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Fiestas de San Antonio de Rio Colorado to return after 15 years
“When you take away a norteños' ability to coexist with their community, you take away the very heart of our culture,” said Councilwoman Katrina Gonzales.
Carson Forest New Occupancy and Use Order Issued
Taos, NM, May 31, 2023—Carson National Forest staff updated its occupancy and use Forest. Order. As of May 31st, camping for more than 14 days, whether consecutive or not, within a 45-day period will now be prohibited. The purpose of the new regulation is to provide recreational. opportunities for...
Paris-Based Artist Isabelle Plat Brings a New Definition of Portraiture to Taos
Isabelle Plat, an artist based in Paris, France, brings a new definition of portraiture to Taos in a new exhibition at the Wright Contemporary, opening on June 10 with a reception 4-6 pm. Isabelle Plat: Portraits d’usage in Conversation. June 10–July 23, 2023. opening: Saturday, June 10, 4-6...
Taos County Sheriff responds to community on Red River shooting response
RED RIVER, N.M. — Taos County Sheriff Steve Miera has issued a statement in community comments on the police response to theRed River shooting that left three people dead. Miera opened his statement by stating he has never solicited payment for services in Red River. He also touched on an alleged accusation that deputies were not in Red River before the shooting.
Red River shooter charged with first-degree murder
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — What felt like a week of chaos took place over a two-hour period when the Red River shooting incident broke out over Memorial Day weekend. “We've had issues in the past, but of course, we've never had anything like this. I feel like we were as prepared as we could possibly be,” Red River Mayor Linda Calhoun said.
New program gets Taos students more involved
TAOS, N.M. (KRQE) – “Social Emotional Learning” is a new program in Taos Municipal Schools focused on getting students involved. The program was started by teacher March Richert. Alongside some community partners he recruited students from 6th -12th grade to embark on an effort to learn about themselves and their peers. “Listening, sharing, finding commonalities; and […]
Plein Air Painters Of New Mexico And Taos Art Museum Present Fifth Annual Invitational Exhibition
‘Moab Light’ – an oil painting by Richard Prather is featured in the plein air exhibition June 13 to July 23 In Taos. Courtesy photo. ‘Rose Thundercloud’ – an oil painting by Damien Gonzales. Courtesy photo. PAPNM NEWS RELEASE. Plein Air Painters of New Mexico (PAPNM)...
Children's Summer Reading Program
Join us for a summer filled with activities, prizes, and reading fun! Activities every Wednesday @ 10:30AM-- reading logs available while the library is open.
Red River mayor: Annual Memorial Day motorcycle rally will not return
RED RIVER, N.M. (KRQE) – Red River mayor Linda Calhoun said their annual Memorial Day motorcycle rally will not return. She told News 13 that in light of Saturday’s deadly shooting, the city doesn’t think it’s appropriate to invite motorcycle gang members to come to Red River. She said the city does not tolerate the type […]
Community Matriarchs As Artists Exhibition Opens At Milllicent Rogers Museum
The Millicent Rogers Museum’s newest exhibition, Community Matriarchs as Artists, opened to the public Saturday, June 3. The museum dedicates this exhibition to Lydia Garcia (1936-2023), beloved santera of Taos. This celebration of women artists of the Southwest is also a gesture of support of the new Historical Women...
A decade strong: coach Deluvina Sanchez’s impactful tenure
For the past 10 years, the Girls’ Track and Field athletes at Questa High School have quietly taken big and small victories with Coach Deluvina Sanchez. She has coached her teams to win 9 out of 10 district championships, four individual event state championships, and countless other podium victories. While she would never take all the credit for these results, she deserves to be recognized as a top coach in the sport who sets a new standard in Questa Athletics.
Court documents: Photograph led to Red River shooting
RED RIVER, N.M. — Newly filed court documents detail what may have led to the fatal shooting at theRed River motorcycle rally. In a motion for preventative detention, the district attorney's office says a photograph taken showed a Waterdog Motorcycle Gang member involved in a wedding with members of the Mongrels Motorcycle Gang.
Class of 2023 passes the torch as they graduate from Questa High School
Questa’s high school graduation was held on May 20 at 10 a.m. Friends and family members filled the mini pit to celebrate the 18 graduates from the class of 2023. This year’s class had two valedictorians, Dawson Breen and Joaquin Hawkes who did a co-speech, citing sharing the title and GPA made it appropriate. Karina Rael was this year’s salutatorian. Principal Kimber MacDonald and the administration happily shook hands with the graduates as they received their diplomas. Living Word Ministries Pastor Peter Martinez was the guest speaker for the commencement ceremony.
‘I think Red River will actually be better for it’: Community expects business to continue as usual
AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - A Memorial Day weekend tradition in Red River, New Mexico, a town relying on tourism from the Panhandle, turned deadly. Over the weekend, New Mexico State Police say a ‘confrontation of some sort’ occurred between motorcycle gangs, leaving three dead and five injured. Business...
Bandido gang members appear in court
TAOS, N.M. — Two of the three men charged in connection to the deadly Red River shooting met in front of a judge for the first time today. They're facing multiple charges, that range from drug possession to entering into a licensed liquor establishment with a gun. However, none were directly directed to the shootout itself.
Root disease infestation delays reopening of Hopewell Lake Campground
TAOS, N.M. (KRQE) – The Carson National Forest said a root disease infestation has prevented the reopening of Hopewell Lake Campground west of Tres Piedras. While the campground is usually open this time of year, the fungal disease infestation of Engelmann spruce trees has kept it closed. “The infected trees are at greater risk for falling and […]
How a near-death experience shaped Jillian Crawford’s life
As Jillian Crawford hung from near the edge of a 30-foot tall, snow and ice-covered cliff, her right femur fractured and her life literally hanging in the balance, the nine-year-old suddenly was staring down her own mortality. On the final day of a holiday ski trip to Red River, N.M.,...
The LOR Foundation is excited to supportmore projects and events in Questa
As the weather turns warm in northern New Mexico, the LOR Foundation—led by Questa community officer Maria Gonzalez—is looking forward to the event season and is excited to support a variety of community projects and engagements in the coming weeks. Several of the ideas for projects and events...
Three People Were K!lled in a Shootout Involving a Biker Gang in New Mexico
The town of Red River is taking a deep breath after a gunfight ended a Memorial Day weekend event that had been going on for 40 years. After the incident, many people, including the hundreds of Banditos motorcyclists who posted video of themselves riding through town, abandoned the gorgeous mountain hamlet.
Prosecutors seek pretrial detention without bail in deadly shootout at New Mexico biker rally
TAOS, N.M. (AP) — Two men from Texas made a court appearance to confront drug-possession and firearms-related charges in connection with a deadly shootout at a motorcycle rally in northern New Mexico that left three people dead. Authorities say three men were killed and five people wounded during Saturday’s shootout between rival gangs in the mountain resort town of Red River. Prosecutors on Tuesday requested detention without bail for 39-year-old Matthew Charles Jackson and Christopher Garcia as investigations into the shooting continue. Jackson pleaded not guilty to a charge of carrying a firearm in a liquor establishment. Jackson and Garcia denied drug-possession charges.
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