Las Cruces Sun-News

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Las Cruces Sun-News
Las Cruces Sun News front page 2008-07-25.jpg
Front page of Las Cruces Sun-News on July 25, 2008
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) MediaNews Group
Publisher Frank Leto
Editor Sylvia Ulloa


Headquarters Las Cruces, New Mexico
Circulation 22,646 Daily
23,917 Sunday (2011)[2]
ISSN 1081-2172

Las Cruces Sun-News, founded in 1881,[1] is a daily newspaper published in Las Cruces, New Mexico.


The Sun-News started in 1881 as the Rio Grande Republican and went through several mergers to become the Las Cruces Daily News in 1934. Another daily, the Las Cruces Sun, started publication in 1937 and bought the Daily News in 1939 to form the Las Cruces Sun-News. The paper changed ownership several times, most recently being bought by Gannett.[1][3] The paper is now part of the Texas-New Mexico Newspapers Partnership, a joint venture formed in 2003 between MediaNews Group and Gannett, with MediaNews Group the managing partner. [4]


  1. ^ a b c "Las Cruces Sun-News". Gannett. Archived from the original on 2007-06-29. Retrieved 2008-07-25. 
  2. ^ "eCirc for Newspapers". Audit Bureau of Circulations. September 30, 2011. 
  3. ^ Brunt, Charles D. (1999). "Celebrating 150 years of Las Cruces history". Las Cruces, New Mexico: Las Cruces Sun-News. OCLC 50154273.  |chapter= ignored (help)
  4. ^ "Gannett, MediaNews Group expand and reorganize Texas-New Mexico Partnership" (Press release). Gannett Co., Inc. 2003-12-01. Retrieved 2008-07-25. 

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