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Today's News

  • Faire Face
  • City manager the target of email wire transfer scam

    Las Vegas Optic reports

    The City of Las Vegas is urging all local institutions to be on the lookout for fraudulent emails requesting wire transfers.

    Last week, the City’s finance department received an email under the name of City Manager Richard Trujillo requesting a wire transfer of $46,822.58.  

    The attempted fraud was unsuccessful.

  • County holding ‘community conversation’ survey meetings

    Las Vegas Optic reports

    San Miguel County leaders are holding a series of community conversations regarding a complex survey about community needs. The first meeting was scheduled to be held Tuesday in Pecos.

    A flier about the meetings and the survey can be found here: goo.gl/sf89uc

    • The Gallinas area meeting will be held at the La Placita fire station from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7.

    • The Conchas-area meeting will be held at the Conchas Fire Station from  6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 13.

  • Two dead in Clovis shooting

    The Associated Press

    CLOVIS — A shooting inside a public library that killed two people and wounded four has deeply shaken an eastern New Mexico community.

    The gunman surrendered after the shooting Monday and was taken into custody without incident after police entered the Clovis-Carver Public Library, authorities and elected officials with the city of Clovis said during a news conference. Warrants for his arrest were being prepared, but it  wasn’t immediately clear what charges he would face.

  • Weather - Aug. 30, 2017

    WEDNESDAY

    HIGH 79°/ LOW 51°
    Sunny, with a high near 79. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Wednesday night — partly cloudy, with a low around 51.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:32 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

    THURSDAY

    HIGH 80° / LOW 53°
    Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Thursday night — a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.

  • Noticias - Aug. 30, 2017

    Submit your calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
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    • First Born program provides services to families in San Miguel and Mora counties. It is a free and confidential home visiting program. To learn more about the program, or to schedule a visit, call 454-1343.

  • Que Pasa - Aug. 30, 2017

    9.1.2017
    FRIDAY

    Sept. 1 to Sept. 30

  • Wear the liberal label — proudly

    The following editorial, by Jose Mike Jimenez, was recently published in the Roswell Daily Record.

    I received an email shortly after last week’s column came out and was accused of being a liberal, a socialist and of supporting past legislation known as Obamacare.

    First of all, if giving voice to those who have no voice makes me a liberal, then I suppose the title fits. I was also told I was no patriot when in fact I have served my country during a time of war.

  • Editorial cartoon - Aug. 30, 2017
  • Work of Art: A disappointing eclipse

    “We wuz robbed!” Or, as my English teacher at Immaculate Conception School, Sister Mas Grammatica, would have said, back in the ‘50s, “We were robbed!”

    And if my sixth-grade homeroom teacher were still around, how would she react to this question, relevant this month?

    The question is: “What does a London barber do? Answer: Eclipse