My Turn
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Tsunamis of noise emanating from Kit Carson Park hammered Taos for three days, last weekend (Aug. 16-18). Some of what was heard during the Meow Wolf Taos Vortex event was recognizable as music, the … more
I am seeking a 14th term as State Representative, Taos County, District #42, for 2020. I am currently vice-chairman of the New Mexico House of Representatives Appropriations Committee and a member of … more
At our Landfill Board meeting last week (Aug. 15) the following decisions were made:- The Landfill Board voted unanimously to temporarily take over recycling operations effective Sept. 1, 2019.- The … more
To all my friends, neighbors and constituents,First and foremost let me remind you of the extraordinary work I've been able to accomplish over the course of the last 34 years. I was able to secure … more
The struggle for saving our planet sometimes seems like a war. Rather than resignation to defeat, we can restore the tradition of victory gardens from previous wars. These began as vegetable, fruit … more
Blessed silence, how sweet the non-sound! I can hear … I can think … I can relax. Over the past three days, my eardrums reverberated, my brain ricocheted off the walls of my skull, my jaw stayed … more
By Lynn FitzGeraldIf you love to walk in Kit Carson Park, be sure to walk outside the park and see that most of the surrounding properties are residential. There is only a small strip of property … more
Could it really be that difficult to comprehend? Friends of Kit Carson Park do indeed oppose the transformation of this cherished Taos community asset to a rock concert venue. It's … more
Shma Yisrael, Hear O Israel, the sacred proclamation especially in the face of imminent death, the Lord is our God, the Lord is One - uttered the last breath of six million European … more
Labor Day weekend will be celebrated by many Americans as an occasion for picnics and end-of-summer cookouts. But who invented the weekend, or the vacation, for that matter? Before … more
If one explores the evolution of white supremacy several dynamics will be revealed.First, there is the element of an actual sense of superiority. That perspective usually is derived from … more
As an educator heading back to school for the fall semester, I've been thinking a lot about the efforts underway in New Mexico to address emissions from oil and gas production … more
Here we go again, this time with a price of 29 deaths. Let's trot out the old "background check" mantra, a process that can be bypassed in so many ways. Psychiatric studies show that people with … more
Dear Taxpayers of Taos: Do you know what you pay just to cover the interest on the national debt?You have heard that the national debt is huge - it's over $22 trillion now - and rising. The federal … more
So this happened ...Monday (Aug. 6) started as a normal day for me. I attended my 8 a.m. meeting at First Presbyterian with my family of the heart, then I ran a couple of errands and, … more
Dear Taxpayers of Taos: Do you know what you pay just to cover the interest on the national debt?You have heard that the national debt is huge - it's over $22 trillion now - and … more
Taos Cyber Magnet School is a great educational alternative for students who learn and function better in a small environment, who have the desire and the developing ability to work … more
Taos Pride was honored to be part of the Fourth of July parade in Arroyo Seco. It was especially meaningful this year, and not just because this is the 50th anniversary of the … more
On behalf of Kit Carson Electric Cooperative, I would like to congratulate Delta Montrose Electric Association on its successful settlement agreement with Tri-State Generation and … more
I went to Taos yesterday for a medical appointment and errands. I brought Wally, my service animal with me. I have been a nurse for 28 years and specialized in traumatic brain injury. … more
I applaud Robert J. Silver for his July 11 My Turn ("Town distorting, deflecting, dissembling when it comes to Kit Carson Park") and having the courage to continue to show up … more
You've heard the phrase, "You can't go home again"? Well, I'm here to tell you that you can. more
Every year during the middle of July, the conservation community recognizes and celebrates Latino Conservation Week. As a 13th-generation New Mexican, I've been using that time to … more
A citizens' group, Friends of Kit Carson Park, has been formed. One of its purposes is to oppose the location of and the use of a professional concert stage within the park. (It does … more
The Dissembling of the U.S. Government We the people of the U.S. have a giant problem. It is this: How do we get our airwaves fixed so the commercial media, MSNBC, CNN, NBC, CBS, ABC and the other … more
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