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The League of Women Voters supports election procedures that protect the right of every citizen to vote and that are verifiable. New Mexico is fortunate to have a well-functioning voting system and has been rated in the top half of the states by the MIT Election Performance Lab. more
The New Mexico Cattle Growers’ Association and others announced today that they have settled the lawsuit filed to prevent the United States Forest Service from shooting cattle from a helicopter … more
The conversion of unused tennis courts at Apodaca Park to new pickleball courts that get played on every day is an example of city leaders listening to residents and making better use of existing facilities. more
I doubt if there is any law on the books more flagrantly and routinely violated every year by otherwise law-abiding residents of our community than the city’s restrictions on fireworks. more
Otero County Commissioner Gerald Matherly smells something fishy with the results of the recent primary election. Matherly didn’t come right out and accuse the winners of cheating, but said … more
Time to stop talking about what happened in Uvalde and, before that, Sandy Hook and Columbine and the Sutherland Springs Baptist Church and on and on as “tragedies.” We use that word to … more
One of the statistics that has always fueled my passion for, and urgency in, the work in Doña Ana County is our poverty rate. One in every four people in our county live in poverty (26 … more
A walk around your block may reveal a new construction the size of a small cupboard in your neighbor’s front yard. On closer inspection, you’ll see books and magazines inside. The beauty … more
Summer is for playing golf. And for reading about golf. Be they instruction manuals, novels or biographies, I love reading golf books. I confess I have a selection of over 1,000 golf books in my home … more
I understand criticism of the Biden Administration for not acting sooner to address the baby formula shortage before it became a crisis.That’s justified. What I don’t understand is the … more
On Oct. 23 and 24, the taxpayer-funded Las Cruces Convention Center will be used once again to pump more guns onto the streets of Las Cruces and southern New Mexico. Those are the dates of the … more
While playing a casual round of golf recently, I noticed a couple of other players becoming surly and extremely upset, throwing what amounted to temper tantrums (and clubs) when the slightest thing … more
Between them, the Las Cruces School Board and the Last Cruces City Council have approved combined budget increases of more than $50 million for the upcoming fiscal year. The School Board approved … more
In America today, approximately 1 out of 5 Americans is suffering with a mental health issue, and approximately 1 in 25 adults is experiencing a serious mental illness that substantially interferes … 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
On Friday, January 12, 2007, at the height of the morning rush hour in Washington D.C., one of the most famous social experiments was conducted. Near the entrance to the L’Enfant Plaza Metro … more
Each May, it is my honor to take a moment to pause and reflect on the tireless work and dedication that our local healthcare teams exhibit every day of the year as they care for our community. … 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
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