Veterans Benefits Seminar planned for Lordsburg, Feb. 24

WHAT:      Lordsburg Veteran Benefits Seminar Various presentations on such topics as the PACT Act , suicide prevention , the VA disability claims process, and VA health care …

Gila Symposium Begins Feb. 28

The 10th Natural History of the Gila Symposium  takes place Feb. 28-March 1 at the Western New Mexico University Global Resource Center. 

'V-Day Monologues' Raises Funds for Rape Crisis Center in Silver City

This Valentine’s Day, Western New Mexico Fine Arts Center Theatre hosts a “one night only” production to raise money and awareness for the mission and vision of Silver Regional …

Deming schools hire outside counselors to narrow mental health care gap

Brianda Alirdz was fine coping with the COVID-19 pandemic up until the virus finally caught up to her during her 2021 Christmas break. The 18-year-old was a senior at Early College High School …
100% Otero is a grassroots nonprofit eliminating childhood trauma in Otero County by supporting families with 10 vital services: food, housing, medical/dental care, behavioral health care, …
Lourdes “Lulu” Reyes brother Willie found himself pushed to walk as a prisoner of war as part of the infamous Bataan Death March in the Philippines in World War II’s “War in …
New Mexico State University’s Black Programs and the Black Student Association invite Aggies and community members from all backgrounds to join in a monthlong celebration of Black History Month …
Some 44 million Americans are struggling with hunger, including  250,000 in New Mexico , and a nationwide food bank network wants Congress to help. Vince Hall, chief government relations officer …
A group of about 40 demonstrators gathered downtown Friday afternoon to protest the scale of civilian deaths and mass displacement amid overwhelming bombardments and a ground offensive in Gaza on the …
Traveling across the country, coffee house to coffee house, Kyna Bryn is talking about and sharing her books with whoever cares to listen. After living for three years in Las Cruces as a …
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How electrolytes like potassium and magnesium can boost your cognitive health
Guava Health explores the lesser-known brain-boosting advantages of two vital electrolytes: potassium and magnesium, and how they actively contribute to cognitive health.
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5 Tips to Manage Heart Health After a Heart Attack
(BPT) - By Dr. Norman LeporSponsored by Novartis Pharmaceuticals CorporationDr. Lepor was not compensated for his contributions to this article. If you or a loved one has ever had a cardiovascular …
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How is snow made? An atmospheric scientist describes the journey of frozen ice crystals from clouds to the ground

The thought of snow can conjure up images of powdery slopes, days out of school or hours of shoveling. For millions of people, it’s an inevitable part of life – but you may rarely stop to think about what made the snow.

Why does a leap year have 366 days?

You may be used to hearing that it takes the Earth 365 days to make a full lap, but that journey actually lasts about 365 and a quarter days. Leap years help to keep the 12-month calendar matched up with Earth’s movement around the Sun.

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