• Teresa Dovalpage
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It is always sad news when a business closes its doors in a tight-knit community like Taos. More so when the business has been part of the town’s landscape for over 30 years.

  • By Cody Hooks The Taos News
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Molycorp, Inc., the one-time owner of the Questa molybdenum mine, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Thursday (June 25) after suffering from loosened trade laws in China and more substitutes for molybdenum.

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Moby Dickens Bookshop in Taos, New Mexico has been a fixture on the local arts and literary scene for more than three decades. Current owners Jay and Carolyn Moore have decided to close the bookshop as of July 3, 2015. In this video, the Moores discuss what led to their decision to shut down.

  • Bernie Linnartz
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The energy sources of fresh water, oil, coal and natural gas are our most limited natural resources.

  • By Cody Hooks The Taos news
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John Paul Bradley, mountain manger at Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort, and has been for the last 14 years. He sat down with The Taos News along the banks of the Rio del Pueblo to talk about the resort’s new chairlift, the challenges of running a small ski operation and getting creative in the face of those challenges.

  • Bernie Linnartz
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I received a call from a reader asking how a manager can use empowerment rather than a forceful voice to get something done.

  • By Cody Hooks The Taos News
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Elizabeth Crittenden Palacios has been at the head of Taos Community Foundation (TCF), a local philanthropic institution, for almost 15 years. She met with The Taos News to talk the business of the nonprofit sector, identifying real needs within the community and following through on commitments and missions.

  • Bernie Linnartz
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Power can be the ability to do something, the capacity to influence the behavior of others or direct the course of events.

  • By Cody Hooks
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Terry Boettcher, general manger at Mitchell Theaters Storyteller Cinema 7, talks about loving your job, investing in infrastructure and finding that pricing sweet spot that drives down cost for the consumer while driving up profits for the theater

  • Bernie Linnartz
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In this series, my focus is how the awareness and management of energy can enhance, develop and sustain us in the achievement of all that we choose to create and have.

  • Cody Hooks
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As an organization built on opening doors for young people, Rocky Mountain Youth Corps is going through a growth spurt. Ben Thomas, executive director since last July, talked with The Taos News about keeping the mission focused while finding new avenues for service in the 21st century.

  • By Cody Hooks The Taos News
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Margaret Lejuste has been the face of Chevron Mine in the community for the past six years. She shared some thoughts with The Taos News on grieving with the Questa community, finding solutions to everyday issues and helping the area move ahead to a post-mining economy that doesn’t forget its roots.

  • Taos News staff
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Kit Carson Electric Cooperative has received the Utilities Telecom Council’s APEX Award for it efforts to bring broadband service to communities in Northern New Mexico.

  • Teresa Dovalpage
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A single, empty-nest mom, Lyn Neglia came back to Taos after 10 years of absence to do the only thing she enjoys doing — owning a retail store and interacting with her clients.

  • Bernie Linnartz
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What is energy? Actually, all of life is about energy.

  • By Cody Hooks The Taos News
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David Torres helps communities around the world when they're in the throes of catastrophic natural disasters. He sat down to share his perspective on getting through a crisis, finding the money to do so and moving forward with development.

  • Bernie Linnartz
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Knowing who is responsible and accountable in a given situation provides a level of clarity and understanding of how things work and to whom to go if we have a question or if a decision needs to be made.

  • By Cody Hooks The Taos News
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In 1986, Pati Martinson and Terrie Bad Hand created the Taos County Economic Development Corporation (TCEDC), a food hub and business incubator in Taos. They sat down with The Taos News to share their thoughts on listening to the community, maintaining a nonprofit and using food to make meaningful strides toward justice.

  • By Cody Hooks The Taos News
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Julie and Darren Shedko own and operate Lettuce Grow Farms and Educational Center in El Prado. Julie sat down with The Taos News to talk about the Hubb Project, a new endeavor to bring together food, neighbors and the economic power of cooperation.

  • Bernie Linnartz
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In any business, at home or in the community, it can be helpful to ask for input from others.

  • By Cody Hooks The Taos News
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For eight years, Rebecca Latham was the tourism and economic development director for Red River. Now, she heads the New Mexico Tourism Department. She spoke with The Taos News to share her thoughts on falling in love with the Southwest and using tourism opportunities as economic drivers in rural New Mexico.

  • By Cody Hooks The Taos News
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Oban Lambie, owner of Brownrice Internet, a Taos-based technology firm, sat down with The Taos News to share advice on getting into high-tech industries and doing good business, whether in technology or not.

  • By Cody Hooks The Taos News
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Gov. Susana Martinez visited Questa Monday (April 20) morning to announce the expansion of Taos Mountain Energy Bar operations to Questa’s Industrial Park.

  • Bernie Linnartz
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At home and at work, it is good to be on the same page with family members and coworkers. Alignment of direction and focus creates a unifying spirit.

  • By Cody Hooks The Taos News
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In the weekly Q and A about business and economic development, Rebeca Romero Rainey, CEO and board president of Centinel Bank of Taos, sits down with The Taos News to share her thoughts on coming home, meeting the unique needs of our rural community and dealing with the sexism that often crops up in the male-dominated banking industry.

  • Bernie Linnartz
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Let’s a look at what creates a great culture and environment we really enjoy going to, being in and doing business with the people there.