Bulletin Report The Animal Service Center of the Mesilla Valley, 3551 Bataan Memorial W., will offer free spaying and neutering, rabies vaccination, microchipping and licensing of 40 companion and feral cats on all starting at 6 a.m. until all the slots are filled Feb. 28. Spaying and neutering is 100-percent effective method of birth control for cats and dogs, saving the lives of animals that might otherwise be put down in a shelter or killed on the street. Doña Ana County has one of the highest intakes ... CONTINUE
Fire chief to retire in May By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin There’s a family photo of Las Cruces Fire Chief Travis Brown, age three, sitting with his sister on an old fire truck in Las Cruces Fire Station 1. A couple of years later, when he was in kindergarten at East Picacho Elementary School, Brown told a teacher’s aide he wanted to become either a firefighter or a police officer when ... CONTINUE
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New Mexico State forward Pascal Siakam became the seventh Aggie in school history to be named an All-American with his selection to the Associated Press All-America team. The 6-9 sophomore from Douala, Cameroon who led the Aggies (23-11, 13-1) to their second consecutive Western Athletic Conference Championship and a berth in the National Invitation Tournament, was named an honorable mention on the AP team. The unanimous WAC Player of the Year, Siakam has also ... CONTINUE
Flying for those who made us free The United States, New Mexico state and MIA-POW flags catch the breeze on Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11 at Mesilla Valley Hospice at 299 E. Montana. Brigadier General Timothy Coffin, commanding general at White Sands Missile Range, was on hand to give remarks at the facility’s Veteran’s Garden. For photos of the Las Cruces Veterans Day parade, see pages A14 and 15. BULLETIN PHOTO BY SUSIE OUDERKIRK CONTINUE
NMSU tabs Weir as next bench minder Bulletin report New Mexico State University announced the hiring of NM State associate head coach Paul Weir as the 25th men’s head basketball coach of the Aggies. NM State Director of Athletics Mario Moccia introduced Weir at a news conference on Tuesday afternoon, April 26. “After a nationwide search that yielded several top candidates, I felt that the right coach and the right ... CONTINUE