Earthworms, fungi, bacteria, oh my! Turning dirt into the soil your garden loves

Straw, llama manure and kitchen waste are are among the materials that go into the tumbler to make rich compost for productive gardens.
How to transform dirt into a nutrient-rich soil plants love
Courtesy photoThe 2019 Princesa de las Fiestas in Peñasco is Evangelynn Sandoval from Río Lucio.

Celebrate annual Peñasco fiestas, enjoy carnival

Fiesta time is approaching for many communities around our state of New Mexico. In Taos County the people in the Peñasco area are busy preparing for their annual …
Archbishop of Santa Fe John C. Wester announced in November that the archdiocese would filing for bankruptcy. The archdiocese has been at the center of sexual abuse lawsuits for the past three decades. The deadline for people to file claims against the archdiocese is June 17.

Deadline nears for abuse claims against Archdiocese of Santa Fe

The seven-page sexual abuse questionnaire is stark. Three lines are provided to name Roman Catholic clergy accused of raping or molesting a child at a parish within the Archdiocese of Santa …
Courtesy Angel Fire ResortBalloons over Angel Fire event is this June 14-16 weekend. Visitors are welcome.

Valle Vista in Brief

Environment writer Paskus at the HarwoodWriter-reporter Laura Paskus, a 2019 Aldo and Estella Leopold Writing Program resident, has settled into Mi Casita to begin work on finishing her book, "At the …
Current PPC Solar team members from left, CEO Daniel Weinman, Matthew Duran, founder Micha Weinman, David Bates, Charlie McGarity, Andy O’Reilly, along with 27 additional full- and part-time staff members keep busy delivering solar power to homes and businesses all across Northern New Mexico.
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Success Story: PPC Solar celebrates 40 years of Paradise

Current PPC Solar team members from left, CEO Daniel Weinman, Matthew Duran, founder Micha Weinman, David Bates, Charlie McGarity, Andy O’Reilly, along with 27 additional full- and part-time staff members keep busy delivering solar power to homes and businesses all across Northern New Mexico.

Announcing the Dogs of Taos winners...

In the span of a month the Taos News received over 800 photos. Not just any photos of course, but photos of Taoseños', surrounding towns', and visitor's beloved dogs. We did not expect this …
Local news

Chamisal man indicted in brother’s death

A 32-year-old man from Chamisal was arraigned this week on charges of second-degree murder and tampering with evidence related to the death of his younger brother, who suffered a fatal gunshot wound …

Tempo Arts & Entertainment
Reluctant nominee Gus Foster honored by arts council
A sold-out capacity greeted the Taos Arts Council's second annual gala Friday (June 7) at the newly repurposed Stakeout restaurant on …
Taos Star Guide
The full moon in Sagittarius on Monday (June e 17) opposes Gemini’s solar position. Sagittarius rules the planet Jupiter, so areas …
Secret life of Taos hippies
Those were the days: Life and Love in 1970s' New Mexico by Phaedra Greenwood and Jim Levy
Photo gallery: Up close with snakes and raptors
The Taos Youth and Family Center had some visitors over the weekend, but not the human kind. They were Harley, Patches and Soul -- a …
Murphey's WestFest returns to Red River
Ray Wylie Hubbard, The Last Bandeleros, RW Hampton, Robert Mirabal and more will appear during Michael Martin Murphey's American …
Hometown guitar heroes
One is a progressive rocker. The other is a crowd-pleasing, highly versatile artist. It is no surprise, then, that both call Taos …
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Sports

Summer baseball begins in Taos

The Taos Baseball League had its first official game of the season Sunday (June 9). Both Taos teams, the Taos Blizzard and Taos Lightning were in blue, a …

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Podcasts read by Larry Torres

  • Grama is still mad con el Filimotas
  • Spamglish: Filimotas was weird porque se le cayó la mollera
  • En un tiempo, Grama Cuca fue una beautician
  • Canutito sells blanquillos para comprar Easter eggs
  • Canutito aprende a hacer un rain dance
  • Grama Cuca toma té milagroso in order to lose weight
  • Is the fish called 'el pez,' 'la pez' or 'lópez'?
  • La Mrs. Sandoval batalla con el Filimotas
  • Viviendo humildes doesn't mean living como marranos
  • Canutito decides: 'Qué será, será.'
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