Bulletin Report Comcast announced March 1 it is increasing the speeds for existing customers in Las Cruces, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Farmington, Gallup, Los Alamos and Silver City at no additional cost. Customers can stream shows, video chat or use at least four devices at once and can expect download speeds to increase from 50 Mbps to up to 70 Mbps as soon as March 1, a Comcast press release said. “These increases reflect our commitment to delivering the fastest speeds to our ... CONTINUE
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Council aims to push up the ‘pathetic’ voter turnout By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin Republicans and Democrats may be bashing each other in presidential primaries, but here in Doña Ana County, members of the two major political parties are joining forces to increase voter awareness and turnout. Prominent members of both local parties came together last year to form the nonpartisan county Election Advisory Council (EAC). In March, the council ... CONTINUE
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New Cabinet Secretary of NMDOH Lynn Gallagher. Courtesy photo. Bulletin Report On Feb. 22, the New Mexico State Senate voted unanimously to confirm Lynn Gallagher as Cabinet Secretary of the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH). Gallagher was appointed as secretary designate by Gov. Susana Martinez following the passing of Secretary Retta Ward in March 2016. Prior to her appointment, Gallagher served as deputy secretary of NMDOH since ... CONTINUE
Chile farmers brace for rain By Brook Stockberger Las Cruces Bulletin The monsoon giveth and the monsoon taketh. Sure, rain can be good for growing crops, but about a month into the green chile harvesting season, the agriculture community is concerned the so-far-mild rainy season will soon make the lives of farmers more difficult. “Knock on wood, things are going good, but (there could be) a big storm coming in,” ... CONTINUE
Houston, we have a donation Barbara Hubbard shows volunteers where donations should be placed during a clothing drive held at the Pan American Center on the New Mexico State University campus Wednesday, Aug. 30. All donations will be given to the American Red Cross to aid victims of Hurricane Harvey, which slammed the Houston area Aug. 25. See page 4 for more about Las Cruces organizations pitching in for the cause. BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYRE ... CONTINUE