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Today's News

  • Editorial Cartoon - July 11, 2014
  • Nuestra Historia - Eugenio, Las Gorras Blancas & the Constitution

    By Jesus L. Lopez

    It was at the momentous constitutional convention of 1910 that Eugenio Romero again emerged as a strong voice to protect the rights of Hispanic New Mexicans.

  • Editorial Roundup - July 11, 2014

    Compiled by The Associated Press

    The Brattleboro (Vt.) Reformer on climate change (July 2):  

    Hardly a day goes by that we don’t hear about the dire consequences of climate change and the impending doom it will bring on the planet and all of mankind. Heat trapping gases created by our reliance on and addiction to fossil-fuel energy sources are raising the temperatures in our oceans and our atmosphere, melting ice caps throughout the polar regions, and causing extreme weather patterns all over the globe.

  • Fiesta Run
  • State softball tourneys in town

    Las Vegas will welcome participants in the state juniors (13-14) and majors (11-12) softball tournaments beginning Saturday and continuing through the middle of next week.

    La Plaza’s Rodriguez Park is hosting the 11-12 tourney, which gets under way 9 a.m. Saturday. Las Vegas Little League, the District 4 champ, will play  its opener 9 a.m. Sunday.

  • ‘Beasties’ holding youth soccer camp

    Robertson’s girls’ soccer team invites area youngsters to take part in a weeklong camp Monday through Friday at RHS field.

    Children age 5 to 12 are welcome to take part. Cost is $40 for the full 8 a.m. to noon camp. It’s $20 for the 8-10 a.m. camp for ages 5-6. Registration is 7:45 a.m. Monday, July 14.

    Each participant should bring a ball and drinking water.

    Proceeds benefit the RHS girls’ program, which has represented Las Vegas with deep runs in recent state tournaments.

  • World Cup final is Sunday

    The Associated Press

    SAO PAULO  — The World Cup’s second semifinal was supposed to put the silky skills of Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben in the spotlight. Instead, a goalkeeper and two rock-solid defenses stole the show.

    Argentina goalie Sergio Romero saved two penalties Wednesday to send Argentina into the World Cup final with a 4-2 shootout win over the Netherlands after tough defending and a lack of creative spark from either team consigned the match to a 0-0 stalemate.

  • Robbers’ last home games upcoming

    Fans will have only a couple of chances left to catch a Las Vegas Train Robbers home game this summer.

    The team plays its final two games at Rodriguez Park on Saturday evening against Raton and Sunday vs. Trinidad. Tickets are $6 general admission.

    The Robbers will play one more “home” game at 7 p.m. Monday at Santa Rosa High School.

  • Looking ahead - Sports - July 11, 2014

    Friday
    Baseball
    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Las Vegas 51s (DH), 6:05 p.m., Las Vegas, Nev.
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers at Raton Osos, 6 p.m., Raton
    Softball
    • Las Vegas Adult Softball League women’s all-star game, 6 p.m., TBA

    Saturday
    Baseball
    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Las Vegas 51s, 8:05 p.m., Las Vegas, Nev.
    • Las Vegas Train Robbers vs. Raton Osos, 6 p.m., Rodriguez Park
    Softball

  • Mora County Notebook - Mora Little League season wraps up

    The closing ceremony for the Mora Little League Baseball Teams took place on June 19.

    The Little League would like to thank those who took part, players, parents, and volunteers who helped make this summer a success.

    After the closing of the local season, the Mora Little League sent an All- Star team to the district tournament which began on late last month in Las Vegas.

    They played three games before they won their first game, and lost the two others.