When Kathleen Branchal Garcia was growing up, Taos to her was a small place of community, tradition and celebration, a place where neighbors gather with friends and those friends become family.
It has been her work and honor over the years, she says, to maintain all of what used to be, what is and what will be Taos.
Autumn weather in Taos means pumpkin harvest is right around the corner.
Taos Goji Eco Lodge in San Cristóbal is keeping up its annual tradition by welcoming the public to its pumpkin patch on Oct. 3-4.
Over 3,000 pumpkins are ripe and ready for the picking in the annual tradition that brings food, music and community all together.
When times are tough, the Taos community bands together to help one another.
Taos County Clerk Anna Martinez is gearing up her staff for one of the most challenging moments of the year.