As temperatures rise and summer truly begins in the Mesilla Valley, two Las Cruces theater companies – No Strings Theatre Company and Las Cruces Community Theatre – are ready to open the curtains on their summer productions, providing a great way to beat the doldrums of the summer months. Opening Friday, June 5, at the Black Box Theatre is a family-friendly production of the classic tale “Arabian Nights,” running for nine performances over three weeks, closing Sunday, June ... CONTINUE
Earth builders utilize desert soil to create lasting homes By Marissa Bond The Las Cruces Bulletin Editor’s note: This article is from the Life is Good in Las Cruces Community Guide, which is now available. The high desert vastness, patched green only by lowcrouched shrubs and spindling cacti, seems as unlikely a place to find the materials to build a home as an ocean. The Earthbuilder’s Guild sees promise, however, in the sun-baked ... CONTINUE
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Digital cadaver lets students visualize anatomy clearly By Elva K. Österreich Las Cruces Bulletin The folks at Anatomage took a frozen cadaver, sliced it thin and scanned the slices into their machine. Then they did it again and again, finally creating digital versions of human beings good enough to study for students at all levels of their human anatomy learning. At Arrowhead Park Medical Academy (APMA), a public charter school for high school ... CONTINUE
Tiny homes for homeless vets proposed by group By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin At its Monday, Aug. 8 work session, the Las Cruces City Council heard a request for the city’s support from a group proposing to create a village for tiny homes in Las Cruces that would be made available at low cost to currently homeless veterans and later to other homeless people. The group was introduced by Las Cruces ... CONTINUE
Bulletin photo by Mike Cook Allison Smith, left, files as a candidate for the Las Cruces Public Schools school board election, which is scheduled for Feb. 7. Smith seeks the District 2 seat. She drew the top ballot position and is shown here with Doña Ana County Clerk Lynn Ellins and county Elections Staff Coordinator Janice Giron. By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin At 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 20, Ray Jaramillo became Las Cruces ... CONTINUE