Town council thanks manager Bellis

The town of Taos Council praised manager Rick Bellis in their Tuesday (June 11) meeting after voting to decrease his benefits and increase his gross salary to …

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Mary Adams/courtesy photoDesert penstemon (Penstemon pseudospectabilis), although native to the southwestern counties of New Mexico, grows well in the dry sage habitats of Taos. Its hot pink flowers are attractive to hummingbirds.

Check out the latest gardening obsession-- Penstemanis

Penstemons, also called beardtongues, are starting to bloom around Taos. Most common is probably the Rocky Mountain penstemon (Penstemon strictus), which sport rich blue-purple blossoms that can be …
Current PPC Solar team members from left, CEO Daniel Weinman, Matthew Duran, founder Micha Weinman, David Bates, Charlie McGarity, Andy O’Reilly, along with 27 additional full- and part-time staff members keep busy delivering solar power to homes and businesses all across Northern New Mexico.
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Success Story: PPC Solar celebrates 40 years of Paradise

Current PPC Solar team members from left, CEO Daniel Weinman, Matthew Duran, founder Micha Weinman, David Bates, Charlie McGarity, Andy O’Reilly, along with 27 additional full- and part-time staff members keep busy delivering solar power to homes and businesses all across Northern New Mexico.

Announcing the Dogs of Taos winners...

In the span of a month the Taos News received over 800 photos. Not just any photos of course, but photos of Taoseños', surrounding towns', and visitor's beloved dogs. We did not expect this …
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Firefighters called to blaze near El Rito, then rain sent them away

After a strike of lightning started the modest Gurule Fire earlier this month, the Carson National Forest planned to use the opportunity to go ahead and clean out a section of the forest around El …

Tempo Arts & Entertainment
Now showing in Taos: 'Men in Black: International'
The comedy-sci-fi concept behind Men in Black could probably go on forever if its creators had as much imagination as the special …
Reluctant nominee Gus Foster honored by arts council
A sold-out capacity greeted the Taos Arts Council's second annual gala Friday (June 7) at the newly repurposed Stakeout restaurant on …
Taos Star Guide
The full moon in Sagittarius on Monday (June e 17) opposes Gemini’s solar position. Sagittarius rules the planet Jupiter, so areas …
Secret life of Taos hippies
Those were the days: Life and Love in 1970s' New Mexico by Phaedra Greenwood and Jim Levy
Photo gallery: Up close with snakes and raptors
The Taos Youth and Family Center had some visitors over the weekend, but not the human kind. They were Harley, Patches and Soul -- a …
Murphey's WestFest returns to Red River
Ray Wylie Hubbard, The Last Bandeleros, RW Hampton, Robert Mirabal and more will appear during Michael Martin Murphey's American …
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Summer baseball begins in Taos

The Taos Baseball League had its first official game of the season Sunday (June 9). Both Taos teams, the Taos Blizzard and Taos Lightning were in blue, a …

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Podcasts read by Larry Torres

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  • 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
  • Viviendo humildes doesn't mean living como marranos
  • Canutito decides: 'Qué será, será.'
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