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Today's Features

  • Friday, July 1, 1966 — Mayor Ben Lingnau proclaimed that Las Vegas will participate in the statewide Independence Day activity, “The Message of the Bells,” on July 4 at 11 a.m. Mayor Lingnau has asked that bells be sounded from all churches and schools to encourage citizens to participate in the ringing of freedom in the United States.

  • Friday

    HIGH 92° / LOW 58

    A slight chance of thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Little or no precipitation expected.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:53 a.m. to 8:19 p.m.

     

    Saturday

    HIGH 93° / LOW 59°

    A slight chance of thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Little or no precipitation expected.

  • Submit your calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
    _______________
    •If you are a non-profit or church and need volunteers on a regular basis, contact the San Miguel County DWI Office at 425-7998.

  • 7.8.2016
    FRIDAY
    All day
    The 31st Annual Taos Pueblo Pow Wow will take place July 8 to 10. This celebration is a fun-filled weekend of Native American contemporary dance and songs; with a variety of Native arts and delicious foods. Admission- (includes camera/video fee) is $15 per person/per day, $20 per person/2 day pass, $25 per person/3 day pass. Children 10 and younger are free. Tickets only available at the gate during the pow-wow weekend. For more information, call 888-285-6344.

  • Monday, June 27, 1966 — Robin Carlson won a trophy at the recent Bowling Proprietors Association of America state tournament, which qualified her for a trip to Washington, D.C., July 28 through Aug. 2. In Washington, she will compete in a field of girls from 36 states for a college scholarship, which will go to seven girls. Robin, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Carlson, is a senior at Robertson High School, where she competes in track and volleyball.

  • Wednesday

    HIGH 90° / LOW 59°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Wednesday night — mostly clear, with a low around 59. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET

     

    Thursday

    HIGH 91° / LOW 57°

    Sunny, with a high near 91. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Thursday night —
    mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:52 a.m. to 8:19 p.m.

     

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

    WEDNESDAY
    Ham, sweet yams, Mediterranean vegetables, fruit, and a dinner roll

    THURSDAY
    Chicken strips, white cream gravy, au gratin potatoes, gravy, buttered peas with pimientos, biscuit, and fruit cobbler

    FRIDAY

    Red chile smothered beef and bean burrito, Spanish rice, beets, and gelatin with fruit

  • 7.6.2016
    WEDNESDAY

    10 a.m.
    Carnegie Summer Reading Program welcomes David Geary and Ranger Scott Green of El Rancho de las Golondrinas on the lawn of Carnegie Library. Ranger Scott Green will portray the Hermit of Hermit’s Peak. Lunch to follow presentation. Program is free, and children 2 to 12 years are welcome.

    7.9.2016
    SATURDAY

    8 a.m.

  • Submit your calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
    _______________
    •If you are a non-profit or church and need volunteers on a regular basis, contact the San Miguel County DWI Office at 425-7998.

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

    MONDAY
    Closed for the Fourth of July holiday

    TUESDAY
    Red chile with beef and potatoes, pinto beans,
    flour tortilla, and pumpkin pie with topping

    WEDNESDAY
    Chicken primavera, sweet carrots, au gratin
    potatoes, watermelon, and pumpkin spice bread with topping

    THURSDAY
    Glazed ham, baked sweet potato, buttered
    asparagus, wheat roll with margarine, and