Photo of the week

The photo above was not taken this past week but is actually a picture of a little girl with her mother sometime in the 1950’s.

The photo is a little dated but look closely at the little girl. She is like many girls we all know. 

What makes this photo special is this little girl was nominated to be president of the United States on Tuesday night...

Op Ed: Vote Maria Sanchez-Gagne for District Attorney

By Carl Trujillo, State Representative 46

Our upcoming primary will soon determine the democratic candidate for District Attorney for the 1st Judicial District, which includes the counties of Santa Fe, Rio Arriba, and Los Alamos...  

 

Op Ed: It's Time To Serve The Needs Of All, Not Just Some

By: Commissioner Barney Trujillo, Democratic candidate for House District 40

As a Rio Arriba County Commissioner, you are in an unique position to observe and engage with City government and the New Mexico legislature.  For six years, I have been a part of painstaking decisions when funding was limited to the poor decisions of others...

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...

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 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...