Albuquerque to extend online public school to end of year

ALBUQUERQUE – The Albuquerque Public Schools Board voted to extend online instruction through the end of the first semester. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham had said classes would take place remotely...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

N.M. governor praises Biden on climate, energy issues

SANTA FE – The governor of a major state for energy production praised Joe Biden for his approach to combating climate change and supporting the clean energy sector, in an online appearance...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

New office in New Mexico to focus on Indigenous cold cases

ALBUQUERQUE – U.S. officials have opened an office in New Mexico dedicated to investigating cold cases involving Indigenous people who are missing or have been killed. The office in Albuquerque is...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Girl Scouts of New Mexico Trails to offer online classes

ALBUQUERQUE — The Girl Scouts of New Mexico Trails says it will offer after-school and weekend online enrichment courses amid the pandemic. The group said Thursday it would administer the classes...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Green chile distributors to sell directly to public

ALBUQUERQUE — New Mexico green chile distributors say health restrictions amid the pandemic are forcing them to sell chiles directly to the public. KOB-TV in Albuquerque reports distributors have...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

New Mexico Holocaust Museum hit by vandalism

ALBUQUERQUE – Vandals damaged the New Mexico Holocaust Museum and Gellert Center for Education on Thursday just as the burial of congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis was being televised...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico starts offering rescue loans to small businesses

SANTA FE, N.M. — State finance officials started accepting applications Wednesday for low-interest loans that are designed to help small businesses endure the financial stress of the coronavirus...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

New Mexico school officially dumps Spanish conquistador name

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — A southern New Mexico school district blocked efforts Tuesday to repeal a vote to change the name of a high school named after a brutal Spanish conquistador. After hours of...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico beef packing plant reports 21 coronavirus cases

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A state agency in New Mexico has reported 21 employees at a meatpacking plant in Roswell tested positive for COVID-19, the most cases reported to the state by any one job...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Prosecutor wants to try juvenile as adult in New Mexico athlete’s death

SANTA FE — Prosecutors plan to seek adult criminal sanctions against a 16-year-old defendant in the killing of a standout high school basketball player in New Mexico, Santa Fe-based District...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

U.S. House candidates distancing from Cowboys for Trump leader

Associated Press RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Two U.S. House hopefuls in a crucial southern New Mexico race are distancing themselves from a Cowboys for Trump leader who said some Black athletes should “go...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Democrat for U.S. Senate releases ad around dad’s cancer fight

RIO RANCHO — Democrat U.S. hopeful Ben Ray Luján released a television ad Tuesday touting his support for expanding Medicaid while pointing to his father’s fight with cancer. The commercial airing...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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