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Morgan Sanders, a massage therapist and owner of a local landscaping business in Taos, died of a suspected suicide at the Río Grande Gorge Bridge on Thursday (April 9), her family has confirmed. She was 37. According to an obituary her family sent to the Taos News on Wednesday (April 15), Sanders was born in Amarillo, Texas, on Nov. 8, 1982. more
The Taos County Sheriff's Office recovered a body from the river in the Río Grande Gorge on Monday (April 13), but the remains have not yet been identified. Taos County Undersheriff Steve Miera said in a press release that his office was alerted to an abandoned vehicle in the area of the Río Grande Gorge Bridge last Friday (April 10), leading him to suspect that the person pulled from the river on Monday had likely jumped from the bridge and landed in the river. The body was first spotted by local rafters about 1/2 mile downriver from the bridge. more
After nearly three weeks of weather-related delays, a body spotted below the Río Grande Gorge Bridge has been recovered, and a crew of Taos County public safety workers has yet another costly, risky mission into the canyon under its belt. more
While the New Mexico Office of the Medical Investigator has not yet identified the remains, Taos County Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe said that a tattoo on the body's leg was consistent with a description of a man named Donald Ayon, who was reported missing in Alamosa, Colorado, earlier this month. more
Updated Jan. 10 at 4:50 p.m. A recovery crew that hiked under the Río Grande Gorge Bridge to retrieve a body in a snowstorm Friday (Jan. 10) was forced to call off the mission due to an obstacle in the river. Taos County Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe said the body has not been identified, but may be that of an Alamosa, Colorado, man who was reported missing this month. more
Multiple searches around the Río Grande Gorge Bridge where Anthony Hildebrand’s car was found early this month have turned up no signs of its owner, a man who law enforcement say had … more
Drivers passing over the Río Grande Gorge Bridge on Thursday (Jan. 31) might have thought it strange when Curly O’Connor, founder of the Gorge Bridge Safety Network, extended a thumbs-up … more
 Curly O'Connor, founder of the Gorge Bridge Safety Network, and Taos County Commissioner Candyce O'Donnell were at the bridge to celebrate what they view as a significant improvement for the area. more
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