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Today's News

  • Looking Back - Aug. 18, 2014

    In 1964
    Friday, August 21 — Various problems of conversion to natural gas and the magnitude of the undertaking were discussed at a special meeting of the City Council last night. The rate schedule for the natural gas utility was approved with a $1.75 monthly minimum charge. The first 1,000 cubic feet of gas will be $1.75 per MCF, the next 4.00 cubic feet 75 cents per MCF, and next 5,000 cubic feet 70 cents per MCF.

  • Looking ahead - News - Aug. 18, 2014

    ‘Make a Wish, Honey Bear’
    Story Time at Carnegie Library is at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 20 in the children’s area of the public library. This week’s book is “Make a Wish, Honey Bear!” by Marcus Pfister. Free and open to the public
     

  • Weather - Aug. 18, 2014

    Monday
    Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southeast wind 5-10 mph, becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms at night. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Tuesday
    A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms at night. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Wednesday

  • Wedding bells
  • Agreement gives clearer pathway for degrees

    By Margaret McKinney
    Highlands University

    Highlands University and Luna Community College students have a clearer pathway to graduation in the sciences, thanks to a new agreement between the institutions.

    On Aug. 11, Highlands and Luna signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at increasing the number of students in Northern New Mexico who complete bachelor’s degrees in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM.

  • Que Pasa - Aug. 18, 2014

    TUESDAY
    MARTES
    • Tierra y Montes Soil and Conservation monthly board meeting, 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 19 at U.S. Forest Service Building in Las Vegas. For more information, call 425-9088.

    WEDNESDAY
    MIÉRCOLES
    • Story Time at Carnegie Library is at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 20 in the children’s area of the public library. This week’s book is “Make a Wish, Honey Bear!” by Marcus Pfister. Free and open to the public.

    THURSDAY
    JUEVES

  • Locking out the public

    New Mexico’s largest school district is parting ways with its superintendent, but neither side is saying why.

    The Albuquerque Public Schools Board voted unanimously Friday to accept Winston Brooks’ resignation, despite the fact that he still has two years left on his contract.

    Unfortunately the settlement agreement entered into by Brooks and the district shortchanges New Mexico taxpayers.

  • Dispatch New Mexico - Day trip opens eyes to a world of NM wonders

    Travel the back roads of New Mexico and it’s amazing what you can find.

    Recently my daughter Maya and I took a day trip to the northeastern tip of New Mexico, for a meeting I had in Clayton.

    Then we returned to our hometown of Las Vegas by way of Folsom, Capulin and Raton.

  • Editorial cartoon - Aug. 18, 2014
  • Golf tournaments galore

    The Fiesta is coming.

    And it’s a time for local area women’s golfers to celebrate.

    The Las Vegas Women’s Golf Association’s annual Fiesta de Golf tournament, a one-day ABCD scramble format event, is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 27, at the Gene Torres Golf Course operated by New Mexico Highlands University.

    The event includes breakfast, lunch, a silent auction, door prizes and longest drive, closest to the pin and team prizes.