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Editorial: Federal shutdown hurts Taoseños

Washington, D.C. is 1,800 miles from Taos County. But decisions made in the nation’s Capitol – like shutting down the federal government over a border security disagreement – hit …
Candyce O'Donnell, a local elected official, is the only woman on the Taos County Board of Commissioners.

Editorial: Keeping the gal in her place

Well, isn’t that just nifty? Three of Taos County commissioners figured out a way to throw a leadership bone to second-term Commissioner Candyce O’Donnell. They’ll let her be …
HEART of Taos founder and board president Kathryn Herman welcomes guests Friday (Dec. 7) during HEART of Taos' third annual holiday benefit at Old Martina's Hall in Ranchos de Taos.
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Things to watch in 2019: HEART of Taos struggles

HEART of Taos launched in 2016 to help homeless women and children with services, housing and emergency shelter.
The Tierra Montosa Apartments on Gusdorf Road, developed by Stephen Crozier of Tierra Realty Trust, are among the few affordable housing options available in Taos. 
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Things to watch in 2019: Affordable housing needs

How bad is the lack of affordable housing in Taos? Real bad.
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Person to watch: Hotel developer Jay Batra

Hotel developer Jay Batra faced a firestorm of Taoseño furor when he proposed building a four-story Holiday Inn Express across from the Sagebrush Inn. Batra, who successfully renovated and …
Letters
2019 Taos Pueblo War Chief Bernard Lujan
Letter to the editor

Letter: Happy New Year from WarChief

Our goal is to protect our cultural values, cultural sites, tribal lands and animals.
Taos Diner II.
Letter to the editor

Letter: Taos Diner provides authentic experience

Remember our dedication to local flavor and quality when you are choosing where to eat breakfast.
Letter to the editor

Letter: Are your pets family? 

The cold temperatures are too much for dogs and cats to handle so be a responsible pet owner and bring them inside. Many dogs have thick fur but not one breed is safe from freezing and below-freezing …

Opinion: Change how opioids are dispensed to change addiction crisis

The prescribers of opioids are partially responsible for the current opioid crisis. We are remiss in explaining to the patient when it is time to stop any opioid, he or she will have withdrawal …

Letter: H.O.P.E. notes continue

On the 9th of December my program, The Taos H.O.P.E. Project, and volunteers with Common Ground went out to the bridge for the monks’ ceremony and we brought hundreds of little notes of …
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Opinion: Ending the myth on millennial environmentalism

Coddled. Delicate. The “teacup generation,” because we must be handled with care. We don’t know (or appreciate) where things come from and we take more than we give back. As a …
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Opinion: VA needs professional leadership, not political hacks

“Leave no man behind” and “we will never forget your sacrifices” are phrases our commander in chief tosses around as he trumpets his supposed love for the armed forces on a …
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Opinion: Déjà vu – otra vez all over again

It is painfully obvious that the men on the Taos County Commission have learned nothing since their last attempt at denying Commissioner Candyce O’Donnell (our only New Mexico State University …
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Opinion: Cattle remain big threat to Río Fernando water quality

Currently, a watershed plan for the Río Fernando is being finalized by Amigos Bravos, a Taos-based nonprofit specializing in water issues. In 2016, this organization received a grant of …
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