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Golfers are like football, baseball, basketball, soccer and hockey players; they look forward to the new season with all the hope and excitement of children anticipating Christmas. Yet with us amateur golfers, we’re mostly on our own, without a bevy of coaches and teammates to help make the new season the best. more
The New Mexico State University men’s basketball team is wrapping up an important nonconference stretch where it will learn a lot more about the type of team it is. And how it may fare in the upcoming Western Athletic Conference season in the new year. “Every team is a work in progress, and we will just try to get better in as many facets as we can,” said Aggie head basketball coach Chris Jans Dec. 5. more
There is so much life-changing work going on in our community - thanks to the committed individuals who comprise our nonprofit sector. However, none of us could do our work without the funders behind … more
New Mexico has the third-highest poverty rate in the nation, ahead of only Mississippi and Louisiana, according to the state Department of Workforce Solutions. But, while families throughout the state are struggling, the state government is more than flush. more
Recently, I had a conversation with a Bulletin customer who said, “I don’t do email. I don’t do texting. I still have a flip phone. I’m a dinosaur.” more
I can always tell when holiday season begins for me because my thoughts become a tangle of blinking-colored lights. End-of-year tasks and holiday obligations, real and imagined, put a strain on the brain that require organizational skills that only the frontal lobe can provide. The frontal lobe of the brain is responsible for the executive functions that help us get things done. This is the part of the brain responsible for setting goals, managing time, paying attention, switching focus remembering details, planning and organizing. We rely on these skills our whole lives. Our children are developing their skills as they pick up cues from us. more
Plenty of good seats were still available at kickoff Saturday for the Aggies’ final game of the football season, which was unfortunate but not surprising. more
You’ve heard me say more than once New Mexico has America’s coolest state flag. There is something wonderful about the red Zia symbol against that golden field. more
I took a trip to the museum of natural history. It was a fascinating place: a taxidermist’s showcase. A dog heaven, what with all the prehistoric bones. more
The New Mexico Legislature has finally passed a rule banning guns in the state Capitol building. Now, they need to provide that same common-sense protection for local school boards and city councils. more
What is the point of college football? Is it to win the national championship? Is it to win the Battle of I-10? more
Most would admit it was an unusual location to put a chain in the first place. Not that it didn’t look at home amongst the rotting posts and rusty headgate, but there it was. more
It’s been an interesting year. But I’m thankful it was not like last year. We have seen the light at the end of the tunnel for the end of the pandemic – eventually. 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
Before we rush into the frenzy of the holiday season, which may be even more frustrating this year thanks to global supply chain issues, it’s important we not just see Thanksgiving as a speed bump between now and Black Friday. more
Worried that federal spending was getting out of control, Sen. Everett Dirksen warned in 1973 that, “a billion here, and a billion there, and pretty soon you’re talking about real money.” more
“Twas a matchup made in Elko for the cowboys in the know Called the Rough and Ready Knock Down Finals All Ranch Rodeo. 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
For many, this time of year is the best in Las Cruces. The weather is crisp enough to let you know it’s autumn, but still warm enough to enjoy all manner of outdoor activities. more
I had just finished loading 184 7-foot steel T-posts, old ones, by the way, in my pickup and was unloading a mere 24 bales of hay from the front section of my gooseneck stock trailer. more
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