Feb 2nd, 2015

You are cordially invited to our free On Stage Alaska event, which will be hosted FEBRUARY 4TH 6pm-8pm. at the Farm and Ranch Museum. Come and learn about Alaska and its culture from true Alaskans.

Please RSVP by calling Adventure Travel at 575-521-1400 or by emailing brianas@adventuretravelnm.com


Feb 2nd, 2015

Spaceport America, NM – Spaceport America will host its first-ever Private Pilots Fly-in on Valentine’s Day, February 14th. This is the first time that the New Mexico Spaceport Authority (NMSA) will open up the spaceport to this kind of event. The spaceport currently has over 5,000 annual visitors that see the spaceport by taking one of the weekly public bus tours. Holding a fly-in event like this was a result of the growing number of requests from private pilots to fly into the spaceport to take a tour.

This inaugural Private Pilots Fly-in Event will mark the start of a recurring opportunity for private pilots to land at Spaceport ... Continue Reading

Feb 9th, 2015

First I would like to thank former board chair Mike Beckett for his leadership this past year. The business community had many challenges in 2014. Under his guidance, the Chamber boldly engaged and worked on many difficult issues. The Chamber delivered on its promise to be the Voice of Business in Southern New Mexico.

I am honored to be the next chair of this organization. This year, the Chamber will be starting the first year of a new threeyear strategic plan. This plan, unanimously approved by the board, sets in motion an expansion of the Chamber’s role in our community. It ... Continue Reading

Feb 16th, 2015

By Drew Hamilton White Sands Missile Range Public Affairs Office A rocket launched from White Sand Missile Range took new images of the sun during a scientific mission conducted Nov. 6. The rocket, a Black Brant IX sounding rocket launched from WSMRs sounding rocket complex at Launch Complex 36, carried a payload of various telescopes and spectrographs. Under the Rapid Acquisition Imaging Spectrograph Experiment, the rocket rapidly took about 1,500 images of the sun on its flight that took it to an altitude of near 281 kilometers above the earth. The collected images are high resolution spectral images that instead of showing what ... Continue Reading

Feb 23rd, 2015

By Todd G. Dickson The Las Cruces Bulletiin On Las Cruces Day in Santa Fe, Monday, Feb. 2, state Rep. Terry McMillan, R-Las Cruces, was made honorary speaker of the House as he introduced visiting members of the Greater Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce. The day ended with Las Crucens visiting the governor’s residence attended by Gov. Susana Martinez herself, wrapping up a weekend that gave Chamber members insight to the current 60-day session in which Republicans have control of the House for the first time in more than 60 years. This early in the session, water appears to be an area of ... Continue Reading