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Journal North Opinion

Rob Pudim.

When Christmas was all about hard times – and a little frolicking

As near as I can tell from historical accounts, in order to celebrate a traditional Christmas in the West a couple of hundred years ago, you needed to get so riotous and tipsy that you could forget that you were starving.

Christmas brings shopping cart aggression in a Santa Fe grocery store. (Courtesy of Mike Andberg)

Christmas shrinks personal cart space

As I walk in the front doors of one of Santa Fe’s upscale grocery stores, the produce department sounds like a Christmas cattle drive gone cowbell crazy.

Gino Rinaldi.

Holiday tips for families of elders

Holidays can be a challenging time for residents of long-term care facilities and their families.

Leona Medina Tieda, shown here at her restaurant and gift shop in Chimayó, has died at age 73. (Eddie Moore/Albuquerque Journal)

Editorial: Remembering Leona

It was sad to hear that Leona Medina Tieda passed away at age 73 last weekend.

Editorial: Improving the local health care system

A group that includes Mayor Javier Gonzales, City Councilor and former fire chief Chris Rivera, Fire Chief Erik Litzenberg and Fire Department EMT Andres Mercado has come up with a great idea.