Editor’s note: This is the third of an 11-part series detailing Las Cruces Utilities’ 11-week Lush and Lean workshops educating citizens how to maintain a garden while being conscientious of water usage. Water harvesting, stream restoration, and erosion specialist, Van Clothier will be the speaker at the Thursday, March 9th Lush and Lean presentation, hosted by Las Cruces Utilities. Photo by Suzanne Michaels.Water harvesting, stream restoration, and erosion specialist, Van Clothier will be the speaker ...

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 Victor and Delilah Ojeda, children are Chris, 9; Ellahdy, 3; Eli, 1, future homeowners of Habitat home #107. Photo by Mike Cook.Victor and Delilah Ojeda, children are Chris, 9; Ellahdy, 3; Eli, 1, future homeowners of Habitat home #107. Photo by Mike Cook. By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin Five Las Cruces families that will soon become first-time homeowners thanks to Mesilla Valley Habitat for Humanity (MVHH) got to visit their homes on Saturday, Feb. ...

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Bulletin Report The Democratic Party of New Mexico has withdrawn its funds and closed its accounts at Wells Fargo bank due to that institution’s funding of the Dakota Access Pipeline, DPNM said in a press release. “In solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and tribes throughout New Mexico, (we have) made the decision to divest from Wells Fargo, one of the many financial institutions supporting the Dakota Access Pipeline,” the release says. DPNM is chaired by Debra Haaland, the first Native American state party chair in ...

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Andre Reed. Courtesy photo.Andre Reed. Courtesy photo. Bulletin Report NFL Hall of Famer Andre Reed will serve as the guest speaker for the Ninth-annual Lou & Mary Henson Community Breakfast. The breakfast, which benefits the Boys & Girls Club, will be held Thursday, April 13 at 7 a.m. at New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum. Since 2009 this event has brought prominent keynote speakers, such as Reed, a former Boys & Girls Club member from ...

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New America School’s Patriots co-ed basketball team won the Metro Athletic League 2017 championship on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. Courtesy photo.New America School’s Patriots co-ed basketball team won the Metro Athletic League 2017 championship on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. Courtesy photo. Bulletin Report The New America Patriots co-ed basketball team won the Metro Athletic League championship on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at St. Mary’s Catholic High School in Las Cruces. The Metro Athletic League, which includes ...

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Guerrero, left, and Lucero, right. Courtesy photo.Guerrero, left, and Lucero, right. Courtesy photo. Bulletin Report Soroptimist International of Las Cruces presented the 2017Live Your Dream: Educational and Training Awards to Agni Guerrero and Marina Lucero on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. Both received awards of $1,000. Guerrero is a senior studying electrical engineering at NMSU. She aspires to a career in the power industry in which she can contribute to the environmental sustainability of power systems, and ...

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Participant in Friday's rally. Photo by Billy Huntsman.Participant in Friday’s rally. Photo by Billy Huntsman. By BILLY HUNTSMAN Las Cruces Bulletin About 100 people turned out for a rally and fake town hall meeting held outside New Mexico U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce (R)’s Las Cruces office, 570 N. Telshor Blvd., at noon on Feb. 24. The participants, many holding signs asking “Where’s Pearce?” and criticizing the Republican congressman’s political decisions, as well as his relationship with Republican ...

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Lt. Gov. John Sanchez signing HB261 into law. Photo from Sanchez's Twitter.Lt. Gov. John Sanchez signing HB261 into law. Photo from Sanchez’s Twitter. By BILLY HUNTSMAN Las Cruces Bulletin Lt. Gov. John Sanchez, acting in place of Gov. Susana Martinez, who is traveling to Washington, D.C. for a national governors meeting, on the night of Feb. 23 signed House Bill 261 into law on request by the governor, giving New Mexico courts $1.6 million in emergency ...

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