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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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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

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