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The Doña Ana County Farm and Livestock Bureau (DACFLB) will provide a free bus to take students on agricultural field trips during the school year, DACFLB said in an August news release. more
The statewide requirement that face masks be worn in all indoor public spaces, with only limited exceptions and regardless of vaccination status, will be extended, the Office of Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced Wednesday. more
This year is New Mexico State University’s Physical Science Laboratory’s (PSL) diamond jubilee, or 75th anniversary, a major milestone for what NMSU Chief of Staff Leslie Cervantes calls one of southern New Mexico’s “hidden gems.” more
The City of Las Cruces will conduct several events to commemorate the 20th anniversary of 9/11, the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorists attacks at the World Trade Center, in New York City; Flight 93 in Pennsylvania; and the Pentagon, in Washington, D.C. more
Lighting renovations for the Women Veterans Monument at the Veterans Memorial Park are complete, the City of Las Cruces said in a news release. more
High school is that place where people stop being children and form into adults, thinkers, movers and shakers. How do those growing children know the events of Sept. 11, 2001? What have they learned? What sticks in their minds? more
The Western New Mexico University Office of Veteran Affairs will observe the 20-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with a memorial event on campus Saturday, Sept.11, 2021. more
“Take a taste of what makes New Mexico great,” New Mexico Department of Agriculture (NMDA) Secretary Jeff Witte said as he welcomed the return of AG Day after a one-year hiatus because of Covid. more
With eight windows that include almost 2,000 individual pieces of stained glass in the most brilliant reds, blues, greens and yellows imaginable, Las Cruces artist Frank Peacock has transformed St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church’s Kendrick Chapel into “a unique spiritual space” that floods the visitor with “hope, inspiration and love,” in Peacock’s own words. more
A total of 59 candidates filed Tuesday, Aug. 24, for nearly 40 municipal offices, school board and soil and water conservation district boards and other elected positions in Las Cruces, along with a water works authority, a sanitation district and two watershed district boards in southern Doña Ana County. more
Las Cruces Public Schools is reviewing updated COVID-19 guidance released Tuesday by the New Mexico Public Education Department. The new requirements, which the district will immediately comply with, include masks to be worn by all athletes indoors and outdoors. more
At its Aug. 24 regular meeting, the Doña Ana County Commission proclaimed Wednesday, Sept. 1, as Roberto Estrada Day in the county. more
Tuesday, Aug. 24, was filing day for candidates for municipal offices, school boards and other local governing boards in Doña Ana County and across the state. As of 11:30 a.m. today, more … more
Memorial Medical Center (MMC) dedicated its chapel Aug. 3 in honor of the Rev. Dr. Margaret Short, who started the hospital’s pastoral care program in 1997. Short retired May 21 after 24 years as MMC’s Pastoral Care Department director. The dedication and the chapel plaque honoring Short “celebrate the legacy of an individual who has been so important to Memorial Medical Center,” MMC CEO John Harris said during the dedication ceremony. more
“Las Cruces can, and will, be a better place if we will try to emulate the qualities that made Roberto so special,” said Steve Ramirez about his long-time friend and Las Cruces icon, Roberto Estrada, who died Aug. 18 at age 84. Estrada started the Whole Enchilada Festival, which gained international attention and was named one of the strangest food festivals in America by USA Today in 2015, which was the last year of the festival. His world-renowned enchilada (measuring 10-plus feet in diameter) included more than 1,000 pounds of ingredients. Estrada started the festival in 1980 and cooked for 32 of its 34 years. His giant enchilada even made it into the Guinness Book of World Records. more
The Aguirre home floor is a plane of slippery, sticky mud. Everything is covered with the stuff. A dirt-colored water line can be seen on the walls, curtains and all the furniture almost a yard high … more
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Tuesday will announce that the state of New Mexico will temporarily re-implement a statewide requirement that facemasks be worn in all public indoor spaces, with only … more
The New Mexico State University main campus has been swarmed by robots – the cute, fast and efficient kind delivering hot and delicious meals. more
New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Park really does offer the sun, the moon and the stars. The business and research park, located on about 200 acres on the Las Cruces campus, is about to complete a huge solar project that will supply half the campus’ electricity. more
Mesilla Elementary School welcomes students back for the 2021-22 school year. more
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