Las Vegas Mayor Alfonso Ortiz has dodged a political bullet for now, with the city clerk invalidating more than half of the signatures on a petition to recall him from office, a move that effectively stops the recall effort in its tracks.
Students attending New Mexico Highlands University on a Legislative Lottery Scholarship could find themselves having to come up with some extra cash during the spring semester, and that has Highlands President Jim Fries worried.
The city of Las Vegas has concluded that water in Bradner Reservoir is safe to use despite an accident in April in which a city contractor accidently spilled about 10 gallons of hydraulic fluid into the reservoir.
The Fourth of July Fiestas are under way. The Fiesta Mass is at 5:40 p.m. today at Our Lady of Sorrows Church. The paradestarts at 9 a.m.. Saturday at Second Street and Mills Avenue. And numerous musicians will perform at Plaza Park through Sunday.