For folks willing to go into the woods for a tree this Christmas, it's open season.
Permits for harvesting Christmas trees on the Carson National Forest are available through Dec. 22. Each permits …
The Northern New Mexico Citizens Advisory Board met at Taos' El Monte Sagrado resort last Wednesday (Nov. 15).
The board advises the U.S. Department of Energy on matters related to the …
"We have all these ancestors and we've forgotten about them," said the daughter of a "Darling Margaret" and Robert Potter, who wrote over 1,000 love letters during his World War II service in the South Pacific.
The section of State Road 68 in the Rio Grande Gorge impacted by the re-route of a natural gas pipeline will be re-opened for the four-day Thanksgiving holiday, according …
Though some of the laws covering service animals are a little ambiguous, business owners have a right to ask customers who bring their dogs into stores and …
Despite chilly and windy -- but sunny -- weather many people attended the annual Veterans Day Ceremony at the 11th hour, on the 11th day of the 11th …
A blanket of clouds heavy with the promise of snow started rolling over Red River the Thursday before Thanksgiving. Harry Blunden, donned in a T-shirt and sunglasses, started his trek up the …
Rather than sit down for a family meal this year, one Taos family has decided to give back to their community by providing meals to the homeless and less …
Former New Mexico State Senator C.B. Trujillo died Monday, Nov. 20, at Holy Cross Hospital. He was 85.
While owner of the State Farm Insurance company in Taos, he served in the state Senate from …
No New Mexico Rail Runner Express, Rio Metro or North Central Transit buses will be operating Thursday, (Nov. 23).
A two-car collision in the southbound lane of State Road 68 near the turnoff for West Romero Road slowed traffic in both lanes Tuesday afternoon (Nov. 21).
Members of Taos Volunteer Fire …
This week, The Taos News hits the streets tomorrow, Wednesday (Nov. 22).
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Glowing red and burnt orange cliffs rise high above the valley at Ghost Ranch. These shining stones define the basin called the Piedra Lumbre. In this dramatic landscape, Ghost Ranch hosts retreats …
Ah, November. It’s the month when winter (usually) gets serious, delighting skiers and little kids. It’s the time to put the thick, groovy grab-the-road tires on my car and it’s …
Health and Fitness
Talk therapy, counseling and medication are among the most common ways of treating depression. Yet those treatments are just some of the ways to work with body, mind and spirit.
Each person has their own unique composition and particular nutritional needs. Connecting to ourselves and to nature can help us find a way to health, said Johanna Boudreau of Zia Energetics in …
"If we are to achieve long-term stability in our agricultural systems, it may be advantageous for us to start emulating the composting actives of nature and our ancestors," said David C. Johnson, the creator of a new way to compost.
Wonderful world of plants
Botanist Robert Sivinski is the author of the "New Mexico Thistle Identification Guide," created on behalf of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico and released in 2016.
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Hawk Mechanical balances an old-style business tradition with a keen awareness of what’s new in the world of plumbing, heating and cooling — and the expectations of its customers.
During the last 16 years, Francesca’s Clothing Boutique has established itself as the leading woman’s clothing boutique in Taos County, winning Best of Taos Annually.
For 17 years, DreamTree Project has provided a safe haven for homeless teens and young adults in northern New Mexico.
After nearly two decades as a home-based business, Bailey’s Chimney, LLC is moving into new digs — and expanding the services it offers.
On any given day, EnSueños y Los Angelitos Development Center (located at 1030 Salazar Road) serves about 30 adults in becoming as independent as they possibly can across all life environments.
For Mattress Mary Domito, every year seems to bring something new. In recent years, we’ve seen a relocation and expansion of the Taos store, the opening of Alamosa Home and the debut of the …
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State of Change
Across the West, more young people are moving out of rural communities than in. If viability for small towns in the rural West depends in part on cultivating the next generation of local workers and leaders, understanding why young people choose to move is particularly important.
State of Change
RATON, N.M. - Sparks fly inside the shop at Rocky Mountain Metals, a big warehouse building on the outskirts of this small town near the Colorado border. Men clad in welding masks, jeans and tattoos expertly cut, weld and sand smooth seams on hollow steel frames.
State of Change
FARMINGTON, N.M. - Tara Churchill spent hours as a child peering through the window of her family's lumber store out onto Main Street. For many years, she watched as the center of her community …
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