The Santa Fe Council on International Relations is holding its annual gala from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. April 21. The event will be held via Zoom, a platform used to great…

The recently executed American Rescue Plan, signed into law by the Biden-Harris administration, means reduced health insurance costs for many New Mexicans.

We all know the political system is broken. Our leaders are not producing solutions to the issues we care about. No one is listening, just talking past each other.

My View Jarratt Applewhite

Closed primaries are bad for democracy

New Mexico is one of only 10 or so states in the nation with closed primaries. It also has one of the highest ratios of unopposed races in its general elections. That’…

I am alarmed that Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is pushing for an exemption from the Biden administration’s pause on new oil and gas leasing on federal lands. An exempti…

Joseph requested from the Israelites that although I die in exile, God will bring you back to the Land and when

The second law of thermodynamics assures us that entropy always increases over time. At its core, entropy simply means “things fall apart.” Sometimes, in the physical …

There are times when in a small community struggling to maintain its rural way of living has something take place that makes residents wonder how it could have happened.

Every so often, an idea rolls around. Sometimes the idea starts locally (in Minneapolis) and then grows to other places, and it’s such a good, unassailable idea that y…

My View Rachel Conn and Liliana Castillo

State must come together to protect water

It’s spring in New Mexico, and all the small streams across the state are starting to flow. These same streams are under threat from new federal rules and need more ro…

Ronald Reagan, our 40th president and a highly influential voice of modern conservatism, urged that if America were to progress, it must challenge the presumption that…

My View Miranda Viscoli

Safe gun storage can save lives

Columnist Milan Simonich (“Fun with Sam and Jane, and how to run a city,” Ringside Seat, March 31) had the audacity to tell readers that the mayor of Santa Fe, in a st…

The recently executed American Rescue Plan, signed into law by the Biden-Harris administration, means reduced health insurance costs for many New Mexicans.

We all know the political system is broken. Our leaders are not producing solutions to the issues we care about. No one is listening, just talking past each other.

My View Jarratt Applewhite

Closed primaries are bad for democracy

New Mexico is one of only 10 or so states in the nation with closed primaries. It also has one of the highest ratios of unopposed races in its general elections. That’…

I am alarmed that Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is pushing for an exemption from the Biden administration’s pause on new oil and gas leasing on federal lands. An exempti…

Joseph requested from the Israelites that although I die in exile, God will bring you back to the Land and when

The second law of thermodynamics assures us that entropy always increases over time. At its core, entropy simply means “things fall apart.” Sometimes, in the physical …

There are times when in a small community struggling to maintain its rural way of living has something take place that makes residents wonder how it could have happened.

Every so often, an idea rolls around. Sometimes the idea starts locally (in Minneapolis) and then grows to other places, and it’s such a good, unassailable idea that y…

My View Rachel Conn and Liliana Castillo

State must come together to protect water

It’s spring in New Mexico, and all the small streams across the state are starting to flow. These same streams are under threat from new federal rules and need more ro…

Ronald Reagan, our 40th president and a highly influential voice of modern conservatism, urged that if America were to progress, it must challenge the presumption that…

My View Miranda Viscoli

Safe gun storage can save lives

Columnist Milan Simonich (“Fun with Sam and Jane, and how to run a city,” Ringside Seat, March 31) had the audacity to tell readers that the mayor of Santa Fe, in a st…

It is with a happy heart that I announce the return to school Tuesday for every family wishing for a child to return. The journey to this day has been bumpy, with U-tu…

 The Community Solar Act has traveled a long road. Coalitions have been working together to craft a bill that follows best practices from around the country for many y…

Our state’s path voting Democrat in federal elections to send two U.S. senators, at least two of three congressional representatives and five presidential electors to …

As a Democratic Party, we often pat ourselves on the back for our historic gains in representation and our respect and recognition of the need for diverse voices in le…

The agencies tasked with protecting health, air quality and our climate are hampered by outdated state laws that don’t allow them to adopt regulations that are stronger than federal standards.

Educational reformer John Dewey spoke of the public schools as “laboratories of democracy.” They all but stopped serving this role for most of the past 50 years, as sc…

As a scientist advocating for evidence-based decision-making, I’m doing everything I can to promote Roxy’s Law, Senate Bill 32, to ban public lands trapping, snaring a…

In mid-March of 2020, my life, like so many others, was suddenly turned upside down. After 27 years, my livelihood as a self-employed singing teacher came to an abrupt…

My View J. Patrick Fitch and Kirsten Taylor-McCabe

A year in, let's take stock of pandemic lessons

COVID-19 is not the first global pandemic, and it certainly won’t be the last. As the light at the end of the tunnel of this pandemic is in sight, now is the time to t…

The Biden Administration has enacted several climate orders that will protect public lands, water, wildlife and people. With the confirmation of Deb Haaland as the new…

My View Sallie Bingham

Who will save Santa Fe?

On a March day in 1947, the esteemed French writer, Simone de Beauvoir, arrived in Santa Fe and began to explore the town. She published her comments in her book, Amer…

Former U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland of New Mexico has made history as the first Native American to serve as a Cabinet secretary, responsible for overseeing more than 480 mill…

My View Christian Farfán

Remove barriers to economic growth

We have an opportunity to remove administrative hurdles many hardworking New Mexicans are facing when trying to access professional licenses.

In August 1863, Gen. James Henry Carleton ordered Col. Christopher “Kit” Carson to file weekly reports on his Navajo campaign, including “all about the crops destroyed.”

My View Bryan Neal and Georgia Maryol

Alcohol reform isn't — so now what?

The New Mexico Senate has voted to pass House Bill 255, a bill titled “Alcohol Delivery,” after sweeping changes were made to it in the House and Senate. The bill will…

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We all know the political system is broken. Our leaders are not producing solutions to the issues we care about. No one is listening, just tal…

My View Jarratt Applewhite

Closed primaries are bad for democracy

New Mexico is one of only 10 or so states in the nation with closed primaries. It also has one of the highest ratios of unopposed races in its…

My View Rachel Conn and Liliana Castillo

State must come together to protect water

It’s spring in New Mexico, and all the small streams across the state are starting to flow. These same streams are under threat from new feder…