Agencies seek end to forest rulings in New Mexico, Arizona

SANTA FE – Federal agencies have filed opinions for national forests in New Mexico and Arizona and have asked a judge to dismiss the court’s previous ruling on timber management activities on...

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

Wintry weather restricts access to some parks in Southwest

Wintry weather on Saturday restricted access to some national parks in the Four Corners of the Southwest. National Park Service sites that announced they were closed included Bandelier National...

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

Man pleads guilty to robbing three Albuquerque businesses

ALBUQUERQUE – A New Mexico man is facing prison time after pleading guilty to robbing three Albuquerque businesses at gunpoint over the course of two months. Lalonzo Simmons, 44, entered his pleas...

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

Forecasters: Storm systems to drop rain, snow on New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE – Much of New Mexico is about to get more rain and snow, with the precipitation continuing into next week, forecasters said Thursday. According to advisories and watches issued by the...

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

New Mexico urges residents to get outside on New Year’s Day

SANTA FE – New Mexico officials are urging residents and visitors to spend some time outside on the first day of the year. The State Parks Division will host a series of hikes at nine state parks...

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

Authorities seek to stem crime in New Mexico oilfields

CARLSBAD, N.M. – Authorities in a New Mexico region that is rich in oil and gas say they have participated in a recent blitz targeting thefts and burglaries in the oilfields. Eddy County Sheriff...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

New Mexico school district adopts medical marijuana policy

FARMINGTON – A northern New Mexico school district’s board has approved a policy allowing the administration of medical marijuana to students enrolled in the state’s medical marijuana program. The...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

White Sands’ national park status expected to boost tourism

ALBUQUERQUE – U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich of New Mexico says people shouldn’t expect any major administrative changes with White Sands National Monument becoming the state’s first national park...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

‘Baby Shark’ Navajo auditions help to close generation gap

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — Seven-year-old Drew Wilson, of Rock Point, Arizona, was clearly nervous as she stood in front of several video cameras and photographers Sunday. Wilson was the only child...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Medical insurance bypasses Native Americans in New Mexico

SANTA FE – Native Americans go without medical insurance at a much higher rate than other residents of New Mexico, a state-commissioned study has found as state health officials seek new strategies...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Ex-New Mexico prison contractor to release public records

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico Supreme Court has refused to overturn two lower court rulings in a public records lawsuit forcing a former state prison contractor to release settlement agreements with...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Olivia, Liam were top baby names in New Mexico during 2019

SANTA FE – Preliminary tallies of vital records indicate Olivia and Liam were the most popular names for babies born in New Mexico during 2019. Ava was the second most popular name for girls while...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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