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Imagine being hired by a city to serve as a business liaison, someone charged with providing information to business owners about regulations, laws, programs and services available to them, city … more
New Mexico State University provides a wide range of opportunities for students to enhance their disciplinary knowledge and transferable skills in graduate education through graduate certificates, … more
During the Las Cruces International Film Festival, I missed out on shaking Ron Perlman’s hand because I was carried away in conversation. It is rare to encounter a capable … more
Everybody wants to start at the top.  And so, of course the deep-pocketed investors behind the attempt to build a centrist third party under the No Labels banner started with a presidential … 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
The capital outlay bill passed by the Legislature this year provides just under $290 million for 136 projects throughout the state, including $20 million for steam tunnel and electrical … more
I was five years old when I cast my first vote -- and learned a few hard truths about democratic participation. It was the 2000 presidential election. George W. Bush was challenging Vice … more
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The Open Meetings Act is an easy law to break, which means promoting its importance and calling out violations is a responsibility of citizens, journalists, organizations like the New Mexico … more
If Benjamin Franklin was right when he said virtue and a trade are a child’s best portion, succeeding generations of Americans have neglected at least part of that birthright. Mass … 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
In my first career, my only “office” was a dressing room, usually shared with several other actors. At other occupations, I’ve worked on factory floors, in warehouses, cubicles, … more
Dear editor, Dedicated in November 2005 for all veterans, dating back from the Revolutionary War to present world conflicts, the Veterans Memorial Wall at Las Cruces Veterans Memorial Park has … more
Dear Editor,  I am writing to advocate for the recognition of athletic trainers in our community as part of the nominations for the Bulletin’s Best awards. Athletic trainers in the … more
Most Americans think we have the right to attend public meetings and let our elected officials know what we think about how they’re doing. There is no such right in New Mexico. Our … more
As mamas, we know that having kids changes how you see the world. Figuring out how to keep your little ones safe and healthy, so they can grow up to thrive, is a worry that doesn’t go away. more
With the recent announcement that City Manager Ifo Pili will be returning to his home state of Utah, we are now in a situation where the city, county and New Mexico State University are all searching … more
Las Cruces has periodically learned expensive lessons about New Mexico’s Open Meetings Act. Except for certain carefully designed exceptions, governing bodies are required to meet and … more
In the Las Cruces Public Schools and across the nation, a concerning trend has taken hold: the widespread use of e-cigarettes among tweens and teens. According to the Centers for Disease Control, … more
After having her Bernalillo County gun ban overturned by the court, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham tried to do it the right way, putting together an impressive public safety package of proposed … more
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