Photo gallery: After the New Year's Day snowstorm
'Because they can.' A jeep parks on a snowbank in the Smith's parking lot Wednesday (January 2)
While Taos wakes up to several inches of snow, some took to the skies to enjoy the views Wednesday (January 2).
Some areas of the Taos Valley received more than a foot of snow between Christmas and New Year's Day, such as this property along Lower Ranchitos.
Despite the work of town work crews, Salazar Road sits iced over and covered in snow Wednesday (January 2).
Lower Ranchitos was blanketed in snow Wednesday (January 2).
Pot Creek, about a mile north of Fort Burgwin on State Road 518.
Laurie Mitchell Dunn
The view from Cuchilla Road in Ranchos de Taos.
The snowstorm that hit Taos on New Year's Eve lasted through New Year's Day, prompting public offices and educational institutions to call a delay in opening today (January 2). In the meantime, around town, photographers captured some beautiful and humorous snow sightings that are distinctly Taos.