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In the Nov. 2 local election, two Las Cruces City Council races – districts 3 and 5 – will be decided by ranked-choice voting (RCV), which gives voters a number of advantages, said Maria Perez, a ranked-choice advocate who helped set up RCV in both Las Cruces and Santa Fe. “We rank things every day,” said Perez, co-founder and co-director of Democracy Rising, a national political organization founded in 2020 with offices in Santa Fe and Washington, D.C. RCV is like “picking an apartment,” Perez said. “No apartment is perfect.” Some are bigger, she said. Some have better parking, some have carpeting, some come with utilities paid or have other advantages or disadvantages, she said. more
Tuesday, Nov. 2, is Election Day, as Las Cruces voters cast ballots for city council, Las Cruces Public Schools Board of Education – plus yes-no questions on a $50 million school bond issue and a 2-mill levy – and the Doña Ana Soil and Water Conservation District (DASWCD) Board of Supervisors. Early voting continues at nine locations around the county through Saturday, Oct. 30. more
All New Mexico State University employees systemwide must become fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 8 in order to comply with new federal requirements, the university announced Wednesday. more
“You overcome and the show goes on,” Las Cruces High School Band Director Ty Fredericks said about the band’s top-10 finish in the Zia Marching Band Fiesta in Albuquerque last Saturday despite the theft of thousands of dollars in band instruments and equipment the night before. more
October is Pedestrian Safety Month. The goal is to increase awareness around pedestrian safety and remind drivers to watch for pedestrians each time they are behind the wheel. more
Several downtown streets and parking lots will be closed at various times from through Oct. 30 for film production of a major action movie in Las Cruces.Motorists and Las Cruces residents should be … more
Vista Colleges “has made the difficult decision” to close all campuses, including those in Las Cruces and El Paso, Vista announced on social media in October, shortly before the for-profit college filed for bankruptcy. more
Want to test your ability to become a Las Cruces firefighter? Las Cruces Fire Department (LCFD) is conducting the Physical Ability Test (PAT) from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 30. more
A New Mexico State University study shows that the Santa Teresa port of entry (POE) and Santa Teresa industrial parks were responsible for nearly 6,000 jobs in 2020 and more than $1 billion in total output. more
The Rev. Gabriel Rochelle, who with his wife, Pani Susan Steinhaus, established St. Anthony of the Desert Mission in October 2007, will retire this month from the parish. more
The state of New Mexico will move to 10-digit dialing for all telephone calls made in-state beginning Sunday, Oct. 24, the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission (PRC) said in a news release. An automated recording will advise callers that they need to use 10-digit dialing effective Oct. 24, the news release said. more
The Las Cruces City Council expressed its support for the city’s application to become the 10th local government in New Mexico to join the National Park Service’s (NPS) Certified Local Government (CLG) Program to encourage local historic preservation efforts and help fund them. more
The 2021-22 Las Cruces Mayor’s Top Teens were introduced at the Sept. 20 Las Cruces City Council meeting. more
New Mexico State University was founded as Las Cruces College in 1888. Fourteen years later, during the 1902-03 school year, the college began the Department of Military Science and Tactics, which evolved into the NMSU “Desperado” Battalion. In 1989, the Desperado battalion was re-named to the “Bataan” Battalion “to recognize the contributions of New Mexico veterans during World War II in the Battle of Bataan, December 1941-May 1942,” the Bataan Battalion said on Facebook. more
“The city doesn’t use critical thinking,” said Las Cruces City Council District 3 write-in candidate Gregory Shervanick. City leaders and staff need to fully consider all the impacts and implications of their decisions before those decisions are finalized, Shervanick said in an interview with the Bulletin. That’s true for a number of city projects in District 3, he said, and also in the city as a whole. “Be really critical about the details of the project,” he said. more
The Salvation Army Las Cruces invites one and all to join in the fun of many upcoming events to benefit those in need in our community. Truck or Treat event, 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 28. Event … more
Because of the pandemic in 2020, we were not able to honor our veterans with a parade, but we are making up for it this year. The City of Las Cruces Las Cruces Veterans Day Parade Committee, chaired by Bill Hawkins, scheduled the parade at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 6. The opening ceremony in front of the reviewing stand on the corner of Main Street and Las Cruces Avenue will start at 10:30 a.m. more
Las Cruces Public Schools’ 2021 International Walk to School Day events kicked off Oct. 1 with hundreds of students, staff, volunteers and community members making the early-morning walk from Valley Verde Park behind Save Mart to MacArthur Elementary School, which is this year’s LCPS Walk to School Day highlight school. more
Las Cruces Public Schools needs about $500 million to bring all its schools up to standard, but it’s only asking for $50 million in the 2021 bond election to avoid an increase in local property tax, LCPS Superintendent Ralph Ramos said. more
Because of the pandemic in 2020, we were not able to honor our veterans with a parade, but we are making up for it this year. The City of Las Cruces Las Cruces Veterans Day Parade Committee, … more
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