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  • Pumpkin Festival
  • Powell: White Peak to stay accessible

    New Mexico State Land Commissioner Ray Powell and his staff updated a group of nearly 90 people on the status of White Peak area in northern New Mexico on Wednesday evening.

    In April, Powell reversed a land swap of mountainous land in Colfax and Mora counties that his predecessor, Patrick Lyons, had approved.

  • Iraq may mark shift

    By Robert Burns
    AP National Security Writer

    BALI, Indonesia — In the final days of the U.S. war in Iraq, the outlook for America’s military entanglements is markedly different from the confusing, convulsive first days.

    Early on Iraq looked, to many, like one in a string of big conflicts in a “war on terror.”

  • CCHP Annual Dinner
  • Looking Back - Oct. 24, 2011

    In 1911

  • Looking Ahead - Oct. 24, 2011

    West hosting open house today

    West Las Vegas High School is hosting an open house from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.and from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24. All parents, guardians and community members are encouraged to attend.

  • Weather - Oct. 24, 2011

    Monday
    Sunny, with a high near 73. West wind 10-15 mph. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 42. West wind around 15 mph.

    Tuesday
    Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. West wind 10-15 mph. Mostly cloudy at night, with a low around 39.

    Wednesday
    A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Snow likely at night. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

    Thursday

  • FYI - News

    City of Las Vegas utility customers can once again pay their bills at City Hall. The payment center at City Hall, 1700 North Grand, has re-opened and will be accepting payments from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m, though it will be closed during the lunch hour. The payment center is for payments only. Payments can still be made. at the Utility Department on 12th Street from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • Ex-city worker charged

    A former city of Las Vegas employee who told police she was “going through tough times” has been charged with embezzlement and other crimes for allegedly diverting city bank deposits for her own use.

    The former employee, Dorrie Gurule, worked in the city’s solid waste department. Gurule, 53, who lives on the 1000 block of Grand Avenue, is facing 16 counts of embezzlement and one count each of fraud and tampering with evidence.

  • Locals say ‘no’ to Cannon plan

    Air Force plans for low-level night-time training flights over northeastern New Mexico and southern Colorado drew unanimous opposition from the dozens of area residents who spoke during a community forum held here Tuesday evening.

    About 150 people attended the forum — the second highest turnout for the 15 meetings held by Cannon in New Mexico and Colorado.