Articles for the ‘Opinion’ Category

Letter to the Editor (10/16/14)

Not pleased with city utilities Citizens of Socorro must weigh the circumstances we face if the city takes over the electric co-op. Utilities will then be a monopoly under the…[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (10/09/14)

Don’t disregard privilege to vote On Nov. 4, the voters of Socorro, Catron, Sierra and Torrance Counties will have a rare opportunity to really choose a public official with the…[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (10/02/14)

SEC shouldn’t be priority for city I’ve been talking to ranchers, farmers and people who live in the county, and they’re all wondering what will happen to them if the…[Read more]

Letter to the Editor

Leaving KYRN Ladies and gentlemen, As of Sept. 17, 2014, I will no longer be working with KYRN 102.1 radio station. If I offended anybody, I apologize. I’ve always been…[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (09/11/14)

Youth want, should get chance to work Employers looking for minimum wage workers want those with prior experience. Our youth today are disadvantaged because most cannot get a job until…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (08/21/14)

Water project doesn’t benefit counties Are you incensed? Well if you are not, you should be. The Augustin Plains Ranch, LLC just filed another amended application for 54,000 acre feet…[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (08/07/14)

Co-op not fair, reasonable Recently, Socorro Electric Coop President Anne Dorough has dedicated considerable energy to letters in the newspaper and mailings with co-op bills. Therein she takes a tack…[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (07/24/14)

Co-op takeover costly, bad idea Citing unfounded criticism of Socorro Electric Cooperative rates and service, the Socorro city Council recently voted to conduct a feasibility study about taking over electric…[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (07/17/14)

Preserve public lands for future generations Citing unfounded criticism of Socorro Electric Cooperative rates and service, the Socorro city Council recently voted to conduct a feasibility study about taking over…[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (07/10/14)

Preserve public lands for future generations The Cibola National Forest has recently undergone public comment and review of its newly formed Assessment Plan, asking average town and country folks for…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (06/19/14)

Voting not just a privilege We must all be cognizant of the conditions under which we select public officials. It has become outrageously expensive to run for office, and donors…[Read more]

Letter To The Editor (06/12/14)

Every child needs faithful father Our greatest national resources are the faithful fathers who do not neglect the responsibility to provide for their families and to train their children. Although…[Read more]

Letter To The Editor (06/05/14)

Friends of Socorro Library express many thanks The Socorro Library, Friends of the Library and officers thank the following persons, firms and others for their help in organizing books, transportation…[Read more]

Letter to the editor (4/24/14)

The importance of attendance Editor: Many questions have been raised about this (Socorro Electric Cooperative annual membership) meeting. Leading the list is “Why no mail-in-ballots?” followed by “Why no notice…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (04/17/14)

The informed cynic Editor: Several years ago I set up a website, www.informedcynic.com, dealing with issues affecting the citizens of Socorro County and the surrounding area. I also began filming…[Read more]

Letters to the editor (02/20/14)

Who is protecting your property rights? Editor: Do you believe that your elected officials and government at all levels have your property rights as their main goal?  If you do…[Read more]