Felon pleads guilty to crimes in county jail

Rafael Orozco at a plea conference Monday (Aug. 19) for one of three cases he has picked up since he was incarcerated at the Taos County jail for a battery incident that caused a lockdown at Holy Cross Medical Center in 2016. Orozco pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors at the conference: possession of a controlled substance and interference with fire control.
Rafael Orozco, a Taos man with three prior felony convictions, pleaded guilty on Monday (Aug. 19) to receiving a package of Suboxone strips inside the Taos County jail and deliberately setting off a …

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The Taos Tigers defense brings down Lucas Coriz from St. Michael's to end a play. The Tigers earned their first victory of the season with a 33-19 victory over the Horsemen.

Taos Tigers win opening game

The defending 4A state champion Taos Tigers won their season opener at home against the St. Michaels Horsemen on Friday (August 23) at Anaya Field. 

Fall prep sports get underway

Fall prep sports start this week. Here are a few of the opening events in August for Taos County teams.SoccerThe Taos boys varsity soccer team has a home nonconference game vs. Santa Fe Prep on …
Rotary Literacy Volunteers: First Row left to right: Donna Mellinger, Bruce Mulligan, Jennifer Britton (AmeriCorps Vista), Sue Givens-Mulvaney, Lucille Gallegos-Jaramillo, Kathy Herman. Second Row left to right: Gary Matney, Darryl Bouchard, Keith King, George Jaramillo

Success Story: Taos Municipal Schools

The Taos Municipal School District partners with more than 65 community organizations in order to provide support for its students and give them the best chance to learn and be successful.

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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Motorcyclist injured in crash near Sagebrush Inn

Medics who responded transported the driver of the motorcycle to Holy Cross Medical Center on nearby Weimer Road.

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Taos Tigers win opening game

The defending 4A state champion Taos Tigers won their season opener at home against the St. Michaels Horsemen on Friday (August 23) at Anaya Field. 

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