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  • Wednesday

    HIGH 65° / LOW 37°

    Sunny, with a high near 65. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:58 a.m. to 4:48 p.m.

     

    Thursday

    HIGH 66° / LOW 39°

    Sunny, with a high near 66. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:59 a.m. to 4:48 p.m.

     

    Friday

  • 12.9.2015
    WEDNESDAY

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

    6 to 8 p.m.
    Donations are being accepted for the CASA Christmas Silent Auction taking place at Our Lady of Sorrows parish hall. All proceeds buy presents for children in foster care. To donate call Phyllis Martinez at 454-0223 or Bambi Doe Blake at 425-2684.

    12.12.2015
    SATURDAY

    8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Friday, Dec. 3, 1965 — At a special meeting last night, City Council adopted an ordinance providing for annexation of a 44.05 tract of land at the north edge of the City. A petition signed by all property owners within the tract concerned, was presented to the Council by Bill Hanna and John S. Collins who, as a corporation, own about 70 percent of the land. The land, formerly owned by Dick Kierig, lies along the east side of Seventh Street Extension, from near the U.S. Army Reserve building to Lee Drive.
     

  • Friday, Dec. 3, 1965 — At a special meeting last night, City Council adopted an ordinance providing for annexation of a 44.05 tract of land at the north edge of the City. A petition signed by all property owners within the tract concerned, was presented to the Council by Bill Hanna and John S. Collins who, as a corporation, own about 70 percent of the land. The land, formerly owned by Dick Kierig, lies along the east side of Seventh Street Extension, from near the U.S. Army Reserve building to Lee Drive.
     

  • Sunday

    HIGH 51° / LOW 28°

    Sunny, with a high near 51. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Sunday night will be mostly clear, with a low around 28.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:56 a.m. to 4:47 p.m.

     

    Monday

    HIGH 56° / LOW 26°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Monday night is expected to be mostly clear, with a low around 26.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:57 a.m. to 4:47 p.m.


  • 12.9.2015
    WEDNESDAY

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

    6 to 8 p.m.
    Donations are being accepted for the CASA Christmas Silent Auction taking place at Our Lady of Sorrows parish hall. All proceeds buy presents for children in foster care. To donate call Phyllis Martinez at 454-0223 or Bambi Doe Blake at 425-2684.

    12.12.2015
    SATURDAY

    5:30 p.m.

  • Submit your
    calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
    _______________
    •Fourth Judicial District Court Appointed Special Advocates needs volunteers. The local CASA program is taking applications for volunteers. Call CASA at 454-0223. or visit the office.

    •Interested in fostering or adopting a New Mexico child? Call CYFD at 1-800-432-2075 for more information.

  • The following individuals were booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center between Nov. 23 and Dec. 1:
    Bobby Lucero, 28, probation violation: failure to report, received a traffic citation
    Kasey Rockwell, 25, aggravated battery on household member, battery on household member
    Antonio Larranaga, 32, probation violation: positive for alcohol
    Filbert Trujillo, 64, aggravated DWI, bench warrant, SM Magistrate

  • Friday

    HIGH 56° / LOW 28°

    Sunny, with a high near 56. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:54 a.m. to 4:47 p.m.

     

    Saturday

    HIGH 52° / LOW 21°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. West wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:55 a.m. to 4:47 p.m.


    Sunday

  • 12.4.2015
    FRIDAY
    3 to 5 p.m.
    The New Mexico Environment Department will host several public meetings in various locations around the state in order to share information, answer questions and receive initial public input on the options available for developing a State Implementation Plan in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan. The local meeting will take place at city of Las Vegas City Council Chambers at 1700 N. Grand Ave.

    5 to 9 p.m.

  • Ingredients
        1 cup butter, softened
        1 cup white sugar
        1 cup packed brown sugar
        2 eggs
        2 teaspoons vanilla extract
        3 cups all-purpose flour
        1 teaspoon baking soda
        2 teaspoons hot water
        1/2 teaspoon salt
        2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
        1 cup chopped walnuts

  • Ingredients
        2 cups heavy cream
        1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar
        1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
        1 teaspoon vanilla extract
        6 egg yolks
        1/2 cup white sugar
        1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
        1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
        1/8 teaspoon salt
        6 egg whites
        1/4 cup white sugar

  • Divinity

    Ingredients
        2 2/3 cups white sugar
        2/3 cup light corn syrup
        1/2 cup water
        2 egg whites
        1 teaspoon vanilla extract
        2/3 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

    Directions
    1.    Cook sugar, corn syrup, and water in a
        2-quart pot over low heat, stirring
        constantly, until sugar is dissolved. (On

  • EASY APPLE TART WITH CINNAMON CREME FRAICHE

    Start to finish: 1 1/2 hours
    Servings: 8

    For the tart:
    Butter, for the pan, plus 2 tablespoons chilled and cut into small pieces
    1 refrigerated pie crust (1/2 of a 15-ounce package), room temperature
    4 large cooking apples, such as McIntosh or Granny Smith, peeled, halved and cored
    1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
    1/4 cup sugar
    1 teaspoon cinnamon
    1 teaspoon cornstarch
    1/3 cup apricot or peach jam or preserves

  • Start to finish: 50 minutes
    Makes 25 to 30

    1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, divided
    8 ounces mixed mushrooms, finely chopped
    2 shallots, finely chopped
    Kosher salt
    1/2 cup water
    1/2 cup milk
    Ground black pepper
    1 cup all-purpose flour
    4 eggs
    3/4 cup crumbled blue cheese

    Heat the oven to 400 F. Coat 2 baking sheets with cooking spray.

  • FRIDAY • 12/04/15
    6 p.m.
    Noches de Familia at the Mora Spinning Mill. Free movie with refreshments. Everyone welcome to attend.

    SATURDAY • 12/05/15
    9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    14th Annual Winter Fest at Mora Elementary gym. Santa will arrive at 1 p.m. to hand out presents.

    SUNDAY • 12/06/15
    6 p.m.

  • Tuesday, Nov. 23, 1965 — The First National Bank in Las Vegas has just completed mailing out over $37,000 in Christmas Club checks to 268 Las Vegans who were able to put aside a small weekly payment so that they would be able to receive this extra money during the Christmas shopping season. Weekly deposits by these individuals ranged from as low as 25 cents to $10 a week or more, with the greatest number of customers paying in $5 each week.
     

  • Friday

    HIGH 27° / LOW 17°

    Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 27. East wind 10-15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:48 a.m. to 4:49 p.m.

     

    Saturday

    HIGH 38° / LOW 23°

    A slight chance of snow before 11 a.m., then a slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    6:49 a.m. to 4:48 p.m.