Today's Features

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    •The San Miguel County DWI Safe-Ride-Home Service operates from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. Rides are provided in the Las Vegas area from liquor establishments to your home, for service call 429-0336.
    •Fourth Judicial District Court Appointed Special Advocates needs volunteers. The local CASA program is taking applications for volunteers. Call CASA at 454-0223 or visit the office.

  • Wednesday

    HIGH 66° / LOW 37°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. West wind 15 to 20 mph. Wednesday night — partly cloudy, with a low around 37. West wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north 5 to 10 mph in the evening.

    6:13 a.m. to 7:44 p.m.



  • Friday, April 22, 1966 — Registration records at the San Miguel County Courthouse show 7,874 Democrats, 3,163 Republicans and 472 Independents presently on the books. Precinct 5B, Las Vegas North (West Las Vegas) with 766 voters, is the precinct with the most voters registered.

  • Senior Lunch Menu

    The lunch menu for the Mora /Wagon Mound Senior Centers, with coffee and milk served daily.

    Fidelos con carne, salad with dressing, mixed vegetables, flour tortilla, and orange-pineapple mix

    Chicken fettuccine, carrots and peppers with margarine, garlic bread, and pears

    Pepper steak, rice, buttered carrots, pineapple celery salad, and apple cobbler


  • Tuesday, April 19, 1966 — Gilbert Gonzales, 20, has qualified to attend the U..S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md., as a midshipman. Gonzales will report to the Academy in June to commence his Naval career. Gonzales is a 1965 graduate of Robertson High School. While there he participated in many school activities and held several offices in the student body as well as being voted the outstanding athlete of the year during his senior year.

  • Sunday

    HIGH 68° / LOW 42°

    Sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph.
    Sunday night — mostly clear, with a low around 42. Breezy.

    6:16 a.m. to 7:42 p.m.



    HIGH 71° / LOW 38°

    Sunny, with a high near 71. Monday night — partly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    6:15 a.m. to 7:43 p.m.


  • 4.26.2016
    6 p.m.
    West Las Vegas Schools invites the community to participate in the development of the district’s 2016-17 budget during a special board meeting at the West Las Vegas School Donaldo A. Martinez Administration Building Board Room at 179 Bridge St.

    10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
    Carnegie Library Story Time takes place in the children’s area of the library. All programs are free and open to the public.

    5 p.m.

  • By Margaret McKinney
    Highlands University

    An organic chemistry senior at Highlands University was tapped from among 17,000 applicants for a National Science Foundation graduate fellowship.

    Melecio Perea, who also has his pick of seven Ph.D. programs, was awarded a three-year NSF fellowship of $34,000 a year.

    Perea, a 22-year-old Las Vegas native, said the magnitude of the award is still sinking in.

  • Friday

    HIGH 75° / LOW 47°

    Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.

    6:19 a.m. to 7:40 p.m.



    HIGH 74° / LOW 42°

    A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing in the afternoon.