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Agencies, volunteers collect more than 750 pounds of trash near Mesilla Dam

Multiple public land-user groups gathered Saturday, June 18 to clean up areas with a high amount of illegal dumping and off-highway vehicle (OHV) use. Staff and volunteers from the New Mexico …

New program provides access to workforce training for adults with disabilities

Arts & Entertainment
Dancers, speakers, musicians highlight NMSU Juneteenth celebration
It was an evening of dance, music and inspiration at New Mexico State University’s Corbett Center Friday, June 17, as the …
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City’s Independence Day celebration kicks off July 3
Bulletin report   The schedule has been set for the annual City of Las Cruces Fourth of July Celebration, the city said in …
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Local student art shines at county government building
The Doña Ana County Government Building, 845 N. Motel Blvd., is hosting the 2022-23 student art show for about the next …
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Mesilla Valley Chorale seeks accompanist
Mesilla Valley Chorale (MVC) is looking for a new principal accompanist for the fall and spring semesters.  Candidates should be …
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Children’s theater to present new take on a classic tale
A Children’s Theatre of the Mesilla Valley (ACT) presents “The Untold Story of Rose Red,” by Alaska Reece Vance, for …
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Local sports
The best golfer who never won: The Laura Baugh story offers caution

One of the most amazing and compelling stories in all of professional golf is that of Laura Baugh. She was born in 1955 in Florida. Her father, Hale Baugh, competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics …

Las Cruces Regulators: Women’s pro tackle football team finishes first season strong It was a successful first season for the Cruces Regulators, the city’s professional women’s tackle football team, which finished 4-2. “It was a great first season and we plan to …
A look back on top sports stories of the school year Summer is officially here and the school year is over. So it is a good time to look back on the top sports stories at the collegiate and prep levels during the past academic year. 10) Las Cruces …
Stuff the Stadium campaign for NM State season opener LAS CRUCES, N.M. – On Monday, June 20, the NM State Department of Athletics announced the return of the "Stuff The Stadium" promotion for the home opening game vs the University of Nevada …
Business
Hakes Brothers construction to sponsor Big Brothers Big Sisters event

Hakes Brothers, a regional homebuilder headquartered in Las Cruces, has made a $6,000 donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters Mountain Region of Las Cruces to support the nonprofit’s Mudd for …

Burlington opens Las Cruces store Las Cruces now has a Burlington Store. It opened its doors June 17 at 2352 E. Lohman Ave. and is the fifth Burlington in New Mexico. The store includes apparel for men, women and children; baby …
Doña Ana Community College to host emergency services career fair Doña Ana Community College (DACC) is hosting a job fair and career expo for those interested in a career in emergency services.  The fair will be held on Thursday, June …
Heath & Well Being
Every Body Rides With Grace holds first adaptive cycle parade

On Saturday June 4, 2022, Every Body Rides with Grace (EBRWG), together with Velo Cruces, held its first Every Body Rides with Grace Adaptive Cycle Parade. Participants of all ages and abilities …

Hospital hosts work by local artists

“Symbols of the Southwest,” by Sally J. Kohl is one of the sizeable collection of art by a wide range of local artists in the hallways and public areas of Memorial Medical Center, 2450 S. …

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Fire department urges fireworks safety Fireworks sales began June 20 in New Mexico, so the Las Cruces Fire Department (LCFD) is reminding consumers of general guidelines and safety tips for the upcoming Independence Day …
28 cadets graduate from Las Cruces police academy The Las Cruces Police Department graduated 28 cadets from its 51st academy June 17 at the Las Cruces Convention Center. Of the 28 cadets expected to graduate, 26 will become officer-trainees with …
Organ Mountain High School opens ‘Karen’s Closet’ to help students in need, honor late superintendent Organ Mountain High School (OMHS) Assistant Principal Jamie Baker, Ph.D., and her staff wanted to do something that would have a positive impact on students at the school and honor the late Las …
In the past
Church musician to retire after nearly six decades Doug Weeks became a church pianist at age 10 and was playing the organ at church services when he was 12. Later this month, Weeks will lead the St. Paul’s United Methodist Church Choir for the …
As vehicles become available, city incorporating electric cars, trucks into fleet Slowly but surely the ICE Age is going to come to an end for the City of Las Cruces. Today, the city’s 700-vehicle fleet is comprised entirely of internal combustion-engine (ICE) vehicles. A …
Learn how to be a foster pet parent The Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley (ASCMV) will host interactive foster information workshops noon-2 p.m. and 2:30-4:30 p.m. Saturday, June 25, and Sunday, June 26, at ASCMV, 3551 …
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