Apr 29th, 2013 By: E. Troy Tudor

Today Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space plane fired its rocket engines for the first time during a flight earlier this morning.  This historic  test flight from California's Mojave Air and Spaceport bring Virgin Galactic one giant step closer to beginning flights here in New Mexico!  The vehicle was carried aloft by the mothership  WhiteKnightTwo, and then released in midair at an altitude of about 46,000 feet (14,000 meters). At that point, SpaceShipTwo test fired its rocket engine, designed to propel the craft of the rest of the way up to space.

After a short 16-second burn today, SpaceShipTwo reached a maximum altitude ... Continue Reading

Apr 19th, 2013 By: E. Troy Tudor

MAILING: PO BOX 2066, MESILLA PARK, NM 88047 • WWW.MARCHOFDIMES.COM/NEWMEXICO • PHYSICAL: INSIDE PTS OFFICE SYSTEMS, 2840 N. TELSHOR BLVD., LAS CRUCES, NM 88011 • OR WWW.NACERSANO.ORG (SPANISH LANGUAGE SITE) AND WWW.MARCHFORBABIES. ORG 523-2627 Mission: The mission of the March of Dimes is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. The March of Dimes is inspired by all babies – those born healthy and those who need our help to survive and thrive. They are the millions of reasons behind our urgent mission and why, every day, we:

Provide comfort and information to families with ... Continue Reading
Apr 18th, 2013 By: E. Troy Tudor

By Stacie Allen

History was honored Sunday, March 17, during the annual Bataan Memorial Death March. A group of Conquistadores and FirstLight Federal Credit Union employees met before the sun came up and ventured over to White Sands Missile Range to volunteer their time and show support to the local individuals and the many who have traveled across the county to be part of this event. We have manned water station No. 2 for many years. Again this year, we cut up thousands of oranges and bananas and poured thousands of cups of Gatorade – which we handed out to more than ... Continue Reading

Apr 16th, 2013 By: E. Troy Tudor
See what all the buzz is about

2808 N. TELSHOR BLVD., LAS CRUCES, NM 88011 • 532-5997 • WWW.ATT.COM By Rachel Christiansen Mobile gadgets have evolved to become the toys that cross the generational divide – both kids and adults like to play with them. In a continuously evolving technological world, it is essential for network providers to be on top of their game when it comes to the services they render. Mobile Internet has also become central to so many people’s lives, and innovation within the industry is the only thing that can guarantee the best possible experience. When telecommunications company AT&T ... Continue Reading

Apr 15th, 2013 By: E. Troy Tudor

‘Cheers’ meets contemporary wine bar

402 S. MELENDRES ST. • 527-5310 By Rachel Christiansen • WWW.AMAROWINERYNM.COM Trendy, colorful, chic – not the typical words used to describe a centuries-old in­dustry of the Mesilla Valley. Yet that’s the atmosphere that greets you when walking into Amaro Winery, an invit­ing place for the modern-day wine drinker. But according to co-owner Kelly Allen, it doesn’t matter if you’ve never had a sip of wine in your life, or are a connoisseur – you can be comfortable in your own skin at the tasting room. “We are not wine snobs,” Allen said. “It’s very comfortable, and that’s what ... Continue Reading