Articles for the ‘Opinion’ Category
The Yellow Birds In Iraq, in “The Yellow Birds,” by Kevin Powers, Bartle and Murphy try to be good soldiers, but it’s difficult. Bartle finally decides he doesn’t always have…[Read more]
Editors note: This is Part II of a two part column. The first part can be found in the Sept. 5 edition of El Defensor Chieftain. Three weeks ago, The…[Read more]
This month most of the planet watching will be concentrated around early evening or early morning hours. Venus brightens to an incredible magnitude of -4.5 as it hangs about 10…[Read more]
Mosquitos and puddles go together. Recent rains and floods have left Socorro and Catron counties with plenty of standing water that will only get muddier, stinkier and more toxic as the month rolls on.
Back to school is always an exciting time. Throughout my career as an educator, nothing has pleased me more than welcoming back students to kick off a new academic year.