Bulletin report The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) offices in Las Cruces, Albuquerque, Socorro, Taos, Farmington and Santa Fe are now selling Christmas tree permits. The permits will be sold until Dec. 23 and cost $5. For a list of BLM office locations and contact information, visit https://www.blm.gov/contact/new-mexico. The Las Cruces office is located at 1800 Marquess St and the phone number is 575-525-4300. Maps can be obtained when purchasing the permit at a BLM office, and will show tree hunters ... CONTINUE
By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin City Manager Stuart Ed initiated the Economic Development Department. Courtesy photo. “Our recruitment for the position was very successful,” City Manager Stuart Ed said about the hiring of a director for the city’s newly expanded Economic Development Department (EDD). “I’m pleased to report to you that all of the finalists are local,” he said. “The successful candidate will know our community, ... CONTINUE
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Bulletin report Jack Eakman hopes to be the next City Councillor for District 4. Less than a week after Nathan Small said he would not seek a third term for the seat, Eakman sent out a release Monday, Aug. 24 to announce his candidacy. “Everywhere I look, I see opportunity and I want to be a part of realizing our great potential as a city,” Eakman said in a statement. Eakman reports ... CONTINUE
New Mexico Health Secretary Retta Ward died in Santa Fe Thursday, March 3 after what law enforcement reported was a single-car accident believed to have been caused by some sort of medical problem. She did not appear to have any trauma from the accident. Ward, 62, had headed the department, the largest state agency, since January 2013. She previously served as Cabinet secretary of the Aging and Long-Term Services Department, the Santa Fe ... CONTINUE
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