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The people and culture of New Mexico and Texas.  Fascinating field reports, interviews, and local viewpoints showcase an image of our region you won't find anywhere else.  

Debra Hammer, New Mexico Health Exchange

Mar 18, 2014

  Fred Martino interviews Debra Hammer, Chief Communications Officer for the New Mexico Health Exchange, for an update on progress as the March 31 deadline to sign up for insurance approaches.

Bill Childers, Masons of New Mexico

Mar 18, 2014

  Fred Martino interviews Bill Childers, Grand Master of the Masons of New Mexico.  The Masons are holding their annual meeting in Las Cruces Thursday through Saturday at the Hotel Encanto.

Paul Gessing's Take On The 2014 Legislative Session

Mar 6, 2014
Paul Gessing, President-Rio Grande Foundation


  Fred Martino speaks with Paul Gessing, President of the Rio Grande Foundation, regarding the actions of the 2014 New Mexico legislative session.

Remembering "Salt of the Earth" On Its 60th Anniversary

Mar 5, 2014

  Over the next week….events at New Mexico State University are marking the 60th anniversary of the film “Salt of the Earth.” 

The Library of Congress called Salt of the Earth one of the most important films of the last century…and especially important to Mexican-American history.   It is the fictionalized account of a union strike for wage equality at the Empire zinc mine.

"Night At The UN" Coming To NMSU Las Cruces March 7

Feb 25, 2014

    About the Event:

Every year, the Model UN team hosts a special event that culminates our many months of hard work. It is our desire to create an event that appeals to the public-at-large, as well as coincides with the topics we have been studying and researching extensively since the fall. It is our great honor to announce that our annual Night at the UN event will be held on March  7th. This year we have changed the event considerably to something we truly believe will be informative and fun.

American Heart Month-What You Need To Know

Feb 13, 2014

NMSU Las Cruces Competes In National Recycling Effort

Jan 31, 2014

  New Mexico State University is participating in a national competition designed to increase recycling. 

RecycleMania is a friendly competition and benchmarking tool for college and university recycling programs. Over an 8-week period each spring, colleges across the United States and Canada report the amount of recycling and trash collected each week.

Review: "Lone Survivor"

Jan 26, 2014

  Jack Fields reviews "Lone Survivor."

Review: "August: Osage County"

Jan 26, 2014

  Jack Fields reviews "August: Osage County."

Review: "HER"

Jan 26, 2014

  Jack Fields reviews "HER."

Review: "American Hustle"

Jan 26, 2014

  Jack Fields reviews "American Hustle."

Review: "Wolf of Wall Street"

Jan 26, 2014

  Jack Fields reviews "Wolf of Wall Street."

Review: "Saving Mr. Banks"

Jan 26, 2014

  Jack Fields reviews "Saving Mr. Banks."

Film Review: "The Hobbit-The Desolation Of Smaug"

Dec 19, 2013

  Jack Fields reviews 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'

Film Review: "Frozen"

Dec 17, 2013

  Jack Fields reviews the film "Frozen."

Film Review: "The Hunger Games-Catching Fire"

Dec 17, 2013

  Jack Fields reviews "The Hunger Games-Catching Fire."

Small Business Saturday

Nov 29, 2013
NM USDA Rural Development Director Terry Brunner

  Small Business Saturday takes place this week across the nation.

And small businesses have been getting help in New Mexico through a federal program.

Small Business Saturday is a yearly event designed to encourage people to shop at small businesses.  The U.S. Census Bureau reports…there are over 28 million small businesses in the United States, representing 44 percent of the private sector payroll.  Many jobs in rural America have been created through USDA Rural Development programs.

"Take It Back Day" For Las Cruces Teachers

Nov 20, 2013

Las Cruces teachers are holding a demonstration this afternoon (Wednesday) at the School Administration building.  

It’s called “Take It Back Day.”  A coalition of groups has joined with the National Education Association to send the message that the state imposed teacher evaluation system is about using tests to punish educators and it's also hurting students. 

Teachers argue there are simply too many tests….and those tests are taking teacher contact time away from students.

Leslie Endean Singh

Nov 15, 2013

  Fred Martino interviews Leslie Endean Singh, a candidate for the Democratic nomination in New Mexico's 2nd Congressional District.

Film Review: 12 Years A Slave

Nov 13, 2013

Jack Fields reviews the new film "12 Years A Slave."

Film Review: "Last Vegas"

Nov 6, 2013

  Jack Fields reviews the new comedy "Last Vegas."

Senator Martin Heinrich (D) New Mexico

  Fred Martino talks with Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM) about some of the top issues in Congress: legislation to protect Americans' privacy in the wake of NSA spying revelations, the upcoming budget battle, and prospects for immigration reform.

  Jack Fields reviews the film "Captain Phillips," starring Tom Hanks. 

  Jack Fields reviews the remake of "Carrie."

Las Cruces Native Misty Boyce Back In Town For Two Benefit Concerts

Oct 28, 2013

  Recording artist Misty Boyce is back in her hometown of Las Cruces this week.

The Mayfield High graduate is performing in two concerts to benefit Mayfield’s orchestra.  Boyce has performed across the nation….and later this week…she’ll be in London for a concert.  But she says being a musician on tour has been a natural transition.

Boyce will perform at New Mexico State University’s Atkinson Recital Hall tonight (Tuesday) and Wednesday night at 7.

The concerts will benefit the Mayfield Orchestra.

Think New Mexico Job Creation Policy Recommendations

Oct 7, 2013

  With over 14% of the state’s workforce unemployed or underemployed, New Mexico should enact a package of policies that set the table for job creation, according to a new report released today by Think New Mexico. Think New Mexico is the nonpartisan, results-oriented think tank that has led successful campaigns to repeal New Mexico’s regressive food tax and to enact three constitutional amendments to reform the Public Regulation Commission.

Dr. Pat Hynes, Director-New Mexico Space Grant Consortium

Oct 3, 2013

Fred Martino interviews Dr. Pat Hynes, Director of the New Mexico Space Grant Consortium.  They discuss the upcoming (October 15-17) International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces.  More information and registration at

Film Review: Rush

Oct 2, 2013

  Jack Fields reviews the new Ron Howard film based on the compelling true story of Formula 1 racing legends who compete in a season for the history books.

Film Review: "Prisoners"

Sep 25, 2013

  Jack Fields reviews the latest film to star Hugh Jackman, "Prisoners."

Film Review: Blue Jasmine

Sep 12, 2013

  Jack Fields reviews the latest Woody Allen film, "Blue Jasmine."