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Guest Columns

Governor blew opportunity for hemp

By Stuart A. Rose / Founder, The Bioscience Center

Another legislative session, more missed opportunities by our elected officials who consider themsel …

Fix for dangerous intersection needed immediately

By Rich Glantz / North Valley Resident

As a northwest valley resident, I appreciate D’Val Westphal’s reopening of the roundabout discussion …

Environmentalists leading Calif. to water woes

By Jay Ambrose / Tribune News Service

California has a major drought, and that’s resulted in bad stuff brought to us not by the usual susp …

Udall effort on chemical laws takes us backward

By Richard Moore / Coordinator, Los Jardines Institute And Sofia Martinez / Concerned Citizens Of Wagon Mound And Mora County

A decade of pressure by parents, doctors, scientists, businesses, and state governments has created momentum to finally fix the broken federal law governing chemicals used in commerce

NM would see more jobs if tax regulations changed

By Dan Girand and Doug Cox / NM Association of Commerce and Industry

In the final moments of the 2015 legislative session, New Mexicans lost out as numerous important bills were abandoned.

When you see flaring from space, it’s a problem

By Chris Saeger, Director / Western Values Project

When “the Men in Black” from NASA start focusing on problems here on planet Earth, you know there’s …

Fossil fuel divestment a supremely silly idea

By Mark Mathis / Documentary Filmmaker

So a few dozen people stood up at a University of New Mexico regents meeting holding up placards dem …

Income gap is more than a moral issue

By John J. Hunt / Rio Rancho Resident

It’s disgraceful.Oxfam, an organization that tracks world poverty levels, released a p …

Forest Service is mismanaging our public lands

By Dave Menicucci / Registered N.m. Hunt And Fish Guide

A movement is afoot to transfer federally managed public lands to the states. Environmentalists char …