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Energy Commentary from Marita Noon: Blame for Ford's Mexico move falls on Obama administration

Ford Motor Company made headlines on Wednesday, September 9, when, during an investor conference, CEO Mark Fields told attendees that it will invest $1.6 billion building a manufacturing plant in San-- Continue reading

Letter to editor on spray-painting political signs

Dear Editor:

The double standard is alive and well in Grant County, as usual. Some of the people who expect and demand their rights and privileges show no respect for the rights and privileges of othe-- Continue reading

Letter to editor on commission candidates

Dear Editor:

As a lifelong resident of Grant County, with the exception of a few years that my husband, children and I lived in Lordsburg, I felt it necessary to write something about the upcoming Com-- Continue reading

Despite claims to the contrary, science says fracking not causing increased earthquakes

People in seven states, from South Dakota to Texas, were awakened Saturday morning, September 3, by Oklahoma's most powerful earthquake in recorded history. The 5.8 tremor was centered near Pawnee, OK-- Continue reading

Op-Ed: Rural America Is Back In Business

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2016 — By: Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack

We know when rural communities do well, America does well. Rural America provides us with the food we eat, the water we drink and the-- Continue reading

Ethanol is the wrong solution

University of Michigan's Energy Institute research professor John DeCicco, Ph.D., believes that rising carbon dioxide emissions are causing global warming and, therefore, humans must find a way to red-- Continue reading

James Wiegand on Fish and Wildlife Service Regulations Change for Bald Eagles

James Wiegand on Fish and Wildlife Service Regulations Change for Bald Eagles

In response to:

Fish and Wildlife Service
50 CFR Parts 13 and 22
[Docket No. FWS–R9–MB–2011–0094;
RIN 1018–AY30
Eagle Permits; Revisions to Re-- Continue reading

Wildfires and air pollution

People all over the west are fleeing their homes to avoid the effects of devastating wildfires, and most of those fleeing are nowhere near the vicinity.

According to a 2013 study, wildfires cause more-- Continue reading

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