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George Medina and Michael Johnstone, two Taos County snowboarders who encouraged the Blake family to end an outmoded ban on the sport at Taos Ski Valley 13 years ago, passed away within a few days of each other last week. more
Lydia Johnston is always exploring more - and deeper. Getting a new lease on life is the effect Lydia Johnston's art process has on me. After a visit to her Hondo Mesa studio last June, I walked away excited by the prospect of looking at my day-to-day life as a canvas - a specific, creative expression of whatever is flowing within me in any given moment. more
Despite receiving little inner-party support from Republicans, Santa Fe engineer Alexis Johnson pulled off an unexpected victory over former Santa Fe County Commissioner Harry Montoya in the … more
Johnny Blueheart's debut EP starts out with a traveling song - a fitting choice for a musician whose life has been redefined in many ways by a catalyzing journey. Blueheart comes from the suburbs of New York City and grew up working on his family's Willow Ridge Farm, a 32-acre farm in the Hudson Valley. Blueheart went on to work as a cinematographer and singer before he pushed the pause button on his life's trajectory and took a trip out West to camp, wander and reflect. more
As the town of Taos struggles to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, store owners and visitors in the John Dunn shops just off the historic Taos Plaza are largely without … more
A recovery team trekked into the West Basin of Taos Ski Valley on Wednesday (May 27) and recovered a set of human remains believed to be those of John McCoy, a 72-year-old skier who disappeared while … more
As the most highly contested commission race this year, the four Democrats will be running for a chance to represent the southeastern portion of Taos County. Current commissioner Tom Blankenhorn has reached his term limit and will not be running to retain the seat. more
When current District 3 Rep. Ben Ray Lujan decided to make a run for retiring Sen. Tom Udall’s seat in Congress, a gaggle of would be replacements jumped into the race. The candidates to replace Lujan are lawyers, a counselor, business owners and engineers. more
I hope that this letter finds you and your family well and safe as we struggle to adjust to the threats of the coronavirus. We are a resilient community and we will overcome this challenge. more
A great song provides us with a "flux capacitor" for time travel. With a few notes, we are transported out of this chaos to a better place and time -- a time in the past when we were happy and secure, or even a time in the unknown, idealized future. It can relax us, unite us, inspire us and bring us, literally, into harmony. How can it work so magically? more
This Friday (March 6) at 7 p.m., John Biscello and SOMOS present a variety show benefiting the production of the indie film "Ballad of the Cuckoos." The film is written by Biscello, the novelist, poet, playwright and spoken word performance artist who was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, and has called Taos home since 2001. more
In an interview with Taos News, former District 47 candidate Lyla June Johnston said her withdrawal on Sunday (Feb. 23) from her race against House Speaker Brian Egolf is unrelated to an open investigation of fraud and embezzlement that names her as one of the parties who may have been involved. more
At an appearance Sunday morning (Feb. 23) at the Unity of Taos church, the site of her former school, Lyla June Johnston announced she was folding up her campaign for the New Mexico House of Representatives District 47 seat in order to throw her support behind the youth-led movement for climate action change. Johnston also ended her campaign amid an investigation involving fraud and embezzlement alleged by her former campaign manager.  more
Lyla June Johnston grew up here in Taos, and is a descendant of Diné (Navajo) and Tsétsêhéstâhese (Cheyenne) lineages. She is a musician, public speaker and internationally recognized performance poet, and will be giving a "Spiritual Activism" talk at Unity of Taos church Sunday , Feb. 23. Tempo caught up with the very busy Johnston last week.: more
The New Mexico Senate on Wednesday (Feb. 12) approved a $76 million investment in the state Public Employees Retirement Association in a move to get the pension system on … more
Legislative hopeful Lyla June Johnston will hold an evening of poetry, music and discussion as part of her campaign journey to Santa Fe. From 6-8 p.m. on Monday (Feb. 3), the Taos native will host an event to discuss the current climate crisis at the Bareiss Gallery, located at 15 State Road 150 in Taos. The event will be alcohol-free. Those interested in attending are encouraged to bring their favorite potluck dish to share with friends and community members. more
A New Mexico climate activist with Navajo roots plans to challenge state House Speaker Brian Egolf for his seat in 2020, her campaign said Tuesday. more
There are only a handful of historic properties left in town that express the art, culture, history and creative passion of Taos like the home of artist Ernest Blumenschein, one of … more
The third film of any big budget series should ask one of two things from its audience: 1. Do you need a recap because you saw the second movie so long ago you need a reminder? Or, 2., who cares? ... more
Buck Johnston breezed through the front door of the Taos County Adult Detention Center Monday (March 18) with a smile on his face after spending a night in jail on misdemeanor charges for climbing a … more
You’re having a book launch Tuesday (March 12) at Studio 107B. What’s the title of the book and what’s it about? more
'Oh, these vast, calm, measureless mountain days, days in whose light everything seems equally divine, opening a thousand windows to show us God," said John Muir, the Scottish-American … more
John Biscello's newest novel, Nocturne Variations, is exactly what the title promises, a dreamy narrative landscape bursting with a lyrical kaleidoscope of sights, sounds and perspectives. more
The parking lots were full, the traffic around the Taos Historic District was at times bumper-to-bumper, but there was an infectious spirit in the air that drew Taoseños to the 30th annual holiday-themed event called Bonfires on Bent Street. more
A former coach with the Questa School District was granted a conditional discharge on Tuesday (Dec. 4) after pleading no contest to two counts in an eight-count indictment that charged him with the … more
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