|City schedules meeting for termination of City Clerk|
A special of City of Las Vegas meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, with "removal of City Clerk" Cassandra Fresquez as one of two business items on the agenda.
Appointment of Danielle Sena as the interim City Clerk is the other business item for the meeting, set for 4 p.m. at City Hall on North Grand. An executive session is also on the agenda.
|Senate approves bill requiring background checks on all gun sales|
The New Mexico state Senate narrowly approved a bill Thursday that would require just about anyone buying a firearm to undergo a background check.
This legislation has been a priority for gun control advocates, but all 16 Republicans and four Democrats in the Senate said it would not prevent the sort of mass shootings that have spurred calls for such laws.
|Jail Log - Sunday's Optic, Feb. 1, 2019|
The following individuals were booked into the San Miguel County Detention Center between Feb. 6 and Feb. 13, 2019:
Timothy Bachicha, Transport Order For Court.
Steven R. Cordova, Burglary (Dwelling House).
Ambers Urioste-Faye, Apo Arrest Order.
|Reading group explores links: humans and forests|
An upcoming reading group at New Mexico Highlands will explore the interaction between and among forest and human communities.
Kyle Rose, a Highlands University forestry professor, will lead the Forest Communities reading group.
“We live in New Mexico surrounded by forests and we both recreate in them and depend upon them,” Rose said. “The continued function of forests is important for both the ecology and economy of Northern New Mexico.”
|What happens next in life is of prime importance|
So much of life is what happens to us. So much of life is what we do with what happens to us. What is important in our life today isn’t what happened yesterday, but what happens next.
|Campos should focus on ‘micro’ rather than ‘macro’|
With the third-longest-serving senator representing them, San Miguel, Mora and other District 8 counties should be getting more results on specific bills from Sen. Pete Campos.
Yes, the senator, who has served since 1990. Introduced a few important bills this year, but we need someone that can lead the entire state and still get help to meet the needs of constituents.
|Editorial Cartoon Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019|
Editorial Cartoon Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019