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Karen House: A Taos clinician with deep commitments

When you look into Karen House' piercing hazel eyes, you see strength, compassion and commitment. A fifth generation New Mexican, House is a licensed clinical counselor who returned to Taos to lead programs at Nonviolence Works after a recent three-year stint of serving as an embedded counselor with

TAOS NEWS - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Former Taos businessman, lawmaker C.B. Trujillo dies

Former New Mexico State Senator C.B. Trujillo died Monday, Nov. 20, at Holy Cross Hospital. He was 85. While owner of the State Farm Insurance company in Taos, he served in the state Senate from 1966 until 1980, rising to the post of Senate majority leader and becoming one of the most powerful men i

TAOS NEWS - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Love in war, then a daughter's search

Editor's Note: In the Nov. 9 edition of The Taos News, we ran a story, "Finding 'Darling Margaret'" about a cache of 70-year-old love letters that was found in a Taos grocery store. The Margaret in the letters died earlier this year, but her daughter, a Taos resident who saw the first article, share

TAOS NEWS - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Ghost Ranch: Kitchen Mesa

Glowing red and burnt orange cliffs rise high above the valley at Ghost Ranch. These shining stones define the basin called the Piedra Lumbre. In this dramatic landscape, Ghost Ranch hosts retreats and workshops throughout the year and welcomes visitors to hike its trails. Although the area became f

TAOS NEWS - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Abandoning dogs is cruel and criminal

Many calls have been coming in recently regarding sad stories relating to dogs chained out in the cold, a cruelty that continues every year. Also, two emails came in regarding dogs and one cat that had been left behind when their owners moved. And a neighbor of mine actually went off and left severa

TAOS NEWS - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Stray Hearts to hold 3rd annual Calabash Bash fundraiser

Stray Hearts' third annual Calabash Bash fundraiser will be held Friday, Dec. 8 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at El Monte Sagrado. Renowned Taos artist Ed Sandoval has donated the painting titled "Puppy Rescue", to Stray Hearts for a raffle. Other raffle items include gourd creations by local and regional N

TAOS NEWS - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Know Your Neighbor: Paul Mondragn

Yes, guys can cook the Thanksgiving turkey. If you don't believe it, ask Paul Mondragn. "The family gathers at the home of my parents (Lipio and Sylvia Mondragn) in Llano Quemado," Mondragn said during an interview at Las Pistoleras in El Prado. "In the past, my mom prepared the turkey, baking and c

TAOS NEWS - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Editorial: Thank goodness for Thanksgiving!

It is the holiday that forces those of us who aren't adept in the kitchen to challenge ourselves, stretch our spatulas and try to make something we aren't ashamed to share with our friends and family. Or at least we go out and buy the nicest looking pie we can find and pretend we were up at 4 a.m. b

TAOS NEWS - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Liquors stores feel holiday rush the day before Thanksgiving

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - The day before Thanksgiving is one of the busiest days for liquor stores. Table and Vine in West Springfield told 22News they have everyone working Wednesday. And if you want to go there to get a last minute bottle, do it Wednesday night, they'll be closed on Thanksg

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-22 22:14:12

Long-time Salisbury Post writer Ed Dupree has passed away

Ed Dupree, the long-time sportswriter for The Salisbury Post, passed away at the Kiser Hospice House in Salisbury on Tuesday, according to the paper. Dupree was also known as an avid runner and golfer and a coach for many youth with the Faith Flyers running team and as assistant coach of girls baske

WBTV - 2017-11-22 12:30:56

Downtown Salisbury announces Christmas schedule

Downtown Salisbury, Inc., will host multiple events throughout the holiday season. Friday, Nov. 24, 2017 kicks-off the season with Holiday Night Out from 5:00-9:00 p.m. Carolers will stroll throughout downtown, while shops and restaurants offer extended hours until 9:00 p.m. The 100 block of East Fi

WBTV - 2017-11-22 11:53:21

Salisbury Fire Department to celebrate 200 years of service

One of the oldest documented fire departments in the state of N.C., will celebrate its 200th anniversary with a historical marker dedication and a fire truck parade in downtown Salisbury, Friday, Dec. 8. Dating back to December 1817, 32 citizens pledged a total of $415 to start the process to purcha

WBTV - 2017-11-22 11:43:23

Man wanted in carjacking, accused of robbing two at knife-point in Salisbury

A man is wanted for reportedly stealing a vehicle and robbing two people at knife-point in Rowan County Monday. According to a police report, the incident happened at a home in the 300 block of Bluff Lane in Salisbury around 12:38 p.m. The victim told police he answered the door for a person who he


Salisbury names new city finance director

Shannon C. Moore has been promoted to finance director with the City of Salisbury. She will assume the position from Teresa Harris who is retiring at the end of the year. Moore's new position is effective Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, according to a news release from the City of Salisbury. As finance direct

WBTV - 2017-11-21 21:52:25

Truck driver injured in crash involving Salisbury school bus

One person was injured when a pickup truck and a school bus crashed in Rowan County Tuesday morning. The wreck happened on Mooresville Road and Jake Alexander Boulevard in Salisbury. Firefighters with the Salisbury Fire Department said the driver of the pickup truck received minor injuries. Three


5 people injured in two-vehicle crash

Five people were injured in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon. The North Carolina State Highway Patrol said the crash happened at 2:48 p.m. at 3460 W. Lexington Avenue Extension in Davidson County. Four people suffered minor injuries. One person has possible "serious" injuries. Five people we

WXII 12 - 2017-11-22 21:16:00

Teen shot accidentally shot in stomach in Rowan County, authorities say

ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. - A Rowan County teen is in a hospital after he was accidentally shot in the stomach just after 11 a.m. Wednesday on Needmoore Road in Woodleaf. Two 14-year-olds were at the home when they went outside to shoot the shotgun. One tried to lower the hammer when the gun discharged bir

WSOC-TV - 2017-11-22 23:16:19

Two car crash in Portage results in serious injuries

Two car collision on Centre under investigation. PORTAGE (WKZO AM/FM) -- Portage Police are investigating a two car crash that happened during the noon hour on Monday in the 1500 block of West Centre Avenue. They say it appears that a 25-year-old Portage woman in a 2013 Ford Escape headed east on C


Sheriff's son pleads guilty to accessory charges in Van Buren County fatal shooting

Nikolas Abbott, admitting in court that he supplied the gun that was used in a fatal shooting in Bangor in February, has pleaded guilty to weapons and accessory charges. (FILE) Nikolas Abbott, admitting in court that he supplied the gun that was used in a fatal shooting in Bangor in February, has pl

WWMT - 2017-11-22 14:55:42

Fire breaks out at Kalamazoo business

Fire breaks out at Burdick Hair and Beauty Supply at Cork and Burdick. Firefighters with Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety are battled a fire on the east side of Kalamazoo on Wednesday night. The fire broke out at Burdick Hair and Beauty Supply near the intersection of Cork St. and Burdick St. H

WWMT - 2017-11-22 23:24:53