Other editions available: Independiente and the New Mexico Independent (Albuquerque, N.M. : 1971), New Mexico Independent (Albuquerque, N.M. : 1977), Independent of Santa Fe County. Continues: Bernalillo Times.
Absorbed The Roosevelt County Herald and assumed the title: Portales Valley News and Roosevelt County Herald. Continues: Portales Valley News and Portales Journal. Continued by: Portales Daily News and The Portales Valley News.
Other editions available: Las Vegas Daily Optic (Las Vegas, N.M. : 1880). Formed by the union of: Las Vegas Weekly Optic and Live Stock Grower. Continued by: Weekly Optic and Live Stock Grower; Scattered issues missing.