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Today's News

  • Fiesta Run
  • State softball tourneys in town

    Las Vegas will welcome participants in the state juniors (13-14) and majors (11-12) softball tournaments beginning Saturday and continuing through the middle of next week.

    La Plaza’s Rodriguez Park is hosting the 11-12 tourney, which gets under way 9 a.m. Saturday. Las Vegas Little League, the District 4 champ, will play  its opener 9 a.m. Sunday.

  • ‘Beasties’ holding youth soccer camp

    Robertson’s girls’ soccer team invites area youngsters to take part in a weeklong camp Monday through Friday at RHS field.

    Children age 5 to 12 are welcome to take part. Cost is $40 for the full 8 a.m. to noon camp. It’s $20 for the 8-10 a.m. camp for ages 5-6. Registration is 7:45 a.m. Monday, July 14.

    Each participant should bring a ball and drinking water.

    Proceeds benefit the RHS girls’ program, which has represented Las Vegas with deep runs in recent state tournaments.

  • World Cup final is Sunday

    The Associated Press

    SAO PAULO  — The World Cup’s second semifinal was supposed to put the silky skills of Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben in the spotlight. Instead, a goalkeeper and two rock-solid defenses stole the show.

    Argentina goalie Sergio Romero saved two penalties Wednesday to send Argentina into the World Cup final with a 4-2 shootout win over the Netherlands after tough defending and a lack of creative spark from either team consigned the match to a 0-0 stalemate.

  • Robbers’ last home games upcoming

    Fans will have only a couple of chances left to catch a Las Vegas Train Robbers home game this summer.

    The team plays its final two games at Rodriguez Park on Saturday evening against Raton and Sunday vs. Trinidad. Tickets are $6 general admission.

    The Robbers will play one more “home” game at 7 p.m. Monday at Santa Rosa High School.

  • Looking ahead - Sports - July 11, 2014

    Friday
    Baseball
    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Las Vegas 51s (DH), 6:05 p.m., Las Vegas, Nev.
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Raton Osos, 6 p.m., Raton
    Softball
    • Las Vegas Adult Softball League women’s all-star game, 6 p.m., TBA

    Saturday
    Baseball
    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Las Vegas 51s, 8:05 p.m., Las Vegas, Nev.
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers vs. Raton Osos, 6 p.m., Rodriguez Park
    Softball

  • Mora County Notebook - Mora Little League season wraps up

    The closing ceremony for the Mora Little League Baseball Teams took place on June 19.

    The Little League would like to thank those who took part, players, parents, and volunteers who helped make this summer a success.

    After the closing of the local season, the Mora Little League sent an All- Star team to the district tournament which began on late last month in Las Vegas.

    They played three games before they won their first game, and lost the two others.

  • Mora County Calendar and Senior Lunch Menu - July 11, 2014

    COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Friday
    9 a.m. to 11 a.m. — Last Day of Vacation Bible School, First Presbyterian Church
    Saturday
    8 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Flea Market, VFW Ladies Auxiliary, VFW Building
    9 a.m. — Kids Actor’s Workshop and lunch
    1 p.m. — Auditions for play “Little Red and the Riding Hoods”
    Sunday
    2 p.m. — VFW Ladies Auxiliary meeting, VFW Building
    5 p.m. — VFW meeting, VFW Building
    Monday

  • Palabras Pintorescas: History repeats itself

    I can’t resist one last column about our Las Vegas and area history as recorded in my copy of the May 30, 1954 edition of the Denver Post. This story only proves history does repeat itself.

  • Judge asked to toss case

    The attorney representing a former Rogers Mortuary employee accused of stealing more than $200,000 from the company is asking a judge to throw out the case, arguing that prosecutors erred in how they charged his client.