News, July 27: “Meter Beating”
Get Out of the Box
Many cities have resident parking, a way to support locals and help keep living affordable without sacrificing revenues. Enforced resident parking on Canyon Road alone would bring in much revenue and the tourists who visit Canyon are perfectly capable of and willing to pay for valet or lot parking (or use hotel shuttles). I can’t imagine there is a single soul in those budget meetings that ever bothered to look at what other cities do because it would be too scary that far out of the box.
News, July 13: “History Repeats on the Gila”
Any man made diversion or dam on the last wild river in New Mexico, in the first designated wilderness area in the nation is totally unacceptable. We can’t allow them to waste another dime on this ill conceived plan. The ridiculous amount of money it would require us New Mexicans to pay for this folly is criminal.
Dam is BS
Nice concluding quotes Dutch Salmon! Once again Mr. Gutierrez is lean on details (“savings”) and hefty on obfuscation. The NEPA arbiters are more likely to pull for proof and let BS circle the drain.
John Jack Conway
Two months now of full page advertisements for American Spirit cigarettes? Come on, we all know the health repercussions of smoking cigarettes. With so many young readers why are you promoting this?
El Guique, NM
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