Community Issues

Research On Juarez Murders Housed In Las Cruces Archive

In the early 1990s, growing numbers of women were reported missing or found dead across the city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Decades later advocates have documented more than 2,000 women were murdered yet none of their killers have been identified or convicted, according to the Center for Strategic and International

Interesting facts about each president of the United States

Do you know which U.S. president was a Grammy winner, or which one skinny dipped in the Potomac River every morning? History classes may have taught us plenty of important things about all the different presidents we’ve had over the past two centuries, but there are actually a lot of interesting facts

New Mexico woman furthers career with CDC

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – A New Mexico woman is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to investigate how diseases spread from animals to humans. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports 37-year-old Megin Nichols had a passion for animals since she was growing up in Cerrillos.

New Mexico releases data on child poverty and welfare

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New data from New Mexico shows that the southern portion of the state continues to lag behind the rest of the state in child poverty and welfare. The 2020 New Mexico Kids Count Data Book was released to provide state legislators child welfare data and

Exploring African culture in New Mexico

As many continue to celebrate Black History Month, KOAT is digging deeper into the history of African American’s in the state. ALBUQUERQUE N.M. — As many continue to celebrate Black History Month, KOAT is digging deeper into the history of African American’s in the state. New Mexico has a colorful history

Las Cruces Moving Forward On Major Projects

The Las Cruces City Council, serving as the Tax Increment Development District (TIDD) Board of Commissioners, received updates on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 regarding projects in the downtown TIDD. Later, when convened for a City Council Work Session, the Council was updated on the General Obligation (GO) Bond Projects.