Keep fire safety in mind this holiday season December is one of the leading months for U.S. home fires With the winter holidays right around the corner, New Mexico State Fire Marshal John Standefer reminds New Mexicans that holiday decorations, Christmas trees, candles and cooking all contribute to an increased number of home fires during the month of December, making it one of the leading months for home fires nationwide. ...

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Las Cruces Chamber Ballet presents ‘The Nutcracker’ By Zak Hansen Las Cruces Bulletin At the Stahlbaum’s cozy family Christmas celebration, youngsters Clara and Fritz greet the arriving guests while their parents bestow toys on the visiting children. Suddenly the mysterious Dr. Drosselmeyer appears, entertaining the tots with tricks and wind-up toys. His special gift to Clara – a wooden nutcracker – meets a quick an untimely fate at the hand of jealous ...

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NM State football inks seven signees Bulletin report Seven student-athletes – including a former Las Cruces High Bulldawg – have signed to play for the New Mexico State University football team. Head coach Doug Martin reports Junior college transfers Johnathan Boone, Jaleel Scott, Josh Aganon and Conner Cramer, as well as high school student-athletes Isaiah McIntyre, Jared Phipps and Austin Shaw will join the Aggies for the spring semester. “We couldn’t be more ...

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Hoops and the Force Darth Vader helps the New Mexico State University cheerleading squad throw out miniature basketballs to the crowd at NMSU’s men’s basketball game Sunday, Dec. 13 against Wyoming at the Pan American Center. NMSU deemed the game “Star Wars Night” and many fans dressed up as their favorite characters from the movie series. The new move, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” opens Friday, Dec. 18, on multiple screens at Cineport 10 and ...

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Resilient mayor looks forward By Susie Ouderkirk Las Cruces Bulletin Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima is resilient, if nothing else. The newly re-elected Las Cruces mayor tends to land on his feet, regardless of the stumbling blocks that crop up in front of him. At 5 years old, he survived a lightning strike that hit a tent he and his siblings and friends were playing in at the Miyagishima home in Alamogordo. ...

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Bulletin report As of Friday, Dec. 18, the Sonoma Ranch Golf Course at 1274 Golf Club Road, and the Las Cruces Country Club will part ways. “We are 100-percent public as of (Dec. 18),” said Robert Pounds, with Sonoma Ranch. “They’re (country club) not associated as of (Dec. 18).” Pounds said the golf course would close at noon on Thursday, Dec. 17 for inventory and then reopen Friday with normal hours. The Sunset Grill will not be affected, though it will close early on ...

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Dianna-Duran December 16, 2016 Dear New Mexicans, I cannot begin to express how deeply sorry I am for my transgressions and the damage I caused to the public’s trust in public officials. I only hope the people of the state of New Mexico will move forward and someday forgive my actions which were not borne out of greed but rather a result of very tragic personal circumstances which led to some ...

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07/22/2015: NMSU football player Larry Rose (Photo by Darren Phillips) NM State football’s Larry Rose III was selected to the Associated Press All-America Third Team, the association announced. He was the only Sun Belt Conference student-athlete chosen for this prestigious honor. Rose III is the seventh Aggie to be named to an Associated Press All-America team and the first since Karl Dean in 1974 and 1975. Dean was also selected to the Third ...

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