150 monthly, utilities included, $1,000 deposit. Prefer long term. Pets are negotiable.

CALL FOR APPOINTMENT 505-204-1685 PUEBLOS DE Rodeo Road. 3 bedroom, 2 bath, saltillo tile, washer, dryer, fenced yard. No smoking, No Pets. $1,100 monthly plus utilities. 505-9824942.

SPECTACULAR VIEWS ON 6 ACRES, completely remodeled. 2 bedroom, 1 bath, 2 sunrooms. Living room with fireplace. Pets welcome. 9 Wagon Wheel Lane NE. All utilities included. $1850 monthly. 505-238-2900

ADMINISTRATIVE Administrative Assistant Thornburg Investment Management

EXCELLENT opportunity available for an Administrative Assistant. Responsibilities include a variety of duties related to reception, meetings and conferences, as well as departmental support. Qualified candidates will offer prior administrative experience in a corporate setting. Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required. Apply through our website


1200 & 1300 SQUARE FEET. 800 square feet downstairs, 400 - 500 square foot living area upstairs. Skylights, high ceilings. Wayne Nichols, 505-6997280.

FRONTING ON 2ND STREET 2160 sq.ft on 2nd Street.

Live- Work. Studio. Gallery, or Office. High ceilings, 2-story. Handicap bath. Wayne Nichols, 505-699-7280.


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

MANUFACTURED HOMES 3 BEDROOM 2 bath mobile home. Pojoaque - Cuyamunge area. Peace and quiet. $850 monthly. References, lease, and deposit. 505-692-4571.


Desks and private offices, complete facilities, conference room, $300 monthly. Wayne Nichols, 505-699-7280.

STORAGE SPACE 10x30 Move-in-Special, $180 monthly. Airport Cerrillos Storage. Wide, Rollup doors. U-haul Cargo Van. Professional, Resident Manager. 505-4744450.


HOUSES FURNISHED EAST SIDE one bedroom. 2 kiva fireplaces, private patio, and skylights. 3 or 6 month lease. $1,450 monthly. 800-272-5678.

HOUSES UNFURNISHED 18 MILES SOUTH OF SANTA FE. 1 bedroom, 1 bath, office space, den, $800 first and last plus deposit. 505-4734186


2 BEDROOMS 2 BATHS, double garage, washer, dryer. Breathtaking mountain view, trails, golfing, lake. South of Santa Fe. $875. 505-359-4778.

FOUND MALE GERMAN SHEPHERD (brown & black), 1-25 SOUTHBOUND, near exit 274 (across from Armory). 2/27 afternoon. 505-903-2276


SFSWMA BuRRT Transfer Operator Santa Fe Solid Waste Management Agency is accepting applications for a full-time BuRRT Transfer Operator ($15.80 hourly), #2014-001 (HS diploma or GED; NM CDL Class A license; and a minimum of 1 year experience in operating commercial vehicles or heavy equipment. Job announcement and application can be found at or call Rosalie at 505-424-1850 ext. 150. EEO/AA GALLERIES ART HANDLER: Need reliable person to join Santa Fe art processing team preparing and installing large volumes of artwork for auction sales. Computer skills required. Box # 1005 c/o The New Mexican, PO Box 2048, Santa Fe, NM 87504.


Election-Worker & Outreach Coordinator Salary: $18.00-$28.0485 hourly Closing Date: March 3, 2014 Complete job description:, 505-992-9880

SANTA FE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Hiring Multiple Positions

To apply, go to to submit an on-line application. Questions: (505) 428-1228.

EXPERIENCED ASSISTANT Manager for busy, exciting Santa Fe Apartments. Sharp dresser, motivated, organized, team player with positive attitude. Great phone, PC, writing skills. $15 hour + bonuses & benefits. Resume & cover letter to: .

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Seeking compassionate caregivers experienced in personal care willing to work in the Santa Fe and Los Alamos area. Please call 505988-8851 to inquire.

DENTAL ASSISTANT, Full time. Competitive salary & excellent benefit package. Experience required. Fax resume to 505-884-0479.


Contract: To be available to begin work as determined by the Board of Education. Salary determined based on qualification & experience. A p ply: CLOSING DATE: 3/28/2014. EOE

MEDICAL DENTAL MANNM Seeks Full Time Billing Specialist in Los Alamos. Experience in health insurance and accounts receivable. Contact Cristal at:

MISCELLANEOUS JOBS RESALE STORE ASSOCIATE- MOVER The Santa Fe Animal Shelter’s northside resale store, Cat 2, seeks a parttime sales associate & furniture mover. Heavy lifting required. resumes to:

RETAIL THE UPS STORE, CUSTOMER RETAIL SERVICE HELP. Full-time or part-time.. Good customer skills required. In Santa Fe: 505-438-2427, Albuquerque: 505-898-2222.

