Lisa Lucca shares opportunities during the pandemic to make this a meaningful time while we are at home. Tips for positive self-care, entertainment, learning, exercise, and virtual connection are discussed with meditation facilitator, Kathy Featherstone.
Peter Goodman reports on all the latest updates concerning COVID-19 in the Las Cruces area, including drive-thru testing on March 20 and 21 (see below for details.).
In the second hour of the March 18, 2020 edition of Speak Up, Las Cruces, hosts Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel started by giving some local updates concerning COVID-19. During the hour, they took phone calls from Joe Roach, Las Cruces City Councilor Gill Sorg and Eagle Security owner Philip Van Veen.
In the first hour of the March 18, 2020 edition of Speak Up, Las Cruces, hosts Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel talked with New Mexico Department of Health Nurse Epidemiologist Bernadette Gutierrez about the current situation about the coronavirus in New Mexico including how you know you got it and how to go about getting tested if you do. They also talked about how the city is dealing with the outbreak with Las Cruces Assistant City Manager David Dollahon and what the effect is going to be on our economy with two economists, NMSU economist Chris Erickson and Paul O’Connell.
In KTAL-LP's first Cruces Update, Peter Goodman and Bruce Ernst explain what's happening with the coronavirus in Las Cruces and New Mexico
On this Friday the 13th, Lisa Lucca talks about superstitions, delving into how our beliefs are formed, and how they can be changed by shifting our perspective.
On this week's show, the Las Cruces City Council learned about preparations for the coronavirus, candidates have filed for the upcoming local elections and State Senator Jeff Steinborn gives his thoughts about the recent legislative session plus Walt Rubel’s run-down of the week’s top news stories.
NMSU criminology professor Mike Tapia talked with Lynn Moorer about his book, Gangs of the El Paso-Juárez Borderland, which also includes Las Cruces, Anthony, and the small communities in the southern part of New Mexico. Among other things, he explained how his review of the last hundred years of gang activity is intended to record and analyze key gang subcultures that may be headed for extinction, such as the traditional barrio gang, because of the influence of drug cartels that have transformed gang membership into a criminal business.
Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel talked about local writing and publishing with Bobby Byrd (poet and publisher) and Lee Byrd (publisher and novelist) who own and operate Cinco Puntos Press in El Paso.
Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel talked with citizen Trish Cutler (a wildlife biologist) concerning proposed changes to the Migatory Bird Treaty Act of 1918. The Trump Administration has proposed the changes, and the citizen comment period closes later this month.