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Editorial: Honoring veterans

New Mexicans, including those from Taos County, have served their country by the thousands over generations. Some of the wars they served in were ill-advised and unnecessary, but whether they …

Editorial: Join in discussion of Taos’ future

Planning for the future of our town, our families and ourselves is hard work. It takes effort and commitment. It takes a willingness to consider other viewpoints, ideas and risky ventures. We …

Editorial: Small towns get innovative to grow economies

Small towns scattered across New Mexico from Farmington to Truth or Consequences and from Taos to Ratón are struggling to boost their economies and help their communities …

Editorial: Confronting sexual assault

#MeToo. The phrase spread rapidly across social media in the last few days with one aim – to show the magnitude of sexual assault. The challenge to women was simple, an explanation shared …

Editorial: Minimum wage increase good first step

A decade ago, this newspaper’s grand cartoonist, Bill Baron, depicted a Taoseño giving thanks for his multiple jobs. Ten years later, little has changed. Holding down multiple …
Letters

Letter: Taos native pleads for headstone’s return

On a visit this spring we (my wife, my daughter and grandchildren) traveled to Taos, my birthplace, to visit the Sierra Vista Cemetery just south of town where my grandparents, the Conrads, as well …

Letter: Puzzled in Questa

Having lived in Questa for several years after retiring here from the southern part of the state, I have some questions for which I have found no answers. I am hoping someone can help.

Letter: ER only for real emergencies

I wish to respond to Rosemary Suazo’s “My Turn” letter to Taos News Nov. 2 issue.

Letter: Rethink Lucky Corridor power lines

It’s been approximately three months since Lucky Corridor held a presentation about their proposal for a wind farm and transmission lines that would proceed through Taos and onto Farmington. In …

Letter from wholistic health practitioner: Homeopathy safer option than flu vaccine

No vaccine in the history of vaccines has ever been proven completely safe or effective. To the contrary, many contain known carcinogens, heavy metal toxins, other animal’s blood, genetically …

Letter: 13th annual “Paws For The Cause” walkathon raises funds for felines

The Paws For The Cause Walkathon, the annual fundraiser for Taos Feral Feline Friends, was held Oct. 7 and 8 with three volunteers completing the grueling 27-mile course. Veteran walker, Ben …

Letter: Bury power lines

Thank you for the informative articles on the ill-named Lucky Corridor. I am appalled that this idea, though, has already received so much traction. With all the attention paid to improving the …

Letter: A toxic waste dump site in your back yard

Out of approximately 120 neighbors, only 13 received notice from the New Mexico Environmental Department that the Taos Ski Valley requested a discharge permit application to dump up to 2,500 cubic …

Letter: Taos Pueblo, Red Willow Center present a grand food event

Along with about 140 others, I attended the Taos Pueblo Red Willow Center food event. A farm tour was followed by dinner at the Pueblo community center on Friday evening. It was a delightful down to …

Letter: Have dark ages started?

“Power of positive thinking” by Norman Vincent Peale Peale’s book was very interesting. Teaching a way to a more positive outlook on life and to live it with confidence in yourself and so …

Letter: Tradiciones issue welcome publication

I really appreciated the Tradiciones issue which higlighted so many of our neighbors who contribute toward making Taos a richer environment and community. I especially appreciated as well …

Letter: Muchas gracias, Taos

Dear Taos Community: Gracias to all for recognition as 2017 Citizen of the Year. I’m honored to be included with this year’s other Unsung Heroes. Thanks especially to The Taos News; to …
My Turn

Without Reservations

Opinion: Archdiocese continues to address sexual abuse

My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, On Sept. 12, 2017, the Archdiocese of Santa Fe released a list of 74 priests, deacons and religious who have been accused of sexual abuse of children. The …

Opinion: Gun control in a free society

To this retired infantry soldier the commercial sale of military small arms to the general population borders more on insanity than just gross negligence.

Opinion: New priority on planning needed in Taos

I read with interest John Miller’s article. Rebuilding Main Street. (The Taos News, 10/26/2017).

Without Reservations

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