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Today's News

  • Que Pasa - May 27, 2013

    TUESDAYMARTES
    • Basement Bargain Sale,  9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 1 at United Methodist Church. Eighth and National. Donations will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 28 and Wednesday, May 29. They will not accept any clothes or books. All proceeds will benefit United Methodist Church.

    WEDNESDAY
    MIERCOLES

  • Summer reading

    The grand prizes include a trip to Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Orlando, Fla., the opportunity to be a Junior Zookeeper for a day, a hot-air balloon ride with the governor, the chance to throw the first ceremonial pitch at an Isotopes game and even an opportunity to go out on a fossil dig.

  • Another Perspective — Environmental victory for whom?

    By Sofia Martinez

  • Locals chosen to represent North

    Several area athletes have been honored with selection to the 2013 Class 1A-3A North All-Stars in baseball and softball.

    West Las Vegas head softball coach Lucas Griego, who just guided the Lady Dons to a runner-up finish in the state tournament, has agreed to coach the North girls, which include five from the Las Vegas area.

  • ‘Hiphop’ hoops June 1-2

    Three-on-three basketball has long been one of New Mexico’s favorite summertime diversions. With events like Hoop-It-Up dotting the schedule, hoopsters of varying ages and ability levels have typically had more venues than the playground courts to ply their trade.

    Now, the New Mexico Youth Foundation and Alliance is serving up a new twist on three-on-three hoops in the form of benefit tournament using the rules of “Hiphop Basketball.”

  • Robbers ride 3-game streak

    For a fledgling franchise like the Las Vegas Train Robbers, this is a season of firsts.
    On Tuesday, the team earned its first-ever win, beating the host Trinidad (Colo.) Triggers 13-6.

    On this coming Tuesday, the squad will host its first-ever home game.
    First pitch is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Rodriguez Park’s main field. The opponent is the Taos Blizzard. Admission is $6.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - May 27, 2013

    Monday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Taos, noon, Taos
    • Las Vegas Little League games Orioles vs. Reds, 5:30 p.m., and Cardinals vs. Angels, 7:30 p.m., Keyes Park

    Tuesday
    Baseball
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers vs. Taos, 7 p.m., Rodiguez Park
    • La Plaza Little League games: Yankees vs. Rockies (minors), 5:30 p.m., Rockies vs. Cubs (majors), 7:30 p.m., Rodriguez Park
    • Las Vegas Little League games: Red Wings vs. Owlz, 6:15 p.m., Rivercats vs. Threshers, 7:45 p.m., Keyes Park

  • State track 2013
  • UPDATED: Up to $40K damage at RHS

    UPDATE: Las Vegas Police Department Deputy Chief Eugene Garcia said the case has been handed over to New Mexico State Police as of late Thursday afternoon. Garcia also said the estimated amount of damage has been reduced to $2,000.

    . . .

    Las Vegas police say they have suspects in the weekend vandalism at Robertson High School, and the Las Vegas City Schools district is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the culprits.

  • A top Scholar - West grad heading to elite school

    Greg Medina can be found in a local coffee shop when he is not tinkering with computers. But he’ll have to put his computer tinkering on hold for a few hours on Saturday morning. Medina along with the senior class of West Las Vegas will find themselves walking across the stage on Saturday morning, marking the end of their high school years.

    For Medina, walking across that stage will open up the door to an exciting future.

    Medina, 18, will depart to Neumont University to study computer science in a few months.