My Turn
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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
This Pond Been Overphished I got an email a couple of days ago from Apple. It was a receipt for three albums from the Apple Store. more
It is with sadness that I witness the destruction of Kit Carson Park. Kit Carson Park was a community park for the people of Taos meant for recreation for its residents. When I was … more
Taos and the Taos Ski Valley have much for which to be grateful and proud! On June 29 after summiting Lobo Peak, we descended via Manzanita Canyon Trail. I was with our son and … more
By Alicia K. HanlenDear Mr. President,I am writing to you to express my concerns over some of your words and actions. I speak these words as a proud citizen of these United States of America, whose … more
I have been recycling since 1969 when I moved to Humboldt County, California. The city of Arcata set up a recycling center. By the way, we were told to clean all we brought in.So, there … more
That is the question my fifth-grade Sunday school teacher asked us each week after he told us a story about someone in difficulty. Most of us had not read much of the Bible. more
Some of you might have had the chance to stop by the Taos County Democratic Party Headquarters for events we’ve hosted over the past year. We’ve organized community forums with a variety … more
The annual garden and home tour is Los Jardineros Garden Club of Taos' only fundraiser. All proceeds are distributed to nonprofits throughout Taos County.For decades, we have given … more
New Mexico is famous for growing chile and pecans. Soon, you may see another agricultural product join that list. The Hemp Manufacturing Act, signed into law this year by … more
The term "saving the Earth" has become a given for those concerned with our planet's well-being, heightened over the last decade with the irrefutable facts of global warming and … more
The recent no-see-um season has felt like a barbarian invasion with attendant battle scars openly revealed in the aisles of the grocery stores. My own dentist showed me half-inch welt rings above his … more
Late last month, Amigos Bravos and our attorneys at Western Environmental Law Center filed a Notice of Intent to sue the Environmental Protection Agency for failure to protect the waters of New … more
Have you seen what they've done to Taos' Kit Carson Park? It's now dominated by an aesthetically appalling, outsized, out of proportion and out of place rock music concert stage. Bob Fies sure had it … more
Taos Opera Institute recently completed its 12th season marked by all-time highs in both attendance and contributions - all made possible by the generous Taos community.The idea of an institute based … more
I am profoundly saddened that our country's policy for immigrants - many of whom one can think of as refugees from violence and climate change - is itself violent and often inhumane. It is bad enough … more
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