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Letter to Editor about candidate Spann

It was reported in the Grant County Beat’s report on the February 18 municipal candidates forum that District 2 town councilor candidate Rebecca Spann answered as follows to the question, "-- Continue reading

Vote for the public safety gross receipts tax

Dear Editor:

The tiny, wee percentage of gross receipts tax (GRT) for Silver City residents that's on the March 4 ballot is a renewal of a tiny, wee percentage of tax that's existed since 200-- Continue reading

Warning to Residents and Unsuspecting Tourists

Warning to Residents and Unsuspecting Tourists

A photo of the trap, with keys for scale, that weighed about half what the dog weighed at 35 pounds.
Dear Editor:
On Friday February 14 2014, a dog I was hiking with was caught in-- Continue reading

What does Mexico’s president know that President Obama doesn’t?

Commentary by Marita Noon

It is not often that Americans look south of the border for solutions, but Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto seems to have figured out a few things in his first year of po-- Continue reading

Former ISC Director says Gila River Diversion Fatally Flawed

Interstate Stream Commission admits no plan to address technical and cost issues

Santa Fe, NM – At a packed Senate Floor hearing in the New Mexico Legislature, the Senate Conservation Committee-- Continue reading

Shoot, shovel and shut up!


Commentary by Marita Noon

Shoot, shovel and shut up!

If you find oil or natural gas on your property, the value goes up. If you find an endangered species, your land becomes virtually worthless-- Continue reading

NM’s Permanent Fund Healthy Enough for Use in Funding Early Childhood Care and Learning Programs

by Invest in Kids Now!

SANTA FE—A new economic analysis of the state’s Land Grant Permanent Fund shows that the Fund is robust and that increasing the distribution from the Fund’s annual income would not d-- Continue reading

The Bull Report: Democrats Try to Torpedo Conservation Bill to Protect President

President Obama isn’t the only one in town not willing to work with Congress
Washington, D.C. (February 4, 2014) – On the same day President Obama delivered his fifth Stat-- Continue reading

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