POLL: Legislative session
What do you think should be the No. 1 priority for legislators to tackle in the current legislative session?
 Stiffening penalties for repeat DWIs
 Capping interest rates on payday loans
 Holding back third graders who can't read at grade leve
 Raising the minimum wage
 Expanding reporting criteria for lobbyists
(Jon Austria — The Daily Times)
Aztec community development director pushes to improve zoning accuracy

Homka estimates more than a quarter of city's land has zoning problems
AZTEC — When Aztec Community Development Director William Homka's office received a zoning change request from a property owner on Simonds Road, Homka went out to the address and made the recommendation to approve the classification change. Full Story
Four Corners Sports
(Jon Austria — The Daily Times)
Boys basketball: Bobcats claim District 1-4A tourney title with thrilling 50-49 win over Thoreau

Gallup bests FHS for District 1-5A crown
BLOOMFIELD — Bloomfield needed two big plays from two of its best players in the final seconds to lock up the District 1-4A tournament title over Thoreau on Monday evening at Bobcat Gym. Full Story
OPINION
Column: Lawmaker's hard reboot of tax system is worth discussion

Sen. Bill Sharer is back with a flat-tax proposal. He and then Rep. Tom Taylor started the discussion two years ago by suggesting a "hard reboot of the tax system. Full Story
LIFESTYLES
(Hannah Grover — The Daily Times)
Girl Scouts prepare for online sales, two new cookie varieties

AZTEC — When Girl Scout Troop 10473 was raising money for a trip to Disneyland two years ago, the Scouts stuck with a strict Mickey Mouse theme for their cookie booths. Full Story
Entertainment
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Aztec gallery presents self-portrait show Friday

Submissions for self-portrait show at Crash Music cover wide range of styles, interpretations
FARMINGTON — Artists are known to tap into all sorts of motivations when it comes to producing work, but it's probably safe to say few of them are as straightforward as Doug McNealy's reasoning for wanting to create a piece for the self-portrait show at Crash Music at the Aztec Theater that opens Friday night. Full Story
Opinion
Column: Lawmaker's hard reboot of tax system is worth discussion

Sen. Bill Sharer is back with a flat-tax proposal. He and then Rep. Tom Taylor started the discussion two years ago by suggesting a "hard reboot of the tax system. Full Story
Base Camp Base Camp

Adventures in the Outdoors

Below the Rim Below the Rim

Joshua Perry's Musings on Basketball


Four Corners Sports
(Jon Austria — The Daily Times)
Boys basketball: Bobcats claim District 1-4A tourney title with thrilling 50-49 win over Thoreau

Gallup bests FHS for District 1-5A crown
BLOOMFIELD — Bloomfield needed two big plays from two of its best players in the final seconds to lock up the District 1-4A tournament title over Thoreau on Monday evening at Bobcat Gym. Full Story
Lifestyles
(Hannah Grover — The Daily Times)
Girl Scouts prepare for online sales, two new cookie varieties

AZTEC — When Girl Scout Troop 10473 was raising money for a trip to Disneyland two years ago, the Scouts stuck with a strict Mickey Mouse theme for their cookie booths. Full Story
Mystery solved: Source of bad smell in Louisville found

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Officials with Louisville's Metro Air Pollution Control District say they've identified the source of the bad odor that residents have been complaining about for a week. Full Story
(Laurie Sparham/AP)
Reports of Maggie Smith's 'Downton' exit may be premature

LONDON (AP) — Predictions of doom for the Dowager Countess of Grantham may be premature. "Downton Abbey" publicists say Maggie Smith was misinterpreted in remarks widely reported as suggesting she will leave the TV show after its sixth season later this year. Full Story