Taos News Sneak Peek – February 21

This week TEMPO’S cover story is something INCONCEIVABLE! I’m of course talking about the theatrical adaptation of one of our favorite movies of all time, “The Princess Bride,” performed by drama students at Taos High School.
Sheila Miller/ The Taos NewsTaos Tiger Cameron Gonzales controls the wrist of Liam Harper of Los Alamos on his way to the 152-pound class District 2-4A championship.

Taos to send 14 wrestlers to the state championship meet

Qualifying rounds of the state meet begin at 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 22 at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho. Championship rounds will be Saturday, Feb. 23, also beginning at 9 a.m.
Steve Harris, left, of Far Flung Adventures and Toner Mitchell of Trout Unlimited construct a wire fence around a newly planted tree in order to protect it from beavers in this 2014 photo. Harris was honored at the Roundhouse Tuesday (Feb. 19) for his work in conservation along the Rio Grande.
‘Rivers are my mission’

Pilar conservationist, river guide Steve Harris honored at Roundhouse

If you spend enough time on the river, eventually something will shift and “a deep understanding, a deep commitment” begins to well in your being. That’s what happened for Steve …
File photoAfter the Taos County Commission denied its application for a permit to build a Family Dollar store in Ranchos de Taos, the company seeking to build it appealed the decision in district court in late January.
Business

Ranchos de Taos dollar store builder files appeal

The company behind a proposed Family Dollar store in Ranchos de Taos has filed an appeal in district court, seeking to overturn a decision by the Taos County …
Basketball

Sports brief: Peñasco basketball – boys and girls

A brief report on Peñasco basketball.
Local news

Winter storm watch issued for Taos area

A major winter storm is expected to hit parts of Northern New Mexico Thursday evening (Feb.21) and into Friday, with the the storm moving to other parts of the state by tomorrow afternoon.

Tempo Arts & Entertainment
Bluesman Roosevelt Collier aims to raise your spirits
Steel guitarist Roosevelt Collier was still buzzing from the news when I spoke with him about his upcoming show in Taos. He found out …
Irish poet Annemarie Ní Churreáin plans reading
It is a story of babies being removed from their mothers and their homeland, or left behind with no identity papers. Ní Churreáin is …
Goddess Fest plans Black History Month tribute
The program, spotlighting the talents of tenor Salman Lee and composer-pianist Claire Detels, is steeped in inspiration from the …
Quaff a pint to benefit clay artists
For a fee, a guest chooses a unique pint created in the studio at Taos Clay by one of the resident artists and receives a …
Photography magazine: 'Twenty-Four Hours: A Day in the Life of Taos'
Plan to get your free copy of "Twenty-Four Hours" when it hits newsstands inside the Thursday (Feb. 28) edition of The Taos News …
Opinion: 'Every Brilliant Thing' is a 'singularly brilliant play'
While I was not familiar with the work, and attended expecting a "typical" thespian experience, what occurred was a surprisingly …
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Sports

Sports brief: Taos Tigers girls basketball

The 2-13 Lady Tigers lost their first district game 51-22 at Pojoaque Jan. 25. They play at Portales Jan. 29 after this section goes to press and three games next week, all at home. On Jan. 31 they …

Photo Gallery: One Billion Rising in Taos joins a global day of action

Co-organizer Julia Daye leads dozens of participants in a flash mob dance to the song 'Break the Chain,' on Thursday (Feb. 14) during the seventh annual Taos One Billion Rising event at Taos Plaza.
The global day of action calls to break this chain of gender-based violence.
Podcasts read by Larry Torres

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