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Taos Sheriff's deputy charged with perjury

TAOS, N.M. (KRQE) - A Taos Sheriff's Deputy is facing perjury charges for what he said during a DWI hearing. Sergeant Gilbert Atencio arrested a man last month for aggravated DWI after he says he refused to submit to a breathalyzer test. According to court documents, the man did at first refuse to


Should Rick Bellis retain his job as town of Taos manager?

There are no votes on this item yet. The town of Taos council meets Monday (March 19) to decide whether or not Rick Bellis should be reappointed manager of the town of Taos. There are no votes on this item yet. The town of Taos council meets Monday (March 19) to decide whether or not Rick Bellis sh

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Taos County officials seek help for man in 'crisis'

A Ranchos de Taos man taken into custody Wednesday (March 14) after allegedly threatening to harm himself and law enforcement, was later denied admittance into a state-run behavioral health clinic in Las Vegas because he did not "meet their criteria," according to the Taos County Sheriff. Sheriff J


Taos County Sheriff's Office closes Ranchos roadway, takes one into custody

Members of the Taos County Sheriff's Office responded to an incident at a residence on West Romero Road in Ranchos de Taos Wednesday evening (March 14), leading to an unexpected closure of the roadway and the apprehension of one individual who will be held for a mental health evaluation. Taos County


Taos businesswomen host benefit pop-up boutique

Las Comadres in Commerce, a group of local businesswomen, will host a Spring Pop-up Boutique that includes a raffle to benefit a local man with cancer, March 24 from 12-4 p.m. at The Body Shop in Cabot Plaza. Approximately 15 business women will demonstrate their products available for purchase, inc


Find Taos Woman in this week's Taos News

At the request of Congress, a presidential proclamation by Ronald Reagan declared the week beginning March 7, 1982, as "Women's History Week." For the next five years, Congress continued to pass resolutions to designate a week in March in honor of American women's role in our country's history. The


The truth is out there

Alexander Kofi, a former Olympic-caliber high hurdler, counselor for troubled youth, ordained Melchizedek priest, and leader of the band Jah Kings, said he has experienced multiple encounters with aliens. More specifically, he has met those related to the Pleiades, an open star cluster dominated by


Know Your Neighbor: Philip Bareiss

Philip Bareiss grew up in the arts. However, Bareiss revealed during a recent interview that part of the local Taos art scene also grew up around him. "My dad was the director of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, so there was also much art around," said Bareiss, seated at a table in his gal


Living a full life in the face of disease

Living well with a degenerative disease is the topic of a new book by Robert J. Silver. It is also the theme of his life. "Keepin' On: Living Well with Parkinson's Disease," chronicles Silver's journey since the diagnosis of his disease 13 years ago. When he found out he had Parkinson's, Silver pres


Taosenos join national gun violence protest

A group of Taos youth and their allies gathered on Taos Plaza Wednesday March 14, 2018 to speak out against gun violence in the nation. The gathering was conducted in solidarity with protests across the country sparked by the shooting deaths of 17 students and teachers in Parkland, Florida exactly o