Details What: NM Gross Receipts Tax Holiday When: Friday, Aug. 7 to Sunday Aug. 9 Where: Throughout the state Info: www.tax.newmexico.gov/tax-holiday.aspx 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. During the New Mexico Gross Receipts Tax Holiday, held from 12:01 a.m. Friday, ... CONTINUE
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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 with her parents for a Father’s Day outing. Castrejon suffers from partial blindness and short-term memory loss, ... CONTINUE
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Video Protesters rallied at noon, Wednesday July 15, in front of Rep. Steve Pearce’s Las Cruces office to speak out against a bill organizers say will strip protections away from Mexican gray wolves. They say the legislation, H.R. 2910, would nullify two federal rules that list the Mexican wolf as an endangered subspecies and prescribe management of the reintroduced population that spans the New Mexico and Arizona state border. CONTINUE
By Marissa Bond The Las Cruces Bulletin The percussive fireworks ringing in the summer have exhaled into smoke, and the bright, dogstar days have settled in. Despite the heat, the season brings a gravel- hunger for traveling and being outside. In southern New Mexico, residents and visitors don’t have to travel far to be able to appreciate sleeping in the great outdoors. Even with only a weekend or a single night, the Mesilla ... CONTINUE
LCPD Photo Las Cruces Police are investigating the death of a 61-year-old man whose body was found in a city refuse truck the morning of Thursday, July 9. Police were called to an area behind the Lowe’s supermarket, at 1404 Missouri Ave., shortly after 10:30 a.m. There, officers located the man’s body in the garbage truck hopper where solid waste is held for transport to a transfer station. The man appeared ... CONTINUE