In the world of today, money is tight. The only ones who seem to have money is the federal government - and they are borrowing to the hilt.
But state government is strapped, as is Los Alamos Schools.
In an effort to help the situation here, Ellen Mills, president of the Los Alamos Federation of School Employees, told the school board that the union argeed to take a pay cut.
This action should not be just brushed away without notice, it is an extraordinary event that deserves notice and praise.