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Taos Pueblo conducts controlled burn

The Taos Pueblo war chief’s office and the pueblo's division of natural resources conducted a controlled burn Monday, March 27. Smoke from the fire settled into the Taos Valley Tuesday morning, March 28, as cold temperatures created an inversion effect.

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This week we have a two-part question for you, readers. Do you think the Taos Plaza veterans' memorial cross should stay or be moved elsewhere to private land? Do you think the Plaza Cross is more secular or religious?

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Taos entertainment in brief

Here is a brief listing of some of the entertainment events happening in Taos County this week. For more, please check out this week's print edition of Tempo magazine inside The Taos News bright and early Thursday morning.

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Sports Sidelines for the week of March 30, 2017

Transition from winter to spring in Taos brings fun activities to the area.


Fishing for the ‘former glory’

Parts of the Red River were, for a long time, essentially dead. In this century, however, citizens, bureaucrats and business owners have teamed up with nonprofits and government agencies to coax the river back to a more natural state.


N.M. tops latest unemployment list; Taos County sits at 8.5%

While the labor market in most of the United States has heated up, a stagnant New Mexico economy has left the state with the nation’s worst unemployment rate. The U.S. Bureau of Labor …

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