Photo Gallery: Taos Vortex kicks off three-day music festival

Chanler Griep Rangel, of San Diego, dances at the Glade Stage on Saturday (Aug. 17) during Meow Wolf's Taos Vortex at Kit Carson Park.
Day two of Meow Wolf's Taos Vortex filled Kit Carson Park with costumed entertainers, music, 3D shows and more Saturday (Aug. 17).
A power outage affected parts of Taos just after midnight Sunday morning (Aug. 18).

Power outage impacts Taos County

Engineers at Kit Carson Electric Cooperative have yet to determine what caused a primary transformer to malfunction early Sunday morning (Aug. 18), darkening homes and streets throughout Taos, Peñasco and Questa. Lights flickered off and electrical devices abruptly …
Hundreds of campers filled the baseball fields for the Meow Wolf Taos Vortex. Campers have their own section of Kit Carson Park set aside for the weekend.

Campers fill Kit Carson Park for Taos Vortex

Meow Wolf’s Taos Vortex is full effect as the three day music festival kicked off Friday (August 16).  Campers filled the eastern portion of Kit Carson Park taking up both baseball …
Trials in two first-degree-murder cases filed against Damian Herrera of Ojo Caliente in 2017 have been postponed as the defendant has been found incompetent to stand trial. Attorneys in the Taos County case will convene in Taos District Court on Thursday (Aug. 22) to discuss future court dates while doctors work to help Herrera reach an acceptable level of competency.

State hospital treats Ojo Caliente man charged in 2017 killing spree

Questions about Herrera's mental health have resulted in multiple delays to each case over the last two years …

Taos pilots hold youth aviation rally

Taos youth are taking to the skies as the Taos Regional Airport preps for the annual Taos Youth Flight Rally on Sept. 7. Through joint collaboration with the town and various organizations, youth …

HIVE project wins national competition, brings home $100,000 grant

The University of New Mexico-Taos Education and Career Center received a $100,000 grant yesterday (Aug. 8) for submitting the winning entry, its Hub of Internet-Based Vocations and Education (HIVE) …
Newly pressed prints by Taos Pueblo students hang to dry in the workshop conducted by Farmer.
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Native American children’s art featured at Stables Gallery

For the first time in the history of Taos Pueblo’s Oo-oo-nah Art and Cultural Center, there will be a student art exhibition in the Stables Gallery of the Taos Center for the Arts.
Visitors arrive for an opening reception at the Stables Gallery of the Taos Center for the Arts Friday (Aug. 2).
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Former board member leaves $250k to TCA

The Taos Center for the Arts has a lot to celebrate. Back in April, the center’s board of directors was told that former board member Christine L. Wells, who died in February, had bequeathed the local arts organization a sizable monetary gift, according to board president Kandace Nachtrab.
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If you’re one of those among us who think of our cars and trucks as members of the family, then you’ve got the right idea. Look after it well and your vehicle will take good care of you …
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Power outage impacts Taos County

Engineers at Kit Carson Electric Cooperative have yet to determine what caused a primary transformer to malfunction early Sunday morning (Aug. 18), darkening homes and streets throughout Taos, Peñasco and Questa. Lights flickered off and electrical devices abruptly …

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Plein air artist remembered
A founding member of Sage Fine Art Gallery, Salvatore "Sal" Giglio, died May 20. The gallery will honor his life and work with a show …
Video: Taos Plaza Live - Last to Know
Did you miss the this week's Taos Plaza Live performance? We have video coverage from the event for you to feel like you were there.
Duwyane Burnside Band Alley Cantina Show canceled
Duwayne Burnside will not be performing tonight at the Alley Cantina. They were slowed down in their travels and won't be rolling into …
What's happening in Taos?
It isn't called a 'Vortex' for nothing, but even if you aren't being mesmerized by the sights and sounds in Kit Carson Park this …
Visit creative friends and neighbors at Questa Studio Tour
For a spell of artistic exploration, the Questa Studio Tour on Saturday and Sunday (Aug. 17-18) offers a surprising variety of both …
Kick out the jams
The kids are headed back to school, and the promise of fall hangs in the crisp night air like the apricots and tall grass abundant now …
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‘The calm, still quiet’

When he opened the truck door and stepped out into the Los Pinos area of Carson National Forest, U.S. Marine Corps veteran Ruben Roybal took “this big huge deep breath, and for the first five minutes just stood and smelled the beginning of the rain,” said Andrew Black, public lands field director for the New Mexico Wildlife Federation.

  • Taos youth invited to take to the skies

    Taos area youth are invited to register for a drawing for free flights with area pilots, to take place …

  • Taos Sports Roundup

    During Thursday's practice round (Aug. 8) the club had a hole-in-one by member Jim Fambro. Fambro

  • Runners fly high in Red River

    By Sheila Millersports@taosnews.comThe weather was beautiful for the Red River High Mountain …

  • 'Shut up, legs!'

    A record 342 runners registered to climb the 2,612 feet from the base of ski hills at Taos Ski Valley to …

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