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Opinion: Our acequias, a simple solution for future generations

Life is like the ditch. Life begins in the ditch, life ends in the ditch And in between you spend your life working on the ditch… I have a song in my heart for our future … more

Opinion: Participating in political process key to democracy

On the afternoon of Feb. 24, registered Democrats from Taos County will gather at the Taos Mesa Brewing Mothership for its pre-primary county convention. They will sign in at the door and find out … more

Opinion: Democracy is a dialogue

Many important decisions have been made during Dan Barrone’s tenure as mayor. Three stand out as having been made in an undemocratic manner: more

Without Reservations

Opinion: Darien Fernandez = fake news

The omnipresence of hyperbole and lies in national politics has expanded its reach into our municipal election.The town's mayoral challenger has become a quick study, albeit with some naiveté … more

Opinion: Stumping for Fernandez

Since I'm new to My Turn, let me briefly introduce myself.Before retiring and relocating to Taos in 2014, I spent most of my career working in political campaigns and as a staffer for two governors … more

Opinion: Say no to more antennae, cell towers and 'smart meters'

Recently, several of New Mexico's state legislators have introduced House Bill 38 and Senate Bill 14 that will allow wireless corporations, such as Verizon, to place "small cell" antennas on existing … more

Opinion: Recycling conundrum

We all throw things into the trash, and unless things are separated at their source, it becomes a stinking garbage heap.The problem of waste will not just go away. Reduce, reuse, recycle is a basic … more

Opinion: 'An egregious misportrayal?'

In a determined effort to discredit my recent criticism of Mayor Dan Barrone's governing goals, methods, and tactics ("For everything, there is a season," The Taos News, January 2018), Margaret Hahn … more

Opinion: Fernandez, Maestas: Their time has arrived

After attending both candidate forums, two candidates, who have a clear grasp of the problems Taos faces and the solutions Taos needs, stood out above the rest. It's clear that the time has come to … more
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