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 criticized “leftist protestors” in a post over the weekend, who scuffled with white nationalist and white supremacy groups marching against a proposal to remove a statue of Gen. ... CONTINUE
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Cross words over crosswords Our readers prefer more challenging puzzles When we changed our newspaper’s format, beginning with the Aug. 19 issue, I was curious and concerned about our readers’ response. Overwhelmingly, however, the feedback has been very positive. Almost unanimously, people have told me they like the shorter tabloid format. The brighter paper makes the color pop, I’ve been told a number of times. However, one camp has been ... CONTINUE
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Guerrero, left, and Lucero, right. Courtesy photo. Bulletin Report Soroptimist International of Las Cruces presented the 2017Live Your Dream: Educational and Training Awards to Agni Guerrero and Marina Lucero on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. Both received awards of $1,000. Guerrero is a senior studying electrical engineering at NMSU. She aspires to a career in the power industry in which she can contribute to the environmental sustainability of power systems, and ... CONTINUE
By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin At its Monday, Feb. 21 regular meeting, the Las Cruces City Council unanimously approved resolutions: ▪ Designating portions of two streets near the Las Cruces Public Schools Field of Dreams sports complex – on Tashiro Drive between north Valley Drive and north Motel Drive, and on Motel Boulevard between west Picacho Avenue and Tashiro Drive – as “Coach Jim Bradley Championship Way.” Bradley was the long-time football coach at Mayfield High School. He died in 2015. Under the memorial ... CONTINUE
Downtown celebrates a banking partner By ALTA LeCOMPTE Las Cruces Bulletin Bank of West — stocked with all the latest technology to make banking easier and more secure — was the center of attention Downtown on Sept. 22. Customers and community leaders gathered for the long-awaited Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting celebrating the opening of the newly remodeled branch. Mike Lowrimore, regional manager and senior vice president, thanked Bob Pofahl ... CONTINUE