News Flash

Posted on: October 22, 2021

10-digit Dialing in New Mexico starts Sunday, Oct. 24

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Beginning Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021, all New Mexico residents will need to include the area code as 10-digits will be required for all phone calls.

On and after October 24, local calls dialed with only seven digits may not be completed, and a recording may inf...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 22, 2021

10-digit Dialing in New Mexico starts Sunday, Oct. 24

New Mexico Health and Human Services Logo

The State of New Mexico reminds residents that beginning Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021, everyone in the state of New Mexico will need to include the area code as 10-digits will be required for all phone calls. 

On and after Oct. 24, local calls dialed wit...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 22, 2021

City Council to Meet as TIDD Board, then for Work Session on Oct. 25, 2021

City Council

The Las Cruces City Council will meet at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, 2021 in Council Chambers at City Hall, 700 N. Main St., first as the Tax Increment Development District (TIDD) Board of Commissioners and then for a Council Work Session.

Three items...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 22, 2021

City Council to Meet as TIDD Board, then for Work Session on Oct. 25, 2021

City Council

The Las Cruces City Council will meet at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, 2021 in Council Chambers at City Hall, 700 N. Main St., first as the Tax Increment Development District (TIDD) Board of Commissioners and then for a Council Work Session.

Three items...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Replacement at the Museum of Nature & Science

Electric Charging Station 2

Construction will begin Monday, Oct. 25, 2021 to replace the Municipal Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station in the parking lot at the Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St.

The existing charging station will be upgraded to a new Chargepoint CT40...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Replacement at the Museum of Nature & Science

Electric Charging Station 2

Construction will begin Monday, Oct. 25, 2021 to replace the Municipal Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station in the parking lot at the Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St. 

The existing charging station will be upgraded to a new Charge...

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District 1 News
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Replacement at the Museum of Nature & Science

Electric Charging Station 2

Construction will begin Monday, Oct. 25, 2021 to replace the Municipal Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station in the parking lot at the Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St. 

The existing charging station will be upgraded to a new Charge...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Replacement at the Museum of Nature & Science

Electric Charging Station 2

Construction will begin Monday, Oct. 25, 2021 to replace the Municipal Electric Vehicle (EV) charging station in the parking lot at the Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St. 

The existing charging station will be upgraded to a new Charge...

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Public Works News
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Kudos to Greg Martinez, Bus Operator, Quality of Life Department

G. Martinez (1)

To:  Greg Martinez, Bus Operator, Quality of Life Department

From: Anonymous Transit Rider 

A young man who has a sweet smile to greet you and a quiet calmness that makes you take a breath of relief.  It set an atmosphere of peace...

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Kudos to the City
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Kudos to Jose Zavala, Bus Operator, Quality of Life Department

J. Zavala (1)

To:  Jose Zavala, Bus Operator, Quality of Life Department

From:  Anonymous Transit Rider

"Always has a smile, is polite and considerate.  Explained to me why some buses don't stop at all bus stops if there'...

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Kudos to the City
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities: Build a Career, Build a Future

LCU Build my Future 10.22.21

By Cassie McClure

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin, on October 22, 2021. 

On October 6, 2021, the Las Cruces Home Builders Association’s (LCHBA) Build My Future event allowed Las Cruces Public Schools (LCPS) high school students who ma...

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Utilities
Posted on: October 22, 2021

State to Issue $71 Million in P-EBT Food Benefits

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New Mexico families will receive more than $71 million in additional food benefits, enough to feed nearly 78,500 vulnerable children.

The New Mexico Human Services Department (HSD) in collaboration with the Early Childhood Education and Care Department (EC...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 22, 2021

State to Issue $71 Million in P-EBT Food Benefits

New Mexico Health and Human Services Logo

New Mexico families will receive more than $71 million in additional food benefits, enough to feed nearly 78,500 vulnerable children. The New Mexico Human Services Department (HSD) in collaboration with the Early Childhood Education and Care Depa...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2021

Crime Stoppers Seeks Person Involved in Shooting on Gladys Drive Saturday

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Las Cruces-Doña Ana County Crime Stoppers is offering as much as $1,000 for information that helps identify the suspect or suspects involved in a shooting on Gladys Drive Saturday, October 16.

Law enforcement has learned that the incident occurred in the e...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 21, 2021

Crime Stoppers Seeks Person Involved in Shooting on Gladys Drive Saturday

LCPD Badge

Las Cruces-Dona Ana County Crime Stoppers is offering up to $1,000 for information that helps identify the suspect or suspects involved in a shooting on Gladys Drive Saturday, October 16. Law enforcement has learned that the incident occurred in ...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2021

Crime Stoppers Seeks Person Involved in Shooting on Gladys Drive Saturday

LCPD Badge

Las Cruces-Dona Ana County Crime Stoppers is offering up to $1,000 for information that helps identify the suspect or suspects involved in a shooting on Gladys Drive Saturday, October 16. Law enforcement has learned that the incident occurred in ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 21, 2021

Haunted Museum at the Las Cruces Museums

Pumpkin and worm

Celebrate Halloween with slimy and creepy and get ready for fall with cozy and earthy activities at “Haunted Museum,” hosted by the Las Cruces Museums from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, October 30.

