Bulletin report Lionel Frietze was re-elected on Tuesday as municipal judge in Mesilla, receiving 258 votes over Yolanda Lucero, who had 97. Trustee seats were filled by Jesus Caro (232 votes) and Carlos Arzabal (213 votes). Caro lost a close mayoral election in 2014 to Nora Barraza. He’s back in as a trustee, however, and is considering another run at the mayor’s position in two years. Anthony elects new mayor, fills two trustee seats The city of Anthony, on the Texas/New Mexico border, ... CONTINUE
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A vintage Huey helicopter is put in place as the finishing touch for the Vietnam War memorial Tuesday, March 1 at Veterans Memorial Park on Roadrunner Parkway. An official public ceremony for the rededication of the Vietnam War Memorial Monument is scheduled for March 26. Photo by Cecelia Levatino CONTINUE
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New turf and a new start New Mexico State University baseball player Ruger Rodriguez stretches out during warm ups on the new artificial infield turf at Presley Askew baseball field. The junior pitcher and the Aggies started the 2016 season with a sweep of Towson Friday to Saturday, Feb. 19-21. The team plays host to Maine in a four-game stand Friday to Sunday, Feb. 26-28. The Aggies and Black Bears play a doubleheader on Saturday. To read more about ... CONTINUE
Legislators wrap up ‘grueling’ session By Elva K. Österreich Las Cruces Bulletin The agreement is the money ran out and New Mexico needs to find sources of revenue not tied up in the oil and gas industry. But that is about all the parties could agree on during the 2016 legislative session this go around. Rep. Doreen Gallegos (D-Doña Ana-52) described the session as “grueling.” “When we got there, we thought we had ... CONTINUE
City approves Amador Hotel renovations By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin The Las Cruces City Council, meeting as the Tax Increment Development District Board (TIDD), unanimously approved a preliminary plan to renovate the historic Amador Hotel and surrounding property at the council’s Monday, Feb. 22 work session. Las Cruces builder/developer Max Bower, vice president of GMB Investments, Inc. of El Paso, said “the re-development project encompasses the block in its ... CONTINUE