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I love America. I love the concept of America. I love the diversity of its physical beauty and its people. I love the amazing things we have created. Our ingenuity is boundless. more
Most of us men over 50 are self-conscious about our receding hairlines and expanding waistlines. Al Berryman, however, is concerned about different measurements. Things like split times on … more
Las Cruces’ annual Showcase of Homes, in many ways, is the American Dream on display. If you missed the tour last weekend, you can catch it again this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, May … more
I recently met a mom who, like so many mothers, doesn’t take enough credit for the job she’s done raising two sons. Lupe Rodriguez Jaramillo, a 1989 graduate of Mayfield High School, grew … more
For generations upon generations, older folks have bemoaned younger people: “They’re going to be the ruin of us!” Although, if we look back through history, the more disastrous … more
For generations upon generations, older folks have bemoaned younger people: “They’re going to be the ruin of us!” Although, if we look back through history, the more disastrous … more
As pandemic stressors continue for all of us, it’s important to focus not just on avoiding serious illness but on the many aspects of health and well-being. This is equally true for children as … more
It’s Christmas time, when we celebrate the birth of Christ. In the U.S., surveys show that more than 80 percent of us believe in God. That’s more people than have lawyers, drive foreign … more
In this edition of the Bulletin, I continue a tradition carried by one of my mentors, the late Tom Reeves, who published newspapers in California, Colorado and Alamogordo, … more
Not many people outside of the Las Cruces High School football program thought Friday’s state 6A quarterfinal against Cleveland High of Rio Rancho would be much of a game. When the visiting Storm stormed out to a 35-7 lead with about a minute to play in the first half Friday night, Nov. 19, at the Field of Dreams, it looked like conventional wisdom and all the naysayers might be right. So what did the Bulldawgs do? more
How do you compare a Marine who stormed the beaches of Normandy on D-Day in 1944 to an airman who controlled air traffic at White Sands Missile Range yesterday? There are probably dozens of … more
A few years ago, I wrote in the space – more than once – about the horrors of the Valley Drive construction project, which dragged on forever, and cost more than a couple of people their businesses. more
Vote. Make your voice heard. Participate in democracy. In recent years, election officials have made it easier and easier to vote. Early voting, mail voting, convenience centers and other improvements demonstrate that municipalities recognize the busy nature of American life in the 21st Century. more
For more than a year and a half now, we’ve all wanted things to get back to normal. This week, right here in Doña Ana County, you can experience one of the most normal, traditional, American, New Mexican events of all: the Southern New Mexico State Fair. more
If you have been paying attention to the news, you must know by now that in April 2021, Gov. Lujan Grisham signed a bill legalizing recreational cannabis in New Mexico, effective April 1, 2022. Many think that it is already in effect and legal. It is not! It is evolving, as we speak. more
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