Arroyo Seco acequia ditches Taos valley association

Acequias funnel waters from a variety of springs and run-off tributaries throughout the valley.
The Acequia Madre del Rio Lucero y Arroyo Seco voted Saturday (March 16) not to pay its membership dues to the Taos Valley Acequia Association as a protest over what …
Taos Woman

Mover & Shaker: Judy Esquibel

I have my dream job with the town of Taos. I do enjoy working with youth in our community and creating work relationships with great people who share this sense of community with me.
Composer Ofer Ben-Amots

Power of the voice

An unusual concert is planned that delves into the rich and varied history of Sephardic Jews, conversos and crypto-Jews' 600-year process of identity transformation. The recital will …
Courtesy photoThe bite marks left by a loose canine that attacked hiker Cindy Brown and her leashed dog in Manzanita Canyon.
Health and Fitness

When loose dogs on public trails become dangerous

Growing more outraged, I repeated that her dog had bit me - hard. To this, she replied, "She has never done that before. I'm sorry, I don't believe you."
Kimberly Webber's painting 'Pia Mater' was presented to Pope Francis on Feb. 20 in Vatican City.

A gift for the pope

Somewhere in Vatican City is a new rendering of the Divine Mother named "Pia Mater," a personal gift by Taos artist Kimberly Webber to His Holiness Pope Francis.

Enchanted Homes: Sustainable Living Issue

In this month’s Homes magazine, we profile a beautiful 5,000 square-foot passive solar homestead sitting on 30 forested acres in Gallina Canyon neighborhood and seven native plants we recommend that reduce water use.
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Deadline to file Catholic sex abuse claims set for June 17

The last day to file a claim against the Archdiocese of Santa Fe related to sexual abuse by its clergy will be June 17.  The announcment appeared in the Legal notices of The Taos News March …

Tempo Arts & Entertainment
Movie review: ‘Us’
Woven through the layers of paralyzing terror in writer-producer-director Jordan Peele's "Us" are the kind of enigmatic visual symbols …
SOMOS plans Ferlinghetti celebration
On March 24, 1919 Lawrence Ferlinghetti was born. This year he celebrates his 100th birthday. In honor of this monumental occasion ...
Star Guide for March 21-27, 2019
Welcome spring and welcome sun sign Aries in transit. Now is the time to put winter’s plans into motion. Mating for all ...
Taos Shortz Film Festival rides again
Two years ago, Taos Shortz Film Festival co-founders Duprelon "Tizzz" Tizdale and Anna Cosentine thought that the festival's 2017 …
Spark of the night
With daylight saving time in effect, the evening's curtain of darkness may be drawn closed a little later, but the waning of light …
Dynamic invention
Scooby Doo's Mystery Machine, a taco and a Taos Air airplane were among the many cardboard creations that pilots steered down a …
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Peñasco Track preview

This week the Panthers have their first official week of track and field practice. While the roster is still being finalized, it seems that this year's team will …

Dynamic invention

A cardboard Box pilot reacts as snow flies into his face Saturday (March 16) during the 16th annual Cardboard Derby at Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort.
Scooby Doo's Mystery Machine, a taco and a Taos Air airplane were among the many cardboard creations that pilots steered down a racecourse at Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort on Saturday (March 16.)The …
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