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  • Friday, Jan. 21, 1966 — Pete Roybal of the Olivas 7-11 team in the Classic League rolled a 289 game last night. He put 10 consecutive strikes on the score sheet before a stubborn five-pin ruined his chances for a perfect game. The game is the highest ever bowled in league in the history of the Vegas Bowl.

  • Sunday

    HIGH 53° / LOW 23°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Sunday night — partly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    7:06 a.m. to 5:20 p.m.

     

    Monday

  • 1.24.2016
    SUNDAY

    5 to 7 p.m.
    The Las Vegas Jewish Community Inc. will host a Tu B’Shavat potluck seder and silent auction at Temple Montefiore (Newman Chapel) located on Eighth St. and Columbia. All are welcome. For more information, contact Diana Presser at dianaepresser@gmail.com or 425-9576.

    1.26.2016
    TUESDAY

    3 p.m. and 6 p.m.

  • Submit your
    calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
    _______________
    •Substance Abuse Groups meetings take place 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 713 Railroad Ave. Las Vegas. For more information, call 425-2687.

    •Alcoholics Anonymous Hotline is 425-3577.

  • Friday, Jan. 21, 1966 — State police are discouraging travel on all highways in and out of Las Vegas today, as snow-covered roads are reported slick and dangerous. The forecast for Las Vegas and vicinity called for early continuous snow today with accumulations near four inches. Snow diminishing to flurries this evening and clearing on Saturday and continued cold. The minimum temperature for tonight and early tomorrow will be near 5 degrees, with a maximum of 30 tomorrow.

  • Friday

    HIGH 54° / LOW 27°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Friday night — partly cloudy, with a low around 27. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west after midnight.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    7:07 a.m. to 5:18 p.m.

     

     

    Saturday

  • 1.24.2016
    SUNDAY

    5 to 7 p.m.
    The Las Vegas Jewish Community Inc. will host a Tu B’Shavat potluck seder and silent auction at Temple Montefiore (Newman Chapel) located on Eighth St. and Columbia. All are welcome. For more information, contact Diana Presser at dianaepresser@gmail.com or 425-9576.

    1.26.2016
    TUESDAY

    3 p.m. and 6 p.m.

  • Submit your
    calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
    _______________
    •Substance Abuse Groups meetings take place 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 713 Railroad Ave. Las Vegas. For more information, call 425-2687.

    •Alcoholics Anonymous Hotline is 425-3577.

  • Thursday, Jan. 20, 1966 — The advisory board for St. Anthony’s Hospital is an indispensable part of the hospital, according to Sister Ann Raymond, hospital administrator. The board members are Mrs. E.J. Groth, Henry Blattman, Milton Taichert, Jose E. Armijo, Sister Ann Raymond, R.H. Stephens, James E. Connor, M.O. Henriquez, Phillip Guerin, Carlos Gilbert, Art Ortiz, Mrs. Carlos Gilbert, William Thill, Eloy Martinez, Richard Pritzlaff and Mrs. Oliver Slade.
     

  • By Margaret McKinney
    Highlands University

    Highlands University presents an art exhibit, Modern European Prints, in the Ray Drew Gallery through Feb. 13.

    Robert Bell, a Santa Fe art collector, patron, author and publisher, will give a gallery talk about the exhibit at 4 p.m. on Jan. 26.

  • Wednesday

    HIGH 50° / LOW 22°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. West wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Wednesday night — partly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    7:08 a.m. to 5:16 p.m.

     

    Thursday

  • 1.20.2016
    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.

    1.24.2016
    SUNDAY

    5 to 7 p.m.
    The Las Vegas Jewish Community Inc. will host a Tu B’Shavat potluck seder and silent auction at Temple Montefiore (Newman Chapel) located on Eighth St. and Columbia. All are welcome. For more information, contact Diana Presser at dianaepresser@gmail.com or 425-9576.

    1.26.2016

  • Wednesday, Jan. 19, 1966 — A tangle of cars and trucks, which included a school bus, resulted when seven vehicles were involved in an accident at Eighth and Douglas at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. The school bus, which had been trying to go north up the hill through several inches of ice and snow, ended up across the street alongside parked automobiles at the curb. There were no injuries.

  • Sunday

    HIGH 47° / LOW 22°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Sunday night — mostly clear, with a low around 22.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    7:09 a.m. to 5:13 p.m.

     

    Monday

    HIGH 50° / LOW 26°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Monday night —
    partly cloudy, with a low around 26.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    7:09 a.m. to 5:14 p.m.

     

  • 1.18.2016
    MONDAY

    All day
    San Miguel County offices will be closed on Monday in honor of Martin Luther King’s birthday. Offices will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday.

    All day
    The office of the Las Vegas Optic will be closed in honor the Martin Luther King’s birthday. The office will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday.

    1.19.2016
    TUESDAY

    9 a.m.

  • Submit your
    calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
    _______________
    •Substance Abuse Groups meetings take place 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 713 Railroad Ave. Las Vegas. For more information, call 425-2687.

  • Tuesday, Jan. 18, 1966 — A $2,800,000 contract to manufacture 100-foot cargo parachutes has been awarded to the Jayval Company of New Mexico, Ivan Hilton, president of the firm announced today. “This contract, the largest in the history of the company, will give us a backlog of contracts amounting to $3,750,000 going into 1966,” Hilton said this morning after word was received from the Army Aviation Supply Command in St. Louis, Mo.

  • Friday

    HIGH 39° / LOW 15°

    A 10 percent chance of snow showers after 11 a.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 39. West wind 5 to 15 mph. Friday night ­— a 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 11 p.m.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    7:10 a.m. to 5:11 p.m.

     

    Saturday

  • 1.15.2016
    FRIDAY

    7 p.m.
    Syrian activist Alaa Basatneh will do a presentation on her work as part of United World College-USA Global Issues. Basatneh is featured in the award winning documentary #ChicagoGirl. Her presentation will take place in the school’s auditorium. For more information, contact Carmen Stone at carmen.stone@uwc-usa.org.

    1.16.2016
    SATURDAY

    10 a.m. to 3 p.m.