• June 12, 2021

Jack Lutz

Born in El Paso, Texas to a gambler and jewelery store owner, Jack became enthralled with radio at a young age while listening to his mother’s favorite programs such as “The Shadow and The Saint” on his old family radio that he still has to this day. FULL BIO

Op-Ed: The Home and the Heart in a Desensitized Country.

The year was 1999, a lifetime ago for some but a blink of an eye into the past many others. I remember vividly where I was when I heard about the Columbine High School shooting. I was in the football locker room at Coronado High School goofing around with my friends and then the television […]Read More

In Memoriam: DJ Scott Adams

Local radio DJ Scott Adams passed away August 15 at the age of 60.  An over-the-air staple in both Las Cruces and El Paso, Scott’s impact went far beyond the radio dial, influencing many lives, including Jack Lutz, a fellow DJ and close friend. *** To say that I’m completely crushed and devastated over the […]Read More

Jack Lutz – View from the West: Confession Time

I went to the store and picked up a copy of Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Edition today. Now, I haven’t done something like that since – gosh – I musta been 11 and my interest in girls was just blossoming. I remember the girls being athletic, slim, sleek and sultry. Needless to say I spent many […]Read More

View from the West: The Robbery and the Ring

When I was a boy, I had a bad habit of opening the front door to my house the moment someone knocked. I never bothered asking who it was; I was just so excited to greet people as they came to the house. I always liked greeting people, saying “hello, how are you?” I was […]Read More

Jack Lutz – View from the West: My El Paso,

 It’s 4 a.m. on a Saturday and I’m looking for a place to eat after a long night of playing poker and I want real authentic Mexican food. I’m cruising Dyer St. , passing the Devils Triangle, a neighborhood located in the northeast that was once a powderkeg of crime, prostitution, and drug trafficking. I […]Read More