Second Chance Thrift Store to host one-year anniversary event Oct. 1 Celebration includes adoptable animals, drawings, raffles, discounts and goodies Las Cruces, New Mexico – ACTion Programs for Animals’ Second Chance Thrift Store will host a one-year anniversary celebration Thursday, Oct. 1. Located at 2475 N. Main St. next toRead More →

The Citizens for Nonpartisan Civic Engagement & The Las Cruces Channel Present The 2020 Candidate Forums Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we have had to find new and creative ways to bring community and candidates together. We have put together a candidate forum to be streamed live via Facebook, YouTube andRead More →

New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center and the City of Las Cruces Economic Development department are accepting applications for the second BizSprint “business accelerator” program designed to help local businesses affected by COVID-19. Both offices partner to host a free virtual eight-week session to help businesses to learn best practices in businessRead More →

Parks & Recreation COVID-19 Status   The City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department will expand the 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/2020/09/091820-PHO.pdf) still in place which includes: 1. Wearing face coverings in public settingsRead More →

Updated COVID Funding Report Available on City Website   An updated COVID Funding Report of Las Cruces City Council allocations for COVID-19 response is now available to the public on the City of Las Cruces website. The updated report can be found online at https://www.las-cruces.org/DocumentCenter/View/5905/COVID-19-Funding-Report-PDF. The report is a breakdown ofRead More →

City Council Hears from Business Owners About Proposed Changes to the City’s Minimum Wage The Las Cruces City Council met Tuesday, September 22, via video conference, for a Special Work Session regarding the City’s proposed minimum wage for 2021. City Council especially sought input from employees, business owners or managersRead More →

NMSU Atomic Aggies Launch at Spaceport America written by Alice Carruth, Public Relations Director for Spaceport America New Mexico State University’s student rocket team the “Atomic Aggies” held two successful rocket launches at Spaceport America on Saturday, September 19. The Atomic Aggies were due to compete in the 2020 SpaceportRead More →

State Parks Announces Timeline for Reopening Overnight Camping at State Parks Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department Overnight camping by reservation to resume for New Mexico residents only beginning October 1st   Santa Fe –  Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department’s (EMNRD) State Parks Division announces the reopening of overnight camping in mostRead More →

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Thursday announced the state will update its guidance within the emergency public health order to permit small groups in exercise settings and safe outdoor activities for New Mexicans. An amended emergency public health order, which will be effective through mid-October, will permit youth sports conditioningRead More →