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12:32 pm
Wed May 12, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #27

Lazy Laguna to Lost Maple State Natural Area, Texas






In this entry, Tammy talks about the generosity of the people she's met along the way.




Wildflowers in the hill country of Texas


An interesting ranch in the Texas hill country. Look closely and you can see a swimming pool behind the arches.



Click here for more on the Lost Maples State Natural Area

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Regional
10:31 am
Wed May 12, 2004

AG Says Richardson On Wrong Side Of Constitution

NM AG Patrica Madrid

Las Cruces, NM – Attorney General Patricia Madrid ruled that Governor Richardson can not use forced letters of resignation to remove University Regents.

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People
9:10 am
Wed May 12, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #28

Lost Maples State Natural Area to Comfort, Texas



In this entry, Tammy talks about some of the monotony that one can experience on a cross-country ride and the challenges of riding with heavy traffic.





The Guadalupe River in Texas

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People
12:30 pm
Fri May 7, 2004

Chat with Tammy on 5/7/2004

New People and New Scenery

In this segment, Tammy talks about the change in scenery as the group heads further East. She also talks about some of the people she's met along the way.

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Regional
11:03 am
Thu May 6, 2004

BLM, KRWG-TV and NMSU present antenna plan to more than 120 people in night forum.

Las Cruces, NM – More than 120 people attended a public meeting last night (Wednesday, May 5, 2004) to hear about a proposed plan to build a new T.V. tower on "A" Mountain. Bob Mitchell was there and files this report...

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People
2:51 pm
Tue May 4, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #26

Del Rio to the Lazy Laguna Lodge






In this entry, Tammy talks about a dream coming true at the Lazy Laguna Lodge.




Hanging around the Lazy Laguna (photo by Hal Chamberlin)



Hanging around the Lazy Laguna (photo by Hal Chamberlin)



Tammy hanging out in the hammock (photo by Hal Chamberlin)



Dirk in the hottub at Lazy Laguna (photo by Hal Chamberlin)

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Regional
1:50 pm
Tue May 4, 2004

New Mexico MVD Cracks Down on Uninsured Vehicles

Las Cruces, NM – This week marks the first set of suspensions put in place- it's the first time the MVD has used this measure. Penny Rae talks to Ken Ortiz, manager of the insurance compliance section of the MVD.

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People
1:36 pm
Tue May 4, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #25

Seminole Canyon State Park to Del Rio, Texas






In this entry, Tammy talks about Del Rio Texas.

Due to technical difficulties, there are no photos available for this entry.

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Regional
1:34 pm
Tue May 4, 2004

Unanimous approval for MMC lease to go to Province

Las Cruces, NM – Dona Ana County Commissioners and Las Cruces City Councilors unanimously approved a 40-year lease of Memorial Medical Center to go to Province Healthcare Corp., based in Tennessee.

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People
12:53 pm
Tue May 4, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #24

Sanderson to Seminole Canyon State Park, Texas (82 miles)






In this entry, Tammy talks about the benefits of a well connected group

Due to technical difficulties, no photos are available for this entry



Click here for more on Seminole Canyon State Park

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People
11:08 am
Tue May 4, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #22

Davis Mountain State Park to Marathon, Texas




In this entry, Tammy talks about the joys of traveling at one's leisure. She talks about the sites along the way in the Big Bend area of Texas.

Due to technical difficulties, no photos available for this entry

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People
10:54 am
Tue May 4, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #23

Marathon to Sanderson, Texas (60 miles)






In this entry, Tammy talks about the conversations on the road that make time fly.

Due to technical difficulties, no photos are available for this entry.

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People
4:47 pm
Thu April 29, 2004

Chat with Tammy on 4/30/2004

Listening to your cravings and road safety

In this segment, Tammy talks with the Carrie about how she is listening to her body and eating/drinking whatever seems to appeal to her at the time. In addition to listening to her body, she is also aware of the hazzards of riding her bike on the open road

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People
4:02 pm
Thu April 29, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #20

Fort Hancock, Texas to Van Horn (73 miles)






In this entry, Tammy talks about the beauty of this ride




Dick between Fort Hancock and Van Horn, Texas


Construction on I-10 between El Paso and Van Horn


hal and Dick between Fort Hancock and Van Horn


Dick putting up his tent in Van Horn


Hal putting up his tent in Van Horn

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People
1:13 pm
Thu April 29, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #19

El Paso to Fort Hancock




In this entry, Tammy talks about the groups' experience through El Paso and beyond




Keith and Dick relaxing at the hostel in El Paso, Texas


The lobby of the hostel in El Paso, Texas



Click here for more on the El Paso Hostel




Hal making dinner at the community church in Fort Hancock, Texas


The only "real" shade in Fort Hancock, Texas

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People
11:25 am
Thu April 29, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #18

Las Cruces to El Paso






In this entry, Tammy talks about the sites she showed the group while they were in Tammy's home area.




Breakfast at the Bean in Mesilla, New Mexico.


The group sitting at the Bean.


