Early childhood education programs have proven to lift kids out of poverty and prepare them for success in life. As a Save the Children Action Network volunteer and in…

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    Uncover the City Hall mural

      One beautiful downtown mural can be easily brought back to life for Santa Feans to enjoy again and appreciate the inspired young talent that went into it two decades a…

        The financial hardships teachers across the country suffer when purchasing classroom essentials are heartbreaking (“The desperate things teachers do to get classroom s…

        I agree completely with The New Mexican's recent editorial (“Councilors are right to flag property sale,” Our View, Jan. 10). This wonderfully located and large city-o…

        Having read the article (“Pentagon rules out targeting Iranian cultural sites,” Jan. 7) in The New Mexican, I would like to thank Defense Secretary Mark Esper for not …

          It is appalling that the state is clear-cutting piñon-juniper trees on Glorieta Mesa (and elsewhere in the state) to provide more forage for privately owned cattle (“ …

            If Iranian General Qassim Soleimani has American blood on his hands ("Top Iranian general Qassim Soleimani killed in U.S. strike," Jan. 3), it is only because the infa…

            Last year, new gun safety laws were enacted in New Mexico. They involve background checks on purchases and removal of gun ownership for individuals convicted of domest…

            Having spent too much time away from Santa Fe, I never met Rob Dean (“Longtime editor brought stability to ‘New Mexican,’ left behind legacy,” Jan. 6), nor was I famil…

              The Trump administration’s reckless decision to withdraw from the international 2015 nuclear deal, and with the president’s even more reckless decision to support the …

              I am writing in response to the editorial in the Santa Fe New Mexican (“State should find a way to preserve mural,” Our View, Jan. 5) that addressed the imminent destr…

              I want to publicly thank the Genoveva Chavez Community Center for partnering with the Santa Fe Jewish Center-Chabad to host the “Chanukah on Ice” celebration Dec. 29. …

                Milan Simonich (“Upset with the Legislature? You get what you pay for,” Ringside Seat, Dec. 30) advocates for paying our state legislators in order to upgrade the qual…

                  So the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association wants “long-term solutions” to wild horses. The new Bureau of Land Management plan calls for rounding up as many as 130,00…

                  Recently, I was planning on a movie and a visit to REI. I arrived at the Railyard Garage at about 11 a.m., and it was closed. No one was in the booth, the light in the…

                    Many thanks to The New Mexican for keeping up a fine, old journalistic tradition by reprinting Francis Pharcellus Church’s wonderful editorial (“Yes, Virginia — there …

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                    When House Speaker Nancy Pelosi began impeachment proceedings against President Trump, everyone knew that she was exposing 31 of her most vulnerable members.

                    Like so many others I know, I get up each morning on the lookout for glimmers of hope as the foundations of our world order shake in the Middl…

                    My View Pamela Gilchrist and Kenneth E. Mayers

                    Is New Mexico destined to become Rocky Flats?

                    Dangerous, life threatening, make-work — paid for by our tax dollars and benefiting only military contractors, stockholders and the elite, hig…

                    My View Guy Gronquist

                    One step closer to Vladem

                    New Mexico came one step closer to realizing the long-held dream of a contemporary art museum when the Santa Fe Historic Districts Review Boar…

                    The state Economic Development Department needs a course correction. The department is proposing that the Legislature authorize $300,000 for a…

                    New Mexico is an awe-inspiring state that has captured the hearts of people across the globe. It’s no wonder that we’re seeing tourism increas…

                    My View David Dennison

                    A wealth tax is unconstitutional

                    Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has campaigned on a platform that seeks to impose a 2 percent “wealth tax” on all asset…

                    When I ended my eight years as mayor of Santa Fe, I wanted to dedicate my free time to moving our state into the renewable future that the cli…

                    I don’t just use public transportation. I’m passionate about it. And like so many, it started as a necessity to get me from Point A to Point B…

                    My View ChristopH Neander

                    Why did you support Trump?

                    It’s time for supporters of President Donald Trump to come up with a good story they can tell their children and grandchildren about their sup…