Bulletin photo by Mike Cook Spirit Winds owner Richard Parra works in the store he has now put up for sale. By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin It would be hard to imagine Las Cruces without Spirit Winds Gift Source and Coffee Bar. It’s been a local icon for more than three decades and a fixture on south Locust Street for more than 20 years. “People like coming in here,” said owner-operator Richard Parra, a native ... CONTINUE
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Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima and his wife, Rosie, check out the results of the city’s municipal election Tuesday, Nov. 3 at Los Compas restaurant on Compress Drive were he gathered with supporters. Miyagishima was re-elected. By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin For a year with no statewide elections, 2015 was pretty busy politically for New Mexico and Las Cruces. We got a new secretary of state, a new state representative and a new state ... CONTINUE
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New Mexico Health Secretary Retta Ward died in Santa Fe Thursday, March 3 after what law enforcement reported was a single-car accident believed to have been caused by some sort of medical problem. She did not appear to have any trauma from the accident. Ward, 62, had headed the department, the largest state agency, since January 2013. She previously served as Cabinet secretary of the Aging and Long-Term Services Department, the Santa Fe ... CONTINUE
Bulletin report The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) offices in Las Cruces, Albuquerque, Socorro, Taos, Farmington and Santa Fe are now selling Christmas tree permits. The permits will be sold until Dec. 23 and cost $5. For a list of BLM office locations and contact information, visit https://www.blm.gov/contact/new-mexico. The Las Cruces office is located at 1800 Marquess St and the phone number is 575-525-4300. Maps can be obtained when purchasing the permit at a BLM office, and will show tree hunters ... CONTINUE
The history of Black Friday more colorful than you think By Susie Ouderkirk Las Cruces Bulletin Black Friday has an ominous sound. Images of a black-clad reaper or, worse yet, Santa’s evil counterpart Krampus, might come to mind. But the Friday after Thanksgiving, known as the biggest shopping day of the year, is really all about the green. Still important? There’s no doubt this big shopping day has an impact on a business’s profit, ... CONTINUE