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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
On behalf of the Las Cruces Coalition for Attainable Housing, I want to thank the solid majority of city voters who approved $6 million in General Obligation Bonds to build more affordable housing in … more
COVID-19 has brought so many challenges to Las Cruces, NM and one of them is homelessness. Homelessness has always been an issue but as the years go on you see it more and more each day as … 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
Most athletes have experienced an injury that has left them feeling hopeless and disappointed with themselves. This was just the case for Silver City local, Jason Burke. When he was in High School, … 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
 Doña Ana County needs and deserves a Sheriff who will go beyond the average in serving our communities. As our Sheriff for the past four years, Kim Stewart has proven that she is … more
I agree with Mr. Coltharp's opinion piece in the 9/30 Bulletin. As a recent retiree and fairly new resident in Las Cruces, I believe we can all do something to address the untenable increase in … 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
This month is National Recovery Month. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), it is a national observance to promote and support new evidence-based substance use disorder and mental health treatment. more
If Las Cruces had a building still standing from the early 1900s designed by famous American architects Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Sullivan or I. M. Pei destined for demolition, wouldn’t city … more
Public and fiscal policy in the U.S. has long recognized the importance of housing. Home ownership, in particular, has been viewed as strengthening the attachment of residents to their community and … more
Over my years in Las Cruces I can only think of one or three times I've disagreed with Walt Rubel. Why now? Walt's 9/16/2022 column on misuse of the14th Amendment is way off. Amazing, though, with … more
The 14th Amendment, passed in 1868, was one of three changes made to the Constitution during the Reconstruction Era designed to ensure southern states didn’t slip back into their old ways. more
With the fall election season upon us, voters will want to be aware there are several issues on the ballot beyond the list of candidates vying for office. Included among these are three proposed amendments to the New Mexico Constitution. more
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