31 Articles in Taos News
The Taos News

by: Liam Easley

Murder trial begins for Questa juvenile charged in fatal shooting

Jury selection for the trial of Porfirio Brown, a 14-year-old boy charged with second-degree murder, began Wednesday (Feb. 28) in the 8th Judi…


Published: 2024-02-28T17:15:00

Updated: 2024-02-29T10:33:36

The Taos News

by: Liam Easley

Renovations set to begin at blighted Kachina Lodge

After two years of dormancy, the Kachina Lodge will finally see the first stages of renovation begin under its current owner, LOGE Camps. Slat…


Published: 2024-02-28T16:31:00

Updated: 2024-02-29T08:23:54

The Taos News

by: Virginia Clark, For the Taos News

The wild blue yonder

Service, discipline and even joy are what Civil Air Patrol (CAP) cadet and senior-members can experience. That overall enjoyment was on full d…


Published: 2024-02-28T15:45:00

Updated: 2024-02-29T08:23:54

The Taos News

by: Emery Veilleux, eveilleux@taosnews.com

Regenerative ag spurs hope among livestock growers

“I am here to tell you about hope.” So said world-renowned soil scientist Ray Archuleta in the second of four events in Taos last weekend (Feb…


Published: 2024-02-28T15:45:00

Updated: 2024-02-29T08:23:54

The Taos News

by: Liam Easley

Annual science fair regains participants after pandemic disruption

Taos Middle School students showed off their science experiments Thursday morning (Feb. 22) at the school’s annual science fair. Every year, T…


Published: 2024-02-28T15:45:00

Updated: 2024-03-01T08:15:07

The Taos News

by: Geoffrey Plant

Defender of acequias Palemon Martinez dies at 91

Northern New Mexico's agriculture and acequia communities lost one of their most dedicated advocates with the passing of Palemon A. Martinez, …


Published: 2024-02-28T15:38:00

Updated: 2024-02-29T08:53:26

The Taos News

by: John Miller

Centinel Bank founder remembered as driven financier

Eliu E. Romero, a luminary of the Northern New Mexico business community and founder of Centinel Bank in Taos, died Feb. 19 at his home in Ran…


Published: 2024-02-28T14:42:00

Updated: 2024-02-29T20:00:44

The Taos News

by: Gabrielle Porter, The New Mexican

State brings in new Medicaid program director

There’s a new Medicaid boss in town. Dana Flannery, 42, is taking the reins of New Mexico’s massive Medicaid agency a little more than a year …


Published: 2024-02-28T14:38:00

Updated: 2024-02-29T08:28:33

The importance of staying active as we age

We know that exercise is good for us, but how important is it really to our health and how long we live? A 2012 peer-reviewed study published …


Published: 2024-02-28T14:35:00

Updated: 2024-02-29T08:23:53

Stray Hearts Shelter Report

The following is a summary of activity at Stray Hearts Animal Shelter from Feb. 19-25. Outcomes Adoption: 1 dog Return to owner: 0 Transfer: 0…


Published: 2024-02-28T14:35:00

Updated: 2024-02-29T08:23:53

The Taos News

by: Geoffrey Plant

Town hires former journalist as community relations director

Over the course of its workshop meeting Monday (Feb. 26) and its regular meeting Tuesday (Feb. 27), the Town of Taos Council waded through lon…


Published: 2024-02-28T14:28:00

Updated: 2024-02-29T08:23:54

The Taos News

by: Geoffrey Plant

Dems, Republicans organize ahead of primary

As the June 4 New Mexico Primary Election looms on the horizon, both major parties in Taos County have selected delegates at the county level …


Published: 2024-02-28T14:28:00

Updated: 2024-02-29T08:23:53

The Taos News

by: Liam Easley

Former Taos High principal to lead Taos Community Foundation

After a year-long, nationwide search for its first chief executive officer, the Taos Community Foundation board of directors ultimately chose …


Published: 2024-02-28T14:19:00

Updated: 2024-02-29T08:23:53

The Taos News

by: Jessie Hook

Success Story: Taos Soil and Water

In response to an increasingly volatile environment marked by the threats of fire and drought, a groundbreaking summer initiative is empowerin…


Published: 2024-02-23T13:38:00

Updated: 2024-02-23T13:48:23

The Taos News

by: Scott Gerdes

PATHWAYS to SUCCESS: Community Health

Nestled within the serene landscapes of Peñasco, Doris Mae Sandoval emerges as a beacon of hope and catalyst for change. Rooted in the values …


Published: 2024-02-22T08:34:00

Updated: 2024-03-01T18:02:36

The Taos News

by: Liam Easley

First public hearing held for Tarleton Ranch development

The Taos County Planning Department saw an unusually large turnout last Thursday (Feb. 15) for the first public hearing for the Tarelton Ranch…


