Bulletin Report Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima will deliver his annual state of the city address at 12:15 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 15, in Council Chambers at City Hall, 700 N. Main St. The public is invited to attend. The address will be televised live on CLC-TV, Comcast cable channel 20 and streamed live on the

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Bulletin Report A discussion of Across America on an Emigrant Train, written by Jim Murphy, will be held at the Rail Readers Book Club on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 11 a.m. In 1879, Robert Louis Stevenson needed to travel from Scotland to California.  As a young author, he had limited funds and thus chose to

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By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin When Si Italian Bistro closed its doors Oct. 31, it was not the end for Sweet Indulgence Bakery. Marybeth Higgins and her daughter, Meagan Higgins, are reopening Indulgence Bakery & Café later this month at 2265 S. Main St. in the Monte Vista Plaza, in the building where L

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By MIKE COOK Las Cruces Bulletin “We pay the bills and keep it up, but it belongs to the community,” Tom Hutchinson said recently about La Posta Restaurant, which he owns with his wife, Jerean. La Posta has been an icon on the Mesilla Plaza for almost 80 years – the historic adobe architecture (or

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By BILLY HUNTSMAN Las Cruces Bulletin President Donald Trump on Jan. 26 ordered the director of Homeland Security to authorize local law enforcement officials throughout the country to enforce federal immigration statutes. The order is concurrent to Trump’s executive orders restricting travel from seven Middle Eastern countries. Some officials in New Mexico are pushing back.

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Bulletin Report A new 12,000-square-foot Veterans Affairs medical center will be built by September and operational by December 2017, said Michael Amaral, retired colonel and director of the El Paso Veterans Affairs Health Care System. The new Las Cruces facility will be located at 3401 del Rey Blvd. and construction broke ground on Feb. 10.

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Bulletin Report Art Obscura, 3206 Harrelson St., hosted an art show on Feb. 7. The featured art depicted responses to perceived “threats to roll back women’s rights, individual rights, LGBTQ+ rights and immigrant rights.” The proceeds, more than $2,000, said a speaker for Art Obscura, from the art show benefited La Piñon Sexual Assault Recovery Services. The

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Bulletin Report New Mexican U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, who currently serves as vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, will address the National Congress of American Indians at its 2017 Executive Council Winter Session and Legislative Summit at 2:30 p.m. (ET) today. Udall will outline priorities for the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

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