Author Archives: markhcross
Based on percentages of the popular vote awarded each candidate in the last presidential election, Santa Fe has once again proven itself the most liberal place in the Rocky Mountain West. Boulder, Colorado, which many assume to hold that title, … Continue reading
The newspapers distributed in Northern New Mexico have made their endorsements for the 2012 general election. (The Los Alamos Monitor and the Las Vegas Optic, both owned by media conglomerate Landmark Communications, do not make endorsements.) The usually conservative Albuquerque … Continue reading
The Santa Fe airport will soon offer service to Denver, in addition to the current flights to Los Angeles and Dallas. There have always been mixed opinions about expanding the airport. Former mayor Debbie Jaramillo summed up one side of … Continue reading
I will be on KSFR (101.1 FM) at 5:00 pm today. Diego Mulligan will be giving away a few copies of the encyclopedia as part of the public radio station’s fundraising drive.
Indian actor and activist Russell Means died on October 22, 2012.
My girlfriend, Beth, and I went to DeVargas Mall to see The Master, with Joaquin Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman. We had just exited the theater and were standing outside, talking about the movie, when Shirley MacLaine walked out. Someone … Continue reading
Heath Haussamen shut down his website, NMPolitics.net, in September 2012. Haussamen has joined veteran journalist Trip Jennings in a project called New Mexico In Depth. Haussamen and Jennings will conduct in-depth investigations that New Mexico newspapers have not had the … Continue reading