By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin Miguel Silva hopes to be the next mayor of Las Cruces. After eight years on the Las Cruces City Council representing District 1, Silva has thrown his hat into the ring in this year’s mayoral election. Election day is Tuesday, Nov. 3. Current Mayor Ken Miyagishima was first elected in 2007, and was re-elected in 2011, but has not yet revealed whether he will seek a third term. Miyagishima said he’ll make ... CONTINUE
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Resilient mayor looks forward By Susie Ouderkirk Las Cruces Bulletin Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima is resilient, if nothing else. The newly re-elected Las Cruces mayor tends to land on his feet, regardless of the stumbling blocks that crop up in front of him. At 5 years old, he survived a lightning strike that hit a tent he and his siblings and friends were playing in at the Miyagishima home in Alamogordo. ... CONTINUE
Downtown celebrates a banking partner By ALTA LeCOMPTE Las Cruces Bulletin Bank of West — stocked with all the latest technology to make banking easier and more secure — was the center of attention Downtown on Sept. 22. Customers and community leaders gathered for the long-awaited Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting celebrating the opening of the newly remodeled branch. Mike Lowrimore, regional manager and senior vice president, thanked Bob Pofahl ... CONTINUE
By Las Cruces Bulletin Editor’s Note: This is the final profile telling the stories of stroke survivors in May, which is National Stroke Awareness Month. As a retired firefighter of 25 years, Larry Edgecomb had experience responding to strokes. His own, however, was “a total Marissa Bond CONTINUE