Taos Suffers Through Ski Season

Mary Beth and her husband stand out front of Dreamcatcher Bed & Breakfast with their dog Mickey. Photo Via Mary Beth.

Taos Suffers Through Ski Season By Sean Johnson-Latham / NM News Port Businesses in Taos struggled to remain open as the pandemic throttled tourism in northern New Mexico’s choice ski resort town.  “We’re hurting! We’re really hurting!” Marco Barbitta, the general manager of Stella’s Italian Restaurant, shouted into the phone. The state’s public health orders… Continue reading Taos Suffers Through Ski Season

Albuquerque Homelessness Rises During Pandemic

Tent pitched in Coronado park. (photo by Tyler Braunhardt)

By Tyler Braunhardt / NM News Port Homelessness in Albuquerque was on a sharp rise just as the pandemic hit and economic hardships related to the pandemic increased pressure on low-income and unhoused people in the city. Now Mayor Tim Keller is asking for $4.7 million to start operations at the Gateway Center homeless shelter and service… Continue reading Albuquerque Homelessness Rises During Pandemic