This session we have a huge opportunity to come together in order to fix our broken policing system. That’s what so many people here in New Mexico and across the natio…

Access to affordable housing intersects with nearly all aspects of daily life, and the consequences are not exclusive to those struggling financially. With record-high…

My View Debbie Hughes and Demis Foster

A conservation legacy is possible by investing now

New Mexico is known as the Land of Enchantment for a reason. With its diverse array of natural wonders, from the Chihuahuan Desert to the Rocky Mountains and the Gila …

To enhance economic prosperity in New Mexico, it is imperative we continue to find ways to improve educational outcomes for all. One way to do that is by providing bas…

My View Tessa Abeyta and Janet Williams

Paid family and medical leave is not a partisan issue

As New Mexicans, we value hard work and family. But for many of us, these values can be in conflict when a new baby arrives, a loved one falls ill or we ourselves beco…

My View Michael W. Barnard

It's not too late to save Santa Fe

I watched it happen in Santa Monica, Calif., and now I’m watching it happen again in Santa Fe.

I’m that mom. I’m the sports mom who’s up early on weekend mornings, coffee in hand and hair unbrushed to get my player to their game. The thing is, I never thought I …

Many years ago, Jan. 27 was designated the National Day of Remembrance for Downwinders, a time to recognize the sacrifice and suffering so long experienced by those wh…

If Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and the Legislature want to really help family-owned businesses and their workers, here is what they should do this legislative session: Leave us alone to run our businesses.

My View Patricia Lundstrom

'I'm not going anywhere but here'

Regarding Benedicte Valentiner’s letter (“In saying goodbye, Lundstrom should show grace,” Jan. 21).

Mayor Alan Webber and the Santa Fe city councilors who voted for the rezoning of the acreage at Old Pecos Trail and West Zia are shortsighted.

Santa Fe’s shortage of affordable housing is well documented, as are its social and economic consequences. Numerous studies find the workers so critical to the city’s …

Fifteen years ago in Santa Fe, I heard Vandana Shiva condemning Monsanto’s “food totalitarianism.” Her voice bore the singular wisdom of India’s 10,000-year-old civili…

United Way of Central New Mexico has started a new chapter — we are now United Way of North Central New Mexico. The small addition to the name is part of a big step to…

As Democratic state representative for San Juan County, District 4, I am bringing legislation in the 55th Legislature to allocate money to environmental agencies to do…

This session we have a huge opportunity to come together in order to fix our broken policing system. That’s what so many people here in New Mexico and across the natio…

Access to affordable housing intersects with nearly all aspects of daily life, and the consequences are not exclusive to those struggling financially. With record-high…

My View Debbie Hughes and Demis Foster

A conservation legacy is possible by investing now

New Mexico is known as the Land of Enchantment for a reason. With its diverse array of natural wonders, from the Chihuahuan Desert to the Rocky Mountains and the Gila …

To enhance economic prosperity in New Mexico, it is imperative we continue to find ways to improve educational outcomes for all. One way to do that is by providing bas…

My View Tessa Abeyta and Janet Williams

Paid family and medical leave is not a partisan issue

As New Mexicans, we value hard work and family. But for many of us, these values can be in conflict when a new baby arrives, a loved one falls ill or we ourselves beco…

My View Michael W. Barnard

It's not too late to save Santa Fe

I watched it happen in Santa Monica, Calif., and now I’m watching it happen again in Santa Fe.

I’m that mom. I’m the sports mom who’s up early on weekend mornings, coffee in hand and hair unbrushed to get my player to their game. The thing is, I never thought I …

Many years ago, Jan. 27 was designated the National Day of Remembrance for Downwinders, a time to recognize the sacrifice and suffering so long experienced by those wh…

If Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and the Legislature want to really help family-owned businesses and their workers, here is what they should do this legislative session: Leave us alone to run our businesses.

My View Patricia Lundstrom

'I'm not going anywhere but here'

Regarding Benedicte Valentiner’s letter (“In saying goodbye, Lundstrom should show grace,” Jan. 21).

Mayor Alan Webber and the Santa Fe city councilors who voted for the rezoning of the acreage at Old Pecos Trail and West Zia are shortsighted.

