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Fiestas de Santiago y Santa Ana 2017

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  • La Llorona’s Daughter - Chapter 2: A nosy mother-in-law

    Monday, September 25, 2017

    In the first chapter, Caridad, a Cuban married to a Taoseño, is having trouble adapting to her new environment. To make things worse, a family ghost pays her an unexpected …

  • Success Story: EnSueños y Los Angelitos Development Center

    Monday, July 31, 2017

    On any given day, EnSueños y Los Angelitos Development Center (located at 1030 Salazar Road) serves about 30 adults in becoming as independent as they possibly can across all life environments.

  • Together for the first time

    Wednesday, July 26, 2017

    Authors Natalie Goldberg and John Nichols have been involved with the Society of the Muse of the Southwest (SOMOS) since its inception in 1983. Even as their books gained prominence on the world stage, Goldberg and Nichols have continued to read at SOMOS events year after year. Except, in all of this time, they have never read together.

  • La Hija de La Llorona - Capítulo 2: Una suegra entrometida

    Wednesday, July 26, 2017

    En el primer capítulo: Caridad, una cubana casada con un taoseño, tiene problemas para adaptarse a su nuevo entorno. Para acabar de fastidiar las cosas, un espíritu familiar se le aparece …

  • Opinion: Rio Fernando watershed needs protection

    Tuesday, July 25, 2017

    Sometimes I think we should change the name of the Carson National Forest to the Carson National Pasture. A recent Camino Real District Ranger was typical of many Carson Forest managers when she referred to trees in general as "straws sucking up the …

  • Opinion: New chairman of state business group: "Keep the Ball Rolling"

    Tuesday, July 25, 2017

    When New Mexico businesses thrive, New Mexico families prosper. That's a shortened version of the purpose of the New Mexico Association of Commerce and Industry (ACI), of which I'm proud to be a part and for which I am humbled and honored to serve …

  • Opinion: Higher salaries, lower hotel rates won't fly

    Tuesday, July 25, 2017

    I recently bought a used Jeep. It's a nice vehicle, but what I really wanted was a car that I could both drive on the road and fly. Unfortunately, nobody will build me one. As I observed the interchange at the Taos town council meeting recently, it …

  • Editorial: Push dollar stores to engage communities, contribute

    Monday, July 24, 2017

    It would be easy to argue that dollar stores represent the worst of the United States – cheap, throw-away goods and trinkets that all too soon end up in landfills or tossed in an …

  • El Mero-Mero was always agasapándose

    Monday, July 24, 2017

    Un día Canutito stopped by la estafeta to pick up the mail como hacía cada día after school. He opened up la mailbox de su grampo con los combination numbers que tenía on the front. Inside the cajita he found un papelito que …

  • Opinion: What if we invest in New Mexico?

    Monday, July 24, 2017

    Recently my sons asked, "Daddy, when you're governor can you stop our friends from leaving?" They've watched too many friends from our neighborhood and school leave with their families in search of better opportunities.It hurts to think that even at …

  • Editorial cartoon

    Monday, July 24, 2017

  • Without Reservations

    Monday, July 24, 2017

  • Movie review: 'Apes' hard questions

    Sunday, July 23, 2017

    Some might say this is much ado about nothing because films like this are, after all, science fiction, a genre proudly rooted in twisting themes and meanings into revisionist corkscrews.

  • 'Migration' on view at TCA's Encore

    Sunday, July 23, 2017

    The title of Sang Roberson’s exhibition at the Encore Gallery is “Migration,” and although one might assume it relates to the idea of a mass exodus of some sort, it’s actually very simple.

  • Youth on parade

    Saturday, July 22, 2017

    The annual Fiestas de Taos Children's Parade, which took place Saturday morning (July 22) included everything from pets, balloons, a mariachi band, Los Comanches, cheerleaders and goats.

  • SMU Opera to perform ‘Singing Violin’

    Saturday, July 22, 2017

    The Southern Methodist University Opera will present “The Singing Violin” for its annual Ima Leete Hutchison concert as part of the SMU-in-Taos Cultural Institute.

  • A tradition of faith

    Saturday, July 22, 2017

    The opening ceremonies for the Fiestas de Santiago y Santa Ana de Taos on Friday (July 21) were both solemn and a joyful celebration of the event's 2017 theme 'God, Family, Friends and …

  • MANA del Norte college scholarships available for Hispanic women

    Friday, July 21, 2017

    MANA del Norte is accepting scholarship applications for the 2017-18 academic year. Applicants must be a resident of one of the following New Mexico counties: Los Alamos, Mora, Río Arriba, Santa Fe, San Miguel or Taos. This year, five $1,000 …

  • Sound and light

    Friday, July 21, 2017

    DJ Planewalker (Brennan Murphey) will be hosting a party Friday (July 21), starting at 7 p.m., at the Taos Mesa Brewing Mothership outdoor amphitheater to kick off the release of his new psy-bass album, “Planes of Consciousness.”

