BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYRE Chet Wright works on a Raleigh 21-speed mountain bike Saturday morning, March 10, at the Community of Hope during the “Ride Right Ride Bright” event designed to equip bikes with proper reflectors, lights and other gear for safer use on the streets. View this week’s Bulletin here. CONTINUE
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Denise Chavez, owner of Casa Camino Real Book Store and Art Gallery, comments on El Paso artist Gabriel S. Gaytan’s “Mother Eagle” Sunday, March 4, during his exhibit “Mexika” at Nopalito’s Galeria, 326 S. Mesquite St. Mexika (Me-Chee-Ca) is the indigenous Aztec name for México. Gaytan’s work will be displayed at the gallery through March. BULLETIN PHOTO BY STEVE MACINTYRE CONTINUE
Bulletin Report The Bureau of Land Management is planning a prescribed burn at the Dripping Springs Natural Area near Las Cruces on March 6, according to a press release from the organization. Weather permitting, the burn will be conducted in the morning. Smoke will be highly visible to the City of Las Cruces and the surrounding communities. The Dripping Springs Trail, which begins at the visitor center and heads up to the historic Van Patten Mountain Camp and meets a portion of Crawford ... CONTINUE
MEN IN BREW Las Cruces Police Officer Aaron Glymph and Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Deputy Joe Gutierrez enjoy their Morning Joe during “Coffee with a Cop” at Washington Federal Bank Saturday, Feb. 24. The departments teamed with the Ronald McDonald House of El Paso to host the meet-and-greet for residents and to offer a free Ident-A-child card with photo, fingerprints and other identifiable information for use in emergency. LCPD also had its Mobile Command Center and personnel from ... CONTINUE
BULLETIN REPORT Red Hawk Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that helps identify the person or persons who burglarized the pro shop Sunday evening at the Red Hawk Golf Club. Shortly after 9 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 25, someone broke through the front door of the pro shop at Red Hawk, entered the building and stole several thousand dollars worth of merchandise. The stolen merchandise included clubs and putters from several top manufacturers including Callaway, Cleveland and ... CONTINUE
Doña Ana County District Attorney Mark D’Antonio on Tuesday announced that Steve D. Siddall, 46, was sentenced to seven and a half years in prison after being convicted of stealing money from New Mexico State Senator Mary Kay Papen. On December 8, 2017, a Las Cruces jury convicted Siddall on one count of forgery over $2,500, a third-degree felony, five counts of forgery, each fourth-degree felonies, and two counts of fourth-degree larceny over $500. Assistant District Attorneys Daniel Sewell and Tim Nuccio ... CONTINUE
Editor’s note: The following is a letter from Las Cruces Public Schools Superintendent Gregory Ewing, sent on the afternoon of Friday, Feb. 23, to parents and the community, which addresses fresh concerns over school safety. Below is the full text of the letter. Dear Parents, Recent events in our state and nation have raised concerns about the safety of students at school. In the past few days, isolated threats on social media have led to increased worry in our community. I wish ... CONTINUE