Bulletin Report On Tuesday, Feb. 21, the state House of Representatives passed House Joint Memorial 4 to establish an Infrastructure Funding Interim Committee (IFIC) in a 35-33 vote. HJM 4, sponsored by Rep. Daymon Ely (D-Corrales), creates an interim committee to study the state’s public infrastructure funding systems and to propose measures for reform. “We need to get New Mexicans back to work,” said Ely. “We have too much money sitting idle while it could be spent on improving our roads, bridges and ... CONTINUE
Warped by the sun Valeria McClure cheers for My Heart Might Explode Tuesday, Aug. 1, as the Vans Warped tour rocked the NMSU Intramural Field. The longest-running music festival in North America made Las Cruces the 41st stop on this summer’s 45-city tour, offering 63 bands on seven stages – and plenty of water to combat 90-degree temperatures. For more action, see page 18. BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYRE CONTINUE
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Bulletin report Residents of Doña Ana County voted in favor of school bonds and a mill for the Las Cruces Public School District and the Gadsden Independent School District. In LCPS 5,681 voters out of the 85,821 eligible voted. That is a 6.6 percent turnout which far exceeded the last school bond election held in 2016, which was 3.4 percent. In GISD, 535 voters out of the the 24,359 eligible voted. That is a 2.1 percent turnout. There was not an equivalent election ... CONTINUE
Eagle Scout candidate Gunnar Smith completes his Eagle Scout project levelling concrete for the headstone of the late U.S. Army Private First Class Gordon Gary Freeman Saturday, Jan. 27, at the Masonic Cemetery. Eagle/Boy Scouts also initiated and installed headstones for indigents buried in infancy with crude signs. McCoy’s Building Supply donated concrete; Valley Pizza donated lunch. Boys poured the headstones in the morning, then cleaned the cemetery before installing the headstones after they set. BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYRE CONTINUE
VOTE TODAY! The Las Cruces Public Schools bond issue is on the ballot today, Feb. 6. Polls are open until 7 p.m. Vote yes or no on whether to bond $50 million to help better equip Las Cruces Schools. A yes vote will not increase your taxes. Here are the voting locations: County government center, 845 N. Motel Blvd.; Desert Hills Elementary School, 280 N. Roadrunner Pkwy.; East Picacho Elementary School, 4450 N. Valley Drive; ... CONTINUE