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.