The standardized test known as PARCC makes its debut in schools in the coming weeks and no one involved — students, parents, teachers and administrators — will leave the year unscathed by the high-stakes exam and the culture of testing it’s fostered.
Members of the Taos County Association of Realtors will don work clothes Saturday (Feb. 28) to help Habitat for Humanity of Taos toward completion of its new office building.
Taos religious leaders will discuss the moral, spiritual, and community issues raised by our impact on the environment at an event called “Rising to the Call — Faith Responses to the Climate Crisis” on Sunday (March 1), 5 p.m. at the St. James Episcopal Church at Gusdorf and Camino Santiago roads.
More than $350 million in new construction at Taos Ski Valley could be on the fast track thanks to a plan to reimburse the ski resort for improvements to public infrastructure.
After a recount of the contested Feb. 3 Questa school board election was conducted Monday (Feb. 23), the results remain unchanged.
Ivan Dennings Cales, 50, entered a plea of not guilty Wednesday morning (Feb. 25) during his first appearance in court on the charge of murdering a woman whose remains were found in a shallow grave near Carson on Christmas Day.
Two more storms are rolling into New Mexico, potentially bringing snow and more bitter cold temperatures.
Night Flyers gives students who want to graduate on track the opportunity to take online courses in subjects critical for graduation they've previously failed.
Taos High School was locked down for approximately one hour Wednesday morning (Feb. 25) after a student told law enforcement a classmate might have been in possession of a firearm.
Business activity was down 3 percent in December, according to gross receipts tax numbers from the town of Taos.
When he was arrested Monday night (Feb. 23), Ivan Dennings Cales did not bear much resemblance to the murder suspect pictured on wanted posters.
The Taos Milagro Rotary distributed about 400 dictionaries to third-graders in the Taos County region.
A local high school is appealing to parents concerned about their children driving or riding over Bobcat Pass to get to Cimarron or Moreno Valley High Schools or their children attending Questa High School according to Pierce.
One of the first things people are likely to notice about Jaqueline Jagers is her bubbly personality.
A special prosecutor has been appointed to investigate allegations of fraud at Tri-County Community Services after staff there continued to pay for a group health insurance plan months after it was unwittingly canceled and their payments were used to make payroll.
Antonia Lujan’s weekly classes are about more than art. The program is also a support group for women recovering from substance abuse.
Many supporters of the D.H. Lawrence Ranch gathered for a reception for Joanna Terry, a descendant of Frieda Lawrence, at a celebration of the Lawrences’ legacy on Monday (Feb. 16).
Law enforcement say criminals often return to the scene of the crime but Taos police allege one burglar never left after prying his way inside an office on Paseo del Pueblo Norte Saturday morning (Feb. 21) and falling asleep.
“Raspberry Kush,” “Train Wreck” and “Super Silver Haze” are just some of varieties of cannabis available at NewMexiCann Natural Medicine, a licensed producer and distributor of medical marijuana, which opened a Taos pharmacy Friday (Feb. 13).
Every year, more than 2 million people visit the 2,180-mile Appalachian Trail that weaves through 14 states along its namesake mountain range, from Georgia to Maine. The Continental Divide Trail is even tougher, crossing 3,100 remote miles from Mexico to Canada, including part of New Mexico.
A recount of a contested Questa school board election in scheduled Monday (Feb. 23).
Less than 10 days after a judge declined to halt the project, construction began Wednesday (Feb. 18) at Taos Regional Airport on the first stage of a long-awaited expansion.
Local law enforcement say an El Prado man charged with raping and molesting children cut off the GPS monitor that had been tracking his movements and went on the lam earlier this month.
“What are we doing well and where would you like to see us go?” Taos Police Dept. Chief David Weaver asked participants in a public forum Tuesday (Feb. 17), the first in a series that concludes tonight.
The next CEO of Taos Health Systems has a big job ahead and after a nine-month search, the nonprofit’s board announced earlier this month it had selected a candidate.
The Taos County Commission voted Tuesday (Feb. 17) to rescind its protest of water rights transfers tied to the Abeyta Water Settlement.
As the Taos Pueblo Day School's afterschool program and six students at Taos Cyber Magnet School are learning, tapping into a growing trend of crowdfunding can be a way to democratize support for educational opportunities.
Their signs say “look up” and they are Take Back Our Skies!, group of self-described concerned citizens raising awareness about geoengineering, what many in Taos know as “chemtrails” — those jet-made streaks of cloud that linger in the atmosphere for hours.
What is the PARCC test? Why does my child have to take this test? Is it hard? Am I smarter than a 5th-grader? What can a parent do to help their child pass the PARCC? Come to Vista Grande High School and find out.
It’s no surprise that when it comes to finding a place to live in Taos, many people turn toward rentals — both high-end properties catering to folks with a sizable income as well as RV parks, mobile home lots and other informal situations for people for whom paying rent is a significant burden.
Yet another former municipal employee has filed a lawsuit against the town of Taos.
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps member Jasmine Romero has been selected to represent over 27,000 AmeriCorps volunteers as The Corps Network’s Corpsmember of the Year.
The North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD), operator of the “Blue Bus,” is conducting a series of workshops to solicit public input for the development of a long-range strategic vision.
New management was tapped to lead Tri-County Community Services earlier this month.
U.S. Forest Service Regional Forester Cal Joyner has announced the selection of James Duran as the forest supervisor for the Carson National Forest.
Starting in 2008, the town's budget for road maintenance waned.
Investigators have said little about how or why the remains of a 33-year-old woman ended up in a shallow grave near Carson but Taos County Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe says a drifter from West Virginia has the answers.
If the Kachina Peak Lift was built to impress visitors to Taos Ski Valley, it’s already working.
Police caught up Thursday (Feb. 12) with a man they say escaped on foot after a brief car chase through the Taos Historic District Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 11) and is alleged to have been involved in a series of capers during recent weeks.
Taoseña Shana Natelson knows when it comes to preventing sexual assault, just talking about sex is the first step. Natelson is the executive director of Speak About It, a theatrical show about consent, boundaries and healthy relationships.
A revolution, a catalyst, an invitation to rise, a demand for justice — these are a few of the descriptions offered by the global One Billion Rising campaign for the worldwide event Saturday (Feb. 14).
Pamela Martínez, 35, is accused of presenting herself as her sibling during traffic stops.
The Columbine/Hondo Wilderness Coalition is planning a celebration to honor the recent designation of 45,000 acres of permanent wilderness in the Taos area.
A Taos judge has issued a ruling saying he will not halt the expansion of the Taos Regional Airport.
Long accessible only by hiking, skiers and snowboards can ride to the top of Kachina Peak on a new chairlift expected to begin spinning 10 a.m. Friday (Feb. 13).
An eyewitness led Taos police to arrest a 19-year-old man Wednesday (Feb. 11) in connection with a fruitless stick-up at Kit Carson Park.
Taos County Clerk Anna Martínez told The Taos News Tuesday (Feb. 10) it was brought to her attention that an unspecified number of ballots cast in the election were suspect.
A brief car chase through the center of Taos Wednesday afternoon turned into a foot pursuit that ended with one law enforcement officer injured, one woman in custody and one suspect on the loose.
The Eighth Judicial District Attorney and his top prosecutor took the witness stand in an Albuquerque courtroom Tuesday (Feb. 10) defending themselves against allegations of misconduct.
The town of Taos is seeking a half-million-dollar grant to help pay for repairs at the Taos Youth and Family Center.
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