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NMSU chancellor candidate highlights immigrant background, professional success | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 24, 2018
The dean of Kansas State University, John Floros, is on the NMSU campus this week interviewing for the university's top administrative role.        
Las Montañas mourns student shot and killed in Las Cruces | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 24, 2018
Jovon Solomon, a junior at Las Montañas, died as a result of gunshot wounds following a shooting in a Foothills-area neighborhood, police said.        
NMSU denies appeal by congressional candidate Clarkson | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 24, 2018
The university rescinded his leave and told him he must either return to work or face termination. That was in violation of the established rules.        
Pecan growers debut new nut-branding campaign | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 24, 2018
Pecan growers seek to 'break out of the pie shell' with new slogan.        
Police: Knife-wielding man suspected of threatening guard after he's denied entry into bar | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 24, 2018
A private security guard fended off a suspect who brandished a knife at a Las Cruces bar early Sunday morning.        
City to install recycle bins on paths and at parks | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 24, 2018
The city is installing recycle bins along the Triviz Multipurpose Path and Outfall Channel, and at Apodaca Park, Young Park and Veterans Memorial Park.        
Las Cruces Armed Security Guard Fends Off Suspect Who Brandished Knife | KRWG
KRWG | April 24, 2018
A private security guard, threatened by a 33-year-old man suspected of being intoxicated and armed with a large knife, drew his gun before taking the suspect into custody during an early-morning incident Sunday at De La Vega’s Pecan Grill. Rene A. McPherson II, 33, of 301 N. Roadrunner Parkway, is...
Church Street water outage planned for Tuesday evening | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 24, 2018
The city said crews will exercise valves for a dry-run water outage for the future installation of fittings for a new fire line.        
17-year-old killed in shooting, police say | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 24, 2018
Investigators believe the shooting happened about 6:30 or 7 p.m. Monday on Athenian Way, near Foothills Road.        
Aggie Memorial ceremony to be held May 2 | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 24, 2018
The Spiritual Center is on NMSU’s International Mall, near the university’s duck pond.        
Apodaca Blueprint available for viewing | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 24, 2018
Beginning in October 2017, the report has been prepared over a six-month period.        
Cruces Kids Can awards prizes to young entrepreneurs | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 24, 2018
More than 30 young entrepreneurs lined La Placita downtown on Saturday, selling a variety of wares.        
2018 Mesilla Valley Rotary Talent Show winners announced | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 24, 2018
Twenty-one local youth competed in the annual Mesilla Valley Rotary Talent Show, held since 2002.        
Big Brothers Big Sisters to host Mentor Mixer | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 24, 2018
The Mixer brings together current volunteer mentors with adults in the community who are considering becoming a Big Brother or Big Sister.        
Heinrich Meets With FCC Commissioner Clyburn On Tribal Broadband, Net Neutralit | KRWG
KRWG | April 24, 2018
Commentary: WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 24, 2018) - Today, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) met with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Mignon Clyburn to discuss improving access to high-speed internet in Tribal communities and protecting net neutrality. “Access to a free and op...
New Mexico Education Officials Pursue School Retention Plan | KRWG
KRWG | April 24, 2018
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico education officials are proceeding with a proposal that would require public schools to administer improvement and intervention plans and in some cases hold back students who have literacy skills below grade level. Education Secretary-designate Christopher Ruszkows...
Las Cruces Shooting Leaves 17-Year-Old Boy Dead | KRWG
KRWG | April 24, 2018
Las Cruces police are continuing to investigate Monday evening’s shooting on Athenian Way that resulted in the death of a 17-year-old boy. Shortly before 7 p.m. Monday, April 23, police responded to the report of shots fired on Athenian Way, just south of Foothills Road. Officers then received inf...
Drought, Wildfires Force Ranchers To Scramble For Feed | KRWG
KRWG | April 24, 2018
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Ongoing drought and wildfires have cattle ranchers in at least five Southwestern U.S. states scrambling for hay or pastureland, while others are selling off some of their herds. Extreme and exceptional drought conditions have contributed to wildfires in Colorado, Kansas, Oklah...
