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Editorial: List is a good start for healing

Archbishop John C. Wester of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe demonstrated great courage and moral determination in releasing a list of clergy accused of sexually abusing children. It is an important step …
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Editorial: Congress: Step up now to help ‘Dreamers’

President Donald Trump has left to Congress the fate of hundreds of thousands of “Dreamers,” as they are frequently called – people brought to the United States as children without …
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Texas neighbors underwater, need help

New Mexicans, including those of us born in Texas, poke fun at our Texas neighbors and vice versa. We sometimes get mad at our Tejano visitors for perceived slights when they visit our fair town. But …

Editorial: Set the education bar high; believe in abilities

Teaching has always been a tough, if rewarding, profession. It just keeps getting tougher. As Taos County area schools start into a new year, we want to acknowledge the many challenges educators and students face - and to say we believe firmly in their abilities to succeed.

Racism never went away

Racists aren’t born. They’re made. So the challenge for all of us is how to unmake and stop the kind of racism that reared its ugly head in the most public way possible this week in …
Letters

Letter: Give Greek retsinas another taste

I just read your article “It’s all good Greek to her, but thumbs-down on the retsina” and want to thank you for writing about Greek wine.

Letter: Peace, not opinions

In response to the “My Turn” story written by Rev. Gary Kowalski and published in the Taos News on Sept. 7, 2017, I must comment; Rev. Kowalksi, If you are truly a Reverend, …

Letter: A million thanks

A million thanks to The Taos News and to Tempo reporter Tamra Testerman for the comprehensive feature on the Taos Watercolor Society's annual show and sale at the Stables …
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Letter: Grateful to a Taos angel

While introducing an out of state visitor to our unique little town, I lost my billfold between the Mabel Dodge Luhan House and the Plaza.
Letter to the editor

Letter: Stand together for ‘Dreamers’

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) protected nearly 800,000 Dreamers from deportation and provided them with work authorization.
Letter to the editor

Letter: Choose Maggio for Taos police chief

Honorable Mayor Barrone and Town Council Members, My name is Michael Vigil; I was a lifelong resident of Taos up until two years ago, when I left for a job in Albuquerque.

Letter: Instead of criticizing, help out

I had a meeting recently with two board members from Stray Hearts. What should have taken 30 minutes, took two and a half hours. Why? Because we were constantly interrupted by staff that …
Letter to the editor

Letter: Stop slashing flowers

Taos County, why wend out trucks to butcher and slash the foliage and flowers along our county roads.  The Valdez Rim and Arroyo Hondo for two.  There are few real pleasures in Taos by …

Letter: A salute to the airport

I am a commercial pilot that has resided for some 45 years in Taos. I have owned three airplanes over the years operating from the Taos Regional Airport, including a charter air service years ago …
Letter to the editor

Letter: Livestock use traditional on Río Fernando

In response to letter from Mr. Yeargin in The Taos News: I believe this is the second time I've read articles on the subject of the alleged destruction of the watershed on the Upper Río Fernando by livestock. My family and other ranchers in the Taos area have used this God-given right to graze our livestock for a number of centuries.

Letter: Time to dig deeper, Taos

Hello, I’d like to invite you to participate in an important upcoming community conversation. I’ve encouraged broad public participation in my role as an advisor to the Strong at Heart project.
Letter to the editor

Letter: Good things are happening in Taos

Currently, negative occurrences dominate the news. This is unfortunate, because good things are also occurring. We must recognize and offer thanks for these events.
My Turn
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Opinion: Energy goes where appreciation flows

Open Letter from Community of Not Forgotten: Not Forgotten Outreach is – always has been – and has proven itself as an organization that is here for the community.

Without Reservations

My Turn

Opinion: Town, county, animal shelter need more collaboration

I totally agree with Trish’s recent column regarding the financial problems at Stray Hearts; there is no doubt in my mind that poor management and bad decisions by executive directors, board …

Opinion: Tax dollars for the mayoral campaign?

In the Aug. 31 edition of The Taos News, the town of Taos paid for a two-full page with double-sided fold flap, in four-color ink to promote Resolution 17-42 regarding town of Taos Environmental …

Opinion: A proposal to protect ‘Dreamers’ and other immigrants

On Sept. 5, President Trump’s administration announced that he was rescinding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), an Obama-era policy benefiting certain undocumented individuals …
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