Today's Features

  • 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.

  • Wednesday

    HIGH 67° / LOW 36°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.

    6:25 a.m. to 7:36 p.m.



    HIGH 65° / LOW 39°

    A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    6:24 a.m. to 7:37 p.m.

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    •Lions Club Glasses Collection Boxes are at the following locations. Banks: Community First, Legion; Southwest Capital, Douglas; State Employees Credit Union, Mills. Optical: Eye Associates, Infinite Vision, Insight Optical, Walmart, Other: Alta Vista Hospital Gift Shop, Legion. Used glasses are repaired then donated to charity groups serving those in need around the world.

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

    Carne adovada, Spanish rice, country blend vegetables, flour tortilla, and gelatin with fruit

    Steak and stuff, asparagus, carrots, wheat roll with margarine, and strawberry shortcake

    Liver and onions, mashed potatoes, green beans, sliced cucumbers, wheat roll with margarine, and peaches and strawberries with topping


  • Monday, April 18, 1966 — New leaders elected by the Las Vegas Elks Lodge are Charlie Vigil, lecturing knight; Frank Montenegro, loyal knight; Carl Breuning, outgoing exalted ruler; J.D. Williams, new exalted ruler; Alex Coull, board member, E.R. Cooper, leading knight; Jack Lawson, organize; Jim Leger, secretary; M.O. Henriquez, treasurer; William Plank, chaplain; Leo Montoya, tyler; Tommy McCant, esquire and Phil Leger, inner guard.

  • Sunday

    HIGH 71° / LOW 38°

    A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. East wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    6:25 a.m. to 7:36 p.m.



  • By Margaret McKinney
    Highlands University

    Highlands University President Sam Minner invites the community to a roundtable on Monday about the value of a college degree.

    The roundtable discussion will be from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom, 800 National Ave. Light refreshments will be served.

  • 4.18.2016
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Free 2015 tax return preparation is offered for low- and middle-income persons and seniors by the AARP Tax-Aide Program. You do not have to be a senior, or a member of AARP, to receive the help. Appointments are available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Mondays (only) at the Highlands Student Union, third floor, National and Eighth. Call 505-652-4106 for an appointment. Walk-ins will be served as possible between appointments. Participants are asked to bring all documents and their 2014 return.