Rep. Steve Pearce (R-N.M.). Courtesy photo.Rep. Steve Pearce (R-N.M.). Courtesy photo. By BILLY HUNTSMAN Las Cruces Bulletin In response to Thursday, Feb. 16’s protests outside his Las Cruces office, and in anticipation of a fake town hall meeting being put on by dissatisfied constituents on Feb. 24, New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District Rep. Steve Pearce (R) issued a statement addressing complaints of inaccessibility. Indivisible is a national accountability advocacy group with 18 chapters in New Mexico. Truth or ...

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FIRE DANCER A performer from Odd Lab, a firedancing troupe based in Las Cruces and El Paso, entertains guests at the 2017 Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce Gala and Awards Banquet on Feb. 18 at Hotel Encanto. For more photos from the gala, turn to page 25. PHOTO BY TABITHA ROSSMAN

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Bulletin Report The Animal Service Center of the Mesilla Valley, 3551 Bataan Memorial W., will offer free spaying and neutering, rabies vaccination, microchipping and licensing of 40 companion and feral cats on all starting at 6 a.m. until all the slots are filled Feb. 28. Spaying and neutering is 100-percent effective method of birth control for cats and dogs, saving the lives of animals that might otherwise be put down in a shelter or killed on the street. Doña Ana County has one of the highest intakes ...

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By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin Courtesy photo.Courtesy photo. Jack Nixon estimates he has called about 1,500 New Mexico State University Aggie basketball and football games – with a few baseball, softball and volleyball games thrown in – over the past four decades. Nixon, who turns 67 in March, has been the Voice of the Aggies for 37 of the past 41 years, giving Aggie Radio Network listeners a courtside or stadium seat at regular and post-season ...

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Photo by Mike Cook, Las Cruces Bulletin Drew Mayer-Oakes, left, is the new Film Las Cruces liaison. Jon Foley is the FLC deputy liaison. Photo by Mike Cook. Photo by Mike Cook, Las Cruces BulletinDrew Mayer-Oakes, left, is the new Film Las Cruces liaison. Jon Foley is the FLC deputy liaison. Photo by Mike Cook. By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin Drew Mayer-Oakes is the new Film Las Cruces liaison, and Las Cruces native Jon Foley ...

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Bulletin Report Dissatisfied with U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce’s (R-NM) perceived lack of accessibility and face-to-face communication, a group of Las Cruces and Truth or Consequences citizens will stage a fake town hall meeting. The event, complete with a stand-in wearing a Pearce face mask, will take place outside Pearce’s Telshor Boulevard offices at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, in Las Cruces. The meeting will come after a rally starting at noon. The organizing group is called Indivisible and has a total of 14 ...

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Editor’s note: This is the second 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. Bill Lindemann holds up a Chinese (Napa) cabbage moments after he pulled it from the ground in his garden. Courtesy photo.Bill Lindemann holds up a Chinese (Napa) cabbage moments after he pulled it from the ground in his garden. Courtesy photo. By SUZANNE MICHAELS For ...

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Haris, Humza, and Harris Ahmed between takes on the set of Horse Soldiers. Courtesy photo. Haris, Humza, and Harris Ahmed between takes on the set of Horse Soldiers. Courtesy photo. Bulletin Report When a classmate at the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine in Las Cruces sent Humza, Haris and Harris Ahmed a casting call for movie extras, they took it as more of a joke than anything. Thinking nothing would come of it, they sent ...

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