Wounded warrior and his service dog will visit El Paso Man will discuss inspirational memoir at signing New York Times best-selling author Capt. Luis Carlos Montalván will be in El Paso for two days to speak about his experiences after 17 years and multiple tours abroad with the U.S. Army, and how his golden retreiver, named Tuesday, helped him overcome his post-traumatic stress issues (PTSD). The Purple Heart recipient and his golden retreiver will host ...

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miguel Former Las Cruces City Councillor and recent mayoral candidate Miguel Silva has died. Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima, Silva’s opponent in the 2015 election, confirmed Silva died and said he was told it was an “unattended death,” but did not have any more information. The Las Cruces Bulletin will update this story.

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Siakam leads the way for Aggies Bulletin report Have you made it to an Aggie men’s game yet? If not, you’re missing something special. New Mexico State University sophomore forward Pascal Siakam is on a roll for the Aggies. The 6-9 native of Douala, Cameroon has three 30-point games this season with career-highs of 35 points against Robert Morris and Oral Roberts, and 30 points against Tennessee ...

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Las Cruces Bridal & Special Events Showcase set for Jan. 31 By Zak Hansen Las Cruces Bulletin If you’vegotawedding,aquinceañera, a sweet 16, a retirement party or any other special event on the horizon, the annual Las Cruces Bridal & Special Events Showcase packs everything you might need for your big day under one roof. Held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31, at the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave., ...

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‘Theeb’ a stirring survival story of the highest order Review by Jeff Berg For the Las Cruces Bulletin In the Arabic language, “Theeb” means “wolf.” It is also the name of the young man and focal point of the strong Jordanian film “Theeb,” which features solid performances and amazing location shooting in Jordan. Theeb is the son of a sheikh who has recently died. He is now being brought up by his older brother, Hussein, ...

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State of the State With husband Chuck Franco listening, Gov. Susana Martinez delivers her 2016 State of the State address Tuesday, Jan. 19 in Santa Fe, signaling the beginning of the 30-day Legislative Session at the State Capitol in Santa Fe. To read excerpts from her address, see Page A3. To read the full address, go online to www.lascrucesbulletin.com. BULLETIN PHOTO BY RICHARD COLTHARP

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City remembers former councillor Silva died Sunday of apparent suicide By Mike Cook and Brook Stockberger Las Cruces Bulletin “He brought us laughter, he brought us joy, he brought us support in many, many activities,” Las Cruces community activist Irene Oliver-Lewis said in memory of the late Miguel G. Silva at the Tuesday, Jan. 19 Las Cruces City Council meeting. Silva, 55, died Sunday, Jan. 17 of an apparent ...

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Las Cruces has nearly 1,000 acres of parks Editor’s note: This is the first of a series of stories about city parks in Las Cruces. By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin We all know about Pioneer Women’s Park in downtown Las Cruces, Apodaca Park, Young Park, Veterans Memorial Park and a few other city parks in Las Cruces. But local residents might be surprised to learn there are 85 total parks and counting in the city — ...

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