New Mexico reaches $11 million settlement with mining company over Gold King spill

The state of New Mexico has reached an $11 million settlement with Silverton-based Sunnyside Gold Corp. over costs related to the 2015 Gold King Mine spill, the state announced Wednesday. The...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico man arrested for allegedly decapitating family kitten

A Jicarilla Game and Fish officer has been arrested on suspicion of extreme cruelty to animals after authorities say the officer decapitated a family kitten. The Bloomfield Police Department said...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico to see added $300 weekly in jobless benefits

ALBUQUERQUE – Labor officials in New Mexico have said residents receiving unemployment benefits should expect an extra $300 a week added to their benefits. The New Mexico Department of Workforce...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico opens vaccine distribution to more people

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico is moving ahead with COVID-19 vaccine distribution, expanding eligibility on Friday to people 75 and older as well as residents with underlying medical conditions that...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Farmington hopes for starring roles with ownership of historic Totah Theater

FARMINGTON – The city of Farmington will soon take ownership of the historic Totah Theater in downtown Farmington from San Juan County after City Council approved a full deed transfer and...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

High fraud cases in New Mexico related to pandemic

FARMINGTON – As the holidays come to a close and life returns to pandemic normal, consumers are urged to keep a watchful eye on their bank and credit card accounts as fraud cases in Farmington were...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

San Juan Regional Medical Center opens clinic for patients without primary care providers

FARMINGTON – San Juan Regional Medical Center has opened a new clinic in Farmington specifically for patients who might not have a primary care provider. San Juan Health Partners Family Medicine...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico State Police to conduct sobriety checkpoints in January

New Mexico State Police plans to conduct sobriety checks points and saturation patrols, as well as registration, insurance and driver’s license checks during January throughout the state. The...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New year brings new oversight of vaping, rising in minimum wage to New Mexico

SANTA FE – State authorities are increasing oversight of tobacco and e-cigarette businesses to prevent child access with the start of the new year, at the same time that a new statewide minimum...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Residents rank priorities for next Albuquerque police chief

ALBUQUERQUE – The results of a recent online survey of some Albuquerque residents show reducing violent crime and police reforms should be among the top priorities for the city’s next police chief....

DATE: Dec. 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Farmington police respond to domestic violence call, shots fired

FARMINGTON – Two arrest warrants have been issued in connection with a domestic violence incident that occurred last week in Farmington. The disturbance took place about 6 p.m. Saturday in the 1400...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

National Park Service releases video involving tasing of visitor

ALBUQUERQUE – A man who was tased during a confrontation with a ranger at a national monument in New Mexico was seen climbing on and among petroglyph cliff features off-trail in violation of park...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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