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Today's News

  • Editorial cartoon, Friday, October 5
  • Looking Ahead: Sports, October 5-7

    FRIDAY
    Cross Country

    • Robertson, West Las Vegas, Pecos, Pecos Middle School at Santa Fe Indian, 3 p.m., Santa Fe/Cochiti

    Football

    • Robertson vs. Santa Fe Indian, 7 p.m. Cardinal Stadium
    • West Las Vegas at Raton, 7 p.m., Raton

    Soccer

    • NMHU women at Regis, 7 p.m., Denver

    Volleyball

  • Go Fish: Friday, Oct. 5

    This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and New Mexico Department of Game & Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities.

    Catches of the week

    Bluewater Lake: David West of Albuquerque caught and released a 38-inch tiger muskie Sept. 30. He was using hot dogs.

  • Mayor: Inquiry regarding police chief

    Las Vegas Mayor Tonita Gurulé-Girón acknowledged Wednesday afternoon the city is conducting an "internal inquiry" after a social media post this week accused newly hired Chief of Police Jerry Delgado of sexual abuse of a child.

    A Las Vegas-area adult created a Facebook post Monday accusing Delgado of sexual abuse years ago, when that adult was a child. 

  • Filming of 'Roswell' to continue at Plaza

    Las Vegas Optic reports

    Due to filming in the Las Vegas Plaza area, there will be traffic delays, no longer than five minutes each stop, on Bridge Street and Plaza area on Wednesday, Oct. 3, and Thursday, Oct. 4.

  • Filming of 'Roswell' to continue at Plaza

    Las Vegas Optic reports

    Due to filming in the Las Vegas Plaza area, there will be traffic delays, no longer than five minutes each stop, on Bridge Street and Plaza area on Wednesday, Oct. 3, and Thursday, Oct. 4.

  • Defendant in stabbing case to get probation

    A Las Cruces man, who allegedly stabbed a man in a December 2016 altercation that began inside a Las Vegas nightclub, is set to be sentenced to probation.

    Wesley Thompson, 36, of Las Cruces, got into an argument with a fellow patron at Dick's Pub & Restaurant in Las Vegas on Dec. 4, 2016.

    After an extensive amount of San Miguel Magistrate and District Court hearings, as well as many postponements and continuances, Thompson signed a plea agreement on Sept. 24. 

  • Green, gold and smiling

    Preciosa America Chavez was named senior queen and Isaiah Paiz was voted senior king as part of last week’s 2018 West Las Vegas High Homecoming events.

    The pair and other Homecoming royalty were crowned at halftime of Friday’s WLV varsity football game against Clayton, which the Dons won, 50-0, by mercy rule.

  • City Schools on display

    Las Vegas City Schools has had several recent opportunities to show off its extra-curricular prowess on state and national stages. Mariachi Cardinal traveled to California, where it performed in Disney’s Adventure Land and Universal Studios Hollywood.

    The Robertson High Red Wave Band took first place in the high school division for the fifth time in the past seven years, as well as winning the Judges Choice award, at the New Mexico State Fair Parade in September.

    Student art work was on display at the State Fair as well.
     

  • Mora festival expands

    Las Vegas Optic reports

    The third annual Mora Fall Festival has several new events this year.

    A family with a long history in Mora loved the idea of a family-friendly event highlighting education, and old-fashioned fun. They contacted and sponsored Explora Children’s Science Museum to come to the Mora Fall Festival, set to take place Saturday, Oct. 27, from noon to 6 p.m.

    “It keeps getting better with more invested partners,” organizer Anita Moss said, regarding the Festival lineup.