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  • Wednesday

    HIGH 90° / LOW 59°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Wednesday night — mostly clear, with a low around 59. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET

     

    Thursday

    HIGH 91° / LOW 57°

    Sunny, with a high near 91. West wind 10 to 15 mph. Thursday night —
    mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:52 a.m. to 8:19 p.m.

     

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

    WEDNESDAY
    Ham, sweet yams, Mediterranean vegetables, fruit, and a dinner roll

    THURSDAY
    Chicken strips, white cream gravy, au gratin potatoes, gravy, buttered peas with pimientos, biscuit, and fruit cobbler

    FRIDAY

    Red chile smothered beef and bean burrito, Spanish rice, beets, and gelatin with fruit

  • 7.6.2016
    WEDNESDAY

    10 a.m.
    Carnegie Summer Reading Program welcomes David Geary and Ranger Scott Green of El Rancho de las Golondrinas on the lawn of Carnegie Library. Ranger Scott Green will portray the Hermit of Hermit’s Peak. Lunch to follow presentation. Program is free, and children 2 to 12 years are welcome.

    7.9.2016
    SATURDAY

    8 a.m.

  • Submit your calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
    _______________
    •If you are a non-profit or church and need volunteers on a regular basis, contact the San Miguel County DWI Office at 425-7998.

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

    MONDAY
    Closed for the Fourth of July holiday

    TUESDAY
    Red chile with beef and potatoes, pinto beans,
    flour tortilla, and pumpkin pie with topping

    WEDNESDAY
    Chicken primavera, sweet carrots, au gratin
    potatoes, watermelon, and pumpkin spice bread with topping

    THURSDAY
    Glazed ham, baked sweet potato, buttered
    asparagus, wheat roll with margarine, and

  • Monday, June 27, 1966 — Summer sessions enrollment at Highlands University during the first two weeks this year already has exceeded the total 10-week enrollment figure of last year’s summer period, according to figures released by the registrar’s office. James Elliott, registrar, said that thus far this summer, 1138 students have registered for courses at HU compared with a total of 1095 during the entire summer sessions last year.

  • Sunday

    HIGH 86° / LOW 55°

    Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. West wind around 5 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    5:50 a.m. to 8:20 p.m.

     

    Monday

  • 7.3.2016
    SUNDAY

    7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

  • Submit your calendar items and notices to…
    mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
    _______________
    •If you are a non-profit or church and need volunteers on a regular basis, contact the San Miguel County DWI Office at 425-7998.

  • Friday

    HIGH 82° / LOW 56°

    Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

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

     

    Saturday

  • 7.1.2016
    FRIDAY
    5 p.m.
    The annual Fourth of July Fiestas take place 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.

  • Las Vegas Optic

    Below are some of the government agencies, banks and schools that will be closed in observance of the Fourth of July holiday.

    Trash Pickup — Closed Saturday and Monday, only commercial routes will be picked up, Monday’s normal route will take place on Tuesday; Tuesday’s normal route will be picked up on Wednesday, and Wednesday’s normal route will take place on Thursday.

  • 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.