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Lt. Gov. John Sanchez signing HB261 into law. Photo from Sanchez's Twitter.Lt. Gov. John Sanchez signing HB261 into law. Photo from Sanchez’s Twitter. By BILLY HUNTSMAN Las Cruces Bulletin Lt. Gov. John Sanchez, acting in place of Gov. Susana Martinez, who is traveling to Washington, D.C. for a national governors meeting, on the night of Feb. 23 signed House Bill 261 into law on request by the governor, giving New Mexico courts $1.6 million in emergency ...

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By BILLY HUNTSMAN Las Cruces Bulletin Lt. Gov. John Sanchez, acting in place of Gov. Susana Martinez, who is traveling to Washington, D.C. for a national governors meeting, on the night of Feb. 23 signed House Bill 261 into law on request by the governor, giving New Mexico courts $1.6 million in emergency funding and

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By BILLY HUNTSMAN Las Cruces Bulletin In response to Thursday, Feb. 16’s protests outside his Las Cruces office, and in anticipation of a fake town hall meeting being put on by dissatisfied constituents on Feb. 24, New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District Rep. Steve Pearce (R) issued a statement addressing complaints of inaccessibility. Indivisible is a national

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Bulletin Report The Animal Service Center of the Mesilla Valley, 3551 Bataan Memorial W., will offer free spaying and neutering, rabies vaccination, microchipping and licensing of 40 companion and feral cats on all starting at 6 a.m. until all the slots are filled Feb. 28. Spaying and neutering is 100-percent effective method of birth control for cats and

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By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin Jack Nixon estimates he has called about 1,500 New Mexico State University Aggie basketball and football games – with a few baseball, softball and volleyball games thrown in – over the past four decades. Nixon, who turns 67 in March, has been the Voice of the Aggies for 37

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By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin Drew Mayer-Oakes is the new Film Las Cruces liaison, and Las Cruces native Jon Foley is the deputy. Mayer-Oakes began work Feb. 6, succeeding Scott Murray. Foley became the first-ever FLC deputy liaison on Feb. 1. “We’re thrilled to continue building our team at Film Las Cruces by bringing

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Bulletin Report Dissatisfied with U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce’s (R-NM) perceived lack of accessibility and face-to-face communication, a group of Las Cruces and Truth or Consequences citizens will stage a fake town hall meeting. The event, complete with a stand-in wearing a Pearce face mask, will take place outside Pearce’s Telshor Boulevard offices at 1 p.m.

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Editor’s note: This is the second of an 11-part series detailing Las Cruces Utilities’ 11-week Lush and Lean workshops educating citizens how to maintain a garden while being conscientious of water usage. By SUZANNE MICHAELS For the Bulletin Don’t call it “dirt” around Bill Lindemann. “Dirt is what you have on your shoes and under your

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Bulletin Report When a classmate at the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine in Las Cruces sent Humza, Haris and Harris Ahmed a casting call for movie extras, they took it as more of a joke than anything. Thinking nothing would come of it, they sent an email to the casting director and were almost immediately

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