My office at 202 East Marcy St. currently is guarded by an asymmetrical igloo of brown boxes, most stuffed with flotsam and junk that belongs to someone, just not me.

AARP New Mexico applauds Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham for including the elimination of the state tax on Social Security benefits among her priorities for the 2022 New M…

My View Christopher Eide Azevedo

To attract teachers, pay them more

Every year, the issue of teacher salary is in the public dialogue and is often presented to the Legislature for consideration. Of course, it is up for serious consider…

So, what was all that hoopla about hydrogen from the gallery during the governor’s State of the State address? Hydrogen is the clean, green fuel of the future, right?

My View Alexis Salisbury and Nathan Spulak

Victims need protection, too

We are survivors who were victimized by juvenile offenders. This letter responds to a recent op-ed in which author Marc Levin advocates for a proposal to give all juve…

I am writing this on Martin Luther King Day. That is a day that inspires dreams great and small, vast or modest. My dream starts with a touch of nightmare: storefront …

My View James Kenney, Alicia J. Keyes and Jeff Witte

Low-carbon fuel standard means jobs, lower emissions

This legislative session, we can bring over $470 million in clean energy investments and close to 4,000 jobs to New Mexico all within the next eight years. And, these …

School funding is complicated. In our state, it seems as if we often don’t have enough money to actually run our schools properly or pay teachers enough. Leaving aside…

The New Mexico chile is the heart and soul of our state’s culture and is the state’s iconic agricultural commodity. During the 1990s, the New Mexico chile harvest hove…

    Milan Simonich’s column is indeed just an opinion (“ ‘Kill Bill’ wasn’t just a movie; it’s a way of life,” Ringside Seat, Jan. 19). Apparently, Simonich is getting inf…

      Almost 100 pedestrians died on New Mexico roads last year. While there are many causes, too many pedestrians are almost invisible and too many are incautious. Too many…

      We often envision expansive vistas, wild and untouched landscapes, and rich biological diversity when we think of our public lands. But far too often, we forget about …

      If it takes a village to raise a child, it might take an entire state to support children and their education during this pandemic.

      It is difficult to miss the articles and editorials in The Santa Fe New Mexican and other media outlets reporting about Harrison Road, the street that abuts the Interf…

      Resilience is defined as “the process of adapting well in the face of adversity or trauma, the ability to bounce back after difficulty.”

      One evening, Heart & Soul Animal Sanctuary received a call from a good Samaritan named Zero Kazama of Abiquiú. He had just found a young female dog, a heeler mix, …

        Kudos to The New Mexican and reporter Scott Wyland for his timely and important article (“State’s top water job remains vacant,”

        Over the past few years, our state has expanded opportunities for New Mexicans to pursue career training and college degrees, which is an investment in accelerating ou…

          Last week, the paper had an article about the Center for COVID Control (“Testing site draws scrutiny,” Jan. 14). This article matched my experience exactly. There were…

            The state of New Mexico is benefiting from the over-collection of gross receipts tax, I believe. Effective July 1, 2021, New Mexico required online services/sellers to…

            The Fort Sill Apache Tribe — descendants of the Chiricahua and Warm Springs Apaches — applaud Sens. Martin Heinrich and Ben Ray Luján’s efforts in reintroducing legisl…

            On Jan. 11, the Archbishop of Santa Fe, John C. Wester, shared his pastoral letter, “Living in the Light of Christ’s Peace: A Conversation Toward Nuclear Disarmament” …

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            My View Christopher Eide Azevedo

            To attract teachers, pay them more

            Every year, the issue of teacher salary is in the public dialogue and is often presented to the Legislature for consideration. Of course, it i…

            So, what was all that hoopla about hydrogen from the gallery during the governor’s State of the State address? Hydrogen is the clean, green fu…

            My View Alexis Salisbury and Nathan Spulak

            Victims need protection, too

            We are survivors who were victimized by juvenile offenders. This letter responds to a recent op-ed in which author Marc Levin advocates for a …