Dirk, Paul, Hal, Mike and Ewan in Mesilla, New Mexico


Heather and Paul reading the historical plaque in the Mesilla Plaza



Click here for more on Mesilla, New Mexico

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People
11:22 am
Thu April 29, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #21

Van Horn to Davis Mountain State Park (84 miles)




In this entry, Tammy talks about the things that can happen when you ride over 80 miles




Interesting old building in Kent, Texas. This was on the side of the road where they turned off to Fort Davis.


hal at the Davis Mountain State Park Lodge, surfing the interet. Whenever they get a chance and they have access to a computer, the group members check their email.

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Regional
3:48 pm
Wed April 28, 2004

Border Images Though The Eyes Of Luz Calvo

Las Cruces, NM – Host Greg Bloom interviews Asst. Prof. Ohio State University Luz Calvo who wrote Let Me Stay I Wanna Watch. They discuss artist Alma Lopez and consider images of the U.S./Mexican border.

Cultural correspondent Emily Guerra interviews composer Manuel Gonzalez.

More on Calvo:
http://www.csupomona.edu/~plin/ews410/virgin_guadalupe.html

 

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Regional
1:32 pm
Wed April 28, 2004

Fear and Uploading In New Mexico. High Tech Impact: SMART Borders

Las Cruces, NM – Vision host Greg Bloom interviews NMSU Govt. Prof. Jason Ackleson. They discuss the role and limits of technology on the border to support trade and fight terrorism.

Cultural correspondent Emily Guerra interviews New Mexico State University ENLACE coordinator Cristobal Rodriguez on efforts to increase Latino graduation rates.

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Regional
1:04 pm
Wed April 28, 2004

Apache Women and Apache Traditions In The Southwest

On the Bloody Road to Jesus: Christianity and the Chiricahua Apaches

Las Cruces, NM – Vision host Greg Bloom interviews Apache edler Kathleen Kanseah and Henrietta Stockel author of On the Bloody Road to Jesus. They discuss Apache tradition in the Southwest.
Cultural correspondent Emily Guerra interviews author of The Ancestors' Fire Karena Cuilty Oberman.

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People
4:22 pm
Tue April 27, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #17

Caballo to Las Cruces






In this entry, Tammy played tour guide to her group. Then, at night, in Las Cruces, the crew had a party with some of the local cyclists.




Mike leaving that morning from Caballo State Park



Dirk leaving that morning from Caballo State Park


Paul waving


Mike and Paul posing at the Rio Grande


Tammy's bike on the road between Hatch and Radium Springs, New Mexico


Nice overlook of the Rio Grande

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Regional
12:58 pm
Mon April 26, 2004

NM-02: Polls Pushing Camps To Clash By The Numbers

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Regional
12:17 pm
Mon April 26, 2004

Special city council work session addresses deal between Province Healthcare and Memorial Medical Center.

Las Cruces, NM – Concerns about Province Healthcare Corporation taking over Memorial Medical Center were voiced at a Las Cruces city council work session this afternoon. With the help of a local attorney, the consultant working with the city and Dona Ana County tried to clear up any misconceptions, mistruths or misunderstandings that have been floating around town. Bob Mitchell has this report...

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People
2:16 pm
Sat April 24, 2004

Two Wheel Traveling: Journal Entry #16

Tour day #22, Tammy #14th back on the tour.






Now that Tammy is back on the trip, she talks about meeting up with the group again in Caballo, New Mexico




Heather and Dirk at dinnertime at Caballo State Park


This is a GAG photo. Since Tammy was in Las Cruces the night before rejoining the group at Caballo, she left her B.O.B. at home to pick up the next day. This trailer belongs to a friend, Lucia, who provided the little trailer in case Tammy needed it. They thought this would be funny shot.

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Regional
4:41 pm
Thu April 22, 2004

Specialty Crops Funds

Las Cruces, NM – NMDA is providing funds through one of its divisions to NM specialty crops growers.

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People
2:50 pm
Thu April 22, 2004

Chat with Tammy on 4/23/2004

Tammy has rejoined the group and all is well

Tammy had left the group for 9 days to recouperate at her home from heat exhaustion, almost heat stroke and a bit of food poisioning. She has rejoined the group and has settled in again, happily.

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Regional
2:29 pm
Thu April 22, 2004

Paso del Norte Protest For Poor Continue

Juarez, Chihuahua – In the last six days roughly 125-thousand dollars have gone uncollected in tolls on the Mexican side of the border between El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Chihuahua. As KRWG's Michael Olson reports protesters have peacefully overrun a port of entry to the Unites States .

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Regional
4:02 pm
Wed April 21, 2004

Enviros protest BLM's Otero Mesa plan, theatrically

Las Cruces, NM – Another protest was staged against the Bureau of Land Management's plan to supervise oil and gas drilling on Otero Mesa. As Katie Goetz reports, the protest morphed from theatrical production to civilized question-and-answer session.

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Regional
2:44 pm
Wed April 21, 2004

Domenici blasts Bush administration critics.

Las Cruces, NM – In a speech to the upper chamber of Congress today (Wednesday), U.S. Senator Pete Domenici chastised critics of the Bush administration for what Domenici calls "partisan attacks" in assessing the events of September 11, 2001. Bob Mitchell reports...

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Regional
12:35 pm
Tue April 20, 2004

Spring Has Sprung: Allergies In Southwest Worsen

Las Cruces, NM – With what feels to be a late spring in the Mesilla Valley the sounds of birds chirping is frequently accompanied by the sound of coughing and runny noses. Reporter Marco Grajeda has the story

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