Following ‘Dangerous Dan’

When “Dangerous Dan” Tucker appeared in Southern New Mexico, he played many roles including deputy sheriff, town marshal, deputy United States marshal, train agent and livestock …

Affected by Ruidoso fires? Here are financial resources to help

Jim McGarvey has worked at the Western NAPA Auto Parts store in the Village of Ruidoso for 46 years. Thirteen years ago, he and his wife Shelley bought the store. On June 17, though, the couple …
Sections were organized for babies and mothers, home made burritos and water to be delivered to the firefighters, bedding, clothing, pet food and supplies.

Consolidating Fire Relief in Tularosa

The Tularosa the community gathered to organize and transfer donations for Ruidoso/Mescalero/Ruidoso Downs fire relief. Communities across southern New Mexico have been mobilizing similarly from …

July 2024

Western New Mexico University Alum Lynisha Dishta (MAT ’24) is a member of an all-women music and dance group, the Zuni Olla Maidens, which was recently awarded a highly prestigious National …
The old Doña Ana County Courthouse maintains a stately presence in downtown Las Cruces.
Two fires threatening the community of Ruidoso expanded Tuesday, damaging or destroying at least 500 structures and prompting a second evacuation order, this time for the neighboring City of Ruidoso …
It seemed like a tiny gesture, my wife, Sherry’s insistence on taking these Walmart 4 X 6-inch photos of women patients at the mental asylum, Vision in Action in Juárez and putting them …
In March the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit dismissed the National Institutes of Health’s appeal of a federal court ruling that the agency broke the law by withholding sanctuary …
The New Mexico Forestry Division ’s Mimbres Wildfire Crew completed its first field assignment last weekend, performing suppression efforts on the Whitetail Fire south of Silver City, New …
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Extreme heat can be deadly, but you can take steps to stay safe.
Cool Ways to Protect Yourself from Heat-Related Illness
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Be Aware: Mercury Is Prohibited in The Mail
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Curious Kids

How was popcorn discovered? An archaeologist on its likely appeal for people in the Americas millennia ago

You have to wonder how people originally figured out how to eat some foods that are beloved today. The cassava plant is toxic if not carefully processed through multiple steps. Yogurt is basically old milk that’s been around for a while and contaminated with bacteria. And who discovered that popcorn could be a toasty, tasty treat? Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have …

Is Earth really getting too hot for people to survive? A scientist explains extreme heat and the role of climate change

Many countries have seen extremely hot weather lately, but in most of the inhabited world, it’s never going to get “too hot for people to live here,” especially in relatively dry climates. Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If …

Why do astronomers look for signs of life on other planets based on what life is like on Earth?

Why do astronomers look for signs of life on other planets based on how life is on Earth? Couldn’t there be totally different kinds of life on other planets?
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