A group of Santa Fe student musicians have returned from our sister city, Icheon, South Korea, where they performed in the highly successful Global Music Concert. The …

      For many months, the daily Air Quality Index on the weather page of the Santa Fe New Mexican has had a prediction of “25,” or “good.” Every day, the actual air quality…

        Toni Morrison exposed with brilliant ferocity the yet-to-be-exorcised evil of racism (“Toni Morrison’s unflinching stare,” Commentary, Aug. 8). At her death, we are re…

          First day of school in Mississippi. Dozens of excited first, second, third graders and more older students exit their classrooms and seek out their parents. Thanks to …

            I agree with Nick Streit’s recent My View (“We need more wild and scenic rivers,” Aug. 11) on expanding the Wild and Scenic Rivers designation to the Gila and San Fran…

              The conversation started with test scores (“A familiar pattern,” July 30) and led to a letter (“Santa Fe needs certified teachers,” Letters to the Editor, Aug. 2). You…

              Letters to the editor

              Hate speech provokes violence

                I’ll bet many of you older readers remember, as I do, that your mother said, “If you can’t say something nice about someone, don’t say anything at all.” Probably few o…

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                Stanford Weinstein said he was innocent and filed a protest. Then he accused city bureaucracy of being tone-deaf, sustaining the ticket even though it had no evidence against him.

                Roundhouse Roundup

                Uneasy on the Plaza

                I’ve known Roque Garcia since several years before he started cooking his carnitas on the Plaza in the mid-1980s. He’s a good-hearted, good-na…

                Presidents Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush and Barack Obama knew that an important, if unwritten, part of the job is being comforter-in-chief in times of national distress. Events in the past week show the current president does not.

                The names of the corrupt New Mexico officials who help fuel the effort to establish a state ethics commission — a roll call that includes Mich…