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  • Friday

    HIGH 85° / LOW 51°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:46 a.m. to 8:13 p.m.

     

    Saturday

    HIGH 81° / LOW 50°

    A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:46 a.m. to 8:13 p.m.

     

  • 6.4.2016
    SATURDAY
    TBA
    Las Vegas Dollies Third Annual Benefit Run will take place. All vehicles are welcome. For more information, contact Veronica Karla Martinez at 426-7791 or mamakar505@gmail.com.

    8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Yard Sale to support, The Sweetie Pie Initiative which provides low cost spay and neuter for dogs of Las Vegas, takes place at 1843 8th Street. For more information, call 425-9287.

    8 to 11 a.m.

  • Friday, May 27, 1966 — West Las Vegas High School graduated 131 students Thursday night. It was the largest graduating class in the history of the school. Leopoldo Moya gave the valedictory address and Clara E. Garduño delivered the salutatory address. Honor addresses were given by Donald E. Romero, Louise G. Segura,  Michael L. Tejada, and Patricia M. Garcia.

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    Wednesday

    HIGH 66° / LOW 44°

    Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy. Northeast wind around 10 mph, becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:46 a.m. to 8:11 p.m.

     

    Thursday

  • Tuesday, May 24, 1966 — Mike Craig and Ray Gallegos of Robertson High School were awarded full athletic scholarships to New Mexico Western University. Craig was center for the Cardinals, while Gallegos played fullback. Both were leading players for the Cardinals last year on offense and defense.

  • Friday

    HIGH 70° / LOW 42°

    A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Northwest wind around 15 mph.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:48 a.m. to 8:08 p.m.

     

    Saturday

    HIGH 78° / LOW 44°

    A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Southwest wind 5-15 mph.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:48 a.m. to 8:09 p.m.

     

  • Las Vegas Optic

    Below are some of the government agencies, banks and schools that will be closed in observance of the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 30.

  • 5.27.2016
    FRIDAY

    10 a.m.
    Robertson High School will hold its graduation at the Mike Marr Gym.

    6.1.2016
    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.

    6.4.2016
    SATURDAY

    TBA

  • Submitted to the Optic

    Twenty-five years ago, more than 600,000 service members took part in Operation Desert Storm, at the time the largest deployment of U.S. Armed Forces since Vietnam. Kenneth “Kenny”Luján, then a Specialist E-4 from Ojitos Frios was one who served.

    On Monday, Luján will march among more than 500 Gulf War veterans in the American Veterans Center’s National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, D.C.

  • notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
    _______________
    •Interested in fostering or adopting a New Mexico child? Call CYFD at 1-800-432-2075 for more information.

  • Monday, May 23, 1966 — The Grand Meadows, periodically the victim of a severe drought, is in the midst of a serious dry spell. According to figures of the Federal Aviation Agency at the airport, there has been but .62 of an inch of precipitation since Jan. 1. This is compared with 1.36 inches for the first four months of 1964, 1.29 inches in 1963.

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

    WEDNESDAY
    Baked chicken, baked beans, potato salad, dinner roll, and fresh fruit

    THURSDAY
    Sweet and sour pork, brown rice, steamed carrots, whole wheat bread, and mandarin oranges

    FRIDAY
    Chef salad with turkey, eggs, cheese, tomato, cucumber and shredded carrot mix, tomato soup, crackers, and fruit

    MONDAY
    Closed in observance of the Memorial Day holiday

    TUESDAY

  • Wednesday

    HIGH 78° / LOW 43°

    Sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:49 a.m. to 8:07 p.m.

     

    Thursday

  • 5.25.2016
    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.

    5.26.2016
    THURSDAY
    11 a.m.
    DWI Planning Council will meet at Charlie’s Spic & Span. The meeting is open to the public. For more information, contact Yolanda Cruz at
    ycruz@smcounty.net or call 425-7998.

  • Submit your calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
    _______________
    •Interested in fostering or adopting a New Mexico child? Call CYFD at 1-800-432-2075 for more information.

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

    MONDAY
    Carne adovada, Spanish rice, country blend vegetables, flour tortilla
    and gelatin with fruit

    TUESDAY
    Ham and noodles, California vegetables, vegetable salad with dressing,
    cottage cheese and peaches

    WEDNESDAY
    Oven fried chicken, braised onions, green beans and potatoes, carrot raisin salad, whole wheat bread, mandarin oranges and peanut butter cookie

    THURSDAY

  • Wednesday, May 18, 1966 — The Women’s Bowling League and the Women’s Bowling 200 Club recently elected new officers. They are (Women’s Bowling League): Mary Fredericks, Jessie Crutchfield, Ruth Taylor, Marie Smith, Oleen Gordon, Bertha Dettman, Sandy Rogers, Connie Tafoya and Maggie Craig; (200 Club): June Flanagan, Onita Nitcznski, Marge Van Matre, Joan Gamertsfelder, Barbara Goforth and Marie Smith.

  • Sunday

    HIGH 75° / LOW 43°

    Sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:51 a.m. to 8:05 p.m.

     

     

    Monday

    HIGH 73° / LOW 44°

    Sunny, with a high near 73. Monday night —
    mostly clear, with a low around 44.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:50 a.m. to 8:05 p.m.

  • 5.22.2016
    SUNDAY

    10:30 a.m.
    United World College-USA will host their graduation on the campus, just north of Las Vegas in Montezuma. The graduation is open to the public, and will be streamed live.

    5.24.2016
    TUESDAY

    5:30 to 7 p.m.