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Las Cruces Bulletin newspaper


Top Stories for Friday, December 19th, 2014:

Magical Menorah





On the third day of Chanukah (Hanukkah), the lighting of a large menorah on the Mesilla Plaza Wednesday, Dec. 17, has become an annual holiday season event along with other traditions and activities. In addition to recalling the religious origins of the Chanukah, also called the Festival of Lights, the event included musical entertainment. For more photos from the event, see page A24.


LAS CRUCES BULLETIN PHOTO BY CHRISTOPHER BELARDE


By Todd G. Dickson and Brook Stockberger

Las Cruces Bulletin

A group of Las Cruces city residents held a press conference Tuesday, Dec. 16, to support three city councillors being targeted for recall, which they say is being driven by people who don’t even live in the city.

“It is being run by an out-of-state organizer using paid canvassers and financed by a small group of people living outside the city,” said George Griffin, who spoke for the residents. “It’s a deceitful attempt...

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By Todd G. Dickson

Las Cruces Bulletin

Six people will vie for one of two openings on Las Cruces school board by the end of Tuesday, Dec. 16, the day for declaring candidacy in board of education races to be held Feb. 3, 2015.

The most crowded field to get on the unpaid, elected board providing policy guidance to Las Cruces Public Schools was in District 4, which had been represented by Bonnie Votaw since 2007 and who decidedto not run for re-election.

Four filed for Votaw’s...

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By Lewis Harry

For the Las Cruces Bulletin

A week after losing to the Cliff High Cowboys in the final game of the Cliff Roundup tournament, the Mesilla Valley Christian Schools SonBlazers seem to be back on the right track.

The SonBlazers claimed three straight games to win the Sandia Prep basketball tournament. Powered by a solid offense provided by seniors Jeff Adler and Tristan Franzoy, MVCS defeated their opponents by an average margin of 16.3 points per game.

Along...


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Bulletin Staff Report

The Restaurant at Sierra Grande, located at the Sierra Grande Lodge & Spa, will open in January 2015 under the direction of Las Cruces chef and restaurateur Tatsu Miyazaki.

Media mogul Ted Turner purchased Sierra Grande Lodge & Spa in 2013.

The resort is known for its healing hot springs, luxurious accommodations, rustic charm and tranquil spa experiences.

“We are eager to expand upon Sierra Grande’s offerings with the opening of this new...


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By Zak Hansen

Las Cruces Bulletin

New York City may have its Times Square, viewed by millions around the country each New Year’s Eve, but this year, all eyes in the Mesilla Valley will be fixed skyward on a gigantic chile, as Downtown becomes the home for the inaugural Las Cruces Chile Drop.

Beginning at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31, Main Street Downtown will be transformed into a full-fledged street celebration of the New Year, with live music and entertainment, food trucks...

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