Taos News

July 27, 2022
New Mexico issues health emergency order due to RSV spike in kids

New Mexico issues health emergency order due to RSV spike in kids

The state Department of Health has issued a public health emergency order in response to an ongoing surge in children being hospitalized for respiratory syncytial virus — RSV — and

'We just need to be courageous'

'We just need to be courageous'

Outgoing District 40 state Rep. Roger Montoya, the first openly gay, openly HIV+ member of the New Mexico House, is looking forward to returning to nonprofit community advocacy work. He's

Diné hip-hop artist Def-i returns to Vista Grande

Diné hip-hop artist Def-i returns to Vista Grande

For a second year in a row, Vista Grande High School welcomed back Albuquerque-based Diné rapper and educator Def-i to teach creative writing, beat-making and hip hop culture for the

Ski Valley commission rejects gondola property purchase

Ski Valley commission rejects gondola property purchase

Taos Ski Valley Inc.'s request to purchase 4.4 acres of land from the Village of Taos Ski Valley for a planned gondola project was rejected by the village Planning and

Singing for social justice

Singing for social justice

Banjo Billy, a trans man and member of the Cracked Pot Ramblers, performed a benefit concert Friday night (Nov. 25) at Gutters Bowling Alley, donating all proceeds from the event

'Blitzkrieg of cameras'

'Blitzkrieg of cameras'

The Taos Council met for its regular meeting last Tuesday (Nov. 22) and considered a $1 million town security upgrades proposal, approved the town's final budget for the upcoming fiscal

Taos man pleads guilty in collision that killed bicyclist

Taos man pleads guilty in collision that killed bicyclist

Henry Samora, a Taos man accused of driving his car into bicyclist Delubino “Tuti” Casías in 2020 resulting in his death, accepted a plea agreement with the 8th Judicial District

Home rule déjà vu

After hours of debate over two meetings last week, a majority of Taos councilors voted to table a resolution to establish a Home Rule Commission tasked with formulating a municipal

Sabor Real blends Mexican and New Mexican cuisines

Sabor Real blends Mexican and New Mexican cuisines

Passersby may have noticed a new yellow sign on the horizon as they drove down Paseo del Pueblo Norte this past week. Jose Real and his wife, Maria Real, have

Red River Brewing to open separate distillery

Red River Brewing to open separate distillery

The family-owned and operated Red River Brewing Company and Distillery is opening a new location to expand the spirit-making end of the business.An unmarked building in Red River is currently

Stray Hearts Animal Shelter weekly report

Stray Hearts Animal Shelter weekly report

The following is a summary of activity at Stray Hearts Animal Shelter from Nov. 21-27.OutcomesAdoption: 6 cats, 3 dogsReturn to Owner: 3 dogsTransfer: 1 catIntakesStray: 3 cats, 9 dogsCensusIn …

New Mexico lawmakers introduce bill to protect Chaco Canyon

New Mexico lawmakers introduce bill to protect Chaco Canyon

Two of New Mexico’s federal lawmakers are introducing legislation to create a permanent 10-mile buffer around Chaco Culture National Historical Park, which has become a battleground between energy …

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps delivers more than conservation

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps delivers more than conservation

In addition to the many conservation projects that members of Rocky Mountain Youth Corps engage in throughout the year — from trail maintenance and construction, to wildlife fencing and forestry

Why are New Mexico's pediatric hospitals overflowing?

Why are New Mexico's pediatric hospitals overflowing?

New Mexico’s hospitals are overrun with sick children.Numerous medical experts have said over the past couple weeks that part of the reason is that the public health measures New Mexico

'Volatile' weather moves into Central New Mexico

'Volatile' weather moves into Central New Mexico

As a strong cold front entered Taos County and much of central and eastern New Mexico Wednesday night, with the National Weather Service in Albuquerque forecasting "volatile weather" over the

Taos Pizza Out Back opens Cafe Up Front

Taos Pizza Out Back opens Cafe Up Front

Regular customers at Taos Pizza Out Back have been anticipating the aptly-named Taos Cafe Out Front, located in front of the pizza establishment, which opened last Friday (Nov. 18). The

Bison Star Naturals to open El Prado location Friday

Bison Star Naturals to open El Prado location Friday

Bison Star Naturals, a family-owned personal care product company that opened on Taos Pueblo in 2018, is expanding to a new location, which is set to open Friday (Nov. 25)

Taos Pizza Out Back opens Cafe Out Front

Taos Pizza Out Back opens Cafe Out Front

Regular customers at Taos Pizza Out Back have been anticipating the aptly-named Taos Cafe Out Front, located in front of the pizza establishment, which opened last Friday (Nov. 18). The

Feds pledge $2.5B to expand access to wildfire compensation

Feds pledge $2.5B to expand access to wildfire compensation

Southeastern Taos County residents have been skeptical they would receive compensation for damages incurred during the Calf Canyon–Hermits Peak wildfire and the floods that followed, but the …

How regenerative agriculture could be better for the planet and our bodies

How regenerative agriculture could be better for the planet and our bodies

As we get ready to give thanks and eat well with family and friends, we might pause to think about the food we are eating — specifically, where it comes

Saving Smokey

Saving Smokey

This month's La Historia column takes a look back at the Taos Pueblo Snowballs, the wildland firefighting crew responsible for saving the black bear that would go on to become

Stray Hearts Animal Shelter weekly report

Stray Hearts Animal Shelter weekly report

The following is a summary of activity at Stray Hearts Animal Shelter from Nov. 14-20.OutcomesAdoption: 11 cats, 10 dogsReturn to Owner: 2 dogsIntakesStray: 7 cats, 22 dogsSurrender: 5 dogsCensusIn …

Hearing set for Ranchos historic designation ordinance

Hearing set for Ranchos historic designation ordinance

A yearslong effort to designate a district south of Taos as a single "traditional historic community" under state law is coming closer to fruition. According to state statute, to be

Hospital asks for county's help in search for funds

Hospital asks for county's help in search for funds

Holy Cross Medical Center is asking for the support of Taos County residents and officials as it tries to identify sources of funding the hospital says it desperately needs for

Thanksgiving edition for sale on Wednesday, Nov. 23

Thanksgiving edition for sale on Wednesday, Nov. 23

In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, this week's edition of the Taos News will be published one day early on Wednesday, Nov. 23, instead of Thursday.

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