Entry to the museum and program are free...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 21, 2021

Haunted Museum at the Las Cruces Museums

Pumpkin and worm

Celebrate Halloween with slimy and creepy and get ready for fall with cozy and earthy activities at “Haunted Museum” hosted by the Las Cruces Museums from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 30. Entry to the museum and program are free, and no registra...

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Museum News
Posted on: October 21, 2021

Haunted Museum at the Las Cruces Museums

Pumpkin and worm

Celebrate Halloween with slimy and creepy and get ready for fall with cozy and earthy activities at “Haunted Museum” hosted by the Las Cruces Museums from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 30. Entry to the museum and program are f...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2021

Las Cruces Fire Department Hosts Physical Ability Test

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Want to test your ability to become a Las Cruces firefighter?

The Las Cruces Fire Department (LCFD) is conducting the Physical Ability Test (PAT) from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, October 30. LCFD, in preparation for an upcoming academy, is offering t...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 21, 2021

Las Cruces Fire Department Hosts Physical Ability Test

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Want to test your ability to become a Las Cruces firefighter? Las Cruces Fire Department (LCFD) is conducting the Physical Ability Test (PAT) from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 30. LCFD, in preparation for an upco...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2021

Las Cruces Fire Department Hosts Physical Ability Test

Las Cruces Fire Department Badges

Want to test your ability to become a Las Cruces firefighter? Las Cruces Fire Department (LCFD) is conducting the Physical Ability Test (PAT) from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 30. LCFD, in preparation for an upco...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 21, 2021

LCU Helps Bring Awareness to the Importance of Water

Las Cruces Utilities logo

The City of Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) is joining communities across America to bring awareness to the importance of water.

The “Imagine a Day Without Water” campaign asks Americans to think about our water systems and how we might take...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 21, 2021

LCU Helps Bring Awareness to the Importance of Water

Las Cruces Utilities logo

The City of Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) is joining communities across America to bring awareness to the importance of water. 

The “Imagine a Day Without Water” campaign asks Americans to think about our water systems and how we ...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2021

LCU Water Talk: The Safe Drinking Water Act was a Game Changer

Water Quality testing

By Interim Deputy Director Water Ronald N. Borunda and Cassie McClure  

Published in Las Cruces Sun News 10.21.2021

Water in Las Cruces comes to our taps without too much thought for the average resident. Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) provides safe, c...

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Utilities
Posted on: October 21, 2021

Munson Senior Center Library Presents: "Fine Whiners" A Shared Book Club

Munson fine whiners

Are you looking for a book group?  Join us for Munson Senor Center library’s newest book group for shared social experience and connections around reading.

We will meet from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Mondays to read aloud a book passage or poem,...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 21, 2021

Munson Senior Center Library Presents: "Fine Whiners" A Shared Book Club

Munson fine whiners

Are you looking for a book group?  Join us for Munson Senor Center library’s newest book group for shared social experience and connections around reading. We will meet from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Mondays to read aloud a book passage or poem,...

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Library News
Posted on: October 21, 2021

Munson Senior Center Library Presents: "Fine Whiners" A Shared Book Club

Munson fine whiners

Are you looking for a book group?  Join us for Munson Senor Center library’s newest book group for shared social experience and connections around reading. We will meet from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Mondays to read aloud a book passag...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2021

Ridgeway Court, Ridgemont Drive Road Closure

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Ridgeway Court and the intersection of Ridgemont Drive will experience roadway construction activities starting Monday, Oct. 25, 2021.

Caliper Construction, under contract with the City of Las Cruces, will be conducting repaving operations, including west ...

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District 3 News
Posted on: October 21, 2021

Ridgeway Court, Ridgemont Drive Road Closure

Orange barricade

Ridgeway Court and the intersection of Ridgemont Drive will experience roadway construction activities starting Monday, Oct. 25, 2021.

Caliper Construction, under contract with the City of Las Cruces, will be conducting repaving operations, including west ...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 21, 2021

Ridgeway Court, Ridgemont Drive Road Closure

Orange barricade

Ridgeway Court and the intersection of Ridgemont Drive will experience roadway construction activities starting Monday, Oct. 25, 2021.

Caliper Construction, under contract with the City of Las Cruces, will be conducting repaving operations, including west ...

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Public Works News
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Las Cruces Police Officer Awarded with Silver Star and Purple Heart

Officer De La Garza

Surrounded by family, friends, brothers and sisters of law enforcement and members of the family of fallen New Mexico State Police Officer Darian Jarrot, Las Cruces Police Officer Adrian De La Garza was commended for his valor and service and awarded the ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Las Cruces Police Officer Awarded with Silver Star and Purple Heart

Officer De La Garza

Surrounded by family, friends, brothers and sisters of law enforcement and members of the family of fallen New Mexico State Police Officer Darian Jarrot, Las Cruces Police Officer Adrian De La Garza was commended for his valor and service and awarded the ...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Las Cruces Police Officer Awarded with Silver Star and Purple Heart

Officer De La Garza

Surrounded by family, friends, brothers and sisters of law enforcement and members of the family of fallen New Mexico State Police Officer Darian Jarrot, Las Cruces Police Officer Adrian De La Garza was commended for his valor and service and awarded the ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Low Water use Tree Giveaway

Tree Giveaway

On Friday, November 19, Parks and Recreation Department will give away 200 native and adaptable low-water use trees.

