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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
Five young men have earned their Eagle Scout badges, all from Troop 98 in Taos. Eagle Scout is the highest achievement attainable in the scouting program of the Boy Scouts of America. Only 5 … more
Stray Hearts Animal Shelter, the non-profit that has been without a permanent executive director for over half a year, hired Jennifer Gfeller to assume that post in April. Gfeller was the director … more
The national Habitat for Humanity Women Build event held last week, from Thursday through Saturday, offered local and visiting lady builders of all experience levels and from all walks of life the opport more
This week I revisit common myths and untruths about family violence. A common myth blames poverty as a driving factor. Domestic violence, sexual abuse and child abuse occur in all kinds of families from all income levels, ethnicities, cultures and … 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
Sparks flew and the smell of hot metal drifted across the yard at the Taos County Sheriff's Office Saturday afternoon (May 20) as more than 40 firearms turned in … 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
After a year in which Taos County saw 16 individuals lose their lives due to suicide – including two children and 14 adults – many continue to wrestle with challenging … more
From left: Pam Miller, president, Stray Hearts Animal Shelter board of directors; Barbara Ann Downs vanCalsem, member, Stray Hearts board of directors; Michael Edmonds, district manager, NM Propane; … more
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