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  • Weather - May 20, 2013

    Monday
    Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Breezy, with a west wind 10-15 mph, increasing to 20-25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 41. Breezy, with a west wind 20-25 mph becoming north 10 to 15 mph after midnight.

    Tuesday
    Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. North wind 5-15 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 45.

    Wednesday
    Sunny, with a high near 80. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 51.
     

  • Looking Ahead - News - May 20, 2013

    The VA Health Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ths Tuesday at the VA Clinic located at 624 University Ave. For more information about the fair, please contact Linda Daninger at 265-1711 ext. 2625.

  • Looking Back - May 20, 2013

    In 1963
    Friday, May 24 — Rex Morrison was elected Right Eminent Grand Commander, Grand Commandery, Knights Templar of New Mexico at the 63rd annual conclave of the grand commandery which concluded sessions this week at the Glorieta Baptist Assembly. Raised a Master Mason in Chapman Lodge No. 2 A.F. and A.M., Dec. 21, 1939, the distinguished local Mason served as worshipful master two years, 1946-47 and served as district deputy grand master for two years, 1948-49.

  • Big threat to press freedom

    Republicans, Democrats and defenders of the First Amendment are decrying the decision by the Justice Department to secretly subpoena two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press.

  • Kids need consequences

    My name is Ray Gallegos, and I was born in Las Vegas, N.M. I retired from education last year and have more than 35 years of educational experience as a teacher and administrator. My role as a single parent of two daughters may prove to be the most credible of my qualifications to comment on education.

  • NMHU students create exhibit for museum

    By Margaret McKinney

    Highlands University

    New Mexico Highlands University media arts students created a hands-on multimedia exhibit, The Science of Cities, for the Santa Fe Children’s Museum. A grand opening of the exhibit was held earlier this month.

    The high-tech, high-touch exhibit is designed to engage children in fun interactive learning about how cities work, including a cultural focus on Santa Fe’s nine sister cities around the world.

  • Proud son
  • Que Pasa - May 20, 2013

    TODAYHOY
    • The local New Mexico Department of Veterans’ Service office at 917 Douglas Ave resumes regular business hours will resume on Monday, May 20.

    TUESDAYMARTES
    • VA Health Fair, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21 at the VA Clinic located at 624 University Avenue in Las Vegas. For more information about the fair, please contact Linda Daninger at 265-1711, ext. 2625.

  • Lady Dons win two state track titles

    Jayme Quintana brought an end to her high school athletic career in style Saturday, racing to a Class 3A state championship in the girls’ 800-meter run.

  • West reaches state softball final

    Quick with the sticks and creative on the basepaths, the West Las Vegas softball team has scored three or four runs with one swing of the bat on a few occasions this season. So it’s no reach to say the Lady Dons were a play away from winning the Class 3A state championship this past weekend.

    No. 2 Silver stalled a valiant rally from No. 5 WLV in Saturday’s championship game, then scored the last four unanswered runs to prevail 10-7.