By Justin Bannist For the Bulletin During a meeting Monday, June 27, the New Mexico State University Board of Regents approved a number of benefit changes that will impact current and future employees. “These changes are in response to the university’s budget situation and many of these have been discussed during our town hall meeting and at our open forums earlier this year,” said NMSU Chancellor Garrey Carruthers. “Please know that I appreciate ... CONTINUE
From the Ground Up This is the fourth installment in a series that chronicles the building of a New Mexican home, from the ground up. By Susie Ouderkirk Las Cruces Bulletin During the last week of March, 2016, the home site was prepared for the pouring of the foundation. The foundation is the term used to describe the concrete slab that will be the home’s base. RT concrete Works brought in a cement mixer and 15 workers to ... CONTINUE
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By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin Courtesy photo. Jack Nixon estimates he has called about 1,500 New Mexico State University Aggie basketball and football games – with a few baseball, softball and volleyball games thrown in – over the past four decades. Nixon, who turns 67 in March, has been the Voice of the Aggies for 37 of the past 41 years, giving Aggie Radio Network listeners a courtside or stadium seat at regular and post-season ... CONTINUE
Adjusting a rocket payload, students prepare for judges’ questions during the first stage of the Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition (IREC), now part of the Spaceport America Cup. Visit www.spaceportamericacup.com for information about the event and how to be there ($10 for one day, $20 for two or more). Bulletin Photos by Elva K. Österreich One hundred fourteen teams with 90 rockets crowd into the Las ... CONTINUE
Council approves update in impact fees By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin By a 6-1 vote, the Las Cruces City Council approved a resolution granting updates to the city’s public safety development impact fees and capital improvement plan. Councillor Ceil Levatino was the sole vote against the resolution. The vote will mean a fee increase for some home owners and some business owners. The fees are “onetime payments used to ... CONTINUE