Animated image of the proposed emergency department building. Courtesy photo. Bulletin Report MountainView Regional Medical Center is breaking ground on New Mexico’s first freestanding emergency department. A groundbreaking ceremony will be held on Wednesday, March 1 from 5:00 to 6:00 pm at 2811 N. Main Street. “Demand for emergency services in Las Cruces continues to increase, and MountainView Emergency Center at Main will provide an additional access ... CONTINUE
Reduce risks of home fires While the number of home fires occurring in the U.S. each year has fallen by more than 50 percent since 1977, the ratio of people who die in home fires has remained virtually unchanged, based on data from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). In 1977, deaths occurred in .8 percent of home fires, and in 2013, that rate was .7 percent. One possible explanation for this discrepancy: home fires now burn hotter ... CONTINUE
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Bulletin report Sitel, which employs about 400 workers in Las Cruces, informed Mayor Ken Miyagishima on Thursday, Jan. 5 that the facility will close for good in March. Miyagishima said the company informed him via fax on Thursday about the decision and that he has sense spoken to John Muñoz, site director for the Las Cruces facility. The mayor said he was informed employees will being to be let go in early March and the final closing date is set for March ... CONTINUE
2015 Burger Time golf tourney set for early July Bulletin Staff Report Last year the annual Burger Time “All Activities” High School Golf Tournament brought in $275,000 for high school activities in Las Cruces. Scheduled for Thursday to Saturday, July 9 to 11 at Red Hawk Golf Club, the event is in its 22nd year. The tournament started out as a fundraiser for Las Cruces high school football teams, but has expanded to include a variety of programs. ... CONTINUE
Mesilla Jazz Happening celebrates 15 years on the plaza By Zak Hansen Las Cruces Bulletin On the first weekend of each October since 2000, the Mesilla plaza has hosted a weekend of live jazz music, and six years ago, the annual program transferred to fall under the auspices of the Mesilla Valley Jazz and Blues Society (MVJBS), “designed to spread the art form to the wide public that often doesn’t have a lot of exposure ... CONTINUE