For live, brief weekly updates of county news, tune in Wednesdays to Jack Lutz in the Morning at approximately 7:35 a.m. on The Rocket 99.5 or on Your Morning Show at approximately 8:10 a.m. on KVLC, 101-Gold, and on Magic 105 at approximately 7:40 a.m.. On Thursday mornings, you can tune in to the KGRT Morning Country Show with Joel and Patricia at approximately 7:40 a.m., then on HOT 103.1's Morning Show (approx. 8:02-8:05 a.m.). In addition, you can hear updates throughout the week at various times on AM 570, KSNM
In response to a deluge of more than 6,600 Doña Ana County residents requesting absentee voting privileges through Oct. 22, the county’s Bureau of Elections has hired on additional temporary help to process the incoming applications and mail out absentee voting materials.
Residents here will take part in festivities Saturday, Oct. 31 to celebrate the completion of the first phase of the village’s wastewater hook-up lines, which means more than 350 septic systems will be retired over the next two years as the village begins pumping wastewater to the treatment plant in the City of Las Cruces.
More than 125 of the state’s emergency-call dispatchers will be in Las Cruces Thursday and Friday, Oct. 22 and 23, for the annual co-meeting of the state chapters of the Association of Public-safety Communications Officials (APCO) and the National Emergency Number Association (NENA).
Up until 1998, recruits being trained for law enforcement jobs in Doña Ana County had to spend five days at a state-sanctioned obstacle course in Santa Fe at a cost of $75 per person per day, plus transportation.
Every 10 years, the task of preparing for a United States Census falls to county and municipal governments, whose officers and agents must assess the growth of housing, population and income growth in order to draw boundaries for census tabulations.