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Today's News

  • Looking ahead - News - March 21, 2012

    The Las Vegas City Council will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. tonight, March 21, at City Hall.

  • Looking Back - March 21, 2012

    Saturday, March 16 — That the new sewer system has been completed for several months, is in good working order and has been entirely paid for was the gratifying report to the city council last night. The total cost was $22,624.12.

  • Weather - March 21, 2012

    Wednesday
    Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. North wind around 10 mph. A slight chance of rain showers before midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 29. North wind  5-10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10 percent.

    Thursday
    Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. North wind around 10 mph. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 33.

    Friday
    Sunny, with a high near 69. Clear at night, with a low around 39.

     

  • FYI - News - March 21, 2012

    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., including through the lunch hour.

  • Wind Blown
  • QuÉ Pasa - March 21, 2012

    TODAYHOY

    • Story Time at Carnegie Library, 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 21, in the children’s area of the public library. This week’s book is “Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!” by Nancy Carlson. The theme for the month is “Woman’s Month — Books Written for Children by Women.” All programs are free and open to the public.

  • Noticias - March 21, 2012

    Submit your calendar items and notices to mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com

    • The Las Vegas Police Department is requesting assistance from business owners to update the department’s emergency contacts. They are requesting all local businesses to fill out an afterhours contact form to better serve the community. Forms are available at the station and on the city’s website.

  • Graduating high school

    Nationally, it’s a bit of good news. Not so much for New Mexico.  

  • Work of Art — Battling the elements

    Edward Flores, limping, fearing frostbite and distraught over marital problems and separation from his sons, is also without a car.

    It’s a strange tale, as circuitous as the routes he followed to get to Las Vegas, all of it occurring within the past two weeks. Part of the odyssey consumed much of last Saturday, through the winding, twisting cow-paths of eastern San Miguel and northern Guadalupe counties, as he and volunteers went in search of his car.

  • Montoya named to Dream Team

    Recognizing a stellar season that culminated in a state championship, wrestling coaches from across New Mexico awarded Robertson freshman Richard “Rico” Montoya with selection to the New Mexico Dream Team.

    The Dream Team is the wrestling equivalent to the all-state teams named for team sports such as football, basketball and baseball.

    Montoya in late February achieved his second Class 1A-3A state championship in as many seasons, beating Anthony Bernal of St. Mike’s 6-1 in the final. He finished the year 39-1.