The Gila wilderness celebration continues

Aldo Leopold (Steve Morgan) with a very good friend
This past year was occupied with many activities acknowledging the importance of the Gila Wilderness and its centennial. What was revealed was the interweaving of so many related topics all related to thinking about Wilderness. This article covers a new related program from the New Mexico Humanities Council.

Political considerations, 7.11.24

Hand holding voter ID card
Republican congresspeople just passed a bill requiring proof of citizenship to vote in federal elections. All three New Mexico representatives voted nay, with Sierra County's Democratic Congressman Gabe Vasquez calling the requirement "unnecessary and discriminatory." It is already illegal for non-citizens to vote in federal elections.