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Oil's Down, Gasoline Isn't. What's Up?

A little more than a year ago, oil prices were above $100 a barrel. The national average for gasoline was in the $3.50 range. In late spring, oil was $60ish and the national average for gas was around-- Continue reading

The Agency that Contaminated the Animas River Is about to Start Regulating Water that May Be in Your Backyard

Unless a federal judge issues a preliminary injunction, the definition of the "Waters of the U.S." will change on August 28-giving the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the authority to regulate t-- Continue reading

Home-Safe-Home

Some say the electric feeling of buying and moving into your own home never wears off. When you own the floors you're standing on, the walls surrounding you and the roof over your head, you also own g-- Continue reading

Obama's Clean Power Plan: solar companies win, taxpayers lose

The solar industry is jubilant over President Obama's Clean Power Plan, released in its final form on Monday, August 3. The same day, however, some other news reminded the public of what happens when-- Continue reading

Op-Ed: New Mexico Ag Secretary on Ag’s Role in State Economy, Culture, Water Cycle

Op-Ed: New Mexico Ag Secretary on Ag’s Role in State Economy, Culture, Water Cycle

Photo: Jeff Witte is the state secretary of agriculture. He grew up on a ranch in northern New Mexico.

National Farmers Market Week this week got me thinking about the economic and cultural importance-- Continue reading

Letter to editor suggests activities for dogs

Dear Editor:

Yes, the "dog days of summer have arrived. Why not take your poochies down to the Big Ditch Park and let them frolic in the water. It's cool, clean and refreshing fun for all. Owners get-- Continue reading

Tribute to Gale Moore

A year can be a very long time or a very short time. Soon it will be a year since our dear friend, Gale Moore, left us. I can’t decide if it seems like a long time or a short time but I know I miss her -- Continue reading

Hillary’S Energy Plan Is like Obama's Clean Power Plan on Steroids

The Clinton campaign's newly announced "ambitious renewable energy plans" move far beyond Obama's highly criticized efforts that have increased costs and jeopardized reliability-but they appease enviro-- Continue reading

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