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Editorial: Accountability crucial for Lopez as next treasurer

After years of being tarred by scandals leading to prison terms, dodgy investments and lack of follow-through, the State Treasurer’s Office has found firmer footing under the leadership of now-term-limited James Lewis.

Mayor’s subpoenas are unconstitutional

Houston recently passed an ordinance through its city council that has sparked quite a bit of controversy amongst conservative evangelicals.

Recent blunders don’t encourage trust

As I write this column, two health care workers in Dallas have come down with Ebola after treating Thomas Eric Duncan, who traveled from West Africa and died from the disease.

Choose the least horrible option

Well, we are in the middle of another voting season, with all the negative campaign ads on TV.

Editorial: Journal recommends Sandy Jones for PRC

Though the long-troubled Public Regulation Commission has three positions open for election, only one of them – District 5, which covers southwest New Mexico – offers voters a choice of candidates.

Wench, winch – that vowel matters

WE READ JOLINE Gutierrez Krueger’s UpFront column last week, about the sorry tale of the dead cow in the middle of the Rio Grande north of Corrales.

What a sight to see her brute strength!

ACCORDING TO Saturdays UpFront column, the dead cow was removed from the Rio Grande by a rope “that was then attached to a wench on a fire truck.”

Speak Up

THANK GOD the “Great Liars Contest” will be over after Nov. 4. The only drawback is we have to live …