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...
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 .
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.
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...
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
Las Cruces, NM – The primary race between two Democrats wishing to face Republican Congressman Steve Pearce is becoming more defined as victories in ballot position and fundraising are declared. KRWG's Michael Olson has more on how Gary King and Jeff Steinborn are casting themselves in the race for New Mexico's 2nd Congressional District
By Host: Greg Bloom, Cultural Correspondent: Emily Guerra and Producer: Michael Olson
Las Cruces, NM – Host Greg Bloom interviews the founder of School of America's Watch Father Ray Bougois. The two discuss current U.S. policy impacts on Latin America. Cultural correspondent Emily Guerra speaks with Shed No Tears author Ollie Morgan.
Las Cruces, NM – The glare from bright, shiny handcuffs in the courtoom may be dimmed if the New Mexico Supreme Court revises its rules. As Katie Goetz reports, the change - although not new - is based as much on psychology as practicality.
Las Cruces, NM – Last year, N.M.S.U. Government Professor Lesley DeNardis met with city officials in an attempt to map out a strategic, long-range, comprehensive plan for the city. The brainstorming between DeNardis and city officials led to the formation of five separate ad hoc committees. One of the committee chairs, Mike Beckett, discusses his thoughts and frustrations with serving on such a committee.
Las Cruces, NM – After supporting a handful of various presidential candidates during the caucuses New Mexico's Democratic leadership has lined up behind their presumed nominee John Kerry. As KRWG's Michael Olson reports that while a unified Democratic Party should make things easier for the Massachusetts Senator other significant challenges persist.
Las Cruces, NM – NEW MEXICO IS ONE OF THE STATES NARROWLY LOST BY PRESIDENT BUSH IN THE LAST PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION AND NOW IT'S ONE OF THE STATES BEING TARGETED BY A GRASSROOTS EFFORT TO MOBILIZE ONE OF THE LARGEST POPULATIONS OF PROSPECTIVE VOTERS.
Las Cruces, NM – The battle surrounding the Mexican Gray Wolf Recovery Program in the Southwest is decades old. As Katie Goetz reports, a recent change in paperwork has the pro-wolf community applauding, while another stakeholder is doubtful the news will produce any changes.
Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico Environment Director Ron Curry visited Las Cruces today (Thursday) to field questions and comments from Dona Ana County residents. He also said a new field office will open in Dona Ana County within 90 days. Bob Mitchell reports.
Las Cruces, NM – New Mexico Environment Department Secretary Ron Curry was in Las Cruces today (Thursday) to field questions and comments from Dona Ana County residents. He also said more help is on the way for this growing part of the state.
Las Cruces, NM – The investigation into Dona Ana County's audit has slowed to a near halt. Katie Goetz reports on how the state auditor's office and the firm that performs the audits for the county have resolved the issue.
Las Cruces, NM – New Meixco Gov. Bill Richardson spent the day in Las Cruces highlighting capital outlay commitments to revitalize the downtown mall. As KRWG's Michael Olson reports some legislators think Richardson is allowing partisanship to get in the way of what is good for the Southern New Mexico.
Las Cruces, NM – On Capitol Hill, House Republicans have pushed through a $2.4 trillion budget. Congressman Steve Pearce, a Republican from New Mexico, says for now the deficit will need to continue and will lead to economic growth.