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Is New Mexico a Lobster Pot?

Is New Mexico a Lobster Pot? Commentary by NMBC President, Carla Sonntag

Recently at a lunch with a friend we’ll call Susan (not her real name), we were discussing New Mexico and how we could make a dif-- Continue reading

Brexit’s energy lesson for California, et al

"California's largest utility and environmental groups announced a deal Tuesday [June 21] to shutter the last nuclear power plant in the state." This statement from the Associated Press reporting about-- Continue reading

Letter to the Editor - 6/25/16

Western did not increase tuition for next year, but Western did increase student activity fees. For a student taking 15 hours that’s $113 a semester, an increase of 22.5%. Western’s tuition and fees will -- Continue reading

Obama's green energy plans kill jobs, hurt consumers, and cost taxpayers

Proponents of green energy like to point out how the costs have come down—and they have. Though renewable energy, such as wind and solar, are not expected to equal fossil fuel costs anytime in the near-- Continue reading

Letter to editor about glass recycling

Very sad. We have all but been brain washed into recycling, and I most definitely believe in recycling, so this just makes me sick. We do have "deep pockets" round here. Unfortunately none of them are-- Continue reading

Letter to editor thanks Grant County for support

I was pleased that my home town (Grant County) showed its support for the tragedy in Orlando, FL(my home now). These past few days have been horrific for this town, and also very uplifting in that the-- Continue reading

Honoring our Heritage, Protecting our Small Farms

Silver City, NM – From our incredibly rural corner of New Mexico- the Southwest Regional Food Policy Council, comprised of ranchers, farmers, health-care professionals, food systems experts, non-profit -- Continue reading

Who wants wind turbines?

Who wants wind turbines?

Last month's wind-turbine fire near Palm Springs, CA, that dropped burning debris on the barren ground below, serves as a reminder of just one of the many reasons why people don't want to live near the-- Continue reading

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