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Emergency food program increases output by more than a quarter-million pounds

Casa de Peregrinos (CdP) emergency food program put 3.8 million pounds of food on the tables of hungry people in Las Cruces and surrounding communities in 2019, according to the annual report that …

Mayor outlines major initiatives for fourth term

Arts & Entertainment
Arts Council’s 10th annual Arts Fair honors Sally Cutter
The Doña Ana Arts Council’s (DAAC) 10th annual Las Cruces Arts Fair (LCAF) will be held Friday-Sunday, March 6-8, at the …
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Las Cruces' Ed Breeding releases new book
Las Cruces artist, author and filmmaker Ed Breeding has released a new book, “Awakened and Living Their Truth: A Two-Spirit …
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Trails End: Romero and Winters featured
Trails End Gallery, 1732 N. Mesquite St., is welcoming artists Virginia Romero and Rhoda Winters to its stable of artists and …
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Search for a Star crowns champion
Search for a Star 2020 competition winner Timothy Parra, right, with event coordinator Gail Zimmer and event emcee Victor Zamora after …
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Pepper at Vintage Mercado
Canadian indie pop artist Gregory Pepper will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, at Main Street Vintage Mercado, 300 N. Main St. …
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Local sports
Final 4 at 50: Remembering the parquet gods

The elder gentlemen settled into courtside seats behind tables after the NMSU Aggies defeated Utah Valley Feb. 15 on a last-second shot by Jabari Rice.

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.
Business
New Mexico leading in export growth

According to 2019 export statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, New Mexico led all U.S. states in export growth percentage.

Natural ReLeaf opens new, expansive space To say Nicole Fuchs is energetic is to impart an understatement. Four months after taking over as public relations manager for a local hemp and CBD venture, Fuchs is hands-on in every aspect of the operation, and she bounces around the many rooms and areas of the facility’s main warehouse/storefront making sure that everything is rolling along just so.
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.
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
Walmart donates $30,000 to Community of Hope It started with a class project at J. Paul Taylor Academy (JPTA) and wound up with a $30,000 donation to help people challenged by homelessness.
Council to weigh rate hike for trash The Las Cruces City Council will vote at its March 16 regular meeting on a proposed $2 rate increase in city residential solid waste service. The increase was proposed by a volunteer advisory group that held public meetings last fall.
She’s home The New Mexico-based staff of Virgin Galactic welcomes SpaceShip Two home to Spaceport America.
In the past
Fountain Trial: Garrett festival recreates historic event Three years after Albert Fountain and his 8-year-old son, Henry, went missing in the desert between La Luz and Las Cruces, two men – Oliver Lee and James Gilliland – were tried for the murders.
Tombaugh panel to convene To celebrate the 90th anniversary of Clyde Tombaugh’s discovery of the planet Pluto, the New Mexico State University Library and Department of Astronomy are facilitating a discussion panel, which will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, on the third floor of Zuhl Library, 2911 McFie Circle. The event is free and open to the public.
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.
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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