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    In lieu of the court dismissing the charges against the rogue trapper for illegally trapping in the Santa Cruz Lake Recreation area, myself and the New Mexico Trapping Association Board of directors would like to let you know our feelings on this.

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    I would like to respond to Sherry Robinson’s article, “Trapping and Recreation Tourism Don’t Mix.” (Rio Grande Sun, Oct. 31, 2019, page A7).

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    It is critical that locals comment on Santa Fe and Carson national forest plans. The comment periods on the two forest plans close Nov. 7.

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    In small towns in Northern New Mexico, like La Madera, the people have a large problem with the solid waste company that is supposed to provide services to them. The company is not doing its job, yet they bill the people for services not rendered. In turn, the people don’t pay their bill…

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Within the Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative Board, no one has yet stepped up to admit authorizing the Royce Law Firm to make the infamous $50,000 offer—or bribe—to Trustee Bruce Duran to not rejoin the board ever again within his lifetime, or for that matter for all eternity. Presumably …

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    I just want to drop you a note and express my appreciation for the reporting I am seeing at your newspaper.

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   Rio Arriba County has an incredible opportunity Nov. 5. For the first time there will be general obligation bonds that will give residents a chance to invest in themselves and our community. As a person who owns land in Rio Arriba County and works in Espanola every day, I am excited for a…

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    This November, we have a chance to invest in the health and safety of our kids, our families and our community. I urge everyone to vote yes on the Rio Arriba County bond package for safer roads and bridges, better health care and local nursing care options for seniors and safe and access…

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    I offer this letter with enthusiastic support for Lauren Reichelt as a candidate for the Española School Board in district 4.

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    Families in the town of Vallecitos and all across Northern New Mexico lost their jobs as a result of the Endangered Species Act, which protects, along with other species, the Mexican Spotted Owl. When I ran against Democrat Bill Richardson in 1990 for the Third Congressional District sea…

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    I am very upset you published a cartoon saying the National Rifle Association is responsible for the mass shootings. That is left wing, fake news for certain.

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I am honored and humbled by my selection as a 2019 CNN Hero, particularly in that it highlights Moving Arts Española and the complexity of my beautiful community.

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    Rep. Ben Ray Lujan has not yet held a town hall meeting while on this most recent Congressional recess.

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    I have long supported law enforcement. They are the first line of defense for people against crime and violence.

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   “Climate Change Threatens World Food Supply” is the headline wake-up alarm being sounded by leading newspapers. It was prompted by the release of a summary report by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, staffed by more than 100 experts from 52 countries.

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    I found it necessary to respond to the article “Fiesta Historians downplay Acoma Massacre” after reading the letter to the editor by Marcus Chino.

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    A very bad practice has become a standard driving habit almost overnight. Drivers now predictably run not only the end of a yellow light but the beginning of the red ones. I’m fearful whenever I stop at a yellow light that someone planning to plow through the intersection is going to rea…

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    What kind of people throw kittens onto the road to get rid of them? I passed three dead kittens in various states of dismemberment and death on U.S. 285/68 just around the corner from the Española shelter the morning of July 30.

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    Regarding the stupidity and ignorance of “historians” Roberto Valdez and Al Berrago, I am shocked (Rio Grande SUN, Fiesta Historians Downplay, July 18, 2019, page A1). I am amazed the SUN published such trash in the first place.

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    I would like to clarify Mr. Nick Naranjo’s paid advertisements in the Santa Fe New Mexican and Albuquerque Journal North, paid for by the members of Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative.

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    Why should we care about what’s going on at the Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative? The juice stays on, they are nice, and the rates are OK.

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    Thank you for printing the column from Harold Morgan (no relation) in the July 11 edition of the Rio Grande Sun. Indeed, it seems the thing U.S. Representative Ben Ray Lujan is good at is fund- raising. Yes, he has been alright in his elected position, but his true calling seems to be th…

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    I’m not saying adults in our society shouldn’t be held responsible for their actions and behaviors. Most adults understand actions have consequences and most know the range of consequences expected for particular behaviors. Like driving drunk.

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    Many Rio Grande SUN readers and others will recall that about this same time last year I wrote an editorial urging all member/owners of Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative to refrain from attending the July annual meeting.

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   I write in regard to the recent events at McCurdy Charter School, whereby the coach was fired and the football program discontinued.

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    Voter, please stop. Where is your line? Do you have a line? Have any of these recent events in our community crossed your line? What in the world could make you use your voice in a better way?

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    At last, a Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative trustee with a vision, not just a plan for enriching himself and his compadres at the expense of co-op members.

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    I am sad that as a community, we could not rise to the challenge of making necessary changes to our celebration by removing the figure of Juan de Oñate from the Española Valley Fiesta.

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    I want to urge members of the Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative to assert their shareholder status by voting in the current election.

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   With the upcoming Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative Board elections, this seems like a good time to relay my experiences with the current Board (and distinguishing from experiences with Jemez employees, which have always been positive).

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    This upcoming Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative election gives the member-owners a very real chance to take back the Co-op for the people it serves, rather than the entrenched and self-serving Board of Trustees.

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    I urge anyone interested in the preservation of our environment and the welfare of future generations in the Rio Arriba to support the Jemez Mountain Electric Cooperative candidates managed by “member-owner Luis Torres.”

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   Please let me save some of the candidates considering running for the House District 3 seat and the New Mexico Senate seat some time and trouble.

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    The Family Dollar store in Alcalde is closing. I asked the clerk why. Was it because the Dollar General down the street? No, the answer was theft, pure and simple.

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    Those profiting off our disastrous health care system continue to push patchwork bills and incremental change. But we don’t need more Band-Aids. We want real reform. We want Medicare for all.

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   I am pleased to learn Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham appointed Porter Swentzell, of Santa Clara, as a Northern New Mexico College regent. As a former faculty member (director of learning resources) at the University of New Mexico Northern New Mexico Branch College, in Santa Cruz, 1977, I str…

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I appreciate the opportunity to set the record straight regarding recent publications discussing a nitrate sample taken from one city well and the city's timeline to notify residents of the nitrate sampling results. A handful of media outlets recently published stories alleging that the city…

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    President Franklin D. Roosevelt established the New Deal – job creation and social programs that helped pull us out of the depression. This year, Sen. Ed Markey, D-Massachusetts, and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-New York, introduced the “Green New Deal” – a resolution to create econo…

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    I am writing to express my concern about the current New Mexico Public Education Department Anti-Bullying Policy. It maintains focus on the “perpetrator, bullying behavior, and the consequences related to the combination of the two.”

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    In the past two years, two dogs accompanied by their owners on the Bureau of Land Management property adjacent to residences on Rio Arriba County Road 101 in Chimayó, were caught in game traps.

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    The Land of Enchantment’s job picture is very rosy, but employment growth is not a given. The truth is, we cannot take anything for granted, especially because of the new agenda we are seeing out of Santa Fe.

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   Where is the justice in this county? It has been over six months since my daughter Davina Archuleta was hit and killed by a vehicle.

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    In a shocking display of moral turpitude, the corporate gun lobby has teamed up with sheriffs across the state to protect guns over people. Because the New Mexico legislature has been advancing bills that would remove guns from domestic violence offenders, while they are under protective…

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