Bingaman: House sends health bill to Obama

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today said New Mexico has a lot to gain from the historic bill the House of Representatives approved today, clearing the way for President Obama’s signature. The measure, which Bingaman helped to write, was adopted by the Senate three months ago.

Quick start sends Hounds past LCU

CNJ staff LUBBOCK — Senior forward Equs Darby and sophomore guard Tralyn Harden scored 16 points each and combined to go 6-for-7 from 3-point range Tuesday night, lifting Eastern New Mexico University’s men to a 69-54 victory over previously unbeaten Lubbock Christian. Harden went 4-for-5 off the bench from long range, including three in the […]

Military feature: Program sends local veteran to visit World War II memorial

CNJ staff photo: Gabriel Monte Philip Gillespie said he joined the service in World War II to contribute to the war efforts. Gillespie served as a gunner on a Navy dive bomber aircraft where he hunted submarines and provided ground support for Allied Forces in the Philippines. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Philip Gillespie […]

House sends Udall Ute Pipeline water bill to the Senate

WASHINGTON – Today the House approved the Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Projects Act, a bill that will help meet eastern New Mexico’s future water needs. Introduced on April 3, 2008, by Rep. Tom Udall in the House and by Senators Pete Domenici and Jeff Bingaman in the Senate, the bipartisan legislation would authorize the […]

Homesick for Clovis

Jim Bauman of Fostoria, Ohio, sends greetings to Clovis via e-mail: