Local Columns

  • Our View: Save our Super effort takes hold

    The news that Santa Fe Public Schools Superintendent Joel Boyd might be leaving for a job in Fort Worth, Texas, has been unwelcome in many sectors of our community.

  • Our View: Pipeline veto, a solid decision

    President Barack Obama’s decision to veto legislation approving the Keystone XL pipeline will not go unchallenged — but Senate Democrats should stand united to ensure this veto is upheld. For a cautious, centrist president, the veto of this environmentally dangerous pipeline deserves praise and support. It’s only his third as president.

  • Our View: Improve access to dental care

    Legislative success often occurs only after many years of struggle to get laws passed. Take, for instance, the effort by Health Action New Mexico and others to recognize a new class of oral health-care provider — the dental therapist.

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