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I have been following the Legislative session and attended the Taos Democratic Party’s Renewable Energy Powerhouse Session recently. From what I can tell, “business as usual” is the … more
Communication technology is changing at warp speed. It is changing the way some people socialize, date, play, make decisions and even learn. Through media exposure, our children have more options to … more
Greetings fellow Taoseños! I would like to introduce our organization, Guardians of Taos Water, to the broader Taos community and clarify our intentions. We are a group comprised of local water … more
From our faith, our intellect and our conscience, we ask you to address five areas that cry out for corrective action by the 2019 New Mexico Legislature:Economic: Escalating and extreme … more
Once again, senators in our New Mexico state legislature are trying to revive the tax on food. Since food was exempted from the Gross Receipt Tax in the 2004 session, certain senators, Republicans … more
The Taos community depends on visitors and without them, our community would be much less prosperous and our opportunity to share our diverse cultural heritage would be more limited. Visitors provide … more
During this legislative session, we can choose to continue tax cuts that benefit the wealthy and well-connected, or we can choose a new path and prioritize our children and families. It's time to … more
Peggy, at the age of 78, was a vibrant member of my church known for her love of gardening and her feisty opinions right up to the moment she was diagnosed with ALS. Within weeks, this individual … more
As the opioid epidemic rocks our community, Taos Alive is working to reduce the incidence of substance abuse. more
Individuals who victimize children ask for sympathy for themselves when caught, but they have no right to ask us to disregard their cruelty and the pain they inflict. more
In regard to John Burnham French’s recent My Turn (”Time to Try President Donald Trump Publicly for Crimes,” Jan. 31): You cannot be this shocked! The media drove this campaign and … more
If you've followed the news during the last two years, you've probably seen footage of many campaign rallies held for our 45th president. Each rally has a couple of things in common.They are held in … more
Peter Chinni died Feb. 5, 2019, at age 90. Our world is dimmer and smaller for his absence. He will be mourned and missed by many. One like Peter Chinni will not soon pass this way again. more
Both of New Mexico's newest national monuments, the Organ Mountains Desert Peaks and the Río Grande de Del Norte, have both seen significant increases in tourism and a boost to the local and state economies as outdoor economic boosters. more
As a part of my responsibilities as pastor of El Pueblito United Methodist Church from 1997-2018, I was immersed in the extension ministry that is called Shared Table. more
They say, "What goes around, comes around ... I wonder." As one considers the masses of people who have left everything to walk hundreds of miles in order to cross our borders, you have to wonder. … more
Question: As a kid, what do you think of climate change and what should we do about it? more
As Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and the state Legislature consider a package of bills to transform New Mexico's public schools, Think New Mexico urges them to include House Bill 77, sponsored by … more
More and more facts are appearing to substantiate that Donald John Trump stole the presidency of our nation through conspiracy with Russia. We all remember him publicly calling on Russia to get … more
You may have been surprised to learn that there's a mail-in election in progress: what's this all about? Well, for many years, New Mexico school districts have held school board elections in early … more
Leaping from SOMOS, I fly slowly over the plaza. It's cold. I have biscochitos in my pocket. I eat them, flying. "Is this home rule?"I continue to dream of home rule, especially when I remember to … more
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