Thanks to a generous grant from Apache Corporation, these trees will be available only to Las Cruces residents. The trees will be in No. 5 ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Low Water use Tree Giveaway

Tree Giveaway

On Friday, November 19, Parks and Recreation Department will be giving away 200 native and adaptable low water use trees. Thanks to a generous grant from Apache Corporation, these trees will be made available to Las Cruces residents. The trees will be in ...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Suspect Wanted in Desert Rose Shooting

Tyler Williams

Las Cruces Police Department police officers responded Tuesday, just after noon, to a report of a gunshot victim on the 200 block of Desert Rose Court. On arrival police officers located 30-year-old Carlos Ruiz who had sustained at least one gunshot wound...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Suspect Wanted in Desert Rose Shooting

Tyler Williams

Las Cruces Police Department police officers responded Tuesday, just after noon, to a report of a gunshot victim on the 200 block of Desert Rose Court. On arrival police officers located 30-year-old Carlos Ruiz who had sustained at least one gunshot wound...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 19, 2021

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

Museum of Art

Join us for a new exhibition at the Museum of Art, 491 N. Main St., Allure of the Near East: Treasures of the Huntington Museum of Art, from Oct. 29, 2021 to Jan. 22, 2022.

This exhibition explores the arts and crafts traditions of the Near East and the We...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 19, 2021

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

Museum of Art

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’s historic fasc...

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Museum Exhibits
Posted on: October 19, 2021

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

Museum of Art

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’s historic fasc...

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Museum News
Posted on: October 19, 2021

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

Museum of Art

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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News Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2021

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

Museum of Art

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’s historic fasc...

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Quality of Life
Posted on: October 19, 2021

2021-2022 Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project Road List 4

Lane Closure (1)

As part of a Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project throughout city streets, temporary lane closures will begin on Thursday October 21 for the following areas:

  • N. Telshor Boulevard from Spruce Avenue to 3,250 FT. south of Spruce Avenue
  • Hagerty Road from Univer...
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District 2 News
Posted on: October 19, 2021

2021-2022 Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project Road List 4

Lane Closure (1)

As part of a Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project throughout city streets, temporary lane closures will begin on Thursday October 21 for the following areas:

  • N. Telshor Boulevard from Spruce Avenue to 3,250 FT. south of Spruce Avenue
  • Hagerty Road from Univer...
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District 3 News
Posted on: October 19, 2021

2021-2022 Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project Road List 4

Lane Closure (1)

As part of a Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project throughout city streets, temporary lane closures will begin on Thursday October 21 for the following areas:

  • N. Telshor Boulevard from Spruce Avenue to 3,250 FT. south of Spruce Avenue
  • Hagerty Road from Univer...
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District 4 News
Posted on: October 19, 2021

2021-2022 Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project Road List 4

Lane Closure (1)

As part of a Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project throughout city streets, temporary lane closures will begin on Thursday October 21 for the following areas:

  • N. Telshor Boulevard from Spruce Avenue to 3,250 FT. south of Spruce Avenue
  • Hagerty Road from Univer...
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District 6 News
Posted on: October 19, 2021

2021-2022 Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project Road List 4

Lane Closure (1)

As part of a Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project throughout city streets, temporary lane closures will begin on Thursday October 21 for the following areas:

  • N. Telshor Boulevard from Spruce Avenue to 3,250 FT. south of Spruce Avenue
  • Hagerty Road from Univer...
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News Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2021

2021-2022 Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project Road List 4

Lane Closure (1)

As part of a Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project throughout city streets, temporary lane closures will begin on Thursday October 21 for the following areas:

  • N. Telshor Boulevard from Spruce Avenue to 3,250 FT. south of Spruce Avenue
  • Hagerty Road from Univer...
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Public Works News
Posted on: October 19, 2021

2021-2022 Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project Road List 5

Micro Surfacing

As part of a Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project throughout the City streets temporary lane closures will begin on Friday October 22, 2021, for the following areas:

  • N. Telshor Boulevard from Spruce Avenue to 3,250 FT south of Spruce Avenue
  • Chaparro Street f...
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District 1 News
Posted on: October 19, 2021

2021-2022 Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project Road List 5

Micro Surfacing

As part of a Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project throughout the City streets temporary lane closures will begin on Friday October 22, 2021, for the following areas:

  • N. Telshor Boulevard from Spruce Avenue to 3,250 FT south of Spruce Avenue
  • Chaparro Street f...
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District 3 News
Posted on: October 19, 2021

2021-2022 Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project Road List 5

Micro Surfacing

As part of a Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project throughout the City streets temporary lane closures will begin on Friday October 22, 2021, for the following areas:

  • N. Telshor Boulevard from Spruce Avenue to 3,250 FT south of Spruce Avenue
  • Chaparro Street f...
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District 4 News
Posted on: October 19, 2021

2021-2022 Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project Road List 5

Micro Surfacing

As part of a Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project throughout the City streets temporary lane closures will begin on Friday October 22, 2021, for the following areas:

