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"Taos County ranks among the most challenging places in the country to get an accurate census count," said Veronica Arzate, senior partnership specialist at the U.S. Census Bureau. "There were 12,000 residents - over a third of the county - who didn't submit the questionnaire in 2010." more
As the state says farewell to Senator Carlos Cisneros, one question remains in the minds of lawmakers, who will replace the veteran senator?  Constituents in Taos, Santa Fe, Río Arriba and … more
I wanted to run because I know our needs and our people, but I’m appalled that only eight women currently serve in the state Senate. Kristina Ortez will stand with all New Mexicans and clearly stands with the values of our district. I cannot in good conscience stand in the way of such a candidate. more
Lawmakers and others honored the late Sen. Carlos Cisneros, D-Questa as his body lay in state at the Capitol rotunda Friday (Sept. 27). A memorial also is planned for the late lawmaker Sunday (Sept. … more
A tribute to the late Sen. Carlos Cisneros, D-Questa, will be held Sunday (Sept. 29) from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. at University of New Mexico-Taos Bataan Hall.  The memorial tribute, hosted by the … more
Can't make it into town to see the two Democratic candidates talk? We've got you covered. more
New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas on Friday (Sept. 13) joined several other attorneys general across the United States in warning sexual assault survivors against using "do-it-yourself rape … more
The Taos Pueblo Tribal Council has endorsed Las Vegas native and Santa Fe attorney Teresa Leger Fernandez in a crowded race for New Mexico’s 3rd Congressional District. “Teresa has … more
Río Grande Alcoholism Treatment Program cleared a major hurdle in its efforts to open a new detox center in Taos on Aug. 7, when the Taos Planning and Zoning Commission approved a special use … more
Kyle Tisdel, a Taos attorney with the Western Environmental Law Center, announced Wednesday he is joining the crowded field of candidates seeking the Democratic Party nomination for the 3rd … more
Rob Apodaca, who’d entered the jam-packed 3rd Congressional District race earlier this summer, announced Thursday he would be dropping out. Apodaca, 48, did not give a reason for his … more
Taos moved one step closer to a new detox center Wednesday evening (Aug. 7). The Taos Planning and Zoning Committee voted to recommend that the Taos Town Council approve a special use permit, … more
In his first months as DA, Montoya said he plans to settle in and absorb the dynamics of the office, but eventually, he said, there are areas where the DA's office can improve its operations … more
Laura Montoya, a native of Las Vegas, New Mexico, and the two-term treasurer of Sandoval County, announced her candidacy for the state’s 3rd Congressional District in early July, entering a … more
The recent expansion of medical conditions that can qualify state residents for a cannabis prescription and the increase of plants dispensaries can legally grow – from 450 to 2,500 – have … more
New Mexicans suffering from Alzheimer's disease, opioid use disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder and three other qualifying conditions approved this month by the state may now turn to medical cannabis … more
A Northern New Mexico native who was raised in Arroyo Seco and runs an Albuquerque consulting firm has entered the packed race for New Mexico’s 3rd Congressional District. “A lot of … more
The district attorney of Taos, Colfax and Union counties has announced he will retire at the end of July, with a little over a year and a half remaining in his fifth term in office. "I just … more
From a resolution calling for an end of nuclear weapons production in Los Alamos to routine budget discussions, this is what's happening in Taos and Taos County this week. more
The Questa Village Council voted Tuesday night (May 14) to terminate the village administrator at the request of the mayor. Nicholas Maestas had been the top manager in the village government … more
Outed CIA agent Plame launches Democratic bid, says she sees opportunity to 'serve my country again' Publication … more
Tuesday (May 7): Taos County Board of Commissioners meeting begins at 9 a.m., and some of the discussion looks like it will be centered around Holy Cross Hospital and its management. The county … more
Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham this week appointed Melissa Kennelly to the position of 8th Judicial District Court Judge, filling a seat vacated by Sarah Backus earlier this year. Kennelly, a … more
When the legislative session was all said and done, Taos County received about $22.5 million in "capital outlay" money, those funds that are earmarked for projects … 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
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