Articles for the ‘Opinion’ Category

My veggie fix

There was an old movie streaming on the internet a few months back called "The Southerner," the story of a young farm family coping with just about every conceivable problem a small farmer could have, from bad neighbors and floods to bank loans. One incident recalled the old wives' tale of "spring sickness," which was thought to come from eating vegetables.

Watch February skies for Zodiacal Light

Early spring brings us opportunities, once again, for viewing the Zodiacal Light. To see it, find a nice dark viewing spot and wait until it is completely dark after sunset. In the spring you look to the western horizon to see sunlight reflected by interplanetary dust particles. Look for a tall, left sloping wedge of diffuse light rising up from the horizon.

Control texting while driving

All over New Mexico, towns are preparing. They are chartering buses, soliciting active civic leaders and top officials to reserve the dates, checking the Internet for Santa Fe hotel accommodations….[Read more]

Letters to the Editor 01/16/14

Aguilar should not promote own agenda in electric bills Editor: Dear Mr. Aguilar (SEC board member): Today I found a letter from you stuffed inside the same envelope as my…[Read more]

Letters to the editor 01/09/2014

Recent case sends powerful message: Take care of your dog Editor: I just returned from three and a half hours in Municipal Court listening to witnesses testify and the prosecutor…[Read more]