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Editorial: High hopes for Holy Cross changes

Holy Cross Hospital is now a federally designated critical access facility, which changes the way Medicare patients will be billed.

Editorial: List is a good start for healing

Archbishop John C. Wester of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe demonstrated great courage and moral determination in releasing a list of clergy accused of sexually abusing children. It is an important step …
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Editorial: Congress: Step up now to help ‘Dreamers’

President Donald Trump has left to Congress the fate of hundreds of thousands of “Dreamers,” as they are frequently called – people brought to the United States as children without …
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Texas neighbors underwater, need help

New Mexicans, including those of us born in Texas, poke fun at our Texas neighbors and vice versa. We sometimes get mad at our Tejano visitors for perceived slights when they visit our fair town. But …

Editorial: Set the education bar high; believe in abilities

Teaching has always been a tough, if rewarding, profession. It just keeps getting tougher. As Taos County area schools start into a new year, we want to acknowledge the many challenges educators and students face - and to say we believe firmly in their abilities to succeed.
Letters

Letter: ‘The Malpais’

Editor’s note: This poem was submitted with a letter from an Arizona resident whose family owns a historic cabin near Taos.

Letter: Total eclipse of the heart

Watching the eclipse was monumental for many reasons.

Letter: Extend time before rental late fee

Since everything in this society has to be “War,” let’s talk about just one aspect of the War Between Landlords and Tenants.

Letter: Seeking understanding about trash

I’d always assumed piles of trash I habitually pick up at various spots along Rio Chiquito Forest Service road No. 437 were from people partying, as beer cans and broken bottles typically …

Letter: Give Greek retsinas another taste

I just read your article “It’s all good Greek to her, but thumbs-down on the retsina” and want to thank you for writing about Greek wine.

Letter: Peace, not opinions

In response to the “My Turn” story written by Rev. Gary Kowalski and published in the Taos News on Sept. 7, 2017, I must comment; Rev. Kowalksi, If you are truly a Reverend, …

Letter: A million thanks

A million thanks to The Taos News and to Tempo reporter Tamra Testerman for the comprehensive feature on the Taos Watercolor Society's annual show and sale at the Stables …
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Letter: Grateful to a Taos angel

While introducing an out of state visitor to our unique little town, I lost my billfold between the Mabel Dodge Luhan House and the Plaza.
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Letter: Stand together for ‘Dreamers’

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) protected nearly 800,000 Dreamers from deportation and provided them with work authorization.
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Letter: Choose Maggio for Taos police chief

Honorable Mayor Barrone and Town Council Members, My name is Michael Vigil; I was a lifelong resident of Taos up until two years ago, when I left for a job in Albuquerque.

Letter: Instead of criticizing, help out

I had a meeting recently with two board members from Stray Hearts. What should have taken 30 minutes, took two and a half hours. Why? Because we were constantly interrupted by staff that …
Letter to the editor

Letter: Stop slashing flowers

Taos County, why wend out trucks to butcher and slash the foliage and flowers along our county roads.  The Valdez Rim and Arroyo Hondo for two.  There are few real pleasures in Taos by …
My Turn

Opinion: New Mexico business community supports right-to-work laws

New Mexico is the land of enchantment. Our state is blessed with breathtaking natural vistas and a rich multicultural history. And our people are some of the warmest and kindest you will ever …

Opinion: The times – they keep on changing

It is difficult to believe that just over a month ago, the United States was on the verge of a nuclear war with North Korea. For those of us who grew up during the Cold War, the development triggered …

Opinion: Pesticide wake-up call

When a dozen members of our community, known for organic farming, were sickened by “routine” herbicide spraying along State Road 68 between Española and Rinconada (Taos County …

Opinion: Do you have gerontophobia?

Gerontophobia is a commonly recognized phenomenon. It is generally defined as an anxiety disorder characterized by an abnormal, irrational and intense fear of the elderly, of becoming old or both. It …

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