The 2017 Southern New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo Court, crowned in August, includes, back row left to right, Fair ... CONTINUE
Bulletin photo by Mike Cook Allison Smith, left, files as a candidate for the Las Cruces Public Schools school board election, which is scheduled for Feb. 7. Smith seeks the District 2 seat. She drew the top ballot position and is shown here with Doña Ana County Clerk Lynn Ellins and county Elections Staff Coordinator Janice Giron. By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin At 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 20, Ray Jaramillo became Las Cruces ... CONTINUE
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By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin Apodaca Park, 801 E. Madrid Ave., is a total of 25 acres and utterly distinct in the Las Cruces landscape because of its huge chief sculpture. It’s also home to the Las Cruces Vaqueros baseball team. The eight-acre ball park that covers nearly onethird of total park space was acquired by the city in 1953, said city Parks and ... CONTINUE
Reduce risks of home fires While the number of home fires occurring in the U.S. each year has fallen by more than 50 percent since 1977, the ratio of people who die in home fires has remained virtually unchanged, based on data from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). In 1977, deaths occurred in .8 percent of home fires, and in 2013, that rate was .7 percent. One possible explanation for this discrepancy: home fires now burn hotter ... CONTINUE
Soules aims to change liquor laws By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin Even though he knows the prospects are not good in a short session with the agenda controlled by a governor of the other party, State. Sen. Bill Soules, a Las Cruces Democrat, said he still hopes to introduce a bill in the New Mexico Legislature later this month that could substantially change the state’s liquor laws. ... CONTINUE