New Mexico Sen. Carlos Cisneros dies

Sen. Carlos Cisneros speaks at a meeting in 2017. Cisneros died Tuesday (Sept. 17) in Questa.
Longtime lawmaker Sen. Carlos Cisneros, D-Questa, died Tuesday (Sept. 17). He was 71. Born and raised in Questa, Cisneros served for 34 years in the state Legislature and was a senior Democratic …
Allied Forces land on Attu Island, May 11, 1943    "There was nothing fancy about this meal prepared by sailors in the Holtz Bay on May 19, but the food was hot. Note the ski standing upright in the foreground. Snow can be found year-round on Attu Island." states the original caption.
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Leyendas: The deep breath of Taos' history

Whether it be an 1865 murder gone unpunished; a young fur trapper captured by Mexican troops, in-prisoned and then banished only to return to New Mexico as a territorial governor; a pair of seemingly out-of-place stone pillars with possible ties to the Knights Templar...
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Livestream: Taos County Candidates in town today

Can't make it into town to see the two Democratic candidates talk? We've got you covered.

Carson NF announces spring, summer job openings

If you've ever wanted to work for the Forest Service, now is a good time to apply for temporary, seasonal jobs in Arizona and New Mexico. The Carson National Forest is seeking staff for a variety of …
Taos Ski Valley CEO Jeff Norden speaks on the phone in the restaurant — 192 at The Blake — Jan. 28. The newly constructed hotel officially opened this week.

Taos Ski Valley CEO to speak at TEN event

The Taos Entrepreneurial Network welcomes Taos Ski Valley CEO David Norden as its next speaker on Tuesday (Sept. 17) at 5:30pm at Old Martina's Hall, 4140 Paseo del Pueblo Sur (NM 68) in Ranchos de …
Renezmae pictured with her mother, Victoria Maestas and her younger brother.

Few answers in Española girl's death

Victoria Maestas didn't want to talk the day after her 5-year-old daughter's body was found in the Rio Grande.
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Questa school board to vote Tuesday evening on Rio Costilla school closure

  The Questa school board has scheduled a special meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 17) to vote on whether to permanently close Rio Costilla Southwest Learning Academy, the tiny but …

Taos Opinions
Opinion: Forest plan can do more to protect water and wildlife
Whether you’re passionate about pursuing Rio Grande cutthroat trout, an annual deer or elk hunt with family and friends, or you just …
Opinion: Shedding more light on Taos Cow plans
Dear Taos News, Thank you for the short piece updating the public on our progresses in Arroyo Seco and the Anglada building in Cañon …
Opinion: Youth Demand Climate Crisis Action to Protect Our Future
It is not unusual to read another headline about the irrefutable climate crisis of our planet. If awareness about the burning Amazon …
Opinion: PERA board out of control
Over the past few years the PERA Board (Public Employees Retirement Association) has spun out of control and neglected its fiduciary …
Opinion: Finding a fair solution to surprise health care billing
I am glad to see Congress working on legislation to end surprise billing, which I experienced firsthand. No one should go through what …
Opinion: What are your options in Health Insurance?
As a benefit navigation program coordinator at Holy Cross Medical Center, I am very passionate about ensuring that the people in my …
La Vida

'Wild crafter' to discuss medicinal plants of Taos

Our earliest ancestors relied on native plants for their existence: for food, medicine, shelter and other daily uses. Many healers from different indigenous groups investigated local herbal plants …

Tempo Arts & Entertainment
Now showing in Taos: ‘The Goldfinch’
It isn’t often that a modern film features a 13-year-old boy choosing refinement over the stereotypical horndog antics of ...
Plein air artist remembered
A founding member of Sage Fine Art Gallery, Salvatore "Sal" Giglio, died May 20. The gallery will honor his life and work with a show …
Photo Gallery: 2019 The Paseo
Visitors and longtime Taoseños strolled through the downtown area in Taos wide-eyed with wonder as The Paseo launched its 2019 …
Photographer Meredith Garcia paints with light
Perusing suggestive shadows and refractions is how Meredith Garcia trips the light fantastic in her art. She says she "paints with …
CW Ayon plays west New Mexico blues
"Who is he?" That's what people wanted to know when Cooper (CW) Ayon opened for Vieux Farka Touré in April 2018. Roots and Wires' …
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