Bulletin Report On Tuesday, Feb. 21, the state House of Representatives unanimously approved House Joint Memorial 6 requesting the the Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) and the Department of Public Safety (DPS) consider educating their providers on the connection between animal abuse and intra-family violence. Rep. Jim Dines (R-Bernalillo) sponsored HJ6, which was proposed based

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Bulletin Report On Tuesday, Feb. 21, the state House of Representatives passed House Joint Memorial 4 to establish an Infrastructure Funding Interim Committee (IFIC) in a 35-33 vote. HJM 4, sponsored by Rep. Daymon Ely (D-Corrales), creates an interim committee to study the state’s public infrastructure funding systems and to propose measures for reform. “We

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By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin At its Monday, Feb. 21 regular meeting, the Las Cruces City Council unanimously approved resolutions: ▪ Designating portions of two streets near the Las Cruces Public Schools Field of Dreams sports complex – on Tashiro Drive between north Valley Drive and north Motel Drive, and on Motel Boulevard between

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Bulletin Report MountainView Regional Medical Center is breaking ground on New Mexico’s first freestanding emergency department. A groundbreaking ceremony will be held on Wednesday, March 1 from 5:00 to 6:00 pm at 2811 N. Main Street. “Demand for emergency services in Las Cruces continues to increase, and MountainView Emergency Center at Main will provide an

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By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin Listening to Jamie O’Hara talk about doing magic in Las Cruces and across the country during the past 30-plus years is fascinating. Watching him make three green foam balls disappear from a mostly imaginary coin purse is, well … magic. O’Hara, who moved to Las Cruces in 1982, estimates

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By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin Las Cruces Fire Chief Eric Enriquez has been accepted into the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) Fire Service Executive Development Institute, where he will join his peers from throughout the United States and Canada in a year-long leadership development program. Enriquez said the institute is “an opportunity for

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By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin Roman Jimenez, the new Doña Ana County Republican Party chairman, supports President Donald Trump and is a fan of Martin Luther King Jr. Trump is “somebody with good intentions,” Jimenez said. “He doesn’t have any ties or (owe) any favors to any politicians.” Trump has “emboldened people to speak

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By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin “If we want to build a voting culture, we need to remove barriers to voting,” Doña Ana County Clerk Scott Krahling said Tuesday, Feb. 7, after about 4 percent of qualified voters cast their ballots in the Las Cruces Public Schools board of education election. Having elections “scattered across

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