Today's Features

  • 6.11.2016

    11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Flippers and Feathers Fun at Maxwell Wildlife Refuge will take place at the refuge in Maxwell. There will be plenty of activities including a hayride through the refuge, canoe races, fishing tournament, and archery practice. For information, call Friends of Las Vegas National Refuge at 426-5958.

    1 to 3:30 p.m.
    An artist reception will take place at El Fidel Restaurant for Bambi Doe Blake’s Assemblage and Altered Art Show.

  • Wednesday

    HIGH 89° / LOW 52°

    Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    5:45 a.m. to 8:15 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.

  • 6.8.2016


    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.



    7 p.m.
    The monthly board meeting of the El Creston Mutual Domestic Water Consumers Association will take place on Thursday at 49 Mira Sol Road in the Ojitos Frios Ranches Subdivision. The public is welcome to attend.

  • Thursday, June 2, 1966 — Newly installed members of the New Mexico Highlands University Honor Society recently met in President Thomas C. Donnelly’s office for formal installation ceremonies. They are Rhodina Irby, Stanley; Charles E. Fletcher, Santa Clara, Calif.; Gloria Garcia, Las Vegas; Betty Scully, Las Vegas; Alice Menzor, Wagon Mound; Jay Harris, Las Vegas; Margie Marker Sandoval, Las Vegas; Lynne S. Marmor, Las Vegas, Gerald H. Parker, Hancock, Mich.; and Hugh Prather, Las Vegas.

  • Sunday

    HIGH 80° / LOW 51°

    A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    5:45 a.m. to 8:14 p.m.



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

    Grilled pork chop, mashed potatoes, gravy, buttered peas with pimientos, biscuit, and fruit cobbler

    Green chile chicken enchiladas with garnish, beans, calabazitas, crackers, and fruit cocktail

    Spaghetti and meatballs, tossed salad, green beans, garlic toast, and applesauce


  • 6.5.2016
    1 to 4 p.m.
    El Valle Youth Farm to Market Community Meeting and Summer Farm Festival takes place at the El Valle Community Center in Villanueva. Presentations, activities, and discussions focusing on “Agriculture in El Valle – Past, Present, and Future.”  For more information, call 505-660-3434 or go to the program website at elvalleyftm.weebly.com.

    10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

  • By Margaret McKinney
    Highlands University

    The Southwestern Section of the Society of American Foresters tapped a Highlands University professor for his Outstanding Contribution to Forestry Award.

    Forestry professor David Hacker earned the recognition.