I am writing today to announce the closure of the New Mexico Independent. After three and a half years of operation in New Mexico, the board of the American Independent News Network, has decided to shift publication of its news…
TODAY’S TOP STORIES: Snow falls! Winter finally arrives in New Mexico, plus returning vets falling through the cracks
Let it snow. Let it snow. Let it snow.
That’s right, winter is finally here, meaning the weather has caught up with the season. For folks searching for acts of kindness to go with the holiday weather, look no further than Cathy and Ivan Gully of Texas who were moved by a TV show to help buy diapers for low-income mothers in Anthony, N.M.
Meanwhile, it’s appropriate to remind folks that New Mexico struggles to fill gaps in needs for veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.
And, yes, while it’s the season of sugar cookies and sweet treats, if you’re tempted by that third sugar cookie, think again. New Mexicans’ obesity rate has jumped in recent decades.