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Posted on: May 23, 2019

June Saturday Night Dance at Munson Center

 The
Senior Programs monthly Saturday Night Dance will be held from 5 – 7 p.m.,Saturday, June 1, at Munson Center (975 S. Mesquite Street). Admission is $3.
Residents can purchase tickets at Munson Center the week of the dance, or a...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Trees at the East Mesa Recreation Center

With
the scheduled construction of the City’s second Outdoor Fitness Court, twotrees must be removed at the East Mesa Recreation Center, 5589 Porter Dr. 

Per City policy, two trees will be planted in the vicinity for each tree removed...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Keep Las Cruces Beautiful Works to Beautify Our Community.

Great American Clean Up Photo

As spring winds gust through our area, kicking up dust, trash and anything else that is not tied down, we see garbage start collecting everywhere. This is when Keep Las Cruces Beautiful (KLCB) steps up by providing events and programs that encourage resid...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Learn Tai Chi at the Branigan Cultural Center with the NMSU Confucius Institute.

Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St., and all City of Las Cruces museums will be open until 8 p.m. Wednesday evenings from June through August. From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, come to the Branigan Cultural Center for a Tai Chi class in the m...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Special Wednesday Evening Program at the Railroad Museum

The Las Cruces Railroad Museum, 351 N. Mesilla St., with all City museums, will be open until 8 p.m. Wednesday evenings from June through August. On June 5, join us for a special evening class making a fun and unique “Morse Code” brace...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2019

City Wins Prestigious Telly Awards

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The City of Las Cruces has won five Telly Awards, the premier award honoring video and television productions across all screens.

The City received a Gold Telly Award in cinematography for the promotional video, “Slot Canyon,” won by Ka...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Phone Lines Down at Frenger Pool

Phone lines are down at Frenger Pool, 800 Parkview Drive and repair work has been scheduled. For information regarding Frenger Pool, call the Regional Aquatics Center at 575/541-2782. 

News Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Del Rey Boulevard Lane Closure

Del Rey Boulevard
between Northrise Drive and Mars Avenue will have a lane closure due toupgrades to Cable-Com’s infrastructures. The work will begin on Wednesday, May
22, 2019, and will last five working days. Driveway access to residents a...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2019

RoadRUNNER Transit Amends Transit Tariff

Customers
of RoadRUNNER Transit will pay less for day passes as one of the benefits thatcome with the approval of the amendment to the RoadRUNNER transit tariff, which
was approved by City Council at the Monday, May 20 City Council meeting. Withthe ...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2019

Del Rey Boulevard Lane Closure

Del Rey Boulevard,
between Northrise Drive and Mars Avenue, will have a lane closure due toupgrades to Cable-Com’s infrastructures. The work will begin Wednesday, May 22,
2019, and will last five working days.

For the public’sconv...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2019

Roadrunner Parkway Fiber Optics Project

As part of a fiber optics project
along the Roadrunner Parkway corridor, the Roadrunner Parkway and Camino Coyoteintersection will have a temporary lane closure for two days beginning
Wednesday, May 22. Access to the surrounding businesses will be mai...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2019

Summer Skills Camp to be Offered for Children 9 to 13

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will offer a new pilot program, the Multi-Sports & Skills Camp, for ages 9 to 13, from 8 a.m. to noon June 24 through June 28, 2019 at Meerscheidt Recreation Center, 1600 E. Hadley Ave. The Mult...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2019

Staggered Closures of Downtown Parking Lots 3 and 4

 As part of the City’s continued improvement of public parking lots to enhance safety and the Las Cruces Downtown parking experience, Parking Lot 3 and its south entrance off east Las Cruces Avenue will be closed for one day, Wednesday,...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

“A Universe of Stories” Children’s Summer Reading Launch Day

5…4…3…2…1 - BLAST OFF to “A Universe of Stories” this summer in the Children’s Department at Thomas Branigan Memorial Library! The 2019 Children’s Summer Reading Program w...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Jones Road & Jordan Road Repaving Project

Jones Road from E. Boutz Road to Montana Avenue and Jordan Road from Monte Vista Avenue to Plain Street will be repaved as part of a City pavement replacement project. Access to businesses and residents will be maintained during construction.

