Bulletin report Real estate professional Steve Montanez will challenge Gill Sorg for the Distric 5 seat on the Las Cruces City Council, which represents the northeast side of Las Cruces starting from Elks Drive east up Highway 70 to the Porter and Holman area. Montanez, a 17-year Las Cruces resident, was born and raised in Carlsbad, New Mexico and has been involved in organizations and local government in Las Cruces over the last five years. “I am ready to serve our ... CONTINUE
Bulletin Report The sixth-annual Economic Outlook Conference will take place 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Feb. 16, at the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave. New Mexico State University Regents Professor of Economics Jim Peach and senior economist with Wells Fargo Bank Eugenio Alemán will look at state and national economic trends and how they play a part in New Mexico’s future. The free conference kicks off with a reception at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 16, followed by the economists’ presentations from 10 a.m. ... CONTINUE
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Pride on the Plaza The LGBTQ Equality March for Unity and Pride leaves Plaza de Las Cruces June 11 following a rally. The event coincided with others nationwide, and is evolved from the gay liberation movement that took to the streets in June 1969 in New York City and a year later in Chicago and Los Angeles. BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYRE CONTINUE
Hall of fame college basketball coach Lou Henson meets on the court of the Pan American Center with Pistol Pete and members of the New Mexico State University cheerleading squad Saturday, Jan. 30 during the NMSU men’s basketball game against UT Rio Grande Valley. Henson, who also coached at Las Cruces High, has more wins than any other coach in NMSU history. He enjoyed a 92-68 Aggie victory. BULLETIN PHOTO BY CHRISTOPHER BELARDE CONTINUE
Bulletin report Las Cruces police have charged two teenagers – a 16-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man – who are suspected of damaging the Vietnam War Memorial at Veterans Park. Bryce Richards, 16, and Marvin Reyes, 18, are charged with one count each of criminal damage to property. The charges are fourth-degree felony counts. Shortly after 10 p.m. on May 16, someone called Central Dispatch to report kids or young adults damaging ... CONTINUE