Santa Fe celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day amid tensions

SANTA FE – Santa Fe is celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day with a serious of Native American dance performances on the city’s downtown plaza. Last year, Santa Fe began honoring Native Americans on...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

7 Albuquerque officers earned $124K or more

ALBUQUERQUE – Seven Albuquerque beat police officers were among the city’s top 25 salary earners last year and made more than the mayor thanks to overtime, according to an analysis by The...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Endorsements, donations draw eyes in Albuquerque mayor race

ALBUQUERQUE – Albuquerque’s long-beleaguered police department and questionable campaign donations are casting shadows in the city’s open mayoral election. Some candidates have received...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

2 leaders of religious sect plead not guilty to child abuse

ALBUQUERQUE – Two leaders of a New Mexico paramilitary religious sect have pleaded not guilty to charges connected to a child abuse investigation. Deborah Green and Peter Green entered pleas Monday...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

The ACLU probes whether protesters’ rights violated

SANTA FE – The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico is exploring whether civil rights violations occurred on Friday in the arrests of protesters at a re-enactment of the return of Spanish...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo Nation Council delegate trying to outlaw revenge porn

FARMINGTON – A Navajo Nation Council delegate is trying to outlaw revenge porn. The Farmington Daily Times reported that Delegate Jonathan Hale is sponsoring a bill that would make it a crime under...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Miss Navajo Nation contest is parting ways with fry bread

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Miss Navajo Nation pageant is parting ways with fry bread, the fluffy, golden brown delicacy that’s become a symbol of Native American culture but is rooted in oppression....

DATE: Sept. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Teen in fatal New Mexico library shooting remains detained

CLOVIS, N.M. – A New Mexico judge on Thursday ordered the teenager accused of fatally shooting two workers inside a public library and wounding four other people to remain in custody after...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo solar plant breaks new ground

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – A giant array of solar panels near the famed sandstone buttes of Monument Valley has begun producing electricity for the Navajo Nation at a time when the tribe is bracing...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo Code Talker’s life told in film

Sam Sandoval, the last surviving Navajo Code Talker from Shiprock, has much to say about his life, his tribe and justice. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Sandoval said, he enlisted to fight for...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

States join N.M. city to resolve Ten Commandments display

ALBUQUERQUE – A coalition of nearly two dozen states led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is stepping into a dispute in northwestern New Mexico about a Ten Commandments monument. Paxton, along...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico county to keep ‘immigrant friendly’ policy

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – New Mexico commissioners have decided to keep a policy declaring Bernalillo County an immigrant-friendly community despite threats from U.S. Justice Department to defund...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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