Pete Prince

Keep it simple folks. What benefit is worth the written page it written on to have a regulation stating a minimum of 200 ft between retail outlets? Do we regulate gas stations, liquor stores, or restaurants the same way? This misdirection seems to be a case of "oh gee, something new is ha…

While it may be appropriate to express concern "Both said they were hoping to avoid oversaturation" it is also fair to ask if that is a concern that requires a regulatory address. Keep the regulations simple and focus on issues of public harm. The free market has a proven capability of so…

While it is true that “We can’t eat a nuclear weapon,” the salaries paid to manufacture pits sure buys a lot of pop tarts!

It is disturbing that NNSA and its prime contractors can't get a plan in place that inspires confidence that a facility will come online for a price somewhere c…

I watched the repeating pattern of circles with a level of interest that only a multi-engine prop plane can invoke and concluded that it was aloft because someone needed some seat time to maintain their certification.

I often walk the street where I live and pick up the trash that collects in the ditch. Banning the sale of minis would sure make my life easier. The street is a short dead end and the number of minis I find increase as I approach the stop sign. Appears to me that the drivers open a mini w…

Why all the focus on the negative. Here are some possible positive outcomes. 1) Total mileage driven is reduced as those who used to commute 80 miles a day now drive 10. 2) Those who seek to serve the working class with food and beverage now have a new group of customers. 3) LANL is savin…

After the snowstorm last month I dug a 5 ft deep trench to inspect a sewer line. The trench was in the shade of a large elm tree that receives irrigation. The top 2 ft of soil had good moisture but below that, it was dust-dry. Several other trees on the lot have suffered severe dieback lo…

Do the protests mean I have to leave? I live in Santa Fe and under the pandemic protocol, I now work here too. How is my work different from the office work LANL will perform in the Firestone building. If LANL is not welcome am I not welcome? There are plenty of things to protest, and to …

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