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2014-05-19 16:21:26

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pew Charitable Trusts commended the announcement to create the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument in southern New Mexico, calling it a "spectacular natural gift" for the American people. The designation by President Barack Obama will conserve nearly a half-million acres of natural and cultural treasures in Dona Ana County, New Mexico, including the Organ Mountains, the Sierra de Las Uvas Mountains, the Potrillo...

2011-09-06 16:00:00

Dr. Scot Martin opens accredited center for plastic surgery in Las Cruces to give his Las Cruces and El Paso patients a more comfortable experience. Las Cruces, NM (PRWEB) September 06, 2011 Dr. Scot Martin announces the opening of his new center for plastic surgery. El Paso and Las Cruces patients can now have outpatient procedures performed in a welcoming environment through the certified center. âœHospitals have their place,â said Dr. Martin,...

2008-08-02 21:00:04

By Diana M. Alba, Las Cruces Sun-News, N.M. Aug. 2--LAS CRUCES -- The fate of a back-up space shuttle landing site north of Las Cruces is up in the air in advance of a NASA plan to retire its space shuttle program in two years. The site -- called White Sands Space Harbor -- is an alternative for shuttle landings in the case of bad weather at two other, preferred locations. On most weekdays, shuttle pilots use the site for flight training exercises. But NASA is in the midst of phasing...

2008-06-20 12:00:46

By Las Cruces Sun-News, N.M. Jun. 20--LAS CRUCES -- If the lazy days of summer have your pre-teen spending more time on the couch than being active, get up and moving this weekend. The City of Las Cruces will hold registration for the second session of the summer recreation program from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday. Registration for the 12:30 p.m. -- 6 p.m. programs at Benavidez Community Center and the 9 a.m. -- 4 p.m. sessions at Picacho Middle School and Dona Ana Elementary School...

2006-03-28 06:56:28

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - Some Las Cruces-area residents are pushing for protection for thousands of ancient fossil footprints discovered 15 years ago by an amateur geologist. "If the site isn't protected, our fear is it will be lost due to mining, looting and weather," said Keith Whelpley of Las Cruces, chairman of the Paleozoic Trackways Foundation, which was formed recently to push to protect the 290 million-year-old site in the Robledo Mountains. The site changed what scientists know...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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