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Opinion: In Texas, there’s trouble in the wind
Opinion: Methane rules needed to cut emissions
It’s time for New Mexico to step up and cut methane emissions for the sake of its residents and neighbors.
Opinion: Don’t bite the hand that’s helping you
The Energy Transition Act , far from harming our communities ... advocates for them during an energy and economic transition that is already underway.
Opinion: Helping wildlife is good business
Conserving wildlife and sustaining the economic viability of working lands are essential. Done right, these things can and should go well together.
Opinion: US must mine own ‘rare earth’ minerals
Having domestic sources and stockpiles of the 'rare earth' minerals needed to create a host of modern products is a matter of national security.
Opinion: State rep says Cottrell Propst should go
Montoya: Public officials should represent New Mexicans, not the interests of foreign corporations. It’s time for Sarah Cottrell Propst to step down.
Letters to the Editor, May 31, 2019
State energy policy, the response to violence against indigenous women and the value of active shooter drills are this week's topics.
Opinion: ACE rule gives power to the states
ACE offers a list of carbon dioxide-reducing technologies that can be used to improve existing facilities, including advanced systems already in use.
Opinion: Growing a stronger Farmington economy
Mayor Nate Duckett says things are looking up, but there's work to be done to diversify and transform the local economy.
Opinion: New energy laws will hurt our state
Santa Fe politicians are being pushed by special interests from out-of-state funders passing laws that jeopardize our way of life.
Opinion: A solid foundation takes teamwork
On March 16, 2019, the New Mexico Legislature reached the end of one of the busiest sessions in recent memory.
Opinion: What’s next for New Mexico?
"Economic freedom lost big during the last legislative session while higher taxes, more government regulations, and bigger government won."
CEO: Searchlight story distorted the facts
Over the five years of continuous operation, the plant has consumed no water for energy, and there are no contaminants placed in the water. Never.
Letters to the Editor, March 13, 2019
The economic future of the Four Corners region, and of energy policies in this state, is on the minds of our letter writers this week.
Opinion: Bill will boost access to solar power
One solar project serves "several hundred households and businesses at once, creating scale that helps bring down costs for everyone." — Tim Willink
Opinion: FInding a compromise on gun control
Farmington Police Chief Steve Hebbe shares his views on the divisive issues of gun control laws and mental health care funding.
Opinion: Reasonable regulations don’t kill jobs
Don Schreiber: "They want to say it will kill executive bonuses, but it sounds better to say it will kill jobs."
Opinion: Back the Energy Transition Act
San Juan Citizens Alliance is actively working to move New Mexico forward to a sustainable energy economy.
Opinion: Think regionally, act locally
The Four Corners region must work together to survive. There’s not just one pathway to diversifying our local economy.
Letters to the Editor, Feb. 13, 2019
A relative writes about family impact during and after an investigation; readers talk renewable energy; a reader takes issue with a guest columnist.
Opinion: State budget depends on oil, gas cash
The oil and gas industry is our state's “Golden Goose." Why is the governor trying place natural gas production on the endangered species list?
Opinion: Government shutdowns punish the public
Shutdowns are not entertainment for regular Americans or for furloughed government workers trying to make ends meet without a paycheck.
Letters to the Editor
Duane Chili Yazzie on coal and climate change; First responders teaching kids about safety
Navajo Gaming fulfills vision of Navajo people
The Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise Board of Directors recently welcomed many to the groundbreaking of our $10 million Interstate 40 Travel Center.
Commentary: Will APS work with NM stakeholders?
With the two remaining units at FCPP about to turn 50 – the normal life expectancy of any coal plant – talks about its retirement should be mandatory.
Sharpe: Farmington is best place to raise kids
For parents who are active in their children’s lives, the opportunities here in Farmington are endless.
Opinion: Killer carbon dioxide, menacing methane
Two columnists recently sought to correct what they see as the Aztec mayor's misconceptions about methane. The problem: both mislead the reader.
Guest Editorial: Down the ‘QAnon’ rabbit hole
Wacky conspiracy theories have always been with us. What’s different now is that a sitting president is so often complicit in them.
Opinon: Mayor opposes BLM Methane Rule rollback
By ignoring public opinion, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke demonstrates a total disregard for New Mexico taxpayers, our health and our air quality.
How newsprint tariffs affect local papers
This issue being addressed in a newspaper, by a newspaper, is a blatant show of self-interest — yours. Newspapers benefit their communities.
Corruption killing New Mexico’s economy
People who serve themselves instead of the public interest all too often end up in public office or appointed to government positions.
Thiessen: On Charles Krauthammer, my friend, mentor and lodestar
Charles's announcement that he has only a few weeks to live is heartbreaking, but gives us a chance to thank him.
Defending border cruelty with heresy
The Trump administration, it claims it is not to blame for the separation of families at the border, and that a just God is pleased it is happening.
Milbank: With no Eagles around, Trump acts like a turkey
Donald Trump's "Celebration of America" was was one of the oddest White House events in recent memory.
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Milbank: Is there a Dem with a big idea?
Many of the ideas advanced have widespread support, and many are big ideas. But the best way to put them all together still bedevils Democrats.