Shirley and Walt speak with Electronic Caregiver Executive Director John Munoz and staff from the company about the growing local business. The digital health technology company moved into the city’s only high-rise building in 2009. They started by renting one floor and expanded to the point where they recently purchased the building.
Co-host Shirley Baca and Walt Rubel discussed the first ever international chess tournament in Las Cruces, which was held at the Electronic Caregiver Tower on June 24. They were joined by Jesse Vick, a national chess expert with the U.S. Chess Federation, and John Munoz, executive director for Electronic Caregiver.
Co-hosts Walt Rubel and Shirley Baca discussed items in the news, including a preview of the primetime hearing of the Jan. 6 Committee scheduled for Thursday.
State Rep. Rebecca Dow of Truth or Consequences, who finished second in a five-person race for governor in the Republican primary election last month, has agreed to pay a $500 civil penalty to settle a bitter dispute with the State Ethics Commission, according to the Albuquerque Journal.
The dispute stems from a complaint filed by Dow’s Democratic opponent in the 2020 election, and highlights the challenges faced by both our unpaid legislators and our relatively new ethics commission to police a system where conflicts of interest are built into the process.
As we continue our focus on mortality, Bob Diven brings his personal views on the topic. As a Disteleological Physicalist or Atheist, Bob tells of his experiences with family and friends, and how his ideas and values "beyond faith" shape and are shaped by such experiences.
The conversation touches on life and death - what is the "I" or the self, and what happens (or doesn't) after we die.
Lisa Lucca talks with Laurie Macomber about navigating a spectacular year of change that set her up for a Third Act of discovery and curiosity.
Las Cruces Bulletin publisher Richard Coltharp and writer Mike Cook gave a recap the week's news and previewed upcoming events as they highlighted some of the articles in the latest edition of the newspaper. They also talked with Greg Smith, Executive Director at the Doña Ana Arts Council, about some of the projects the organization is working on.
Walt and Peter talked with Las Cruces Sun-News Government Watchdog Reporter Michael McDevitt on efforts by the city to reduce poverty and homelessness, including the Desert Hope apartment complex for low-income residents which has drawn complaints of neglect from both residents and neighbors.
Walt and Peter talked with local artist Glen Schwaiger and Ceci Vasconcellos, arts program coordinator for the city Quality of Life Department, about restoration work on the tile mosaic downtown in the walkway leading to the plaza.
Co-hosts Walt Rubel and Peter Goodman discuss items in the news, including the ongoing Jan. 6 hearings.
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