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This is a response to the letter by Norm Ferguson on climate change. Although your letter is very well-written and presents a huge truth in our world today, there is a crucial omission in the case … more
Now that the Democrats are back in total power of the governorship and both state legislatures, it would be a good time to revisit what happened the last time they had power under former Gov. Bill … more
Epidemics demand strong action. If we care about the children of New Mexico as much as we say we do, then let's put the brakes on vaping now. more
It is time that the drug, alcohol and crime problems in our community and the surrounding communities be addressed. I know there are several steps to accomplishing this, but I believe the first step … more
Forty citizens attended a meeting on Nov. 19 of the New Mexico Oil Conservation Committee; three of us were from from Taos County. This was a continuance from a September meeting request by Hilcorp … more
The recent obscene images of immigrant children being tear-gassed at our southern border should turn the stomach of every conscious American. Equally disgusting are the blatant lies spewing from our … more
Ninety-seven percent of climate scientists agree that global warming is caused by human behavior. The burning of fossil fuels such as oil, coal, natural gas and other carbon-based substances … more
Reporter John Miller's story in The Taos News about the mistrial in the case of the kidnapping in Peñasco was riveting. But, for me, it raised more questions than it answered. Judging by the … more
Forty citizens attended a meeting on Nov. 19 of the New Mexico Oil Conservation Committee; three of us were from from Taos County. This was a continuance from a September meeting request by Hilcorp … more
As a current coach, I know the hard work that you and your coaches have put in up to this point. As a coach who has gone through a championship week of practice before, here are a few simple bits of … more
Thank you for the most extensive coverage (four entire pages and editorial), which you devoted to the clergy sex abuse scandal and crisis in your Nov. 15 edition. more
Over the centuries tensions have arisen from designs of urban spaces. The tension comes from the conflict between the residents and the rulers. more
Erich Kuerschner’s outrage is well justified that some of the regional coalition’s town and county representatives were wining and dining on the public dime. more
In the wake of another year of California's disastrous forest management results, I have a few comments. We have been thinning our forest here on Llano de la Yegua in Northern New Mexico since 1987 … more
Every December, liberals like me rankle under the accusation that we are waging a "war on Christmas." During his presidential campaign, for example, Donald Trump made it a major talking point, vowing … more
Rio Arriba and San Juan Counties in New Mexico are home to more than 40,000 oil and gas wells. A methane cloud the size of Delaware floats above this section of New Mexico and adjoining states. This … more
It used to be that your utility company would send out a meter reader to your house to read your meter each month and record and report your usage. That was in the good old days of analog meters. … more
Knowledge provides power to learn, understand, discern and assimilate information. One of the goals of an effective public education is to promote the development of those traits and enable critical … more
Hello, Taos County voters. First and foremost, I’d like to thank you for your support and your confidence in me during the election last week. more
Editor's note: This was submitted prior to Election Day. We find its content even more relevant after the election. "As a younger man, I used to view this time of year with great hope... more
Nothing is more important than the safety and well-being of our children, and the healing and recovery of the victims of childhood clergy and religious sexual abuse.Recently, we were notified of an … more
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