It’s always a little embarrassing for a reporter when you’re covering a meeting and during some important discussion of state, someone mentions you by name. As a rule,…

Larry Behrens, a former spokesman for Gov. Susana Martinez as well as a spokesman for House Republicans, now works for Power the Future. No, that’s not some old Public…

According to Merriam-Webster, whoever she is, the phrase “silly season” is defined as “a period (such as late summer) when the mass media often focus on trivial or fri…

“Never forget.” That’s a message we heard repeatedly last week on social media — and even anti-social media — around the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror…

Last week, after returning from a fun vacation in New Orleans — great food, voodoo and, best of all, music everywhere — a story on one of my social media feeds caught …

I was just sitting down to figure out what I wanted to address in this week’s column. “What could I write that would engage readers and fire up letters to the editor?”…

Roundhouse Roundup

Uneasy on the Plaza

I’ve known Roque Garcia since several years before he started cooking his carnitas on the Plaza in the mid-1980s. He’s a good-hearted, good-natured Santa Fe guy — and …

Presidents Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush and Barack Obama knew that an important, if unwritten, part of the job is being comforter-in-chief in times of national distress. Events in the past week show the current president does not.

The names of the corrupt New Mexico officials who help fuel the effort to establish a state ethics commission — a roll call that includes Michael Montoya, Robert Vigil…

In the spring of 2006, politically connected convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein was under investigation by the state of New Mexico for certain activities on land a…

Ever since the smoke cleared from this year’s Legislature, there have been well-publicized efforts by Republicans and various “patriot” groups around the state to try …