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Today's News

  • Weather - Feb. 14, 2014

    Friday
    Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Southwest wind 5-15 mph. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 37. Southwest wind around 15 mph.

    Saturday
    Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Southwest wind 10-15 mph. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 37.

    Sunday
    Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Windy. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 35. Breezy.

    Monday
    Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 29.

  • Jail Log - Feb. 14, 2014

    The following individuals were booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center between Feb. 4 and Feb. 11:

  • In Brief - New Mexico - Feb. 14, 2014

    The Associated Press

  • Caesar dies at 91

    By Lynn Elber
    AP Television Writer

    LOS ANGELES — Carl Reiner remembers Sid Caesar as a great flame who drew comedy writer “moths” including Mel Brooks and Neil Simon to his side.

    The genius of 1950s TV comedy is illuminating television even today. Shows from “Saturday Night Live” to sitcoms owe a debt to Caesar’s brilliant interpretation of material by Brooks, Simon, Woody Allen and Reiner himself, among others.

  • Roundhouse visit
  • Noticias - Feb. 14, 2014

    Submit your calendar items and notices to mlopez@lasvegasoptic.com
    • 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 held every third Thursday at 6 p.m. in Faith Hall.
    • The San Miguel County DWI Safe-Ride-Home Service operates from 8 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Rides are provided in the Las Vegas area from liquor establishments to your home, for service call 429-0336.

  • Que Pasa - Feb. 14, 2014

    SATURDAY SÁBADO

  • For the love of music
  • Mora County Calendar and Senior Lunch Menu - Feb. 14, 2014

    COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Friday
    6 p.m. — Dinner Theater, reservations only, VFW building
    Saturday
    2 p.m. — Mora Rangerettes  vs. Santa Fe Prep, home, junior varsity and varsity
    2 p.m. — Mora Rangers vs. Santa Fe Prep, home, junior varsity and varsity
    Free weekend at Fort union National Monument
    Tuesday
    4 p.m. — Mora Rangers vs. Pecos, away, junior varsity and varsity
    4 p.m. — Mora Rangerettes vs. Pecos, away, junior varsity and varsity
    Wednesday

  • Palabras Pintorescas - My time as a Highlands ambassador

    Our boss and editor at the Optic discovered a picture of me taken just 39 years ago here. Question was: What was the event; why was the picture taken?

    I didn’t have a very good answer for him, other than I knew I was presented with an award by Reuben Valdez, the alumni director and public information director at Highlands University so long ago.