• Editorial Cartoon - Dec. 27, 2015
  • Editorial: Time to find middle ground

    Members of New Mexico’s Democratic congressional delegation announced last week that our state may be able to get more time to come into compliance with the federal REAL ID Act — but only if the governor and state lawmakers can reach agreement by Jan. 10 on a plan to bring the state into compliance.

  • Editorial Roundup - Dec. 27, 2015

    Compiled by The Associated Press

    Concord (N.H.) Monitor on on climate change deal (Dec. 15):

    This past weekend’s climate change deal was labeled by world leaders as “historic,” ‘’transformative” and “a victory for the planet.” These may be true. But it really should be framed in terms any good capitalist could appreciate— the agreement represents the biggest business opportunity of a generation.

  • Editorial Cartoon Dec. 25, 2015
  • Thumbs- Dec. 25, 2015

    A $438,000 GRANT
    USDA’s rural development program has awarded a $438,715 grant to Highlands University to install state-of-the-art distance learning classrooms at Diné College. Because of the grant, Navajo students at Diné College will be able to earn media arts degrees from Highlands. This is a great opportunity for both Highlands and Diné College, and they owe it all to people like Terry Brunner, USDA state director of rural development for New Mexico.


  • Editorial cartoon - Dec. 23. 2015
  • Christmas arrives early

    Editor’s note: The following editorial is from The Free Press of Mankato, Minn., and was originally published last Friday.

    Americans got an early Christmas gift with Congress on the verge of approving a bipartisan budget deal that keeps tax cuts in place and keeps the government running through Sept. 30.

    No threats of a Grinch-like shutdown. No plans to cut off the poor and the elderly or the children on the Island of Misfit Toys. No plans to cut tax breaks for oil companies.

  • Editorial cartoon - Dec. 20. 2015
  • Editorial: Duran sentence is appropriate

    Too often when a public official gets caught breaking the very laws he or she is supposed to be upholding, judges responsible for handing out punishment complain that their hands are tied because of plea deals and then proceed to give those former officials a slap on the wrist for their transgressions.

  • Editorial Roundup - Dec. 20 , 2015

    Compiled by The Associated Press

    The St. Cloud Times on gun access (Dec. 13):

    For a few days after Robert Lewis Dear opened fire at a Planned Parenthood Clinic in Colorado Springs, Colorado, killing three people and wounding nine, America seemed on the verge of seriously discussing how to balance the Second Amendment with how it indirectly contributes to mass senseless slaughters nationwide. Daily.