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Small: budget reflects southern New Mexico values

The New Mexico House of Representatives passed a proposed state budget Feb. 5 that contains total recurring appropriations of $7.614 billion, a 7.5 percent ($529 million) increase over the current fiscal year, according to a news release from House Democrats.

Foundation event nets $2,800 for La Casa

Arts & Entertainment
For the Love of (He)art at Memorial Medical’s cardiac expo, art show
Memorial Medical Center’s (MMC) Art Initiative Exhibit and SweetHeart Expo will open Sunday, Feb. 23, as part of Las …
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MV Fine Arts Gallery has For the Love of Art Month open house
Mesilla Valley Fine Arts Gallery, 2470 Calle de Guadalupe, just south of the historic plaza in Mesilla, will host an open house as …
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Symphony concert features Mambo Kings, pickleball star
The Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra (LCSO) will feature some unique elements during its pops concert this weekend in Atkinson Recital …
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Sponsorships available for NMSU’s ‘Broadway on Stage;’ performance is Feb. 22
You can sponsor a singer or musician, a song and/or a show for the New Mexico State University Theatre Department’s production …
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Glamour, workshops and Richard Dreyfuss
A myriad of events is planned for the 2020 Las Cruces International Film Festival (LCIFF), March 4-8, 2020. Now in its fifth year, …
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Local sports
NMSU rodeo coach prepare for new season, career

Logan Corbett coaches rodeo at New Mexico State University, but he explains a rider’s success on the back of a horse or a bull – or in any life situation – using a mathematical formula: C = PE + ST(2).

‘Legiskative’ event supports new skate park Nick Lassiter has a passion for skateboarding and a plan to help the City of Las Cruces fund and build a new facility for skateboarders.
Stroke Awareness tournament ends after 10 years For the first time in more than a decade, there won’t be a Stroke Awareness Golf Scramble in Las Cruces.
Eilers chosen for PGA leadership class The PGA of America has chosen Sonoma Ranch PGA Professional Elias Eilers as one of 15 PGA members who will comprise its fifth PGA LEAD class (2020-’21), which is the Association’s leadership development program, created in 2016 to identify, mentor and progress PGA members from diverse backgrounds into volunteer leadership positions in the association.
Business
Mesilla-based ‘organic marketing company’ has wide client base

Just in time to celebrate its 14th anniversary, Las Cruces-based digital-first marketing firm Sinuate Media added Electronic Caregiver to an already expansive client list that also includes Spaceport America and clients in more than a dozen U.S. states and several foreign countries.

Livingston rebrands and opens a new store For more than 5 years, Roxanne Livingston ran two small businesses in Las Cruces with separate names, separate websites and separate contact information. Maintaining it all was exhausting.
Report ranks Las Cruces high for entrepreneurs Many Americans dream of quitting their job and becoming their own boss. It turns out Las Cruces is one of the best places in the country to do it.
Obituaries
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.

EDMUNDO “THE WORLD” LUCERO JR

Edmundo "The World" Ludero Jr. , age 60, lifelong resident of Las Cruces passed away Friday, July 19, 2019 at La Posada - Mesilla Valley Hospice surrounded by his loved ones.

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News
‘Little Black Dress Initiative’ to aid child literacy The Children’s Reading Alliance and the Junior League of Las Cruces have joined forces to increase public awareness about the importance of reading to children and encouraging children to read.
At 25, Jardin de los Niños to honor founders Jardin de los Niños, which provides education and childcare services to homeless and near-homeless children in Las Cruces, will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a special recognition of its founders, Sister Beth Daddio and the late Sister Anna Waldschmitt.
A city in mourning Mourning the loss of two local residents.
In the past
Pecan Growers Conference early registration deadline is Friday What better place to hold the 54th annual Western Pecan Growers Association (WPGA) Conference and Trade Show than Las Cruces? The Mesilla Valley is dotted with pecan trees and the state is the world’s largest producer of pecans.
Foundation event nets $2,800 for La Casa The Community Foundation of Southern New Mexico – in conjunction with local philanthropists – recently hosted its second “100 Who Give Las Cruces” event and awarded $2,800 to La Casa, Inc.
Recovering teen to experience dream chopper flight Most helicopters that fly to or from the roof of Memorial Medical Center are carrying patients, but a Feb. 15 flight will be carrying a young man’s dream come true.
Letters to the Editor
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 …
Conduct independent investigation To the editor: Open letter to the Board of the Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley: I have been told that ASCMV releases sick kittens to other organizations for care/foster. I have also been …
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