Taos Tigers beat Lovington 55-7, head to semifinals

Taos' senior running back Jonathan Garcia holds off Lovington's Ayden Garcia on Saturday (Nov. 17) during Taos' 55-7 victory against Lovington at Anaya Stadium.
In Saturday's game (Nov. 17) against Lovington, the Taos Tigers won 55-7, marshalling a strong defense and big-yardage runs to keep the Wildcats caged.
Taoseños help others move their vehicles across the snowpacked and icy roads Sunday (Nov. 11) during a snowstorm off Paseo del Pueblo Sur. Several vehicles became stuck on the hill by Taos Mesa Brewing, holding up traffic along Paseo del Pueblo Sur. New Mexico State Police has closed sections of State Road 68, U.S. 64 East, State Road 38 and U.S. 578 in Taos County due to the storm, which lasted into the early morning hours of Monday, Nov. 12.
Crime

Police blotter:  Nov. 7 – 12

Sunday, Nov. 11: 2:52 p.m. Traffic hazard, Cantu Hill - Vehicles were getting stuck on the hill.
Courtesy image"San Isidore, The Acequia Saint," wood sculpture by Chris White at Bryan's Gallery in Taos.
Arts

Stayin' alive with Taoseño Chris White's creativity

Sculptor and jeweler Chris White knows well the challenges of being a Taos son, an artist, a husband and father of two young boys. Of course it helps that he was born and raised in Taos to jeweler …
Public service announcement

Support – November 15

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP meets Tuesdays, 10-11 a.m., St. James Episcopal Church, 208 Camino de Santiago. Call (575) 737-0681.
Column

How old am I?

On Nov. 18, I will celebrate 82 years on earth. Is my body slowing down? Sure. I don't run up and down the stairs as fast as I used to, but I'm very agile and healthy and I don't have any chronic …
Local news

Acequias to discuss hemp production at annual meeting

Irrigators and farmers will learn about hemp production in New Mexico at the upcoming Congreso de las Acequias, Saturday (Nov. 17) the annual membership meeting of the New Mexico Acequia Association. …

Taos County residents talk about what's motivating them to vote

On Tuesday (Nov. 6), thousands of voters across Taos County turned out to cast their ballots for federal and state seats, as well as Taos County Sheriff. We asked a handful of voters in Questa, Taos and Red River: What's motivating you to vote in this year's election?

Tempo
Courtesy photoMembers of the Taos Community Chorus
Taos Community Chorus opens 40th season with Mozart's 'Requiem Mass in D Minor'
Mozart's 'Requiem' was left incomplete when the Austrian composer died in December 1791 at the age of 35. However, because Mozart had … Read More
Star Guide for week of Nov. 15-21, 2018
This week's celestial events may bring both relief and frustration all on the same day. Venus stations direct Friday (Nov. 16) with … Read More
Katherine Waterston and Eddie Redmayne in a scene from “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”
Movie review: “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald”
Filled with an excruciating amount of detail, and a plot so cryptically complex that it rivals a Paul Greengrass political thriller, … Read More
Students in 2014 practice with the Taos Youth Music School.
Come for the Frito pie, stay for the music
For a few bucks in a donation, one can get a fine frito pie and listen to budding young Taos musicians,  tonight (Nov. 16) at the … Read More
Warren Miller's 'Face of Winter' to be screened at the TCA
Warren Miller, who died Jan. 25, 2018, was a ski bum with a dream. The New York Times wrote in his obituary that he was a World War II … Read More
Courtesy photoWriter Jim O'Donnell
Week 3 of Prose Month offers interesting mix of writing styles
There is no lack of diversity in writing styles in Taos and week three of SOMOS's Prose Month proves that. This weekend, seven … Read More
¿Habla usted Spam-glish? read by Larry Torres

  • The Spirit is willing pero la carne es débil
  • Toda la familia lives in a fantasy world
  • Canutito learns to think culturalmente
  • El Vato Loco meets al Bato Loco
  • Las mujeres tienen un secret club
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Sports

Taos takes on Lovington in state championship quarterfinals Saturday

The Taos Tigers prepare for the 1 p.m. kickoff of their first playoff game of the season, Saturday (Nov. 17).

Lifestyles
ShutterstockKeep emergency supplies on hand in your vehicle and in your home.
Are you prepared to stay safe and sound in an emergency?
Staying healthy and fit means being prepared when there's a natural or man-made disaster.Last weekend's snowstorm was a reminder to … Read More
How can you manage diabetes, addiction and pain without drugs?
Caring for the whole person is the mission of Taos Whole Health Integrative Care. The healthcare practice was founded in April 2017 to … Read More
The energy lab at the Energy Smart Academy at Santa Fe Community College where students learn to conduct energy ratings and weatherize homes.
Creating a warm and energy-efficient home on a tight budget
November has already brought colder temperatures. A warm and comfortable house can make the coming winter a cozy and pleasant … Read More
Courtesy photo Sarah Nelson A male evening grosbeak pays Northern New Mexico a visit recently.
Grosbeaks: Here one day, gone the next
Evening grosbeaks are stunning, stocky birds and you'll know it if you see one in your backyard. They aren't loyal backyard visitors … Read More
Photo by Al SchneiderTamarisk, aka salt cedar, Tamarix chinensis. Several species were introduced hundreds of years ago and proved to be invaders that clog waterways and crowd out native plant species.
Apply for a Native Plant Society grant; enrich your environment
The subject is money. Relax, it's not about yours but about the grants awarded by the Native Plant Society of New Mexico from the Jack … Read More
ShutterstockThe real centerpiece of most Thanksgiving dinners is the turkey.
The perfect turkey
The real centerpiece of most Thanksgiving dinners is the turkey. While some might wish for a different entree, for the majority, … Read More
Business

Shop tax free at your local businesses -- one day only

Once the frenzy of Black Friday fades, Small Business Saturday (Nov. 24) aims to attract shoppers to local merchants whose stores serve hometown retail needs -- not just to keep those businesses …

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