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Happy Birthday to the Las Cruces Bulletin


Monday was the 54th anniversary of the Bulletin’s debut issue: Volume 1, No. 1, a broadsheet newspaper with a black and blue nameplate up top and a centerpiece photo of founding general manager Ken Dahlstrom chatting with Miss New Mexico-Universe Theresa Phillips at the Loretto shopping mall downtown.

Ken Dahlstrom, Jr., his son, treated us to a phone call Monday morning to mark the occasion, and shared some stories about the Bulletin’s first offices downtown when he, now 78 years old, worked for the paper fresh out of college. The Bulletin’s first home was at 118 S. Main Street, in what was then the Meyer Arcade, before moving to Water Street.

Looking back, Dahlstrom said, “Our biggest accomplishment was helping people and helping things get done in the city that were not here before.”