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Today's Opinions

  • Just a Thought: It’s all about what’s in your head

    By Rick Kraft

    Okay, let me get right to the point of this column. What’s important in your life is what is in your head. There. If you want to move on and read the rest of the paper, you are now free to do so.

    People are complex beings. Very complex. Each of us is one-of-a-kind unique. I don’t think it’s possible to ever fully figure any one of us out. Just ask a couple who have been married for 60 years...

  • Letters to the Editor - Dec. 4, 2016

    Consider running for WLV school board
    Being a Board of Education member in the West Las Vegas School District should be an honor, not a privilege. The elections are coming around the corner in February and those that choose to challenge must submit their petitions by early December.

  • Thumbs: Our high country lowdown on the news - Dec. 2, 2016

    THUMBS UP! GET WELL SOON, MARK
    Last Sunday’s front page carried a bold headline, “The fight of his life,” referring to the valiant struggle Pecos teen Mark Archuleta Jr. waged in his strife to overcome testicular cancer. The fight also includes thousands of residents of San Miguel County, hopeful that he will remain in remission and he be able to join the basketball team on the court soon. We are also hopeful that he will be able to enjoy what remains of his senior year at Pecos High School.

    THUMBS UP! THIS IS GETTING FAMILIAR

  • Editorial Cartoon - Dec. 2, 2016
  • Dispatch New Mexico - Definitions for our time

    Let’s define some terms, by definition and contemporary implication. With each word or phrase I’ll give at least part of its dictionary definition (according to dictionary.com), followed by a little commentary on what the word means in the here-and-now.

  • Letter to the Editor - Dec. 2, 2016

    Letters send hope

    Last year, during the Light Parade, people wrote over 100 cards to a small group from many nations whose basic human rights were being violated.

  • Fighting addiction

    Editor’s note: The following editorial is from The Commercial Appeal  of Tennessee and was originally published on Nov. 22.

    Memphis has joined the fight against substance abuse in a big way with the unveiling last week of the nation’s first center of excellence in addiction medicine.

    The Center for Addiction Science at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine is the first to receive the center of excellence recognition from The Addiction Medicine Foundation, based in Bethesda, Maryland.

  • Editorial Cartoon - Nov. 30, 2016