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Officials: Voter frustration may be driving candidate involvement

Doña Ana County Clerk Amanda Lopez Askin said she was not surprised by the large number of candidates who filed Aug. 27 to run for City of Las Cruces, Las Cruces Public Schools and Doña Ana Soil and Water Conservation District seats in the Nov. 5 election.

School district, NMSU, state partner on apprenticeship program

Arts & Entertainment
Indulgence Bakery & Café: Breakfast at home
Walking into Indulgence Bakery & Café, it has a welcoming feel similar to stepping into a friend or family member’s …
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Cumbia-rock fusion
Con Sal y Limón combines the talents and appeal of three young Las Cruces musicians fusing cumbia, blues and rock genres to …
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Black Box Theatre opens 20th season in 'Colorado'
Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Main St. downtown, celebrates the beginning of its 20th season with a new play, “The Mrs. Wheatland …
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Agave Artists
A new cooperative art gallery, Agave Artists, has opened at 2250 Calle de San Albino, just off the historic Mesilla Plaza. The …
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The water runs down
“One of my earliest recollections (probably age 4) of painting was when my parents gave me a little pail of water and a …
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Local sports
High-flying Hawks

Centennial, Las Cruces and Mayfield high schools are undefeated against non-conference foes after the first two weekends of prep football. Oñate is winless (see standings). These are scenes from Centennial’s 55-0 tromping of Albuquerque West Mesa Aug. 30 at the Field of Dreams.

Former world champion Austin Trout teaches boxing class for Parkinson's patients LAS CRUCES - Las Crucens living with Parkinson’s disease are making strides in their mental and physical health through a local boxing class taught by former super welterweight world champion …
Seniors chase cash and fame under the Golden Dome
Just a couple of weeks ago the 40th U.S. Senior Open was held at the Warren Golf Course on the campus of the University of Notre Dame, in South Bend, Indiana. It is literally on the campus, …
Mayfield athlete qualifies for 'world's largest rodeo'
Three New Mexico high school rodeo athletes, including one from Mayfield High School, will be traveling to the National High School Rodeo Finals in Rock Springs, Wyoming, July 14-20.
Salas adds to post-season awards
Already one of the most decorated Aggies of all time, former women’s basketball star Brooke Salas has been named the Joe Kearney Award winner by the Western Athletic Conference, the league …
Business
Las Cruces bar Elephant Ranch: A unique venue with an eclectic mix of people

LAS CRUCES - Driving down West Picacho Avenue, you may have noticed a rather large pink polka-dotted elephant greeting passersby from the side of the road.   This elephant is just one of the …

Gadsden teachers pave the way for externships LAS CRUCES - Partnership continues to drive innovative ways to better connect education to employment for students in Doña Ana County, including the much-discussed closing of the “soft …
Club 30 inside the Ramada offers a place to unwind and enjoy the nightlife LAS CRUCES - Those who enjoy partying late into the night in a friendly environment can look for the new night club inside The Ramada Hotel & Conference Center by Wyndham, 201 E. University …
Obituaries
JOHN WALTER SCHUSTER

JOHN WALTER SCHUSTER, a kind and gentle person, a volunteer, supporter of the arts community, and a longtime resident of Las Cruces, passed away peacefully, surrounded by friends and family, on July …

SARITA BACA BARRIOS

Sarita Baca Barrios, age 87, of Las Cruces passed from this life on Monday, July 22, 2019 at La Posada – Mesilla Valley Hospice surrounded by her loving family. 

ADALBERTO ROMERO

Adalberto Romero, age 98, of Las Cruces passed away peacefully at home on Friday, July 19, 2019 where he was surrounded by family after a short illness.

EDMUNDO “THE WORLD” LUCERO JR

Edmundo "The World" Ludero Jr. , age 60, lifelong resident of Las Cruces passed away Friday, July 19, 2019 at La Posada - Mesilla Valley Hospice surrounded by his loved ones.

JESUS EDUARDO SILVA

Jesus Eduardo Silva, age 66, of Las Cruces passed away Friday, July 19, 2019 at La Posada-Mesilla Valley Hospice surrounded by his loved ones.

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News
Mesilla Valley Community of Hope seeks support for apartment program LAS CRUCES - Amid its annual campaign to move members of the local homeless community into their own homes, you might say Mesilla Valley Community of Hope (MVCH) is pitching tents – and hoping …
Pharmaceuticals Council could save state millions The state of New Mexico’s first ever Interagency Pharmaceuticals Purchasing Council held its first public meeting Thursday, Aug. 29, in Santa Fe. The IPPC is charged with reviewing and coordinating cost-containment strategies for the purchase of pharmaceuticals by state agencies.
In the past
Monuments to Main Street offers family fun in Las Cruces area LAS CRUCES - Las Cruces’ month-long celebration of its culture, history and environment that is Monuments to Main Street begins with a gala 4-9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, at Klein Park, 155 N. …
Filing Day If there was a ring at the Doña Ana County Government Building, it would be full of hats. More than three dozen candidates filed Tuesday, Aug. 27 to run for City of Las Cruces, Las Cruces school board and Doña Ana Soil and Water Conservation District (DASWCD) Board of Supervisors positions on November’s ballot.
J. Paul Taylor “I remember the life and it’s grand,” Mesilla-Las Cruces icon J. Paul Taylor said a few days before celebrating his 99th birthday.
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the editor Political correctness, make is simple, strongarm tactics, moral compasses, a life for a life and blame the president, all addressed by our readers this week.
Protests were not about WWII To the editor: In his latest opinion entertainment piece [Bulletin, June 28], Baxter Black asks why Londoners protested President Trump on the 75th anniversary of D-Day, and why Britons dislike …
Popular vote disenfranchises New Mexico To the editor: I’m going to get right to the point, if you’re a NM voter then you’ve been disenfranchised. How? The recent NM Legislature passed House Bill 55, Agreement to Elect President …
First-rate response To the editor: Thank you, Mayor Miyagishima and the Las Cruces City Council, for the first-rate handling of the current asylum seekers situation in our city. It is the first duty of any government …
Conduct independent investigation To the editor: Open letter to the Board of the Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley: I have been told that ASCMV releases sick kittens to other organizations for care/foster. I have also been …
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