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Better Economy Key to Brighter Future for NM Kids

Better Economy Key to Brighter Future for NM Kids

Republican and Democrats agree- too many children in New Mexico are growing up in unacceptable circumstances. Earlier this month, the Annie E. Casey Foundation released its annual “Kids Count” report on the status of child well-being in each state. The news for New Mexico was disheartening. ...

WNMU to stay in T or C

Written by Benjamin Fisher on June 6, 2017 Thanks to a collaboration between Western New Mexico University, local government and a state legislator, it looks like Truth or Consequences will keep services from WNMU after all. Concerned by New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez’s surprise veto of all ...

WNMU To Reinstate Local Classes

Posted on: June 1, 2017 12:05 pm  Thanks to quick action by Rep. Rebecca Dow (R-Grant, Hidalgo and Sierra) community leaders and officials from Western New Mexico University (WNMU) convened and successfully found a way to maintain WNMU’s presence in Truth or Consequences., WNMU has agreed t ...

Memorial Day at Fort Bayard Cemetery 2017

The Grant County Beat The Memorial Day ceremony began at 10 a.m. Monday, May 29, 2017, at the Fort Bayard National Cemetery, hosted by the Gaffney-Oglesby Marine Corps League Detachment 1328. Well over 100 people attended the event on a sunny early summer morning.   Brian ...

Slow-motion ethics legislation

STEVE TERRELL Roundhouse Roundup A news release I got last week from a new group called New Mexico Ethics Watch reminded me of an old Elvis Costello song from 40 years ago. It’s the one that starts, “Oh, I used to be disgusted / And now I try to be amused …” The group was co ...

TEAMING UP FOR FUN

By Chuck Wentworth SENTINEL Children, Youth, and Families Department (CYFD) Cabinet Secretary Monique Jacobson (inset) visited with youngsters from AppleTree Educational Center, as well as organizers and sponsors of the Father's Day weekend sandcastle contest at Elephant Butte Lake State Park Thur ...

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