In this election, Constitutional Amendment 1 really deserves voter attention. It proposes to change the Public Regulation Commission from five elected members to three…

We here at the Pueblo of Tesuque have thought long and hard about the goings-on in our ancestral home of “Ogapoge — Place of the White Shell,” and this is what we woul…

My View Kathleen O’Connor

Women must have the right to choose

I learned today that U.S. Sen. Gary Peters of Michigan shared his story of the abortion that he and his first wife had after her water broke early in pregnancy. They w…

As a proud American, Hispanic (Mexican-Spaniard), Catholic man born and raised in the City Different, I struggle with the issue of abortion. I do believe in the Christ…

This year, we have been in an unrecognizable world compared to the lifestyle we have become accustomed to. We have gone through many stages of the human experience, in…

I received a summons to in-person jury duty from the First District Court of New Mexico in late August. The term was beginning Oct. 2. The summons included a letter fr…

The U.S. Constitution does not specify which of the three branches of government should have the last word on how that document is to be interpreted. Chief Justice Joh…

New Mexicans are held in local jails on minor cases because they cannot afford to pay court fees or money bonds, and because some judges have a proclivity for sending …

Like many Santa Feans, I am upset that vandals were allowed to topple the obelisk Oct. 12 and that the mayor’s June pledge to create a commission was not realized. But…

My View Miranda Viscoli and Harry Eberts

Gun intimidation has no place at a polling place

The right to vote safely and without intimidation in the U.S. is fundamental to our democracy. In the past months, we have experienced armed militia members intentiona…

A recently released Pew Research Center Survey found that during the Trump presidency the image of the U.S. has dramatically declined around the globe. In the U.K., Ge…

Historical monuments are much like a snapshot of history viewed through the lens of the victorious. The recent destruction of Santa Fe’s obelisk, which was dedicated i…

The unmerciful destruction of the 152-year-old obelisk in the Plaza, the heart and soul of Santa Fe, came as a shock, a cruel act against a monument that has become an…

My View Robert Martin AND Becky Rowley

Support bonds that support higher education

On behalf of Santa Fe Community College and the Institute for American Indian Arts, we express our gratitude to members of our community for their continued support of…

I am not a Santa Fean, but the events leading to the toppling of the obelisk Monday on the Plaza has left me feeling “somehow” — a word Natives use to describe a feeli…

I was filled with outrage when I heard about the tearing down of the obelisk, part of a Plaza with National Historic Landmark protection, by what I would characterize …

In this election, Constitutional Amendment 1 really deserves voter attention. It proposes to change the Public Regulation Commission from five elected members to three…

We here at the Pueblo of Tesuque have thought long and hard about the goings-on in our ancestral home of “Ogapoge — Place of the White Shell,” and this is what we woul…

My View Kathleen O’Connor

Women must have the right to choose

I learned today that U.S. Sen. Gary Peters of Michigan shared his story of the abortion that he and his first wife had after her water broke early in pregnancy. They w…

As a proud American, Hispanic (Mexican-Spaniard), Catholic man born and raised in the City Different, I struggle with the issue of abortion. I do believe in the Christ…

This year, we have been in an unrecognizable world compared to the lifestyle we have become accustomed to. We have gone through many stages of the human experience, in…

I received a summons to in-person jury duty from the First District Court of New Mexico in late August. The term was beginning Oct. 2. The summons included a letter fr…

The U.S. Constitution does not specify which of the three branches of government should have the last word on how that document is to be interpreted. Chief Justice Joh…

New Mexicans are held in local jails on minor cases because they cannot afford to pay court fees or money bonds, and because some judges have a proclivity for sending …

Like many Santa Feans, I am upset that vandals were allowed to topple the obelisk Oct. 12 and that the mayor’s June pledge to create a commission was not realized. But…

My View Miranda Viscoli and Harry Eberts

Gun intimidation has no place at a polling place

The right to vote safely and without intimidation in the U.S. is fundamental to our democracy. In the past months, we have experienced armed militia members intentiona…

A recently released Pew Research Center Survey found that during the Trump presidency the image of the U.S. has dramatically declined around the globe. In the U.K., Ge…

Historical monuments are much like a snapshot of history viewed through the lens of the victorious. The recent destruction of Santa Fe’s obelisk, which was dedicated i…

The unmerciful destruction of the 152-year-old obelisk in the Plaza, the heart and soul of Santa Fe, came as a shock, a cruel act against a monument that has become an…

My View Robert Martin AND Becky Rowley

Support bonds that support higher education

On behalf of Santa Fe Community College and the Institute for American Indian Arts, we express our gratitude to members of our community for their continued support of…

