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Our View: Audiotapes reveal another Martinez

Gov. Susana Martinez took center stage, if only for a brief moment, in the nation’s political theater this week. Mother Jones, the left-leaning investigative magazine, published a not-so-flattering profile of the New Mexico governor and possible Republican vice presidential contender.

Letters to the editor, April 19, 2014

Goodbye, Tecolote. Don’t be gone too long

Reader View: PED fails this test

I was excited to give my administrators well-deserved kudos through the Public Education Department Principal Evaluation Survey, which was released March 31. Unfortunately, the statements teachers are asked to evaluate on the survey range from arcane to deceitful to plain careless.

Bound by history: India, Pakistan and Afghanistan

The world has been held hostage for more than a month by the story of the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, as well as the unfolding crisis in Ukraine. But momentous events have …

The Right Thing for Santa Fe

Golly. Santa Fe’s Public Utilities Committee has unanimously approved an ordinance to ban the use of plastic bags. The measure will require that stores charge “not less than 10 cents” for pape…

Walatowa: The little school that could

Tucked away on Bear Head Canyon Road, just east off of N.M. 4 as you are traveling through Jemez Pueblo, sits a small school called Walatowa High Charter School. Walatowa is the traditional na…

In a village, gossip can poison the well

Here we are less than three weeks away from Easter and, like so many resolutions that Americans make at the beginning of the year, Catholics tend to give up something during Lent.

Commentary: Advertising for e-cigarettes needs regulation

The tobacco industry is sharply raising spending on advertisements and other marketing for electronic cigarettes to try to make smoking glamorous again and hook a new generation of Americans o…

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