Man who killed woman at Taos gas station sentenced to life in prison

Taos District Court Judge Emilio Chavez sentenced Brandon Lopez to life in prison plus eight years for the killing of Destiny Valdez in 2017 at a Shell gas station in Taos.
A Taos District Court judge on Tuesday (May 21) sentenced Brandon Lopez to life in prison for the murder of 23-year-old Destiny Valdez, a Ranchos de Taos woman who Lopez fatally shot at the Shell gas …
Motorcyclists rumble through Red River during the annual Red River Memorial Day Weekend Motorcycle Rally.

Bikers ride to remember in Red River

Preparations for the 37th annual Red River Memorial Motorcycle Rally start months before Memorial Day weekend for the friendly alpine village of Red River, according to town …
Gorilla Theatre actors, writers and crew from 2017 at Taos Mesa Brewing.

Thirty-two hours of theatrical madness in Taos

Teatro Serpiente's Seventh Annual Gorilla Theatre Festival whirls into town this weekend. The festival's 32 hours of frantic behind-the-scenes activity by writers, actors and crew will …
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Taos Police blotter

The following is a condensed version of Taos Police reports from May 15-19. May 15 2:36 a.m. Assault, Allsup’s, 507 Paseo del Pueblo Norte – A caller said two men were fighting …

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What's happening in Taos?
Talk about a turbulent spring. One day it's sunny and warm, the next it's cold and snowy. Still, it's what makes living in Taos so …
Treasures of San Francisco de Asis
Opinion by Enrico VelasquezThe San Francisco de Asis Mission Church in Ranchos de Taos is the embodiment of Spanish Colonial …
Photo gallery: Monolith on the Mesa Festival
On Friday and Saturday (May 17-18,) heavy metal, rock and psychedelic bands converged at the base of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to …
Rollin' in the reggae
Jesse Royal is one of a number of young musicians from Jamaica who are drawing from reggae's roots for inspiration even as they create …
Benito Trujillo lives his artistic dream
At the end of Jaracito Road, at a place where a stone owl seems to scrutinize passersby in the El Rito-Latir area, artist Benito …
Calcagno and Mullican: Eternal Moderns
Obscurity clouds Taos Modern latecomers Lawrence Calcagno (1913-1993) and Lee Mullican (1919-1998) here in the art colony of Taos. The …
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Powell takes home three state titles, Gunther seizes two

The Taos Lady Tigers held their own at the state track meet Friday and Saturday (May 17-18), in Albuquerque, bringing home several medals, personal bests and a …

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