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Submitted Photo Red Mountain Middle School students are, from left, Freddy Montoya, Sammy Homsi, Alizae Cuevas, Adriana Martinez, Isaiah Granado, Justin Maes, Antoni Varela and Daniel Dawdy.
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Jocelyn N. Apodaca/NMSU photo About 5,400 acres of onions are under cultivation in southern New Mexico.
Firefighters were dispatched to the 2200 block of Holiday Avenue just before midnight Saturday for a mobile home fire.
Sun-News Pictured is a descanso, or memorial, for Sal Garces, who died during a New Year's Day fight in the 300 block of King James Ave., north of Las Cruces near Dona Ana.
New Mexico State University student Lidia Avina, 22, works with a toothbrush on Saturday to clean and polish the bronze Bataan Death March Memorial Monument at Veterans Park.
LAS CRUCES >> A Dona Ana County-based group that's aiming to combat a problem of aging flood control structures throughout the Mesilla Valley will ask county voters for a property tax increase in an April 8 referendum.
Silver City gourd artist Pierre Nichols shows off one of his unique pieces of art on Saturday during the 4th annual Arts Fair, which continues at 10 a.m. today at the Las Cruces Convention Center.
LAS CRUCES >> Las Cruces City Councilors will vote Monday on an overhauled business registration ordinance as the result of a recent lawsuit they settled with the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
LAS CRUCES >> More than $5 million will be on its way to southern Dona Ana County for water infrastructure projects.
Job Fair 2014 is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 18 at the Dona Ana Community College's East Mesa Campus, in the commons area.
LAS CRUCES >> The community is invited to a free screening of the documentary, "Stolen Education," with a keynote address by documentarian Enrique Aleman Jr. from 1 to 4 p.m. March 22, at the NMSU Dona Ana Community College East Mesa Campus Auditorium.
LAS CRUCES >> There will be 6,210 participants in this year's Bataan Memorial Death March on March 23 at White Sands Missile Range.
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. >> With the jury unable to reach a verdict, a Stafford County, Va., judge declared a mistrial Friday in the case against an FBI agent accused of murdering his estranged wife, according to the Free Lance-Star.
Sun-News file photo by Shari V. Hill A large group of spectators watches as Paul Tomicek carefully maneuvers his Jeep YJ up a 90-degree cliff on the Patzcuaro's Revenge trail in the Robledo Mountains during the 2008 Chile Challenge.
LAS CRUCES >> The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department offers a Group Bicycle Riding Program.