My turn: Cold weather can be troubling too


With near triple-digit temperatures expected the next few days, this seems a good time to remember the cold. Our coldest day is quite debatable, but here are a few of the contenders: • The website claims the coldest temperature recorded in Portales was minus-17 on Jan. 2, 1979. Clovis was only minus-7 that day, […]

Recruiters pushing to fill census-taker spots


By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico A key element of the United States of America first coming to be was the concept of no taxation without representation. Whenever the calendar rolls to a zero as the final digit, part of that representation is determined with the census. The once-a-decade count of every man, woman and […]