53 Articles in Las Vegas News
imgLuna seeking equity with legislative funding

In an effort to pursue quality, equitable education for northeastern New Mexico, Luna Community College has identified six priority projects and is requesting legislative funding for implementation.


Published: Thursday January 26 2023 10:02AM

imgLegislation aims to further fund Vegas recovery center

A bill introduced at the New Mexico Legislature earlier this month would send $1.3 million to Las Vegas’ inpatient drug treatment facility that has been in progress since early 2021, to help fund “integrated substance use disorder programs,” according to the text of the bill.


Published: Thursday January 26 2023 10:01AM

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Ryan Lowery

imgDrug charges filed against man connected to death of Cindy Rivera

A man awaiting trial on kidnapping charges in the 2012 disappearance and death of Cindy “Tig” Rivera now faces charges in connection with an alleged plot to sneak narcotics into the county jail.


Published: Thursday January 26 2023 10:00AM

imgMayor gives ‘State of the City’ address

Mayor Louie Trujillo held his annual State of the City address at last week’s city council meeting, highlighting the accomplishments of the city over the past year, as well as how Las Vegas has overcome the challenges caused by the largest wildfire in New Mexico history.


Published: Thursday January 26 2023 09:59AM

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Danielle Prokop

imgCity Schools seeks $1.1 million in school improvements from lawmakers

‘Tis the season for Roundhouse requests. The 60-day legislative session is in full swing, and cities, counties, and school districts are preparing wish lists of projects and programs as record oil and gas revenues buoy the budget to historic highs.


Published: Thursday January 26 2023 09:58AM

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Danielle Prokop

imgFamily sues student, LVCS district, middle school principal and teacher in bullying allegations

Editor’s Note: This story contains descriptions of sexual assault from a previous incident that could be disturbing to readers. Discretion is advised.


Published: Thursday January 26 2023 09:56AM

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Submitted to the Optic

imgLocal musicians celebrated at Hispano Music Awards

On Jan. 14, 2023, the New Mexico Hispano Music Association held the 31st Annual Hispano Music Awards Ceremony at the Ohkay Casino in Espanola, N.


Published: Thursday January 26 2023 09:50AM

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Ryan Lowery

imgMan accused of battery on an officer, aggravated assault against motorist

A man arrested for allegedly fleeing law enforcement officers is now charged with attempting to run another motorist off the road in a separate incident.


Published: Thursday January 26 2023 09:45AM

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Ryan Lowery

imgChild hospitalized following DWI crash

A Santa Rosa man is facing felony charges in connection to a rollover crash that sent a child to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said.


Published: Thursday January 19 2023 10:42AM

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Beth Urech

imgBeth speaks for herself: Back to Back (but not Bach)


Published: Thursday January 19 2023 10:29AM

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Ryan Lowery, For Source New Mexico

imgGovernor pledges $100 million to Hermits Peak-Calf Canyon Fire recovery


Published: Wednesday January 18 2023 12:23PM

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Ryan Lowery

imgGriego acquitted in Mora homicide


Published: Wednesday January 18 2023 12:13PM

imgCity speed trailers to begin issuing citations Friday


Published: Tuesday January 17 2023 11:05AM

imgLeaders recognize MLK Day


Published: Monday January 16 2023 12:29PM

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Danielle Prokop

imgMora teen credits hometown values for success in Naval Academy nomination


Published: Thursday January 12 2023 10:25AM

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Marisa DeMarco, Source NM

imgFriday marks deadline to submit comments to FEMA


Published: Thursday January 12 2023 10:21AM

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Ryan Lowery

imgAffidavit: Longstanding ‘feud’ led to shot being fired into parked car


Published: Thursday January 12 2023 10:18AM

imgTrial delayed in case against murder suspect


Published: Wednesday January 11 2023 10:37AM

imgMora County Fire extinguished by fire crews


Published: Tuesday January 10 2023 13:03PM

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Ryan Lowery

imgMan dead following police chase in Las Vegas


Published: Thursday January 05 2023 13:55PM

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Ryan Lowery

imgFormer Pecos coach pleads guilty to federal sex crimes


Published: Thursday January 05 2023 10:16AM

imgLujan Grisham sworn in for second term


Published: Thursday January 05 2023 10:11AM

imgTwo arrested after stealing Price’s delivery truck


Published: Thursday January 05 2023 10:08AM

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Austin Fisher, Source NM

imgGov. Lujan Grisham to ask Legislature to create new health agency


Published: Thursday January 05 2023 10:04AM

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Ryan Lowery

imgWoman awaiting trial charged with leading police on high-speed chase


Published: Wednesday December 28 2022 10:35AM

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Ryan Lowery

imgMan accused of stabbing brother with screwdriver


Published: Wednesday December 28 2022 10:34AM

img2022 Year in Review


Published: Wednesday December 28 2022 10:28AM

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Patrick Lohmann, Source NM

imgHow Las Vegas got $140 million to save its drinking water


Published: Wednesday December 28 2022 10:00AM

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Beth Urech

imgBeth speaks for herself: Will you make a difference in 2023?


Published: Wednesday December 28 2022 09:30AM

imgCity approves new Samaritan House contract


Published: Wednesday December 21 2022 21:00PM

imgSpreading joy around town


Published: Wednesday December 21 2022 13:21PM

imgPair of high-profile trials set for early January


Published: Wednesday December 21 2022 13:20PM

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Ryan Lowery

imgLivestream shooting suspect headed to trial


Published: Wednesday December 21 2022 13:19PM

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Ryan Lowery

imgMan held on $75k bond following task force raid


Published: Wednesday December 21 2022 13:17PM

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Beth Urech

imgBeth speaks for herself: Rejoice? Rejoice!


Published: Wednesday December 21 2022 12:57PM

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Patrick Lohmann, Source NM

img$1.45 billion more likely coming to victims of Hermits Peak-Calf Canyon Fire


Published: Tuesday December 20 2022 13:20PM

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Patrick Lohmann, Source NM

img‘Our acequias are struggling’: Mayordomos from across NM gather to call for help


Published: Thursday December 15 2022 11:01AM

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Las Vegas Optic reports

imgVegas native to be ordained in Santa Fe


Published:

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Las Vegas Optic reports

imgSan Miguel County property tax deadline extended


Published:

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: By Katie PalmerPastor, First United Presbyterian Church

imgObserving ‘Blue’ Christmas


Published:

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Las Vegas Optic reports

imgFire victims eligible for emergency loans


Published:

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Las Vegas Optic reports

imgCommunity Foundation awards first relief grants


Published:

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Lucy Finch

imgArtists around town, Part 2


Published:

img
Las Vegas Optic

by: Lucy Finch

imgArtists around town


Published:

created by Paul Roybal