Las Cruces City Councilor Olga Pedroza has announced she will not seek re-election in November to the District 3 seat she has held for the past eight years. “During that time, I have concentrated on several issues: education, nutrition, economics and quality of life,” Pedroza said may 23. “I do not claim to have worked alone on these issues. I have had a lot of help from both individuals and groups. “Additionally, the city ... CONTINUE
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May 23, 2017 Dear Editor, This is to inform you that as City Councilor for Las Cruces’ District 3, I, Olga Pedroza, have decided to not seek re-election in November. This was a difficult decision, but was made much easier by knowing the person who will run for the position, Gabe Vasquez. I have been in this position since 2009, in other words, for two terms. During that time, I have concentrated on several ... CONTINUE
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Lane closures at the intersection of Alameda Boulevard and Amador Avenue began today and will continue for up to five days for telecommunication improvements for Century Link. Access to businesses will be maintained during the construction and motorists wanting to avoid possible delays should seek an alternate route. The lane closures will not affect RoadRUNNER Transit. For more information, call 575/528-3098. The TTY number is 575/541-2182. CONTINUE
Dusan Jolovic, a Doctor of Philosophy degree candidate with a major in Engineering, attends the New Mexico State University Doctoral Hooding Ceremony on Friday, May 12, at the Pan American Center. Several thousand students graduated in May from NMSU and Doña Ana Community College, with various commencement ceremonies held at the Pan American Center on the NMSU campus. See pages 24-27 for more photos and information. PHOTO COURTESY VICTORIA PALOMBIT, NMSU CONTINUE
Residents and businesses in the area of Lohman Avenue south to Nevada Avenue, and west from Walnut Street to Solano Drive, will experience a water outage from 9 p.m. Thursday, May 18, to 3 a.m. Friday, May 19, while Las Cruces Utilities replaces two water line distribution valves. Once service is restored, residents may notice discolored water due to iron and manganese. Although the water is safe to drink, City officials recommend waiting to wash laundry until after the water becomes ... CONTINUE