I am not a Santa Fean, but the events leading to the toppling of the obelisk Monday on the Plaza has left me feeling “somehow” — a word Natives use to describe a feeli…

I was filled with outrage when I heard about the tearing down of the obelisk, part of a Plaza with National Historic Landmark protection, by what I would characterize …

I urge New Mexicans to vote no on Constitutional Amendment 1, which would concentrate and consolidate power away from the people of New Mexico and place it in the hand…

Like many in our community, I was sorely disappointed to receive an email last week from The Food Depot, Northern New Mexico’s food bank, announcing its decision to di…

In 2015, Richard McCord was being considered to be honored as a Santa Fe Living Treasure. I would like to share with you the Richard I know through the following nomin…

So the obelisk is gone. As a citizen, and as a person who makes his living writing about history, I have to deplore the way it was removed. But the deed is done, and n…

At a time when people’s rights are being touted and mass demonstrations are happening around the country, Santa Fe can rejoice in its diversity. The damage done to the…

The Public Regulation Commission is a constitutionally mandated body of five Commissioners who regulate New Mexico utility companies, including Public Service Company …

My fellow New Mexico voters, I request you vote "yes" for Amendment 1 on your ballot. Why? To reduce too-frequent Public Regulation Commission corruption and incompetence.

This fall, you can have a voice in shaping New Mexico's judiciary by voting whether to retain one New Mexico Court of Appeals judge and seven district court judges in the First Judicial District, which includes Los Alamos, Rio Arriba and Santa Fe counties.

Under NMTeach, the state’s previous teacher evaluation system often described as one of the “toughest evaluation systems” in the country, I was rated an “Exemplary” teacher.

At the top of the state initiatives section of your ballot this November, you will see Constitutional Amendment 1. It seems straightforward enough. It reads like a ho-…

Santa Fe is the city where I was born and raised, and I am proud to remain a resident of the City of Holy Faith. I have lived in Pueblo, Colo., where I am assigned, fo…

Voters in November will decide whether to change the Public Regulation Commission from an elected, five-member commission to an appointed three-member commission. Voti…

I’m 68 and retired to Santa Fe four years ago, after my mother died and I no longer had to be the Oldest Daughter Taking Care of Mom. (Taking care of Mom and Dad as th…

I couldn’t help but be surprised at the “Fair Deal” agenda, unveiled by the party last month during a virtual news conference and recent rhetoric in the state GOP’s “Respect New Mexico” campaign.

This November, we will vote on whether to transform the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission into an appendage of the Governor’s Office, or to keep it an elected bo…

The pandemic of 2020 has me grateful to be able to remain active at home, the circumstances resembling winter in that regard. I opened my diary to this note:

My View Valerie Siow and Stacy Lesley

Ancestral knowledge boosts education for students

For more than 500 years, Indigenous tribes, pueblos and nations have overcome plagues, famine, forced displacement and genocide — the aftermath of the colonization of …

The president, the first lady and Hope Hicks have all tested positive for COVID-19. There is no surprise here. Optional masks, no social distancing and attending indoo…

Commentary Judith Barnstone

Everyone deserves a chance to be healthy

We all deserve the opportunity to live healthy lives, but the coronavirus pandemic has exposed that many families lack the resources to do so. As a professor, I teach …

    Most of the nation's working-age population has employer-based health insurance, so the pain and stress of losing a job have been compounded with losing insurance coverage during a historic health crisis.

    Whether people agree or disagree on heated issues, as New Mexicans, we have always tried to keep politics in our state civil, without the destruction of others’ politi…

    Editor’s note: This is another in an occasional series of opinions about the transforming energy economy of New Mexico and its impact on people’s health and the environment.

    My View J. Michael Chavarria, Wilfred Herrera Jr. and David Toledo

    Tribal governors: We are here and we count

    The impacts of past U.S. census counts are evident in almost every tribal community across the nation.

    When we embrace all that our state has to offer, New Mexicans benefit on several critical economic fronts that enhance our financial health.

    If you're interested in submitting a Letter to the Editor or My View, click here.

    We here at the Pueblo of Tesuque have thought long and hard about the goings-on in our ancestral home of “Ogapoge — Place of the White Shell,”…

    My View Kathleen O’Connor

    Women must have the right to choose

    I learned today that U.S. Sen. Gary Peters of Michigan shared his story of the abortion that he and his first wife had after her water broke e…

    I received a summons to in-person jury duty from the First District Court of New Mexico in late August. The term was beginning Oct. 2. The sum…

    Like many Santa Feans, I am upset that vandals were allowed to topple the obelisk Oct. 12 and that the mayor’s June pledge to create a commiss…