  • N. Telshor Boulevard from Spruce Avenue to 3,250 FT south of Spruce Avenue
  • Chaparro Street f...
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District 6 News
Posted on: October 19, 2021

2021-2022 Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project Road List 5

Micro Surfacing

As part of a Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project throughout the City streets temporary lane closures will begin on Friday October 22, 2021, for the following areas:

  • N. Telshor Boulevard from Spruce Avenue to 3,250 FT south of Spruce Avenue
  • Chaparro Street f...
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News Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2021

2021-2022 Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project Road List 5

Micro Surfacing

As part of a Micro-Surfacing Maintenance Project throughout the City streets temporary lane closures will begin on Friday October 22, 2021, for the following areas:

  • N. Telshor Boulevard from Spruce Avenue to 3,250 FT south of Spruce Avenue
  • Chaparro Street f...
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Public Works News
Posted on: October 19, 2021

Campo Street Shoulder Work

Lane Closure (1)

As part of facility upgrades for the installation of new conduit, Campo Street between Kansas Avenue and Texas Avenue will have shoulder work. The shoulder work will begin on Wednesday, October 20, and will last approximately three working days. This shou...

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District 4 News
Posted on: October 19, 2021

Campo Street Shoulder Work

Lane Closure (1)

As part of facility upgrades for the installation of new conduit, Campo Street between Kansas Avenue and Texas Avenue will have shoulder work. The shoulder work will begin on Wednesday, October 20, and will last approximately three working days. This shou...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2021

Campo Street Shoulder Work

Lane Closure (1)

As part of facility upgrades for the installation of new conduit, Campo Street between Kansas Avenue and Texas Avenue will have shoulder work. The shoulder work will begin on Wednesday, October 20, and will last approximately three working days. This shou...

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Public Works News
Posted on: October 19, 2021

City Council Recap for Oct. 18, 2021

Art Design for the Animal Services Center

The Las Cruces City Council has unanimously adopted a Resolution approving the public art design recommendation for the Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley (ASCMV).

The Council acted at its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, in ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 19, 2021

City Council Recap for Oct. 18, 2021

Art Design for the Animal Services Center

The Las Cruces City Council has unanimously adopted a Resolution approving the public art design recommendation for the Animal Services Center of the Mesilla Valley (ASCMV).

The Council acted at its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, in ...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2021

Las Cruces Police Investigate Apparent Homicide on Desert Rose Court

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Las Cruces police are investigating what appears to be a homicide that occurred Tuesday afternoon at a home on Desert Rose Court.

Shortly after noon on Tuesday, police were dispatched to a home on the 250 block of Desert...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2021

Las Cruces Police Investigate Apparent Homicide on Desert Rose Court

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Las Cruces police are investigating what appears to be a homicide that occurred Tuesday afternoon at a home on Desert Rose Court.

Shortly after noon on Tuesday, police were dispatched to a home on the 250 block of Desert...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 19, 2021

November Activities at the Branigan Cultural Center

Branigan Cultural Center

“Culture of Empowerment: Community Roundtable: The Disability Experience in Las Cruces”

5:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 3.

In this presentation, hear from community members about what it is like to live with a disability in the Las Cruces ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 19, 2021

November Activities from the Branigan Cultural Center

Branigan Cultural Center

“Culture of Empowerment: Community Roundtable: The Disability Experience in Las Cruces”

Wednesday, November 3, 5:30 p.m. (MST)

In this presentation, hear from community members about what it is like to live with a disability in the Las C...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2021

November Activities from the Branigan Cultural Center

Branigan Cultural Center

“Culture of Empowerment: Community Roundtable: The Disability Experience in Las Cruces”

Wednesday, November 3, 5:30 p.m. (MST)

In this presentation, hear from community members about what it is like to live with a disability in the Las Cruces area. This pro...

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Quality of Life
Posted on: October 19, 2021

Ribbon Cutting to Open AARP-Sponsored Fitness Park

Ribbon Cutting

The City of Las Cruces will cut the ribbon on the new AARP-sponsored Outdoor Fitness Park at Benavidez Community Center, 1045 McClure Road at 2 p.m. Wednesday, October 27.

The Las Cruces AARP-sponsored Outdoor Fitness Park is a long-term investment in the ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 19, 2021

Ribbon Cutting to Open AARP-Sponsored Fitness Park

Ribbon Cutting

The City of Las Cruces will cut the ribbon on the new AARP-sponsored Outdoor Fitness Park located at the Benavidez Community Center, 1045 McClure Rd at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, October 27. 

The Las Cruces AARP-sponsored Outdoor Fitness Park is a long-...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 19, 2021

Ribbon Cutting to Open AARP-Sponsored Fitness Park

Ribbon Cutting

The City of Las Cruces will cut the ribbon on the new AARP-sponsored Outdoor Fitness Park located at the Benavidez Community Center, 1045 McClure Rd at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, October 27. 

The Las Cruces AARP-sponsored Outdoor Fitness Park is a long-...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 18, 2021

Dona Ana Broadband Survey

Woman Upset looking at her laptop computer throwing her hands up in the air

Doña Ana Broadband, DAB, a multi-agency collaborative working to connect households and businesses throughout Doña Ana County, launched a survey on Oct. 1 that requires the participation of both residents and business owners.

Fast, re...

