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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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Groundbreaking ceremony set for women vets monument By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin The United Military Women of the Southwest (UMWSW) will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the women veterans monument at the Las Cruces Veterans Park, 2651 N. Roadrunner Parkway, beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10. The Las Cruces City Council accepted

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Dillard’s gets makeover Party marks completion of Phase 1 renovations By ALTA LeCOMPTE Las Cruces Bulletin On Aug. 19, Dillard’s threw a party to celebrate the first in a series of remodeling projects and the introduction of new products that appeal to millenials. “We’re always looking for a reason to celebrate,” said Las Cruces store

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Farm & Ranch Museum to celebrate milestone By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum is celebrating several major milestones with its Community Appreciation Day, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, at the museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road. Admission to the museum

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New state veterinarian brings broad animal experience BULLETIN REPORT After a six-month, nationwide search, a new state veterinarian has been named for New Mexico. Ralph Zimmerman, DVM, will lead the Office of the State Veterinarian after seven years as head veterinarian at the Albuquerque Biopark Zoo. The Office of the State Veterinarian resides within the

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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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