By Marissa Bond The Las Cruces Bulletin The percussive fireworks ringing in the summer have exhaled into smoke, and the bright, dogstar days have settled in. Despite the heat, the season brings a gravel- hunger for traveling and being outside. In southern New Mexico, residents and visitors don’t have to travel far to be able to appreciate sleeping in the great outdoors. Even with only a weekend or a single night, the Mesilla ... CONTINUE
Council tables resolution supporting Indian tribe By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin At its Monday, March 21 regular meeting, the Las Cruces City Council voted 6-1 to indefinitely table a resolution that would have supported a petition requesting federal recognition of the Piro/ Manso/Tiwa Indian tribe of the Pueblo of San Juan de Guadalupe. Council members, with the exception of Mayor Pro-Tem Greg Smith, who voted against tabling the resolution, said they ... CONTINUE
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By Las Cruces Bulletin Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of profiles telling the stories of stroke survivors throughout May, which is National Stroke Awareness Month. “I was conducting a seminar at my Lodge and – the light just turned out,” Sidney Goddard said. “By that I don’t mean I fell down or anything, I just don’t remember what happened.” Goddard experienced a severe hemorrhagic stroke in December of 2013. He does not remember most ... CONTINUE
Paul Neff puts the finishing touches on the Beyond Pluto: The Clyde Tombaugh Story exhibit at the Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science, which debuts Friday, June 5, during the First Friday Downtown Arts Ramble. The exhibit tells about Tombaugh’s many contributions to astronomy, including the discovery of Pluto, and to the Las Cruces region. The museum at 501 N. Main St. is open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. LAS CRUCES BULLETIN PHOTO BY ORLANDO ... CONTINUE
Undead overrun Main Street during sixth annual Zombie Walk By Zak Hansen Las Cruces Bulletin “They’re coming to get you, Barbara” – for the sixth year in a row. That’s right; thousands of moaning, groaning, gasping and grabbing zombies will once again descend on the heart – or is it brains? – of Downtown Las Cruces, shambling their way down Main Street as the outbreak begins with the sixth annual Zombie Walk, returning ... CONTINUE