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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No-cost flu vaccinations offered in Las Cruces Walk-in, drive-thru service given Oct. 31 Bulletin Report The New Mexico Department of Health announced today a flu vaccination event will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at Memorial Medical Center in Las Cruces. No cost flu shots and flu mist will be available during these times or while supplies last. Drive-thru and walk-in service will be provided for adults. Families with children under ...

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Jumping for joy Students from Fairacres Elementary School play on stacked tractor tires Monday, Oct. 19, at the Mesilla Valley Maze, 3855 W. Picacho Ave. The location features a giant corn maze, a pick-a-pumpkin field, hayrides and many other activities. The maze is open until Sunday, Oct. 25. See Page A10 for more photos.

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High-tech greenhouse to create 120 jobs By Alta LeCompte Las Cruces Bulletin In the near future, a Dallas homeowner may make a trip to Lowe’s to buy a flat of floral bedding plants grown in the Mesilla Valley. That’s the vision Mark Wong, founding partner of Colorado Financial Holdings, shared with state and local dignitaries Oct. 19 when Gov. Susana Martinez announced New Mexico Greenhouse Holdings LLC (NMGH) will expand into New Mexico. ...

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3-man race for District 4 seat By Brook Stockberger Las Cruces Bulletin When two-term City Councillor Nathan Small announced he would not seek a third goround to represent District 4, three potential replacements threw their hats into the ring. Businessman Richard Hall, business consultant Jack Eakman and Gilbert Vasquez, a former sprinkler fitter for fire HALL EAKMAN VASQUEZ suppression systems who currently works at True Value Hardware, are all on ...

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