“Spacepork” nickname borne out in investigation into wrongdoing by former Spaceport director Dan Hicks
According to a forensic audit released today, Hicks took advantage of the lack of board oversight to engage in questionable management practices ranging from excessive travels and padding his expense account to improper procurement procedures and pursuing his own business development vision, which was often at odds with the Spaceport’s stated mission.
A $6.1 million federal grant will allow Sacred Wind Communications to deploy a 271-mile fiber-optic network to connect about 1,600 Sierra Countians who live in zones where 75 percent of residents lack access to high-speed broadband.
The Truth or Consequences City Commission approved the acceptance of a $50,000 grant at the Nov. 18 meeting, which commits the city to creating an asset management plan, implementing the plan and appointing an asset management plan steering committee.
Thanksgiving week seems like a good time for the Sun’s occasional blogger to take stock of the challenges and rewards of having uprooted her husband Nick and their two children—four-year-old Calvin and 21-month-old Daisy—to move Truth or Consequences last August to pursue her career as an artist.
An intrepid equestrian explorer of the American landscape and character, Bernice Ende shares her inspiring story of self-sufficiency in the face of deprivation and openness to the beauty of the unexpected in a 2018 memoir that especially resonates in these times of hardship and isolation.
Is the man’s choice of dining spots merely quirky? The wealth of details in this image suggest a more interesting narrative.
The ongoing change-out of overhead lights downtown runs counter to the best interests of the city’s economic development, according to the petition’s signatories.
Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act funds will be disbursed to local small businesses and nonprofit organizations in time for Christmas.
Truth or Consequences City Commissioner Randall Aragon complimented City Manager Morris Madrid on his written weekly reports at the Oct. 28 commission meeting, revealing there is a new back-room procedure that blocks sunshine on city activities.