Organizational Skills Self-Starter Ability to Multi-task Applicant must display a genuine compassion for all pets and their owners. This kennel assistant position will be trained in a variety of duties including front desk receptionist, cattery maintenance and understanding the basic fundamentals of complete organization within the entire kennel facility.


MAMMOGRAPHER X-RAY TECH FT Mammographer X-Ray Tech open in Santa Fe. Will include screening and diagnostic mammography and xrays. Must be ARRT and NM State registered with CPR. Day shift, and excellent salary, benefits. Email to or fax to 505998-3100. EOEor fax to 505-998-3100. EOE. MEDICAL RECEPTIONIST - ADMIN. Experienced. Medical transcription, practice systems, client reception, patient schedule, proactive communication. Admin Assistant for Front Desk Manager. Internet and Microsoft Office. Santa Fe - Albuquerque. Generous benefits. Email resume to:

PCM IS hiring a dependable RN-Case Manager for in-home care in the Santa Fe, NM area. $32 per hour. Apply at: or call 866-902-7187 Ext. 350. EOE.


is hiring Service Technician. Specializing in carpet, upholstery, rug, hard surface cleaning & water, fire, smoke and mold remediation. 24 hour emergency on call service. Experience, certification is a plus. 1 week PTO after 1 year of employment. Pay DOE. Call 505-4717711 for interview.

Ski Santa Fe SKI INSTRUCTORS Teaching beginner lessons during Spring Break (3/8-3/23). Training provided. Full-time. EOE. Cari, David, 505-988-9636, Mark 505-9925084.


Physical Therapist

Los Alamos Visiting Nurse Service is currently interviewing for full or part time or per diem Physical Therapists. Home Care experience preferred but we are willing to train the right candidate. You must have a P.T. license to apply for position. We have an excellent benefit package which includes a retirement plan, health and dental coverage, wellness program, continuing education as well as vacation, sick leave and 11 paid holidays. If you would like to work with our team please fax your resume and/or call for an interview appointment. Los Alamos VNS 662-2525 (fax 662-7390) ask for Beverly or Sarah. Don’t forget to ask about our sign on bonus!


ANTIQUES Merry Foss Latin American ETHNOGRAPHIC & ANTIQUE DEALER m o v i n g . Selling her COLLECTION, Household FURNITURE & EVERYTHING! By appointment, 505-7957222.

BUILDING MATERIALS PLYWOOD. CABINET GRADE. 4’x8’ sheets. Never used. Different thicknesses. 505-983-8448


Machine Attendant Part-time to Full-time No Prior Machine Experience Required

RESPONSIBLE FOR loading material, and cleaning, of production equipment. Collecting and stacking down of press, bindery, and inserted papers, Keeps all production equipment supplied with the correct materials to keep machine running at maximum efficiency. Must be able to communicate well with co workers and stand for prolonged periods with repetitive bending and lifting of 20 pounds and the ability to occasionally lift up to 75 pounds. This is an entry level position with opportunities to advance to full time employment with benefits as well as advancing to other positions in the production department. Shifts will vary based on availability, but will be either evening or night positions. Other full time Operator and supervisor positions also available in the department for qualified candidates with a mechanical or manufacturing background. Submit application or email resume by Sunday, March 9th to: Tim Cramer 1 New Mexican Plaza or access an online job application at No Phone Calls please. Successful completion of a drug test will be required prior to employment offer.

Firewood for sale A full measured cord for $150. Split and stacked. Mostly cottonwood. 505-455-2562. SEASONED FIREWOOD. Ponderosa $80.00 per load. Pinion or Cedar $120.00 per load. Tel# 508-4440087 Delivery free.


LOCALLY HANDCRAFTED. 2 side pieces have adjustable shelves. Doors recess and adjustable shelves on bottom center piece. Very good condition. MUST SELL!! 505-670-3625. PINE CORNER cabinet, 6’ 4" high, 3’ wide, glass-front top, 505-9827547.


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A n 8 month old staffordshire mix, Bronson is in a low-key foster home where he is starting to overcome his shyness. He is gently affectionate and once you earn his trust, he will faithfully bond with you. In addition, he will be one happy dog if his new family has another dog about his size to look up to and have as a dog buddy to "show him the ropes".

