Man charged in car crash that killed Abq. hip-hop artist

Courtesy photo.Hip hop artist Wake Self
Police arrested a Santa Fe man late Tuesday (Nov. 19) on charges of vehicular homicide, aggravated DWI and other counts in the death of an Albuquerque hip-hop artist -- just hours after a magistrate ruled that he remain on house arrest while awaiting charges in the case.
Passengers prepare for landing on a Taos Air flight en route to Taos on Thursday (February 21, 2019) after flying from Dallas..

Taos Air to offer flights to California

As Taos Air readies to take to the skies, the new Taos flight service will now fly customers to California as a part of the 2020 ski season. 
Taos Police arrested Corina Trujillo in connection to two robberies on Monday (Nov. 18): one in Smith's grocery store and another on Camino de la Placita near Bent Street.

Woman charged in two strong arm robberies in Taos

Police Chief David Trujillo said Officer Gabriel Blea responded to a report of a woman who stole another woman's purse, along with other items from the local grocery, around 3 p.m. on Monday.
For jazz artist Alex Murzyn, learning to play the saxophone was love at first blow.
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Sax with a New York edge

Alex Murzyn is coming to town and he might as well be the Big Bad Wolf. This talented sax player is set for some serious huffing and puffing. And straw, sticks, adobe or bricks - I'll bet you a pretty penny, he will blow the house down.

Enchanted Homes: "High Design" edition this Thursday

This month’s Enchanted Homes “High Design” edition looks at high tech sustainable ski homes; the new Blake Residencies condos; offers tips for making your home holiday-friendly; and more.
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Snowstorm headed for Taos

Get those snow boots and prepare for winter as Taos County readies for the first big snow of the season.  The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for northern and central New Mexico for the end of the week. The upcoming storm is expected to bring rain on Wednesday (Nov. 20) and heavy snow accumulation throughout the end of the week.
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Man charged in car crash that killed Abq. hip-hop artist

Police arrested a Santa Fe man late Tuesday (Nov. 19) on charges of vehicular homicide, aggravated DWI and other counts in the death of an Albuquerque hip-hop artist -- just hours after a magistrate ruled that he remain on house arrest while awaiting charges in the case.

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Repensando el pastel de frutas

En la década de los sesenta, Johnny Carson, entonces presentador de "The Tonight Show," bromeaba: "El peor regalo de Navidad es el pastel de frutas…Solo hay un pastel de frutas en todo el mundo y la gente sigue enviándoselo, unos a otros, año tras año."

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The new car racing film "Ford v Ferrari" by James Mangold is a well-designed bit of semi-macho fluff based upon a real life rivalry …
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"So, my listening platform according to the algorithm was that all my listeners listen to rap music and, as I evolved as a songwriter …
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Present tense music of David Garver
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The Taos Winter Sports Team will be hosting its annual Ski Swap on Saturday-Sunday (Nov. 16-17) at the Sagebrush Inn, 1508 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Taos. The swap starts at 10 a.m. on both days. If you're interested in selling snow sports equipment, you can drop it off on Friday (Nov. 15) between noon and 6 p.m.

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