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Sharing the hunt and harvest, a New Mexico tradition

In decades past, locals would share their hunting photos - of family, friends and the harvests - with The Taos News. And for the last edition of 2017, we're picking up that tradition. more

Hike and soak at Ojo Caliente

If getting more exercise and staying relaxed are on your list of new-year goals, a trip to Ojo Caliente Mineral Spring might be a good start. more

Getting to know Sagittarius

We’ve just entered the season of Sagittarius, the bow-hunting centaur! When people talk about astrology and say, “Oh, I’m a Sagittarius,” they are usually talking about the … more

Ghost Ranch: Kitchen Mesa

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 … more

Pot Creek: Best kept secret archeological site in Taos

How about giving your holiday guests a sneak preview of Taos' least-known archeological site while it's still closed for revitalization? more

Take a hike: Peñasco Blanco Trail at Chaco Canyon

Chaco Canyon in the northwest portion of New Mexico holds the remains of an ancient civilization that flourished between about A.D. 850 and 1250. Many Hopi, Zuni and Pueblo people trace their ancestry back to Chaco and consider it to be a sacred place. Today, it is a national historic park and the ruins of the massive stone buildings are protected for the future. more

Getting to know Scorpio

There are many versions of the mythology of Scorpio (Scorpius), but it could not be more relevant in today's world. Get to know the sky's fiercest zodiac sign. more

Getting to know Libra

Light and dark, warm and cold, this and that. Now is the season of Libra, the constellation of "the scales" and the balance they can represent. In the 12-sign zodiac - the band of sky … more

Smoke jumpers build bridge across Río Santa Barbara, save taxpayers money

Hikers can now cross a wilderness river with dry feet because brain surgeon Jim Schmidt drove all the way from Portland, Oregon, and with six other … more

Fall hike: Trek to Horseshoe Lake offers gold aspens, waterfalls, wildlife

Horseshoe Lake sits just beyond the fringe of the forest and right below the windswept ridge that leads to Wheeler Peak. It is a shimmering blue-green lake, surrounded by high alpine tundra and ancient bristlecone pines. more
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