WHITE MELAMINE TechLine Wall Bed in excellent condition. Single bed with mattress and two vertical cabinets, full unit 75" wide, 91" high and 20" deep. Can deliver within one hour of Santa Fe. Asking $1500. $3000 new. Call 505 455-1894.


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2012 CHEVROLET IMPALA LT. Extra year of bumper to bumper warranty. 32,689 miles. $13,999. Schedule a test drive today!

2001 CHEVROLET 1500 4WD - Trust worthy at a great price. $6,000. Please call 505-321-3920.

1995 MITSUBISHI Montero. 2nd owner, great SUV with new computer and fuel pump. 264,000 miles. $2,100. Please call 505-231-4481.

2007 DODGE RAM 1500 TX 4WD What a truck! $17,000. Please call 505-321-3920. 2009 CHEVROLET Malibu LT. 63,839 miles. Gorgeous car! $12,999. Schedule a test drive today! YORKIES, CHIHUAHUAS, POODLES, MINI DACHSHUNDS, DESIGNER MALTESE, YORKY-POOS, SHIHTZUS, DESIGNER SCHNAUZERS, MORKIES. Papers, shots, health guarantee, POTTY-PAD trained. Most hypo-allergic, nonshedding. PAYMENT PLAN. Debit, Credit cards or PAYPAL. $300 - $2,200. Call or text for pictures 575-9101818.

2008 TOYOTA FJ Cruiser. Another Lexus trade-in! 60k miles, 4x4, lifted, super nice, clean CarFax, $23,951. Call 505-216-3800.

2012 TOYOTA 4Runner SR5. 18,489 miles. This is an outstanding and very reliable vehicle. $32,800. Schedule a test drive today!

»garage sale« 1989 FORD F150 with snow plow. $3,200, V8 Great working Truck. 505920-3309

2007 TOYOTA FJ 4X4. FUN WITH CLASS. PERFECT CONDITION. $18,995. Call 505-473-1234. 2013 DODGE DART. LOW MILES, COMMAND PERFORMANCE. FOR $18,995. CALL 505-473-1234.

3 WHEEL ELECTRIC SCOOTER. 3 years old, perfect condition. Asking $1800, paid $3600. Call 505-469-6075 or 505820-3523.


SINGER LEATHER Commercial Sewing Machine, new motor. Table and lamp included. $400, OBO. 505-4386297 ESTATE LIQUIDATION , 14 N. Hijo de Dios, El Dorado, Sat. 8:00-3:00, Sun. 9:00-1:00, Lots of great stuff priced low: pine cupboards, jewelry armoire, electric globe, patio furniture, small desk, linens, nice woman’s clothing, 1930’s sofa, body message chair, ethnic pieces, kitchenware, lamps, mirrors, tools, grab bags, dolls, frames, tin door cabinet, bookcases, MUCH MORE! CASH ONLY!


2009 HUMMER H3T ALPHA V8 What an awesome truck! $35,000. Please call 505-920-4078. 2011 TOYOTA RAV4 4x4. Another 1 owner from Lexus! NEW tires, NEW brakes, recently serviced, low miles and a clean CarFax, super smart buy! $18,511. Call 505216-3800.

2005 MERCURY MONTEGO - Premium luxury. A mere $6,000. Please call 505-920-4078.


Hay for sale Barn-stored pasture grass. Bales average 60 lbs. $13 per bale. Load your own in Nambé. 505-455-2562. PREMIUM ORCHARD Alfalfa or straight grass. $12.50 - $14 per bale. Delivered, guaranteed. 50 bale minimum. Please call, 505-670-5410.

2005 Acura MDX AWD

Sweet MDX loaded with leather, navigation, new tires, in excellent condition. No accidents, CarFax, warranty $9,995. 505-954-1054. .

STAINLESS STEEL Appliances, 8ft table, chairs, furniture, clothing, jewelry, much more. 2/28, 3/1, 3/2, 8 a.m. 6 p.m. Chimayo, County Road 101 34B.

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2012 Toyota Tundra Double Cab 4x4, rare TRD Rock Warrior, good miles, 1 owner, clean CarFax, HOT! $30,981. Call 505-216-3800.

2008 Hummer H2 SUT - REALLY! ONLY 38k miles, totally loaded with leather, NAV and chrome brush guard, clean CarFax, this one’s HOT $46,731. 505-216-3800.

