By Christophe Chino and Susie Ouderkirk Will the school buses roll Friday morning? Even if not, school will still be in session. The contract between the union for school bus drivers and the company they work for is set to expire Thursday evening, March 31. That means the company that picks up and drops off students for Las Cruces Public Schools could have no drivers on hand Friday, April 1. Las Cruces Public Schools Superintendent ... CONTINUE
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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
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
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