Continues: Las Vegas Daily Optic (Las Vegas, N.M. : 1880). Continued By: Las Vegas Daily Optic (East Las Vegas, N.M. : 1921). Other editions available: Weekly Optic and Live Stock Grower; Scattered issues missing.
Subjects: Mines and mineral resources--New Mexico. Continues: Southwest Sentinel. Absorbed: Grant County Democrat (Silver City, N.M. : 1897). Merged with: Silver City Daily Press to form: Silver City Daily Press and Independent.