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Learning from extremists’ tactics, job creators file a lawsuit against the federal government


Commentary by Marita Noon

For years environmentalists have usurped individual private property rights and thwarted economic development. Now, thanks to Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, it app-- Continue reading

Trying to Save the Gila River

Some people say (and want you to believe!) that taking water out of the Gila River and storing it for future use will destroy the river and its ecology.

On the contrary, those who want to save a tiny-- Continue reading

Letter to Editor on AWSA

Dear Editor:

The Arizona Water Settlements Act (AWSA) provides New Mexico with up to 14,000 acre-feet of water per year and up to $128 million that can be used to develop projects that use that water-- Continue reading

Three hours of Waterboarding

Three hours of Waterboarding


Photo: Marita Noon being interviewed by the Daily Show staff

Commentary by Marita Noon

On Thursday, February 27, I received an email that said: “I'm a producer at the Daily Show with Jon Stewart. We'-- Continue reading

He who controls the energy controls the people


Commentary by Marita Noon

Like many conflicts before it, the current battle brewing between Russia and Ukraine has a strong energy component.

Russia has a history of using its energy supplies a-- Continue reading

County Official Proposes Privatization Schemes for Gila Diversion Project

Silver City, NM – The Gila Conservation Coalition submitted to Grant County today an Inspection of Public Records Act request for documents related to privatization schemes to fund a costly Gila River -- Continue reading

Letter to editor about minimum wage

Dear Editor:

Regarding the recent discussions about the minimum wage on the municipal candidates forums, I am unaware of any movement to try and raise the minimum wage at the local level. It is a sub-- Continue reading

New noise on climate change—a winning issue for Republicans

Commentary by Marita Noon

The Democrats think that climate change is going to be a winning issue for them in 2014—and, if they handle it correctly, this could be a winning issue for the Republicans.

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