facebook-24x24

You are here: HomeEditorial

Editor's note: This disclaimer should have always been on the page, but wasn't. It is stated in the Terms of Service.

Please note that the editorials you read on this page may or may not reflect the opinions of the Grant County Beat. They are for your information to make up your own mind. We encourage due diligence.

Note that attack language on specific persons, whether by name or title, may be edited out of the document when necessary.

Special Interest Raid of the Land Grant Permanent Fund Is New Mexico’s War on Children

By Carla J. Sonntag, President and Founder, New Mexico Business Coalition

The Land Grant Permanent Fund (LGPF) was established with New Mexico's statehood in 1912 and is held in trust for our public s-- Continue reading

Ted and Trump Take Different Tracks on Ethanol

Terry Branstad was first elected governor of Iowa in 1982. His six terms in office have made him the longest serving governor in American history and the most influential politician in the state. He r-- Continue reading

Heinrich Still Doesn’t Get It

Heinrich Still Doesn’t Get It

By Dowd Muska, Rio Grande Foundation

“We have, over time, lost access to a lot of public lands.”

That’s Martin Heinrich, in an address to “conservationists” in Las Cruces on Saturday. (Look — he wore a camou-- Continue reading

Will Senate Boss Michael Sanchez Continue to Fight for the Bad Guys?

Santa Fe, NM – Today, House Republicans will fight to put more teeth into New Mexico's "three strikes" law to keep dangerous criminals off the street. But the big question remains: Will Senate Boss Mich-- Continue reading

Killing Coal: the Obama Administration’s Intentional Assault on An Industry

By now, most people are aware of President Obama's 2008 campaign promise to bankrupt the coal industry—which he acknowledged would "necessarily" cause electricity to skyrocket. Seven years later, that i-- Continue reading

January 2016: the U.S. Becomes a Global Energy Superpower

Environmentalists like a good crisis. Spreading fear is a proven fundraising technique—with manmade climate change as the fear du jour. But, back in 2005, the "looming crisis," according to the Kansas S-- Continue reading

Dear Editor: problems with WNMU athletics

The Problems with WNMU Athletics:

First Weak Teams: In the last five years, the five major sports at WNMU have had only 4 winning seasons.

Football: no winning seasons
Men’s Basketball: no winning season-- Continue reading

Can you imagine the uproar...

Dear Editor:

Can you imagine the uproar over “infringing on their First Amendment rights” if someone were to issue an executive order mandating that news outlets had to report all sides of an issue instea-- Continue reading

Page 3 of 7

Join GCB Three Times Weekly Updates

Welcome to Three Times Weekly Updates! You will be subscribed to email notifications with links to recently posted articles.
captcha 
You can unsubscribe anytime. We never share or rent your email to anyone.

Fire Alerts

Editor's Note

Twice lately, someone has used one of MY photos, TAKEN by ME, without attribution or payment to me or the Beat. Remember that ALL PHOTOS ON THE SITE ARE COPYRIGHTED BY THE PHOTOGRAPHER. All content is also automatically copyrighted to the creator, when it is posted. 

For all you non-profits out there who hold regular fundraisers and want to thank your supporters, the Beat has a new flat rate of $20 plus GRT for Thank You Ads, which are posted under Community. Thanks for supporting the Beat.

The Beat is very pleased and excited to announce that it has an intern, Alexis Rico, who is studying journalism at New Mexico State University. Please welcome her. We will be experimenting together on some new ways to provide the news to you. We look forward to your comments to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Thanks for being a Beat reader!

The Beat thanks all of you who have become friends of the Beat by sponsoring pages.

We have added a new category under Sponsors on the menu—Local businesses. You and your business can benefit from the exposure by contacting the Beat at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Someone will contact you for an interview and to take photos. The cost for the sponsorship is $100, and you can continue the relationship by advertising your business for a longer term. The longer the term, the better the discount you receive.

The Beat is now posting legal notices for area governmental agencies. Check under the menu item Community to find Legals for what's happening in the area in the way of meetings and other legal notices.

You may have noticed a blue button on the upper left side of most pages. It says Sponsor GCBTo help defray ever-increasing costs of the Beat and to prevent the requirement for paid subscriptions, the Beat is asking you to choose an amount you want to pay on a one-time or regular basis to SPONSOR a page or feature that you rely on. 

If you subscribe to the Join GCB Three Times Weekly Updates option on the left side of this page, you will be subscribed to email notifications with links to recently posted articles.

Comics are now available. As the editor, I chose my favorites first--B.C. and Wizard of Id. The Beat is seeking sponsors for these comics and for your favorites, too. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for rates. 

Check Out Classifieds.

It's really easy to check to see if there's a classified ad. Just click on Classifieds in the blue menu and the page will open letting you know if there is a classified ad. Remember that your buying classified ads gives you a wide readership, as well as supporting the Beat.

Post YOURS for quick results!

Consider the Beat your DAILY newspaper for up-to-date information about Grant County. It's at your fingertips! One Click to Local News.

Thanks for your support for and your readership of Grant County's online news source—www.grantcountybeat.com.

Go to top