Five days after it was announced that a “7-foot non-scalable fence” was going up around the U.S. Capitol, President Donald Trump traveled to Texas and stood by his bor…

Commentary C. Jarrett Dieterle

State can modernize alcohol delivery

Former Gov. Susana Martinez became famous for touting that New Mexico was open for business. It may have taken a global pandemic to prove her right as state lawmakers …

My View Foster Hurley

Zeke's passing leaves a hole

Sadly, the vast majority of you reading this never had the honor — and gift — of spending time with my beloved back Lab, Zeke. Those fortunate enough to have done so c…

Last week's column created a flood of calls to fill 50 vacancies for age- and income-restricted one-bedroom apartments.

Eran unos días after midwinter, and Canutito was sitting en el suelo de la cocina coloring en sus libro de colorear nuevo that he had received pa’ Crismes. He was stic…

When we last left Felicia Sanchez in the spring of 2020, she was under fire and overwrought — an out-of-work small-business owner pummeled by the pandemic and circumst…

Commentary Julian Brave NoiseCat

Here's why Senate Republicans fear Deb Haaland

Alexander Stuart, the third interior secretary, once declared that the United States’ mission was to “civilize or exterminate” Native people. The Interior Department h…

Webber said he and the City Council will hold onto controversial monuments — including pieces of the shattered obelisk — while trying to bring disagreeable people together in grassroots meetings.

A year ago, as hints of the pandemic were starting to hit the United States, Abhi Bhattacharyya moved to Santa Fe for a new job. Bhattacharyya began fostering a fluffy…

This recipe for parmesan potato and broccoli soup tastes more decadent than it actually is.

While traveling Santa Fe's south side by bicycle, Dan Frazier documents what fouls the outdoors. Then he files complaints with the city government in hopes the messes will be cleaned.

Commentary Amanda Uhle

Rush Limbaugh made me a feminist

I was a teenage girl in the ‘90s, and my father was deep in Rush Limbaugh’s sway. Dad would pick me up from school with the Buick’s AM signal crackling and buzzing, Ru…

Era una bitterly cold morning en ese día. El viento soplaba, blowing everything about. Grama Cuca had gone outside para tirar la cenizas de la estufa out unto the ash …

More than one in 10 Americans has received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine, but many are still awaiting a clear answer to a key question: What can they do…

So it looks like the start of the high school football season could fall, at least partially, on a Monday night with some of the matchups not being announced until the…

When you can’t grab takeout, this curry chicken and noodles recipe comes to the rescue.

He’s been called “Moscow Mitch” (for not doing more to combat Russian election interference) and even “Cocaine Mitch” (after a kooky and unfounded campaign attack). Bu…

When a group of workers seeking a raise in the state’s minimum wage marched down Chicago’s Michigan Avenue in the fall of 2012, they carried a banner proclaiming “Figh…

Out on the 13,000 acres of the Lower Wells Ranch, even a light breeze coats cows and quail alike in dust. Despite a pale sun hanging low in a clear sky, the temperatur…

State Rep. Miguel Garcia gave a speech in favor of retaining the good-ole-boy system that allows state legislators to conceal what capital projects they spent public money on and how much they allocated.

Commentary Thomas Swetnam and Craig Allen

Use 'good fire' on private lands to restore lost forests

The Southwest is again suffering extreme drought, and the upcoming wildfire season could be another bad one. We have seen this pattern before during La Niña conditions…

It was late en la tarde como dos horas after dinner que Canutito alfín acabó con su homework. He put sus libros at the edge de la mesa in order to find them en la maña…

As the second impeachment trial of Donald Trump goes on, we already know the outcome: Almost all Republican senators will vote to acquit him, mindful of the retributio…

Senate Bill 254 would end the clubby system in which a few hundred political insiders appoint major-party candidates to run for a vacant seat in Congress.

When it comes to dessert making, I have one thing on my mind: ease. Many variables are at play, so let’s be honest — a lot can go wrong. There’s time, temperature, hum…

So much for justice for all: Former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial doesn't begin in the Senate until Tuesday, but the outcome is already decided.

Building Santa Fe

Show us the money

A state bank is both feasible and could be very practical in the complex solutions of solving a housing crisis.

Commentary Bill Richardson

My experiences with Aung San Suu Kyi

Last Sunday night, as I read the news reports detailing an unfolding coup in Myanmar, I worried about the people and my friends in Myanmar and the fate of their democr…

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It is disturbing that at a time when COVID-19 cases are surging and so many New Mexicans are engaged in life-or death struggles, that anyone w…

The city of Santa Fe wants to replace its high-pressure sodium street lamps with LED lamps having color temperatures of 3000 K and 4000 K. This plan is a grave mistake. It would reduce safety and turn charming Santa Fe into the most garishly lit city in our region.

In the 78 years since Dorothy McKibbin set up shop, what we now call Los Alamos National Laboratory has spent $122 billion in today’s dollars.…