Northern New Mexico is a place like no other. Its Spanish and Native American cultures make it rich with a history that is still preserved and celebrated.
Each year, The Taos News honors a few of the people who define our community with their passion, hard work and generosity. These are our Unsung Heroes and Citizens of the Year for 2015.
The Taos community provides opportunities for all types of housing - large and small. This issue focusing on small housing options suits many in Taos who have elected to downsize their lives. Living large in small spaces allows us to live well supported by our high desert mesa with our needs…
The family of artist E. Irving Couse never threw anything away. Virginia Couse Leavitt says that is fortunate because her grandfather's house is a treasure trove of paintings, archives and furnishings. "We have everything i the house as it was," she said. "My father didn't want anything to c…
"In different hours, a man represents each of several of his ancestors, as if there were seven or eight of us rolled up in each man’s skin, — seven or eight ancestors at least, and they constitute the variety of notes for that new piece of music which his life is." — Ralph Waldo Emerson
“After all, I believe that legends and myths are largely made of 'truth', and indeed present aspects of it that can only be received in this mode; and long ago certain truths and modes of this kind were discovered and must always reappear.”
KTAO founder Brad Hockmeyer and Janet Gauthier give us a tour of their beautiful two-domed home on six lush acres in the historic Los Cordovas valley in the latest edition of Enchanted Homes.
Where can you find a taste of New York City in the high desert of New Mexico? Where can you buy the perfect wine to pair with dinner? And how can you satisfy your sweet tooth?
What does it really mean to "go green"? As writer Jim O'Donnell explains in his story, going green is more about action and about benefiting your community than it is about marketing and making a buck.
Fiestas are a centuries old tradition passed from generation to generation, a way of preserving the rich cultures that have developed in Taos over the last 400-plus years. This festivity is an opportunity for each of us to unite in fellowship. It is a special time for families, friends and v…