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By Patricia Hynes on Nov 13th, 2013
Topics: New Blogs

Where do you fit?

When the movie Apollo 13 came out I was not that interested in seeing it. I was involved in the current space program. The Apollo era would never return. The movie was about old news. The end of Apollo was the end of the hope we might live and work on the moon in my working life time.

The new movie "Gravity" is about the space program of today. Kind of! ...


Going the extra mile.

Going the extra mile is in the culture of our community and our state. The diversity of events we are able to support is a source of community pride. Think about it, we have the Whole Enchilada Fiesta, Cowboys for Cancer, Pink, Dancing with the Stars, Wounded Warrior, the KRWG Public Radio and TV fundraising, the Southern NM State Fair and the La Vina Wine Festival, plus high school and college sporting ...


Local newspapers and journalists serve their communities. We still have both a daily and a weekly newspaper in Las Cruces. Our papers serve a wide geographic area, and the key word is serve. Why am I writing about this? To tell two stories about the story telling organizations. Dedication starts at the top. We are fortunate that the Sun News and the Bulletin each does the service of keeping their readers engaged by telling ...


The Delta Clipper legacy lives on in New Mexico

On Friday, August 16th, once again I found myself setting the alarm for 3:30am to get to Spaceport America for a meeting that started at 8am. This trip was to attend the 20th Anniversary of the first Delta Clipper X, DC-X flight. In 1993, the McDonnell Douglas team, led by Dr. William Gaubatz and astronaut Pete Conrad, brought to the desert a revolutionary program to test ...


New Study by the U.S Travel Association provides some understanding of the slow Convention Business.

On August 3rd ,the Sun News reported the City of Las Cruces is looking for alternative proposals from Global Spectrum because they are considering changing the direction of the operations of the Las Cruces Convention Center. The original expectations for the Convention Center included bringing new tourism business to the City. It could be that the Convention Center management may ...