By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin Miguel Silva hopes to be the next mayor of Las Cruces. After eight years on the Las Cruces City Council representing District 1, Silva has thrown his hat into the ring in this year’s mayoral election. Election day is Tuesday, Nov. 3. Current Mayor Ken Miyagishima was first elected in 2007, and was re-elected in 2011, but has not yet revealed whether he will seek a third term. Miyagishima said he’ll make ... CONTINUE
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In reaction to a pair of church bombing Sunday, Aug. 2, clergy and other Las Crucens participate in an interfaith prayer gathering Sunday evening at Pioneer Park. Bulletin photo by Polo Orta CONTINUE
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Las Cruces Bulletin Two explosions shut down two different churches in Las Cruces Sunday morning, Aug. 2. An explosion took place at Calvary Baptist Church at 1800 S Locust St., about 8 a.m. and nearly a half an hour later an explosion took place across town at Holy Cross Catholic Church at 1327 N Miranda St. Both churches were evacuated and police report there were no injuries. Both Locust and Miranda Streets were close. Resident ... CONTINUE
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
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