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Las Cruces native returns for best-seller book signing

Las Cruces native Andrea Flores is not only a graduate of Harvard and of Columbia Law School (after graduating from Mayfield High School in 2006), she’s one of 10 young women authors who contributed to a New York Times best-selling nonfiction book for young adults called “Yes She Can: 10 Stories of Hope and Change from Young Female Staffers of the Obama White House.” Flores will be in Las Cruces for a talk and book signing at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at Barnes & Noble in Mesilla Valley Mall, 700 S. Telshor Blvd.

City council shoots down Pat Garrett Blvd. name change

Craft Brew

Las Cruces’ only sex therapist seeing more transgender clients

City of Las Cruces still has funds to aid downtown renovations

Arts & Entertainment
Weird, yet fairly predictable
I walked into the wrong movie today. I had meant to see the new “Men in Black” movie, sat through the commercials and …
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Las Cruces native returns for best-seller book signing
Las Cruces native Andrea Flores is not only a graduate of Harvard and of Columbia Law School (after graduating from Mayfield High …
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DAAC Executive Director Kathleen Albers will step back into part-time role
LAS CRUCES - It’s hard to imagine the Doña Ana Arts Council (DAAC) without Kathleen Albers at the helm. But come …
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Bright idea
The Zia Natural Gas float stood out at the 2019 Las Cruces Electric Light Parade July 3 with its patriotic display illuminating Hadley …
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PINBALL WIZARDS
From left, Bianca Marin, Frankie Rodriguez and Cristian Rangel play Ghostbusters pinball Sunday night, June 30, at Rad Retrocade, …
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Local sports
Seniors chase cash and fame under the Golden Dome

Just a couple of weeks ago the 40th U.S. Senior Open was held at the Warren Golf Course on the campus of the University of Notre Dame, in South Bend, Indiana. It is literally on the campus, …

Mayfield athlete qualifies for 'world's largest rodeo'
Three New Mexico high school rodeo athletes, including one from Mayfield High School, will be traveling to the National High School Rodeo Finals in Rock Springs, Wyoming, July 14-20.
Salas adds to post-season awards
Already one of the most decorated Aggies of all time, former women’s basketball star Brooke Salas has been named the Joe Kearney Award winner by the Western Athletic Conference, the league …
New NMSU coach makes first hire
New Mexico State head baseball coach Mike Kirby made his first hire since taking the helm of Aggie baseball, hiring Michael Pritchard as an assistant coach. “I couldn’t more …
Kirby brings experience, accolades to Aggie baseball
Mike Kirby, the new baseball coach at New Mexico State University, is apparently the right man for the job, according to many who know him and his work. Kirby was hired June 24 to succeed …
Business
Alliance faces challenges

If the City of Las Cruces, Doña Ana County and its other funding partners are the production team, the Mesilla Valley Economic Development Alliance (MVEDA) is the sales and marketing team. MVEDA’s goal is to create economic development opportunities and enhance the wealth of the county and its residents, said MVEDA President and CEO Davin Lopez, who took the helm at the nonprofit in February 2009.

The ‘sniffer truck’ has a nose for gas leaks It looks similar to other City of Las Cruces trucks you see on the streets, except for the attachment on the front that might cause you to take another look. Hanging from the front end of the truck, six little rubber cones are swaying on a rack. It’s the Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) Gas “sniffer truck” making its rounds testing for any natural gas leaks from underground pipes.
Mari Boquitas Café and More offers Mexican cuisine, Italian specials LAS CRUCES - A new Mexican restaurant recently opened in Las Cruces in a somewhat unexpected location. Sharing a building with Baskin-Robins, Mari Boquitas Café and More, 1494 Missouri …
Road reconstruction dominates community meeting
Editor’s note: 20th in a series on businesses impacted by the road reconstruction project on Valley Drive. On Monday, June 24, residents of Las Cruces City Council District 4 gathered at …
Convention center hotel set to open LAS CRUCES - After several years of planning and construction, the Courtyard by Marriott Las Cruces hotel is scheduled to open Friday, July 5. Located at 456 E. University Ave.,  just west of …
Obituaries
VICTORIA C. GARCIA

