Las Cruces City Councilor Olga Pedroza has announced she will not seek re-election in November to the District 3 seat she has held for the past eight years. “During that time, I have concentrated on several issues: education, nutrition, economics and quality of life,” Pedroza said may 23. “I do not claim to have worked alone on these issues. I have had a lot of help from both individuals and groups. “Additionally, the city ... CONTINUE
The annual Electric Light Parade commemorating Independence Day was rerouted this year due to downtown street construction. Following the Electric 5K and Mile Run on July 3, participants gathered at Apodaca Park before heading down Madrid Avenue, then on to Solano and Hadley avenues. CONTINUE
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The City of Las Cruces law enforcement honor guard fires a three-volley salute during the Patriot Day ceremony. The City of Las Cruces’ Patriot Day Ceremony was held Monday morning, Sept. 11, at Veterans Memorial Park. The event included a flag-raising ceremony (with the flag then lowered to half-staff), the laying of the wreath, a three-volley ... CONTINUE
Planned East Mesa Water Outage Residents and businesses along Genesis Lane and Jamison Drive between Mesa Grande and Mesa drives will experience a water outage for four hours beginning at 10 p.m. Tuesday, March 20. Adjacent areas also may be impacted by the outage. Once service is restored, customers may notice discolored water due to iron, manganese and calcium deposits. Although the water is safe to drink, the City recommends waiting to wash laundry until after the water becomes clear. The discoloration ... CONTINUE
Las Cruces police continue to ask for the public’s help locating a teenage boy who is considered a runaway and has not been seen by family since Feb. 19. Andres Martinez, 14, was last seen at his home, on the 1500 block of Foster Road, at about 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 19. Martinez is enrolled at Lynn Middle School but has not been in class since mid-February. He ... CONTINUE