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Opinions & Columns

New Mexico takes stand against deep fakes

In the days leading up to the primary election in New Hampshire, several voters received phone calls from a voice that sounded like and claimed to be President Joe Biden encouraging them to stay home …
The two presumptive nominees for president are 81 and 77 years old. They would be the oldest major party nominees for the office in history, just as they were in 2020. It is reasonable to consider …
In 2003, then-Gov. Bill Richardson convinced New Mexico voters that the only way to fix our chronically underperforming schools was to scrap the old state school board and put one person in charge. …
For those who remember the Muppet Show on television, one of the joys was seeing celebrity guest stars surrounded by muppet characters, usually in a typhoon of comic mayhem. Today, the Muppet Show is …
For many families living in New Mexico, especially those living in poverty, the opportunity to send their children to a quality private school is not always a reality. In these circumstances, charter …
In 2016, New Mexico voters passed a constitutional amendment to end the unfair practice of cash bonds after an arrest. A bond is different from a fine, which is a form of punishment imposed …
With the unfortunate closing of the Crisis Triage Center in Doña Ana County, we would like to reassure the community that services are available for them at Mesilla Valley Hospital.
Just when you think progress is being made with regards to good government and legislative transparency, something happens that restores the public distrust and skepticism that has plagued public …
“Throw my brain in a hurricane And the blind can have my eyes And the deaf can have both of my ears If they don’t mind the size.” - John Prine I wasn’t …
Opinion Editorial

Driving off the cliff

I am by nature an optimist, however, my optimism is being tested. Bill Maher, when being interviewed and asked about climate change recently, made the comment that we are like Thelma and Louise, …

Remembering DeSantis in New Mexico

Remembering Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis during 2022, at one of the weirder political events of my news career.

Commission will deliver for Southern New Mexico

Southern New Mexico is home to vibrant and resilient communities with proud histories, striving to build even stronger futures. For years, I have fought to deliver federal investments to support …
My childhood was unusual in that I spent a great deal of time around a diverse crew of adults, many of whom were argumentative. My parents entertained large gatherings of friends at least twice …
As president of the Downtown Las Cruces Partnership, I am thrilled to share the excitement surrounding our upcoming New Year's Eve event, the renowned Chile Drop. This free family celebration has …
“A Modern-Day Visit from St. Nick,” verse by Algernon D’Ammassa/Las Cruces Bulletin.
Letters to the Editor

Highest death rate from alcohol

New Mexico has the highest death rate from alcohol of any state.  It is a public health crisis of major proportion.  All of us in New Mexico should be concerned. Lives lost to alcohol …

Immigrants applications should be expediated

In regard to my good friend Rob Wood's letter to you about migrants and the declining US population (Jan. 19): When my bilingual wife was volunteering to help the migrants at El …

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Dear Editor, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and her Democratic allies in the New Mexico legislature are proposing the largest and most comprehensive public antigun package in our state’s …

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