Estate Sale, Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 609 Camino Rancheros. Very fine furnishings, antiques, art and much more. WM KNABE & Company Piano Mignotte Used Piano Circa 1951-1952. May need minor adjustments and tuning. 58" across, 40" high, 2" deep. Has electrical power. 505-603-9700.


2003 GMC SIERRA 4WD EXT CAB Great work truck! $8,000. 505-9204078.

ATTRACTIVE STORAGE Unit items for Sale! Indonesian Rattan Queen Size Bedroom Set, Infrared Sauna, and much more! Appointment only! 505471-0630.


2009 Toyota 4Runner 4X4

Sweet 7 Passenger, Automatic V6, Power windows & locks, cruise, tilt, CD, alloys, immaculate, CarFax, warranty. $17,995. . 505954-1054.

2002 NISSAN Xterra SE SC. 4 wheel drive, supercharged, and lifted! $4,995. Schedule a test drive today!




If you’d like to meet this gentle pup and begin a great friendship, call his good companion and Friends of the Shelter sponsor, Katya, at 5010790.

DINING ROOM TABLE (wood) with additional middle leaf and Hutch. Excellent Condition. $975.

COMPUTER DESK, wood. Excellent condition. $375. Call 505-690-5865.

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2010 BMW 335Xi - Another Lexus trade! Low miles, AWD, completely loaded with Navigation, still under warranty! clean CarFax $27,817. Call 505-216-3800.

2008 JEEP RUBICON 4 Door. Comes with two tops. Very nice! $25,000. Please call , 505-321-3920. 2011 TOYOTA RAV4 4x4. Yup, another 1 owner from Lexus! NEW tires, NEW brakes, clean CarFax, low miles, the search is over! $18,611. Call 505-216-3800.


2003 OLDSMOBILE Alero 4 door Sedan GL1 $5,999. Schedule a test drive today! 2010 BMW 535Xi AWD. Recent trade-in, factory CERTIFIED with warranty & maintenance until 3/2016, fully loaded, clean CarFax $23,897. Call 505-216-3800.

1966 FORD MUSTANG. Beautiful inside and out. Runs great. Straight six with automatic. Proceeds benefit the Santa Fe High Choir. Asking $12,000 but all offers will be considered. 505660-2276



2004 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE V8 LIMITIED - Great off-road fun! $8,000. Please call , 505-321-3920.

2011 TOYOTA Tacoma Double Cab 4WD. Good miles, local vehicle, well maintained, TRD Off-Road, clean CarFax, NICE! $29,421. Call 505-216-3800.


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2012 TOYOTA RAV4, 4WD, V6, 29k miles, sunroof, warranty snow tires with extra wheels, nice! $20,500. 505-699-8339

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2011 CHEVROLET AVALANCHE 4Wheel Drive LT. Rare - try finding another one like this! 23,874 miles. $36,999. Schedule a test drive today!


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to get a complete physical from his doctor. Sometimes there is a physical or neurological reason for a bizarre change in behavior. Otherwise, consider that your husband may be trying to isolate you, the mark of a potential abuser, and using the jewelry to assuage your concerns. The National Domestic Violence Hotline ( at 1-800-7997233 can help you sort it out. Dear Annie: I take issue with your response to “Tired of Rude Family in Carolina,” whose inconsiderate sister and niece refuse to inform the hostess when they are bringing an additional guest (usually the niece’s boyfriend) to dinner. The uninvited boyfriend is probably unaware of these family dynamics. Why not seat him where the inconsiderate sister would have been, next to the niece, and put the sister on the piano bench with a paper plate? After a few times of putting the sister in the hot seat, she just might get it. — J.M. in Tennessee Dear J.M.: We think if the boyfriend is always being shoved into an extra chair, he is well aware of the difficulty his presence causes. However, you are absolutely right that the sister should take the hit. Read on: Dear Annie: If this sister brings an uninvited guest to dinner every time, it shouldn’t be a surprise. Just set an extra setting as a matter of course. For many people, there is a long held tradition of setting a place for Jesus. If someone extra shows up, they are welcomed, and that is the seat they are given. — Loyal Reader Dear Annie: I would set up a card table and put place settings of paper plates, plastic utensils and two chairs. When the “late sis” arrived, I would drape a towel over my arm and escort them to their “reserved table.” I’d put a candle in the middle, just for a little class. — Florida

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Today is Saturday, March 1, the 60th day of 2014. There are 305 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in history: On March 1, 1954, four Puerto Rican nationalists opened fire from the spectators’ gallery of the U.S. House of Representatives, wounding five members of Congress.

