Opinion

Trump’s call on Clinton hits close to mark

Hillary Clinton has steadfastly maintained she kept the Clinton Foundation at arm’s length during her tenure as secretary of state to avoid conflicts of interest. Republican Donald Trump has routinely scoffed at her explanation, saying Mrs. Clinton fostered a “pay to play” system, calling it a “scam” in which the Clintons traded access to the […]

Sloan: Some things on Earth that matter

My book-of-the-month summary for August is “Structure of Matter” (Time/Life). • One million atoms stacked on top of each other is as thick as one sheet of paper. However, hydrogen atoms are 1,000 times smaller than radioactive francium ones. • A golf ball is as many times larger than an atom as the Earth is […]

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Faith and Lifestyles

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Clovis resident Wendell Osborn participated in the 2016 New Mexico Senior Olympics in Roswell from July 13-16, winning several medals in various events.

Senior Olympian building life plan

Wendell Osborn was born and raised in Curry County and has lived in Clovis since 1959. He went to school 6 miles east of Broadview at a school that closed in 1957. He went to college for one year and then worked on the railroad for 5 years. When he wasn’t able to farm he […]

Terry: Living through renovation not like on TV

Life in a construction zone isn’t everything reality TV makes it out to be. On those half-hour shows where they’re remodeling or flipping a house, they always have a short deadline to add drama to the program. The homeowner or real estate flipper driving the Mercedes spends the first half of the program making changes […]

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