County fast-tracks phone fixes after weekday electricity surge

Electricity issues over the last three days in Taos County have been seeing  resolution before the weekend comes around. A surge in power Wednesday (Feb. 13) caused the phone lines at the …
Taos Ski Valley reports 9 new inches of snow in the past 24 hours. The weekend will bring even more snow in the mountains and temperatures between 10 and 15 degrees below normal.
Local Weather

‘Winter is back’ with upcoming storms

“Winter is back,” says meteorologist Annette Mokry about two upcoming storm systems that are likely to dump snow in the Taos area, especially the mountains, between Saturday (Feb. 16) and …
New Mexico Magistrate Courts will offer a "Safe Surrender" opportunity on Saturday (Feb. 16) for people with outstanding warrants in any magistrate court in the state.

Moriarty magistrate court offers 'safe surrender' opportunity on Saturday

The New Mexico Administrative Office of the Courts will allow anyone with an outstanding magistrate court warrant on Saturday (Feb. 16) to appear voluntarily before a judge to have their warrant …
John Strader, of Albuquerque, attempts to slow his shovel after crossing the finish line Saturday (Feb. 9) during the 40th annual World Championship Shovel Races at Angel Fire Resort. Known as 'The Shovelmeister,' Strader has been shovel racing since 1981.
Snowsports

Photo Gallery of Angel Fire shovel races: Competitors grabbed their handles and held on tight

Hundreds of competitors and spectators converged at Angel Fire Resort for the 40th World Championship Shovel Races on Friday and Saturday (Feb. 8-9).Racers of all ages and abilities …
Courtesy photoLiam tiene un futuro brillante con sus habilidades musicales y académicos impresionantes.

Tigre de la Semana: Liam Murphy

Liam Murphy es estudiante del último año de la secundaria a Taos High School. Liam tiene 17 años o "71 al revés" como él diría. Él es un estudiante …
Local news

Top ten reasons to support Newspapers in Education

The Taos News is hosting a pancake breakfast Saturday (Feb. 23) from 8 to 11 a.m. to raise funds for Newspapers in Education. The breakfast takes place at St. James Episcopal Church, 208 Camino De Santiago, at Gusdorf.

Tempo Arts & Entertainment
Art that feeds the spirit
Visionary artist Maria Mikhailas, a resident of El Rito, north of Questa, began her lifelong love of the arts in childhood, finding …
Taos Quilt and Needlecraft Guild exhibits at Trading Post Café
The Taos Quilt and Needlecraft Guild is a nonprofit organization that got its start in 2006 when four women, Effie Romero, Sue Vigil, …
Randal Bays and John Coyne roll out an intimate concert of traditional Irish tunes
Randal Bays has been called "one of the finest Irish fiddlers one could ever hope to hear," by Fiddler Magazine. He lives in Seattle, …
203 Fine Art offers look at 'Two Generations of Early Taos Artists'
The artists' work carefully hung on the smooth 18-foot-high walls of 203 Fine Art Gallery spans more than a century of art history in …
'LOVE and #metoo' throws down at Studio 107B
Admission for all is free, but gallery owner Maye Torres says the mature content is best suited for adult audiences.
Diana Rico reveals a wealth of experience in the media arts
Many Taoseños remember Diana Rico as the SOMOS curator for the 2008-2009 series, but, as it happens with many Taos creatives, she has …
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Sports

Sports brief: Taos Tigers girls basketball

The 2-13 Lady Tigers lost their first district game 51-22 at Pojoaque Jan. 25. They play at Portales Jan. 29 after this section goes to press and three games next week, all at home. On Jan. 31 they …

Photo Gallery: Students excel at Taos Charter School's Science Fair

Augustin Martínez, 14, answers questions from judges with his twin brother, Alejandro Martínez. The brothers' project, "We can read," used 3-D printing to develop prototypes that help people with cerebral palsy read independently.
Dozens of young scientists showcased their final projects Friday (Jan. 25) during Taos Charter School's annual Science Fair in the school's gymnasium.
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