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Today's News

  • Youth Soccer - May 8

    The following are upcoming games scheduled by the Las Vegas Youth Soccer League:

    MAY 2-3

    U6 DIVISION
    All U6 games are played at 9 a.m. Saturdays at Commerce Street Park.

    Mexico vs. USA, Field 1; Russia vs. Peru, Field 2; Greece vs. Chile, Field 3; Italy vs. Croatia, Field 4

    U8 DIVISION
    All U8 games are played at 10 a.m. Saturdays at Commerce Street Park.

  • Go Fish - May 8

    Fishing report, May 5

    Charette Lakes: Fishing was slow. Fishing pressure was light.

    Cimarron River: Stream flow was 43 cfs near Cimarron. Trout fishing in the lower canyon below Clear Creek was fair for anglers using brassies, bead head hare’s ears and Panther Martins. Fishing at the Gravel Pit Lakes was slow to fair using worms, garlic scented Power Bait and spinners.

  • Looking ahead - Sports - May 8, 2015

    Friday
    Baseball
    • First round of state tournaments
    • Las Vegas Little League games, evenings, Keyes Park
    • La Plaza Little League games, evenings, Rodriguez Park
    • Albuquerque Isotopes at Sacaramento RiverCats, 8:05 p.m., Sacramento, Calif.
    Softball
    • First round of state tournaments
    Tennis
    • State championships, Albuquerque
    Track and field
    • Class 1A-3A state championships, Albuquerque

  • FYI - Sports - May 8

    Golf tourney to benefit NMHU
    The Highlands athletic department announces its inaugural golf outing on Saturday, June 6, at Pendaries Mountain Community and Golf Resort in Rociada.

  • Most teachers rated effective

    By Russell Contreras
    The Associated Press

    The number of New Mexico’s teachers rated “effective” or better dropped slightly this year under a much-debated evaluation system, according to new numbers released Monday by the state’s Public Education Department.

  • Needed repairs - Carnegie getting a facelift

    Carnegie Library has stood the test of time for more than a century. But now the library is getting caught up with technology and is getting an exterior facelift.

    On Monday, the library launched its E-books program.

    “The e-book program brings us into the 21st Century,” Gina Harris of the Friends of Carnegie Library said. “This program is really good for this library as it is able to get credit for every electronic item that is ‘checked out.’”

  • Finalist’s bags already packed

    Regents at New Mexico Highlands University won’t take formal action on the hiring of the school’s next president until May 18, but one of the finalists has already packed his bags and is heading to New Mexico.

    No, Brian Levin-Stankevich isn’t being overly confident.

    “We were in the process of moving to New Mexico anyway,” he said during a community forum last week. He and his wife, Debi, have a house in Edgewood. They’ve had a home in New Mexico for the past nine years.

  • Diaz to speak at Luna graduation

    By Jesse Gallegos
    Luna Community College

    Action 7 News Chief Meteorologist Joe Diaz will be the guest speaker at Luna Community College’s graduation which will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday.

    The graduation will be held on the north end of the campus. About 160 students will graduate that day.

  • Looking Back - May 6, 2015

    In 1965
    Friday, May 7 — A melodrama, “Love Rides the Rails,” by Morland Cary, will be presented tonight in McFarland Hall. The old-time melodramatic production is under the direction of Mrs. Patricia Schlatter and assistant director Sharon Smith. It features music between acts by Robertson High School and Junior High choruses. Among those appearing will be Lynne Yaffee, Casandra Encinias, Reina Garcia and Sara McWilliams.

  • Looking ahead - News - May 6, 2015

    Naturalization Ceremony set for Friday
    A naturalization ceremony will take place from 1 to 2 p.m. on Friday, May 8, at Fort Union National Monument. The ceremony is open to the public.