New Mexico

Galloping Goose reunion tour planned for July

Over the years, there have been a handful of Galloping Goose rail-car reunion tours, and another one is planned for July in Chama, New Mexico. The event is part of the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Hacker cripples New Mexico agency in charge of coal plant decision

FARMINGTON – A hacker last week crippled the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission’s website, and the agency, which is considering the fate of the San Juan Generating Station, has resorted to...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Rockfall concerns lead to closure of specific campsites in Chaco park

FARMINGTON – Chaco Culture National Historical Park officials have grown concerned about the potential rockfall danger in the park, and have decided to close certain areas of the park. Park...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

New Mexico raises minimum wage for first time in over a decade

FARMINGTON – With the start of 2020, New Mexico saw its first statewide minimum wage increase in over a decade. On Jan. 1, New Mexico’s minimum wage increased to $9 an hour from $7.50 an hour,...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Historic graduation at Navajo Technical University

FARMINGTON – Two students made history when they became the first to graduate as licensed veterinary technicians from Navajo Technical University, according to an announcement from the school....

DATE: Jan. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Company to shut down inactive New Mexico uranium mine

GRANTS, N.M. – A Texas-based company won’t resume operations at an inactive uranium mine and instead plans to begin an estimated 16 months of closure activity to reclaim the site in western New...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Cities, counties join lawsuit claiming N.M. tax agency improperly reduced revenue

FARMINGTON – Additional counties and municipalities are claiming the New Mexico state tax agency did not collect and disburse tax revenue fairly, as a lawsuit against the state moves forward. The...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Public hearing on San Juan Generating Station scheduled

FARMINGTON – Four Corners community members wishing to weigh-in on the future of the San Juan Generating Station will have an opportunity to provide public comment Monday. Theresa Becenti-Aguilar,...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Netflix set to film Western in New Mexico

FARMINGTON – Netflix is set to film a Western in New Mexico that is co-produced by rapper Jay-Z, according to a Hollywood publication. The film will star Idris Elba, known for his roles as Stringer...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

Game of Thrones author opens New Mexico bookstore

FARMINGTON – For Game of Thrones fans in search of new reading material, author George R.R. Martin has an answer. No, it isn’t his long-anticipated sixth novel, Winds of Winter, but rather a new...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

After missing orbit, spacecraft makes historic landing in New Mexico

FARMINGTON – In grainy, low-resolution footage , a white dot grows larger as it slowly floats to Earth with the support of three large parachutes before coming to rest on sandy desert. The landing...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

What role does Colorado play in bringing back the wolf?

FARMINGTON – Three wolf pups scamper outside the den, clumsily running after their parent. The first wild-born pups from wild-born Mexican gray wolves were seen playing and, to all appearances,...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: New Mexico

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