Nan Rubin interviews two members of the 2020 Southern New Mexico Suffrage Alliance, Rebecca Courtney and Eileen Van Wie, on the upcoming 100 year celebration of the passage of the 19th amendment which granted women the right to vote. The event is Saturday, February 22nd, at 10 am, on the Plaza de Las Cruces downtown. Speakers include Secretary of Sate Maggie Toulouse Oliver. More information is available at (575) 524-8683, or the 2020 Southern New Mexico Suffrage Alliance Facebook page.
Randy Harris & Keith Whelpley interview Las Cruces Sun-News own Lucas Peerman. Is the future of local newspapers bleak, or just changing? What changes are underway to define how we get local news in the digital/social media era?
On this week's show, the Las Cruces City Council talks trash, Dona County Sheriff Kim Stewart talks about her start in her new job and her thinking on marijuana legalization plus Walt Rubel’s run-down of the week’s top news stories.
On the February 12, 2020 edition of Speak Up, Las Cruces, Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel spoke with Raymond Bernstein, a representative of opponents to a planned development off Boutz Road. The City Council is due to make a final determination next week at its regular meeting. (Developers were also invited, but declined to appear.)
Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel talked with Vice-Admiral Lee Gunn (ret.), an expert on global security who discussed the impact of climate-change on our military and on international security issues.
On the February 12, 2020 edition of Speak Up, Las Cruces, Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel talked to Brenda Wenzel, a self-described wanderer with whom they discussed . . . wandering.
Nan Rubin's guests Kay Brillant and Londa Seifert, Girl's Can! Conference Coordinators, highlight the Girl's Can! program for 6th grade girls. This year's event will be held March 7th at 8am at Dona Ana Community College (DACC), East Campus. The program is open to all 6th grade girls, and their parents or guardians, to learn about career opportunities. Area women professionals, college students, and other community volunteers, will present 19 different career sessions during the morning event. Preregistration through counselors at area schools are encouraged, but walk-in's are welcome the morning of the event.
Hosts Randy Harris and Keith Whelpley interview Jon Williams, an instructor and PhD candidate in Sociology at the University of New Mexico to explore the issue of Nationalism, and how it's created, how we think about it, and why it matters.
Lisa Lucca talks with the new owners of The Mandrake Fine Art & Botanica, herbalist Trisha McCaul and artist Michael Ponce, about their journey to creating a space in downtown Las Cruces that combines both their passions, and the joy in practicing what you love to do.
On this week's show, Walt Rubel reported what happened during this week's city council meeting and takes an in-depth look on what's been happening during this year's legislative session in Santa Fe. As always, he began the show with a run-down of the week's top news stories from the Las Cruces Sun-News and Las Cruces Bulletin.