Mayor Ken Bulletin photo by Christopher Belarde Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyasighima hugs his wife, Rosie, as he celebrates his victory to retain his seat Tuesday, Nov. 3 at Los Compas restaurant on Compress Drive were he gathered with supporters. Bulletin report There were a couple of really close races in the Las Cruces municipal election Tuesday, Nov. 3. What wasn’t close, though, was the mayor’s race where Mayor Ken Miyagishima won a third term with 51 percent ...

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FBI staying vigilant on church bombings By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin Even though the investigation into the bombing of two Las Cruces churches is now more than 90 days old, it is “not on the back burner, nor will it be,” said Robert White, assistant special agent in charge of the FBI office in Albuquerque. “I encourage anybody anywhere who has information to share that information with us.” ...

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Mayor Ken Bulletin photo by Christopher Belarde Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyasighima hugs his wife, Rosie, as he celebrates his victory to retain his seat Tuesday, Nov. 3 at Los Compas restaurant on Compress Drive were he gathered with supporters. Bulletin report There were a couple of really close races in the Las Cruces municipal election Tuesday, Nov. 3. What wasn’t close, though, was the mayor’s race where Mayor Ken Miyagishima won a third term ...

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Mesilla celebrates Dia de los Muertos By Zak Hansen Las Cruces Bulletin Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a Mexican traditional holiday honoring and celebrating the souls of the deceased, who are believed to return to Earth once a year to visit loved ones. Each year, altars are constructed and adorned with colorful displays, and the favored food and drinks of loved ones are served in remembrance. The town ...

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NMSU opens new stadium skybox Justin Bannister For the Bulletin Amid cheers, applause and a newly cut ribbon, New Mexico State University celebrated the official opening of Club 27, the university’s new skybox at Aggie Memorial Stadium during a ceremony on Oct. 24. The event coincided with the NMSU Homecoming football game. “We’re excited, not just for this new facility, but to also work with everyone who made it happen,” said NMSU President ...

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SNAP expects to reach 1,400 vouchers in 2015 Spay, neuter program tries to combat pet overpopulation By Mike Cook The Las Cruces Bulletin When SNAP (Spay and Neuter Action Program) was incorporated as a nonprofit organization in 1998, its mission was primarily education and outreach. Three years later, it changed the “Awareness” to “Action” in its name and added issuing vouchers for the spaying and neutering of dogs and cats to its mission. In ...

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Safety among ghouls: Keeping safe on Halloween Take common sense approach to holiday Bulletin staff report Halloween provides people with the opportunity to wear strange outfits, demand candy from strangers and eat as much sugar as can be consumed while still safely on this side of a coma. However, as delightful as all these activities sound, trick-or-treaters should take measures to makes sure all of the activities stay safe and fun. Despite decades of urban ...

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Motorcyclists tour state to learn about programs By Jane Moorman For the Las Cruces Bulletin New friends. Beautiful scenery. Learning about the impact of New Mexico State University across the state. Becoming aware of county 4-H youth development programs and their impact on young people. These experiences are a few of the memories NMSU’s “Motorcycle Gang” have taken home from the annual Ride for the 4-H Clover motorcycle rally. ...

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