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
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Tempting temptations There’s lots to do in the Valley this fall “It was the third of September …” That’s the opening line to the Temptations’ classic “Papa Was a Rolling Stone.” In Las Cruces on the third of September, was also a day to always remember. You could have attended the Franciscan Arts Festival at Holy Cross Retreat. You could have attended one of our two dueling wine festivals. Or you could have ... CONTINUE
Bulletin Report The sixth-annual Economic Outlook Conference will take place 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave. New Mexico State University Regents Professor of Economics Jim Peach and senior economist with Wells Fargo Bank Eugenio Alemán will look at state and national economic trends and how they play a part in New Mexico’s future. The free conference kicks off with a reception at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 16, followed by the economists’ presentations from 10 a.m. ... CONTINUE
Colorful commemoration Deming Intermediate School dancers entertain during the March 12 commemoration of the Pancho Villa raid on Columbus. Festivities continued all day at the park in Columbus with dance groups and other performers participating. For more photos, see Pages A16 and A17. PHOTO FOR THE BULLETIN BY LANZE HIBLER CONTINUE