Taos Dems grill sheriff over "Second Amendment sanctuary" resolution

Taos County Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe spoke with Taos Democrats Monday (Feb. 18) about a possible resolution to declare Taos a "second amendment sanctuary county." Hogrefe will take the resolution to the County Commission for their Tuesday (Feb 19) meeting.
Taos County Democrats hosted a discussion with Taos County Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe Monday (Feb. 18) to discuss Hogrefe’s plan to bring a firearm sanctuary resolution before the County commission. …
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Movie review: 'Alita: Battle Angel'

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Diana Rico reveals a wealth of experience in the media arts

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State lawmakers are considering some gun control legislation. Taos County Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe is asking the Taos County Commission to consider a resolution to make the county a "2nd Amendment sanctuary."  Luis Sánchez Saturno/New Mexican file photo
Monday lowdown

Meetings this week: Second Amendment sanctuary, hospital's future, health security act

Monday (Feb. 18): Presidents Day – most government offices are closed. Tuesday (Feb. 19):  Taos County Commission  Taos Tree Board meets
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Taos County Commission postpones action on 'Second Amendment Sanctuary' resolution

  For more on this story, see the Feb. 21 edition of The Taos News.

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The artists' work carefully hung on the smooth 18-foot-high walls of 203 Fine Art Gallery spans more than a century of art history in …
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Sports brief: Taos Tigers girls basketball

The 2-13 Lady Tigers lost their first district game 51-22 at Pojoaque Jan. 25. They play at Portales Jan. 29 after this section goes to press and three games next week, all at home. On Jan. 31 they …

Photo Gallery of Angel Fire shovel races: Competitors grabbed their handles and held on tight

John Strader, of Albuquerque, attempts to slow his shovel after crossing the finish line Saturday (Feb. 9) during the 40th annual World Championship Shovel Races at Angel Fire Resort. Known as 'The Shovelmeister,' Strader has been shovel racing since 1981.
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