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A bull that had gotten loose on the south end of Taos has been put down due to the danger it posed to the public, according to officials … more
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About 25 people gathered at the Angel Fire Community Center Thursday evening (April 5) to meet with top leadership of Kit Carson Electric Cooperative and talk about one concern they all share: … more
Last Wednesday (Jan. 31), the Bureau of Land Management announced an end to Obama-era rules originally developed to give local communities more input on energy development projects. The changes … more
While the threat of diseases has been on state biologists' minds since the bighorn herd was established, the potential became critical when they were seen near domestic sheep. more
Spring is a time when local farm and ranch stores stock up on chicks and ducks. At Taos Tack in the Albertson's Shopping Center, the little critters were chirping away looking for a new home. Jackie … more
The first meeting of the Bureau of Land Management's citizens council in over a year has been relocated from its original location but is still scheduled for Tuesday (Jan. 30).  The "Resource … more
On Sept. 14, minister Dave Wasserman led a World Climate Change Simulation for 60 adults and teens at University of New Mexico-Bataan Hall in Taos. This simulation has been played … more
The Taos News recorded the BLM's Resource Advisory Council — a group of citizens meant to advise the agency on land management decisions — during the July 10 meeting. Up for discussion … more
A forest official explains why "It would be our preference when the conditions are right to allow fires to burn themselves out in the wilderness with little to no interference from us." more
With current concern about genetically modified seeds, local seed preservation is more important than ever. more
For 20 years, recycling efforts in Taos have been directed at saving space and extending the life of the landfill. But the practice of recycling may not be as friendly on the wallets and as effective … more
If all had gone according to plan, the Río Grande del Norte National Monument could have added thousands of acres within its current boundaries. But the plan has been called off. more
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. more
A hunter education class is scheduled for Feb. 23 - Feb. 25 at the Juan I. Gonzales Memorial Agricultural Center, 202 Chamisa Road in Taos.  New Mexico law requires anyone under the age of 18 to … more
The Carson National Forest is no longer under an all-out burn ban. Forest Service officials announced Monday (July 16) fire restrictions in the Carson National Forest will be lifted as of this … 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
An Española man was arrested on a charge of hunting with an artificial light. He also confessed to having participated in the illegal slaughter of elk and deer in the Tierra Amarilla area. more
A district court judge in Taos issued a preliminary injunction today (April 2) that prevents a loose association of water protestors from staging further action at a water well in El Prado. Buck … 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
Wildfires have already scorched thousands of acres in Northern New Mexico, Colorado and Oklahoma, prompting livestock officials to urge New Mexico ranchers to prepare for what could be a long and … more
After months of delays, the town of Taos appears to be on the verge of appointing a new manager and attorney. Assistant town manager Abigail Adame has been serving as acting manager since the Town Council voted last July to terminate former … more
Conservationist, seasoned outdoorsman and community planner Ron Gardiner died Sept. 25 at his home in Questa. He was 62. Gardiner was a self-taught and respected expert on natural resources who gained much of his knowledge exploring the mountains … more
The United States Supreme Court delivered a ruling two weeks ago on March 5 in a multi-state case involving water rights on the Río Grande. In 1906, the United States made a treaty with … more
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