Community policing is a tough job, now more than ever, especially if it's in a town where you've spent years. Drugs, poverty and past traumas among Taos residents - along with the easy availability of guns - make every call a potentially dangerous one for law enforcement officers.
Taos voters will select two town councilors in the March 3 election.
Those selections are important in light of a multitude of challenges facing the town, from diversifying the economy to resolving an affordable housing crisis.
This week marks the first official change of editors for the Tempo arts and entertainment magazine in a quarter of a century.
When the Tigers played Moriarty in basketball on Tuesday night (Jan. 28) in Taos, it was no ordinary game. It was one of those moments when young people and a community show just how much heart and care they have for others.
Taos MainStreet, like all other MainStreet programs around the state, is a private-public partnership and nonprofit meant to foster economic health in the historic downtown district.
Let me make one thing perfectly clear. No person, no organization, no government, has any right to control any part of my body. Invasions of my uterus are more violent and unlawful than kicking down my front door and seizing control of my home.
The lands in this part of the world show us the bones of our Mother Earth. With her bones exposed, it is often easier and more rapid to suck out her marrow.
Many thanks to our readers who took the time to send us their opinions in 2019.Keep on writing to us!Lewis AndersonMark AllisonAnthony J. AyalaDan BarroneShadow BeartrackBob BresnahanDaniel A. …
Adding to your Special Olympics recognition article on June 13 ("Everyone is a champion in Special Olympics"), I would like the community to know we have alpine skiing also at Taos Ski Valley.
I know Holy Cross Hospital is requesting more mill levy funds from the county. Of course, hospitals always need money and I would not have a problem with my tax money going to them if they follow a fair process when asking for it.
As many of your readers know, the National Nuclear Security Administration, a stovepipe agency within the Department of Energy, is planning a massive expansion at Los Alamos National Laboratory and the Savannah River Site in South Carolina to increase its plutonium pit production mission to 30-80 pits per year.
In January a crew from El Valle dug a trench across West Romero Road near West Romero Place. They have yet to repair the road. I have come to learn from others in the Ranchos area that El Valle has a history of destructive practices and a lack of concern for their actions and their results.
I am Andrew D. Chavez, a Democrat from Llano Quemado. I am announcing that I seek the commission seat for Taos County District 3, currently held by Commissioner Gabe Romero. The …
An open letter to Mr. Rick Bellis, cc town of Taos councilors, Taos County commissioners, Holy Cross Hospital board members:I was at the Dec. 30 Taos County Commission meeting when you …
My issue with partisan discourse today is less about divisiveness and more about what I call intellectual laziness. Many seem incapable or unwilling to do the research before making blanket statements. Shades of gray have ceased to exist. Morality has been replaced by self-righteousness.