By Brook Stockberger Las Cruces Bulletin An elevator in a three-story house? How decadent. For a bunch of hillbillies from Appalachia in southwestern Pennsylvania, the fact the rented house at Lewes Beach Delaware had an elevator seemed quite fancy. Plus it was invaluable when hauling all the beer my mother bought to the second-floor kitchen. This was a family vacation a long time in the making. In June, eleven relatives ranging in age from six to ... CONTINUE
Navy chooses Nevada over Las Cruces for flight training By Alta LeCompte Las Cruces Bulletin The outlook for winter 2016 is quiet skies over Las Cruces. Navy flyers from Corpus Christi will not be training here from January to March as they sometimes do, Lt. Liz Feaster of the Navy public information office said Dec. 1. Feaster said Training Wing Four will winter in Nevada. Student aviators and their instructors, ... CONTINUE
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A Fourth to be reckoned with By Marissa Bond The Las Cruces Bulletin The Fourth of July is here, and the ways we celebrate the nation’s independence involve fire — sun, barbeque and fireworks. However, to make the proverbial prosaically literal, if you play with fire, you might get burned. Enjoy your Independence Day, but be cautious so you can keep celebrating and stay out of the emergency room. More than a red glare According to ... CONTINUE
City reports $4.2 million surplus By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin Revenue for the City of Las Cruces is about $2.2 million more than expected through the second quarter of the FY 2015-16 budget, and city spending is about $2 million less than expected, city Budget Manager Robert Coleman said Tuesday, Feb. 16, during a regular meeting of the City Council. That means the city has about $4.2 million more in its current ... CONTINUE
NMSU geology students take road trip to map state By Dana Beasley For the Las Cruces Bulletin Every other year, a group of 15 to 20 New Mexico State University geology undergraduates embark on a three-week expedition through time and space — geologically speaking, that is. To satisfy degree requirements, these students, mostly seniors, are given the opportunity to put their years of classroom education to use as they travel all over ... CONTINUE