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Hot Topics
Posted on: October 18, 2021

Kudos to Stephanie Fallert, Case Manager, Quality of Life Department

Stephanie Fallert

To:  Stephanie Fallert, Case Manager, Quality of Life Department

From: Sandra BarMCQ, Resident

"After the stress of the past year and half, I need to share my appreciation of the people that are keeping us going, so I am writing to share my gr...

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Kudos to the City
Posted on: October 18, 2021

October TAB Meeting Cancelled

The regularly scheduled Transit Advisory Board Committee meeting of October 21 has been cancelled.  A special meeting of the Board will be held Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.  at the Mesilla Valley Intermodal Transit Terminal a...

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RoadRUNNER Transit
Posted on: October 17, 2021

City of Las Cruces City Manager: LCU Leak Notification Works

LCU Leaks

By Cassie McClure 

Published in Las Cruces Sun News 10.16.2021

Water leaks aren’t always obvious. When an unfortunate leak is underground or not in an obvious location, it’s the consumption of water that alerts Las Cruces Utilit...

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Utilities
Posted on: October 15, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccinations Offered at Farm & Ranch Museum in Las Cruces

New Mexico Department of Health Logo State outline with text

The New Mexico Department of Health will begin offering COVID-19 and flu vaccinations at no cost at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Tuesday, starting October 19.
Individuals eligible ...
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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 15, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccinations Offered at Farm & Ranch Museum in Las Cruces

New Mexico Department of Health Logo State outline with text

The New Mexico Department of Health will begin offering both COVID-19 and flu vaccinations at no cost at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Rd in Las Cruces, every Tuesday, starting October 19th from 9 am to 4 pm.&n...
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News Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Great Pumpkin Candy Drop

Ziggy with pumpkins

From high in the sky, a Great Pumpkin will drop free candy!

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department, Weaver’s Welding, and Friends of the Community will hold the Annual Great Pumpkin Candy Drop! The event will begin at 11 a.m., S...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Great Pumpkin Candy Drop

Ziggy with pumpkins

From high in the sky, a Great Pumpkin will drop free candy!  

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department, Weaver’s Welding, and Friends of the Community will hold the Annual Great Pumpkin Candy Drop! The event will begin at...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Great Pumpkin Candy Drop

Ziggy with pumpkins

From high in the sky, a Great Pumpkin will drop free candy!  

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department, Weaver’s Welding, and Friends of the Community will hold the Annual Great Pumpkin Candy Drop! The event will begin at 11 a.m., ...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Joint Superfund Project at Griggs-Walnut Holds 9-Year Anniversary Open House

2021 Griggs Walnut

By Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 10.15.21

Many residents routinely visit the Harty Athletic Complex, the BMX bike track, or the skate park off Hadley Avenue. Maybe a few have wondered what is beyond the recreational areas, th...

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Utilities
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Minimum Wage 2022

Graphic of Minimum Wage Text

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, 2022.

Under SB 437, the State of New Mexico minimum wage will increase to $11.50 per hour on January 1, 2022. ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Minimum Wage 2022

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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, 2022.

Under SB 437, the State of New Mexico minimum wage will increase to $11.50 per hour on January 1, 2022. ...

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Hot Topics
Posted on: October 15, 2021

State to Extend Indoor Mask Requirement Through November 12, 2021

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The requirement that face masks be worn in all indoor public spaces in New Mexico, with only limited exceptions and regardless of vaccination status, will be extended, the Office of Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced Friday, October 15.
The New Mexico D...
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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 15, 2021

State to Extend Indoor Mask Requirement Through November 12, 2021

image of Governors logo

The statewide requirement that face masks be worn in all indoor public spaces, with only limited exceptions and regardless of vaccination status, will be extended, the Office of Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced Friday.
The state Department of Health r...
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News Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Virtual Fall Marathon

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The City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department will offer a “Virtual Fall Marathon” starting Nov. 1, 2021 and running through Dec. 12, 2021.

Get up and start moving by completing 26 miles in a six-week period! Participants will ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Virtual Fall Marathon

Woman running

The City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department will offer a “Virtual Fall Marathon” starting November 1, 2021 and running through December 12, 2021. Get up and start moving by completing 26 miles in a six-week period! Participa...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Virtual Fall Marathon

Woman running

The City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department will offer a “Virtual Fall Marathon” starting November 1, 2021 and running through December 12, 2021. Get up and start moving by completing 26 miles in a six-week period! Participants will need a fitn...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Virtual Music in the Park Performances Available for Online Viewing

Virtual Music

For the past 15 months, the City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department’s Music in the Park series hosted and recorded 46 Virtual Music Performances featuring area and regional country, rock, blues, Spanish, mariachi, folk, and jazz music...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Virtual Music in the Park Performances Available for Online Viewing

Virtual Music

For the past 15 months, the City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department’s Music in the Park series hosted and recorded 46 Virtual Music Performances featuring area and regional country, rock, blues, Spanish, mariachi, folk, and jazz music...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Virtual Music in the Park Performances Available for Online Viewing

Virtual Music

For the past 15 months, the City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department’s Music in the Park series hosted and recorded 46 Virtual Music Performances featuring area and regional country, rock, blues, Spanish, mariachi, folk, and jazz musicians. Thes...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: October 13, 2021

City's Economic Development Dept. and NM Workforce Connection Partner to Promote Job Fair

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The City of Las Cruces Economic Development Department and the New Mexico Workforce Connection will partner to promote a free Job Fair.

