Although many students look forward to summer break with great expectations, there is nothing like the excitement of heading back to school.

After 1981, the phrase “I want my MTV” became an anthem heralded by teenagers who wanted nothing more than to rock. I shudder at the thought of it, but yes, this once hip, cool, radical channel turns 37 Thursday.

I had three visions of summer this past spring semester: first, it was an adventurous escape from dorm room confinement; second, it was climbing the first rung on the ladder to being a boss-lady; third, it was reconstructing my bank account after all the fast food I consumed to avoid the caf…

Recently, Sandoval Economic Alliance was able to bring Mark Sweeney to the community, thanks to financial support from Don Chalmers Ford, Klinger Constructors, Presbyterian Rust Medical Center, Mike Skolnick and J.R. Allison.

After careful consideration, the Observer is ready to weigh in on the question of Sandoval County Assessor Tom Garcia’s work performance.

In the midst of a county election cycle, the Observer would like to set the record straight on one item concerning a candidate’s sign hanging on the north wall of the building we inhabit.

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