It is essential that the Guadalupe Street mural be saved and incorporated into the plan for the new museum of contemporary art. The mural reflects, in a dramatic and c…

    The Santa Fe Council on International Relations is holding its annual gala from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. April 21. The event will be held via Zoom, a platform used to great…

      It is essential that the Guadalupe Street mural be saved and incorporated into the plan for the new museum of contemporary art. The mural reflects, in a dramatic and c…

      The recently executed American Rescue Plan, signed into law by the Biden-Harris administration, means reduced health insurance costs for many New Mexicans.

      Can a person have their gazpacho cake and eat it, too? I think so.

      During the 2020 Democratic primaries, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York reminded Joe Biden of an opinion column he had penned in the early 1980s, attacking tax credi…

        The approval of the Zia Station development seems to be a travesty of justice. For the hundreds of logical reasons why it should not be in that place, or at least modi…

          I am a Santa Fe “outsider from The East,” having only arrived in 1976, but with immense respect for the local culture I am inadvertently helping to subsume, and have t…

          We all know the political system is broken. Our leaders are not producing solutions to the issues we care about. No one is listening, just talking past each other.

            Derek Chauvin, with his knee on the neck of his now-vanquished nemesis, George Floyd, reminded me of a man on an African safari, kneeling triumphantly on his just kill…

            My View Jarratt Applewhite

            Closed primaries are bad for democracy

            New Mexico is one of only 10 or so states in the nation with closed primaries. It also has one of the highest ratios of unopposed races in its general elections. That’…

            I am alarmed that Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is pushing for an exemption from the Biden administration’s pause on new oil and gas leasing on federal lands. An exempti…

            The debate over President Joe Biden’s infrastructure bill has become preoccupied with the unimportant question of what counts as infrastructure. This is a pointless di…

            The failure of the latest negotiations over the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam bodes ill for the stability and security of northeastern Africa. In the absence of a cl…

            Joseph requested from the Israelites that although I die in exile, God will bring you back to the Land and when

            The second law of thermodynamics assures us that entropy always increases over time. At its core, entropy simply means “things fall apart.” Sometimes, in the physical …

            There are times when in a small community struggling to maintain its rural way of living has something take place that makes residents wonder how it could have happened.

            Want to throw a good-natured curveball at a world-class scientist — one whose blood, sweat and toil have been to Mars not once but twice?

            Once again, a proposed housing project is controversial for all the same reasons: traffic, height, density, affordability and water. Always the water. Where’s it coming from?

            Every so often, an idea rolls around. Sometimes the idea starts locally (in Minneapolis) and then grows to other places, and it’s such a good, unassailable idea that y…

            President Joe Biden has announced that every adult in the nation will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine as of April 19. The availability of safe and effective vacci…

            One year ago at the start of the pandemic, Kristina Beuche of Española saw a dog named Alvin on Española Humane’s Facebook page. Alvin was 14 years old and broken down…

            Was the drawn-out questioning of Sen. Mimi Stewart by Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto, worse than the false and hypocritical advertisement Stewart used to attack a woman who's now her colleague? It's not even close.

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            We all know the political system is broken. Our leaders are not producing solutions to the issues we care about. No one is listening, just tal…

            My View Jarratt Applewhite

            Closed primaries are bad for democracy

            New Mexico is one of only 10 or so states in the nation with closed primaries. It also has one of the highest ratios of unopposed races in its…

            My View Rachel Conn and Liliana Castillo

            State must come together to protect water

            It’s spring in New Mexico, and all the small streams across the state are starting to flow. These same streams are under threat from new feder…