Lohman Hit-and-Run Crash Proves Fatal A 28-year-old pedestrian, struck by a vehicle Tuesday evening while trying to retrieve his dog that wandered into traffic on Lohman Avenue, died from his injuries at an El Paso hospital. The pedestrian was identified by police as 28-year-old Fernando Padilla of Las Cruces. LasRead More →

Parks & Recreation COVID-19 Status September 1, 2020 The City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department continues to observe its 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/2020/08/Executive-Order-2020-059.pdf) still in place which includes: 1. Wearing face coveringsRead More →

Parks & Recreation COVID-19 Status The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department continues to observe its 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/2020/07/7.13.20-PHO.pdf) still in place which includes: 1. Wearing face coverings in public settingsRead More →

Farm & Ranch takes education to the children As part of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs Camp-in-a-Box program, the two educators at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces created and distributed 800 summer camp kits, including more than 600 locally. While temporarily closedRead More →

Museum awarded Humanities grant The National Endowment for the Humanities and the New Mexico Humanities Council are boosting “Virtual Learning Experiences” at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum with a $4,000 grant. The Las Cruces museum will purchase video equipment with the funds, according to Lisa Pugh, theRead More →

DASO URGES SAFE ATV AND UTV DRIVING Doña Ana County is experiencing a significant uptick in outdoor recreation, since the state public health order went into effect in late March, especially driving Off-Highway Vehicles, OHVs and Utility Task Vehicles, UTVs on paved streets, private roads and County-owned and controlled highways.Read More →