Students reject new tests

ALBUQUERQUE – New assessment tests that have angered parents and teachers across the nation prompted walkouts Monday by hundreds of high school students in New Mexico who had been set to take the...

DATE: March 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bill takes aim at bullying

SANTA FE – A committee of New Mexico lawmakers has approved an anti-bullying bill spurred by the 2013 suicide of a teenager who was bullied at school. The bill calls for the creation of a...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. examining 500-mile statewide trail

SANTA FE – A group of New Mexico lawmakers wants to create a 500-mile, statewide recreation trail that stretches from Colorado to Texas and weaves through majestic vistas, monuments and cultural...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Plane crash still under investigation

Authorities on Monday were still investigating why a plane crashed last week on its way to Durango from the Austin, Texas, area. A man and woman believed to be from the Austin area died after their...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

N.M. regulators hear testimony

SANTA FE – New Mexico regulators began taking testimony Monday on a plan that calls for shutting down part of an aging coal-fired power plant that provides electricity to more than 2 million people...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Martinez starts 2nd term as New Mexico governor

SANTA FE – Striking a bipartisan tone and promising to push for education reform, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez took the oath of office for a second time Thursday during a public inauguration...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Western states ‘fostering renewables’

ALBUQUERQUE – More than five dozen giant turbines erected on a remote mesa in western New Mexico began churning out power for the state’s largest electric provider on New Year’s Day. Tapping into...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo panel agrees on gaming terms

ALBUQUERQUE – A panel of Navajo Nation lawmakers has settled on terms that the tribe would like to see adopted as part of a new gambling compact with the state of New Mexico. The tribe’s current...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Officer indictments quite uncommon

ALBUQUERQUE – A grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, is re-opening old wounds in Albuquerque. That’s...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Albuquerque mayor signs federal police reform deal

ALBUQUERQUE – Calling it “a new beginning” for a city marked by police shootings and angry protests, Albuquerque officials signed an agreement Monday with the U.S. Justice Department aimed at...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. governor declares emergency

ALBUQUERQUE – Gov. Susana Martinez declared a statewide emergency Wednesday as New Mexico braced for possible flooding and mudslides as remnants from Tropical Storm Odile moved in. The National...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Meeting on Animas River water quality

The Mountain Studies Institute, the San Juan Watershed Group and the Animas Watershed Partnership are holding a public meeting Thursday in Farmington on water quality in the Animas River. The...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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