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No matter how many times you see it, the flag-folding ceremony at the funeral of a veteran is powerful and emotional. The most recent one I saw was performed by U.S. Marines in their dress blues, … 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
Primary election voting is now underway in New Mexico. Unfortunately, voter turnout in primaries is often relatively low compared with general elections. Nationally in 2018, the last non-presidential … more
If March 13-15, 2020, was the weekend Covid shut down Las Cruces, then the past weekend May 6-8, 2022, just might go down as the weekend our city fully re-opened. more
May 20 is National Bike to Work Day, when local cyclists join a half-million nationwide as they enjoy a scenic ride to work. While they’ll mostly ride for pleasure, this cycling cadre will avoid rising fuel prices, boost the local economy and build community. more
As things stand now, there may not be any presidential debates in 2024. And I’m not sure that would be a huge loss. more
May 20 is National Bike to Work Day, when local cyclists join a half-million nationwide as they enjoy a scenic ride to work. While they’ll mostly ride for pleasure, this cycling cadre will … more
The recent federal court ruling to relieve the state from judicial oversight of its mental health system stemming from the Jackson lawsuit of 1987 is a huge victory for Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, … more
While conversations on tax reform have yet to result in a comprehensive plan that wins the support of a majority of the state’s 112 lawmakers, bit by bit, we are reshaping the state’s … 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
The American Association of University Women -LC (AAUW-LC) supports an affordable housing obligation from the General Obligation (GO) Bond. As a national network, AAUW has been empowering women since … more
 Dear Editor:Mesilla Valley Community of Hope is a local, non-profit organization that serves the homeless and near-homeless population in our community. Our vision is a world in which … more
One of the questions in a recent news quiz for the Saturday morning show from the farmer’s market on KTAL-LP FM community radio was, can you name any of the five Republican candidates running … more
If you’ve moved to Las Cruces in the past 20 years, you may be curious why White Sands Missile Range has an annual event commemorating the Bataan Death March, or why U.S. Hwy. 70 is dubbed the … more
Sarah Stegall makes some of the best cookies I’ve ever had. She still makes these chewy, delicious, ginger-molasses delights, but it takes her longer than it used to. more
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: a private mental health care provider from Arizona wins a government contract for services here by promising more than it is able to deliver. more
The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) needs to be added to the U.S. Constitution now. Suffragist Alice Paul wrote the amendment in 1923 and got it introduced in Congress. She and others worked behind the scenes to get the amendment reintroduced through the 1940s and 1950s. more
Much has been written lately about the supplemental appropriation bill (SB48) that’s referred to as “House Bill 2 Jr.” in the Legislature. This bill is often the only opportunity for legislators to fund programs, small projects or small purchases in our respective districts. more
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