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‘Generations’ writing project seeks authors

The Las Cruces Arts and Cultural District is teaming up with the Downtown Las Cruces Partnership to introduce the Generations Community Writing Project, and they are calling for submissions. The …

5 reasons for students to explore new subjects in an online summer course

(BPT) - Summer means school’s out, but that doesn’t mean your student has to stop learning. High school students can make the most of their summer by applying to an online summer program. …

Every Ounce of Courage

‘Every Ounce of Courage’

Lourdes “Lulu” Reyes brother Willie found himself pushed to walk as a prisoner of war as part of the infamous Bataan Death March in the Philippines in World War II’s “War in …

Mayor's Inaugural Ball

The Association, an organization promoting female professionals and entrepreneurs, hosted a mayoral ball on Jan. 20 to welcome new mayors Eric Enriquez of Las Cruces and Russell Hernandez of …

Shoes in the news

A mayoral ball organized by The Association on Jan. 20 brought together members of the business community and civic leadership for a black tie event welcoming new mayors Eric Enriquez (Las Cruces) …

Ron Perlman to be honored at Las Cruces film festival

Ron Perlman, star of film and television with a career spanning more than four decades, will be an honored guest at this year’s Las Cruces International Festival on April 4, where he will …
Sandra with deportees in Palomas-3-10-23

Women on the Border

Claudia Sheinbaum or Xóchitl Gálvez? Which of these two women will be the first woman in Mexico’s history to be elected President in the national elections next June?  …

Shoes in the News

This edition of “Shoes in the News” includes some hooves in the news as a bonus. U.S. Rep. Gabe Vasquez selected boots and jeans for his tour of New Mexico State University ag research …

Centennial swimmer eyes spot at Princeton

Centennial High School junior Savannah Skow has set eight state records in competitive swimming and has now “verbally committed” to swim for the Princetown University Tigers. …

Outdoor Equity Fund grants support for Youth Programs

New Mexico’s Outdoor Recreation Division announced $1 million in Outdoor Equity Fund grants to 30 organizations and public agencies around the state, and five tribal communities, on Dec. 26. …
The front entrance of the Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley on Dec. 28, 2023. The Center's board recently elected to redraw its governing structure to allow more public presence.

Animal Services Center to allow public onto its board

The Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley will be governed differently in the future, pending approval from the state government. Among a slew of administrative changes to the …

NMSU’s Wave the Wonder Dog honored with award

The American Kennel Club Humane Fund recently announced the winners of the 24th annual AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence. Among the five loyal, hard-working dogs that …

The Cat’s Meow needs homes for cats, kittens

The Cat’s Meow has 60 adult cats and 40 kittens at its adoption center, 2211 N. Mesquite St. There are 50 cats and kittens in foster homes and a waiting list. In 2023 to date, The Cat’s …

Special time for pet adoption

If you’re searching for a furry friend to join your family, this holiday season is the perfect time to adopt a dog or cat from ACTion Programs for Animals (APA). The nonprofit animal rescue is …
National Adoption Weekend, Sept. 15-17, presents an opportunity to adopt pets from the Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley.

Animal Services Center has reduced adoption fees for pets

The Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley (ASCMV) is partnering with Best Friends Animal Society (BFAS), a leading animal welfare organization working to make every shelter and every community …

Animal Companions of Las Cruces has Aug. 26 fundraiser

The nonprofit Animal Companions of Las Cruces will host a fundraiser noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, at Blue Moon Bar and Grill, 13060 N. Valley Drive. The fundraiser will include a cornhole …

Clearing the shelter

ACTion Programs for Animals (APA) has joined NBCUniversal Local’s 2023 Clear the Shelters pet adoption and donation campaign, Tuesday, Aug. 1-Thursday, Aug. 31. This is the ninth …

Animal Companions of Las Cruces has Aug. 26 fundraiser

The nonprofit Animal Companions of Las Cruces will host a fundraiser noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, at Blue Moon Bar and Grill, 13060 N. Valley Drive. The fundraiser will include a cornhole …

Low-cost pet vaccination, microchip clinic is July 22

ACTion Programs for Animals (APA) will host a low-cost microchip and vaccination clinic 8-10 a.m. Saturday, July 22, at the APA adoption center, 537 N. Solano Drive in Las Cruces. …

Animal Control encourages microchipping of pets

City of Las Cruces Animal Control reminds dog and cat owners of the importance of microchipping their pets and updating registration information when changes are made. When dispatched to a found …

Electronic Caregiver hosts June 24 pet adoption

Electronic Caregiver (ECG) will host “Rescue Roundup: Pet Adoption Event and Community Fair" 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, June 24, in the parking lot of the Electronic Caregiver Tower, 506 S. …

Animal program has half-off cat adoptions in June

As part of the National Adopt-a-Shelter-Cat Month, ACTion Programs for Animals (APA) of Las Cruces is offering half-off adoption fees for kittens and cats in June, APA said in a news release. …

National Pet Adoption Day

ACTion Programs for Animals (APA) of Las Cruces will host a pet adoption event 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, June 17, at Petco, 3050 E. Lohman Ave., as part of Petco National Adoption Day. Cats, …
A smaller dog smiles at a visitor.

Dog days at new park

Las Cruces’ newest dog park, at 3552 Bataan Memorial West, opened March 28, and open dawn ‘til dusk, with shade structures and restrooms for humans.
Willow is one of many animals available for adoption from ACTion Programs for Animals (APA). She is a new graduate of APA’s Prisoners and Animals Working Toward Success (P.A.W.S.) training program.

ACTion Programs for Animals’ spring adoption special continues

ACTion Programs for Animals (APA’s Spring Adoption Special continues through Friday, March 31. With the exception of small dogs, all dogs and cats may be adopted for just $17 (in honor of St. …

Humane Society receives Pets for the Elderly grant

The Doña Ana County Human Society (DACHS) was recently awarded a $10,000 grant by the Pets for the Elderly Foundation, DACHS said in a news release. The foundation “has been a long …

Free horse gelding clinic is April 10

Animal Protection New Mexico (APNM) will offer a free horse gelding clinic for owners and guardians “who may have financial difficulty in paying for the procedure,” said APNM Digital …

Kitty Glitter requests jewelry donations for annual fundraiser

It's time to clean up your jewelry box and donate your excess jewelry to Kitty Glitter! Donations will be part of Project Save a Kitten’s fall 2023 Kitty Glitter jewelry sale fundraiser, …
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