State water plan released to public

Everyone's been talking about this year's drought, but water planners with the State of New Mexico have outlined the long-term issues with the state's water supply in its draft State Water Plan.
Movie review

Raw nerve

The producers of "The First Purge" want to poke a raw nerve with a sharp stick. And whether you flinch when they do could determine whether you take this movie as an elaborate …

Know Your Neighbor: Joseph Magoffe

Summertime means a vacation for students although such a break may not always remain conducive to continuous learning.The Archdiocese of Santa Fe offers a …

The Docket - July 12

The following is a selected overview of recent case activity in or related to the Taos County court system. All dates and times are subject to change.
Theater

Shakespearean fantasy

Get ready to slip into the sultry Tuscan night and cool forests of Monte De Athens with director Karen Thibodeau, The Taos Children's Theatre and Taos Youth Ballet. Thibodeau and her …
Local news

Small wildfire burning in Columbine Wilderness north of Taos

The lightning-caused Lobo Fire was about 1/4 acre in size at about 1 p.m. Saturday (July 14).

Rodeo de Taos celebrates its 51st year

Cowboys, cowgirls and spectators flocked to Taos County Sheriff's Posse Arena over the weekend (June 23-24) for the 51st annual Rodeo de Taos. The long-running rodeo began in 1967 and includes barrel racing, team roping, steer wrestling and bull riding.

Tempo

Natural connections

Four women artists all feel a strong connection to nature and to each other. They've come together to spread their wings and try out some new ideas. Each artist is experimenting, …

  • The flavor of color

    There is a psychology to color. Some will elevate our mood, and others will cast a somber shadow. Often, …

  • Multitalented

    Iconic is the very definition of fine art photographer and photojournalist Terry Fiala. Taos and the …

  • You want how much for that?

    What goes into an artist's price for their work? How to price art is not often spoken about. Few written …

  • Going for it

    Taos artist Teruko Wilde's new work is evocative. Her canvas and brush strokes seem to harness the …

Taos News poll

What do you think is a "living wage" for Taos?

A "living wage" is the amount needed to pay for basic necessities (rent, food, utilities, gas), but does not consider additional costs such as health insurance, medicine, entertainment, emergencies. To find out what MIT researchers consider a living wage in Taos County, go to http://livingwage.mit.edu/counties/35055

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Sports

Questa picks new AC to helm athletics

The Questa Independent Schools have selected Manuel Gonzales as their next athletic coordinator for the upcoming 2018-19 sports season. Gonzales …

Lifestyles

Snap that plant for photo contest

The Native Plant Society of New Mexico has announced its first statewide native plant photo contest, "Snap That Plant!" The competition opened July 1 and will close Sept. 30.Do you enjoy taking …

Business

More than just a pretty makeover

By Staci Matlockeditor@taosnews.comAn interactive showroom for customers to try laptops and tablets, energy-efficient lighting and new flooring are a few of the upgrades recently completed at Walmart …

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