LCPDshootingUpdate | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 24, 2018
Dan Trujillo, LCPD Spokesperson gives update on Monday night shooting.        
KGRT | April 24, 2018
Las Cruces police are continuing to investigate a Monday evening’s shooting on Athenian Way that resulted in a death of a teenager. 17 year old, Jovon Solomon, succumbed to his injuries in El Paso hospital. Investigators have reason to believe Solomon may have been a passenger in a white Acura Int...
KRWG | April 24, 2018
KRWG is profiling five finalists for the chancellor of New Mexico State University. Today, we profile Dr. John Floros, Dean of the College of Agriculture and director of K-State Research and Extension at Kansas State University. The region's home page is only possible with your support. Become a mem...
KGRT | April 24, 2018
NMSU Football is still getting no love from an online sports publication, despite breaking a 57 year streak and winning the Arizonal Bowl Game last season. Athlon Sports and Life recently released its college football team top 130 for 2018, with NMSU coming in at 126. The magazine says that the aggi...
Climate Change Series Coming To NMSU Las Cruces | KRWG
KRWG | April 23, 2018
LAS CRUCES - Fresh from local Earth Day observances, Las Crucens can deepen their understanding of concerns about climate change’s varied impacts on the Southwest by attending the second event in a Climate Change Seminar Series sponsored by New Mexico State University. Here is a description provid...
Santa Teresa Country Club properties sell after years of tax delinquency | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 23, 2018
The state auctioned the properties last week in Las Cruces.        
Las Cruces Holding Meetings On Water Rate Review | KRWG
KRWG | April 23, 2018
The Utility Customer Advisory Group (UCAG) is hosting seven Open Houses across Las Cruces during the last week in April and the first week in May. It’s an effort to connect with our community to discuss a Water Rate Review underway now. The Rate Review will likely result in approximately a $2.25 m...
District Attorney Estevez back in court for hearing before trial on traffic-stop charges | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 23, 2018
At Monday's hearing, Judge Douglas Driggers denied a motion to reinstate charges that had been partially dismissed in February.        
All-student creative team brings “Rent” to the stage at NMSU | KRWG
KRWG | April 23, 2018
As usual for American Southwest Theatre Company/New Mexico State University productions, the sets, lights, costumes and sound are impeccable for the upcoming production of “Rent.” However, there is a difference for this production: they are all designed by NMSU Theatre Arts students. The group o...
NMSU Horn Choir presents annual spring concert | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 23, 2018
The New Mexico State University Horn Choir will present their annual spring concert on Sunday, April 29.        
Las Cruces woman suspected of crashing into boyfriend's work truck | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 23, 2018
The woman has been charged with four counts of aggravated battery.        
Las Cruces Woman Suspected of Twice Crashing into Boyfriend’s Work Truck | KRWG
KRWG | April 23, 2018
Police arrested a Las Cruces woman suspected of ramming a Kia Soul into the side of her boyfriend’s work truck twice during a rolling domestic incident Saturday evening. Rosa Garcia, 19, of the 600 block of Colorado Avenue, is charged with one felony count of aggravated battery against a household...
Report: New Mexico Mayor Uses More Water In Extreme Drought | KRWG
KRWG | April 23, 2018
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico mayor who campaigned on reducing water consumption appears to use significantly more water than most of his neighbors, documents show. During certain months, Santa Fe Mayor Alan Webber uses upward of eight times more water than the average single-family residenti...
Sheriff's department to assist with prescription drug take-back program | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 23, 2018
The program gives the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous drugs.        
Heinrich raises most money in New Mexico Senate race | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 23, 2018
Martin Heinrich has stockpiled more than $4 million in campaign cash as he seeks a second Senate term.        
World War II Navajo Code Talker Roy Hawthorne Sr. dies at 92 | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 23, 2018
Roy Hawthorne enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps at 17. He died Saturday at 92.        
