Articles for the ‘Opinion’ Category

Of ice, ingenuity: Saving Artic’s species

Call it a case of cabin fever — late February's famed for that. But since I can't flee to Cancun or any place else right now (well, maybe T or C), I'll content myself with writing about the ocean. That ought to cure this fever — especially if I take on the Arctic!

Letters to the Editor (02/26/15)

The letter from Socorro Electric Cooperative President Anne Dorough in the Feb. 19 El Defensor Chieftain was long on self-serving rhetoric but short on facts. I would like to point out a few surprises hidden in just the first section of this document.

Lovin’ Life: Doing the time warp again

I was watching a video on the Internet last weekend. I can't remember exactly who it was, but I know it was of the singers du jour, and I'm not sure if the artist's name was one, or two syllables, or included a number.

Letters to the Editor (02/05/15)

New Mexico House Speaker, Rep. Don Tripp wrote an article titled "GOP, Democrats can work together to benefit NM." It appeared in the Jan. 29, 2015 Albuquerque Journal. He said, "We need to make sure that (our children) are prepared to take the jobs in tomorrow's economy. Improving our schools will set our children up for success in the long run."

Mama don’t take my Kodachrome

I took a drive down Highway 60 out to Catron County Saturday afternoon – Datil to be specific – and was reminded of how nice that drive is – the western part of Socorro County with its rolling hills and then down into the Plains of San Agustin.