News

Pages

Regional
1:58 pm
Wed December 10, 2003

Plan aims to fill holes in education of minority

Las Cruces, NM – Closing what seems to be an educational gap between minority and non-minority students is the focus of a plan that will soon be pitched to the New Mexico legislature.

Read more
Regional
11:03 am
Tue December 9, 2003

Shirley Baca discusses Joe Skeen

Las Cruces, NM – When Shirley Baca ran against incumbent Congressman Joe Skeen in 1996, Baca lost. She ran against him again two years later. She lost again, but got more votes the second time around. Shirley Baca now serves on the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission, but her memories of running against Skeen are still quite fresh.

Read more
Regional
1:55 pm
Fri December 5, 2003

Cuts to state's Medicaid system likely in 2004

Las Cruces, NM – Lieutenant Governor Diane Denish says changes to New Mexico's Medicaid system could be in store.

Read more
Regional
10:31 am
Thu December 4, 2003

Domestic Violence and the Holidays

Las Cruces, NM – Rates of domestic violence are known to rise around the holidays. The New Mexico Coalition Against Domestic Violence is expecting to get more calls and reports as a result of a media campaign it's initiating with the Department of Children, Youth and Families.

Read more
Regional
3:56 pm
Mon December 1, 2003

Christmas Tree Permits

Las Cruces, NM – The holidays are here again, and the Forest Service is in the spirit with Christmas tree permits now available.

Read more
Regional
11:36 am
Wed November 26, 2003

Jaguar discovery in Mexico prompts conservation effort

Las Cruces, NM – What began five years ago as a search for rare, wild jaguars has transformed into a bi-national conservation effort.

Read more
Regional
2:49 pm
Mon November 24, 2003

MADD recognizes problems in American Indian communities

Las Cruces, NM – Mothers Against Drunk Driving have started a campaign targeted at a new "at risk" group.

Read more
Regional
1:03 pm
Fri November 21, 2003

Teen Pregnancy

Las Cruces, NM – The conference will be Dec. 3. More information can be found at www.nmtpc.org

Read more
Regional
1:10 pm
Thu November 20, 2003

Student poll conducted

Las Cruces, NM – Efforts to bring alcohol to campus prompted an NMSU public opinion class to gauge student responses.

Read more
Regional
9:07 am
Thu November 20, 2003

Memorial Medical update

Las Cruces, NM – An advocate for keeping Memorial Medical Center a "public" hospital says December is too soon for a decision on the matter.

Read more
Regional
1:07 pm
Tue November 18, 2003

Chrissy Gephardt Stumps For Her Father In New Mexico

Las Cruces, NM – Her father by the way is Missouri Congressman Dick Gephardt. He is a Democrat running for president. Chrissy is an advocate for mental health. She spoke to April Padilla and her social policy class at New Mexico State University. April was pleased that Chrissy has taken on a significant role in the Gephardt for President Campaign.

Read more
Regional
1:07 pm
Mon November 17, 2003

Gila Medical faces transition

Silver City, NM – People receiving oxygen from a Silver City hospital will now have to purchase it elsewhere.

Read more
Regional
3:56 pm
Fri November 14, 2003

Leonid Shower

Las Cruces, NM – The shower will be easier to see than last years', with a waning moon that night. NMSU astronomer Kurt Anderson talks about the best places to view the shower and exactly where it will be in the night sky.

Read more
Regional
10:33 am
Wed November 12, 2003

Hope for employees

Las Cruces, NM – According to the State Economic Secretary, there is hope for Excell employees in Las Cruces.

Read more
Regional
11:07 am
Fri November 7, 2003

Listen to the top headlines for the week of 11/3

Las Cruces, NM – Penny Rae has the top local, regional and state stories of the week.

Read more
Regional
1:42 pm
Tue November 4, 2003

Upset in city council race

Las Cruces, NM – One of the five races in Las Cruces municipal elections resulted in the defeat of the incumbent.

Read more
Regional
4:44 pm
Fri October 31, 2003

Elephant Butte Lake levels expected to hit record low

Las Cruces, NM – The state's largest and most popular lake is expected to continue receding to record-low levels next year, a forecast that could have major economic impact on southern New Mexico.

