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Today's News

  • Youth Soccer - Sept. 27, 2013

    The following are this coming weekend’s scheduled Las Vegas Youth Soccer League matches:

    U6 DIVISION
    All U6 matches are played at 8:45 a.m. Saturdays at Commerce Street Park.
    Chile vs. Mexico, Field 1
    Peru vs. Italy, Field 2
    Russia vs. Greece, Field 3
    USA vs. Croatia, Field 4

    U8 DIVISION
    All U8 matches are played at 9:30 a.m. Saturdays at Commerce Street Park.
    Belgium vs. Portugal, Field 1
    Spain vs. Norway, Field 2
    Switzerland vs. Germany, Field 3

  • Late coach to be honored

    On the first anniversary of his death, the late Joshua Paul Garcia will reportedly be honored with the naming of Mora’s baseball and softball fields.

    The ceremony will take place at 2:30 p.m. Monday at Mora High School.

    Garcia, a well-liked softball and football coach in Mora and Las Vegas, died last fall in a one-vehicle car crash.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - Sept. 27, 2013

    Friday
    Football
    • Robertson vs. Capital (homecoming), 7 p.m., Cardinal Stadium
    • West Las Vegas at Hatch Valley, 7 p.m., Hatch
    Rodeo
    • NMHU at Cochise College, TBA, Douglas, Ariz.
    Soccer
    • NMHU women vs. Colorado Christian, 7 p.m., Perkins Stadium
    Volleyball
    • NMHU at Western State, 7 p.m., Gunnison, Colo.
    • Robertson at Sandia Prep tourney, TBA, Albuquerque
    • West Las Vegas Middle School at Los Alamos, 4 p.m., Los Alamos

    Saturday

  • Judge cleared of wrongdoing

    The state Supreme Court has rejected a request from the Judicial Standards Commission to suspend Mora County Magistrate John Sanchez.

    A written ruling in the case had yet to be filed as of Tuesday morning, but the state’s high court announced its ruling during a hearing last week.

  • Yours for the picking
  • Area man sentenced to 13 years

    A man who previously pleaded guilty to trafficking crack cocaine and to distributing prescription drugs was sentenced late last month to 13 years in prison.

    Anselmo “Chemo” Ortiz, 22, was sentenced by District Judge Matthew Sandoval on Aug. 28. Sandoval sentenced Ortiz to 15 years with two of those years suspended, the District Attorney’s Office announced.

  • City pegs its flood damage at $2.2M

    The city of Las Vegas is estimating that the Friday the 13th flooding and associated rain storms caused more than $2.2 million in damage to its infrastructure.

    The City Council voted unanimously late last week to approve a disaster declaration. The San Miguel County Commission has also declared a disaster, and county staff are estimating the damage to county infrastructure at $6-to-$7 million.

    Both city and county officials are hoping that President Obama will declare the flooding that took place throughout New Mexico as a national disaster.

  • Looking Back - Sept. 25, 2013

    In 1963

  • Looking Ahead - News - Sept. 25, 2013

    Plein Air Paint Out
    The Las Vegas Plein Air Club will present its second-annual  Plein Air Paint Out. It includes registration, slide show and lecture with Ester O’Fearghail, a Highlands University assistant professor of art. The cost is $25 per participant, $10 for students. The event begins at 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at the El Zocalo Artist Co-op. Call 505-426-6688.

  • Weather - Sept. 25, 2013

    Wednesday
    Sunny, with a high near 79. Windy, with a southwest wind 15-20 mph, increasing to 25-30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 53. Windy, with a southwest wind 25-30 mph, decreasing to 15-20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Thursday