New Mexico to funnel more investments to in-state startups

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico will be investing more money in state-based businesses and startup companies as it attempts to spur development and diversify the economy. The State Investment Council...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Public land considered for New Mexico cemetery expansion

SOCORRO, N.M. – A small parcel of public land would be used for the expansion of a cemetery in central New Mexico under a proposal being considered by federal land managers. The Bureau of Land...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

First Hispanic woman to serve as U.S. ambassador dies

ALBUQUERQUE – The first Hispanic woman to serve as a U.S. ambassador has died. Mari-Luci Jaramillo died Nov. 20 in Albuquerque. She was 91. Jaramillo had served as ambassador to Honduras under...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Health officials: Flu activity widespread in New Mexico

SANTA FE – New Mexico health officials said flu activity already is widespread across the state and they’re recommending vaccinations to prevent spreading the illness. The Health Department said...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico braces for more wind, wintery weather

ALBUQUERQUE – Road crews are preparing for wintery conditions that will move across New Mexico over the next couple of days. Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Albuquerque said...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Permits on sale in N.M. to harvest Christmas trees on federal land

ALBUQUERQUE – Christmas tree permits are now available at Bureau of Land Management offices around New Mexico. Federal land managers said the $5 permits will be sold in Albuquerque, Socorro, Taos,...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Albuquerque zoo welcomes baby ocelots

ALBUQUERQUE – Albuquerque’s zoo is celebrating the births of two ocelots. Officials at the ABQ BioPark announced Tuesday that the kittens were born in October. Mammal Curator Erin Flynn said the...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Albuquerque launches operation targeting violent offenders

ALBUQUERQUE – Albuquerque officials said they are launching a new operation that will target the 15 most violent criminal offenders in the city. The “Metro 15 Operation” announced Tuesday will be...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. lawmakers, enforcers weigh response to El Paso mass shooting

SANTA FE – New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has convoked a second meeting of legislators and law enforcement officials in response to the August mass shooting in El Paso, Texas. In a...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Los Alamos lab makes pledge to tackle gender barriers

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. – Los Alamos National Laboratory said it is committed to breaking down gender barriers and making equality a reality when it comes to nuclear policy. The northern New Mexico lab...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Brewer grows hops unique to northern New Mexico

SANTA FE (AP) — Matt Oler and Rich Headley knew of no other New Mexico hops grower when they decided to grow the crop at Crossed Sabers Ranch on the Turquoise Trail in 2012. Why should there be any...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

New Mexico extends hearings on medical cannabis rules

SANTA FE – New Mexico is extending opportunities for public comment about changes in medical marijuana regulations aimed at bolstering health protections and patient access. Winter weather and icy...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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