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Las Cruces Bulletin newspaper


Top Stories for Friday, July 11th, 2014:


Chris Cruz of Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces shows Gov. Susana Martinez the newly renovated swimming pool area Tuesday, July 8, after her stop in Las Cruces to talk about record-breaking growth in tourism since the start of the New Mexico True advertising and promotional campaign. Hotel E also will be host to future passengers of Virgin Galactic (see related story in the Business section).

Las Cruces Bulletin photo by Todd Dickson


By Todd G. Dickson

Las Cruces Bulletin

Since partnering with local communities to illustrate a broader array of activities and attractions in New Mexico, Gov. Susana Martinez said there are more visitors to the Land of Enchantment than ever before.

At the Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces Tuesday, July 8, Martinez credited the New Mexico True campaign with luring 2.4 million visitors since the start of heradministration.

“That more than the total population of the state,” she...

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By Todd G. Dickson

Las Cruces Bulletin

Since Las Cruces Bishop Oscar Cantú last week called on Las Crucens to help provide shelter for the flood of Central American women and children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, the Immaculate Heart of Mary Cathedral has seen more than 80 as they make their way to relatives elsewhere.

Finley Hall, the cathedral’s large parish hall, normally usedfor social functions, quickly became a temporary shelter with cots, showers, dining tables, a...

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Bulletin Staff Report

When New Mexico State University football fans walk into Aggie Memorial Stadium on Thursday, Aug. 28, for the team’s opening game of the 2014 season, they’ll be greeted by the overwhelming green of a new synthetic field.

The colors, though, will not end with the hue of the artificial grass.

NMSU’s athletics department reports that the field design will use a liberal amount of crimson, with the Pistol Pete logo emblazoned across the center of the...


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By Alta LeCompte

Las Cruces Bulletin

Local businesses are focusing on the possibilities for joining the Space Age as service providers for Virgin Galactic and Spaceport America in nearby Sierra County.

A Mesilla restaurant and a Las Cruces hotel have been awarded exclusive contracts by Virgin Galactic, the company committed to launching tourists on suborbital flights at the spaceport.

Savoy de Mesilla will provide gourmet catering for Virgin Galactic at spaceport. Hotel...

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Starlight Children’s Theatre Co. brings Gilbert & Sullivan to life

By Zak Hansen

Las Cruces Bulletin

The Starlight Children’s Theatre Co. of Las Cruces will present its production of the beloved Gilbert & Sullivan musical comedy “Patience, or Bunthorne’s Bride,” with six performances Fridays and Saturdays, July 11, 12, 18 and 19, on the stage of the Atkinson Recital Hall on the New Mexico State University campus, 1075 N. Horseshoe Drive.

The 32-person cast – ranging in age...


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