Editorial: Thank you to our veterans

There are many things that make Northern New Mexico special. The snow capped peaks, the stunning sunsets and the changing of the aspens are a few things that draw residents to our corner of the world.

Editorial: Credit where credit is due

Following the March 28 Angel Fire Village Council Meeting the public, mayor, councilors and village employees may have been OK with the article that...

Raton’s airport makes strides for Colfax County’s future

Steve Boyce, president of the Express UU Bar Ranch, Express Staffing Services and the St. James Hotel in Cimarron  gave us an update on Express Aviation Service’s (EAS) plans for Raton’s Municipal Airport. According to Boyce, since taking over Fixed Base Operations (FBO) in October, EAS has spent over $500,000 on airport improvements that include a snazzy new lounge with vibrating, heated recliners, a fleet of six new rental Suburbans, LED lights on the runway, lighted wind socks, and more.

Editorial: Thank you for caring for our veterans

A banner hanging at an area supermarket reminding us to pray for local troops who were fighting in the Iraq War served as a stunning reminder: If all politics is local, so is war.

Coming together trumps headlines

This week national headlines came home to our small, close-knit communities here in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Red River teen Caleb Williams’ death provokes many emotions, but perhaps the most poignant is collective grief.

Racetrack developer never really got out of the gate

When the New Mexico Gaming Control Board revoked La Mesa Racetrack and Casino developer Michael Moldenhauer’s gaming license last week it really came as no surprise.

Joe and Loretta, thank you for all your years of giving!

We’re not sure we can add anything more to Michelle Duregger’s article about Joe and Loretta Giglia who are retiring at the end of this school year but we felt the duo warranted a “Thumbs Up” here. After 30 years on the job they are leaving big shoes to fill for sure, both as coaches and as teachers.