Town council approves land transfer for affordable housing

Town of Taos Hall
The town of Taos council met Tuesday (Dec. 11) for a regular meeting, which lasted for several hours due to extensive public comment from members of a local water protection group.
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'Nutcracker' with a Taos twist

"Until one feels the spirit of Christmas, there is no Christmas. All else is outward display - so much tinsel and decorations. For it isn't the holly, it isn't the snow. It isn't the …
Steven and Others will be among the Taos Academy bands playing in a benefit for Ashley and Justice Quintanilla Friday (Dec. 14) at KTAOS Solar Center in El Prado.

Jimmy Stadler’s students send love to Quintanilla family through music

Jimmy Stadler’s students from the Taos Academy are performing their live music for a special purpose this Friday, (Dec 14) at the KTAOS Solar Center, …
Sheila MillerLady Tiger Andrica Quintana controlling the court for the moment Friday (Dec. 6) during an ultimate 61-49 loss to Bernalillo.
Basketball

Lady Tigers hang on tight until the fourth quarter

The Lady Tigers have another chance to break their string of losses Friday (Dec. 14) when they take to the road to play Aztec.
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Success Story: Creative Framing

At Creative Framing, the staff is immersed in art. For more than 30 years, the artists and collectors in Taos have trusted Creative Framing to preserve and frame their paintings and other art.
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Taking action on Abeyta: Water protectors seek to slow settlement implementation

While demonstrators inspected the well site, several indigenous women offered prayers. Among them was Taos resident Pat McCabe, who said water protectors, many of whom participated in the pipeline resistance at Standing Rock, sought out the leadership of elder women.

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Video: 2018 Lighting of Ledoux

Each year, the merchants and museums along historic Ledoux Street in Taos, New Mexico USA open their doors for a holiday tradition called "Lighting of Ledoux." So-called because of the numerous farolitos and bonfires ...

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Movie review: ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’
The new feature, “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” pretty much puts to shame all of the animated super-hero fare in our own …
Lots of people photograph Taos, but Chris Dahl-Bedrine does it from the sky
Local Taos photographer Chris Dahl-Bredine pilots a trike, a powered hang glider where flight control is achieved by weight shifting. …
Taos Onstage presents 'It's a Wonderful Life' dinner-theater performance
For the third time since 2013, Taos Onstage presents "It's a Wonderful Life" as a dinner-theater performance.
Two historic art galleries of Taos will be closing Dec. 31
The heart of Taos art is being squeezed a little this year with the closure of Spirit Runner Gallery and Total Arts Gallery as of Dec. …
What's happening in Taos this week?
Old Saint Nick is polishing his boots and checking his sleigh to make sure everything is set to go. Here, in Taos, locals are busily …
Robert Mirabal plans annual holiday show
This is a town that cherishes its holiday traditions. Since 1992, one of the most deeply loved of these traditions has been an annual …
¿Habla usted Spam-glish? read by Larry Torres

  • Canutito tended to be un poco 'puchilame'
  • 'El Duendito Juan' had good cleaning habits
  • Grampo went from de malas a peor
  • Canutito hace un Thanksgiving Hunt a la medianoche
  • The Spirit is willing pero la carne es débil
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Taos Tiger wrestler signs with Adam State

In a ceremony at Taos High School on Wednesday (Dec. 5), Tyler Valencia made public his pledge to wrestle as part of the Adams State College team in Alamosa, …

Lifestyles
Christmas tree traditions: looking to the past and the future
In addition to lighting the dark nights, decorating the Christmas tree is central to holiday celebrations here. Longtime Taoseños …
'Snap That Plant' contest produces winning photos
Back in the summer, you may have read in this column about the statewide native plant photo contest, "Snap That Plant!" sponsored by …
Is that Christmas holly?
Yerba de la sangre is often mistaken for holly due to the shape of its leaves.
Recipe: A holiday pork to prepare ahead
I look for an impressive entree that I can prepare ahead: something I can combine with a couple of elegant but easy side dishes and …
Can you dish it? Creative recipes from Taos students
Five Taos students share their creative recipes for side dishes, breads, and cakes.
World-class wines from the Canary Islands now available in Taos
The Canary Islands, a Spanish territory, is an off-the-beaten path wine region today, but it has a rich history of viticulture, even …
Business

N.M. officials expect smaller windfall as oil’s volatility lies beneath budget

The budget forecast is certain to stir debate over how much money New Mexico policymakers should set aside in case shock waves rattle the global energy market.

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