From Fiestas de Taos celebrations to Taos detox center roadblocks, get a peek at this week's news

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Valle Vista in brief

Man died on I-25 as driver swerved to avoid elk A Las Vegas, N.M., man died earlier this week when the vehicle he was traveling in rolled over after the driver swerved to avoid hitting an elk on …
Jesse Moya/The Taos News    Benjie Apodaca carefuly watched his students as they worked in the kitchen. News of his passing was circulated through the community Monday (July 15).

Rosary planned for Benjie Apodaca

The rosary will take place at Holy Trinity Parish in Arroyo Seco.

Success Story: Mattress Mary's Mountain Lifestyle

Taos Lifestyle on Paseo del Pueblo Sur has been bringing beautiful furniture and quality mattresses to Taos for 15 years. This spring, Mattress Mary’s Mountain Lifestyle opened just a few blocks away.
A one-room schoolhouse in Ojo Sarco in 1943 taught eight grades with two teachers, with most of the instruction in Spanish—the common language then in most local homes. By John Collier, Jr., working for the Farm Security Administration and the Office of War Information.  Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. Library of Congress Control Number: 2017842900.

Celebrate our diversity. Discover our history.

In this week’s edition, we are excited to publish our 5th annual Land Water People Time, Northern New Mexico’s cultural guide.
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Rosary planned for Benjie Apodaca

The rosary will take place at Holy Trinity Parish in Arroyo Seco.

Tempo Arts & Entertainment
Now showing in Taos: 'Crawl'
Is it an allegory? That was the first question that popped into my mind after watching the super-suspenseful "Crawl."
The magic of Arthur Sze's words
The third annual Taos Writers Conference, hosted by the Society of the Muse of the Southwest, is robust, including a selection of five …
A carousel of love
Generations of Taoseños have known the joy of whirling through the summer air on the brightly painted horses of the Tío Vivo …
Nearly forgotten, now celebrated
How a nationally recognized artist is simply dropped from the annals of major artistic contribution is hard to fathom, but that is …
A rollicking time along the River Thames
In the Taos Children's Theatre's adventurous theatrical version of the 1908 classic, "The Wind in the Willows," you'll find "motor …
Good rockin' tonight
Taos loves the blues for some reason. Maybe it's the hard-driving rhythms or the beat that gets you up and dancing, but locals just …
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Johnson, Elkjer top Valle Escondido July 4 tourney

The Fourth of July weekend was hopping at Valle Escondido Golf Course. Festivities started with a parade on July 4, a kids-only fishing tournament on July 5 and …

Rio Grande Water Level

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Podcasts read by Larry Torres

  • El viento created havoc por doquiera
  • Grama is still mad con el Filimotas
  • Spamglish: Filimotas was weird porque se le cayó la mollera
  • En un tiempo, Grama Cuca fue una beautician
  • Canutito sells blanquillos para comprar Easter eggs
  • Canutito aprende a hacer un rain dance
  • Grama Cuca toma té milagroso in order to lose weight
  • Is the fish called 'el pez,' 'la pez' or 'lópez'?
  • La Mrs. Sandoval batalla con el Filimotas
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