Enjoying the Rio Grande at Rotary Park

Wildlife trail or commercial development for Rotary Park?

by Haruhuani Spruce | May 31, 2021

Please, let us come together to prevent one more desecration. Please let us create, instead, a preserve for wildlife with access for people to the Rio Grande that will stand into the future to preserve the precious, irreplaceable quality of life that we are able to enjoy here.

Truth or Consequences Public Library

T or C City Commission abdicates responsibility to select library advisory board members

by Diana Tittle | May 24, 2021

Municipal code mandates that members of the Truth or Consequences library’s advisory board are to be appointed by the city’s elected representatives to ensure independent oversight of the public library. The public’s interests are not well served when the city commission allows the library board to self-determine its own membership.

oil worker at a produced water treatement facility near Malaga, NM

Back to the well

by Lindsay Fendt, Searchlight New Mexico | May 20, 2021
8 min read

Oil and gas funds everything from campaigns to government functions in New Mexico, complicating the state’s transition away from fossil fuels.

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Inspection of Public Records cartoon

Foundation for Open Government determines T or C’s fees to deliver requested electronic documents not allowed under state law

by Kathleen Sloan | June 11, 2021
2 min read

Truth or Consequences has recently begun to charge a fee of 25 cents per page to deliver electronic records requested under the Inspection of Public Records Act. FOG responded to a citizen request to determine the fee’s validity.

T or C police headquarters

T or C police news roundup

by Kathleen Sloan | June 1, 2021
7 min read

The Truth or Consequences city commission has approved a new taser policy, received a briefing on the selection process for the new police chief and discussed behind closed doors possible litigation involving two police officers.

Location of south-side T or C wells and waste transfer station

T or C still mum about problems with city’s water wells, despite only two of eight working properly

by Kathleen Sloan | May 25, 2021
6 min read

A legal ad in the Sierra County Sentinel’s May 21 edition was the first public notice and acknowledgment that two more wells in the city’s eight-well field are in trouble. Four others are offline, raising questions about the city’s water delivery capacity and the water department’s transparency about the health of the well field.

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