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KCEC program would let customers opt out of wireless meters, temporarily and for a fee

Residents worried about having so-called smart meters installed by Kit Carson Electric Cooperative have an opportunity to temporarily opt out of the wireless …

Taos Police blotter

The following is a condensed version of Taos Police reports from Aug. 7-11. Aug. 7 4:22 a.m. Welfare check, Quality Inn – A caller said a person had been sleeping in a beige Mercedes in …
Guards at the Taos County jail and Taos County Sheriff's officers recovered several tools they believe Carl Gage was using to dig through the wall in his cell. They believe Gage fashioned the makeshift digging tools from other items that were accessible within the county facility.

Taos detainee charged with tunneling through jail wall

Authorities say a detainee at the Taos County jail who was charged in connection to several burglaries in 2018 has been slowly chiseling through his cell wall in an apparent attempt to escape.

HIVE project wins national competition, brings home $100,000 grant

The University of New Mexico-Taos Education and Career Center received a $100,000 grant yesterday (Aug. 8) for submitting the winning entry, its Hub of Internet-Based Vocations and Education (HIVE) …
Newly pressed prints by Taos Pueblo students hang to dry in the workshop conducted by Farmer.
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Native American children’s art featured at Stables Gallery

For the first time in the history of Taos Pueblo’s Oo-oo-nah Art and Cultural Center, there will be a student art exhibition in the Stables Gallery of the Taos Center for the Arts.
Visitors arrive for an opening reception at the Stables Gallery of the Taos Center for the Arts Friday (Aug. 2).
Art

Former board member leaves $250k to TCA

The Taos Center for the Arts has a lot to celebrate. Back in April, the center’s board of directors was told that former board member Christine L. Wells, who died in February, had bequeathed the local arts organization a sizable monetary gift, according to board president Kandace Nachtrab.
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Success Story: Metric Motors sharpens focus on education, customer service

If you’re one of those among us who think of our cars and trucks as members of the family, then you’ve got the right idea. Look after it well and your vehicle will take good care of you …
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KCEC program would let customers opt out of wireless meters, temporarily and for a fee

Residents worried about having so-called smart meters installed by Kit Carson Electric Cooperative have an opportunity to temporarily opt out of the wireless …

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Plein air artist remembered
A founding member of Sage Fine Art Gallery, Salvatore "Sal" Giglio, died May 20. The gallery will honor his life and work with a show …
Composer Leonard Bernstein’s daughter tells all in new memoir
Jamie Bernstein explores the good and bad effects of having a famous father in her memoir, “Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing …
You'll be several steps closer to the future at the Renewable Taos Electric Vehicle Expo
Twentieth-century kids who grew up watching “The Jetsons” cartoons were certain that the cartoon’s bubble-domed personal …
Epic ‘spray jam’ covers the walls of Vagrant Heart
The experience was epic. Just strolling around the buildings comprising the Vagrant Heart Gallery on Paseo del Cañón East as dozens …
Using reimagined discards, Natalina makes a bold statement in her exhibit at UNM-Taos
“Someday, all of the trash around us will become crystals, rocks and dirt. This planet, Earth, is amazing that way. We often say …
Creative debris makes a point
When it started out, the annual Arte de Descartes exhibit was designed to inspire recycling, reuse and repurposing discarded materials …
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‘The calm, still quiet’

When he opened the truck door and stepped out into the Los Pinos area of Carson National Forest, U.S. Marine Corps veteran Ruben Roybal took “this big huge deep breath, and for the first five minutes just stood and smelled the beginning of the rain,” said Andrew Black, public lands field director for the New Mexico Wildlife Federation.

  • Taos youth invited to take to the skies

    Taos area youth are invited to register for a drawing for free flights with area pilots, to take place …

  • Taos Sports Roundup

    During Thursday's practice round (Aug. 8) the club had a hole-in-one by member Jim Fambro. Fambro

  • Runners fly high in Red River

    By Sheila Millersports@taosnews.comThe weather was beautiful for the Red River High Mountain …

  • 'Shut up, legs!'

    A record 342 runners registered to climb the 2,612 feet from the base of ski hills at Taos Ski Valley to …

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