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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
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
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
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
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
New CODEPENDENTS ANONYMOUS meets Fridays at noon at St. James Church, 208 Camino de Santiago. For details, call (575) 751-0164.GOLDEN WILLOW GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP is open to members of the community 15 and older Wednesdays from 6-7:30 p.m. June 21-July … more
In a recent meeting, a teacher with 40 years of experience in Taos Municipal Schools described Taos as a "sweet village" when he first arrived. There are significant differences between then and now.Most students were bilingual and while there were … more
Taos County officials are trying to figure out what to do with the Taos County Juvenile Detention Center, a facility that's costly to run and is sometimes fully staffed, but empty of detainees. One idea that's getting some traction is to open a "residential treatment center" within the same space. The treatment center would provide intensive therapeutic services for young people as an alternative to jailing them. more
By John Millerjmiller@taosnews.comThe Taos NewsTri-County Community Services provides care to thousands of residents in Taos, Colfax and Union counties, an increasing number of whom are addicted to heroin and prescription painkillers. In response, … more
"I was hopping from place to place. Every morning, they'd be like, 'Yo, you got to go,' so I'd go find a place to stay. I was getting hurt so many times. It was getting old," said 16-year-old Nathalie Chacon. more
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