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Solid-waste protocols shift during pandemic

To ensure continued functionality of solid-waste system, the following restrictions have been instituted at solid-waste facilities in Las Cruces and Doña Ana County.

Electronic Caregiver uses own technology to keep employees safe

Arts & Entertainment
We asked artists to inspire us, and they did
Las Cruces is home to some incredibly talented artists. What better way to inspire all of us as we cope with the public health …
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‘Marriage Story’
“Marriage Story,” (2019) is full of pain, angst, regrets and anguish, but it’s also full of moments that reach into the heart …
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KRWG Public Media to begin educational programming aimed at school aged children
Beginning Monday, April 6, APS @HOME will begin broadcasting from 8 a.m.-noon weekdays on KRWG-TV Broadcast Channel 22.1. The …
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‘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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Local sports
Cruces swimmers shine at state meet

The Las Cruces Aquatic Team (LCAT) sent a squad of 23 swimmers to compete in the 2020 New Mexico Swimming Short Course State Championships at the West Mesa Aquatic Center in Albuquerque earlier this …

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!
Business
‘Together Las cruces’ aims to help

The Las Cruces is facing economic downturn in response to state-mandated COVID-19 orders, and local tourism and hospitality service workers are among the largest group to feel the effect. Thanks to a …

Virus crisis? MVT is still moving toilet papers, goods There are 1,500 of them in service, and about 80 percent are on the road at any given time, many carrying toilet paper, food and the other essentials that grocery stores have to restock onto their …
New fund aims to transition N.M. through virus Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has announced a new fund established by the New Mexico Coalition of Community Foundations to help New Mexico respond to and eventually recover from the COVID-19 …
Obituaries
WILLIAM HART

God chose to call his son home on March 18, 2020. William Scott Hart was born at home in New Franklin, Ohio, on August 11, 1946. He served in the United States Army as a crew chief on a Huey helicopter in the Vietnam War, returning home in March 1969.

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. 

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News
Polanco announces run for house Republican Brandi Polanco of Las Cruces has announced her candidacy for the District 36 seat in the New Mexico State House of Representatives.
COVID-19: KRWG launches weekly show Coronavirus is impacting day-to-day lives. Each day brings new information.
Hospitals, long-time local physician: Las Cruces is dealing well with COVID-19; following social distancing, other recommendations is vital “We need to quit being in a panic,” long-time Las Cruces physician William T. Baker, DO, said March 31 about COVID-19. “I think we’re prepared as you can be.
In the past
Survey seeks to pinpoint abuse issues statewide The Unified Prevention (UP!) Coalition for Doña Ana County and New Mexico State University’s (NMSU) Wellness, Alcohol and Violence (WAVE) Rx local drug prevention programs are jointly working to collect survey data on local perceptions of and experiences with substance use and misuse.
Collapse of oil prices means special session looms The chair of the New Mexico State Senate Finance Committee said there is no question the state legislature will meet in special session later this year to deal with the budget crisis initiated by the collapse of oil prices.
Operation Maskup Pitching in to fill a shortage of protective masks for county residents .
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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