Town releases financial impact for Sting, Barn Dance

Dancers twirl around their partners during the Big Barn Dance.
After a summer of concerts and questions, the town of Taos has released economic impact reports for the Big Barn Dance and Sting concert. During the Tuesday (Oct. 8) …

Taos Ride Photo Contest

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From left: Questa school board president Daryl Ortega listens during a public forum Wednesday night (Oct. 9) as board member Ellis Garcia defends his right to run for reelection. Garcia was convicted of a felony in 1992 and state law says he cannot hold public office without a pardon or letter recognizing full rights of citizenship from the governor.

Questa school board member admits to felony conviction at candidates’ forum

Six candidates running for two open positions on the Questa Independent Schools board voiced their concerns and outlined their visions for the troubled district at a forum held last night (Oct. 9) at …
Juanita Jaramillo-Lavadie said of her altar in the show ‘Ofrendas’ at Encore Gallery: ‘The weaving represents a cooperative spirit of shared work. The title says it, “Hundreds of Hands.” There were people at the opening reception who remembered taking part in starting the weaving. The four elements added a cosmology connection.’
Art

Day of the Dead altars honor transitions

Ofrendas sometimes called altares or altars are part of Día de los Muertos [Day of the Dead] celebrations. Taos artist and gallery owner Máye Torres has curated ...
The Taos Air plane flies at sunset en route to Taos Municipal Airport in February after flying from Dallas. Flights will begin again to and from Taos on Dec. 19 for the winter season.

Taos Air back for winter service

Taos Ski Valley and the town of Taos have announced new flights for Taos Air starting Dec. 19. The chartered air service will be making flights from Taos to Austin–Bergstrom …
Local news

Taos County Senior program struggles to shore up dwindling revenues

Taos County Senior Center Director Mike Trujillo sits at his desk in the back of the Phil Lovato Senior Center, scratching his head and trying to make cash appear out …

Taos Opinions
Protect Miranda Canyon
As a species, human beings are profoundly talented at trashing up land, water and air.We are also capable of cleaning up the mess we …
Taos School Zone played a critical role
By Dr. Lillian Torrez and Catherine HorseyThanks to the Taos News for the wonderful coverage Oct. 3 of the new community school at …
Taos councilor bows out of District 6 Senate race
I  want to express my condolences to the family of the late Senator Carlos Cisneros. I am grateful to his family and to him for …
Opinion: Support climate strike
A letter to the Taos High principal:I hope the new school year and new school are treating you well. My two kids - Ella Katz and Silas …
Opinion: Remembering Senator Carlos Cisneros
It is impossible to discuss the acequia movement in New Mexico during the past three decades without including Senator Carlos Cisneros …
Opinion: Democracy disabled by town manager, council
"Give us back our park," was the rallying cry and graphic message borne by the crowd that filled Taos Council chambers on Aug. 27. …
La Vida

Autumn garden cleanup do's and don'ts

Frost has arrived signaling the end of the growing season and time for garden cleanup. There are two schools of thought about fall chores. One calls for a …

Tempo Arts & Entertainment
Now showing in Taos: ‘Gemini Man’
Will Smith actually plays his age, 51, in director Ang Lee’s action thriller “Gemini Man,” but given the level of CGI and stunt …
Taos Star Guide
As the sun sets this week, night sky watchers can locate Mercury and Venus traveling low to the western horizon. Saturn and Jupiter …
Ensemble celebrates 'season of mists and mellow fruitfulness'
Three of Taos Soundscapes' world-class musicians take the stage this weekend, offering two concerts of music celebrating the theme of …
Michael McCormick Gallery needs help
Michael McCormick is scared. Illness and slow sales are killing his bottom line at Michael McCormick & Sons Gallery, located a few …
Who is Harvey Mudd?
Recording the entire span of one's life is generally referred to as an autobiography, whereas a memoir serves to answer one …
Taos Storytelling Festival celebrates 20th anniversary
Everyone loves a good story — one that makes us shiver in our skin, laugh out loud or cry. A good story reminds us of our baggage …
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Sports

Taos defeats Española

The Tigers found their groove on a cold Friday night (Oct. 11) in Española, defeating the Sundevils 56-8 in district play. That makes the Tigers record 3-4 overall and 1-1 in district …

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Podcasts read by Larry Torres

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  • Canutito learns about el inocente Tatayo
  • Grampo and Chumba buy candy 'con watchas'
  • Grama Cuca sueña con el Elvis Presley
  • El viento created havoc por doquiera
  • Grama is still mad con el Filimotas
  • Spamglish: Filimotas was weird porque se le cayó la mollera
  • En un tiempo, Grama Cuca fue una beautician
  • Canutito sells blanquillos para comprar Easter eggs
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