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The League of Women Voters studies and takes positions on public policy issues at the local, state, and national levels. more
I rise today in support of leakers. Here’s to Daniel Ellsberg, a former Marine who was working as a private-sector military analyst in 1971 when he leaked the Pentagon Papers, a top-secret study on U.S. activities in Vietnam dating back to the Truman administration. more
Mother gave me a small box of old pocket watches and a book entitled “A Practical Course in Horology.” It was a Christmas gift. A family heirloom, of sorts. more
Happy Father’s Day to the fathers, dads, poppas, grandpas and all men who have helped raise children. more
The steer that topped the show this year was partly Chianina. The bull that threw the biggest calf was partly Simmental. more
Thanks to solid investigative reporting by Searchlight New Mexico, the state Children Youth and Families Department is no longer using a secure messaging system designed to circumvent open records laws by automatically deleting records before a request can be made. more
To: The Las Cruces Mayor, City Manager and City Council, I would like the City of Las Cruces to financially support the continuing renovation of the Amador Hotel. more
In late May and early June we were lucky to have some cooler days, clouds and a little variety in our weather. My one complaint is my usual one after living 25 years in southern New Mexico: A lot of cloudy threatening looking skies producing little to no rain. more
If it were possible to clone human beings from history, what would they be doing today? more
The Las Cruces City Council will hold a work session later this year on the Amador Project, the ongoing renovation of the historic Amador Hotel for adaptive re-use. more
What will happen to you when you die? I don’t mean, Will you go to heaven? Or, Will you be reincarnated? I mean, What will be done with your physical body? more
Next month, City Council will vote whether or not to fund the on-going restoration of the Amador Hotel, at 180 W. Amador, located west of the Visitor’s Center at the southern gateway to the revitalized Downtown. more
I graduated from both high school and college thinking that the Underground Railroad was an actual train, with Harriet Tubman at the controls. more
Thinking about the future of democracy in the United States and in New Mexico, it’s necessary to consider the challenges presented to a well-functioning democratic system by high levels of economic inequality. more
“Doctor, I'm here because I'm a . . . I'm a . . .” “Relax. Many people have psychological conflicts. Lay back on the couch and tell me about it” more
When I rolled out of Silver City that December night in 2000, I wasn’t thinking 20 years ahead. more
Anybody who wants the Covid-19 vaccine can now walk into any Walmart in the country without an appointment, an insurance card or a dime in their pocket and get a free shot. more
“It’s for you,” his darlin’ told him as he lay back in the chair. For a well-deserved siesta. Ugh, it wasn’t really fair. more
Though ceremonies will still not take on pre-pandemic levels of normalcy, there will be forms of in-person graduations this year. more
For the past four years, our nation’s immigration policy was the equivalent of a “Keep Out” sign on the front yard. That didn’t stop desperate migrants from seeking refuge. more
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