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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

Las Cruces Again Named Best Run City in NM, Ranked #4 in U.S.

Las Cruces Again Named Best Run City in NM, Ranked #4 in U.S. Las Cruces is once again ranked as the best-run city in New Mexico according to WalletHub.com, a personal finance website. The new ranking also lists Las Cruces as the fourth best-run city in the U.S. with Albuquerque

How Local Student Athletes Are Getting Back To Practice During the Pandemic

Summer Workout Safety Guidelines Extended   The Superintendent and Athletics Department at Las Cruces Public Schools has extended the Return to Play guidelines for summer workouts. The district-wide safety protocols have been in place since June 22 for football, soccer, volleyball and cross country. Following the latest information from the governor’s

Las Cruces Public Schools Launches Re-Entry Website

District Launches Re-Entry Website  Las Cruces Public Schools has launched a dedicated webpage for families, students, staff and community stakeholders to view the most current information related to re-entry plans for returning to school in the fall semester.  The page can be found at www.returnplan.lcps.net. District officials and the Community  Engagement subcommittee on the LCPS Re-Entry

Five Finalists for City Manager Named

Five Finalists for City Manager Named The Las Cruces City Council has selected five finalists, from a shortlist of nine, to continue through the selection process for city manager. The five finalists are: Estrella Escobar, Former Senior Advisor to the President, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas;

Las Cruces Ranked 50th Best Small City of 100 in 2020 Report

Las Cruces Ranked 50th Best Small City of 100 in 2020 Report Just as the U.S. gets back on its feet and cities begin to reopen for business, a new report touts Las Cruces as a city full of sunny weather, great outdoor activities, and an airport undergoing renovations that

(Audio) Lt. Governor Howie Morals: Getting Back To School, Working Together, and Continued Public Health Orders

Lt. Governor Howie Morales called into 101 Gold early this morning and spoke with Lyndsey Kalson about getting our kids back to school this Fall, the latest news to come from Santa Fe’s special Legislative session, balancing our state budget, the New Mexico’s continued response to COVID-19. You can hear

Community Spotlight-Alive Music Fest 2020- Local Musicians and Local Businesses Come Together

Lyndsey Kalson of Las Cruces Today and Brian Clark, a local musician and now event planner, talked recently on the phone about a grassroots endeavor to bring together our array of talented musicians with our unique local businesses. The idea- local businesses in Las Cruces invite local musicians to perform

Traffic, roadwork and closures

I-25 & University Ave, Mile Marker 1, Las Cruces LC000250 La Calerita Construction, LLC (Contractor) will be continuing roadwork on I-25 and University. The new southbound I-25 on- and off-ramps at University Ave. are open. The ramps will remain open while construction takes place on the Phase 1 (North) bridge,

New Mexico Health and Environment Departments issue smoke advisory impacting most of the state

Wildfire smoke poses additional potential health issues for people with COVID-19 SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Health and the New Mexico Environment Department today issue a smoke advisory for the Rio Grande Valley from Taos to Las Cruces and all surrounding communities from 9 p.m. tonight through noon

New Mexico State Flags to be Lowered to Commemorate Juneteenth

NM Flags to be Lowered to Commemorate Juneteenth Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has ordered state flags to half-staff in observance of Juneteenth. State flags will be flown at half-staff beginning sundown Thursday through sundown Saturday. Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation freeing slaves on Jan. 1, 1863, but it was

$8 million Construction Project Completed at Spaceport America

$8 million Construction Project Completed at Spaceport America All NM Contractors + $500,000 in NMGRT for Sierra County HAPSMobile, Inc., a subsidiary of Japan’s telecommunications operator SoftBank Corp., and its partner AeroVironment, Inc. announced a new operations center at Spaceport America in New Mexico on June 11. The companies are

2020 Virtual Music in the Park Series Announced

2020 Virtual Music in the Park Series Announced The City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department’s popular Music in the Park Series is going virtual featuring an eclectic mix of performances from local, regional, and nationally recognized artists performing in the 2020 Virtual Music in the Park Series. The

All Hands, New Mexico! (Connecting job seekers to businesses with immediate job openings)

All Hands, New Mexico! Connecting job seekers to businesses with immediate job openings (Albuquerque, NM) – As the state continues its efforts for economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) and New Mexico Workforce Connection Centers (NMWC) are here to help businesses quickly

Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Advance Program Reopened to All Eligible Small Businesses and Non-Profits Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic

SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans and Advance Program Reopened to All Eligible Small Businesses and Non-Profits Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic WASHINGTON – To further meet the needs of U.S. small businesses and non-profits, the U.S. Small Business Administration reopened the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and EIDL Advance program portal to all eligible applicants

Free Consumer Debt/Bankruptcy Workshop Via Video and Teleconference

Free Consumer Debt/Bankruptcy Workshop Via Video and Teleconference Albuquerque, N.M.—A Consumer Debt/Bankruptcy Workshop will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 24, via video and teleconference. Here are the instructions to join the video conference on the day of the workshop 1) Go to https://us04web.zoom.us/j/79353240828?pwd=NGhJbjRJK2V3RjB6VXhBVEFNaFhpQT09 2) Enter meeting ID: 793

Las Cruces Public Schools Create Task Force For School Re-Entry August 12th

District Launches Re-Entry Task Force  Las Cruces Public Schools, under the leadership of Superintendent Dr. Karen Trujillo, has identified the Re-Entry Task Force to develop a plan for teachers, students and staff to return to school on August 12, the original date that the 2020-2021 school year was scheduled to begin.   The Task Force includes seven key subcommittees, led by district

Foster Report- Information Meeting Planned for 6/18 Online

From CYFD Staff member, Kathy Melendez, “Covid-19 continues to bring uncertainties and challenges to all of us every day. However, the safety of children should not be compromised even in the middle of a pandemic. CYFD continues to make efforts to ensure children are safe in New Mexico. We continue

BLM Las Cruces District Begins Reopening Access To Some Recreation Areas Today

BLM Las Cruces District Office is beginning to increase recreation access to some recreation areas   LAS CRUCES, N.M. – With the easing of public health and safety restrictions enacted by State of New Mexico health officials, the Bureau of Land Management today announced that the Las Cruces District Office is increasing

Community Spotlight- ACTion Programs For Animals (Audio)

Michel Meunier with Action Program for Animals written by Justin Adkins of Bravo Mic Communications  In one way or another, people are passionate creatures. A spark flashes inside someone. That spark gets fanned into a flame, fueling someone to do…what? When does an action become a purpose? For an answer,

KEEP DONA ANA COUNTY BEAUTIFUL GIVES CLEAN-UP SUPPLIES TO COMMUNITY GROUPS

KEEP DONA ANA COUNTY BEAUTIFUL GIVES CLEAN-UP SUPPLIES TO COMMUNITY GROUPS Keep Doña Ana County Beautiful, KDACB an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful recently provided litter-abatement supplies to the La Mesa Lions Club and the Talavera Housing Association to support upcoming clean-up activities. KDACB helps improve the quality of life

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