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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Episode 26: Intro To Farming In New Mexico

Despite an intense grasshopper season Red Willow Farm on Taos Pueblo perseveres with their mission of preserving their agricultural traditions. Don Bustos of Santa Cruz farm continues to inspire up and coming farmers across the state. With a bumper apple crop this year you may want to strategize how to harvest and preserve the fruit.

Episode 25: Ranchos Water And Sewer Project, Rio Fernando Plan, Weather Forecast, Taos Farmers Market, Miles Bonny

Customers of Ranchos Mutual Domestic Water Consumer Association will not have water service today while a sewer main is installed. This evening Amigos Bravos will host an open meeting to discuss environmental monitoring of E. Coli in the Rîo Fernando. The latest forecast from the National Weather Service calls for cool temperatures and moisture. A […]

Episode 23: Regeneration Fest Welcomes Poet Winder And Hip Hop Artist Waln, NM Political Report On Polls And Johnson’s Lowrider Adventure, Drug Arrests At Indian Hills

Tanaya Winder and Frank Waln are both indigenous performers that will be rocking the Regeneration Festival on September 4th. They have powerful things to say about lessons in frailty, using music and poetry to heal and following ones own heart. New Mexico Political Report commissioned polls on the presidential and Secretary of State race as […]

Episode 22: Pride Wrap Up, Taos County Fair, Exploring Our Foodshed

This year Taos Pride honored victims shot at Pulse nightclub in Orlando. Equality New Mexico gathered support to ban conversion therapy in the state as well as anti-bullying legislation. A drag queen troop performed on Saturday night as well. And a trip to this years county fair and farmers market.

Episode 21: Taos Pride, Pokémon Go, Tiger Football, Tania Casselle

Taos Pride is in it’s 7th year, with dozens of performers scheduled to rock the event which includes a a parade, burlesque dancers, a drag queen show and a training from the office of the attorney general on teen dating violence, cyber safety and teen suicide. The Pride movement stemmed from a riot at the […]

Episode 20: Taos High Seniors On Baseball And The Year Ahead, Anice Joy Invests In Experiences Over Material Items, Conceptual Trails Planning With The Taos Land Trust

Taos High School seniors are already excited about this years baseball season. Hot Yoga Taos proprietress Anice Joy joins us live in the studio to talk about wisely investing in experiences over material goods. Kristina Ortez de Jones invites people to participate in the Conceptual Trails Plan by coming to the meeting this Thursday at […]

Episode 19: First Day of School For THS, Weather Outlook

Enrollment numbers are way up this year for Taos High School with over 840 students on the roster according to Principle Robert Trujillo. KNCE’s Rita Daniels sits in on a packed World Literature class where students are warned about the paper fringe monsters that come from their notebooks. Also a peak into the culinary arts […]

Episode 18: The History Of Eagle Nest And The Moreno Valley, Cattle Mutilations, Goddess Fest With Jenny Bird, Melanie DeMore and Adrienne Braswell

100 years ago Taos Pueblo Indians were the labor contracted to build a damn on the Cimarron river, creating what is now Eagle Nest Lake State Park. The region had been a renegade gold-mining outpost. The Village is throwing a festival this weekend to commemorate the centennial. A few years ago I did some hefty reporting […]

Episode 17: Marijuana Trafficking Hits Close To Home

Yesterday my father got sentenced to prison for possession of over 500 pounds of marijuana in eastern Nebraska. When the arrest happened I quit my job and drove to the truck stop outside of Lincoln where a few days before Sheriff’s had confronted my dad while he was eating lunch. I also talk to his […]

Episode 16: Images of Divine Light, Sheep, Solutions Journalism

Alma Ortega and Marla McClymond debut their latest work Images of Divine Light tonight at the Living Light Gallery. Distinguished author Andrew Gulliford talks about his latest project, writing about the history of sheep in New Mexico while delving into the challenges present-day sheepmen face in the southwest. And Leah Todd joins the program to […]

Episode 15: Taos Jail, World Breastfeeding Week, Monsoon Flood Warning, Spanish And The Election

There were two confirmed deaths in the Taos County Detention Center during July. Taos News reporter Cody Hooks shares his latest reporting on the story. To celebrate World Breastfeeding Week Beth Enson, coordinator of the Latch-On Coalition, comes on the program to talk about the benefits of breastfeeding and inform us of local breastfeeding events […]

Episode 14: Peñasco Fiestas, McGaffey Fire, Sisterhood

The Martinez family in Peñasco has been cooking up hamburgers in their dancehall during the fiestas since 1949. We hear stories about the big acts that used to play while people drank rum and cokes, dancing the night away. And during this years parade we get a play by play on the low-riders. Plus, a […]