Know of someone in Northern New Mexico who has helped make his or her community cleaner, greener, safer, more neighborly? Know of a man or woman, of any age, who has tried to help their local environment, or improve the lives of kids, or some other valuable volunteer effort?
Contact The New Mexican. The newspaper is soliciting names for the annual "10 Who Made A Difference" awards. We try to choose people who represent the diversity of our area - in profession, culture, class, age,…Continue
Added by Staci Matlock on September 27, 2011 at 11:57am — No Comments
I learned with sadness today of Wangari Mathaai's passing. She started a green movement in Kenya, planting trees and advocating for education for girls and women. In 2004, she earned a Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts. She is proof of the distance one person, with the right voice and committment, can make.
Large or small, in our backyards or on a national scale, our goal each day should be to make a…Continue
Added by Staci Matlock on September 27, 2011 at 11:13am — No Comments
Pat Mulroy, water manager for Las Vegas, Nev. defends the Southern Nevada Water Authority (aka Las Vegas) move to obtain water rights to "excess", unclaimed underground water in surrounding counties. She points out the city can't just rely on the Colorado River to survive and thrive.
For more on Mulroy and the water history of Sin City, check out…Continue
Added by Staci Matlock on September 12, 2011 at 11:28am — No Comments