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Today's News

  • 2 years later, still no answers

    Two years after Cindy Rivera went missing from a home on the 400 block of Peggy Lane, her family is still searching for answers.

    “Every day that passes is sadder and sadder for our family,” her aunt, Deddie Rivera said. “It’s hard to live happy when Cindy is still missing.”

    Deddie Rivera said her family is haunted by the unanswered questions. Is Cindy dead or alive? Where is she? What happened to her?

    “There are no new leads and no arrest, but the investigation still continues,” Deddie Rivera said.

  • Looking Back - June 30, 2014

    In 1964
    Wednesday, July 1 — Leveo Sanchez, 34, former Las Vegan, has been appointed deputy director of Peace Corps operations for Latin America, it was announced recently by Director Sargent Shriver. He replaces Warren G. Fuller, who was recently appointed Peace Corps Representative in Brazil. Born and raised in Las Vegas, Sanchez got his B.A. in economics and business administration from Highlands University. Later he earned his M.A. in foreign affairs and Latin American studies from George Washington University.
     

  • Looking ahead - News - June 30, 2014

    Swimming lessons available
    Highlands University swimming pool is offering swim lessons for children 4 and older starting June 30. The lessons run Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for two weeks for the cost of $30 for eight lessons. Registration takes place through Monday, July 10 before each session. If you have any questions, call the pool at 454-3073.
     

  • Weather - June 30, 2014

    Monday
    A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Northwest wind 5-10 mph, becoming south 10-15 mph in the morning. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms at night. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. West wind 5-15 mph, becoming northeast after midnight.

    Tuesday

  • Juveniles injured in crash

    A single-vehicle accident near the Castañeda Hotel Saturday night left two juveniles injured, Las Vegas Police Chief Christian Montaño said.

    Three juveniles were in the car when it skidded into a light pole, knocking it over. Two of the juveniles were transported to Alta Vista Regional Hospital, one with critical injuries, Montaño said. Alcohol is not suspected.

    No other details were immediately available.

  • Perea tapped for cancer research internship

    By Margaret McKinney
    Highlands University

    Highlands University chemistry junior Melecio Perea is one of only 30 students in the country selected to work on state-of-the-art cancer research in a summer internship at the University of Pennsylvania.

    Perea, a 20-year-old Las Vegas native, is spending 10 weeks on the Penn campus in Philadelphia for the paid internship.

  • Que Pasa - June 30, 2014

    TODAY
    HOY
    • Fiesta Queen Competition, 6 p.m. today (Monday), June 30 at the city of Las Vegas Council Chambers.
    • New Mexico Highlands University swimming pool is offering swim lessons for children 4 and older starting June 30. The lessons run Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for two weeks for the cost of $30 for eight lessons. Registration takes place through Monday, July 10 before each session. If you have any questions, call the pool at 454-3073.

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  • The First Amendment

    It’s not unusual for critics of City Hall to show up at Council meetings to vent their frustrations.

    The times that those critics have begun to talk about a specific governing board member or city employee, they have been interrupted by the city attorney and told that they are out of order.

    By contrast, those who show up at Council meetings to praise specific governing body members or city employees are allowed to speak uninterrupted.

  • Editorial Cartoon - June 30, 2014
  • Another Perspective: Lessons learned in Vegas

    Editor’s note: Baillie Kujath, Yalda Barlas and Myra Murillo, UNM BA/MD students, participated in a rural practicum this summer in Las Vegas. The students shadowed local rural physicians Dr. David Elliott, Dr. Thomas Strain and Dr. L. David Young and participated in weekly tutorial sessions at Luna Community College with UNM faculty member Sally Bachofer and community coordinator Elaine Luna. Baillie Kujath wrote this piece on behalf of the BA/MD students.