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Today's News

  • Winning boxer

    On March 9, Isaac Sanchez won by unanimous decision over Cooper Phillip of Lubbock in a 106-pound boxing match held in Albuquerque. Sanchez is part of Archuleta’s Elite Boxing Club in Las Vegas.

  • Little League: Gloves, bats, cleats

    Registration for playing in the La Plaza little league this summer will close on March 30 and it can be completed online or at the Max Trujillo Insurance Agency. The registration fee is $60 for the first child, $50 for the second and $40 for the third. For questions or more information, contact April Gonzales at (505) 652-6662 or Serena Montoya at (505) 426-7626

  • Las Vegas Women’s Golf Association registration

    The Las Vegas Women’s Golf Association will conduct a membership signup and coffee from 10 a.m. to noon on March 27 at 769 Diane Ave., where all female golfers are invited. Play will start on Wednesday, April 3 at the Highlands University Gene Torres Golf Course. For more information, contact Judy Long at 505-425-0379.

  • College Track and Field: Having the top mark

    Over the weekend, the New Mexico Highlands Track and Field team had five athletes compete in field events in the CSU-Pueblo Early Bird meet.

    In the javelin throw, senior Sharon Toako placed first with a distance of 49.08 meters, which is also the current top mark in the country for Division II. Toako also competed in the discus throw, but had a foul so her mark was disqualified.

    Freshman Maria Sotomayor also competed in the javelin throw where she placed second with a mark of 42.28 meters.

  • Taking a fence

    Las Vegas City Schools will be ramping up security by installing a fence around the Robertson High School and Memorial Middle School joint campus perimeter for the upcoming school year.

    The construction is slated to begin next month and be completed in three months, City Schools Superintendent Larryssa Archuleta said this week. The project will cost $380,000 and will be funded with the district’s bond.

    Local contractor Franken Construction will be working on the fence.

  • Second case of rabies confirmed in a fox in San Miguel County

    Submitted by N.M. Dept. of Health

  • Council approves ratified police contract

    Wednesday's Las Vegas City Council meeting featured many lengthy discussions that didn't lead to meaningful outcomes. However, one action item on the agenda produced audible sighs of exasperated relief.

  • Mayor to Councilor: You'd have to take me to court yourself

    In a heated discussion about the status of its City Clerk, Las Vegas City Councilors and Mayor Tonita Gurulé-Girón exchanged words at Wednesday's meeting about how to proceed.

  • Man accused of hitting woman while she held baby

    A Las Vegas man is scheduled to be arraigned in the Fourth District Court next week following charges of child abuse and battery of a household member for allegedly hitting a woman while she held her infant child.

    According to an affidavit for an arrest warrant filed in San Miguel Magistrate Court, Las Vegas Police were dispatched on Jan. 31 to the 500 block of Mountain View in reference to a reported battery.

  • 2019 N.M. Legislature wraps up

    Senate Majority Leader Peter Wirth, right, plays peacemaker with Sen. Jacob Candelaria, D-Albuquerque, during a feisty floor session Friday.

    Candelaria and Sen. Jerry Ortiz y Pino, D-Albuquerque, had argued over a bill to prohibit vaping in public places.

    Candelaria opposed a ban on vaping in bars while Ortiz y Pino said second-hand smoke could bother patrons in those establishments.