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Today's Features

  • Sunday

    HIGH 63° / LOW 35°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Sunday night —
    partly cloudy, with a low around 35.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:23 a.m. to 6:01 p.m.


    Saturday

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    •The “Si Se Puede” group of Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday nights at 310 Mills Ave. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call the NA helpline: 1-866-885-6562 or Frances at 575-815-8544.

  • 3.5.2016
    SATURDAY
    All day
    The Miss Las Vegas’ Outstanding Teen Pageant is scheduled for Saturday, March 19. The contest is open to young girls 13 to 17 residing in New Mexico. Phases of competition are interview, talent, physical fitness in sportswear, and formal wear. There is a $100 fee to enter the pageant. Enter online at www.missnewmexico.org. Entry deadline is Saturday, March 5. For more information, contact Philip Ortiz at 718-6848.

    3.6.2016
    SUNDAY
    6:30 p.m.

  • Wednesday

    HIGH 72° / LOW 35°

    Sunny, with a high near 72. Windy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
     
    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:29 a.m. to 5:57 p.m.

     

    Thursday

  • 3.2.2016
    WEDNESDAY

    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.

    3.3.2016
    THURSDAY

    7 p.m.
    El Creston Mutual Domestic Water Association will hold its monthly board meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 3 at 49 Mira Sol Road in the Ojitos Frios Ranches Subdivision. The public is welcome.

    Upcoming
    & Ongoing

    March 5

  • Tuesday, March 1, 1966 — A resident of Ribera, who is the father of four small children, two of them in school at Ribera, complained today because of the schools being closed in his area to “allow teachers to play politics in West Las Vegas.” The schools were closed in West Las Vegas, Ribera, San Jose, Bernal and Villanueva. “The people of our community have nothing to do with West Las Vegas elections, and why should we have to keep our children from school to accommodate the School Board?” asked the resident.

  • Sunday

    HIGH 64° / LOW 32°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the morning. Sunday night — partly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:32 a.m. to 5:55 p.m.


    Monday

    HIGH 64° / LOW 33°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Monday night —
    partly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:31 a.m. to 5:56 p.m.

  • The lunch menu for the Las Vegas/Pecos Senior Centers,
    with 2 percent milk served with all meals.

    MONDAY
    Chicken fried steak, white gravy, mashed potatoes, peas, whole wheat bread, and a brownie cupcake
    TUESDAY
    Open face turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes, gravy, peas, and pears
    WEDNESDAY
    Barbecue baked chicken, corn on the cob, green beans, whole wheat roll with margarine, and tropical fruit
    THURSDAY
    Green chile cheese tortilla burger, pork and beans, potato chips, and ice cream
    FRIDAY

  • •Casa de Samaritan Homeless Shelter at 716 Grand Ave. is operating every night, providing meals, laundry and hot showers from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The shelter is open for overnight stays Nov. 1 to March 31. The Thrift Store, at Seventh and Legion, offers vouchers for clothing. Samaritan House offers a food pantry distribution every second and fifth Wednesday. Applications for rental services for those who may qualify are available call 454-1390.