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Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Thursday announced the state of New Mexico will re-enact emergency public health restrictions on high-contact indoor environments where face-coverings are not worn in … more
My sculpture of Billy the Kid began as a joke some 20 years ago: Pat Beckett, (founder of COAS Books in downtown Las Cruces) and I were talking about the plight of our blighted downtown. Pat said a … more
Archaeological excavations were conducted at the Alexander MacSween House ruins in Lincoln State Historical Monument 1986-88 by Human Systems Research, Inc. A public education program was included that focused on the reality versus the myths associated with Billy the Kid. more
Fay Lisk was 12 years old and fast asleep at 5:30 a.m., July 16, 1945, when her mother was outside doing something and saw a big flash in the sky. Their family lived on a ranch some 45 miles north of … more
Three hundred fifty-six deaths in Juárez, 437 deaths in the state of Chihuahua. – El Diario, June 12, 2020.   “There are 1,525 deaths from the virus in … more
Desert Exposure would like to include your special events, from any southern New Mexico community, in our listing. Please submit your event title, time, location and contact information to editor@desertexposure.com; Desert Exposure 1740-A Calle de Mercado, Las Cruces, NM 88005; or call Elva at 575-680-1978.   For Independence Day celebrations, including fireworks, see Page 17. For information about the Silver City CLAY Festival, see … more
SANTA FE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Wednesday extended the state’s emergency public health order through July 15 and issued a severe warning about the risk of New Mexico being … more
Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument is increasing … more
With the easing of public health and safety restrictions enacted by State of New Mexico health officials, the Bureau of Land Management today announced that the Las Cruces District Office is increasing recreational access and services at some recreation sites… more
Have you ever rightly considered what the mere ability to read means? That it is the key which admits us to the whole world of thought and fancy and imagination? To the company of saint and sage, of … more
After more than 35 years working in the packaging industry, Bruce Wilson of Silver City is in his second career. At 74 he is writing books. Growing up in California, serving in the Navy, then … more
Every year, Las Cruces comes together in creativity and adventure to build watercraft out of recycled materials and launch on Father’s Day weekend for a raucous float down the Rio Grande. more
The Doña Ana Arts Council (DAAC) has re-opened. more
In anticipation of an eventual easing of stay-at-home instructions, the nonprofit conservation organization New Mexico Wild has launched the online New Mexico Wild Hiking Guide featuring descriptions of more than 100 trails, at least one in each wilderness area in the state. more
In consideration of the health and wellbeing of the community and visitors, the Mimbres Region Arts Council is canceling the Silver City Blues Festival as planned in Gough Park. In its place, a … more
Please join us in visiting southern New Mexico artists in their web-based galleries. While we can’t yet go to these galleries and studios and spend our time perusing the amazing work of … more
I took my granddaughter to see the house where I grew up. Across the street is the elementary school where I got into all kinds of shenanigans as a kid. I wouldn’t say my friends and I were … more
One lovely and lively day, while strolling on the campus of Western New Mexico University (WNMU) with a friend I hadn’t seen for some time, conversation flowed like a river ­– … more
Like most places, the Silver City Museum, though closed physically, is moving programs online. There will be lectures and bedtime … more
Silver City artist Joel Armstrong is exhibiting his wire-based installation “It’s Time to Address’er Drawers” at Light Art Space, 209 West Broadway in Silver City through … more
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