Incumbent Raises Most Money In New Mexico Senate Race | KRWG
KRWG | April 23, 2018
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Martin Heinrich raised more campaign cash during the first three months of the year than his Republican and Libertarian election rivals, according to federal filings release Monday. Heinrich reported raising roughly $546,000 during the first financial quarter....
Community of Hope invites public to open house | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 23, 2018
Ever wonder how people become homeless and what services are there to help them leave the streets?        
Las Cruces Public Schools Responds To Reports Of Administrators Lacking Proper Licenses | KRWG
KRWG | April 23, 2018
LAS CRUCES — Las Cruces Public Schools Superintendent Greg Ewing on Monday responded to press reports that four LCPS administrators lack the proper certification for their job titles. Here is the statement issued by the district: “We have thoroughly investigated these allegations, though we were...
City of Las Cruces summer pool hours announced | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 23, 2018
The city aquatics section has announced its peak hours of operation April 30 through Sept. 3.        
New Mexico Supreme Court clarifies pre-trial detention rules | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 23, 2018
The court said first-degree murder isn’t currently a constitutionally defined capital offense that would authorize a judge to categorically deny bail.        
NMSU Model UN team earns honors for 12th year in a row | KRWG
KRWG | April 23, 2018
New Mexico State University’s Model United Nations team won the Outstanding Delegation award at the 2018 National UN Conference in New York City March 24-29. Four of the members, in teams of two, also won Outstanding Position Papers as delegates to the model International Organization for Migratio...
After Brief Relief, Forecasts Indicate Drought Will Continue | KRWG
KRWG | April 23, 2018
Dry weather will prolong the wildfire threat through summer in the southwestern United States, even though weekend showers temporarily relieved drought conditions in parts of the area, forecasters said Monday. The drought is rooted in a dry spell that began in October and is considered "extreme" fro...
KGRT | April 23, 2018
According to KOB-TV, New Mexico Secretary of State, Maggie Toulouse Oliver announced Saturday that blind or visually impaired voters can request an absentee ballot to be sent to them electronically so they can mark it themselves. The Secretary is hoping about 500 blind and visually impaired voters w...
KGRT | April 23, 2018
Following the resignation of its previous leader, amid outcry on how he handled allegations of sexual assault, the Democratic Party of New Mexico on Saturday elected a new chair. Marg Elliston of Corrales will lead the party through the start of 2019, Party officials say, she will be filling a seat ...
KGRT | April 23, 2018
This past Saturday the Cruces Kids Can Spring Bazaar and business event took place in Downtown Las Cruces. Over 20 kids had a chance to show off their business and business products. It also gave the public an opportunity to make purchases and see the hard work put in by the youth. Local business ow...
KGRT | April 23, 2018
The Las Cruces Sun-News claims that the Las Cruces Public Schools is trying pervert the laws that are made available to the public, when it comes to transparency on how much the school district is spending. The Newspaper claims in an editorial, that in early April the paper received employment data ...
KRWG | April 23, 2018
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Family and friends gathered Sunday to mourn an Albuquerque bank executive who died after the Southwest Airlines plane she was on blew an engine in midair. Nearly a thousand people attended the evening service for Jennifer Riordan, 43, the Albuquerque Journal reported . The...
New Mexico’s ‘warm line’ launches texting option | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 22, 2018
The state’s Peer-to-Peer Warmline launched its texting feature two years after the New Mexico Crisis Access Line started the warm line.        
2 Las Cruces student archers aim for national titles | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 22, 2018
The boys qualified this month to compete at the National Archery Championship in Louisville, Kentucky, on May 10-12.        
In this home, Navajo language unlocks tradition, identity | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 22, 2018
One of the immersion school’s goals is to help Navajo children become fluent enough to talk to their grandparents.        
Home Green: How to make your home more sustainable | Las Cruces Sun
Las Cruces Sun | April 22, 2018
True sustainability is in the overlap between meeting people’s needs, while preserving the planet and maintaining economic prosperity.