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Today's News

  • LVCS approves creation of electronic sports team

    The Las Vegas City Schools board approved the adoption of a competitive video game team at its regular meeting Thursday night.

    Recognized by the New Mexico Activities Association, the school-sanctioned activity known as "e-sports" pits a team of video game players from one school against other schools across the state. The best-performing teams will even compete for a state championship title.

  • Mayor, Council still don't agree on Housing Authority path

    The path going forward for the Las Vegas Housing Authority seems to be, as the saying goes, clear as mud.

  • Police: Men let child abuse suspect out of car

    Two 19-year-old parents were arrested on child abuse charges last week following a fight at a Las Vegas apartment complex, and later, two more men were arrested after one of the parents was allegedly let out of a police car by civillians.

    Roman Sandoval and Alycia Lucero were booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center on felony abuse of a child charges after police were called to the couple’s residence around 2 a.m. on Sept. 13. Las Vegas police had initially been called to the residence in the 500 block of Mountain View Drive for a domestic disturbance.

  • Highlands graduate student lands social policy internship

    By Margaret McKinney, N.M. Highlands University

    A New Mexico Highlands social work graduate student landed an internship aimed at helping develop social policy in New Mexico through the lens of global social justice.

    Katrina Ortiz is a second-year Master of Social Work student at Highlands who will complete a fall 2018 and spring 2019 internship at the Santa Fe Council on International Relations.

  • Qué Pasa, Friday, September 21, 2018

    Friday, Sept. 21
    The Robertson High School 1968 football team reunion takes place before kickoff at the 7 p.m. Homecoming game. Call Danny at 505-425-3118 or Jose at 505-425-8893.

    Saturday, Sept. 29
    The Gallinas RiverFest will be held from from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a river cleanup kickoff from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., on the southeast side of the bridge on Bridge Street. For more information, contact Reina Fernandez at 505-803-6099.

    Sunday, Sept. 30

  • Noticias, Friday, Septermber 21, 2018
    • San Miguel County Magistrate Court hours: Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The office will be open from 8 a.m. to noon on Fridays.
    • A Friday bridge group plays at the Las Vegas Senior Center at 1 p.m.  New players are welcome. For information call Bill Neis, 454-4118, or email eumo@stonefieldsheep.com.
  • America the can-do nation is compromised

    Is it just me, or is it more difficult to be optimistic these days?

    Sure, life is easier than it used to be, but it’s also more complicated, so as far as I’m concerned those two things sort of balance each other out. And while we’re enjoying a growing economy, we’ve also got President Trump, so that’s a wash too.

  • Thumbs: Our high country lowdown on the news, September 21, 2018

    THUMBS DOWN: SAFETY BENEFITS FROM PLANNING
    Both passing motorists and video production crews could be taking a few more precautionary steps around each other during a film crew’s recent work around the Las Vegas Plaza. We’re very grateful to have scenes for the rebooted “Roswell” show filmed in Las Vegas, and don’t wish to see any accidents upset the delicate balance of municipal and Hollywood reputations.

  • Editorial cartoon, Friday, September 21, 2018
  • Looking Ahead: Sports, September 21-23

    FRIDAY
    Football

    • Robertson vs. Socorro (Homecoming), 7 p.m., Cardinal Stadium
    • West Las Vegas at Hatch Valley, 7 p.m., Hatch

    Women’s soccer

    • NMHU women vs. Colorado Christian, 5 p.m., Sanchez Family Stadium

    Volleyball