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Article: Mora fracking film screened in Santa Fe

Article: Mora fracking film screened in Santa Fe

From the Las Vegas Optic Mora County’s attempts to ban fracking are detailed in a new documentary titled “Drilling Mora County,” which was screened Wednesday evening at the Jean Cocteau Cinema in Santa Fe. The nearly hour-long film was written and directed by filmmaker David Luis Leal Cortez, a graduate of the College of Santa…

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Article: 5 tips to keep the party going

Article: 5 tips to keep the party going

From the Idaho Business Review Imagine your guests having so much fun they don’t want to leave. The key to reaching this pinnacle of event planning is booking great entertainment. Searching for the right entertainer can seem like an overwhelming task, but it doesn’t have to be a chore. With a little research and planning,…

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Article: Heinrich’s foe makes appearance in Vegas

Article: Heinrich’s foe makes appearance in Vegas

From the las Vegas Optic U.S. Senate candidate Mick Rich made a stop in Las Vegas on Thursday afternoon to address a small group of people at the San Miguel County GOP Headquarters on Bridge Street. The event was touted as a discussion on combating opioid abuse and overdose fatalities; however, neither topic was discussed.…

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Article: More perks coming to El Fidel Hotel

Article: More perks coming to El Fidel Hotel

From the Las Vegas Optic When it opened in the early 1920s, the El Fidel Hotel offered travelers more than just an affordable, comfortable place to sleep. Guests could sit down to eat breakfast or lunch, grab a drink at the bar, or gather with friends in a comfortable setting. Soon, travelers and Las Vegas…

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Article: City Schools brings in new tech, tools

Article: City Schools brings in new tech, tools

From the Las Vegas Optic Students and teachers at Las Vegas City Schools campuses will encounter several new technology elements as they start a new school year.  At Thursday’s regular board meeting, City Schools’ Director of Technology John Tiernan updated board members on the rollout of a new smartphone app called STOPit that allows students…

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Affeldt acquires historic establishment in Lamy

Affeldt acquires historic establishment in Lamy

From the Las Vegas Optic Historic Plaza Hotel and Hotel Castañeda restoration entrepreneur Allan Affeldt has added a Lamy restaurant and bar to the growing list of properties he is renovating and restoring. Affeldt acquired the historic Legal Tender restaurant and saloon building in Lamy from the Lamy Railroad & History Museum.

Article: Drones: What are the rules?

Article: Drones: What are the rules?

From the Las Vegas Optic In only a few years, drones have become very popular with hobbyists. These small, pilotless aircraft have become more affordable, and the ease of operation makes them easy to fly.  Because of this, some perceive drones merely as toys and often don’t consider the laws and regulations governing their use.