Read more
Regional
3:28 pm
Wed October 29, 2003

Child abuse prevention conference garners new ideas

Las Cruces, NM – In response to child abuse resulting in death in southern New Mexico's recent past, area health and child care professionals are discussing ways to reduce such tragedies.

Read more
Regional
3:13 pm
Wed October 29, 2003

Sen Edwards Asks Las Cruces For Help In White House Bid

Las Cruces, NM – First term Sen. John Edwards (D-NC) was once viewed as the Democratic candidate to beat. When candidates started to report their fundraising this election Edwards claimed the blue ribbon in the race for cash. Now he is a distant third in campaign cash and ahead in the polls only in his native state of South Carolina. With campaign cash going out faster than it is coming in, it seems that Edwards is spending as much time trying to rationalize how he is still a contender for the nomination as he is fundraising.

Read more
Regional
12:47 pm
Wed October 29, 2003

Solar flares unleashed

Las Cruces, NM – Solar flares taking place may have an effect on communications.

Read more
Regional
10:16 am
Wed October 29, 2003

Alamogordo water schedule changes

Las Cruces, NM – The Alamogordo City Commission has approved a new watering schedule for the city.

Read more
Regional
2:24 pm
Mon October 27, 2003

Executive Director of LEAP speaks out

Las Cruces, NM – Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson is serving as a board member for LEAP, an acronym for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. The executive director of the organization is Jack Cole who says the war on drugs has actually increased drug addiction, crime, disease, and death. Cole discusses how the organization wants to change that by creating alternative public policies.

Read more
Regional
1:15 pm
Mon October 27, 2003

Mayoral race continues

Las Cruces, NM – As this year's election campaign winds down, the mayoral race in Las Cruces is heating up.

Read more
Regional
2:42 pm
Fri October 24, 2003

District Two candidates square off

Las Cruces, NM – The fate of Memorial Medical Center, area economic development, and the proposed convention center rests in the hands of Las Cruces City Council. KRWG's Katie Goetz reports on the two candidates vying for the council's district two seat.

Read more
New Mexico Politics
3:52 pm
Mon October 20, 2003

Municipal Judge Candidates Trade Barbs In Debate

Deanna Garcia

Las Cruces, NM – The fate of the judge who deals with owners of loud dogs, speeding tickets, DWIs and other misdemeanor crimes in the City Limits of Las Cruces is up for election. Whoever will be in charge of 26 employees a 1.5 million dollar budget as well as hear the trials in the city must garner the support of the majority of Las Cruces voters.

Read more
Regional
3:11 pm
Fri October 17, 2003

Otera Mesa

Las Cruces, NM – Greg Bloom interviews Jim Steitz about the environmental and cultural value of Otera Mesa.

Read more
New Mexico Politics
1:33 pm
Fri October 17, 2003

Las Cruces District Two Council Debate

Dolores Connor discusses the issues at the KRWG debate against Scott Moore.
Katie Goetz

Las Cruces, NM – Incumbent Scott Leon Moore and Dolores Connor square off on the issues facing the city of Las Cruces and District 2.

Read more
New Mexico Politics
10:06 am
Fri October 17, 2003

Las Cruces District One City Council Debate

Sanchez, Frietz, and Soular debate at the KRWG studio.
Ashly Parks

Las Cruces, NM – Incumbent Jose V. Frietze, Christopher W. Sanchez, Raymond Jaramillo Soular, Allen D. Crawford and Joseph A. Ferrell make their case as to why they are best to represent Las Cruces citizens of the 1st district.

Read more
New Mexico Politics
9:58 am
Fri October 17, 2003

Las Cruces Municipal Judge Debate

Municipal Judge Melissa Miller-Byrnes debates with Richard M. Jacquez in the KRWG studio.
Deanna Garcia

Las Cruces, NM – Municipal Judge Melissa Miller-Byrnes responds to charges from her opponent Richard M. Jacquez in this debate for the Las Cruces Municipal Judgeship.

Read more
New Mexico Politics
9:39 am
Fri October 17, 2003

Las Cruces District Four City Council Debate

Candidates for District Four tackle the issues in the studio.
Deanna Garcia

Las Cruces, NM – Incumbent Steve Trowbridge faces off with challengers Vincent C. Ortega, Charlie Sanchez, Kimmarie Hartley and Danny Zertuche Ortega to defend his tenure as the District Four Councilor.

Read more

Pages