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Evictions on hold statewide for those impacted by virus

Earlier this week, the New Mexico Supreme Court ordered a temporary moratorium on evictions for inability to pay rent during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

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Arts & Entertainment
‘The Sum of Us’ aims for the heart
In 1994, before Russell Crowe was a box-office superstar, he played one of the lead characters in an Australian film costarring Jack …
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High school art: Kids with talent
Hollis Train’s art students at Las Cruces High School created this version of Shrek that is part of Las Cruces Public …
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LCCT plans ambitious, diverse 58th season
With “Harvey,” starring Bob Diven, set to perform in June as Las Cruces Community Theatre’s final show of the …
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Artist, teacher Dorothy Zitzler loves creating
“I’ve been interested in art since I was a child,” said Las Cruces artist Dorothy Zitzler, whose first medium was …
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Continental Divide Trail Coalition to host virtual Trail Days celebration
To celebrate the Continental Divide Trail, the communities along its length, and the spirit of community among those who enjoy the …
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Local sports
The Warrior League is coming to Las Cruces

Marci Dickerson was driving home from an out-of-town funeral last week when she overheard her sister’s telephone conversation about how upset her son was about not being able to play baseball anymore.

Oñate senior is first ever girls’ state wrestling champion For a few minutes during the New Mexico Activities Association 2020 Wrestling State Championship in Rio Rancho last month, Oñate High School senior Angelita Altamirano was the only …
Bulldawg defense brings title back to Cruces If team wins a basketball championship and there’s no one there to see it, did it really happen? In the case of the Las Cruces High School Bulldawgs, the answer is a resounding, Yes!
In golf and business, Palmer was wise Arnold Palmer (1929-2016) was once featured in an ad about adroit business practices. His advice was as applicable to how we can play good golf as to succeeding in business. Here is my version of …
Business
Coping with Coronavirus: Keep Las Cruces business, services strong

From Las Cruces Hispanic Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Curtis Rosemond: "We realize many of our local businesses are facing the reality of having to lose or cut back staffing. Some …

Eateries persevere with creativity
Lorenzo’s Italian Restaurant is one of many local restaurants offering takeout and curbside service, as well as delivery.Though state orders due to the coronavirus have shut down dine-in eating …
Supreme Court halts eviction orders in landlord-tenant cases SANTA FE – The state Supreme Court today ordered a temporary moratorium on evictions for inability to pay rent during the COVID-19 public health emergency.   Under the Court’s …
Obituaries
GARY LYN GUSS

Gary Lyn Guss, age 71, passed away in Las Cruces on February 28, 2020 from complications from sepsis. Gary was born on February 27, 1949 in Roswell, NM. He was preceded in death by his parents …

ROBERT ANDREW CHAVEZ

Robert Andrew Chavez was born and raised in Carrizozo, New Mexico on May 17, 1947 to Ramon B. Chavez and Mary D. Warner.

JOHN WALTER SCHUSTER

JOHN WALTER SCHUSTER, a kind and gentle person, a volunteer, supporter of the arts community, and a longtime resident of Las Cruces, passed away peacefully, surrounded by friends and family, on July …

SARITA BACA BARRIOS

Sarita Baca Barrios, age 87, of Las Cruces passed from this life on Monday, July 22, 2019 at La Posada – Mesilla Valley Hospice surrounded by her loving family. 

ADALBERTO ROMERO

Adalberto Romero, age 98, of Las Cruces passed away peacefully at home on Friday, July 19, 2019 where he was surrounded by family after a short illness.

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News
Blazing new trails President Don Williams, left, of the Gadsden Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) presents SAR’s fire safety commendation medal and award to New Mexico State University firefighter Robert Boehms.
City council passes emergency powers ordinance At a special meeting Friday morning, March 27, the Las Cruces City Council unanimously passed an ordinance that allows the mayor and council to exercise emergency powers through a …
Preserving personal protection equipment is goal of two new health orders SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Wednesday announced two public health orders that will protect New Mexico’s supply of the personal protective equipment health care workers need …
In the past
Latest COVID figures; food distribution outlets According to the Centers of Disease Control, www.cdc.gov, the national confirmed COVID-19 cases increased from 54,453 March 25, to 68,440 March 26. There have been 994 deaths.
Amid the fear and devastation, COVID-19 may be helping the environment Everyone knows the physical, emotional and economic impact of COVID-19. It may also be having some unforeseen benefits for the environment.
LCPS looking to hire Teachers looking to join Las Cruces Public Schools will have the opportunity to meet with Human Resources personnel at a job fair Friday, April 3, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the administration offices …
Letters to the Editor
Engineer deans established student-centric culture at NMSU Feb. 16-21 was National Engineers Week, with the theme “Engineers: Pioneers of Progress.” Throughout its century-plus history, the New Mexico State University College of Engineering …
Letters to the editor Political correctness, make is simple, strongarm tactics, moral compasses, a life for a life and blame the president, all addressed by our readers this week.
Protests were not about WWII To the editor: In his latest opinion entertainment piece [Bulletin, June 28], Baxter Black asks why Londoners protested President Trump on the 75th anniversary of D-Day, and why Britons dislike …
Popular vote disenfranchises New Mexico To the editor: I’m going to get right to the point, if you’re a NM voter then you’ve been disenfranchised. How? The recent NM Legislature passed House Bill 55, Agreement to Elect President …
First-rate response To the editor: Thank you, Mayor Miyagishima and the Las Cruces City Council, for the first-rate handling of the current asylum seekers situation in our city. It is the first duty of any government …
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