Police: Murder suspect told landlord he killed Taos coffee shop owner

An arrest warrant affidavit revealed new information about Gregg Steele, the 51-year-old man accused of shooting and killing World Cup Café owner Patrick Larkin. Friends and acquantances of the suspect described him as "unhinged" and seemingly capable of violence.
Close friends, acquaintances and employees of Patrick Larkin's accused killer, 51-year-old Gregg Steele, described Steele as a man who often seemed to be teetering on the edge between boiling resentments and physical violence …
Allied Forces land on Attu Island, May 11, 1943    "There was nothing fancy about this meal prepared by sailors in the Holtz Bay on May 19, but the food was hot. Note the ski standing upright in the foreground. Snow can be found year-round on Attu Island." states the original caption.
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Leyendas: The deep breadth of Taos' history

Whether it be an 1865 murder gone unpunished; a young fur trapper captured by Mexican troops, in-prisoned and then banished only to return to New Mexico as a territorial governor; a pair of seemingly out-of-place stone pillars with possible ties to the Knights Templar...

HIVE Project to host Sept. 26 celebration

The Taos HIVE Project recently won the Institute for Educational Leadership's 'Minds that Move Us' national competition for innovation in education and training, which brought the project a $100,000 …
Sen. Carlos Cisneros speaks at a meeting in 2017. Cisneros died Tuesday (Sept. 17) in Questa.

State Sen. Carlos Cisneros dies

Longtime lawmaker Sen. Carlos Cisneros, D-Questa, died Tuesday (Sept. 17). He was 71. Born and raised in Questa, Cisneros served for 34 years in the state Legislature and was a senior Democratic …
Jesse Moya/Taos NewsCracks and potholes riddle Taos' main road as the Department of Transportation strives to repair Paseo del Pueblo.

Paseo roadwork plans upset property owners

Planned Paseo del Pueblo Sur roadwork in Taos could spell problems for some property owners as construction looms closer to its 2020 start date. Mante Chacon Jr., owner …
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Police: Murder suspect told landlord he killed Taos coffee shop owner

Close friends, acquaintances and employees of Patrick Larkin's accused killer, 51-year-old Gregg Steele, described Steele as a man who often seemed to be teetering on the edge between boiling resentments and physical violence …

Taos Opinions
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Whether you’re passionate about pursuing Rio Grande cutthroat trout, an annual deer or elk hunt with family and friends, or you just …
Opinion: Shedding more light on Taos Cow plans
Dear Taos News, Thank you for the short piece updating the public on our progresses in Arroyo Seco and the Anglada building in Cañon …
Opinion: Youth Demand Climate Crisis Action to Protect Our Future
It is not unusual to read another headline about the irrefutable climate crisis of our planet. If awareness about the burning Amazon …
Opinion: PERA board out of control
Over the past few years the PERA Board (Public Employees Retirement Association) has spun out of control and neglected its fiduciary …
Opinion: Finding a fair solution to surprise health care billing
I am glad to see Congress working on legislation to end surprise billing, which I experienced firsthand. No one should go through what …
Opinion: What are your options in Health Insurance?
As a benefit navigation program coordinator at Holy Cross Medical Center, I am very passionate about ensuring that the people in my …
La Vida

'Wild crafter' to discuss medicinal plants of Taos

Our earliest ancestors relied on native plants for their existence: for food, medicine, shelter and other daily uses. Many healers from different indigenous groups investigated local herbal plants …

Tempo Arts & Entertainment
Garifuna Collective keeps Belizean music alive
The Garifuna Collective is based in Belize and made up of more than 50 musicians of varied generations who strive to express and keep …
Printmakers create a superb impression
Much like the "first impression" we make on others upon a first meeting, the first impressions made from a block of wood or a metal …
Taos Fall Arts celebrates 45 years of artistic excellence
The excitement in Taos is palpable every year, anticipating opening night of the Taos Fall Arts Festival. The opening reception and …
'Armond Lara Extravaganza' comes to town
A special exhibition is coming our way. FaraHNHeight Fine Art in collaboration with Revolt Gallery is "honored and enthusiastic" to …
NeoRio embraces science with creativity
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High Road Art Tour offers a creative wonder around every turn
Locals love to tell visitors to "take the high road." The reason is because the route from Española north to Taos through the winding …
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