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Keeping Cruces Connected

  • Antoinette Reyes for Las Cruces City Council
  • Arturo Uribe Jr.
  • Balderas for NM
  • Ben Rawson
  • Beverly Courtney for State Rep District 37
  • Carlos Preciado for Doña Ana County Sheriff
  • Charles “Chuck” Wendler
  • Committee to Elect Micaela Lara Cadena
  • CTE Johana Bencomo
  • Dave T 4 36
  • Enrique KiKi Vigil for Doña Ana County Sheriff
  • Gary Johnson for Senate
  • Gavin Clarkson for NM Secretary of State
  • George Muñoz for Commissioner of Public Land
  • Grace Duran for 3rd JDJ Division 8
  • Gregory Smith for Mayor of Las Cruces
  • Jesusita Dolores Lucero
  • Joe Cervantes for New Mexico
  • Joseph Aaron Bizzell for PRC District 5
  • Ken Miyagishima for Las Cruces City Mayor
  • Larry Roybal for Sheriff
  • Madeline Hildebrandt for US State Rep
  • Maria G. Pacheco for LCPS School Board
  • Mattice for Mayor
  • Michael Hendricks for NMAG
  • Mick Rich for State Senate
  • Mick Rich for US Senate
  • New Mexicans for Michelle
  • New Mexico for Pearce
  • Orlando Jimenez for Doña Ana County Commissioner
  • Our Values Pac
  • Patrick Lyons for NM Land Commissioner
  • Rick Little for State Rep District 53
  • Robert Palacios for Las Cruces City Council District 4
  • Sandy Jones for PRC District 5
  • Shannon Reynolds for Doña Ana County Commissioner
  • Stephen Fischmann for PRC District 5
  • Steve Pearce for Governor
  • Todd Garrison for Doña Ana County Sheriff
  • Wayne Johnson for Auditor
  • Xochitl Torres Small for Congress
  • Yvette Herrell for Congress

Community News

Nessa’s Cafe- Rising from the Ashes And How You Can Help

written by Justin Adkins A single moment can be all it takes to turn life upside down. Everyone in Las Cruces has experienced that life-shifting moment at least once already this year. Where were you when the world around you suddenly shut down? Vanessa Smith, a local mom, wife, and

Stuff the Bus Radiothon Raises $30,811 for Las Cruces Public Schools

Stuff the Bus Radiothon Raises $30,811 for Las Cruces Public Schools LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO- “Stuff the Bus,” the annual radio-station-led school supply drive that has benefitted the LCPS district for over a decade, had to be modified in response to public health orders related to COVID-19. Prior to 2020,

New Mexico Announces $178 million of CARES Act funding- What That Means for Las Cruces and Dona Ana County

Lt. Governor Howie Morales called into the Bravo Mic Communications studios with Lyndsey Kalson of Las Cruces Today to announce the Las Cruces and Dona Ana County portion of funds being allocated from the national CARES Act. According to Lt. Governor Morales, Las Cruces City Government will receive over $7

Las Cruces Man Charged with Using Internet in Attempt to Entice Minor- Tips On How To Keep Your Kids Safe

Man Charged with Using Internet in Attempt to Entice Minor A Las Cruces man suspected of trying to entice someone he thought was a 13-year-old girl has been charged with three federal crimes. Robert Jasso, 23, appeared in federal court Aug. 25 for a detention hearing on charges of attempted

KXPZ Zia Country 99.5 FM and Whataburger Present the NMSU Aggie Football Classics Series!

Football may be on official hold this Fall at NMSU. But that doesn’t mean the fans should suffer! Zia Country 99.5 FM, Leirfeild IMG College and New Mexico State University Athletics are teaming up to bring true Aggie fans 10 unique football experiences no one should forget! We’re digging into

Premiering Episode 1- THE SQUARE PEG PODCAST: Mold Breakers, Trailblazers and Takers of Roads Less Traveled

THE SQUARE PEG PODCAST: Mold Breakers, Trailblazers and Takers of Roads Less Traveled.  Not everyone fits neatly into the molds set by society, yet these people make their ways and we’re here to listen to their stories. Host: ANDREW LAWRENCE- he’s been a Public Safety professional in the real world

TOGETHER NOW MORE THAN EVER: Haciendas at Grace Villages Resumes Safe Visitation

TOGETHER NOW MORE THAN EVER  Haciendas at Grace Villages Resumes Safe Visitation Between Residents and Family Members Las Cruces, New Mexico (August 28, 2020) — Hacienda’s at Grace Village is excited to now be able to allow visitation for our residents. We are happy to resume open window meetings and

