New Mexico issues final ruling against youth migrant shelter

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico officials have issued their final decision to deny an out-of-state company’s request for a migrant children’s shelter in Albuquerque. Charlie Moore-Pabst, a spokesman for...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Albuquerque firefighters find dead body of a man in home

ALBUQUERQUE – Police in Albuquerque said a man has been found dead inside a back garage of a home that burned. City firefighters pulled the body out Tuesday afternoon. Fire officials said it is...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farmington hopes to offer commercial flights by summer 2020

FARMINGTON – The last commercial flight to service the Four Corners Regional Airport was in 2017, leaving residents of northwest New Mexico with two options: to drive an hour to the Durango-La...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Proposal in owl case allows for cutting of U.S. Capitol tree

ALBUQUERQUE – It will be up to a federal judge whether to sign off on a proposed order that would clear the way for a tree to be cut and displayed outside the U.S. Capitol building over the...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Passenger killed in New Mexico crash identified as Colorado man

The Associated Press SANTA FE – A passenger killed in a Sept. 26 plane crash in northern New Mexico has been identified as Eric Page, 29, of Littleton, Colorado. He was identified by state Office...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

University of New Mexico dean proposes free medical school

ALBUQUERQUE — A University of New Mexico dean has announced plans to ask the state to fund full-ride scholarships to medical students who commit to practicing within the state. The Albuquerque...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Feds give Navajo uranium contract to firm with sketchy past

In September 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency received a troubling message from the Navy: Tetra Tech EC, the firm tasked with cleaning up the radioactive former naval shipyard Hunters...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Farmington school resource officer resigns after tussle with 11-year-old girl

A school resource officer with the Farmington Police Department resigned after using force on an 11-year-old girl at Mesa View Middle School, the department announced Sunday evening. The incident...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Aztec looks to the Philippines amid teacher shortage

AZTEC (AP) – It was a cold Monday morning at C.V. Koogler Middle School in Aztec. Students stumbled into Shannon Albores’ history class and take off their rumpled jackets. After reciting the Pledge...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘The Casagrandes’ extols Mexican American life via animation

ALBUQUERQUE – “The Casagrandes,” Nickelodeon’s new original animated series that centers around an 11-year-old girl trying to survive a big city, is one of the first cartoons in the U.S. to feature...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Living

Can yoga help heal Aztec?

AZTEC – On the stage of a darkened high school auditorium, 50 people inhaled, pulling the oxygen deep into their lungs. With a 1-2-3 count, they audibly exhaled, sending a few of the candles...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM treating sagebrush with airdrops to benefit native grasses

FARMINGTON – The Bureau of Land Management is treating roughly 9,000 acres of sagebrush in northwestern New Mexico, the agency announced this week. The program, part of the 2005 Restore New Mexico...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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