My Turn
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In high school, I knew that being a student in New Mexico meant being a student in one of the nation’s worst education systems. more
Thank you to everyone for their prayers and well wishes for my sweetheart James (Jimbo), when he suffered a near fatal accident on June 12. He is on a slow-mend back to recovery. His accident threw a monkey wrench in our entire summer delaying me from submitting letters to “My Turn.” more
For 14 years, I have been an outdoor landscape painter in Taos. Those of us who live in Taos, and love to visit Taos, do so because it is not like anywhere else. What a relief to escape the … more
Open Letter from Community of Not Forgotten: Not Forgotten Outreach is – always has been – and has proven itself as an organization that is here for the community. more
We have been conflicted among each other, and often within ourselves, about how to respond to Taos as it continues to evolve in some disturbing ways. The Strong At Heart project, which is … more
Those intent on taking our public lands are a creative group. Sometimes they put forth bills that would transfer public lands to the states, opening them up to private industry, which could shut the … more
In 2006, several concerned citizens founded the Taos Coalition to End Homelessness. We received our nonprofit status from the IRS in March of that year. Seed money was primarily raised from citizen … more
Taos County has an opportunity to become the kind of place where every person has close-to-home access to parks, trails and open spaces, and feels connected to the land and water that sustain us. And … more
There has never been a more contested and coveted piece of real estate than Jerusalem. A Canaanite city-state founded 4,000 years ago as an oasis for caravans crossing the Arabian Desert has become … more
I have been a citizen of New Mexico for 40 years and of Taos for 27. For once I am excited by the effort of an elected official to improve our political process. Our Secretary of State, Maggie Toulouse Oliver, is creating rules to make contributions to all New Mexico political campaigns transparent and available to the public. more
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