On the July 31, 2019 edition of "Speak Up, Las Cruces", hosts Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel talked with Kim Stewart and Jaime Quezada, the Sheriff and Undersheriff of Doña Ana County. Sheriff Stewart is the first woman to wear the badge Pat Garrett once wore.
On the July 31, 2019 edition of "Speak Up, Las Cruces", hosts Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel talked with Las Cruces Police Chief Patrick G. Gallagher and Public Information Officer Dan Trujillo. Chief Gallagher was a New York City police officer for more than 20 years, seeing service at ground zero after the World Trade Center twin towers were hit, then served in Truth or Consequences and Santa Fe before taking his current job in Las Cruces.
On this week's episode of Earth Matters, cohosts Kevin Bixby and Amanda Munro talk with guests Mary Katherine Ray of the Sierra Club and WildEarth Guardians' Chris Smith about efforts by wildlife advocates in Dona Ana County and Grant County to end the use of leghold traps and poisons by an obscure federal agency called Wildlife Services.
On the June 5, 2019 edition of "Speak Up, Las Cruces", hosts Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel discussed asylum-seekers passing through Las Cruces with Mike Daniels, Battalion Commander with the Las Cruces Fire Department, and City Councilor Greg Smith. Councilor Smith introduced the resolution, passed by City Council the day before, seeking reimbursement from the feds for the city's expenses; and Mr. Daniels is directing the city's efforts to house asylum-seekers temporarily and help them travel onward. He gave us an update on how that's going and what they most need.
On the April 23, 2019 edition of Cafe Con Leche, host Nan Rubin talked to Lorenzo Zapeda, newly-named Public Arts Coordinator for the City of Las Cruces, and two members of the Public Art Board to talk about the Public Art Survey, the Arts & Culture District and other new Public Art initiatives.
On the April 16, 2019 edition of Cafe Con Leche, host Nan Rubin talked with a trio of enthusiastic Graduate Students in the NMSU Geology Dept, eager to explain why geology is a critical science for space exploration and New Mexico is a unique place to study it.