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NM unemployment second highest

The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions has released its latest labor market review, which breaks down the state’s employment data for January and concludes that New Mexico is grappling with the second-highest... — Updated 3/29/2022

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Report: 29% of US jobs tied to ag

Thirty food and agriculture groups have released the sixth annual Feeding The Economy report, a historic farm-to-fork economic analysis revealing how these sectors influence the local and broader United States economies. Two years... — Updated 3/29/2022

 By The Taos News    Voices

Opinion: Time to rethink visitor centers around the state

Last summer, when droves of tourists left their home cities to travel again after lockdowns, the tourism industry saw some much needed regrowth. Taos, too, saw its share of travelers, who enjoyed at least partly reopened... — Updated 2/15/2022


Let it snow ... or they'll make it themselves

TAOS - Several ski resorts in Northern New Mexico opened for business in November - despite virtually no natural snow on the ground. To remedy this, ski resorts brought out their... — Updated 12/13/2021

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Opinion: Another viewpoint: Plenty of input needed in park's renaming

It’s been half a dozen years since the Taos News editorialized about renaming Kit Carson Memorial Park. Now, as a movement has spread across the country to reconsider which historical figures should be honored with statues,... — Updated 7/18/2020

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Another viewpoint: People with terminal illnesses deserve to choose quality of life

Life is precious. So is quality of life. We do not get to choose when our lives begin. Most of us don’t get to choose when it ends. But some — like those diagnosed with a terminal illness or an illness such as Alzheimer’s... — Updated 3/2/2019

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Registering as organ donor a life-saving act

Recently, a young man from Vail, Colorado, died in an avalanche at Taos Ski Valley. He was already a registered organ donor. Corey Borg-Massanari’s last act on earth, because of his caring forethought, gave new life and hope to... — Updated 2/5/2019

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Another viewpoint: State could use new economic model

Congratulations, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, on the beginning of your journey leading the state. You certainly have the political chops and smarts for the job. We agree with so much of what you talked about in your inaugural... — Updated 1/8/2019

 By The Taos News    Voices

Opinion: Another viewpoint: Let the 'Hope' notes stay up

Several days ago, a group of teens and supporters led by River Johnson, 17, zip-tied handwritten, laminated notes of care along the Río Grande Gorge Bridge in hopes that someone on the verge of suicide would reconsider and choose... — Updated 12/25/2018

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Opinion: Another viewpoint: Right decision on Family Dollar store

We applaud the unanimous decision of the Taos County Commission recently to deny a construction permit for a Family Dollar store in Ranchos de Taos. It was the right decision. We say this not because we oppose dollar stores as a... — Updated 12/22/2018

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Opinion: Another viewpoint: Broken trust, decades to heal

When deep trust is broken, it is gut wrenching, soul crushing, life altering. When the trust is broken by someone not only in a position of power over us, but someone who holds our deepest spiritual convictions, someone we believe... — Updated 11/27/2018

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Opinion: Another viewpoint: New governor needs to inspire cooperation

The night of Nov. 6 was the celebratory moment for Democrat Michelle Lujan Grisham. She had the time to thank the people who made it possible, a few hours to enjoy the applause. Then, it was off to sleep and rest because now it... — Updated 11/13/2018 Full story


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