The event will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 4, 2021 at the Las Cruces Convention Cent...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 13, 2021

City's Economic Development Dept. and NM Workforce Connection Partner to Promote Job Fair

Convention Center Exterior in the Evening

The City of Las Cruces Economic Development Department and the New Mexico Workforce Connection will partner to promote a free Job Fair.

The event will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 4, 2021 at the Las Cruces Convention Cent...

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Community Development
Posted on: October 13, 2021

City's Economic Development Dept. and NM Workforce Connection Partner to Promote Job Fair

Convention Center Exterior in the Evening

The City of Las Cruces Economic Development Department and the New Mexico Workforce Connection will partner to promote a free Job Fair.

The event will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 4, 2021 at the Las Cruces Convention Cent...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2021

City's Economic Development Dept. and NM Workforce Connection Partner to Promote Job Fair

Convention Center Exterior in the Evening

The City of Las Cruces Economic Development Department and the New Mexico Workforce Connection will partner to promote a free Job Fair.

The event will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 4, 2021 at the Las Cruces Convention Cent...

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Quality of Life
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Fair November 4

Convention Center Exterior in the Evening

Workforce Connections and the City of Las Cruces will hold a job fair on November 4. The job fair takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Avenue.

The job fair is free and open to the public. ...

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Hot Topics
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Local Theater Companies Join Forces for Weekend of Broadway Music at the Rio Grande Theatre

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Tickets are now on sale for All Together Now, a musical revue featuring music from some of the most popular shows on Broadway.

Blank Conversations Theatre Company, alongside the Rio Grande Theatre, Las Cruces Community Theatre, Alma d’arte Charte...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Local Theater Companies Join Forces for Weekend of Broadway Music at the Rio Grande Theatre

Rio Grande Theatre (2)

Tickets are now on sale for All Together Now, a musical revue featuring music from some of the most popular shows on Broadway.

Blank Conversations Theatre Company, alongside the Rio Grande Theatre, Las Cruces Community Theatre, Alma d’arte Charter High Sch...

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Community Development
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Local Theater Companies Join Forces for Weekend of Broadway Music at the Rio Grande Theatre

Rio Grande Theatre (2)

Tickets are now on sale for All Together Now, a musical revue featuring music from some of the most popular shows on Broadway.

Blank Conversations Theatre Company, alongside the Rio Grande Theatre, Las Cruces Community Theatre, Alma d’arte Charter High Sch...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Local Theater Companies Join Forces for Weekend of Broadway Music at the Rio Grande Theatre

Rio Grande Theatre (2)

Tickets are now on sale for All Together Now, a musical revue featuring music from some of the most popular shows on Broadway.

Blank Conversations Theatre Company, alongside the Rio Grande Theatre, Las Cruces Community Theatre, Alma d’arte Charte...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Road Closures Beginning October 20

Road Treatment Map for October 20, 2021 in Las Cruces

Motorists in the Metro Verde South and Sonoma Ranch East areas of Las Cruces may experience street maintenance work for ten days starting on Wednesday October 20. Maintenance work will also be scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 23 and Saturday, Oct. 30.The sche...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Master Watershed Conservationist Program Forum 2: Weather, Climate, Droughts and Flooding

Master Watershed

The Master Watershed Conservationist (MWC) program continues with the next forum: Weather, Climate, Droughts and Flooding.

The forum will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021. The October 26 event will be via Zoom (https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83473366813 -...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Master Watershed Conservationist Program Forum 2: Weather, Climate, Droughts and Flooding

Master Watershed

The Master Watershed Conservationist (MWC) program continues with the next forum: Weather, Climate, Droughts and Flooding. The forum will be via Zoom at 6:30 p.m. MDT on October 26, 2021. The October 26 event will be via ZOOM (https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Shifting Paradigms is Key to Success: New CIAC Member Don Curnutt

LCU Don Curnutt

By Cassie McClure 

After retiring for the third time and moving back to New Mexico in 2018, Don Curnutt looked for a way to put his extensive professional experience to good use. Curnutt has joined the City of Las Cruces (City) Capital Improvement...

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Utilities
Posted on: October 8, 2021

City Hall to be Lighted to Observe Breast Cancer and Diabetes Awareness Months

Purple Lights

Let there be light outside of Las Cruces City Hall, and lights there may be!

The outside columns of the west edifice of City Hall, 700 N. Main St., will again be lit during October and November in observances of special causes th...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 8, 2021

City Hall to be Lighted to Observe Breast Cancer and Diabetes Awareness Months

Purple Lights

Let there be light outside of Las Cruces City Hall, and lights there may be!

The outside columns of the west edifice of City Hall, 700 N. Main St., will again be lit during October and November in observances of special causes th...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Fiction Writer Support Group

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Authors alert! Thomas Branigan Memorial Library will host a Fiction Writer Support Group from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays in November.

