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Very many Americans are wailing, "How could the country go for Trump?!" It didn't! Hillary Clinton garnered almost 3 million more votes than Trump. But the Electoral College installed Trump anyway. Of those nations that have elections, this … more
Many New Mexicans may not be aware of an incident in Albuquerque in late November that was only briefly reported about a presumably Muslim woman. The woman, wearing a hijab (scarf) in a Smith’s grocery store, was verbally assaulted by a … more
Dear Taos High School science department,Taos Soil and Water Conservation District, LMNOC Broadcasting and the readers of The Taos News: Thanks to these fine organizations for supporting the Ranchos Elementary School science club and the Ranchos … more
Steve Terrell's in depth article ["Cabinet members create controversies for Gov. Martinez," Santa Fe New Mexican] is an excellent analysis of New Mexico cabinet matters — a thorough job by one of New Mexico's top three … more
Taos Ski Valley's move to sustainability claims they have taken "drastic action" to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Great! However, by not supporting a consistent, continuous, circulating shuttle service between town and valley, the biggest … more
There is yet another attack on women’s reproductive rights, and it’s a doozy! The Ohio Legislature passed a bill outlawing all abortions beyond six weeks after conception. This runs counter to the Supreme Court ruling legalizing abortions up … more
I want to thank The Taos News for publicizing the Amnesty International “Write For Rights” event held at SOMOS Dec. 10 — International Human Rights Day. About 25 people attended, and we wrote 67 letters of appeal on behalf of victims of … more
I met Tony Reyna 15 years ago at his shop at Taos Pueblo. I stopped in to look at the jewelry not knowing the story of this incredible man. Several years later I took my best friend from college home on leave from the Philippines over to his shop … more
How long does a white, middle-aged, single man have to dwell amongst the hostility of the “real locals” before the phrase, “You’re white” has run its course? Not only making me feel like a minority for once in my white privileged life, but … more
I recently spent a month at the Standing Rock Reservation in support of the water protectors. While I was there, I was amazed and honored to be a part of your community as the Taos presence was very much a part of that experience. Not only did I … more
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