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  • 6.29.2016
    WEDNESDAY
    10 a.m. to noon
    Carnegie Library’s Summer Reading Program will host representatives from Ft. Union. Lunch is served following program on the lawn at Carnegie Park. Program is free, and children 2 to 12 years are welcome.

    7.1.2016
    FRIDAY
    5 p.m.
    The annual Fourth of July Fiestas commence at Plaza Park. The opening ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. followed by music. The carnival by Bennett’s Amusement Inc. will be open from 5 to 11 p.m. at the West Las Vegas High School parking lot.

  • Friday

    HIGH 77° / LOW 56°

    Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:49 a.m. to 8:20 p.m.

     

    Thursday

    HIGH 85° / LOW 55°

    Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:49 a.m. to 8:20 p.m.

     

  • Thursday, June 16, 1966 — There will be a different sound to the telephone dial tone in Las Vegas Friday, L.G. Eubanks, manager here for Mountain States Telephone, announced today. The tone will be changed to a lower pitch and is necessary for the inauguration of touchtone dialing. Beginning with touch-tone service all Las Vegas customers using this new telephone must use all seven digits of the telephone number they are calling.

  • Sunday

    HIGH 83° / LOW 55°

    A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 83. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:47 a.m. to 8:20 p.m.

     

    Monday

  • 6.26.2016
    SUNDAY

    1 p.m.
    Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Daughters of the Americas is sponsoring a bingo at the Immaculate Conception religious education center at Sixth Street and National. Tickets may be purchased at the door or by an OLOS Court #1301 CDA member for $5.

    6.29.2016
    WEDNESDAY

    10 a.m. to noon

  • •Highlands Alumni Affairs office asks you to nominate an individual in one of the following categories to be honored at this year’s Homecoming Celebration: Distinguished Alum, Distinguished Young Alum, Distinguished Retired Faculty, Forever Cowboy Student Award, and Spirit Award. Follow the link nmhualumni.org/homecoming to read more and to fill out the simple online form. Any questions, call Juli Salman at 426-2155.

  • The lunch menu for the Mora /Wagon Mound Senior Centers, with coffee and milk served daily.

    MONDAY
    Beef fajita, pinto beans with green chile, salsa, flour tortillas, oatmeal cookie, and peaches

    TUESDAY
    Sloppy Joe, parsley potatoes, mixed vegetables, pickle and onion slices, cottage cheese, and
    pineapple salad

    WEDNESDAY
    Quick saucy chicken, baked sweet potato with
    margarine, cranberry salad, and pumpkin pudding

    THURSDAY
    Pepperoni pizza, bean salad, pasta salad, and

  • Wednesday

    HIGH 92° / LOW 56°

    Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:46 a.m. to 8:20 p.m.

     

    Thursday

    HIGH 88° / LOW 56°

    Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. North wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

  • 6.25.2016
    SATURDAY
    10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • When I walked into Joseph Baca’s office at KFUN last March, I was struck by a piece of furniture standing quietly in the corner of the office. It was a squat blond console that I later learned housed a turntable. On the front was the original RCA logo. On a bold red background, the three capital letters were elegantly connected with a bolt of lightning streaming down from the elongated “A.”

  • The lunch menu for the Mora /Wagon Mound Senior Centers, with coffee and milk served daily.

    MONDAY
    Beef steak ranchero, pinto beans with green chile, salad and dressing, and strawberry shortcake

    TUESDAY
    Posole, spinach salad, pinto beans, flour tortilla, and strawberries with peaches

    WEDNESDAY
    Navajo taco, fry bread, pinto beans, peas and carrots, and orange

    THURSDAY
    Lemon baked chicken, rice, spinach salad, whole wheat dinner roll, applesauce, yogurt and peaches

  • Sunday

    HIGH 93° / LOW 53°

    Sunny, with a high near 93. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Sunday night — mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:45 a.m. to 8:19 p.m.

     

    Monday

    HIGH 95° / LOW 53°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 95. Monday night — partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:45 a.m. to 8:20 p.m.

     

  • The lunch menu for the Las Vegas/Pecos Senior Centers, with 2 percent milk served with all meals.

    MONDAY
    Beef and cheese enchilada with red chile, pinto beans, Spanish rice, and
    vanilla pudding

    TUESDAY
    Baked fish squares, tartar sauce, green beans, potato wedges, and fruit pie with topping

    WEDNESDAY
    Chicken wrap, celery sticks, pasta salad, and sugar-free brownie

    THURSDAY
    Lasagna, garden salad, mixed vegetables, French bread, and fruit cobbler

  • 6.19.2016
    SUNDAY

    1:30 p.m.

  • Submitted to the Optic

    There are exciting activities planned at Pecos National Historical Park for the summer, many as part of celebrating the National Park Service Centennial. Here is what’s coming up:

  • •Highlands Alumni Affairs office asks you to nominate an individual in one of the following categories to be honored at this year’s Homecoming Celebration: Distinguished Alum, Distinguished Young Alum, Distinguished Retired Faculty, Forever Cowboy Student Award, and Spirit Award. Follow the link nmhualumni.org/homecoming to read more and to fill out the simple online form. Any questions, call Juli Salman at 426-2155.

  • Sex is always a topic that gets attention, but lately it’s been getting attention in some disturbing ways.

    Transgender rights, sexual assaults on college campuses, and internet pornography have all been in the news lately — and while they’re unrelated in the way in which they’ve made news, they all have one thing in common: sex.

  • Friday, June 10, 1966 — A type L-16 light airplane was recently assembled by members of the local Civil Air Patrol Unit at the Las Vegas airport. Jim Sulier, commanding officer, and Mack Jo Sulier, executive officer, gave finishing touches to the craft prior to hosting a Fly-In Breakfast which the unit will hold Sunday morning from 6 a.m. to noon.