Taos Spa and Tennis Club goes solar ... but keeps it local

Workers from PPC Solar of Taos install the frame for photovoltaic panels at Taos Spa.
It’s taken owners Pam and Ray Guyer a year and a half to realize their vision of making Taos Spa and Tennis Club, at 111 Doña Ana Drive, a solar-powered facility, but they agree it …
As a bilingual educator for most of her career, Grace intends to expand student participation in New Mexico's Seal of Biliteracy program, which certifies that students have achieved bilingual proficiency as part of their education.

Taos High welcomes familiar face as principal

C.J. Grace, who stepped up as principal of Taos High School in June, welcomes the changes coming down the pike for New Mexico schools. "Governor [Michelle Lujan] …

Counselors ready to help students as school opens

Thursday (Aug. 15) is the first day of the school year 2019-2020. The buses are rolling, the teachers are finishing last-minute tasks, the schools are shining clean and the administrators stand ready …
Robert Mirabal, of Taos Pueblo, performs with Michael Franti in a 2018 concert at Kit Carson Park in Taos.

Two Taos County musicians named Platinum Music Award honorees

A Chamisal Hispanic folk musician and a Grammy-winning Native American recording artist will be honored for their lifetime achievements.Cipriano Vigil and Robert Mirabal will be among …

School's back in session: what effect does this have on your small business?

As kids go back to school, parents and teachers will be adjusting their schedules. What does that mean for your small business? More traffic on the roads especially before and after school. More …

HIVE project wins national competition, brings home $100,000 grant

The University of New Mexico-Taos Education and Career Center received a $100,000 grant yesterday (Aug. 8) for submitting the winning entry, its Hub of Internet-Based Vocations and Education (HIVE) …
Newly pressed prints by Taos Pueblo students hang to dry in the workshop conducted by Farmer.

Native American children’s art featured at Stables Gallery

For the first time in the history of Taos Pueblo’s Oo-oo-nah Art and Cultural Center, there will be a student art exhibition in the Stables Gallery of the Taos Center for the Arts.
Visitors arrive for an opening reception at the Stables Gallery of the Taos Center for the Arts Friday (Aug. 2).

Former board member leaves $250k to TCA

The Taos Center for the Arts has a lot to celebrate. Back in April, the center’s board of directors was told that former board member Christine L. Wells, who died in February, had bequeathed the local arts organization a sizable monetary gift, according to board president Kandace Nachtrab.

Success Story: Metric Motors sharpens focus on education, customer service

If you’re one of those among us who think of our cars and trucks as members of the family, then you’ve got the right idea. Look after it well and your vehicle will take good care of you …
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Power outage impacts Taos County

Engineers at Kit Carson Electric Cooperative have yet to determine what caused a primary transformer to malfunction early Sunday morning (Aug. 18), darkening homes and streets throughout Taos, Peñasco and Questa. Lights flickered off and electrical devices abruptly …

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Plein air artist remembered
A founding member of Sage Fine Art Gallery, Salvatore "Sal" Giglio, died May 20. The gallery will honor his life and work with a show …
Now showing in Taos: ‘Good Boys’
There’s a weird kind of formula producer Seth Rogan and his pals have worked out. It goes like this: Write an extremely rude, crude …
Video: Taos Plaza Live - Last to Know
Did you miss the this week's Taos Plaza Live performance? We have video coverage from the event for you to feel like you were there.
Duwyane Burnside Band Alley Cantina Show canceled
Duwayne Burnside will not be performing tonight at the Alley Cantina. They were slowed down in their travels and won't be rolling into …
What's happening in Taos?
It isn't called a 'Vortex' for nothing, but even if you aren't being mesmerized by the sights and sounds in Kit Carson Park this …
Visit creative friends and neighbors at Questa Studio Tour
For a spell of artistic exploration, the Questa Studio Tour on Saturday and Sunday (Aug. 17-18) offers a surprising variety of both …
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‘The calm, still quiet’

When he opened the truck door and stepped out into the Los Pinos area of Carson National Forest, U.S. Marine Corps veteran Ruben Roybal took “this big huge deep breath, and for the first five minutes just stood and smelled the beginning of the rain,” said Andrew Black, public lands field director for the New Mexico Wildlife Federation.

  • Taos youth invited to take to the skies

    Taos area youth are invited to register for a drawing for free flights with area pilots, to take place …

  • Taos Sports Roundup

    During Thursday's practice round (Aug. 8) the club had a hole-in-one by member Jim Fambro. Fambro

  • Runners fly high in Red River

    By Sheila Millersports@taosnews.comThe weather was beautiful for the Red River High Mountain …

  • 'Shut up, legs!'

    A record 342 runners registered to climb the 2,612 feet from the base of ski hills at Taos Ski Valley to …

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