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 By J.R. Sykes    Opinion    June 8, 2018

J.R.'s Corner

PUBLIC SAFETY CONCERN This fine Wednesday morning in Aztec, my family and many other Aztec-ans awoke to the smell of smoke, eyes burning, and a white...

 
 By J.R.SYKES    Opinion    June 1, 2018

J.R.s Corner

I am constantly amazed by the support for TALON across the region. We reach readers from Shiprock to Cedar Hill, Bloomfield to La Plata, and across...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    Opinion    May 25, 2018

J.R.'S CORNER

After a loooooooooo-ong school year marred with horror and tragedy, graduation time is finally here. The birds are singing, iris’ bloom, and summer...

 
 By J.R.Sykes    Opinion    May 18, 2018

Service in an Internet World

Technology is so AMAZING! Today, checking your email, text, posting or reading social media, database access, voice mail, pictures, and much more are...

 

J.R.'S CORNER

Last week, I shared with our readers the various increases in expenses which are pushing TALON to make changes such as charging for website access in...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    Opinion    May 4, 2018

J.R.'s Corner

Effective May 1, 2018, due to pressure from insurance, healthcare, and fuel cost increases, D.C. tariffs aimed directly at the newspaper industry,...

 
 By J.R.Sykes    Opinion    April 20, 2018

Spring in Aztec

As spring blooms here in Aztec, i am reminded of the many many charms of our town. calm quiet streets, safe for childs-play. Along the streets there...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    Opinion    April 13, 2018

COULD OUR FREEDOM TO SPEAK SOON GO AWAY?

This week our Department of Homeland Security (DHS), initiated a request for a contractor to build a database of journalists, media influencers, news...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    Opinion    April 6, 2018

J.R.'S Corner

Digital publication has become common throughout the U.S. Readers sometimes erroneously believe that newsprint is no longer necessary. However, U.S....

 
 By J.R. Sykes    Opinion    March 30, 2018

PAPER TARIFFS

Among the national trade war and tariff stories is a tiny tidbit that no one is talking about but which will affect Aztec and TALON. That is paper...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    Opinion    March 16, 2018

J.R.'S CORNER

First off, my apology to our readers who were offended by the perspective depicted in The Local Take cartoon from last week. I believe that a...

 
 By J.R. SYKES    Opinion    March 9, 2018

YOUR HELP NEEDED FOR VIETNAM VETERANS

Over the past four years, community newspapers across the country have joined forces to support the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Faces Project. TALON...

 
 By J.R. Sykes    Opinion    March 2, 2018

Delta Airlines & NRA

I understand that Delta Airlines has joined the growing list of corporations dropping support for the grand old NRA. In the shadow of our growing nati...

 

J.R.'S CORNER

Recently it has come to my attention that poachers out of Arizona are calling our businesses to “renew” their Aztec News website advertising. Our...

 
 By J.R. SYKES    Opinion    February 9, 2018

J.R.'S CORNER

According to a report in the Durango Herald, published Thursday Feb 8th 2018, and supported by investigations done by The Daily Beast & The Southern...

 

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