Seven apply to succeed retiring state District Court judge in Taos

A nominating commission will convene at 9 a.m. on Nov. 1 to evaluate seven people who have applied to succeed Taos District Court Judge Jeff McElroy, who retires Oct. 31.
Seven people have applied to succeed state District Court Chief Judge Jeff McElroy when he retires on Oct. 31. The applicants who submitted their names for consideration to fill the judicial …
Pumpkins are ripe for the picking across Taos County.

Pumpkin patches are ready in Taos County

From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday (Oct.19-20), the public is welcome to the annual pumpkin festival. Thousands of pumpkins were grown this season after Goji Farms had to take a year off from growing them due to drought conditions.
Artist Anäis Rumfelt said she is 'a big fan of letting things come to you.'
Art

'You can do anything you put your mind to'

No excuses. That's what Anaïs Rumfelt said when she turned age 40 three years ago and challenged herself to create a piece of art every day for 30 days.
Yerba del manzo is an amazing medicinal herb.

Yerba del manzo

Yerba del manzo is a plant that grows throughout the southwestern United States in swamps and flood plains. The flowers resemble those of the unrelated coneflowers, such as Mexican Hat (Ratibida columnifera), and the foliage turns rust-red in the fall.
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Seven apply to succeed retiring state District Court judge in Taos

Seven people have applied to succeed state District Court Chief Judge Jeff McElroy when he retires on Oct. 31. The applicants who submitted their names for consideration to fill the judicial …

Taos Opinions
Opinion: Help protect wildlife for generations to come
Our Upper Río Grande watershed - which stretches from southern Colorado down through Northern New Mexico - is considered one of the …
Opinion: We are a nation under duress
We, as a country, have gone off the rails since 9/11. The long list of strategic missteps is well known but culminates with the …
Opinion: Approve two-mill levy
I am writing to urge the voters of Taos County, Río Arriba County and Santa Fe County to approve a two-mill levy added to property …
Opinion: Learn more about protecting rivers, wetlands at these events
Through several collaborative efforts across the state, Amigos Bravos has been partnering with acequias groups to protect water …
Editorial: A living wage is the right move
Business owners have to carry the financial risk of building a venture, as well as taking care of customers, finding and retaining …
Throwing support behind Senate candidate Ortez
Kristina Ortez will stand with all New Mexicans and clearly stands with the values of our district. I cannot in good conscience stand …
La Vida

We are the canaries in the coal mine

Over the past half-century, North America has lost almost 30 percent of its bird population, or around 3 billion birds, according to a new study published last month.

Tempo Arts & Entertainment
A warmhearted Chekhov
Taos Onstage kicks off its seventh fall theater season this week with Aaron Posner's "Life Sucks." The playwright has subtitled the …
What inspires a renowned santera?
New Mexico artist Arlene Cisneros Sena creates contemporary retablos in traditional form to express pride in her heritage. Sena's …
Musician Lara Manzanares brings local focus to Amazon Aid benefit
Northern New Mexico musician Lara Manzanares is headlining a benefit dinner and dance for the Amazon Aid Foundation Friday (Oct. 18) …
Republic of Georgia playwright weaves an affecting immigrant's story
Although Metta Theatre in El Prado might be considered a rather compact venue for a play that made a splash in Santa Fe last spring, …
Mural 'The Dance' unveiled at UNM-Taos
How do you visually express a collective identity crafted by a collision of cultures over centuries - on a two-dimensional surface? …
Taos composer travels abroad to debut new piece dedicated to a late friend
No, "Telesthesia" is not some kind of obscure affliction. It's the title of a piece Taos composer Richard Cameron-Wolfe wrote and …
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Sports

Taos slips past St. Pius X for the win

The Taos Tigers were able to get a key victory against district opponent St. Pius X on Friday night at Anaya Field. Down for most of the game, Taos kept fighting and secured a 21-19 victory.

Rio Grande Water Level

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Podcasts read by Larry Torres

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