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…

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

          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 idea described in the editorial (“When it snows, it’s time to clear the sidewalks,” Our View, Jan. 4) that sidewalks are considered transportation corridors in a M…

                Not again: The New Mexico Legislature and our governor are about to begin considering legislation that is being labeled “tough on crime.” This is a return to the disas…

                  The planned power line construction for Los Alamos National Laboratory’s increased pit production (“Powering up LANL: The project needs explaining,” Our View, Jan. 2) …

                    The Santa Fe City Council and Mayor Alan Webber will consider a proposed update to its procedural rules this month. Members of the League of Women Voters of Santa Fe C…

                      Regarding the editorial (“Boulder fire warns of blazes to come in N.M.,” Our View, Jan. 3): The New Mexican outlined several steps for reducing wildfire risk but left …

                        Thank you, Santa Fe Police Department, for targeting speeders recently through my neighborhood of Casa Solana. It may seem a small thing, but too many “through-drivers…

                          As a third-generation Santa Fean, I am concerned about the number of apartments and construction projects I see around town. Why are we destroying our beautiful city? …

                            Regarding the editorial on the San Miguel chapel (“Historic chapel a reminder of faithful past,” Our View, Dec. 29), no mention was made that San Miguel was used as a …

                              Tuesday’s editorial on the airport expansion correctly noted the first part of Santa Fe that visitors from the Santa Fe Regional Airport see are fields of wrecked cars…

                                I hit the road at 6 a.m. on Christmas Day to drop off my son and daughter-in-law at the Albuquerque airport, and there was my paper carrier on his rounds. These folks …

                                Nobody wants surgery during a pandemic as a Christmas present, but my recent hip replacement experience at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center has been outstanding.

                                The monthly child tax credit has expired, and we received our final payment of $250. The wonderful check that came on the 15th every month is gone. Financial help cari…

                                  The radical right wing; the anti-science, anti-vaxxer, anti-immigrant crowd; the religious extremists; the promoters of violence and hatred; the lemming-like adorers o…

                                    This is a copy of a letter sent to the legislative leadership of the New Mexico House and Senate. Transparency is at the heart of everything we do at the New Mexico Fo…

                                      Over the weekend I read a commentary in The Santa Fe New Mexican opining the state lacked leadership when it came to regulating New Mexico’s lending industry (“Leaders…

                                        I am thrilled the House passed the Build Back Better Act in November. Build Back Better will help 300,000 new low-income renter households finally get assistance to af…

                                          I often drive by the Interfaith Community Shelter at Pete’s Place and observe numerous, presumably homeless people, on the outskirts of the building. Often there is po…

                                            Fifteen Santa Fe County deputies are ignoring the motto stenciled on every law enforcement vehicle — “To protect and serve” — by refusing to get vaccinated for COVID-19.

                                              I am writing today to express my heartfelt gratitude to City Councilor and Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Fe Chief Professional Officer Roman “Tiger” Abeyta for spear…

                                                Sunday evening, my friends and I prepared and served meals at the Interfaith Community Shelter at Pete’s Place. When I drove up, I was shocked at the mess on Harrison …

                                                  I recently went to an event at the Lensic Performing Arts Center and parked my vehicle in the nearby parking garage. To my dismay, exiting the garage via the elevator,…

                                                    In the face of skyrocketing rents, seemingly endless development, increasing traffic congestion, and roads and neighborhoods unprepared to deal with it, particularly o…

                                                      The Genoveva Chavez Community Center Ice Arena is a wonderful place for families to skate and exercise together and young kids to daydream they are princes and princes…

                                                        I subscribe to The Santa Fe New Mexican, which I read with morning coffee to stay informed. Lately, it has been a difficult read. Stories about increased crime, climat…

                                                          The New Mexican published a piece (“State’s top water official shouldn’t have to be an engineer,” My View, Nov. 21) by Denise Fort and Sally Rodgers. They presented a …

                                                            As former librarians and library directors at the College of Santa Fe and the Santa Fe University of Art and Design, we are writing this in response to John Gordon’s l…

                                                              The Pete’s Place location of the Interfaith Community Shelter always was much too small — it’s a tight squeeze, with the men’s and women’s sleeping areas; kitchen and…

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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 …