May 23, 2017 Dear Editor, This is to inform you that as City Councilor for Las Cruces’ District 3, I, Olga Pedroza, have decided to not seek re-election in November. This was a difficult decision, but was made much easier by knowing the person who will run for the position, Gabe Vasquez. I have been in this position since 2009, in other words, for two terms. During that time, I have concentrated on several ... CONTINUE
Lane closures at the intersection of Alameda Boulevard and Amador Avenue began today and will continue for up to five days for telecommunication improvements for Century Link. Access to businesses will be maintained during the construction and motorists wanting to avoid possible delays should seek an alternate route. The lane closures will not affect RoadRUNNER Transit. For more information, call 575/528-3098. The TTY number is 575/541-2182. CONTINUE
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Dusan Jolovic, a Doctor of Philosophy degree candidate with a major in Engineering, attends the New Mexico State University Doctoral Hooding Ceremony on Friday, May 12, at the Pan American Center. Several thousand students graduated in May from NMSU and Doña Ana Community College, with various commencement ceremonies held at the Pan American Center on the NMSU campus. See pages 24-27 for more photos and information. PHOTO COURTESY VICTORIA PALOMBIT, NMSU CONTINUE
Residents and businesses in the area of Lohman Avenue south to Nevada Avenue, and west from Walnut Street to Solano Drive, will experience a water outage from 9 p.m. Thursday, May 18, to 3 a.m. Friday, May 19, while Las Cruces Utilities replaces two water line distribution valves. Once service is restored, residents may notice discolored water due to iron and manganese. Although the water is safe to drink, City officials recommend waiting to wash laundry until after the water becomes ... CONTINUE
The four-string Hawaiian box earns its own festival Photo courtesy lascrucesukefest.com2017 Las Cruces Ukefest instructor Heidi Swedberg By Mike Cook, Las Cruces Bulletin The first-ever Las Cruces UkeFest is virtually sold out, according to Las Cruces Ukes President Cheryl Fallstead. The only ukulele festival in southern New Mexico takes place Friday through Sunday, May 19 -21, at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping ... CONTINUE