The state’s severe drought and hotter temperatures have extended fire season. This week, the Luna Fire near the village of Chacon, straddling the border of the Taos-Mora county line, has raced through more than 7,400 acres of wilderness.

    We are in a marathon, which is 26.2 miles and by our back-of-the-envelope calculation, we are less than 10 miles into the race. Less than halfway.

      The state’s severe drought and hotter temperatures have extended fire season. This week, the Luna Fire near the village of Chacon, straddling the border of the Taos-Mora county line, has raced through more than 7,400 acres of wilderness.

        With the coronavirus pandemic getting worse and shutting down the job market, people are hurting for money to buy food and pay their bills and rent. These people need …

        Commentary Melanie A. Stansbury, Anthony Allison & Joanne Ferrary

        State must address food and water insecurity

        There is nothing more basic to life than food and water. And yet, in New Mexico, we have among the highest rates of hunger in the country and communities that are with…

        Our country has a long history of discovering and developing solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges.

          Our mayor weighed a lot of options on Indigenous Peoples Day. What he avoided was stirring up people who were making a point. They were unarmed. Should the cops have d…

          For a Republican who operated a ranch for troubled kids, battled a governor from his own party in some of the state's ugliest confrontations about child welfare, the campaign trail might also be the comeback trail.

          Historical monuments are much like a snapshot of history viewed through the lens of the victorious. The recent destruction of Santa Fe’s obelisk, which was dedicated i…

          The unmerciful destruction of the 152-year-old obelisk in the Plaza, the heart and soul of Santa Fe, came as a shock, a cruel act against a monument that has become an…

          My View Robert Martin AND Becky Rowley

          Support bonds that support higher education

          On behalf of Santa Fe Community College and the Institute for American Indian Arts, we express our gratitude to members of our community for their continued support of…

          I am not a Santa Fean, but the events leading to the toppling of the obelisk Monday on the Plaza has left me feeling “somehow” — a word Natives use to describe a feeli…

          I was filled with outrage when I heard about the tearing down of the obelisk, part of a Plaza with National Historic Landmark protection, by what I would characterize …

          I urge New Mexicans to vote no on Constitutional Amendment 1, which would concentrate and consolidate power away from the people of New Mexico and place it in the hand…

          Like many in our community, I was sorely disappointed to receive an email last week from The Food Depot, Northern New Mexico’s food bank, announcing its decision to di…

          In 2015, Richard McCord was being considered to be honored as a Santa Fe Living Treasure. I would like to share with you the Richard I know through the following nomin…

          So the obelisk is gone. As a citizen, and as a person who makes his living writing about history, I have to deplore the way it was removed. But the deed is done, and n…

          At a time when people’s rights are being touted and mass demonstrations are happening around the country, Santa Fe can rejoice in its diversity. The damage done to the…

          The Public Regulation Commission is a constitutionally mandated body of five Commissioners who regulate New Mexico utility companies, including Public Service Company …

          My fellow New Mexico voters, I request you vote "yes" for Amendment 1 on your ballot. Why? To reduce too-frequent Public Regulation Commission corruption and incompetence.

          If you picked up or were delivered a copy of The New Mexican on Oct. 11, perhaps you saw the Haciendas magazine promoting the annual Parade of Homes sponsored by the S…

          Even though it was only June, el día había sido muy caliente! It was much too hot para cocinear esa tarde; just the thought of turning on the stove made Grama Cuca swe…

            The wide, curvy sidewalk on the south side of Alameda from Palace to Paseo is truly lovely for walkers. Unfortunately, we have experienced packs of bicyclists of three…

            Worse is when she sits there, about five feet away on the table near the window, in that cat pose and just stares.

            The third time is the charm for Cheyenne, a paint mare, who arrived at The Horse Shelter in 2017 after being found in the desert.

            This fall, you can have a voice in shaping New Mexico's judiciary by voting whether to retain one New Mexico Court of Appeals judge and seven district court judges in the First Judicial District, which includes Los Alamos, Rio Arriba and Santa Fe counties.

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            My View Robert Martin AND Becky Rowley

            Support bonds that support higher education

            On behalf of Santa Fe Community College and the Institute for American Indian Arts, we express our gratitude to members of our community for t…

            I urge New Mexicans to vote no on Constitutional Amendment 1, which would concentrate and consolidate power away from the people of New Mexico…

            So the obelisk is gone. As a citizen, and as a person who makes his living writing about history, I have to deplore the way it was removed. Bu…