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It didn’t appear in many front-page headlines, but Congress recently passed a five-year, $867 billion piece of legislation in a bipartisan, landslide vote. In today’s political climate, … more
Those of us who are alarmed by global warming are past the point of having to prove anything. The crisis is here whether anyone believes in it or not. It’s only a matter of time before we meet it face to face. more
Nine years ago, as a veteran with a service-related spinal cord injury, I found real inspiration when I met fellow veteran Ms. Kym Sanchez. The founder of Not Forgotten Outreach and a 2018 New Mexico … more
The Regional Coalition of LANL Communities, formed in 2011, describes itself as being "comprised of nine cities, counties and pueblos surrounding the Department of Energy's Los Alamos … more
Are you a lucid dreamer? I'm reading about the lucid dreaming techniques of the Senoi of Malaysia, a home rule society. They create useful gifts and ideas in their dreams to bring back to the waking … more
When we consider the immensity of our cosmos, how can we cleave to the petty polemics that polarize our society? more
Having been blind from birth, public transit is a vital part of my daily life. I’ve lived in Santa Fe since 1982 and have been a regular transit rider since paratransit services began in the … more
I chose to serve my country in the armed forces because I love what our nation stands for.  I also believe those ideals are worth defending. more
The National Popular Vote bill guarantees the presidency to the candidate who receives the most popular votes after totaling the votes in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Once passed, the … more
For decades, the Society of the Muse of the Southwest has inspired creativity in those who love language, worship well-wrought words and celebrate smooth, skillfully sculpted sentences.True to its … more
Dec. 1, 2018: I am dying. I hope, with dignity, and in good spirits. We will all die one day. I have simply chosen to die now. more
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
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