Opinion

Shedding Light

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It is during these times of continual unrest as a nation and society in which a state of peace seems more and more difficult to achieve. A state of peace for our nation might seem a little out of reach right now, but the state of peace that is right within our reach is our own. In my opinion, things like peace and joy are, for the most part, a choice. They are things we must not simply hope to come by throughout our lives, but instead they are things we must chase after fervently.

The new norm: …a penny for your thoughts!

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Remember the saying “if only these walls could talk?” Well, I have this penny that I received as change for a fuel purchase at a local gas station about a month ago and I thought the same here “if only it could talk.” The likeness of President Lincoln is very worn and its date that really caught my attention is 1919. I had to get a magnifying glass to confirm that.

Questioning elected officials about Jan. 6

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Dear Editor; Has this newspaper interviewed he local politicians and leaders about the their part in the recent events and the part that people like Rep. Yvette Herrell and Couy Griffin.

Letters to the Editor

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Vaccine rollout Dear Editor; Although everyone is happy to see the vaccines arrival and begin the process of getting back to normal, I am alarmed with the speed, or lack thereof, of getting shots into arms. The delay can be laid squarely at the feet of the outgoing administration.

Passionate Potpourri

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Celebrating the holiday season amid the pandemic left people of all ages wondering about familial relationships while pondering long-standing traditions. Some folks refused to stay home for a variety of reasons; others hunkered down.

Disappointing county commission decision

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Dear Editor; On December 22, 2020 I watched the Cibola County Commission meeting on Zoom. I was really disappointed with the county commissioners that voted to give themselves a raise and other elected officials.

The new norm: ... Hopes!

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We made it through this Christmas, and it was different. Evelyn and I did not have granddaughters here to laugh and giggle and guess what was in each one's gifts or ask for more hot chocolate or biscochitos.