Beer is brewing New Mexico’s economy

ALBUQUERQUE – That frosty tide of smooth, golden brown craft beer has finally come in, and it’s helping to quench this drought-stricken state’s thirst for jobs and economic development. Dozens of...

DATE: July 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Business

Santa Fe forest proposes fencing to protect mouse

ALBUQUERQUE – The U.S. Forest Service wants to put up fences and issue a closure order that would block livestock and campers from stretches of the Rio Cebolla in the Santa Fe National Forest to...

DATE: July 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. fire danger, drought spark fireworks concerns

ALBUQUERQUE – The fire season has been relatively mild across the West this year, but officials in New Mexico and Arizona are doing what they can to rein in the use of fireworks given the dry...

DATE: June 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Here’s your opportunity to be heard

Public comment is being sought in a series of meetings this month about the document that will set rules for operations of the Four Corners Power Plant and the Navajo Mine Energy Project west of...

DATE: May 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Thou shalt not?

BLOOMFIELD, N.M. It was a sweltering Independence Day in 2011 when Bloomfield residents gathered to see their city’s new Ten Commandments monument at City Hall. Many wore flag T-shirts and other...

DATE: April 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM wants your feedback on energy project

A hundred-million-dollar project to build an electricity transmission line from northwestern New Mexico to southwestern Colorado has some residents on board and some still concerned. The federal...

DATE: April 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Moving coal by train?

A proposed rail line from Farmington to Thoreau, N.M., has piqued interest on both sides of the border from firms interested in shipping products in and out of the Four Corners. Businesses have...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bigfoot might lurk in nearby bush

FRUITLAND, N.M. – Strange happenings are being reported on the Navajo Reservation in northern New Mexico: Reports of large, dark intruders on private property. Livestock turned up missing, or...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

A road more traveled

Every weekday morning, Jeff Hensley leaves his home in Aztec and joins thousands of other commuters heading north on U.S. Highway 550 toward Colorado, where he works as a customer-service manager...

DATE: May 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News

Impoverished Native Americans in Shiprock rank third

FARMINGTON – A new report ranks Shiprock third in the nation in the percentage of Native Americans living below the poverty line.The U.S. Census Bureau’s report analyzed the 20 cities most...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. chile crop inches up, facing competitors

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) – New Mexico’s chile acreage inched upward slightly last year, but the crop’s long-term future still faces plenty of challenges.That’s according to experts at the state’s...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. Dems battling with GOP governor

SANTA FE – Nearly a third of New Mexico’s lawmakers will be new to their jobs when the Legislature convenes Tuesday, but the hurdles confronting Republican Gov. Susana Martinez remain largely...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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