Images

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Fred Martino, Images Anchor

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.  

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Local Viewpoints
2:46 pm
Wed February 27, 2013

Watch Hatchlings Spread Their Wings

  Las Cruces Sun News columnist Claudette Ortiz with this month's edition of the Age Spot.

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Local Viewpoints
2:44 pm
Wed February 27, 2013

The Life And Times of Arturo Flores

  Las Cruces Sun News columnist Claudette Ortiz with this month's edition of the Age Spot.

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Regional
2:31 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

Former Ambassador To Speak At NMSU Model U.N. Dinner

Credit NMSU Model U.N. Team

  New Mexico State University's Model United Nations organization will continue its tradition of gala fundraising events this year with the fifth annual Night at the U.N. banquet. The event begins at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, at the NMSU Golf Course banquet facility, 3000 Herb Wimberly Dr. in Las Cruces.

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Regional
6:40 pm
Wed February 6, 2013

Common Cause New Mexico-Part Two

Fred Martino has part two of our interview with Viki Harrison, Executive Director of Common Cause-New Mexico. Field reports include: interest in military careers continues, despite the continuing war in Afghanistan; an in depth look at a dramatic film focusing on the disappearance of New Mexico's Col. Albert Fountain.

Regional
9:00 am
Tue January 22, 2013

Common Cause New Mexico

Fred Martino interviews Viki Harrison, Executive Director of Common
Cause-New Mexico.  Field reports include: A look at the economic
benefits of a proposal for a new national monument in southern New
Mexico and an in-depth look at proposed impact fees on new development
in Las Cruces.

Regional
5:00 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Senator Bingaman's Farewell Speech

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Local Viewpoints
10:48 am
Tue December 4, 2012

The View From Someone Else's Window

In this month's edition of "The Age Spot," Las Cruces Sun News columnist Claudette Ortiz presents "The View From Someone Else's Window."

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Regional
12:47 pm
Tue October 16, 2012

Evelyn Madrid Erhard

Fred Martino interviews Evelyn Madrid Erhard, the Democratic canddiate  in New Mexico's 2nd Congressional District.

Regional
12:40 pm
Tue October 16, 2012

Rep. Martin Heinrich

Rep. Martin Heinrich (D-NM)

Fred Martino interviews Rep. Martin Heinrich, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in New Mexico.

Images
5:51 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

Gila Natural History Symposium

Fred Martino interviews Dr. Kathy Whiteman of Western New Mexico University.  They discuss the Gila Natural History Symposium, taking place from October 25-27, 2012.  More information is available at http://gilasymposium.org/

Images
10:48 am
Fri September 21, 2012

Las Cruces Green Chamber of Commerce

Fred Martino speaks with Carrie Hamblen, executive director of the Las Cruces Green Chamber of Commerce, about leading the organization and a number of upcoming events.

Images
10:57 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Dr. Steve Loring

Fred Martino interviews Dr. Steve Loring, Associate Director of the New Mexico State University Agricultural Experiment Station system.  Dr. Loring will speak at 9:30am at the Leyendecker Plant Sciences Research Center Centennial Field Day Saturday, August 25.  The free public event takes place from 9am to 3pm.  For more information, including driving directions, go to http://centennial.nmsu.edu/

More information from NMSU is available below:

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Images
10:47 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Student Veterans Association of New Mexico State University

Fred Martino interviews members of the Student Veterans Association at New Mexico State University, including Secretary Stevie Hansen, President Tony Cano, and Vice President Andrea Sandoval.

The group is hosting the Second Annual "Ride to Remember 9/11" on September 1.  Registration begins at 10:30am at Barnett's Harley-Davidson in Las Cruces.  Proceeds benefit the New Mexico State Veterans Home and Military Working Dogs Adoptions.

Images
10:35 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Borderlands Center for Educational Studies

Fred Martino interviews:

Michelle Valverde, Engagement and Research Coordinator, BoCES (Borderlands Center for Educational Studies), Norma Arrieta, Parent participant in the BC2E2 project (Building Community Capacity for Educational Excellence) and Dhalea Macias, student at Arrowhead Park Early College High School and youth participant.

Local Viewpoints
3:54 pm
Tue July 24, 2012

Labels Strip Us Of Our Humanity

On this edition of The Age Spot, Las Cruces Sun News columnist Claudette Ortiz reflects on the damage caused by prejudice and labels.

Images
3:42 pm
Tue July 24, 2012

Rita Nassuna

KRWG is a rich learning environment.  We provide internships to students from various institutions, including New Mexico State University.  And this summer, Fred Martino worked with NMSU international graduate student Rita Nassuna, who interned in our newsroom.  Martino speaks with Nassuna, a native of Uganda, about the experience.

