Column: We Want to Hear From All Americans on Coal

08/25/2015 11:39 AM MDT
America is blessed with an abundance of natural resources. As our nation undergoes a rapid energy transformation that is leading to a lower carbon economy, coal will continue to be a major source of power well into the future, even as other sources of energy increase and our nation becomes more energy efficient. 
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Column: Coal's free ride is costing all of us; let's end it
08/22/2015 03:20 PM MDT - This week, New Mexicans from all walks of life gathered in Farmington to let their voices be heard about an issue that is costing U. Full Story

EDUCATION
Aztec's Lydia Rippey Elementary remains closed until next week

FARMINGTON — Students will not return to Lydia Rippey Elementary School in Aztec until Thursday as crews continue to clean up from damage caused by last week's thunderstorm. Full Story
SPORTS
(Alexa Rogals — The Daily Times)
Kirtland falls 43-0 to Bayfield, Farmington comes back to top Los Lunas 15-14

Socorro sinks Shiprock 66-30, Navajo Prep game called due to lightning
FARMINGTON — The Bayfield, Colo., football team was far too much for Kirtland Central to handle on Friday night at Broncos Stadium. Full Story
BUSINESS
Halliburton in Farmington lays off undisclosed number of employees

Low oil and gas prices, increased costs blamed for move
FARMINGTON — An undisclosed number of employees at the Farmington Halliburton Co. facility on East Main Avenue were laid off by the company this week. Full Story
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Column: We Want to Hear From All Americans on Coal

08/25/2015 11:39 AM MDT
America is blessed with an abundance of natural resources. As our nation undergoes a rapid energy transformation that is leading to a lower carbon economy, coal will continue to be a major source of power well into the future, even as other sources of energy increase and our nation becomes more energy efficient. 
Full Story
Column: Coal's free ride is costing all of us; let's end it
08/22/2015 03:20 PM MDT - This week, New Mexicans from all walks of life gathered in Farmington to let their voices be heard about an issue that is costing U. Full Story

Letter: Trump rejects tact for 'simple honesty'
08/22/2015 03:19 PM MDT -

Editor:

Many experts are attempting to determine the reason why Donald Trump has such a good showing in the presidential polls. Here is another theory. For many years, we Americans have become jaded by the professional career politicians who run Washington. Do we select them by democratic process? No. They are selected by the good ol' boys in the back rooms. Most of us have given up trying to correct this. Our balloting system has failed.

 
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Letter: Silverton residents share blame for mine spill
08/22/2015 03:18 PM MDT -

Editor:

The Animas River spill has created a lot of controversy, including blaming the EPA. However, the most astounding element in the story is that the quality of the Animas River has mainly been determined by a small town in Colorado — Silverton with a population of 640. Since the 1990s, Silverton has strongly resisted the clean up of polluted water leaking from mines reasoning everything from it is "natural" to it will hurt the tourist trade.

 
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Letter: What is happening with the Shiprock Fair?
08/22/2015 03:16 PM MDT - Editor: I think I share the following view with the ordinary citizen who has no access to the Internet. Full Story

Editorial: Change needed to prevent toxic mine spills
08/17/2015 01:21 PM MDT - Using a backhoe to remove rock from the mouth of the Gold King Mine in an attempt to insert a pipe and drain toxic wastewater pooling in the tunnel, Environmental Protection Agency workers breached a plug holding the water back. Full Story

Column: International production means oil prices likely to remain low
08/09/2015 11:44 PM MDT - The price of West Texas Crude oil has declined below $50 per barrel as a reaction to the expectation that oil export sanctions against Iran will be lifted within the framework of the multi-nation “deal” to slow the country's progress toward developing nuclear weapons. Full Story

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