Parks and Recreation Department Encourages Safe Practices The City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department reminds the community to follow COVID-19 safe practices and the State Public Health Order (https://cv.nmhealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/101620-PHO-1.pdf) still in place which includes:     Wearing face coverings in public settings except when eating, drinking, or swimming.Read More →

Program Encourages ‘Safe Routes to School’ Despite Shutdown  The Safe Routes to School program at Las Cruces Public Schools encourages families to enjoy the outdoors by taking a walk around their schools during the month of October.   During the school year, Safe Routes to School encourages students to walk orRead More →

(Audio) Lt. Governor Howie Morales On Latest Public Health Update, “Trick or treating, unfortunately, will not be permitted this year, but…” Lyndsey Kalson, host of Real Country Afternoons on KXPZ Zia Country, and Operations Manager of Bravo Mic Communications and Las Cruces Today sat down for a chat with Lt.Read More →

Minimum Wage 2021   Pursuant to the Las Cruces Municipal Code (LCMC) and New Mexico Senate Bill 437 (NM SB 437), the minimum wage will increase, effective January 1, 2021.  Under SB 437, the State of New Mexico’s minimum wage will increase from $9.00  to $10.50 per hour on January 1, 2021. Las Cruces City Council accepted the state’s minimum wage of $10.50Read More →

The Governor and State officials for New Mexico have given another live update on the New Mexico response to COVID-19. “I’m prepared to make another very TOUGH decision,” Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham stated as she led into slides describing updates to the NM Public Health Order. LT. Governo Howie MoralesRead More →

New Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) hotline for Parents   A new P-EBT hotline has been established for parents who have questions about eligibility or would like additional information about P-EBT benefits, the New Mexico Human Services Department announced Thursday. The new 1-833-415-0569 P-EBT hotline will be manned from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. MondayRead More →

Department of Health reports first flu case of 2020-2021 season With COVID-19 widespread, getting flu shot important for New Mexicans SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) today reports the first confirmed flu case in New Mexico, marking the beginning of the 2020-2021 flu season as both theRead More →

Halloween Safety Series- Episode 2- Perilous Pumpkins! Including tips to stay safe while carving something spooky… In a world where Halloween has to be a little different than normal, Las Cruces Today and Bravo Mic Communications want to help your family keep this spooky season fun and safe! We’re producingRead More →

Fall Sports Postponed Following Governor’s Update    Las Cruces Public Schools, in accordance with an update from the governor’s office Thursday, will comply with the order to postpone all fall sports. The directive affects student-athletes involved in football, golf, volleyball, and cross country.    Dr. Karen Trujillo, LCPS Superintendent, maintains theRead More →