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As the coronavirus pandemic continues, towns are canceling or changing events for the Fourth of July holiday to protect public health. more
The village council of Taos Ski Valley voted unanimously Thursday (July 2) to mandate that masks must be worn in public.  more
The New Mexico Department of Health has reported 248 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, for a total of 12,520 to date. Taos County cases remain at 43. The state also announced three additional deaths related to the virus on Thursday (July 2), for a total of 503. more
A woman who works at Holy Cross Medical Center in Taos has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the first case of the virus in a staff member at the local critical access hospital. more
The New Mexico Department of Health announced seven additional deaths tied to COVID-19 on Tuesday (June 23), including the first person from Taos County to have died of the respiratory disease caused … more
By John Millerjmiller@taosnews.comA man sentenced to prison in 2017 for fatally shooting a woman outside his home in Taos is trying to persuade the courts that he should be temporarily transferred to … 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
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
The New Mexico Supreme Court put a temporary halt to certain consumer debt collection orders on Monday (June 8) to help ease the financial pain many state residents are feeling due to the coronavirus … more
An employee at the Taos Walgreens, located at the intersection of Cruz Alta Road and Paseo del Pueblo Sur, tested positive for the novel coronavirus last week, the New Mexico Department of Heath has … 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
A spike in new cases of the coronavirus reported on Friday (May 29) by Holy Cross Medical Center has been revised after a testing error was recognized at LabCorp, one of three facilities that has accepted thousands of samples from throughout the state since the pandemic began. more
Holy Cross Medical Center reported 13 new positive cases for COVID-19 in Taos County on Friday (May 29), by far the single largest surge in cases the area has seen since the pandemic reached New … more
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham will provide an update to her emergency public health orders at 3 p.m. today (May 28). She will be joined remotely by other state official who will provide the … 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
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
Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has ordered all state flags to be flown at half staff for the Memorial Day weekend.  The lowered flags are to be flown from sundown Friday (May 22) to sundown … 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
The New Mexico Medical Assistance Division announced Medicaid rate increases this month for inpatient volumes at New Mexico hospitals, but with revenues declining sharply in response to record-low patient volumes, that may do little to stop the bleeding … more
More than 15 percent of New Mexico residents worry about having enough food to eat each year, including almost a quarter of the state's children. But experts at The … more
Many Taos County residents will find that their preferred polling location from elections past won't be an option for the June 2020 primary, and perhaps not even by the time the general election … more
Tests were administered to Taos Pueblo tribal members for the COVID-19 coronavirus Tuesday (May 12) at Taos Pueblo. The testing came after a Taos Pueblo tribal member was confirmed positive with the virus by the state. It was unknown whether the person was living on or off pueblo land when they contracted the virus. more
The town of Taos council voted unanimously at a Tuesday (May 12) meeting to continue the existing emergency order and curfew during the current COVID-19 pandemic.  Following data from the … more
Due to concerns over COVID-19, New Mexico voters are being encouraged to mail in requests for absentee ballots for the 2020 primary election. According to the New Mexico Secretary of State … more
Holy Cross Medical Center this week saw both a boon and a setback to its pandemic-related medical supplies as it received a shipment of 2,000 new N95 respirator masks over the weekend, but ran out of … more
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