Senators attempt to expedite Gold King reimbursements

A bipartisan group of senators on Monday introduced a measure that would expedite reimbursements to entities affected by last year’s Gold King Mine spill. Colorado senators Michael Bennet, a...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Battling salt cedar harms nesting bird

ALBUQUERQUE – It was a good plan: Bring in hungry beetles that feed only on nonnative salt cedar trees to get a handle on a hardy, invasive species that was crowding riverbanks across the West and...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Oil slump cripples New Mexico city finances

SANTA FE – Hard times are turning more worrisome for cities and small towns in the heart of New Mexico oil and natural gas territory as state officials contemplate reclaiming dollars pledged to...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Shiprock run/walk will highlight mine spill aftermath

An 8-mile run/walk to raise awareness for the aftermath of the Gold King Mine spill will be held Saturday, Sept. 3, in Shiprock. The Gold King Mine Spill Resilience Run/Walk II begins after a...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Martinez: tax hikes ‘make no sense’

SANTA FE, N.M. – New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez will not consider any tax increases as the state seeks to close a projected budget shortfall during an upcoming special session of the Legislature,...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico pension funds miss targets for returns

SANTA FE – New Mexico’s two major public pension funds have missed targets for investment returns for a second consecutive year, likely pushing up unfunded liabilities that can extend the time it...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico governor orders agency spending reductions

SANTA FE – New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez directed most major state agencies on Tuesday to institute spending cuts in response to a sharp downturn in tax receipts and other state revenues tied to...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo farmers remain skeptical of river water

SHIPROCK – Along a dirt road near the San Juan River in the Navajo Nation, some fields are lush with corn, melons and alfalfa, but many others are filled with dry weeds. They are a reminder that...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Endurance horseback rider will face biggest challenge yet

RATON, N.M. (AP) – After her first 26-mile endurance horseback ride, Marcia Hefker was so tired she fell asleep by the campfire. “Someone had to wake me up because the bottom of my tennis shoes...

DATE: July 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado players strengthen Strike Zone Baseball for Connie Mack World Series

Stomping their feet and cheering as loud as they can, more than 6,000 baseball fans will converge on Ricketts Park for the biggest night of baseball of the year in the Four Corners. Farmington’s...

DATE: July 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

New Mexico governor seeks solution on budget crunch

SANTA FE – New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez provided new indications Tuesday that the state may be headed toward a special legislative session to address dwindling state operating reserves. The...

DATE: July 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Cheap gasoline syphons riders from New Mexico commuter train

SANTA FE – New Mexico’s distinctive commuter rail line cuts a breathtaking path through Native American tribal lands, past silhouetted mountain ranges and swaths of cottonwood trees along the Rio...

DATE: July 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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