  • Peñasco powerhouse

    Friday, July 21, 2017

    This is promising to be a big summer for The Steady Rollers because it’s managed to line up a string of upcoming gigs in the Taos area.

  • Homeless on Paseo: issue or norm?

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    While many focus on the beauty and elegance of the downtown and scenery in Taos, another aspect of the town has come into focus recently with some homeowners and business owners along Paseo del Pueblo. …

  • Opinion: New Mexico lacks facilities for toxic waste

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    After reading Cody Hooks' article on illegal dumping (The Taos News, June 29-July 5), it occurred to me that one reason for such activities is this state's shortage of convenient channels and facilities for …

  • Alternate shelter help available from various organizations around Taos

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Here are answers to questions I have been asked regarding Strays Hearts' current situation, which is on the mend with a great new board president. You can contact the following organizations for help and questions. Of course, I am always …

  • Ask Ted: Ritual and ceremony

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Dear Ted: A couple of weeks ago, there was an article about Tim Rivera and Rivera Family Funeral Services mentioning their ritual and ceremony along with working with you and Golden Willow Retreat in helping with healing from loss. I was hoping you would expand on the concept of ritual and ceremony and how it plays in the healing process from loss.

  • Opinion: Beware of lily leaves, a feline and canine poison

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    A few days ago we almost lost our beloved cat Smokey because he nipped a day lily leaf in our garden. It turns that day lilies are extremely toxic to cats. We had no idea. The skill and compassion of …

  • Mountain biking a great way to enjoy Taos Valley, get fit

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    The Taos Valley has a plethora of trails suitable for mountain bikes. The trails available to mountain bikers run through the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, across sagebrush flats and into the steep, rocky Río Grande Gorge. Shari Heier, who works …

  • Opinion: Help Outreach Taos creates suicide prevention hotline

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Dear Community Members, Help Outreach Taos (H.O.T) has been formed to bring awareness to and help reduce and prevent suicides in the Taos community. We are in the process of creating a 24/7 phone …

  • Opinion: Taos inevitably changing

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    I came here exactly 12 months go. I now know my new neighbors, and attended the Holiday Inn Express hearing yesterday afternoon and evening to get to know my new town.Listening to the often impassioned public comments, and …

  • National Bank Holdings Corporation to buy Peoples Bank for $36.3 million

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    On June 26, the Colorado-based National Bank Holdings Corporation announced its acquisition of Peoples, Inc., the parent company of Colorado-based Peoples National Bank and Kansas-based Peoples Bank, for $36.3 million and 3.4 million shares of NBHC stock.

  • Investing in our youth a bit at a time

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    As the summer of programing began, the driver of the bus for the Nonviolence Works Familia y Mundo activities commented, "The kids would run - racing each other - and fall down on their way into the bus. I would have to reach out and catch one or …

  • Princesa Gabriella Perez

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Gabriella is 16 years old and will be a 2018 Taos High School graduate. In addition to her classes, Gabriella has been a member of the Taos High School varsity cheerleading squad for the last four …

  • Princesa Mariana Jimenez-Gonzales

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Mariana is 17 years old and will be a 2018 Taos High School graduate. She is an honor student, where she is engaged in advance placement classes and is a member of the Honor Society. Mariana is a …

  • Princesa Ariana Baca

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Ariana is 17 years old and will be a 2018 Taos High School graduate. She is an honors student and is engaged in duel credit courses at the University of New Mexico-Taos. Ariana enjoys learning and …

  • Reina Savannah Romero

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Savannah is 18 years old and is a 2017 graduate from Taos Cyber Magnet School. She was a member of the Taos Tigers Classics Drill Team, where she competed at state for several years. Savannah …

  • UNM-Taos hosts digital media arts mixer

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    The University of New Mexico-Taos Digital Media Arts program is hosting a mixer and camera giveaway for prospective students to learn about the growing industry and opportunities at the local community college.

  • Meet the 2017 Royal Court

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    La Reina: The queen of the 2017 Fiestas de Santiago y Santa Ana is Señorita Savannah Renee Rose Mary Romero. She has dreamed of being Reina since 2004, when she was queen attendant for her aunt Stephanie Romero, who was crowned that year.

