Remote schooling forces child welfare agencies to adapt

SANTA FE – Child welfare monitoring and enforcement have been challenged by the coronavirus pandemic as teachers – the backbone of the abuse and neglect reporting system – are separated from their...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Schools allege overreach by New Mexico education secretary

SANTA FE – A coalition of school districts is challenging the authority of Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s education secretary to drastically limit in-person instruction, dictate COVID-19...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico offers scholarships for advanced teacher training

SANTA FE – State officials say they’re making money available to mid-level public school teachers to cover the cost of continuing education certifications that can lead to a significant salary...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Northern New Mexico district to pick its first congresswoman

SANTA FE – The two major party candidates competing to become the first woman to represent a Democrat-dominated New Mexico district squared off in their first televised debate Thursday that touched...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Forest in southwestern New Mexico back in high fire danger

SILVER CITY, N.M. – The national forest that covers much of mountainous southwestern New Mexico again faces a high fire danger, officials said. The Gila National Forest headquartered in Silver City...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico swing-district debate hinges on oil, border

SANTA FE – New Mexico GOP congressional challenger Yvette Herrell embraced President Donald Trump’s border-wall strategy and burnished an anti-abortion, pro-petroleum philosophy in a bid to unseat...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Democrats dominate 1st day of voting in Albuquerque area

SANTA FE – Democrats cast nearly half of the ballots across New Mexico during the first day of early and absentee voting, while registered Republicans accounted for about 38% of participation. The...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Strict rules keep business out of N.M. loan program

SANTA FE – Only about $20 million of a $400 million loan program for New Mexico small businesses hit by the pandemic has been approved to send out since the program began in August, according to...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Ex-Catholic priest in New Mexico dies before abuse trial

ALBUQUERQUE – A former Roman Catholic priest has died just weeks before he was scheduled to go on trial in New Mexico after he was accused of raping a young girl at an Albuquerque parochial school...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Congresswoman skips initial television debate in New Mexico

SANTA FE – Republican congressional candidate Michelle Garcia Holmes discussed her campaign alone on local network television Tuesday after incumbent U.S. Rep. Debra Haaland declined the invitation...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Congresswoman skips initial television debate in New Mexico

SANTA FE – Republican congressional candidate Michelle Garcia Holmes will discuss her campaign alone on local network television after incumbent U.S. Rep. Debra Haaland declined the invitation for...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico reports 298 additional COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths

SANTA FE – New Mexico officials on Saturday reported 298 additional known COVID-19 cases and three more deaths, increasing the statewide totals to 30,296 cases with 890 deaths. The additional cases...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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