Editorials
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Taos athletes strive, thrive

In this week's edition of The Taos News, we're proud to bring you the All Stars special section with stories of top athletes from Taos County's high schools. These are young people who have excelled …

Tell Congress--Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act

About one in four women will experience psychological, physical or sexual violence in her lifetime, often by an intimate partner and often witnessed by children. Transgender and people who identify …
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Editorial: KCEC members – Show up, speak up

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative, ostensibly owned by its thousands of customers, is holding its annual meeting Saturday (June 8) at the Taos High School gym.The big question is: Will enough of the …

Honoring Bataan, Corregidor veterans

In April, New Mexico's two U.S. Senators and three Representatives introduced yet again a bill to honor veterans of the World War II battles at Bataan and Corregidor with Congressional Gold Medals. …
Graduates react as salutatorian Cora Cannedy gives a speech Saturday (May 19) during Taos High School's graduation ceremony.

Editorial: Congratulations, graduates

Graduation season has arrived. The high school and college ceremonies begin today (May 9) as students who completed their high school equivalency certificates are honored at the Sagebrush Inn.
Letters

Opinion: Missing Taos Bark

For a while now I have not seen Trish Hernandez's page in The Taos News called "The Taos Bark." Trish would write about happenings concerning animals and their welfare. She would write about happy …

Opinion: Remembering Ron

After learning of Ron Kalom's passing recently, I was heartbroken but remembered so fondly the man, his talent, his goodness and what he gave to the community of Taos all those years. I arrived there …

Opinion: Constitutional right to privacy

A 1953 New Mexico law claims that any abortion that isn't a "justified medical termination" is illegal. However, this is unenforceable due to a constitutional right to privacy that a woman has over …

Opinion: Teaching kids to work for goals

While driving through town today, on most of the major intersections, I saw a group of youth soliciting funds for a trip to Denver. As a person who is in her 36th year of leading youth groups, this …

Opinion: Embryo is not goo

Embryo is not gooIn her letter "Women losing personal rights" (Favor y Contra, May 23, A10), Adele Zimmerman has set herself up as an uninformed, arbitrary moral standard. To characterize the human …
My Turn

Opinion: Opting-in to the Local Election Act will save communities money

There are some big changes coming to the way New Mexicans vote and, because of these changes, some real costs savings are available for municipalities …

Switching to solar energy makes financial, climate sense

Let's set the record straight:1. An energy transition away from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources is already underway.2. Global economic and environmental forces are driving this change.3. It …
Rick Romancito, The Taos News.2019 Taos Pueblo Governor Richard Aspenwind, center, is pictured with Tribal Secretary Harold Lefthand, left, and Lieutenant Governor Joe Romero, at right.

Opinion: Rethinking the name 'Indian'

Imagine how it would feel for you as an individual to have your likeness and or culture used in disrespectful ways by people who don't care to know anything about who you are. Would you allow it to …

Opinion: Town of Taos adopts resolution regarding LANL contamination

On May 20, the Taos Town Council unanimously adopted Resolution 19-22, "Regarding Health, Safety, and Contamination Issues at Los Alamos National Laboratory."We are writing to express our …

Opinion: Doubting the existence of a 5G-defender letter writer

Who is Stan Ubeki who wrote the June 6 letter to the editor "Green chile, coffee, sunshine and the 5G apocalypse"?I cannot find any such person. There are several references online pointing this to …
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