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Holy Cross Medical Center reported 13 new positive cases for COVID-19 in Taos County on Friday (May 29), by far the single largest surge in cases the area has seen since the pandemic reached New … more
They have a caring nature. Empathy and bravery come naturally to them. They are detailed, organized, adaptable, and have the mental and physical endurance of a professional athlete. They are nurses. In no other time in recent memory have nurses all over the world been more needed and appreciated than now. more
The town of Taos Council approved the 2020-21 interim budget with a nearly $2 million hole in the projected revenues for the general fund. The COVID-19 pandemic has whacked the town's annual budget and has left the council and staff scrambling for ways to shore up over $2 million in missing projected revenue from the previous year. more
New Mexico businesses can open in a limited capacity after several weeks of COVID-19 shutdown.  Since the end of March, restaurants, gyms, liquor stores and other businesses across the state were ordered to shut down to prevent the spread of the virus that causes COVID-19. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced that an amended  emergency health order would reopen more of the economy as the rate of the spread of COVID-19 decreases.   more
Taos firefighters are fighting a brush fire at a residence near La Hacienda de los Martinez, a historic Spanish dwelling located along Lower Ranchitos Road in Taos. The fire was reported … more
The New Mexico Department of Health has reported 133 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, for a total of 7,493 to date. Taos County now has 25 cases. The state also announced nine additional deaths on Friday (May 29), for a total of 344 fatalities in the state. more
Two trucks collided at the intersection of Camino de la Merced and Paseo del Pueblo Sur Thursday afternoon (May 28), the site of multiple accidents over the years in Taos. First responders headed … more
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham will provide an update to her emergency public health orders at 3 p.m. today (May 28). She will be joined remotely by other state official who will provide the … more
The Carson National Forest will begin selling fuelwood permits June 1. Although Carson National Forest offices are still closed in keeping with federal guidance and New Mexico public health orders, permits can be purchased over the phone. Permits will then be mailed directly to customers. more
A recovery team trekked into the West Basin of Taos Ski Valley on Wednesday (May 27) and recovered a set of human remains believed to be those of John McCoy, a 72-year-old skier who disappeared while … more
As the June 2 primary election nears, some candidates in the heated 3rd Congressional District Democratic race are using so-called dark money spending as their … more
Taos News spoke with Vadito, New Mexico, beekeeper Melanie Kirby as she prepared to go to Spain to study honeybees on a Fulbright scholarship in 2019. One topic she was … more
A Taos Pueblo family is seeking financial assistance after losing part of their home, a vehicle and numerous personal possessions to a fire on May 16.     more
“Even though we can't have a big ceremony, we can still do things to honor the fallen," said Roy Hogsett, Chair of Taos Veterans Living Memorial Park. Not Forgotten Outreach, the lead of a … more
Firefighters from around Taos County were deployed to the side of State Road 518 near Talpa Tuesday morning (May 26) to battle several small brush fires that were beginning to spread into the trees of … more
Though the annual Red River Memorial Motorcycle Rally has effectively been canceled, Red River Mayor Linda Calhoun said the town is prepared to welcome bikers who … more
Drivers should be aware firefighters are currently working to contain a wildfire along a road on or near State Road 518 just south of Talpa. Firefighters are on scene and more firefighters have been … more
It’s a year we’ll never forget. Amid the unfolding Coronavirus Pandemic there’s group we are excited to recognize for their hard work and achievements: more
Art Cruz of Ohkay Owingeh will give an online lecture today (May 26) as part of the Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Project Mesa Talks.  This lecture will be streamed online  from 6 p.m. - 8 … more
Pamela Harris, age 75, has a pen pal who is 11. Writing to him during this time of sheltering in place has brought up a lot of memories - "good ones," she said over a … more
Customers and vendors wore masks and took other precautions as walk-up service returned to the Taos Farmers Market  on the historic Taos Plaza.  The second farmers market of the season saw the return of face to face vendor interaction … more
A load of charred wood burst into flames in the back of a truck near the Speedway gas station in Taos Saturday afternoon (May 23), unbenownst to its driver, who stopped the vehicle dangerously close … more
 David Nichols was so unlike old-school Hollywood you’d never imagine he worked alongside the likes of Martin Scorsese or Robert De Niro. Instead, he was a charming and personable soul … more
High school graduations in Taos have largely changed this year, but that is not stopping the community from giving their grads a proper celebration.  Community members have gathered together … more
As construction continues on Taos’ main drag, crews will be making a number of closures in order to reconstruct Paseo del Pueblo.  On Wednesday (May 27), construction crews will close … more
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