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  •             Staff with the Doña Ana County Community and Constituent Services (CCS) Office and the Animal Control and Codes Enforcement Department have scheduled a joint Mobile Constituent Services Hour Clinic in Butterfield for residents to discuss issues and concerns with county st

  •              The Doña Ana County Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Advisory Committee will meet at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13 in room 1-111 at the Doña Ana County Government Center, 845 North Motel Blvd., in Las Cruces. 

  •             Four of the five Doña Ana County districts represented by the Board of County Commissioners were recently affected by a legislatively-mandated, one-time realignment following the passage of House Bill 407.

  •                The Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office has scheduled several DWI checkpoints and saturation patrols throughout the month of August. These activities are part of an ongoing effort to reduce DWI-related crashes, injuries and deaths.

  •      Doña Ana County Sheriff Kim Stewart has scheduled additional meetings for the public to provide input about cannabis legalization.

  • Firefighter volunteers                Not too long ago, the volunteer ranks within the Doña Ana County Fire and Emergency Services Department were at a critical low. So low, that ratings related to affordability for homeowners’ insurance plummeted. Residents worried, while county leaders planned.

  • A new, updated version of a years-old scam is again circulating in Doña Ana County, reportedly bilking one victim Wednesday out of $1,500. 

    Doña Ana County Sheriff’s deputies say the victim reportedly received a phone call from a number that appeared to be the main number to the sheriff’s office, and the caller used the name of an actual sergeant who works for the Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Office. According to the victim, the caller wanted $1,500 to clear up a missed court appearance.


  •          The Congress for New Urbanism (CNU) recently recognized Doña Ana County’s Plan 2040 as a Charter Award recipient, a distinction that underscores exemplary projects by local governments, developers, architects and urban designers who work to create smart, affordable, livable spaces – some of which will start to take shape later this year.