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Taos trial in White Peak case tests public access

Trial began Monday morning (March 19) in Taos District Court in a case pitting a private landowner against sportsmen and the state over access to state trust lands. The trial centers around public access to roads leading to state trust land in the rugged White Peak area of Colfax and Mora counties in northeastern New Mexico. It was brought against the state by landowner David Stanley.

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Should Rick Bellis retain his job as town of Taos manager?

The town of Taos council meets Monday (March 19) to decide whether or not Rick Bellis should be reappointed manager of the town of Taos. 

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The folk and the fury

Covering topics from the complexities of doing something with life to the issues of homelessness in America, Joe Billy tackles the American status quo with his "Let 'Em Fall" release and smashed the …

  • 2018 Taos Shortz announces winners

    Taos Shortz Festival director Tizzz Tisdale said this year's "reboot was a great success and the local …

  • Taos turns green

    Taos, prepare yourselves: corned beef and cabbage, gallons of green beer, shamrocks, leprechauns and …

  • The truth is out there

    Alexander Kofi, a former Olympic-caliber high hurdler, counselor for troubled youth, ordained Melchizedek …

  • Going for gold

    There is something about gold, silver and turquoise that people in the Southwest can't get enough of. …

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Taos boys on track to earn state title number five, girls knocking on podium door

Coach Benny Mitchell will lead the reloaded Taos Tigers and Lady Tigers track teams in 2018, each poised to make a strong case for state crowns in their respective divisions.



The tradition of healing with plants and medicinal food has deep roots in the Southwest and Mexico. Today healers continue to practice these techniques using locally available plants and knowledge of …


State will change handling of wage thefts

They exchanged hugs, handshakes and congratulations in Spanish and English, both inside and outside the Santa Fe courtroom Friday afternoon (March 9). They came from the Navajo Nation, Santa Fe, …

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