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The New Mexico Department of Health has reported 253 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, for a total of 13,507 to date. Taos County has one new case, for a total of 49. The state also announced two additional deaths related to the virus. A total of 515 people have died of infections to date. more
Mae LaBella, the incoming athletic director at Taos High School, sent out a text to coaches on Saturday (July 4) letting them know that practices would be halted due to accusations that coaches weren't properly following the guidelines set forth by the New Mexico Activities Association. more
Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham told the state Wednesday (July 1) New Mexico was dangerously close to rolling back openings amidst the COVID-19 crisis.  As New Mexico’s cases increased … more
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham gives a weekly coronavirus pandemic update on state restrictions and reopenings.  more
As the COVID-19 pandemic swept through our lives there were, indeed, those who became the heroes of our strange new world: our health care workers and first responders. more
The town of Taos is working to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the community by handing out masks to businesses.  From 8:30 a.m. to noon Friday (June 26) town officials will be set up once again at Coronado Hall at 120 Civic Plaza drive to hand out masks for the business community. The town has allocated masks through emergency funds and will be handing out 50 per business.  more
On Tuesday (June 23) the New Mexico Public Education Department released its guidelines for allowing K-12 students back into the classrooms for the first time since March, when schools across the state were shut down for in-person attendance after the outbreak of a highly infectious novel coronavirus. more
The New Mexico Legislature finished its main task of mending the state's huge fiscal shortfall Saturday (June 20), but the special session wasn't over as the House of Representatives still had work … more
Taos Mountain Casino at Taos Pueblo reopened today (June 15) but has announced several COVID-19 restrictions to protect guests and employees. You must wear a mask, have your temperature taken before entering, maintain six feet of social distance and wash or sanitize your hands. more
People itching for more outdoor recreational opportunities in Northern New Mexico will have several more options starting Monday (June 15), when most recreation sites in the Carson National Forest, which were closed in March due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, will be reopened. … more
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and her cabinet announced Thursday (June 11) more easing of the restrictions put in place to prevent the spread of a highly infectious coronavirus. Breweries will now be allowed up to 50 percent of their customer outdoor and patio capacity beginning Friday and 50 percent of indoor seating starting Monday. Brewery staff and customers must wear masks except when eating or drinking and tables must be spaced apart. more
The Bureau of Land Management in New Mexico announced Monday (June 8) it would be opening offices and restrooms after weeks of closure.  Offices will open under Center for Disease Control … more
Philmont Scout Ranch near Cimarrón, a premier facility of the Boy Scouts of America, has canceled all remaining programs for the 2020 summer season to comply with the New Mexico Health Department's  COVID-19 restrictions, according to a June 4 news release. more
Workers in the Taos County Clerk’s office resumed counting absentee ballots at 8 a.m. Wednesday (June 3) and have still have no results on the 2020 primary election.  Taos County Clerk … more
Six new patients who tested positive for the novel coronavirus late last month all live in Taos, and show a generational spread – from a child to a senior … more
The U.S. Small Business Administration opened applications Monday (May 4) to allow agricultural businesses in New Mexico to apply for Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL). more
In this time of uncertainty, a local nonprofit has been quietly serving the Taos community - highlighting pressing needs that COVID-19 has made even more apparent. Veterans and military family members have been hard at work growing food to help address the growing food insecurity issue in Taos County. more
The town of Taos Council approved the 2020-21 interim budget with a nearly $2 million hole in the projected revenues for the general fund. The COVID-19 pandemic has whacked the town's annual budget and has left the council and staff scrambling for ways to shore up over $2 million in missing projected revenue from the previous year. more
New Mexico businesses can open in a limited capacity after several weeks of COVID-19 shutdown.  Since the end of March, restaurants, gyms, liquor stores and other businesses across the state were ordered to shut down to prevent the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced that an amended  emergency health order would reopen more of the economy as the rate of the spread of COVID-19 decreases.   more
The Carson National Forest will begin selling fuelwood permits June 1. Although Carson National Forest offices are still closed in keeping with federal guidance and New Mexico public health orders, permits can be purchased over the phone. Permits will then be mailed directly to customers. more
Restaurants can open for limited patio services, according to Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham.  The governor released an amendment to her public health order which will allow restaurants to … more
It’s a year we’ll never forget. Amid the unfolding Coronavirus Pandemic there’s group we are excited to recognize for their hard work and achievements: more
Customers and vendors wore masks and took other precautions as walk-up service returned to the Taos Farmers Market  on the historic Taos Plaza.  The second farmers market of the season saw the return of face to face vendor interaction … more
Update: June 2    This job has been removed from the State Personnel website. The state received more than 2,000 applications for the positions.  The New Mexican Department of Health is accepting applications for contact-tracing positions, a job that involves working with New Mexicans who have tested positive for coronavirus to identify people they may have been exposed to. more
Student-athletes will start the 2020-21 school year with a clean eligibility slate, thanks to the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak. And the New Mexico Activities Association is expected to regulate the summer activity for its member schools' athletic teams. more
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