Regional
7:47 am
Thu April 23, 2009

Dona Ana Conuty Commission to Declare April 28th Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day

Las Cruces, NM – During their next meeting, the Dona Ana County Board of Commissioners will proclaim April 28th as Post- Traumatic Stress Awareness Day in honor of veterans of the United States Military. KRWG's Evan Woodward reports.

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Regional
6:50 am
Thu April 23, 2009

NMSU English Professor Nominated for Prestigious Award

Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico State University Associate Professor of English Connie Voisine has been named as a finalist for a national book award from the Los Angeles Times. As KRWG's Evan Woodward reports, Voisine's book entitled, "The Rare High Meadow of Which I Might Dream" is competing against four others for the honor.

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Regional
6:44 am
Thu April 23, 2009

Dona Ana County Stops Issuing Burn Permits

Las Cruces, NM – Dona Ana County residents no longer have to drive to the County Government Center before burning organic material in their property. This week, county officials stopped issuing burn permits, but as KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports, open burning laws will still be enforced.

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Year of Science
5:32 am
Thu April 23, 2009

Dr. Connie Falk

Las Cruces – Fred Martino speaks with Dr. Connie Falk, Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business at New Mexico State University. They discuss sustainable farming practices.

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Regional
5:25 am
Thu April 23, 2009

White Sands International Film Festival comes to Las Cruces!

Las Cruces, NM – The fifth annual White Sands International Film Festival is currently underway featuring many international works as well as local productions. KRWG's Eduardo Rodriguez has the details...

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Regional
2:50 am
Thu April 23, 2009

Ballet Offers Hope to Poor Juarez Children

Las Cruces, NM – We've all heard the warnings - that it's dangerous to travel across the border to Juarez, Mexico, because of the drug related violence taking place there.
But that is not stopping an NMSU dance profession from crossing the international bridge twice each week. As Gary Worth reports, she does it our of her love for her art - and for some very special kids.

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Regional
10:48 am
Wed April 22, 2009

Groups Encourage Recycling

Las Cruces, NM – Experts say turning Dona Ana County into a recycling community will take a lot more than creating awareness. At the moment, only the most dedicated recyclers take the time to separate their reusables at home before driving them to the recycling center in Las Cruces; but as KRWG's Marco Grajeda reports, the process could be made easier in the near future.

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Regional
10:12 am
Wed April 22, 2009

The Klezmatics come to New Mexico

courtesy of the Klezmatics website
Joshua Kessler

Las Cruces, NM – The Klezmatics, an international world music sensation, are making their way through New Mexico this week, livening up the evenings with their own special brand of Klesmer Music. KRWG's Eduardo Rodriguez has the details

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Regional
6:47 am
Wed April 22, 2009

Dona Ana County Warns Residents About Fraudulent Fundraising Phone Calls

Las Cruces, NM – Recently several Dona Ana County residents reported receiving fraudulent fundraising phone calls from a group claiming to be calling on behalf of the county's fire department. KRWG's Evan Woodward has the details.

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Regional
7:44 am
Tue April 21, 2009

Antelope Wells Port of Entry Receives more than $15 Million in Federal Fundng for Repairs

Las Cruces, NM – Several members of New Mexico's Congressional Delegation announced today/Tuesday that the Antelope Wells Port of Entry will receive more than 15 million dollars to rebuild its facility. KRWG's Evan Woodward has the details.

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