The Santa Fe Public Schools Board of Education had put Alvord elementary on notice: One more year and then we’re closing the school forever. But the school board's reasoning is wrong-headed and greedy.
The College of Santa Fe is playing lead actress in a drama with a twist: It has become a comedy or, if you prefer, a farce. CSF is a damsel in distress if ever there was one, but she has been now lying on the train tracks of impending doom through the heroic but failed efforts of so many suitors, she herself must be wishing the damned train would just round the bend and finish the job.
Earth Day is like celebrating a diet on which you never followed through. We think we’re saving the world by buying fair trade coffee and organic vegetables, recycling everything, driving hybrid cars and paying Public Service Company of New Mexico extra so we can pretend our electricity comes from wind power. As long as it doesn't hurt any birds.