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At its best, sports can provide lessons to help us in life. At the New Mexico State University football celebration Jan. 21 Downtown at Plaza de Las Cruces, Aggie Coach Jerry Kill called his team … more
Imagine going with some friends to a local restaurant. You’ve checked in and are waiting for your table. Another group walks up to put their name on the list, and the host says to them … more
Did they ever pry that gun away from Charleton Heston, or did they just bury him with it? Inspired by Heston, U.S. Rep. Ronny Jackson, R-Texas, made a similar vow last week, though it will be … more
I like driving to Albuquerque. It’s an easy route, a straight shot, and plenty of opportunities for good stops on the way. And by good stops, I mean great green chile cheeseburgers like the … more
I grew up in Oklahoma not liking pecans. After moving to New Mexico, I had the chance to eat fresh pecans. By fresh, I mean they had been on a tree the day before. And I actually liked them. It … more
At the end of the Quick Lane Bowl on ESPN Dec. 26 in Detroit, New Mexico State University head football coach Jerry Kill was on the turf of Ford Field accepting congratulations from fans and … more
PUBLISHER’S NOTE: 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
As a retired public servant from the County Assessor’s Office, I want to congratulate Ms. Gina Ortega as she begins her term as Assessor. I also want to commend her choice of Mr. Ruben Reyes … more
The last time the New Mexico State University Board of Regents set out to pick a new leader, after having unceremoniously rid themselves of Garrey Carruthers, they had a hard time picking between the … more
If we were to randomly pick a time, date and place to throw a party, I doubt many people would choose midnight on Jan. 1 outdoors. It’s way too cold. Our forecast calls for strong winds most … more
PUBLISHER’S NOTE: In this edition of the Bulletin, I continue a tradition carried by one of my mentors, the late Tom Reeves, who published newspapers in … more
It’s a variety of things, but most of us would agree the roasting of green chile is the first indicator of autumn in the Mesilla Valley. Usually, it’s still very hot during chile season, … more
By law, it’s required for children to attend and remain in school until they are legal dropout age. There are serious consequences to the guardian(s) of the child for not sending them to … more
Voters are savvy enough to know there is no free lunch, but the fact city general obligation bonds on the ballot every four years replace retiring bonds does allow supporters to honestly state that passage will not increase taxes. And so, they usually pass. more
If Yvette Herrell wins re-election in the newly re-configured New Mexico Congressional District 2, will that disprove the lawsuit filed by the Republican Party now pending in the state Supreme Court alleging gerrymandering? more
New Mexico voters have proven eager in past elections to change our antiquated state Constitution every time they get the opportunity. more
The nonpartisan League of Women Voters of Southern New Mexico supports procedures for free, fair, safe and accessible elections and encourages all citizens to be actively engaged in understanding the existing processes that support election integrity and in working to strengthen them. more
I was disappointed to learn that filmmakers plan to resume production on “Rust,” a Western that began filming in northern New Mexico in 2021. I also urge state regulators to keep a much closer eye on that set this time. more
During the next few weeks, voters will get their first chance to weigh in on the recent rulings by our new Supreme Court, with its 6-3 conservative majority. more
Every two years, those running for office tell us this will be the most important election of our lives, and I always roll my eyes and mumble, maybe for you. more
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