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Journal North Opinion

Maclovio Medina.

Claims of short staffing not substantiated

I am a resident of Rio Rancho, but I choose to work in Santa Fe at Christus St. Vincent Regional Medical Center, where I’m the clinical manager of emergency services.

Sheriff isn’t one abusing his power

The criminal “civil rights violation” charges brought against Rio Arriba Sheriff Tommy Rodella reek of a political vendetta on the part of U.S. Attorney Damon Martinez on behalf of U.S. Forest Service law enforcement officials

Don’t pay police officers to leave town

Homewise is concerned about the City Council’s action to increase from 15 miles to 45 miles the limit for police officers to drive their city vehicles home.

Pot growers leave bad impression on neighbor

So now we’re upset that people who signed petitions to legalize marijuana may have their identities exposed to public knowledge?

Diane Spencer.

Staffing levels at heart of debate

I have worked at St. Vincent Hospital (pre- and post-Christus) for the past 17 years and have gained significant experience in staffing issues.

Joel D. Boyd.

SFPS among fastest-improving districts in NM

With summer winding down and a new school year just around the corner, Santa Fe Public Schools is preparing to welcome more than 14,000 students through its doors on Monday

Editorial: SFCC seems to be getting its act together

It’s disturbing to see financial problems discovered at Santa Fe Community College, a south-side gem that helps further the education of anyone from a high-school dropout trying to attain a GED to a middle-aged person looking for a career change to an elder seeking intellectual enrichment.

Drought has shrunk the shores of Storrie Lake near Las Vegas, N.M., over several years.  (Katharine Kimball/Albuquerque Journal)

A water warning from Las Vegas, NM

I am fairly new to Montana and I now walk the streets of Missoula with an uncanny feeling that I’m a messenger from the future.