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Morality, law can't be separated

January 17, 2018 You can't legislate morality. Maybe you've heard that said, or said it yourself, when a conversation turned toward a prominent moral / political / societal issue. There is a sense in which the statement is perfectly true. There is another sense in which it represents a gross failure

QUAY COUNTY SUN - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Ruth Gallegos, 1938 -2018

Biography Ruth Gallegos, 79, of Ranchos de Taos passed away on January 16, 2018. She is preceded in death by her husband, Casimiro Gallegos, parents, Silviano and Solema Cisneros, brothers, Abel and Bernadino "Perla" Cisneros, sister, Martha Vigil and sister in-law, Virginia Cisneros. She is survive

TAOS NEWS - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Jose E. Gonzales, 1938-2018

JOSE E. GONZALES, Age 79, a resident of Chamisal, born in Taos county March 31, 1938 passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018. Jose was preceded in death by his wife, Ida M. Gonzales; son, Bobby Dale Gonzales; parents, Victoriano Gonzales, Estefanita Trujillo; siblings, Eustaquio Gonzales (Ruth), Al

TAOS NEWS - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Water projects: From dam to falling trees

ALAMOSA - Water efficiency and public safety are goals of water projects approved for funding this month from one side of the San Luis Valley to the other. The Rio Grande Roundtable approved funding for a diverse group of projects ranging from repairing the gate valves at Mountain Home Reservoir, p

ALAMOSA VALLEY COURIER - 2018-01-16 17:45:14

Rio Grande Prevention Partners select program priorities

MONTE VISTA-The Rio Grande Prevention Partners (RGPP) Community Board met Tuesday, Jan. 9 for their monthly coalition meeting. This meeting marked a major milestone for RGPP, which is using the Communities that Care grant and model to prevent youth substance and alcohol use, as the coalition members

MONTE VISTA JOURNAL - 2018-01-17 19:44:19

Foundation funds Corral No. 5 purchase for veterans group

In record time, the nonprofit veterans assistance group Not Forgotten Outreach has completed the purchase of an iconic 28-acre Taos property thanks to a grant from the LOR Foundation. NFO has been working for the past year on securing the Chet Mitchell Property, or "Corral No. 5" as it is called, ac

TAOS NEWS - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Group takes first steps toward Questa-Red River Canyon trail

Questa District Ranger Jack Lewis makes welcoming remarks during the firtst meeting to discuss a trail along the river between Questa and Red River Wednesday (Jan. 10) at Questa Village Hall. (Chronicle photo by Ellen Miller-Goins) If a group of public officials, volunteers and forest advocates have


Next project for Kit Carson? Small cells, better cell coverage

Small Cell integrated into light pole (Photo courtesy of Verizon) Frustrated with uneven cell service in Northern New Mexico? Kit Carson Electric Cooperative officials are working to find a solution: small cells. In a presentation at the Jan. 9, 2018 Angel Fire Council meeting, co-op officials Erin

THE SANGRE DE CRISTO CHRONICLE - 2018-01-16 18:04:34

Half of Seattle homes selling above list price

More than half the homes sold in Seattle last year were sold for more than the asking price. That's according to statistics from Zillow released last week. Zillow says 52.4 percent of homes were bought for more than the asking price in 2017. That's an increase from 20.3 percent five years earlier. T

KING-5 - 2018-01-18 03:31:00

$11 million from South Lake Union property sale proposed for Seattle homeless crisis

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan wants to use $11 million in proceeds from the expected sale of a city-owned property to pay for housing options for the homeless. This tiny house village is on land owned by the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd. (Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times, file) The move is o

NWJOBS - 2018-01-17 14:00:38

Heavy rain, gusty winds expected during evening commute

Puget Sound is in for a serious downpour during Wednesday evening's commute. The storm will also bring some gusty winds to areas of Western Washington. Today a warm front moves through clipping the NW Washington Coast. Scattered rain will continue for most of the commute. Then, as a cold front slide

Q13FOX.COM - 2018-01-17 22:21:27

Seattle might have the worst homelessness problem in the country

However you calculate it, Seattle's homelessness crisis is one of the ten worst in the country. The Seattle Times reported that on one night in January of last year, 11,643 people were sleeping in shelters, outdoors, or in vehicles. If you've been outside at all in Seattle over the past couple of ye

MYNORTHWEST.COM - 2018-01-17 23:06:01

Suspect arrested after woman found dead in North Seattle house fire

Police have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with the death of a 63-year-old woman found dead in a Seattle home Monday. Officers were doing a welfare check about 10:15 a.m. in the 2500 block of Northeast 107th Street when they heard a smoke alarm inside the home and saw smoke. The officers c

KING-5 - 2018-01-16 11:33:00

Seattle activist: Mayor Durkan's response to fight proves she's 'unprepared'

A community activist who lost his bid for Seattle mayor argues Mayor Jenny Durkan is already faring poorly. Harley Lever - who is behind the watchdog group Safe Seattle - points to a recent fight in Seattle's SoDo neighborhood as proof. A man and woman were caught on security cameras in the midst o

MYNORTHWEST.COM - 2018-01-16 14:07:09

Children's Film Festival Seattle 2018: This year's aim is to tear down walls

"Mama, are we there yet?" The question is universal, but the setting is Mexico, the language is Spanish and it's delivered with the aid of English subtitles in a dreamy new film, "Treasure," about a 7-year-old boy, Dylan, who visits the Pacific Coast of Mexico with his family. For the next 95 minute

NWJOBS - 2018-01-18 00:10:37

Five cheap happy hours to hit this month in Seattle and Bellevue

Bramling Cross, an Ethan Stowell restaurant, offers a Bramling Burger with potato bun, iceberg lettuce, pickle, American cheese and secret sauce for $10. (Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times) Our roundup of cheap bar food this month includes one of the best burgers in Ballard for $10 and some happy-ho

NWJOBS - 2018-01-17 23:15:49

Remsen man injured in Marcy crash

MARCY -A Remsen man was injured in a two-vehicle crash in Marcy Wednesdsay, according to the Oneida County Sheriff's Office. At about 5 p.m., Frank Getti, 48, of Remsen, was traveling east on Old River Road when a vehicle operated by Christopher Crolius, 59, of Boonville, pulled out in front of Gett

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2018-01-18 01:37:00

Retooling Rome seeks public input

There will be a public open house for the Retooling Rome for Smart Growth project including the draft Zoning Code and Zoning Map Monday, Jan. 22 through Friday, Jan. 26, each day from noon to 2 p.m., in the Common Council chambers at City Hall. There will be an additional open house 5-6 p.m. on Wed

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-01-18 00:00:00

Troopers accuse store owner of failing to deliver machinery

The owner of Proforce Excavation and Equipment on Turin Road is accused of selling a skid-steer online but never delivering the machinery, according to law enforcement officials. State police said Cody A. Madonia, 25, of Rome, listed a Bobcat skid-steer for sale on the website eBay from his busines

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-01-16 20:00:00

AIS awarded $48M Air Force contract

Assured Information Security Inc. of Rome has been awarded a $48 million Air Force contract, and will be increasing employment as a result, the Griffiss park-based company announced Tuesday. The contract is for exploring "next-generation network operations and vulnerability assessment technology," s

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-01-18 00:10:00