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  • 3.5.2016
    SATURDAY
    All day
    The Miss Las Vegas’ Outstanding Teen Pageant is scheduled for Saturday, March 19. The contest is open to young girls 13 to 17 residing in New Mexico. Phases of competition are interview, talent, physical fitness in sportswear, and formal wear. There is a $100 fee to enter the pageant. Enter online at www.missnewmexico.org. Entry deadline is Saturday, March 5. For more information, contact Philip Ortiz at 718-6848.

    3.6.2016
    SUNDAY
    6:30 p.m.

  • Wednesday

    HIGH 72° / LOW 35°

    Sunny, with a high near 72. Windy, with a west wind 10 to 20 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
     
    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:29 a.m. to 5:57 p.m.

     

    Thursday

  • 3.2.2016
    WEDNESDAY

    10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
    Carnegie Library Story Time takes place in the children’s area of the library. All programs are free and open to the public.

    3.3.2016
    THURSDAY

    7 p.m.
    El Creston Mutual Domestic Water Association will hold its monthly board meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 3 at 49 Mira Sol Road in the Ojitos Frios Ranches Subdivision. The public is welcome.

    Upcoming
    & Ongoing

    March 5

  • Tuesday, March 1, 1966 — A resident of Ribera, who is the father of four small children, two of them in school at Ribera, complained today because of the schools being closed in his area to “allow teachers to play politics in West Las Vegas.” The schools were closed in West Las Vegas, Ribera, San Jose, Bernal and Villanueva. “The people of our community have nothing to do with West Las Vegas elections, and why should we have to keep our children from school to accommodate the School Board?” asked the resident.

  • Sunday

    HIGH 64° / LOW 32°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the morning. Sunday night — partly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:32 a.m. to 5:55 p.m.


    Monday

    HIGH 64° / LOW 33°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Monday night —
    partly cloudy, with a low around 33.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:31 a.m. to 5:56 p.m.

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

    MONDAY
    Chicken fried steak, white gravy, mashed potatoes, peas, whole wheat bread, and a brownie cupcake
    TUESDAY
    Open face turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes, gravy, peas, and pears
    WEDNESDAY
    Barbecue baked chicken, corn on the cob, green beans, whole wheat roll with margarine, and tropical fruit
    THURSDAY
    Green chile cheese tortilla burger, pork and beans, potato chips, and ice cream
    FRIDAY

  • •Casa de Samaritan Homeless Shelter at 716 Grand Ave. is operating every night, providing meals, laundry and hot showers from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The shelter is open for overnight stays Nov. 1 to March 31. The Thrift Store, at Seventh and Legion, offers vouchers for clothing. Samaritan House offers a food pantry distribution every second and fifth Wednesday. Applications for rental services for those who may qualify are available call 454-1390.

  • Sunday

    HIGH 64° / LOW 32°

    Sunny, with a high near 64. Sunday night — partly cloudy, with a low around 32.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:32 a.m. to 5:55 p.m.

     

    Saturday

    HIGH 65° / LOW 36°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. West wind 5 to 15 mph. Saturday night — mostly clear, with a low around 36.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:34 a.m. to 5:54 p.m.

     

    Sunday

  • Submitted to the Optic

    Harvey Girl Couriers were once an integral part of Harvey House history as they provided women to serve as tour guides. A part of this history will be performed by VanAnn Moore.

  • Submitted to the Optic

    Harvey Girl Couriers were once an integral part of Harvey House history as they provided women to serve as tour guides. A part of this history will be performed by VanAnn Moore.

  • 2.26.2016
    FRIDAY
    Feb. 26, Feb. 27 and Feb. 28
    The Las Vegas Community Theater Collective presents “The Glass Menagerie” by Tennessee Williams for several performances. Show-times are at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26 and Saturday, Feb. 27 and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 28. The play will take palace at The Spot, located at Socorro and Chavez Streets. Tickets are $8 general admission, $5 seniors and $3 for students.

    2.28.2016
    SUNDAY
    9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Friday

    HIGH 58° / LOW 29°

    Sunny, with a high near 58. Friday night — mostly clear, with a low around 29.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:35 a.m. to 5:53 p.m.

     

    Thursday

    HIGH 48° / LOW 25°

    Sunny, with a high near 48. East wind around 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Thursday night — mostly clear, with a low around 25.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:36 a.m. to 5:52 p.m.

     

  • 2.24.2016
    WEDNESDAY
    10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
    Carnegie Library Story Time takes place in the children’s area of the library. All programs are free and open to the public.

    6:30 p.m.
    A candidate forum will take place at the Leveo Sanchez Lecture Hall, next to Donnelly Library on the Highlands campus. The forum will feature candidates for mayor of Las Vegas.

    Feb. 24

  • Tuesday, Feb. 22, 1966 — A group of Highlands University students were initiated into Pi Gamma Mu, a national honor fraternity in Social Science. Sponsors of the group are Dr. Irma Schuster and Dr. Lynn Perrigo. Students initiated are Rhodina Irby, Aline Cipriani, Lucy Reed, Marcia Brown, Loretta Larson, Norma Prichard, Julian Josue Vigil, Joe Sullivan, Tom Rieniets, Dennis Dunnum, Marshall Whitehead, Roy Oldfield and Charles Dybdal.

  • Sunday

    HIGH 56° / LOW 30°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
    Sunday night ­— a 10 percent chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 30.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:41 a.m. to 5:48 p.m.


    Monday

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  • 2.21.2016
    SUNDAY
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    A Candidate Clean-up will take place throughout Las Vegas. Participants are asked to meet at the train depot. A free barbecue will take place at We Care located at 2200 Seventh St. For more information, call 425-8631.

    1:30 p.m.