Got $20 million? It's yours

The price tag on Blackstone Ranch near Taos was recently reduced by $36 million dollars.
Psst. Wanna buy a ranch? It's only $19 million, a 65 percent haircut from the $55 million listing price of only a few months ago. All you have to do is …
Land commissioner candidates Republican Patrick Lyons and Democrat Stephanie Garcia Richard take part Wednesday in a League of Women Voters of Santa Fe County candidate forum at Santa Fe Community College.
State political race

Land commissioner candidates find common ground at forum

Candidates for state land commissioner -- former Republican Commissioner Patrick Lyons and state Rep. Stephanie Garcia Richard, D-Los Alamos -- …
File photoAspens are turning, and quaking, throughout the Sangre de Cristo Mountains.
Tree notes

When do the aspen quake?

A better question might be, “Why do the aspen quake?”
U.S. Supreme Court
My Turn

Opinion: Another opportunity for national reconciliation squandered

The political drama playing out before the nation and indeed the world this autumn has little to do with the Supreme Court. It is really about perception and the experience of our darker sides versus …
One of 9 2018 'Unsung Heroes'

At-risk teen advocate Andrew Montoya named a 2018 'Unsung Hero'

Andrew Montoya grasped a set of dice in a loose fist and gave them a shake before his roll, uncertain as ever as to how they might land, but sure the two teens dressed in jail blues on either side of …
Local news

Town of Taos sees first snow dusting of the season

Town of Taos and most parts of Taos County at higher elevation woke to find a layer of snow dusting trees, cars, and fences for an early winter wonderland effect.

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 …

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"Seasons" by Pat Pollard
Media maven
The beauty of Pat Pollard's aesthetic is quietly stirring - pure, simple beauty of color and feeling and a continual expansion of … Read More
Ryan Gosling stars as astronaut Neil Armstrong in "First Man."
Movie review: "First Man"
I've always admired the aw-shucks courage displayed by astronauts. The idea that there are men and women, who possess the amazing … Read More
The book design is by Taos designer Lesley Cox
Opening the 'Turquoise Door'
When poet and teacher Lauren Camp was awarded an artist-in-residency at the historic Mabel Dodge Luhan House five years ago, she at … Read More
An example of burl art by John William Hoyt
Artist to show 'burl art'
The Taos Historic Museums are hosting an exhibition of contemporary burl art and landscape photographs titled “Water in Wood.” The … Read More
Event coordinator and presenter David Fernandez
Peace in the valley
La Hacienda de Los Martínez in Lower Ranchitos will host "Reconciling for Peace in the Valley of the Río Pueblo de Taos" Saturday … Read More
Two of the authors will be in Taos for a book-signing
Navajo weavers profiled in new book
Peter Hiller, Ramona Sakiestewa, and Ann Lane Hedlund are launching a new book, "Navajo Weavers of the American Southwest," at several … Read More
Taos News poll

Do the benefits of digital technologies outweigh the risks?

While Facebook privacy lapses capture the most glaring headlines,  more insidious issues with digital technologies are at play. For example, the FBI issued a warning that home WI-FI routers …

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Sports

Taos Tigers Homecoming Friday (Oct. 12), 6-0 standing

Taos Tigers Homecoming: 1 p.m. parade on Paseo del Pueblo; 7 p.m. game against Espanõla Sundevils.

Lifestyles
Photo by Mark SchuetzIn El Salto a 40-acre fuel break, resulting from tree-thinning, is obvious after a snowfall. The thinning was sponsored by Río Grande Water Fund, Taos County and the Taos Soil and Water Conservation District.
Renewing the resilience and productivity of native forests
'The congested forests that we are familiar with today are completely unnatural and will not endure, and neither will our … Read More
©Al SchneiderLigusticum porteri. Southwest Colorado wildflowers. New Mexico, Arizona and Utah. Four Corners vicinity, within 150 miles of the corners.
Herb of the Month: Oshá de la sierra
In New Mexico folk medicine, oshá de la sierra root is sometimes worn on the boots to repel viboras (rattlesnakes) and kept in the … Read More
Morgan TimmsIntern Daniel Martinez stirs watermelon jelly mixture as garden manager Tiana Suazo pours in butter Thursday (Oct. 4) at the Taos County Economic Development Center.
Drying, canning and pickling help preserve autumn garden bounty
With the coming of fall, thoughts turn to preserving the fruits of the fields, trees and vines. Northern New Mexico has a long history … Read More
The beauty of spatchcocking a chicken is that it holds together and is super easy to grill.
Curried Spatchcock Chicken made easy
The word “spatchcock” has become popular all of a sudden. On both coasts, spatchcock chicken is offered on menus as though it is a … Read More
ShutterstockVineyards near Chateau Chalon, Departement Jura, Franche-Comte, France
Jura wines hard to find, worth the hunt
There's an old saying that goes, if the wines of Burgundy and the wines of Switzerland had a baby, they would be the wines of … Read More
ShutterstockFish sauce
Spice up food with fish sauce
Garum, a furiously funky sauce made from anchovies and other tiny fish fermented with salt, has been called both "the ketchup of the … Read More
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Business

Business brief: Protect your identity, data

Centinel Bank and ICBA are reminding consumers to protect their personal data online. "Educating customers about account security and cyber threats is something we all must be conscious about if …

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