Rep. Ryan’s proposal could save health care

Freedom New Mexico Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., last week proposed a dramatic change to nudge us closer to market-based health care’s inherent economic freedom and away from Nanny State entitlements’ inevitable bankruptcy. We will continue to argue for market solutions to America’s health care dilemma, but we find much to admire in Ryan’s proposal. We […]

New year means new chance

Russell Anglin As 2011 creeps ever closer, it’s time for us to draw our lines in the proverbial sand and resolve to improve ourselves. Whether that may be finishing a long-forestalled project, cutting out a bad habit or squeezing in a good habit, goal setting is an essential aspect of a fulfilling life. My little […]

Class book priceless gift to former teacher

By Lynn Moncus: Local columnist The 2009 Rattler Reunion has taken its place in the 39-year history of the gathering and was just as much fun as that first one so long ago. Of course, as we grow older, each reunion becomes more priceless because we tend to grow closer to each other. We have […]

Holiday cooking warms up family ties

Thomas Garcia During the holiday season many families look for ways to bring them closer together, from decorating the house or tree, to caroling or cooking up a holiday feast or treats. Cooking with family can provide many opportunities for bonding and sharing , said Nelda Burson of Tucumcari who works at the Quay County […]

Sands Dorsey’s fate edging closer to demolition

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Friendship important to everyday, spiritual life

By Debra Whittington A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother. Proverbs 18:24