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When the last really big solar storm hit Earth in 1921, the Sun ejected a burst of plasma and magnetic structures like Zeus hurling a thunderbolt from Mount Olympus. Earth’s magnetic field … more
A debate raged Wednesday among dozens of people outside the state Capitol over wolves versus ranchers. “More wolves,” shouted some people holding signs with slogans like “Free … more
More than 100 people gathered in the high-ceiling showroom of Taos’ FaraHNHeight Fine Art Jan. 31 to hear about the ongoing resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) from the Red Warrior … more
Work to cleanup and decommission the Questa mine are led by Chevron, not the Environmental Protection Agency. Though many are left with questions after recent presidential announcements regarding the agency, those doing the work are pushing ahead. more
A mix of protesters who normally aren’t on the same side of a fight — Republicans, Democrats, Libertarians, hunters, horsemen and hikers — marched on the state Capitol on Wednesday … more
Within days of assuming the presidency, Donald Trump has taken executive actions to advance the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) and revive another pipeline project that was rejected under the Obama … more
The first time I got really up close and personal with an elk was in the middle of the night on State Road 522 between Costilla and El Rito. The second time I got up close and personal with an elk was 5 miles south on the very same road. more
Two months after a standoff at a bridge in North Dakota resulted in 300 people being injured in sub-freezing temperatures at the hands of law enforcement, echoes of that scene reverberated again in Taos. On Jan. 16, water protectors held prayer … more
New Mexico Gas Company is looking to replace 6 miles of the only natural gas pipeline coming into Taos County. The most likely plan to move forward on rerouting this piece of critical infrastructure was developed after public input in 2015 and … more
Steely gray clouds clung to the densely forested crevasses of Taos Mountain on a morning in early November. The day promised sheets of bone-chilling rain and the first snowfall of the season. As more than 200 people gathered near the río flowing at … more
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