Letter to the editor: Voter fraud fabricated issue

The conservative all- encompassing emergency now in vogue is, gasp, voter fraud. Never mind that it does not exist, the conservatives are going to spare no effort to install the solution and then “invent” the problem. The real purpose is to put in roadblocks to hamper minority and poor voting, which tends to be pro [...]

Our page — Nov. 18

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Each year the Extension Association of New Mexico honors one of their members with the award of “Heart of Extension.”

Weekend turkey meals might have spurred vendetta

Turkey, that wonderful, amazing, juicy, meal in itself turkey. With Thanksgiving a little more than a week away my mind has been revolving around the succulent bird which will be on just about everyone’s table. This weekend I had the pleasure of enjoying a deep fried turkey with some friends. Though the following day my [...]

Mind should focus on positive to transcend trials

Remember Job’s wife. That’s not exactly what Jesus said in Luke 17: 32 but it fits because Lot’s wife couldn’t bear the thought of leaving her home town and yielded to the temptation to look back (Genesis 19: 15-26). Recently, I wrote that God doesn’t burden us with more than we can handle in regard [...]

Dreams deliver deliberation

Thomas Garcia Dreams often offer an escape from our day-to-day lives. My dreams of late have been borderline nightmares. Now some experts say dreams are the manifestation of our subconscious mind projecting our own guilt, fears and worries. Now at this point in my life I have a few worries, fears and some guilt on [...]

Transportation proves worrisome

Russell Anglin Whilst checking out the March of Dimes car show Saturday, I was reminded of the fascination we Americans have with our methods of transportation. Of course, when I think of travel, danger is the next word to enter my mind. I don’t think there has been a method of transportation I have taken [...]

Press release: Cold weather means pruning time

Tom Dominguez It’s pruning time! Here are some things to keep in mind before taking saw in hand. Tree age Pruning is important when trees are young. Trees can be trained through pruning to direct growth, correct growth, and help develop a strong canopy. Training should take place while the tree is young into maturity. [...]

Boulevard brings back memories of youth, mischief

By Susan Reyes: Guest columnist Cruising down the boulevard brings to mind good old memories of small-town life — cruising in classic cars on hot summer nights and nights when there was little else to do. The boulevard promised adventure and mischief at times, but fun all the time. The boulevard holds memories of long [...]

The spirit of Britain’s Susan Boyle registers a high note

By Debra Whittington Finally, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous: Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye should inherit a blessing. 1 Peter 3:8-9

Government of the money, by the money, for the money

Government of the money, by the money, for the money The first thing that comes to mind when I hear the anti-tax spiel is “make a list of things that taxes pay for.” Taxes make the American lifestyle possible. Taxes are a part of the responsibility of living in a civilized society.