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Republican lawmakers in New Mexico have alleged for years that our elections are plagued by massive voter fraud. They finally had their chance to prove it in 2011, with Susana Martinez as governor … more
More often than not, when the Bulletin produces its annual Southwest New Mexico Legislative Guide, I’m in Santa Fe on the Monday before the legislative session starts on Tuesday. For as long as … more
Watching Montana State play in the Football Championship Subdivision national title game Jan. 8, I wondered if Waded Cruzado was still the president there. more
In the last three weeks, we’ve put out the latest editions of three of the Las Cruces Bulletin’s most popular publications. more
The other morning, as I walked for 30 minutes along parts of several streets between B & G Automotive and the Bulletin, I counted 12 discarded facemasks and one plastic bag, which was clinging to a dead weed. more
The year 2022 could very well be the Year of the Woman in New Mexico, particularly here in Doña Ana County. If you read the Las Cruces Bulletin regularly, you already know all of the … more
Today marks the last column for Baxter Black’s “On the Edge of Common Sense.” Black turns 77 in January, and we learned last week from his wife, Cindy Lou, he’s been battling … more
The League of Women Voters of New Mexico (LWVSNM) believes that education is the foundation for a strong and viable representative democracy. more
When you live at the southern end of the Land of Enchantment, where the high temperatures in December frequently hit the 60s and 70s, it can be hard to get in the Christmas spirit. more
I was reading the paper to the cat last week. She tries to keep up on current events, particularly stories about politics and alien landings. 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
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
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
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