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The hemp talk on May 16 will cover "what to know before you grow," including how to get seeds, how to plant and the rules and regulations currently in place in the state. more
After about a week with no water in the Acequia de Llano in Dixon, parciantes are almost able to put all that spring runoff to use. The issue with the dry ditch is the result of beaver activity in the area. more
If you happened to be sitting by a river -- the Río Grande, let's say -- at any time in the last week or so, it's likely you noticed that flow was strong, even … more
Stuart Palley is a photographer of wildfires and the people who spend months every year battling them. He got his start in wildfire photography, in part, as an intern with The Taos News in 2010. His … more
Forest employees are holding the next open house to talk about the once-in-a-generation revision to the "forest master plan" on May 15 from noon to 2 p.m. The event will take place at the … more
New Mexico Commissioner of Public Lands Stephanie Garcia Richard signed an executive order Saturday (April 27), placing a moratorium on new oil and gas leasing on nearly 73,000 acres in an area of … more
Ranchos-area water plan calls for centralization amid Abeyta Settlement implementation An evaluation and master plan for water infrastructure and services in the Taos … more
After more than a month since the governor asked all the members of the State Game Commission to step down, making way for her own appointments, a new slate of … more
As of Wednesday (May 1), folks in Northern New Mexico are able to start buying fuelwood permits for dead and down timber in the Carson National Forest.The cost of a permit is $20 for 5 cords, with a … more
Following a relatively wet winter and with a rosy outlook on the eve of wildfire season, U.S. Forest Service officials watching over more than 3 million acres of … more
From the headwaters near La Jara Canyon all the way down into the town, a surprising alliance of organizations are working to improve the river's wetlands and water quality, shore up the ditch infrastructure and bring the river back into people's lives. more
Guardians of Taos Water, the loose coalition of water protectors and activists that has been drawing attention to a complex water rights settlement in the Taos Valley, will be hosting a public forum … more
The town of Taos, Village of Taos Ski Valley and the state environment department lodged official comments with the federal government concerning a proposed change to federal laws protecting certain … more
Abeyta Settlement public forum on Wednesday -- Guardians of Taos Water, the loose coalition of water protectors and activists that has been drawing attention to a complex water rights settlement in … more
Kit Carson Electric Cooperative, along with representatives from local governments and business partners, held a grand opening for an electric vehicle (EV) charging station at KTAOS Solar Center on … more
A few miles from the highway that runs down the middle of the village of Las Trampas, near the place were Taos and Río Arriba counties meet, the end of Ditch No. … more
It had been about a year since representatives for the Environmental Protection Agency stood in front of the Questa community to talk about the cleanup of the molybdenum mine. So when the chance to … more
By Cody Hookschooks@taosnews.comA group of runners met at the hot springs south of Taos in the early morning hours of Sunday (April 14). The steam came off the hot water as the sun rose over the … more
Juana Cardenas said she thought it was a loud thunder clap. But, when she looked down the hallway of her mobile home she saw a tree trunk where her bath and bedroom used to be. more
The New Mexico branch of the International Indigenous Youth Council is hosting a prayer run Sunday (April 14) to bring attention to water issues in the Taos Valley. more
Taos Gravel Products has a general construction permit, specifically for asphalt plants, that was originally issued in 2011. Comments are due by 5 p.m. on April 24. more
When Rodarte's Gloria Maestas, the former administrator of that community's small water system, looks out at the river flowing with force, or counts the number of snowstorms that blanketed the Peñasco Valley over the last season more
The public has until Monday (April 15) to make their voices heard on a new rule being proposed by the Trump administration that would change which rivers and streams are protected under certain federal laws. more
Christy Tafoya, the first woman named as State Parks Division director, will be retained in the position under a new governor. more
This time of year can be difficult for birds. more
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