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Village of Columbus saddles up for 2019 Cabalgata Binacional ride of goodwill

Xchelzin Peña, Deming Headlight Published 6:00 a.m. MT Feb. 15, 2019 COLUMBUS, N.M. – The Village of Columbus is getting ready to saddle up and set out for its 20th annual Cabalgata Binacional weekend event from Friday, March 8, to Sunday, March 10. The Bi-national Calvary recognizes Mexican revolutionary General Francisco “Pancho” Villa’s surprise attack against the Village of Columbus on March 9, 1916, where 18 U.S. citizens and over 100 Mexicans lost their lives. The event is also an opportunity to promote goodwill between Mexico and the United States. More: Cabalgata Binacional makes 14-day trek to Columbus New Mexico for raid remembrance "The Cabalgata...

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Listos jinetes para cabalgata Villista

El Diario de El Paso Más de 500 jinetes están listos para cumplir con su cita el próximo 9 de marzo en Columbus, Nuevo Mexico, en conmemoración de la Cabalgata Villista que galopa de nuevo rumbo a la frontera con Palomas, Chihuahua. El festejo rememora con un sentido de “hermandad binacional” los hechos ocurridos el 9 de marzo de 1916, cuando las fuerzas de Pancho Villa atacaron el poblado de Columbus, y que después dieron origen a la Expedición Punitiva que llevó al ejército estadunidense a territorio mexicano para capturar al Centauro del Norte. Aunque la expedición liderada por el legendario general John...

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Listen to Frank Ray; Columbus, New Mexico raising artist!!

The Columbus Chamber of Commerce wants to extend a congratulation note to our very own Frank Ray from Columbus, New Mexico!!. Frank Ray, a former police officer with the Las Cruces, New Mexico, force, left his full-time police job a few months ago and his country singing career has been accelerating rapidly since then. An experienced performer who had the chance to open shows for A Thousand Horses and Keith Urban with his previous band, Ray's solo debut EP Different Kind of Country was released earlier in 2017. The EP's forlorn lead single "Every Time You Run" (filmed entirely in Columbus locations) is currently...

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Gov. Martinez orders Guard to border

Eighty soldiers from the New Mexico National Guard are headed to the border following President Donald Trump’s call for a greater military presence along the country’s southern frontier. Aides to Gov. Susana Martinez said Monday the troops, due to report for duty this week, will serve in a support role for the U.S. Border Patrol and that 250 soldiers are eventually expected to serve in the operation. It will hardly be the first time troops have moved into the borderland. But with the details and scope of the mission still scarce, critics argued the latest operation amounts to a wasteful political stunt...

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Columbus NM seeks funds for community center, drainage projects

The second council meeting of Mayor Esequiel Salas's administration went more smoothly than the first. Compared to the March 21 meeting, which packed the Ruth Coleman Memorial Complex in the border village of Columbus as local residents heckled trustees and Mayor Salas over the firing of two village staffers, the special meeting on Tuesday evening was attended by just five non-staff members and proceeded in regular order. Village trustees moved forward on pursuing a Community Development Block Grant through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development by selecting a priority project for the grant application. Trustees unanimously selected phase 2 of renovations...

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Tri-State Announces 25-Megawatt Alta Luna Solar Project

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Columbus Monument’s Fate is Uncertain

As the $85 million expansion of the Port of Entry proceeds, the chain link fence marking the construction zone has temporarily cordoned off a monument erected by the border community in December of 2000. The monument, consisting of a wooden cross standing on a rammed-earth base, sits on a small triangle of land that is partly under the control of the General Services Administration and partly under private ownership. It is located near a small parking lot approximately 300 yards from the border crossing into Puerto Palomas. On December 2, 2000, a procession of Columbus residents marched from the Holy Family Catholic...

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