Issue is impacting the entire country
By Sean P. Redmond
U.S. Chamber of Commerece Labor unions and their worker center allies have garnered a fair amount of attention in recent months, with made-formedia protests against large retailers and fast food companies in a quest for inflated wages and benefits.
In addition to harassing employers, organized labor also has set about pressuring various local governments run by sympathetic politicians to impose artificially high minimum wage rates. In June, Seattle acquiesced to these demands and became the first major city to implement a $15 an hour minimum wage.
The tale of Seattle’s whopping 60 percent minimum ... Continue Reading
Understanding customer needs is a priority
It’s warm outside and what better way to enjoy the summer than by grabbing a bite to eat?
There are many different options to dining out this summer and many Las Crucens can be seen outside enjoying a delicious hotdog at one of the popular Wienerschnitzels in the area.
The Wienerschnitzel franchise was first opened on July 3, 1961, in Wilmington, Calif., by John Galardi. The franchise has been in business for more than 53 years.
The first Wienerschnitzel in Las Cruces opened in 1974 on El Paseo Road, store No. 247. Wienerschnitzel has been a part of ... Continue Reading
Mandy Leatherwood works in the marketing department of Memorial Medical Center.
She started in 2007 as marketing specialist and was promoted to director of marketing in 2010. The hospital recently expanded the marketing department and Leatherwood has taken on a new role focused on communications and community outreach.
Leatherwood graduated from New Mexico State University in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies and journalism and mass communications. Through her work, Leatherwood has been involved in many community and fundraising events in Las Cruces. She also volunteers in her personal time. She is a board member of the Community Foundation ... Continue Reading
WSMR welcomes Brig. Gen. Timothy Coffin
By Adriana Salas
Missile Ranger Staff Writer
White Sands Missile Range welcomed its 33rd commanding general during an Assumption of Command Ceremony conducted behind the Frontier Club July 2. Brig. Gen. Timothy R. Coffin assumed responsibility from former WSMR Director Paul Mann.
Army Test and Evaluation Command Commander Maj. Gen. Peter Utley was the host for the event. During his speech, he took the opportunity to welcome Coffin to the installation. He spoke of Coffin’s professional history and how his past leadership roles have made him the best leader to take over the role of commander of WSMR.
“It’s ... Continue Reading
First class to graduate in 2018
Las Cruces Public Schools (LCPS) announced the opening of Arrowhead Park Medical Academy, the city’s newest early college high school.
Under the direction of Principal Jennifer Amis and Dean of Students Marcy Oxford, the school opened its doors on July 1 to its first class of 61 ninth-grade students. Arrowhead Park Medical Academy will expand to ninthand 10th-graders in 2015-16, and will have its first graduating class in 2018.
The vision of LCPS, as defined by the Board of Education and Superintendent Stan Rounds, states specifically that schools will exemplify a world-class educational system where all students ... Continue Reading