Monthly Archives: July 2018

Good news from MainStreet

When you think of Farmington, arts and culture may not be your first thought. But that could change. Farmington — specifically, part of Farmington’s downtown – – is one of three communities recently endorsed by the New Mexico Arts Commission … Continue reading

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The big retirement investment

Investing money is a daunting experience. In the past you could put your money into a few safe, respectable stocks, keep them for years, enjoy regular dividend checks and sleep peacefully. Those days are gone. Whether you manage your investments … Continue reading

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Get out of your silos and talk to each other, government!

The Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) is forming a joint child safety strike force with the State Police. After a widely publicized announcement, they’ve even had a meeting! This was initiated after a seven-year-old girl was found to have … Continue reading

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Advice about Congress from Joe Skeen

When Joe Skeen first went to Congress, he told my husband, it was the most humbling experience of his life. He had never felt like such a nobody. The United States House of Representatives has 435 members. As Skeen told … Continue reading

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Everything you didn’t want to know about the State Land Office

We’ve all heard the arguments about early childhood education as the solution to pull New Mexico out of poverty. The state’s Land Grant Permanent Fund is targeted as a way to pay for it. Not so fast. The devil is … Continue reading

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