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  • Friday

    HIGH 56° / LOW 28°

    Sunny, with a high near 56. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:54 a.m. to 4:47 p.m.

     

    Saturday

    HIGH 52° / LOW 21°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:55 a.m. to 4:47 p.m.


    Sunday

  • 12.4.2015
    FRIDAY
    3 to 5 p.m.
    The New Mexico Environment Department will host several public meetings in various locations around the state in order to share information, answer questions and receive initial public input on the options available for developing a State Implementation Plan in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan. The local meeting will take place at city of Las Vegas City Council Chambers at 1700 N. Grand Ave.

    5 to 9 p.m.

  • Ingredients
        1 cup butter, softened
        1 cup white sugar
        1 cup packed brown sugar
        2 eggs
        2 teaspoons vanilla extract
        3 cups all-purpose flour
        1 teaspoon baking soda
        2 teaspoons hot water
        1/2 teaspoon salt
        2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
        1 cup chopped walnuts

  • Ingredients
        2 cups heavy cream
        1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar
        1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
        1 teaspoon vanilla extract
        6 egg yolks
        1/2 cup white sugar
        1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
        1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
        1/8 teaspoon salt
        6 egg whites
        1/4 cup white sugar

  • Divinity

    Ingredients
        2 2/3 cups white sugar
        2/3 cup light corn syrup
        1/2 cup water
        2 egg whites
        1 teaspoon vanilla extract
        2/3 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

    Directions
    1.    Cook sugar, corn syrup, and water in a
        2-quart pot over low heat, stirring
        constantly, until sugar is dissolved. (On

  • EASY APPLE TART WITH CINNAMON CREME FRAICHE

    Start to finish: 1 1/2 hours
    Servings: 8

    For the tart:
    Butter, for the pan, plus 2 tablespoons chilled and cut into small pieces
    1 refrigerated pie crust (1/2 of a 15-ounce package), room temperature
    4 large cooking apples, such as McIntosh or Granny Smith, peeled, halved and cored
    1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
    1/4 cup sugar
    1 teaspoon cinnamon
    1 teaspoon cornstarch
    1/3 cup apricot or peach jam or preserves

  • Start to finish: 50 minutes
    Makes 25 to 30

    1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, divided
    8 ounces mixed mushrooms, finely chopped
    2 shallots, finely chopped
    Kosher salt
    1/2 cup water
    1/2 cup milk
    Ground black pepper
    1 cup all-purpose flour
    4 eggs
    3/4 cup crumbled blue cheese

    Heat the oven to 400 F. Coat 2 baking sheets with cooking spray.

  • FRIDAY • 12/04/15
    6 p.m.
    Noches de Familia at the Mora Spinning Mill. Free movie with refreshments. Everyone welcome to attend.

    SATURDAY • 12/05/15
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    14th Annual Winter Fest at Mora Elementary gym. Santa will arrive at 1 p.m. to hand out presents.

    SUNDAY • 12/06/15
    6 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Nov. 23, 1965 — The First National Bank in Las Vegas has just completed mailing out over $37,000 in Christmas Club checks to 268 Las Vegans who were able to put aside a small weekly payment so that they would be able to receive this extra money during the Christmas shopping season. Weekly deposits by these individuals ranged from as low as 25 cents to $10 a week or more, with the greatest number of customers paying in $5 each week.
     

  • Friday

    HIGH 27° / LOW 17°

    Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 27. East wind 10-15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:48 a.m. to 4:49 p.m.

     

    Saturday

    HIGH 38° / LOW 23°

    A slight chance of snow before 11 a.m., then a slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:49 a.m. to 4:48 p.m.

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    •Substance Abuse Groups meetings take place 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 713 Railroad Ave. Las Vegas. For more information, call 425-2687.

  • 11.27.2015
    FRIDAY

    9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Wednesday, Nov. 17, 1965 — Dedication ceremonies for Melody Hall, the recently completed women’s dormitory on the Highlands University campus, will take place Sunday, according to Dr. Thomas C. Donnelly, president of Highlands. The dormitory is named after Gordon E. Melody, state senator from San Miguel County. Melody Hall houses 100 girls and has dining facilities for 200 students. The building and its facilities cost approximately $675,000 and was constructed by W.R. Bauske and Co. of Clovis.
     

  • Sunday

    HIGH 53° / LOW 24°

    Sunny, with a high near 53. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the morning.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:43 a.m. to 4:50 p.m.

     

    Monday

    HIGH 58° / LOW 30°

    Sunny, with a high near 58. Monday night is expected to be partly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:44 a.m. to 4:50 p.m.

     

    Tuesday

  • 11.22.2015
    SUNDAY

    9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts is under way and the deadline is Sunday. Drop-off at Calvary Chapel Las Vegas (located behind Super Save) is the relay center for dropping off your shoebox gifts for children all over the world. This is a project for families, groups, or individuals who want to donate items or money that pays for the shipping costs. Call Linda Alaniz for more information at 505-617-0546.

    9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Friday

    HIGH 58° / LOW 20°

    Sunny, with a high near 58. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Friday night — partly cloudy, with a low around 20. North wind around 10 mph becoming east after midnight.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:41 a.m. to 4:51 p.m.

     

    Saturday

  • 11.20.2015
    FRIDAY

    10 a.m to 3 p.m.
    Open house for new Center for Teaching Excellence at Highlands University located in room 102 in the Victoria D. Sanchez Teacher Education Center located at 1031 11th Street.

    11.21.2015
    SATURDAY

    9 a.m to 3:30 p.m.

  • Friday, Nov. 12, 1965 — American Legion Post 24 burned the mortgage on the American Legion property north of Las Vegas near the rodeo grounds. The mortgage has been completely paid off. At the ceremony were Legionnaires Ned Winston, J. Harvey Brown, Commander Sammy Martinez, Max Sandoval, Dale Gerdeman, George Lingnau, John Carlson and Seth Gray.