Judiciary weighs challenge to New Mexico stay-at-home order

SANTA FE — The New Mexico state Supreme Court is weighing whether the governor has the authority to levy hefty fines against businesses as she enforces a public health order to slow the spread of...

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

Herrell picked up endorsement ex-Democratic congressman

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — A Republican seeking to unseat Democratic U.S. Rep. Xochitl Torres Small in a crucial House seat in New Mexico has picked up an endorsement from a former Democratic congressman....

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

Hospital CEO sues for wrongful termination amid pandemic

SANTA FE – The former CEO of a rural hospital in northwestern New Mexico is alleging in a lawsuit filed Thursday that his contract was unfairly terminated in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic....

DATE: July 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Navajo casino employees might stop receiving paychecks

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – More than 1,000 people who work for the Navajo Nation’s gambling enterprise have been told to prepare for the possibility they will not receive paychecks while on...

DATE: July 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hundreds gather in Albuquerque to protest COVID-19 rules

ALBUQUERQUE – Hundreds of people gathered in downtown Albuquerque to protest the governor’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic and speak out against what some are calling unfair treatment and an...

DATE: July 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Massive illegal dump discovered in southeastern New Mexico

EUNICE, N.M. – State officials say they discovered a massive illegal dumping site in southeastern New Mexico while cleaning up a former limestone mining pit. The more than 3-acre plot of state...

DATE: July 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico restaurants bristle at rolling back indoor dining

ALBUQUERQUE – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s revamped public health order took effect Monday, and some restaurant owners aren’t happy that they have been ordered to roll back indoor dining. The...

DATE: July 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Albuquerque Public Schools announce back-to-school plan

ALBUQUERQUE – The largest school district in New Mexico has proposed a hybrid learning plan for the upcoming school year to provide flexibility as schools attempt to safely reopen during the...

DATE: July 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Troubled New Mexico hospital near Navajo Nation eyes regroup

GALLUP, N.M. – A New Mexico hospital on the edge of the Navajo Nation that became overwhelmed by the COVID-19 pandemic is trying to regroup with new leadership. The incoming leadership team at...

DATE: July 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Mexico judge delays trial over attorney's virus exposure

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico judge postponed a murder trial after learning a defense attorney was in contact with people who contracted COVID-19. District Judge Maria Sanchez-Gagne called a...

DATE: July 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Study points to smaller effects of wildfire smoke on warming

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — Sunlight-absorbing particles in wildfire smoke may contribute less to warming temperatures than previously thought, according to the findings of a Los Alamos National...

DATE: July 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pilot successfully ejects when F-16 crashes while landing

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. – The pilot of an F-16C jet fighter successfully ejected and suffered minor injuries when the single-engine aircraft crashed while landing at Holloman Air Force Base in southern...

DATE: July 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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