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Courtesy Photo From left are Bill Madden, Richard Dean and Fritz Wagoner laying out survey plans for the historic First Aero Squadron Army airstrip in Columbus, NM.
LAS CRUCES >> More than 1,300 city workers will be required to take an ethics course after several employees were recently charged with various offenses involving city property, officials announced.
Sun-News Gert Wolschon, 94, reacts on Tuesday after receiving hugs and a Hershey's chocolate bar from Jaelyn Juarez, 9, left, and other Valley View Elementary School students who interviewed her for a living history project at the Munson Senior Center.
Courtesy photo Resident Nancy Simmons shows a sample of glass cullet at a recent SCSWA glass recycling sub-committee meeting.
LAS CRUCES >> The 4th annual Welcome Home Day for Vietnam veterans will be held starting at 8 a.m. on March 29 at Las Cruces Veterans Park, 2651 N. Roadrunner Parkway.
LAS CRUCES >> "A Nightmare in Las Cruces," the documentary film about the 1990 Bowling Alley Massacre, will be shown for a week at Video 4, starting Friday.
Las Cruces' own Diane Basler-White is set to compete in CMT's reality competition series "TATTOO TITANS" at 9 p.m. March 15. The series features four of the country's best tattoo artists competing each week in challenges that are meant to test each artists' abilities.
LAS CRUCES >> New Mexico State University officials are upping efforts to retain students while enrollment continues to fall across the school's five campuses.
LAS CRUCES >> An audit of the Mesilla Marshal's Department found no wrongdoing related to the law enforcement agency's recent spending of federal grant money.
LAS CRUCES >> A Las Cruces lawmaker who missed the recent legislative session because he was recuperating said Monday he plans to return several thousand dollars he collected in per-diem payments.
LAS CRUCES >> Dona Ana County is seeking applications from residents interested in serving on the Planning and Zoning Commission, a seven-member board of volunteers whose members review land-use and development matters at twice-monthly public hearings.
A federal jury in Las Cruces exonerated Luna County of all claims filed against in a 2011 lawsuit.
An ancient metal ax is embedded in the skull of a Spanish conquistador from the late 1600s, found in Northern New Mexico, in a new exhibit, "The Skull Beneath the Skin: Forensic Anthropology of the Human Cranium" at NMSU's University Museum in Kent Hall at University Avenue and Solano Drive.
A sentimental monster with a "Mom" tattoo goes into battle in Luke Navarro's "Homesick," currently on exhibit at The Trunk, 1690 S. Valley Drive.
LAS CRUCES >> Southern New Mexico's growing reputation as a mecca for the arts and arts aficionados gets a boost from the annual Las Cruces Arts Fair, which organizers have called an "important signature fine arts event in the Southwest."