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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Burn Lake Dog Park is Now Open

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Las Cruces’ newest dog park, Burn Lake Dog Park, is now open to residents.

The Burn Lake Dog Park, 1855 W. Amador Ave., was opened Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. The 36,775 square-foot dog park cost $399,492 and was paid for through 2018 General Obligati...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

City Council to Meet Nov. 28, 2022 for a Work Session

City Councilors

The Las Cruces City Council will meet for a work session at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28, 2022, in Council Chambers at City Hall, 700 N. Main St.

A sustainability quarterly update will be presented to City Council. On Oct. 5, 2020, City Council adopted the Las C...

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

City Council Recap of Nov. 21, 2022 Meeting

City Councilors

The Las Cruces City Council unanimously adopted a Resolution approving the appointment of Jessica Streeter to serve as Municipal Judge II. The Council action was at its Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, regularly scheduled meeting in Council Chambers at City Hall, 7...

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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Frenger Pool Closed for Maintenance

Regional Aquatic Building

Frenger Pool, 800 Parkview Drive, is closed for maintenance repair until further notice.  For information, call the Las Cruces Regional Aquatics Center at 575/541-2782.

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

2023 Adult Indoor Volleyball League Team Registration

Volleyball

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will offer team registration for the 2023 Adult Indoor Volleyball League. The league will offer co-ed divisions in?Gold, Silver, and Bronze, as well as women's competitive and recreational ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Safety Urged while Preparing Thanksgiving Feast

Deepfrying Turkey

Fire departments throughout the country respond to more structure fires during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays than during any other time of year.   The sources of many holiday fires include heating units, faulty lightin...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Downtown Business Watch Meeting will be December 8

Las Cruces Downtown area

A public meeting regarding enhanced safety for downtown businesses will be conducted at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8 at the Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main St.

The meeting will be moderated by the Las Cruces Police Department. Topics of discussion during the...

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

December STEM Programs at the Museum of Nature and Science

Dinosaur skull

The Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St., will offer free programs for children and families this December. Admission to the museum and programs is free.  “Nature & Science Discovery PreK” 10...

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Posted on: November 17, 2022

"Celebrate the Holidays with Events at the Depot"

Railroad Museum with a Christmas tree

The Las Cruces Railroad Museum, 351 N. Mesilla St., will celebrate winter and the holidays throughout December.

Holiday at the Depot Enjoy the sparkle of winter and holiday decorations as night falls on the depot! Visit the Railroad Museum during ...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Ornament Decorating Class at Frank O'Brien Papen Community Center

Assorted craft supplies on a table

The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department and Frank O’Brien Papen Community Center will offer an ornament decorating class.

There will be four classes offered from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Nov. 29 and ending Dec...

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

PowerUP Las Cruces Presents First Electric Expo and Training Event

Window with PowerUp sign

Educational event will showcase the latest in electric technology

The City of Las Cruces, in partnership with the Las Cruces Convention Center, announces the first annual PowerUP Las Cruces Expo and Training on Jan. 20, 2023, and Jan. 21, 2023.

As the first...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2022

"Honesty of Construction" Exhibit to Open at Branigan Cultural Center

Woodworker

A new exhibit, “Honesty of Construction: The WPA and Spanish Colonia Style Furniture,” will open Nov. 29 at the Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St.  The exhibit examines the Works Progress Administration-era voc...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2022

RoadRUNNER Transit to Begin a Zero Fare Trial Program

People getting on a city bus

RoadRUNNER Transit will begin a zero-fare trial period that will go into effect Monday, Nov. 28, 2022.?No rider will have to pay a fare to use the City’s transit services.

Zero fare will remain in place indefinitely to allow time to assess the fe...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 10, 2022

Safety Tips for Holiday Shoppers

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The holiday shopping season is fast approaching, and consumers will be patronizing their favorite stores over the next several weeks.  Crimes of opportunity – including auto burglaries when vehicles are left unlocked and unatte...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 8, 2022

2023 Youth Indoor Soccer Individual Participant Registration

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The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department will offer the following individual registrations for the upcoming Winter 2023 Youth Indoor Soccer League.  There will be three age divisions offered to all genders between the age...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 7, 2022

Regional Aquatic Center to Close for Annual Pool Inspection

Aquatic Center Pool

The Las Cruces Regional Aquatic Center (LCRAC), 1401 E. Hadley Ave. will close the pool area from Sunday, Nov. 20 through Sunday, Dec. 4 to prepare for and receive its annual inspection. The pool area will reopen Dec. 5.  The LC...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 3, 2022

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

The City of Las Cruces' 2019 Christmas Tree, at Plaza de Las Cruces.

The City of Las Cruces will host its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration on Dec. 3 with live music, activities, photo opportunities, giveaways, refreshments, food trucks, and activities for the whole family.  The Tree Lighting Cel...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2022

Westway Avenue Closure

Road Closed Sign

A full road closure of Westway Avenue, between north Motel Boulevard and Westgate Avenue, began Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, and will continue through June 25, 2024. The road is closed to all through traffic.  Bradbury Stamm is constructing ...

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News Releases
Posted on: November 1, 2022

Las Cruces International Film Festival & Visit Las Cruces Presents "Visit Las Cruces Stories"

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The Las Cruces International Film Festival and Visit Las Cruces announce a public call for entries for the “Visit Las Cruces Stories” video contest. The public is encouraged to participate to show off what Las Cruces has to of...

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Posted on: November 1, 2022

Desert Drive Lane Closures

Lane Closure (1)

Desert Drive, from Madrid Avenue to Palo Verde Avenue, will experience lane closures starting Monday, Nov. 7, 2022.  G. Sandoval Construction will be performing tree removal and sidewalk repair.  The work is anticipated to take ...

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Posted on: October 20, 2022

"José Guadalupe Posada: Legendary Printmaker of Mexico" Opens at the Museum of Art

Dancing skeletons

Join us at the Las Cruces Museum of Art, 491 N. Main St., for a new exhibition, “José Guadalupe Posada: Legendary Printmaker of Mexico,” featuring more than 60 pieces of the artist’s work as well as contemporaneous...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

City of Las Cruces HOME-ARP Community Survey

Orange Ribbon City Hall

The City of Las Cruces is conducting a HOME-American Rescue Plan Allocation Plan to identify how the funding should be spent to help people with affordable housing, for people at risk of being homeless, and for people currently experiencing homelessness i...

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Posted on: October 18, 2022

November STEM Programs at the Museum of Nature and Science

Dinosaur skull

The Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St., will offer free programs for children and families this November. Admission to the museum and programs are free. “Nature & Science Discovery PreK”10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Th...

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