Published: 2024-02-22T08:30:00

Updated: 2024-03-01T18:02:37

The Taos News

by: Liam Easley

Seven resignations in as many months

Seven resignations in seven months; two new hires over the past year: The Taos County Sheriff's Office his hemorrhaging the deputies who patro…


Published: 2024-02-22T08:25:00

Updated: 2024-03-01T18:02:38

Photo Gallery: Marching for love

Taoseños organized once again on Taos Plaza last Wednesday (Feb. 14), Valentine's Day, to participate in One Billion Rising, a global campaign…


Published: 2024-02-21T16:00:00

Updated: 2024-03-01T18:02:39

The Taos News

by: Angelina Burns Diaz

Police Blotter: Feb. 14 - 18

The following is a condensed list of reports made to Taos Central Dispatch within the town of Taos from Feb. 14-18. Feb. 14 7:06 p.m. Bleeding…


Published: 2024-02-21T15:48:00

Updated: 2024-02-28T11:13:41

The Taos News

by: Emery Veilleux, eveilleux@taosnews.com

Regenerative agriculture experts to visit Taos this weekend

This weekend, Taos farmers and ranchers will have the opportunity to learn from Ray Archuleta and Alejandro Carrillo, two of the best-known leaders in the regenerative agriculture movement, in an


Published: 2024-02-21T15:47:00

Updated: 2024-02-26T13:42:55

The Taos News

by: Daniel J. Chacón, The New Mexican

Lobbyists spent tens of thousands of dollars wining, dining lawmakers

From ski passes to savory dishes at some of Santa Fe’s ritziest restaurants, lobbyists spent big bucks wining, dining and entertaining lawmakers during the 30-day session. Of course, what lobbyists


Published: 2024-02-21T15:45:00

Updated: 2024-03-01T18:02:25

The Taos News

by: Geoffrey Plant

Trail work continues across Taos County

As the weather warms, outdoor recreationists will see trail crews building and maintaining trails across Taos County, while behind the scenes, agencies and volunteers continue to work on several …


Published: 2024-02-21T15:43:00

Updated: 2024-03-01T18:02:24

The Taos News

by: David Fernandez, For the Taos News

Llano resident remembered for decades of public service

Ambrose J. Mascareñas of Llano — a strong and inspiring leader and "caballero" for many decades in Taos County and El Norte — died Feb. 7. He …


Published: 2024-02-21T15:43:00

Updated: 2024-03-01T18:02:40

The Taos News

by: Staff report

State reports first Hantavirus case this year

The Scientific Laboratory Division of the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) has confirmed the first case of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome this year. A man living in San Juan County


Published: 2024-02-21T15:40:00

Updated: 2024-03-01T18:02:28

The Taos News

by: Geoffrey Plant

Big bucks awarded to hospital, tribes, water systems

Barring any strokes of the governor's pen, Taos County will benefit handsomely from the state's annual capital outlay bill, as well as appropriations contained in the state's annual budget bill


Published: 2024-02-21T15:40:00

Updated: 2024-03-01T18:02:27

The Taos News

by: Liam Easley

Attorneys argue anonymity of plaintiff

Originally filed in 8th Judicial District Court, a sex abuse lawsuit against the Questa Independent School District (QISD), a former cheerleading coach and two unidentified district employees is now …


Published: 2024-02-21T15:40:00

Updated: 2024-03-01T18:02:29

The Taos News

by: Geoffrey Plant

Big Al's Road

A real estate ad, listed three months ago, describes a $2.5-million Amizette property, which could be divided into four lots, as a "One of a Kind Opportunity in Taos Ski


Published: 2024-02-21T15:38:00

Updated: 2024-02-27T08:56:36

The Taos News

by: Geoffrey Plant

Mary D. Medina Building comes down

Demolition of the blighted Mary D. Medina Building, 812 Gusdorf Road, is underway. Christopher Larsen, planning, community and economic development director for the Town of Taos, which owns the …


Published: 2024-02-21T15:34:00

Updated: 2024-03-01T18:02:31

The Taos News

by: Geoffrey Plant

Commission contemplates conservation council

Having easily convinced the Town of Taos to sign on a couple months ago, Peter Vigil delivered his pitch on reforming the Northern Rio Grande Resource Conservation and Development Council


Published: 2024-02-21T15:34:00

Updated: 2024-02-28T08:29:16

The Taos News

by: Liam Easley

Bighorn Weed Co. to expand delivery service to TSV

Taos Ski Valley will finally see accessible cannabis sales — in the form of deliveries. Bighorn Weed Co., a dispensary that opened last spring and offered a unique delivery service,


Published: 2024-02-20T17:02:00

Updated: 2024-02-25T09:10:57

The Taos News

by: Liam Easley

Kit Carson Electric to construct second Amalia solar array

Kit Carson Electric Cooperative and Guzman Energy recently announced the execution of a power purchase agreement for the installation of a second solar array in Amalia. Dubbed “Amalia II,” the


Published: 2024-02-20T16:45:00

Updated: 2024-03-01T18:02:34

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