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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,

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.

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.

2006-03-28 06:56:28

Some Las Cruces-area residents are pushing for protection for thousands of ancient fossil footprints discovered 15 years ago by an amateur geologist.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.