“Speak Up, Las Cruces!” airs 8-10 a.m. weekdays on KOBE-AM 1450. To call us on the air, call 523-1450
MONDAY, 2 Dec.:
8:00 – 9:00 Sarah Nolan, Director of CAFe, will discuss recent progress and developments in her work to improve immigration laws.
TUESDAY, 3 Dec.:
8:00 County Commissioner Wayne Hancock
Commissioner Hancock is one of the newer members of the Dona Ana County Commission.
9:00 Ann Hillerman
Ms. Hillerman, daughter of the famous Tony Hillerman, has begun to write new novels featuring Lt. Leaphorn and Sgt. Chee, two of his major characters, both of them with the Navajo Police Force. We look forward to talking to her both about her father and her own new work.
WEDNESDAY, 4 Dec.:
8:00 Alan Webber, candidate for the Democratic Party’s nomination for Governor of New Mexico.
THURSDAY, 5 Dec.:
8:00 — around 8:30 – 9 a.m. we’ll be joined by novelist James Smith, author of the new novel Catherine’s Son, about Billy the Kid. The novel, which is said to be well-researched, focuses on the future outlaw’s childhood.
9:00 The subject is astronomy., with guests from NMSU’s Astronomy Department.
FRIDAY, 6 Dec.:
8:00 - Greg Smith, Las Cruces City Councillor from District 2, and newly-elected Mayor Pro Tem.
9:00 – At the moment, we plan on unstructured discussion with listeners during this hour, although we’ll undoubtedly also mention some art shows opening this night, during the First Friday Art Ramble.