Staci Matlock/The Taos NewsA young Payless customer walks between the shoes as her mother and grandmother shop nearby.

Sisterhood of Payless store No. 5507

Desiree Romero stood in the nearly empty storeroom at the back of Payless Shoes, store No. 5507, tears trickling down her face. The front of the Taos store had few …
“Lady with Herman II” (detail) 28-by-22 inches, digital print by Michael Spillers, featured in the Taos Art Insurgency show.

Taos arts in brief

As the spring weather starts getting locals and visitors out an about, so too have the arts in Taos started to blossom ...
Eli Miera, 6, of Peñasco, dips an egg into a bucket of blue dye.


Taos kids celebrated Easter over the weekend by hunting for a share of about 6,000 Easter eggs and 120 Easter baskets.A portion of the eggs up for grabs were hard-boiled and hand-dyed by community …
Travis Walker, 24, is wanted on a warrant out of Taos Pueblo. He was last seen near Manby Hot Springs, where he allegedly abandoned a green Subaru after leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase.

Man at large, two women detained after car chase ends near Manby Hot Springs

A Ranchos de Taos man remains at large and two women were detained after a high-speed chase tore through Taos midmorning Wednesday (April 24) and ended near Manby Hot Springs. Taos County …
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Anuncios - April 25

TAOS MOUNTAIN BALLOON RALLY VOLUNTEER MEETING takes place on Monday (April 29) from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Taos Community Foundation Building, 115 La Posta Road, Suite A, Taos. Call (575) 737-8846 if you are interested in volunteering.

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Inspired Americana
Luke Redfield's first songs were rap-based lyrics he wrote when he was 8 or 9 years old. But Redfield comes from a musical family …
Taos Plaza Live lineup announced
With the announcement of Taos Plaza Live's schedule you know the season of warm summer nights and even hotter music is just around the …
Finding the spirit in the grain
For many years a large bear, carved in wood, stood beside the Kenny G. woodcarving sign in Questa. While Ken Gallegos does carve …
All women, all aboard
In 1869, one-armed Civil War veteran John Wesley Powell led a crew of 10 soldiers, hunters and adventurous mountain men on a …
Historical society honors cultural heroes
Santero and art conservator Gustavo Victor Goler, and co-editor of “Taos: A Topical History,” Julia Moore, will be honored by ...
Roll up your sleeves for Earth Day in Questa
On Monday (April 22), celebrate Earth Day in Questa with a volunteer work day to install a new irrigation system for trees and …
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Sports Sidelines - April 25

Pitch, Hit and Run Competition for area youth takes place on Saturday (April 27), starting at 11 a.m. at Taos Little League Field at Kit Carson Park.

Rio Grande Water Level

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Photo gallery: Questa's Cutthroat Festival in Cerro

Rio Grande cutthroat trout acclimatise inside an oxygen-infused bag of water Friday (March 29) before volunteers release them into the Río Grande during Questa's Cutthroat Festival in Cerro. The native New Mexican cutthroat trout was designated the official state fish in 1955.
Community volunteers helped the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish relocate 10,000 Rio Grande cutthroat trout to the upper box of the Río Grande Basin on Friday (March 29.)
Podcasts read by Larry Torres

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  • Canutito decides: 'Qué será, será.'
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