Tucumcari commissioner remembered for service

Friends describe Daniel Lopez as a man who cared about his community, was compelled to serve and above all loved his family. Lopez, 45, was a former New Mexico State Police captain and Tucumcari chief of police. He was elected in March as the District 3 city commissioner. He was found in his home late […]

Editorial: Schwarzkopf epitome of US military general

For the entire first Gulf War, U.S. Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf was the face of a valiant and successful U.S. military. Schwarzkopf, who died Thursday at 78 from complications from pneumonia, commanded Operation Desert Storm, the U.S.-led coalition that drove Saddam Hussein's forces out of Kuwait in 1991. Despite his postwar popularity, Schwarzkopf resisted efforts […]

Technology not always best option

It's the time of year where people sign up for gym memberships, give up a favorite food or tell column readers this is the last time they'll do a column about New Year's resolutions. I won't do that this year, but I will give you some resolutions and how I got there in the first […]