New Mexico State forward Pascal Siakam became the seventh Aggie in school history to be named an All-American with his selection to the Associated Press All-America team. The 6-9 sophomore from Douala, Cameroon who led the Aggies (23-11, 13-1) to their second consecutive Western Athletic Conference Championship and a berth in the National Invitation Tournament, was named an honorable mention on the AP team. The unanimous WAC Player of the Year, Siakam has also ... CONTINUE
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The City of Las Cruces Fire Department conducted a “pushing in” ceremony on Monday, March 28 for Engine 7, the City’s newest fire engine. The $425,000 truck is stationed at Fire Station 7, 1050 Crawford Blvd., near the airport. The new fire engine, a Spartan Gladiator Pumper, is capable of pumping 1,500 gallons of water per minute and is fully equipped for structural firefighting. Because the firefighters provide service for aircraft ... CONTINUE
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Council tables resolution supporting Indian tribe By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin At its Monday, March 21 regular meeting, the Las Cruces City Council voted 6-1 to indefinitely table a resolution that would have supported a petition requesting federal recognition of the Piro/ Manso/Tiwa Indian tribe of the Pueblo of San Juan de Guadalupe. Council members, with the exception of Mayor Pro-Tem Greg Smith, who voted against tabling the resolution, said they ... CONTINUE
Bishop Ramirez writes book By Brook Stockberger Las Cruces Bulletin Bishop Emeritus Ricardo Ramirez said time is precious. But when he retired three years ago after three decades as the first bishop of the Diocese of Las Cruces, he admits he was afraid retirement could be boring. He has found it to be anything but. “My retirement has been very fruitful and enriching,” he ... CONTINUE
Enduring Warriors Participants in the 27th Annual Bataan Memorial Death March Sunday, March 20, at White Sands Missile Range, start off the event carrying American flags. The duo were among a variety of marchers in support of the veterans’ charity organization Enduring Warrior. More photos are on pages A18 and A19. CONTINUE