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  • Wednesday

    HIGH 61° / LOW 36°

    Sunny, with a high near 61. North wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    7:19 a.m. to 6:10 p.m.

     

    Thursday

    HIGH 60° / LOW 34°

    A 10 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    7:20 a.m. to 6:09 p.m.

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  • 10.28.15
    WEDNESAY
    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.

    3 to 4:30 p.m.

  • TUESDAY
    5:30 p.m.
    Mora High School volleyball teams will face off with McCurdy High School for district competition in Española. Both the junior varsity and varsity will compete.

    THURSDAY
    5 p.m.
    Mora High School volleyball teams will face off with Peñasco High School for district competition taking place in Peñasco. Both the junior varsity and varsity will compete.

    FRIDAY
    TBA
    Mora High School cross-country teams will compete in the district meet taking place in Pendaries.

  • Friday, Oct. 22, 1965 — Dr. Robert J. Henry, Arthur G. Montoya, Loyd Anderson, Steve Franken, Babe Stevens and Glen Kearns have been elected to two-year terms as Chamber of Commerce directors. Present directors who will remain in office for another year are Ed Brown, Bill Keserich, W.W. Mason, William Wertz and Cokey Romero. The board will appoint a director to replace Ray Farmer, who resigned , and two others allowed by Chamber bylaws at the discretion of the board.
     

  • Sunday

    HIGH 64° / LOW 34°

    Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Sunday night will be partly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    7:16 a.m. to 6:13 p.m.

     

    Monday

    HIGH 60° / LOW 40°

    Partly sunny, with a high near 60. Monday night will be partly cloudy, with a low around 40.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    7:17 a.m. to 6:12 p.m.

     

  • Submitted to the Optic

    New Mexico Department of Health to The New Mexico Department of Health’s San Miguel Public Health Office will be hosting a flu shot clinic from 1 to 4 p.m. on Thursday at San Miguel PHO, 18 Gallegos Road Las Vegas, NM 87701. There is no charge to those attending the clinic, but everyone should bring their insurance card, including Medicaid or Medicare, with them.  

  • 10.26.15
    MondAY
    5:30 to 7 p.m.

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    n 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.

    n The San Miguel Unit of the American Red Cross helps with any natural disaster and house fires. Persons interested in becoming a member are asked to contact Contact Connie Chavez at 425-6224. Meetings are at 6 p.m. every third Thursday in Faith Hall.

  • Friday, Oct. 22, 1965 — Dr. Robert J. Henry, Arthur G. Montoya, Loyd Anderson, Steve Franken, Babe Stevens and Glen Kearns have been elected to two-year terms as Chamber of Commerce directors. Present directors who will remain in office for another year are Ed Brown, Bill Keserich, W.W. Mason, William Wertz and Cokey Romero. The board will appoint a director to replace Ray Farmer, who resigned , and two others allowed by Chamber bylaws at the discretion of the board.

  • Friday

    HIGH 52° / LOW 38°

    A slight chance of showers before 7 a.m., then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    7:124 a.m. to 6:16 p.m.

     

    Saturday

  • 10.23.15
    FridAY
    6 to 8 p.m.
    Casa de Cultura’s Ninth Annual Dia de Los Muertos Celebration and artist’s reception takes place at Burris Hall on the campus of Highlands University. There is an exhibit of altars/ofrendas, a mariachi performance, pan dulce, chocolateé, and refreshments. The art exhibit will be on display until Nov. 5.

    10.24.15
    SaturdAY
    Noon to 4 p.m.

  • Wednesday

    HIGH 56° / LOW 39°

    Showers and thunderstorms. High near 56. East wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Sunrise...Sunset
    7:12 a.m. to 6:18 p.m.

     

    Thursday

    HIGH 59° / LOW 38°

    A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunrise...Sunset
    7:13 a.m. to 6:17 p.m.

     

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    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.

  • 10.21.15
    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.

    3 to 4:30 p.m.

  • By Margaret McKinney
    Highlands University

    Prospective college students will get information and insight about future career opportunities related to fields of study as well as learn how to navigate all aspects of college enrollment at College Night 2015 from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday in Las Vegas.

    Highlands University and Luna Community College are sponsoring the 16th Annual College Night. It will be in the Highlands Student Union Ballroom, 800 National Ave. It is free and open to the public.

  • Thursday, Oct. 14, 1965 — J.D. Vasquez, principal of Las Vegas Junior High School, has been named curriculum supervisor for Las Vegas City Schools. Board approval was given to Vasquez’ appointment at their meeting last night. Other changes included the appointment of Clyde Turner as principal of the junior high school and Mrs. Mildred Smith as assistant principal at the junior high. The board also approved the hiring of new teachers, Miss Elena Alvarez, Miss Marjorie Sandoval and Robert Gallegos. All will teach business subjects.
     

  • Friday

    HIGH 56° / LOW 40°

    Isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
     
    SUNRISE…SUNSET
    7:08 a.m. to 6:24 p.m.


    Saturday

  • 10.17.15
    saturDAY

    9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
    Making water out of rocks, healing arroyos and conserving water, presentation will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at King Ranch in Watrous. The workshop will be lead by Reineke Construction and is open to the public. Event organized by the put on by the “Hermit’s Peak Watershed Alliance.” For more information, call Lea Knutson at 425-5514 or 505-617-1360.

    2 p.m.