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Light up the night

Driver Jaime Torres watches the fireworks display from his No. 44 race car Saturday, June 27, at the Southern New Mexico Speedway. See page A24 for more photos from the racetrack.

LAS CRUCES BULLETIN PHOTO BY ORLANDO SANTANA

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Attracting migratory orioles, hummingbirds to your yard By Marissa Bond The Las Cruces Bulletin The warming season finds plenty of color in the desert — the burning tips of the ocotillo, the iridescent carapaces of beetles, and the rainbow flashes of orioles and hummingbirds migrating northward to nest. Two types of orioles that commonly migrate

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Light up the night Driver Jaime Torres watches the fireworks display from his No. 44 race car Saturday, June 27, at the Southern New Mexico Speedway. See page A24 for more photos from the racetrack. LAS CRUCES BULLETIN PHOTO BY ORLANDO SANTANA

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Reimagining Amador holds big reveal By Alta LeCompte Las Cruces Bulletin Abandoned cotton trailers from the Harvey Gin near the railroad tracks may have a future as the West Amador Avenue area reinvents itself. The tracks, in fact, become the gateway to the historic agricultural, industrial and residential neighborhood. Susan Henderson, principal of the planning

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Are water restrictions New Mexico’s future? By Angela Simental For the Bulletin On May 5, California approved a 25-percent cut on water use in urban areas in an effort to conserve water after four years of intense drought. With these historic water restrictions, could New Mexico face the same future? “Probably. I don’t see this

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PAC will work to create more, better jobs in Doña Ana County Businesses are the backbone of the community. They are vital to the health of any community for several reasons. Today, let’s focus on one primary issue of importance in relation to businesses: the creation of jobs. When businesses thrive, the number of jobs

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Plan 2040 coming up for vote soon By Troy Tudor For some time now, the County Planning & Zoning Commission has been working on a long-range plan for Doña Ana County. It is a very large and daunting task, to say the least. There are a significant number of issues to be dealt with that

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Cruces teenager snares silver medal By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin Her dad calls her “La Picosita” — The Feisty One — a perfect nickname for Las Cruces teenager Amy Salinas. The 14-year-old won a silver medal in the United States Boxing Junior Olympics June 8 to 13, in Charleston, W.V., where she represented the

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Music, parade and more this Fourth of July By Zak Hansen For the Las Cruces Bulletin The Mesilla Valley comes to life this weekend for Independence Day weekend with events all across town as we celebrate 239 years as a country, 103 years of statehood and 166 years as the township of Las Cruces. Festivities

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