Published on Monday, 24 August 2015 21:09
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
Published on Monday, 17 August 2015 17:14
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
Published on Monday, 10 August 2015 14:13
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
Published on Thursday, 06 August 2015 14:42
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
Published on Wednesday, 05 August 2015 15:10
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
Published on Monday, 03 August 2015 14:57
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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