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Letter to the Editor: Upcoming nostalgic boarding school reunion

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I have previously read about school reunion announcements in the Gallup Independent and the Navajo Times for some BIA (Bureau of Indian Affairs) off reservation boarding schools such as Intermountain in Utah, Riverside in California, Chemawa in Oregon and Phoenix in AZ.

These off-reservation boarding schools were closed...

Madame G guide to the stars Week of AUGUST 12

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Put your best foot forward as you take promising steps toward your destiny. The only way forward is through. You can’t change the past, but you can reshape the story in the future. Take the bold step of choosing to live and be consciously aware of where you are right now. Madame G suggests that you don’t go crazy this Full Moon. Take a picture and enjoy!

Aries (March 21-April 19)



You are capable of more than you think. Don’t be afraid of your destiny. You have made all the right and wrong choices up until this point. Take ownership of where you are in the world and more importantly, who you are. This is your fault. You can make the best decisions you can from here on out. Do...

The nuke storage debate

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Editor,

Lea and Eddy Counties in southeast New Mexico are over 450 miles from McKinley County, but in this digital age news travels in the blink of an eye. As I have learned with all things nuclear in New Mexico, there is always a lot of fear and misinformation, so I’m not surprised by Mr. [Mervyn] Tilden’s comments regarding the proposed Holtec’s HI-STORE Consolidated Interim Storage Facility (CISF), but some of his facts surrounding the project need clarification.

First, I would point out that the project is strongly supported with resolutions from Eddy and Lea County Commissioners, as well as the elected Councilors and Commissioners in Carlsbad and Hobbs. This region of the...

Madame G guide to the stars Week of AUGUST 5

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Madame G wishes you well. If you have plans to live your best life, the time is now. The Sun is in Leo and the mighty lion is not afraid to roar. Learn your lessons well and be bold. Take action now.

Aries (March 21-April 19)

What goes up must come down. You can’t avoid this. Our emotions even drive us toward these extremes. They’re not unique to you. However, if you find yourself too far down for too long, you don’t need to suffer. It takes courage to seek and ask for help. Everyone has their challenges and this may be one of yours. Whatever the case, you’re worth helping. You’re not alone.

Taurus (April 20-May 20)

One failure does not in turn make you a failure. You can...

Heinrich leads legislation to protect Native American Seeds

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Act supports health care/food security in tribal communities

U. S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) was joined in a bipartisan, bicameral effort July 23 to introduce the Native American Seeds Protection Act of 2019.  The introduction of the act took place in Washington, D.C., where he was joined in the announcement by Martha McSally (R-Ariz.), U.S. Assistant House Speaker Ben Ray Lujan (D- N.M.) and U. S. Representatives Don Young (R-Alaska), Betty McCollum (D-Minn.), and Tom Cole (R-Okla.).  The act is designed to clearly identify ways to protect Native American seeds and traditional food products, and assist tribes in ensuring that cultural practices and traditional ways of life...

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