Fairacres Elementary Closes After Additional Positive Case Reports 

Fairacres Elementary Closes After Additional Positive Case Reports  Fairacres Elementary School in the Las Cruces Public School District was closed to all staff on Friday after two additional employees received positive test results for COVID-19. One employee at Fairacres tested positive on Aug. 21.  Following district protocol and guidance from the CDC, the New Mexico Department of Health, and the Public Education Department, all

NM Recovery Council Urges Businesses to Apply for Loan Program

Recovery Council Urges Businesses to Apply for Loan Program The state of New Mexico’s Economic Recovery Council is urging small businesses that have been hard hit by the COVID-19 public health emergency to apply for an emergency loan program now available through the New Mexico Finance Authority. The Small Business

Shade Structures for Plaza de Las Cruces? Maybe By Next Year Says Mayor

City Council Discusses Proposed Shade Structures for Plaza de Las Cruces There was consensus from the Las Cruces City Council at a Monday, August 24 work session to proceed with plans to add shade structures at Plaza de Las Cruces. From a presentation by Vigil and Associates, an architectural firm

USIBWC ANNOUNCES 2020-2021 BIRD HUNTING AREAS ALONG THE RIO GRANDE IN SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS

USIBWC ANNOUNCES 2020-2021 BIRD HUNTING AREAS ALONG THE RIO GRANDE IN SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO AND WEST TEXAS; DUE TO CONSTRUCTION, SOME AREAS IN TEXAS ARE OFF LIMITS THIS SEASON  The United States Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission (USIBWC) has released information regarding migratory and game bird hunting

AARP 2020 Community Challenge: Two Las Cruces Organizations Earn AARP Community Grants

Two Las Cruces Organizations Earn AARP Community Grants Third New Mexico Grant Goes to Northern New Mexico Library  Santa Fe —AARP announced today that three New Mexico organizations are recipients of a 2020 AARP Community Challenge grant. Two of the grantees are in Las Cruces, the South Central Regional Transit

Take-Out STEM Activity Kits Available from the Museum of Nature and Science

Take-Out STEM Activity Kits Available from the Museum of Nature and Science While the Museum of Nature & Science remains closed due to public health mandates, museum programming will continue in September with activity kits. The STEM kits are free to pick up but require reservations to ensure sufficient supply

Keep Las Cruces Beautiful is Awarded New Mexico Clean and Beautiful Grant

Keep Las Cruces Beautiful is Awarded New Mexico Clean and Beautiful Grant The New Mexico Tourism Department (NMTD) has announced that the City of Las Cruces Keep Las Cruces Beautiful (KLCB) program is one of only 37 recipients that have been awarded a New Mexico Clean and Beautiful Grant. The

Online Donations Still Accepted for ‘Stuff the Bus’ Campaign

Online Donations Still Accepted for ‘Stuff the Bus’ Campaign Online donations are still being collected for the Stuff the Bus Radiothon fundraiser, which will help support students at home while in-person learning is on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The campaign began July 31 and has raised more than

Want to change a life? Become a foster parent!

Want to change a life? Become a foster parent! When all efforts to prevent children from entering state custody have been exhausted, children enter protective custody, and staying amongst their community members makes this experience less traumatic. We need families who are willing to open their hearts and doors to

Bravo Mic Communications’ Radio Stations Sweep New Mexico Excellence Broadcasting Awards

NMBA EXCELLENCE IN BROADCASTING AWARDS BROAD RECOGNITION DEMONSTRATES EXCELLENCE ACROSS THE STATE The New Mexico Broadcasters Association (NMBA) is excited to announce the winners of the association’s Excellence in Broadcasting Awards today. The awards reflect the outstanding achievement of broadcasters for the calendar year 2019 and recognize exceptional news coverage,

(Audio & Video) Frank Ray- From Las Cruces Police Department to Nashville

It is official, one our very own down dirty and local country artists is making his professional way to Nashville!   You can hear his full interview below, as we said our “goodbye’s for now” on KXPZ Zia Country 99.5 FM with Lyndsey K- Frank Ray is a New Mexican

Community Spotlight- Apex Technologies (Video)

Josh Tillery with Apex Technologies  What will it take to launch Las Cruces to a new level beyond the COVID crisis and lockdowns? Josh Tillery of Apex Technologies believes it is service. “It is encouraging to see people get out more…do more for themselves, for their families, and while we’re

NM State Postpones 2020 Football Season, WAC Announces Suspension of Fall 2020 Championships

NM State Postpones 2020 Football Season, WAC Announces Suspension of Fall 2020 Championships   LAS CRUCES, N.M. – In a pair of announcements made Thursday, NM State has postponed its 2020 football season while the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) announced it has decided not to engage in competition in the fall

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