Today's News

  • Chihuahuas win series opener

    El Paso protected its spot in the Pacific Coast League Pacific Southern Division race Tuesday night, scoring seven times in the first two innings and going on to an 8-5 win over visiting Albuquerque.
    The Chihuahuas improved to 36-35, padding their lead over the Isotopes (31-41). El Paso is second in the division behind the Las Vegas 51s (41-31). Salt Lake is in fourth at 28-44, trailing the Isotopes by three games.

  • Adult Softball - June 26

    The following are upcoming adult softball games scheduled by the City of Las Vegas Recreation Department. Games are played at the city softball complex off Grant Street.

    MONDAY, JUNE 29: Men, Sons of Pitches vs. Tecolote, 6 p.m.; V-Town Grizzlies vs. Tecolote, 7:15 p.m.; Vegas Boys vs. V-Town Grizzlies, 8:30 p.m.

    TUESDAY, JUNE 30: Men, Tecolote vs. Balls Deep, 6 p.m.; Hackers vs. Balls Deep, 7:15 p.m.; Tecolote vs. V-Town Grizzlies, 8:30 p.m.

  • Fiestas drawing big talent

    There will be no shortage of talent when Las Vegas’ Fourth of July Fiestas kick off next Friday.

    The Fiestas Committee has lined up a series of performers who are sure to draw crowds to Plaza Park for the three-day extravaganza.

    Indeed, the godfather of New Mexico music himself, Al Hurricane, and son, Al Hurricane Jr. are making a stop at the Fiestas on their farewell tour. The father-son duo announced in April that they will be retiring from touring, and they kicked off the Hurricane Farewell Tour on April 11.

  • Learning safety
  • Vegas man facing rape charge

    A 26-year-old Las Vegas man was arrested and booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center on Saturday for allegedly having sex with a 15-year-old girl.

    Emmanuel Stockman, whose address in court documents is listed as being on the 400 block of Arrow Road, has been charged with three counts of criminal sexual penetration of a minor, a fourth-degree felony.

  • Gov’s trips cost more than $17K

    By Susan Montoya Bryan
    The Associated Press

    Republican Gov. Susana Martinez has made three quick trips across the border in the past year to meet with officials in neighboring Mexican states, with all of the visits aimed at ramping up trade and economic development opportunities.

    The cost to taxpayers for the governor, other officials and her security detail to visit Hermosillo in the Mexican state of Sonora last August and Chihuahua twice in April totaled more than $17,000, according to a review by The Associated Press.

  • Looking Back - June 24, 2015

    In 1965
    Wednesday, June 23 — A car crashed into a service station at Prince and Grand last night, knocking down three gas pumps and bringing the canopy over the driveway down on top of the car. Fire broke out immediately after the impact, but Las Vegas firemen quickly extinguished the blaze. Police arrested the 18-year-old driver of the car. He was charged with reckless driving, leaving the scene of an accident, and failure to report an accident.

  • Looking ahead - News - June 24, 2015

    ‘Garden party’ at Wildlife Refuge
    Friends of Las Vegas National Wildlife Refuge will have a “garden party” from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday at the Refuge Visitor Center’s pollinator garden. Bring gloves, hand tools, a small stool or pad to sit on and plenty of energy. Volunteers will remove aggressive, invasive, exotic species to give the native plants a chance to take over. The butterflies, bees, and birds will appreciate your support! Light refreshments will be available. For more information, contact Sonya Berg at 425-6680.

  • Weather - June 24, 2015

    Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 10-15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10 percent. Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 56. South wind 10-20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10 percent.

  • In Brief - News - June 24, 2015

    The Associated Press