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Monthly Archives: October 2016

Episode 50: History of Halloween, Balloon Rally, Trump in NM, Ayurveda with Patrick Shaw

Author David Skal and Bryan Le Beau discuss some of the myths and origins of Halloween. This story is part of an Organization of American Historians project. With only 9 days to go until the election, Donald Trump held a last minute rally in Albuquerque last night. This weekend marked the 34th Taos Mountain Balloon Rally. […]

Episode 49: Damon Scott on Gorge Bridge Suicide, USFS Geologist on Proposed Geothermal Leasing, Taos Artist Anee Warde

Taos News editor Damon Scott writes about the latest suicide at the Taos Gorge Bridge. USFS geologist Larry Gore on the proposed geothermal energy exploration near the Valles Caldera. Artist Anee Ward opens up about her work at the easel and creative marketing.

Episode 48: Sports Roundup with Arcenio Trujillo, Dia de los Muertos Traditions

Sports Editor Arcenio Trujillo joins Rita D to talk about being a jock, his own running and basketball career at Taos High and how all our young athletes are doing this year. And with Dia de los Muertos rapidly approaching, we hear from Guillermo Rosette and Linda Velarde about ancient traditions this time of year […]

Episode 47: Milking The Rhino, Yoga For The Change Of Seasons

Tribes in Kenya and Namibia living with wild animals are re-examining their relationship with the wild. Milking the Rhino is a documentary that examines wildlife conservation and the deepening conflict between humans and animals in an ever-shrinking world. The filmmaker told KNCE’s Rita Daniels it is a revolution that is turning poachers into preservationists and local people […]

Episode 45: NM State Auditor Ranks Taos, Sanders Rallies For Clinton, La Niña, Wild Devon Hoffman

State auditor Tim Keller released his annual report on the financial practices of hundreds of agencies. The Questa and Taos Municipal School Districts have cleaned up their act in recent years but still have a ways to go. Bernie Sanders rallied support for Hillary Clinton‘s presidential run in Albuquerque on Tuesday at the University of […]

Episode 44: Detox Funding, News Headlines, Local Public Defender On Services and Budget Cuts

Director of the Behavioral Health Services Division briefed a joint committee in Taos recently on possible revenue funding for detox services in Taos. The new manager of the Office of the Public Defender says even though the governor is slashing budgets, they are obligated under the state constitution to provide counsel for anyone who has […]

Episode 43: Gina Breedlove Headed To Taos, Special Screening of Cortez

Gina Breedlove will be performing in Taos this weekend. She is well known for her singing career with Harry Belafonte and for her roles on Broadway. Cheryl Nichols, Arron Shriver and Johnny Long are among some of the talented people who collaborated in the making of the film Cortez. The crew is having a special […]

Episode 42: Hotel Overlay Zone and Cultivating Hemp Seed

The Town Council voted in favor of the Hotel Overlay Zone last night. Phillip Alexander works with the Not Forgotten Outreach program which brings almost two thousand veterans and their families to town for skiing and spoke out in favor of the proposal. And a religious non-profit talks about growing hemp seed-stock in northern New […]

Episode 41: The Science of Hail Stones, NM Political Report on Trump

Meteorologist Chuck Jones joins the program to talk weather science after hail stones fell in Taos over the weekend. New Mexico Political Report correspondent Andy Jones explains how peaceful protests turned violent when Trump visited New Mexico back in May.

Episode 40: Taos High Culinary Arts Program, Tish Hinojosa Performs Live In-Studio With Anny Celsi

The Taos High Culinary Arts program is catering parties across town this weekend. KNCE’s Rita Daniels caught up with some of the budding chefs as the prepped everything from chocolate cake the chorizo crostini. Long time Taos favorite Tish Hinojosa is on tour again, this time with collaborator Anny Celsi. The two perform live in the […]

Episode 38: Opioid Update with Ed Williams

Reporter Ed Williams joins host Rita Daniels on the program to talk about funding for drug-detox facilities in northern New Mexico as well as prevention and treatment. Williams was awarded two reporting fellowships recently to study the opioid epidemic locally.