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By Tracy Roy Las Cruces Bulletin The Republication Party of Doña Ana County (DARP) announced Tuesday, Aug. 15, that Victor Contreras will serve as interim chairman until a committee can convene to elect a new chairperson. Former chairman Roman Jimenez resigned this week after backlash over a post made on the DARP Facebook page. Jimenez

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By Alta LeCompte, Las Cruces Bulletin. At the outset, Griff Allen of Lost Cruces Escape Room sounds like a typical business owner sharing a simple mission statement. “We are in the experience business,” Allen said during a recent interview. “We want people to go out the door wanting to come back and wanting to come

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Debbi Moore’s father, a veteran, taught her to be respectful of the military, which is why the Las Cruces Greater Chamber of Commerce director was happy to kick off the Military Update Luncheon Aug. 2 at the New Mexico State University Fulton Center. “We thank you for your protection of us and your full support

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Much of Marthe Cohn’s life sounds like a script for a really exciting action movie. She was a spy for the French government during World War II, risking her life to cross into German territory to report on troop movements and battle plans. Later, she received the highest military honor from both the French and

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From today through Sunday, vendors will not be required to collect gross receipts tax (GRT) from customers on certain back to school necessities, such as pens, pencils, computers, and clothing. Non-taxable items include: Clothing and footwear $100 or less School supplies such as pens, paper, and other classroom necessities $30 or less Computers $1,000 or

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Warped by the sun Valeria McClure cheers for My Heart Might Explode Tuesday, Aug. 1, as the Vans Warped tour rocked the NMSU Intramural Field. The longest-running music festival in North America made Las Cruces the 41st stop on this summer’s 45-city tour, offering 63 bands on seven stages – and plenty of water to

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Alamogordo — On Wednesday, August 9, the Sonic Wind No. 1 rocket sled, which has long been an icon of the John P. Stapp Air and Space Park at the New Mexico Museum of Space History, will take yet another ride. This time to Washington D.C. where it is destined to become part of a

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Jose Rivera, Yvonne Barela and Connie Estrada enjoy a Saturday evening July 22 during the Tequila, Tacos & Cerveza Fest at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum. The traveling festival highlights Mexican beers, exotic tequilas and street tacos, all folded into contests and live music. For more, see SW Living, page 58. BULLETIN

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