New Mexico, Farmington enforce fire restrictions

New Mexico and the city of Farmington have announced fire restrictions to protect communities, firefighters, first responders and natural resources. The Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources...

DATE: May 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico auditor pressures Gallup hospital for records

SANTA FE – Leaders of a critical care hospital in the middle of a coronavirus hot spot in Gallup, New Mexico, are coming under mounting pressure to comply with a financial audit amid complaints of...

DATE: May 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Coronavirus surges with emergency order close to expiration

SANTA FE – New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is weighing whether to extend major provisions of an emergency health order that limits nonessential business activity and bans gatherings of more...

DATE: May 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

As regional businesses reopen, many in Farmington remain closed

FARMINGTON – While nonessential businesses in Durango and most of New Mexico begin to reopen, San Juan County remains under stricter restrictions. A new survey shows Farmington business owners are...

DATE: May 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Doctors Without Borders deploys team to Navajo Nation

FARMINGTON – Doctors Without Borders sent teams to assist Native American communities in northwest New Mexico, as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the area. Doctors Without Borders, or Médecins...

DATE: May 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico opens COVID-19 testing to all workers in state

SANTA FE – New Mexico officials have announced that COVID-19 testing is now available for all workers in the state. The New Mexico Department of Health said Monday testing would be open to...

DATE: May 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico woman, 105, who beat 1918 flu, has COVID-19

GALLUP, N.M. – A 105-year-old New Mexico woman who beat back the 1918 flu that killed millions, including her mother and infant sister, is battling COVID-19. The Gallup Independent reports Lubica...

DATE: May 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

San Juan County, N.M., moving forward on freight line

FARMINGTON – San Juan County is moving forward with its plan to design and build a freight railroad line connecting to McKinley County. The county commission voted last week in favor of applying...

DATE: May 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico town near vast reservation shuts everyone out

GALLUP, N.M. – Like clockwork, payday arrives and tens of thousands of people from the Navajo reservation and other rural stretches along the New Mexico-Arizona border flood into Gallup, a...

DATE: May 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico start-ups face tough times despite support system

ALBUQUERQUE (AP) – After the Great Recession pummeled the economy in 2008 and 2009, venture investment in New Mexico ground to a near halt as struggling venture-backed startups crashed and burned...

DATE: May 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Forecast show severe economic fallout for N.M. state government

SANTA FE – The economic fallout in New Mexico from the coronavirus pandemic is likely to wipe out between $2.1 billion and $3.9 billion in previously anticipated state government income by...

DATE: May 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Tea Party Super PAC calls GOP US House hopeful a ‘liberal’

RIO RANCHO, N.M. – A new ad by Super PAC working to elect Tea Party-leaning candidates in U.S. House races is comparing one GOP hopeful to Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and calling her “a...

DATE: May 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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