Recently I was nearly run over (as a pedestrian) by a motorist who thought she had the right of way because she had a green left-turn arrow. I was walking on a white “…

      If you haven’t heard Jon Stewart’s impassioned speech before a House committee in Washington, D.C., to again advocate for health benefits for 9/11 first responders, th…

        Healing Voices — Personal Stories, a local domestic violence awareness program, encourages Santa Fe residents and our elected officials to support the reauthorization …

          “A nation that forgets its past has no future.” Those are the words inscribed proudly on the surface of the Halpin State Archives building that the Vladem Contemporary…

            If anyone doubts bias in national media, look at reporting on tariffs. Report after report is only on the negatives: higher prices for avocados, tomatoes, cars, with n…

              A wet winter and lots of moisture has left us with masses of thick green grass and wildflowers here in Chimayó. All of that thick vegetation is now drying out, leaving…

                Hurrah to Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham for taking a stand against making New Mexico the nuclear waste capital of the United States (“Lujan Grisham comes out against rad…

                  Just as I was contemplating the overwhelming acts of bravery and sacrifice made by individuals during World War II as the anniversary of D-Day approached, I read a let…

                  Letters to the editor

                  Why not New Mexico?

                    Eleven states now require school students to learn about the Holocaust (“Schools in Oregon will be required to teach about the Holocaust,” June 3) — California, Connec…

                      Several important voices have spoken out recently about the tragic lack of news coverage of the climate crisis: American environmentalist Bill McKibben said last month…

                      Letters to the Editor

                      Potholes aren’t funny or safe

                        The potholes in Santa Fe have been deteriorating for a while and have not been serviced by Mayor Alan Webber’s administration despite repeated requests by citizens, in…

                        Letters to the editor

                        Kudos to the land commissioner

                          As a retired federal employee, I greatly appreciate dedicated public servants, unsung heroes who take their positions and missions seriously and act promptly to respon…

                            Donald Trump is a one-idea guy. He evidently believes that tariffs are the answer to everything. He probably regrets being unable to impose a tariff on Robert Mueller.

                            Letters to the Editor

                            Evil is no guiding light

                              What characterizes American government today is not so much dysfunctional politics, as it is ruthlessly contrived governance carried out behind the entertaining, distr…

                                I’d like to thank The New Mexican for running the recent article by the Washington Post’s Charles Lane on declining pregnancy and birthrates among American teens (“As …

                                Sixteen years ago, the state government and the federal government each took an important step to rid this land of an annoyance that all right…

                                The number of Republican state legislators in New Mexico has decreased dramatically after the last two elections. The number of elected statew…

                                Candidates serious about winning aren’t afraid of tugging on the coats of reporters, columnists and editors to try to get coverage. But there are others who don’t seem to realize this simple, commonsense rule.