Regional
2:59 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

Nancy Barnes-Smith

Fred Martino speaks with Nancy Barnes-Smith of the Roadrunner Food Bank.  There is increased demand for donations to support the food bank's work, with an estimated 18.5 percent of state residents dealing with hunger.  More information is also available online at www.rrfb.org

Regional
2:46 pm
Fri July 6, 2012

Pat Gill, Storytellers of Las Cruces

Fred Martino interviews Pat Gill, Storytellers of Las Cruces.  The organization is hosting the National Convention of the National Story League from July 12 through July 15 at the Hotel Encanto.  There will also be a free public event with song and stories on Saturday, July 14 at 2pm at the Farm and Ranch Museum. 

Images
3:43 pm
Fri June 22, 2012

NEA-NM President Sharon Morgan

Fred Martino discusses education reform with National Education Association-New Mexico President Sharon Morgan.

Images
9:47 am
Sat June 16, 2012

Life Lessons From Baxter Black

Baxter Black-Facebook

Rita Nassuna speaks with "cowboy poet" Baxter Black.

Regional
3:46 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

Las Cruces Top Teen Letticia Martinez

 

KRWG is proud to be involved with the Las Cruces Mayor's Top Teens.

Every year, great students who have overcome challenges and give back to our community are honored.

Today, we speak with Top Teen Letticia Martinez.

Regional
3:07 pm
Fri May 25, 2012

Las Cruces Top Teen Marisa Salazar

 

KRWG is proud to be involved with the Las Cruces Mayor's Top Teens.

Every year, great students who have overcome challenges and give back to our community are honored.

Today, we speak with Top Teen Marisa Salazar.

Images
2:17 pm
Thu May 24, 2012

Las Cruces Top Teen Lexi Tallman

KRWG is proud to be involved with the Las Cruces Mayor's Top Teens.

Every year, great students who have overcome challenges and give back to our community are honored.

Today, we speak with Top Teen Lexi Tallman.

Regional
3:18 pm
Tue May 15, 2012

Heinrich: Job Creation Still Lagging

Rep. Martin Heinrich (D-NM)

Fred Martino interviews Rep. Martin Heinrich, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in a race against State Auditor Hector Balderas.  Heinrich says Congress needs to pass legislation to spur job creation, including the Senate version of the Highway bill.  Heinrich also discusses his efforts to protect the Organ Mountains and surrounding areas through a National Monument designation and legislation he is co-sponsoring to ensure employers may not demand social networking passwords. 

Regional
11:15 am
Tue May 8, 2012

Jerry Nachison, Jardin de los Ninos

On this edition of Images, Fred Martino interviews Jerry Nachison of Jardin de los Ninos, which provides services to homeless children and their families in Las Cruces and Dona Ana County.

Regional
11:12 am
Tue May 8, 2012

David McCallister, Toastmasters

On this edition of Images, Fred Martino interviews David McCallister, an international director with Toastmasters.  McCallister recently visited a Las Cruces chapter of the organization, which includes about 270,000 members across the globe.

Regional
10:22 am
Mon April 30, 2012

New Mexico Auditor Hector Balderas

Hector Balderas (D) New Mexico Auditor

Fred Martino interviews state auditor Hector Balderas.  They discuss the audit of Sunland Park as well as many federal issues.  Balderas is running against Rep. Martin Heinrich for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate.  The primary will be held on June 5 and is restricted to those registered with a political party.  Former Rep. Heather Wilson is running against Las Cruces businessman Greg Sowards for the Republican nomination.  The seat becomes available in 2013 due to the retirement of Democratic U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman. 

Images
1:04 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

Marlene Salas-Provance

Fred Martino interviews Marlene Salas-Provance of the New Mexico State University Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders.  They discuss the 50th Anniversary of the Edgar R. Garrett Speech and Hearing Center at NMSU.  The center is hosting a community open house and celebration on May 4, 2012, from 5pm to 8pm.  Free food, music, clinic tours, and activities for children.  Information:  575-646-2402.

Images
2:03 pm
Tue April 10, 2012

Sonja Gerth, German Radio Journalist

RIAS Berlin was a legendary voice in Germany’s broadcasting landscape from 1946 through 1993.

The radio station was established by the U.S. Government, and while it stopped broadcasting in 1993, the name RIAS Berlin continued with a new mission, a journalist exchange program.

Twice a year, American journalists travel to Germany and German journalists come to the United States.

Images
4:02 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

Rev. Robert Graetz

Courtesy: Auburn University

On this episode of Images, Fred Martino interviews the Rev. Robert Graetz.

In 1955, the Montgomery bus boycott in Alabama signaled the start of the modern civil rights movement in the United States. Some of the organizers of the boycott, such as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and the Rev. Ralph Abernathy, became nationwide symbols of African-Americans' struggle for equality.

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