Co-hosts Peter Goodman and Walter Rubel began their March 31, 2021 show talking about the passing of David Soules, cannabis legalization, the George Floyd trial and coronavirus developments.
Dr. Jamie L. Bronstein will discuss the U.S. Reconstruction Era and its consequences, which she’ll discuss in more detail in an Academy of Learning in Retirement presentation in April.
Ceil Herman of No Strings Theater Company at the Black Box Theater will discuss current and imminent productions, streaming or outdoors live.
Fred Nathan of Think New Mexico discussed how the 2021 Legislative Session did and didn’t meet hopes and expectations.
Peter and Walt talked with Lucas Peerman, Editor of the Las Cruces Sun-News, about the Sun-News, how local journalism will survive, and specifically some question that arose during a recent panel on “Will Local Journalism Survive?”
Rodeo may be the only college sport that isn’t knee-deep in hypocrisy. That’s because rodeo is not part of the NCAA, and has never held romanticized notions about the purity of amateur athletics. The sport has always been about prize money. The PRCA champion each year is the one who wins the most money. Marginal athletes in rodeo don’t get cut or put on waivers. They know it’s time to quit when they can’t earn enough gas money to get to the next event. And so, college athletes in rodeo compete for prize money. The ones who do the best earn the most. And, they all will have the chance to try their hand on the pro circuit if they want to.
March is Women’s History Month, a time when we celebrate the achievements and contributions of women to our history, culture and society. Listen below to this weeks episode as Earth Matters host Allyson Siwik is joined by guest Sally Smith, an environmental activist who has made significant contributions to the environment and community health of Grant County. As the co-founder and board president of Gila Resources Information Project, Sally has taken on the mining industry locally and at the state level and has always spoken truth to power.
Think Again: Guest Dave Gallus
This morning's program features a conversation with host Randy Harris and guest Dave Gallus. Dave, a conservative Christian, identifies as a community advocate - advocating for recognition of what we have in common, and seeking unity. The conversation touches on how we think and establish respectful dialogue processes, and how we might overcome some of the impediments in the process of bringing people together.
Coronavirus Update: March 29, 2021
In today's final regularly schedule Coronavirus Update, MaryAnn recaps the current facts and figures about the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccination efforts, and latest public health safety recommendations. MaryAnn will continue to monitor Coronavirus activities and report on an "as needed" basis on KTAL-LP.
The Atlanta massacre of eight spa workers, including six Asian American women, touched Café con Leche Host Nan Rubin personally because Chinese American Wilma Chan was her best friend growing up. To keep this tragic event from being overshadowed by the next tragic massacre in Boulder that followed, Nan spoke with several Asian American leaders about their responses, including Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima.
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