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Editorial:  Life and death with dignity

Life is precious. So is quality of life. We do not get to choose when our lives begin. Most of us don’t get to choose when it ends. But some – like those diagnosed with a …

Editorial: Here comes the sun power

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has made it clear she wants New Mexico powered by renewable energy.We applaud her recent moves to make that happen. And we celebrate our local Taos County power provider Kit Carson Electric Cooperative for being ahead of the renewable energy curve.
Former Taos Mayor Darren Córdova (center) poses with Dynette Marie and others during the 28th annual New Mexico Hispano Music Association Awards at Ohkay Casino.

Editorial: Congrats to local musicians

Several Taoseños and Taos County musicians and singers recently swept the New Mexico Hispano Music Association Awards. We congratulate them all. They’ve done their communities …

Editorial: Questa housing wake up-call

Some 20 families in Questa’s low-income housing called Casitas de Questa have been without natural gas to heat their homes or water for a month.
Track and field athlete Jonah Vigil poses for a portrait Monday (Jan. 28) at Anaya Stadium in Taos.

Editorial: Well done, Jonah Vigil

We'll just say it. Taos High School senior Jonah Vigil is one fast runner. So fast that he won five gold medals at the 2018 state track and field championship and took home the top honor of High …
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Pueblo Peak, also known as Taos Mountain, as seen on Feb. 1.

Letter to the editor: 'A love letter to Taos'

I chuckled at Baron's last cartoon (Feb. 7), "The Three Seasons of Taos - Snow, Mud, Dust." But indeed, there is a fourth season if one lives long enough to see and survives the first three. Its name …
File photo of pedestrians on the Rio Grande Gorge Bridge.
Letter to the editor

Letter: Safety measures needed at Gorge Bridge

Let's consider the positive changes stated in John Miller's article ("Speed Limit Lowered at Gorge Bridge," Feb. 7). Yes, 35 miles per hour is a thumb's-up. But what about the pedestrian safety to …
Letter to the editor

Letter: Vicious dogs endanger cyclist

I pedaled fast past two of those dogs, but one dog caught me on a slight hill. He was running alongside me for 40 or 50 yards trying to bite my leg.
Letter to the editor

Letter: Thanks for Taos Air

I want to thank the mayor and town council for supporting the airport expansion and Taos Air service to Austin\Dallas Texas. Visiting Taos in my youth in the early 1970s, I was moved by the wonderful …
Letter to the editor

Letter: What has happened to our democracy?

Are we rapidly becoming a banana republic? A third world country?
My Turn
Opening day at Taos Ski Valley Nov. 22, 2018.
My Turn

Opinion: Taos community, economy depend on visitors

The Taos community depends on visitors and without them, our community would be much less prosperous and our opportunity to share our diverse cultural heritage would be more limited. Visitors provide …

Support legislation that provides compassion in dying

Peggy, at the age of 78, was a vibrant member of my church known for her love of gardening and her feisty opinions right up to the moment she was diagnosed with ALS. Within weeks, this individual …

Restoring progressivity - and fairness - to the personal income tax

During this legislative session, we can choose to continue tax cuts that benefit the wealthy and well-connected, or we can choose a new path and prioritize our children and families. It's time to …
My Turn

Opinion: Seek non-opioid alternatives to address addiction crisis

As the opioid epidemic rocks our community, Taos Alive is working to reduce the incidence of substance abuse. Many people who fall prey to addiction didn't begin taking opioids to "get high."

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