Earth Day at Río Fernando Park: health for the earth and ourselves

Jim O'DonnellEfforts to restore the Vigil y Romo ditch through the Río Fernando Park paid off with a healthy water flow down the acequia in spring, 2019, for the first time in half a century.
Spring calls us to wake up to the rhythms of nature and our own bodies. The first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970 in the United States. Since that time, the …
Musician Bob Schneider

Bob Schneider brings 'Blood and Bones' to Taos

Bob Schneider has won more Austin Music Awards than any other musician. To date, he has won 59, including Best Songwriter, Best Musician, Best Male Vocals. Schneider is on tour with his latest album, …
File photoConnie Garcia stands amid the popular local, handmade ornaments sold in 2006 at The Village Shop, which she has owned with her husband Bernie for decades. The shop on the Taos Plaza will close April 30 after a half century in business.
Know your neighbor: Bernie and Connie Garcia

Garcia family to shutter longtime local shop on Taos Plaza

On April 30, 2019, Taos Plaza will experience the end of an era. For the past 50 years, The Village Shop graced one of the corners of the Plaza, at 110 North …
Heather Lynn Sparrow Photography Ellen Wood

Bye-bye, Sweetie!

'Sugar and spice and everything nice." When we were children some of us took to heart that rhyme about what little girls are made of and we gobbled candy and other sweet things. Not so that we'd …
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Arroyos del Norte holds Earth Day walk

Arroyos Del Norte Elementary will be kicking off Earth Day with their Walk, Jog or Bike for Fitness event.At 10 a.m. on Monday (April 22), the school is encouraging the community to live a bit …

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Heritage Fine Arts opens with 'Gratitude'
There's a new kid on the block, albeit an art lover and rather famous music writer and producer who's been in and around Taos for …
Star Guide
The full moon in Libra on Friday (April 19) exalts a realization for harmony, fairness and equality in all areas of one’s personal …
Sacred water
Agua es vida. Aside from quenching our own thirst, our water quenches the thirst of our crops, our livestock and of the many other …
Watery fun
Hundreds of Taos kids dove into Easter celebrations Saturday (April 13) at the 14th annual Wet ‘n’ Wild Easter Egg Hunt at the …
Big bold statement
'Writing for fame to be known amongst the unknown" is a phrase coined by graffiti artists to express why they risk incarceration for a …
Taos Environmental Film Festival looks at our fragile earth
Entering its fifth year, the Taos Environmental Film Festival, taking place Thursday through Monday (April 18-22), will showcase 22 …
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Taos Track: Big schools, fast times

The Taos Track team traveled to the Rio Rancho Invitational on Saturday (April 13). The Tigers were only one of four 4A schools at the meet, which also included Los …

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Photo gallery: Questa's Cutthroat Festival in Cerro

Rio Grande cutthroat trout acclimatise inside an oxygen-infused bag of water Friday (March 29) before volunteers release them into the Río Grande during Questa's Cutthroat Festival in Cerro. The native New Mexican cutthroat trout was designated the official state fish in 1955.
Community volunteers helped the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish relocate 10,000 Rio Grande cutthroat trout to the upper box of the Río Grande Basin on Friday (March 29.)
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