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Las Vegas Optic

by: Patrick Lohmann, Source New Mexico

imgWhat comes next?: Residents worry about long-term future of Las Vegas

Residents of the New Mexico city downriver of the biggest fire in state history have been drinking bottled water and eating off paper plates for several months now, an effort to preserve the city’s dwindling clean water supply.


Published: Thursday September 22 2022 10:19AM

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Las Vegas Optic

by: Ryan Lowery

imgLong-delayed murder trial set to begin Monday

The trial of a man accused of killing 71-year-old William “Skip” Smith Jr. in the summer of 2019 is set to begin next week, following multiple delays in the case.


Published: Thursday September 22 2022 10:18AM

imgCity of Las Vegas applies for emergency funding for water solutions

At its regular meeting Wednesday night, the City of Las Vegas approved applications for funding that may allow them to take the next steps toward solving the current water crisis.


Published: Thursday September 22 2022 10:17AM

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Las Vegas Optic

by: Ryan Lowery

imgMan accused of child abuse rearrested hours after posting bond

A San Miguel County man jailed following accusations that he abused his mother and allowed his children to live in unsanitary conditions was rearrested just hours after being released from jail, court records show.


Published: Thursday September 22 2022 10:15AM

imgMan arrested for stealing company vehicle, credit card

A Santa Fe man was arrested in Las Vegas after allegedly stealing a company vehicle and attempting to use a company credit card for personal purchases, according to court records filed this week.


Published: Thursday September 22 2022 10:13AM

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Las Vegas Optic

by: Emily Withnall, NMHU

imgRosemarie Montoya earns NMHU Spirit Award

When the Hermits Peak Fire started, Rosemarie Montoya, a Highlands University alumna and long-time agent with State Farm, began working with the many community members who lost property.


Published: Thursday September 22 2022 10:11AM

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Las Vegas Optic

by: Staci Matlock, NMFWRI Communications Coordinator

imgInstitute hosts area high school students for STEM Showdown at Storrie Lake

More than 150 students from five Northern New Mexico high schools learned about archery, water quality and forest fires from natural resource professionals last week during a STEM Showdown at Storrie Lake.


Published: Thursday September 22 2022 10:04AM

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Las Vegas Optic

by: Ryan Lowery

imgProsecutors offer deal contingent on locating remains of Cindy Rivera


Published: Thursday September 15 2022 09:53AM

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by: Las Vegas Optic reports

imgNew movie about Billy The Kid to premiere in Las Vegas


Published: Thursday September 15 2022 09:30AM

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Las Vegas Optic

by: Emily Withnall, NMHU

imgJustin Montoya earns NMHU Young Alumnus Award


Published: Thursday September 15 2022 08:30AM

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Las Vegas Optic

by: Emily Withnall

imgNMHU celebrates Homecoming and perseverance following wildfires


Published: Tuesday September 13 2022 12:26PM

imgCharges filed after man is run over by vehicle


Published: Tuesday September 13 2022 11:47AM

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Las Vegas Optic

by: Ryan Lowery

imgHistory Repeats: Public invited to tour historic Rawlins House


Published: Thursday September 08 2022 10:00AM

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Las Vegas Optic

by: Emily Withnall, NMHU

imgCarmelita Sanchez earns 2022 ‘Forever Cowboy Student Award’


Published: Thursday September 08 2022 09:00AM

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Las Vegas Optic

by: Las Vegas Optic reports

img'Billy The Kid Shootout' event set for Sept. 29-Oct. 1


Published: Wednesday September 07 2022 11:41AM

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Las Vegas Optic

by: Ryan Lowery

imgMan accused of shooting at tow truck driver in Mora County


Published: Wednesday September 07 2022 11:37AM

imgNM students continue to lag behind expectations


Published: Wednesday September 07 2022 11:29AM

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Las Vegas Optic

by: Ryan Lowery

img18-year-old accused of pulling handgun during argument


Published: Thursday September 01 2022 10:12AM

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Las Vegas Optic

by: Emily Withnall, NMHU

imgFunding for NMHU School of Social Work supports child well-being in NM


Published: Thursday September 01 2022 10:10AM

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Las Vegas Optic

by: Ryan Lowery

imgCharges filed in 2021 drug task force investigation


Published: Thursday September 01 2022 10:09AM

imgTrial pushed back in case against murder suspect


Published: Wednesday August 31 2022 09:38AM

imgWomen's Equality Day celebrated in Las Vegas


Published: Tuesday August 30 2022 15:28PM

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Las Vegas Optic

by: Sharon Vander Meer

imgOld Space, New Place – Renovated to Perfection


Published: Thursday August 25 2022 10:36AM

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Las Vegas Optic

by: Ryan Lowery

imgABQ man faces drug charges in Vegas


Published: Thursday August 25 2022 10:34AM

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Las Vegas Optic

by: Ryan Lowery

imgMan sentenced in two drug trafficking cases


Published: Thursday August 25 2022 10:30AM

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Las Vegas Optic

by: Staci Matlock, NMFWRI Communications Coordinator

imgInstitute, Luna offer free restoration workshops


Published: Thursday August 25 2022 10:30AM

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Las Vegas Optic

by: Beth Urech

imgBeth speaks for herself: Bach is back this Sunday


Published: Thursday August 25 2022 10:27AM

imgHermits Peak/Calf Canyon Fire now 100% contained


Published: Monday August 22 2022 15:48PM

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Las Vegas Optic

by: Emily Withnall, NMHU

imgFire relief center moved to NMHU


Published: Thursday August 18 2022 10:30AM

imgCity of Las Vegas distributes water, hand sanitizer


Published: Thursday August 18 2022 10:25AM

imgLas Vegas parents arrested for endangering children


Published: Thursday August 18 2022 10:22AM

imgCity takes next steps in dealing with water crisis


Published: Wednesday August 17 2022 08:32AM

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by: Las Vegas Optic reports

imgVegas native to be ordained in Santa Fe


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imgSan Miguel County property tax deadline extended


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imgFire victims eligible for emergency loans


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imgCommunity Foundation awards first relief grants


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imgBilly the Kid authors converge in Las Vegas


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