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Letters to the Editor | Aug. 16
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.
Letters to the Editor: May 17, 2019
Readers discuss the importation of heartworm-infected dogs from Louisiana and columnist George Sharpe's 's take on the New Green Deal.
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.
Opinion: Public lands deal has regional wins
Sen. Martin Heinrich: "Living in a state that proudly calls itself the Land of Enchantment, I know how much our public lands mean to New Mexicans."
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: Professional looks at PreK legislation
I want to share my professional opinion with you regarding New Mexico's children and legislation that is being heard in Santa Fe this session.
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.
Aztec mayor: Don’t rely on boom or bust economy
For far too long, New Mexicans have been told to choose between a strong economy and protecting our air and water. That is a false choice.
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?
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.
Editorial: Does Donald Trump even want to be the leader of the free world?
This president has made it clear his vision of the U.S. has little to do with what his own party has long called “American exceptionalism.”
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.
Parker: Advise and dissent — what a hearing that was
If you missed Day One of Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court hearing, just imagine a mud-wrestling contest attended by banshees howling at the referee.
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.
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.
Right-to-Work comes to New Mexico
Thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court, government workers can keep more of their paycheck. If you work for a private employer, you may not be so lucky.
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: 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.
Navarrette: Our need to ‘share’ too much created monster called Facebook
These hearings were about what most things in Congress are usually about: power and money.
D’Anna: Imagining a world with no politics in Hollywood
Let's imagine a life with no politics in Hollywood, as Jimmy Stewart imagined what life would have been like without him in "It’s a Wonderful Life."
New Mexico Voices: Medical management practices and measurable results
True Health New Mexico is seeing measurable results via advanced practices that lead to cost containment and better outcomes.
Robinson: Tuesday’s election sent a righteous message
What happened at the polls Tuesday was a good old-fashioned butt-kicking that exposed the cynical fraud called Trumpism. Hallelujah, people, and let's do it again next year.