As measles cases spread, Taos is 'ripe for an outbreak'

Taoseños Betsy Coniglio and Ted Wolff console their 6-month-old daughter, Veyda Wolff, as she receives her 6-month, routine vaccinations Tuesday (May 21) at Taos Whole Health Integrative Care. Betsy and Ted decided to vaccinate Veyda to eliminate "the risk of getting a disease that could possibly kill their child." "I wouldn't want to expose [Veyda] to anything that I may get," Betsy said.
When the United States officially declared measles eradicated back in 2000, it was a major public health victory.The disease can cause more than the cough, rash or …
Jesse Moya/The Taos NewsPaving will commence on Paseo del Pueblo now that warmer temperatures are creeping up. Drivers are reminded to use caution in construction zones during the process and watch for bicyclists, pedestrians and construction workers.

Orange barrel blues

With the warmer temperatures come the orange barrel invasion to Taos as the New Mexico Department of Transportation resumes work on their repaving of Paseo del Pueblo, …
File photoBeing courteous to others on shared public trails - whether hikers, runners, mountain bikers or horseback riders - is the best rule to follow.

Top six rules of trail etiquette

It really is going to warm up soon around Northern New Mexico (recent snowstorm not withstanding) into perfect hiking, biking, trail-running and horseback riding weather. So what should you keep in …
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Powell takes home three state titles, Gunther seizes two

The Taos Lady Tigers held their own at the state track meet Friday and Saturday (May 17-18), in Albuquerque, bringing home several medals, personal bests and a …

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