New Wave Women Guides Recognized Posted On: March 21, 2019 By: Steve Miller Filed Under: Great guides Tagged In: Rio Grande New Wave Women Guides Recognized. The Taos News recently published “Taos Women”, a special edition magazine. An article entitled “Rough Riders” discussed women Rio Grande rafting guides. The article included the above photos of Kathy Miller, co-owner of New Wave Rafting Co, and guides Cathy Jo Robison and Karen House, along with the following text. Besides being co-owner of New Wave, Kathy Miller is also the Fire Chief of the Dixon Volunteer Fire Department. Cathy Jo Robison is a massage therapist at Ojo Caliente Hot Springs Resort and a former judo champ. Karen House is presently deployed to Syria, where she provides counseling to soldiers. Quite a crew of talented women!