With profound sadness we announce the passing of VICTORIA C. GARCIA, age 90, on Friday, June 14, 2019.She is survived by three sons, Mario, Armando and Genaro C. Garcia; a daughter, Maria Isabel …

PAULA M. BRAVO

PAULA M. BRAVO, age 95, of Las Cruces left her dwelling place on earth and entered eternal life to be with her heavenly Father on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loved one. …

MELVIN L. ALLEN JR

MELVIN L. ALLEN JR., was born September 29, 1963 to Melvin and Doris Allen in Alexander City, Alabama and passed from this life onTuesday, June 18, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center. Survived by his …

MARY FRANCES “TANCY”ALEXANDER BIRD

The beautiful soul of Mary Frances “Tancy” Alexander Bird joined her loving and merciful God on June 3, 2019. Survivors include her three sons, Michael, Keith and Steven Bird; three …

MARTHA ISELA GAYTAN

MARTHA ISELA GAYTAN, age 49, of Las Cruces entered eternal life on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center surrounded by all her loved ones. Survivors include her companion, David Reynolds; …

Opinion
Editorials
Las Cruces native returns for best-seller book signing Las Cruces native Andrea Flores is not only a graduate of Harvard and of Columbia Law School (after graduating from Mayfield High School in 2006), she’s one of 10 young women authors who contributed to a New York Times best-selling nonfiction book for young adults called “Yes She Can: 10 Stories of Hope and Change from Young Female Staffers of the Obama White House.” Flores will be in Las Cruces for a talk and book signing at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at Barnes & Noble in Mesilla Valley Mall, 700 S. Telshor Blvd.
City council shoots down Pat Garrett Blvd. name change LAS CRUCES - The Las Cruces City voted 4-3 not to change the name of Motel Boulevard to Pat Garrett Boulevard. The vote came after pointed discussion and public input at the council’s …
Craft Brew ~NEWLINE~ Picacho Coffee Roasters has opened for business at 200 West Conway Ave. in Mesilla Park. Owner Chad Morris pours a fresh drip-roast Saturday, June 22.~NEWLINE~BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE …
Columns
Las Cruces native returns for best-seller book signing Las Cruces native Andrea Flores is not only a graduate of Harvard and of Columbia Law School (after graduating from Mayfield High School in 2006), she’s one of 10 young women authors who contributed to a New York Times best-selling nonfiction book for young adults called “Yes She Can: 10 Stories of Hope and Change from Young Female Staffers of the Obama White House.” Flores will be in Las Cruces for a talk and book signing at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at Barnes & Noble in Mesilla Valley Mall, 700 S. Telshor Blvd.
City council shoots down Pat Garrett Blvd. name change LAS CRUCES - The Las Cruces City voted 4-3 not to change the name of Motel Boulevard to Pat Garrett Boulevard. The vote came after pointed discussion and public input at the council’s …
Craft Brew ~NEWLINE~ Picacho Coffee Roasters has opened for business at 200 West Conway Ave. in Mesilla Park. Owner Chad Morris pours a fresh drip-roast Saturday, June 22.~NEWLINE~BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE …
Letters to the Editor
Protests were not about WWII To the editor: In his latest opinion entertainment piece [Bulletin, June 28], Baxter Black asks why Londoners protested President Trump on the 75th anniversary of D-Day, and why Britons dislike …
Popular vote disenfranchises New Mexico To the editor: I’m going to get right to the point, if you’re a NM voter then you’ve been disenfranchised. How? The recent NM Legislature passed House Bill 55, Agreement to Elect President …
First-rate response To the editor: Thank you, Mayor Miyagishima and the Las Cruces City Council, for the first-rate handling of the current asylum seekers situation in our city. It is the first duty of any government …
Conduct independent investigation To the editor: Open letter to the Board of the Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley: I have been told that ASCMV releases sick kittens to other organizations for care/foster. I have also been …
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