Alamogordo — On Wednesday, August 9, the Sonic Wind No. 1 rocket sled, which has long been an icon of the John P. Stapp Air and Space Park at the New Mexico Museum of Space History, will take yet another ride. This time to Washington D.C. where it is destined to become part of a new exhibit entitled “SPEED” at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum (NASM). This famous rocket sled is actually a part of the Smithsonian’s collection ... CONTINUE
Former U.S. Sen. says treat mental illness like all other illnesses By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin As a long-time advocate for people who suffer from mental illness, former U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M., helped to “make life a little bit easier for those who are on the margins of life, particularly those suffering from brain illness,” said former U.S. Representative Patrick Kennedy, D-Rhode Island on Thursday afternoon, Sept. 15, as he closed the ... CONTINUE
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Inyoung Merchant, aka Spicy She-Ra Cha Cha, from Spitfire Sallies greets the opposing Reguladies during a bout at the rink behind Meersheidt Recreation Center Saturday, July 21. Sponsored by Crossroads City Derby, the top women’s flat track roller derby league in Las Cruces, the game was won by the Reguladies. Charity for the evening was Toys for Kids. BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYRE CONTINUE
City council hires new city manager BULLETIN REPORT By a unanimous vote on Monday, Oct. 3, the Las Cruces City Council approved the hiring of Stuart Ed as the new Las Cruces city manager. Ed (rhymes with “deed”) was president/ CEO of Goodwill Industries of El Paso until July of this year, according to the City of Las Cruces. Since leaving that position, he has served as a consultant to the El Paso Independent School ... CONTINUE
Bulletin Report A discussion of Across America on an Emigrant Train, written by Jim Murphy, will be held at the Rail Readers Book Club on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 11 a.m. In 1879, Robert Louis Stevenson needed to travel from Scotland to California. As a young author, he had limited funds and thus chose to travel on emigrant trains. This account of his travel describes the adversities and deprivations he and his fellow travelers experienced as they endured the searing summer heat ... CONTINUE