New Mexico sheriffs’ protest of gun laws follows other states

ALBUQUERQUE — As New Mexico legislators consider gun-control measures, numerous sheriffs have said they will not enforce gun laws they determine unconstitutional. But the governor says the sheriffs...

DATE: March 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico nets record revenues from oil production

ALBUQUERQUE – A surge in oil production has resulted in record revenues for state government coffers and public education. But industry officials cautioned Tuesday that regulatory certainty will...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Navajos get funding for manufacturing school

Navajo Technical University, based in Crownpoint, New Mexico, has been awarded a $3.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a Center for Advanced Manufacturing. The...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

EPA asks courts to toss Navajo Nation’s lawsuit over Gold King Mine spill

The U.S. Department of Justice, on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency, has asked that a federal court dismiss a lawsuit filed by members of the Navajo Nation seeking repayment of damages...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Business

Day of Dead celebrates life at Cortez Cultural Center

The Cortez Cultural Center hosted a Day of the Dead celebration Friday to honor the traditional Mexican festival. “Dia de los Muertos is an opportunity to remember and celebrate the lives of...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Deputy cleared in fatal McElmo Canyon shootout, then is fired

A U.S. attorney has cleared the Montezuma County sheriff deputy who killed a man during a shootout in McElmo Canyon in February, but the deputy has been fired for violating department policy. Sgt....

DATE: Oct. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Chile festival celebrates region’s venerable pepper

You can find green chiles smothered on a burrito, on top of a burger and running through the veins of New Mexicans. Beans and chile are New Mexico’s official state veggies and the option for red or...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Living

Complaint seeks $34K from former Navajo Nation legal counsel

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Investigators with the Navajo Nation are seeking more than $34,000 from the tribe’s former legal counsel after she crashed a tribal vehicle and was arrested on suspicion of...

DATE: July 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Nation begins negotiations with possible new coal plant owner

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Leaders from the Navajo Nation say they’ve begun negotiations with a potential new owner of a coal-fired power plant on their land. The Navajo Generating Station near Page is...

DATE: July 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo Nation urges expansion of radiation exposure law

SHIPROCK – From the end of World War II to the mid-1980s, about 30 million tons of uranium ore were extracted from lands belonging to the nation’s largest American Indian reservation. Today, across...

DATE: July 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

San Juan coal mine gets larger environmental review

A proposal to extend the San Juan coal mine lease in northwestern New Mexico that fuels an adjacent power station would have minor impacts on air and water, according to a new and larger...

DATE: June 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico man tapped to lead Dolores as town manager

An energetic New Mexico man with enthusiasm for small towns and a background in municipal government is slated to become Dolores’ next interim town manager. Following a public interview by the...

DATE: June 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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