Articles by: Tribune Staff Writers

The great crisis of Albuquerque

August 8, 2018 2:49 pm

Wrapping up a trip to the border, I hopped aboard one of the El Paso Los Angeles Limousine Express buses that travel up Interstate 25. My destination was Albuquerque, the city of beautiful balloons, cool craft beer breweries, the deficit-strapped UNM Lobos, and Walter White wannabes. Upon entering the Duke […]

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Lightning Caused Wildfires across the Forest

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Lightning-caused wildfires are a common occurrence during the monsoon season. Recent lighting storms started two new wildfires on the Carson National Forest. These fires are minimal in size and monsoon moisture is expected to continue in the area so growth potential is expected to be minimal. The Tetillas Fire, located […]

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Just who is ABQ Investors?

August 6, 2018 5:00 pm

ALBUQUERQUE—TopGolf wants to open up in Albuquerque, and according to the ordinance, the company involved is called ABQ Investors LLC. In conjunction with TopGolf, the ordinance proposes raising gross receipt taxes by $1.8 million in incentives and an additional $700,000 in city funds for the highly profitable company to build […]

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$6.4 Million Federal Grant To Aid Climate Research In New Mexico

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$6.4 Million Federal Grant To Aid Climate Research In New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE — (AP) A $6.4 million federal grant for a New Mexico research project will provide funding for work looking at how climate change affects arid land ecosystems. The five-year National Science Foundation grant to the Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research site located in central New Mexico was announced Wednesday by […]

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Study On ‘Trinity Test’ Cancer Risks To Be Published Next Year

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Study On ‘Trinity Test’ Cancer Risks To Be Published Next Year

ALBUQUERQUE — (AP) The National Cancer Institute says its long-anticipated study into the cancer risks of New Mexico residents living near the site of the world’s first atomic bomb test likely will be published in 2019. Institute spokesman Michael Levin told The Associated Press that researchers are examining data on […]

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Federal Judge Declares Albuquerque’s Vehicle Seizure Program Unconstitutional

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ALBUQUERQUE — Federal judge James O. Browning found that seizing property from those suspected of a crime, even before a legal judgment had been rendered, violated the property owner’s legal right to the presumption of innocence. The law placed the burden on citizens to absolve themselves from crimes of which […]

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Retired Supreme Court Justice Edward Chávez Named Chairman Of Bernalillo County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

July 30, 2018 4:08 pm
Retired Supreme Court Justice Edward Chávez Named Chairman Of Bernalillo County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

ALBUQUERQUE – Retired Supreme Court Justice Edward Chávez was elected today as chairperson of the Bernalillo County Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (BCCJCC), which has helped develop reforms in the criminal justice system under way in Albuquerque. Second Judicial District Court Chief Judge Nan Nash will serve as vice chair of […]

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Film Office Announces “Walking with Herb” to film in Las Cruces and Artesia

July 27, 2018 3:48 pm

SANTA FE — New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced today that the independent feature “Walking with Herb,” produced by Optimism Entertainment, will begin principal photography in September through mid-October in Las Cruces and Artesia. “In addition to the impressive economic impact, a vibrant and healthy film industry creates […]

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Game Commission names Michael Sloane Department of Game and Fish Director

July 25, 2018 3:54 pm
Game Commission names Michael Sloane Department of Game and Fish Director

SANTA FE – Michael Sloane, a 24-year employee of the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish, was named the department’s new director by the StateGame Commission Tuesday. Sloane began his career with the department in 1994 as a wildlife culturist at Lisboa Springs Hatchery in Pecos, New Mexico. He […]

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Jeremy Reynalds, Joy Junction founder, CEO dies at 60

July 11, 2018 10:46 pm
Jeremy Reynalds, Joy Junction founder, CEO dies at 60

The nonprofit Joy Junction on Wednesday announced that the founder and CEO Jeremy Reynalds past away at age 60 of a long-term illness.

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