Opinions

Op Ed: Nick Salazar‘s Service Is An Inspiration

by Staff Reporter / Jun 01, 2016 / comments
Nick Salazar at the Roundhouse earlier this year. Photo by Valley Daily Post. Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham courtesy photo

Op Ed: Nick Salazar‘s Service Is An Inspiration

By U.S. Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM - 01)

Op Ed: Serving My Country Just To End Up Homeless

by Staff Reporter / Apr 26, 2016 / comments

Many veterans are returning home from combat without the help to find housing, treatment, counseling or health care policies. Statistics shows that as of January 2015, there were 47,725 homeless veterans. They accounted for 11% of the homeless population. This number has dropped 4% from 2014. Of the homeless veteran population, 9% are female and 57% of the homeless veterans are white. This percentage is totally unacceptable...

Letter to the Editor: The Nursing Home from Heaven

by Reporter / Feb 24, 2016 / comments

I am writing to express my gratitude and appreciation to Sombrillo Skilled Nursing Center in Los Alamos, New Mexico. My mom, who just turned 89 last week, has been living at Sombrillo for the last year and a half.  During this time I have been so very impressed with every facet of the facility. I live in New York and even though I come to visit as often as possible, I never have to worry about the care mom is getting.  In fact, the staff feels like family to me and when I arrive or when I check in on the phone, everyone is so friendly and helpful.

Letter To The Editor

by Staff Reporter / Feb 10, 2016 / comments

Letter To The Editor

By Arthur D. Mascarenas

Valley Estates Mutual Water and Sewer Association is pleased to announce that we will be starting our Uranium Treatment Project the month of February 2016...

Child Advocates Caution against Reinstating Food Tax

by Staff Reporter / Feb 05, 2016 / comments

Child Advocates Caution against Reinstating Food Tax

ALBUQUERQUE—Dr. Veronica C. García, Ed.D., executive director of New Mexico Voices for Children, issued the following statement regarding legislation (SB 281) that would reinstate the gross receipts tax on the purchase of food for consumption at home:

Luján Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

by Staff Reporter / Sep 15, 2015 / comments

Luján Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Santa Fe, NM – Congressman Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico’s Third District released the following video in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, which is celebrated from September 15 to October 15.

Udall, Heinrich Welcome BLM Decision to Maintain NM State Office

by Reporter / Sep 13, 2015 / comments

Udall, Heinrich Welcome BLM Decision to Maintain NM State Office

Letter To The Editor: Comment On Bear ‘Attack’

by Carol Clark / Sep 12, 2015 / comments

Letter To The Editor: Comment On Bear ‘Attack’

By SHEILA ARMSTRONG

Los Alamos

 

I'm continually amazed by the folks who come forward to destroy an animal that is protecting its young from human invaders to their environment. It's just wrong!

Udall Statement on the Anniversary of 9/11

by Reporter / Sep 11, 2015 / comments

Udall Statement on the Anniversary of 9/11

Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall released the following statement on the 14th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks: 
 

Sen. Morales: Costly Superintendent Buyouts Should Be Eliminated

by Reporter / Sep 08, 2015 / comments

Costly Superintendent Buyouts Should Be Eliminated

BY SEN. HOWIE C. MORALES AND  JESSICA S. MARTINEZ, VETERAN EDUCATOR WITH THE ALBUQUERQUE PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT

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