This program will be in person in the library meeting rooms. COVID related restriction will be strictly enforced in acc...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Fiction Writer Support Group

Calligraphy Pen

Authors alert! Thomas Branigan Memorial Library will be hosting a Fiction Writer Support Group on Saturdays in November, from 2 - 3 p.m. This program will be held in person in the library meeting rooms. COVID related restriction will be strictly enforced ...

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Library News
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Fiction Writer Support Group

Calligraphy Pen

Authors alert! Thomas Branigan Memorial Library will be hosting a Fiction Writer Support Group on Saturdays in November, from 2 - 3 p.m. This program will be held in person in the library meeting rooms. COVID related restriction will be strictly enforced ...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Natural Gas Prices are Rising and so May Your Winter Utility Bills!

LCU associate working on high-pressure natural gas pipeline

by G.H. Scott

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 10.08.2021

Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) Deputy Director Business Services Jose Provencio who works with the team that is responsible for acquisition of short-term, intermediate, and long-term supplies of natu...

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Utilities
Posted on: October 8, 2021

November STEM Programs at the Museum of Nature & Science

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The Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science will offer in-person STEM programs for children and families this November.

The programs are free but require advance registration. To register please email education@las-cruces.org or call 575/522-3120 before ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 8, 2021

November STEM Programs at the Museum of Nature & Science

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The Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science will offer in-person STEM programs for children and families this November. The programs are free but require registration in advance. To register please email education@las-cruces.org or call 575-522-3120 bef...

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Museum News
Posted on: October 8, 2021

November STEM Programs at the Museum of Nature & Science

Dinosaur (1)

The Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science will offer in-person STEM programs for children and families this November. The programs are free but require registration in advance. To register please email education@las-cruces.org or call 575-522-3120 bef...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 3, 2021

Jobs and Education: Las Cruces Utilities Associates at 2021 Wings n Wheels Fest

LCU Airport 3 NO-DES Truck

By Cassie McClure

While eyes were on the sky for both the planes and the threatening rains, Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) was on-hand at the Wings n Wheels event on Saturday, September 25, to chat with visitors about things closer to the ground, like conservi...

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Utilities
Posted on: October 1, 2021

First Annual Las Cruces Utilities Skills Rodeo Brings a Chance to Shine

LCU SK Backhoe Skills Rodeo

By Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin on 10.03.2021

It was a chance for employees to let their hair down, and show off their moves, at the First Annual Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) Skills Rodeo on September 24. The moves would inclu...

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Utilities
Posted on: October 1, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Celebrates National Public Natural Gas Week October 3-9, 2021

Natural Gas Week News Release

City of Las Cruces Utilities Department News Release

Distributed for publication by City of Las Cruces PIO on 10.01.2021

 Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) will observe the national Public Natural Gas Week from October 3 to 9. This annual nationwide event...

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Utilities
Posted on: September 26, 2021

Passing on Institutional Knowledge: Dr. Jorge A. Garcia Mentors at Las Cruces Utilities

LCU Garcia Mentors

By Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News online/print September 25/26, 2021

With a retirement, particularly at the end of a long tenure, plenty of institutional knowledge can leave with the employee. Some of it is technical knowledge...

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Utilities
Posted on: September 24, 2021

Have You Registered for UtilityHawk Yet? It's Free!

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by G.H. Scott

Published in Las Cruces Bulletin 09.24.2021

Las Cruces Utilities’ (LCU) Jeff Dillard is a man on a mission, his task which he eagerly accepts is to educate LCU customers on the benefits of UtilityHawk. What is UtilityHawk you ask? Ut...

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Utilities
Posted on: September 19, 2021

Water Talk: The Water Cycle Connects Us All

LCU Water Cycle

By Interim Deputy Director Ronald N. Borunda and Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News on 09.19.2021

This is the first part of a series of articles called Water Talk, where Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) hopes to move from common knowled...

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Utilities
Posted on: September 17, 2021

What Changes in Solid Waste Municipal Code Means for You

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By Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin, 09.17.21

It’s been 33 years since there were updates to Chapter 25 of the City of Las Cruces Municipal Code. It’s the chapter on solid waste, defining the management of th...

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Utilities
Posted on: September 16, 2021

National Arts and Humanities Month with the Las Cruces Museum of Art

May Programs with the Las Cruces Museum of Art

The Las Cruces Museum of Art, 491 N. Main St., will host several virtual and in-person programs throughout October to celebrate “National Arts and Humanities Month,” a coast-to-coast collective recognition of the importance of art and ...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: September 16, 2021

National Arts and Humanities Month with the Las Cruces Museum of Art

May Programs with the Las Cruces Museum of Art

The Las Cruces Museum of Art, 491 N. Main St., will host several virtual and in-person programs throughout October to celebrate “National Arts and Humanities Month,” a coast-to-coast collective recognition of the importance of art and culture in America.&...

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Museum News
Posted on: September 16, 2021

National Arts and Humanities Month with the Las Cruces Museum of Art

May Programs with the Las Cruces Museum of Art

The Las Cruces Museum of Art, 491 N. Main St., will host several virtual and in-person programs throughout October to celebrate “National Arts and Humanities Month,” a coast-to-coast collective recognition of the importance of art and ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 13, 2021

ARPA Funding

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In response to the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19) the City of Las Cruces is soliciting proposals for Community and Economic Development initiatives. These federal funds are to be used by the City for programs or services that address or mitigate the nega...

