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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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
In The Taos News issue of April 11 (My Turn), George Schurman presents "reasons" why Medicare for All is "impossible."Then why is it that every other "advanced" nation on the planet manages to have … more
I just read a frightening news story about the public health issues caused by street people in Los Angeles. We in Taos have many of the same problems on a smaller scale. There are homeless living in … more
Brood mares! American women will soon have no more personal rights than female horses on breeding farms. And they will receive, on average, far less medical care during pregnancy … more
To Ben Ray Luján:I am truly excited that you have chosen to refuse corporate PAC money in this campaign. Your email touched on the terrible harm corporate money has done to the welfare of … more
Once again, a New Mexico river, the beautiful and beleaguered Gila, tops the list of America's Most Endangered Rivers. It's distressing that, as the 21st century grinds on, a little group of locals … more
My siblings and I would like to thank everyone who attended our mom, Shelley Bahr's, Celebration of Life on the plaza on Saturday (May 4). We especially want to thank the town of Taos for recognizing … more
Thank you to the highway crews for the work on the potholes. I recently broke my arm, and I could feel every road bump in my arm. Fixing potholes is an endless job. Mother Nature always wins. I thank … more
Dear Editor, We at AAA Home Care want to congratulate and thank Mountain Home Health for the years they have served the personal care services consumers of our county. Their skill and love is present … more
Although no one wants news like this, I thought the detail of John Miller's article "After the Jump" (The Taos News, May 2) truly served the public. We take much for granted. This story helped many … more
Given my passion for recycling, I read with interest Jesse Moya's story "Reduce, Reuse … Recalculate?" (The Taos News, May 2).The author mentions the Taos Recycling Center's annual revenues of … more
Today, after reading of the United Nation's report about how overconsumption of the earth's resources is causing massive damage and may lead to the extinction of many species, I … more
Men on Boats was amazing! more
Friends:The St. James Food Pantry has been operating since 1990, giving food to our hungry neighbors every single Thursday all year-round (except for Christmas when Taos Feeds Taos is in operation). … more
I was interested in George Schurman's recent "My Turn" in The Taos News ["Explaining the Fallacy of 'Medicare for All,' " April 11]. His analysis of the cost of proposed Medicare for All is … more
Three cheers for the Taos County Road crew. They have had an almost impossible job and they have taken lots of flak this winter and spring for our terrible road conditions, but they are getting ahead … more
This is a response to the letter "Are We Allowed to Say No?" [Taos News, April 25, 2019]. The 5G Fast Plan is not a Trump Agenda - this is a corporate plan that all major telecommunication companies … more
Remember the good neighborly days where you had to mess up pretty bad to get mugged at? I remember being taught to have respect and treat people how you want to be treated. I remember being told to … more
Are we allowed to say No to Trump's 5G Fast Plan rollout?He's presenting it as a jobs and infrastructure, Telecom benefit.(Telecom presents its own in-house studies as proof of safety.) more
Although I have spent the past few months overcoming some challenging medical issues that required treatment at more than several area hospitals, the one thing that stands out is the great treatment … more
In response to George Schurman's My Turn ("Explaining the Financial Fallacy of 'Medicare for All,' " April 11):I would point out that his math omits a huge item: with a national plan, there would be … more
To be blunt, I do not trust you to represent the people of New Mexico. According to the Center for Responsive Politics, in the 2018 election cycle you raised 1.3 million dollars from political action … more
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