Crisis reveals faith needs more work

“And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God…” Romans 8:28

‘Undocumented’ Americans face identity crisis

Call it hippie abuse. We’ve all heard about undocumented immigrants and their absurd connundrum: They cannot get documents, in part, because they lack documents that are needed to get documents. Duh. Our economy wants them, needs them and taxes them. Meanwhile, the law makes certain they live underground without the licenses and insurance they would […]

Country facing more than just budget crisis

While suffering through this federal debt-limit battle, think about something much more scary. Consider another story this week that relates to the financial crisis. Any tie-in may seem ludicrous, but bear with us. The owner of McDain’s Restaurant in Monroeville, Penn., has banned children under age 6 to protect grumpy adults from the sights and […]

Our page — Aug. 11

Mesalands assists in food crisis Mesalands Community College’s staff members recently collected over 300 items of food to assist in the humanitarian hunger crisis that exists in the region of Columbus. On Aug. 6 the donated items were taken to the Roadrunner Food Bank and the Community Action Agency in Las Cruces who then distributed […]

British election may affect November polls

To get through its current crisis, the United Kingdom needs another Iron Lady. That’s the derogatory term bestowed by her opponents upon Margaret Thatcher, the Conservative Party’s prime minister from 1979-90. But the moniker later was adopted by supporters when they admired Thatcher’s getting the country through the major crises of the late 1970s and […]

“Hair of the dog” solution to financial crisis would be disaster

By Leon Logan The editorial “Government doesn’t belong in banks” blames the financial crisis on the supposed government pressure to make home loans to unqualified buyers. That is referring to The Community Reinvestment Act passed in 1977. It took 31 years for it to affect the economy? The act applied to depository banks only – […]

Standoff in Logan causes summer school closure

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun The Monday morning standoff between the New Mexico State Police and Manuel Trujillo Jr. in Logan caused the Logan municipal schools to cancel their summer education program for the day. Trujillo who was involved in a domestic dispute that began at about 2:30 a.m and ended at about 8 […]

Tornadoes can affect victims long after, counselors say

By Thomas Garcia: Quay County Sun Free counseling is being offered to the residents of Logan after the March 23 tornado. “The crisis might have passed but it is far from over for those who were affected by it.,” said Tucumcari Mental Health Resource Director Heidi Fenton. “After a crisis people are so busy putting […]