Critical COVID-19 Coverage

New Mexico extends stay-at-home order

FARMINGTON – Colorado might be lifting its stay-at-home order on Sunday, but the governor of New Mexico has announced an extension of her stay-at-home order. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said the...

DATE: April 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Critical COVID-19 Coverage

Navajo Nation extends closures, curfews into May

FARMINGTON – The Navajo Nation reauthorized an executive order this week to keep the tribal government closed and reduce services until May 17, President Jonathan Nez said. Although the executive...

DATE: April 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Search on for possible escaped exotic cat in New Mexico

RIO RANCHO, N.M. – New Mexico officials are searching for a possible escaped exotic cat in an Albuquerque suburb. KRQE-TV reports New Mexico Department of Game and Fish says it is investigating...

DATE: April 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Deputies: Woman ran over man after an argument over $85

HOBBS, N.M. – A New Mexico woman is facing charges after police say she ran over a man with a car after an argument over $85. The Hobbs News-Sun reports Shilo Cassidi-Mae Howell was arrested...

DATE: April 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Virus forecast model from defense team in Los Alamos draws attention

SANTA FE – A team of national defense scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory that studies contagions with award-winning accuracy has developed its own U.S. forecast for the spread of the...

DATE: April 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico reports 1,798 COVID-19 cases, 53 known deaths

ALBUQUERQUE – Nearly 40 Albuquerque police officers have been placed on quarantine after being exposed to a law enforcement officer who recently tested positive for the coronavirus, according to...

DATE: April 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Feds tell New Mexico to stop diverting federal school aid

The New Mexico Public Education Department has been told to stop diverting millions of dollars in federal Impact Aid grants designated for specific school districts. The decades-old program...

DATE: April 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Luján keeps money edge in open U.S. Senate race in New Mexico

RIO RANCHO, N.M. – Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful and U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján continues to hold a comfortable fundraising edge over his GOP opponents in a race for open Senate seat in New Mexico,...

DATE: April 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, is domestic violence on the rise?

FARMINGTON – During the heightened anxiety of the coronavirus pandemic, what happens if one’s home has never been a safe place? Advocates worry survivors and possible victims of domestic violence...

DATE: April 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

San Juan College, businesses partner to create protective equipment

FARMINGTON – As regional hospitals and health care providers put out requests for personal protective equipment, a New Mexico Tech student started brainstorming how he could help. Logan Byrom, a...

DATE: April 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Coronavirus crisis deepens on Navajo Nation

FARMINGTON – The Navajo Nation saw one of its biggest surges in positive COVID-19 cases last weekend, and the numbers continued to rise this week, tribal leaders said. Wednesday afternoon, the...

DATE: April 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

San Juan County, N.M., first responders under quarantine

FARMINGTON – First responders are under quarantine for the next two weeks after being exposed to COVID-19, leading San Juan County to implement additional safety protocols, according to a county...

DATE: April 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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