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  • Weather May 21, 2016

    Sunday

    HIGH 75° / LOW 43°

    Sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:51 a.m. to 8:05 p.m.

     

     

    Monday

    HIGH 73° / LOW 44°

    Sunny, with a high near 73. Monday night —
    mostly clear, with a low around 44.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:50 a.m. to 8:05 p.m.

  • Honoring band members
  • Que Pasa May 22, 2016

    5.22.2016
    SUNDAY

    10:30 a.m.
    United World College-USA will host their graduation on the campus, just north of Las Vegas in Montezuma. The graduation is open to the public, and will be streamed live.

    5.24.2016
    TUESDAY

    5:30 to 7 p.m.

  • Future bright for Lady Cards

    It’s probably safe to say Elicia “Chilie” Trujillo loves softball — she’s played in hundreds of games and won 26 of the last 31 as the cornerstone third baseman of the Robertson Lady Cardinals.

    But that doesn’t mean she loves softballs.

  • Noticias May 21, 2016

    Submit your calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
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    •Interested in fostering or adopting a New Mexico child? Call CYFD at 1-800-432-2075 for more information.

  • Exhibits focus on hot rods, Hoppers and lowriders

    Submitted to the Optic

    The New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors and the New Mexico Museum of Art invite you to hit the road to the City Different this summer. In collaboration with the Museum of New Mexico Press, we’re exploring the world of lowriders—the cars as well as the people. What’s in store?

  • Grizzlies in town Sunday

    Las Vegas Optic

    The Las Vegas Grizzlies, the semipro football team of record in the Meadow City, will host the Albuquerque Thunder this weekend.

    Kickoff for the game is 2 p.m. Sunday at the Herrera Complex on the West Las Vegas campus.

    The Grizzlies are 5-3 this spring and looking to return to the playoffs after making it in 2015, their inaugural season.

  • Zephyrs win late at Lab

    Las Vegas Optic

    Albuquerque outhit New Orleans 10-7 Thursday night, but the Zephyrs got the last laugh in the top of the ninth.

    Don Kelly’s line drive single scored Destin Hood for the go-ahead run in a 5-4 win for the visitors in the opener of a four-game series at Isotopes Park.

    The outcome spoiled another three-hit night for shortstop Rafael Ynoa. Brandon Barnes and Ben Paulsen both homered for Albuquerque.

  • Go Fish - May, 21 2016

    FISHING REPORT,  MAY 17
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    Charette Lakes: Fishing was fair to good using PowerBait, spinners and salmon eggs for trout. We had no reports on other species.

  • Looking Ahead - Sports - May 21, 2016

    SUNDAY
    Baseball
    •Albuquerque Isotopes vs. New Orleans Zephyrs, 12:35 p.m., Isotopes Park, Albuquerque
    •La Plaza Little League games, Rodriguez Park
    Football
    •Las Vegas Grizzlies vs. Albuquerque Thunder, 2 p.m., Herrera Complex
    Soccer
    •Las Vegas Youth Soccer League games, 2 p.m., Montezuma

    MONDAY
    Baseball
    •Albuquerque Isotopes at Omaha Storm Chasers, 5:35 p.m., Omaha, Neb.
    •Las Vegas Little League games, Keyes Park