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 →

BAKER PROMOTED TO DETENTION CENTER DIRECTOR Doña Ana County Manager Fernando R. Macias announced the appointment of Bryan Baker as Director of the Doña Ana County Detention Center. Since March, Baker served as interim director of the Detention Center, following the departure of the former director, Daniel Peters. “As anRead 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 →