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Our View: Early childhood spending can boost learning

Evidently, not all money spent on early childhood care is created equal.

Letters to the editor, April 23, 2014

Kennicott owes community an apology

  • Our View: Celebrate Earth Day with clean-ups and fun

    The official Earth Day — established in 1970 — comes around every April 22 in the United States.

  • Our View: Increasing fine for phone scofflaws not a bad idea

    Let’s face it. Discussing the use of cellphones by drivers (knowingly breaking the law, we might add) is not the most exciting topic in the world. Everyone knows that driving while talking on the phone is a bad idea, and nearly everyone does it, or there wouldn’t be so many drivers chatting away instead of paying attention to the road.

  • Our View: Zozobra Friday? We’ll take it

    The burning of Zozobra is one of Santa Fe’s most anticipated and beloved community events. Not truly a part of the historical Fiesta de Santa Fe — which, truth be told, has often kept an arm’s length from the popular event — it was conceived as a way to poke fun at Fiesta by artist Will Shuster and his buddies.

  • 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.

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.

U.S. could do more to help Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine – For decades, Ukrainians have been starved, oppressed and bullied by Russians, and, with Russia now inciting instability that could lead to an invasion and dismemberment of east…

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