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 By The Taos News    Voices    March 3, 2019

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 that slowly but most...


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 11 other people,...


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 speech Jan. 1 as you...


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 life instead....


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 whole. They provide...


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 has a special relat...


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 gets real. Now comes... Full story


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