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  • 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

Luke Combs Reschedules Las Cruces Show for This Fall- Pan American Center

Luke Combs STILL Coming to the NMSU Pan American Center! UPDATE: In light of ongoing public health concerns, the Luke Combs show this April has been postponed. Ticket holders should hold on to their tickets, which will be honored at the rescheduled date in Las Cruces on Tuesday, October 27, 2020.

BLM temporarily closes several developed recreation facilities in New Mexico- But Public Lands Remain Open

Despite facility closures, millions of acres of BLM-managed public lands across New Mexico remain open to enjoy, as long as you do so responsibly Santa Fe, New Mexico – The health and safety of our visitors and staff remains the number one priority of the Bureau of Land Management. In

Break the Chain of Infection- Tips From Las Cruces Medical Professionals

During a virtual city council meeting on March 30, 2020, health professionals with Memorial Medical Center (MMC) stressed the importance of taking the following actions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19: 1. Wash hands often with soap and water. 2. Don’t touch your face with your hands. 3. Stay home

Online Tools For COVID-19 Testing and Advising- NM Department of Health

Per Governor’s Office: Department of Health launches online tools for COVID-19 test results and advising who needs testing SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) on Saturday announced the launch of two online tools for the public regarding COVID-19: a portal for receiving COVID-19 test results and a self-screening

Out of Work During “Stay At Home” Order? NM Workforce Solutions Ramps Up Assistance Statewide

From the Office of the Governor NMDWS prepares to provide Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Notice of implementation of new filing system to go into effect Monday, March 30th, 2020 (Albuquerque, NM) – On March 27, federal lawmakers passed a COVID-19 stimulus bill that will expand Unemployment Insur­­ance (UI) benefits, referred to as Pandemic

LCPS Moves to Distance Learning April 6th- Here’s What Your Family Needs to Know

Parents and students- all resources from Las Cruces Public Schools is available HERE According to Las Cruces Public Schools Facebook- “LCPS Engagement YouTube channel goes live on Wednesday! Check out our live ads on Monday and Tuesday to learn more about the great enrichment resources LCPS is offering students. URL: bit.ly/lcpsenrich

City Council Approves Emergency Declaration Ordinance

It should be noted other than the newest declaration of funding assistance, the Las Cruces City Council has not imposed limitations beyond the scope of the State of New Mexico’s “Stay at Home” Public Health Order issued by the Governor earlier last week. Should additional public announcements be made by

NM Governor To Announce Extenstion of School Closures Statewide Friday Morning

Tomorrow morning, @GovMLG, Secretary Stewart and the @NMDOH will announce an extension to the school closure period. The final determination of the extent of the closure period will be made this evening after reviewing extensive cross-Agency plans. pic.twitter.com/vSD0d220dh — New Mexico PED (@NMPED) March 26, 2020 We will update this

A Visual of Positive COVID-19 Cases By County in New Mexico

Based on information from the NMDOH as of 3/25/20

Desert Peaks Assisted Living Is Hiring!

Compass Senior Living Desert Peaks Assisted Living & Memory Care   Has COVID 19 changed your current job status?  Now hiring full and part-time positions Amid the recent layoffs in the area, we are actively hiring for employees with a big heart, with little to no experience needed.  Las Cruces,

Las Cruces Today Partners With El Paso Herald-Post

We’re making sure everyone in the border region is covered with real information, and working together to make our communities a better place. Las Cruces Today is proud to partner with The El Paso Herald-Post. Find their link in the “All News” Menu above for coverage across the borderland. We’re


Community safety of utmost priority  LAS CRUCES, N.M. (March 20, 2020) – For the protection of community safety, The Salvation Army Las Cruces has made the difficult but necessary decision to close its Thrift Store at 220 E. Idaho Ave. in Las Cruces until further notice, beginning March 21. “This was not an easy decision, but

The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services Temporarily Suspends “In-Person” Office Assistance

The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services Temporarily Suspends “In-Person” Office Assistance Alters Interment Procedures at the Ft. Stanton & Gallup Cemeteries VSO’s to Offer Assistance by Phone, Email, or Videoconference  (SANTA FE)— Effective March 24, all field offices of the New Mexico Department of Veterans Services (DVS) will temporarily postpone

Governor Announced “This is An Instruction to Stay Home” – Full Speech Audio and Link to Health Order

After an awkward wait of more than 15 minutes watching NM State Staff rearrange furniture, clear their throats and discuss the angles of the visual aids presented in the background, we finally heard from Governor Lujan-Grisham. The full audio available is our Audio On-Demand section (without the awkward wait) and

How To Talk To Your Kids About COVID-19- NMSU Director of School Psychology Offers Amazing Tips

Press Release from NMSU News  Stay calm, reassuring when talking to kids about COVID-19 Parents are faced with the difficult task of talking to their children about the COVID-19 pandemic, but should remain calm and reassuring in these uncertain times, said Lisa Peterson, a New Mexico State University assistant professor

Owner of The Game and Game II- Marci Dickerson Helps Employees and Community- Podcast and Addition Resources

Marci Dickerson of the game stopped by with Magic 104.9’s Magic Morning Vibe this past Wednesday- the new health orders enacted by the NMDOH on Thursday have changed things a little bit since this podcast, but it hasn’t stopped the community from stepping up and doing their part! See more

Las Cruces Public Schools Update- Podcast and Addition Meal Site Information

  Kelly Jameson of Las Cruces Public Schools stopped by The Magic Morning Vibe on Magic 104.9 to share the latest updates on the schools’ plans amid the state closures. You can learn more at lcps.net Additional Sites Added to School Meal Distribution  To accommodate a growing demand during the

Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Areas Impacted By Closures

Following guidance from Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and the New Mexico Department of Health-related to limiting large public gatherings, the City of Las Cruces has closed certain parks and recreation areas to reduce the number of people who gather. The following specialty parks were closed and secured with gates: Butterfield

Las Cruces Health and Fitness Expo Postponed to This Summer

Las Cruces Health and Fitness Expo Postponed to This Summer, but we are proud to announce that LasCrucesToday.com is a proud presenting sponsor when the event gets underway and life gets back to normal soon! Proceeds will go back to the New Mexico Advocates for the Arts.