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1eb7bef18d18961ae2f175f181ce71a6Image_4.jpg Dani Martin serves a craft beer from Mesilla’s Spotted Dog Brewery Friday, May 17, during the annual Blazin’ Brewfest in downtown Las Cruces featuring local and regional breweries. More photos, page 24. Bulletin photo by Steve MacIntyre  

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Valley Drive reconstruction work on Avenida de Mesilla just west of Valley. (Bulletin photo by Mike Cook)
Bulletin Report LAS CRUCES – The City of Las Cruces currently has 73 capital improvement projects (CIP) in various stages of completion across the city, with a total budget of about $100 million. The projects focus on streets, parks, city buildings or facilities, water quality, energy and other topics, according to the city’s website. Officials from the City Public Works Department gave the city council an update on some CIPs at its May 13 work session. Among those projects: • Downtown Two-Way Conversion Project Cost: ...

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Mia Garcia (Courtesy)
LAS CRUCES – Las Cruces police are asking for the public’s help locating a 13-year-old girl who was reported missing Wednesday evening and may be in danger. Mia Garcia was last seen at her home on the 1600 Block of Winton Circle on Wednesday morning. Police believe she voluntarily left her residence but, because of her age, may be in danger. Garcia is 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighs approximately 145 pounds. She has long, dark brown hair and was last ...

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A scene from the short film “Pozole.” (Photo courtesy of Jenn Garcia and Jessica Mendez Siqueiros)
By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin LAS CRUCES – A 10-minute film produced by a recent graduate of New Mexico State University’s Creative Media Institute (CMI) program won the best narrative short film-comedy award at a major film festival and is now qualified to compete in the 2020 Oscars. The 10-minute film is called “Pozole.” The qualifying film festival is Cinequest Film and Creativity Festival, which drew more than 100,000 people to its 2019 festival earlier in April in San Jose, California. The ...

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Podcast host Delano Lewis, lower right, with his producer Jason Begin. (Bulletin photo by Mike Cook)
By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin LAS CRUCES – With a new podcast called “The Left, Right, Forward Show,” retired Ambassador Delano Lewis is making use of the extensive national and international contacts he made during a 35-year career in Washington, D.C. Lewis, 81, retired to Las Cruces with his wife, Gayle, more than 20 years ago after serving as U.S. ambassador to South Africa, CEO of National Public Radio, a major telephone company executive during the breakup of the Bell system and ...

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City of LasLAS CRUCES – As part of the City’s continued improvement of public parking lots to enhance safety and the Las Cruces Downtown parking experience, Parking Lot 3 and its south entrance off east Las Cruces Avenue will be closed for one day, Wednesday, May 22. On Thursday, May 23, Parking Lot 4 and the entrance near east Hadley Avenue, immediately south of American Linen, will be closed that day. On Friday, ...

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Proud mother Marisela Singh and her son Greyson Velasquez enjoy Mother’s Day Sunday, May 12, near the water feature at Plaza de Las Cruces. Bulletin photo by Steve MacIntyre  

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WhiteKnightTwo carrier aircraft VMS Eve on the tarmac at Spaceport America, Virgin Galactic's Gateway to Space. (Courtesy)
SANTA FE – At a press conference today, May 10, at the New Mexico State Capitol Building in Santa Fe, hosted by New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, Virgin Founder Sir Richard Branson announced that Virgin Galactic’s development and testing program had advanced sufficiently to move the spaceline staff and space vehicles from Mojave, California to their commercial operations headquarters at Spaceport America. The move, which involves more than 100 staff, will commence immediately and continue through the summer, to ...

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Mayor Ken Miyagishima spoke at Mesilla Valley Community of Hope’s spring open house in April. (Bulletin photo by Mike Cook)
By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin LAS CRUCES – In his 12th year as mayor and 26th in City of Las Cruces and Doña Ana county government, Ken Miyagishima has dealt with everything from the city’s minimum wage increase and a major land swap with the City of Albuquerque to honoring local military veterans and even helping a woman get her transmission fixed. “I have fun. I enjoy it,” said Miyagishima, who turns 56 on May 15. Working with his colleagues on the city ...

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