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Today's Features

  • Wednesday, Dec. 8, 1965 — Voices of Las Vegans were raised in protest against the proposed sever and garbage rate increases Tuesday night at University Hall, with a number demanding that the people be allowed to vote on this controversial issue. According to the figures presented, this proposed ordinance would mean an increase for some families from the present $3 per year they are now charged, to $30 a year.
     

  • Sunday

    HIGH 46° / LOW 27°

    A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    7:01 a.m. to 4:48 p.m.


    Monday

    HIGH 49° / LOW 21°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. Monday Night
    Partly cloudy, with a low around 21.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    7:02 a.m. to 4:49 p.m.

  • 12.13.2015
    SUNDAY

    4 to 6 p.m.
    Las Vegas Jewish Community’s “Festival of Light in a Dark World” will take lace at the historic Temple Montefiore (Newman Chapel) at the corner of 8th St. and Columbia. For more information, contact Diana at diannapresser@gmail.com.
    12.15.2015
    TUESDAY

    1 to 3 p.m.

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  • 12.12.2015
    SATURDAY

    8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Pecos National Historical Park Open House take place with kids activities, and refreshments. Author Pamela Christie will read a brief of her latest book “Lizard’s Kill” at 1:30 p.m. The event will take place in the E.E. “Buddy” Fogelson Visitor Center at the park located in Pecos. For more information, call 505-757-7211.

    2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Monday, Dec. 6, 1965 — It was announced today that the Help for the Needy Club will keep the Goodwill store on Bridge Street at the old Katz s5 and 10 Cent Store open every day, Monday through Saturday, until the New Year. Distribution of clothing, shoes and other items will be announced later. Anyone with a coal or wood heater or a portable oil heater that they would lend for use at the store would be greatly appreciated, as the store was unable to remain open last year, due to lack of heat.
     

  • Wednesday

    HIGH 65° / LOW 37°

    Sunny, with a high near 65. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:58 a.m. to 4:48 p.m.

     

    Thursday

    HIGH 66° / LOW 39°

    Sunny, with a high near 66. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:59 a.m. to 4:48 p.m.

     

    Friday

  • 12.9.2015
    WEDNESDAY

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

    6 to 8 p.m.
    Donations are being accepted for the CASA Christmas Silent Auction taking place at Our Lady of Sorrows parish hall. All proceeds buy presents for children in foster care. To donate call Phyllis Martinez at 454-0223 or Bambi Doe Blake at 425-2684.

    12.12.2015
    SATURDAY

    8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Friday, Dec. 3, 1965 — At a special meeting last night, City Council adopted an ordinance providing for annexation of a 44.05 tract of land at the north edge of the City. A petition signed by all property owners within the tract concerned, was presented to the Council by Bill Hanna and John S. Collins who, as a corporation, own about 70 percent of the land. The land, formerly owned by Dick Kierig, lies along the east side of Seventh Street Extension, from near the U.S. Army Reserve building to Lee Drive.