At least a half a foot of snow blankets town of Taos

A door opening today (Feb. 23) at 6 a.m. reveals a half of foot of snow.
Today (Feb. 23), town of Taos residents woke to at least a half a foot of snow outside their front doors.
ShutterstockThe 2019 Capitol Christmas Tree will come from somewhere in the Carson National Forest's Questa Ranger District. This will be the second tree for the Capitol to come from the Carson National Forest; the first was in 1991.
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Questa Christmas tree will head to Washington D.C.

The Carson was selected to provide not only the show-stopping tree for the Capitol, but 70 smaller trees that will decorate various government buildings and public spaces around the district.
Zimri Schike, 8, puts the finishing touches on his ornament for the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree. Around 100 ornaments were created at the Friday (Feb. 23) event.

Decorators finish first round of Capitol tree ornaments

Paint coated the tables as dozens of decorators of all ages gathered at the Taos Youth and Family Center Friday (Feb. 23) to send their creativity to Washington D.C. in the U.S. Capitol Christmas …
'Super Hombre with Sombrero' by Tony Ortega, one of the works featured in Studio 238's 'Doble Sentido,' opening March 1 at the Harwood Museum of Art in Taos.

Taos art happenings for week of Feb. 21

Here's a sample of art events coming soon and more happening in Taos, brought to by Tempo magazine, your arts and entertainment resource in The Taos News ...
Morgan Timms/The Taos NewsA competitor is silhouetted as he competes in the 6K Classic Cross-Country Ski race Saturday (Jan. 21) during the Chama Chile Ski Classic and Winter Fiesta weekend. Staying active all winter is key to maintaining fitness levels into spring and summer sports.
Health and Fitness

Winter-into-spring sports for health

As we transition from winter into spring, we can do ourselves a favor by not pushing too hard when we start to hike, bike, climb or get active playing tennis or any other sport.
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Enos Garcia Elementary holds first Tiwa language class

For the first time at Enos Garcia Elementary, the Tiwa language of Taos Pueblo is being taught to students in an effort to retain and enforce the culture of Taos Pueblo.

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Tempo's Oscar Picks
This year has seen a number of truly remarkable films hit wide release, and for the first time one became considered for Oscar …
Bluesman Roosevelt Collier aims to raise your spirits
Steel guitarist Roosevelt Collier was still buzzing from the news when I spoke with him about his upcoming show in Taos. He found out …
Irish poet Annemarie Ní Churreáin plans reading
It is a story of babies being removed from their mothers and their homeland, or left behind with no identity papers. Ní Churreáin is …
Goddess Fest plans Black History Month tribute
The program, spotlighting the talents of tenor Salman Lee and composer-pianist Claire Detels, is steeped in inspiration from the …
Quaff a pint to benefit clay artists
For a fee, a guest chooses a unique pint created in the studio at Taos Clay by one of the resident artists and receives a …
Photography magazine: 'Twenty-Four Hours: A Day in the Life of Taos'
Plan to get your free copy of "Twenty-Four Hours" when it hits newsstands inside the Thursday (Feb. 28) edition of The Taos News …
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Sports brief: Taos Tigers girls basketball

The 2-13 Lady Tigers lost their first district game 51-22 at Pojoaque Jan. 25. They play at Portales Jan. 29 after this section goes to press and three games next week, all at home. On Jan. 31 they …

Photo Gallery: One Billion Rising in Taos joins a global day of action

Co-organizer Julia Daye leads dozens of participants in a flash mob dance to the song 'Break the Chain,' on Thursday (Feb. 14) during the seventh annual Taos One Billion Rising event at Taos Plaza.
The global day of action calls to break this chain of gender-based violence.
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