Editorial cartoon

Editorials

Clarification – July 12 issue

A story about Holy Cross Hospital in the July 12 edition of The Taos News had...
Editorial

Editorial – Fiesta Council: fix your financials

We love the Fiestas de Taos. And we applaud all the efforts of the hard-working Taos Fiesta Council to make the celebration happen every year, bringing together the wonderfully diverse people of the …

Editorial: A zero tolerance policy poorly executed

While Taos may be a few hundred miles from the U.S.-Mexico border, by some estimates now nearly a fifth of our population are immigrants, some with documents and some without. What's happened lately …

Editorial: Harleys, milk, and newspapers hurt by tariffs

Harley-Davidson motorcycles are the quintessential “Made in America” product. Maybe not for long. As a result of the Trump administration’s tariffs on many foreign goods, Europe …

Editorial: Super students

We hear a lot, and write a lot, about problems at Taos area schools. This week we want to give a shout out to the students who put the hard work and dedication into their education as evidenced by …
Letters
Letter to the editor

Letter: Yes, Melania

We do. We care. We care because our fathers...

Letter: Thanks for the lift, London

Last week thousands protested our current president's egregious policies and behavior in the streets of London. Just when we thought things couldn't possibly get worse, our friends on the 'other side …

Letter: Thank you from Virginia students

Dear people of the great state of New Mexico,This past February, my third-grade students wrote letters to small-town newspapers around our country. The letters asked people in each state to send …

Letter: Talk about abortion

Dear editor, I am not a grandmother, but we need a "Grandmothers for Choice."
Letter

Letter: Immigration protests - political theater?

About the protests over illegal immigration: The country has immigration processes and laws in place that must be enforced. On 9/11, 2,976 American citizens were murdered, and 6,000 were injured by …
Letter

Letter: Stop destruction, start restoration

Letter: An open letter to the owner of the Taos Ski Valley on behalf of the wildlife that is forced to retreat from every new development:When, if ever, will the …
Letter

Letter: Charitable events no longer inclusive

I recently noted that an ad for the chile tasting said, "public welcome." How is that? When I first arrived in Taos the fee to attend this traditional event was …
Letter

Letter: Double standard on religion in Taos?

I am troubled by the attack on public prayer and the notion that sin has nothing to do with cancer. First, let us refer to the Greek translation of sin in the New …
Letter to the Editor

Letter: Reconsider fireworks display

Dear Mayor, Councilmen, and other Taos officials: I've lived in Taos for nearly 40 years and have seen what happens when a "little" fire goes wild.  I'm pretty concerned about the …

Letter:  Just vote

Not voting is not an act of rebellion. It is an act of surrender. Remember when people said they didn’t vote because there is no difference between Hillary and Trump? As we see the …

Letter: Apology from Holy Cross CEO

To Cancer Support For the Health of It Participants, I want to say thank you to everyone for your support at this year’s event!  We had good participation with over 170 walkers, over 30 …

Letter: Urge Town of Taos officials to cancel Fourth of July fireworks

 It is midnight. The wind is howling and the Sardinas Canyon fire is raging. My home smells of smoke...
My Turn
My Turn

Opinion: A call for help from community in Taos schools

After reading the article in the July 5 Taos News, stating that New Mexico ranks last in the national survey of child well-being, I am prompted to write my opinion of how to make a positive …

Without Reservations

Opinion: Bad choices led to hospital's financial woes

I am a physician assistant who has had privileges at Holy Cross since 1981, and worked as a nurse here before that, since 1976.

Opinion: Rethinking plastic to save oceans

So what can we do to make responsible use of plastic a reality? First: reject the lie. Litterbugs are not responsible for the global ecological disaster of plastic.

Opinion: Seeking town transparency

I applaud and support the efforts of Councilmember [Pascualito] Maestas to improve transparency and communication between the Taos Town Council and the citizens we serve. Democratic government only …
Marketplace ads