By Courtney Lopez Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico Child hunger in New Mexico is a pressing issue and the daunting reality of this is that the faces of hunger aren’t easily identified. According to the United States Census Bureau, in Doña Ana County, more than 25 percent of the population is living in poverty.

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Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that helps identify the suspect responsible for Tuesday evening’s armed robbery of the Church’s Chicken restaurant on the city’s East Mesa. Shortly before 10 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, police were dispatched to the armed robbery call at Church’s Chicken at 5092 Bataan Memorial West.

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This year’s American Indian Week offers something to celebrate for six consecutive days: Thursday, April 6 Miss Native American NMSU Pageant (5 to 9 p.m.) Corbett Center Auditorium Friday, April 7 – Arts and Crafts Fair (8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.) Corbett Center First Floor – Story Tellers Concert in conjunction with Indigenous Ways of

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By Courtney Lopez Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico Child hunger in New Mexico is a pressing issue and the daunting reality of this is that the faces of hunger aren’t easily identified. According to the United States Census Bureau, in Doña Ana County, more than 25 percent of the population is living in poverty.

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STEM students collect data Zia Middle School science teacher Anna Suggs and students in an advanced STEM class are participating in a Remote Sensing Earth Science Teacher Program (RSESTep) at Mesilla Valley Bosque State Park, part of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center program. They are one out of 15 schools nationwide that teaches students to

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Bataan Death March Participants in the 75th anniversary of the Bataan Death March during World War II, held at White Sands Missile Range March 19, included survivors and Wounded Warriors who grasped the solemnity of the occasion. BULLETIN PHOTO BY TABITHA ROSSMAN  

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By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin “Our recruitment for the position was very successful,” City Manager Stuart Ed said about the hiring of a director for the city’s newly expanded Economic Development Department (EDD). “I’m pleased to report to you that all of the finalists are local,” he said. “The successful candidate will know our

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Bulletin Report Las Cruces Utilities will conduct fire hydrant preventative maintenance in preparation to place Well 61, located at 2365 Sambrano Ave., into service. These activities will be performed beginning at 10 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, and 10 p.m. Thursday, March 16. These actions could create discolored water for residents and businesses along Triviz Drive

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