To the Editor:

Why does Western cost so much?

If you were to guess “which state university in New Mexico is the most expensive to attend"—attend means tuition, fees, housing and meals—what would you guess? UNM, New Mexico Tech? Wrong, the most expensive university to attend is our little rural

The Gila community still has concerns and unanswered questions about our senior services. As you recall, Mr. Otero promised to return to Gila to address unanswered questions, such as specifics on how preparing meals in Silver City for Gila seniors and making a daily 60-mile round trip delivery

By D. Dowd Muska

However well-intentioned, the activists suing the state for failing "to meet its constitutionally mandated responsibility to provide all public-school students the programming and supports necessary to succeed" have a profound misunderstanding of government education's ability to

By Rebecca Dow, New Mexico Representative, District 38

Earlier this month, the Annie E. Casey Foundation released its annual “Kids Count” report on the status of child well-being in each state. The news for New Mexico was disheartening.

While our state showed improvement on most measures, we are not


"President Trump's plan to fix the problems created by the Obama administration in Cuba is a much-needed first step toward true reform. The facts are undeniable: in return for President Obama's

This tank car has been placed by the railroad employees in Hurley, NM.

Most graffiti on the cars are on the lower portions of the cars. This stinks as an inside job by employees who have access, and I believe it has been placed here on purpose.
I tried to report it to our local police and the town

By Senator Howie Morales, Democrat from Silver City
June 13, 2017

Vince Lombardi, the legendary coach of the Green Bay Packers, is often quoted for saying “Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing.” This has been used as motivation in all forms of contests to gain an edge on competitors. Most

Statement from Norbert Michel, Senior Research Fellow, Financial Regulations and Monetary Policy at The Heritage Foundation:

“The Dodd-Frank repeal bill that passed the House this afternoon is a giant leap forward in reining in out-of-control Washington regulations.

"In 2010, some in Washington tried

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