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
Bulletin report Jack Eakman hopes to be the next City Councillor for District 4. Less than a week after Nathan Small said he would not seek a third term for the seat, Eakman sent out a release Monday, Aug. 24 to announce his candidacy. “Everywhere I look, I see opportunity and I want to be a part of realizing our great potential as a city,” Eakman said in a statement. Eakman reports ... CONTINUE
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Latinas in Leadership conference highlights a universal message BY SUSIE OUDERKIRK LAS CRUCES BULLETIN Conferences of all shapes and sizes, representing all sorts of groups, are prolific in the U.S., but there is one right here in Las Cruces that is far more timely and important than the organizers even know. The Latinas in Leadership Conference, which made its debut Sept. 16, spotlights the accomplishments of Latina women in our community and presents a ... CONTINUE
Mayor will run 3rd time By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima has held either a city or county elected office for 22 of the past 23 years, and he hopes to continue that string for at least four more. Miyagishima, 52, announced he will run for his third term as mayor. “It doesn’t feel like work,” said Miyagishima. “I live the ... CONTINUE
By Las Cruces Bulletin Ben Woods is about to retire. Don’t expect the departing special assistant to New Mexico State University President Garrey Carruthers, though, to just spend lazy days fishing or lounging on his couch watching TV. Woods, 62, may be ending his career in the academic setting, but he plans to stay busy. Sure, he’s going to use his new-found downtime to visit grand kids in California and his recently married daughter in Dallas. And while ... CONTINUE