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Hot Topics
Posted on: September 12, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Does Have an Eye on The Future

Eye on the Future

by G.H. Scott

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 09.12.2021

The advantage to being a customer of a City-owned utility such as Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) is that you have a voice, either directly to staff or through your LCU Board members. The reverse is a...

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Utilities
Posted on: September 10, 2021

How to Apply for Jobs at Las Cruces Utilities

How to Apply for LCU Jobs

By Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin on 09.10.2021

Sometimes a job hunt can make you dizzy, especially if you’re not exactly sure what you’d like to do or even know for what you might be qualified. Thanks to t...

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Posted on: September 5, 2021

Federal Regulators Approve Las Cruces Utilities Storm Protest

LCU gas crew working on gas line

by G.H. Scott

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 09.05.2021

While we continue savoring the waning days of summer, Winter Storm Uri is still making news for Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) and customers. Recently the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) ...

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Utilities
Posted on: September 3, 2021

The Skills of a Father: Las Cruces Utilities Associate Helps Build Daughter’s Business

LCU Garcia Francy Emilade Truck

By Cassie McClure

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 09.03.2021

There’s a small sticker on the back that says, “Made by Dad” and there’s clear excitement when Las Cruces Utilities Gas Compliance Inspector Ruben Garc...

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Utilities
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Aids with Local Flooding

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By Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 8/27/21

Emergencies happen at all hours of the day, and Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) is prepared to jump into action – day or night, and even rain or shine. With rain threaten...

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Utilities
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Celebrates Two New Interns

Gerardo Carrasco new intern at LCU

By Cassie McClure

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 8/20/21

It was signing day for the new interns starting their careers with Las Cruces Utilities (LCU), and a buzz was in the air. Las Cruces City Manager Ifo Pili said it reminded him of a sign...

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Utilities
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Host County Interns to Contribute to Customer Education

LCU Michael Joel

By Cassie McClure

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 8/15/21

First jobs are always nerve-wracking, but internships are a great way to ease into a job experience with the patient support of those already skilled in a career. Through the Do&nti...

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Utilities
Posted on: September 2, 2021

Las Cruces Water Quality Lab Renamed for Former Director

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By Cassie McClure

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 8/22/21

One of the newest Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) buildings will be named to honor the long-term LCU Director, Dr. Jorge A. Garcia. The water quality laboratory built in 2019 will now be kno...

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Utilities
Posted on: September 2, 2021

National Night Out with Las Cruces Utilities

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By Cassie McClure

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 8/13/21

Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) joined City of Las Cruces (City) Police and Fire Departments during the National Night Out (NNO) event on Tuesday, August 3. NNO gives residents an evening to...

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Utilities
Posted on: August 29, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Wants to Assist Customers before Disconnections for Nonpayment Resumes

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By Cassie McClure

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 8/29/21

Las Cruces Utilities Wants to Assist Customers before Disconnections for Nonpayment Resumes on September 1, 2021

If you have a past due account at Las Cruces Utilities (LCU), now is the ...

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Utilities
Posted on: August 23, 2021

Need Child Care?

NM Early Childhood Logo Outline of Kids tumbling in different colors

The City of Las Cruces is sharing the following information on Child Care Assistance:

Since the beginning of the public health
emergency, New Mexico’s child care providers have been open for business.You may qualify for assistance.

These two link...

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Hot Topics
Posted on: August 12, 2021

New Website Bid Module

Small toy tractor pushing alphabet block which read B I D

The City of Las Cruces has a new Bid Module on its website to offer business greater access to the City's open and closed bids.
The module also gives the public another level of transparency for bids, active contracts, and vendors.
Business representatives ...
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City Manager Report
Posted on: August 12, 2021

New Website Bid Module

Small toy tractor pushing alphabet block which read B I D

The City of Las Cruces has a new Bid Module on its website to offer business greater access to the City's open and closed bids.
The module also gives the public another level of transparency for bids, active contracts, and vendors. 

Busine...

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Hot Topics
Posted on: June 17, 2021

Utility Hawk Feedback

Utility Hawk Logo

Utility Hawk is a new web portal that is revolutionizing the way we can manage water and natural gas usage. 

Here are a few Utility Hawk Customer Testimonials and words of thanks:

The City's goal is to provide a user-friendly web portal th...

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Hot Topics
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Las Cruces Minimum Wage to Increase to $10.50 an Hour on January 1

An undated photo of one of the lion statues in front of Las Cruces City Hall

The City of Las Cruces Minimum Wage Ordinance will increase on Jan. 1, 2021, to $10.50 an hour. The wage for tipped employees will be $4.20 an hour, plus any reported tipped wages.

The City’s minimum wage will follow the state of New Mexico&r...

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City Manager Report
Posted on: October 12, 2020

Go Bond Project Updates

Logo For Go Bond on City Website Text only Red "GO" and Grid like appearance Text "Build

The City of Las Cruces has established an easy, online way for the public to check the status of the General Obligation (GO) Bond projects approved by voters. The GO Bond portal provides improved transparency and customer service to Las Crucens.

Follow thi...

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