Today's News

  • ‘Pinnacle of our career’

    Abe Garcia will realize one of his lifelong dreams on Saturday.

    Garcia, along with Karliz DeMarco and Salif Mahamane, will open for the Grammy winning band Ozomatli that evening. The concert starts at 8 p.m. this Saturday at New Mexico Highlands University’s Ilfeld Auditorium.

  • Local man arrested on pot charges

    Las Vegas Optic

    The heavy use of air fresheners inside a vehicle tipped state police off that something wasn’t right when they conducted a traffic stop over the weekend.
    Documents filed in San Miguel Magistrate Court state that the heavy air freshener was an attempt to mask the smell of close to two pounds of marijuana inside the vehicle.

  • Bridge Street makeover
  • Looking ahead - News - March 21, 2012

    The Las Vegas City Council will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. tonight, March 21, at City Hall.

  • Looking Back - March 21, 2012

    Saturday, March 16 — That the new sewer system has been completed for several months, is in good working order and has been entirely paid for was the gratifying report to the city council last night. The total cost was $22,624.12.

  • Weather - March 21, 2012

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. North wind around 10 mph. A slight chance of rain showers before midnight, then a slight chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 29. North wind  5-10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10 percent.

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. North wind around 10 mph. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 33.

    Sunny, with a high near 69. Clear at night, with a low around 39.


  • FYI - News - March 21, 2012

    City of Las Vegas utility customers can once again pay their bills at City Hall. The payment center at City Hall, 1700 North Grand, has re-opened and will be accepting payments from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m, though it will be closed during the lunch hour. The payment center is for payments only. Payments can still be made. at the Utility Department on 12th Street from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., including through the lunch hour.

  • Wind Blown
  • QuÉ Pasa - March 21, 2012


    • Story Time at Carnegie Library, 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 21, in the children’s area of the public library. This week’s book is “Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!” by Nancy Carlson. The theme for the month is “Woman’s Month — Books Written for Children by Women.” All programs are free and open to the public.

  • Noticias - March 21, 2012

    Submit your calendar items and notices to mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com

    • The Las Vegas Police Department is requesting assistance from business owners to update the department’s emergency contacts. They are requesting all local businesses to fill out an afterhours contact form to better serve the community. Forms are available at the station and on the city’s website.