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  • Johns Hopkins University grad
  • Senior Lunch Menu — July 9, 2017

    The breakfast and lunch menu for the Las Vegas/Pecos Senior Centers, with 2 percent milk served with all meals. Menu for July 10 to June 14.

    MONDAY
    Breakfast: Egg and cheese burrito with green chile and onion
    Lunch: Chicken fried steak with white gravy, mashed potatoes, peas, whole wheat bread, and pudding

    TUESDAY
    Breakfast: Cereal, juice, and bagel with cream cheese
    Lunch: Baked fish fillets, wild rice, Brussels sprouts, dinner roll, and muffin

    WEDNESDAY

  • Noticias - July 9, 2017

    Submit your calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
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    • First Born program provides services to families in San Miguel and Mora counties. It is a free and confidential home visiting program. To learn more about the program, or to schedule an informational visit, call 454-1343.

  • Que Pasa - July 9, 2017

    7.9.2017
    SUNDAY

    July 9, 16, 23 and 30
    Meadow City Academy of Music
    presents Flamenco Lessons at the Palms Ballroom with teacher Emmy Grimm of Emi Arte Flamenco. Register for Flamenco classes at Las Vegas Arts Council Gallery at 140 Bridge St. in Las Vegas. Two classes will take place — one for 6- to 12-year-olds at 2 p.m., followed by a 3 p.m. class for ages 13 and older. For more information, call 425-1085.

    Upcoming & Ongoing

    July 20

  • NMSP chief, do your job

    The following editorial appeared recently in the Rio Grande Sun newspaper, which serves the Española area.

    Full disclosure: New Mexico State Police Chief Pete Kassetas is not one of our favorite people. He lords over a clandestine organization that spends an enormous amount of time, money and other resources to keep information from the public.

  • Editorial Cartoon - July 9, 2017
  • Another Perspective: State engineer, city should closely examine Storrie arrangement

    By Arthur Ray Gallegos

    I believe that many are aware of the contentious relationship between the City of Las Vegas and the Acequias.

    We are so busy being taxed, trying to raise our children, and pay our bills that the average person does not think about water until they can’t wash their car, water their lawn, or the faucet is dry.

  • Just a Thought: The price of being a proud American

    By Rick Kraft

    I have stood 30 meters below where the first atomic bomb was exploded in Hiroshima, Japan on Aug. 6, 1945. I have been in Sparta where countless battles occurred in the 5th century B.C. between warring communities within what is modern- day Greece. I have looked over the battlefield at Gettysburg, Penn., where the tide was turned in our Civil War in the first three days of July 1863.

  • Babbling Brooks - New Mexico needs to export more goods

    There is plenty of talk about how San Miguel and other northeastern New Mexico counties can hang onto the government or farming and ranching jobs it has held for years. There is far less conversation about how private-sector growth can expand in the area.

    If a country exports a greater value than it imports, it is called a trade surplus, positive balance, and conversely, if a country imports a greater value than it exports, it is generally called a trade deficit, negative balance, or, in campaign rhetoric, a “trade gap.”

  • Mora to host 3-on-3 hoops

    Two of the Mora Valley’s greatest passions — the sport of basketball and the community’s annual fiesta celebration — will be a part of one big event later this month.

    The Mora Fiestas Basketball Jam, a 3-on-3 tournament, will be held July 22-23 in conjunction with the annual Mora Fiestas. Games will be situated at Montoya Gym and adjacent courts on the Mora High School campus.

    The tournament will serve as a benefit for the Mora Valley Youth Basketball Program, organizers say.