  • Honoring Alan Vigil: A champion of culture and traditions

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Among the 2017 Fiesta honorees is the late Alan (Allen) Vigil, who was the planning director for both the town of Taos and Taos County for a combined 30-plus years. He was pivotal in the designation …

  • Polishing a gem: Batra looks to reopen Don Fernando hotel

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Noted as a grand venture for Taos upon its building more than 25 years ago, the Hotel Don Fernando de Taos may yet again see some of its former glory as renovations to the foreclosed hotel continue to make …

  • Wild Earth Remedies: Pure skin care from the Sangre de Cristos

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    The plants we need to bring us health grow nearby in our ecosystem, says herbalist Cindy Stone. Through her business, Wild Earth Remedies, Stone uses the herbs she gathers in the …

  • In the Rearview: An Amtrak incident, an author's milestone birthday and an archaeological excavation

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    As part of our weekly series, The Taos News dug into the newspaper's archives to uncover the top stories of the week from 10, 25 and 50 years ago. 10 years ago'iPod derails Taos teens' train trip'July 26-Aug. 1, 2007 By Andy DennisonIt seemed like …

  • Multimillion-dollar question hangs over school funding case

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    As Stan Rounds sat in the witness chair in a Santa Fe courtroom last week, he pondered for a moment. A plaintiff's lawyer had just asked him one of the most vexing questions surrounding a court battle over whether New …

  • Hunters can donate unused licenses to youth

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    New Mexico hunters are reminded that in the event they can't use their hunting license this season, it can be donated for a youth to use.The State Game Commission has authorized two nonprofit …

  • Faith and the outdoors at Philmont Scout Ranch

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    On June 4, a new staff member entered Philmont Scout Ranch with his 7-year-old son, a vague idea of his job description and big shoes to fill. Arriving from his home in Mount Dora, Florida, Rabbi Geoffrey Solomon …

  • 'Red River Wags & Wine'

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    The first "Red River Wags & Wine" is slated for July 29 at Red River's Brandenburg Park. The inaugural event is a fundraiser for the Mountain Bark Park, a fenced-in park where locals and guests can bring their dogs to exercise and play safely, …

  • Honoring George Chacón: An artist all around

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    The Fiesta Council is honoring one of Taos’ most beloved artists, George Chacón, who passed away on April 1 while playing the conga drums at a SOMOS event. Señor Chacón …

  • Heartbeat of fiestas

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Music abounds at the 2017 Fiestas de Taos, from local and regional bands to out-of-state guests. This year brings entertainers from Taos County, across New Mexico and from California, Texas and Colorado. Many of the musicians donate their time and talent to this free event.

  • Everybody's grandma: Tina Martinez, 2017 Fiestas de Taos parade grand marshal

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    "What a sweetheart." "You'll love her to pieces." "She is one of Taos' elders." "She made a difference in many people's lives." Ask anyone who has crossed paths with Tina V. Martinez — and …

  • UNM Taos CEO completes first week

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    A new semester brings new faces at UNM Taos as Patrick Valdez steps in to fill the position as Chief Executive Officer of the local University of New Mexico branch. After completing his first official full …

  • Taos Fiesta 2017 Entertainment Schedule, Historic Taos Plaza

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Friday, July 21: Noon-1 p.m. ~ Eddie Herrera y Vengancia. 1-2 p.m. ~ Michael Rael y Cielo. 2-3 p.m. ~ Mystic Dance. 3-4 p.m. ~ Maggie "La Rancherita"' Vigil& the Indian Nickle Band. 4-4:30 p.m. ~ Niños Bailadores. 4:30-6 p.m. ~ Legacy of Santa Fe. 5:30-6:45 p.m. ~ Fiesta Mass at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. Procession with Mariachi Sonidos del Monte.

  • A welcome from La Reina 2017, Savannah Romero

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Muchas gracias a todas por la oportunidad y privilegio a servir como La Reina de Las Fiestas de Santiago y Santa Ana por el año dos mil diez y siete. I have been blessed with the honor of representing my family, my heritage and my home of Taos and Arroyo Seco.

  • A farewell from La Reina 2016, Marissa Vigil

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    My past year was full of laughter, joy, new experiences, friendships and memories to last a lifetime. Sadly, my reign as La Reina de Las Fiestas de Santiago y Santana por el año dos mil diez y …

  • Auspicious beginning

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    The annual Kick-off Party for the Fiestas de Santiago y Santa Ana took place Wednesday (July 19) at the Sagebrush Inn Convention Center.

  • President's Welcome: ¡Bienvenidos!

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Dear visitors and fellow Taoseños: On behalf of the Taos Fiesta Council and myself, we welcome you to our annual celebration, Las Fiestas de Taos. We invite you to celebrate the feast days …

  • Pearce becomes first Republican to enter race for governor

    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Saying that New Mexico is "stuck in a ditch," U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce announced July 10 that he is running for governor in next year's Republican primary.Pearce, 69, an Air Force pilot during the Vietnam War who is …

  • Chicken Sedan at Taos Plaza Live

    Thursday, July 13, 2017

    It will be a feather-shaking night at Taos Plaza Live today (July 13). From 6-8 p.m., local band Chicken Sedan will rock and bop you with its Americana, rockabilly, surf, hot rod twang and good old country music.

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