FBI cold case posters being translated into Navajo language

ALBUQUERQUE – Federal authorities are incorporating the Navajo language in a bid to find leads in cold cases on or near the country’s largest Native American reservation. KOAT-TV in Albuquerque...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico governor: Coronavirus poses no threat for Santa

SANTA FE – It’s official, at least according to New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham: Santa Claus and his reindeer are immune to COVID-19 and can safely visit homes all across the state. Lujan...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Premium oil and gas tracts in short supply in New Mexico

SANTA FE – There are fewer premium tracts available for leasing by oil and gas developers on state trust land in the Permian Basin, and New Mexico land managers say that’s having an effect on...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

New Mexico utility has plan for growing electric vehicle use

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico’s largest electric provider has a plan for incentivizing the buildout of infrastructure that would be needed to bolster the use of electric vehicles in the expansive state...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

New Mexico’s U.S. Attorney to join Santa Fe practice

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico’s top federal prosecutor is stepping down as president Donald Trump prepares to leave office. U.S. Attorney John Anderson announced his resignation Tuesday effective just...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico makes push with at-home COVID-19 test kits

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico health officials said Tuesday they are hoping to boost the number of people getting tested for COVID-19 through a new program that will provide free, at-home test kits to...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico reports 1,442 more COVID-19 cases, 27 deaths

SANTA FE – New Mexico on Saturday reported 1,442 additional known COVID-19 cases and 27 additional deaths. The statewide totals increased to 128,930 cases and 2,155 as seven-day rolling averages...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Prosecutor lacked active law license; cases being reviewed

ALBUQUERQUE – District attorney and public defender offices for metro Albuquerque are reviewing cases handled by a now-former prosecutor who wasn’t properly licensed to practice law in New Mexico....

DATE: Dec. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Older students to continue remote learning in New Mexico

SANTA FE – Middle and high school students will learn remotely indefinitely in New Mexico while the freeze on limited K-three and special education programs will end sooner in January than...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Albuquerque to consider smaller emergency homeless shelters

ALBUQUERQUE – City officials in New Mexico have scrapped a plan to build one large 300-bed homeless shelter and are now considering a series of smaller facilities with at least 100 beds each...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Report: New Mexico needs plan to address high suicide rate

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico has a suicide rate 1.5 times that of the national average, and legislative analysts say a new plan is needed to address the many causes. Analysts with the Legislative...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico probes for pandemic’s ‘missing students’

SANTA FE – Public education officials are presenting the results of a survey about students who have disappeared from public schools without explanation during the pandemic, in which nearly all...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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