For the Love of Art Month returns to Las Cruces By Zak Hansen Las Cruces Bulletin In 1998, Mayor Ken Miyagishima decreed 28 days of each year in Las Cruces would be henceforth devoted to all things art – visual art, film, song, poetry, literature, theatre and beyond – proclaiming February For the Love of Art Month in the City of the Crosses. Nearly two decades later, as the weather ...

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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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Ag women still unbeaten in WAC play Bulletin report As far as games of King – or rather Queen – of the Hill are concerned, this one has been a wash. So far no one in the Western Athletics Conference has been able to knock the New Mexico State University’s women’s basketball team from its perch. The defending WAC champions improved to 6-0 in the league with an 86-63 victory against Cal-State Fullerton ...

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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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