NMSU Students Create App to Report Illegal Dumping in County

The No Throw App

  Working with the Dona Ana County Illegal Dumping Partnership Program students from NMSU, have created an app that will make it easier for residents to report illegal dumping. The app works with your phone's camera and GPS system to record the illegal dump site. This is awesome and we think that all local residents should have access to this app. Check this out: The NoThrow app is free and … [Read more...]

The 2014 Music in the Park Series

2014 Music in the Park Map

The City of Las Cruces has posted the Summer of 2014 Music in the Park Series Schedule. Notice to all the Dog Lovers, leave your pets at home for the Concert in the Park Series. Come and enjoy some evenings of great music and fun. Click here for a map to Young's Park Map *Note: Click on the image below for a larger size view. All Concerts begin at 7 pm. Note: This is a new time for starting the … [Read more...]

Walking Trails in and Around Las Cruces

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As summer starts to loosen its hold on the southwest and crisp fall weather is just around the corner, venturing outdoors in Las Cruces once again becomes a very tempting prospect. The mild weather in New Mexico makes it an ideal place for outdoor activities, and the city offers plenty of walking trails to explore while getting some fresh air and exercise. Whether you're looking for a challenging hike or a laid back … [Read more...]

Young Park: The Community Hub of Las Cruces


Located at 1905 Nevada Avenue, Young Park is one of the best-known and most popular parks in the city of Las Cruces. The park was named after R.L. Young, the second mayor of Las Cruces and lifelong public servant. Aside from being a popular picnic destination, it's also the site of numerous events held year-round. Its central location and ample space makes it the ideal hub for community activities in Las Cruces. … [Read more...]

Volunteering – Getting things done in Las Cruces

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Are you ready to make a positive difference in the lives of others? Are you wanting to “give back” to your favorite organization in Las Cruces? Are you wanting to meet and be around other people who who want to give of themselves for the betterment of of our city? You can have an enormous impact on the health and well-being of Las Cruces and Dona Ana County and end up getting enormous satisfaction and enjoyment for … [Read more...]