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Opinion: An apology to our community

On June 28, 2013 while battling the Yarnell Hill fire in Arizona, 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots were tragically killed when the fire overran them. more

Opinion - Nominating Petitions: Outdated Path to the Ballot

The pathway to the ballot in New Mexico starts with a nominating petition.Every other year in the late fall and winter, voters are approached by well-meaning volunteers armed with clipboards asking, … more

Opinion: Time to ban 'assault-style weapons,' invest in school safety

The music, art and presentations by young people at Taos Plaza and the TCA on March 14 were moving in the truest sense of the word. The #NeverAgain movement is making a difference because now the … more

Opinion: Take back New Mexico, participate in prescription drug 'take back' day

In 2016, Ohio corn and soybean farmer Roger Winemiller lost two of his three children to drugs.Roger is not alone. Last year, more than 64,000 Americans died from a drug overdose.At almost 174 people … more

Opinion - Rick Bellis: Setting the record straight

Who is Town Manager Rick Bellis and how has he come to be regarded as a "divisive" personality in Taos town politics, targeted for the blame for some of the recent, hotly debated and controversial … more

Without Reservations

Without Reservations

Opinion: Fire funding overhaul a major victory for forest communities

Many of us in New Mexico are fortunate to have a national forest right outside our backyard. more

Opinion: What happened to morality and ethics in politics?

Morality and ethics in politics? Is this such an oxymoron that they can't be fused? Confused at best. more

Opinion: Thanks to those protecting the Río Grande

I arrived in Taos last year after graduating from the University of New Mexico and have been working as an Americorps VISTA volunteer for a local nonprofit, Rivers & Birds. more
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