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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
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 23 years of medical practice and more than 10,000 orthopedic surgeries, Dr. James H. Lubowitz sat in the surgeon’s lounge at Holy Cross Hospital late Monday afternoon (Aug. 21) and picked … 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
Perhaps you have been thinking of becoming a mentor, but you just have that nagging thought that keeps you from picking up the phone or clicking on that website and signing up. Well, maybe you have fallen into one or more of the mentoring myth … more
LAS CRUCES - The New Mexico Human Services Department needs some change in management, a court-appointed expert said Thursday (June 29) during a U.S. District Court hearing in Las Cruces in a case centering on the … more
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