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Today's Features

  • TODAY HOY
    • Luna Community College’s main campus in Las Vegas will remain open on Friday, June 12. The college had previously reported that the City of Las Vegas would be doing a water system upgrade on that day; however, they will not work on the project until Friday, June 19.

    SATURDAY
    SÁBADO

  • Submitted to the Optic

    The  Saint Vrain Mill Preservation and Historical Foundation has achieved its lontime goal of purchacing the mill. Merl Witt, the foundation’s president, said the mill was purchased earlier this month from Michael and Chris Montoya of Mescalero.

  • Catching up in person with friends from 60 plus years ago is always fun. One of my favorite high school and college friends spent several days with me here at the ranch recently. We do admit we are getting older, but we still have a lot to laugh about and to be thankful for in so many ways.

  • COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Tuesday
    6 p.m. — Mora Little League, Cubs vs. Yankees, Field 1, and Rockies vs. Dodgers, Field 2
    6 p.m. — Mora Little League T-Ball, Angels vs. Giants, Field 1, and Rockies vs. Padres, Field 2

    Thursday
    6 p.m. — Mora Little League, Dodgers vs. Cubs, Field 1, and Rockies vs. Yankees, Field 2
    6 p.m. — Mora Little League T-Ball, Padres vs. Giants, Field 1, and Rockies vs. Angels, Field 2

    Upcoming

  • Submitted to the Optic

    Pecos National Historical Park will be hosting a Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site Navajo Rug and Jewelry Show from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

    Learn about historic Indian trading and the living artistic legacy of Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site, the oldest continuously operating trading post in the Southwest.

  • TODAY
    HOY
    • Story Time is over for summer at Carnegie Library and registration for the Summer Reading Program ends on Wednesday, June 10. Forms are available at the library.
    • “Oh, The Places You’ll Go” photography exhibit, featuring works by Joe and Martha McCaffrey, will be on display until June 10 at Kennedy Hall Gallery on the Highlands campus.

    THURSDAY
    JUEVES

  • By Jesse Gallegos
    Luna Community College

    Luna Community College will be having its 11th Annual Car Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at the college.

    A $20 entry fee is required per vehicle. Entries will be received until the day of the event. The first 100 paid entries will receive a commemorative T-shirt and a plaque. All entries will qualify for door prize drawings. Entries will be received until the day of the event.

  • Submit your calendar items and notices to mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com.
    • West Mora Soil and Water Conservation District has changed their office hours. The new office hours are: 10 a.m. to noon and 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. On days when regular or special meetings are scheduled the office will be open from noon to 4:30 p.m. For more information, call Megan McCawley-Rivera at 575-387-2424 ext. 5.

  • TODAY
    HOY
    • Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce  Board Meeting will take place on Monday, June 8 at 5:30 p.m. at 624 University Ave.

    WEDNESDAY
    MIÉRCOLES
    • Story Time is over for summer at Carnegie Library and registration for the Summer Reading Program ends on Wednesday, June 10. Forms are available at the library.

  • Submitted to the Optic

    Rociada residents Randy Huston and Hannah Huston released their album “Cowboys and Girls,” and it has already landed them recognition from the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum.

    The album will be awarded the organization’s Outstanding Traditional Western Album and Hannah will receive the New Horizon Award in April in Oklahoma City in April.