Peter and Walt talk with former Public Regulation Commissioner and state Senator, Steve Fischmann, about a proposal to open the state’s energy markets up to greater competition
Walt and Peter talk with local resident, John Gilkison, a supporter of electric vehicles who wants restrictions on new city gas stations in Las Cruces.
Co-hosts Walt Rubel and Peter Goodman discuss regional and national news topics.
Greg Smith talks to artists who are featured in the Dona Ana Arts Galleries in February. Georjeanna Feltha’s show “Vindication, Restoration, and New Beginnings“ is up in the galleries most of February. Derrick Lee, whose jazz group will be performing in the Main Gallery on February 17, and Bob Diven, who will be presenting “Confessions of an Editorial Cartoonist” in the Main Gallery on February 25.
In a conversation about recent and distant human history, Shahid Mustafa questions why aspects of the human experience (like racism) continue to plague us. He suggests that our limited perception and understanding of human consciousness itself may hold some answers.
Shahid references "Genesis Consciousness" a notion of original consciousness embodying our individual and collective human relationship to the universe. He also references "Akashic Records" which in theosophy and anthroposophy are considered a compendium of all human events, thoughts, words, emotions, and intent ever to have occurred in the past, present, or future.
Shahid Mustafa - Taylor Hood Farms
Lisa Lucca talks with screenwriter Joany Kane about the journey from her first job as an elf (!) to beginning the Hallmark Christmas movie craze by writing her first of many heartwarming holiday films, The Christmas Card. They explore her success in the film industry and her upcoming projects that dive into the world of witches.
Stuart Kelter interviews Katie Engelhart, a writer and producer based in Toronto and New York, whose recent work has focused on healthcare and bioethics. She has been interviewed on major television networks and produced documentaries for NBC News. Katie has won awards for her magazine stories, including one that documented a months-long investigation into the first COVID outbreak in an American nursing home — with broad implications about the for-profit nursing home industry. She is the author of the book, The Inevitable: Dispatches on the Right to Die, published in 2021, which is the subject of today's interview.
The city has had an extensive, detailed plan to revive the El Paseo corridor ever since 2009.
That was the year Las Cruces was one of a handful of cities selected by the federal government for a new program to revitalize economically depressed sections in core areas of the city. We were awarded $2 million, which was enough to conduct a pretty thorough survey.
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