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It seemed like a tiny gesture, my wife, Sherry’s insistence on taking these Walmart 4 X 6-inch photos of women patients at the mental asylum, Vision in Action in Juárez and putting them … more
"Todos son corruptos, todos son malos,” says Juan Carlos, the cab driver who is taking us from the Mexico City airport to our hotel near the Zócalo or central plaza. This was the first … more
It’s hard to believe that it has been a decade since we celebrated President Obama’s historic designation of the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument. I first got to … more
Recreational-use cannabis was legalized in New Mexico two years ago. Since then, New Mexicans have been enjoying safe and clean cannabis products from legitimate retailers across the state. … more
Downtown Las Cruces is the vibrant pulse of our city, where the essence of our community comes to life. It's a place where residents, employees and visitors converge to celebrate the unique spirit of … more
With the governor’s signing of a new law updating the state’s high school curriculum, New Mexico families now have a prime opportunity to shape local high school course requirements in a … more
Recently Merriam-Webster declared that English sentences may end with prepositions – a bit redundant since, there was never an actual rule against ending sentences with prepositions but, much … more
A film festival is a little bit like a film itself, in that the first thing to get our attention is usually the stars. Ron Perlman, who I remember for his role as the crusty but wily leader of … more
For those who remember the Muppet Show on television, one of the joys was seeing celebrity guest stars surrounded by muppet characters, usually in a typhoon of comic mayhem. Today, the Muppet Show is … more
I have always been puzzled by the crazy names of drugs and medications, especially those advertised on television – and there are plenty. Who comes up with these seemingly randomly lettered … more
The Doña Ana County Board of County Commissioners elected first-term commissioner Christopher Schaljo-Hernandez as board chair on Tuesday. Schaljo-Hernandez represents District 1 after … more
My childhood was unusual in that I spent a great deal of time around a diverse crew of adults, many of whom were argumentative. My parents entertained large gatherings of friends at least twice … more
As president of the Downtown Las Cruces Partnership, I am thrilled to share the excitement surrounding our upcoming New Year's Eve event, the renowned Chile Drop. This free family celebration has … more
“A Modern-Day Visit from St. Nick,” verse by Algernon D’Ammassa/Las Cruces Bulletin. more
For 13 years, former editor and publisher Richard Coltharp devoted space in each Bulletin before Christmas to reprinting Clement Clarke Moore’s classic Christmas poem, “A Visit from St. … more
My Thursday started with this comment: “There is more time behind us than in front of us.” Around noonday, a friend quoted a favorite movie, “The Shawshank Redemption”: … more
Last summer I wrote a column praising the United States Senate for finally passing a bill to compensate those in southern New Mexico who suffered illness and death following exposure to the … more
My Thursday started with this comment: “There is more time behind us than in front of us.” more
They said it couldn’t be done … and by “they” I mean me and just about everyone else who has followed the New Mexico State University football team over the years. In … more
It seems as we get older it comes sooner each year. It’s the joyful opportunity to consider and remember what we as Americans are so thankful for. I am thankful for so much that I could not … more
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