Earth builders utilize desert soil to create lasting homes By Marissa Bond The Las Cruces Bulletin Editor’s note: This article is from the Life is Good in Las Cruces Community Guide, which is now available. The high desert vastness, patched green only by lowcrouched shrubs and spindling cacti, seems as unlikely a place to find the materials to build a home as an ocean. The Earthbuilder’s Guild sees promise, however, in the sun-baked ...

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Try a little peace Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction makes its way to southern New Mexico By Mike Cook The Las Cruces Bulletin If you suffer from chronic pain, depression, anxiety, fear or a host of other long-term physical and emotional ills, there’s a program right here in Las Cruces that may be able to help you to help yourself. It’s not a magic elixir or a mystical incantation or some new-fangled religion, and it’s not expensive. ...

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Scaffolding Theatre Co. brings ‘Passion’ to Rio Grande By Zak Hansen Las Cruces Bulletin With two wildly successful and critically adored productions under its belt in just its first year, Las Cruces’ Scaffolding Theatre Company is fast becoming a respected force in the local theater community; this weekend, as it mounts its third production, Scaffolding will become an institution. For three shows throughout the weekend, Friday through Sunday, Aug. 21-23, Scaffolding is ...

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LCHS QB ready for senior campaign By Krysta Quinonez Las Cruces Bulletin Kameron Miller, senior quarterback at Las Cruces High School and son of head coach Jim Miller, is ready to enjoy his last season with the Bulldawgs. “I love being a ‘Dawg and I love my team,” he said. “The coaching staff is great and everyone gets along. We’re all brothers. We’re one heartbeat.” The Bulldawgs, who finished 6-6 last year ...

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Spirit of ’45 Lexi Dali and Jordan Colmant from Doll Face Photos dressed in patriotic garb Friday night, Aug. 14 on Main Street in Downtown Las Cruces during the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II called “Spirit of ‘45.”To see more photos, go to page A12. BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYRE

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Council endorses Amador blueprint By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin The plan to revitalize a portion of west Amador Avenue now has the endorsement of the Las Cruces City Council. After lengthy discussion by members and the public, the Council unanimously approved a resolution endorsing the vision and goals of the Amador Proximo blueprint. David Weir, director of the city’s Community Development Department, said the plan ...

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New medical school accepts first students By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM) in Las Cruces has accepted its first students. BCOM, which began construction in late April at New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Research Park, has already received more than 2,500 applications from throughout the United States and other countries for the 162 slots available, BCOM Founding Dean Dr. George Mychaskiw, said. The medical school ...

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Miller QB By Krysta Quinonez Las Cruces Bulletin Kameron Miller, senior quarterback at Las Cruces High School and son of head coach Jim Miller, is ready to enjoy his last season with the Bulldawgs. “I love being a ‘Dawg and I love my team,” he said. “The coaching staff is great and everyone gets along. We’re all brothers. We’re one heartbeat.” The Bulldawgs, who finished 6-6 last year including a 1-1 record in the state ...

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