Letter: Open letter to New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas

06/29/2015 08:45 AM MDT

According to an article in (Friday's) Farmington Daily Times, you have reversed your position and now oppose the proposal before the Public Regulation Commission to maintain some operations at Public Service Company of New Mexico's Four Corners Generating Station.

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Letter: Solar currently can't replace coal-fired power
06/29/2015 08:43 AM MDT - Environmental groups have been hammering away at Public Service Company of New Mexico's plan to retire two of the coal fired generating plants in the Four Corners area and replace that lost capacity with additional output from the two remaining coal generators along with a combination of nuclear and natural gas fueled power. Full Story

Letter: Open letter to President Obama on Islamic State
06/20/2015 01:43 PM MDT - Iraq was a check on Iran until we turned it into a sand-dune sinkhole for American troops. ISIS, ISIL or ISISFB (Islamic State Sand For Brains) is just a morphed nomadic Arab tribe that preyed on other nomadic Arab tribes for a thousand years before Jesus Christ was born.  Full Story

Letter: Headline on letter was misleading
06/20/2015 01:41 PM MDT - Thank you for publishing my letter, but the heading that you put on it was not the meaning of the letter.  Full Story

Letter: Changes on obituary page honor service members
06/20/2015 01:43 PM MDT - Dear Editor: I was surprised and delighted to open my Daily-Times on 17 June and find that your newspaper is including military logos (in living color) identifying deceased persons who have served in our armed forces. Full Story

Letter: Congress ignores Navy Vietnam veterans
06/13/2015 12:00 PM MDT - It has come of a common opinion amongst Vietnam War veterans that Congress tends to exclude mostly Blue Water Vietnam veterans for VA benefits. Full Story

Letter: Medicaid expansion is bad for taxpayers and patients
06/13/2015 11:59 AM MDT - Medicaid expansion became voluntary for states after the Supreme Court's 2012 ruling. Full Story

Letter: Iraqi army, students need good teachers not excuses
06/13/2015 11:57 AM MDT - Editor: I would like to share a phrase used by Josh Earnest, President Obama's press secretary. Full Story

Letter: Cub Scouts enjoy tour of the newspaper
06/06/2015 03:34 PM MDT -


One of the requirements for the Cub Scout Bear advancement is to visit a newspaper office. I called the Daily Times Office for a last minute tour and our little den of Scouts were welcomed by your staff the following day.

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Letter: Hydraulic Fracturing Benefits New Mexico
06/06/2015 03:32 PM MDT -


Last month, Iranian gunboats fired on a Singapore-flagged oil tanker as it passed through the Strait of Hormuz. In April, Iran patrol boats seized and detained a Marshal Islands cargo ship for more than 10 days. Perhaps not since the "tanker wars" of the 1980s has the region been this unstable.

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Man charged with robbing same New Jersey bank 5 years later

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Philadelphia man robbed a New Jersey bank four months after he was released from prison for robbing the same place five years earlier, prosecutors said. Full Story
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Deadheads get a new way to add Garcia to their social media

NEW YORK (AP) — Deadheads looking to add a little more Jerry Garcia to their lives can now incorporate the late Grateful Dead guitarist into their social media with the video storytelling platform Magisto. Full Story