Fourth of July Celebration – A Virtual Twist on Tradition The annual City of Las Cruces Fourth of July Celebration will go the way of many public events at this time – canceled as all spectator and large group events remain locked down during New Mexico’s public health order dueRead More →

State Announces Soft Reopening for Dine-in Restaurants Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Tuesday announced the state’s emergency public health order will be amended to permit limited outdoor dine-in services for most of the state beginning Wednesday, May 27. Dine-in services inside restaurants and bars remain temporarily prohibited. New Mexico isRead More →

NMPED: Extended Learning Programs on Hiatus     K-5 Plus, an enrichment program for elementary-aged children, and the Extended Learning Time Program (ELTP) are on hiatus this summer to mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. The K-5 Plus and ELTP were scheduled to continue this summer in LCPS. The announcement was made by the New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) late Tuesday evening. “This was difficult news toRead More →

Lyndsey Kalson of Las Cruces Today and Bravo Mic Communications had her weekly sit-down-and-call-on with New Mexico’s Lt. Governor, Howie Morales this Monday afternoon- May 18th. Just two days into the latest updates to New Mexico’s Public Health Orders. A full run-down of changes, extensions, relaxations of policies, and moreRead More →

CEO of Memorial Medical Center Sends Out Community Thank You “As we begin to get back to ‘normal’ life again, I have been reaching out to individuals and organizations that have gone above and beyond to support our local healthcare heroes. Many of them deserve additional thanks publicly as theyRead More →

Something to feel good about- This week a Go-Fund-Me campaign was launched that has attracted millions in dollars in donations to the Navajo and Hopi nations, hit hardest during the COVID-19 pandemic, all part of historical Community Giveback. According to the original posting, “During this difficult time, in 1847, the ChoctawRead More →

Over $1.6 Million in Grants to New Mexico Public Housing Authorities for Rental Assistance WASHINGTON— U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded $1,621,186 to public housing authorities in 14 counties across New Mexico for rental assistance for families, individuals, and owners amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The grant is funded by the $850 millionRead More →