While traveling in Maine earlier this summer, I met a technology analyst who told me about Maine’s experience with Avangrid, the company that acquired Central Maine Po…

    Aylin Sheehan of Santa Fe thought she made a mistake by adopting a dog. Juneau, a 1-year-old black and white Alaskan malamute mix, was very skittish, had anxiety and a…

      While traveling in Maine earlier this summer, I met a technology analyst who told me about Maine’s experience with Avangrid, the company that acquired Central Maine Po…

        Santa Fe County looks to site off Airport Road for affordable housing development, July 31

        Magic table

        Prime-time salad

        This grilled shishito and peach salad puts summer bounties front and center.

          If you want to get back to normal and don’t want your children to have to wear a mask in school, stop ignoring the proven interventions of mask-wearing and vaccines (“…

          No one who wields great power and responsibility over the future of tens of thousands of students, including the student groups named in the Yazzie/Martinez lawsuit, should remain director of the LESC after making the comments to which Gudgel has admitted.

          With COVID-19 spiking once more across the country, thanks to the delta variant and vaccine hesitancy, the Public Education Department is reviewing guidelines for schools.

            On behalf of the Spanish Colonial Arts Society, we write to thank everyone involved in making our 69th Traditional Spanish Market a great success. As the first market …

            Commentary Kathleen Sabo, Tony Ortiz and Steve Terrell

            Stronger disclosure, ethics laws can rein in corruption

            For the past five years, New Mexico Ethics Watch has been digging into the murky, flimsy world of public officials’ financial disclosure statements as required to be filed under the Financial Disclosure Act.

            Science on the Hill

            What’s shaking?

            When the earth shakes anywhere in the world, scientists are keenly interested in what happened. Was it an earthquake? A chemical explosion? A collapsing mine? Or, was …

            No, this is not a story of a sleuth in search of a missing person. Rather it’s a story about ancient plant knowledge that prevails to this day.

            From midspring until late fall, hundreds of varieties of New Mexico wildflowers pop up in grasslands, along roadsides, in woodlands and even in well-tended gardens. So…

            My View Nayomi Valdez and Katie Hoeppner

            Biden needs to restore amnesty rights

            Too often, our nation has learned who we don’t want to be from the mistakes of our past. Indeed, asylum laws were born of a shameful history — our government’s failure…

            You have to give Paul Gessing points for creativity (“Heinrich’s coming for your stove and gas heater,” My View, July 25). It takes enormous confidence in how much you…

            Before COVID-19, believing the Fox News network and the other right-wing propaganda organs such as Newsmax or One America News could make you stupid, but it couldn’t k…

            Earlier this month, individuals and communities across the nation celebrated Latino Conservation Week. The Continental Divide Trail Coalition participated in events ac…

            The articles that appeared in The New Mexican (“For affordable electricity, keep natural gas,” July 10; “Oil, gas revenue fuels our schools,” July 11) by Tom Greer and…

            My View Tom Noble

            Zoning serves its purpose

            I have been thinking about Kim Shanahan’s June 6 New Mexican commentary, “Covenants are a sacred cow.” In the piece, which talks about getting rid of zoning altogether…

              Regarding the piece “Santa Fe has lost its sparkle” (My View, July 25), the same is true practically all over the city. Downtown isn’t the only area that needs to be c…

              Whatever your opinion on Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s policies, serving in her Cabinet can be a challenge. Just witness the turnover in top spots in her administration.

              According to a report released in June by the National Association of Realtors in conjunction with the Rosen Consulting Group, the association is seeking a once-in-a-g…

              From my inbox June 25: “Dear Valued Dealers, I am reaching out again this year to share an update on our current Ocean Freight Surcharge. The ocean freight and supply …

              Living with Children

              How to tame son's tantrums

              Question: Our 4-year-old, an only child, is giving us fits. As a toddler, he began ignoring us. That evolved into downright refusing to do what we ask, as in, “I’m not…

              We live in the complex world of preservation and urban design, mixed with generations of gentrification. Superficially, it looks great, with the urban design framework…

                I strongly disagree with Paul J. Gessing’s (“Heinrich’s coming for your stove and gas heater,” My View, July 25). Sen. Martin Heinrich is not coming for your stove and…

                  From The Santa Fe New Mexican: July 31, 1946: The Fiesta will be a one-day affair, Sunday, Sept. 1, except for crowning of the queen, Lucy Romero, the evening before. …

                  Bill supporters are dismissing its potential to harm local Southwest economies by requiring tribal review and the issuance of export permits for items of any age and down to $1 in value.

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                  No one who wields great power and responsibility over the future of tens of thousands of students, including the student groups named in the Yazzie/Martinez lawsuit, should remain director of the LESC after making the comments to which Gudgel has admitted.

                  My View Nayomi Valdez and Katie Hoeppner

                  Biden needs to restore amnesty rights

                  Too often, our nation has learned who we don’t want to be from the mistakes of our past. Indeed, asylum laws were born of a shameful history —…

                  Before COVID-19, believing the Fox News network and the other right-wing propaganda organs such as Newsmax or One America News could make you …

                  My View Tom Noble

                  Zoning serves its purpose

                  I have been thinking about Kim Shanahan’s June 6 New Mexican commentary, “Covenants are a sacred cow.” In the piece, which talks about getting…

                  Bill supporters are dismissing its potential to harm local Southwest economies by requiring tribal review and the issuance of export permits for items of any age and down to $1 in value.

                  My View Claudia Essenburg

                  Santa Fe has lost its sparkle

                  Dear Santa Fe City Council, residents and business owners: I am sad to write this, but after so many years of visiting in the summers (I’m a t…