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barela New Mexico Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela – a graduate of Las Cruces High School – has been named CEO of the Borderplex Alliance, a nonprofit organization that promotes business growth and expansion along the border. Effective Oct. 1, Barbara Brazil, deputy cabinet secretary, will serve as acting cabinet secretary. “Jon has been critical in helping us diversify our economy, and now, in his new position, he will be able to continue building ...

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New Mexico Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela – a graduate of Las Cruces High School – has been named CEO of the Borderplex Alliance, a nonprofit organization that promotes business growth and expansion along the border. Effective Oct. 1, Barbara Brazil, deputy cabinet secretary, will serve as acting cabinet secretary. “Jon has been critical in

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Bulletin photo by Mike Cook Spirit Winds owner Richard Parra works in the store he has now put up for sale. By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin It would be hard to imagine Las Cruces without Spirit Winds Gift Source and Coffee Bar. It’s been a local icon for more than three decades and a

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Crafts, the pursuit of excellence and God Many years ago, when I first wrote “Bread for the Wilderness,” a book on baking, my wife said to me, “What you have written in the chapter about the spiritual aspect of bread baking could be easily applied to any craft. It’s more or less universal.” I realized

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Check beneath soil to see if you have grub worms If you have tried more water, different or more fertilizer, iron or soil acidifiers, but still can’t get your tree or shrub to look healthy, it might be grub worms. They are the larvae of the May and June beetles, which are the large brown

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Medicare’s website rates your local hospital care By BOB MOOS Southwest regional public affairs officer for the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Have you wondered how your area hospitals stack up in terms of the quality of care they provide? Emergencies obviously call for rushing to the nearest hospital. But when you have

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Great smell for a great cause A volunteer helps grill Hatch green chile Saturday, Aug. 20, at Horse N Hound Feed N Supply at 991 W. Amador Ave. A large crowd showed up to purchase chile during a fundraiser for Mayfield High School’s Future Farmers of America club. A second fundraiser, which benefits the Las

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Aggie golfers conclude run in Rio BULLETIN REPORT After four competitive days of golf, Alena Sharp led the pack of three New Mexico State alumnae who competed in the 2016 Rio Olympics on Saturday. Sharp (Canada) tied for 30th while Gwladys Nocera (France) finished in a tie for 39th and Ursula Wikstrom (Finland) tied for

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Confusion clouds county code Ido not hold an advanced degree in public policy. Nor am I a builder or developer. I don’t hold a real estate license. I’m certainly not an attorney. So it’s no wonder I had trouble reading and understanding the 455page Unified Development Code (UDC) that’s being proposed for Doña Ana County.

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