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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 I’d say that even if the food he sells wasn’t as delicious as it is.

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 …

Last week when members of a group called Cowboys for Trump announced they were going to host a horseback ride from the Santa Fe Rodeo Grounds to the Roundhouse, the re…

I don’t always agree with comedian Bill Maher (those who know me realize that I don’t even always agree with myself), but I enjoy his comedy and admire him for not bei…

Sixteen years ago, the state government and the federal government each took an important step to rid this land of an annoyance that all righteous people loathe: unsol…

The number of Republican state legislators in New Mexico has decreased dramatically after the last two elections. The number of elected statewide GOP officials dwindle…

Candidates serious about winning aren’t afraid of tugging on the coats of reporters, columnists and editors to try to get coverage. But there are others who don’t seem to realize this simple, commonsense rule.

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Make room, Liz Cheney?

Last week when former CIA agent Valerie Plame announced she was running for the Northern New Mexico U.S. House seat currently held by Rep. Ben Ray Luján, a former coll…

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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-na…

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 Mich…

As you admire the craftsmanship of the beautiful homes in the Haciendas — A Parade of Homes, take a moment to appreciate the unique skills Santa Fe workers bring to the show.