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Editorial: ‘We are all human’

“We are all human,” said Taos Pueblo War Chief Curtis Sandoval, speaking to a crowd gathered on Veteran’s Day at the dedication of a memorial in honor of those from the pueblo who served.

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 …
Letters

Letter: Estate tax repeal needed to help young farmers

According to the 2012 Census of Agriculture, the average age of a New Mexico producer is 60.5 years, which is the second highest age, only behind Arizona. These producers, and for that matter, the …

Letter: Women blow the lid off

The recent and widespread allegations of sexual assault in the workplace, government and Hollywood have provided women with opportunity to demand that this egregious behavior stop. The fact that …

Letter: Vaccines are safe and effective

In response to the Letter to the Editor in The Taos News of Nov. 9 – 15 by Debra Sherry concerning vaccines and holistic medicine, let me say flat out that vaccines are safe and …

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 …
My Turn

Opinion: Taos Men’s Shelter, 10 years later

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 …

Opinion: Opening Sabinoso a major gain for New Mexico

As fall hunting season gets underway, I am proud to announce that New Mexico sportsmen will finally be able to access the stunning landscapes in the Sabinoso Wilderness. Located on just over 16,000 …

Opinion: Time to talk about gun violence

Last Sunday’s (Nov. 5) shooting at Sutherland Springs Baptist Church shocked the nation. But it was inevitable, just one more in the list of mass shootings in the United States. There have been …

Opinion: The myth of the 'good old days'

Our nation seems to be seized in a current wave of nostalgia but one lacking the innocent quality of previous decades when we all watched “Happy Days” and ate burgers and fries in …

Without Reservations

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