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  • City to take over senior centers

    City of Las Vegas officials are pledging to increase services for seniors as they prepare to take over operation of the three senior centers in San Miguel County.

    “The services won’t be the same. They’ll be much better. That’s a guarantee,” said Mayor Alfonso Ortiz.

  • State forecasting 4 percent revenue growth

    By Barry Massey
    The Associated Press

    SANTA FE — Lawmakers and Gov. Susana Martinez will have $272 million available in the upcoming budget year for spending increases on government programs and to offset any new tax cuts that may be enacted, according to a new financial forecast released Wednesday.

    If all of the money is added to the state's budget next year, it will allow for spending increases of 4.8 percent.

  • Looking Back - News - August 24, 2012

    In 1962

    Friday, Aug. 24 — Detour signs, signs of progress, appeared on several City streets this week as the City's paving project got underway with work on National Avenue. Bruce Construction Company engineer Jim Casady said that the crew will continue to work west on National to the bridge, then will move south on 12th Street to Douglas, where they will turn east on Douglas Avenue to Grand.

  • Looking Ahead - News - August 24, 2012

    Music from Angel Fire concert is today

    Music from Angel Fire will hold its Las Vegas concert at 7 p.m. today, (Friday), at Ilfeld Auditorium. Tickets are $20 for adults; $15 for patrons 30 and under with a valid I.D. and $10 for students with a valid I.D. Tickets are available at the Media Arts Building across from Ilfeld, Pendaries Village, Plaza Hotel and Semilla Natural Foods.

  • Weather - August 24, 2012

    Friday
    Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 10-15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Scattered showers and thunderstorms at night. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. West wind 5-10 mph, becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent.

    Saturday

  • Couple convicted of retaliation against IRS agents

    The Associated Press

    ALBUQUERQUE — A federal jury has convicted an Albuquerque man of retaliating against two IRS workers involved in tax collections against him and his wife.

    Sixty-eight-year-old John Williamson faces up to 15 years in prison and fines up to $255,000 on felony charges of retaliation and interference with the agents’ official duties.

  • Jail Log - August 24, 2012

    The following individuals were booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center between Aug. 13 and Aug. 20:

    Heriberto Martinez, 35, 24 day commitment — third DWI
    Gilbert Chavez, 75, six day commitment — suspended/ revoked driver's license
    Jerry Gomez, 38, district court warrant
    Samantha Whittington, 30, magistrate court warrant
    Robert Ruiz, 36, burglary
    Jessie Matta, 30, assault on a household member, criminal damage to property, driving while intoxicated

  • Activists question proposal

    By Jeri Clausing
    The Associated Press

    LOS ALAMOS — Nuclear watchdogs are fighting a proposal to ship tons of plutonium to New Mexico, including the cores of nuclear warheads that would be dismantled at an aging and structurally questionable lab atop an earthquake fault zone.

    Opponents voiced their opposition at a series of public hearings that opened this week on the best way to dispose of the radioactive material as the federal government works to reduce the nation’s nuclear arsenal.

  • Romney presents economic message

    By Julie Pace and Matthew Daly
    The Associated Press

    HOBBS — Seeking to reset his economic message, Republican Mitt Romney pledged Thursday to create 3 million jobs and more than $1 trillion in revenue by ramping up offshore oil drilling and giving states more control over energy production on federal land.

    Romney, reviving a long-elusive goal pushed by presidents and presidential candidates for decades, said his plans would make the U.S., along with Canada and Mexico, energy independent by 2020.

  • In Brief - New Mexico News - August 24, 2012

    The Associated Press