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Time to invest in our Families and Communities op-ed

Much has been made of America's crumbling infrastructure. Rusting bridges and crumbling highways are only a part of our neglect. A much bigger part, and one that many of us don't see is the neglect of-- Continue reading

Grant S&WCD commends Silver City District of the USFS

The Grant Soil & Water Conservation District would like to recognize the Silver City District of the U S Forest Service for active management of our overgrown forests.

Smoke was seen west of Silve-- Continue reading

What will America look like if the environmentalists win?

Commentary by Marita Noon

In every war, there are winners and losers. Whether the war is ideological or physical, or even if a truce is declared—there are still battles that end in victory or defeat.

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PNM Plan – It's the Right Plan for New Mexico

PNM Plan – It's the Right Plan for New Mexico
By: Scott C. Terry – President of the Silver City Grant County Chamber of Commerce

The federal government is requiring that PNM, and the State of New Mexic-- Continue reading

An open letter to Dr. Ben Carson—and all presidential candidates—on energy policies

Commentary by Marita Noon

Dear Dr. Carson,

Congratulations on your decision to run for President of the United States. I was at home writing at the time of your announcement. As a professional speaker-- Continue reading

The real "mommy wars" are playing out in the workplace

By Danila Crespin Zidovsky, MPA

Take a glance at any contemporary parenting blog, website or social media group and you'll see the "mommy wars" playing out. The battles range from helicopter parenting-- Continue reading

The Pope embraces the religion of global warming

Commentary by Marita Noon

Perhaps you missed the Vatican-sponsored international symposium on climate change held in Rome on April 28. It was a busy news day. The horrific earthquake killed thousands-- Continue reading

It is a bad time to be in the renewable energy industry

Commentary by Marita Noon

2015 may go down in the books as the year support for renewable energy died—and we are only a few months in. Policy adjustments—whether for electricity generation or transportati-- Continue reading

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