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Southwest Living
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Elephant Butte Irrigation District will soon use $75,000 in federal funds to convert open canals to covered and metered piping that will enhance community safety while also conserving water. more
On the hot summer day of Aug. 10, 1976, I boarded a plane headed to Manila as an exchange student through Rotary International’s program. more
Father’s Day festivities featured a car show at Village at Northrise, Sunday morning. more
Solstice Senior Living in Las Cruces invited caregivers and other essential health personnel to drop by the facility Thursday, June 18, to pick up a complimentary ready-to-go picnic for … more
Wild critters – particularly bobcats – have been making frequent appearances in recent weeks to neighborhood yards in Las Cruces, with the greatest frequency reported on the east side. more
Paper wasps (family Vespidae, genus Polistes) are building nests around Las Cruces under the eaves of houses and in other protected areas. more
In anticipation of an eventual easing of stay-at-home instructions, the nonprofit conservation organization New Mexico Wild has launched the online New Mexico Wild Hiking Guide featuring descriptions of more than 100 trails, at least one in each wilderness area in the state. more
Did you know southern New Mexico contains parts of five geologic provinces and contains rocks that are nearly two billion years old? more
The City of Las Cruces wants photos of your favorite historic locations in the city. In a news release, City Preservation Specialist Troy Ainsworth invited people to submit photos of these … more
Hummingbirds are native to the Americas, and there are nearly two dozen varieties making their homes in the desert Southwest. more
I enjoy planting and growing a vegetable garden. My parents always did, and provided fresh, delicious food and saved a bunch of money. As children, my brother and I were put to work on the garden … more
Arista means ridge or edge in English, and Arista Development is putting the name to good use, as it moves to the cutting edge of the smart-home movement in Las Cruces, offering online home tours in … more
New Mexico’s first-ever pollinator protection license plate is now available through the state Motor Vehicle Department (MVD), Wild Friends, an Albuquerque-based civics education program said … more
Singer, songwriter, musician Christine Sanders has for more than 15 years been a member of Las Cruces’ Hard Road Trio, which plays “original southwestern acoustic music at the crossroads of Roots and Bluegrass. more
Roadrunner, bear, puzzle piece, peace symbol, flower and 45 other surprises are hanging out on stumps along the Tierra Verde neighborhood main drag on the edge of Mesilla. more
Residents of Las Cruces’ La Plata Drive are flying their American flags in support of those on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19. “I decided that my husband and I would fly … more
“I think I was always interested in art, not as a practitioner at first, but I always gravitated to art images,” said weaver Lin Bentley Keeling. more
Editor’s note: If you hike or enjoy any outdoor activity, be sure to follow all New Mexico Department of Health guidelines for social distancing and other practices to reduce the spread of … more
With everyone encouraged to stay at home during the Coronavirus, Film Las Cruces has launched the “At Home! Movie Contest” to help residents have some fun and create some entertaining and educational videos for the city and state. more
To ensure continued functionality of solid-waste system, the following restrictions have been instituted at solid-waste facilities in Las Cruces and Doña Ana County. more
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