The real deal

There's a second line parade coming, a boisterous and funky gumbo of sounds that thumps up your heartbeat, gets your feet moving and lifts your soul. It's Voodoo Threauxdown, and it …

Questa law firm contracts draws auditor's attention

The State Auditor's Office wants to subpoena documents from a Northern New Mexico village that has paid more than $1.5 million to a prominent Albuquerque law firm over the last decade under an …
Tradiciones - Leyendas

Black Beard

Northern New Mexico pioneer Ceran St. Vrain was a leader of his time. Those who lived and worked with St. Vrain said he was a kind gentleman, a worthy and intelligent commander — polite but, …
Movies

Movie review: ‘The House with a Clock in Its Walls’

The most surprising thing about "The House with a Clock in Its Walls" isn't that its cast is headed by the unlikely duo of Jack Black and Cate Blanchett. It's that director Eli Roth is at the helm.

Police blotter: Sept. 12-17

The following is a condensed version of Taos Police reports from Sept. 12-17.
Local news

Repairs underway on Ranchos water system

Residents in Ranchos de Taos should have water again by Friday evening. That assessment came from Jesse Miera, the operator of the water system, who is currently making repairs to the pump that went …

Sights and sounds at the 2018 PASEO Art Festival

Visitors to the 2018 PASEO had their senses activated and minds transported with the range of interactive art installations that graced the space-themed festival. Over 30 local, national, and …

Tempo
On the defensive
If you're looking for a heroine you can get behind, you might find her in Lee Isaacs, the protagonist of local author … Read More
Courage to change
Deep blue plumbago flowers edge the stone path that leads to Barbara Zaring's backyard, where red tomatoes hang heavy and corn silk … Read More
New works by Kate Rivers
David Anthony Fine Art in Taos will be featuring an exhibition of new works by artist Kate Rivers timed to coincide with the opening … Read More
Impressive visions
'Pressing On" is an exhibition of handmade prints now in its eighth year. It is shown in conjunction with the Taos Fall Arts Festival. … Read More
Taos Fall Arts: 'Beyond the Horizon'
A special art experience awaits visitors this year to the Taos Fall Arts Festival exhibit, opening with a reception Friday (Sept. 21), … Read More
What's happening in Taos?
Here's a glimpse of some of the events happening in Taos County this week. For more, check out Tempo magazine inside this week's … Read More
Taos News poll

Legalizing recreational marijuana in New Mexico – are you for or against?

The U.S. Senate race in New Mexico offers a sign of the times, with two of the three candidates calling for legalizing recreational marijuana.

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Sports

Wildcats make the most of their visit to the City Different

Under a sizzling midday sun, the Questa Wildcats soccer squad found themselves in the marquee game of the First Annual Desert Academy Invitational soccer tournament at Santa Fe's Alto Park Sept. 15.

Lifestyles
Aurafitness focuses on mind, body well-being
Aurafitness in Taos is a sanctuary for mind and body. The yoga studio feels calming with its soothing green colors, plants, textiles … Read More
The new 'Late Bloomers'
If you are 50 or older, you're probably already part of a very exciting cultural movement. I, and others, have been giving voice to … Read More
Catch a glimpse of a lesser goldfinch
Lesser goldfinches are in Northern New Mexico all during nesting season, but their population really exploded in late August. Young … Read More
You say potato, they say potatoes
Regenerative agriculture is an approach to farming that enriches the soil rather than depleting it. Read More
Herb of the month: Golden crownbeard, goldweed
Añil del muerto, a plant with bright yellow flowers and blue-green leaves, begins blooming near the end of July and throughout most … Read More
Designing a conservation strategy for rare plant species
Did you know 235 rare and endangered plant species live in New Mexico? Of these, 109 species occur only in New Mexico and nowhere else … Read More
Business

Coldwell Banker Mountain Properties sees a bright future ahead in Taos, Angel Fire

Her smile began at the Texas border and grew bigger the closer she got to Northern New Mexico. Having grown up in Houston, Lisa Sutton knew in her late teens that the rugged beauty of …

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