Articles for the ‘Opinion’ Category

Letters to the Editor (4/2/15)

Paying extra is worth it Editor: It is most ironic to see the global warming enthusiasts whine when it comes time to pay the piper for renewable energy portfolio requirements….[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (3/26/15)

MLK vigil was a success Editor: The Belen Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Multicultural Commission just celebrated our 22nd annual candlelight vigil. The vigil is the culmination of a year…[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (3/12/15)

Social promotion fails Editor: It was good news from Santa Fe recently when the Senate’s Public Affairs Committee stopped the House approved bill that called for retaining third-graders who don’t…[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (3/5/15)

These contests must end Editor: Since September 2014 and through the rest of this month, more than 30 coyote killing contests will have taken place in New Mexico. Yet another…[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (2/19/15)

They need to learn to read Editor: Sen. Michael Sanchez has raised an important issue, but perhaps he hasn’t been listening either. There are prerequisites to attend law school, aren’t…[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (02/05/15)

PNM rate hike is wrong Editor: The PNM Resources website shows quarterly earnings paid to stockholders of more than $50 million. There are 762,000 households in New Mexico, so that…[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (1-29-15)

Buyers helped with success Editor: The following is a list of buyers for the 2014 junior livestock sale at the Valencia County Fair. The Valencia Fair Management Company graciously acknowledges…[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (1-22-15)

Thanks to citizens, students Editor: Friday, Jan. 9, was National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day and across our great nation, citizens made an extra effort to honor the brave men and…[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (1/15/15)

Skandera still not listening Editor: An op-ed by Education Secretary-Designate Hanna Skandera in the Albuquerque Journal (last) week asks voters to support the governor’s continued agenda to end social promotion…[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (01/08/15)

Ask legislators to vote “no” Editor: Except in New Mexico, the economy’s improving. Millions of Americans who couldn’t afford a doctor now have health care. Fewer U.S. troops are dying…[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (1/1/15)

Concerned about charters Editor: I’ve been concerned with charter schools and how they operate ever since New Mexico enacted enabling and what I believe is flawed legislation. Charter schools affiliated…[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (12/25/14)

Suppressing the vote Editor: The letter from Ms. Eastman of Bosque Farms (printed Oct. 30) indicates that she did no research whatsoever. Opinion is valid, but carries no weight against…[Read more]

Letters to the Editor (12/18/14)

Something needs to be done Editor: I have been a resident of Valencia County since 1996 and, over the years, I have genuinely become more and more concerned animal welfare…[Read more]