Walt Rubel reviewed the week's top news stories plus he reported on what happened during the most recent county commissioners meeting. This week's interview is with Patrice Mutchnick of the Peaceful Gila Skies coalition, who wants to stop military training over the Gila.
Lisa Lucca talks with her guest, Janet Petrine, about creating as a refuge during hard times and how it can help keep our dreams alive.
On January 31, 2020, Peter Goodman talked to U. S. Representative Xochitl Torres-Small about impeachment, health care, immigration, border security, water, climate change and representing a district that contains regions with very different political points-of-view.
Local area authors, Donnell Bell of Las Cruces, NM and R.H. Webster of El Paso, TX, discuss their respective published novels and their upcoming literary works in progress, with Rob Hinton on the January 30, 2020 edition of Chicken Pot Pie, in addition to offering writing tips and advice for aspiring authors looking to get their own work published.
Speak Up Las Cruces: Greg Smith
Former City Councilor (and new Doña Ana Arts Council Executive Director) Greg Smith returned to the KTAL studios to discuss I-cubed -- "innovative infill initiatives idea" -- some creative and interesting ways of turning city problems and eyesores into positives.
Speak Up Las Cruces: Gary Nabhan
Agricultural Ecologist, Ethnobotanist, Ecumenical Franciscan Brother, and author Gary Nabhan joined Peter and Walt to talk about the border wall, native plants, and “how do we all get back together again in such divisive times?” [Hint: local food movement might help!]. He is considered a pioneer in the local food movement and the heirloom seed saving movement, whose work has focused primarily on the interaction of biodiversity and cultural diversity of the very dry and very binational Southwest.
Hosts Randy Harris and Keith Whelpley discuss the meaning of consciousness, and all that can mean, with psychologist Stuart Kelter. Dr. Kelter is also the host of Delving In here on KTAL-LP Sundays at 9am.
Stuart Kelter interviews psychologist, Ned Rubin, about his experiences working in a primary care setting in Wisconsin, helping patients with mental health, substance abuse, and health-related behaviors. In such a setting, psychologists are able to reach patients would otherwise might not have been open to mental health care.
Walt Rubel reviewed the week's top news stories plus he reported on what happened during the most recent county commissioners meeting. He also talked with NM House Majority Whip Doreen Gallegos about increasing funding for early childhood programs.
All About Books: Jean Setne
Lynn Moorer chatted with Jean Setne about her memoir, Default Caretakers: An Organ Transplant Journey, which traces the familial threads and medical phenomena related to a beloved family member in need of a liver transplant and how Jean and her husband became caretakers by default when other family members did not take on the responsibilities.
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