Santa Fe’s shortage of affordable housing is well documented, as are its social and economic consequences. Numerous studies find the workers so critical to the city’s …

Fifteen years ago in Santa Fe, I heard Vandana Shiva condemning Monsanto’s “food totalitarianism.” Her voice bore the singular wisdom of India’s 10,000-year-old civili…

United Way of Central New Mexico has started a new chapter — we are now United Way of North Central New Mexico. The small addition to the name is part of a big step to…

As Democratic state representative for San Juan County, District 4, I am bringing legislation in the 55th Legislature to allocate money to environmental agencies to do…

I attended the Jan. 11 City Council meeting addressing the proposed rezoning on Old Pecos Trail. One of the councilors took issue with the repeated statement that Old …

My name is Bernadette Lauritzen, and I am the executive director of the Los Alamos Retired and Senior Organization. This month, we will celebrate 25 years, providing s…

That we need more renewable energy, sooner than later, is something everyone can agree on. We know the demand for electrical energy will double, or perhaps triple, in …

Hats off to both Rep. Joy Garratt, D-Albuquerque, and Rep. Angelica Rubio, D-Las Cruces, for their recent and ongoing efforts to vastly improve our New Mexico Legislat…

This month, New Mexico will have the opportunity to join 26 other states and jurisdictions, including Arkansas, the Dakotas, Maryland, Nevada, Ohio, Texas, Virginia an…

On Dec. 16, I checked out three books from the Santa Fe Public Library, the 50th, 51st and 52nd books I read last year. Reading one book a week in 2022 was a New Year’…

My View Hersch Wilson

NMAA needs to be reimagined

This letter is about the New Mexico Athletic Association. Forewarning: I think it needs to be reimagined.

I am writing to clear up any misconception that state employees favor eliminating a telework policy that kept state government operating through the COVID-19 pandemic,…

On Tuesday, lawmakers, state officials and other dignitaries from across the state will descend upon our Roundhouse for the official opening day of our 56th legislativ…

My affection for Santa Fe started 50 years ago when I moved here with my then-boyfriend, knowing nothing much about the place except what we had seen during a single d…

Oil and gas revenues comprise $63 billion, two-thirds of New Mexico’s $95 billion gross domestic product. We are lucky to have 30% of the largest oil field in the worl…

I greatly support Barak Wolff’s statements in his piece (“Quality of life matters at the end,” My View, Dec. 23) about end-of-life options in New Mexico and the Elizab…

My View Eileen Barrett and Anjali Taneja

Addiction care must be available behind bars

Recently, a man came to the clinic two days after release from prison to start buprenorphine medication for his opioid-use disorder. He teared up as he shared that he …

New Mexico is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, including our beautiful forests and woodlands. Flitting about the trees are birds only found in a few state…

The Santa Fe City Council is considering a resolution banning firearms from numerous nonschool locations but where school activities may be carried out.

Having read Kim Shanahan’s column (“Classic east-side doozy creates smoke and little clarity,” Building Santa Fe, Dec. 18), several things popped out for me.

For some people, a minor traffic ticket is a mere inconvenience. But for many New Mexicans, a traffic ticket can be the start of a devastating chain of events for them…

New Mexico’s grid-modernization statute authorizes the Public Regulation Commission to approve grid-modernization projects. In evaluating utility-proposed projects, th…

New Mexico has a rare opportunity to make lasting and historic progress on difficult problems during the 2023 meeting of the Legislature.

The smartest thing Eagle Nest Mayor Jeff Carr could do is visit Telluride Medical Center. The Colorado ski town has what Mayor Carr wants, but it is not a hospital. It…

The Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, which ensured the right to abortion nationwide, felt like a gut punch. A right many of us took for granted is no lo…

This is with reference to Dominick DellaSala’s piece (“Forest Service must hear concerns,” My View, Dec 11) as well as to Sarah Hyden’s piece (“Groups stand up to spea…

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Access to affordable housing intersects with nearly all aspects of daily life, and the consequences are not exclusive to those struggling fina…

Many years ago, Jan. 27 was designated the National Day of Remembrance for Downwinders, a time to recognize the sacrifice and suffering so lon…

If Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and the Legislature want to really help family-owned businesses and their workers, here is what they should do this legislative session: Leave us alone to run our businesses.

Santa Fe’s shortage of affordable housing is well documented, as are its social and economic consequences. Numerous studies find the workers s…