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Troubled Taos animal shelter loses director - again

After working at Stray Hearts Animal Shelter as the executive director for not quite three months, Jennifer Gfeller announced Tuesday (July 4) she is stepping down from the position, effective immediately. … more

Unpacking the common myths around domestic violence

This week I revisit common myths and untruths about family violence. A common myth blames poverty as a driving factor. Domestic violence, sexual abuse and child abuse occur in all kinds of families from all income levels, ethnicities, cultures and … more

Taos Ski Valley donates $250,000 to Taos Community Foundation

The Taos Community Foundation mission to fund organizations that build a more creative, caring and thriving community in the region will be enhanced through a donation of $250,000 from Taos Ski Valley. Throughout the 2016-2017 ski season, Taos Ski … more


Featured FULLER CENTER FOR HOUSING BICYCLE ADVENTURE: Cross-country bicyclists will come to Taos Friday, June 30, 7 p.m. at Ranchos Presbyterian Church (north of Ranchos de Taos Post Office). This is in connection with a movement to end poverty … more

Support groups

New: GOLDEN WILLOW GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP is open to members of the community 15 and older Wednesdays from 6-7:30 p.m. through July 26. Drop-ins are welcome at these no-cost meetings, which will occur at Golden Willow Counseling Services, 412 Sipapu … more

Strong mentoring helps community youth

How does a strong mentoring relationship help the youth in our community? Exactly why does mentoring matter? To help answer that question, a report by Civic Enterprises and Hart Research Associates completed the first … more

Volunteer opportunities

New: FECHIN FOOD FOREST at Taos Art Museum at Fechin House seeks volunteers to help with the activities desk in the garden area on Sundays from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Call Julie at (575) 758-2690, ext. 103. HARWOOD MUSEUM OF ART seeks volunteers to … more

Lifting the veil on domestic violence

A child in Taos County recently picked up a phone and dialed 911 as they watched a fight erupt between their mother and her partner. The dispatcher relayed the details of the situation across … more

Choosing treatment: Taos County mulls plan for jailed youth

Taos County leaders are looking to possibly convert part of the Taos County Juvenile Detention Center into a treatment center for young people in an effort to ease the hemorrhaging taxpayer money for the costly facility while increasing therapeutic services for local kids. more

‘Adult Abuse Awareness Month’ designated without services to match

On May 26, Gov. Susana Martinez signed a proclamation designating the month of June as "Adult Abuse Awareness Month" - an initiative designed to draw attention to the physical and psychological … more
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