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Officers deserve appreciation Recognize our neighbors performing this difficult, thankless service In the days following the recent shooting death of Alamogordo police officer Clint Corvinus, it rained in Alamogordo. In the days following the recent shooting death of Hatch police officer Jose Chavez, it rained in Doña Ana County. When former Alamogordo police officer Al Marchand died in one of the hijacked planes flown into the World Trade Center ... CONTINUE
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Bulletin Report A discussion of Across America on an Emigrant Train, written by Jim Murphy, will be held at the Rail Readers Book Club on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 11 a.m. In 1879, Robert Louis Stevenson needed to travel from Scotland to California. As a young author, he had limited funds and thus chose to travel on emigrant trains. This account of his travel describes the adversities and deprivations he and his fellow travelers experienced as they endured the searing summer heat ... CONTINUE
Bulletin Report The New Mexico State Senate voted 30 -10 to require that one of the five New Mexico State University (NMSU) regents have a degree or at least experience in agriculture. The bill requires that one of the five regents have a bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate in the fields of agriculture, agriculture systems management, animal science or a comparable discipline or at least four years of agricultural experience. It is sponsored by Sens. Cliff Pirtle (R-Roswell) and Pat Woods (R-Broadview). “Ag industry is a ... CONTINUE
Alamogordo — On Wednesday, August 9, the Sonic Wind No. 1 rocket sled, which has long been an icon of the John P. Stapp Air and Space Park at the New Mexico Museum of Space History, will take yet another ride. This time to Washington D.C. where it is destined to become part of a new exhibit entitled “SPEED” at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum (NASM). This famous rocket sled is actually a part of the Smithsonian’s collection ... CONTINUE