New Mexico

New Mexico legalizing marijuana job numbers may be ‘decent’

ALBUQUERQUE – Legalizing recreational marijuana in New Mexico would create needed jobs in one of the poorest states in the nation, but the numbers would pale in comparison with jobs in other...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Mining proposal in Santa Fe National Forest draws opposition

PECOS, N.M. – A proposed exploratory mining operation on Santa Fe National Forest land is drawing fierce opposition from some northern New Mexico residents. Residents near the village of Pecos are...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango man sailing on Navajo Lake goes missing

A 78-year-old Durango man has been missing for almost a week after possibly having gone overboard while sailing at Navajo Lake State Park. Christopher Smith, the park superintendent on the New...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Carver Brewing’s chile contest finds a winner

Assertions by Colorado Gov. Jared Polis that Pueblo’s green chiles are better than those of Hatch, New Mexico, have one more piece of evidence in their favor. In a contest on Aug. 31, Durango’s...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Carver Brewing Co. brings home the Pueblo-Hatch chile war

Earlier this month, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis added fuel to a long-burning fiery debate when he took to social media to proclaim that Colorado’s Pueblo green chiles are better than those from...

DATE: July 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

New Mexico, Colorado get fired up over hot peppers

ALBUQUERQUE – “It’s on!” New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham says she’s ready for a culinary duel with her neighbors to the north after the governor of Colorado proclaimed on social media that...

DATE: July 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

New Mexico ghost town saloon uses civility to draw crowd

WHITE OAKS, N.M. – A saloon in a New Mexico ghost town attracts regulars with diverse backgrounds and opinions with a promise to “have dialogue.” The No Scum Allowed Saloon in the White Oaks, New...

DATE: July 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Facebook invests in renewables with Texas solar project

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Facebook is building a massive solar farm in West Texas that’s believed to be one of the largest solar projects in the nation and the social media giant’s first direct...

DATE: June 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Strong Rio Grande tourism in New Mexico expected

RIO GRANDE DEL NORTE NATIONAL MONUMENT, N.M. – Rafting and angler guides are predicting a good season for Rio Grande tourism in New Mexico thanks to strong runoff generated by a good snowmelt this...

DATE: May 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico to market ‘green bonds’ for energy conservation

SANTA FE – New Mexico plans to issue specialized green bonds as it borrows roughly $12 million to complete efficiency and renewable energy upgrades on a fleet of state buildings in the capital. The...

DATE: May 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

University of New Mexico revamps film program amid demand

ALBUQUERQUE – The University of New Mexico has revamped its film and digital arts program amid the demand of film and television productions in the state. The school announced this month it will...

DATE: April 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Report: Uranium plumes for Bluewater Mill site ‘stable’

GRANTS, N.M. – Uranium plumes in a major aquifer in western New Mexico believed to be coming from a closed mine aren’t growing, U.S. officials said in a report released last month. The U.S. Nuclear...

DATE: April 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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