Letter: Fluoridation has been a success

02/21/2015 02:57 PM MST


Children's Dental Health Month is the opportune time to celebrate the strides we have made in preventing cavities through community water fluoridation. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has praised water fluoridation as one of "10 great public health achievements of the 20th century."

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Letter: Party Affiliation Should Not Dictate Supporting Coyote Legislation
02/21/2015 02:57 PM MST -


I am pleased to see the amount of opinions in New Mexico newspapers regarding SB 253, "Coyote-Killing Contests Prohibited." It reveals citizens are engaged. People will always disagree on issues, but a certain level of maturity, perseverance, and honesty should exist in trying to mitigate differences. This should be a reflection of our desire to govern and to sensibly lead by example.

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Letter: Punishment Doesn't Fit the Crime
02/21/2015 02:54 PM MST - Punishment Doesn't Fit the Crime Editor: Regarding the he judgment on 15-year-old boy who crashed into the Lower Valley Senior Center It was with dismay, and disbelief that a local judge would only give this young man one year unsupervised probation; and only at the request of the Lower Valley Senior Center Director was he given 100 hours of community service at Lower Valley. Full Story

Letter: President's Budget a Starting Point to Save Antibiotics
02/07/2015 10:42 AM MST - Editor, President Obama's budget proposes doubling the federal budget to combat antibiotic resistance.  Full Story

Letter: Where are they going to spend that extra money?
02/07/2015 10:40 AM MST - I would like to address the minimum wage bill.  Full Story

Letter: Why is the mine still called "BHP Billiton" ?
02/07/2015 10:38 AM MST - Editor: In response to "44 non-profits receive BHP Billiton awards from the Daily-Times article in November, 2014 and January, 2015. Full Story

Letter: Great Competence and Compassion
01/31/2015 11:06 AM MST -


My 76 year old wife fell at about 8:45 am January 24, 2015. Her left arm was positioned in such a way that it was obvious that it was broken.  
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Letter: San Juan College Machine Shop needs an upgrade
01/31/2015 11:06 AM MST -

If the average person were to visit the machine shop program at San Juan College, he or she would be very impressed. A group of large machines are arrayed neatly and are very well maintained. There is just one thing wrong. They are old technology. Many machines were donated by local shops after they had been used for 10 or more years.

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Letter: Take a closer look at Kirtland incorporation
01/31/2015 11:02 AM MST - Take a closer look at Kirtland incorporation Editor: This is in regards to the scam of an election that was held to incorporate a town to be called Kirtland. Full Story

LETTER: Closer to Nature
01/24/2015 02:56 PM MST - Editor: As an Orange County resident, I have firsthand experience of the effects of light pollution. Full Story

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Rooms going fast at Hungary's village for rent

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Rooms at Hungary's village-for-rent are going fast. More than 300 inquiries and reservations for 280 guests have been made since Mayor Kristof Pajer last week began advertising the village of Megyer, available for 210,000 forints ($760) a day. Full Story
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Arquette, Schwarzenegger films to premiere at Tribeca fest

NEW YORK (AP) — The Tribeca Film Festival unveiled the second half of its slate of 97 movies, including films starring recent Oscar-winner Patricia Arquette and Arnold Schwarzenegger, as well as documentaries on Rosanne Barr and R&B star Mary J. Full Story
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Kelly Clarkson fights British TV personality's fat shaming

Katie Hopkins ripped the singer after she appeared on 'The Graham Norton Show.’