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A fine lookin' horse you've got there (if yer into modern art) I had a horse like that one time (but he wasn't very smart) more
Next month, City Council will vote whether or not to fund the on-going restoration of the Amador Hotel, at 180 W. Amador, located west of the Visitor’s Center at the southern gateway to the revitalized Downtown. more
I wanna tell y’all a true story that happened to a friend of mine. Big Jim was judgin’ the rodeo at Burlington last year. They call him Big Jim ‘cause he’s big as a round bale and twice as tough. But he don’t move quite as fast as he did in his ol’ bronc ridin’ days. more
Nearly one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, most of us have become accustomed to wearing masks, social distancing, virtual schooling and remote working. We have all … more
It was late on a Tuesday night in early December, so late it turned into Wednesday morning. A person or persons decided, for whatever reason, the way to get in the holiday spirit in southern Doña Ana County would be to derail a train. more
Seventy-six years ago today, scientists based in New Mexico, detonated the world’s first atomic bomb. It happened in a place a little over two hours’ drive from Las Cruces. more
A good cowboy will go beyond the call of duty and even put himself in harm's way to help a suffering beast. more
Americans love celebrity. That’s why TV programs such as “Keeping up with the Kardashians,” “Dancing with the Stars,” and “Celebrity Apprentice” have such staying power. Celebrity has driven talk shows for generations. We each have our own stories of a “brush with greatness” we love to tell. more
Do you believe in ghosts? How ‘bout angels? Miracles? Tarot cards? more
There are no free lunches. If you don’t work, you don’t eat. Everybody has to pitch in and carry their weight. more
In hunting camp an outfitter reached down and stirred the fire. His client belched contentedly and said, “Might I inquire, That jerky you been chewin’ up… could I just try a bit? more
I’m not sure if the Super Bowl this Sunday is a testament to our persistence and ability to overcome challenges, or more evidence that our priorities are all screwed up. more
The League of Women Voters of New Mexico (LWVNM) believes that education is the foundation for a strong and viable democracy. more
Now comes the hard part. For the past several months, Republicans and Democrats have spent millions of dollars and invested countless hours to convince us that those on the other side are not just wrong, they’re corrupt, dishonest, greedy, thieving cowards. more
Why must Sunday morning remain the most segregated time of the week in America? Is breaking the color barrier in the church so impossible? Do we expect heaven to be separated by color, too? more
There is nothing more basic to life than food and water. And, yet, in New Mexico we have among the highest rates of hunger in the country and communities that are without access to water. more
When you take a seat in the waiting room of a veterinary clinic, a feedlot office or an animal health store, you occasionally notice a body sitting there who looks out of place. more
“What?!” “Are you telling me the Cruces-Mayfield game is THIS Friday? And you’re talking about the Las Cruces High School-Mayfield High School FOOTBALL game?” more
For the past 16 months, as we’ve wrestled with Covid, we’ve wrestled with a lot of unknowns. As research and experience increases, some of the unknowns are revealed. Others remain elusive. more
Following each decennial census, the seats in the U.S. House of Representatives are reapportioned so that rapidly growing states gain representation and states with slower growth lose. Then, the states draw new district boundaries (redistricting) to reflect shifts in population within the state. more
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