New Mexico

Bill takes aim at bullying

SANTA FE – A committee of New Mexico lawmakers has approved an anti-bullying bill spurred by the 2013 suicide of a teenager who was bullied at school. The bill calls for the creation of a...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. examining 500-mile statewide trail

SANTA FE – A group of New Mexico lawmakers wants to create a 500-mile, statewide recreation trail that stretches from Colorado to Texas and weaves through majestic vistas, monuments and cultural...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Plane crash still under investigation

Authorities on Monday were still investigating why a plane crashed last week on its way to Durango from the Austin, Texas, area. A man and woman believed to be from the Austin area died after their...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

N.M. regulators hear testimony

SANTA FE – New Mexico regulators began taking testimony Monday on a plan that calls for shutting down part of an aging coal-fired power plant that provides electricity to more than 2 million people...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Martinez starts 2nd term as New Mexico governor

SANTA FE – Striking a bipartisan tone and promising to push for education reform, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez took the oath of office for a second time Thursday during a public inauguration...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Western states ‘fostering renewables’

ALBUQUERQUE – More than five dozen giant turbines erected on a remote mesa in western New Mexico began churning out power for the state’s largest electric provider on New Year’s Day. Tapping into...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo panel agrees on gaming terms

ALBUQUERQUE – A panel of Navajo Nation lawmakers has settled on terms that the tribe would like to see adopted as part of a new gambling compact with the state of New Mexico. The tribe’s current...

DATE: Dec. 30, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Officer indictments quite uncommon

ALBUQUERQUE – A grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, is re-opening old wounds in Albuquerque. That’s...

DATE: Nov. 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Albuquerque mayor signs federal police reform deal

ALBUQUERQUE – Calling it “a new beginning” for a city marked by police shootings and angry protests, Albuquerque officials signed an agreement Monday with the U.S. Justice Department aimed at...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. governor declares emergency

ALBUQUERQUE – Gov. Susana Martinez declared a statewide emergency Wednesday as New Mexico braced for possible flooding and mudslides as remnants from Tropical Storm Odile moved in. The National...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Report: $5.6B impact from N.M. arts, culture

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico’s uninterrupted vistas and intertwined Hispanic and Native American cultures have long been a draw for tourists and artists. However, a report commissioned by the...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Beer is brewing New Mexico’s economy

ALBUQUERQUE – That frosty tide of smooth, golden brown craft beer has finally come in, and it’s helping to quench this drought-stricken state’s thirst for jobs and economic development. Dozens of...

DATE: July 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Business

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