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Words are prophetic about our democracy

In a letter Nov. 21, 1864, to Col. William F. Elkins, Abraham Lincoln wrote, "I see in the future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the future of my country. ... Corporations have been enthroned, an era of corruption … more

Letter: Cultural activism begins here

When we walk, we have a slower pace and have more time to absorb our surroundings. There was a large number of mini alcohol bottles. more

Opinion: Like every other town in America?

Like every other town in America?In his "My Turn" opinion piece in The Taos News of June 29 Taos Mayor Dan Barrone decries the stagnant economy of our fair town. Is it possible that this may be because Taos is steadily becoming to look more like … more

Effective action now

Many persons deeply concerned by Trump’s anti-democratic initiatives are eager to oppose any erosion of basic American institutions and civil liberties. Happily, many are joining newly formed … more

Letter: A million thanks

A million thanks to The Taos News and to Tempo reporter Tamra Testerman for the comprehensive feature on the Taos Watercolor Society's annual show and sale at the Stables … more

Expose dangers of losing safety net

As the new administration and Congress prepare to take over in Washington, many citizens in Taos County, and millions of Americans are asking: “What happens next?” Most believe the new Congress will waste no time in attempting to make radical … more

Property tax blues

I just received my 2016 property tax bill for property I own near Red River and was shocked at the 27 percent increase over 2015.  This is probably the largest one time property tax increase that has ever occurred, not only in Taos County, but … more

Opinion: What should be done about prairie dogs?

What should be done about prairie dogs?I was quite seriously wondering what could be done about the extreme prairie dog presence at the Eco Park in Taos. What started as a few cute critters, has now blossomed into quite the problem. They are … more

Letter: Peace, not opinions

In response to the “My Turn” story written by Rev. Gary Kowalski and published in the Taos News on Sept. 7, 2017, I must comment; Rev. Kowalksi, If you are truly a Reverend, … more

Time to abolish Electoral College

Very many Americans are wailing, "How could the country go for Trump?!" It didn't! Hillary Clinton garnered almost 3 million more votes than Trump. But the Electoral College installed Trump anyway. Of those nations that have elections, this … more
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