Commentary James A. Baker III and HilLary Rodham Clinton

Japan should act to protect elephants

As the world watches the Tokyo Olympics, our thoughts turn to the international peace and cooperation the games have come to symbolize. Each of us, in the administrati…

Amid the escalating protests over water shortages in Iran’s oil-producing Khuzestan province, government officials in Tehran are unable to fall back on the old excuse …

I drove the few miles to the caller's house, and there was Toby, playing in a pond with two Labradors. He had crossed one county road, two swamps, and a busy golf course to hang out with these two water dogs.

El Día de San Juan had come and gone de manera que that meant que soon los días comenzaban a recortarse. With the days getting shorter y las noches haciéndose más larg…

Whole Hearted Parenting

Grief and resilience

A part of the transition as we reenter the post-pandemic world is processing what we have been through.

Tango, a friendly guy with a big personality, was adopted on April 7 by Colorado residents Brandi and Ron, who asked that their last name not be printed, after they fe…

Be sure to keep your feeders well stocked with high-fat and high-protein foods that will give birds a boost and keep them healthy for the coming year.

The man in the bright green T-shirt walked with his right hand on his wife’s shoulder, his eyes in a semipermanent squint even in the darkened room. Their two children…

Al fin summer had come y todas las cosas estaban en bloom. Los árboles estaban all green con muchas hojas and so were the plants en el jardín. Ese verano had the promi…

During a snowstorm in October, Dr. Tom Parker, veterinarian at Española Humane, was driving to work when he saw a puppy laying in the middle of U.S. 285.

It would be great to have a Boundaries 101 course in which we could all learn how to set boundaries with our children.

Una tarde Canutito entró en la cocina shaking his head. It looked como que estaba bien disgusted. Grampo Caralampio looked up de la mesa where he was reading el periód…

True patriotism, especially of the American variety, comes from questioning the history you were born into. This July Fourth, we should all keep this in mind as we que…

The term white supremacy has received a lot of play lately. White supremacists were prominent among the insurrectionists who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6; the ch…

I was one of the prosecutors for the only two litigated U.S. military tribunals since Nuremberg. These were the trials of Salim Ahmed Hamdan and Ali Hamza al-Bahlul, w…

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My View Claudia Essenburg

Santa Fe has lost its sparkle

Dear Santa Fe City Council, residents and business owners: I am sad to write this, but after so many years of visiting in the summers (I’m a t…

There is no longer such a thing as normal, new or old, past or future. We can blame the pandemic, presidents, Congress, social media, anger, a…

Receding splotches of orange were as lava, flowing down pink slopes of gray mountains. This rhapsodic vision, burning orange alternately brigh…

I’m not an expert on the economics of renewable energy. But as a Public Service Company of New Mexico rate payer, I’ve tried to understand exa…

My View Patricia Fordney

We must teach our kids the truth

I am new to Santa Fe but not new to New Mexico, and have been reading about the controversy over critical race theory. It seems to have stirre…

Ninety miles south of the U.S., lies an island once regarded by the Spanish conquistadores as “la isla más hermosa que ojos humanos vieron” (t…