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Today's Features

  • COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Saturday
    1 p.m. — VFW Ladies Auxiliary special meeting, Helping Hands Inc.
    2 p.m. — Mora Rangerette volleyball vs. Monte del Sol, home, junior varsity and varsity
    4 p.m. to 9 p.m. — Haunted House, elementary band room sponsored by the Career Association
    8 p.m. — Halloween Benefit Dance with music by Agua Negra Band to benefit of Merced de el Carmen
    Thursday
    5:30 p.m.— Mora Rangerette Volleyball vs. Peñasco, home, junior varsity and varsity

  • Every glorious October is different in the mountains. I know this because I have lived in these mountains for so long. Yes, we have had a few fall rains, sparse by old time standards, but at least the dust isn’t that deep yet.

    This October aspens show of reds, golds, greens and every color in between, has really been spectacular, and has lasted for a while.

  • By Lindsey Tanner
    AP Medical Writer

  • From The Associated Press

    Suit brought over ‘death’

    CHICAGO — The parents of an 8-year-old boy who has had severe brain damage for years have sued a Chicago hospital, alleging that doctors pronounced their son dead, keeping him off his ventilator for hours, even though relatives continued to insist that the boy’s eyes and body were still moving.

  • By Lauran Neergaard
    AP Medical Writer
    WASHINGTON — Freezing human eggs can be successful in treating infertility, but guidelines issued Friday still urge caution for women hoping to pause a ticking biological clock.
    Egg freezing had long been labeled experimental, but the American Society for Reproductive Medicine declared that’s no longer the case. The group cited studies that found younger women are about as likely to get pregnant if they used frozen-and-thawed eggs for their infertility treatment as if they used fresh ones.

  • TODAY HOY
    • Glow in the Dark show featuring the West Las Vegas marching band, flags and dance team, 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at the Frank Herrera Complex. Advanced tickets are $4 for adults, $2 for students and $1 for children five and under. Tickets prices increase $1 at the gate. Advanced tickets may be purchased from a band student or at the band room.

  • Submit your calendar items and notices to mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com

  • WEDNESDAY MIERCOLES
    • Glow in the Dark show featuring the West Las Vegas marching band, flags and dance team, 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at the Frank Herrera Complex. Advanced tickets are $4 for adults, $2 for students and $1 for children five and under. Tickets prices increase $1 at the gate. Advanced tickets may be purchased from a band student or at the band room.

  • Submit your calendar items and notices to mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com

  • Submitted to the Optic

    New Mexico Highlands University presents journalist and author Stephen Fried in a free public talk Oct. 23 about the local Harvey Houses at the Montezuma Castle and the Castañeda Hotel.
    The talk will be at 7 p.m. in the Burris Hall Room 129, 903 National Ave.

    Fried is an award-winning investigative journalist and the author of five books, including the 2010 nonfiction Appetite for America: Fred Harvey and the Business of Civilizing the Wild West One Meal at a Time.