aaa Small Nathan Small, Las Cruces City Councillor in District 4, announced that he will be leave the Council in November, after two terms in office. In a statement he realeased, Small pointed to work strengthening neighborhoods and expanding economic opportunity as two of his most important contributions in public service: “During my two terms, our city has made tremendous progress. We have begun putting existing neighborhoods first through projects like Amador Próximo and ...

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‘Greatest Trojan’ passes away Legendary Mayfield football coach dies at 82 By Brook Stockberger Las Cruces Bulletin New Mexico high school football coaching legend Jim Bradley died Wednesday, Aug. 12 at the age of 82. He roamed the sidelines for decades before he retired at the end of the 2005 season when he won his seventh and final state championship. The New Mexico High School Hall of Fame football coach snared five state ...

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Unity Fest kicks off LCCT’s 53rd season By Zak Hansen Las Cruces Bulletin It’s been a big couple years for love and marriage in the Mesilla Valley. In August 2013, Doña Ana County Clerk Lynn Ellins and his office began issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, drawing national media attention to Las Cruces and furthering the push for marriage equality in the United States – even NPR picked up the story in a ...

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When salts attack Preserve your adobe home By Marissa Bond The Las Cruces Bulletin Southwestern architecture engages with the landscape, reflecting the natural shapes and colors around it. Adobe, made of the sun and soil itself, is a historic form of southwestern architecture, brought to the area by the Spanish and flourishing in the clay-heavy soil of the Mesilla Valley. Many new residents and old families of the valley both appreciate the aesthetic appearance, historic connections ...

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Bradley mug By Brook Stockberger Las Cruces Bulletin New Mexico high school football coaching legend Jim Bradley died Wednesday, Aug. 12 at the age of 82 He roamed the sidelines for decades before he retired at the end of the 2005 season when he won his seventh and final state championship. The New Mexico High School Hall of Fame football coach snared five state championships during two stints at Mayfield High and two at Roswell High, and ...

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Hearings set for proposed rate hikes By Brook Stockberger Las Cruces Bulletin El Paso Electric wants to raise electric rates for its customers in southern New Mexico. Do you have an opinion on the subject? You’ll have two chances to speak your mind Tuesday, Aug. 18 when New Mexico Public Regulation Commissioner Sandy Jones conducts a pair of informational, public hearings in Las Cruces. The gatherings are ...

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A legend passes New Mexico High School Hall-of-Fame coach Jim Bradley died Wednesday, Aug. 12. Bradley coached both Mayfield and Roswell High to state championships and also served a stint as head coach for New Mexico State University’s football team. To read more, see Sports, Page A23. Send sports news to: sports@lascrucesbulletin.com FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 2015 A23

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Study: Don’t keep TWEF on ‘life support’ By Mike Cook Las Cruces Bulletin At its Monday, Aug. 10, work session, the Las Cruces City Council got an update on the sponsorship policy being developed by city staff, including a recommendation not to take on The Whole Enchilada Fiesta as a city-sponsored event. The council also heard about White Sands Test Facility’s master plan update, including the facility’s impact on the ...

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