The stars show the kind of day you’ll have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday, March 1, 2014: This year you have a New Moon on your birthday, which points to an exciting, dynamic year, where new beginnings become possible. ARIES (March 21-April 19) HHH You could be out of sorts. Your ruling planet, Mars, goes retrograde today for several months. Tonight: Close to home. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) HHHHH Zero in on making a situation better. This even might result in a new beginning for a key relationship or friendship. Tonight: Defer to someone else. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) HHH Pressure builds, and you’ll need to deal with a loved one. Your ability to get past a problem will be emphasized. Tonight: Where the action is. CANCER (June 21-July 22) HHHHH News from a distance heralds a new beginning or possibility. You will see what is happening from a different point of view. Tonight: Music sets the tone. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) HHHH Do not push if you have difficulty grasping the totality of a certain situation. Asking questions at this time could result in a disagreement. Tonight: Go along with a family member’s plans. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) HHHH You’ll get a different perspective and a sense of commitment from a key person in your life. Tonight: Dinner at a favorite spot.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) HHHH You can’t stop your innate creativity from flowing, nor will you want to. A loved one enjoys it when you express this quality. Tonight: Add some spice to the moment.


SCORING: 18 points — congratulations, doctor; 15 to 17 points — honors graduate; 10 to 14 points — you’re plenty smart, but no grind; 4 to 9 points — you really should hit the books harder; 1 point to 3 points — enroll in remedial courses immediately; 0 points — who reads the questions to you? (c) 2014 Ken Fisher

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LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) HHH You could have a project in mind that you feel you must follow through on. Recognize someone’s frustration. Tonight: If you want to keep the peace, adjust your plans.

GRADUATE LEVEL 6. When the Cheshire Cat disappears, what remains? Answer________ 7. In Chapter 7, Alice becomes a guest at what kind of party? Answer________ 8. Name two of the other guests at the party. Answer________ 9. One of the riddles she is asked is “Why is a raven like a ____?” Answer________ 10. In the garden, what is the Queen’s trademark phrase? Answer________ PH.D. LEVEL 11. What were used as mallets in the game of croquet? Answer________ 12. In Chapter 11, Alice attends a trial. Who is charged with theft? Answer________ 13. What is he accused of stealing? Answer________ 14. Alice is ordered to leave under Rule 42. What does the rule state? Answer________ 15. How does Alice escape from the melee? Answer________ ANSWERS:

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Dear Annie: My wife and I have been happily married for eight years. This is a third marriage for both of us. A few months back, my wife found that I had been visiting Internet porn sites. She became very upset and said this was the same as having sex outside of marriage. This is something I’m not proud of and resolved not to do it again. Well, a few days back, in a moment of weakness, I typed in “nude beach.” She says this is the same as a porn site. I feel it isn’t, because it is a public beach. Seeing how much pain I caused my wife, I won’t go to that site again. However, I would like your opinion. Is this the same as adultery? — No Cheater Dear No Cheater: Deliberately searching out “nude beach” is a way to look for naked bodies without using the word “porn,” but the effect is similar. And while looking at naked bodies is not the same as adultery, it is still a betrayal if it hurts your wife and you have broken your promise to stop. And if you are interacting in real time with real women online, we would consider that a form of cheating. You seem to have a problem with pornography. If you cannot stay away from it, consider that you may have an addiction that requires treatment. Dear Annie: My husband is a control freak in a way that I do not understand. For example, he takes me shopping to purchase expensive jewelry that I do not want but that he insists I get. Recently, my dad moved close by. I told my husband I was going to visit Dad, and he became angry, stating that we don’t have the money to visit relatives. He said he would cancel the gas credit cards if I went. How should a sane person deal with this idiocy? — Confused in Connecticut Dear Confused: If this is recent behavior, please ask your husband


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SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) HHH A new beginning will become possible. You might want to head in a new direction and do something totally different. Tonight: Entertain at home. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) HHHH You could make a big difference with a friend who often resents you, yet also admires you. Tonight: A must appearance. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) HHH For some of you, a longterm goal might be in mind, whereas others’ reasons might not be so grounded. Tonight: Your treat. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) HHHHH A new beginning could create a lot of happiness and excitement. You might wonder what would be best for a friend. Tonight: Whatever pleases you. Jacqueline Bigar

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