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missing mug shot By Zak Hansen Las Cruces Bulletin The family of a Las Cruces woman who went missing while hiking in Arizona more than a month ago has turned to the community for help. Janet Castrejon, 44, went missing from Rustler Park Campground in Coronado National Forest, located in Arizona’s Chiricahua Mountains, Friday, June 19, while hiking with her parents for a Father’s Day outing. Castrejon suffers from partial blindness and short-term memory loss, ...

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By Zak Hansen Las Cruces Bulletin The family of a Las Cruces woman who went missing while hiking in Arizona more than a month ago has turned to the community for help. Janet Castrejon, 44, went missing from Rustler Park Campground in Coronado National Forest, located in Arizona’s Chiricahua Mountains, Friday, June 19, while hiking

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Brook Stockberger

Time to get out and watch the Aggies College football coaches can be a paranoid bunch. Once, while I sat in an old, wine-colored Chevy Celebrity with a dent in the driver’s side door thanks to a large, Pennsylvania White Tail buck, and watched the New Mexico State University football team practice, a trainer —

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Men Who Cook offers fun, food for fundraiser By Brook Stockberger Las Cruces Bulletin One Saturday each August, a cacophony of sounds bounces around the tables and appliances in the kitchen. Knives chop, blenders blend and oven doors slam, all the while jokes are traded, hands are repeatedly washed and cans are opened. Ah, Men

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Multi-faceted research on chipmunks enhances NMSU public education program By Jocelyn N. Apodaca For the Las Cruces Bulletin More than just a cute and cuddly critter, the Oscura Mountain chipmunk is providing New Mexico State University Fish and Wildlife researchers with vital habitat information on an entirely unique kind of animal. Chipmunks are found in

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On the way Members of the Las Cruces City Council and others take to their shovels during the groundbreaking ceremony for a new city plaza on Friday, July 24, in Downtown Las Cruces near the monument for the former St. Genevieve church. Nearby drive-through lanes for Bank of the West will soon be razed as

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CVB: Aerospace tourism is close to reality By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Philip San Filippo calls Las Cruces “the Kittyhawk of the future,” comparing it to the small town in North Carolina that became internationally famous after the Wright brothers made the world’s first controlled- power airplane flights

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Get ready to go back to school with the tax-free holiday By Marissa Bond The Las Cruces Bulletin Taxes — what are they good for? Well, a lot, actually, but on an already strained budget they can be a burden, especially in families with children preparing to go back to school. Enter the tax-free weekend.

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By Brook Stockberger Las Cruces Bulletin I own a Confederate flag. One of the famous Stars and Bars that is in the midst of such controversy. I also own a United States flag. I love history and used to live in Gettysburg, Pa. – where I went to graduate school – and the Civil War

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