For the love of heart month February is National Heart Month, and Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine student Rebecca Rubin, dressed as a healthy heart, greets patrons of the Mesilla Valley Mall Sunday, Feb. 10, during the national Texas Two-Step CPR: Save a Life Campaign 2019. Bulletin photo by Steve MacIntyre

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Rescued horses have been cared for on the Schreibers’ private property since 2015. Recent land acquisition will allow Dharmahorse Equine Sanctuary to relocate its base of operations to a dedicated facility operating under its own sovereignty. (Courtesy photo)
By Katharine Chrisley Schreiber For the Bulletin LAS CRUCES – Dharmahorse Equine Sanctuary has acquired property near its present facility for expansion and refinement of the services it offers to horses and people. As a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit, licensed by the New Mexico Livestock Board, Dharmahorse has been caring for unwanted and abused horses since 2015 at its present location under the compassionate direction of Mark and Katharine Schreiber. Dharmahorse was established in 1996 as an Institute of Gentle Horsemanship. As its ...

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Two views of Tierra del Sol Housing Project’s Peachtree Canyon Apartments at the southwest corner of Peachtree Hills and Jornada roads in the Metro Verde Development.
BY MIKE COOK LAS CRUCES – “I think we can all agree we need affordable housing in Las Cruces,” Mayor Pro Tem Gill Sorg said at a recent Las Cruces City Council meeting. At its Monday, Feb. 4 regular meeting, the council approved a long-term, low-interest loan of $495,500 to Tierra del Sol Housing Corporation as part of a local match for the nonprofit’s application to the New Mexico Finance Authority’s (NMMFA) allocation pool for Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC). The ...

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BULLETIN REPORT LAS CRUCES – The City of Las Cruces announced Feb. 4 it has received “a major arts recognition that will bring creative economy benefits for arts and cultural businesses, workers and artists in the historic and original townsite of Las Cruces.” “I am privileged to announce that the New Mexico Arts Commission has announced that our city is the latest state-recognized arts and cultural district (ACD) in New Mexico and the first state-authorized ACD since 2016,” City Councilor Kasandra Gandara ...

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Alicia Keyes, state economic development secretary, Speaks Friday, Feb. 1, at an event to announce that a video game startup, Ganymede Games, will locate in downtown Las Cruces. Seated are Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima, New Mexico State University Chancellor Dan Arvizu, New Mexico Partnership CEO Tim Nitti, and Ganymede Games CEO and founder Jerry Prochazka. (Bulletin photo by Michael Scanlon)Alicia Keyes, state economic development secretary, Speaks Friday, Feb. 1, at an event ...

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Doña Ana County Historical Society member David Thomas pauses outside the Rio Grande Theatre Feb. 2 after presenting at the first Pat Garrett Western Heritage Festival sponsored by Visit Las Cruces. The event offered a fresh perspective on the infamous sheriff who resided in Doña Ana County for 12 years before he was shot to death in February 1908. BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYRE  

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LCPDLAS CRUCES – The woman killed in Saturday morning’s crash at the intersection of Spruce Avenue and Walnut Street has been identified as 26-year-old Naomi Brandi Flores of Las Cruces. The crash occurred about 2:20 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2. Preliminary information from the investigation indicates that Flores was a backseat passenger in a 1995 Chevrolet pickup that was traveling north along Walnut Street. All indications point that the 26-year-old man who was driving ...

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The Las Cruces Municipal Court building, 135 E. Griggs Ave., had its cornerstone laid in 1917 and is on the state register of cultural properties. (Bulletin photo by Mike Cook)The Las Cruces Municipal Court building, 135 E. Griggs Ave., had its cornerstone laid in 1917 and is on the state register of cultural properties. (Bulletin photos by Mike Cook)The historic building that some long-time residents still refer to it as “the old post ...

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