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Opinion: Darien's the man for the job

I had to chuckle when I read Clarke Dunnam's letter questioning town council member and Taos County Democratic Party Chair Darien Fernandez' qualifications for Mayor.Clarke is right in that he … more

Hahn accomplishes goals, re-elect him

Fritz Hahn is my dad. He's running for re-election to the city council. I'm writing to ask you to vote for him.When he was first elected, Dad had four goals:Return to fiscal responsibility.Restore … more

Opinion: Money spent on classroom instruction well-spent

Studies indicate that how education dollars are spent is as important as how much is spent. These reports confirm that student achievement improves when schools spend more of their budgets on … more

Opinion: Who is better qualified to be mayor?

I had to chuckle when I read Darien Fernandez’ letter in the January 18-24, 2018, issue of The Taos News, “Facts are, we need a change.” We will bring government into the 21st … more

Opinion: Immigration shutdown fraught with emotion

The government shutdown in mid-January was a national embarrassment. It was attributable to a Congress that allowed this issue of illegal migrants, falsely labeled “immigration,” to … more

Opinion: We’ve got a good hospital, let’s support it

I was worried about our hospital. Not so much anymore. Like anybody who reads the local news, over the past few weeks I became very concerned about the future of Holy Cross Hospital. After all, … more

Without Reservations

Opinion: Stumping for Barrone

This is what I know about Dan Barrone. Dan is a man with vast experience, including owning his own business, He has a loving commitment to his family and has been married for 36 years . He has … more

Opinion: Barrone: Right mayor at the right time

My name is Randy Parmer and I formerly served as the chief of police for the town of Taos. Many issues are being discussed in the campaign for mayor of Taos, and I wanted to let the community know … more

Opinion: Town of Taos Council anybody?

In a Taos News  article about who will be on the ballot for the Town of Taos Council, I saw a list of eight people who would like to run for the position, including two who wish to keep … more
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