My friends know how unorganized I am, but once in a while I actually discover something that was put where it belonged. This time, Yes—it does happen... I noticed some folders or something of that nature in a bookshelf totally devoted to children’s books. I must say I don’t get into that bookcase often now because I don’t have small children nearby, in my family now.
Snow likely, mainly after 11 a.m. Cloudy, with a high near 33. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New snow accumulation of 2-4 inches possible. Snow at night. The snow could be heavy at times. Low around 19. Northeast wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent.
A 40 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Northeast wind 10-15 mph, becoming south in the afternoon. A 10 percent chance of snow at night. Partly cloudy, with a low around 9.
Lopez deserving of recognition
Congratulations to the East Las Vegas Board of Education for recognizing Mr. Silas Lopez for his contributions to education in Las Vegas. Mr. Lopez was a teacher in the West Las High School for several years before he transferred to Robertson.
Seven people filed paperwork Wednesday to run for three seats on the Luna Community College Board of Trustees.
The District 2 race pits incumbent Tony A. Valdez against challengers Richard Jaramillo and Michael Angelo Adams. All three reside in Las Vegas.
The District 4 seat is currently held by Frankie Tenorio, but he has decided not to seek re-election. The three candidates in that race are Victor R. Ramirez, of Gonzales Ranch, Severiano Sisneros of Santa Rosa and Nick F. Maestas of Anton Chico.
School board forum
The AAUW, along with the Optic, is sponsoring school board candidates forum for the Feb. 3 elections. The West Las Vegas School board forum will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22. The forum takes place at the NMHU Student Union ballroom. The Las Vegas City School board candidate forum was held on Tuesday.
New Mexico Highlands University’s Santa Fe Center is at a new location that makes it easier for students to access higher education and complete their degree at a one-stop center.
Highlands Santa Fe is located at the new Santa Fe Higher Education Center, which opened for classes Jan. 12 and celebrated its grand opening Jan. 14. The center is at 1950 Siringo Road – at the northeast corner of Siringo and Yucca Street.
BeWellNM, the official state marketplace for New Mexicans to shop, buy, and compare health plans, will be hosting a free telephone town hall for residents of Santa Fe, Taos, Rio Arriba, San Miguel, Mora, and Los Alamos counties at 7 p.m. Tuesday.