Bulletin Report Las Cruces’ Women’s Economic Self-sufficiency Team (WESST) will host a presentation to help small-business owners understand the state’s gross-receipts tax. The presentation will start at 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 3, in the Roadrunner Room on the second floor of Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho.Mary Anne Quesada, with the Small Business Development Center, will give the presentation. “The gross receipts tax rate varies throughout the state from 5.125% to 8.6875% depending on the location of the business,” said a WESST ... CONTINUE
DACC regains nursing accreditation By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin “We’re back in business,” New Mexico State University President Garrey Carruthers said Wednesday Aug. 5. Carruthers joined Doña Ana Community College President Renay Scott at a news conference to announce DACC’s associate nursing program has received initial national accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. DACC’s program lost accreditation in 2012. “This is a banner day for New ... CONTINUE
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Bulletin report After numerous workouts and discussions with his family, New Mexico State sophomore Pascal Siakam has decided to forgo his remaining eligibility and enter the 2016 NBA Draft. “I think all of us are going to become cheerleaders on June 23rd for Pascal,” head coach Paul Weir said. “We are so thankful for everything he did here and are looking forward to following his career,” Siakam, a 6-9 forward, led the nation with 27 ... CONTINUE
Bulletin report El Paso Electric reports it is currently monitoring energy consumption during the high temperatures and sustained triple-digit temperature days. Mary Kipp, El Paso Electric CEO, said the utility company has not plans to interrupt service. But be prepared in case the situation changes. “In the event we were to lose a generating unit or transmission line during system peak, we may need to conduct managed outages in order to maintain the stability of our local electric grid,” Kipp said in ... CONTINUE
Bulletin photo by Mike CookFrom left, Las Cruces City Councilors Yvonne Flores, Greg Smith and Jack Eakman board a downtown city bus in support of public transportation during national Dump the Pump Day June 21. By Mike Cook Las Cruces ... CONTINUE