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  1. Man found guilty in Taos woman's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    A jury on Thursday found a 26-year-old Ranchos de Taos man guilty of causing a 24-year-old Taos woman's death while driving under the influence of what a prosecutor characterized as a "cocktail" of prescription medications and marijuana. The case highlighted New Mexico law's lack of well-defined thresholds for what constitutes unacceptable levels of such drugs for motorists in a state where prescription drug abuse has contributed to some of the highest opioid overdose rates in the nation.

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  2. Former Mr. New Mexico sentenced in 2014 shooting of Taos womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Micola "Mick" Sopyn, a past winner of the Mr. New Mexico bodybuilding contest, was recently sentenced to 16 years in prison for the 2014 shooting death of 38-year-old Taos resident Amber Hava. A jury convicted Sopyn of second-degree murder in April.

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  3. Festival on all things fermented growing at a feverish pace in AlbuquerqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Variously lauded as culinary alchemy, lost art and even folk medicine, food fermentation has been a common practice among humans across the globe since early man had some cucumbers he wanted to effectively save for later. Chemical and heat-based food preservation methods in the 19th and 20th centuries replaced fermenting in many households, much to our detriment, but now brewing, it seems, is back in force.

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  4. Taos leaders consider converting youth jail into treatment centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 17 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Taos County leaders are considering a plan to convert part of the county's juvenile detention center into a treatment center for young people in an effort to ease the hemorrhaging of taxpayer money for the costly facility while increasing therapeutic services for local kids. The plan to create a residential treatment center for young people hasn't been formally adopted by the county but has strong advocates among local social workers and the youth jail director, Lt.

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  5. Alleged shooter took courses at UNM-Taos, had no criminal historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 17 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    What appears to be a green rifle on a bipod with a mounted scope was posted last December on Damian Herrera's Facebook page. Courtesy Facebook What appears to be a green rifle on a bipod with a mounted scope was posted last December on Damian Herrera's Facebook page.

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  6. Five dead in Taos, Rio Arriba county shootings; suspect arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Investigators at the La Madera home where two people were shot dead Thursday and another critically injured. Authorities arrested Damian Herrera, 21, on four counts open counts of murder.

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  7. Four dead in Taos, Rio Arriba county shootings; suspect arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Investigators at the La Madera home where three people were shot dead Thursday. Authorities arrested Damian Herrera, 21, on five counts open counts of murder.

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  8. Five dead in Taos, Rio Arriba county shootings, 1 arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Investigators at the La Madera home where three people were shot dead Thursday. Authorities arrested Damian Herrera, 21, on five counts open counts of murder.

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  9. Five dead in shootings in Taos, Rio Arriba counties, 1 arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Five people were killed in what authorities believe was a one-man shooting spree Thursday across Taos and Rio Arriba counties Thursday. Rio Arriba County sheriff's deputies arrested Damian Herrera, 21, of Taos in connection with the shootings around 9 p.m. near the junction of U.S. 84 and N.M. 284.

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  10. 4 dead in shootings in Taos, Rio Arriba counties, 1 arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Four people were killed and one critically injured in what authorities believe was a one-man shooting spree Thursday across Taos and Rio Arriba counties. Rio Arriba County sheriff's deputies arrested Damian Herrera, 21, of Taos in connection with the shootings around 9 p.m. near the junction of U.S. 84 and N.M. 284.

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  11. Gas pipeline project expected to cause delays on road to TaosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Drivers traverse N.M. 68 as rafters ride the Rio Grande on Tuesday. New Mexico Gas Co.

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  12. 8 N.M. artists winners of Governor's Awards for ExcellenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Gustavo Victor Goler, pictured in his Taos studio, is one of the 2017 winners of the Governor's Awards for Excellence in the Arts. Courtesy image William deBuys of El Valle is one of the 2017 winners of the Governor's Awards for Excellence in the Arts.

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  13. Santa Fe man dies after kayaking on Rio GrandeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 12 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    A Santa Fe man died while kayaking on the Rio Grande near Pilar, becoming the second person to die on the river in a month. A friend saw McDonough make it to shore after his kayak overturned, but the friend continued downriver, believing McDonough was safe, the newspaper reported.

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  14. A time to every purpose: "Voices of Counterculture in the Southwest"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Sufi Sam's teaching circle, 1970s, photo courtesy the Lama Foundation; courtesy New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors Photo Archive unless otherwise noted Roberta Price: Rick and Ceil's Home, 1969, Roberta Price, 2004, 2010; courtesy New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors Photo Archive unless otherwise noted Douglas Magnus: Scorekeeper, Hog Farm, Llano San Juan, New Mexico, 1969; courtesy New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors Photo Archive unless otherwise noted Douglas Magnus: La Raza will endure, Santa Fe Plaza, 1970s; courtesy New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors Photo Archive unless otherwise noted Douglas Magnus: Reality - Park Here, Reality Construction Company Commune, near Taos, 1970, courtesy Palace of the Governors Photo Archives , Negative No.

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  15. Getting handsy: New Mexico Fiber CrawlRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Looking at art usually means keeping your hands to yourself, but when it comes to fiber arts, getting a tactile sense of the medium is part of the experience. People who knit, weave, quilt, and crochet want you to touch and wear their work.

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  16. Espa ola police chief to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Espanola police chief Richard Gallegos said Monday he will retire at week's end after working as an officer for more than two decades. Gallegos called The New Mexican to say there are no connections between his decision to retire and controversies with Deputy Chief Matthew Vigil, who has been the subject of several 911 calls, including a domestic violence call in Taos in November that led to no charges.

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  17. Raid nets one arrest in Taos CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    A convoy of state police armored vehicles, including trucks and a bulldozer, headed Monday to Taos County near the Colorado border to make an arrest. "Anytime we respond anywhere, we like to respond with all the equipment we could possibly use a especially when we're so far up north," state police Special Operations Bureau Capt.

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  18. Lady Jaguars snap five-game losing streak with sweep of TaosRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    The Lady Jaguars stopped a five-game losing streak by sweeping a nondistrict doubleheader against Taos by 9-1 and 17-5 scores, and tied its highest win total in the past eight years. Capital finally found its hitting stroke in the opener as Alex Mares, Emma George and Arianna Almeida each had three hits.

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  19. Authorities ID New Mexico man killed in North Dakota crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    The highway patrol said 53-year-old James Martinez, of Taos lost control of his pickup on an icy U.S. 85 in McKenzie County on Tuesday night and it spun into the oncoming lane, colliding with another pickup. Thank you for reading 5 free articles on our site.

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  20. Authorities ID New Mexico man killed in North Dakota crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    Authorities have identified a New Mexico man who died in a vehicle crash in the western North Dakota oil patch.

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