What: BOO-rell’s Pumpkin Carving Spooktacular When: 5 – 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9 Where: 3501 Arrowhead Dr., Las Cruces, NM, 88001  The public is invited to pick up a free pumpkin and pumpkin carving kit during the first annual BOO-rell Pumpkin Carving Spooktacular. Hosted by the Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine, this fun drive-thruRead More →

Second Chance Thrift Store to host one-year anniversary event Oct. 1 Celebration includes adoptable animals, drawings, raffles, discounts and goodies Las Cruces, New Mexico – ACTion Programs for Animals’ Second Chance Thrift Store will host a one-year anniversary celebration Thursday, Oct. 1. Located at 2475 N. Main St. next toRead More →

The Citizens for Nonpartisan Civic Engagement & The Las Cruces Channel Present The 2020 Candidate Forums Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we have had to find new and creative ways to bring community and candidates together. We have put together a candidate forum to be streamed live via Facebook, YouTube andRead More →

New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center and the City of Las Cruces Economic Development department are accepting applications for the second BizSprint “business accelerator” program designed to help local businesses affected by COVID-19. Both offices partner to host a free virtual eight-week session to help businesses to learn best practices in businessRead More →

BAKER PROMOTED TO DETENTION CENTER DIRECTOR Doña Ana County Manager Fernando R. Macias announced the appointment of Bryan Baker as Director of the Doña Ana County Detention Center. Since March, Baker served as interim director of the Detention Center, following the departure of the former director, Daniel Peters. “As anRead More →

Parks & Recreation COVID-19 Status   The City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department will expand the Phase 2 status for parks and recreational programs that follows COVID-19 safe practices and the State Public Health Order (https://cv.nmhealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/091820-PHO.pdf) still in place which includes: 1. Wearing face coverings in public settingsRead More →

City Council Hears from Business Owners About Proposed Changes to the City’s Minimum Wage The Las Cruces City Council met Tuesday, September 22, via video conference, for a Special Work Session regarding the City’s proposed minimum wage for 2021. City Council especially sought input from employees, business owners or managersRead More →

Local writer’s book selected for a national literary award (LAS CRUCES, NM) The Military Writers Society of America announced the book, Under Fire with ARVN Infantry, by Bob Worthington has won a Gold Medal for Excellence in Literature in the memoir/biography category. The award was presented at the organization’s annualRead More →

NMSU Atomic Aggies Launch at Spaceport America written by Alice Carruth, Public Relations Director for Spaceport America New Mexico State University’s student rocket team the “Atomic Aggies” held two successful rocket launches at Spaceport America on Saturday, September 19. The Atomic Aggies were due to compete in the 2020 SpaceportRead More →

13 Cadets Graduate from LCPD’s Academy   The Las Cruces Police Department graduated 13 police cadets Friday from its state-certified law enforcement training academy.   Because of the public health emergency, the 49th Las Cruces Police Academy’s graduation was limited to a short Zoom presentation and 13 separate badge-pinning ceremonies –Read More →