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"Immigrants are taking the jobs!" This cry is heard throughout the land, has been a throat-choking craw in the election, and is an issue that's going to keep on keeping on for the foreseeable future. We seldom, if ever, hear: "The boss … more
In this election cycle, with rampant misogyny and where civil discourse has all but disappeared, Pavel Lukes’ insulting and condescending rebuke of Councilor Judi Cantu’s heartfelt statements (”My Turn,” Oct. 20-26) cannot go without … more
Vote? Me? Are you crazy? Why all the fuss about the election? From left to right and right to left — it’s all riddled with broken promises, voter fraud and psycho-babble and worse. Maybe it’ll just implode onto itself with a curse of … more
Editor’s note: Gardiner died at his Questa home Sept. 25 at 62. An official cause of death has not been made public. Ron Gardiner was my land and water mentor and guide. With my background in holistic management, Ed [Healy’s] background with … more
Since mid-February, when I stepped into the executive director position at Tri-County Community Services (TCCS), I have been awed and amazed at this agency’s resiliency in providing behavioral health and substance abuse services. For three … more
For 23 years, I worked as a carpenter. In that time I repeatedly saw cheap labor brought onto the job site to reduce labor costs. Each and every time I asked for a raise, my attention was directed at that cheap labor and my request for financial … more
Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton for president? What difference does it make? Arguably, either one of these two presidential candidates will be disappointing to a large segment of the voting public. The question every voter must ask themselves at … more
A colleague asked me what the worst thing about teaching is, and without hesitation I replied, “professional development.” I’ve been teaching 39 years, and in every district I’ve taught in, the administration has been forced to spend … more
The gorgeous displays of roadside sunflowers are emblematic of late summer in Taos. Why, oh why, must that monstrous mowing machine trundle along cutting them down in all their glory? Please, whoever is responsible for this devastation, … more
As the calm of the 2016 primary election begins to settle, I’d like to take this opportunity to thank, wholeheartedly, the people of the Eighth Judicial District and specifically those in Taos County who supported my efforts in the race for … more
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