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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Sirocco Avenue Flagging Operations to be Extended

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Due to new residential development, flagging operations have been extended on Sirocco Avenue, between Vega Street and Chaco Street.Flagging operations will continue Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, and Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022. For the public’s ...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Sonoma Ranch Boulevard Shoulder Work

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Shoulder work is scheduled on Sonoma Ranch Boulevard, between Engler Road and Peachtree Hills Road, beginning Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, and will continue to approximately Feb. 18, 2022.  The shoulder work is part of the Sonoma Ranch Boulev...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Corte Aguila Water Outage

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Residents living on Corte Aguila will experience a water outage from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022. Morrow Enterprises, under contract with the City, will be installing new water infrastructure as part of the Sonoma Springs Avenue Exten...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

City Council to Meet Jan. 18, 2022

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The Las Cruces City Council will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, in Council Chambers at City Hall, 700 N. Main St. for a regularly scheduled meeting.  City Council will consider adoption of a Resolution to postpo...

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Posted on: January 13, 2022

Artico Picks Las Cruces for Cold Storage Expansion

Artico Cold Management Facility(1)

Note: As a partner with the New Mexico Economic Development Department the City of Las Cruces shares this information with the public.

A company that is planning to make New Mexico one of its first locations for a chain of specialized refrigerated warehous...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Police Warn Businesses of Possible Food Delivery Scam or Prank

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Las Cruces Police are encouraging area businesses to be aware of a scam or prank that has affected two separate food delivery businesses within the last two days. Each of the businesses received a phone call for a an order of more than $100 worth...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Sirocco Avenue Flagging Operations

Orange barrels on street

Flagging operations will take place Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, on Sirocco Avenue between Vega Street and Chaco Street. For the public’s convenience, crews will only work from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. leaving the evening free of construction activit...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Portion of Peachtree Hills Road is Reopened

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Peachtree Hills Road between Sonoma Ranch Boulevard and Metro Park Street has been reopened to two-way traffic. Peachtree Hills Road was closed for utility improvements and repairs from June 2021 to early January 2022. Temporary traffic control a...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Unidad Park - GO Bond Playground Rehabilitation and Splash Pad Addition

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Work on Unidad Park will begin on January 12 and continue through the end of July 2022. This project is part of the City of Las Cruces GO Bond Question 1, Parks and Sports Improvements and Additions. For safety reasons, Unidad Park will be closed...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

AMENDED: Spring 2022 Youth Sportsmanship Basketball Individual Participant Registration

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Note: Adds date for 10-Younger, 11-Younger and 14-Younger registration.  The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will offer the following individual registrations for the upcoming Spring 2022 Youth Sportsmanship Basketba...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

No COVID-19 Update Press Conference Wednesday, January 12

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The regularly scheduled New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) press conference will not be held this week.
However, David R. Scrase, M.D., Acting Cabinet Secretary of the New Mexico Department of Health; Laura Parajon, M.D., Deputy Cabinet Secretary of t...
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Posted on: January 11, 2022

"Me, Myself and Shirley" Postponed at the Rio Grande Theatre

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“Me, Myself, and Shirley,” a one-woman show starring Cindy Williams, originally scheduled for February 4 and Feb. 5, 2022, has been postponed and will be rescheduled to 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. July 23, 2022. Anyone who has already p...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

"State of the Workforce" Employer Workshop will be January 27

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The City of Las Cruces Economic Development Department will partner with the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions (NMDWS) to co-host a free business workshop regarding Creative Hiring and Recruitment in the Pandemic. The workshop will beg...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Mask Up Las Cruces: Free Drive Thru Mask Giveaway for Adults and Kids

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The City of Las Cruces, in partnership with NMSU’s Office of Experiential Learning, Community Engagement and Outreach, will hold a FREE drive-thru mask distribution from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, January 17 at Frenger Park, 800 Parkview Dr.

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

City's Internship Program Returns Strong in 2021 to Provide Opportunities

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The City of Las Cruces Internship Program is growing again despite a pause in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There were 140 interns working for 11 City departments at the end of 2...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

"Listen to Your Art" with the Las Cruces Museum of Art

May Programs with the Las Cruces Museum of Art

The next “Listen to Your Art” lecture with the Las Cruces Museum of Art will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, January 21. Megan Jacobs will discuss the life and work of Japanese photographer Rinko Kawauchi. The lecture will be hosted t...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Two Exhibits to Open at the Branigan Cultural Center

Righting a Wrong

"Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and World War II" to Open at the Branigan Cultural Center

Note: Corrects the date the news release was issued. The Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St., announces the opening of “Righti...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Schedule

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City Hall and most other City of Las Cruces offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 17 for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Emergency services such as fire and police will not be affected.

The following is a list of closures for January 17, 2022:

  • Frank O&am...
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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Notice of Intent to Approve Beer and Wine License (Grounded Café)

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Notice is hereby given that the Las Cruces City Council will hold a Public Hearing to discuss approval or disapproval of a Restaurant A - Beer and Wine Liquor License to Grounded Café, LLC., located at 300 N. Main Street, Las Cruces, New Mexico...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Science Café will be Online in January with the Museum of Nature & Science and Sigma Xi

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The Museum of Nature & Science and Sigma Xi present “Science Café – Surfactant-enhanced Permanganate Oxidation for Pool-dominated TCE Sources in Heterogeneous Porous Media” with guest speaker Nihat Hakan Akyol, Ph.D.  Akyol will participate v...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

LCPD On-Call PIO Schedule Through February 5

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ATTN: ASSIGNMENT EDITORS AND NEWS DIRECTORS

The Las Cruces Police Department’s on-call PIO is intended to assist news media with major incidents involving LCPD after-hours or on weekends. Statistical information, incident reports or general sound...

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

Notice of Intent to Approve Transfer of Liquor Licenses (Circle K - Several)

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NOTICE OF INTENT TO APPROVE

Notice is hereby given that the Las Cruces City Council will hold a Public Hearing to discuss approval or disapproval of a Transfer of Ownership of Dispenser Liquor License No. 0244 with Off-Premises Consumption-Package Sales On...

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

January STEM Programs at the Museum of Nature & Science

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The Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St., will offer in-person Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs for children and families this January.  The programs are free but require registration in adv...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

“Allure of the Near East: Treasures of the Huntington Museum of Art” at the Museum of Art

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Join us for a new exhibition at the Museum of Art, Allure of the Near East: Treasures of the Huntington Museum of Art, October 29, 2021–January 22, 2022. This exhibition explores the arts and crafts traditions of the Near East and the West&r...

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