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Valle del Sol in Taos set to close at month's end

Employees who spoke on the condition of anonymity have confirmed that Valle del Sol, one of the only behavioral health providers remaining in Taos, is set to close at month's end. Employees said …
James Brown, 44, of Peñasco pleaded guilty to three counts of criminal sexual penetration Thursday (Dec. 13) as part of a plea agreement related to the rape of a 14-year-old girl in 2016 and 2017.

Peñasco man pleads guilty to raping teen

A Peñasco man admitted he raped a 14-year-old girl multiple times from March 2016 to September 2017 Thursday (Dec. 13) in Taos District Court. James Brown, 44, a former employee with the …
A bomb threat was reported on a blue bus in the area of Ranchos de Taos late Thursday morning (Dec. 13). RTD workers are escorted away from the Ranchos de Taos Post Office by State Police Thursday.

Bomb threat bogus on Blue Bus near Ranchos, authorities say

Bomb threats made to the North Central Regional Transit District halted bus traffic late Thursday morning (Dec. 13) ...
Taos Tigers react to their state-championship title Saturday (Dec. 1) at Anaya Field in Taos.
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State football champs parade Friday (Dec. 21)

Taos High School will celebrate the State Football Championship on Friday, December 21 at 1 p.m. 
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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.


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 ...

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 …
Author reveals unsettling truths about 'Little House'
Santa Fe writer Caroline Fraser was working in her office detached from the main house she shares with husband Hal Espen, a writer for …
A surrealist twist to Peter Pan
John Biscello's newest novel, Nocturne Variations, is exactly what the title promises, a dreamy narrative landscape bursting with a …
Taos Chamber Music Group goes 'Beyond Borders'
It is the season to be fa-la-la-ing, and the Taos Chamber Music Group offers a passionate program of folk-inspired chamber music for …
Hopeful harbinger for Taos art
Magic is afoot in Taos if you are one to pay attention to such things. And that is the predominant vibe owners-artists Max Jones and …
Possibilities in clay realized
The wholesome look and feel of the pottery of Sandra Harrington mirrors her approach to her craft. The symmetrical beauty of her …
¿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, …

'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 …
Recipes for easy-to-prepare gifts from your kitchen
It's not too late to make a few simple, last-minute gifts from the kitchen. Packaged prettily in fancy glass jars or decorative bowls, …

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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