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John Miller

Assistant Editor

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In the shadow of the ongoing pandemic, another public health crisis – substance abuse – has continued to claim lives in record numbers, which is a problem Taos County remains woefully ill-equipped to handle.

An estimated 81,000 drug overdose deaths, for example, occurred in the United States between May 2019 and May 2020, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – the most ever in any 12-month span. That’s more than car accident fatalities and gun-related deaths combined for 2019.

Overdose deaths here in New Mexico jumped by 25 percent between...

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Hospitals throughout New Mexico have seen an average 90 percent increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations over the last three weeks, with the state now mulling the idea of reserving care only for those likely to survive the virus.

Holy Cross Medical Center in Taos is so far an anomaly in that trend.

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An EMT attempts to resuscitate a kitten that was trapped with several other animals in a trailer that caught fire southeast of Taos Thursday a…

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Taos resident Jan Bornstein empties a container of beer cans at Taos Recycling Center, which reopened Wednesday (Dec. 9) after a two-week clos…

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