Unclaimed Cremated Remains of 29 Deceased Veterans Interred Today at the Santa Fe National Cemetery   SANTA FE–The cremated remains of twenty-nine military veterans who, upon their deaths were unclaimed by family members, were laid to rest with military honors today at the Santa Fe National Cemetery in a specialRead More →

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 →

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 →

Navajo Nation officials say they will participate in the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine trials amid a steady decline in coronavirus cases. The Native American territory once had the highest coronavirus infection rate in the country but has since seen a substantial decrease in community spread. Navajo officials reported zero new confirmedRead More →