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News Releases
Posted on: May 20, 2019

Mandy Lane Repaving Project

Mandy Lane from Walnut Street east to the Staples parking lot entrance will be repaved by Renegade Construction as part of a City pavement replacement project. The project will begin Monday, May 20 and is scheduled to be complete by Friday, May 24. Work w...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Penny Place Repaving Project

Penny Place from Evelyn Street to East End is scheduled to be repaved as part of a City pavement replacement project. The project will begin Monday, May 20, and is estimated to conclude on Friday, May 24. Work will take place between 7 a.m. and as late as...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Office of Management & Budget Wins Budget Presentation Award

The City of Las Cruces Office of Management & Budget has once again received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the City’s FY 2019 budget.

The Association Recognizes the Offic...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Memorial Day Schedule 2019

City Hall and most other City of Las Cruces offices will be closed Monday, May 27, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Police and fire services will not be affected.

The following is a list of closures:

  • Frank O’Brien Papen Community Center
  • M...
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News Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Young Park Pond Water Level to be Lowered This Weekend

To ensure repairs have been successfully made to the pond at Young Park, 1905 Nevada Ave., crews with the City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will be dropping the pond’s water level this weekend, beginning May 18, 2019,

Dropping ...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Princeton Drive Road Repaving Project

Princeton Drive from Alameda Boulevard to Harvard Drive will be repaved by Renegade Construction as part of a City pavement replacement project. The project will begin Wednesday, May 22 and is scheduled to be complete by Friday, May 24.

Work will take plac...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Rio Grande Theatre June 2019 Schedule

June 1: Immortal Wars Double Feature   

The event will feature an introduction and Q&A with film creator and Las Cruces native, Joe Lujan. See the original movie, followed by the Las Cruces premiere of the newest installment in the Imm...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Men Suspected of Using Stolen Credit Cards at Walmart

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Police are asking for the public’s help identifying two men suspected of using stolen credit cards at a Las Cruces Walmart store.

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a reward up to $1,000 for information that helps identify the two men who used...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Dripping Springs Road and Sonoma Ranch Blvd. Traffic Notice

As part of the Talavera High Pressure Gas Pipeline Extension project, the intersection of Dripping Springs Road and Sonoma Ranch Boulevard will have all lanes narrowed to one lane in each direction from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday May 22, for constructi...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Job Opportunities for Las Cruces Youth

The City of Las Cruces has immediate job opportunities for area youth:

Youth Conservation Corps Summer Crew Member - $10.70 - $13/hour

Participates in the set-up, monitoring, takedown, and maintenance of irrigation system auditing equipment. Applies techniq...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 16, 2019

2019 Summer Recreation Program Lottery Registration Update

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department’s Summer Recreation Program lottery draw has selected the individuals who registered for the program for the following locations:

  • Camino Real Middle School
  • Sierra Middle School
  • Picacho Middle...
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News Releases
Posted on: May 16, 2019

South Telshor Boulevard ADA Improvement Project

As part of an ADA improvement project along the south Telshor Boulevard corridor, south Telshor will have a temporary north bound lane closure from Huntington Drive to Fairway Drive for eight weeks beginning Monday, May 20. Access to the surrounding resid...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 16, 2019

“A Universe of Stories” Adult Summer Reading Program

“A Universe of Stories” is the theme of Thomas Branigan Memorial Library’s 2019 Adult Summer Reading Program. Explore the wonders of our universe and learn about the solar system. Patrons are invited to try something new: lea...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Chalk Marks the Spot for Elevate Las Cruces

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The City of Las Cruces Community Development Department will hold a “chalk the walk” activity with the Youth Services Weed & Seed program from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2019 in conjunction with the next phase of the Elevate ...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Elevate Las Cruces Comprehensive Plan Public Design Workshop & Open Houses

Las Cruces residents, property owners, and business owners are invited to participate in a design workshop and open house activities as part of the Elevate Las Cruces comprehensive planning process. Beginning on May 28, 2019, the multi-day workshop will e...

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News Releases
Posted on: May 16, 2019

4th of July Celebration Schedule

The City of Las Cruces and New Mexico State University (NMSU) will once again team up to host the City’s free annual 4th of July Celebration. This popular annual event is being held at the Pat and Lou Sisbarro Community Park, 3205 Arrowhead Dr.,...

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

Gee’s Bend Quilters at the Las Cruces Museum of Art

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The Las Cruces Museum of Art will present the artistic culture of the Gee’s Bend Quilters, followed by an activity with all materials provided by the museum, at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2019.

The Gee’s Bend Quilters are from Boyki...

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