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Editorial: Expand Healthcare Compare, applauding The PASEO

Recently, the New Mexico Department of Health launched a website called NM Healthcare Compare. It lists nine procedures and compares the price 44 hospitals in the state, including Taos, bill Medicaid …

Editorial: Help Stray Hearts

Stray Hearts Animal Shelter is charging a fee to people who surrender their pets voluntarily but not to people who bring in strays.

Our view: Serving the greater cause: McCain's true legacy

The man, the warrior, the politician, the statesman was, like all of us, an imperfect human. Yet he remained true to the idea that we are better when we work for a greater good -- something …

Editorial: Taos County schools - year of excellence ahead

Schools around Taos and Taos County are back in session now. (Yes, parents, we know you are cheering inside.)Some schools started the academic year on a sour note. Their report cards from the state …

Editorial: Heroes and big questions after Tri-County closes

Taos, Colfax and Union counties faced a behavioral health crisis when Tri-County Community Services suddenly announced it would close with barely two weeks notice.Everyone from the state's top …
Letters

Letter: Great care at Holy Cross

Great care at Holy CrossSaturday, Sept. 1, I received great care in the emergency room of our Taos Holy Cross Hospital for what turned out to be a minor health matter. The attention and care that I …

Letter: Plumb grateful to plumber

Plumb grateful to plumberDear Editor:Recently, amid health concerns, automobile problems and imminent visitation by out-of-state relatives not seen for many years, our hot water system decided to add …

Letter: Pleasant memory of ER visit

Dear Holy Cross Director: I am writing to express my gratitude to your hospital for the excellent care I received when I went to the hospital emergency room on Saturday, …

Letter: For the Dancers

Taos, I've been dwelling among your parts for the better part of two years, and I'd like to chip in with some words. There are quite of few internationally minded folk in this …
Letter to the editor

Letter: Kudos to sheriff's deputies

 Very late on an August night, a neighbor came to our somewhat isolated home crying out for help to deal with a dangerous situation that clearly required a 911 call. I was told by dispatch …
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Opinion: Beware of contractor, construction material scammers

Warmer weather brings Northern New Mexicans sun, rain, grilling, camping and fun. Unfortunately, it can also bring in undesirable elements that periodically pass through this part of the state to …
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Opinion: Río Grande listed among 10 most endangered rivers

To the People of Taos and other concerned citizens: The Río Grande has been listed as one of the 10 most endangered rivers on the planet. One of the first Wild and Scenic rivers in the world to …

Opinion: Let kids grow, explore, be independent, learn confidence

I recently posted on Facebook: "You know you're from Burbank... California"--Los Angeles County.This is where I was raised. I asked whether you felt safe growing up in Burbank. We had, in the 1950s …
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Opinion: Honoring a lost little one and thanking Taos for kindness

In the late 1930s, my parents, Earl and Edith Harrod, along with assorted family members, left Oklahoma for better work opportunities, mostly logging and ranch work, in Colorado and New Mexico.

Opinion: Michelle Lujan Grisham pledges to cover chiropractic care under Medicaid

About 20 years ago I was told by a Taos medical provider that Medicaid was going to cover chiropractic services.I contacted Consultec, the subcontractor in charge of credentialing providers under …
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